Gossypium HerbaceumCotton-plant, Gossypium
Below are the strongest indications of Gossypium Herbaceum in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
A powerful emmenagogue, used in physiological doses. Homeopathically, it corresponds to many reflex conditions, depending on disturbed uterine function and pregnancy. Gossypium will relieve tardy menses, especially with sensation that the flow is about to start and yet does not do so. Tall, bloodless patients, with nervous chills.
Compare: Action similar to Ergot when made from fresh green root. Lilium; Cimicif.; Sabina.
Tincture, to sixth attenuation.
Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while the very dilute homeopathic remedy may help, the raw product is often best avoided.
Entries on a white background are from Boericke's Materia Medica. Entries on a green background are from a reversed Kent's repertory, with some alterations to modernise the language. Uses are based on traditional homeopathic practice and have not been reviewed by the FDA.