GuaiacumGuajacum Officinale, Guaiacolum, Guaiac, Resin of Lignum Vitae, Guaiacum
HPUS label indication: Swollen eye
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.
Below are the strongest indications of Guaiacum based on traditional homeopathic usage. Indications have not been reviewed by the FDA. If symptoms persist always consult a medical professional.
Chief action on fibrous tissue, and is especially adapted to the arthritic diathesis, rheumatism, and tonsillitis. Secondary syphilis. Very valuable in acute rheumatism. Free foul secretions. Unclean odor from whole body. Promotes suppuration of abscesses. Sensitiveness and worse from local heat. Contraction of limbs, stiffness and immobility. Feeling that he must stretch.
, from motion, heat, cold wet weather; pressure, touch, from 6 pm to 4 am.
Better external pressure.
Guaiacol (in the treatment of gonorrh?žal epididymitis, 2 parts to 30 vaselin, locally).
Antidote: Nux. Follow Sepia.
Compare: Merc; Caust; Rhus; Mezer; Rhodod.
Tincture, to sixth attenuation.
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Noticeable smell; offensive smell
▲ ▼ MIND (click for more)
Forgetful; thoughtless; staring
Behaviour; inclination to sit
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; dull, sluggish
Slow to comprehend.
▲ ▼ HEAD (click for more)
Aching in left ear
Feels swollen, and blood-vessels distended
Gouty and rheumatic pain in head and face, extending to neck
Skin and scalp; perspiration; scalp
Pains often end in a stitch, especially in head.
Tearing pain in skull; worse, cold, wet weather
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Lids; eyes open; eyes permanently open
Swellings; sensation of swelling
Eyelids appear too short
Pimples around eyes.
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Expression; old looking
▲ ▼ MOUTH (click for more)
Teeth; pain; pulling
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Aversion to milk
Burning in stomach
Constricted epigastric region.
Desire for apples and other fruits
Rheumatic sore throat with weak throat muscles
Syphilitic sore throat.
Throat dry, burns, swollen, stitches toward ear
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Diarrhúa, cholera infantum.
Much wind in bowels
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Cholera; in babies
Cholera; with vomiting or diarrhoea
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Sharp stitches after urinating
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Female; Ovaritis in rheumatic patients, with irregular menstruation and dysmenorrhúa, and irritable bladder.
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Chest pains in articulations of ribs, with shortness of breathing till expectoration sets in.
Dry, tight cough
Fetid breath after coughing
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Aching in nape
Pain; contracting; between shoulder blades
Pain; pulling; dorsal (shoulder level)
Pain; pulling; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades; between
Contractive pain between scapulae.
Pain from head to neck
Stiff neck and sore shoulders
Stitches between scapulae to occiput
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A feeling of heat in the affected limbs.
Ankle pain extending up the leg, causing lameness
Arthritic lancinations followed by contraction of limbs
Contraction of muscles and tendons; hollow of knee
Contraction of muscles and tendons; thigh; hamstrings
Numbness (see tingling)
Pain; lower leg
Pain; lower leg; growing pains
Pain; rheumatic; poisoning by mercury
Pain; tearing; joints
Tension, tightness; thigh; hamstrings
Gouty tearing, with contractions
Joints swollen, painful, and intolerant of pressure; can bear no heat
Pricking in nates
Rheumatic pain in shoulders, arms and hands
Sciatica and lumbago
Stinging pain in limbs
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Aversion to movement
Pain; sudden, sharp; muscles; tearing in muscles
Swelling; swollen sensation
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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.