GuaiacumGuajacum Officinale, Guaiacolum, Guaiac, Resin of Lignum Vitae, Guaiacum
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. Relationship.
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.expectoration; noticeable smell; offensive smell;Forgetful; thoughtless; staringmind; behaviour; inclination to sit;mind; intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; dull, sluggish;Slow to comprehend.Aching in left earFeels swollen, and blood-vessels distendedGouty and rheumatic pain in head and face, extending to neckhead; skin and scalp; perspiration; scalp;Pains often end in a stitch, especially in head.Tearing pain in skull; worse, cold, wet weathereye; lids; eyes open; eyes permanently open;eye; protrusion;eye; swellings;eye; swellings; sensation of swelling;Eyelids appear too shortPimples around eyes.Pupils dilatedface; expression; old looking;mouth; teeth; pain; pulling;Tongue furredAcute tonsillitisAversion to milkBurning in stomachConstricted epigastric region.Desire for apples and other fruitsRheumatic sore throat with weak throat musclesSyphilitic sore throat. Stomach.Throat dry, burns, swollen, stitches toward earthroat; inflammation; tonsils;Diarrhúa, cholera infantum.Intestinal fermentationMuch wind in bowelsrectum; cholera; in babies;rectum; cholera; with vomiting or diarrhoea;Constant desire.Sharp stitches after urinatingFemale; Ovaritis in rheumatic patients, with irregular menstruation and dysmenorrhúa, and irritable bladder.Chest pains in articulations of ribs, with shortness of breathing till expectoration sets in.Dry, tight coughFeels suffocatedFetid breath after coughingPleuritic stitchesAching in napeback; pain;back; pain; contracting;back; pain; contracting; between shoulder blades;back; pain; pulling; dorsal (shoulder level);back; pain; pulling; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades; between;Contractive pain between scapulae.Pain from head to neckStiff neck and sore shouldersStitches between scapulae to occiputA feeling of heat in the affected limbs.Ankle pain extending up the leg, causing lamenessArthritic lancinations followed by contraction of limbsextremities, limbs; contraction of muscles and tendons; hollow of knee;extremities, limbs; contraction of muscles and tendons; thigh; hamstrings;extremities, limbs; numbness (see tingling);extremities, limbs; pain; lower leg;extremities, limbs; pain; lower leg; growing pains;extremities, limbs; pain; rheumatic; poisoning by mercury;extremities, limbs; pain; tearing; joints;extremities, limbs; tension, tightness; thigh; hamstrings;Gouty tearing, with contractionsGrowing pains (Phos Ac)Immovable stiffnessJoints swollen, painful, and intolerant of pressure; can bear no heatPricking in natesRheumatic pain in shoulders, arms and handsSciatica and lumbagoStinging pain in limbsgeneralities; aversion to movement;generalities; movement;generalities; open air;generalities; pain; sudden, sharp; muscles; tearing in muscles;generalities; pulse; small;generalities; swelling; swollen sensation;generalities; touch;
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.