Hamamelis VirginicaWitch-hazel, Hammemelis, Hamamelis, Hemamellis, Hama, Hamam, Hamamelis Virginiana
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 Hamamelis Virginica based on traditional homeopathic usage. Indications have not been reviewed by the FDA. If symptoms persist always consult a medical professional.
Venous congestion, hemorrhages, varicose veins, and hemorrhoids, with Bruised soreness of affected parts, seem to be the special sphere of this remedy. Acts upon the coats of the veins causing relaxation with consequent engorgement. Passive venous hemorrhages from any part. Great value in open, painful wounds, with weakness from loss of blood. After operations, super cedes the use of Morphia (Helmuth).
WORSE, warm, moist air.
Compare in hemorrhoids: Calc. Fluor.; Aloe; Mur-ac. in varicose veins. Mangifera Indica.
Compare: Arnica, Calen.; Trillium; Bellis; Sulph-ac.; Pulsatilla.
Complementary: Ferrum.Feeling as of a bolt from temple to templeFullness, followed by epistaxisNumbness over frontal bone.Wants “the respect due to me” showneye; pain; sore, bruised, tender;Eyes feel forced out.Hastens absorption of intraocular hemorrhagePainful weakness; Sore pain in eyes; bloodshot appearance; inflamed vessels greatly injectedBad odor from nose.Bleeding from nose profuse; flow passive, non-coagulable, with tightness in bridge of nosenose; nose bleed;nose; nose bleed; dark, black blood; and thin;nose; nose bleed; from bleeding elsewhere;nose; nose bleed; morning;Mucous membrane distended and bluish; varicosis of throat.throat; swelling; swollen and knotted;throat; swelling; swollen and knotted; throat;abdomen; stomach; vomiting; blood;Blisters on sideHematemesis of black bloodStomach; Tongue feels burntThirstThrobbing and pain in stomach.rectum; dysentery;rectum; fullness;rectum; haemorrhage from anus;rectum; haemorrhage from anus; during stool;rectum; haemorrhoids; external;rectum; haemorrhoids; large;rectum; pain; soreness;DysenteryHemorrhoids, bleeding profusely, with sorenessAnus feels sore and rawPulsation in rectum.stool; bloody;Haematuria, with increased desire.urine; bloody;Male; Pain in spermatic cord, running into testesIntermenstrual pain (JasEpididymitis.Female; Ovarian congestion and neuralgia; feel very soregenitals; female; metrorrhagia (non-menstrual bleeding);genitals; female; metrorrhagia (non-menstrual bleeding); during and after labour;genitals; female; period; dark;genitals; male; pain; spermatic cords;genitals; male; pain; spermatic cords; extending into testes;Menses Dark, profuse, with soreness in abdomenmetrorrhagia, occurring midway between menstrual periodsMetrorrhagia; passive flowMilk-leg, hemorrhoids, and sore nipples, after confinementOrchitisPain in testiclesPhlegmasia alba.Profuse leucorrhoeaTesticles enlarged, hot, and painfulUterine hemorrhage, bearing-down pain in backVagina very tenderVaginismus, ovaritis, soreness over whole abdomenVaricoceleVicarious menstruationVulva itchesWWard)Chest feels sore and constricted.Hemoptysis; tickling coughchest; lungs; haemorrhage (see expectoration);Severe pain in lumbar and hypogastric region, extending down legs.Sore pain down cervical vertebraeChilliness in back and hips, extending down legsextremities, limbs; skin; chicken pox (see swelling); leg;extremities, limbs; skin; chicken pox (see swelling); lower limbs;extremities, limbs; skin; chicken pox (see swelling); thigh;Neuralgia of internal saphenous nerve.Tired feeling in arms and legsVaricose veinsVery sore muscles and jointsBluish chilblainsBurnsEcchymosisPhlebitisPurpuraskin; pain; stinging;skin; prickling;Traumatic inflammations ( Arnica.)Varicose veins and ulcers; very soregeneralities; blood vessels; varicose veins;generalities; haemorrhage;generalities; pain; pressing; internally;generalities; pain; sore, bruised;generalities; pain; sore, bruised; externally;generalities; touch;
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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.