Helonias DioicaUnicorn-root, Helonias
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 Helonias Dioica in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Sensation of weakness, dragging and in the sacrum and pelvis, with great languor and prostration, are excellent indications for this remedy. There is a sensitiveness expressed as a consciousness of a womb. Tired, back achy females. The weakness shows itself also in a tendency to prolapse and other malposition of the womb. The menses are often suppressed and the kidneys congested. It seems as if the monthly congestion, instead of venting itself as it should through the uterine vessels, had extended to the kidneys. With it all, there is a profound melancholia. Patient must be doing something to engage the mind. Remember it, for women with prolapsus from atony, enervated by indolence and luxury (better when attention is engaged - hence when the doctor comes), or for those worn out with hard work; tired, strained muscles burn and ache; sleepless. Diabetes mellitus, and insipidus. Constant aching and tenderness over kidneys.
Tincture, to sixth attenuation.≡ show all authors ...
BETTER, when doing something (mental diversion). WORSE, motion, touch.≡ show all authors ...
Compare: Agrimonia - Cocklebur - (painful kidneys, impaired digestion and menstrual difficulties; Bronchorrhea and catarrh of bladder. Cough with profuse expectoration attended with expulsion of urine. Tincture 1-10 gtt.). Aletris; Lilium; PULS.; Senecio; Stannum.≡ show all authors ...
Patient is better when kept busy, with mind engaged, when doing something
Irritable; cannot endure the least contradiction.≡ more ...
Pain and weight in back; tired and weak
Aching and burning across the lumbar region; Can trace outlines of kidneys by constant burning
Boring pain in lumbar region, extending down legs
Great languor, better exercising.≡ more ...
Female; Dragging in sacral region, with prolapse, especially after a miscarriage
Backache after miscarriage ( Kali-c.) Weight and soreness in womb; Conscious of womb
menses too frequent, too profuse
Breasts swollen, nipples painful and tender
Parts hot, red, swollen; burn and itch terribly
Albuminuria during pregnancy
Debility attending the menopause.
Female; period; copious≡ more ...
Sensation as if a cool wind streamed up calves of legs
Feet feel numb when sitting.≡ more ...