Hydrocotyle AsiaticaIndian Penny Wort
Below are the strongest indications of Hydrocotyle Asiatica in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Curative in disorders that exhibit interstitial inflammation and cellular proliferation in any part. Hypertrophy and induration of connective tissue. Has considerable reputation in Leprosy and lupus, when there is no ulceration. The skin symptoms are very important. Of great use in ulceration of womb. Difficulty in maintaining the upright posture. Very copious perspiration. Pains of cervical cancer.
Compare: Elaesis - South American Palm - (scleroderma, elephantiasis, leprosy, skin thickened, itching and hardened. Anaesthesia). Hura; Trychnos gaultheriana (bites of serpents, ulcers and cutaneous affections generally); Hoang-na. Chaulmoogra oil from seeds of Taraktogenos; Hydrast.; Arsenic; Aurum; Sepia.
First to sixth potency.
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.