Hypericum PerforatumSt. John's-wort, Hypericum, Hypericum Perfoliatum, Hypericum perforatum , millepertuis
HPUS label indication: Shooting pain
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 Hypericum Perforatum based on traditional homeopathic usage. Indications have not been reviewed by the FDA. If symptoms persist always consult a medical professional.
The great remedy for injuries to nerves, especially of fingers,
toes and nails. Crushed fingers, especially tips. Excessive painfulness
is a guiding symptom to its use. Prevents lockjaw. Punctured wounds.
Relieves pain after operations. Quite supersedes the use of Morphia
after operations ( Helmuth.) Spasms after every injury. Has an
important action on the rectum; hemorrhoids. Coccydynia. Spasmodic
asthmatic attacks with changes of weather or before storms, better
by copious expectoration. Injured nerves from bites of animals.
Tetanus. Neuritis, tingling, burning and numbness. Constant drowsiness.
BETTER, bending head backward.
WORSE, in cold; dampness, in a FOG; in close room; least exposure;
Compare: Ledum (punched wounds and bites of animals); Arnica;
Staphis.; Calen.; Ruta; Coff.
Antidotes: Ars.; Cham.
Tincture, to third potency.
▲ ▼ MIND (click for more)
Mistakes in writing
Effects of shock
Feels as if lifted high in air, or anxiety lest he fall from heights
▲ ▼ HEAD (click for more)
Brain feels alive
Head feels longer
- elongated to a point
Brain seems compressed
Brain-fag and neurasthenia
Facial neuralgia and toothache
of a pulling, tearing character, with sadness
Falling out of hair.
Brain; concussion of brain
Heavy; feels as if touched by An icy cold hand
In fractured skull, bone splinters
Pains in eyes and ears
Right side of face
throbbing in vertex;
worse in close room
▲ ▼ FACE (click for more)
Motions of jaw; lockjaw
▲ ▼ ABDOMEN (click for more)
Tongue coated white at base,
Craving for wine
▲ ▼ RECTUM (click for more)
Hemorrhoids, with pain, bleeding,
Urging, dry, dull, pressing pain
▲ ▼ GENITALS (click for more)
Female; pain; pains after giving birth
▲ ▼ RESPIRATION (click for more)
Asthma WORSE foggy weather and relieved by profuse perspiration.
▲ ▼ BACK (click for more)
Coccyx injury from fall, with pain radiating up spine and down
Pressure over sacrum
Concussion of spine
Injuries of the spine
Injuries of the spine; coccyx (bottom tip of spine)
Pain; after injury
Pain; coccyx (bottom tip of spine); after a fall
Pain; sacrum (base of spine); after instrumental delivery
Pain; sore, bruised, beaten; lumbar (lower half of back); coccyx (bottom tip of spine)
Pain; sore, bruised, beaten; lumbar (lower half of back); coccyx (bottom tip of spine); from injury
Pain; tearing; spine
Jerking and twitching of muscles.
Pain in nape of neck
▲ ▼ EXTREMITIES, LIMBS (click for more)
Lancinating pain in upper and lower limbs
in hand and feet
with tingling, burning pain, numbness and flossy skin
Darting pain in shoulders
Injuries; fingers; nails of fingers; lacerations
Pain; hip; after confinement
Pain in toes and fingers, especially in tips
Pressure along ulnar side of arm
▲ ▼ SKIN (click for more)
Hyperidrosis, sweating of scalp, worse in morning after sleep;
falling of hair from injury; eczema of hands and face, intense
itching, eruption seems to be under the skin
with much prostration from loss of blood.
ulcers or sores in mouth when very sensitive
▲ ▼ INJURIES AND ACCIDENTS (click for more)
Injuries in general
Injuries of nerves with great pain
Shock from injury
Wounds; crushed and lacerated finger ends
Wounds; from splinters
Wounds; penetrating wounds; of palms and soles
▲ ▼ GENERALITIES (click for more)
Convulsions; from injuries
Convulsions; with tetanus rigidity
Pain; tearing; externally
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); cold air
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); cold in general
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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.