Kalmia LatifoliaMountain Laurel, Kalmia
HPUS label indication: Lumbar 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 Kalmia Latifolia based on traditional homeopathic usage. Indications have not been reviewed by the FDA. If symptoms persist always consult a medical professional.
A rheumatic remedy. Pains shift rapidly. Nausea and slow pulse frequently accompanying. Has also a prominent action on the heart. In small doses, it accelerates the heart’s action; in larger it moderates it greatly. Neuralgia; Pains shoot downwards, with numbness. fulgurating pains of locomotor ataxia. Protracted and continuous FEVERS, with tympanites. Paralytic sensations; pains and achings in limbs accompany nearly every group of symptoms. Albuminuria.
WORSE, leaning forward (Opposite, Kali-carb.); looking down; motion, open air.
Compare: Kalmia Latifolia contains Arbutin g.v. Derris pinuta (of great service in neuralgic headaches of rheumatic origin).
Compare: Spigelia; Pulsat.
Complementary: Benz. Acid.
▲ ▼ HEAD (click for more)
Vertigo; worse stooping
Confusion of brain
Pain in front and temporal region from head to nape and to teeth; from cardiac origin.
▲ ▼ EYE (click for more)
Stiff, drawing sensation when moving eyes
Pain; daytime only
Pain; increasing until noon
Pain; morning; begins in morning, increases till noon and ceases in evening
Pain; on movement of eyes; sideways
Pain; pulling; on movement
Pain; pulling; turning sideways
Stiffness; muscles around the eyes
Stiffness; of eyeballs
Scleritis, Pain increased by moving the eye.
▲ ▼ FACE (click for more)
Stitches in tongue
Neuralgia; worse Right side
Stitches and tearing in bones of jaw and face.
▲ ▼ ABDOMEN (click for more)
Frequent, with sharp pains in lumbar region
Bilious attacks, with nausea, vertigo, and headache
Pain in pit of stomach; worse by bending forward; relieved by sitting erect
Sensation of something being pressed under the epigastrium.
Stomach; Warm, glowing sensation in epigastrium
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Female; Menses too early, or suppressed, with pain in limbs and back and inside of thighs
Leucorrhoea follows menses.
▲ ▼ CHEST (click for more)
Gouty and rheumatic metastasis of heart
Shooting through chest above heart into shoulder-blades
Palpitation; worse leaning forward
Sharp pains take away the breath
CAN.) Fluttering of heart, with anxiety
Anxiety; region of heart
Anxiety; region of heart; comes on suddenly
Heart; hypertrophy of heart
Inflammation; heart; endocardium
Inflammation; heart; endocardium; rheumatic
Pain; heart; extending to other parts; to left hand
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; heart
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; lower part
Dyspnoea and pressure from epigastrium toward the heart
Heart’s action tumultuous, rapid and visible
Heart; Weak, SLOW pulse ( Dig
Paroxysms of anguish around heart.
Tachycardia, with pain ( Thyroid.) Tobacco heart
▲ ▼ BACK (click for more)
Lumbar pains, of nervous origin.
Pain down back, as if it would break; in localized regions of spine; through shoulders
Pain from neck down arm; in upper three dorsal vertebrae extending to shoulder-blade
▲ ▼ EXTREMITIES, LIMBS (click for more)
Pains affect a large part of a limb, or several joints, and pass through quickly
Pains along ulnar nerve, index finger
Deltoid rheumatism especially right
Pain; hip; extending to other parts; downward
Pain; lower limbs; extending to other parts; downward
Pain; pressing; upper limbs; left
Pain; tearing; lower limbs
Pain; upper limbs; left; with heart symptoms
Joints red, hot, swollen
Pains from hips to knees and feet
Tingling and numbness of left arm.
Weakness, numbness, pricking, and sense of coldness in limbs
▲ ▼ SLEEP (click for more)
Sleepless, Wakes very early in morning.
▲ ▼ GENERALITIES (click for more)
Pulse; heavy; and slow
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness)
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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.