Kalmia LatifoliaMountain Laurel, Kalmia
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.Vertigo; worse stoopingConfusion of brainPain in front and temporal region from head to nape and to teeth; from cardiac origin.Rheumatic iritisStiff, drawing sensation when moving eyeseye; pain;eye; pain; daytime only;eye; pain; increasing until noon;eye; pain; morning; begins in morning, increases till noon and ceases in evening;eye; pain; on movement of eyes; sideways;eye; pain; pulling;eye; pain; pulling; on movement;eye; pain; pulling; turning sideways;eye; stiffness; lids;eye; stiffness; muscles around the eyes;eye; stiffness; of eyeballs;Scleritis, Pain increased by moving the eye.Vision impairedStitches in tongueNeuralgia; worse Right sideStitches and tearing in bones of jaw and face.Frequent, with sharp pains in lumbar regionUrinary Organs.Bilious attacks, with nausea, vertigo, and headachePain in pit of stomach; worse by bending forward; relieved by sitting erectNAUSEA; vomitingPost-scarlatinal nephritis.Sensation of something being pressed under the epigastrium.Stomach; Warm, glowing sensation in epigastriumFemale; Menses too early, or suppressed, with pain in limbs and back and inside of thighsLeucorrhoea follows menses.Gouty and rheumatic metastasis of heartShooting through chest above heart into shoulder-bladesPalpitation; worse leaning forwardSharp pains take away the breathCAN.) Fluttering of heart, with anxietychest; anxiety; region of heart;chest; anxiety; region of heart; comes on suddenly;chest; heart; hypertrophy of heart;chest; heart; palpitations;chest; inflammation; heart; endocardium;chest; inflammation; heart; endocardium; rheumatic;chest; murmurs;chest; pain; heart;chest; pain; heart; extending to other parts; to left hand;chest; pain; rheumatic;chest; pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; heart;chest; pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; lower part;Dyspnoea and pressure from epigastrium toward the heartFrequent pulseHeart’s action tumultuous, rapid and visibleParoxysms of anguish around heart.Tachycardia, with pain ( Thyroid.) Tobacco heartLumbar pains, of nervous origin.Pain down back, as if it would break; in localized regions of spine; through shouldersPain from neck down arm; in upper three dorsal vertebrae extending to shoulder-bladePains affect a large part of a limb, or several joints, and pass through quicklyPains along ulnar nerve, index fingerDeltoid rheumatism especially rightextremities, limbs; pain;extremities, limbs; pain; hip; extending to other parts; downward;extremities, limbs; pain; lower limbs; extending to other parts; downward;extremities, limbs; pain; pressing; upper limbs; left;extremities, limbs; pain; rheumatic;extremities, limbs; pain; tearing; lower limbs;extremities, limbs; pain; upper limbs; left; with heart symptoms;extremities, limbs; stiffness;Joints red, hot, swollenPains from hips to knees and feetTingling and numbness of left arm.Weakness, numbness, pricking, and sense of coldness in limbsSleepless, Wakes very early in morning.generalities; pulse; heavy; and slow;generalities; pulse; slow;generalities; 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.