Liatris SpicataSerratula, Colic Root
Below are the strongest indications of Liatris Spicata in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
A vascular stimulant. Increases functional activity of the skin, mucous membranes.
Of use in dropsy due to liver and spleen diseases, also renal dropsy. Here the suppressed urination is most favorably influenced. General anasarca due to heart and kidney disease. Diarrhoea, with violent urging and pain in lower part of back. Colic. Locally, applied to ulcers and unhealthy wounds.
A prompt diuretic.
1 to 4 drams of tincture or infusion.
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.