Momordica BalsaminaBalsam Apple, Momordica Balsamica, Momordica
Below are the strongest indications of Momordica Balsamina in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Griping, colic, pain in back and hypogastrium with painful and excessive menses. Accumulation of flatus in splenic flexure of colon. Dropsy.
Momordica Balsamina Charantia - Indian variety - (more severe symptoms - intestines full of yellow watery fluid, discharged Explosively - cramps, thirst, prostration. Choleraic symptoms. Similar to Croton, Elaterium. Use 3X.)
Tincture. Used also externally as a liniment and poultice for burns, chapped hands, etc.
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.