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 (i.e. symptoms) of Myrtus Communis in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
The leaves contain Myrtol, and active antiseptic. Chest pains, as found often in consumptives, call for this remedy. Incipient phthisis. Nerve sedative and stimulant to mucous membranes, bronchitis, cystitis and pyelitis.
Third potency.≡ show all authors ...
Compare: Myrtus chekan (Chronic bronchitis with dense, yellowish sputum, difficult to detach. Copious expectoration keeps patient distressed and coughing).⥄ Show reverse lookup of relationships
Worse in the morning
Sensation of burning in left chest.
Constriction, tension; during cough
burning; sides; left
stitching, sudden, sharp; collar bone; under; left
Pulsation; region of collar bone
Lungs; lungs full of matter, so breathing difficult (hepatization); left≡ show all authors ...
▲ EXTREMITIES, LIMBS
shoulder; as of dislocation
knee≡ show all authors ...