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Podophyllum Peltatum
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Podophyllum Peltatum

May-apple, Podophyllum, Pod, Podoph, Podophy, Podophyl, Podophyllinum

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HPUS label indication: Diarrhea

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Below are the strongest indications of Podophyllum Peltatum in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.

Materia Medica Sources
H.C. Allen - no Podophyllum Peltatum
T.F. AllenBoenninghausenBoerickeBogerClarke  
Hahnemann - no Podophyllum Peltatum
Kent Lectures - no Podophyllum Peltatum
Kent New remedies - no Podophyllum Peltatum
Reversed & reworded Kent repertory  
Morrel - no Podophyllum Peltatum
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Is especially adapted to persons of bilious temperament. It affects chiefly the Duodenum, small intestines, liver, and Rectum. The Podophyllum Peltatum disease is a gastro-enteritis with colicky pain and bilious vomiting. Stool is watery with jelly-like mucus, painless, Profuse. Gushing and offensive. Many troubles during pregnancy; pendulous abdomen after confinement; prolapsus uteri; painless cholera morbus. Torpidity of the liver; portal engorgement with a tendency to hemorrhoids, hypo-gastric pain, fullness of superficial veins, jaundice.


Tincture to sixth potency. The 200th and 1000th seem to do good work in cholera infantum, when indicated.

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Worse, in early morning, in hot weather, during dentition.

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Compare: Mandragora - also called mandrake - (must not be confounded with Podophyllum Peltatum. Great desire for sleep; exaggeration of sounds and enlarged vision. Bowels inactive; stools large, white and hard). Aloe; Chelid.; Merc.; Nux; Sulph. Prunella - Self-heal - (Colitis).

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Loquacity and delirium from eating acid fruits

Depression of spirits.

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Vertigo, with tendency to fall forward

Headache, dull pressure, worse morning, with heated face and bitter taste; Alternating with diarrhoea

rolling of head from side to side, with moaning and vomiting and eyelids half closed

Child perspires on head during sleep.

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Grinding the teeth at night; Intense desire to press the gums together ( Phytol.) Difficult dentition

Tongue broad, large, moist

Foul, putrid taste

Burning sensation of tongue.

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Pain; before chill

Pain; lumbar (lower half of back); before chill

Pain; aching; before chill

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Stomach; Hot, sour belching; nausea and vomiting

Thirst for large quantities of cold water ( Bry.) Vomiting of hot, frothy mucus

Heartburn; gagging or empty retching

Vomiting of milk.

Distended; heat and emptiness

Sensation of weakness or sinking

Can lie comfortably only on stomach

Liver region painful, Better rubbing part

Rumbling and shifting of flatus in ascending colon.

Anxiety; after stool


Emptiness; after stool

Noises from abdomen; gurgling

Noises from abdomen; gurgling; before stool

Pain; during diarrhoea (colic)

Pain; before stool

Pain; with vomiting, blood and mucus in stool (intussusception); pain in region of liver

Pain; behind lower ribs; right

Pain; liver

Pain; liver; during chill

Pain; liver; rubbing

Pain; spleen; during chill

Pain; pressing; before stool

Sense of weakness; after stool

Stomach; burping, belching; bitter

Stomach; sinking (see emptiness); after stool

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Cholera infantum and morbus

Diarrhoea of long standing; Early in morning; during teething, with hot, glowing cheeks while being bathed or washed; in hot weather after acid fruits

Morning, painless diarrhoea when not due to venous stasis or intestinal ulceration

Green, water, Fetid, profuse, gushing

Prolapse of rectum before or with stool

Constipation; clay-colored, hard, dry, difficult

Constipation alternating with diarrhoea ( Ant

crud.) Internal and external piles.

Cholera; with vomiting or diarrhoea

Constipation; alternating with diarrhoea

Diarrhoea; morning

Diarrhoea; late morning

Diarrhoea; night

Diarrhoea; night; 4 a.m.

Diarrhoea; like bile

Diarrhoea; in children

Diarrhoea; after eating

Diarrhoea; hot weather

Diarrhoea; painless

Flatulence; during stool

Haemorrhoids; internal

Heat; during stool

Involuntary stool; on passing flatulence

Involuntary stool; during sleep

Pain; during stool

Pain; pressing (pressure); downward, outward, etc.


Prolapse; in children

Prolapse; during diarrhoea

Prolapse; during stool

Prolapse; after stool

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Bloody; in streaks


Forcible, sudden, gushing




Food appears to be passed undigested (lientery)

With meal-like sediment

Mucous, slimy; bloody

Odour; offensive

Odour; putrid

Pasty, mushy

Shooting out

Thin, liquid

Thin, liquid; normal consistency

Thin, liquid; pouring out

Thin, liquid; yellow


Watery; morning

Watery; yellow

White; like chalk

White; normal consistency

White; lumps, like chalk

White; milk like


Yellow; normal consistency

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Female; Pain in uterus and Right ovary, with shifting noises along ascending colon

Suppressed menses, with pelvic tenesmus

Prolapsed uteri, especially after parturition

Hemorrhoids, with prolapsus ani during pregnancy

Prolapsus from overlifting or straining; during pregnancy.

Female; inflammation; ovaries

Female; inflammation; ovaries; right

Female; pain; ovaries

Female; pain; ovaries; right

Female; pain; womb (see abdomen, pain)

Female; prolapse; womb; during stool

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Extremities, limbs

Pain between shoulders, under right scapula, in loins and lumbar region

Pain in right inguinal region; shoots down inner thigh to knees

Paralytic weakness on left side.

Pain; elbow; during chill

Perspiration; leg

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Sleep and dreams

Falling asleep; during heat

Sleep between heat of fever

While perspiring (see perspiration during sleep)

Sleepiness, tiredness

Sleepiness, tiredness; during the heat

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Fever and chill

Chills at 7 A.M., with pain in hypochondria, and knees, ankles, wrists

Great loquacity during fever

Profuse sweat.


At certain time of day or night; from 7 a.m.

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Late morning

Night; after midnight

Faintness, fainting

Faintness, fainting; after stool

Pain; pressing; externally

Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); from diarrhoea

Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); after stool

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