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Below are the strongest indications of Polyporus Pinicola in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
. Polyporus pinicola. Pine agaric. N. O. Fungi. Tincture of fresh plant.
Polyporus pinicola, Fries.
Natural order, Fungi.
Common name, Pine agaric.
Preparation, tincture of the fresh plant.
Anus, prolapse of. Constipation. Haemorrhoids. Intermittent fever. Liver, affections of. Malar bone, pain in. Prolapsus ani. Rheumatism. Spleen, affections of. Tonsils, enlarged.
The Pine agaric, Pol. pin., like the Larch agaric, Polyporus officinalis (described in this work as Boletus Laricis, its older and less correct name), was proved by Dr. Burt. The symptoms of the two have a very close resemblance, and many are common to both. Despondency; aching distress in many parts; stiffness of back; of fingers; enlarged tonsils with dysphagia and constant inclination to swallow; neuralgic pains in head, face, and temples; pain in liver and spleen with diarrhoea or constipation and piles
these are the chief features of the proving. Hale says it is a remedy for ague in the Middle and Southern States, taken during the intermission macerated in whisky. Quotidian fevers, he says, are most suited to it. The symptoms are agg. by motion; by walking; amel. by rest. agg. In damp air. agg. After stool.≡ show all authors ...
(Morning), In bed, frontal headache; tongue coated white; sweet, flat taste; tonsils congested; dryness of fauces; distress in epigastrium.
(Forenoon), Pains in region of spleen; 10 A.M. to 3 P.M., the symptoms.
(Afternoon), Pain in temples; pain in left forearm and fingers.
(Evening), 9 P.M., dull headache; tonsils congested; eructations of sour air; pains in umbilical region.
(Dampness), Rheumatic symptoms.
(Full inspiration), Pain in region of heart.
(Motion), Light feeling in head; pain in forehead; pains.
(Pressure on epigastrium), Distress.
(After stool), Pains in liver; pains in bowels.
(Walking), Pains in liver; pains in bowels; cutting pain in ankle.≡ show all authors ...
Very gloomy all day (second day),
Despondency with the pain.
Gloomy; spells of depression.
Wants to get away out of sight and lie down.≡ more ...
Fulness of the head, with face hot and flushed (after second dose, sixth day),
Forehead and Temples.
Frequent neuralgic pains in the temples (third day), ; (second day),
Frequent cutting pains in the temple, in the afternoon (first, fifth, and sixth days),
Congestion to head and face; vertigo when walking; lightness; fulness.
Severe headache, agg. reading or walking; with soreness over eyes.
Sharp, neuralgic, cutting pains in temples.≡ more ...
Dull pains in the eyeballs (third day),
Smarting in eyes.
Dull pains in eyeballs.
Agglutination of lids.≡ more ...
For the last four days the nostrils are constantly filled with a thick yellow mucus (eleventh day),
Nostrils constantly filled with thick yellow mucus.≡ more ...
Severe aching distress in the right malar bone, with neuralgic pains in the temple (after one hour),
Severe aching distress in r. malar bone, with neuralgic pains in temples.≡ more ...
Slimy, coppery taste in mouth (second and third days),
Flat, bitter taste (eleventh day),
Tongue coated white; yellow.
Taste sweet, flat; flat, rough; slimy, coppery.≡ more ...
Great dryness of the fauces, lasting all day, with constant inclination to swallow (after one hour),
Deglutition quite painful (eleventh day),
Throat dry, sore, frequent inclination to swallow.
Tonsils much congested, enlarged; frequent efforts to swallow, quite painful.≡ more ...
Burning distress in praecordial region; sharp pains on full inspiration.
Pulse soft, feeble.
Heart and pulse
Pulse 84, soft and feeble (after second dose, sixth day),≡ more ...
Pressing sensation in larynx, with dryness of fauces (after ten minutes),
Pressing sensation in larynx with dryness of fauces.≡ more ...
Dull, aching pains in the dorsal and lumbar regions (third day),
Violent, dull, aching distress in the lumbar region, all day (eighth day),
All day have had drawing pains in the wrists, knees, ankles and feet, with deep, dull, aching pains in the tibial bones (fourth day),
Drawing pains in the wrist and left knee and ankle-joint; walking makes the pain in the ankle of a sharp cutting character (first day),
Aching in back; and hips.
Felt ill with aching and sore sensations along spinal column. 21. Limbs.
Constant rheumatic, drawing pains in fingers, wrists, knees, ankles, feet.≡ more ...
Dull, dragging, drawing, aching, burning in both hypochondria.
Pain and distress in liver; and all dorsal region; agg. walking.
Distress and colicky pains in umbilical and hypogastric regions.
Hard, distressing, sickening pain in hypogastrium, causing faintness; followed by stool.
Drawing in r. groin.
Burning in the stomach, with a dragging sensation in the right hypochondrium (first, second, fifth, and sixth days),
Severe pains in the epigastrium all the morning (eleventh day),
Burning in stomach and dragging in r. hypochondrium.
Constant very severe distress in lower epigastrium, causing faintness; agg. by pressure and by walking.
Severe pain in epigastrium all morning.
Dragging pain in the liver followed stool (fifth day),
Severe drawing pains in the left hypochondrium (fifth day),
Distress in the small intestines (after one hour),
Frequent drawing pains in the abdomen (first and second days),
Drawing pains in the right groin (after one hour),≡ more ...
Stool, first part dry and lumpy, last part mushy, followed the distress in the hypogastric region (seventh day),
The stools are so hard that it has brought on a slight attack of piles, which pain me all the time, with slight prolapsus ani (eleventh day),
Stool and anus
Stool ran from bowels in deep yellow stream; loose; hard, dry, lumpy, then mushy; lumpy with mucus and bile; costive, hard, dry lumps, brought on piles and slight prolapsus ani.≡ more ...
Urine scanty and high-colored, for the last two days (ninth day),
Urine scanty and high coloured.≡ more ...
Drawing in elbows and flexor muscles of both arms.
Fingers ache; feel quite stiff.
Fingers are very stiff (after second dose, third day),
Drawing inside r. thigh.
Sharp pain in r. tibia.
Hard, drawing pains in knees and ankles, causing restlessness.
Aching distress, weakness of ankles and feet, walking very difficult.
Soles of feet and heels feel as if pounded; agg. when boots on.
My ankles, feet, and toes ache and pain me so severely I cannot walk without great difficulty (third day),
My feet are feeling as if they had been pounded (fourth day),≡ more ...
Sleep disturbed and restless (second day),
Restless night (seventh night),
Sleepy, yawning, and stretching.
Wakeful after 3 a.m.≡ more ...
Slight perspiration (first and second nights),
Paroxysms of chilliness, cold shivering sensations followed by feverishness.
Chills and a shivering sensation.
Face hot, flushed.
Hands and palms hot and dry.≡ more ...
Felt somewhat sore and lame, in the morning (second day),
For ten days, every day about 10 A.M., my head would commence at ache, with severe aching pains in the back, but more especially in the legs; would gradually increase until 3 P.M., when the pains in the legs were so severe I had to lie down to get relief; with this there was great despondency and weakness; from 3 P.M. to 6 P.M. it would gradually pass away, and all the evening I would feel perfectly well. The effects in the legs did not entirely leave until four weeks subsequent to taking the medicine,
Rheumatic pains in every part of the body agg. in damp weather.≡ more ...