One of the most positive remedies for rheumatism and Muscular pains. Pleurodynia, lumbago, gastralgia. Vesical tenesmus; Dysmenorrhoea of myalgic origin; pain in head, neck, and face. Inflammatory rheumatism, joints swollen, painful; tendency to metastasis; profuse sweat. Rheumatic heart (Webster).
Provings of students. 2x potency.
Symptoms worse in evening.
Rhamnus Cathartica OR Rhamnus Frangula - European Buckthorn - a rheumatic remedy - (abdominal symptoms, colic; diarrhoea; hemorrhoids, especially chronic). Rhamnus Purshiana - Cascara Sagrada - (palliative in constipation, as an intestinal tonic, and dyspepsia dependent thereon. 10-15 drops of tincture).
Tincture in 15-drop doses every four hours.
▲ ▼ MIND (click for more)
Lassitude; mentally dull and dazed; unable to concentrate mind on studies.
Nervous, restless, irritable
▲ ▼ HEAD (click for more)
Bursting feeling with every step
Deep, right-sided frontal headache
DIZZY full feeling
Dull aching in frontal region (left), extending backwards and over forehead
Dull pain in left temple
Heavy bruised sensation; better, from pressure
Soreness, especially in occiput and vertex, worse, bending over
▲ ▼ EAR (click for more)
Soreness, deep under right tragus on swallowing.
Dullness of hearing
▲ ▼ FACE (click for more)
Flushed, hot and glowing
Outward pressure from malar processes.
▲ ▼ MOUTH (click for more)
Canker sore between gums and lips
Tongue coated, with clean, pink, central patch.
▲ ▼ THROAT (click for more)
Soreness on right side and tonsil.
▲ ▼ RECTUM (click for more)
Bowels; Constipation with some flatus
Tenesmus and dry stool
Tickling in anterior urethra, small morning drop (no previous gonorrhoea).
▲ ▼ GENITALS (click for more)
Female; Sexual desire increased.
▲ ▼ RESPIRATION (click for more)
Tenderness on pressure of right intercostal muscles.
▲ ▼ CHEST (click for more)
Heart; Variation of pulse
▲ ▼ EXTREMITIES, LIMBS (click for more)
Unable to control muscular action
Walked like a drunken man.
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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.