Stellaria MediaChickweed, Stellaria
Below are the strongest indications of Stellaria Media in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Induces a condition of stasis, congestion, and sluggishness of all functions. Morning worse.
Sharp, Shifting, rheumatic pains in all parts very pronounced. Rheumatism; darting pains in almost every part; stiffness of joints; parts sore to touch; worse motion. Chronic rheumatism. shifting pains ( Puls.; Kali-sulph.) Psoriasis. Enlarged and inflamed gouty finger joints.
BETTER, evenings, cold air, motion.
WORSE, mornings, warmth, tobacco.
Compare: Puls ( similar in rheumatism, pains shifting, worse, rest, warmth; better cold air).
Tincture, externally. Internally, 2x potency.
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.