Sticta PulmonariaLung Wort, Sticta
HPUS label indication: Dry cough
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 of Sticta Pulmonaria based on traditional homeopathic usage. Indications have not been reviewed by the FDA. If symptoms persist always consult a medical professional.
Offers a set of symptoms like coryza, bronchial catarrh and influenza, together with nervous and Rheumatic disturbances. There is a general feeling of dullness and malaise, as when a cold is coming on; dull, heavy pressure in forehead, catarrhal conjunctivitis, etc. Rheumatic stiffness of neck.
WORSE, sudden changes of temperature.
Compare: Datura arborea - bougmancia candida (cannot concentrate thoughts; brain floats in thousands of problems and grand ideas. Floating sensation as if ideas were floating outside of brain. Headache, heartburn. Burning sensation around cardiac end of stomach, extending to oesophagus with sense of constriction. Heat and fullness over liver region.) Certraria - Iceland Moss (chronic diarrhoea, phthisis, bloody expectoration. Is used as a decoction and boiled with milk as an expectorant and nutrient in bronchorrhea, catarrh, etc.) Also compare: Eryng.; Dros.; Stilling.; Rumex; Sambucus.
Tincture, to sixth potency.
▲ ▼ MIND (click for more)
Feels as if floating in air ( datura arborea; Lac
Can.) Confusion of ideas; Patient must talk.
▲ ▼ HEAD (click for more)
Burning in eyes and soreness of balls
Burning in eyelids.
catarrhal headache before discharge appears
Dull headache, with dull heavy pressure in forehead and Root of nose
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); forehead; daytime
Sensation as if scalp were too small
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Dry scabs, especially in evening and night
Feeling of fullness at the root f the nose ( Nux
.) Atrophic rhinitis ( Calc
incessant sneezing ( Sabad
constant need to blow the nose, but no discharge
Fluor.) Dryness of nasal membrane
Catarrh; dry, chronic
Discharge from nose; crusts, scabs, inside
Discharge from nose; hard, dry
Dryness; inside; forced to blow nose, but no discharge
Running or blocked nose (coryza); dry
Sense of fullness; root
Wants to blow nose constantly
▲ ▼ THROAT (click for more)
▲ ▼ ABDOMEN (click for more)
Diarrhoea; stools profuse, frothy; worse, morning
Urine increased, with soreness and aching in bladder.
▲ ▼ GENITALS (click for more)
Female; Scanty flow of milk.
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Tracheitis, facilitates expectoration
Dry, hacking cough during night; worse, inspiration
Cough after measles ( Sang
.); Worse towards evening and when tired
Loose cough in morning
Pain through chest from sternum to spinal column
pulsation from right side of sternum down to abdomen.
Throat raw; dropping of mucus posteriorly
▲ ▼ EXTREMITIES, LIMBS (click for more)
Pain severe and drawing
’S knee ( Rhus
.; SLAG.) Shooting pains in knees
Spot of inflammation and redness over affected joint
Chorea-like spasms; legs feel floating in air
Skin; bursae (like bags on skin bursae)
Joints and neighboring muscles red, swollen, painful
Rheumatic pain in right shoulder joint, deltoid, and biceps
Rheumatic pains precede catarrhal symptoms.
Swelling, heat, redness of joints
▲ ▼ GENERALITIES (click for more)
Pain; pressing; as from load
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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.