TaraxacumDandelion, Taraxacum Officinale, Taraxicum Dens Leonis, Taraxacum Dens Leonis, Taraxacum officinale , pissenlit
HPUS label indication: Headache
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 Taraxacum based on traditional homeopathic usage. Indications have not been reviewed by the FDA. If symptoms persist always consult a medical professional.
For gastric headaches, bilious attacks, with characteristically mapped tongue and jaundiced skin. Cancer of bladder. Flatulence. Hysterical tympanites.
WORSE, resting, lying down, sitting.
Compare: Choline, a constituent of Taraxacum root, has given encouraging results in the treatment of cancer. Choline is closely related to NEURIN, it is the "Cancronie" of Prof. Adamkiewicz (E. Schlegel.) Bry.; Hydrast.; Nux. TELA Aranea (nervous asthma and sleeplessness).
Tincture, to third potency. In cancer 1-2 drams fluid extract.
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Sternomastoid muscle very painful to touch.
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); back of head (occiput); after lying down
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); while lying down
Pain, headache; temples
Sensation of great heat on top of head
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Loss of appetite
Bitter taste and eructations
Discoloration; tongue; white
Discoloration; tongue; white; patches
Discoloration; tongue; white; spots, clean
Tongue; red patches on tongue (mapped or geographic tongue)
Tongue covered with a white film; feels raw; comes off in patches, leaving Red, sensitive spots
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Liver enlarged and indurated
Sensation of bubbles bursting in bowels
Sharp stitches in left side
▲ ▼ EXTREMITIES, LIMBS (click for more)
Limbs painful to touch.
Neuralgia of knee; better, pressur
Coldness; upper limbs; fingers
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; joints
Very restless limbs
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Chilliness (see also whole body; temperature)
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Heat without thirst, in face, In toes
Sweat on falling asleep.
Chilliness after eating, worse drinking; Finger tips cold
Heat comes on after sleep
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On beginning to sleep
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Eating and food; fat
Lying down; lying down
Pain; jerking; externally
Pain; sudden, sharp; externally
Pain; sudden, sharp; muscles
Symptoms not symmetrical; crosswise, left upper and right lower
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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.