TaraxacumDandelion, Taraxacum Officinale, Taraxicum Dens Leonis, Taraxacum Dens Leonis, Taraxacum officinale , pissenlit
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.Sternomastoid muscle very painful to touch.head; pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); back of head (occiput); after lying down;head; pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); while lying down;head; pain, headache; temples;Sensation of great heat on top of headLoss of appetiteBitter taste and eructationsMapped tonguemouth; discoloration; tongue; white;mouth; discoloration; tongue; white; patches;mouth; discoloration; tongue; white; spots, clean;mouth; sensitive; tongue;mouth; tongue; red patches on tongue (mapped or geographic tongue);Salivation.Tongue covered with a white film; feels raw; comes off in patches, leaving Red, sensitive spotsEvacuation difficult.Liver enlarged and induratedSensation of bubbles bursting in bowelsSharp stitches in left sideTympanitisLimbs painful to touch.Neuralgia of knee; better, pressurextremities, limbs; coldness; upper limbs; fingers;extremities, limbs; heat; hand;extremities, limbs; pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; joints;Very restless limbschill; after eating;chill; chilliness (see also whole body; temperature);Heat without thirst, in face, In toesSweat on falling asleep.bitter tasteChilliness after eating, worse drinking; Finger tips coldfever;fever; heat comes on after sleep;perspiration; night;perspiration; on beginning to sleep;Profuse night-sweats.generalities; eating and food; fat;generalities; lying down; lying down;generalities; movement;generalities; pain; jerking; externally;generalities; pain; sudden, sharp; externally;generalities; pain; sudden, sharp; muscles;generalities; symptoms not symmetrical; crosswise, left upper and right lower;generalities; walking;
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.