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 Urtica Urens in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
A remedy for agalactia and Lithiasis. Profuse discharge from mucous surfaces. Enuresis and urticaria. Spleen affections. Antidotes ill-effects of eating shellfish. Symptoms return at the same time every year. Gout and uric acid diathesis. Favors elimination.
Rheumatism associated with urticaria-like eruptions. neuritis.
Tincture and lower potencies.≡ show all authors ...
Compare: Medusa; Nat-mur.; Lac. Can.; Ricin (diminished mammary secretion); Bombyx; Rhus; Apis; Chloral.; Astac.; Puls ( urticaria); Boletus luridus and Anacard ( urticaria tuberosa); Lycop. AND Hedeoma (uric acid conditions); Formica.≡ show all authors ...
urticaria, burning heat, with formication; violent itching
Consequences of suppressed nettle-rash
Rheumatism alternates with nettle-rash
Burn confined to skin
Urticaria nodosa ( Bov.) Erythema, with burning and stinging
Burns and scalds
chicken-pox ( Dulc.) Angioneurotic oedema
Herpes labialis with sensation of heat and itching
Itching and stinging of scrotum.
burning; as from nettles
on becoming warm
Out-breaks on skin; like nettle rash
like nettle rash; during rheumatism
like nettle rash; warmth and exercise
Pain; burning; as from nettles
Stings of insects≡ more ...
Diarrhoea chronic disease of large intestine characterized by large secretion of mucus.≡ more ...
Male; Itching of scrotum, keeps him awake; scrotum swollen.
Female; Diminished secretion of milk
Acid and excoriating leucorrhoea
Pruritus vulvae, with stinging, itching, and oedema
Arrests flow of milk after weaning
Excessive swelling of breasts.
Male; itching; scrotum≡ more ...
Pain in acute gout deltoid; pain in ankles, wrists.
Skin; itching; upper limbs; as from nettles
itching; hand; fingers≡ more ...
Fever and chill
General heat in bed with soreness over abdomen
Fever of gout
Tropical fever.≡ more ...