Verbascum ThapsusMullein, Verbascum Thapsiforme
HPUS label indication: Urinary problems
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 Verbascum Thapsus based on traditional homeopathic usage. Indications have not been reviewed by the FDA. If symptoms persist always consult a medical professional.
Has a pronounced action on the inferior maxillary branch of the fifth pair of the cranial nerves; on the ear; and respiratory tract and bladder. Catarrhs, and colds, With periodical prosopalgia. Quiets nervous, and bronchial, and urinary irritation, and cough.
WORSE, change of temperature, talking, sneezing, biting hard (inferior dental nerve); from 9 A.M. to 4 P.m.
Compare: Rhus Arom.; Caust.; Platin.; Sphingurus (pain in zygoma).
Verbascum Thapsus OIL, (locally, for earache and dry, scaly condition of meatus. Also for teasing cough at night or lying down. Internally, tincture and lower potencies. Enuresis, five-drop doses night and morning.
▲ ▼ HEAD (click for more)
Pain, headache; pinching; temples
Pain, headache; sides; one side
Pain, headache; sore bruised, sensitive to pressure; temples
Pain, headache; temples
▲ ▼ EAR (click for more)
Dry, scaly condition of meatus (use locally).
Otalgia, with a sense of obstruction
▲ ▼ HEARING (click for more)
Impaired; like leaf or cloth over ear
▲ ▼ FACE (click for more)
Talking, sneezing, and change of temperature aggravate the pains; also, pressing teeth together
Pain; pressing; cheek bones
Pain; pressing; left
Neuralgia affecting zygoma, temporomaxillary joint, and ear (Menyanth
.), particularly of left side, with lachrymation, coryza, and sensation As if parts were crushed with tongs
Pains seem to come in flashes, excited by least movement, occurring periodically at same hour in morning and afternoon each day.
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Pain extends deep down, causing contraction of sphincter ani.
▲ ▼ RECTUM (click for more)
Hemorrhoids, with obstructed, hardened stool
Inflamed and painful piles.
Many movements a day, with twisting about navel
▲ ▼ STOOL (click for more)
▲ ▼ URINE (click for more)
▲ ▼ RESPIRATION (click for more)
HOARSE; voice deep, harsh; sounds like a trumpet; "basso profundo." Cough; worse at night
Increase with pressure in bladder.
Soreness in pharynx, cough during sleep.
▲ ▼ EXTREMITIES, LIMBS (click for more)
Cramp-like pain in soles, right foot, and knee
Lower extremities feel heavy
Neuralgic pain in left ankle
Stiffness and Soreness of joints of lower extremities.
Thumb feels numb
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▲ ▼ GENERALITIES (click for more)
Change of temperature
Pain; pinching; bones
Pain; pinching; externally
Pain; pinching; internally
Pain; pressing; muscles
Symptoms not symmetrical; symptoms on one side
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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.