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 (i.e. symptoms) of Verbena Hastata in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Verbena hastata. Ironweed. N. O. Verbenacae. Tincture of entire fresh plant.
According to Hale Verbena h. grows profusely on the prairies and low bottom lands all over U.S. It is a popular domestic remedy for ague, especially when chronic. The root is intensely and disagreeably bitter. Dr. Griffin, of New York, suggests its use as a remedy for Rhus Tox Rhus poisoning. Richey Horner (Med. Cent N/A ., vi. 324) mentions a case of epilepsy developing during whooping-cough, treated with 12-drop doses ("presumably of the tincture") every four hours. Improvement set in from the first and proved permanent.
though during the first two weeks there were attacks of petit mal. The patient took the remedy at increasing intervals during six weeks.
Ague; chronic. Epilepsy. Rhus Tox Rhus poisoning. clinical≡ more ...