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Arundo for Nerve Damage?

I have axonal nerve damage in my spine from contracting West Nile Virus years ago. It is extremely painful and causes other problems like gastroparesis.

I have tried many different remedies that seem to fit, but have never gotten good results like I do when I find exactly the right remedy.

The other night I was in considerable pain and my GI tract was very inflamed. I had a few symptoms of hay fever so I took a dose of Arundo 30x and to my surprise the pain in my spine went away. I thought it must have been a coincidence, but I did it again last night, and again it worked very well.

I can't see anything in the descriptions that would have led me to think that Arundo would work for nerve inflammation caused by demyelination. Just wondered if any others have seen this...it might be helpful for MS.

Jan
 
  janinco on 2011-02-23
This is just a forum. Assume posts are not from medical professionals.
Any remedy can cure any condition or named disease if the peculiars suit. It does not matter if the remedy has ever been used before to treat it.

Arundo is known to produce (and therefore cure) many pains in the stomach, abdomen, and rectum. The pains are typically burning, smarting, dragging, bearing down, sore, stitching, sticking or wandering.

You might have stumbled on a good remedy for yourself. The other possibility is that it is acting only palliatively - in which case the medicine will not work for long, or will not work on the rest of your symptoms (partial similar).
 
brisbanehomoeopath 9 years ago
Thanks...I had just ordered Cadmium Sulph which does fit across the board, so perhaps that will be a better constitutional remedy for the symptoms.
 
janinco 9 years ago
Did you want to give your case here for advice on a remedy?

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brisbanehomoeopath 9 years ago

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