Aesculus Hippocastanum - Modalities Etc

Horse Chestnut, Aesc hip, Aesculus Hipposcastanum, Aesculus Hippocastanum

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HPUS indication of Aesculus Hippocastanum: Hemorrhoids
Aesculus Hippocastanum

Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Aesculus Hippocastanum may help, unprocessed Aesculus may be best avoided.

Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Aesculus in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.

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Modalities etc

It is a general venous stasis, and is sometimes worse in sleep, worse from lying, better from bodily exertion.

The symptoms pass away after considerable exertion; moving about, doing something, keeping busy relieves.


(Early in morning), Gnawing and emptiness in stomach.

(Morning, on waking), Sore all over, etc.

(Forenoon), Sore throat.

(Afternoon), Vertigo.

(Evening), Throat sore, etc.

(Periodical), Eructation of mucus; tightness in scrobiculus cordis; palpitation of heart.

(When breathing), Feels lung moving painfully.

(Breathing in), Cool feeling in nose.

(Breathing deeply), Short cough; increase of pains.

(Drawing full breath), Soreness over lungs, etc.

(Drawing breath), Pain in scapula, etc.

(Cold air), Skin feels chilly, etc.

(Riding in cool air), Great chilliness.

(After eating), Dryness of throat; pain in stomach; stomach feels full.

(Eating a grape), Pain in throat.

(Near light), Pain in eye.

(Motion), *Backache; stiff back; pain in small of back; sore.

(Rising from seat), Headache; pain in small of back and hips.

(After rubbing), Flush of blood to face.

(Rubbing after washing), Red spots under skin.

(Stooping), Headache; backache; pain in lumbo-sacral region.

(Swallowing), Dry and stiff throat; burning in throat; tonsil painful; short cough.

(After tea), Nausea.

(Walking), Pain in hypochondria; *fulness and itching at anus; *tearing in small of back; *backache.

(Walking erect), Pain.

(Trying to walk), Burning in epigastrium, etc.; aching in lumbar region.

(After washing), Pricking in hands.


WORSE, in morning on awaking, and from any motion, Walking; from moving bowels; after eating, afternoon, standing.

Morning, on waking

After stool






(Afternoon), Sore throat.

(After moving), Pain in small of back and hips.

(When passing wind), Stitch in lung.


BETTER, cool open air.

COOL Open air


Bleeding (piles)


Continued exertion

Position etc

Lying 24, 33. Motion 44. Walking 23, 24, 31, 33. Stooping 31. Sitting 24.

Morning 17, 37, 44. Evening 40.

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