Dioscorea VillosaWild Yam, Dioscor, Dioscorea
Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Dioscorea Villosa may help, unprocessed Dioscorea Villosa may be best avoided.
Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Dioscorea Villosa in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
As a remedy for many kinds of PAIN, especially colic, and in severe, painful affections of abdominal and pelvic viscera; it ranks with the polychrests of the Materia Medica. Persons of feeble digestive powers; tea-drinkers, with much flatulence. Gall stone colic.
Tincture, to third potency.
WORSE, evening and night; Lying down, and Doubling up.
BETTER, standing erect, motion in open air; pressure.
Buzzing in head.
Dull pain in both temples; better pressure, but worse afterwards
Especially with flatulence and pain through chest and tightness across.
Heart; Angina pectoris; pain back of sternum into arms; labored breathing; Feeble action of heart
Tight feeling all along sternum
Chest does not seem to expand on breathing
Stomach; Mouth dry and bitter in morning, tongue coated, no thirst
Belching of large quantities of offensive gas
Neuralgia of stomach
Sinking at the pit of the stomach; pyrosis
Pain along sternum and extending into arms
Eructations of sour, bitter wind, With hiccough
Sharp pain in epigastrium, relieved by standing erect.
Pains suddenly shift to different parts; Appear in remote localities, as fingers and toes
Griping, cutting in hypogastric region, with intermittent cutting in stomach and small intestines
Colic; better walking about; pains radiate from abdomen to back, chest, arms; worse, bending forwards and while lying
Sharp pains from liver, shooting upward to right nipple
Pain from gall-bladder to chest, back, and arms
Renal colic, with pain in extremities
Hurried desire for stool.
Pain; during diarrhoea (colic)
wandering pain; shift suddenly to distant parts of body
navel; region of navel
cramping, griping; morning
cramping, griping; late morning
pressing; region of navel
cutting; navel; around navel
Stomach; pain; cutting
Rumbling, with emission of much flatus
Hemorrhoids, with darting pains to liver; look like bunches of grapes or red cherries; protrude after stool, with pain in anus
Diarrhoea (worse in morning), yellowish, followed by exhaustion, as if flatus and feces were hot.
Pains shoot into testicles from region of kidneys
Strong-smelling sweat on scrotum and pubes
Male; thick emission from penis
thick emission from penis; without dreams
thick emission from penis; without erections
Female; Uterine colic; pains radiate from uterus
Male; Relaxation and coldness of organs
Emissions in sleep, or from sexual atony, With weak knees.
Lameness in back; worse, stooping
Aching and stiffness in joints
Sciatica; pains shoot down thigh; worse, right side; better, when perfectly still
FELONS in beginning, when pricking is first felt
Cramps in flexors of fingers and toes.
Cramps; fingers; during childbirth
Skin; felon (whitlow, onychia, paronychia, foot rot, etc.); whitlow, foot rot