Epilobium PalustreEpilobium, Epil.
Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Epilobium Palustre in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.
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Epilobium palustre, Linn., var. lineare, Gray; (Epilobium lineare, Muhl.; E. squamatum, Nutt.).
Natural order, Onagraceae. Common names, "Willow" herb (Dr. Wright), (name usually applied to Epilobium angustifolium).
Preparation, Tincture of the root.
Authority. J. S. Wright, M.D., proving with tincture of root, 1/2 ounce first day, 1 ounce second and third days, U. S. Med. Investigator, N. S., 1, 325.
Headache (part of S. 11).
Face red (ninth day).
Ptyalism (seventh and eighth days).
In morning, throat commenced filling up; at noon, could not swallow water; larynx sore to pressure, swollen on outside, with hard lumps on both sides of larynx (sixth day).
On an attempt to swallow water it would fly out of my nose (ninth day).
Can swallow liquids (tenth day).
Three loose stools (eighth day); none (ninth day).
Urine red (ninth day).
Hard chill commenced at 11 A.M., lasted an hour; high fever came on, with aching all over and severe headache; this lasted all night; could not sleep (fourth day).
Fever and headache passed off, but returned in the afternoon and evening more severe, lasted all night (fifth day).
High fever and headache all the time (sixth day).
Dull and sleepy, but could not sleep; the saliva would choke me (eighth day).
Materia medica entries of other remedies mentioning Epilobium Palustre
Ars > relationships
Compare: Arsenicum Album. stibiatum 3x (Chest inflammations of children, restlessness with thirst and prostration, loose mucous cough, oppression, hurried respiration, crepitant rales). Cenchris Contortrix; Iod.; Phosph.; China; Verat. alb.; Carbo; Kali-phos. Epilobium (intractable diarrhoea of typhoid). Hoang Nan. Atoxyl. - Sodium arseniate 3x, sleeping sickness; commencing optic atrophy. Levico Water - (containing Ars., Iron and Copper of South Tyrol) ( Chronic and dyscratic skin diseases, chorea minor and spasms in scrofulous and anaemic children. Favors assimilation and increases nutrition. Debility and skin diseases, especially after the use of higher potencies where progress seems suspended. Dose. Ten drops in wine glass of warm water 3 times a day after meals ( Burnett). Sarcolactic acid (influenza with violent vomiting).
Merc > relationships
Compare: Capparis coriaccea (polyuria, glandular affections, mucous diarrhoea; influenza); Epilobium - Willow herb - (chronic diarrhoea with tenesmus and mucous discharges; ptyalism, dysphagia; wasting of body and much debility; cholera infantum); KALI-Hyd ( in hard chancre); Mercur. Acet ( Congestion with stiffness, dryness and heat of parts affected. Eyes inflamed, burn and itch. Lack of moisture. Throat dry, talking difficult. Pressure in lower sternum; chancre in urethra; tenia capitis favosa margin of ulcers painful: Mercurius Auratus (Psoriasis and syphilitic catarrh; brain tumors; lues of nose and bones; ozaena; swelling of testicles); Mercurius Bromatus (secondary syphilitic skin affection); Mercurius Nitrosus - Nitrate of Mercurius Vivus - (especially in pustular conjunctivitis and keratitis; gonorrhoea and mucous patches, with Sticking pains; syphilides); Mercurius Vivus Phosphoricus (nervous diseases from syphilis; exostoses); Mercurius Praecipitatus Ruber (suffocative attacks at night on lying down While on the point of falling asleep, obliged to jump up suddenly which relieves; gonorrhoea; Urethra felt as a hard string; chancroid; phagedenic ulcer and bubo; pemphigus, mucous patches, eczema with rhagades and fissures, barber’s itch; blepharitis, internally and externally; leaden heaviness in occiput, with otorrhoea); Mercurius tannicus (syphilides in patients with gastro-intestinal diseases, or, if very sensitive, to ordinary mercurial preparations); Erythrinus - South American Red Mullet Fish - (in pityriasis rubra and syphilis; red rash on chest; pityriasis); Lolium Temulentum (in Trembling of hands and legs); Mercur. cum kali (inveterate colds, acute facial paralysis). Henchera - Alum root - (Gastro-enteritis nausea, vomiting of bile and frothy mucous; stools watery, profuse, slimy, tenesmus, never get done feeling. Dose, 2 to 10 drops of tincture).