Equisetum HyemaleScouring-rush, Equisetum, Equisetum Hiemale Hyemale, Equisetum hiemale
Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Equisetum Hyemale may help, unprocessed Equisetum Hyemale may be best avoided.
Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Equisetum Hyemale in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Principal action on the bladder. A remedy for enuresis and dysuria.
Tincture, to sixth potency. A decoction, teaspoonful doses, or the tincture in hot water, is found useful to allay irritability of urinary tract, calculus, dysuria, etc.; also for pleuritis effusion and dropsy.
▲ MODALITIES ETC
Movement, pressure, touch, sitting down
BETTER, in afternoon from lying down.
Compare: Hydrangea Arborescens Hydrangea; Ferrum Met Ferr. Phosphorus Phos.; Apis Mel Apis; Cantharis Canth.; Linaria Vulgaris Linaria; Chimaph N/A . Equisetum contains Silicea Silica in appreciable quantity.
Restlessness, nervousness; evening
▲ VERTIGO, DIZZINESS
Pain, headache; afternoon
afternoon; 5 p.m.
in forehead; morning
temples; in open air
Noises in ear; rumbling
Congestion (see heat)
late morning; 11 a.m.
afternoon; 1 p.m.
middle of chest; movement
stitching, sudden, sharp; sides; right
▲ BACK AND NECK
Pain; neck; extending to other parts; shoulders; on movement
while lying down; on back
lumbar (lower half of back); extending to other parts; along coccyx (bottom tip of spine)
aching; late morning
aching; lying on the back
aching; on movement
aching; while sitting
aching; lumbar (lower half of back)
Restlessness, uneasiness, etc.; behind lower ribs
Bladder; catarrh mucous-pus (see urine, sediment containing pus)
pressing, pressure; after urination
paralysis; in aged people
retention of urine (see urination delayed); after confinement
urging to urinate (unhealthy desire); late morning; 10 a.m.
urging to urinate (unhealthy desire); afternoon
urging to urinate (unhealthy desire); night
urging to urinate (unhealthy desire); constant
urging to urinate (unhealthy desire); frequent (see urination, frequent); afternoon
urging to urinate (unhealthy desire); frequent (see urination, frequent); desire to urinate increases as the quantity of urine diminishes
urging to urinate (unhealthy desire); after urinating
urination; dribbling (by drops)
urination; painful or difficult urination; painful; after urinating
urination; involuntary, incontinence; night, bed wetting
when there is no tangible cause except habit
Kidneys; pain; extending to other parts; testes
region of kidneys
pain; cutting; ureters (tubes between kidneys and bladder)
pain; shooting (see sudden, sharp); region of kidneys
Stomach; pain; pressing; after eating
▲ GENITALS ETC
Burning (includes hot)
Cloudy; when standing up
Odour; like ammonia
Urine lighter than usual (in weight)
Severe, dull pain and feeling of fullness in bladder, not relieved by urinating. Frequent urging with severe pain At the close of urination. Urine flows only drop by drop. Sharp, Burning, cutting pain in urethra while urinating.
Incontinence in children, with dreams or night-mares when passing urine. Incontinence in old women, also with involuntary stools. Retention and dysuria during pregnancy and after delivery. Much mucus in urine. Albuminuria. Involuntary urination.
Deep pain in region of right kidney, extending to lower abdomen, with urgent desire to micturate. Right lumbar region painful.
Urethra (urinary part of genitals); pain; gnawing, biting; during urination
pain; gnawing, biting; after urination
pain; burning; during urination
pain; soreness; passage
pain; stitching, sudden, sharp
extending to head of penis (glans)
Male; pain; penis; root
evening; before urination
pain; sore; testes
extending up spermatic cord
pain; sore; spermatic cords
▲ EXTREMITIES, LIMBS
Pain; hip; late morning
sore, bruised; hip; late morning
Weakness; knee; exercise
Sleep and dreams
late morning; 10-30 a.m.
afternoon; 2 p.m.
afternoon; 5 p.m.
Pain; burning externally; internally
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); late morning; 10 a.m.