FagopyrumBuckwheat, Fagopyrum Esculentum, Fagop, Fagopyr, Fagopyrum.
Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Fagopyrum may help, unprocessed Fagopyrum may be best avoided.
Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Fagopyrum in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Its action on the skin, producing pruritus, is very marked. Visible pulsation of arteries. Fluent coryza. Offensive excretions. Itching erythema. Pruritus senilis. Post-nasal catarrh; dry crusts, granular appearance of posterior nares with itching.
Third potency and 12X.
▲ MODALITIES ETC
BETTER, cold water, Coffea Cruda Coffee; WORSE, in afternoon; from sunlight, scratching.
Aversions, dislikes; aversion to mental work
to being spoken to
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; cheerful, happy
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; difficulty concentrating
impaired thinking; difficulty concentrating; while studying, reading, etc.
impaired thinking; confusion
Restlessness, nervousness; morning
during mental labour
when attempting to study
Talking, conversation; dislike of talking, desire to be silent, taciturn
dislike of talking, desire to be silent, taciturn; afternoon
▲ VERTIGO, DIZZINESS
Morning; on waking
Inability to study or remember
Depressed and irritable
Itching of eyes and ears
Itching in and around eyes and ears
Head hot, better bending backward, with tired neck
Congestion (see pulsation); fullness; forehead; morning
fullness; forehead; stool
Pulsating; forehead; night
Pains deep in head, With upward pressure
Pain, headache; morning; on rising
morning; on waking
night; in bed
air; open (see walking in open air)
from exertion; mental exertion
from certain movements; movement in general
from certain movements; opening mouth
from certain movements; rising (see morning, noon, night, etc., on rising, also movement; raising head); from lying
with other pains; pain in neck
walking; while walking
walking; in open air
in forehead; morning; on waking
in forehead; noon
in forehead; afternoon
in forehead; evening
in forehead; night
in forehead; mental exertion
in forehead; on movement
in forehead; after sleep
in forehead; from stooping
back of head (occiput); afternoon
back of head (occiput); bending head backward
back of head (occiput); stooping
sides; in open air
sides; extending to other parts; to arm
temples; late morning
temples; movement; after rising
temples; from stooping
top of head (vertex); evening
Skin and scalp; like insects crawling on skin
back of head (occiput)
back of head (occiput); warm room
ITCHING and smarting, swelling, heat and soreness.
Lids; granular lids
extending to other parts; to ear
burning, smarting, gnawing, biting
margins of lids
sore, bruised, tender
stitching, sudden, sharp
Itching; behind ear
behind ear; noon
Noises in ear; noon
afternoon; 3 p.m.
ringing; afternoon; 3 p.m.
evening; 7-30 p.m.
extending to other parts; extending to back of head (occiput)
extending to other parts; extending to throat
small projection at front of ear (tragus)
aching; on swallowing
stitching, sudden, sharp; about the ear
Pain; parotid gland (gland in front and below ear lobe)
burning (see heat); afternoon
Skin; discoloration; bluish; circles around eyes
itching (see skin); afternoon
itching (see skin); evening; 7 p.m.
out-breaks on skin
parotid gland (gland in front and below ear lobe)
Sore, red, inflamed
Dryness; behind nostrils
Fluent coryza, with sneezing, followed by dryness and crust formation.
Odour (halitosis, bad breath); offensive; morning
Palate (roof of mouth); scraping
Soreness and feeling of excoriation, deep down pharynx
Uvula elongated, tonsils swollen.
Excoriated (as if grazed, chaffed, see rawness under pain)
rawness; when swallowing
Scraping; after swallowing
External throat; pain
Heart; Pain around heart, better lying on back, extending to left shoulder and arm
Throbbing in all arteries after retiring
Palpitation with oppression
Pulse irregular, intermittent, rapid
Light feeling in chest.
Heart; palpitations; on going to bed
Oppressed feeling; heart
region of heart; morning
region of heart; late morning
region of heart; afternoon
region of heart; evening
aching; sides; right
aching; sides; morning
stitching, sudden, sharp; heart; on waking
Noticeable smell; offensive smell
Itching; better by bathing in cold water; worse scratching, touch and retiring
Sore red blotches
Itching of knees and elbows and hairy portions
Itching of hands, deep in
Vesicular, pustular, phlegmonous dermatitis
Skin, hot, swollen.
▲ BACK AND NECK
Pain; burning; neck; afternoon
afternoon; after stool
Pain; aching; lumbar (lower half of back); afternoon
Skin; out-breaks on skin
out-breaks on skin; itching; in evening
Stomach; Eructations of Scalding, hot, acid, watery substance; better, Coffea Cruda Coffee
Bad taste in the morning
right side, between ribs and hip
Noises from abdomen; rumbling; afternoon; 5 p.m.
afternoon; 5 p.m.
evening; after urination
in women; during period
extending to other parts; to back; small of
behind lower ribs; right
behind lower ribs; late morning
behind lower ribs; night
behind lower ribs; on stooping
lower part of abdomen; morning
pressing; lower part of abdomen; morning
pressing; lower part of abdomen; pressure
sore, bruised, tenderness, etc.; afternoon
sore, bruised, tenderness, etc.; evening
sore, bruised, tenderness, etc.; behind lower ribs; right
sore, bruised, tenderness, etc.; behind lower ribs; morning; 10 a.m.
sore, bruised, tenderness, etc.; behind lower ribs; night, lying on painful side
sore, bruised, tenderness, etc.; behind lower ribs; lying on painful side
sore, bruised, tenderness, etc.; lower part of abdomen
sudden, sharp (sticking, etc.); behind lower ribs
extending to other parts; front
sudden, sharp (sticking, etc.); liver
Restlessness, uneasiness, etc.
Stomach; appetite; capricious (hunger, but knows not for what, or refuses things when offered)
appetite; increased (hunger in general); after eating
appetite; ravenous, excessive; eating increases the hunger; soon after eating
emptiness, weak feeling, faintness, hungry feeling; noon
emptiness, weak feeling, faintness, hungry feeling; afternoon
burping, belching; afternoon
burping, belching; strong and sharp (acrid)
burping, belching; fluid
heat, flushes; noon
heat, flushes; afternoon
heat, flushes; when stomach empty; burping, belching
heaviness, weight, oppression (see fullness); noon
heaviness, weight, oppression (see fullness); afternoon
heaviness, weight, oppression (see fullness); after breakfast
heaviness, weight, oppression (see fullness); burping, belching
pain; after eating
pain; while fasting
pain; burning; afternoon; after stool
pain; sore, bruised, beaten (tenderness); morning
pain; sore, bruised, beaten (tenderness); evening
pain; sore, bruised, beaten (tenderness); movement
pain; sore, bruised, beaten (tenderness); on sitting still
pain; sore, bruised, beaten (tenderness); while walking
Flatulence; afternoon; after eating
afternoon; during stool
Persistent, morning nausea
Stomach; nausea; morning
nausea; late morning
nausea; feeling in abdomen
nausea; before eating; before breakfast
nausea; after eating
nausea; when burping, belching
nausea; like fainting
nausea; in women; during period
▲ RECTUM, ANUS, STOOL
Itching; like insects crawling on skin in anus
Pain; urge to stool, or urinate, but producing nothing; before stool
urge to stool, or urinate, but producing nothing; during stool
urge to stool, or urinate, but producing nothing; after stool
▲ GENITALS ETC
Urethra (urinary part of genitals); pain; cutting
pain; cutting; evening, after lying down
Male; pain; testes; extending through abdomen
Female; Pruritus vulvae, with yellow leucorrhoea, worse, rest
Burning in right ovary.
Male; erections; evening
Female; irritation; itching
▲ EXTREMITIES, LIMBS
Stiffness and bruised sensation in the muscles of the neck, with sensation as if nape of neck could not support head
Pain in shoulder, with pain along fingers
Vehement itching in arms and legs; worse towards evening
Feet numb and pricking
Streaking pains in arms and legs.
Coldness; upper limbs; hands
upper limbs; hands; morning
upper limbs; hands; late morning; 10 a.m.
upper limbs; hands; alternating with heat
upper limbs; hands; while perspiring
upper limbs; hands; after rising
lower limbs; foot
late morning; 10 a.m.
evening; 11 p.m.
Heat; night; in bed
morning; during coldness
morning; 8 a.m.
late morning, 10 a.m.
afternoon; 4 p.m.
leg; night; after going to bed
foot; in bed
Heaviness; lower limbs; afternoon
lower limbs; evening
Movements and positions; twitching; hand; opposite side to thumb
Numbness (see tingling)
evening; on remaining in one position
upper limbs; morning
upper limbs; late morning
upper limbs; afternoon
morning; 5 to 6 a.m.
extending to other parts; side, down
forearm; while writing
wrist; extending to other parts; hand
late morning; from writing on a cold table
extending to other parts; back
extending to other parts; feet
knee; rising from sitting
knee; hollow of
upper limbs; morning
shoulder; morning, in bed; 4 a.m.
shoulder; in bed
fingers; while writing
lower limbs; knee
leg; evening; 10 p.m.
leg; calf; while walking; in open air
burning; in bed
late morning; while the other is cold
burning; lower limbs; night
heel; morning; in bed
gnawing, biting; fingers; tips of fingers
sore, bruised; shoulder
sore, bruised; leg; calf
sore, bruised; foot; heel
stitching, sudden, sharp; upper limbs
morning, 7-30 a.m.
stitching, sudden, sharp; fingers; tips of fingers; extending up arm
stitching, sudden, sharp; foot
stitching, sudden, sharp; toes
tearing; knee; afternoon; 4 p.m.
tearing; knee; extending to other parts; to lumbar region (lower half of back)
tearing; knee; extending to other parts; upward
hand; late morning
hand; on rising
Pulsation, throbbing; hand
lower limbs; while lying
Skin; discoloration; upper limbs; red; evening
discoloration; fingers; tips; red
discoloration; knee; reddish; evening
upper limbs; evening
hand; back of hand
lower limbs; afternoon
lower limbs; afternoon; 5 p.m.
lower limbs; evening
lower limbs; evening; 6 p.m.
lower limbs; sitting
lower limbs; while undressing
thigh; afternoon; 5 p.m.
knee; while sitting
out-break on skin
forearm; pimples; evening
lower limbs; burning
lower limbs; hot
lower limbs; itching
lower limbs; pimples
thigh; herpes; hot
thigh; herpes; itching
suppurating (producing pus); foot; heel
▲ FEVER AND CHILL
Fever and chill
At certain time of day or night; from 10 a.m.
Sleep and dreams
Falling asleep; afternoon
Sleepiness, tiredness; afternoon
night; after midnight; 5 a.m.
night; from thoughts; from activity of mind
Waking; 3 to 4 a.m.
Pain; sore, bruised
sore, bruised; evening; 11 p.m.
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness)
night; 10 p.m.
from ascending stairs