Hypericum PerforatumSt. John's-wort, Hypericum, Hypericum Perfoliatum, Hypericum perforatum, millepertuis
Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Hypericum Perforatum may help, unprocessed Hypericum Perforatum may be best avoided.
Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Hypericum Perforatum in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
The great remedy for injuries to nerves, especially of fingers, toes and nails. Crushed fingers, especially tips. Excessive painfulness is a guiding symptom to its use. Prevents lockjaw. Punctured wounds. Relieves pain after operations. Quite supersedes the use of Morphia N/A after operations ( Helmuth.) Spasms after every injury. Has an important action on the rectum; hemorrhoids. Coccydynia. Spasmodic asthmatic attacks with changes of weather or before storms, better by copious expectoration. Injured nerves from bites of animals. Tetanus. Neuritis, tingling, burning and numbness. Constant drowsiness.
Tincture, to third potency.
WORSE, in cold; dampness, in a FOG; in close room; least exposure; touch.
BETTER, bending head backward.
Feels as if lifted high in air, or anxiety lest he fall from heights
Mistakes in writing
Effects of shock
Heavy; feels as if touched by An icy cold hand
throbbing in vertex; worse in close room
Brain seems compressed
Right side of face aches
Brain-fag and neurasthenia
Facial neuralgia and toothache of a pulling, tearing character, with sadness
Head feels longer - elongated to a point
In fractured skull, bone splinters
Brain feels alive
Brain; concussion of brain
Pains in eyes and ears
Falling out of hair.
Asthma WORSE foggy weather and relieved by profuse perspiration.
Hyperidrosis, sweating of scalp, worse in morning after sleep; falling of hair from injury; eczema of hands and face, intense itching, eruption seems to be under the skin
Old ulcers or sores in mouth when very sensitive
Lacerated wounds with much prostration from loss of blood.
Back and neck
Pain; sore, bruised, beaten; lumbar (lower half of back); coccyx (bottom tip of spine)
sore, bruised, beaten; lumbar (lower half of back); coccyx (bottom tip of spine); from injury
Pain in nape of neck
Pressure over sacrum
Coccyx injury from fall, with pain radiating up spine and down limbs
Jerking and twitching of muscles.
Concussion of spine
Injuries of the spine
coccyx (bottom tip of spine)
Pain; after injury
sacrum (base of spine); after instrumental delivery
coccyx (bottom tip of spine); after a fall
Stomach; Craving for wine
Tongue coated white at base, tip clean
Urging, dry, dull, pressing pain
Hemorrhoids, with pain, bleeding, and tenderness.
Darting pain in shoulders
Pressure along ulnar side of arm
Cramp in calves
Pain in toes and fingers, especially in tips
Crawling in hand and feet
Lancinating pain in upper and lower limbs
Neuritis, with tingling, burning pain, numbness and flossy skin
Joints feel bruised
Injuries; fingers; nails of fingers; lacerations
Pain; hip; after confinement
Injuries and accidents
Injuries in general
Injuries of nerves with great pain
Shock from injury
Wounds; crushed and lacerated finger ends
penetrating wounds; of palms and soles
Convulsions; from injuries
with tetanus rigidity
Pain; tearing; externally
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); cold in general