Hypericum Perforatum

St. John's-wort, Hypericum, Hypericum Perfoliatum, Hypericum perforatum, millepertuis

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HPUS indication of Hypericum Perforatum: Shooting pain
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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.

  GENERAL - Hypericum Perforatum


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.

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  MODALITIES ETC - Hypericum Perforatum


WORSE, in cold; dampness, in a FOG; in close room; least exposure; touch.


BETTER, bending head backward.

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  MIND - Hypericum Perforatum


Feels as if lifted high in air, or anxiety lest he fall from heights

Mistakes in writing

Effects of shock


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  HEAD - Hypericum Perforatum

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.

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  FACE - Hypericum Perforatum


Motions of jaw; lockjaw

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  CHEST - Hypericum Perforatum


Asthma WORSE foggy weather and relieved by profuse perspiration.

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  SKIN - Hypericum Perforatum


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

Herpes zoster

Old ulcers or sores in mouth when very sensitive

Lacerated wounds with much prostration from loss of blood.

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  BACK AND NECK - Hypericum Perforatum

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

Spinal concussion

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

tearing; spine

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  ABDOMEN - Hypericum Perforatum


Stomach; Craving for wine

Tongue coated white at base, tip clean

Feeling of lump in stomach ( Abies Nigra Abies Nig.; Bryonia Bry.)


Thirst; Nausea

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  RECTUM, ANUS, STOOL - Hypericum Perforatum


Urging, dry, dull, pressing pain

Hemorrhoids, with pain, bleeding, and tenderness.

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  GENITALS ETC - Hypericum Perforatum


Female; pain; pains after giving birth

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  EXTREMITIES, LIMBS - Hypericum Perforatum

Extremities, limbs

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

Hysterical joints

Tetanus ( Physostigma Physostigma.; Kali Bromatum Kali-brom.) Traumatic neuralgia and neuritis.

Injuries; fingers; nails of fingers; lacerations

Pain; hip; after confinement

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  INJURIES AND ACCIDENTS - Hypericum Perforatum

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

from splinters

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  GENERALITIES - Hypericum Perforatum


Convulsions; from injuries

with tetanus rigidity


Foggy weather

Pain; tearing; externally

Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); cold in general

cold air