Ilex AquifoliumAmerican Holly
Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Ilex Aquifolium may help, unprocessed Ilex Aquifolium may be best avoided.
Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Ilex Aquifolium in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Intermittent fever. Marked eye symptoms, spleen pain. All symptoms better in winter.
Ilex paraguayensis - Yerba Mate - (Persistent epigastric pain; sense of dryness of mouth and pharynx, anorexia, pyrosis, nervous depression, neurasthenia. Somnolence; incapacity for work, diminution of urinary secretion, headache and pruritus. Hemicrania. Renal colic. Is said to be of use as a prophylactic against sunstroke, being a safe stimulant to the circulation, to diaphoresis and diuresis.) Ilex vomitoria - Yaupon - (Emetic properties - Possesses also tonic and digestive qualities, free from sleepless effects. Has an active principle said to act as a powerful diuretic - employed in nephritis and gout). Ilex cassine - (Christmas berry Thea Sinensis Tea) - Excellent diuretic and substitute for tea.
Infiltration of cornea; staphyloma; nightly burning in orbits, rheumatic inflammation of eye; pilosis.