Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Pulsatilla in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.
Pain as from excoriation in throat, as if it were all raw, with scraping, burning sensation and smarting.
Redness of throat, tonsils, and uvula, with sensation as if those parts were swollen, agg. swallowing.
Difficult deglutition, as from paralysis, or from contraction of throat.
Shootings in throat, with pressure and tension during empty deglutition.
Inflammation of throat, with varicose swelling of veins.
Dryness in throat (in morning) or accumulation of tenacious mucus, which covers the part affected (esp. night and morning).
The sore throat is generally agg. in evening or afternoon.
Sensation of a worm creeping up into throat.≡ more ...