Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Tussilago Petasites may help, unprocessed Tussilago Petasites may be best avoided.
Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Tussilago Petasites in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Has some action on the urinary organs, and found useful in gonorrhoea. Affections of pylorus.
Compare: Tussilago Fragrans N/A (pylorus pain, plethora and corpulency); Tussilago Farfara Tussilago Farfara (coughs); as an intercurrent medicine in phthisis pulmonalis ( See Tuberculinum Tuberculinum.)
▲ BACK AND NECK
Pain; rising from sitting
lumbar (lower half of back); on rising from a seat
lumbar (lower half of back); standing
lumbar (lower half of back); on stooping
lumbar (lower half of back); while walking
aching; on standing
aching; lumbar (lower half of back); ascending stairs
aching; lumbar (lower half of back); on rising up
aching; lumbar (lower half of back); walking
▲ GENITALS ETC
Crawling in urethra.
Erections, with urethral crawling
Urethra (urinary part of genitals); crawling
discharge; containing pus; drop of pus before urinating
Male; pain; pulling; testes
Gonorrhoea; yellowish, thick discharge
Pain in spermatic cord.
Male; erections; impotency