Verbascum ThapsusMullein, Verbascum Thapsiforme, Verbascum
Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Verbascum Thapsus may help, unprocessed Verbascum Thapsus may be best avoided.
Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Verbascum Thapsus in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Has a pronounced action on the inferior maxillary branch of the fifth pair of the cranial nerves; on the ear; and respiratory tract and bladder. Catarrhs, and colds, With periodical prosopalgia. Quiets nervous, and bronchial, and urinary irritation, and cough.
Verbascum Thapsus OIL, (locally, for earache and dry, scaly condition of meatus. Also for teasing cough at night or lying down. Internally, tincture and lower potencies. Enuresis, five-drop doses night and morning.)
WORSE, change of temperature, talking, sneezing, biting hard (inferior dental nerve); from 9 A.M. to 4 P.m.
Pain, headache; sides; one side
sore bruised, sensitive to pressure; temples
Otalgia, with a sense of obstruction
Dry, scaly condition of meatus (use locally).
like leaf or cloth over ear
Neuralgia affecting zygoma, temporomaxillary joint, and ear (Menyanthes Menyanth.), particularly of left side, with lachrymation, coryza, and sensation As if parts were crushed with tongs
Talking, sneezing, and change of temperature aggravate the pains; also, pressing teeth together
Pains seem to come in flashes, excited by least movement, occurring periodically at same hour in morning and afternoon each day.
HOARSE; voice deep, harsh; sounds like a trumpet; "basso profundo." Cough; worse at night
Soreness in pharynx, cough during sleep.
Increase with pressure in bladder.
Many movements a day, with twisting about navel
Hemorrhoids, with obstructed, hardened stool
Inflamed and painful piles.
Cramp-like pain in soles, right foot, and knee
Lower extremities feel heavy
Thumb feels numb
Neuralgic pain in left ankle
Stiffness and Soreness of joints of lower extremities.
Change of temperature
Symptoms not symmetrical; symptoms on one side