MILLEFOLIUM


Homeopathic remedy Millefolium drug symptoms and indications from Condensed Materia Medica by Constantine Hering, published in 1877….


      Yarrow. HARTLAUB. Compositae.

Mind

      Anxious, with pain in the heart.

Melancholy, sadness.

Much excited, with pains in pit of stomach.

Sensorium

      Stupefied, intoxicated.

Confused, dull, especially evenings, known not what he is about nor what he ought to do; seems constantly as if he had forgotten something.

Inner Head

      Congestion to head; when stooping in evening; at night a stream from chest to head, like a gust of wind with nosebleed.

Slight throbbing in arteries of head and face.

Fulness in head after siesta.

Dull pain in vertex.

Sensation in right side of head as if screwed together.

Hemicrania.

Violent headache, so that he strikes head against the bedpost or wall : twitching of eyelids and frontal muscles.

Occipital headache : dull toward evening.

Piercing or thrusts in head, vertex, over eyes, occiput, side of head.

Headache worse : stooping; on awaking.

Eyes

      Like a mist before eyes not near the eyes, but at a distance.

Eyes brilliant.

Inward piercing, pressing in eyes to root of nose and sides of forehead.

Sensation of too much blood in eyes.

Spots on the eyes.

Fistula lachrymalis; lachrymation and discharge from the eyes.

Ears

      Noise in left ear causes her to start with fright; later, when laughing, sensation as of cold air passing out.

Sensation as if the ears were stopped up, after dinner.

Darting in left ear.

Nose

      Nosebleed; in congestions to the chest and head; excessive.

Piercing pain from eyes to root of nose.

Face

      Sensation of heat as if blood was rising to the head.

Tearing: in face to temples; from right lower jaw to ear, then teeth; contortions of face.

Teeth

      Rheumatic toothache, with diseased gums.

Gum-boil.

Mouth

      Thirst, mouth dry.

Putrid sore mouth; stomacace, ulcerated gums.

Throat

      Uvula relaxed; also tonsils; asthenic catarrh.

Rough feeling in the throat.

Dull piercing pains, right, then left sided.

Ulceration of the throat; pain in left side of throat when swallowing.

Stomach

      Painful gnawing and digging in stomach as from hunger.

Pain in stomach as if empty, mornings after waking.

Sensation of fulness in the stomach.

Cramp in stomach, with sensation as of a liquid moving from stomach to intestines, toward anus.

Great pain in pit of stomach, from suppressed variolous pustules; pain after confluent variola.

Hypochondria

      Pain in region of liver, at beginning of cartilage of twelfth rib; also below.

Piercing in right lower ribs.

Abdomen

      Wind colic in the hysterical or hypochondriacal; colic during menstruation.

Incarcerated hernia.

Ascites.

Stool etc.

      Bloody dysentery, tenesmus; during epidemics of dysentery; bloody flux after much exertion.

Violent colic, bloody diarrhoea during pregnancy.

Chronic blenorrhoea from atony of mucous membranes; great pain.

Hemorrhoids; profuse flow of blood.

Ascarides.

Offensive flatus.

Urine

      Pain in region of left kidney, then bloody urine.

Involuntary micturition.

Urine bloody; blood forms a cake in the vessel.

Catarrh of bladder from atony.

Stone in bladder, with retention of urine; bloody urine.

Pus-like discharge, after lithotomy.

Male Sexual Organs

      Want of ejaculations when cohabiting.

Gleet.

Swelling of penis and testicles.

Female Sexual Organs

      Menses: suppressed, with pain in stomach: epilepsy; cough, with bloody sputum; excessive flow, lasts too long; also with colic pains.

Uterine hemorrhages after great exertion.

Leucorrhoea of children from atony of vaginal mucous membrane.

Pregnancy

      During pregnancy, cramp like affections.

Barrenness, with too profuse menses.

Lochia too copious.

Lochia suppressed; violent fever, no milk, convulsive twitchings; great pains.

Nipples sore.

Cough

      With frequent spitting of bright blood; oppression of chest, palpitation; in phthisis; in suppressed hemorrhoids; suppressed menses; checked lochia.

Repeated bronchorrhagia; especially in phthisis; or after a fall. Blenorrhoea of the lungs.

Lungs

      Oppression of chest, frequent blood-spitting; piercing pain, stinging, bruised feeling; worse under left shoulder-blade. Phthisis pulmonalis.

Heart Pulse

      Excessive palpitation and bloody sputum.

Ebullitions from coughing blood.

Pulse accelerated and contracted.

Upper Limbs

      Fine piercing pain in left scapula, in breathing when standing.

Left arm frequently feels as if going to sleep.

Hot hands.

Lower Limbs

      Right tendo-achillis pains as after a blow or sprain.

First left, then right foot goes to sleep; disappearing on walking.

Hot feet.

Limbs in General

      Piercing pains, drawing, tearing.

Position etc.

      Stooping : Exertion : Standing : Walking :.

C. Hering
Hering got the degree of M. D. from the University of Wuezburg with highest honours. The theme of his thesis was "De'Medicina Futura" (The medicine of future). Hering left Germany for West Indies and finally arrived at Philadelphia in Jan, 1833. He established a homeopathic school at Allentown, Pennsylvania, commonly known as "Allentown Academy". Soon he became very popular as a physician. He is known as the 'Father of Homeopathy' in America.