Dewey gives the common homeopathy remedies for the treatment of Neuralgia in an easy question-answer format. …

When should Aconite be given in Neuralgia?

When there is violent congestion of the parts, and they are hot and swollen; when brought on by exposure to dry, cold winds; and cold winds; and where the pains are tingling and drive the patient to despair; also with numb sensations. Pains worse at night.

What neuralgic symptoms has Allium cepa?

Neuralgias following amputations, and injuries of nerves with fine, shooting, thread-like pains; neuralgia of stumps.

What other remedy has neuralgic pains in stumps?

Ammonium mur.

What are the symptoms of arsenicum in Facial Neuralgia?

Fine pains course through the face like burning needles; the face is pale and shrunken. Malarial neuralgias.

What are the naevus symptoms of Belladonna?

Neuralgic pains, which come on suddenly and disappear suddenly; lancinating pains, aggravated by motion. Convulsions and spasms in teething children, from repelled eruption, with red face, hot head, throbbing carotids, starting from sleep in terror.

What is the main use of Cedron?

Neuralgias, which return with cloth-like-like periodicity; supra-orbital neuralgias or chills of malarial origin, which are regular as a clock.

When is Cinchona indicted in Neuralgia?

Periodical infra-orbital neuralgias of malarial origin, where the slightest draft makes the patient worse.

What are the neuralgic symptoms of Mezereum?

Neuralgia of cheek bones with numbness; neuralgic pains along an eruption as in herpes zoster; ciliary neuralgias.

What are the indications for Spigelia in Facial Neuralgia?

The pains are severe, sticking and burning, and the parts swell and become very sore. It occurs more on the left side.

How is it to be distinguished from Colchicum?

In Spigelia there is great nervous erethism and excitement and intolerance of pain, while in Colchicum there is a remarkable tolerance of pains with a general semi-paralytic condition, instead of nervous excitement.

Differentiate briefly between Spigelia and Arsenic, Platina, chamomilla, Capsicum and Verbascum in Facial Neuralgia.

Arsenic, Fine, red-hot, needle-like pains darting from place to place.

Platina. Steady compression, with numbness, wants to rub the part.

Chamomilla. Great impatience and aggravation by heat.

Capsicum. Fine lines of pain; worse from external pressure.

Verbascum. Pains are crushing, as if parts were between tongs,. while under Spigelia the pains are shooting and piercing and the chief seat is about the eye.

What are the neuralgic symptoms of STannum?

the guiding symptom to its use in neuralgia is that the pains increase and decrease gradually.

What are the Neuralgias and peculiar symptoms about the head found under Thuja?

Sensation as though a nail were being driven into the vertex or frontal eminences intense stabbing pains driving patient almost to distraction; patient must lie down.

What are the Neuralgias of Cimicifuga?

They are mostly reflex from ovarian or uterine disease.

Mention two other drugs useful for Neuralgia with burning pains.

Kalmia and Kreosote.

Give indications from Magnesia.

The principal indication calling for this remedy is relief from warm applications.

W.A. Dewey
Dewey, Willis A. (Willis Alonzo), 1858-1938.
Professor of Materia Medica in the University of Michigan Homeopathic Medical College. Member of American Institute of Homeopathy. In addition to his editoral work he authored or collaborated on: Boericke and Dewey's Twelve Tissue Remedies, Essentials of Homeopathic Materia Medica, Essentials of Homeopathic Therapeutics and Practical Homeopathic Therapeutics.