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

What is the chief remedy in this affection, and what are its symptoms?

Ranunculus bulb. There are sharp, sticking pains in the chest, and a sore spot, worse from motion, pressure or change of temperature.

Where the bruised, sore feeling of the chest walls predominate, what is the remedy?


What are some other drugs sometimes called from in this affection

Gaultheria, Actea rac., Rhus rad., Senega and Rumex.

When is Bryonia the remedy?

When there is a rheumatic diathesis with stitching, tearing pains; worse by motion; relieved by lying on painful side.

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.