Phytolacca homeopathy medicine, complete details of homeopathic Phytolacca from Keynotes and Characteristics by H C Allen…

Phytolacca Patients of a rheumatic diathesis; rheumatism of fibrous and periosteal tissue; mercurial or syphilitic.

Emaciation, chlorosis; loss of fat.

Phytolacca has Great exhaustion and profound prostration.

Occupies a position between Bryonia and Rhus; cures when these fail, though apparently well indicated.

In rheumatism and neuralgia after diphtheria, gonorrhea, mercury or syphilis.

Pain flying like electric shocks; shooting, lancinating: rapidly shifting ( Lac caninum, Pulsatilla ); worse from motion and at night.

Entire indifference to life; sure she will die.

Phytolacca Vertigo: when rising from bed feels faint ( Bryonia ).

Intense headache and backache; lame, sore bruised feeling all over; constant desire to move but motion < pains ( Lac caninum, Mercurius – motion > Rhus ).

Irresistible desire to bit the teeth or gums together ( Podophyllum ); during dentition.

Sore throat; of a dark color; uvula large, dropsical, almost translucent ( Kali bichromicum, Rhus )

Phytolacca Diphtheria: pains shoot from throat into ears on swallowing; great pain at root of tongue when swallowing; burning, as from a coal of fire or a red-hot iron: dryness; difficult to swallow with trembling of the hands; sensation of a lump in the throat with continuous desire to swallow; tonsils, uvula and back part of throat covered with ash-colored membrane; cannot drink hot fluids ( Lachesis ).

Carotid and submaxillary glands indurated after diphtheria, scarlet fever.

Mammae full of hard, painful nodosities.

Breast; shows an early tendency to cake; is full, stony, hard and painful, especially when suppuration is inevitable; when child nurses pain goes from nipple to all over body (goes to back, Croton tiglium; to uterus, Pulsatilla, Silicea ).

Mammary abscess; fistulae, gaping, angry ulcers; pus sanious, ichorous, fetid; unhealthy.

Tumefied breast neither heals nor suppurates, is of a purple hue and “hard as old cheese” ( Bryonia, Lac caninum, [Phel.]).

Nipples, sensitive, sore, fissured ( Graphites ); < intensely by nursing, pain radiates over whole body.

Hastens suppuration ( Hepar, Lachesis, Mercurius, Silicea ).

Relations. – Compare: Kali i., its analogue.

Aggravation. – When it rains: exposure to damp, cold weather.

H. C. Allen
Dr. Henry C. Allen, M. D. - Born in Middlesex county, Ont., Oct. 2, 1836. He was Professor of Materia Medica and the Institutes of Medicine and Dean of the faculty of Hahnemann Medical College. He served as editor and publisher of the Medical Advance. He also authored Keynotes of Leading Remedies, Materia Medica of the Nosodes, Therapeutics of Fevers and Therapeutics of Intermittent Fever.