Arnica MontanaLeopard's Bane, Arnica, Mountain Arnica
Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while the very dilute homeopathic remedy may help, the raw product is often best avoided.
Below are the strongest indications of Arnica in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Produces conditions upon the system quite similar to those resulting from injuries, falls, blows, contusions. Tinnitus aurium. Putrid phenomena. Septic conditions; prophylactic of pus infection. Apoplexy, red, full face.
It is especially suited to cases when any injury, however remote, seems to have caused the present trouble. After traumatic injuries, overuse of any organ, strains. Arnica Montana is disposed to cerebral congestion. Acts best in plethoric, feebly in debilitated with impoverished blood, cardiac dropsy with dyspnoea. A muscular tonic. Traumatism of grief, remorse or sudden realization of financial loss. Limbs and body ache as if beaten; joints as if sprained. Bed feels too hard. Marked effect on the blood. Affects the venous system inducing stasis. Ecchymosis and Hemorrhages. Relaxed blood vessels, black and blue spots. Tendency to hemorrhage and low-fever states. Tendency to tissue degeneration, septic conditions abscesses that do not mature. Sore, lame, bruised feeling. Neuralgias originating in disturbances of pneumogastric. Rheumatism of muscular and tendinous tissue, especially of back and shoulders. Aversion to tobacco. Influenza. Thrombosis. Haematocele.
Locally, the tincture, but should never be applied HOT or at all when abrasions or cuts are present.
WORSE, least touch; motion; rest; wine; damp cold.
Better, lying down, or with head low.≡ show all authors ...
Vitex Trifolia - Indian Arnica ( Sprains and pains, headache in temples, pain in joints; pain in abdomen; pain in testicles.)
Complementary: Acon.; Ipec.
Compare: Acon.; Bapt.; Bellis; Hemamellis; Rhus; Hypericum.
Fears touch, or the approach of anyone
Unconscious; when spoken to answers correctly, but relapses
Indifference; inability to perform continuous active work; morose, delirious
Nervous; cannot bear pain; whole body oversensitive
Says there is nothing the matter with him
Wants to be let alone
Agoraphobia (fear of space)
After mental strain or shock.
Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; about self; circumstances; thinks is well
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; irritability; sends doctor home, says is not sick
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; mildness
Insecure, uncertain, scared; fear; of others approaching
Insecure, uncertain, scared; fear; of others approaching; in case touched by them
Memory; forgetful; of words while speaking
Talking, conversation; obstinate; declares there is nothing the matter with him
Talking, conversation; says is well, when very sick
Unconsciousness; during fever≡ more ...
Hot, with cold body; confused; sensitiveness of brain, with sharp, pinching pains
Scalp feels contracted
Cold spot on forehead
Chronic vertigo; objects whirl about especially when walking.
Brain; concussion of brain
Congestion (see pulsation)
Expanded sensation (see swollen); enlarged sensation
Hot; during chill
Hot; with coldness of body
After injuries of the head
Pain, headache; with high or low temperature; headache during the heat
Pain, headache; in forehead
Pain, headache; back of head (occiput)
Pain, headache; burning; body cold
Pain, headache; pulling; back of head (occiput)
Sensitive; from brushing hair≡ more ...
Diplopia from traumatism, muscular paralysis, retinal hemorrhage
Bruised, sore feeling in eyes after close work
Must keep eyes open
Dizzy on closing them
Feel tired and weary after sight-seeing, moving pictures, etc.
Inflammation; foreign bodies
Inflammation; wounds; iris
Pain; from a blow
Pupils; insensitive to light≡ more ...
Noises in ear caused by rush of blood to the head
Shooting in and around ears
Blood from ears
Dullness of hearing after concussion
Pain in cartilages of ears as if bruised.
Impaired; from concussion≡ more ...
Bleeding after every fit of coughing, dark fluid blood
Nose feels sore; Cold.
Nose bleed; from being hit
Nose bleed; from blowing the nose
Nose bleed; with cough; whooping cough
Nose bleed; from exertion
Nose bleed; from washing face
Tingling; inside≡ more ...
SUNKEN; very red
Heat in lips
Herpes in face.
Heat; during chill
Heat; with cold elsewhere; hands
Skin; discoloration; red; while shivering≡ more ...
Dry and thirsty
Bitter taste ( Coloc.) Taste as from bad eggs
Soreness of gums after teeth extraction ( Sepia.) Empyema of maxillary sinus.
Bleeding; gums; profuse bleeding after extraction of teeth
Odour (halitosis, bad breath); offensive
Odour (halitosis, bad breath); putrid
Taste; like rotten eggs
Taste; like rotten eggs; morning
Taste; putrid; in intermittent fever
Teeth; pain; from concussion
Teeth; pain; after a filling≡ more ...
Black and blue
Itching, burning, eruption of small pimples
Crops of small boils ( Ichthyol; Silica.) Ecchymosis
Bed sores ( Bovinine locally.) Acne indurata, characterized by Symmetry in distribution.
Discoloration; bluish; spots
Discoloration; yellow, jaundice, etc.; spots
Abnormal growths; ulcers; with crawling sensation
Abnormal growths; ulcers; sensitive
Out-breaks on skin; boils
Out-breaks on skin; boils; small
Out-breaks on skin; painful
Pain; like bruising
Becomes sore when lying down≡ more ...
Heart; Angina pectoris; pain especially severe in elbow of left arm
Stitches in heart
Pulse feeble and irregular
Cardiac dropsy with distressing dyspnoea
Extremities distended, feel bruised and sore
Fatty heart and hypertrophy.
Heart; angina pectoris
Heart; fatty degeneration of heart
Lungs; haemorrhage (see expectoration)
Pain; sore, bruised
Pain; sore, bruised; from coughing
Pain; sore, bruised; holds chest with hands during cough
Pain; sore, bruised; on pressing
Pain; sore, bruised; respiration
Pain; sore, bruised; touch
Pain; sore, bruised; breast; nipples
Pain; sore, bruised; region of heart≡ more ...
Holds self during cough; must hold chest with both hands, while coughing≡ more ...
Bloody, spitting of blood (see chest haemorrhage)
Mucous; bloody≡ more ...
Coughs depending on cardiac lesion, paroxysmal, at night, during sleep, worse exercise
Acute tonsillitis, swelling of soft palate and uvula
Pneumonia; approaching paralysis
Hoarseness from overuse of voice
Raw, sore feeling in morning
Cough produced by weeping and lamenting
Dry, from tickling low down in trachea
Dyspnoea with hemoptysis
All bones and cartilages of chest painful
Violent, spasmatic cough with facial herpes
Whooping cough, child cries before coughing
Pleurodynia (Rannuc.; Cimicif.)
Asthma attack; from fatty degeneration of heart≡ more ...
Pain; sore, bruised, beaten
Pain; sore, bruised, beaten; during shivering
Pain; sore, bruised, beaten; lumbar (lower half of back)
Pain; as if sprained; lumbar (lower half of back)≡ more ...
Stomach; Longing for vinegar
Distaste for milk and meat
Vomiting of blood
Pain in stomach during eating
Repletion with loathing
Oppressive gases pass upward and downward
Pressure as from a stone
Feeling as if stomach were pressing against spine
Stitches under false ribs
Distended; offensive flatus
Sharp thrusts through abdomen.
Pain; sore, bruised, tenderness, etc.
Pain; sore, bruised, tenderness, etc.; groin region
Bladder; retention of urine (see urination delayed)
Bladder; retention of urine (see urination delayed); after exertion
Bladder; spasm; cervix
Bladder; urging to urinate (unhealthy desire); frequent (see urination, frequent)
Bladder; urging to urinate (unhealthy desire); ineffectual
Bladder; urging to urinate (unhealthy desire); sudden; must hasten to urinate, or urine will escape
Bladder; urination; dribbling (by drops); involuntary
Bladder; urination; feeble stream (slow)
Bladder; urination; involuntary, incontinence; night, bed wetting
Bladder; urination; delayed, difficult; must wait for urine to start
Kidneys; suppression of urine
Stomach; burping, belching
Stomach; burping, belching; bitter
Stomach; burping, belching; like rotten eggs
Stomach; burping, belching; like rotten eggs; morning; on rising
Stomach; burping, belching; empty
Stomach; burping, belching; foul
Stomach; pain; sore, bruised, beaten (tenderness)
Stomach; thirst; during chill
Stomach; thirst; while perspiring
Stomach; vomiting; blood≡ more ...
Flatulence; offensive; rotten eggs
Involuntary stool≡ more ...
Straining of tenesmus in diarrhea
offensive, brown, BLOODY, putrid, involuntary
Looks like brown yeats
Must lie down after every stool
Diarrhoea of consumption; worse lying on left side
Dysenteric stools with muscular pains.
Containing pus≡ more ...
Retained from over-exertion
Dark brick-red sediment
Vesical tenesmus with very painful micturition.
Strong and sharp (acrid)
Sediment; containing pus (see bladder, catarrh and inflammation)
Sediment; sand; red (brick-dust)
Urine heavier than usual≡ more ...
Female; Bruised parts after labor
Uterine hemorrhage from mechanical injury after coition
Mastitis from injury
Feeling as if foetus were lying crosswise.
Male; inflammation; testes
Male; inflammation; testes; from bruising
Male; pain; aching
Male; swelling; penis
Female; pain; pains after giving birth
Female; pain; sore, tenderness; ovaries; walking
Female; pain; sore, tenderness; womb≡ more ...
Great fear of being touched or approached
Pain in back and limbs, as if bruised or beaten
Sprained and dislocated feeling
Soreness after overexertion
Everything on which he lies seems too hard
Deathly coldness of forearm
Cannot walk erect, on account of bruised pain in pelvic region
Rheumatism begins low down and works up ( Ledum.
Coldness; upper limbs; hands; with heat; with hot face
Coldness; upper limbs; hands; with heat; with hot head
Injuries; hand; sprain
Pain; before chill
Pain; joints; gouty
Pain; joints; paralytic
Pain; sore, bruised
Pain; sore, bruised; in contact with bed
Pain; sore, bruised; while lying down; in the limb lain on
Pain; sore, bruised; joints
Pain; sore, bruised; forearm
Pain; sore, bruised; hip; during chill
Pain; as if sprained; joint
Pain; as if sprained; wrist
Pain; as if sprained; ankle
Pain; as if sprained; foot
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; fingers; as from splinter
Skin; bursae (like bags on skin bursae)
Skin; chicken pox (see swelling); lower limbs
Skin; discoloration; hand; blueness
Skin; out-break on skin; painful
Weakness; joints≡ more ...
Sleep and dreams
Sleepless and restless when overtired
Comatose drowsiness; awakens with hot head; dreams of death, mutilated bodies, anxious and terrible
Horrors in the night
Involuntary stools during sleep.
Dreams; animals, insects, beasts; animals
Falling asleep; when answering≡ more ...
Fever and chill
Shivering over whole body
Heat and redness of head, with coolness of rest of body
Internal heat; feet and hands cold
Nightly sour sweats.
Chilliness (see also whole body; temperature)
Chilliness (see also whole body; temperature); slightest movement of the bed-clothes
From environment; malarial influences
Dangerously cold; violent congestion of head, cold body, with thirst, chill felt most in pit of stomach, body feels bruised
With fever, but chill predominating
Shaking, shivering, rigors; with heat
Shaking, shivering, rigors; with heat; of head
At certain time of day or night; from 4 a.m.
When uncovering, undressing
Sensation of cold water; dashed over him
Continued fever; small, purple spots; foul breath, says there is nothing the matter with him
Intense heat; of the head and face, body cold
Septic fever (see infectious, continued, from childbirth, etc.)
With shivering; from uncovering
Chilliness from uncovering≡ more ...
Injuries and accidents
Injuries in general
Injuries of soft parts
Poisoning; poisoning by quinine
Shock from injury≡ more ...
Blood vessels; varicose veins
Formication (like insects crawling around); external parts
Inflammation; blood vessels
Straining of muscles and tendons, from lifting
Movement; movement of affected part
Pain; pressing; internally
Pain; sore, bruised
Pain; sore, bruised; externally
Pain; sore, bruised; parts lain on
Pain; sore, bruised; in spots
Pain; sudden, sharp; inward
Pain; tearing; externally
Pulse; frequent, accelerated, elevated, exalted, fast, innumerable, rapid
Sensitive; bed feels hard
Sensitive; excessive physical irritability
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness)≡ more ...