Carduus MarianusSt. Mary's Thistle, Caruus Marianus, Caardus Marianus, Caarduus
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 (i.e. symptoms) of Carduus Marianus in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
The action of this drug is centered in the liver, and portal system, causing soreness, pain, jaundice. Has specific relation to the vascular system. Abuse of alcoholic beverages, especially beer. Varicose veins and ulcers. Diseases of miners, associated with asthma. Dropsical conditions depending on liver disease, and when due to pelvic congestion and hepatic disease. Disturbs sugar metabolism. Influenza when liver is affected. Debility. Hemorrhages, especially connected with hepatic disease.
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Compare: Carduus Benedictus Card. Benedictus (strong action on eyes, and sensation of contraction in many parts; stomach symptoms similar); Chelidonium Majus Chelidonium; Chionanthus Virginica Chionanthus; Merc Viv Merc.; Podophyllum Peltatum Podophyl.; Bryonia Bry.; Aloe Socotrina Aloe.≡ Show reverse lookup of relationships
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Contractive feeling above eyebrows
Dull heavy, stupid, with foul tongue
Vertigo, with tendency to fall forward
Burning and pressure in eyes
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Itching on lying down at night
Varicose ulcers ( Clematis vitalba.) Eruption on lower part of sternum.
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Stitching pains in lower right ribs and front; worse, moving, walking, etc
Pain in chest, going to shoulders, back, loins and abdomen, with urging to urinate.
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; sides
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Stomach; Taste bitter
Aversion to salt meat
Appetite small; tongue furred; Nausea; retching; vomiting of green, acid fluid
Stitches in left side of stomach, near spleen ( Ceanothus Americanus Ceanoth.) Gallstone disease with enlarged liver.
Pain in region of liver
Left lobe very sensitive
Fullness and soreness, with moist skin
Constipation; stools hard, difficult, knotty; alternates with diarrhoea
Stools bright yellow
Swelling of gall bladder with painful tenderness
Hyperaemia of liver, with jaundice
Cirrhosis, with dropsy.
Pain; with vomiting, blood and mucus in stool (intussusception); pain in region of liver
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Hemorrhagic piles, prolapse or rectum, burning pain in anus and rectum, hard and knotting, clayey stools
10 drop doses (Wapler).
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Pain in hip-joint, spreading through buttocks and down thigh; Worse from stooping
Weakness felt in feet, especially after sitting.
Diseased hip-joint (see pain in hip)
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