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Dioscorea Villosa
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Dioscorea Villosa

Wild Yam, Dioscor, Dioscorea

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Available in 2C-30C, 200C, 3X-30X, 200X, 1M-10M, CM from $6.50
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HPUS indication: Colic

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 Dioscorea Villosa in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.

Materia Medica Sources
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H.C. Allen - no Dioscorea Villosa
T.F. Allen  
Boenninghausen - no Dioscorea Villosa
Hahnemann - no Dioscorea Villosa
Kent Lectures - no Dioscorea Villosa
Kent New remedies - no Dioscorea Villosa
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Morrel - no Dioscorea Villosa



As a remedy for many kinds of PAIN, especially colic, and in severe, painful affections of abdominal and pelvic viscera; it ranks with the polychrests of the Materia Medica. Persons of feeble digestive powers; tea-drinkers, with much flatulence. Gall stone colic.


Tincture, to third potency.

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WORSE, evening and night; Lying down, and Doubling up.


BETTER, standing erect, motion in open air; pressure.

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Antidotes: Chamom.; Camph.
Compare: Coloc ( differs in modalities); Nux; Cham.; Bry.

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Calls things by the wrong name.

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Dull pain in both temples; better pressure, but worse afterwards

Buzzing in head.

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Heart; Angina pectoris; pain back of sternum into arms; labored breathing; Feeble action of heart

Especially with flatulence and pain through chest and tightness across.

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Tight feeling all along sternum

Chest does not seem to expand on breathing


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Stomach; Mouth dry and bitter in morning, tongue coated, no thirst

Belching of large quantities of offensive gas

Neuralgia of stomach

Sinking at the pit of the stomach; pyrosis

Pain along sternum and extending into arms

Eructations of sour, bitter wind, With hiccough

Sharp pain in epigastrium, relieved by standing erect.

Pains suddenly shift to different parts; Appear in remote localities, as fingers and toes

Rumbling, with emission of much flatus

Griping, cutting in hypogastric region, with intermittent cutting in stomach and small intestines

Colic; better walking about; pains radiate from abdomen to back, chest, arms; worse, bending forwards and while lying

Sharp pains from liver, shooting upward to right nipple

Pain from gall-bladder to chest, back, and arms

Renal colic, with pain in extremities

Hurried desire for stool.

Pain; during diarrhoea (colic)

wandering pain; shift suddenly to distant parts of body

navel; region of navel

cramping, griping; morning

cramping, griping; late morning

pressing; region of navel

cutting; navel; around navel

Stomach; pain; cutting

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Hemorrhoids, with darting pains to liver; look like bunches of grapes or red cherries; protrude after stool, with pain in anus

Diarrhoea (worse in morning), yellowish, followed by exhaustion, as if flatus and feces were hot.

Haemorrhoids; morning

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Male; Relaxation and coldness of organs

Pains shoot into testicles from region of kidneys

Strong-smelling sweat on scrotum and pubes

Emissions in sleep, or from sexual atony, With weak knees.

Female; Uterine colic; pains radiate from uterus

Vivid dreams.

Male; thick emission from penis

thick emission from penis; without dreams

thick emission from penis; without erections

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Extremities, limbs

Lameness in back; worse, stooping

Aching and stiffness in joints

Sciatica; pains shoot down thigh; worse, right side; better, when perfectly still

FELONS in beginning, when pricking is first felt

Nails brittle

Cramps in flexors of fingers and toes.

Cramps; fingers; during childbirth

Skin; felon (whitlow, onychia, paronychia, foot rot, etc.); whitlow, foot rot

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Pain; cutting; internally

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