Ledum PalustreMarsh-tea, Ledum
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 Ledum Palustre in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Affects especially the rheumatic diathesis, going through all the changes, from functional pain to altered secretions and deposits of solid, earthy matter in the tissues. The Ledum Palustre rheumatism begins in feet, and travels upward. It affects also the skin, producing an eruption like Poison-oak, and is antidotal thereto, as well as to stings of insects. There is a general lack of animal heat, and yet heat of bed is intolerable. For punctured wounds, produced by sharp-pointed instruments or bites, particularly if the Wounded parts are cold, this is the remedy. Tetanus with twitching of muscles near wound.≡ show all authors ...
BETTER, from cold, putting feet in cold water. WORSE, at night, and from heat of bed.≡ show all authors ...
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Vertigo when walking with tendency to fall to one side
Distress when head is covered
Pain, headache; from any jar (see sensitive, coughing, laughing, stepping, riding)
from certain movements; movement in general
back of head (occiput); jarring
back of head (occiput); while walking
Skin and scalp; out-break on skin; pimples
perspiration; forehead≡ more ...
Aching in eyes
Extravasation of blood in lids, conjunctiva, aqueous or vitreous
Cataract with gout.
Pain; pressing; outward≡ more ...
Red pimples on forehead and cheeks; stinging when touched
Crusty eruption around nose and mouth.
Skin; out-breaks on skin
out-breaks on skin; forehead
out-breaks on skin; cold sores, herpes≡ more ...
Acne on forehead, sticking pain therein
Itching of feet and ankles; worse, scratching and warmth of bed
Long discoloration after injuries
Carbuncles ( anthracin)
Coldness; injured parts
Discoloration; purple (purpura haemorrhagica purplish spots or patches from haemorrhage under skin)
Abnormal growths; ulcers; cold air
ulcers; cold application
Itching; gnawing, biting
Out-breaks on skin; gnawing, biting
tubercles (nodules, knob-like lumps)
like nettle rash
Pain; gnawing, biting
Stings of insects≡ more ...
Burning in nose
Cough, with bloody expectoration
Dyspnoea; chest feels constricted
Suffocative arrest of breathing
Pain along trachea
Bronchitis with emphysema of aged
Oppressive constriction of chest
Tickling in larynx; spasmodic cough
Hemoptysis, alternating with rheumatism
Chest hurts when touched
Whooping-cough; spasmodic Double inspiration with sobbing.≡ more ...
Gouty pains shoot all through the foot and limb, and in joints, but especially small joints
Swollen, hot, pale
Throbbing in right shoulder
Pressure in shoulder, worse motion
Cracking in joints; worse, warmth of bed
Soles painful, can hardly step on them ( Ant)
c.; Lyc.) Easy spraining of ankle.
pinching and cracking on movement
in skin over joints
Coldness; yet warm bed unbearable
Cracking noise in joints
Emaciated, extremely thin; diseased limb
Diseased hip-joint (see pain in hip); right
fingers; bone; around the bone
leg; around the bone
Pain; cold applications
rheumatic; extending upward
warmth; warmth of bed
upper limbs; uncovering
upper limbs; warmth
and right hip
lower limbs; cold
lower limbs; rheumatic
lower limbs; sciatica (pain radiating from back along back of thigh); warmth
lower limbs; extending to other parts; upwards
rheumatic; mainly right, also left shoulder
when in warm bed
from a false step
foot; when walking up hill or stairs
foot; extending to other parts; upwards
toes; first toe (large toe)
ulcerative; while walking
aching; wrist; evening; sitting
boring; toes; first toe (large toe)
pressing; toes; first toe (large toe)
sore, bruised; fingers
around the bone
sore, bruised; knee
sore, bruised; foot; sole
sore, bruised; foot; heel
sore, bruised; toes; first toe (large toe); ball
as if sprained; joint
as if sprained; ankle
tearing; joints; sticking
Skin; itching; ankle
itching; ankle; warmth
back of foot
back of foot; warmth of bed
lower limbs; stinging
rheumatic; cold application
Tension, tightness; joints≡ more ...
Sleep and dreams
Sleeplessness, insomnia; coverings are warm though limbs are cold≡ more ...
Fever and chill
Coldness, want of animal heat
Sensation as of cold water over parts; general coldness with heat of face.
Shaking, shivering, rigors≡ more ...
Injuries and accidents
Stings of insects
Wounds; bites of poisonous animals
effects of wounds on other parts (constitutional)
of palms and soles≡ more ...
Night; before midnight
Blood vessels; veins and arteries swollen from inner pressure, during fever (distended)
Convulsions; with tetanus rigidity; injured parts become cold as ice and spasms begin in the wound
Emaciated (extremely thin); parts affected with disease
movement of affected part
Pain; sudden, sharp; externally
sudden, sharp; internally
Sensitive; around the bone
Symptoms not symmetrical; crosswise, left upper and right lower
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); cold feeling; lack of vital heat
Wraps≡ more ...