Lycopodium Clavatum - General symptomsClub Moss, Lycopodium, Lycop, Lycopod
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 Lycopodium in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
This drug is inert until the spores are crushed. Its wonderful medicinal properties are only disclosed by trituration and succussion.
In nearly all cases where Lycopodium Clavatum is the remedy, some evidence of urinary or digestive disturbance will be found. Corresponds to Grauvogle’s carbo-nitrogenoid constitution, the non-eliminative lithemic. Lycopodium is adapted more especially to ailments gradually developing, functional power weakening, with failures of the digestive powers, where the function of the liver is seriously disturbed. Atony. malnutrition. Mild temperaments of lymphatic constitutions, with catarrhal tendencies; older persons, where the skin shows yellowish spots, earthy complexion, uric acid diathesis, etc.; also precocious, weakly children. Symptoms characteristically run from right to left, acts especially on RIGHT side of body, and are worse from about 4 to 8 P.M. In kidney affections, Red sand in urine, backache, in renal region; worse before urination. Intolerant of cold drinks; Craves everything warm. Best adapted to persons intellectually keen, but of weak, muscular power. Deep-seated, progressive, chronic diseases. Carcinoma. Emaciation. Debility in morning. Marked regulating influence upon the glandular (sebaceous) secretions. Pre-senility. Ascites, in liver disease. Lycop. patient is thin, withered, full of gas and dry. Lacks vital heat; has poor circulation, cold extremities. Pains come and go suddenly. Sensitive to noise and odors.