Sticta PulmonariaLung Wort, Sticta
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 Sticta Pulmonaria in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Offers a set of symptoms like coryza, bronchial catarrh and influenza, together with nervous and Rheumatic disturbances. There is a general feeling of dullness and malaise, as when a cold is coming on; dull, heavy pressure in forehead, catarrhal conjunctivitis, etc. Rheumatic stiffness of neck.
Tincture, to sixth potency.
Compare: Datura arborea - bougmancia candida (cannot concentrate thoughts; brain floats in thousands of problems and grand ideas. Floating sensation as if ideas were floating outside of brain. Headache, heartburn. Burning sensation around cardiac end of stomach, extending to oesophagus with sense of constriction. Heat and fullness over liver region.) Certraria - Iceland Moss (chronic diarrhoea, phthisis, bloody expectoration. Is used as a decoction and boiled with milk as an expectorant and nutrient in bronchorrhea, catarrh, etc.) Also compare: Eryng.; Dros.; Stilling.; Rumex; Sambucus.
Feels as if floating in air ( datura arborea; Lac
Can.) Confusion of ideas; Patient must talk.≡ more ...
Dull headache, with dull heavy pressure in forehead and Root of nose
catarrhal headache before discharge appears
Burning in eyes and soreness of balls
Sensation as if scalp were too small
Burning in eyelids.
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); forehead; daytime≡ more ...
Fluor.) Dryness of nasal membrane
constant need to blow the nose, but no discharge
Dry scabs, especially in evening and night
Hay-fever; incessant sneezing ( Sabad.)
Wants to blow nose constantly
Catarrh; dry, chronic
Discharge from nose; crusts, scabs, inside
Discharge from nose; hard, dry
Dryness; inside; forced to blow nose, but no discharge
Sense of fullness; root
Running or blocked nose (coryza); dry≡ more ...
Throat raw; dropping of mucus posteriorly
Dry, hacking cough during night; worse, inspiration
Tracheitis, facilitates expectoration
Loose cough in morning
Pain through chest from sternum to spinal column
Cough after measles ( Sang.); Worse towards evening and when tired
pulsation from right side of sternum down to abdomen.≡ more ...
Diarrhoea; stools profuse, frothy; worse, morning
Urine increased, with soreness and aching in bladder.≡ more ...
Rheumatic pain in right shoulder joint, deltoid, and biceps
Swelling, heat, redness of joints
Spot of inflammation and redness over affected joint
Pain severe and drawing
Chorea-like spasms; legs feel floating in air
Joints and neighboring muscles red, swollen, painful
Rheumatic pains precede catarrhal symptoms.
Skin; bursae (like bags on skin bursae)≡ more ...
Uses are based on traditional homeopathic practice and have not been reviewed by the FDA.