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Dioscorea Villosa

Wild Yam, Dioscor, Dioscorea Dios.
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HPUS indication of Dioscorea Villosa: Colic
Common symptoms: Colic, Diarrhea, Dry mouth, Flatulence.

Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Dioscorea Villosa in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.

  GENERAL

General

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.

Dose

Tincture, to third potency.

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  MODALITIES ETC

Worse

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

Better

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

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  RELATIONSHIPS

Compare

Compare: Colocynthis Coloc ( differs in modalities); Nux Vomica Nux; Chamomilla Cham.; Bryonia Bry.

Antidotes

Antidotes: Chamomilla Chamom.; Camphora Camph.

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  MIND

Mind

Calls things by the wrong name.

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  HEAD

Buzzing in head.

Headache

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

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  CHEST

Chest

Especially with flatulence and pain through chest and tightness across.

Respiration

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

Tight feeling all along sternum

Chest does not seem to expand on breathing

Short-winded.

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  ABDOMEN

Abdomen

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

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

Flatus

Rumbling, with emission of much flatus

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  RECTUM, ANUS, STOOL

Rectum

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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  GENITALS ETC

Male

Pains shoot into testicles from region of kidneys

Strong-smelling sweat on scrotum and pubes

Male

thick emission from penis

thick emission from penis; without dreams

thick emission from penis; without erections

Womb

Female; Uterine colic; pains radiate from uterus

Genitals

Male; Relaxation and coldness of organs

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

Vivid dreams.

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  EXTREMITIES, LIMBS

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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  GENERALITIES

Generalities

Pain; cutting; internally

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