Dolichos PruriensMucuna?, Cowhage, Dolichos
Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Dolichos Pruriens may help, unprocessed Dolichos Pruriens may be best avoided.
Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Dolichos Pruriens in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
A right-sided medicine, with pronounced liver and skin symptoms. A general Intense itching without eruption. Exalted nervous sensibility. Senile pruritus. Hemorrhoidal diathesis.
Sixth potency. Tincture, drop doses, in hemorrhoids.
▲ MODALITIES ETC
WORSE, at night, scratching, right side.
Pain, headache; bursting
Lids; eyes open; eyes permanently open
spasmodic opening of eyes
stitching, sudden, sharp
Skin; discoloration; red; within definite boundaries
itching (see skin)
Gums and teeth
Discoloration; gums; redness
Teeth; pain; right
Taste; bitter-sweet; bloody
bitter-sweet; when coughing
Pain in throat, worse swallowing, below right angle of jaw, as if splinter were imbedded vertically
Pain in gums prevents sleep.
Pain; as from a splinter
Difficult (dyspnea); with cough
Afternoon; 4 p.m. until morning
While lying down
Intense itching, with no swelling or rash; worse across shoulders, also about elbows and knees and hairy parts
Yellow in spots; itching excessively at night
Herpes zoster ( Arsenicum Album Ars.)
Discoloration; yellow, jaundice, etc.
without visible out-break on skin
on becoming warm
Out-breaks on skin; herpetic
herpetic; zoster, zona
Pain; burning; night
▲ BACK AND NECK
dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades; left; under
Colic from getting feet wet
Constipation, with intense itching; bloated abdomen
Swelling of liver
Hemorrhoids, with burning sensation.
Bladder; urging to urinate (unhealthy desire); ineffectual
▲ RECTUM, ANUS, STOOL
Constipation; during pregnancy
▲ GENITALS ETC
Female; irritation; itching
▲ EXTREMITIES, LIMBS
Pain; aching; upper limbs
Skin; out-break on skin; upper limbs; dry
out-break on skin; upper limbs; herpes
out-break on skin; leg; dry
Pain; burning externally; internally
sensation of splinters
sudden, sharp; internally