Gossypium HerbaceumCotton-plant, Gossypium
Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Gossypium Herbaceum may help, unprocessed Gossypium Herbaceum may be best avoided.
Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Gossypium Herbaceum in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
A powerful emmenagogue, used in physiological doses. Homeopathically, it corresponds to many reflex conditions, depending on disturbed uterine function and pregnancy. Gossypium will relieve tardy menses, especially with sensation that the flow is about to start and yet does not do so. Tall, bloodless patients, with nervous chills.
Tincture, to sixth attenuation.
Pain in cervical region with tendency for head to draw backward with nervousness.
Taste; like rotten eggs
like rotten eggs; morning
Anorexia, with uneasy feeling at scrobiculum at time of menses.
Pain; sudden, sharp (sticking, etc.); behind lower ribs
sudden, sharp (sticking, etc.); groin region; during period
Stomach; aversion to certain foods or drinks; salt; during period
nausea; before eating; before breakfast
Nausea, with inclination to vomit before breakfast
▲ GENITALS ETC
Morning sickness, with sensitive uterine region
Uterine sub-involution and fibroids, with gastric pain and debility.
Female; Labia swollen and itching
Intermittent pain in ovaries
Tumor of the breast with swelling of axillary glands
Backache, weight and dragging in pelvis
Male; pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; spermatic cords
Female; pain; ovaries; extending to other parts; limbs; down limbs
pain; burning; ovaries
pain; pulling; ovaries
pain; labour pains; ineffectual
pain; piercing, stabbing; ovaries
pain; stinging; ovaries
pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; ovaries
Menses too watery
Female; period; amenorrhoea (suppression or absence of period)
period; painful; and difficult (dysmenorrhea)
▲ EXTREMITIES, LIMBS
Heaviness; hand; warmth of bed
Movements and positions; twitching; leg
Pain; pulling; leg
Skin; excoriated (as if grazed, chaffed); between thighs
tumours; thigh; between thigh and genitals (female)
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); tendency to catch cold
warmth; warm bed
Warmth; warm bed
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness)