Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Hamamelis Virginica in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.
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1, Dr. H. C. Preston, Phil. J. of Hom., 1, 460, provings with 10 drops of tincture, a tablespoonful, and again a tablespoonful of tincture; 2, ibid., Pierce gave Mrs. W., suffering from slight dyspeptic symptoms, the 3d dil. three times a day; proving repeated after four days; 3, ibid., a young man took same as last; 4, ibid., a young lady took same as last; 5, Pierce himself took 1 drop of the 3d dil. in morning, ibid.; 6, Dr. Thomas, Mouth. Hom. Rev., 1, p. 251, a man took Pond's extract for several days for acute rheumatism; 7, Dr. Frances Burrit, Am. Hom. Rev., 1, p. 511, in applying some tinct. to burnt fingers, some was licked up with the tongue; 8, same, effects of 1 drop of 15th dil. given to a lady for pain in hypogastric region; 9, Dr. Burst. Am. Hom. Obs., 1865, p. 241, took 10th dil., first and second days; 9a, same, took large doses of 3d dil. daily for five days; 9b, same, took fluid extract, 10 to 50-drop doses; 10, Dr. Davidson, Hale's New Remedies, 2d ed., p. 492, gave a woman the 6th dil. for haemorrhoids; did not relieve, but produced pathogenetic effects; 11, Dr. McGeorge, Trans. of Am. Inst. of Hom., 1874, took tinct., 1 drop on first, fourth, and twelfth days; 12, same, took 200th dil., on first, seventh, sixteenth, and twenty-seventh days; 13, same, took 10th dil., on first, second, third, fourth, fifth, eighth, tenth, and twelfth days; 14, same, another prover, S. W., aged 21 took 200th dil. three different provings; 15, same, proving on Dr. Izard with tincture, 5-drop doses for three days; 16, same, Dr. Izard's son, aged 13, took 3 drops of tinct.; 17, same, Dr. Izard's daughter, aged 11, tool 1 drop of tinct.; 18, same, proving on C. J. Wiltbank, aged 27, with 6th dil., afterward 3d. and 12th dil.; 19, same, proving on A. P. Hollet, aged 23, tool 2 drops of tinct.; 20, same, C. H. Evans, aged 22, took 2 drops of tinct.; 21, same W. M. James. took tinct. 2 drops first day, 3 drops fourth day.; 22, same, tool 200th dil.; 23, same, C. J. Cooper, took 1 drop of 6th dil.; 24, same, J. B. Chandler, took 3d dil., first, second fourth, fifth, and seventh days; 25, same, took 200th dil.; 26, same, F. E. Murphy, took 200th dil.; 27, same, F. W. Wagner, took 1 dose 200th dil.; 28, same, Mary McC., aged 21, took 200th dil. once a week; 29, same, Mrs. E. C., aged 31, took 1 dose of 6th dil.; 30, same, Mrs. C. A. aged 58, used Pond's extract as a gargle for ulcerated throat.
Hamamelis Virginica, Linn.
Natural order, Hamamelaceae. Common name, Witch Hazel.
Preparation, Tincture of the leaves and twigs.≡ more ...