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Lycopersicum - General symptoms

Solanum Lycopersicum, Lycopersicum Esculentum, Tomato, Lycop, Lycop., Lycpr.

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HPUS indication of Lycopersicum: Backache

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




At night he lies upon the back, on account of a sensation of paralysis,

Marked symptoms of rheumatism and influenza. Severe aching pains all over body. Pains left after influenza. Head always shows signs of acute congestion. Hay-fever, with marked worse from breathing the least dust. Frequent urination and profuse watery diarrhoea.

Lycopersicum esculentum. Solanum lycopersicum. Tomato. Love-apple. N. O. Solanaceae. Tincture of ripe fruit. Tincture of fresh plant.

a sense of paralysis. peevishness and loss of memory.

pressing and boring pains in head.

stopped catarrh. Some women cannot eat tomatoes without getting backache, leucorrhoea, or metrorrhagia. In Gross's proving the headache was agg. in evening, she was obliged to rise in the night to urinate. The mind symptoms were agg., and the headache amel. by leaning the head against something. Dr. Herbert H. Roberts, of Derby, Conn., has published (N. A. J. H., October, 1900) provings made by himself, two with the 3x and two with the 30x tinctures. "The original tincture was made from the thoroughly ripened fruit, great pains being taken to thoroughly macerate the seeds as well as the pulp." Dr. Roberts' symptoms seem to me of great importance. They will be found marked "(R.)" in the Schema. The rheumatic and congestive symptoms were mostly produced by the 3x, the nervous symptoms mostly by the 30x. Roberts remarks that the natives of Mexico and California eat quantities of the ripe fruit to prevent rheumatism. Very decided rheumatic pains were developed both by Gross and Roberts. The right deltoid was very markedly affected, and should make Lycopers. a companion to Sanguinaria Canadensis Sang. in shoulder pains. The headaches were very intense and characteristic, in some great soreness remained after the pain had gone. This is a not uncommon feature.

eyes painful, agg. from light.

pupils contracted. Thirst for large quantities. Temperature 104°F. Pulse full flowing. Lycopers. 3x every hour given in evening removed headache before midnight. Next day right tonsil swollen and inflamed.

sore on swallowing. feeling of a lump there. Temperature 101°. Rapidly got well.


Third to thirtieth potency.