Podophyllum PeltatumMay-apple, Podophyllum, Pod, Podoph, Podophy, Podophyl, Podophyllinum
Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Podophyllum Peltatum may help, unprocessed Podophyllum Peltatum may be best avoided.
Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Podophyllum Peltatum in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Is especially adapted to persons of bilious temperament. It affects chiefly the Duodenum, small intestines, liver, and Rectum. The Podophyllum Peltatum disease is a gastro-enteritis with colicky pain and bilious vomiting. Stool is watery with jelly-like mucus, painless, Profuse. Gushing and offensive. Many troubles during pregnancy; pendulous abdomen after confinement; prolapsus uteri; painless cholera morbus. Torpidity of the liver; portal engorgement with a tendency to hemorrhoids, hypo-gastric pain, fullness of superficial veins, jaundice.
Tincture to sixth potency. The 200th and 1000th seem to do good work in cholera infantum, when indicated.
Worse, in early morning, in hot weather, during dentition.
Compare: Mandragora Officinarium Mandragora - also called mandrake - (must not be confounded with Podophyllum Peltatum. Great desire for sleep; exaggeration of sounds and enlarged vision. Bowels inactive; stools large, white and hard). Aloe Socotrina Aloe; Chelidonium Majus Chelid.; Merc Viv Merc.; Nux Vomica Nux; Sulphur Sulph. Prunella - Self-heal - (Colitis).
Loquacity and delirium from eating acid fruits
Depression of spirits.
rolling of head from side to side, with moaning and vomiting and eyelids half closed
Child perspires on head during sleep.
Headache, dull pressure, worse morning, with heated face and bitter taste; Alternating with diarrhoea
Gums and teeth
Grinding the teeth at night; Intense desire to press the gums together ( Phytolacca Decandra Phytol.) Difficult dentition
Tongue broad, large, moist
Burning sensation of tongue.
Foul, putrid taste
Pain; before chill
lumbar (lower half of back); before chill
aching; before chill
Heartburn; gagging or empty retching
Distended; heat and emptiness
Sensation of weakness or sinking
Can lie comfortably only on stomach
Liver region painful, Better rubbing part
Anxiety; after stool
Noises from abdomen; gurgling
gurgling; before stool
Pain; during diarrhoea (colic)
behind lower ribs; right
spleen; during chill
pressing; before stool
Sense of weakness; after stool
Stomach; burping, belching; bitter
sinking (see emptiness); after stool
Rumbling and shifting of flatus in ascending colon.
Stomach; Hot, sour belching; nausea and vomiting
Thirst for large quantities of cold water ( Bryonia Bry.) Vomiting of hot, frothy mucus
Vomiting of milk.
Pain; with vomiting, blood and mucus in stool (intussusception); pain in region of liver
Cholera infantum and morbus
Diarrhoea of long standing; Early in morning; during teething, with hot, glowing cheeks while being bathed or washed; in hot weather after acid fruits
Morning, painless diarrhoea when not due to venous stasis or intestinal ulceration
Green, water, Fetid, profuse, gushing
Prolapse of rectum before or with stool
Constipation; clay-colored, hard, dry, difficult
Constipation alternating with diarrhoea ( Ant)
crud.) Internal and external piles.
Cholera; with vomiting or diarrhoea
Constipation; alternating with diarrhoea
Flatulence; during stool
Heat; during stool
Involuntary stool; on passing flatulence
Pain; during stool
pressing (pressure); downward, outward, etc.
Bloody; in streaks
Forcible, sudden, gushing
Food appears to be passed undigested (lientery)
With meal-like sediment
Mucous, slimy; bloody
White; like chalk
lumps, like chalk
Female; Pain in uterus and Right ovary, with shifting noises along ascending colon
pain; womb (see abdomen, pain)
prolapse; womb; during stool
Prolapsed uteri, especially after parturition
Hemorrhoids, with prolapsus ani during pregnancy
Prolapsus from overlifting or straining; during pregnancy.
Female; inflammation; ovaries
inflammation; ovaries; right
Suppressed menses, with pelvic tenesmus
Pain between shoulders, under right scapula, in loins and lumbar region
Pain in right inguinal region; shoots down inner thigh to knees
Paralytic weakness on left side.
Pain; elbow; during chill
Fever and chill
Chills at 7 A.M., with pain in hypochondria, and knees, ankles, wrists
Great loquacity during fever
At certain time of day or night; from 7 a.m.
Sleep and dreams
Falling asleep; during heat
Sleep between heat of fever
While perspiring (see perspiration during sleep)
during the heat
Night; after midnight
Pain; pressing; externally
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); from diarrhoea