Some useful Homeopathic remedies – Part 60.

DIGITALIS PURPUREA.

THIS IS A GREAT HEART REMEDY.

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This remedy is derived from the Foxglove plant. It was used as a specific heart remedy even before Dr. Hahnemann’s time.

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This remedy is useful in all heart ailments with a slow and intermittent pulse and an enlarged tender liver (probably due to right sided heart failure – CCF), with a sensation as if the heart would stop if he moved.

This remedy is also useful when the patient has a constant fear of death with an impending sense of suffocation in the night. The mind of the patient is typically fearful, anxious and the patient is extremely depressed.

The patient feels that if he moves the heart will stop.

It is useful to prevent palpitation in patients with the least movement.

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It is useful in Congestive heart failure and in chronic bronchitis.

This remedy is useful for cyanosis of the tongue, ears, lips and nails due to an irregular circulation as found in Cyanotic heart disease.
It is a great remedy for the liver, especially when the liver is painful and enlarged with lots of nausea and the stools are pale.

This remedy is useful in acute gonorrhea with phimosis. It is also useful in involuntary seminal emissions in the night even without dreams.

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This remedy is useful for reducing the size of the prostate in benign prostatomegally.

The remedy is useful in patients who start in the sleep in alarm and feels that he is falling from a height. The patient experiences continuous sleepiness.

It is a useful remedy in Vertigo with a slow pulse.

This remedy suits people who are worse while sitting up, after meals and after music.

This remedy suits people who are better when the stomach is empty and in open air.

TIPS FROM THE MASTERS…

I have found DIGITALIS very efficacious in several very severe cases of vertigo. It is especially indicated when with the vertigo, the pulse is slow.
Dr. Gray.

For those who wish to add to their armamentarium, we suggest a study of DIGITALIS in potency, which wonders in heart block and bradycardia.
Dr. H.W. Eisfelder, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Boehr claims that DIGITALIS is the most reliable remedy to subdue the hectic fever of Phthisis.
Dr. Dewey, M.D.
Dr. Bahr has the highest opinion of the value of DIGITALIS in spermatorrhoea. I have often confirmed this opinion.
Dr. Hughes, L.R.C.P.

 

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