Some useful Homeopathic remedies – Part 61.

DIOSCOREA VILLOSA.

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This remedy is derived from the plant called as the Wild Yam and it was Dr. S.M. Cushing who proved it.

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It is a useful remedy in painful colic. The patient feels better from BENDING BACKWARDS TO OBTAIN RELIEF.

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It is a grand remedy for gallstones along with other remedies like Berberis Vulgaris, China and Belladonna.

It is useful for pain in the liver area, shooting upwards to the right nipple and for pain in the waist radiating to the stomach, intestines, back, chest and arms.

It is useful in angina when the pain is behind the breastbone.

It is also useful for colic pain in the kidney region radiating to the testicles.

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It is useful when there are piles protruding from the anus like a bunch of grapes with pains in the liver.

It is useful when the patient constantly has belching of gas with pain in the sternum radiating down the arms.

Some authorities on Homeopathy consider this remedy as the best to cure whitlows.

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This remedy is suited to persons who are worse in the evening and the night, while lying down and doubling up. It is useful when the patient is better when standing erect, motion, in open air and pressure. It also suits subjects, who are worse after meals, with relief from belching; with a constant distress in the navel and the hypogastric region.

TIPS ON DIOSCOREA VILLOSA…

DIOSCOREA VILLOSA Q when given in hot water, in cases of Appendicitis will cause the intense pain to fade away and give ease to the patient.
Dr. Anchtz.

Its field clinically seems to be the chronic gallbladder with paroxysms of severe pain. I have used this many times with success though the well-known modality of being better from bending backward is not present. The pains shift suddenly to different parts and in remote localities; gripping and cutting with radiating pain.

Dr. Garth W. Boericke, M.D.

DIOSCOREA is excellent for what we may term atonic seminal emissions. The organs are so relaxed that 2 or 3 dreams with emissions of semen occur in a single night. The day following emissions, the patient feels weak particularly about the knees. In these cases, I know of no remedy like DIOSCOREA. I usually give it in the 12th Potency and afterwards in the 30th.

Dr. Farrington, M.D.

In my gallbladder cases, as a routine, I see combinations of CHELLIDONIUM, CHIONANTHUS & HYDRASTIS, and equal parts and in many cases, the patient is relieved. However, for an acute attack, DIOSCOREA is helpful and at times, curative.

Dr. Garth W. Boericke, M.D.

 

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