Kalmia latifolia MT is a rheumatic remedy, with the characteristics of pain shifting rapidly. The joints are usually hot, swollen and tender. The heart is involved secondarily, or the rheumatism alternates between the heart and, extremities. Nausea and slow pulse frequently accompanying. Has also a prominent action on the heart. Useful in neuralgia with pain shooting downwards, with numbness. Also useful in albuminuria. In herbal medicine it is used to treat diarrhea, upset stomach, skin irritations, and as a sedative.
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