Pain, soreness, restlessness and weakness are symptoms guiding to Phytolacca. It has a powerful effect on the fibrous tissues, sore throat, weight loss, swellings with the heat and inflammation, chronic rheumatism, tonsillitis, infection of the nose and throat, acts on the scar tissue, retarded arrangement of teeth and spasm of the muscles. It is pre-eminently a glandular remedy.
Mind – Treats loss of personal delicacy, indifferent towards life in general and surrounding objects.
Head – A person with vertigo on rising, pain in the frontal region, temples and eyes, rheumatism on the scalp, outgrowth on the scalp, advancement of pain every time it rains and the brain feeling sore.
Eyes – As mentioned, the remedy treats feeling of sand under the eyelids, joint edges feeling hot, sharp stinging pain and excessive flow of tears.
Nose – Flow of mucus from nostrils and coryza.
Urine – Effective in suppressed discharge with pain in the kidneys.
Male – Painful flow from the testicles and pain along the area between the anus and scrotum to penis.
Heart – Cures pain in the cardiac region associated with pain in the right arms and feeling as if the heart has come to the throat.
Respiratory – The remedy is effective in cases of difficult breathing, pain in the chest through mid-sternum, rheumatism of lower intercostal regions, difficulty in talking due to damage in the mouth and dry cough which is worst at night.
Fever – High fever with sweating and chilliness.
Back – The remedy covers severe pain in the spine, weakness in the kidneys, stiffness in the back especially in the morning on rising and during the damp weather and aching pains in the lower back.
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