Ledum palustre(Mother tincture)
Tincture of dried small twigs and leaves collected after flowering begins, of whole fresh plant.
Common Name: Wild Rosemary, Marsh Cistus, Marsh Tea.
Causes & Symptoms for Ledum palustre
- Ledum pal is useful for certain kinds of injury, coldness especially of the ends of the extremities.
- It is used for punctured wounds with needles, wounds that bleed scantily but are followed by pain, puffiness and coldness of the part.
- Coldness to touch, coldness in the body and coldness in the extremities with hot head is a characteristic of Ledum Pal.
- It is a gouty medicine, having complaints, chalk stones in their joints, deposits in the wrists, fingers and toes,
- In mosquito-bites, stings of bees and wasps, rat-bits, needle-pricks resulting in whitlows ledum gives good results.
- Injuries that bleed easily, have red faces, throbbing and pulsating all over the body indicates Ledum pal.
Mind and Head
Tendency to anger and rage indicates ledum.
Unsteadiness and drunkenness in the head, brain is sore.
Vertigo felt when walking and standing indicates ledum pal.
Pressing headache when head is covered, Violent throbbing pains in head.
Pimples and boils on the forehead is relieved with Ledum
Eyes, ear, nose
Aching in eyes, especially in evening, sometimes with burning.
Inflammation of ear, Ringing, ringing of bells and whizzing in ears
Bleeding in nose, burning internally in the nose, the nose is sore on pressure and on blowing it indicates Ledum Pal.
Mouth and Throat
Pains in the teeth are violent, sticking relieved with Ledum.
In the throat sticking pains, sore throat with fine sticking pains are relieved with Ledum Pal.
Ledum pal is suitable to besotted face people and looks very much like the face of an old drunkard
Drawing and tearing stitches in the chest, which are felt on moving the arms and when sitting indicates ledum pal.
Stomach and abdomen
Nausea, with inclination to vomit, on expectorating with pressure on stomach after a light meal indicates Ledum Pal.
Sensation of fullness in upper part of the abdomen with drawing pain in abdomen.
Stool and Anus
Blind smarting piles.
Urination frequent, quantity diminished or increased, stream often stops during the flow indicates ledum pal.
Burning in the urethra after urinating. Itching redness and discharge of pus Frequent want to urinate, with scanty emission.
Violent and prolonged erections.
Menstruation too early, too profuse, bright red with great coldness of the body, yet the patient wants the cold air.
Great pain during menstruation is relieved with Ledum pal.
Neck and Back
Pain in back and loins, like a stiffness after sitting is resolved with Ledum pal.
Drawing and tearing which extend from the loins into the occiput.
Tearing pressure from the hip-joint down to the ankle worse on motion indicates ledum.
Bloated condition from the knees to the feet, hard and painful nodosities in the joints is resolved with Ledum pal.
Better by sitting, with the feet in a tub of ice cold water, a feeling of numbness and torpidity indicates Ledum.
Ledum has an action upon the small joints of the fingers and toes, in which enlargements, nodosities and deposits of uric acid are resolved.
The pains in the joints are all aggravated at night and by the warmth of the bed.
Sensation of heaviness in the arm, with a feeling of tenseness in the muscles of the forearm is relieved with Ledum.
The small joints of the fingers, the knee-joint and the feet become the seat of nodosities in Ledum indications.
Old painful ulcers that spread, the ulcers are relieved by cold. Small pimples on the whole body.
Eczema, lichen, pustular eruptions, a gentle sweat with itching of the whole body indicates Ledum Pal.
Small round, red spots, insensible, on the inside of the arm, on the abdomen and on the feet is relieved with ledum.
The pains of Ledum pal shoot upward, warmth of the bed is intolerable.
The pains are in the joints, sticking, tearing or throbbing, aggravated by motion.
Emaciation of suffering parts. Pains shoot along the nerve, the muscles that are supplied by that nerve dwindle and the part withers.
Arthritic nodosities in joints of hands and fingers indicates Ledum Pal.
The pains in the joints are the only ones which are worse by movement.
Side effects of Ledum palustre
There are no such side effects. But every medicine should be taken following the rules as given.
It is safe to take the medicine even if you are on other mode of medication like allopathy medicines, ayurvedic etc.
Homeopathic medicines never interfere with the action of other medicines.
Dosage and rules while taking Ledum palustre
Take 10 drops in half cup of water three times a day.
We recommend you to take under physicians guidance.
Precautions while taking Ledum palustre
Always keep a gap of 15 minutes before or after meals when you take medicine.
If pregnant or breastfeeding, ask a homeopathic practitioner before use.
Avoid eating tobacco or drinking alcohol during the course of medication.