Tincture of fresh plant chopped and pounded to a pulp.
Common Name: Scouring-rush
Other Name: Equisetum hyemale
Causes & Symptoms for Equisetum hyemale
A remedy for enuresis, suppression of urine, gravel, swelling, Enuresis of children.
Equisetum is useful for pain in the kidneys especially right, in the bladder and urinary passages.
Retention of urine especially in women during pregnancy, equisetum relieved loss of control over bladder and rectum.
Mind and Head
Irritability with headache. Sticking, darting pains changing locality.
Severe headache with intense pain with constriction of whole scalp is relieved with equisetum.
Headache with heat of face without redness indicates this remedy.
Severe pain in the eyes with difficulty and blurred vision.
Confusion of sounds, confused noises, fearful rumbling with stiff feeling behind left mastoid is resolved with equisetum.
Mouth and Throat
Face flushed, feeling of heat, burning without redness indicates Equisetum.
Sharp sticking in throat is relieved with Equisetum.
Stomach and abdomen
Excessive hunger with severe pain in lower abdomen with passage of fetid flatus.
Sharp pain in hypogastrium with sticking-like pains in anus.
Dull, heavy pains in either side of lower abdomen and bladder, with frequent desire to urinate indicates equisetum.
Stool and Anus
Stool with great flatulence, equisetum relieves the smarting pain in anus during and after stool.
Stool with aching in anus and feeling as if rectum would protrude.
Burning in the urethra when urinating with excess of mucus. Extreme and frequent urging to urinate immediately after urine is voided indicates equisetum.
Severe sharp, cutting pain pain at the close of urination is relieved with Equisetum. Wets bed at night.
Pain and tenderness in region of bladder, constant desire to urinate with urine flows only drop by drop.
Incontinence in old women, also with involuntary stools.
Deep pain in region of right kidney, extending to lower abdomen, with urgent desire to micturate is relieved with equisetum. Painful urination with albuminous urine.
Soreness of testicles, extending up spermatic cords while urinating.
Neck and Back
Pains in back especially while sitting, better lying on back and walking.
Heavy sensation, extending down outer side of left leg, ending in front three inches above knee indicates equisetum.
Pain in right shoulder to middle of upper arm worse by least motion or contact.
Sharp pains inner side of left knee is relieved with equisetum.
Side effects of Equisetum hyemale
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 Equisetum hyemale
Take 10 drops in half cup of water three times a day.
We recommend you to take under physicians guidance.
Precautions while taking Equisetum hyemale
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.