Vinca Minor (M0ther tincture)
Common Name: Lesser Periwinkle
Causes & Symptoms for Vinca Minor
- Vinca Minor has marked action on scalp eczema. There is numerous humid eruptions which itch and burn intensely. There is oozing of moisture from these humid eruptions that mats the hairs together in plica polonica.
- There is also corrosive itching of scalp with irrestible desire to scratch. The skin of the body is highly sensitive with redness and soreness from slight rubbing.
- Vinca Minor is also helpful in alopecia.
- Whirling vertigo with flickering before eyes is relieved by Vinca Minor.
- The hairs are entangled, as in plica polonica indicates Vinca Minor.
- Hair falls out and is replaced by grey hair, Bald spots, covered with short, woolly hair indicates this remedy.
Eyes and Ears
- Vinca Minor relieves Itching and burning of lids, which become red.
- Ringing and whistling in ears, with feeling of cold wind is relieved by Vinca Minor.
- It checks Stoppage of nose, mostly of one nostril, with discharge of much mucus through posterior nares.
- Vinca Minor is indicated in Moist eruption on septum exuding moisture which forms light-brown scab, skin dirty white, elevated, with red areola.
- It is useful in Aphthae.
- Vinca Minor also helpful in complaint of Increased secretion of saliva.
- It relieves frequent hawking through day.
- Vinca Minor is also useful in Ulcers in throat.
- It relieves Sore throat, with difficulty in swallowing.
- Sensation as if something was sticking low down in oesophagus, which provokes swallowing indicates Vinca Minor.
Stomach and Abdomen
- It is indicated in empty eructations after drinking beer, and generally worse from taking liquid.
- Nausea after coffee, Violent, bitter, copious vomiting of yellowish-green liquid is relieved by it.
- Vinca Minor is useful in Gastric disturbance.
- Distension after a stool is relieved by it.
- It is useful in Rumbling and gurgling, with passage of much offensive flatus.
Stool and Anus
- Urging to stool.
- Stool first hard, then soft.
- Stool exhausting, with burning in anus.
- Diminished secretion of urine.
- Urine pale yellow indicates Vinca Minor.
Female Sexual Organs
- Excessive, profuse menses, flowing like a stream, with great weakness is well relieved by Vinca Minor.
- Vinca Minor is useful in Passive uterine hemorrhage from fibroid tumour.
- It relieves hoarseness, Spasmodic cough, with little tickling in larynx.
- Vinca Minor relieves Pains in chest, with sticking and dyspnoea.
- Stitching in sternum is relieved by Vinca Minor.
Neck and back
- Vinca Minor is helpful in painful tension and stiffness of cervical muscles, with an illusive sensation as if a weight were lying on them.
- Tearing pains in limbs is relieved by Vinca Minor.
- Swelling and stiffness of first joints of fingers, with burning pain in the nails is relieved by it.
- Cramp-like drawing in feet and toes is also checked by it.
- Tremulous feeling: in all the vessels, in upper extremities, with tendency to start, especially on exerting the mind.
- Most symptoms better moving about in open air.
- There is great sensitiveness of skin, with redness or soreness even from slight irritation.
- Burning in the ulcers like bed-sores on left buttock is relieved by Vinca Minor.
- It relieves Corrosive itching provoking scratching.
Side effects of Vinca Minor
There are no such side effects. But every medicine should be taken following the rules as given.
Dosage and rules while taking Vinca Minor
Take 10 drops in half cup of water three times a day.
We recommend you to take under physicians guidance.