Primarily associated with physical symptoms related to breast feeding and glandular tissues.
1. Key Characteristics
Phytolacca decandra is often indicated for individuals who experience intense pain in the breasts when feeding a baby, or swelling of glands in damp weather.
2. Physical Symptoms
Phytolacca decandra is commonly used for conditions associated with glandular swelling and discomfort. It is employed for mastitis with severe pain at the nipples, severe sore throats, kidney disorders and cystitis. Phytolacca can be beneficial for symptoms characterised by severe pain, rawness and a feeling of being pounded.
3. Emotional and Mental Aspects
Phytolacca decandra individuals may exhibit lack of care of personal appearance mainly driven by the intense pain. They may have a great fear that they are dying or have a great indifference to life.
4. Aggravations and Ameliorations
Symptoms associated with Phytolacca decandra may worsen with exposure to cold and damp. They may feel better with rubbing and general warmth.
Symptoms may improve with heat, dry weather and rest. All symptoms are worse in cold damp conditions.
1. Intense electric-like pain sensations, both externally and internally.
2. Glandular swellings.
3. Mastitis, breast disorders and pain on nursing.
4. Irritability, restlessness and indifference.
5. Aggravation with touch, movement and exposure to cold and damp.
Please note that this is a general overview and it is important to consult a qualified homeopathic practitioner for an individualised assessment and appropriate remedy selection. They will consider the complete symptom picture, medical history and other factors to provide the most suitable treatment approach.
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