Comfrey Comfrey   Symphytum officinale Source: roots and leaves. Actions: heals wounds and burns, anti-inflammatory, astringent. Therapeutic uses: used externally for thousands of years to heal bruises, sprains, fractures, broken bones and skin problems such as acne, boils, scars and rashes. Taken internally forand respiratory problems. Typical preparation: cream/ointment, compress, liquid tincture. Leaves may be used as herbal tea. Contraindications: Read More

Drosera Rotundifolia

Drosera Rotundifolia Drosera Rotundifolia (Dros.) Pattern of symptoms: difficult breathing, hacking coughs; symptoms worst after midnight and when lying down or talking, but eased by pressure. Common uses: severe coughs, coughing fits, chest infections, coughs that develop after measles, sore throat, hoarseness. Read More


Euphrasia Euphrasia   (Euphr. or eyebright)   Pattern of symptoms: irritating discharge; symptoms worst in the morning. Common uses: eye inflammation and discharge, watery eyes, eyestrain especially from computer use, hay fever with sore eyes, mild measles with cold and eye problems, common cold with irritating nasal catarrh and watery eyes. Read More

Gelsemium Sempervirens

Gelsemium Sempervirens Gelsemium Sempervirens (Gels. or yellow jasmine) Pattern of symptoms: exhaustion, heaviness, drowsiness, lack of thirst; symptoms are gradual and worse after physical exertion but better after sweating or urination. Common uses: fevers with shivering but no sweat, flu with aching muscles and heaviness, dizziness, measles with slow onset, no thirst, drowsiness, fever and chills, diarrhoea, labour pains, painful periods, Read More

Hamamelis Virginica

Hamamelis Virginica Hamamelis Virginica   (Ham. or witch hazel) Pattern of symptoms: acute minor bleeding, pain that feels worse when touched. Common uses: minor bleeding, burns, cuts, wounds and abrasions, nosebleeds, piles, varicose veins especially during and after pregnancy, swollen veins, bladder inflammation, heavy periods, tender and rheumatic joints. Read More

Hepar Sulphuris Calcareum

Hepar Sulphuris Calcareum Hepar Sulphuris Calcareum   (Hep-s. or calcium sulphide) Pattern of symptoms: dislike of cold, sensitivity to pain, desire for sour food, feeling impulsive, irritable and oversensitive; symptoms worst at night and after exposure to dry cold. Common uses: inflamed or festering cuts and wounds, sensitive irritated skin, boils and abscesses, eye inflammation, earache, toothache, barking coughs and croup, joint Read More

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