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About Lycopodium Clavatum Homeopathy Dilution
Lycopodium Clavatum is a homeopathic remedy derived from the spores of the plant known as Clubmoss or Wolf’s Foot
Lycopodium constitution - It is best suited to the carbo-nitrogenoid constitution; those who are intellectually keen but physically weak. The upper part of the body is emaciated whereas the lower part of the body is characterized by the collection of an excess of watery fluid. The Lycopodium personality lacks vital heat and has poor circulation and cold extremities. Pain comes and goes suddenly. There is extreme sensitivity to noise and odors. The person requiring lycopodium is generally fearful. He has a fear of public speaking, failure, success, new situations, commitments, and responsibility. He has a fear of being alone, and of his shadows.
Lycopodium clavatum is a homoeopathic remedy used in the treatment of nausea, constipation, emotional problems, breathing troubles and hemorrhoids. It is an excellent remedy for liver problems and digestive problems such a constipation and flatulence. It is also used in the treatment of enlarged prostate, fatty liver, jaundice, renal stone, psoriasis and impotency.
It is indicated in conditions where there is extreme weakness and malnutrition, glandular affections, liver affections, inflammation of mucous membranes, loss of muscular power and uric acid diathesis. It is useful in treating kidney affections with red sand in urine and severe backache.
Lycopodium patient profile
Mouth: Pain in the teeth with extreme sensitivity to touch and swelling of cheeks which gets better by warm application. The tongue is dry, black, cracked, swollen with blisters and sour or bitter taste. Increased salivation with offensive smell from mouth.
Throat: Inflammation and dryness of throat with pain on swallowing, without thirst. Tendency to regurgitation of food and drinks through nose. Abscess, suppuration and ulceration of tonsils. Membranous deposits on the throat which spread from right to left and is worse from cold drinks.
Stomach: Digestive troubles from starchy and fermentable food such as cabbage, beans, etc. Increased appetite with dislike to bread and craving for sweet things. Sour taste in the mouth with sour eructations and weakness of digestion. Increased appetite, eats too much with bloating of the abdomen and pressure in stomach after eating.
Abdomen: Bloating of abdomen with rumbling noises and fullness. Soreness and brown spots on the abdomen from liver affections. Inflammation of the liver with, ascites and shooting pain across the lower abdomen from right to left.
Urine: Backache before urinating which stops after flow with much straining. Incontinence with retention of urine and red sediment. Profuse and frequent urination during the night. Severe pain while urinating which makes the child cry before urinating.
Modalities: Worse on the right side, 4 to 8 pm, from heat or warm room, hot air, bed, warm applications, except throat and stomach which are better from warm drinks. Better by motion, after midnight, from warm food and drink, on getting cold, from uncovering.
Dosage: Please note that the dosage of single homoeopathic medicines varies from drug to drug depending upon the condition, age, sensitivity and other things. In some cases they are given as regular doses as 3-5 drops 2-3 times a day whereas in other cases they are given only once in a week, month or even in a longer period. We strongly recommend that the medication should be taken as per the physician's advice.
Health Benefits of Lycopodium
Lycopodium covers many symptoms of the complaints which are gastric in origin. There is constriction of the throat that is always induced by regurgitation of food
Lycopodium is indicated in cases where there are sharp, aching pains and pressure in the rectum which gets worse at night. Burning in the rectum is present during and after passing stool
Lycopodium is of great value in chronic hepatic congestions, gallstone colic, pain in the back and right
Lycopodium has always proven its efficacy in treating the cases of sciatica. There is numbness, drawing and tearing pain in limbs, along with stiffness of joints.
Lycopodium shows good action in cases of female problems. It works well in cases where the menses are delayed, with undeveloped breast
Lycopodium acts wonderfully in cases of male impotence. It is used in instances where there is a discharge of prostatic fluid without an erection
What are side effects of Lycopodium clavatum?
No side effects reported.
What precautions to take before taking Lycopodium clavatum?
No precautions are necessary.
Is Lycopodium clavatum suitable for children?
How long should I take Lycopodium clavatum?
The medicine is to be taken till complaints are relieved or as suggested and prescribed by the physician.
Is it safe to take Lycopodium clavatum during pregnancy?
Yes, it is better to consult a physician before taking any medicine during pregnancy.
Lycopodium Clavatum Homeopathy therapeutic range of actions as per Boericke Materia Medica
This drug is inert until the spores are crushed. Its wonderful medicinal properties are only disclosed by trituration and succussion.
In nearly all cases where Lycopodium is the remedy, some evidence of urinary or digestive disturbance will be found. Corresponds to Grauvogle’s carbo-nitrogenoid constitution, the non-eliminative lithaemic. Lycopodium is adapted more especially to ailments gradually developing, functional power weakening, with failures of the digestive powers, where the function of the liver is seriously disturbed. Atony. Malnutrition. Mild temperaments of lymphatic constitution, with catarrhal tendencies; older persons, where the skin shows yellowish spots, earthy complexion, uric acid diathesis, etc; also precocious, weakly children. Symptoms characteristically run from right to left, acts especially on right side of body, and are worse from about 4 to 8 pm. In kidney affections, red sand in urine, backache, in renal region; worse before urination. Intolerant of cold drinks; craves everything warm. Best adapted to persons intellectually keen, but of weak, muscular power. Deep-seated, progressive, chronic diseases. Carcinoma. Emaciation. Debility in morning. Marked regulating influence upon the glandular (sebaceous) secretions. Pre-senility. Ascites, in liver disease. Lycop patient is thin, withered, full of gas and dry. Lacks vital heat; has poor circulation, cold extremities. Pains come and go suddenly. Sensitive to noise and odors.
Please note that the dosage of single homoeopathic medicines varies from drug to drug depending upon the condition, age, sensitivity and other things. In some cases they are given as regular doses as 3-5 drops 2-3 times a day whereas in other cases they are given only once in a week, month or even in a longer period.
Lycopodium Clavatum is diluted in various potencies namely 6C, 30C, 200C, 1M, 10M
Relationship with other remedies
Lycopodium is antidoted by homeopathic remedies Camphor, Pulsatilla, Causticum, Aconite, Coffea, and Graphites.
It antidotes the action of homeopathic remedy Cinchona Officinalis