Calendula officinalis [Calen.]
A most remarkable healing agent,
applied locally. Useful for open wounds, parts that will not heal, ulcers, etc.
Promotes healthy granulations and rapid healing by first intention. Hemostatic
after tooth extraction. Deafness. Catarrhal conditions. Neuroma. Constitutional
tendency to erysipelas. Pain is excessive and out of all proportion to injury.
GREAT DISPOSITION TO TAKE COLD, ESPECIALLY IN DAMP WEATHER. Paralysis after
apoplexy. Cancer, as an intercurrent remedy. Has remarkable power to produce
local exudation and helps to make acrid discharge healthy and free. Cold hands.
Extremely nervous; easily
frightened; tearing headache; weight on brain. Submaxillary glands swollen,
painful to touch. Pain in right side of neck. Lacerated SCALP wounds.
Injuries to eyes which tend to
suppuration; after operations; blennorrhoea of lachrymal sac.
Deafness; worse in DAMP
surroundings and with eczematous conditions. Hears best on a train, and distant
Coryza in one nostril; with much
Hunger immediately after nursing.
Bulimia. HEARTBURN WITH HORRIPILATIONS. Nausea in CHEST. Vomiting. Sinking
sensation. Epigastric DISTENTION.
Cough, with green expectoration,
hoarseness; with distention of inguinal ring.
WARTS THE OS EXTERNUM. Menses
suppressed, with cough. Chronic endocervicitis. Uterine hypertrophy, sensation
of weight and fullness in pelvis; stretching and dragging in groin; pain on
sudden movements. Os lower than natural. Menorrhagia.
YELLOW; goose-flesh. Promotes
favorable cicatrization, with least amount of suppuration. Slough, proud flesh,
and raised edges. Superficial burns and scalds. Erysipelas (use topically).
COLDNESS, GREAT SENSITIVENESS TO
OPEN AIR; shuddering in back, skin feels warm to touch. Heat in evening.
WORSE, in damp, HEAVY, CLOUDY
Compare: Hamamel.; Hypericum.;
Compare in deafness: Ferr. pic.;
Kal. iod.; Calc; Mag. ac; Graph.
Antidote: Chelidonium; Rheum.
Locally. Aqueous Calendula
(Marigoldin.) for all wounds, the greatest healing agent. Also as an injection
in leucorrhoea; internally, tincture, to third potency. For burns, sores,
fissures, and abrasions, etc., use Calendula Cerate.