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Homeopathic Symphytum is a remedy for injuries, especially fractures and injuries to periosteum and bone.
- Plant: Symphytum officinalis, also known as Comfrey
- Short Form: Symph
- Fractures, pain relief and to promote rapid repair of bones and cartilage. Chronic soreness at the site of old fractures, sprains. Non-union of fractures.
- Injury and wounds, injury to bone linings (periosteum); bone bruising, puncture, shin injury. Blows to eyeball or socket (Arnica of the eyeball), to skull, face. Bone inflammation, osteitis. Prickling pains.
Other common conditions: Eye trauma
Homeopathic remedies are prescribed based on homeopathic principles and after a detailed case taking. The prescription recommendations below are provided only as a guide. It is always recommended to consult with a naturopathic doctor or homeopathic practitioner prior to taking any homeopathic remedies, especially if your health is compromised or if your symptoms due to resolve in a timely fashion. The general recommendations for Symphytum include:
- Externally (tincture) as a dressing for sores and ulcers and pruritus
- Compare: Arnica, Calcarea phosphoricum
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