Teucrium scorodonia

(Information provided for educational purposes only; please see disclaimer at the bottom of the page. Consult a health care provider if symptoms persist for more than 5 days.)

Indications

(From the anthroposophic and homeopathic literature and from clinical experience):

  • Occasionally given when no potentized remedy seems to elicit a reaction and the person is considered to be in a physiologically therapy resistant state.

Physical complaints:

  • Urinary irritations
  • Support for the reproductive organs both male and female
  • Hiccups in nursing infants

Emotional complaints:

  • Overstimulated and hypersensitive

Additional Anthroposophical Viewpoint:

Rudolf Steiner recommended Teucrium for a variety of conditions especially for irregular menses, heavy period bleeding and other painful body symptoms generally associated with pelvic “stagnation”. Some of these complaints were headache, faintness, respiratory problems, nervousness, leg swelling and more. He saw the effect of Teucrium as freeing the astral body from the lower organs and sending it towards the upper body, the head, and so on.

The most important indication is however that in both women and men(!) teucrium generally works in such a way that it is as though it would create a new organization of the pelvic organs in that lower body area! Clearly a strengthening and rejuvenation of the etheric organs of that region is implied.

After taking this remedy one should feel in one’s forehead area (head area) a refreshed sensation “like when going through a forest one senses the aroma of fresh moss” (R. Steiner).

 

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