Lycopodium (club moss)-(lyco)
(CLUB MOSS) - (LYCO)
This drug remains inactive until its seeds are crushed well (properly). We can get knowledge of its unique qualities (characteristics) only by the use of its trituration and mother tincture.
Lycopodium should be used to cure the patient suffering from urinary and digestion related disorders, body pain, getting relax (relief) by fresh air, excessive hair falling, eczema, secretion of fluid from the back part of the ears, appearing deep lines (marks) on the forehead, white hairs, etc.
Use of Lycopodium in various symptoms:
Symptoms associated with eyes:
If a person has any symptoms like- mud in the eyelids near the internal corner of the eyes, night blindness, visibility of the half part of any object, wounds and redness on the eyelids, keep open half of the eyes while sleeping, etc., use of Lycopodium is beneficial to cure his symptoms.
If a person has any symptoms like- flowing thick pus like stinky materials, eczema around the ears and back of it, lack of hearing power with flows of material like pus, scarlet fever and strange voices to be heard, etc., using Lycopodium is beneficial to cure his symptoms.
Symptoms related to the nose:
In this case, the patient feels acrimony (dryness) in the rear of the nose, the front section of the nose discharges a certain amount of liquid which scratches the skin of the nose, appearing wounds on the nostril, thickening of layers in the lower section of the nose, nauseate, sometimes nose is closed (blocked), children's nose begins to discharge as cough, child goes on rubbing his nose while sleeping, floppiness in the nose, etc. thus it is appropriate to use of Lycopodium to cure the symptoms of the patients.
In this case, the colour of the face turns brown and yellow with a blue circle around the eyes, the face feels dry and contrict, appearing small pimples in the appearance of copper color on the face, hanging the lower jaw with typhoid, itching sensation and scabby wounds on the face, the corners of the mouth, etc. thus if a person has any symptoms of this type, use of Lycopodium is appropriate to cure his disease.
If a person is suffering from symptoms like- sharp pain in his teeth by touching them, as well as jaw swelling like a pill (capsule, tablet) and gets some relief by foment, lack of thirst with the feeling of mouth and tongue dryness, tongue feels dryness, black disfigure, swollen and moving direction less, the mouth is filled with water, blisters on tongue and foul smell goes on coming out from the mouth, etc., thus if a person has any symptoms of this type, use of Lycopodium is beneficial to cure his symptoms.
In this case, the patient feels dryness of the throat, but never feels thirst, food and beverages come out through the nose, throat irritation as well as pain like stinging needle while swallowing, gets some relief by taking hot drinks (beverage), tonsils become swollen and appearing wounds on it also, pain in the right side of it also occurs, with diphtheria, throat membrane begins to spread from the right side to the left side of it, symptoms are aggravated by taking cold beverages. Wounds appear in the larynx by which it gets swollen, etc. thus if a person has any symptoms of this type, use of Lycopodium is beneficial to cure his diseases.
If a person is suffering from dyspepsia (indigestion) caused by yeast and food grains causes dyspepsia such as cabbage, soybeans, etc., deprive hungry, do not like to eating bread, wants to eat sweet things, food becomes sour and sour belch occurs also, debility of digestive function (process), depraved hunger (over eating), flatulence, feeling pressure in the stomach after eating as well as feel bitterness in the mouth. Stomach air moves randomly, stomachache, sleepless due to hunger at night, hiccup, inflammable belches which feels up to the food pipe and for several hours, like hot foods and eatables, stomach feels shrinking inward, etc., Lycopodium should be used to cure the symptoms of the patient.
In this case, the patient feels stomach thrive after eating few morsels; stomach feels as if yeast is formed inside it continuously, feels as if yeast is going downwards from top, hernia, liver pain by touching it. Appearing tan spots on the stomach, inflammation and dryness inside the liver, shooting pain from the right side to the left side in the lower section of the abdomen, etc. thus if a person has any symptoms of this type, use of Lycopodium is appropriate to cure his disease.
Lycopodium should be used to cure a person who is suffering from diarrhea. Sometimes patient feels pain in the anus due to solid (hard) excretion, feels pain in the anus, growth (wart) of it by touching them, etc.
In this case, the patient feels pain in the back before urination that is stop after it, having difficulty in urination and has to apply force for urination and obstruction in urination, profuse urination at night and urine is oily and heavy. Children start crying before urination, etc. thus if a person has any symptom of this type, use of Lycopodium is beneficial to cure his disease.
Symptoms related to male disease:
If a person has any symptoms related to male disease like- impotency with loss of stimulation energy, early ejaculation (soon) during sexual intercourse, prostate glands start enlarging, Condiloma, etc., Laycopodium should be used to cure his diseases.
If a woman is suffering from delayed menses, profuse menstrual flow, vagina becomes dry and painful, pain in the right uterus and right embryo (foetus), swelling of pudenda veins, inflammable secretion in the leucorrhoea patient with burning sensation in the vagina, bleeding from the vagina while excretion, etc., using Lycopodium is very effective to cure such symptoms of the patient.
Symptoms related to the respiratory system:
In this case, the patient is suffering from tickling cough, having trouble in breathing, contraction and stretch in the chest, pain with inflammation, cough aggravates while coming down (slide down) from the mountain, cough becomes deep and hollow, phlegm is brown, thick, bloody, pusy and salty, coughing at night and foul breath like smoke comes from the mouth, small children feel cold and accumulating mucus in the chest and wheezing, having more difficulty in breathing with Pneumonia, fluttering in the nostril and coming of wheezing sounds from the chest, etc. thus if a person has any symptom of this type, we should use Lycopodium to cure his disease.
If a person has been suffering from ulcer (boils) in the arteries of the heart with diseases related to aorta, increased heart beat at night, inability to lie down on the left side, etc., use of Lycopodium is beneficial to cure such symptoms of the patients.
Lycopodium should be used to cure a person when he feels burning sensation (inflammation) in the middle part of both the shoulders as if back has burnt from hot coals, pain in the lower section (part) of the waist, etc.
Symptoms related to the external organs of the body:
In this case, patient is suffering from pain with insensitiveness, stretch and flutter in many parts of the body; these types symptoms aggravate at night and while taking rest, heaviness in the arms, sharp pain in the joints of the shoulders and elbow bones as if these parts have been tearing with something, feeling one sole cold and other hot, chalky (whiting) deposition (set up) in the bones joints with chronic disease and gout (arthritis), sweating in excess from the soles and pain like prickling pebbles while walking, contraction in the toes and fingers, cramping in the toes and calves by lying down at night, feeling as if hands, legs become relaxed with jerks in them, etc. thus if a person has any symptom of this type, use of Lycopodium is beneficial to cure his diseases.
Symptoms associated with fever:
If the patient is suffering from fever between 3 and 4 p.m followed by sweat, skin becomes icy cold and feeling as if lying on ice, etc., use of Lycopodium is beneficial to cure the symptoms of the patient.
Symptoms related to sleep:
Lycopodium should be used to cure the symptoms of a person surprising suddenly while sleeping, sleeplessness at night, dreaming of any accidents, etc.
Symptoms related to skin disease:
In this case, the patient is suffering from abscesses beneath the skin and gets relief by fomentation; increasing body temperature in cold seasons; feeling intensive itch; wounds on the skin with cracking of it, pimples, chronic eczema related to urinary diseases, defects in digestive organ; bleeding starts in this condition; thick and hard skin; appearing mole and blisters-pimples on the skin; brown patches; patchy wound, but more on the nose and left face, contract and dry skin; palms hair prematurely becomes white; sticky and offensive (smelly) sweating from the skin mostly from the soles and armpits; itching sensation, etc. thus if a person has any symptom of this type, use of Lycopodium is appropriate to cure his diseases.
Symptoms of diseases are aggravated from right side to left side, from top to bottom, between 4 pm and 8 pm, by heat or in a hot room, by the hot air, by the bed heat, by fomentation in the condition of any disease, etc.
Symptoms of diseases are ameliorated by walking, after midnight, by taking hot food and beverages, when the body becomes cold and in the condition of naked, etc.
- Supplementary: Lycopodium acts better after the use of Calcarea and Sulphur.
- Anti-miasmatic medicine: Drugs like- Camphora, Causticum, pulsatilla, etc. are used to remove (avoid) the side effects of Lycopodium.
- We can also use Lycopodium in the place of Carbo-Nitrogenide for the physical growth.
- We can compare some characteristics of drugs like- Sulphur, Rhus-Toxicodendron, Artica, Mercurius, Hepar, and Alumina with Lycopodium.
- Drugs like- Crude, Natrum-muriaticum, Bryonia, Nux, Bothrops, etc. are used to cure those patients who feels difficulty in seeing anything in the sunlight with pain in the big toe of the right leg, but Lycopodium is also used to recover the same symptoms. Thus, we can compare some properties of these medicines with Lycopodium.
- Plumbago Littoralis is used to cure a person suffering from constipation with red urine; pain in the kidneys, bones and in the whole (entire) body, wound on the mouth, etc., but Lycopodium can be also used for the same purposes. So we can compare some properties of Plumbago Littoralis with Lycopodium.
- Hydrastis acts well after Lycopodium to cure dyspepsia.
Both the lower and higher potency of Lycopodium should be used to cure the symptoms of diseases.