Betonica – Betony

Betonica – Betony

The mother tincture is prepared from the fresh, flowering herb Stachys officinalis [L.] Trev. N.O. Labiatae.

Besides a beneficial effect on catarrhal colds, Betonica has also helped in pains in a variety of parts of the body, such as: stabbing pains in the right temple with inabil- ity to concentrate, pains in the abdomen, especially in the liver area and transverse colon, also extending to the gall-bladder, in the right groin and the spermatic cords. There is a typical shooting pain in the back of both wrists, with flaccidity of the hand. The remedy is also good in pains in the right popliteal space, extending down

the leg with a lame sensation in the whole leg.

The German Monograph-Preparation Commission for the Homoeopathic Field of Therapy has, under the Preparation Monograph for Stachys officinalis, published the following indication(s) in the German Bundesanzeiger (German Federal Gazette) for betonica: epigastric pain.

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