About Eupatorium Perfoliatum
It is native of North America. A deciduous, perennial herb, with a horizontal root up to 1.3m; stem high, stout, erect crisp villous round and branching at the top. Leaves opposite, lanceolate, prominently ribbed, rugose, united at the base around the stem (connate-perfoliatge), serrate, shining green above, pubescent beneath, 12-20 cm long 2-5 cm wide at the base. Flowers purplish-white in 30 to 40 flowers heads, stalked, rather small, in dense, opposite branched axillary and terminal cymes.
It contains eupatorin, lannic acid, gallic acids, bitter glucosides, volatile oils and vitamins, Itssesquiterpene, lactones and polysaccharides are significant immune stimulant.
A homoeopathic tincture is made from the flowering tops. It is covered by both: Homoeopathic Pharmacopoeia of India and German Homoeopathic Pharmacopoeia.
The Eupatorium Perfoliatum has been used for centuries in the traditional medicinal system of Native America. It extracts have been used to relieve problems of cold and fever. The effects of the herb have been studied and have indicated possible anti inflammatory effects.
Eupatorium Perfoliatum Mode of Action
It is known as Bone-set, from the prompt manner in which it relieves pain in limbs and muscles that accompanies some forms of febrile disease, like malaria and influenza. It acts principally upon the gastro-helatic organs and bronchial mucous membrane. It is a boon in miasmatic districts, along river, marshes, etc. and in all conditions where there is a great deal of bone-pain. It is also used in sluggishness of all organs and functions. Its effect on herpes, ring-worm, wounds, gout have been reported apart from immune-stimulant.
It relieves pain in limbs and muscles that accompanies some forms of febrile disease, malaria and influenza, gastro hepatic organs and bronchial mucous membrane, great deal of bone pain, herpes, ring-worm, wounds.
Eupatorium Perfoliatum Benefits
It has proved to be greatly beneficial in dengue with the following symptoms: Intermittent fever, chill 7 to 9 A.M., intense aching in all bones before chill, soreness in bones, bruised feeling everywhere preventing lying in bed and causing despair, moaning and crying out, inability to lie on the left side, vomiting of bile between chill and heat insatiable thirst before and during chill and fever, periodicity third or seventh day
Give Eupatorium Q, 5 drops or 1x, 2 drops every 15 minutes during paroxysm of fever and 4 times during prodormal stage.
The other uses of this herb has been for relieving health problems like:
Pneumonia: High sweat inducing properties of the herb make it an effective management for pneumonia.
Fever: an infusion made from this herb is advised during fever.
Constipation: helps in dispelling gas and softening the stool as well as expelling it from the system
Dyspepsia: a tonic made from Eupatorium Perfoliatum is to be taken to relieve the problem of dyspepsia.
Loss of appetite: Advised to be used by people suffering from problems like anorexia.
Presentation: 30ml and 100 ml
|Dosage||It can be taken 5 drops (preferably with some water if you do not like the taste) twice daily for 3 days and subsequently at least 2 doses a week at the interval of 3-4 days till the epidemic persists.|