Podophyllum is a homeopathic remedy made from the plant May apple and advised when the intestines, rectum and the liver are affected.
The following are the conditions where the remedy works
Gastro-enteritis with vomiting of bile and colic pain in the stomach
Can lie comfortably only on stomach
Swelling of the liver, jaundice with pain in the liver region better rubbing part
The gas in the colon shifts from one place to other and there is a rumbling sensation
Heart burn, gagging and empty eructation with vomiting of milk
Loose motions early in the morning, stools are watery, sticky and offensive, it is very profuse and gushes out
Prolapse of the rectum before or after stools
Constipation alternating with loose motions
Ulceration and piles of the intestines
Used for Cholera like infections causing severe loose motions.
Mainly worse in the morning and in hot weather.
Pain in uterus and right ovary
Hemorrhoids, with prolapsus ani during pregnancy
Dose- As prescribed by physician. Can be taken with allopathic medicines.
Maintain half an hour gap between food/drink/any other medicines and homeopathic medicine.
Avoid any strong smell in the mouth while taking medicine e.g. camphor, garlic, onion, coffee,hing
Side effects- None reported
Similar drugs- Podophyllum, Aloe, Chelidonium.
Use under medical supervision.