Fraxinus Americana is a widely spoken remedy for uterine fibroids
among many clinical practitioners. There are many physicians
use this remedy in mother tincture along with a constitutional
or a miasmatic drug. Many give the inference is good in the
treatment. This remedy is being used by many Homoeopaths and
the efficacy is strongly spoken “Fraxinus is useful in
fibroids, Poly Cystic Ovarian Diseaes ,when administered in
Q 5 to10 drops thrice daily benefit the patients along with
the constitutional Remedy”.
The strongest affinity, sphere of action
of Fraxinus Americana is Uterus. It is invariably useful in
many conditions like fibroid, Adenomyosis, Prolapse. It also
proved as a efficacious drug in Poly Cystic Ovarian Disease.
“Enlargement of the uterus. Fibrous
growths, subinvolution, and prolapse. Uterine tumors, with bearing-down
sensations. Fever sores on lips. Cramps in feet. Cold creeping
and hot flashes. Infantile eczema. Headache is throbbing pain
in back of head, with hot spots on the head. Depression, with
nervous restlessness, anxiety.
The Uterus enlarged, and patulous. Watery,
unirritating leucorrhœa. Fibroids with bearing-down sensation,
cramping in feet, worse in afternoon and night. Dysmenorrhœa,
with tenderness in left inguinal region; bearing-down pain,
extending down thigh.
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Dr. Jyothi Vijaykumar, a lecturer
and clinician, A. M. Shaikh Homoeopathic Medical College writes
“In my experience, maximum number of cases of uterine
fibroids presented with menstrual disturbances like Polymennorrhea,
Metrorhagia, and Mennorhagia. Patients are anxious, fearful
and in most of the cases, they try to avoid surgery. Most of
the patients were advised to undergo hysterectomy and few numbers
they themselves want to go for Hysterectomy because of the Hemorrhage.
Homoeopathy plays an important role not only removing the symptoms
but also reducing the uterine pathology.
“To cut them out doesn't cure them,
cutting them out removes the effect of the disease, but doesn't
remove the disease itself. It is like cutting off the tops of
weeds they grow again, either at the same place or in another
place. Months of careful treatment is required for their cure.
When thus cured is cured.”-Kent.
Initially for menstrual disturbances Fraxinus Americana Q works
out miraculously, it works like a pessary for uterine bleeding
due to fibroids. Once the bleeding comes under control patient
is asked to taper down the Tincture followed by Constitutional