Hypericum,  Veterinary Materia Medica, Homeopathic Remedies

Homeopathic remedy for

Pain Relief - Painful Injuries - Nerve Injuries to Toes, Claws, Nails and Tails - Spinal Injuries - Surgical Pain - Prevents Tetanus - Painful Dental Procedures

Hypericum perforatum, (St John's Wort) is a remedy for nerve endings. When there is injury to nerves Hypericum will be used. Homeopathic Hypericum is one of the best remedies for easing pain.

Mental Symptoms: Depression after a trauma.

Neuromuscular Symptoms: Sharp, shooting radiating pain along the nerve, burning and tingling.

Hypericum is the
Arnica of the nerves. It has a profound effect on the nervous system, particularly the nerve endings. It has an affinity for SPINAL NERVES.

Internal Uses:
  • Torn lacerated wounds, where nerve endings have been damaged.
  • Removes bad effects from shock or fright.
  • Convulsions after blows to the head or concussion.
  • Intolerable Pain, Lacerations Which Shows That The Nerves Are Involved.
  • To Prevent Or Cure Lock-Jaw/Tetanus
  • Pain In The Back After Injury To The Spine
  • Burns and scalds.
  • Before and after dental treatment (also consider Arnica in addition to Hypericum.)
  • Painful conditions of the back.
  • Crushed or mashed tail, feet, toes and nails.
  • Damage to the lips, gums, tongue and teeth.
  • Alternated with Ledum it can be used to treat infected puncture wounds to avoid tetanus.
  • Rat bites, to prevent infection

Topical Uses:

  • In oils or creams (often combined with Calendula 'Hyper-Cal Cream') to ease wound pain and heal infection.
  • #1 remedy for animal bites and insect stings.
  • #1 remedy for puncture wounds (spinal taps, biopsies, shots).
  • Lacerations of a nail.
  • Amputation or phantom pains.
  • Injuries to the spine and #1 remedy for neuralgia (intense, intermittent pain along the course of a nerve) in the upper front leg.
  • Painful conditions of the back.
  • Crushed toes, nails, claws and tails.
  • Damage to the lips, gums, tongue and teeth.
  • Alternate with Ledum where infected wounds may lead to tetanus.
>Better: For raising the head and bending the neck back. Better for keeping still.
< Worse:
Worse from being jolted and by touch, movement, cold, damp weather. Symptoms may appear to be worse between 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. and in the dark.


Ars.; Cham.

Complementary to: Calendula in injuries.
Compare: Ledum (puncture wounds and bites of animals).

6th to 200th potencies.

For detailed
treatments and dosing instruction in veterinary homeopathy, we recommend using Pet Remedy Charts, 'Homeopathy to the Rescue' for dogs, cats, horses or birds.

Please Note: Any information given in this website is not intended to be taken as a replacement for medical advice. Anyone with an animal with a medical condition requiring veterinary attention should consult a qualified DVM practitioner or veterinary emergency care clinic.
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