lemna minor

Materia Medica

A catarrhal remedy. Acts especially upon the nostrils. Nasal polypi; swollen turbinates. Atrophic rhinitis. Asthma from nasal obstruction; worse in wet weather.

Nose: Putrid smell; loss of smell. Crusts and muco-purulent discharge very abundant. Post-nasal dropping. Pain like a string from nostrils to ear. Reduces nasal obstruction when it is an oedematous condition. Dryness of naso-pharynx.

Mouth: Putrid taste on rising in the morning. Dry pharynx and larynx.

Abdomen: Disposition to noisy diarrhoea.

Modalities: Worse, in damp, rainy weather, especially heavy rains.


Dulc (damp surroundings and foggy weather).


Calc; Teucr; Calend; Nat sulph