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Sep 22, 2011


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Small and Less Used Medicine From Materia Medica Of Dr W. Boericke. 


A remedy for catarrhal states. Hay-fever.

Head – Itching; falling of hair; roots of hair painful. Pustules. Pain in occiput, extends to right ciliary region. Deep seated pain in sides of head.

Ears – Burning and itching in auditory canals. Eczema behind ears.

Nose – Hay-fever begins with burning and itching of palate and conjunctiva. Annoying itching in the nostrils and roof of the mouth. [ Wyethia.] Coryza loss of smell. [ Nat. Mur.] Sneezing, itching of nostrils.

Mouth – Burning and itching; bleeding of gums. Ulcers and exfoliations in the commissures. Fissures in tongue.

Stomach – Coldness in stomach. Longing for acids.

Abdomen – Movement as from something alive. Flatulence pain at pubic region.

Stool – Greenish. Burning at anus. Diarrhea of nursing children. [ Cham.; Calc. Phos.]

Urine – Burning. Red sediment. [Lyco.]

Male – Pain in spermatic cord after embrace.

Female – Menses too early and profuse. Neuralgic pains from face to shoulders and pubis. Desire with vaginal pruritus.

Respiratory – Dyspnoea; cough; bluish expectoration. Burning and pain in nipples.

Extremities – Itching, burning; edema of hands and feet. Burning and swelling of soles. Copious and offensive sweat of feet.

Skin – Eczema; itching and crawling, especially of chest, upper extremities. Fissures in fingers and heels.

Relationship – Compare: Anthoxantum – sweet vernal grass (a popular medicine for hay-fever and coryza). Lolium; Cepa; Sabad; Silica.

Dose – Third to sixth potency.


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