HOMOPATHIC MATERIA MEDICA
WILLIAM BOERICKE, M.D.
Morning sickness, diabetes, and rheumatism offer a field for this remedy. Troubles in the breasts. Locally, in the tuberculous ulceration of vocal cords.
Stomach.--Tongue dry, parched. Thirst; voracious hunger. Canker, copious salivation and water-brash. Nausea; morning sickness, especially in pale anæmic women. Hot, acrid eructation. Nausea; better, eating. Burning, hot gas from stomach to throat, causing profuse secretion of tenacious mucus, worse smoking.
Throat.--Fullness or lump like a puff ball. Keeps swallowing. Constricted low down.
Chest.--Pain in breasts, with enlargement of axillary glands, and pain extends into hand.
Extremities.--Rheumatic pain in joints and shoulders, wrists, knees, with much weakness. Trembling of whole body while walking. Limbs feel chilly.
Urine.--Large quantities passed, frequently. Saccharine.
Relationship.--Compare: Sarcolactic acid q v. Lithia; Phos ac.
Dose.--Third to thirtieth potency. Six to ten drops in a small glass of water in acute gastro-enteritis (Cartier).
This remedy is of undoubted value in certain form of sore throat and diphtheria, and rheumatism. Corresponds to a low-vitiated, non-feverish type of sickness. The keynote symptom is, erratic pains, alternating sides. Feels as if walking on air, or of not touching the bed when lying down. Great lassitude. Ozæna. Decided effect in drying up milk in women who cannot nurse the baby. Great weakness and prostration. Sinking spells every morning. Mastitis.
Mind.--Very forgetful; in writing, makes mistakes. Despondent; thinks her disease incurable. Attacks of rage. Visions of snakes. Thinks himself of little consequence.
Head.--Sensation of walking or floating in the air (Sticta). Pain first one side, then the other. Blurred vision, nausea and vomiting at height of attack of headache. Occipital pain, with shooting extending to forehead. Sensation as if brain were alternately contracted and relaxed. Noises in ears. Reverberation of voice.
Nose.--Coryza; one nostril stuffed up, the other free; alternate. Alæ nasi and corners of mouth cracked. Bones of nose sore to pressure. Bloody pus discharged.
Mouth.--Tongue coated white with bright red edges; profuse salivation. Drooling in diphtheria. Cracking of jaw while eating (Nit ac; Rhus). Putrid taste increased by sweets.
Throat.--Sensitive to touch. Painful swallowing; pain extends to ears. Sore throat and cough with menstruation. Tonsillitis and diphtheria symptoms change repeatedly from side to side. Shining glazed appearance of deposit, pearly-white or like pure white porcelain. Stiffness of neck and tongue. Throat feels burned raw. Tickling sensation causes constant cough. Sore throat beginning and ending with menses.
Female.--Menses too early, profuse, flow in gushes. Breasts swollen; painful before (Calc c; Con; Puls) and better on appearance of menses. Mastitis; worse, least jar. Helps to dry up milk. Sinking at epigastrium. Sexual organs easily excited. Backache; spine very sensitive to touch or pressure. Galactorrha.
Extremities.--Sciatica, right side. Legs feel numb and stiff, cramps in feet. Rheumatic pains in extremities and back, from one side to the other. Pain in arms to fingers. Burning in palms and soles.
Sleep.--Dreams of snakes.
Modalities.--Worse, morning of one day and in the evening of next. Better, cold, cold drinks.
Relationship.--Compare: Lach; Con; Lac felinum-Cat's Milk--(ciliary neuralgia; eye symptoms, photophobia; asthenopia; dysmenorrha); Lac vaccinum-Cows' Milk--(headache, rheumatic pains, constipation); Lac vaccinum coagulatum-Curds--(nausea of pregnancy); Lactis vaccini floc--Cream--(diphtheria, leucorrha, menorrhagia, dysphagia); Lactic ac.
Dose.--Thirtieth and the highest potencies.
LAC VACCINUM DEFLORATUM
A remedy for diseases with faulty nutrition; sick headaches, with profuse flow of urine during pain. Car sickness.
Head.--Despondent. Pain begins in forehead to occiput, in morning on rising. Intense throbbing, with nausea, vomiting, blindness, and obstinate constipation; worse, noise, light, motion, during menses, with great prostration, and better by pressure and bandaging head tightly.
Stool.--Constipation. Stools hard, large, with great straining; painful, lacerating anus.
Relationship.--Compare: Colostrum (Diarrha in infants. Whole body smells sour. Colic). Nat mur.
Dose.--Sixth, to thirtieth potency and higher.
Bushmaster or Surucucu
Like all snake poisons, Lachesis decomposes the blood, rendering it more fluid; hence a hæmorrhagic tendency is marked. Purpura, septic states, diphtheria, and other low forms of disease, when the system is thoroughly poisoned and the prostration is profound. The modalities are most important in guiding to the remedy. Delirium tremens with much trembling and confusion. Very important during the climacteric and for patients of a melancholic disposition. Ill effects of suppressed discharges. Diphtheritic paralysis (Botulinum). Diphtheria carriers. Sensation of tension in various parts. Cannot bear anything tight anywhere.
Mind.--Great loquacity. Amative. Sad in the morning; no desire to mix with the world. Restless and uneasy; does not wish to attend to business; wants to be off somewhere all the time. Jealous (Hyos). Mental labor best performed at night. Euthanasia. Suspicious; nightly delusion of fire. Religious insanity (Verat; Stram). Derangement of the time sense.
Head.--Pain through head on awaking. Pain at root of nose. Pressure and burning on vertex. Waves of pain; worse after moving. Sun headaches. With headache, flickerings, dim vision, very pale face. Vertigo. Relieved by onset of a discharge (menses or nasal catarrh).
Eyes.--Defective vision after diphtheria, extrinsic muscles too weak to maintain focus. Sensation as if eyes were drawn together by cords which were tied in a knot at root of nose.
Ears.--Tearing pain from zygoma into ear; also with sore throat. Ear-wax hard, dry.
Nose.--Bleeding, nostrils sensitive. Coryza, preceded by headache. Hay asthma; paroxysms of sneezing (Silica; Sabad).
Face.--Pale. Trifacial neuralgia, left side, heat running up into head (Phos). Tearing pain in jaw-bones (Amphisbæna; Phos). Purple, mottled, puffed; looks swollen, bloated, jaundiced, chlorotic.
Mouth.--Gums swollen, spongy, bleed. Tongue swollen, burns, trembles, red, dry and cracked at tip, catches on teeth. Aphthous and denuded spots with burning and rawness. Nauseous taste. Teeth ache, pain extends to ears. Pain in facial bones.
Throat.--Sore, worse left side, swallowing liquids. Quinsy. Septic parotiditis. Dry, intensely swollen, externally and internally. Diphtheria; membrane dusky, blackish; pain aggravated by hot drinks; chronic sore throat, with much hawking; mucus sticks, and cannot be forced up or down. Very painful; worse slightest pressure, touch is even more annoying. In diphtheria, etc, the trouble began on the left side. Tonsils purplish. Purple, livid color of throat. Feeling as if something was swollen which must be swallowed; worse, swallowing saliva or liquids. Pain into ear. Collar and neck-band must be very loose.
Stomach.--Craving for alcohol, oysters. Any food causes distress. Pit of stomach painful to touch. Hungry, cannot wait for food. Gnawing pressure made better by eating, but returning in a few hours. Perceptible trembling movement in the epigastric region. Empty swallowing more painful than swallowing solids.
Abdomen.--Liver region sensitive, cannot bear anything around waist. Especially suitable to drunkards. Abdomen tympanitic, sensitive, painful (Bell).
Stool.--Constipated, offensive stool. Anus feels tight, as if nothing could go through it. Pain darting up the rectum every time be sneezes or coughs. Hæmorrhage from bowels like charred straw, black particles. Hæmorrhoids protrude, become constricted, purplish. Stitches in them on sneezing or coughing. Constant urging in rectum, not for stool.
Female.--Climacteric troubles, palpitation, flashes of heat, hæmorrhages, vertex headache, fainting spells; worse, pressure of clothes. Menses too short, too feeble; pains all relieved by the flow (Eupion). Left ovary very painful and swollen, indurated. Mammæ inflamed, bluish. Coccyx and sacrum pain, especially on rising from sitting posture. Acts especially well at beginning and close of menstruation.
Male.--Intense excitement of sexual organs.
Respiratory.--Upper part of windpipe very susceptible to touch. Sensation of suffocation and strangulation on lying down, particularly when anything is around throat; compels patient to spring from bed and rush for open window. Spasm of glottis; feels as if something ran from neck to larynx. Feels he must take a deep breath. Cramp-like distress in præcordial region. Cough; dry, suffocative fits, tickling. Little secretion and much sensitiveness; worse, pressure on larynx, after sleep, open air. Breathing almost stops on falling asleep (Grind). Larynx painful to touch. Sensation as of a plug (Anac) which moves up and down, with a short cough.
Heart.--Palpitation, with fainting spells, especially during climacteric. Constricted feeling causing palpitation, with anxiety. Cyanosis. Irregular beats.
Back.--Neuralgia of coccyx, worse rising from sitting posture; must sit perfectly still. Pain in neck, worse cervical region. Sensation of threads stretched from back to arms, legs, eyes, etc.
Extremities.--Sciatica, right side, better lying down. Pain in tibia (may follow sore throat). Shortening of tendons.
Sleep.--Patient sleeps into an aggravation. Sudden starting when falling asleep. Sleepiness, yet cannot sleep (Bell; Op). Wide-awake in evening.
Fever.--Chilly in back; feet icy cold; hot flushes and hot perspiration. Paroxysm returns after acids. Intermittent fever every spring.
Skin.--Hot perspiration, bluish, purplish appearance. Boils, carbuncles, ulcers, with bluish, purple surroundings. Dark blisters. Bed-sores, with black edges. Blue-black swellings. Pyemia; dissecting wounds. Purpura, with intense prostration. Senile erysipelas. Wens. Cellulitis. Varicose ulcers.
Modalities.--Worse, after sleep, (Kali bich). Lachesis sleeps into aggravation; ailments that come on during sleep (Calc); left side, in the spring, warm bath, pressure or constriction, hot drinks. Closing eyes. Better, appearance of discharges, warm applications.
Relationship.--Antidotes: Ars; Merc; Heat; Alcohol; Salt.
Complementary: Crotalus cascavella often completes curative work of Lachesis (Mure; Lycop; Hep; Salamandra).
Incompatible: Acet ac; Carb ac.
Compare: Cotyledon (climacteric troubles); Nat m; Nit ac; Crotal; Amphisbna -snake lizard--(right jaw swollen and painful, lancinating pains; headaches, lancinating pains. Eruption of vesicles and pimples); Naja; Lepidium.
Dose.--Eighth to 200th potency. Doses ought not be repeated too frequently. If well indicated, a single dose should be allowed to exhaust its action.
Head, chest and circulation are affected. Bridge of nose as if pinched. A remedy for torticollis, rheumatic symptoms about neck. Tuberculosis-light-complexioned people. Early stages, and established chest cases, with much coldness. Produces a desire to talk-a flow of language and the courage to make a speech.
Head.--Right-sided pain, extending down to jaw; head feels enlarged; worse, least noise. Scalp painful. Sleepless. Circumscribed red cheeks; scalp feels sore, as if hair was standing on end; burning in palms and soles. Bridge of nose feels as if pinched.
Chest.--Sensation of heat-bubbling and boiling around heart region rising to head.
Back.--Chilliness between the shoulder-blades; pain and stiffness in back.
Neck.--Drawn over to one side in sore throat. Rheumatism of the neck. Stiffness of neck. Pain in nape, as if dislocated.
Skin.--Body icy cold; face yellow; tendency to sweat.
Relationship.--Compare: Dulc; Bry; Puls; also Fel tauri (nape of neck pains, and great tension there).
Dose.--Third potency. Tincture in phthisis, unit doses, once or twice a week, or three drops every four hours.
This remedy acts principally upon the brain and circulatory system. Delirium tremens with sleeplessness, coldness, and tremor. Hydrothorax and ascites. Impotence. Sense of lightness and tightness affecting whole body, especially chest. Seems to be a true galactogogue. Marked action on extremities.
Mind.--Stupefaction of sense. Great restlessness.
Head.--Dull, heavy, confused, dizzy. Heat of face and headache, with general coldness. Headache, with affections of respiratory organs.
Abdomen.--Sensation of weight, of fullness; borborygmi; abundant emission of wind. Colic in early morning, abdomen tense, relieved somewhat by evacuation and passing of wind.
Chest.--Difficult breathing. Suffocative breathing from dropsy of the chest. Constant tickling cough. Incessant, spasmodic cough, as if chest would fly to pieces. Squeezing sensation in lower chest.
Female.--Promotes catamenia. Increase of milk in breasts (Asafoet).
Sleep.--Restless; impossible to get to sleep. Deep, comatose sleep.
Extremities.--Lame hip down left side; worse walking. Coldness and numbness of feet and legs. Tremor of hands and arms. Cramps in shin bones, extending to toes and side of leg involving calves.
Relationship.--Antidotes: Acet ac; Coff.
Compare: Nabalus-Prenanthes Serpentaria-Rattlesnake root-White lettuce, similar to Lactuca, (chronic diarrha, worse after eating, nights and towards morning. Pain in abdomen and rectum; emaciation. Constipation and somnolence; susceptible to aura of others. Dyspepsia, with acid burning eructation. Craving for acid food. Leucorrha with throbbing in uterus); Lach; Kali carb; Spiranthes (galactagogue).
Has a special affinity for female and urinary organs.
Headache, with backward and forward motion of head. Leucorrha and menses too early and scanty. Hæmorrhoids; hard stool, with blood. Sensation in urethra as though a drop of water were flowing through it. Tearing in the extremities. Hæmoptysis. Blisters on heel from slight rubbing. Ulcers on heel (Cepa).
Silico-fluoride of Calcium
Affections of glands, goitre, pre-ulcerative stage of carcinoma. Burning, stinging pain in breast, stomach, and uterus. Connective tissue about glands specially affected. Fat anæmic babies with Iodine appetite. Ravenous appetite. Remarkably successful in scrofulous affections, except in malarial cases. Uterine carcinoma. Fibroid tumors with intense burning pains through the part with profuse hæmorrhage. Glands have a certain elasticity and pliability about them rather than the stony hardness of Calc fluor and Cistus.
Ears.--Otitis media suppurativa. Where Silica is indicated progress is hastened by Lapis (Bellows).
Chest.--Persistent pains in mammary region. Glandular hardening.
Skin.--Scrofulous abscesses and sores. Enlargement and induration of glands, especially cervical. Lipoma, sarcoma, carcinoma. Pruritus.
Relationship.--Compare: Silica; Badiaga; Ars iod; Calc iod; Con; Kal iod; Asterias.
Dose.--First to sixth potency.
Very important in skin therapeutics. Eruptions on the head, face, and neck; pimples; acne. Styes and ulcerations on the edge of the eyelids. Profuse and frequent urination. Crops of boils and styes (Anthracin).
Extremities.--Pain in hands, knees, and ankles extending downward to fingers and toes. Pain in all joints. Eruption on extremities.
Female.--Uterine displacements. An exceedingly sore, bruised feeling in uterus, with great relaxation of the vaginal tissues; apparently entire lack of tonicity of pelvic contents. These symptoms all aggravated by standing, walking, a misstep, or sudden jar.
Dose.--Tincture, to third potency.
The bite produces tetanic effects that last several days. A picture of Angina pectoris is presented by the action of the drug. The præcordial region seems to be the center of attack. Constriction of chest muscles, with radiation to shoulders and back. Lowered coagulability.
Head.--Anxiety. Screams with pain. Pain in neck to back of head. Occipital pain.
Respiratory.--Extreme apna. Gasping respiration. Fears losing breath.
Chest.--Violent, præcordial pain extending to the axilla and down the arm and forearm to fingers, with numbness of the extremity. Pulse feeble and rapid. Sinking sensation at the Cramping pain from chest to abdomen.
Extremities.--Pain in left arm, feels paralyzed. Weakness of legs followed by cramps in the abdominal muscles. Paræsthesia of lower limbs.
Skin.--Coldness of whole surface. Skin cold as marble.
Relationship.--Compare: Latrodectus Hasselti-New South Wales Black Spider--(Long lasting effects seem to indicate it as a "chronic" blood poisoning. Arrests intense pain in pyæmia. Great dema in neighborhood of wound; paralysis of limbs, with great wasting of muscles. Violent, darting, burning pains preceding paralysis; vertigo, tendency to fall forward; septicæmic conditions; constant delusion of flying. Loss of memory. Roaring noises). Araena; Mygale; Theridion; Latrodectus Kalipo -New Zealand spider--(lymphangitis and nervous twitchings, scarlet burning eruption). Triatema-Kissing bug --(Swelling with violent itching of fingers and toes. Smothering sensation and difficult breathing succeeded by fainting and rapid pulse).
Affects the lateral and anterior columns of the cord. Does not produce pain. Reflexes always increased. Paralytic affections of lower extremities; spastic paralysis; lateral sclerosis; Beri-beri. Athetosis. Infantile paralysis. After influenza and wasting, exhaustive diseases where there is much weakness and heaviness, slow recovery of nerve power. Sleepy, constant yawning.
Mind.--Depressed; hypochondriacal. Vertigo when standing with eyes closed.
Mouth.--Burning pain in tip of tongue; with tingling and numbness of tongue and lips, as if scalded.
Extremities.--Tips of fingers numb. Tremulous, tottering gait. Excessive rigidity of legs; spastic gait. Knees knock against each other when walking. Cramps in legs worse cold, and cold feet. Cannot extend or cross legs when sitting. Myelitis, with marked spastic symptoms. Rheumatic paralysis. Gluteal muscles and lower limbs emaciated. Legs blue; swollen, if hanging down. Stiffness and lameness of ankles and knees, toe do not leave the floor, heels do not touch floor, Muscles of calves very tense. Patient sits bent forward, straightens with difficulty.
Urine.--Increased bladder reflex. Frequent, must hurry, else voided involuntarily.
Relationship.--Compare: Oxytrop; Secale; Petiveria, a South American plant (Paralysis; paraplegia with numbness. Sensation of internal coldness). Agrostema githago-Corn-cockle --(Burning sensations, in stomach, through sophagus into throat, in lower abdomen and anus; nausea, bitter vomiting, impaired locomotion; difficulty in remaining erect; vertigo and headache, burning from lower jaw to vertex).
Spasmodic tickling cough, especially in cardiac patients, is often magically influenced by this drug. Lack of reaction, especially in chest and heart affections. Drink rolls audibly through sophagus and intestines. General coldness, not ameliorated by warmth. Violent pain in stomach with loss of speech. Spasm of facial muscles and sophagus. Asphyxia neonatorum.
Fever.--Coldness; chills and heat alternate. Thirst, with dry mouth in afternoon.
Respiratory.--Cyanosis and dyspna; worse, sitting up. Patient puts hands on heart. Cough, with valvular disease. Exercise causes pain around heart. Tickling, dry cough. Dyspna. Constriction of chest. Cough, with copious, jelly-like, or bloody expectoration. Small and feeble pulse. Threatening paralysis of lungs. Gasping for breath; clutches at heart.
Heart.--Mitral regurgitation. Clutching at heart and palpitation. Cyanosis neonatorum.
Sleep.--Spells of deep sleep, with snoring and stertorous breathing.
Extremities.--Toe and finger nails become knotty. Skin blue. Sprained pains in hips, thighs and heels. Cold, clammy feet and legs. Clubbing of fingers. Veins of hands distended.
Relationship.--Compare: Hydrocy ac; Camphor; Secale; Ammon carb; Ambra.
Dose.--Tincture to third potency. Cherry-laurel water, two to five drop doses.
A Phosphorus-containing Complex Organic Body prepared from the yolk of egg and animal brains
Lecithin is important in the vital processes of plant and animal organisms. Lecithin has a favorable influence upon the nutritive condition and especially upon the blood hence its use in anæmia and convalescence, neurasthenia and insomnia. Increasing the number of red corpuscles and amount of hemoglobin. Excellent galactagog, renders milk more nourishing and increases quantity.
Causes an immediate decrease in the excretion of the phosphates. Mental exhaustion and impotency. Tuberculosis, causing marked improvement in nutrition and general improvement. Tired, weak, short breath, loss of flesh; symptoms of general break-down. Sexually weak.
Mind.--Forgetful, dull, confused.
Head.--Aching, especially in occiput-pulsating and ringing in ears. Pain in zygoma; face pale.
Stomach.--Loss of appetite, thirsty, craves wine and coffee; bloated, sore pain in stomach rising toward throat.
Urine.--Scanty, with phosphates, sugar or albumen.
Sexual.--Male power lost or enfeebled. Anaphrodisia and ovarian insufficiency.
Extremities.--Soreness, aching, lack of energy. Tired and weak.
Dose.--One-half to 2 grains of crude and potencies. Twelfth potency.
Affects especially the rheumatic diathesis, going through all the changes, from functional pain to altered secretions and deposits of solid, earthy matter in the tissues. The Ledum rheumatism begins in feet, and travels upward. It affects also the skin, producing an eruption like Poison-oak, and is antidotal thereto, as well as to stings of insects. There is a general lack of animal heat, and yet heat of bed is intolerable. For punctured wounds, produced by sharp-pointed instruments or bites particularly if the wounded parts are cold, this is the remedy. Tetanus with twitching of muscles near wound.
Head.--Vertigo when walking, with tendency to fall to one side. Distress when head is covered. Nosebleed (Mellilot; Bry).
Eyes.--Aching in eyes. Extravasation of blood in lids, conjunctiva, aqueous or vitreous. Contused wounds. Cataract with gout.
Face.--Red pimples on forehead and cheeks; stinging when touched. Crusty eruption around nose and mouth.
Mouth.--Dry, retching with eructation. Musty taste with catarrhal affection.
Respiratory.--Burning in nose. Cough, with bloody expectoration. Dyspna; chest feels constricted. Suffocative arrest of breathing. Pain along trachea. Bronchitis with emphysema of aged. Oppressive constriction of chest. Tickling in larynx; spasmodic cough. Hæmoptysis, alternating with rheumatism. Chest hurts when touched. Whooping-cough; spasmodic, double inspiration with sobbing.
Rectum.--Anal fissures. Hæmorrhoidal pain.
Extremities.--Gouty pains shoot all through the foot and limb, and in joints, but especially small joints. Swollen, hot, pale. Throbbing in right shoulder. Pressure in shoulder, worse motion. Cracking in joints; worse, warmth of bed. Gouty nodosities. Ball of great to swollen (Bothrops). Rheumatism begins in lower limbs and ascends (Kalmia opposite). Ankles swollen. Soles painful, can hardly step on them (Ant c; Lyc). Easy spraining of ankle.
Fever.--Coldness, want of animal heat. Sensation as of cold water over parts; general coldness with heat of face.
Skin.--Acne on forehead, sticking pain therein. Eczema (facial). Itching of feet and ankles; worse, scratching and warmth of bed. Ecchymosis. Long discoloration after injuries. Carbuncles (Anthracin. Tarant cuben). Antidote to Rhus poisoning (Grindel; Cyprip; Anac).
Modalities.--Better, from cold, putting feet in cold water. Worse, at night, and from heat of bed.
Relationship.--Compare: Ledum antidotes spider poisons. Ruta; Ham; Bellis; Arnica.
Dose.--Third to thirtieth potency.
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 dematous condition. Dryness of naso-pharynx.
Mouth.--Putrid taste on rising in the morning. Dry pharynx and larynx.
Abdomen.--Disposition to noisy diarrha.
Modalities.--Worse, in damp, rainy weather, especially heavy rains.
Relationship.--Compare: Dulc (damp surroundings and foggy weather). Calc; Teucr; Calend; Nat sulph.
Dose.--Third to thirtieth potency.
Affections of breast, heart, lancinating pains.
With heart symptoms, numbness and pain in left arm, sensation of sinking in pit of stomach.
Left side of head, face, chest, hip to knee, all have lancinating pain.
A streak of pain from the temple to the chin, as if the face were cut with a razor. Burning in throat, roaring in ears. Sensation of a tight girdle around chest, as of a knife piercing the heart. Pain in neck, back, and extremities. Compare: Arnica; Lachesis.
A liver remedy, with jaundice and black, tarry stools. Bilious states. Enfeebled portal circulation. Malarial conditions.
Head.--Dull frontal pain; vertigo, drowsiness, and depression. Smarting and aching in eyes.
Stomach.--Tongue coated yellow. Great distress in stomach and intestines, with desire for stool. Aching in region of liver extending to spine, which feels chilly.
Stool.--Profuse black, fetid stools, with pain at umbilicus. Bleeding piles. Typhoid stools turn black and look like tar. Clay colored stools with jaundice. Prolapse of rectum with hæmorrhoids. Rectal hæmorrhage.
Relationship.--Compare: Podop; Iris; Bry; Merc; Ptel; Myrica.
Dose.--Tincture, to third potency.
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