White Loco Weed-Rattle Weed Acts principally on nervous system, producing a bewildered, confused state. Symptoms of incoordination and paralysis. Locomotor ataxia. Tired in the morning.
Mind.–Great depression; worse in morning or evening. Cannot study. Cross, irritable, restless. Bewildered. Mental confusion and apathy. Desires to be alone. Difficulty in concentrating mind, absent-minded. Lack of ambition. Defective expression in writing. Restlessness and aimless wandering. Must concentrate his mind on walking.
Head.–Diplopia. Burning in eyes. Cracking of lower lip.
Throat.–Aches. Feels dull. Sore with nausea. Pharynx dark, swollen, glazed.
Respiratory.–Weight on chest in region of ensiform cartilage. Constriction as of a wide band. Soreness of chest under sternum. Oppression.
Extremities.–Weakness of limbs. Pain in left sciatic nerve. Cramps of muscles on front of leg while walking.
Relationship.–Compare: Astragallus and Oxytropis, two varieties of Loco Weed; also Baryta.
Dose.–Sixth and two hundredth potencies.
Written by William Boericke (1849 - 1929) and published first in his book "Materia Medica" (1901) William Boericke was an Austrian-born American physician who became a influential exponent of homeopathy. He is also known as an academic writer, publisher, medical school professor and owner of several pharmacies.