ASTACUS FLUVIATILIS: Materia Medica

Crawfish (CANCER ASTACUS) Skin symptoms most important. Urticaria.

Skin.–Nettle-rash over whole body. Itching. Crusta lactea, with enlarged lymphatic glands. Erysipelas, and liver affections with nettle-rash. Swelling of cervical glands. Jaundice.

Fever.–Inward chilliness; very sensitive to air, worse uncovering; violent fever, with headache.

Relationship.–Compare: Bombyx-Caterpillar-Itching of whole body (Urticaria). Apis; Rhus; Nat m; Homar.

Dose.–Third to thirtieth potency.

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