ZIZIA AUREA: Materia Medica

Meadow Parsnip (THASPIUM AUREUM – ZIZIA) – Hysteria, epilepsy, chorea, hypochondriasis, come within the sphere of this remedy.

Mind.–Suicidal; depressed; laughing and weeping moods alternate.

Head.–Pressure on top, in right temple, associated with backache.

Male.–Great lassitude following coitus. Sexual power increased.

Female.–Intermittent neuralgia of left ovary. Acrid, profuse leucorrhoea, with retarded menses.

Respiratory.–Dry cough, with stitches in chest. Dyspnoea.

Extremities.–Unusual tired feeling. Chorea, especially during sleep. Fidgety legs (Tarant). Lameness in arms and spasmodic twitching.

Modalities.–Worse, during sleep.

Relationship.–Compare: Agar; Stram; Tarant; Cicuta; Aethusa.

Dose.–Tincture, to third potency.

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.

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