APHIS CHENOPODII GLAUCI: Materia Medica

Plant-lice from Chenopodium. Partakes largely of the properties of the plant upon which the insect lives.

Head.–Sad; aching, worse from motion. Brain seems swashed hither and thither. Coryza, with burning or biting in nostrils. Noise in ears, as of cannon. Yellow face. Orbital right neuralgia, with profuse lachrymation. Toothache, relieved by general warm sweat (Cham). Toothache extends to ear, temple, and cheek-bone (Plantago).

Stomach.–No appetite for meat and bread. Vesicles at end of tongue. Much mucus. Colic with much rumbling and ineffectual urging to stool.

Stools.–Hard and knotty. Diarrhoea in morning, with painful urging and burning in anus, and pressure in rectum and bladder.

Urine.–Voluptuous feeling in glans. Burning in urethra. Urination frequent, copious, frothy.

Back.–Severe pains in region of lower inner angle of left shoulder-blade, running into chest.

Fever.–Shuddering all over; burning in palms; hot sweat in bed.

Relationship.–Compare: Nat sulph; Nux.

Dose.–Sixth to thirtieth 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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