HAEMATOXYLON CAMPECHIANUM: Materia Medica

Logwood (HAEMATOXYLON) – Sense of constriction is characteristic. Sensation as if a bar lay across chest. Angina pectoris.

Head.–Feels constricted; heavy, hot. Eyelids heavy.

Stomach.–Painful digging from abdomen to throat, causing pain in region of heart with oppression. Colic, tympanitis. Borborygmi and diarrhoea. Swollen, painful.

Chest.–Constriction, extending to epigastrium. Sensation of a bar across chest. Convulsive pain in heart region with oppression. Great soreness in region of heart. Palpitation.

Female.–Pain in hypogastrium, attended with slimy, whitish leucorrhoea. Weak feeling, with painful bearing down sensation at menstrual period.

Relationship.–Compare: Cactus; Colocy; Naja.

Dose.–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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