Pennyroyal (HEDEOMA) – Female symptoms are most marked; usually associated with nervous disturbances. Red sand in urine. Pain along ureter. Flatulent colic. Antidotes effects of Poison-oak (Grindelia).
Head.–Dull, heavy feeling in morning. Sore pain, as from a cut. Weak, faint; better, lying down.
Stomach.–Gastritis. Everything taken into stomach causes pain. Tongue coated thin white. Nausea.
Abdomen.–Distended, sore, and sensitive.
Urine.–Frequent urging, cutting pains. Pain along left ureter. Dragging pain from kidney to bladder. Dull burning pain over left kidney. Burning irritation at neck of bladder causing frequent intense desire to urinate and inability to retain urine for more than few minutes, better urinating.
Female.–Bearing-down pains, with much backache; worse, least movement. Leucorrhoea, with itching and burning Ovaries congested and painful; bearing-down spasmodic contractions.
Extremities.–Pain in thumb-joint. Pain, coldness, and paretic condition. Twitchings, jerkings, soreness. Tendo-Achilles painful, as if sprained and swollen; walking painful.
Relationship.–Compare: Mentha; Sepia; Lilium; Ocimum (uric acid diathesis, pain in ureters). Hedera Helix–Common Ivy–(Delirium and chronic convulsions. Chronic hydrocephalus Rhinorrhea, cerebro-spinalis. Cataract. Acts on blood vessels, menorrhagia). Glechoma Hederacea–Ground Ivy–(Haemorrhoids with rectal irritation and bleeding. Diarrhoea. Anus feels raw and sore. Cough with laryngeal and tracheal irritation. Glandula sub-mentalis inflamed).
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.