Wood-louse (MILLEPEDES) – Has distinct diuretic properties; hence its use in dropsies. Asthmatic conditions, with bronchial catarrh.
Head.–Boring pain behind right ear in mastoid process (Caps). Violent pulsation of arteries (Pothos; Glonoine). Painful pressure above the root of nose.
Stomach.–Persistent pressure in cardiac orifice. Vomiting.
Abdomen.–Distended; meteorism; very severe colic.
Urine.–Cutting, burning in urethra. Tenesmus of bladder and rectum, with absence of stool and urine.
Relationship.–Compare: Pothos foet; Canth.
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.