PARTHENIUM HYSTEROPHORUS: Materia Medica

Bitter-broom (PARTHENIUM – ESCOBA AMARGO) – A Cuban remedy for fevers, especially malarial. Increased flow of milk. Amenorrhoea and general debility. Cheyne-Stokes breathing. After Quinine.

Head.–Aches, extending to nose; feels swelled; pain in frontal eminence. Eyes heavy; eyeballs ache. Ringing in ears. Pain at root of nose; feels swollen. Aching in teeth. Teeth feel on edge; too long. Disordered vision. Tinnitus and pain in ears.

Abdomen.–Pain in left hypochondrium. Spleen affections.

Modalities.–Worse, after sleep, sudden motion. Better, after rising, and walking about.

Relationship.–Compare: China; Ceanoth; Helianth.

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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