Purple Fish (MUREX) – The symptoms of the female sexual organs are most-prominent, and have been clinically verified. Especially adapted to nervous, lively, affectionate women. Patient weak and run down.
Mind.–Great sadness, anxiety, and dread.
Stomach.–Sinking, all-gone sensation in stomach (Sep). Hungry, must eat.
Female.–Conscious of a womb. Pulsation in neck of womb. Desire easily excited. Feeling as if something was pressing on a sore spot in the pelvis: worse sitting. Pain from right side of womb to right or left breast. Nymphomania. Least contact of parts causes violent sexual excitement. Sore pain in uterus. Menses irregular, profuse, frequent, large clots. Feeling of protrusion. Prolapse; enlargement of uterus, with pelvic tenesmus and sharp pains, extending toward breasts; aggravated lying down. Dysmenorrhoea and chronic endometritis, with displacement. Must keep legs tightly crossed. Leucorrhoea green or bloody, alternate with mental symptoms and aching in sacrum. Benign tumors in breasts. Pain in them during menstrual period.
Urinary.–Urine frequent at night; smells like Valerian constant urging (Kreos).
Modalities.–Worse, least touch.
Relationship.–Compare: Plat; Lil; Sep (the latter lacks sexual erethism of Murex).
Dose.–Third 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.