STILLINGIA SILVATICA: Materia Medica

Queen’s Root (STILLINGIA) – Chronic periosteal rheumatism, syphilitic and scrofulous affections. Respiratory symptoms well marked. Torpor of lymphatics; torpid liver, with jaundice and constipation.

Mind.–Gloomy forebodings; depressed.

Respiratory.–Dry, spasmodic cough. Larynx constricted, with stinging in fauces. Trachea feels sore when pressed. Hoarseness and chronic laryngeal affections of public speakers.

Urinary.–Urine colorless. Deposits white sediment; urine milky and thick.

Extremities.–Aching pains in bones of extremities and back.

Skin.–Ulcers; chronic eruptions on hands and fingers. Enlarged cervical glands. Burning, itching of legs; worse, exposure to air. Exostosis. Scrofuloderma; syphilis, secondary eruption and later symptoms. Valuable for intercurrent use.

Modalities.–Worse, in afternoons, damp air, motion. Better, in morning, dry air.

Relationship.–Compare: Staphis; Mercur; Syphil; Aur; Corydalis (syphilitic nodes).

Dose.–Tincture and first potency.

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