Increases secretions of mucous and serous membranes and acts on cellular tissue, producing oedema and dropsy and on skin causing diaphoresis. Acute hydrocephalus. A diminished frequency of the pulse is a prime indication. This is one of our most efficient remedies, in Dropsies, ascites, anasarca and hydrothorax, and urinary troubles, especially suppression and strangury. In the digestive complaints of Bright’s disease, with the nausea, vomiting, drowsiness, difficult breathing, it will be found of frequent service. The dropsy is characterized by great thirst and gastric irritability. Arrhythmia. Mitral and tricuspid regurgitation. acute alcoholism. Relaxation of sphincters.
Worse, cold weather; cold drinks; uncovering.
CYMARIN is the active principle of Apocynum Cannabinum., lowers pulse rate and increases blood-pressure. Strophanthus (extreme cardiac depression with intense gastric disturbance; dropsy). Aralia hispida - Wild Elder - a valuable diuretic, useful in dropsy of the cavities, either due to hepatic or renal disease with constipation. Urinary disorders, especially with dropsy. Scudder advises doses of five to thirty drops in sweetened cream of tartar, Solution). Apis.; Arsenic; Digital.; Hell.
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Snuffles of children ( Sambucus
.) Chronic nasal catarrh with tendency to acute stuffiness with dull, sluggish memory
Takes cold easily, nostrils become congested and blocked up easily.
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Food or water is immediately ejected
abdomen; bladder; urging to urinate (unhealthy desire); ineffectual;
abdomen; stomach; pain; after drinking; ;
abdomen; stomach; vomiting; in women; during period; ;
abdomen; swelling; from watery fluid; abdominal cavity; ;
Dull, heavy, sick feeling
Oppression in epigastrium and chest, impeding breathing ( Lobelia Infl
.) Sensation of sinking in stomach
Stomach; Nausea, with drowsiness
Thirst on walking
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Feeling as if sphincter were open and stools ran right out.
stool; thin, liquid;
WATERY, flatulent, with soreness in anus; worse after eating
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Bladder much distended
Little expulsive power
Turbid, hot urine, with thick mucus and burning in urethra, after urinating
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Blood expelled in large clots.
Female; Amenorrhoea, with bloating; metrorrhagia with nausea; fainting, vital depression
genitals; female; period; copious;
Hemorrhages at change of life
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Respiration short and unsatisfactory
Oppression about epigastrium and chest.
Short, dry cough
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chest; lungs; fluid build up in chest cavity (pulmonary oedema);
chest; oppressed feeling;
Heart; Tricuspid regurgitation; rapid and feeble, irregular cardiac action, low arterial tension, pulsating jugulars, general cyanosis and general dropsy.
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Great restlessness and little sleep.
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generalities; pain; pressing; externally; ;
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Entries on a white background are from Boericke's Materia Medica. Entries on a green background are from a reversed Kent's repertory, with some alterations to modernise the language. Uses are based on traditional homeopathic practice and have not been reviewed by the FDA.