An irritant to the skin and mucous membranes. Burning pain in bones. Pains in limbs and paralytic weakness in the joints. Important respiratory and skin symptoms. terrible burning pains. Pains of cancer. Everything appears larger than it really is.
Compare: Euphorbium amygdaloides-Wood Spurge (in pain in antrum, illusion of smell, Odor of mice. Sense of taste blunted. Diarrhoea; stools difficult, with painful anal spasm).
Euphorbium corollate-Large Flowering Spurge (a diaphoretic expectorant and cathartic of the old school in gastro-enteric disturbance, with deathly nausea. Vomiting of food, water, and mucus, and copious evacuations. Attacks recur after short intermissions. Feeling of clawing in stomach; cold sweat) ( Verat. alb.)
Euphorbium marginata-Snow on the mountain-(Honey from the flowers is poisonous, detected by the hot, acrid taste. The milky juice produces skin symptoms like Rhus).
Euphorbium pilulifera-Pillbearing Spurge-(Humid asthma, cardiac dyspnoea, hay-fever, and bronchitis. Urethritis, with intense pain on urinating, and much urging. Acrid leucorrhoea; worse least movement. Hemorrhages from sunstroke and traumatism).
Compare, also: Psoralea-A Columbian plant-(Pain of cancer, ulcers. Leucorrhoea fetid., Pruritus. Uterine tumors.) Croton; Jatropha; Colchic.
Antidotes: Camph.; Opium.
Third to sixth potency.
▲ ▼ HEAD (click for more)
Violent, pressive headache.
▲ ▼ VISION (click for more)
▲ ▼ FACE (click for more)
Burning in cheek; worse, left
Erysipelas; yellow blister
eyes inflamed and agglutinated in morning
face; skin; discoloration; red; erysipelas (inflamed from infection, deep red colour);
face; skin; out-breaks on skin; red; erysipelas (inflamed from infection, deep red colour); of blisters;
Nasal pruritus with mucous secretions from nasopharynx.
Red swelling of cheeks
▲ ▼ MOUTH (click for more)
mouth; teeth; pain; jerking;
mouth; teeth; pain; screwing;
▲ ▼ THROAT (click for more)
throat; pain; burning;
▲ ▼ ABDOMEN (click for more)
Sunken; spasmodic, flatulent colic
abdomen; stomach; inflammation;
Sialorrhoea (profuse salty saliva)
Stomach; Great hunger
Stools fermented, profuse, clayey
Thirst for cold drinks.
▲ ▼ RESPIRATION (click for more)
Breathing oppressed as if chest were not wide enough
Constant cough, with stitches from pit of stomach to sides of chest
Croup, dry, hollow, cough
Spasmodic, dry cough, day and night, with asthma
Violent, fluent coryza, with burning and cough
Warm feeling in chest, as if hot food had been swallowed.
▲ ▼ BACK (click for more)
back; stiffness; neck; ;
▲ ▼ EXTREMITIES, LIMBS (click for more)
extremities, limbs; pain; joints; paralytic;
extremities, limbs; perspiration; leg; ;
Pain in hip-joint and coccyx.
▲ ▼ CHILL (click for more)
chill; in the open air; while walking; ;
▲ ▼ FEVER (click for more)
fever; desire to uncover;
▲ ▼ SKIN (click for more)
Carbuncle; old, torpid, indolent ulcers with biting, lancinating pain
Biting and stinging, red, swollen
Erysipelatous inflammation, especially of the cheek
Old torpid ulcer, pustules; Gangrene ( Echinac
.) Ulcerating carcinoma and epithelioma of the skin.
skin; inflammation; skin erysipelas (inflamed from infection, deep red colour);
skin; inflammation; skin erysipelas (inflamed from infection, deep red colour); blisters;
skin; out-breaks on skin; gnawing, biting;
skin; pain; gnawing, biting;
▲ ▼ GENERALITIES (click for more)
generalities; change of position;
generalities; lying down; lying down;
generalities; movement; at beginning of movement;
generalities; movement; continued movement;
generalities; symptoms not symmetrical; left; ;
generalities; walking; beginning of walk;
generalities; while sitting;
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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.