Both Grindelia Robusta and Grindelia Robusta squarrosa have been used for the symptoms here recorded. There is practically no difference in their action, although the G. Squarrosa is credited with more SPLENIC symptoms, dull pains and fullness in left hypochondrium; chronic malaria; gastric pains associated with splenic congestion. Induces paralysis, beginning in extremities. Its action is shown on the heart first quickening, then retarding it.
Acts on the cardiopulmonary distribution of the pneumo gastric in dry catarrh (tart Emetic in muco-purulent). Produces a paresis of the pneumo-gastric, interfering with respiration. Smothering after falling asleep. Asthmatic conditions, chronic bronchitis. Bronchorrhea with tough mucus, difficult to detach. Raises the blood pressure. Nausea and retching of gastric ulcer. Sugar in urine An effective antidote to Rhus-poisoning, locally and internally; also for burns, blisters, vaginal catarrh and herpes zoster. Hyperchlorhydria when attended with asthmatic and other neurotic symptoms. Hyperaemia of gastric mucous membrane with difficult respiration.
Compare: Tart-emet. Eriodictyon; Lach.; Sanguinar.
Tincture in 1 to 15 drop doses, also lower potencies.
▲ ▼ HEAD (click for more)
Pain in eyeballs, running back to brain; worse, moving eyes
Feels full, as from quinine
Purulent ophthalmia and iritis.
▲ ▼ ABDOMEN (click for more)
Cutting pain in region of spleen, extending to hips
▲ ▼ RESPIRATION (click for more)
Pertussis, with profuse mucous secretion ( Coccus.) Bronchorrhea, with tough, whitish, mucous expectoration
Cannot breathe when lying down
Stops breathing when falling asleep; wakes with a start, and gasps for breath
Acts on the pulmonary circulation
An efficacious remedy for wheezing and oppression in bronchitis patients
Asthma, with profuse tenacious expectoration, which relieves
Cannot breathe lying down
Must sit up to breathe
respiration; difficult (dyspnea); during sleep; when falling asleep; ;
respiration; difficult (dyspnea); waking with difficulty breathing; ;
respiration; interrupted; during sleep (apnea);
respiration; interrupted; on going to sleep; ;
The sibilant rales are disseminated with foamy mucus, very difficult to detach
Weak heart and respiration
▲ ▼ SKIN (click for more)
Poison oak (locally as a wash)
Itching and burning
Rash, like roseola, with severe burning and itching
Ulcers, with swollen, purplish skin.
Vesicular and papular eruptions
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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.