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Eclipta Alba -- Maka
is a coolant, tonic and stimulant. It has been in use for centuries for hair treatment and helps prevent falling hair, stops premature greying and is known as a brain tonic. It is also known for treating insomnia.

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AMPELOPSIS QUINQUEFOLIA
Virginia Creeper
(AMPELOPSIS)

Renal dropsies, hydrocele, and chronic hoarseness in scrofulous patients have been benefited by this drug. Choleric symptoms. Generally worse about 6 pm. Dilated pupils. Left costal region sore and sensitive. Elbow joints pain, back sore. Soreness of all limbs. Vomiting, purging with tenesmus. Rumbling in abdomen.

Dose.--Second to third potency.

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ANACARDIUM ORIENTALE
Marking Nut
(ANACARDIUM)

The Anacardium patient is found mostly among the neurasthenics; such have a type of nervous dyspepsia, relieved by food; impaired memory, depression, and irritability; diminution of senses (smell, sight, hearing). Syphilitic patients often suffer with these conditions. Intermittency of symptoms. Fear of examination in students. Weakening of all senses, sight, hearing, etc. Aversion to work; lacks self-confidence; irresistible desire to swear and curse. Sensation of a plug in various parts-eyes, rectum, bladder, etc; also of a band. Empty feeling in stomach; eating temporarily relieves all discomfort. This is a sure indication, often verified. Its skin symptoms are similar to Rhus, and it has proved a valuable antidote to Poison-Oak.

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ANGUSTURA VERA
Bark of Galipea Cusparia

Rheumatic and paralytic complaints-great difficulty in walking. Crackling in all joints.

The greatest craving for coffee is a characteristic symptom. Caries of long bones. Paralysis. Tetanus. Stiffness of muscles and joints. Oversensitive.

Principal action on spinal motor nerves and mucous membranes.

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ANHALONIUM LEWINII
Mescal Button
(ANHALONIUM)

Mescal is a strong intoxicating spirit distilled from Pulque fuerte. Pulque is made from the Agave Americana of Mexico, locally known as Maguey and is the national beverage of Mexico. Indians call it Peyote. It weakens the heart, produces insanity. Its most striking effects appear in the auditory nerve for it makes each note upon the piano a center of melody which seems to be surrounded by a halo of color pulsating to the rhythm of the music' (Hom. World).

Causes a form of intoxication accompanied by wonderful visions, remarkably beautiful and varied kaleidoscopic changes, and a sensation of increased physical ability. Also visions of monsters and various gruesome forms. A cardiac tonic and respiratory stimulant. Hysteria and insomnia. A remedy for brainfag, delirium, megrim, hallucinations, with colored brilliant visions. Motor inco-ordination. Extreme muscular depression; increased patellar reflex. Paraplegia.

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AQUILEGIA VULGARIS
Columbine
(AQUILEGIA)

A remedy for hysteria. Globus and clavus hystericus. Women at climaxis, with vomiting of green substance, especially in the morning. Sleeplessness. Nervous trembling of body; sensitive to light and noise. Dysmenorrhœa of young girls.

Female.--Menses scanty, with dull, painful, nightly increasing pressure in the right lumbar region.

Dose.--First potency.

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ARAGALLUS LAMBERTI
White Loco Weed-Rattle Weed

Acts principally on nervous system, producing a bewildered, confused state. Symptoms of incoordination and paralysis. Locomotor ataxia. Tired in the morning.

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GALIUM APARINE
Goose-Grass

Galium acts on the urinary organs, is a diuretic and of use in dropsies, gravel and calculi. Dysuria and cystitis. Has power of suspending or modifying cancerous action. Has clinical confirmation of its use in cancerous ulcers and nodulated tumors of the tongue. Inveterate skin affections and scurvy. Favors healthy granulations on ulcerated surfaces.

Dose.--Fluid extract; half-dram doses, in cup of water or milk, three times a day.

Note: Dr. Deoshlok Sharma has recommended it for cancers.

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The heating (dry distilling) of Beechwood causes tar and pitch to drip away from the wood and leave behind charcoal. Tar and pitch are often used interchangeably. However, pitch is considered more solid while tar is more liquid.

KREOSOTUM
Beechwood Kreosote

Kreosotum is a mixture of phenols obtained from this distillation.

Pulsations all over the body, and profuse bleeding from small wounds. Very severe, old neuralgic affections; pains rather aggravated by rest. Excoriating, burning, and offensive discharges. Hæmorrhages, ulcerations, cancerous affections. Rapid decomposition of fluids and secretions, and burning pains. Overgrown, poorly developed children. Post-climacteric diseases. Tumefaction, puffiness, gangrene. Ailings of teething children.

Dr. Deoshlok Sharma has cured squamous cell carcinoma with Kreosotum

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EPIPHEGUS VIRGINIANA
Beechdrop
(EPIPHEGUS - OROBANCHE)


BEECH DROPS (OROBANCHE VIRGINIANA,EPIFAGUS VIRGINIANA, BROOM RAPE, CANCER ROOT), a parasite on Beech tree roots, has a bitter, nauseous, astringent taste, diminished by drying.

A remedy for sick, neurasthenic, and nervous headaches, especially in women, brought on or made worse by exertion, shopping, etc. Tongue coated yellow; bitter taste. Drowsy after meals. Loose stools. Subinvolution, with painful menstruation and congestion.

Head.--Pressing pain in temples from without inwards, worse, left side. Viscid salivation, constant inclination to spit. Sick headache coming on when deviating from ordinary pursuits. Headaches from nerve tire caused by mental or physical exhaustion, preceded by hunger.

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All cassia plants are useful in Parkinson desease.

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ARECA CATECHU
Betel Nut
(ARECA)

Of use in Helminthiasis. Its alkaloid, Areolin Hydrobrom contracts the pupil, acting more promptly and energetically but of shorter duration than Eserine. Serviceable in glaucoma. Acts also as a salivatory like Pilocarpin. Also increases the amplitude of pulsations of the heart and promotes the contractility of the intestines.

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ARGEMONE MEXICANA
Prickly Poppy
Seeds are used.

Colicky cramp and spasm of bowels. Painful neuro-muscular conditions, preventing sleep. Rheumatic disease associated with Bright's disease (D. MacFarlan).

Head.--Throbbing headache in eyes and temples. Head hot. Throat very dry, pain on swallowing.

Stomach.--Feels sick, like vomiting. Griping in pit of stomach. No appetite. Belching and passing gas.

Urinary.--Passes less urine. Changing color.

Female.--Menses suppressed. Diminished sexual desire with weakness.

Extremities.--Left knee stiff and painful. Feet swollen.

Modalities.--Worse at noon (weakness).

Dose.--Sixth potency. Fresh juice is applied to ulcers and warts.

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ARISTOLOCHIA MILHOMENS
Brazilian Snake Root

Stitching pains in various parts. Pain in heels, burning in anus and frequent irritation. Flatulence in stomach and abdomen. Pain in back and extremities. Stiffness of legs. Pain in tendo-Achillis. Itching and swelling around the malleoli

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arundo mauritanica
reed
(arundo)

a remedy for catarrhal states. hay-fever.

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BENZOICUM ACIDUM is made by sublimation of Gum Benzoin (Gum is burned and vapors are dissolved in water/alcohol), gum from Styrax Benzoin.

In India, Pakistan and Arabia gum is called Loban. Vapors of Loban contain Benzine. It is burned to scare ghosts and bad spirits. Added to insence sticks.

The most marked characteristic pertains to the odor and color of the urine. It has a marked action on metabolism. It produces and cures symptoms of a uric acid diathesis, with urine highly colored and very offensive, and gouty symptoms. Renal insufficiency. Child wants to be nursed in the arms, will not be laid down. Pains suddenly change their locality. Anti-sycotic. Gouty and asthmatic.

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Reposting after I received an email from John Stanton, Thanks John.

WP...this is ANHALONIUM LEWINII --or mesacl buttons--or peyote--this plant i know well--just want let you know--rather than correct photo you used at forum...important remedy as is psilcybe cubensis---not much used though...inthis day and age with all rcreation drugs and allo schizo phrenia patients---comes in handy...

john

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ASARUM EUROPAEUM
European Snake-root
(ASARUM EUROPUM)

A remedy for nervous affections, loss of energy, with excessive erethism. Scratching on silk or linen or paper unbearable. Pains and spasmodic muscular actions. Nervous deafness and asthenopia. Cold shivers from any emotion. Feels as if parts were pressed together. Tension and contractive sensations. Always feels cold.

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ASCLEPIAS CORNUTI
Common milkweed, Silkweed, Wild cotton

Seems to act especially on nervous system and urinary organs. A remedy for dropsy, hepatic, renal or cardiac and post-scarlatinal; causes diaphoresis and augments the urinary secretion. Acute rheumatic inflammation of large joints. Intermittent, pressing-down uterine pains.

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CALOTROPIS GIGANTEA
Madar Bark
(CALOTROPIS)

Has been used with marked success in the treatment of syphilis following Mercury; also, in elephantiasis, leprosy, and acute dysentery. Pneumonic phthisis. Tuberculosis.

Increases the circulation in the skin; has powerful effects as a sudorific. In the secondary symptoms of syphilis, where Mercury has been used but cannot be pushed safely any farther, it rapidly recruits the constitution, heals the ulcers and blotches from the skin, and perfects the cure. Primary anæmia of syphilis. Heat in stomach is a good guiding symptom. Obesity, while flesh decreases, muscles become harder and firmer.

ASCLEPIAS CORNUTI and Calotropis belong to the same family. ASCLEPIAS CORNUTI is found in Americas and Europe and Calotropis is found in Asia. Iti is used in many local remedies.

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ASCLEPIAS TUBEROSA
Pleurisy-root, butterfly weed

Its action on the chest muscles is most marked and has been verified. Sick headache, with flatulence in stomach and bowels. Dyspepsia. Bronchitis and pleurisy come within its range. Catarrhal states from cold and damp weather. Irritation of larynx with huskiness; grip, with pleuritic pain.

Respiratory.--Respiration painful, especially at base of left lung. Dry cough; throat constricted; causes pain in head and abdomen. Pain in chest; shooting downward from left nipple. A general eliminative remedy, acting specially on the sudoriparous glands. Chest pains are relieved by bending forward. Spaces between ribs close to sternum tender. Lancinating pain between shoulders. Catarrh, with frontal headache, and sticky yellow discharge.

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ASIMINA TRILOBA
American Papaw, prairy banana, also known as a prairie banana, Kentucky banana, or Ozark banana

Produces a series of symptoms much like scarlet fever; sore throat, fever, vomiting, scarlet eruption; tonsils and submaxillary glands enlarged, with diarrhœa. Fauces red and swollen, face swollen. Desire for ice-cold things. Hoarseness. Languid, drowsy irritable.

Acne. Itching in evening on undressing.

Relationship.--Compare: Capsic; Bellad.

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ASPARAGUS OFFICINALIS
Common Garden Asparagus

Its marked and immediate action on the urinary secretion is well known. It causes weakness and cardiac depression with dropsy. Rheumatic pains. Especially about left shoulder and heart.

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ASTRAGALUS MOLLISSIMUS
Purple or Woolly Loco-weed

Affects animals like effects of alcohol, tobacco and morphine in man. First stage, period of hallucination or mania with defective eye sight during which the animal performs all sorts of antics. After acquiring a taste for the plant it refuses every other kind of food. Second stage brings emaciation, sunken eyeballs, lusterless hair and feeble movements-after a few months dies as from starvation (U. S. Dept. Agriculture). Irregularities in gait-paralytic affections. Loss of muscular coordination.

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AVENA SATIVA
Common Oat

Has a selective action on brain and nervous system, favorably influencing their nutritive function.

Nervous exhaustion, sexual debility, and the morphine habit call for this remedy in rather material dosage. Best tonic for debility after exhausting diseases. Nerve tremors of the aged; chorea, paralysis agitans, epilepsy. Post-diphtheritic paralysis. Rheumatism of heart. Colds. Acute coryza (20 drop doses in hot water hourly for a few doses). Alcoholism. Sleeplessness, especially of alcoholics. Bad effects of Morphine habit. Nervous states of many female troubles.

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AZADIRACHTA INDICA
Margosa Bark

An afternoon fever and rheumatic pains in various parts are caused by this remedy. Pain in sternum and ribs, in back and shoulders and extremities; heat, pricking and aching in hands, especially palms, fingers, also toes.

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