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Verbena Hastata

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Verbena hastata. Ironweed. N. O. Verbenacae. Tincture of entire fresh plant.

According to Hale Verbena h. grows profusely on the prairies and low bottom lands all over U.S. It is a popular domestic remedy for ague, especially when chronic. The root is intensely and disagreeably bitter. Dr. Griffin, of New York, suggests its use as a remedy for Rhus Tox Rhus poisoning. Richey Horner (Med. cent., vi. 324) mentions a case of epilepsy developing during whooping-cough, treated with 12-drop doses ("presumably of the tincture") every four hours. Improvement set in from the first and proved permanent.

though during the first two weeks there were attacks of petit mal. The patient took the remedy at increasing intervals during six weeks.


Ague; chronic. Epilepsy. Rhus Tox Rhus poisoning. clinical

Materia medica entries of other remedies mentioning Verbena Hastata

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(Nos. 1 to 32, from Hahnemann, R. A. M. L., 3) 1, Hahnemann; 2, Becher; 3, Franz; 4, Fr. Hahnemann; 5, Stapf; 6, Teuthorn; 7, Alberti, Jurisp. Med., vi, 718; 8, Alston, Lectures on Materia Medica ("2, 458, statement," -Hughes); 9, Benivenius in Schenk, viii, Obs., 174 ("observation of poisoning," -Hughes); 10, Bergius, Mat. Med., p. 872 ("statement," -Hughes); 11, Borrichius, Acta Hafn., vi, p. 145; 12, Dessenius, Composit. Medicam., lib. x, p. 422; 13, Dobolewsky in Eph. Nat. Cur. Dec., 1 ann. 2, p. 279 ("should be Dobzewsky; effects of root taken medicinally," -Hughes); 14, Ettmueller, Op., Tom. II, p. 435 ("as last," -Hughes); 15, Forestus, xviii, Obs. 44 ("as Benivenius," -Hughes); 16, Galenus, Comment. V. Aphor., 1 ("statement," -Hughes); 17, Gesner, Epist. Med., p. 69 ("effects of infusion," -Hughes); 18, Grassius, Misc. Nat. Cur., Dec. 1 ann. 4 ("p. 99, as Dobolewsky," -Hughes); 19, Greding, Miscellanies, p. 87 ("effects when administered to maniacs, melancholics, and epileptics," -Hughes), ; 20, Kalm, Nord-america, reise, III ("p. 93, of English translation, statement," -Hughes); 21, Ledelius, Misc. Nat. Cur., Dec. III, ann. I, Obs. 65 ("effects of infusion in wine," -Hughes); 22, Lentillius, Misc. Nat. Cur., Dec. III, ann. I, app. ("p. 130; as last," -Hughes); 23, Lorry, De Melanch., II. p. 312 (effects of cooked root," -Hughes); 24, Mller Hufel. Journ., xii, 1 ("p. 160-6, observation on a patient," -Hughes); 25, Muralto, Misc. Nat. Cur., Dec. 2, ann. II, p. 240 ("as Dobolewsky," -Hughes); 26, Reimann, in Bresl-samml., 1724 ("p. 537, as Ledelius," -Hughes); 27, Rdder, in Alberti, Med. leg., Obs. 15; 28, Scholzius, in Schenk, lib. viii, Obs. 178 (as Benivenius," -Hughes); 29, Smetius, Misc. Med., p. 265 ("observation," -Hughes); 30, Smyth, Med. Communications, I ("p. 207; effects of tincture given for cutaneous disease," -Hughes); 31, Vicat, Plantes vnn. de la Suisse, p. 177 ("from powder taken by mistake for pepper, in soup," -Hughes); 32, Winter, in Bresl-samml., 1724 ("p. 269, observation," -Hughes); 33, Lembke, N. Z. fr H. K., vol. vii, p. 73, took root in doses of 2, 4, and 6 grains; 34, Schelling, A. H. Z., 83, p. 19, took 1st dil. of a trituration of dried root in the evening (first day), 1 drachm 1st trit. (second day), a dose of 1st (sixth day); 34a, same, took 12th dil. in water, a teaspoonful three times a day; 34b, same, took 300th dil. (Jenichen), (first day), another dose (twelfth day); 34c, same, took a dose of 300th, followed by frequent olfaction of trituration; 34d, same, took 30th dil.; 34e, same, took 1 drop 20th; 35 to 37, Horn's Archiv, 1815 (Frank's Mag., 2), effects of the root; 35, a woman, aet. 60 years; 36, a man, aet. 60 years; 37, a man, aet. 28 years; 38, Wagner, Rust's Mag., 1823 (Frank's Mag., 1), poisoning by the roots; 39, Schuster's Med. Journ., quoted by Bernt (Christison on Poisons, p. 673), a man took twice as much as could be held on the point of a knife; 40, Barkenhausen, Casper's Med. Woch., 1836, No. 7, p. 35 (Hom. Vjs. 6, 97), a man drank some in brandy; 41, same, an elderly woman took a little of same; 42, Dr. Mavel, Gaz. des Hp., 1851 (S. J., 71, 307), effects on a family, especially on a woman aet. 70 years, of eating soup cooked in a vessel in which an infusion of Verat. alb. had been made; 43, Dr. Smith, Journ. de Chim. Md., 1857, p. 604. a man ate soup containing some of the root; 44, Pharmacologia, p. 716 (Cattel, Brit. Journ. of Hom., 11, p. 343), symptoms; 45, From the Arabic of Abbubete Rhazes (Peiper's Thesis, A. H. Z., 19, 196); 46, Dr. Waltl, Dr. Bruckner's Rep. (A. H. Z., 47, 48), made 1 ounce decoction of 2 scruples of the leaves, of which he took a dessertspoonful, and repeated the dose after an hour; 47, Dr. Blas, Verh. d. nat. Gesel, Freiburg (S. J., 109, 291), a child, aet. 3 1/2 years, drank an infusion; 48, Drs. Nivet and Giraud, Gaz. Hebdom., 1861. S. J., 112, 287, poisoning by the powdered root mixed with food; 49, second case of same; 50, Sharp's Essays on Medicine, 10th edition, a healthy young man took 1 drop of 1st dil. of tincture, night and morning, for four or five days.

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