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Materia Medica by Allen




Especially suited to women; ailments during pregnancy, parturition, lactation.

Rheumatism of women, especially of small joints (Act. s.) ; erratic pains changing place every few minutes (Puls.); painful stiffness of affected joints.

Pains are intermittent, paroxysmal, spasmodic.

Chorea, hysteria or epilepsy at puberty, during establishment of menstrual function (Actaea).

Leucorrhoae: acrid, exhausting; upper eyelids heavy, has to raise them with the fingers (Gels.) ; with "moth spots" on forehead (Sep.); IN LITTLE GIRLS (Calc.) ; preventing pregnancy.

Habitual abortion from uterine debility (Alet. — from anaemia with profound melancholy, Helon).

SPASMODIC RIGID OS, delays labor; needle-like pricking pains in cervix.

Labor pains short, irregular, spasmodic; tormenting, useless pains in beginning of labor (Act.) ; no progress made. Will correct deranged vitality and produce efficient pains, if symptoms agree.

Haemorrhage, after hasty labor; want of tonicity; passive, after abortion (Sec, Thlaspi).

After pains: after long exhausting labor; spasmodic, across lower abdomen; extend into groins (in the shins, Carbo v., Coc).

Lochia protracted; great atony; passive oozing for days from relaxed vessels (Sec).


Similar: to, Act., Bell., Lil., Puls., Sec, Thlas., Vib.

Similar: to, labor pains of Puls., but mental condition opposite.

Similar: to, Sep., "moth patches" and reflex symptoms from uterine irregularities.