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Materia Medica by Allen
(con)POISON HEMLOCK UMBELLIFERAE
The "Balm of Gilead" for diseases of old maids and women during and after climacteric.
Especially for diseases of old men; old maids'; old bachelors; with rigid muscular fibre; persons with, light hair who are easily excited; strong persons of sedentary habits.
Debility of old people; complaints caused by a blow or fall; cancerous and scrofulous persons with enlarged glands; rigid fibre.
No inclination for business or study; indolent, indifferent, takes no interest in anything.
Memory weak, unable to sustain any mental effort.
Morose; easily vexed; domineering, quarrelsome, scolds, will not bear contradiction (Aur.); excitement of any kind causes mental depression.
Dreads being alone, yet avoids society (Kali c, Lyc).
Glandular induration of stony hardness; of mammae and testicles in persons of cancerous tendency; after bruises and injuries of glands (compare, Aster, rub.).
Breasts sore, hard and painful before and during menstruation (Lac. c, Kali a).
Vertigo: especially when lying down or turning in bed; moving the head slightly, or even the eyes; must keep head perfectly still; in TURNING THE HEAD TO THE LEFT (Col.) ; of old people; with ovarian and uterine complaints.
Cough: in spasmodic paroxysms caused by dry spot in larynx (in throat, Act.) ; with itching chest and throat (Iod.); worse at night, WHEN LYING DOWN, and during pregnancy (Caust., Kali br.).
Great difficulty in voiding urine; flow intermits, then flows again; prostatic or uterine affections.
Menses: FEEBLE, SUPPRESSED; too late, scanty, of short duration; with rash of small red pimples over body which ceases with the flow (Dul.); stopped by taking cold; BY PUTTING HANDS IN COLD WATER (Lac d.).
Leucorrhcea; TEN DAYS AFTER MENSES (Bor., Bov.); acrid; bloody; milky; profuse; thick; intermits.
Bad effects: of suppressed sexual desire, or SUPPRESSED MENSES; non-gratification of sexual instinct, or from excessive indulgence.
Aversion to light without inflammation of eyes; worse from using eyes in artificial light; often the students' remedy for night work; intense photophobia (Psor.).
Sweat day and night, AS SOON AS ONE SLEEPS, OR EVEN WHEN CLOSING THE EYES (Cinch.)
Compare: Arn., Rhus in contusions; Ars., Aster, in cancer; Cal., Psor. in glandular swellings.
Is followed well: by, Psor. in tumors of mammae with threatening malignancy.