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CANCHALAGUA

(canch)

(Erythraea venusta-Centaury) Used extensively as a fever remedy and bitter tonic (GENTIANA), antimalarial and antiseptic. Of use in severe type of intermittent fever in hot countries; also, in influenza. Sore, as if bruised all over. Sensation of drops falling from and upon different spots.

Head
Congested. Scalp feels tight; head feels as if bound; burning in eyes; buzzing in ears.

Fever
Chill all over; worse in bed at night. Sensitive to cold trade-winds on Pacific Coast. General sore and bruised feeling; nausea and retching.

Skin
Wrinkled like a washerwoman's. Scalp feels tight, as if drawn together by India-rubber.

Dose
Tincture, in drop doses. Must be made from the fresh plant. Its medicinal properties are lost in the dry.