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Materia Medica by Allen



BOVISTA

(bov)

PUFFBALL FUNGI

Persons who suffer from tettery eruptions, dry or moist.

Adapted to old maids with palpitation.

STAMMERING CHILDREN (Stram.).

Discharge from nose and all mucous membranes VERY TOUGH, STRINGY, TENACIOUS (Kali bi.).

Usually deep impression on finger, from using blunt instruments, scissors, knife, etc.

Intolerance of tight clothing around the waist (Calc, Lach., Sulph.).

Sweat in axilla, smells like onions.

Haemorrhage: after extraction of teeth (Ham.); from wounds; epistaxis.

Great weakness of joints and weariness of hands and feet.

Awkwardness, inclined to drop things from hands (Apis.); objects fall from powerless hands.

Menses: flow ONLY AT NIGHT; not in the daytime (Mag. c. — only during day, ceases lying, Cac, Caust., Lil.) ; diarrhoea before and during menses (Amm. c.) ; occasional show every few days between periods (Bor.) ; every two weeks, dark and clotted; with painful bearing down (Sep.).

Intolerable itching at tip of coccyx, must scratch till parts become raw and sore.

 

Relations
Compare: Am. c, Bell., Calc, Mag. s., Sep. in menstrual irregularities.

Bovista antidotes, effects of local applications of tar; suffocation from gas.

When Rhus seems indicated, but fails to cure, in chronic urticaria.