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HELONIAS DIOICA

(helon)

UNICORN PLANT MELANTHACEAE

For women: with PROLAPSUS FROM ATONY, enervated by indolence and luxury; WORN OUT WITH HARD WORK, MENTAL OR PHYSICAL; overtaxed muscles burn and ache; so tired cannot sleep.

Always better when occupied, when not thinking of the ailment (Cal. p., Oxal. ac).

Restless, must be continually moving about.

Irritable, fault finding; cannot endure least contradiction or receive least suggestion (Anac).

Profound melancholy; deep, mental depression.

Diabetes: first stages; urine profuse, clear, saccharine ; lips dry, stick together; great thirst; restlessness; emaciation; irritable and melancholy.

Albuminuria: acute or chronic; during pregnancy, with great weakness, languor, drowsiness; unusually tired, yet knows no reason.

Menses: too early, too profuse, from uterine atony in women enfeebled by loss of blood; when patients lose more blood than is made in intermenstrual period; breasts swollen, nipples painful and tender (Con., Lac a). Flow passive, dark, clotted, offensive.

Sensation of soreness and heaviness in pelvis (Lappa); A CONSCIOUSNESS OF A WOMB, feels it move when she moves, IT IS SO SORE AND TENDER (Lys.)..

For the bad effects of abortions and miscarriages.

 

Relations
Compare: Aletris, Fer., Lil., Phos. ac.

Similar: to, Alet. in debility from prolapsus, protracted illness, defective nutrition.