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Materia Medica by Allen



TEREBINTH

(ter)

OIL OF TURPENTINE A VOLATILE OIL

THE URINE HAS THE ODOR OF VIOLETS.

Tongue: SMOOTH, GLOSSY, RED, as if deprived of papillae, or as if glazed (Pyr.); elevated papillae; coating peels off in patches leaving bright red spots, or entire coating cleans off suddenly (in exanthemata) ; dry and red; burning in tip (compare, Mur. ac).

Abdomen: extremely sensitive to touch; distention, flatulence, EXCESSIVE TYMPANITIS; meteorism (Colch.).

Diarrhoea: stool, watery, greenish, mucous; FREQUENT, PROFUSE, FOETID, BLOODY; BURNING in anus and rectum FAINTING and EXHAUSTION, after (Ars.).

Worms: with foul breath, choking (Cina, Spig.) ; dry, hacking cough; tickling at anus; ascarides, lumbrici, tapeworm segments passed.

Haematuria: blood THOROUGHLY MIXED WITH THE URINE; sediment, like coffee-grounds; CLOUDY, SMOKY, ALBUMINOUS; PROFUSE, DARK OR BLACK, PAINLESS.

Congestion and inflammation of viscera; kidneys, bladder, lungs, intestines, uterus; with haemorrhage, and malignant tendency.

Purpura haemorrhagica; fresh ecchymoses in great numbers from day to day ( Sulph. ac.).

Ascites with anasarca, in organic lesions of kidneys ; dropsy after scarlatina (Apis, Hell., Lach.).

Haemorrhages; FROM BOWELS, with ulceration; passive, dark with ulceration or epithelial degeneration.

VIOLENT BURNING AND DRAWING PAINS IN KIDNEY, BLADDER AND URETHRA (Berb., Can., Canth.).

Violent burning and cutting in bladder; tenesmus; sensitive hypogastrium; cystitis and retention from atony of fundus.

Albuminuria: acute, in early stages, when blood and albumin abound more than casts and epithelium; after diphtheria, scarlatina, typhoid.

Urine rich in albumin and blood, but few if any casts; < from living in damp dwellings.

Strangury; spasmodic retention of urine

 

Relations
Compare: Alumen, Arn„ Ars., Canth., Lach., Nit. ac.

Is recommended as a prophylactic in malarial and African fevers.