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ILEX AQUIFOLIUM

(ilx-a)

(American Holly) Intermittent fever. Marked eye symptoms, spleen pain. All symptoms better in winter. Eye. Infiltration of cornea; staphyloma; nightly burning in orbits, rheumatic inflammation of eye; psilosis.

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ILEX PARAGUAYENSIS-Yerba Mate-(Persistent epigastric pain; sense of dryness of mouth and pharynx, anorexia, pyrosis, nervous depression, neurasthenia. Somnolence; incapacity for work, diminution of urinary secretion, headache and pruritus. Hemicrania. Renal colic. Is said to be of use as a prophylactic against sunstroke, being a safe stimulant to the circulation, to diaphoresis and diuresis.) ILEX VOMITORIA- Yaupon-(Emetic properties-Possesses also tonic and digestive qualities, free from sleepless effects. Has an active principle said to act as a powerful diuretic-employed in nephritis and gout). ILEX CASSINE-(Christmas berry Tea)-Excellent diuretic and substitute for tea.