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LEPTANDRA

(lept)

(Culver's Root) A liver remedy, with jaundice and BLACK, TARRY STOOLS. Bilious states. Enfeebled portal circulation. Malarial conditions.

Head
Dull frontal pain; vertigo, drowsiness, and depression. Smarting and aching in eyes.

Stomach
Tongue coated YELLOW. Great distress in stomach and intestines, with desire for stool. Aching in region of liver extending to spine, which feels chilly.

Stool
Profuse BLACK, FETID STOOLS, with pain at umbilicus. Bleeding piles. Typhoid stools turn black and look like tar. Clay-colored stools with jaundice. Prolapse of rectum with haemorrhoids. Rectal haemorrhage.

Relationship
Compare: PODOP.; IRIS; BRY.; MERC; PTEL.; MYRICA.

Dose
Tincture, to third potency.