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PHYSALIS

(physalis)

SOLANUM VESICARIUM (Alkekengi-Winter Cherry) Marked urinary symptoms confirming its ancient uses in gravel, etc. Lithiasis; marked diuretic action. Languor and muscular weakness.

Head
Vertigo, hazy feeling; memory weakened; desire to talk constantly. Throbbing pain, heavy over eyes in forehead. Facial paralysis. Dryness of mouth.

Extremities
Stiff limbs; tonic cramps. Paralysis. When walking, every jar seems repeated in the head.

Fever
Chilly in open air. Feverish in evening. Sweat during stool, with creeping sensation, with abundant urine. Pain in liver during fever.

Respiratory
Cough. Hoarse voice; throat irritated; chest oppressed, causing insomnia. Stabbing in chest.

Urinary
Acrid, foul, retained, abundant. Polyuria. Sudden inability to hold it in women. Nocturnal incontinence. ENURESIS.

Skin
Excoriation between fingers and toes; pustules on thighs; nodes on forehead.

Modalities
WORSE, cold camp evening. After being heated.

Dose
Tincture to third attenuation. The juice of the berries is used in dropsical conditions and irritable bladder.