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TONGO

(tong)

DIPTRIX ODORATA (Seeds of Coumarouna-a tree in Guiana) Useful in neuralgia; pertussis.

Head
Tearing pain in supra-orbital nerve, with heat and throbbing pain in head and epiphora. Confused, especially the occiput, with somnolence and a sort of intoxication. Trembling in right upper lid. Coryza; nose stopped, must breathe through mouth.

Extremities
Tearing pains in hip-joints, femur, and knee, especially left side.

Relationship
MELILOTUS. ANTHOXANTHUM, ASPERULA, and TONGA contain COUMARIN, the active principle. Compare them in hay-fever; also, TRIFOL.; NAPTH.; SABAD.

Dose
Tincture and lower potencies.