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ASTRAGALUS MOLLISSIMUS

(astra-m)

(Purple or Woolly Loco-weed) Affects animals like effects of alcohol, tobacco and morphine in man. First stage, period of hallucination or mania with defective eye sight during which the animal performs all sorts of antics. After acquiring a taste for the plant it refuses every other kind of food. Second stage brings emaciation, sunken eyeballs, lusterless hair and feeble movements-after a few months dies as from starvation. (U. S. Dept. Agriculture.) Irregularities in gait-paralytic affections. Loss of muscular co-ordination.

Head
Fullness in right temple and upper jaw. Pain over left eyebrow. Painful facial bones. Dizzy. Pressive pain in temples. Pain and pressure in maxillae.

Stomach
Weakness and emptiness. Burning in oesophagus and stomach.

Extremities
Purring sensation in right foot outer side from heel to toe. Icy coldness of left calf.

Relationship
Compare: ARAGALLUS LAMBERTI-White Loco-Weed-Rattleweed; BARYTA; OXYTROPIS.

Dose
Sixth potency.