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LEMNA MINOR

(lem-m)

(Duckweed) A catarrhal remedy. Acts especially upon the nostrils. NASAL POLYPI; SWOLLEN TURBINATES. ATROPHIC RHINITIS. Asthma from nasal obstruction; worse in wet weather.

Nose
PUTRID SMELL; loss of smell. Crusts and mucopurulent discharge very abundant. Post-nasal dropping. Pain like a string from nostrils to ear. Reduces nasal obstruction when it is an oedematous condition. Dryness of naso-pharynx.

Mouth
PUTRID TASTE on rising in the morning. Dry pharynx and larynx.

Abdomen
Disposition to noisy diarrhoea.

Modalities
WORSE, in damp, rainy weather, especially HEAVY RAINS.

Relationship
Compare: DULE. (damp surroundings and foggy weather). CALC.; TEUCR.; CALEND.; NAT. SULPH.

Dose
Third to thirtieth potency.