Materia Medica by Allen
(apoc)INDIAN HEMP APOCYNACEAE
Excretions diminished, especially urine and sweat.
Dropsy of serous membranes; acute, inflammatory. Dropsy: ZVITH THIRST (Acet. ac), water disagrees or is vomited (Ars.) ; most cases uncomplicated with organic diseases; after typhus, typhoid, scarlatina, cirrhosis; after abuse of quinine.
Acute hydrocephalus, with open sutures; stupor, sight of one eye lost; constant and voluntary motion of one arm and one leg (left arm and leg, Bry.) ; forehead projected.
Amenorrhoea in young girls, with bloating or dropsical extension of abdomen and extremities.
Metrorrhagia: continued or paroxysmal flow; fluid or clotted; nausea, vomiting, palpitation; pulse quick, feeble, when moved; vital depression, fainting, when raising head from pillow.
Cough, short and dry, or deep and loose, during pregnancy (Con.).
Blatta orientalis has cured bad cases of general dropsy, after Apis, Apoc. and Dig. failed. — Haynes.