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GRATIOLA

(grat)

(Hedge Hyssop) Acts especially on gastro-intestinal tract. Chronic catarrhal conditions, leucorrhoea and gonorrhoea. Obstinate ulcers. Useful in mental troubles from overweening pride. Especially useful in females. Nux symptoms in females often met by Gratiola.

Head
Sick headache. RUSH OF BLOOD with vanishing of sight. Sensation as if brain was contracting and head became smaller. Tightness in forehead, with wrinkles in skin. Eyes dry, burn. Myopia.

Stomach
Vertigo during and after meals; hunger and feeling of emptiness after meals. Dyspepsia, with much distention of the stomach. Cramps and colic after supper and during night, with swelling of abdomen and constipation. Dysphagia for liquids.

Stool
Diarrhoea; GREEN, FROTHY WATER, followed by anal burning, FORCIBLY EVACUATED WITHOUT PAIN. CONSTIPATION, with gouty acidity. Haemorrhoids, with hypochondriasis. Rectum constricted.

Sleep
Insomnia.

Female
NYMPHOMANIA. Menses too profuse, premature, and too long. Leucorrhoea.

Modalities
WORSE, drinking too much water.

Relationship
Compare: DIG.; EUPH.; TAB.; CHAM.; AMMON. PIC.; NUX VOM.

Dose
Second to third potency.