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VINCA MINOR

(vinc)

(Lesser Periwinkle) A remedy for skin affections, eczema, and especially plica polonica; also for haemorrhages and diphtheria.

Head
Tearing pain in vertex, ringing and whistling in ears. Whirling vertigo, with flickering before eyes. SPOTS ON SCALP, OOZING MOISTURE, MATTING HAIR TOGETHER. CORROSIVE ITCHING OF SCALP. Bald spots. PLICA POLONICA. Irresistible desire to scratch.

Nose
Tip gets red easily. Moist eruption on septum. Stoppage of one nostril. SORES IN NOSE. Seborrhoea upper lip and base of nose. Throat. Difficult swallowing. Ulcers. Frequent hawking. DIPHTHERIA.

Female
Excessive menstruation with great weakness. PASSIVE UTERINE HEMORRHAGES. (UST.; TRILL.; SECALE.) Menorrhagia; continuous flow, particularly at climacteric. (LATH.) Haemorrhages from fibroids.

Skin
Corrosive itching. GREAT SENSITIVENESS OF SKIN, WITH REDNESS AND SORENESS from slight rubbing. Eczema of head and face; pustules, itching, burning, and offensive odor. Hair matted together.

Relationship
Compare: OLEAND.; STAPH.

Dose
First to third potency.