Allium sativum, L. Garlic. Nat. Ord., Liliacea.
1. Dr. – prepared a tincture by cutting garlic into small pieces, adding spirit and shaking well every day for 8 days of this he took morning and evening, on June 27th, 10 drops on sugar, and subsequently as much as 20 drops. Result was meagre. Stool, usually occurring in morning, appeared only after dinner, and accompanied by sudden urging; during evacuation heat in rectum; faeces at first normal, then somewhat watery and hot. During the day scarcely half ordinary urine passed. About midnight frightful anxious dreams, with pressive headache on vertex. Did not urinate during night, contrary to habit; in morning scarcely one third on ordinary quantity passed.
After proving, much troubled by smarting and burning of eyes with lachrymation and agglutination of lids (which were opened with difficulty), which regularly occurred if he allowed himself to read in bed for an hour, as he was accustomed to do. Previously to the proving he must use spectacles to read the paper, now he can read without spectacles. (Allg. hom Zeit., lxxxiii, 184.).