Its chief (and only prominent) action is on the liver, causing soreness, pain, jaundice, etc.
Clinical. Diseases of miners associated with asthma, despondency, sallow skin, orange urine, yellow stools (disturbed function of liver). Numerous cases of varicose veins have been cured.
Dull headache; in the forehead, over the eyes; the whole forepart of the head, (>) eating. Contractive feeling above the eyebrows.
Salivation. Tongue coated white, with red tip and edges. Taste bitter, astringent, metallic. Aversion to salt meat.
Roughness in the fauces, with dryness and scraping, causing cough.
Appetite lost. Nausea. Retching and vomiting of acid, green fluid. Burning pain in the stomach.
A feeling of distention. Pain in hepatic region on pressure. Shooting in hepatic region, with moist skin. Pain in right hypochondrium; between right ribs and hip when driving; in hepatic and gastric regions, (<) pressure; tensive pain in right hypochondrium. Full feeling in hypochondrium, (>) after stool. Tension in liver when lying on left side, with pressure.
Clinical. Hyperaemia of the liver, with sluggish action of that organ, with jaundice, constipation, heavy, stupid head, foul tongue, fulness and soreness over the region of the liver, sometimes with cough (Chelidonium, etc.); the tongue is usually furred; there are usually nausea and vomiting of green fluid.
Stool hard, brown, knotty. (Constipation alternates with diarrhoea.).
Urine cloudy, golden-colored, acrid.
Stitching pains in the lower right ribs when stooping; afterwards the pains spread all over front of chest, and make movement of arms, walking and stooping almost impossible.
Drawing pains; cramp-like pains; bruised pains; stiff feelings, etc.