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Myrica Cerifera


Dr. S.R. Phatak describes the clinically confirmed symptoms of the homeopathic remedy Myrica Cerifera in his Concise Materia Medica, published in 1977.


Generalities

      It has a marked action on the liver; and heart. Mucous discharges are offensive, tenacious and difficult to detach. Combined liver and heart affections.

Worse

      Warmth of bed. After sleep. Morning. Motion.

Better

      Open air. Eating, breakfast.

Mind

      Despondent, dejected. Irritable.

Head

      Dull heavy aching in forehead and temples on waking in the morning.

Eyes

      Yellow sclerotica. Very red eyelids.

Face

      Yellow; jaundiced.

Mouth

      Dry; water relieves only partially. Tongue; thick yellowish, dark. Tenacious, thick nauseous mucus in mouth and throat. Taste bitter. Offensive breath.

Stomach

      Imagines he cannot eat; the taste is so foul. Loss of appetite; loathing of food. Desire for sour things. Sinking in epigastrium worse eating better fast walking.

Abdomen

      Dull pain in the liver; with pain under either scapulae.Liver affections; with heart complaints; with urticaria; with jaundice. Jaundice; of infants; of cancer of the liver; with bronze-yellow skin. Fullness and burning in gall bladder. Adhesive mucus in stools. Flatus is passed continuously while walking. Urging to stools but passes only great amount of flatus. Stools; foul, pasty, of grey colour.

Urinary

      Beer coloured urine, with yellowish froth.

Female

      Leucorrhoea; acrid, foetid, thick, yellow, long lasting.

Heart

      Pulse, slow, feeble, irregular.

Back

      Pain under scapulae with liver complaints.

Skin

      Itching of jaundice.

Sleep

      Drowsiness. Ugly dreams.

Complementary

      Dig; Kali-bi.

Related

      Chelidonium