Stone Root. Labiatae.
Dull frontal headache, with frequent flying pains in the legs tearing in the knees.
Tongue yellow along the base and centre; rough, bitter taste.
Dull distress in the right hypochondrium; cutting pains in the hypogastrium; with faintness.
Constipation, stool light-colored, lumpy, with hard straining.
Diarrhoea, mucous, bloody; thin yellow matter, or watery, with violent tenesmus and sharp cutting in the bowels.
Hemorrhoids, blind or bleeding; sense of weight in rectum, itching, feeling as of sticks of sand; caused by congestive inertia of lower bowel. Also for obstinate cases.
Male Sexual Organs
Varicocele; rectal symptoms decide.
Female Sexual Organs
Chronic inflammation; retroflexion or retroversion; prolapsus; when there is pelvic passive congestion, haemorrhoids, etc., ovarian neuralgia, lancinating pains, worse right side.
Pruritus vulvae; prolapsus uteri or during pregnancy.
Spits dark, tough, coagulated blood, covered with viscid mucus; previously the blood was discharged per anum.
Irritable heart, it beats rapidly and irregularly, worse least motion or excitement; periodical spells of faintness; when reflex from pelvic and rectal symptoms (clinical).
Acts upon the lower portion of the bowels, causing congestive inertia. Reflexly, or by similar drug effect, veins elsewhere are affected; hence its use (like Arnica) as a vulnerary, and also its employment in varicocele.
Compare: Aloes (rectal dysentery; latter has more paresis of rectum): AEsculus (piles); Nux vomica