Common names: Reed; (French) Petit chaume; (Ital).
A. Mauritanica, Desf.
Natural order: Gramineae.
Cannizzola Preparation: tincture of the fresh root-sprouts.
Indifference to painful sensations.
Anxiety diminished in open air.
Absence of ideas.
Dulness of mind.
Vertigo on getting out of bed.
Pustules on the head, surrounded with a red areola, and accompanied with suppuration and formation of crusts, in children.
Burning pain of the whole head.
General burning pain in the interior of the head.
Pain and heat of the forehead.
Deep seated pain towards the frontal lobes and the parietes.
Prickings on the forehead.
Painful undulation in the frontal region.
Formication on the forehead.
Itching on different parts of the forehead.
Pain in right temple, extending to the top of the head and causing sleepiness.
Pricking in the left temple.
Sudden formicating pain through the temples.
Prickling on the top of the head.
Formicating and stupefying pain on the top of the head.
Formicating pain on the top of the head, going down to neck.
Deep seated pains in the parietes of the head.
Pain toward to occiput.
Pain in the occiput.
Falling off of the hair.
The hair falls of entirely, in children.
Scurf on the head.
The roots of the hairs are painful.
Ophthalmia in children.
Prickings in the eyes.
Itching and burning in the eyes, especially the left.
Intolerable itching of the left eye and brow.
Pain in the vault of the orbit, causing heaviness and sleepiness.
Pricking in the orbit, when looking steadily.
Pricking in the vault of the orbit.
A sudden burning pain on the eyebrow and in the orbit.
Burning pricking in the left eyebrow.
Formication in the eyebrow.
Jactitation of the eyelids.
Redness of the lids, with burning.
Heaviness of the eyelids.
Burning itching on the eyelids.
Itching on the conjunctiva.
Excrescences on the sclerotica.
Burning pain in the sclerotica.
Dilatation of the pupil.
Dimness of vision.
Inability to look upwards.
Light is intolerable.
Photophobia, especially at noonday and in the evening.
Objects seem veiled.
Luminous objects flutter before the eyes.
Undulating luminous openings appear wherever he looks.
Pain at the base of the external ear.
Acute pain at the base of the left external ear.
Formication in the left external ear.
Inflammation of the external meatus.
While the children complain, they always keep their fingers in their ears.
Pain and excessive itching in the auditory canals.
Constant burning and intolerable itching in the auditory canals.
Prickings in the internal auditory meatus.
Burning itching in the auditory canals which coincides with an acute pain in the sublingual glands.
Purulent discharge from the ears.
Hemorrhage of bright red blood from the left ear.
Noise in the ears.
Sound as of little bells in the ears.
Ulcer beneath the reddened nose.
Snuffling during the coryza.
Sneezing forces out of the nasal fossae pieces of indurated, greenish mucus.
Running of water from the nose.
Frothy, watery mucus runs from the nose.
Nasal mucus bluish, purulent.
Putrid nasal mucus.
Pain at the root of the nose.
Dryness of the Schneiderian membrane.
Burning in the inner walls of the nose.
Itching burning of the Schneiderian membrane.
Itching in the nose.
Loss of smell.
Itching prickings all over the face.
Formication on the face.
Weight on the left side of the face.
Pain and formication on the left half of the face.
Pain and burning in right cheek.
Erysipelas on the cheek.
Pains in the masseter muscles.
Prickings at the tip of the chin.
Swelling of the gums.
Red, sensitive gums.
Bleeding of the gums.
Excoriation of the mouth, in children.
Eruption of red points on the palate in children.
Burning itching and irritation of palate.
Food is insipid.
Sweetish taste in the mouth.
Water has a bad taste.
Bitter mouth on waking in the morning.
Bruised feeling in the pit of the throat, after expectorating.
Stoppage of air in the oesophagus.
Burning and redness in the oesophagus.
Obstruction which prevents swallowing.
Burning and pain on deglutition.
Longing for acid food.
Want of appetite.
Constant thirst, in children.
Thirst after waking in the morning.
Longing for acids.
Desire to belch, with inability to do so.
Attacks of very painful nausea.
Nausea on getting up in the morning.
Coldness in the stomach.
Acute pain in the pit of the stomach.
Pain on pressure in the pit of the stomach.
Pain all around the epigastrium.
Prickings through the epigastrium.
Pain in the liver.
Prickings in the spleen.
Acute pain at the umbilicus.
Noise in the bowels.
Movement in the bowels as if caused by a living thing.
Feeling as of worm crawling on the right side of abdomen.
Pain in the colon, right and left. The bowels are painful when pressed by the hand.
Wandering pains through the bowels.
Pinchings in the colon.
Pain at the pubis.
Pain throughout the hypogastrium.
Burning and pricklings in the hypogastrium after coughing.
Stitches in the groins.
Prickings and burning heat in the groins.
Stool and Anus.
Descent of haemorrhoids before the stool.
Stools followed by burning at the anus.
Prickings in the anus.
Constant diarrhoea of nursing children.
Diarrhoea with bearing down.
Liquid diarrhoea, in children, with red blood.
Hard, greenish stools.
Prickings in the bladder.
Weight after urinating.
After urinating, burning itching in the urethra.
Red urine with sandy sediment.
Urine which deposits a great deal of red sand.
Pain in the spermatic cords, after an embrace.
Desire for an embrace.
Pricking pain in the uterus.
Pain in uterus, with meteorism, before menstruation.
Pricking pains at the vulva.
Violent desire for an embrace (in females).
Aversion to an embrace (in females).
Menses too early, and very profuse.
Hemorrhage of black, clotted blood.
Whistling, etc., in the bronchi, when breathing. Rattling during the cough.
Feeling of obstruction in the larynx after coughing, which prevents eructations and expectoration, and afterwards causes vomiting of frothy, viscid matter.
Anxiety caused by mucous accumulations in the bronchi.
Loss of voice in an instant.
Cough at noon.
Cough at midday, and in the evening.
Cough in the evening.
Cough in women, with pains in the loins. Dry cough in the evening, with pains in the pit of the stomach.
Dry cough, with viscid vomiting.
Expectoration followed by burning at the pit of the throat.
Easy expectoration in the morning.
Expectoration of round ash-colored clots.
Desire for open air.
Difficult breathing during an embrace.
Dyspnoea when walking and going upstairs.
Attack of Dyspnoea, with profuse sweat.
Excessive secretion of milk.
Pain in the chest.
Burning and pain in the nipples.
Anxiety caused by cough.
Prickings in the chest.
Prickings under the clavicles.
Formication in the chest.
Pain in left breast, caused by excessive lactation.
Prickings under the left breast.
Pain in right side of chest, towards midnight.
Heart and Pulse.
Abnormal movements of the heart.
Oppression of the heart.
Neck and Back.
Startings in the neck.
Formicating pain on the left side of the neck.
Feeling as of a worm crawling on the neck.
Pain in the scapulae.
Acute pain under left scapula.
Pain, burning and formication in the loins.
Pain in loins before the first menstruation.
Stitches in the loins.
Stitches in the loins, when sneezing.
Pricking pains in the loins, corresponding to like pains in the pit of the stomach.
Weakness of the arms.
Acute pain in the arms.
Coldness in the arms.
Burning pain passing from the arm to the wrist, from the wrist to the forefinger to the thumb.
Heat and heaviness in left arm.
Formication in the arms.
Coldness of the shoulders.
Prickings in the axillae.
Burning pain in the elbows.
Pain beginning in the elbow, and ending in the ring finger.
Pain in right wrist.
Pain and burning heat in one or the other wrist.
Burning, jerking pain in the right wrist.
Formicative pain, with heaviness, in left wrist.
Stiffness of the hands.
Oedema of the hands.
Oedema of the hands, in children.
Burning pain in both hands.
Hands as if plunged in boiling water.
Formication in the hands.
Pain in the fingers.
Pain in the metacarpal joints and first phalanges.
Burning pain in right thumb.
Pricking in the finger-tips.
Oedema of the lower extremities (four to six drops of tincture).
General redness of the legs, owing to an eruption of microscopic points, with violent itching.
Burning pain from hip to heel, like sciatica.
Weakness of thighs and legs.
Burning stitches in the thigh.
Swelling of the knees.
Weakness of the knees.
Pain in knees, afternoons.
Burning pain in the knees.
Cramps in the knees, often with a sensation of heat.
Stitches in the knees.
Pain in left calf, especially when standing up, and when walking.
Cramps in the legs.
Burning pain in the heels.
Prickings in the heels.
Oedema of the feet, in children.
Oedema of feet and ankles, worse on movement.
Copious and offensive sweat of the feet.
Numbness in the feet.
Burning heat in the feet.
Feet as if plunged into boiling water.
Cannot bear anything on his feet.
Formication in the feet.
Burning and swelling of the soles of the feet, as after a long journey.
Beating and burning heat in the soles of the feet. Burning stitches in the toes.
Twitchings and inclination to yawn.
Tendency to hysterics.
Prickings in the arteries.
Pain and prickings in the glands.
In women, painful constriction of the pubis and loins, which prevents walking.
Pain beginning in the kidneys, passing into the lumbar region, and extending to the pubis, in woman.
Burning pain, which passes from the kidneys, through the left ilium, to the pubis, in women.
Heat, with formication, beginning at the loins, rising to the shoulders, and extending to the hands, in women.
In women, pain starting from the left side of the jaw, running along the left eyebrow, thence extending to the shoulders and loins, and finally settling on the pubis, where it burns like fire.
Formicating pain rising from the loins to the shoulders, and settling on the left clavicle.
Towards midday attack of pain, which extends to the loins, the knee, and the foot.
The pains, which settle in any part, almost always begin somewhere else, and pursue a winding course in changing their location.
The pains alternate with local sensations of coldness or heat.
Redness of the skin, like a birth-mark.
At the height of the fever, the skin, in children, turns blue.
Eruptions resembling itch, on the breast, in children, mostly behind the ears.
Itching papular eruption in children; erysipelas on various portions of the body.
Itching miliary eruption on loins.
Pustules, like those of scabies, with intolerable itching; when opened by friction they discharge a watery fluid.
Eruption of suppurating pimples on the chest and arms.
Feeling as of an insect crawling over the loins, the shoulders, and sometimes the entire surface of the body.
Sleep and Dreams.
Sleepiness in daytime.
Sleepiness by day, and sleeplessness at night.
Sleepiness, with burning in the eyes.
Sleeplessness and weeping of children at night.
Quotidian fever before midnight.
Fever, preceded by coldness, with thirst.
Feverish paroxysm, with burning pain and formication all over the body.
Febrile paroxysm, with nausea, coldness, thirst, pain in bowels, and salivation.
Excessive heat at night.
A sensation of burning heat, together with numerous prickings, rises from the loins, passes over the shoulders, and then invades the middle of the head and face, in women.
In women, heat, with formication, beginning in the loins and rising to the face, where it is succeeded by perspiration.
Constant sensation of heat; he is burnt in the sun, and frozen in the shade.
Alternate heat and coldness on different parts of the body.
The fever is always accompanied with thirst.
Tendency to perspire.
Motion causes profuse sweat.
The fever ends with sweat, principally on the shoulders and chest, sometimes accompanied with vertigo.
(Morning), On waking, bitter mouth; after waking, thirst; on waking, nausea; hoarseness.
(Towards noon), Attack of pain, etc. (Noon), Photophobia; cough.
(Afternoon), Pain in knees.
(Evening), Photophobia; cough; dry cough, etc.
(Night), Sleeplessness and weeping; excessive heat; fever.
(Before midnight), Quotidian fever.
(Towards midnight), Pain in right side of chest.
(After coughing), Burning, etc., in hypogastrium; feeling of obstruction in larynx, etc. (During an embrace), Difficult breathing.
(After an embrace), Pain in the spermatic cords.
(After expectorating), Bruised feeling in pit of throat.
(Getting out of bed), Vertigo.
(When looking steadily), Pricking in the orbit.
(Before menstruation), Pain in uterus, etc. (Motion), The pains; oedema of feet, etc.; profuse sweat.
(When standing), Pain in left calf.
(Sneezing), Stitches in loins.
(After urinating), Weight; burning itching in urethra.
(Walking), Dyspnoea; pain in left calf.
(Walking upstairs), Dyspnoea.
(Morning), Easy expectoration.
(Open air), Anxiety.