Ohio Buckeye. Sapindacece.
A beautiful tree growing in the bottom lands of the Ohio river. The tincture is to be made of the whole fruit; the bark may differ. Symptoms mostly toxic; provings commenced only by Hale.
Confusion of mind, with vertigo, often followed by stupefaction and coma.
Vertigo with staggering, reeling, unconsciousness.
Vertigo with full heavy head, dim sight, thick speech, nausea and vomiting.
Fullness and heaviness in the head without pain, with vertigo and faintness toward evening.
According to the wry neck, the vertigo, sensation of fullness and heaviness of head, stupor, great weakness and trembling of limbs, it may be used in meningitis.
Sight and Eyes.
Sight dim or lost.
Eyes fixed and dead.
Tongue. Speech thick, and tongue as if lame.
Nausea and Vomiting.
Nausea, with loathing of food and vomiting.
Distension (with cattle).
Sensation of fullness.
Rectum and Stool.
Hard, knotty stools.
Very painful, dark purple haemorrhoidal tumors, with lame back and lower limbs.
It is popular to carry the fruit in the breeches pocket, as a preventive of piles.
Great lameness and weakness of back.
Trembling of lower limbs.
Hind limbs lame; falling.
A strong tendency to contraction of the legs.
Spasms and convulsions, followed by lameness
Great weakness. *
Stupor and confusion, followed by coma.
Towards evening : vertigo and faintness.
Some typhoid symptoms,
Collateral relations : Aesc. hipp.
Discrete relations : Aloes; Collinsonia; Ignat.; Nux vom.