Star Grass. Hamadoracea.
The most bitter plant ; much more so than Aloes, Gentian or Quassia. (-BIGELOW.)
Weariness of body and mind.
Vertigo, sleepiness, vomiting and purging ; even stupefaction.
Dizzy when stooping.
SIGHT AND EYES.
Eyes feel sore and look dim.
Spits a good deal and raises froth.
APPETITE, THIRST, DESIRES, AVERSIONS.
Want of appetite with weakness.
Want of appetite. θ Prolapsus uteri.
EATING AND DRINKING.
Least food distresses stomach ; fainting attacks with vertigo ; sleepy, emaciated ; disgust for food, nausea ; obstinate indigestion ; constipation ; debility.
Indigestion. θ Prolapsus uteri.
HICCOUGH, BELCHING, NAUSEA AND VOMITING.
Obstinate vomiting during pregnancy.
ABDOMEN AND LOINS.
Flatulent colic in weak, emaciated persons.
** Hysteric colic.
STOOLS AND RECTUM.
Fearful pains in rectum and anus ; during a movement terrible pains as if forcing a passage.
FEMALE SEXUAL ORGANS.
Premature, profuse menses, with labor-like pains.
Amenorrhoea or delayed menses, from uterine or ovarian atony ; weariness of mind and body ; abdomen distended, bearing down ; lassitude.
Prolapsus from muscular atony.
Menorrhagia from a congested state of uterus and ovaries ; profuse black blood and coagula ; fulness and weight in uterine region.
Leucorrhoea from loss of fluids or defective nutrition ; debility from protracted illness.
Leucorrhoea. θ Prolapsus uteri.
Menses too early and too profuse. θ Prolapsus uteri.
Sterility from uterine atony.
PREGNANCY, PARTURITION, LACTATION.
Habitual tendency to abortion, sensation of weight in uterine region, and tendency to prolapsus.
Myalgic pains, simulating “false pains,” during pregnancy.
Raises a great deal of froth ; feels as if wanting to cough, but cannot.
REST, POSITION, MOTION.
Stooping : causes dizziness ; has a great sense of weakness.
Debility, especially of females, from protracted illness or defective nutrition ; no organic disease.
Great debility. θ Prolapsus uteri.
Debility after diphtheria.
** Epilepsy with young persons.
** In many fevers.
Pain in rectum as if forcing a passage.
Fearful pains : in rectum and anus.
Myalgic pains : during pregnancy.
Soreness : of eyes.
Fulness : in uterine region.
Weight : in uterine region.
** Chronic rheumatism.
STAGE OF LIFE, CONSTITUTION.
Most suitable for chlorotic girls and pregnant women.
Weak, emaciated people.
Similar to Helonias, Cinchon., Hydrast., Sabin., Senec., Pulsat. and Cauloph.
In collecting the root not to be mistaken for Helonias dioic.
PLAIN TEXT : LOWEST & DESIGNATES AN OCCASIONALLY CONFIRMED SYMPTOMS;
Plain blue: MORE FREQUENTLY CONFIRMED;
BOLD BLUE : SYMPTOMS VERIFIED BY CURES;
BOLD RED : REPEATEDLY VERIFIED;
$BOLD ITALIC RED$ : AN APPROVED CHARACTERISTIC;
θ : STANDS BETWEEN CURED SYMPTOM & PATHOLOGICAL CONDITION;
** : OBSERVED FROM OLD SCHOOL OR NEW SCHOOL;
toxic : Toxicology;
r : Right;
l : Left;
< : Increased or aggravation;
> : Decrease or amelioration;
^^ : Symptoms observed only on the sick “