An Italian Grass. Tincture of the Root Sprouts.
Proved and introduced by Doctor F. Patti, Chagon a Duc de Sorentino ; published in J. de la S. Gall., vol. vii, p. 345, in 1856. Clinical observations from B. Dadea, Compendio Materia Medica Pura, vol. i, p. 282, 1874.
Laughs easily, a stupid hilarity.
Anxiety diminished in open air.
Anxiety from accumulation of mucus in bronchi.
Dulness of mind and indifference to painful sensations.
Absence of ideas.
Vertigo on getting out of bed.
Deep-seated pain towards frontal lobes and sides.
Painful undulation in frontal region.
Burning pain in interior head ; pain and heat in forehead.
Pain in right temple to top of head, makes sleepy.
Sudden formicating pains through temples.
Formication and stupefying pain on top of head, going down to neck.
Deep-seated pains in sides of head.
Pain towards and in occiput.
Cephalalgia ; hysterical.
Formication and pricking in forehead ; itching on different parts.
Pustules with red areola, suppurate and form crusts, with children.
Pricking in left temple and on top of head.
Roots of hair painful.
Hair falls off entirely in children.
Scurf on head.
SIGHT AND EYES.
Inflammation of eyes, in children.
Light intolerable, at noon and evenings.
Luminous objects flutter.
Undulating, luminous openings appear wherever he looks.
Dim vision, things veiled.
Cannot look upward.
When looking steadily, pricking in orbit.
Pricking pain in vault of orbit ; gets heavy and sleepy.
Pricking, itching and burning in eyes, the left worse.
Itching of conjunctiva ; burning pain in sclerotica.
Excrescence on sclerotica.
Lids jactitate, are heavy, red, burning, itching, swollen.
Intolerable itching in brow and left eye.
Sudden burning in orbit.
Burning, pricking (l.), formication.
Catarrhal, rheumatic, or scrofulous ophthalmia.
HEARING AND EARS.
Noise in ears, sound as of little bells.
Pain at base of outer ear (l.).
Formication in left external ear.
While children complain they keep fingers in ears.
Pain burning, and intolerable itching in canals.
Burning, itching in auditory canals coincide with pain in sublingual glands.
The inflammation of ears commences with shooting pains, begins in concha, extends to external meatus ; finally, with itching a discharge of blood.
Hemorrhage of bright red blood (l.).
Purulent discharge from ears.
SMELL AND NOSE.
Loss of smell.
Pain at root of nose.
Itching, burning, dryness of Schneiderian membrane.
Burning in inner walls of nose.
Itching in nose ; sneezing.
When sneezing, stitches in loins.
Coryza, with snuffling.
In beginning water runs from nose, later green mucus and thick, white, slimy masses ; with sneezing, pieces of indurated greenish mucus.
Putrid nasal mucus.
Ulcer beneath reddened nose.
Face : Pallor.
Weight on left side of face.
Pain in masseter muscles.
Itching, pricking all over ; formication ; pain in left half of face.
Pain and burning in right cheek.
Erysipelas on right cheek.
Pricking on point of chin.
TEETH AND GUMS.
Gums red, sensitive, swollen, bleeding.
TASTE, SPEECH, TONGUE.
Sweetish taste in mouth.
Water has a bad taste.
Bitter mouth on waking`mornings.
Pain in sublingual glands.
Mouth excoriated in children.
PALATE AND THROAT.
Burning, itching and irritation of palate.
Eruption of red points on palate in children.
Burning and redness in oesophagus.
Stoppage of air (from stomach?) in oesophagus.
Obstruction prevents swallowing.
Burning and pain on swallowing.
APPETITE, THIRST, DESIRES, AVERSIONS.
Longing for acids, and acid food.
Want of appetite.
Constant thirst in children ; after waking in morning.
HICCOUGH, BELCHING, NAUSEA AND VOMITING.
Desire to belch, but cannot.
Attacks of very painful nausea.
Nausea on getting up in morning.
Vomiting of frothy, viscid matter after cough.
SCROBICULUM AND STOMACH.
Coldness in stomach.
Acute pain in pit of stomach ; pain on pressure.
Pain all around epigastrium, pricking through it.
Pain in liver.
Pricking in spleen.
ABDOMEN AND LOINS.
Acute pain at umbilicus.
Pain in colon, right and left ; pricking in it.
Wandering pains through bowels.
Movements in bowels as if caused by a living thing ; as of a worm crawling on right side.
Noise in bowels ; borborygmus.
Bowels painful when pressed by hand.
Pain throughout hypogastrium ; burning and pricking after coughing.
Pain at pubic region.
Stitches in groin.
Pricking and burning heat.
Pain, burning and formication in loins.
Stitches in loins ; stitches when sneezing.
Pricking pains in loins, corresponds to like pains in pit of stomach.
STOOLS AND RECTUM.
The stools at first hard, soon become loose.
Constant diarrhoea of nursing children.
Serious diarrhoea with teething children.
Liquid diarrhoea in children, with red blood.
Blood streaked loose stools.
Diarrhoea with bearing down.
Hard, greenish stools.
Descent of hemorrhoids before stool.
Stools followed by burning at anus.
Pricking in anus.
Hemorrhoids, with prolapsus recti.
Pricking in bladder.
Red urine with sandy sediment.
Urine deposits a great deal of red sand. Compare : Lycop.
After urinating, weight ; burning, itching in urethra.
MALE SEXUAL ORGANS.
Sexual desire ; lascivious ideas ; frequent erections.
Pain in spermatic cords after coition.
Difficult breathing during coition.
FEMALE SEXUAL ORGANS.
Violent desire for coition, or aversion to it.
Pricking pain in uterus.
Pain in uterus with meteorism before catamenia.
Menses too early and very profuse.
Hemorrhage of black, clotted blood.
Pricking pains in vulva.
Heat, with formication beginning at loins, rising to shoulders, and extending to hands.
Pain starting from left side of jaw, running along left eyebrow, thence extending to shoulders and loins, finally settling on pubis, burning there like fire.
Pain in loins : with cough ; before first menstruation.
Painful constriction of pubis and loins, prevents walking.
Pain beginning in kidneys, passing on to lumbar region and extending to pubis.
Burning pain from kidneys passing through left ileum to pubis.
PREGNANCY, PARTURITION, LACTATION.
Excessive secretion of milk, causes pain in left breast.
Burning and pain in nipples.
Prickings under left breast.
VOICE AND LARYNX, TRACHEA AND BRONCHIA.
Larynx obstructed after coughing.
Loss of voice in an instant.
Whistling, etc., in bronchi when breathing.
Short, difficult breathing ; also during coition, or on walking, going up-stairs.
Attacks of dyspnoea, with diffuse sweat.
Sputa in beginning bluish, then white, and so alternately.
After expectorating, bruised feeling in pit of throat.
Rattling during cough.
After cough, burning in hypogastrium.
After coughing, larynx obstructed, prevents wind and sputa from coming up, causing afterwards vomiting of frothy, viscid matter.
Cough at noon, midday and evenings.
Dry cough evenings, with pains in pit of stomach, with viscid vomiting ; followed by burning at pit of throat.
Expectoration difficult, early mornings.
Sputa whitish ; round, ash-colored clots.
INNER CHEST AND LUNGS.
Accumulation of mucus in bronchi causes anxiety.
Pain in chest ; pricking in chest ; under clavicles.
Formication in chest.
Pain in right chest, towards midnight.
HEART, PULSE AND CIRCULATION.
Pulse rises to 90, later lessening.
Abnormal movements of heart ; oppression of it.
Pricking in arteries.
NECK AND BACK.
Startings in neck ; formicating pain on l. side of it.
Feeling as of a worm crawling on neck.
Acute pain under left scapula.
Pain in scapula.
Pricking in axilla.
Weakness of arms, acute pain ; formication.
Coldness in shoulders, in both arms ; heat and heaviness in left arm.
Burning pain passing from arm to wrist, from there to forefinger, and then to thumb.
Burning pain in elbows.
Pain beginning in elbow, ending in ring finger.
Pain in right wrist, and burning heat in one or the other.
Burning, jerking pain in right wrist.
Formicative pain, with heaviness in left wrist.
Stiffness of hands.
dema of hands, especially in children.
Burning pain in both hands, as if plunged in boiling water.
Formication in hands.
Pain in fingers ; in metacarpal joints and first phalanges.
Burning pain in right thumb.
Pricking in finger tips.
Towards midday attack of pain extends to loins, knee and foot.
dema of lower limbs.
General redness of legs owing to an eruption of very small points, with violent itching.
Burning pain from hip to heel, like sciatica.
Weakness of thighs and legs.
Burning stitches in thigh.
Swelling of knees.
Weakness of knees.
Pain in knees afternoons.
Burning pain in knees.
Cramps in knees, often with a sensation of heat.
Stitches in knees.
Pain in left calf, most when standing up or when walking.
Cramps in legs.
Burning pain in heels ; pricking in heels.
dema of feet in children.
dema of feet and ankles, < on movement.
Copious and offensive sweat of feet.
Burning and swelling of soles, as after a long journey.
Beating and burning heat in soles.
Burning stitches in toes.
LIMBS IN GENERAL.
dema of limbs.
Pain in limbs as if tightly bandaged.
Formicating pains rising from loins to shoulders and settling on left clavicle.
REST, POSITION, MOTION.
When walking and going upstairs, difficult breathing.
When standing, pain in left calf.
Twitchings and inclination to yawn.
Sleepiness in daytime.
Sleeps by day ; sleepless at night.
Sleepiness, with burning in eyes.
Sleeplessness and weeping at night, in children ; excessive heat.
On waking, bitter mouth ; after waking, thirst.
Getting up in morning, vertigo.
On waking, nausea, hoarseness.
Towards noon : attack of pain.
At noon : shunning of light ; cough.
Most effects from noon till evening.
Afternoon : pain in knees.
Evening : shunning light ; cough ; dry cough, etc.
Morning : easy expectoration.
Before midnight, quotidian ; towards midnight, pain in r. side of chest.
TEMPERATURE AND WEATHER.
Desire for open air with cough.
Quotidian fever before midnight.
Fever preceded by coldness, with thirst.
Feverish paroxysm, with burning pain and formication all over body.
Febrile paroxysm, with nausea, coldness, thirst, pain in bowels and salivation.
Excessive heat at night ; nightly fever.
A sensation of burning heat, together with numerous prickings, rises from loins, passes over shoulders and then invades middle of head and face, preceded by perspiration, in women.
Constant sensation of heat ; is burnt in sun and frozen in shade.
Alternate heat and coldness on different parts of body.
Fever always with thirst.
Tendency to sweat ; motion causes profuse sweat.
Fever ends with sweat, most on shoulders and chest, sometimes with vertigo.
LOCALITY AND DIRECTION.
Acts most on left side.
As of an insect crawling over body.
As of a worm crawling : in abdomen ; on neck.
Pain in limbs as if bandaged tightly.
Hands as if plunged in boiling water.
Acute pain : in pit of stomach ; at umbilicus ; in anus.
Stitches : in loins ; in thigh ; in knees ; in toes.
Shooting : in ears.
Burning : in head ; in eyes ; in sclerotica ; of lids ; in orbit ; in auditory canals ; in nose ; in right cheek ; of palate ; in oesophagus ; in hypogastrium ; piles ; in urethra ; from kidneys through to pubis ; in nipples ; in arms and hands ; in elbows ; in right wrist ; in right thumb ; from hip to heel ; in thigh ; in knees ; in heels ; of soles ; in toes.
Pricking : in left temple ; in vertex ; in forehead ; in orbit ; in eyes ; in face ; on point of chin ; through epigastrium ; in spleen ; in colon ; in hypogastrium ; in loins ; in anus ; in bladder ; in uterus ; in vulva ; under left breast ; in chest ; in arteries ; in finger tips ; in axilla ; in heel.
Wandering pain : through bowels.
Painful undulation : in frontal region.
Constriction : of pubis and loins.
Cramp : in knees ; in legs.
Formicating : through temples ; on top of head ; in forehead ; in left eye ; in left ear ; from loins to shoulders ; in chest ; in arms ; in hands ; on left clavicle ; of left wrist.
Heaviness : of left wrist.
Undefined pain : frontal lobes and sides of brain ; in forehead ; in right temple to top of head ; in occiput ; at base of ear ; at root of nose ; in masseter muscles ; in sublingual glands ; in left half of face ; around epigastrium ; in liver ; in colon ; in hypogastrium ; at pubic region ; in kidneys ; in spermatic cords ; in loins ; in nipples ; in chest ; in arms and hands ; in knees ; in left calf ; in uterus ; from left jaw along eyebrow thence shoulder, loins, settling in pubis ; in right wrist ; in fingers.
Coldness : in stomach.
Itching : on head ; in eyes ; of lids ; in brow ; in auditory ; in nose ; in face ; of palate ; in urethra ; eruptions.
Mucous membranes of eyes, ears, nose, palate, etc.
Acute and chronic catarrhs.
Pains and prickings in glands.
Feeling as of an insect crawling over loins, shoulders, and sometimes entire surface of body.
Redness of skin, like a birth mark.
Skin in children turns blue at height of fever.
Eruptions resembling itch on breast, in children, and also behind ears.
Itching papular eruption in children.
Erysipelas on various parts of body.
Itching miliary eruption on loins.
Pustules like of scabies, with intolerable itching, discharge when opened by friction a watery fluid.
Suppurating pimples on chest and arms.
STAGE OF LIFE, CONSTITUTION.
Diseases of women and children.
No graminea are known by their morbid influence, except some poisoning symptoms of Lolium.
Ananth. has been proved by Houat. Sacch. off. is well known by provings and cures, but has no similarity with any tincture of roots.
The disjunctive similars are principally Sulphur, Calcarea ost., and Lycop., one of the principal family in our armamentarium.