TARAX. Leontodon Taraxacum, Dandelion. See “Hahnemann’s “Materia Medica Pura,” V.
Conium, Kali., Nux-v., Pulsatilla, Spigelia, Valer.
Drowsiness in the daytime. Frequent waking from sleep, and tossing about in bed. Anxious, vivid dreams. Voluptuous dreams.
Chilliness for some hours, with continuous, oppressive headache. Face, hands, and rest of the body are hot without thirst. Fever and ague.
Gloomy mood, when unoccupied.
Vertigo, with unsteady gait.
Violent headache, felt only when walking or standing. Heaviness of the head, with heat and redness of the face. Oppressive stupefying pain in the forehead, as after an intoxication. Aching pain in the right temple. Painful pressure in the head from within outwards. Drawing aching pain in the temple. Sensation in the head as if the brain were constricted from all sides by a soft pressure.
Contractions, then dilatation of the pupils. Burning in the eye- ball.
Hardness of hearing. Lacerating in the outer meatus-auditorius. Drawing pain in the outer parts of the ear.
Feeling of heat and redness in the face.
Frequent accumulation of sourish water in the mouth. Accumulation of saliva in the mouth, and sensation as if the larynx were closed by pressure. Tongue coated white. Dry brown-coated tongue, early in the morning. when waking.
Difficult deglutition. Dryness and stinging in the throat.
TASTE AND GASTRIC SYMPTOMS
Bitterish taste in the mouth, before a meal. Bitter eructations and hiccough. Nausea, accompanied with anxiety, when sitting going off when standing. Nausea, as if the stomach were overload- ed with fat things. Qualmishness and nausea in the pharynx. Great chilliness after eating and especially after drinking.
STOMACH AND ABDOMEN
Tension in the pit of the stomach. Aching pain in the left side of the abdomen. Continuous stitches, with pressure, in the left side of the abdomen. Itching-stinging pain in the right abdominal muscles.
URINE AND GENITAL ORGANS
Continuous boring pain in the glans.
Burning pressure in the sternum. more violent during an expiration than inspiration. Tensive pain in the region of the diaphragm.
during a deep inspiration.
Pressure in the small of the back. Painless creeping in the small of the back. Tensive sticking in the back, towards the right side. Sticking pain, with difficult breathing, especially violent in the small of the back. Sticking with pressure, in the nape of the neck.
Twitching in the upper arm. Paroxysmal throbbing on the inner side of the upper arm. Aching pain in the muscles of the upper arm. jerking in the muscles of the fore-arm. Frequently returning drawing pains in the fore-arm. The tips of the fingers are cold as ice.
Sticking pain in the knee -joint. Drawing pains in the legs, when sitting and walking. Weakness of the legs. Aching pains in the calf. Burning-aching pain in the sole of the foot. Continuous drawing along the tibia. Paroxysms of burning in the toes.