Natural order.-Euphorbiaceae. habitat.-A weed growing in India. preparation.-Tincture from the fresh plant.
GENERAL ANALYSIS AND THERAPEUTICS.
Has only been found to act upon the respiratory organs, inducing “:dry cough, followed by spitting of blood,” which is its only characteristic, this having been repeatedly verified, by its prompt cure of haemoptysis. According to Hale, it is indicated when there is expectation of pure blood in the morning, and dark lumps of clotted blood in the evening.
Compare. Aconite, Arnica, Hamamelis, Ipecac., Millef., Phosphorus