Arundo

Natural History.
     Reed

General.
     A remedy for catarrhal states. Hay-fever.
     Arundo donax seems to be the same: Acts on excretory and generative organs; suppuration, especially chronic, and where the ulceration is fistulous, especially in long bones. Itching eruption on chest, upper extremities and behind ears.

Head.
     Itching; falling off of hair; roots of hair painful. Pustules. Pain in occiput, extends to right ciliary region. Deep seated pain in sides of head.

Ears.
     Burning and itching in auditory canals. Eczema behind ears.

Nose.
     Hay-fever begins with burning and ITCHING OF PALATE and conjunctiva. ANNOYING ITCHING IN THE NOSTRILS AND ROOF OF THE MOUTH. (Wyethia). Coryza; loss of smell. (Nat-mur.) Sneezing, ITCHING OF NOSTRILS.

Mouth.
     Burning and itching; bleeding of gums. Ulcers and exfoliations in the commissaries. Fissures in tongue.

Stomach.
     Coldness in stomach. Longing for acids.

Abdomen.
     Movement as from something alive. Flatulence; pain at pubic region.

Stool.
     Greenish. Burning at anus. Diarrhoea of nursing children. (Cham.; Calc. phos.)

Urine.
     Burning. Red sediment. (Lyc.)

Male.
     Pain in spermatic cord after embrace.

Female.
     Menses too early and too profuse. Neuralgic pains from face to shoulders and pubis. Desire with vaginal pruritus.

Respiratory.
     Dyspnoea; cough; bluish expectoration. Burning and pain in nipples.

Extremities.
     Itching, burning; oedema of hands and feet. Burning and swelling of soles. Copious and offensive sweat of feet.

Skin.
     Eczema; itching and crawling, especially of chest, upper extremities. Fissures in fingers and heels.

Relationship.
     Compare: Anthroxantum – sweet vernal grass (a popular medicine for hay-fever and coryza). Lolium; Cepa; Sabad.; Silica.

Dose.
     Third to sixth potency.