N. O. Gentianacae. Tincture of whole plant when in flower.
This is a popular Californian remedy. It is indicated in intermittents of most severe type of hot countries, general sore, bruised feeling, nausea and retching, the skin becomes wrinkled like a washer woman’s.
It was proved by Dr. Richter, who experienced the following among other symptoms: Head feels congested.
Scalp tight, feels as if drawn together by India rubber. Stitches, pain, buzzing and roaring in ears.
Constipation, hard, knotty stools.
Chills repeatedly down back worse in bed, at night.
After the proving, a cold wind could be borne better than before.
Compare: The Gentians, Chi., Ip.
Head feels congested.
Pressive pains in forehead.
Scalp feels tight, as if drawn together with India rubber.
Burning in eyes, first left then right
Piercing or stitches in ears.
Increased buzzing and roaring.
Spitting of white mucus, with trembling and nervousness.
Slight pain better by pressure.
Stool and Anus.
Several loose stools a day.
Hard, knotty, morning stool.
It alleviated a catarrh produced by influenza.
That kind of pain in head and fingers which is concomitant with the attacks of intermittent fever.
Sleeplessness (from first trituration).
Chills repeatedly, down the spine and all over, especially in bed at night.
Heat in whole body, I could bear, after the proving, the cool trade wind, usually setting in, in San Francisco, in the afternoon, better than before.