Juglans cinerea

Natural History.
      Juglans cathartica.
      Butternut. (U.S.A.) N.O. Juglandaceae. Tincture of bark of root.
      Triturations of the resinoid Juglandin.

      Angina pectoris.
      Axilla, pain in.
      Chest, pain in.
      Erythema nodosum.
      Impetigo figurata.
      Rodent ulcer.
      Scapula, pain in.
      Vision, lost.

      The Butternut and the Black Walnut (Juglans nigra) are the American representatives of the Walnut family. J. ciner.
      and Juglans regia, or Nux Juglans, have both been proved and studied with both the digestion is first disordered, and with this other symptoms, as headache, occur.
      These run an acute course and then skin affections manifest themselves, and these run a chronic course (Clotar Müller, quoted by Hale).
      Before the homeopathic provings were made Jug-c. had a reputation as a mild cathartic and was successfully used in camp diarrhea and dysentery in the early American wars. Applied to the skin, the juice causes reddening and blistering.
      "The green rind rubbed on tetters and ringworm dispels them." The provings brought out the characteristics in much detail, and clinical use has still further developed them.
      Jug-r. has been used with much success in scrofulous and scorbutic conditions, and both Jug-r. and Jug-c. cause dark, clotted hemorrhage – Jug-c. from the lungs and Jug-r. from the uterus.
      Both act on the axilla, Jug-c. causing acute pains and numbness, Jug-r. affecting skin and glands.
      Jug-c. has some remarkable head symptoms.
      Sharp shooting pain in occiput is very characteristic.
      There is a headache with frequent micturition and burning.
      It has morning headaches like Nux. Bry., Chel., and Iris, and it much resembles the last in the disturbance of the digestive organs.
      Pains in liver and right scapula, acute diarrhea.
      It is one on the medicines which produces epigastric sinking.
      This extends to the abdomen and is accompanied by headache.
      One patient who was taking Jug-c. for acne developed all the symptoms of angina pectoris.
      But the skin is the organ most of all affected by the drug.
      All kinds of eruptions have been caused or cured by it, including scarlatina and rodent ulcer.
      There are a good many rheumatic pains in the remedy.
      The itching is worse when overheated from exercise.
      Walking worse chest pains, better pain from rectum to bladder.
      Going up hill worse or causes retrosternal pain.
      Stooping causes pain in scapula and back.
      Dull headache is better when getting up.

      Antidoted by: Bry. (angina pectoris, Bry. tincture gtt-v. relieved immediately).
      Compare: Jug-r., Bry. (rheumatic pains, dropsy of chest, stitching in liver, occipital headache), Chel. (liver pain, pain under right scapula, bilious stools), Nux-v. (jaundice, liver pains), Iris v. (diarrhea, liver): Jalap. (diarrhea), Septicem. (camp, diarrhea), Ethips ant., Ars. Prim. obc., Mezer., Olean., Viol. t., Rhus, etc. (skin), Gels., Coccul., Carb-v., Glon., Sul., Nat Sul., etc. (occipital headache), Carya alba (botan., purpura and scurvy).

      Want to be alone, want to do nothing but eat and sleep, cannot think of concentrating my mind upon any one subject.
      Confusion so that I could not study.
      Dull feeling, cannot remember anything that I read
      Absent-minded, forget what I am about.

      Vertigo, with slight nausea eleven AM
      Slight vertigo with sinking faint feeling in stomach extending to abdomen.
      Headache in morning on waking, with yellow coat on tongue.
      Dull headache in forenoon, worse right side._Head feels as large as a barrel.
      Severe headache, can hardly see.
      Headache with frequent micturition and burning.
      Fullness in frontal region._Pain in forehead.
      Pain in right temple in forenoon.
      Pain in occiput in morning, better on rising.
      Sharp, shooting pains in occiput, often associated with liver disturbance.
      Itching of scalp, intense, must scratch constantly.

      Eyes red and swollen.
      Inflammation with pustules on lids and around eyes.
      Eyes burning in afternoon.
      Feeling in eyes as if drawn together.
      Loss of vision on sudden motion, with faint-like giddiness.

      Numbness at root of nose, in bridge, better rubbing.
      Watery discharge (left)
      "Noli me tangere" (rodent ulcer) on nose.

      Erythematous redness, with dry, burning sensation.

Mouth and Throat.
      Tongue: coated white, yellow in the moving.
      Burning and pricking in mouth and throat.
      Taste coppery.
      Swelling of subaxillary glands, worse right
      Sore throat: in forenoon, with roughness, on swallowing, with swollen feeling.
      Fauces dry.
      Burning in pharynx.
      Pain in right side of fauces.

      Ferocious appetite.
      Thirsty, want to drink all the time.
      Nausea in morning.
      Nausea worse at night.
      Burning in stomach.
      Sinking in stomach extends to abdomen, with headache.

      Stitches in hepatic region, and under right scapula.
      Pain in each hypochondrium, in umbilical region, in abdomen after dinner, then diarrhea, with burning in anus, in region of inguinal rings, with soreness on rising from a recumbent position.
      Flatulent pain in different parts of abdomen.
      Heavy pain in umbilical region.
      Burning in abdomen after stool.

Stool and Anus.
      Stools bilious, copious, frequent, painless.
      Loose stool smelling like onions.
      Diarrhea, with cutting in abdomen, with burning in anus before and after stool, painless in forenoon, yellow, frothy, with tenesmus and burning in anus after stool.
      A drastic purge, producing irritation and inflammation of mucous membrane of bowels.
      (Camp diarrhea.)
      Soft stool with pain and flatulence in abdomen.
      Stool soft and brown, dark, and sticky.
      Constipation, with griping in umbilical region.
      Constipation preceded by diarrhea.
      Stool: hard, and in balls, hard and dark brown, hard and brown, difficult, first part hard and brown, latter part diarrheic and greenish-yellow, small and brown, dark brown.

Urinary Organs.
      Micturition: frequent and copious, frequent with burning smarting (with headache).

Respiratory Organs.
      Raising a quantity of dark blood.
      Expectoration of very tenacious mucus.

      Great oppression of chest with cutting pains in lungs.
      Scrofulous consumption with great emaciation.
      Pain in left chest, in center at times, by day and night, with foreboding feeling at night, not worse by walking.
      Dropsy of chest of rheumatic origin where there are bright red spots like flea-bites.
      Retrosternal pain, worse, or only felt when going uphill, when walking out of doors
      Oppression at chest, hindering long breathing.

Heart and Pulse.
      Sharp wrenching in left side at six PM, when walking, with suffocating sensation under sternum, compelling him to stand still, which did not better the pain, the attack being similar to angina pectoris (Bry. tincture relieved immediately).
      Pulse accelerated.

Neck and back.
      Neck rigid.
      Lame feeling in nape.
      Pricking up and down spine.
      Sticking under right scapula on stooping.
      Pain: between scapula, under scapula, under right scapula, making breathing difficult, under vertical border of right scapula, worse moving the part and drawing a long breath, in region of lumbar vertebrae and right sacro-illiac symphysis, in region of lumbar vertebrae in afternoon, with restlessness, in lumbar and dorsal vertebrae at night, in region of sacro-illiac symphysis, worse sitting, also in forenoon, and in region of lumbar vertebrae, in lumbar vertebrae, extending through lumbar region and up spine.
      Occasional shooting in lumbar region.

      Aching pains in the limbs.
      Pain in elbows and knees.

Upper Limbs.
      Pain in shoulder.
      Sharp, rheumatic pain in shoulders and wrists pain in right axilla in afternoon.
      Pain in right axilla, extending down arm.
      Pain in left arm.
      Arms and wrists, as if sprained by hard work.
      Numb pain in right axilla, extending down arm along nerves.
      Numb pain in arms and wrists in forenoon, in elbows and knees, in wrists extending up arms.

Lower Limbs.
      Cramp-like pain in hip at night.
      Pain in thighs and left knee in forenoon.
      Pain in right knee on ascending stairs, in ankles.
      Occasionally sharp pain in calves.
      Numbness of left foot when sitting still.

      Loss of weight.
      Aching in various parts.
      Feeling as if all internal organs were too large, worse left side.
      Restlessness in afternoon, with pain in region of lumbar vertebrae.
      Weakness, with sick feeling.
      Faintness, better rising and moving about – Deathlike feeling, with chills and shuddering.

      Exanthematous eruption resembling flush of scarlatina.
      Eruption resembling eczema simplex on upper chest, with itching pricking when heated by over-extortion.
      Pustules on thighs, hips, and nates, with itching and burning, a few pustules on body, face, and arms.
      Itching in spots, now here, now there.
      Itching on arms, better scratching.
      Itching with burning.
      Itching on head, neck, and shoulders, with pricking.
      Itching on arms with burning and redness.

      Constant yawning, without sleepiness.
      Sleeplessness, after three AM
      Sleep restless, and light.
      Sleep unrefreshing.
      Dreams: vivid, frightful, frightful at night, and waking covered with sweat troublesome, of being among Indians, ridiculous.

      Chilliness alternating with flashes of heat, chilliness along spine, beginning in back when near the fire, without coldness of flesh.