Is the active principle of Santonica, the un expanded flower heads of ARTEMISIA MARITIMA – Cina., which see.
The eye symptoms and those of the urinary tract are most prominent. It is of unquestioned value in the treatment of worm diseases, as gastrointestinal irritation, ITCHING OF NOSE, restless sleep, twitching of muscles. Ascaria lumbricoides, and thread worms, but not tapeworms. NIGHT COUGH of children. CHRONIC CYSTITIS. Laryngeal crises and lightning pains of tabes.
Often preferable in worm affections; same symptoms as Cina; corresponding to the "pain in shocks" produced by Cina. Visual illusions, YELLOW sight; violent light not recognized, colors not distinguishable. Urine deep saffron color. Spasms and twitchings, chronic gastric and intestinal troubles sometimes removed by a single dose physiological of Santonin. Dahlke.
Occipital headache, with CHRONIC HALLUCINATIONS. ITCHING OF NOSE. Bores into nostrils.
Sudden dimness of sight. COLOR BLINDNESS; Xanthopsia. Strabismus due to worms. Dark rings about eyes.
Fetid breath, depraved appetite; thirsty. Tongue deep-red. GRINDING OF TEETH. Nausea; better after eating. Choking feeling.
Urine greenish if acid and reddish purple if alkaline. INCONTINENCE AND DYSURIA. ENURESIS. Feeling of fullness of bladder. Nephritis.
Compare: CINA; TEUCR.; NAPHT.; NAT-PHOS.; SPIGEL.
Second to third trituration. Lower preparations are often toxic. Do not give to a child with fever or constipation.