Frontal bone and sinus, antrum and salivary glands are specifically affected by this drug. Bloated sensation. Raises vital forces. Used as a gargle in scorbutic gums and sore throat. Hoarseness and in relaxed conditions of the fauces. Internally in gonorrhœa. Useful as a condiment in enfeebled states of the stomach. An infusion of the root in cider, for dropsy, causes copious diuresis. Locally cures dandruff.
Head.–Thinking is difficult. Anxiety, driven to despair by pain. Pressing, boring pain as if frontal bone would fall out. Violent headache with vomiting. Impaired hearing.
Eyes.–Sore and scrofulous; traumatic inflammation of eyes, blearedness and cataract. Copious running from eyes.
Stomach.–Pain towards back; worse, pressure on dorsal vertebræ. Belching and cramps. Colic with backache. Violent cramp from stomach through both sides around to back. Griping around navel.
Back.–Pain in back as from incarcerated flatulence from abdomen through to back and down into sacrum.
Respiratory.–Dry, hacking, laryngeal cough, also post-influenzal cough, dry or loose, worse lying down. Chest painful to touch. Coryza, with hoarseness. Mucous asthma. Œdema of lungs. Throat feels rough and hoarse.
Urinary.–Burning and cutting at glans penis before, during, and after urination. Frequent urination.
Modalities.–Worse evening and at night.
Relationship.–Compare: Cannab; Sinapis; Caps.
Dose.–First to third attenuation.