The Water of Sanicula Springs, Ottawa, I11
Has been found a useful remedy in enuresis, seasickness, constipation, etc. Rickets.
Head.–Dread of downward motion (Borax). Profuse sweat on occiput and in nape of neck, during sleep (Calc; Sil). Photophobia. Lachrymation in cold air or from cold application. Profuse scaly dandruff. Soreness behind ears.
Throat.–Thick, ropy, tenacious mucus.
Mouth.–Tongue large, flabby, burning; must protrude it to keep cool. Ringworm on tongue.
Stomach.–Nausea and vomiting from car-riding. Thirst; drink little and often (Ars; Chin). Is vomited as soon as it reaches the stomach.
Rectum.–Stools large, heavy and painful. Pain in whole perineum. No desire until a large accumulation. After great straining only partially expelled; recedes, crumbles at verge of anus (Mag mur). Very offensive odor. Excoriation of skin about anus, perineum, and genitals. Diarrhœa; changeable in character and color; after eating.
Female.–Bearing-down, as if contents of pelvis would escape; better, rest. Desire to support parts. Soreness of uterus. Leucorrhœa with odor of fish-brine or cold cheese (Hepar). Vagina feels large.
Back.–Dislocated feeling in sacrum and better lying on right side.
Extremities.–Burning of soles of feet (Sulph; Lach). Offensive foot-sweat (Sil; Psor). Cold, clammy sweat of extremities.
Skin.–Dirty, greasy, brownish, wrinkled. Eczema, fissured hands and fingers (Petrol; Graph).
Modalities.–Worse, moving arms backward.
Relationship.–Compare: Abrot; Alum; Calc; Sil; Sulph. Sanicula Aqua must not be confounded with the Sanicle (pool-root or wood marsh), also called Sanicula. This is used in various nervous affections, resembling Valeriana. It is used as a vulnerary, resolvent for sanguineous extravasations, and as an astringent (Has not been proved).