Seeds of Coumarouna-a tree in Guiana
(TONGO – DIPTRIX ODORATA)
Useful in neuralgia; pertussis.
Head.–Tearing pain in supra-orbital nerve, with heat and throbbing pain in head and epiphora. Confused, especially the occiput, with somnolence and a sort of intoxication. Trembling in right upper lid. Coryza; nose stopped, must breathe through mouth.
Extremities.–Tearing pains in hip-joints, femur, and knee, especially left side.
Relationship.–Melilotus. Anthoxanthum, Asperula, and Tonga contain Coumarin, the active principle. Compare them in hay-fever; also, Trifol; Napth; Sabad.
Dose.–Tincture and lower potencies.