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COCA-ERYTHROXYLON COCA

The Divine Plant of the Incas-but the Spanish priests denounced it as "un delusion del demonio"

The mountaineer's remedy. Useful in a variety of complaints incidental to mountain climbing, such as palpitation, dyspnœa, anxiety and insomnia. Exhausted nervous system from physical and mental strain. Caries of teeth. Loss of voice.--Give 5-6 drops, every half hour, two hours before expected demand on voice. Nocturnal enuresis. Emphysema (Quebracho).

Mind.--Melancholy; bashful, ill at ease in society, irritable, delights in solitude and obscurity. Sense of right and wrong abolished.

Head.--Fainting fit from climbing mountains. Shocks coming from occiput with vertigo. Noises in ear. Headache with vertigo, preceded by flashes of light. Like a band across forehead. Diplopia. Tongue furred. Headaches of high altitudes. Tinnitus.

Stomach.--Peppery sensation in mouth. Longing for alcoholic liquors and tobacco. Great satiety for a long time. Incarcerated flatus; rises with noise and violence, as if it would split the œsophagus. Tympanitic distention of abdomen. No appetite but for sweets.

Heart.--Palpitation, with weak heart and dyspnœa.

Male.--Diabetes, with impotency (Phos ac).

Respiratory.--Hawking of small, transparent pieces of mucus. Weak vocal cords. Hoarseness; worse after talking. Want of breath, short breath, especially in aged athletes, and alcoholic users. Hæmoptysis. Asthma, spasmodic variety.

Sleep.--Can find no rest anywhere, but sleepy. Nervousness and nightly restlessness during teething.

Modalities.--Better, from wine; riding, quick motion in open air. Worse, ascending, high altitudes.

Relationship.--Compare: Ars; Paulin; Cyp; Chamom.

Antidote: Gels.

Dose.--Tincture to third attenuation.


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