Common Names:colocynth, bitter apple, bitter cucumber, desert gourd, egusi, vine of Sodom, or wild gourd
Complemenatary:Merc. in dysentry, with great tenesmus.
Aggravation:Anger and indignation; mortification caused by offense (Staph., Lyc.); cheese < colic.
Amelioration:From doubling up; hard pressure.

[A desert viny plant native to the Mediterranean Basin and Asia, especially Turkey. Read more...]

 Colocynthis in Kent's MM

 Colocynthis in Allen's Keynotes

 Colocynthis in Boericke's Materia Medica

 Colocynthis in Nash's Leaders

 Colocynthis in Cowperthwaite's Textbook of MM

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