back Sarsaparilla Officinalis

Wild Liquorice Smilaceae

For dark-haired persons, lithic or sycotic diathesis.

Great emaciation: skin becomes shriveled or lies in folds (Abrot., Iod., Nat-m., Sanic.).

Headache and periosteal pains generally from mercury, syphilis or suppressed gonorrhoea.

In children; face like old people; enlarged abdomen; dry, flabby skin (Bar-c., Op.).

Herpetic eruptions on all parts of body; ulcers, after abuse of mercury, in syphillis.

Rash from exposure to open air; dry, itch-like eruptions, prone to appear in spring; become crusty.

Severe, almost unbearable pain at conclusion of urination (Berb., Equis., Med., Thuja).

Passage of gravel or small calculi; renal colic; stone in bladder; bloody urine.

Urine: bright and clear but irritating; scanty, slimy, flaky, sandy, copious, passed without sensation (Caust.); deposits white sand.

Painful distention and tenderness in bladder; urine dribbles while sitting, standing, passes freely; air passes from urethra.

Sand in urine or on diaper; child screams before and while passing it (Bor., Lyc.).

Gonorrhoea checked by cold, wet weather, or mercury, followed by rheumatism.

Neuralgia or renal colic; excruciating pains from right kidney downwards (Lyc.).

Intolerable stench on genital organs; fluid pollutions; bloody seminal emission (Led., Mer.).

Retraction of nipples; nipples are small, withered, unexcitable (Sil.).

Rheumatism, bone pains after mercury or checked gonorrhoea; pains < at night, in damp weather or after taking cold in water.

Itching eruption on forehead during menses (Eug. j., Sang., Psor.).

Rhagades: skin cracked on hands and feet; pain and burning particularly on sides of fingers and toes; skin hard, indurated.

Relations. - Complementary: Merc., Sep., either of which follows well.

Compare: Berb., Lyc., Nat. m., Phos.

Frequently called for after abuse of Mercury.

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