Meadow Parsnips. Umbellifera.
The tincture is prepared from the root.
Proving by Marcy, assisted by Fulgraff, in 1855, N. Am. Jour. of Hom., vol. 4, p. 52.
Exhilaration : like intoxication ; of all faculties, followed by a strong desire to sleep ; lasting twelve hours, then great depression for several days. Laughing and weeping moods in alternation.
Depression of spirits : with disgust of life, followed by great exhilaration and desire for conversation.
Irritability, with lowness of spirits and indifference to everything.
Nervous irritability and depression of spirits ; self-dissatisfaction, with weeping.
Indolence, with contentment.
Dreamy, imaginative mood.
Behavior quiet, with much apparent suffering and sadness.
Giddiness ; swimming in head.
Rush of blood to head and face, with feeling of fulness.
Sensation of tightness around head.
Headache sharp over right eye, begins slightly on second day and increases until eighth (Pulsatilla 6, which promptly relieved it until third day, but feebly on seventh) ; in its full development on seventh day, headache is grievous, with nausea, inclination to bilious vomiting, need to lie still in a darkened and quietroom ; < from light, noise and jar ; permanent on right side, not shifting ; at its worst pain descends behind right ear into neck ; lips parched as from fever ; severe backache between or at borders of shoulder blades ; forehead is affected by a sharp cutting pain by jar of coughing.
Severe pain in right temple, with nausea.
Pressure upon top of brain.
Acute aching pain in whole left side of head, increased by light or noise.
Dull pains in occipital region, extending down muscles of neck.
Affections of brain and nervous system.
SIGHT AND EYES.
Eyes sensitive to light, watery.
Redness of both eyes.
While both eyes exhibit a diffused injection, right eye is more particularly the seat of painful and quite unaccustomed symptoms.
Smarting of lids.
Shooting pains through orbits.
Sharp pains in right orbit, < by moving eyeball, by stooping or stepping.
SMELL AND NOSE.
Nasal catarrh with sneezing and coughing.
Nasal discharge of thick mucus.
Obstruction and soreness of right nostril, which is painful to touch.
Right nostril only is affected, it became sore and tender to external touch ; a diffused injection of mucous membrane covering arches of pharynx, with ordinary sensations of catarrhal sore throat ; conjunctival membrane exhibited a similar diffused injection.
Catarrhal, asthmatic and pleuritic maladies.
Face pale and puffy.
Redness of one cheek and paleness of other.
Boring pains in cheek bones.
Dull pains in jaws.
Painful tenderness over lower jawbone, an inch below root of ear.
TASTE, SPEECH, TONGUE.
Taste : bitter, bitter, bilious, after sick-headache.
Redness of tongue, with unusual sensitiveness to cold and warm drinks.
Tongue covered with a whitish fur.
Yellow fur upon tongue, and oppressed respiration.
Tongue broad, furred in middle and reddened at tip and sides.
Dryness of mouth.
PALATE AND THROAT.
Increased secretion of mucus in throat.
Slight redness of tonsils and palate, with soreness of throat.
Inflammation of mucous membrane of pharynx.
APPETITE, THIRST, DESIRES, AVERSIONS.
Craving for acids and stimulants.
Loss of appetite.
HICCOUGH, BELCHING, NAUSEA AND VOMITING.
Acid and bilious vomiting.
SCROBICULUM AND STOMACH.
Stomach sensitive to touch.
Pressure occasioning nausea and faintness.
MALE SEXUAL ORGANS.
Involuntary emissions two nights in succession.
Excitement of male genital organs.
Lassitude and prostrat
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