Actaea spicata (Act-sp)

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Baneberry

(ACTEA SPICATA)

Generals: Is a rheumatic remedy, especially of the small joints; tearing, tingling pains characterize it. Wrist-rheumatism. Pulsations over whole body, especially liver and renal region. Cardiovascular spasm. Pains worse from touch and motion.

Head: Fearful, starts easily; confused. Ebullition of blood to head excited by drinking coffee. Vertigo, tearing headache, better in open air, throbbing in brain, pain from crown to between eyebrows; heat in forehead, pain in left frontal eminence as if bone were crushed. Itching of scalp alternating with heat; nose red at tip, fluent coryza.

Face: Violent pain in upper jaw, running from teeth through malar bones to temples. Perspiration on face and head.

Stomach: Tearing, darting pains in epigastric region, with vomiting. Cramp-like pains in stomach and epigastrium, with difficult breathing; sense of suffocation. Sudden lassitude after eating.

Abdomen: Spasmodic retraction. Sticking pain and distension of hypogastrium.

Respiratory: Short, irregular breathing at night, while lying. Great oppression.Great oppression. Shortness of breath on exposure to cold air.

Extremities: Tearing pains in loins. Rheumatic pains in small joints, wrist, (Ulmus fulvaUlm) fingers, ankles, toes. Swelling of joints from slight fatigue.} Wrist swollen, red, worse any motion.Swelling of joints from slight fatigue. Wrist swollen], red, worse any motion. Paralytic weakness in the hands. Lame feeling in arms. Pain in knee. Sudden lassitude after talking or eating.

Relations:

Compare: Cimicifuga racemosaCimic, Caulophyllum thalictroidesCaul, Ledum palustreLed.

Dose: Third potency.