Chenopodium anthelminticum (Chen-a)

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Jerusalem Oak

Generals: Characteristic pain in scapula very marked. Symptoms of apoplexy, right hemiplegia, and aphasia. Stertorous breathing (Opium (crudum)Op). Sudden vertigo. Meniere's disease. Affections of auditory nerves (Natrium salicylicumNat-sal). Oil of Chenopodium for hookworm and roundworm.

Ears: Torpor of auditory nerve. Hearing better for high-pitched sounds. Comparative deafness to sound of voice, but great sensitiveness to sound, as of passing vehicles and also a shrinking from low tones. Buzzing in ears. Enlargement of tonsils. Aural vertigo.

Back: Intense pain between angle of right shoulder-blade near spine, and through the chest.

Urine: Copious, yellow, foaming urine, with acrid sensation in urethra. Yellowish sediment (Chelidonium majusChel).

Relations:

Compare: Opium (crudum)Op, China officinalisChin, Chelidonium majusChel.

Dose: Third potency. Oil of Chenopodium for hookworm, 10 minim doses every 2 hours for 3 doses; also Carbon tetrachloride.