Cornus circinata (Corn)


Round-leaved Dogwood

Generals: Chronic malaria, hepatitis, jaundice. Weakness in morning. Pain in pit of stomach, with distended abdomen. Vesicular eruption associated with chronic liver disease or aphthous stomatitis.

Mouth: Ulceration of tongue, gums and mouth; aphthae. Burning in mouth, throat and stomach.

Stool: Loose, windy, dark stool, immediately after dinner. Burning in anus. Dark, bilious, offensive diarrhoea, with sallow complexion.

Skin: Vesicular eczema of face in infants, with nursing sore mouth.


Compare: Cornus alternifoliaCornus alternifolia-Swamp Walnut - (Weak and tired; disturbed sleep, fever, restlessness, eczema; Skin crackedSkin cracked; chest feels cold, as if full of ice); Cornus floridaCornus florida (chronic malaria; indigestion and distressing acid heartburn; general debility from loss of fluids and night sweats; neuralgic pains in arms, chest, and trunk, and sensation as if broken in two; intermittent fever, With drowsinessWith drowsiness; feels cold, but is warm to touch; great exhaustion in intervals; general clammy sweat. Chill is preceded by drowsiness, heat is associated with drowsiness. Headache after quinine).

Dose: Tincture to sixth attenuation.