Dolichos pruriens (Dol)

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Cowhage

(DOLICHOS PURIENS - MUCUNA)

Generals: A right-sided medicine, with pronounced liver and skin symptoms. A general intense itching without eruption. Exalted nervous sensibility. Senile pruritus. Haemorrhoidal diathesis.

Throat: Pain in throat, worse swallowing, below right angle of jaw, as if splinter were imbedded vertically. Pain in gums prevents sleep.

Abdomen: Colic from getting feet wet. Constipation, with intense itching; bloated abdomen. White stools. Swelling of liver. Haemorrhoids, with burning sensation.

Skin: Intense itching, with no swelling or rash; worse across shoulders, also about elbows and knees and hairy parts. Jaundice. Yellow in spots; itching excessively at night. Herpes zoster (Ars).

Modalities: Worse, at night, scratching, right side.

Relations:

Compare: Rhus toxicodendronRhus-t, BelladonnaBell, Hepar sulphurHep, Nitricum acidumNit-ac, FagopyrFagopyr.

Dose: Sixth potency. Tincture, drop doses, in haemorrhoids.