Fraxinus americana (Frax)

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White Ash

Generals: Enlargement of the uterus. Fibrous growths, subinvolution, and prolapse. Uterine tumors, with bearing-down sensations. Fever sores on lips. Cramps in feet. Cold creeping and hot flashes. Infantile eczema.

Head: Throbbing pain in back of head. Depression, with nervous restlessness, anxiety. Hot spot on top of head.

Female: Uterus enlarged, and patulous. Watery, unirritating leucorrhoea. Fibroids with bearing-down sensation, cramping in feet, worse in afternoon and night. Dysmenorrhoea.

Abdomen: Tenderness in left inguinal region; bearing-down pain, extending down thigh.


Compare: Fraxinus excelsiorFrax-e - European Ash - (Gout; rheumatism. Infusion of ash-leaves. Rademacher). Galega officinalisGaleg - (Goat's Rue-Backache; debility; anaemia and impaired nutrition. Increases the quantity and quality of the milk in nursing women, also the appetite). Epiphegus virginianaEpip, Sepia officinalisSep, Lilium tigrinumLil-t.

Dose: Ten to fifteen drops of tincture, three times a day.