Ictodes foetida (Ictod)

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Skunk-cabbage-Ictodes

(POTHOS FOETIDUS)

Generals: For asthmatic complaints; worse from inhaling any dust. Hysteria. Erratic spasmodic pains. "Will-o'-the-wisp" like character of its subjective symptoms and its physometric property are special features (Samuel Jones). Inflation and tension in the abdomen. Millar's asthma.

Head: Absent-minded, irritable. Headache in single spots, with violent pulsation of temporal arteries. Outward drawing from glabella. Better in open air (Puls). Red swelling across the bridge of the nose.

Abdomen: Inflation and tension in abdomen.

Respiratory: Spasmodic croup. Troublesome respiration, with sudden feeling of anguish and sweat.

Sneezing, with pain in throat. Pain in chest, with difficult breathing. Tongue feels numb. Asthma; relieved by stool.

Dose: Tincture and lower potencies.