Physalis alkekengi (Physal)

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Alkekengi-Winter Cherry

(PHYSALIS - SOLANUM VESICARIUM)

Generals: Marked urinary symptoms confirming its ancient uses in gravel, etc. Lithiasis; marked diuretic action. Languor and muscular weakness.

Head: Vertigo, hazy feeling; memory weakness; desire to talk constantly. Throbbing pain, heavy over eyes in forehead. Facial paralysis. Dryness of mouth.

Extremities: Stiff limbs; tonic cramps. Paralysis. When walking, every jar seems repeated in the head.

Fever: Chilly in open air. Feverish in evening. Sweat during stool, with creeping sensation, with abundant urine. Pain in liver during, fever.

Respiratory: Cough. Hoarse voice; throat irritated; chest oppressed, causing insomnia. Stabbing in chest.

Urinary: Acrid, foul, retained, abundant. Polyuria. Sudden inability to hold it in women. Nocturnal incontinence. Enuresis.

Skin: Excoriation between fingers and toes; pustules on thighs; nodes on forehead.

Modalities: Worse, cold camp evening. After going heated.

Dose: Tincture to third attenuation. The juice of the berries is used in dropsical conditions and irritable bladder.