Tongo odorata (Tong)

Source Information

Seeds of Coumarouna-a tree in Guiana


Generals: Useful in neuralgia; pertussis.

Head: Tearing pain in supra-orbital nerve, with heat and throbbing pain in head and epiphora. Confused, especially the occiput, with somnolence and a sort of intoxication. Trembling in right upper lid. Coryza; nose stopped, must breathe through mouth.

Extremities: Tearing pains in hip-joints, femur, and knee, especially left side.

Relations: Melilotus. anthoxanthumMelilotus. anthoxanthum, AsperulaAsperula, and TongaTonga contain CoumarinCoumarin, the active principle. Compare them in hay-fever; also, TrifolTrifol, NapthNapth, SabadillaSabad.

Dose: Tincture and lower potencies.