Urtica urens (Urt-u)

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Generals: A remedy for agalactia and lithiasis. Profuse discharge from mucous surfaces. Enuresis and urticaria. Spleen affections. Antidotes ill-effects of eating shellfish. Symptoms return at the same time every year. Gout and uric acid diathesis. Favors elimination.

Rheumatism associated with urticaria-like eruptions. Neuritis.

Head: Vertigo, headache with spleen pains.

Abdomen: Diarrhoea chronic disease of large intestine characterized by large secretion of mucus.

Male: Itching of scrotum, keeps him awake; scrotum swollen.

Female: Diminished secretion of milk. Uterine haemorrhage. Acid and excoriating leucorrhoea. Pruritus vulvae, with stinging, itching, and oedema. Arrests flow of milk after weaning. Excessive swelling of breasts.

Extremities: Pain in acute gout deltoid; pain in ankles, wrists.

Skin: Itching blotches. Urticaria, burning heat, with formication; violent itching. Consequences of suppressed nettlerash. Rheumatism alternates with nettle-rash. Burn confined to skin. Urticaria nodosa (Bov). Erythema, with burning and stinging. Burns and scalds. Chicken-pox (Dulc). Angioneurotic oedema. Herpes labialis with sensation of heat and itching. Itching and stinging of scrotum.

Fever: General heat in bed with soreness over abdomen. Fever of gout. Tropical fever.

Modalities: Worse, from snow-air; water, cool moist air, touch.


Compare: MedusaMedusa, Nat murNat mur, Lac canLac can, RicinRicin (diminished mammary secretion); BombyxBombyx, Rhus toxicodendronRhus-t, Apis mellificaApis, ChloralChloral, Astacus fluviatilisAstac, PulsatillaPuls (urticaria); Boletus luridusBoletus luridus and AnacardAnacard (urticaria tuberosa); Lycopodium clavatumLyc and HedeomaHedeoma (uric acid conditions); FormicaFormica.

Dose: Tincture and lower potencies.