Clinical: Choking, sensation of. Faintness. Headache. Metrorrhagia. Neuralgia. Palpitation. Throat, rising in.
Characteristics: The tincture of the peel is used as a pleasant bitter tonic in the old-school practice. On sensitive individuals oranges in any form produce pathogenetic effects. One patient of my own could never eat an orange without experiencing a fearful taste at the back of the nose and throat, lasting many days and causing choking sensations and faintness. Nervous affections predominate; neuralgias of various kinds. The skin is the seat of many symptoms.
1. mind: Great excitement; quick motions.
2. head: R. side hemicrania.
6. face: Neuralgia in face; shooting, gnawing pains, most in temples, esp. r. side.
7. teeth: Constant toothache. Teeth become carious; wear off.
9. throat: Something seems to rise in throat and choke her. Fearful taste at back of nose and throat, lasting for days and causing choking sensation and faintness.
14. urinary organs: Pains in kidneys and bladder.
16. female sexual organs: Too copious menses.
18. chest: Pleurodynia.
19. heart: Palpitation.
24. generalities: Suited for diseases of old men, esp. with coldness and chilliness. An orange eaten before breakfast is said to destroy the craving for alcohol in drunkards.
25. skin: Itching, general or more often only in upper limbs, with redness and swelling of hands. Eruption and other symptoms like scarlatina.