SPHERE OF ACTION
Through the cerebro-spinal nervous system, it especially acts upon the convoluted tubes of the kidneys, increasing the secretion of urine at first, and then diminishing it.
These are unknown; but prominent symptoms for its use are: Countenance pale, wax-like, and bloated.
General expression of anxiety and distress.
Urine scanty: straw-colored and offensive to the smell.- MARCY and HUNT.
Frequent painful micturition.-MARCY and HUNT.
Pains in the kidneys just under the false ribs.-MARCY.
Especially adapted to hydrothorax and general dropsy, where the kidneys are more or less involved.-MARCY and HUNT.
Palpitation of the heart at night.-MARCY.
Fullness of the chest.-MARCY and HUNT.
Rapid, laborious, and sighing respiration.
Feeble and irregular pulse.-MARCY and HUNT.
Fretful and feverish.-MARCY and HUNT.
Great languor, and disinclination to physical or mental labor.-MARCY and HUNT.