Wyethia helenioides, Nut, (Alarconia helenoides, D. C.; Melarhiza inuloides, Kellogg.) Natural order: Composite. Preparation: Tincture of the root.
Feels weak and nervous, uneasy; is apprehensive that some calamity is about to occur. Feels very weak, as a person feels after a severe illness. Unable to make much exertion; the least exercise causes perspiration. All the symptoms worse in the afternoon.
Dizziness. Rush of blood to the head. Severe headache. Pain in the forehead over the right eye, at first sharp, followed by a feeling of fullness.
Itching in the right ear.
Mouth feels as if it had been scalded. Increased flow of tough ropy saliva.
Throat feels, swollen; epiglottis dry, and has a burning sensation; constant desire to swallow saliva to relieve the dryness, yet affording no comfort; swallows with difficulty. Prickling dry sensation in posterior nares; sensation as if something were in the nasal passages; an effort to clear them through the throat affords no relief. The uvula feels elongated. Dryness of the fauces; constant desire to clear the throat by hymning. Sensation of heat down the oesophagus, into the stomach, worse while eating.
Belching of wing, alternating with hiccough. Nausea and vomiting. Sense of weight in the stomach, as if something indigestible had been eaten.
Pain and bearing down in the right side.
Itching of the anus.
Passages loose, diarrhoeic, of a dark-brown color, came on in the night, and lasted five days. Passages small, dark brown; look burned. Passages previously light-colored, irregular, and constipated, became dark-colored, regular, and soft. Great constipation, accompanied with hemorrhoids, not bleeding; never had them before as since (three provers).
Burning sensation in the bronchial tubes. Dry hacking cough, caused by tickling in the epiglottis.
Sharp pain just below the ribs on the right side, deep seated, followed by soreness.
Pain in the right arm, with stiffness of the wrist and hand.
Cold sweat over the whole body, which soon dries off, and again comes and goes as if by flashes.
Heart and Pulse
Slowness of the pulse, decreased in ten hours from 72 to 58 per minute.
Pain in the left ovary, shooting down to the knee. Leucorrhoea. Menses appear for the first time in over a year, since birth of last child; color purple and scanty, with great pain.