Natural order – Compositae. Common names – Gum plant. Rosin- weed. Wild Sunflower. Habitat – Pacific coast of North America. Preparation – Tincture from the leaves and unexpanded flower heads.
GENERAL ANALYSIS AND THERAPEUTICS.
Through the pneumogastric nerve Grindelia paralyzes the muscle so respiration. It is used chiefly in asthma and chronic bronchitis. Cheyne Stokes respiration. Hay fever. The most effective remedy for Rhus poisoning, both locally and internally. Bites and stings of insects.
Head Feels full, as from quinine. Pain in eyeballs, running back to brain; worse, moving the eyes. Pupils dilated.Respiratory Organs. Asthma, with profuse tenacious expectoration, which relieves. Stops breathing when falling asleep; wakes with a start, and gasps for breath. Must sit up to breathe. Pertussis, with profuse mucous secretion (Coccus.).
Spleen Cutting pain in region of spleen, extending to hips. Spleen enlarged.
Skin. Epidermic rash, like roseola, with severe burning and itching. Vesicular and papular eruption. Ulcers, with swollen purplish skin.
Compare Lachesis, Sanguinaria