Synonym – Nymphaea Lutea. Common name – Small Yellow Pond Lily. Habitat – Native of Europe, also found near Philadelphia. Preparation – Tincture from the fresh root.
Acts most prominently upon the lower portion of the intestinal canal and upon the male generative organs.
Head Pressive headache in forehead and temples, ceasing in the open air. Dull, deep, lancinating pains behind the left frontal eminence. Painful, bruising shocks in the brain at every step.
Eyes. Dull pain and sensation of weight in orbit. Brilliant sparks before the eyes, especially after hard coughing.
Stool Soft stools, preceded by colic; more mornings. Yellow diarrhoea in the morning. Smarting and burning in anus after stool (Arsenicum, Sulphur). Stitches, as from needles in rectum. Painless mornings diarrhoea (Podo).
Urinary Organs. Urine deposits a copious reddish sand (Cinchona, Natr. mur., Lycopodium, Phosphorus), which adheres to vessel.
Male Organs. Complete absence of sexual desire (Agn.); voluptuous thoughts do not cause erections (Agaricus, Agn., Coni.); penis retracted; scrotum relaxed. Severe lancinations in both testicles, with pains in end of penis. Impotency, with involuntary emissions (Agaricus, Agn., Coni., Phosphorus, Phosphorus ac.); during sleep, at stool, and when urinating.
Skin. Sensation like flea-bites in different spots. Itching eruption, resembling psoriasis.
Compare Agn., Arsenicum, Baryta c., Coni., Gelsemium, Podophyllum, Rumex., Sulphur).
Has been found useful in the following conditions; morning diarrhoea; entero-colitis, chronic; sexual debility; impotence; spermatorrhoea.