HOMOPATHIC MATERIA MEDICA by William BOERICKE, M.D. Presented by Médi-T URTICA URENS Stinging-nettle
A remedy for agalactia and lithiasis. Profuse discharge from mucous surfaces. Enuresis and urticaria. Spleen affections. Antidotes ill-effects of eating shellfish. Symptoms return at the same time every year. Gout and uric acid diathesis. Favors elimination.
Rheumatism associated with urticaria-like eruptions. Neuritis.
Head.--Vertigo, headache with spleen pains.
Abdomen.--Diarrha chronic disease of large intestine characterized by large secretion of mucus.
Male.--Itching of scrotum, keeps him awake; scrotum swollen.
Female.--Diminished secretion of milk. Uterine hæmorrhage. Acid and excoriating leucorrha. Pruritus vulvæ, with stinging, itching, and dema. Arrests flow of milk after weaning. Excessive swelling of breasts.
Extremities.--Pain in acute gout deltoid; pain in ankles, wrists.
Skin.--Itching blotches. Urticaria, burning heat, with formication; violent itching. Consequences of suppressed nettlerash. Rheumatism alternates with nettle-rash. Burn confined to skin. Urticaria nodosa (Bov). Erythema, with burning and stinging. Burns and scalds. Chicken-pox (Dulc). Angioneurotic dema. Herpes labialis with sensation of heat and itching. Itching and stinging of scrotum.
Fever.--General heat in bed with soreness over abdomen. Fever of gout. Tropical fever.
Modalities.--Worse, from snow-air; water, cool moist air, touch.
Relationship.--Compare: Medusa; Nat mur; Lac can; Ricin (diminished mammary secretion); Bombyx; Rhus; Apis; Chloral; Astac; Puls (urticaria); Boletus luridus and Anacard (urticaria tuberosa); Lycop and Hedeoma (uric acid conditions); Formica.
Dose.--Tincture and lower potencies.