or simply Ambrosia
A remedy for hay-fever, lachrymation and intolerable itching of the eye-lids. Some forms of whooping-cough. Respiratory tract in its entire length stopped up. Many forms of diarrhea, especially during summer months, also dysentery.
Watery coryza; sneezing; watery discharge. Nosebleed. Stuffed up feeling of nose and head. Irritation of trachea and bronchial tubes, with asthmatic attacks (Aral; Eucalypt). Wheezy cough.
Smart and burn. Lachrymation.
Compare in hay-fever: Sabadilla, Wyethia; Succin ac; Ars jod; Arundo.
Tincture, to third potency; 10 drops in water during and after attack of epistaxis. In hay-fever high potencies.
(Ragweed. Roman Wormwood. Hogweed. (America.) N. O. Compositæ. Tincture of fresh flower heads and young shoots.)
Characteristics.─Dr. E. T. Marsh and another experimenter suffered severely from symptoms of coryza and hay-fever whilst observing the pollen of this plant. It should therefore be of service in similar affections.