Ambrosia Artemisiaefolia

or simply Ambrosia

(Rag-Weed)

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.

Nose
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.

Eyes
Smart and burn. Lachrymation.

Relationship
Compare in hay-fever: Sabadilla, Wyethia; Succin ac; Ars jod; Arundo.

Dose
Tincture, to third potency; 10 drops in water during and after attack of epistaxis. In hay-fever high potencies.

Reference: “Pocket Manual of Homeopathic Materia Medica & Repertory” by William Boericke
Ambrosia Artemisiaefolia
(Ragweed. Roman Wormwood. Hogweed. (America.) N. O. Compositæ. Tincture of fresh flower heads and young shoots.)

Clinical.─Coryza. Hay-fever.

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.

Reference: “A Dictionary Of Practical Materia Medica” By John Henry Clarke