or simply Anatherum
(Cuscus - An East Indian Grass)
A skin remedy of high order.
Painful swelling of various parts, going on to suppuration. Glandular inflammation.
Pains pierce brain like pointed arrows; worse in afternoon. Herpes, ulcers, and tumors on scalp. Wartlike growth on eyebrows. Boils and tumors on tip of nose. Tongue fissured, as if cut on edges; copious salivation.
Turbid, thick, full of mucus. Constant urging. Bladder cannot hold smallest quantity. Involuntary. Cystitis.
Chancre-like sores. Scirrhus-like swelling of cervix. Breasts swollen, indurated, nipples excoriated.
Diseased and deformed nails. Offensive foot-sweat. Abscesses boils, ulcers. Erysipelas. Pruritus, herpes.
Compare: Staphisag; Mercur; Thuja.
Reference: "Pocket Manual of Homeopathic Materia Medica & Repertory" by William Boericke