This remedy is akin to the ordinary Chamomilla. Gastric disturbance with coldness. Sensitive to cold air and cold things.
Coryza with much lachrymation, sneezing, and discharge of clear water from the nose. Symptoms worse indoors. Constriction and rawness of throat. Cough, tickling; worse in warm room.
Aching in region of liver; griping and chilliness inside of abdomen and into legs. Itching of anus, with white putty-like stools.
Bladder feels distended. Pain along spermatic cord, which feels full, as if varicosed. Frequent urination.
Itching of the soles, as if from chilblains. Gooseflesh.
Use the third potency.
(Roman Chamomile. N. O. Composite. Infusion of flowers, or tincture of whole plant when beginning to flower.)
Clinical.─Ascarides. Colic. Dyspepsia. Headache. Liver, congestion of.
Characteristics.─Anthem. nob. is the common chamomile used domestically in the form of a tea made of the flowers. It is not to be confounded with Matricaria chamomilla. Burnett has recorded a case in which violent gastric disturbance and headache were caused by the "tea"; and Berridge has proved the tincture. In Burnett’s case there was great coldness and chilliness inside abdomen; Berridge had feelings of coldness generally, and sensitiveness to cold air and the touch of cold things but slight exertion caused heat and perspiration.
Relations.─Compare Cina, &c. China is "useful after abuse of chamomile tea when hemorrhage from uterus results" (Hering).
Head.─Intense vertical headache, pressure from within out, as if top of head were blown off.
Mouth.─Tongue coated white with islands on it.
Abdomen and Stool.─Pain in region of transverse colon from r. to l.; then bowels relaxed, stools at first white then putty-like; then severe vomiting and griping and great ineffectual desire for stool.─Griping and coldness and chilliness in abdomen, passing down into legs as far as knees.─Itching of anus as from ascarides.
Female Sexual Organs.─Hemorrhage from uterus.