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Geranium Maculatum

(Crane's-bill)

Habitual sick headaches. Profuse, hemorrhages, pulmonary and from different organs. Vomiting of blood. Ulceration of stomach. Atonic and foul ulcers. Summer complaint.

Head
Giddiness, with diplopia; better, closing eyes. Ptosis and dilated pupils. Sick headache.

Mouth
Dry; tip of tongue burning. Pharyngitis.

Stomach
Catarrhal gastritis with profuse secretion, tendency to ulceration and passive hemorrhage. Lessens the vomiting in gastric ulcer.

Stool
Constant desire to go to stool, with inability to pass anything for some time. Chronic diarrhea, with offensive mucus. Constipation.

Female
Menses too profuse. Post-partum hemorrhage. Sore nipples (Eup arom).

Relationship
Compare: Geranin 1x. Constant hawking and spitting in elderly people. Erodium-Hemlock-Stork's bill--(a popular hemostatic in Russia, and especially used for metrorrhagia and menorrhagia); Hydrastinin; Cinch; Sabin.

Dose
Tincture, half-dram doses in gastric ulcer. Tincture, to third attenuation, as a general rule. Locally, in ulcers, it will destroy the pyogenic membrane.

(Reference: Homeopathic Materia Medica by William Boericke)

Geranium Maculatum
(Wild Cranesbill. N. O. Geraniacee. Tincture and triturations of root. Infusion of the plant.)

Clinical.Diarrhœa. Diplopia. Dysentery. Hemorrhages. Leucorrhœa. Stool, ineffectual urging to. Throat, sore.

Characteristics.There are two fragmentary provings of Geran. mac. one made with root preparations, one with infusion of the plant. The chief symptoms observed have been diplopia and other disorders of vision (these were observed by the prover of the decoction; the remaining symptoms resulted from the root preparation); and constant and ineffectual desire for stool. In the mother tinctures and lower attenuations it has been used successfully in cases of hemorrhage from various partsnose, stomach, lungs. Under the use of the drug the blood in hemorrhages becomes darker, clots more easily, and is much less in quantity. The root contains both tannic and gallic acids. It has also been used for chronic diarrhœa and for leucorrhœa.

Relations.Compare: Hamam., Hydrast., Hematoxylon, Ratan., Ficus relig., Erodium.

Symptoms

Head.Giddiness, with diplopia, > closing eyes and lying down.Slight pain in occiput, low down.

Eyes.Fulness in the eyes.In a few minutes became giddy and saw double; when he closed his eyes and lay down he felt comfortable, but could not open them without the recurrence of the symptoms.Ptosis and dilated pupils.Great difficulty in walking with eyes open, though he could walk with them closed.Fulness of the eyes.

Mouth.Dryness of mouth, extending outward on the lips to the cuticle proper, followed by pain in l. side of forehead, and of head directly over l. ear.Tip of tongue dry and burning.

Stool and Anus.Constant desire to go to stool with inability to pass the least fecal matter; after the effects passed off the bowels moved without pain.

(Reference: "A Dictionary Of Practical Materia Medica" By John Henry Clarke)