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Ricinus Communis (Bofareira)

(Castor-oil)

Has marked action on gastro-intestinal tract. Increases the quantity of milk in nursing women. Vomiting and purging. Languor and weakness.

Head
Vertigo, occipital pain, congestive symptoms, buzzing in ears. Face pale, twitching of mouth.

Stomach
Anorexia with great thirst, burning in stomach, pyrosis, nausea profuse vomiting, pit of stomach sensitive. Mouth dry.

Abdomen
Rumbling with contraction of recti muscles, colic, incessant diarrhea with purging. Rice water stools with cramps and chilliness.

Stool
Loose, incessant, painless, with painful cramps in muscles of extremities. Anus inflamed. Stools green, slimy, and bloody. Fever, emaciation, somnolence.

Relationship
Compare: Resorcin (summer complaint with vomiting); destroys organic germs of putrefaction; Cholos terrapina (cramps of muscles). Ars; Verat.

Dose
Third potency. Five drops every four hours for increasing flow of milk; also locally a poultice of the leaves.

(Reference: Homeopathic Materia Medica by William Boericke)