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Saponaria Officinalis

or simply Saponaria

(Soap Root)

Of great use in the treatment of acute colds, coryza, sore throat, etc. Will often "break up" a cold.

Mind
Utter indifference to pain or possible death. Apathetic, depressed, with sleepiness.

Head
Stitching pain, supraorbital; worse, left side, evening, motion. Throbbing over orbits. Congestions to head; tired feeling in nape. Coryza. Sensation of drunkenness with constant endeavor to go left-wards. Left-sided trigeminal neuralgia, especially supraorbital. Stopped up feeling in nose, also itching and sneezing.

Eyes
Violent eye pains. Hot stitches deep in eyeball. Ciliary neuralgia; worse, left side. Photophobia. Exophthalmos, worse reading and writing. Increased intraocular pressure. Glaucoma.

Stomach
Difficult swallowing. Nausea, heartburn; full feeling not relieved by eructation.

Heart
Impulse weak; pulse less frequent. Palpitation with anxiety.

Modalities
Worse, at night, mental exertion, left side.

Relationship
Compare: Saponin-a glucosidal principle found in Quillaya, Yucca, Senega, Dioscorea and other plants (Tired, indifferent. Pain in left temple, eye, photophobia, hot stitches deep in eye. Fifth nerve affections. Migraine. Much pain before the menstrual flow; severe sore throat, worse right side; tonsils swollen, worse in warm room. Sharp burning taste and violent sneezing).

Compare, also: Verbasc; Coccul (both containing Saponin). Quillaya; (Anagallis, Agrostema, Helonias, Sarsaparilla, Paris, Cyclamen and others contain Saponin).

(Reference: Homeopathic Materia Medica by William Boericke)