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Scrophularia Nodosa

(Knotted Figwort)

A powerful medicine whenever enlarged glands are present. Hodgkin's disease.

A valuable skin remedy. Has a specific affinity for the breast; very useful in the dissipation of breast tumors. Eczema of the ear. Pruritus vagine. Lupoid ulceration. Scrofulous swellings (Cistus). Painful hemorrhoids. Tubercular testis. Epithelioma. Nodosities in the breasts (Scirrhinum). Pain in all flexor muscles.

Head
Vertigo felt in vertex, greater when standing; drowsiness; pain from forehead to back of head. Eczema behind ear. Crusta lactea.

Eyes
Distressing photophobia (Conium). Spots before eyes. Stitches in eyebrow. Sore eyeballs.

Ears
Inflammation about auricle. Deep ulcerated auricle. Eczema around ear.

Abdomen
Pain in liver on pressure. Colic below navel. Pain in sigmoid flexure and rectum. Painful, bleeding, protruding piles.

Respiratory
Violent dyspnea, oppression of chest with trembling. Pain about bifurcation of trachea. Asthma in scrofulous patients.

Skin
Prickling itching, worse back of hand.

Sleep
Great drowsiness; in morning and before and after meals with weariness.

Modalities
Worse lying on right side.

Compare: Lobel erinus; Ruta; Carcinosin; Conium; Asterias.

Dose
Tincture and first potency. Apply locally to cancerous glands also Semper, viv.

(Reference: Homeopathic Materia Medica by William Boericke)