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Urtica Urens

(Stinging-nettle)

A remedy for agalactia and lithiasis. Profuse discharge from mucous surfaces. Enuresis and urticaria. Spleen affections. Antidotes ill-effects of eating shellfish. Symptoms return at the same time every year. Gout and uric acid diathesis. Favors elimination.

Rheumatism associated with urticaria-like eruptions. Neuritis.

Head
Vertigo, headache with spleen pains.

Abdomen
Diarrhea chronic disease of large intestine characterized by large secretion of mucus.

Male
Itching of scrotum, keeps him awake; scrotum swollen.

Female
Diminished secretion of milk. Uterine hemorrhage. Acid and excoriating leucorrhea. Pruritus vulve, with stinging, itching, and edema. Arrests flow of milk after weaning. Excessive swelling of breasts.

Extremities
Pain in acute gout deltoid; pain in ankles, wrists.

Skin
Itching blotches. Urticaria, burning heat, with formication; violent itching. Consequences of suppressed nettlerash. Rheumatism alternates with nettle-rash. Burn confined to skin. Urticaria nodosa (Bov). Erythema, with burning and stinging. Burns and scalds. Chicken-pox (Dulc). Angioneurotic edema. Herpes labialis with sensation of heat and itching. Itching and stinging of scrotum.

Fever
General heat in bed with soreness over abdomen. Fever of gout. Tropical fever.

Modalities
Worse, from snow-air; water, cool moist air, touch.

Relationship
Compare: Medusa; Nat mur; Lac can; Ricin (diminished mammary secretion); Bombyx; Rhus; Apis; Chloral; Astac; Puls (urticaria); Boletus luridus and Anacard (urticaria tuberosa); Lycop and Hedeoma (uric acid conditions); Formica.

Dose
Tincture and lower potencies.

(Reference: Homeopathic Materia Medica by William Boericke)