Jacaranda Caroba

or simply Jacaranda

(Brazilian Caroba-tree)

Has reputation as a remedy in venereal diseases and rheumatism. Morning sickness. The urinary and sexual symptoms are important. Rheumatic symptoms.

Head
Vertigo on rising, with heavy forehead. Eyes pain; are inflamed and watery. Coryza with heavy head.

Throat
Sore, dry, constricted. Vesicles in pharynx.

Urinary
Urethra inflamed; discharge of yellow matter.

Male
Heat and pain in penis; painful erections; phimosis. Prepuce painful and… Continue reading

Jalapa – Exogonium Purga

(Jalap)

Causes and cures colic and diarrhea. The child is good all day, but screams and is restless and troublesome at night.

Gastro-intestinal
Tongue, smooth, glazed, dry, smarting Pain in right hypochondrium. Flatulence and nausea. Pinching and griping. Watery diarrhea; thin, muddy stools. Abdomen distended. Face cold and blue. Anus sore.

Extremities
Aching in arms and legs. Pain in large joint of great toe. Smarting at root of nail… Continue reading

Jatropha Curcas

or simply Jatropha

(Purging Nut)

Of value in cholera and diarrhea. The abdominal symptoms are most important. Suppressed measles (H. Farrington).

Stomach
Hiccough, followed by copious vomiting. Nausea and vomiting, brought on by drinking, with acrid feeling from throat. Great thirst. Very easy vomiting. Heat and burning in stomach, with crampy, constrictive pain in epigastrium.

Abdomen
Distended, with gurgling noises. Pain in hypochondria. Pain in region of liver and… Continue reading

Jonosia Asoca (Ashoka)

(Bark of an Indian Tree, introduced by Dr. ND Ray, Calcutta)

Has extensive sphere of action on female organs. Amenorrhea and metrorrhagia.

Head
Unilateral headache; reflex uterine, congestive headache, better open air and by free flow. Pain in eyeballs; supraorbital pains, photophobia. Nasal catarrh, profuse, watery discharge. Loss of sense of smell.

Gastric
Desire for sweets, also acid things. Thirsty, excessive nausea; obstinate constipation, hemorrhoids.

Female
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Juglans Cinerea

(Butternut)

A faulty elimination that produces jaundice and various skin eruptions, is pictured by this drug. The sharp, occipital headache, usually associated with liver disturbances, is very characteristic. Pain in chest, axilla and scapula, with suffocative sensation. Feeling as if all internal organs were too large, especially those of left side. Cholelithiasis.

Head
Dull, full head. Eruption on scalp. Sharp, occipital headache. Head feels enlarged. Pustules on lids and… Continue reading

Juniperus Communis

(Juniper Berries)

Catarrhal inflammation of kidneys. Dropsy, with suppression of urine. Old persons, with poor digestion and scanty secretion of urine. Chronic pyelitis.

Urinary
Strangury; bloody, scanty urine, violet odor (Tereb). Weight in kidney region. Prostatic discharge. Renal hyperemia (Eucalyptol).

Respiratory
Cough with scanty, loaded urine.

Relationship
Compare: Sabina; Juniperus Virginianus-Red Cedar–(Violent tenesmus vesical. Persistent dragging in back; hyperemia of the kidneys; pyelitis and cystitis; dropsy of the aged… Continue reading

Justicia Adhatoda Basaka

or simply Justicia

(An Indian Shrub, Singhee)

Highly efficacious medicine for acute catarrhal conditions of the respiratory tract (used in the beginning)

Head
Irritable, sensitive to external impressions; hot, full and heavy head; lachrymation, with coryza, profuse, fluent, with constant sneezing; loss of smell and taste; coryza with cough.

Throat
Dry, pain during empty swallowing, tenacious mucus. Mouth dry.

Respiratory
Dry cough from sternal region all over chest. Hoarseness… Continue reading

Kali Arsenicum

(Kali Arsenicosum)

(Fowler’s Solution)

The Kali ars patient tends towards malignancy, and inveterate skin diseases. He is restless, nervous and anemic.

Skin
Intolerable itching, worse undressing. Dry, scaly, wilted. Acne; pustules worse during menses. Chronic eczema; itching worse from warmth, walking, undressing. Psoriasis, lichen. Phagedenic ulcers. Fissures in bends of arms and knees. Gouty nodosities; worse, change of weather. Skin cancer, where suddenly an alarming malignancy without any external… Continue reading

Kali Bichromicum

(Bichromate of Potash)

The special affinities of this drug are the mucous membrane of stomach, bowels, and air-passages; bones and fibrous tissues. Kidneys, heart, and liver are also affected. Incipient parenchrymatous; nephritis. Nephritis with gastric disturbances. Cirrhosis of liver. Anemia and absence of fever are characteristic. General weakness bordering on paralysis. It is especially indicated for fleshy, fat, light complexioned persons subject to catarrhs or with syphilitic or scrofulous… Continue reading

Kali Bromatum

(Bromide of Potash)

Like all Potash Salts, this weakens the heart and lowers temperature. Brominism is caused by it. General failure of mental power, loss of memory, melancholia, anesthesia of the mucous membranes, especially of eyes, throat, and skin; acne; loss of sexual desire, paralysis. Leading remedy in psoriasis. Nodular form of chronic gout. Symptoms of apoplectic attacks, uremic or otherwise; somnolence and stertor, convulsions, aphasia, albuminuria. Epilepsy (with… Continue reading

Kali Carbonicum

or simply Kali Carb

(Carbonate of Potassium)

The weakness characteristic of all Potassium Salts is seen especially in this, with soft pulse, coldness, general depression, and very characteristic stitches, which may be felt in any part of the body, or in connection with any affection. All Kali pains are sharp and cutting; nearly all better by motion. Never use any Salts of Potash where there is fever (T. F… Continue reading

Kali Chloricum

(Chlorate of Potassium – K clo. 3)

Acts very destructively upon the kidneys, producing a croupous nephritis, hemoglobinuria, etc. Parenchymatous nephritis with stomatitis. Produces most acute ulcerative and follicular stomatitis. Noma. Toxemic conditions of pregnancy (urinary symptoms). Chronic nephritis; hepatitis. Septicemia. Anemia.

Mouth
Profuse secretion of acid saliva. Whole mucous surface red, tumid, with gray-based ulcers. Tongue swollen. Stomatitis-aphthous and gangrenous. Fetor. Mercurial stomatitis (as a mouth wash).

Stomach… Continue reading