A valuable proving of the late Dr. George Bute on himself, his daughter, and his 15-year-old grandson, from 1864 to 1868; afterwards also proved by E. H. Eisenbrey in 1869-70, in the 1st, 2d and 4th centesimal potencies. Bute used alcoholic extracts from all parts of the plant, ripe and unripe fruit, the green leaves, the bark, and the root. The tree grew in his garden. Dr. Eisenbrey proved the same preparation.
Frontal headache, with pain in chest.
Frontal headache, with nausea; t.
Did not rest well the night previous, arose with an unusual headache in left temporal region, involving eye, with an occasional sharp pain over it, increased by a single cough.
On morning of 4th day headache increased; felt uncomfortable all day; stomach felt increased in size; insufficiency of stool; inactivity of bowels and rectum.
Headache, with chill, nausea and belching.
Insufficiency of stool; inactivity of bowels and rectum. See 3.
Diarrhea after eating.
Rumbling pain in abdomen, with desire for stool, which resulted in passage of a soft, pappy, insufficient stool; in evening.
Soreness of anus when wiping it.
Sudden urging to stool, with a sensation as if a stick, thickness of a thumb, passed down rectum; followed by a sudden diarrheical stool, repeating every ten to fifteen minutes, with chilliness, drowsiness and a weak voice.
Diarrhea of yellowish discharges next day; t.
Diarrhea lasting more than four weeks; t.
All children had diarrhea a long time after other symptoms had disappeared; t.
Weak voice. See 20.
Quite hoarse in morning.
Hoarseness, requiring much effort to talk, and seeming as though mucous membrane was thickened and organs slow to respond to effort of speech.
Throat not very sore, not so much so as hoarseness seemed to indicate; slight cough, which is dry.
Sharp pain in left hip joint, lasting about half an hour, 11 1/2 A. M., returned half-past 1 P. M.; in evening other pains in joint more mild than former, lasting but a short time.
Eruption in front, below knee, like nettles; itching when uncovering.
Carbuncle on anterior aspect of left thigh; suppuration lasting two weeks; t.
Fever, heat with sleepiness. See 40.
Did not rest well night previous, kept turning and moving all night; could not dismiss from his mind what had occurred through day.
Got up feeling unrefreshed; headache no amel.; quite hoarse; pain in left shoulder. See 32.
Drowsiness and sleeplessness alternating.
Aching in chest more on left than on right side.
Left: headache temporal region; pain in hypochondrium; pain in upper lung; pain in shoulder; pain in hip joint; carbuncle on thigh.
Left to right: eruptions in provers.
As of a stick in rectum.
Sharp pain: over left eye; in left hip joint.
Corroding: in mouth.
Soreness: in throat; in stomach; in abdomen; of anus.
Dull aching: in upper left lung.
Cramp: in chest.
Undefined pain: over eye; in chest; in left hypochondrium; in left shoulder.
Itching red pimples.
Pustules like smallpox, with a red halo, itching, and after scratching forming thick crusts, lasting from six to eight weeks; t.
Itching when undressing in the evening.
Eruption first on left then on right side.
At 10 P. M.: violent fever; had vomited, and was covered with a bright scarlet eruption; pulse 130, full and steady; temperature 105; t.
General desquamation followed; t.
Collateral relations: the Anonaceae, of which the Asim. tr. is the only one proved, although a very important family.
Compare: Illic. anis. (colic); Liriodendron.
Skin of fruit and seeds are fetid, somewhat similar to Stramon.