A tree of great height, native to Australia, transplanted to marshy districts in mild climates on account of its capability for absorbing water and alleged power to destroy malarious poisons. The tincture is prepared from the fresh leaves.
- Dysuria, Bahrenburg, Allg. Hom. Ztg., vol. 107, p. 59; Vascular tumors of female urethra (2 cases), Woodbury, B. J. H., vol. 34, p. 376; Intermittent fever (310 cases reported cured), see N. A. J. H., vol. 21, p. 124; Use as a disinfectant, Pignedupritier, See Hale's Symptomatology, p. 287.
Irresistible desire to move about, with a feeling of buoyancy and increased strength.
Stimulation, intoxication; excitement even unto fever.
Drunkenness, followed by mental depression and exhaustion.
Drowsy and dull.
Cerebral congestion, with much excitement.
General full feeling in head; congestive headache.
Congestive headache, in plethoric subjects, followed by actual fever.
Dull frontal headache.
Nervous headache and other pains of head, which are not exactly periodic.
Headache in anemic persons; relieves the pain and causes sleep.
Burning sensation, extending to pharynx and esophagus, with thirst.
Feeling of fullness and soreness in throat on swallowing; burning in throat.
Constant sensation of phlegm in throat, with expectoration of slightly thick white frothy mucus, not profuse.
Throat relaxed and pale.
Hot burning sensation in stomach.
Fullness, pressure and weight in stomach; as if he had eaten too much.
Faintness and goneness at stomach, accompanied by a distinct sensation of beating synchronous with heart.
Difficult and painful digestion.
Slow digestion; eructations and bloating.
Atonic dyspepsia; chronic, gastric and intestinal catarrh.
Feeling of weight in epigastrium.
Burning in epigastric and umbilical regions, with tormenting thirst, vertigo, dimness of vision, sense of fullness in head, with dull frontal headache, and tightness across bridge of nose, as if profuse epistaxis would occur.
Uncomfortable pressure and fullness in umbilical region.
Uncomfortable, uneasy feeling in umbilical region, extending through bowels; skirmishing, aching pains in upper portions of bowels; sensation as if he would have diarrhea.
Sharp, aching pain in hypogastric region after dinner.
Gastro-intestinal derangements; sleeplessness and restlessness.
Sharp, aching pains in lower part of bowels, with thin, watery yellow diarrhea, on rising in morning.
Violent purgation and hemorrhage from bowels.
Chronic diarrhea, mucous and bloody.
Dysentery, with heat in rectum, tenesmus, discharge of mucus, great prostration; hemorrhage from bowels.
Typhoid diarrhea and dysentery.
(OBS:) Chronic desquamative nephritis, granular degeneration of kidneys, pyelonephritis, and hydronephrosis.
Sensation as if the bladder had lost its expulsive force.
Severe pain on urinating; burning and tenesmus, with fever; urine loaded with mucus.
Spasmodic stricture of urethra.
Diuresis, nocturnal and diurnal.
Incontinence of urine.
Urine smells of violets.
Greatly increased the elimination of urea.
Vascular tumors of the urethra.
Ulcer around orifice of female urethra.
Leucorrhea, of acrid, fetid mucus.
Swellings in different parts of the body; one below nipple on right side, size of filbert, with stabbing darting pains.
(OBS:) Asthma, in debilitated anemic subjects, with terrible dyspnea, the heart sympathizing strongly.
Asthma humidum in bronchitic patients; relieves bronchial cough, and aids in expelling thick sputa.
Cardiac asthma; allays the terrible dyspnea.
Asthmatic neuralgic states from organic and mechanical causes, with orthopnea and nocturnal paroxysms.
(OBS:) At the climacteric, in women who suffer much from flatulence, palpitation of heart, and sudden flushings of face.
Strong beating of abdominal aorta synchronous with beating of heart.
Aneurisms involving pressure on vagus and its branches.
Pricking sensation, followed by painful aching, in arms and legs, with sense of fullness in veins, and a stiff, weary sensation, as if too lazy to move.
Pains rheumatic, jerking, tearing, stitch-like, agg. at night.
Can neither walk nor carry anything without great pain.
Nodular swellings over metacarpal and metatarsal joints.
Fall of temperature.
Fevers of a relapsing, obstinate and prolonged character, of a miasmatic origin, in which spleen becomes affected early in disease; it is at first swollen and sensitive, then becomes more resistant, harder, bunchy on its surface; vertigo is pronounced in all its stages; dull congestive headache; malaise; rheumatic pains of a jerking, tearing, stitching character, agg. at night.
Tuberculous hectic fevers, with profuse, exhaustive sweats.
(OBS:) Is very serviceable in convalescence from intermittent and remittent fevers; and in chronic malarial poisoning it has a high degree of utility.
Intermittent fever, quotidian tertian and double tertian.
Feels as if he had taken cold.
Nose as if stuffed up; weight in stomach as if he had eaten too much; feels as if he would have diarrhea; as if bladder had lost its expulsive force; as if too lazy to move.
Pains in head: painful palpitation.
Severe pain: on urinating.
Tearing pains: in limbs.
Stabbing darting pains: in swelling below nipple.
Jerking pains: in limbs.
Pricking: in arms and legs.
Sharp aching pains: in hypogastric region; in lower part of bowels.
Painful aching: in arms and legs.
Skirmishing, aching pains: in upper portion of bowels.
Burning: of eyes; in pharynx and esophagus; in throat; in stomach; in epigastrium; in umbilical region.
Rheumatic pains: in limbs.
Dull frontal headache.
Dull feeling: in head; in throat; in stomach; in umbilical region; in veins of arms and legs.
Pressure: in stomach; in umbilical region.
Heat: in rectum.
Smarting: in eyes.
Soreness: of throat.
Tightness: across bridge of nose.
Weight: in stomach; in epigastrium.
Faintness: in stomach.
Goneness: in stomach.
Cord and medulla paralyzed.
(OBS:) It possesses decided anti-periodic powers.
Violent palpitation of heart; blood pressure lessened.
Temperature greatly lowered; asthenic fever.
Remittent fevers and ague.
Spleen contracted; fatty degeneration.
(OBS:) Muscular weakness extreme, so that raising arm to mouth is painful; sensations blunted, but mind absolutely unaffected.
(OBS:) Is a diuretic of rare virtue, showing notably restorative effects in low states of the system, as in typhoid fever, typhoid diarrhea, and dysentery; it relieves spasmodic strictures, vesical catarrh, and cures gonorrhea.
Diuresis, with enormous increase of urea.
(OBS:) The condition of the mucous membrane which favors production of intestinal parasites is removed.
(OBS:) Is a powerful diaphoretic; has been used with fine results in exhaustive night sweats, also for herpetic eruptions, glandular enlargements, and indolent ulcers.
Fistulous ulcers, discharging ichorous matter, of a fetid odor; wounds and ulcers of a putrid septic character.
(OBS:) Externally, the tincture and distilled water are used as disinfectant applications, to foul-smelling and ill-conditioned ulcers and wounds.
Compare: Ant. crud. (condition of mucous membranes favoring worms); Ant. tart. (bronchial asthma, bronchorrhea); Arsen. (malarial fevers; suits after Arsen. in relapsing fever); Cinchona (intermittent fevers); Silica (fistulous ulcers); Terebinth (urinary symptoms).