A tree attaining a height of more than twenty feet, native to Brazil. The blossoms, which appear in September, are large and violet colored; it is from them the alcoholic tincture is prepared. The Jaborandi “is used by South American Indians as antidote to the bite of serpents of the Trigonecephalus group.”
Dim vision, twitching of lids and pain in eyeballs.
For many months could not read more than five minutes without the eyes tiring; nausea on looking at moving objects. ~ Hyperopia cum asthenopia.
Hyperopia et spasmus musc. cil.; everything becomes black before eyes on stooping; aching of eyes on reading and spots before vision; V 20/30; with concave 42, V 20/30.
Hyperopia et spasmus musc. cil.; constant pain in eyes even upon using for distance.
Everything at a distance appeared hazy, and although he could read moderate sized type at one foot, at two feet it was indistinct.
Blue before eyes at times, especially on looking in the distance.
After constant and close application to fine work; retinal images retained for several minutes; vision impaired and finally unable to use eyes at all for work; R. V., 20/30; L. V., fingers at eighteen feet; convex 42, R. V., 20/20; insufficiency of each internal rectus; sharp pains in eye shooting back into head, with general dull ache of head; light is painful. ~ Torpor retina.
Eyes very weak, could not use them even a few minutes without smarting and pain in them, with nausea; pain and nausea also experienced when looking steadily at a distance; much vertigo, as if head was too light, especially on moving or looking at objects; constant dull pain in eyes, or occasional sharp pain. ~ Cataracta dura immat. et asthenopia.
Tension of accommodative apparatus of eye, with approximation of nearest and farthest points of distinct vision.
State of vision constantly changing, becoming suddenly more or less dim, every few moments.
Spots before vision and aching of eyes upon using. ~ Spasmus musc. cil.
Spasm or irritability of ciliary muscles.
Contraction of pupil.
Heat and burning in eyes upon using.
Eyes tire easily and are irritable, especially on moving.
Headache upon using eyes; smarting and pain in globes.
Periodic convergent squint; strabismus of recent date not dependent upon weakness of opposing muscle; tendency to recurrence of squint after an operation.
Coryza with feverishness; free flow of saliva; discharge from nostrils; eyes weeping; headache; soreness in nostrils and bones; profuse perspiration; dimness of sight; dullness alternating with hilarity without cause; diarrhea or constipation.
Thin, watery, copious diarrhea, with slight nausea.
Yellow, watery, painless, gushing diarrhea; goneness and emptiness from diarrhea, but no pain; eructations and hiccough; nausea and sudden vomiting.
Thin, yellow, watery, undigested stools.
(OBS:) Edema of pregnancy; swelling of face, labia, extremities.
(OBS:) Puerperal convulsions; symptoms of suffocation, patient in her stupor, being unable to swallow the great secretion of saliva (three cases).
(OBS:) Deficient secretion of milk.
Copious sweating and salivation; profuse secretion from most of glandular structures of body; perspiration starts on forehead and face and then spreads all over body, most profuse on trunk; profound prostration after sweating; unilateral left sided sweat.
Excessive perspiration either during convalescence from diseases, or in course of chronic diseases, as in phthisis.
Colliquative sweating of phthisis, very profuse, causing great prostration.
Profuse night sweats.
Every few moments: state of vision changing.
For several minutes: retinal images retained.
For many months: could not read more than five minutes without the eyes tiring.
At climacteric period: flushings.
As if head was too light.
Pains in eyeballs; in globes; in head.
Stitching pain: in chest.
Sharp pains: in eye shooting back into head.
Constant pain: in eyes.
Aching: of eyes on reading.
Dull ache: of head.
Heat and burning: in eyes.
Smarting: in eyes; in globes.
Soreness: in nostrils and bones.
Distress: in stomach.
Empty gone feeling: in abdomen.
Boy, aet. 9, suffering seven years; recurrent squint after operation.
Boy, aet. 14, after constant and close application to fine work on cardboard one year ago; torpor retina.
Boy, aet. 17; hyperopia and spasm of ciliary muscle.
Girl, aet. 22; spasm of ciliary muscle.
Man, aet. 28, for seven years writing in poor light all day; myopia and spasm and ciliary muscle.
Man, aet. 32; hyperopia and spasm of ciliary muscle.
Man, aet. 32; spasm of ciliary muscle.
Miss —, aet. 40, suffering many months; hyperopia and asthenopia.
Mrs. —, aet. 52, suffering four years; cataracta dura immat., et asthenopia.