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Jambos Eugenia. (Eugenia Jambos.)

Malabar Plum tree; Rose apple. Myrtaceae.

A tree native to the tropics, never without flowers or fruit. The tincture is prepared from the fresh seeds, which are considered poisonous.

Introduced and proved by C. Hering. See Allen's Encyclopaedia, vol. 5, p. 231.


- Epidemic catarrhal affections of respiratory passages, Hrg., Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 3, p. 13; Acne, C. Hg. and others, MSS.

MIND. [1]

Constantly desirous of sitting alone and reflecting.
Nothing seemed right, when sitting, he wanted to lie; when lying, he wanted to rise again.
Slight but long continued drunkenness, which made him very talkative, but indolent.
Sudden, great change in him after micturition, everything seems more beautiful and bright, sky and trees more joyous and clear; but after quarter of an hour everything became gloomy again.


Whirling in head while sitting; houses at a distance seem to turn bottom upwards.
Vertigo after rising from lying down, caused by rush of blood to head.
Looking inattentively objects waver or tumble one over the other, on looking sharp all is right.
Confusion of head, and slight sticking in it.
Dullness and slight ticking in head.
Dizzy and nauseated, in evening.


Pressive, pinching pain in small spot deep in forehead.
Neuralgia in left forehead over eye.
Headache on right side, deep in, as if a heavy board was lying there.
Headache as from a sticking from all sides at once, or as if everything was drawn together from within, recurring like a slow pulsation.
Headache, as if something was rolling in head, with burning in it coming out at eyes, with lachrymation; no relief from cold water; at last he became nauseated, was obliged to vomit, but headache was made agg. thereby; in evening lasting into night.
In evening, headache, nausea, vomiting, with subsequent bitterness of mouth, much thirst for cold water, and perspiration after drinking.
Whole night, headache, burning in eyes, great thirst, and much micturition.
Pressive pinching pain on vertex.


Darkness before eyes, everything seems double; on looking intently double vision disappears.
On looking intently at anything everything is in order, but if he only looks ahead of him, everything wavers before eyes and becomes confused.
Whirling before right eye, as if it would become dark; eye becomes inflamed.
After micturition, suddenly bright before eyes.
Eyes look sleepy and drunken.
Red vessels from inner canthus to cornea.
It seems as though fire came out of eyes, and tears ran out of them in streams in evening and night.
Suddenly, biting in eyes, as from pepper.
Contractive, pinching pain in eyeball in small spot above right inner canthus.
Right eye inflamed; needle-like stitches in inner canthus.
Unable to look at sun, eyes fill with water.
Unable to close eyes in evening on account of burning in them; this also prevents sleeping at night.
Violent internal itching in eyes and nose in evening.


Catarrhal otitis.


Pimples on face, painful for some distance about them. ~ Acne rosaceae.


Gums about hollow teeth inflamed and painful.


Pain on very small spot in region of left corner of hyoid bone, also when swallowing.


Frothy saliva in mouth when talking.
Mouth full of frothy, tenacious saliva; spits and hawks whole day.
Tenacious, yellowish, bloody mucus in mouth after midday nap.


At night, burning in eyes, violent thirst from dryness, low down in throat, so that he did not feel the drink, which also did not amel. the dryness.
Pain in a very small place in region of left corner of hyoid bone, also on swallowing.
Throat inflamed. ~ Catarrhal fever.
Cough felt in whole chest, but especially in pit of throat.
Mucus goes from nose into throat.


Eats and drinks with a very good appetite, so that he takes too much; greater relish for tobacco.
Much thirst for cold water, with perspiration, in morning; on awaking.
Wants to do nothing but smoke all day.


Hiccough when eating, more like eructations than loud hiccough.
Heartburn at night.
Nausea, going off by smoking.


Sticking in pit of stomach.
Pain in right side near pit of stomach, under ribs as if it would be drawn inward.
Pressure and sticking in left side under ribs, near pit of stomach.
Contractive, pinching sensation deep in stomach.
Sensation as of cramp in orifice of stomach, which results in nausea.
Nausea commences deep in stomach and rises up from end of esophagus.


Flatulence, rumbling in bowels.
Drawing about navel as from a purge.
Confused feeling in upper abdomen like a coldness in it.
Burning in abdomen, as after drinking brandy, at first transversely across abdomen, then becoming general.
Colic, with labor-like pressing downward, much urging to stool and to urinate, with scanty discharge.
Inguinal hernia from a fall.


Urging to stool and colic; now and then a somewhat diarrheic discharge is forced out as with a syringe.
Diarrhea: with much pressure backward.
Diarrheic discharge followed by vomiting.
Several stools a day with burning in abdomen and sputtering, fetid discharge.
Offensive, sputtering stool, without much urging.
Several small stools, with burning in abdomen.
Only wind is passed instead of stool.
Scanty, hard stool, after much pressing, with spasmodic closure of anus after evacuation.
Very scanty, pasty, gritty stool.
Pressure as in diarrhea, at first a hard, then a pasty stool.
After stool, stitching in abdomen from above downward.
It seems as if a ten pound weight was hanging upon rectum, and as if everything below would fall out.
Cramp or pinching pains in rectum.
Bleeding hemorrhoids, copious for days, with great relief of mind and body.


Tenesmus in bladder, ischuria.
Burning during micturition.
Frequent urination during night.


Violent erections with sexual desire, after midday nap.
Painful erections, with inward itching, without sexual desire.
Seminal discharge: too soon and almost without excitement in morning; retarded; the orgasm subsides several times before it leads to an ejaculation.
During coition no seminal discharge; penis relaxed.
No erections in morning.
Glans penis remains sensitive a long time after coition.
Much turning and twisting in scrotum.


Sensation as if larynx was narrowed; it prompts to a deep inspiration, whereby tightness is still more felt, it makes him hoarse.
Inflammatory affection of trachea. ~ Catarrhal fever.

COUGH. [27]

Cough: from throat; in coughing, pain principally in throat pit; more frequent in evening and at night; not the least expectoration; causes dryness of throat.
Cough raises something from pit of throat, but it always gradually falls down again.
Loose, deep cough, without expectoration and without pain, especially in evening.
Loose cough at night.
Much hawking causing a short cough.
After coughing, is obliged to swallow, when irritation passes off; as soon as he swallows again is obliged to cough.
Epidemic cough among children, with coryza, inflammation of eyes and pain in ears.
Catarrh: with much phlegm and rheumatic pains; with rattling in chest.
Constantly obliged to expectorate.
When speaking, is obliged to spit out a frothy saliva.
Hawking; mucus yellowish and somewhat bloody.
Constant hawking, something is always loosening, but still something always remains adherent.


Pain deep in right side of neck near esophagus, a fine, sticking, cramplike, constant pain.
Pain in nape of neck which hinders turning.
Sticking pain in back as if something was sticking in spine, agg. by bending back.
Pain in back, which makes him bend back inward, with heat in evening, disappearing in morning.
Sticking, burning, itching in a small spot on back, agg. after scratching.
Pain in small of back and in calves.
Aching in sacrum and knees.


Skin recedes from thumb nail and suppurates.


Violent sticking, extending obliquely forward above left crest of ilium, agg. when sitting erect, standing and bending toward left side; amel. bending towards right Pain as if a band was drawn from crest of one ilium to other; hip bones painful to pressure.
Pain in thighs and calves, he could hardly stand.
Paralytic pains in left tibia and feet.
Cramps in soles of feet when moving at night.
Skin cracks between and about toes.


Rising from lying down: vertigo.
Sitting: whirling in head; sticking above left crest of ilium agg.; coldness as if he was naked.
Bending back: sticking pains agg.
Bending inward: pain in back amel.
Bending toward left side: sticking above left crest of ilium agg.
Bending toward right side: sticking above left crest of ilium amel.
Standing: sticking above left crest of ilium agg.
Could hardly stand: on account of pain in thighs and calves.
Moving: cramps in soles of feet.
Walking: much exhaustive yawning; perspiration.

NERVES. [36]

Very much exhausted, but lively after drinking coffee.

SLEEP. [37]

Much exhaustive yawning when walking in open air.
Forgetting all his business he crept into a corner and said he must sleep; he could not sleep, however, but still remained lying down.
After a sound midday sleep difficult waking, with much thirst and bruised sensation.
Sound sleep undisturbed by any difficulties.
Stupid midday sleep with confused dream.

TIME. [38]

Morning: seminal discharge; no erections.
All day: spits and hawks.
After midday nap: yellowish, bloody mucus in mouth; violent erections.
Evening: dizzy and nauseated; headache lasts into night; nausea, headache, vomiting; tears run out of eyes; in streams; unable to close eyes on account of burning; violent internal itching in eyes and nose; cough more frequent; heat in back.
Before midnight: heat.
Night: headache, burning in eyes, great thirst, much micturition; tears run out of eyes in streams; burning in eyes prevents sleep; violent thirst; heartburn; frequent urination; cough more frequent; cramps of soles of feet.


Open air: much exhaustive yawning while walking, mornings.
Cold water: does not amel. burning in eyes; much thirst for.

FEVER. [40]

Shiverings run over him after micturition.
Coldness, as if he was naked, while sitting.
Hot hands.
Fever; heat before midnight, with little thirst and much perspiration, thereupon falling asleep; during fever and for several hours in morning, pain in back, amel. bending inward.
Perspiration and thirst after unsatisfactory coition.
Perspiration when walking.
Catarrhal fever; thirst during chill; heat before midnight, with affection of trachea, throat, eyes; sweat when walking.


During menstrual period: skin disease agg.


Right: headache on side; whirling before eye; pain in eyeball above inner canthus; eye inflamed; pain in side near pit of stomach; pain deep in side of neck.
Left: neuralgia in forehead over eye; pain in corner of hyoid bone; pressure and sticking in side under ribs; violent sticking, extending obliquely forward above crest of ilium; paralytic pains in tibia.
Inward: as if stomach was drawn.
Backward: pressure in rectum.
Downward: labor like pressing in abdomen.
From above downward: stitching in abdomen.


Internal pinching pains here and there.
Crawling, titillating pains.
Headache as if heavy board was lying on right side; as from a sticking from all sides at once; as if everything was drawn together from within head; as if something was rolling in head; as if vision of right eye would become dark; as though fire came out of eyes; biting as from pepper in eyes; as if stomach would be drawn inwards; as of cramp in orifice of stomach; as if a ten pound weight was hanging upon rectum; as if everything below rectum would fall out.
As if larynx was narrowed; as if something was sticking spine; pain as if a band was drawn from crest of one ilium to other; coldness as if he was naked.
Pain: in face some distance about pimples; on very small spot in region of left corner of hyoid bone; in right side near pit of stomach; in throat pit; in ears; deep in right side of neck near esophagus; in nape of neck; in back; in small of back; in calves; in thighs.
Violent sticking: above left crest of ilium.
Fine, sticking, cramplike, constant pain: in side of neck.
Sticking, burning, itching: in a small spot on back.
Sticking: in pit of stomach; in left side; under ribs; in back.
Slight stitching: in head.
Stitching: in abdomen.
Pressive, pinching pain; in small spot deep in forehead; on vertex.
Contractive pinching pain: in eyeball; in small spot above right inner canthus.
Contractive pinching sensation: deep in stomach.
Pinching pains: in rectum.
Cramps: in soles of feet.
Colic, with labor like pressing downward in abdomen.
Neuralgia: in left forehead over eye.
Paralytic pain: in left tibia and feet.
Aching: in sacrum and knees.
Drawing: about navel as from a purge.
Twisting: in scrotum.
Pressure: in left side under ribs; backwards during diarrhea.
Burning: in head coming out at eyes; in eyes; in abdomen.
Biting: in eyes.
Whirling: in head; before right eye.
Dryness: low down in throat.
Confused feeling: in upper abdomen like a coldness in it.
Violent internal itching: in eyes and nose.
Inward itching: in male sexual organs.


An old wound from a thrust became painful again.
Rheumatic pain wanders from place to place, with catarrh.


Touch, Passive Motion, Injuries
Pressure: hip bones painful to.
From a fall: inguinal hernia.

SKIN. [46]

Acne, with pain extending for some distance around; the skin disease is agg. during menstrual period.
Pimples (sore acne) on face.


Antidoted by Coffea; smoking tobacco antidotes nausea.
Compare: Lauroc. and drugs containing Hydrocyanic acid; Pulsat (fugitive rheumatic pains).


Source: The Guiding Symptoms of Our Materia Medica Vol. 05, 1887
Description: Clinical materia medica of Eugenia jambos
Remedies: Eugenia jambos
Author: Hering, C.; Raue, C.G.; Knerr, C.B.; Mohr, C.
Year: 1887
Editing: errors only; interlinks; formatting
Attribution: Legatum Homeopathicum
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