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Grindelia Robusta.

Grindelia. Compositae.

A plant growing on the Pacific coast and inland on the mountains.

Proving by Bundy (Not in Allen's Encyclopaedia) and by Hale, see N. A. J. H., vol. 25.


- Iritis, Fiske, N. A. J. H., vol. 25, p. 204; Hay-fever, rose-cold, asthma, Steele, Times Retros., vol. 2, p. 12; Asthma, Scudder, N. A. J. H., vol. 25, p. 203; Smith, N. E. M. G., vol. 11, p. 353; Spasmodic asthma, Hale, Times Retros., vol. 3, p. 25; Pneumonia, bronchitis, Hale, N. A. J. H., vol. 25, p. 202; Ulceration of leg, Scudder, N. A. J. H., vol. 25, p. 204; Affection of pneumogastric, Guernsey, N. E. M. G., vol. 12, p. 138; Epidemic rash, Hale, N. A. J. H., vol. 25, p. 202; Rhus tox. poisoning, Steele, Times Retros., vol. 2, p. 12; N. E. M. G., vol. 11, p. 351.


Terrible fullness in head, as though he had taken ten or more grains of quinine.


Conjunctiva injected, eyes presenting appearance noticed in congestion of brain.
Pain in eyeballs running directly back to brain, agg. from moving eyes.
Pain in left eye and right knee-joint, like rheumatism; pain in knee did not last longer than half an hour; pain in eye became more intense, pupil becoming dilated; two hours afterward right eye became affected.
Conjunctivitis and purulent ophthalmia.
Iritis, traumatic, or arising from cold or a metastasis of rheumatism; the pain is intense and the fever runs high.


Unbearable pain in region of liver and spleen, so severe that he cannot lie still a moment; soreness like that of acute rheumatism.


(OBS:) Pruritus affecting vulva and vagina; whether arising from leucorrhea, or of venous origin, or aphthae.


Fear of going to sleep on account of loss of breath, which awakens him.
On falling asleep respiratory movement ceases, and is not resumed until awakened by the suffocation resulting.
Mucous asthma depending on an abnormal accumulation of mucus in the smaller bronchi, tenacious and difficult to detach; patient feels and knows that expectoration brings relief.
Humid asthma, originating in catarrhal bronchitis.
After an attack of pneumonia vital forces so greatly reduced that recovery was despaired of; patient almost in a sitting position in bed, with a peculiar interrupted breathing, which entirely prevented sleep; every time he dropped into a doze breathing would become so interrupted that he would have to be aroused; pneumogastric nerve appeared half paralyzed and action of heart was very weak.
Cardiac asthma.

COUGH. [27]

Cough from reflex causes; a cough maintained by habit; chronic bronchitis and bronchorrhea.
Mucus tenacious and difficult to detach.


Chronic bronchitis, and cough with muco-purulent expectoration after pneumonia.
Bronchitis accompanying heart disease.
Severe cough with considerable purulent expectoration; on examination, flatness of entire left lung; dyspnea. ~ Chronic pneumonia.
Cough, dyspnea; flatness of right lung and partial consolidation at base of lung.
Asthma; chronic bronchitis; hay-fever; pneumonia.


Leg greatly swollen, especially about ankle-joint; purplish-black color; two large ulcers over tibia, two and three inches long and half an inch in depth; abundant fetid secretion; severe pain; can hardly get about. ~ Chronic ulceration of leg.


Sitting position in bed; on account of difficulty of breathing.
Cannot lie still a moment on account of pain.
Can hardly move on account of pain in legs.
Moving eyes: agg. pain.


Right: pain in knee-joint; flatness of lung.
Left: pain in eye; flatness of lung.


As though he had taken ten or more grains of quinine, such terrible fullness in head.
Pain: in eyeballs; in left eye and right knee-joint.
Pains with soreness, like that of rheumatism.
Unbearable pain: in region of liver and spleen.
Severe pain: in limbs.
Burning: of chin.
Terrible fullness: in head.
Soreness: in region of liver.
Itching: of skin.

SKIN. [46]

Epidemic rash like roseola, suffusing face, neck and often whole body, with severe burning and itching.
Irritable eruptions, papular or vesicular.
Rhus tox. poisoning.
Bites of insects; flea-bites.


Woman, aet. 48, for two years; chronic pneumonia.
Man, aet. 60, after injury to left eye; iritis.
Man, aet. 60, suffering for twenty years; ulceration of leg.
Old man, broken down with years of sickness, with organic disease of heart, just rallying from an attack of pneumonia; paresis of pneumogastric.


It antidotes: Rhus tox.
Compare: Am. mur., Ant. tart., Kali. bich.


Source: The Guiding Symptoms of Our Materia Medica Vol. 05, 1887
Description: Clinical materia medica of Grindelia Robusta
Remedies: Grindelia Robusta
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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