Genista tinctoria

Genista was proved by E. B. Cushing.

Its principal effects are: Sharp piercing pains in the head and ear. Brain feels loose and sensitive. Sensitive feeling in brain, eye, and throat. Urgent desire for stool, which is expelled suddenly. A peculiar eruption of dark red confluent spots. after dinner.─Sensation as if brain were loose and very sensitive.─Frequent, sharp pain in r. temple from within outwards.─Piercing pain in l. temple.

Eyes sensitive to touch in forenoon.

Once a sensation in l. ear, as though some sharp instrument were thrust into it (forenoon).

Throat dry and sensitive.

Awakened several times in the night with water-brash.

Desire for stool with violent sneezing as from snuff.─Urgent desire for stool, lasting only a short time, soon after the dose.─Stool soft and scanty.─Stool tinged with blood; the fæces though large were expelled like a wad from a pop-gun (forty minutes after third dose).

Peculiar eruption, consisting of roundish, dark-red, confluent spots, scarcely elevated above the skin, which, itching very much, becomes scarlet-red, then pale, and disappears in twenty-four hours; it occurred on feet to knees, and hands to elbows.




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