Stellaria media (chickweed)

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University of Michigan Homoeopathic Depart., 1904 - Homeopathy - 12 pages
 

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Page 12 - Its head, stomach, liver and bowel symptoms all point to congestion, the morning aggravation and conditions of amelioration and increase being almost identical with those of Nux vomica, while the rheumatoid manifestations, their relief from motion and aggravation from warmth, resemble most closely those of Pulsatilla.
Page 4 - ... by having the stem curiously marked with a line of hairs, which at each pair of leaves changes from one side to another, and in four changes completes the circuit of the stem. The leaves of chickweed afford a fine instance of the sleep of plants, closing up on the young shoots at night. Chickweed is a good substitute for spinach or greens, although generally little regarded except as a troublesome weed, or gathered only by the poor to make poultices, for which it is very useful, or for feeding...
Page 4 - ... on the plains of India; an annual, with a weak procumbent stem and ovate leaves, very variable; some of the smaller varieties in dry, sunny situations, sometimes puzzling young botanists from having no petals or only five or three instead of ten stamens, but always...
Page 12 - ... no room for doubt as to its efficacy in these obstinate conditions. The indications for its usage are so sharply defined that empiricism finds no justification in the prescribing of the drug. There was apparently no definite relationship existing between the size of the dose and the severity of the symptoms caused, the smaller doses being all-sufficient to induce a welldefined and pronounced drug action which larger doses failed to accentuate. However, the symptom manifestations appeared more...
Page 4 - Stitch wort (qv). It is a native of most parts of Europe and of Asia, appearing during the colder months even on the plains of India ; an annual, with a weak procumbent stem and ovate leaves, very variable ; some of the smaller varieties in dry sunny situations sometimes puzzling young botanists from...

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