Cornus circinata, Round-leaved Dogwood.
Chronic malaria, hepatitis, jaundice. Weakness in morning. Pain in pit of stomach, with distended abdomen. Vesicular eruption associated with chronic liver disease or aphthous stomatitis.
Mouth.--Ulceration of tongue, gums and mouth; aphthae. Burning in mouth, throat and stomach.
Stool.--Loose, windy, dark stool, immediately after dinner. Burning in anus. Dark, bilious, offensive diarrhoea, with sallow complexion.
Skin.--Vesicular eczema of face in infants, with nursing sore mouth.
Relationship.--Compare: Cornus alternifolia.Swamp Walnut-(Weak and tired; disturbed sleep, fever, restlessness, eczema; skin cracked; chest feels cold, as if full of ice);
Cornus florida (chronic malaria; indigestion and distressing acid heartburn; general debility from loss of fluids and night sweats; neuralgic pains in arms, chest, and trunk, and sensation as if broken in two; intermittent fever, with drowsiness; feels cold, but is warm to touch; great exhaustion in intervals; general clammy sweat. Chill is preceded by drowsiness, heat is associated with drowsiness. Headache after quinine).
Dose.--Tincture to sixth attenuation.
Boericke's Materia Medica, 1901, was written by William Boericke. Excerpt: The Tinctures.