Geranium maculatum, Crane's-bill.
Habitual sick headaches. Profuse, haemorrhages, pulmonary and from different organs. Vomiting of blood. Ulceration of stomach. Atonic and foul ulcers. Summer complaint.
Head.--Giddiness, with diplopia; better, closing eyes. Ptosis and dilated pupils. Sick headache.
Mouth.--Dry; tip of tongue burning. Pharyngitis.
Stomach.--Catarrhal gastritis with profuse secretion, tendency to ulceration and passive haemorrhage. Lessens the vomiting in gastric ulcer.
Stool.--Constant desire to go to stool, with inability to pass anything for some time. Chronic diarrhoea, with offensive mucus. Constipation.
Female.--Menses too profuse. Post-partum haemorrhage. Sore nipples (Eup arom).
Relationship.--Compare: Geranin 1x. Constant hawking and spitting in elderly people.
Erodium.Hemlock-Stork's bill-(a popular haemostatic in Russia, and especially used for metrorrhagia and menorrhagia);
Hydrastinin; Cinch; Sabin.
Dose.--Tincture, half-dram doses in gastric ulcer. Tincture, to third attenuation, as a general rule. Locally, in ulcers, it will destroy the pyogenic membrane.
Boericke's Materia Medica, 1901, was written by William Boericke. Excerpt: The Tinctures.