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Tanacetum vulgare, Tansy.

Botanical name:
Please read the introduction to Boericke's tinctures.

Abnormal lassitude. Nervous and tired feeling. "Half dead, half alive feeling" all over. Of use in chorea and reflex spasms (worms). Said to be a specific against effects of poison ivy.
Head.--Heavy, dull, confused. Headache with least exertion.
Mental.--Irritable, sensitive to noise. Mental fatigue, nausea and vertigo, worse in a closed room.
Ears.--Roaring and ringing; voice sounds strange; ears seem to close up suddenly.
Abdomen.--Pain in bowels; relieved by stool. Desire for stool immediately after eating. Dysentery.
Female.--Dysmenorrhoea, with bearing-down pains, tenderness, drawing in groins. Menses suppressed; later, profuse.
Respiratory.--Hurried, labored, stertorous respiration. Frothy mucus obstructs the air-passages.
Relationship.--Compare: Cimicif; Cina; Absinth. Nux follows well.
Dose.--Tincture, to third potency.


Boericke's Materia Medica, 1901, was written by William Boericke. Excerpt: The Tinctures.



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