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Cicuta Maculata | Materia Medica by John Henry Clarke

Cicuta Maculata

Cicuta Maculata | Materia Medica by John Henry Clarke

Cicuta maculata. Water Hemlock. Spotted Cow-bane. Beaver-poison. N. O. Umbelliferae. Tincture of root gathered in summer.

Clinical : Epilepsy. Tetanus.

Characteristics : The effects of the C. maculata are very like those of the Virosa, the most prominent symptom being: Falls unconscious, tetanic or clonic convulsions. Body covered with sweat. For comparisons see Cic. v.

SYMPTOMS.

1. Mind : Fell on their way, and were picked up unconscious.

2. Head : Dizziness.-Head hot.

3. Eyes : Astonishing mobility of eyeballs and eyelids with widely dilated pupils.

6. Face : Face bloated like that of a drowned person, deathly pale.-Face livid, even purple.-Jaws rigid.

8. Mouth : Bloody foam from nose and mouth.

9. Throat : Spasm of muscles of deglutition on presenting anything to mouth.

11. Stomach : Nausea and vomiting; frothy, glairy fluid.

12, 13. Abdomen and Stool : Pain in bowels; ineffectual desire for Stool.

20, 21. Back and Limbs : Falls backward in convulsions.-Every muscle in the body in powerful clonic spasm.-Body and extremities cold.

26. Sleep : During intervals of vomiting lay in deep sleep.

27. Fever : Head hot.-Profuse sweat over whole body.

Cicuta Maculata | Materia Medica by John Henry Clarke

Cicuta Maculata | Materia Medica by John Henry Clarke

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