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Myosotis | Materia Medica by John Henry Clarke

Myosotis

Myosotis | Materia Medica by John Henry Clarke

Myosotis symphytifolia. “Black-root.” (Marshy places in Indiana. N. O. Boraginaceae. Tincture of fresh plant.

Clinical : Bronchitis, chronic. Cough. Lungs, affections of.

Characteristics : Hale has collected some clinical experiences with Myosotis (which differs from M. Palustris in having large Symphytum-like leaves), showing it to have a strong affinity for the respiratory organs. The left lower lung was most affected. Copious expectoration, emaciation, night-sweat. During the cough there was gagging or vomiting; cough < during or immediately after eating; pain in left side (lower lung) not < in any position, but < while coughing and sensitive to percussion. Profuse sweat day and night.

Relations : Compare: Symphytum (botan.). Stann. (lung disease).

Myosotis | Materia Medica by John Henry Clarke

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