A general haemorrhagic medicine, with great faintness and dizziness. Chronic diarrhoea of bloody mucus. Uterine haemorrhage. Threatened abortion. Relaxation of pelvic region. Cramp-like pains. Phthisis with purulent and copious expectoration and spitting of blood.
Head.--Pain in forehead; worse, noise. Confused; eyeballs feel too large. Vision blurred; everything looks bluish. Nose-bleed (Millef; Melilot).
Mouth.--Haemorrhage from gums. Bleeding after tooth extraction.
Stomach.--Heat and burning stomach rising up in oesophagus. Haematemesis.
Rectum.--Chronic diarrhoea; discharge bloody. Dysentery,; passage almost pure blood.
Female.--Uterine haemorrhages, with sensation as though hips and back were falling to pieces; better tight bandages. Gushing of bright blood on least movement. Haemorrhage from fibroids (Calc; Nitr ac; Phos; Sulph ac). Prolapse, with great bearing-down. Leucorrhoea copious, yellow, stringy (Hydras; Kali b; Sabin). Metrorrhagia at climacteric. Lochia suddenly becomes sanguinous. Dribbling of urine after labor.
Respiratory.--Cough, with spitting of blood. Copious, purulent expectoration. Haemoptysis. Aching at end of sternum. Suffocative attack of irregular breathing with sneezing. Shooting pains through chest.
Relationship.--Compare: Trillium cernum (eye symptoms; everything looks bluish; greasy feeling in mouth); Ficus (haemorrhages; menorrhagia, haematuria, epistaxis, Haematemesis, bleeding piles); Sanguisuga-Leech-(haemorrhages; bleeding from anus). Ipec; Sab; Lach; Hamam.
Dose.--Tincture and lower potencies.
Boericke's Materia Medica, 1901, was written by William Boericke. Excerpt: The Tinctures.