myrica cerifera

Materia Medica

Marked action on the liver, with jaundice and mucous membranes. Persistent sleeplessness. Jaundice.

Mind: Despondent, irritable, indifferent. Gloomy.

Head: Scalp feels tight. Headache, with drowsiness; yellow sclerotica; aching in eyeballs. Pressure in vertex and forehead. Dull, heavy aching in temples and forehead on waking in the morning. Pain and stiffness in nape of neck.

Face: Yellow, Itching and stinging. Creeping sensation.

Mouth: Tongue furred, with bad taste in mouth, and nausea. Tenacious, thick, nauseous secretion. Tender, spongy and bleeding gums (Merc).

Throat: Constricted and rough feeling, with a constant desire to swallow. Stringy mucus; detached with difficulty.

Stomach: Taste bitter and nauseous, with offensive breath. Complete loss appetite, but with a feeling of fullness in the stomach after a hearty meal. Strong desire for acids. Weak, sinking feeling in the epigastrium, approaching nausea; increased after eating; relieved by rapid walking.

Abdomen: Dull pain in the region of the liver. Complete jaundice, with bronze-yellow skin; loss of appetite. Fullness in the stomach and abdomen. Scanty, yellow, frothy urine.

Stool: Constant discharge of flatus when walking. Urging to stool, with no other results than the expulsion of a great amount of flatus. Loose, light-colored stool; ash-colored and destitute of bile.

Urinary: Dark, frothy, scanty, high-colored, biliary.

Sleep: Disturbed, bad dreams and frequent waking; insomnia.

Extremities: Staggering gait. Pain under shoulder-blades and back of neck, in all muscles, in hollow of right foot.

Skin: Yellow and itching. Jaundice. Creeping sensation, as of insects.


Digit (jaundice


Ptel; Cornus cir; Chelid; Lept; Fagop