Astragalus Menziesii

A. Menziesii, Gray. N. O. Leguminosae. Tincture of leaves.

Clinical.-Emptiness, sensation of. Face, bones of, painful. Headache.

Characteristics.-From eating some of the green leaves J. M. Selfridge experienced: Burning in pharynx, oesophagus, stomach. Fulness right temple and right upper jaw; slight nausea, with shivering and chilliness; dizziness and fulness of the head. Later, weakness and sense of emptiness in stomach; eating relieved empty sensation, but not the weakness. Pressive pains in both temples; later, slight pain in left maxilla; and still later, aching in right maxilla, with pressure in both bones.