Cupressus Australis.

N. O. Coniferae. Tincture of fruit and leaves.

Clinical.-Gonorrhoea. Headache. Rheumatism.

Characteristics.-Cupress. Aust. has had a proving, which, though not extensive, is sufficient to show the analogue of its action with that of Thuja. Sharp, piercing and pricking pains are prominent. General feeling of warmth.

Relations.-Compare: Abies, Sabina, Thuja.


1. Mind.-Is in much better spirits.

2. Head.-Sharp, piercing pain from l. occiput to l. temple.

11. Stomach.-Increased appetite followed by loathing of food.-Voracious appetite.-Feeling of warmth in stomach.

14. Urinary Organs.-Pricking pains from kidneys to bladder, with increased desire to urinate, stream smaller than usual.-Constriction along course of urethra, esp. towards neck of bladder.

15. Male Sexual Organs.-Itching of glans penis, and orifice of urethra.-Aching pains in perineum and spermatic vessels with feeling of weight in testes.

20. Back.-Dull, aching pain in lumbar region.

22. Upper Limbs.-Pain in shoulders, esp. on joint of r. shoulder, extending down to elbow.

23. Lower Limbs.-Pinching, drawing pain in knees and along lymphatics of legs.-Sharp, shooting pain in patellae and in bend of knees.-Tension in calves, with occasional spasmodic twitchings and general malaise.

27. Fever.-Increased heat of body without thirst.