arundo mauritanica

Materia Medica

A remedy for catarrhal states. Hay-fever.

Head: Itching; falling off of hair; roots of hair painful. Pustules. Pain in occiput, extends to right ciliary region. Deep seated pain in sides of head.

Ears: Burning and itching in auditory canals. Eczema behind ears.

Nose: Hay-fever begins with burning and itching of palate and conjunctiva. Annoying itching in the nostrils and roof of the mouth (Wyethia). Coryza; loss of smell (Nat mur). Sneezing, itching of nostrils.

Mouth: Burning and itching; bleeding of gums. Ulcers and exfoliations in the commissures. Fissures in tongue.

Stomach: Coldness in stomach. Longing for acids.

Abdomen: Movement as from something alive. Flatulence pain at pubic region.

Stool: Greenish. Burning at anus. Diarrhoea of nursing children (Cham; Calc phos).

Urine: Burning. Red sediment (Lyc).

Male: Pain in spermatic cord after embrace.

Female: Menses too early and profuse. Neuralgic pains from face to shoulders and pubis. Desire with vaginal pruritus.

Respiratory: Dyspnoea; cough; bluish expectoration. Burning and pain in nipples.

Extremities: Itching, burning; oedema of hands and feet. Burning and swelling of soles. Copious and offensive sweat of feet.

Skin: Eczema; itching and crawling, especially of chest, upper extremities. Fissures in fingers and heels.


Anthoxantum-sweet vernal grass (a popular medicine for hay-fever and coryza).


Lolium; Cepa; Sabad; Silica