HIPPURICUM ACIDUMProved by Dr. Wm. B. Griggs
Its chief action is on the external tissues of the eyes and naso-pharynx joint surfaces, liver and mucous membranes. Right side especially affected, general muscular soreness.
Head.--Pain over right eye, dull, constant, worse in warm room. Eyelids inflamed and swollen.
Throat.--Sore, raw, dry, swallowing difficult, foul odor, gummy exudate; thickness and infiltration of all tissues around throat.
Stomach.--Acid rising. Lump in pit of stomach. Soreness and pressure over liver.
Female.--Menstrual flow for three weeks with complete relief of muscular and joint pains.
Extremities.--Backache extending down hips. Pain in shoulders and extremities and sore swollen joints. Pain in middle of thigh posteriorly shooting down right leg. Tired, grating sensation in the joints.
Skin.--Itching, burning. Papules looking like goose flesh on chest.
Relationship.--Benzoic acid seems to be an analogue.