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VERBASCUM [Verb]


Earache. Neuralgia of Inferior branch of the Trigeminal Nerve.

Trumpet-like cough.

SYNONYM
: Verbascum Thapsus hahnemanni, Thapsiforme.

COMMON NAME
: Mullein Oil

FAMILY
: Scrofulariaceae

SOURCE
: Great mullein is prepared by placing crushed yellow Blossoms in a bottle which is corked and allowed to stand in sun.

MODALITIES
: < Change of temperature 3 < Drafts > Rising up 3
< Biting hard < With every cold > Motion 2
< 9am to 4 pm. < Talking > Deep inspiration
< Sitting 3 Bent 2 < Twice a day, at same hour
< Indoor air 3 < Lying down 2

MIND
: -Anxiety daytime only.

-Delusion imaginations-sensual.

-Insanity, madness, anxiety with facial neuralgia.

-Weakness of memory during vertigo.

-Dreams of dead people.

-Excessive gaiety with laughter or morose; ill humoured.

GUIDING INDICATIONS
: - Pains benumbing, pinching, pressing, stitching, squeezing, cramping.

-Coryza with tears (Euphr).

-Catarrh with colds with periodical prosopalgia.

-NEURALGIA affecting LEFT side of face with lachrymation.

-CRAMPING, SQUEEZING, CRUSHING, PARALYSING FACEACHE in malar bones.
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-Sensation as if parts were crushed with tongs

-Pain in EAR. Deafness especially from getting water in ears. Dry, scaly condition of meatus.

-Voice HOARSE, harsh, like a trumpet.

-Deep, hollow, bellowing or TRUMPET toned cough.

-Cough in sleep, without waking, nervous. >deep breathing.

-Piles itching, inflammed, obstructing stools.

-Urine, dribbling constantly. Enuresis at night and < coughing.

-Stiffness and soreness of joints of lower extremities.

KEYNOTES
: -Sensation as if parts were crushed with tongs.

-Copious salt water in the mouth.

NUCLEUS OF REMEDY
: Colds and catarrhs, spasmodic effects and neuralgia.

The drug has a special affinity for the inferior branch of the trigeminal nerve.

CLINICAL
: 1. In chronic coughs, try Verbascum Q -Hom. Recorder 1898.

2. Good remedy for nocturnal enuresis - Dr. Cushing.

3. In deafness, when the patient complains of a feeling as if there is a skin covering the ear, Verbascum should be thought - Dr. Ellis Basker.

4. Acute otitis.

5. Trigeminal neuralgia.

REMEDY RELATIONSHIPS
: Compare -Rhus-ar, Caust, Aco, Plat, Sep, Mag-p, Colo.

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