A. Italicum, Miller. N. O. Araceae. Tincture of root.
Dr. Paul Pitet is the authority for this medicine.
The chief symptoms observed were the following: Headache, chiefly in occiput, worse in damp weather.
Dull pain in brain from least intellectual effort.
Colic in umbilical region with diarrhoea.
Smarting and tearing pains in rectum during stool.
Burning behind sternum.
Burning in fingers, worse by pressure.
Skin covered with miliary vesicles desquamates.
Prickling and formication as from hundreds of needles on tips of fingers.
The colic is worse by wine, brandy, coffee.
Itching is worse 6 p-m.
Hoarseness 9 p-m.
Damp weather worse.
Unconquerable drowsiness in morning.
Copious night sweat, especially on chest, smelling of ivy.
Compare: Araceae, Aeth., Pic-ac., Anac. (brain-fag).