Chenopodium anthelminticum

Natural History.
     Jerusalem Oak

General.
     Characteristic pain in scapula very marked. Symptoms of apoplexy, right hemiplegia, and aphasia. Stertorous breathing. (Opium.) Sudden VERTIGO. Meniere’s disease. Affections of auditory nerves. (Nat-salicyl.) Oil of Chenopodium for hookworm and roundworm.
     EARS; SEROUS OR BLOODY EFFUSIONS IN THE LABYRINTH; chronic otitis media; progressive DEAFNESS TO THE VOICE, BUT SENSITIVE TO SOUNDS of passing vehicles and other sounds; buzzing; absent or deficient bone conduction; a consciousness of the ear; hearing better for shrill, high-pitched sounds than for low ones Spasm of smooth muscle everywhere, intestinal colic, uterine colic, bronchial spasm, tachycardia, etc.

Ears.
     Torpor of auditory nerve. Hearing better for HIGH-PITCHED sounds. Comparative deafness to sound of voice, but GREAT SENSITIVENESS TO SOUND, AS OF PASSING VEHICLES and also a shrinking from low tones. Buzzing in ears. Enlargement of tonsils. AURAL VERTIGO.

Back.
     INTENSE PAIN BETWEEN ANGLE OF RIGHT SHOULDER-BLADE NEAR SPINE, and through the chest.

Urine.
     Copious, yellow, foaming urine, with acrid sensation in urethra. Yellowish sediment. (Chel.)

Relationship.
     Compare: Opium; China; Chelid.

Dose.
     Third potency. Oil of Chenopodium for hookworm, 10 minim doses every 2 hours for 3 doses; also Carbon Tetrachloride.