Genista

Natural History.
      Genista Tinctioria. Dyer’s Green weld. N.O. Leguminose. Tincture of whole plant.

Clinical.
      Diarrhea.
      Earache.
      Headache.

Characteristics.
      Genista was proved by E.B. Caushing. It’s principal effects are: Sharp piercing pains in the head and ear.
      Brain feels loose and sensitive.
      Sensitive feeling in brain, eye, and throat.
      Urgent desire for stool, which is expelled suddenly.
      A peculiar eruption of dark red confluent sports.
      Worse Rising, turning quickly, shaking head, walking.
      In the night, water-brash.
      Better In open air, in cool rooms, by eating (headache).

Relations.
      Compare: (Brain feels loose) Cic-v., Nat-s., Bar. c., Rhus.

Head.
      Vertigo and headache on rising or shaking head, better after dinner.
      Sensation as if brain were loose and very sensitive.
      Frequent, sharp pain in right temple from within outwards.
      Piercing pain in left temple.

Eyes.
      Eyes sensitive to touch in forenoon.

Ears.
      Once, a sensation in left ear, as though some sharp instruments were thrust into it (forenoon).

Throat.
      Throat dry and sensitive.

Stomach.
      Awakened several times in the night with water-brash.

Stool and Anus.
      Desire for stool with violent sneezing as from snuff.
      Urgent desire for stool, lasting only a short time, soon after the dose.
      Stool soft and scanty.
      Stool tinged with blood, the feces though large were expelled like a wad from a pop-gun (forty minutes after third dose).

Skin.
      Peculiar eruption, consisting of roundish, dark-red, confluent spots, scarcely elevated above the skin, which itching very much becomes scarlet-red, then pale, and disappears in twenty-four hours occurred on feet to knees, and hands to elbows.