Inula

Natural History.
     Scab wort

General.
     A mucous membrane medicine. Bearing-down sensation in pelvic organs and bronchial symptoms are most marked. Substernal pain. Diabetes.

Head.
     Vertigo on stooping; throbbing after eating, pressure in temples and forehead.

Respiratory.
     Dry cough; worse at night and lying down; larynx painful. Chronic bronchitis; cough with much thick expectoration, with languor and weak digestion. Stitches behind sternum. Teasing cough with much and free expectoration. Palliative in tubercular laryngitis.

Female.
     Menses too early and painful. Labor-like pains; urging to stool; dragging in genitals, with violent backache. Itching of legs during menses, chattering of teeth from cold during menstruation. Moving about in abdomen, stitches in genitals. Chronic metritis.

Rectum.
     Pressing toward rectum as of something extruding.

Urinary Organs.
     Frequent urging to urinate; passes only in drops. Violet odor. (TEREBE.)

Extremities.
     Pain in right shoulder and wrist; tearing in left palm, unable to double fingers; pain in lower limbs, feet and ankles.

Relationship.
     Compare: CROCUS; IGNATIA; ARUM DRACONTIUM (loose cough worse at night on lying down).

Dose.
     First to third potency.