Melastama

Natural History.
      Melastama Ackerman. N. O. Melastomacee. Tincture of leaves.

Clinical.
      Diarrhea.
      Perineum, pains in.
      Prostatic affections.

Characteristics.
      Mure figures and describes this plant.
      He made a proving of the leaves.
      On the second day of the proving the prover lost an inveterate diarrhea with colic.
      The most notable symptoms were a pain in the perineum and testicles, and shuddering followed by heat without sweat.

Head.
      Vertigo.
      Headache with sensitiveness of scalp.

Mouth.
      Digging in teeth.
      White tongue.
      Copious saliva.

Stomach.
      Sour stomach.

Abdomen.
      Borborygmi.
      Pain in abdomen.

Stool and Anus.
      Tenesmus with constriction of sphincter.
      Heat and pricking at anus.
      Fearful pain and pulling from perineum to anus when sitting, not ceasing in any position, lasting six hours.
      Lancinations in perineum, urethra, and testicles.
      (Inveterate diarrhea and colic cured.)

Urinary Organs.
      Pricking in urethra.
      Urine: profuse, light foaming, red, odorless, with bloody clots, fetid, white sediment, albuminous.

Male Sexual Organs.
      Hardness of penis without erection.

Heart.
      Palpitation of heart.

Back.
      Pain in loins.

Lower Limbs.
      Weakness of thighs.
      Edema of legs.

Generalities.
      Prostration.

Skin.
      Eruption on lips, especially upper.
      Itching and heat at night.
      Pricking over feet, ankles, and wrists.

Sleep.
      Drowsy in daytime.

Fever.
      Chills followed by sweat.
      Violent chills followed by heat without sweat.
      Intense heat.