Melilotus

Natural History.
     Yellow Melilot – Sweet Clover

General.
     Congestions and hemorrhages seem to be the special manifestations of this drug. Violent congestive and nervous headaches. Infantile spasms. Epilepsy from blow on head. PAINS AND DEBILITY point to it. Coldness but also increase of temperature; tenderness, and pain. Muscular system depressed. Dreams and emissions.
     Hemorrhages, congestive headaches, engorged blood vessels, spasms.

Mind.
     Unable to fix mind. Memory treacherous. Stupor. Wants to run away and hide. Delusions; thinks everyone is looking at her, fears to talk loud, and wants to run away, etc.

Head.
     Headache with retching, vomiting, sense of pressure over orbits, pallor, cold hands and feet, black spots before eyes. Heavy, oppressed; FRONTAL, THROBBING, undulating sensation in brain. SICK HEADACHE; relieved by epistaxis or MENSTRUAL FLOW. FULLNESS ALL OVER HEAD. Eyes heavy; blurred sight; wants to close them tightly for relief. NEURALGIA around and over right side of head and neck. Scalp sore and tender to touch.

Nose.
     Stopped up; DRY, must breathe through mouth; dry, hard clinkers in nose; PROFUSE EPISTAXIS.

Face.
     Intensely red and flushed, with throbbing carotids. (BELL.)

Stool.
     Difficult, painful, constipated. Anus feels constricted, full, throbs. No desire until there is a large accumulation. (BRY.; ALUM.)

Female.
     Menses SCANTY, INTERMIT, with nausea and bearing-down. Sticking pain in external parts. Dysmenorrhoea. Ovarian neuralgia.

Respiratory.
     Feels as if smothering, especially from rapid walking. Hemoptysis. Weight on chest. Tickling in throat with cough.

Extremities.
     Pain in knee; wants to stretch leg, but does not relieve. Joints sore. Skin and extremities cold. Numbness and aching in knee-joints.

Aggravation.
     WORSE, rainy, changeable weather, approach of storm, motion; four PM

Relationship.
     Compare: MELILOT ALBA – (White Clover) – practically the same action. (Hemorrhages, congestive headaches, engorged blood vessels, spasms.) AMYL.; BELL.; GLON.

Dose.
     Tincture, for inhaling; lower potencies.