Momordica balsamina

Natural History.
     Balsam Apple

General.
     Griping, colic, pain in back and hypogastrium with painful and excessive menses. Accumulation of flatus in splenic flexure of colon. Dropsy.
     Worse, near splenic flexure
     Colic, dysmenorrhoea with gushes of blood.

Head.
     Dizzy, contents of head feel lighter; mist before eyes.

Abdomen.
     Rumbling, griping, colicky pains, starting from back, spreading over abdomen.

Female.
     Painful and profuse menses; labor-like pains, followed by gushes of blood; pain at small of back coming towards front of pelvis.

Relationship.
     MOMORDICA CHARANTIA – Indian variety – (more severe symptoms – intestines full of yellow watery fluid, discharged EXPLOSIVELY – cramps, thirst, prostration. Choleraic symptoms. Similar to Croton, Elaterium. Use 3X.)

Dose.
     Tincture. Used also externally as a liniment and poultice for burns, chapped hands, etc.