Plantago major

Natural History.
     Plantain

General.
     Has considerable clinical reputation in the treatment of earache, toothache, and enuresis. Sharp pain in eyes, reflex from decayed teeth or inflammation of middle ear. Eyeball very tender to touch. Pain plays between teeth and ears. Pyorrhoea alveolaris. Depression and insomnia of chronic Nicotinism. Causes an aversion to tobacco.

Head.
     Periodical prosopalgia, worse seven AM to two PM, accompanied with flow of tears, photophobia; pains radiate to temples and lower face.

Ears.
     Hearing acute; noise painful. Sticking pain in ears. Neuralgic earache; PAIN GOES FROM ONE EAR TO THE OTHER THROUGH THE HEAD. Otalgia, with toothache. Loud noises go through one.

Nose.
     Sudden, yellowish, watery discharge.

Mouth.
     Teeth ache and are sensitive and sore to touch. Swelling of cheeks. Salivation; teeth feel too long; worse, cold air and contract. Toothache, better while eating. Profuse flow of saliva. Toothache, with reflex neuralgia of eyelids.

Stool.
     Wants to defecate; goes often, but cannot. Piles so bad, can hardly stand. Diarrhoea, with brown watery stools.

Urine.
     Profuse flow; NOCTURNAL ENURESIS. (RHUS AROM.; CAUST.; BELLAD.)

Skin.
     Itching and burning; papulae. Urticaria, chilblains. (AGAR.; TAMUS.)

Relationship.
     Compare: KALM.; CHAM.; PULS.

Dose.
     Tincture, and lower potencies. Local use in toothache in hollow teeth, otorrhoea, pruritus, and Poison-oak. Incised wounds.