by H. C. Allen
Buck Bean. (Genitanaceae.)
Menyanthes Trifoliata has Complaints from abuse of Cinchona and Quinine.
Menyanthes Trifoliata Fevers, in which the cold stage predominates; coldness felt most acutely in abdomen and legs.
Menyanthes Trifoliata Headache: pressing in vertex from above downwards, > during hard pressure with hand ( Verbascum ); as of a heavy weight pressing on the head at every step ( Cactus grandiflorus, Gloninum, Lachesis ); < ascending ( Calcarea ); often with icy coldness of hands and feet ( Calcarea, Sepia ).
Anxiety about the heart as if some evil was impending.
Menyanthes Trifoliata Tension: in root of nose; in arms, hands, fingers; in skin, as if several sizes too small and was crowded into it by force.
Relations. – Compare: Cactus grandiflorus, Calcarea, Gelsemium, Sepia, Magnesia muriatica, Paris.
Follow well: Caps., Lachesis, Lycopodium, Pulsatilla, Rhus, Verbascum
Aggravation. – During rest; lying down.
Amelioration. – Pressure on affected part.