by H. C. Allen
Asterias rubens suited For the sycotic diathesis; flabby, lymphatic constitution; irritable temperament.
Easily excited by any emotion, especially by contradictions ( Anacardium, Conium ).
Asterias Rubens has Heat of the head, as if surrounded by hot air.
Sanguineous congestion to the brain.
Apoplexy; face red, pulse hard, full, frequent.
Cancer of mammae; acute lancinating pain; drawing pain in breast; swollen, distended, as before the menses; breast feels drawn in.
A livid red spot appeared, broke and discharged; gradually invaded entire breast, very fetid odor; edges pale, elevated, mamillary, hard, everted; bottom covered with reddish granulations.
Gait unsteady: muscles refuse to obey the will ( Alumina, Gelsemium ).
Asterias Rubens has Epilepsy: twitching over the whole body four or five days before the attack.
Constipation: obstinate; ineffectual desire; stools of hard, round balls, like olives.
Asterias Rubens has Diarrhoea: watery, brown, gushing out in a violent jet ( Crot. t., [Gratiola], Gum., Jatropa, Thuja ).
Sexual desire increased in women ( Lilium ).
Asterias Rubens Relations. – Similar: to, Murex, Sepia.
Compare: Carbo animalis, Conium, Silicea in mammary cancer; Belladonna, Calcarea, Sulphur in epilepsy