Asterias Rubens

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