Eupatorium Perfoliatum

by H. C. Allen

Boneset. (Compositae.)

Eupatorium Perfoliatum Adapted to diseases of old people; worn-out constitutions, especially from inebriety; cachexia, from prolonged or frequent attacks of bilious or intermittent fevers.

Bruised feeling, as if broken, all over the body ( Arnica, [Bellis], Pyrogen ).

Eupatorium Perfoliatum has Bone pains affecting back, head, chest, limbs, especially the wrists, as if dislocated. The more general and severe, the better adapted (compare, Bryonia, Mercurius ).

Painful soreness of eyeballs; coryza, aching in every bone; great prostration in epidemic influenza ( Lac caninum ).

Pains come quickly and go quickly and go away quickly ( Belladonna, Magnesium phos., Eup. pur. ).

Eupatorium Perfoliatum Vertigo; sensation as if falling to the left (cannot turn the head to the left for fear of alling, Colocynthis ).

Cough: chronic; loose with hectic; chest sore, must support it with hands ( Bryonia, Natrum carb. ); < at night; following measles or suppressed intermittents.

Fever: chill to 9 a. m. one day, at noon the next day; bitter vomiting at close of chill; drinking hastens chill and causes vomiting; bone pains, before and during chill.

Insatiable thirst before and during chill and fever; knows chill is coming because he cannot drink enough.

Eupatorium Perfoliatum Relations. – Is followed well: by, Natrum mur. and Sepia

Compare: Chelidonium, Podophyllum, Lycopodium, in jaundiced conditions.

Bryonia is the nearest analogue, having free sweat, but pains keep patient quiet; while [Eup.] has scanty sweat and pains make patient restless.