by H. C. Allen
Unicorn Plant. (Melanthaceae.)
Helonias Dioica suited For women: with prolapsus from atony, enervated by indolence and luxury; worn out with hard work, mental or physical; overtaxed muscles burn and ache; so tired cannot sleep.
Always better when occupied, when not thinking of the ailment ( Calcarea phosphorica, Acid oxalicum ).
Restless, must be continually moving about.
Helonias Dioica is Irritable, fault finding; cannot endure least contradiction or receive least suggestion ( Anacardium ).
Profound melancholy; deep, mental depression.
Diabetes: first stages; urine profuse, clear saccharine; lips dry, stick together; great thirst; restlessness; emaciation; irritable and melancholy.
Albuminuria: acute or chronic; during pregnancy, with great weakness, languor, drowsiness, unusually tired, yet knows no reason.
Helonias Dioica Menses: too early, too profuse, from uterine atony in women enfeebled by loss of blood; when patients lose more blood than is made in intermenstrual period; breasts swollen, nipples painful and tender ( Conium, Lac caninum ). Flow passive, dark, clotted, offensive.
Sensation of soreness and heaviness in pelvis ([Lappa]); a consciousness of a womb, feels it move when she moves, it is so sore and tender ( Lyssinum ).
For the bad effects of abortions and miscarriages.
Helonias Dioica Relations. – Compare: [Aletris], Ferrum, Lilium, Phosphorus ac.
Similar: to, [Alet.], in debility from prolapsus, protracted illness, defective nutrition.