by H. C. Allen

Valerian. (Valerianaceae.)

Valeriana has Excessive nervous excitability; hysterical nervous temperament ( Ignatia, Pulsatilla ); persons in whom the intellectual faculties predominate; changeable disposition.

Red parts become white ( Ferrum ).

Feels light as if floating in the air ( Asarum europaeum, Lac caninum, – as if legs were floating [Sticta]).

Oversensitiveness of all the senses ( Chamomilla, Nux ).

Valeriana has Sensation of great coldness in head (on vertex, Sepia, Verbascum ).

Sensation as if a thread were hanging down throat (on tongue, Nat. Silicea ).

Valeriana Child vomits: curdled milk, in large lumps; same in stools ( Aethusa ); as soon as it has nursed, after mother has been angry.

Sciatica: pain < when standing and letting foot rest on floor ( Belladonna ); when straightening out limb, during rest from previous exertion; > when walking.

Relations. – Compare: Asafoetida, Asarum europaeum, Croc., Ignatia, Lac caninum, Spigelia, Sulphur

For the abuse of Chamomile tea.

For pains in heels: Agaricus, Causticum, Cyc., Ledum, Mang., Phytolacca