URTICA URENS [Urt-u]
Agalactia, lithiasis, gout, urticaria.
Rheumatism associated with urticaria-like symptoms.
Pruritus vulvae, with stinging, itching and oedema.
COMMON NAME : Stinging-nettle
A/F : -Burns 2 -Bee stings 2 -Eating shellfish 2 -Suppressed milk -Suppressed nettle rash
MODALITIES : < Snow air < Cold moist air < Cool bathing < Lying on arm < Touch < Yearly, after sleep (Clarke) > Lying down
GUIDING INDICATIONS : -Gout. Uric acid diathesis.
-Rheumatism with urticaria-like eruptions.
-Pain in right deltoid muscle with great soreness, lameness of muscles. Weakness in general, restlessness. Afraid to go to sleep, due to intense burning after sleep with continued fever (Clarke).
-Fever in gout, tropical. Pulsation all over the body, giddiness, sensation of falling down (forwards) with spleen pain, headache, mainly at night (Clarke).
-Lump in left breast. Entire absence of milk after confinement without apparent cause.
-Angio-neurotic oedema. Urticaria. Itching blotches with central white spot and red areola with burning and stinging pains.
KEYNOTES : -Gout with rheumatic pain in right deltoid muscle.
-Rheumatism with urticaria like eruptions which alternate with each other.
-Complaints from eating shellfish.
-Diminished secretion of milk, also to arrest the flow of milk after weaning.
-Symptoms return at the same time every day.
-Urticaria and itching disappears while lying down and reappears immediately after rising.
-Urinous odour to the body (Phatak).
-Diarrhoea after suppressed eruptions.
CONFIRMATORY SYMPTOMS : -Burning, stinging pain.
-Complaints return at the same time every year.
-Urinous odour to the body.
NUCLEUS OF REMEDY : -Urticaria alternates with joint complaints.
CLINICAL : -Agalactia, Burns, Spleen affections, Prevention of calculus, Uric acid diathesis, Gout(acute) with fever, Deltoid rheumatism, Uraemia, Urticaria, Urticaria nodosa, worms-Pin worms ascarides, Fevers especially at night.
Hemorrhages, Bee stings, Peritonitis followed by effusion, Enteritis, Enuresis, Angio-neurotic oedema. Neuritis, Burns.
REMEDY RELATIONSHIPS : -Antidoted by-Rumex obtus.
-Antidote to-Apis (bee stings) -Compare-Nat-m (Gout, Fever, Spleen).
-Ur-ac, Urea, Urinum (Dropsy, Uraemia, gravel, gout).
-Quercus (Fever, Vertigo, Spleen).
-Sang (Rheumatism of right deltoid).
-Ricin, Puls, Lac-c, Medusa, Nat-m (Secretion of milk).
-Apis, Nat-m, Ast. Fl, Medusa, Homar (Urticaria).
-Formica (Uric acid conditions).
-Sulphate of Lime.
-Plaster of Paris.