Author: Jan Scholten
654.11.08 Cuphea viscosissima
Names: kyphos Greek means curved.
English: Flux-weed; Lythrum petiolatum; Waxweed; Red pennyroyal.
Botany: clammy, sticky feel.
Source: Roth, Brown.
Content: tannic acid.
Food: < acidity of milk or food.
Stomach: acidity; vomiting of undigested food, curdled milk.
Rectum: cholera in children; diarrhoea, < cold, < summer; dysentery; ineffectual straining, great pain; stool frequent green, watery, acid; obstinate constipation.