Author: Jan Scholten
Names: Camptosema pinnatum; Erythrina piscipula; Erythrina carthaginensis.
English: Jamaica Dog-wood; White Dogwood; Florida fish poison tree.
German: Piscidie, Hundeholzbaum.
Content: rotenoids; isoflavones; tannins; beta-sisterol.
Excitability, nervous unrest.
Dullness, sluggishness, difficulty of thinking and comprehending.
Industrious, mania for work.
Mania, madness, insanity, excitement, with sleeplessness.
Sensation: heat, burning.
Weather: > open air.
Desire: water; alcohol; alcoholism.
Sleep: sudden sleepy, deep, comatose; sleepless, insomnia, < worry, < nervous excitement.
Nervous: neuralgic, supraorbital; spasmodic, tetanic; convulsions, paralysis; delirium tremens; tic douloureux.
Eyes: contracts then dilates pupils; staring.
Mouth: saliva copious; toothache.
Lungs: cough, spasmodic, persistent, < night; pulmonary tuberculosis; whooping cough, bronchitis; dyspnoea.
Heart: pulse increased, then decreased.
Female: menses irregular; dysmenorrhoea; ovarian neuralgia, congestion uterus, ovaries; uterine displacement; labour pains erratic, disturbing.