Author: Jan Scholten
644.52.08 Polygala senega, Senega
English: Senega; Snakeroot; Senega root.
Content: Polygalic acid, terpenic saponosides: senegine, polygalic acid.
Ailments < increasing mortification, not getting enough attention and recognition from family, spouse, mother.
Bitter about life.
Feeling being abused by others.
Rage, fury, irritable.
Dreams: many; unremembered; urinating.
General: congestion mucous membranes.
Infection: smallpox; syphilis, mercurial cachexia.
Eyes: pain, < straining; inflammation; diplopia > bending head backward, < gazing fixed.
Nose: sneezing < cough.
Mouth: saliva scanty.
Throat: irritation; putrid sore.
Lungs: pleurisy, pneumonia; asthma < slight exertion; pertussis, whooping cough; chronic catarrh, malignant sore throat, croup, difficulty of breathing, bronchitis; cough, much mucous, < cold wet weather; expectoration difficult; painful irritation; breathing choking, suffocating, strangulating.
Heart: failing pulse.
Chest: tight, oppressed, sore < touch.
Urinary: cystitis; urine scanty, stones; painful irritation kidneys; dropsy.
Female: amenorrhoea, atonic; painful irritation uterus.
Limbs: rheumatism, chronic.