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Rumex Obtusifolius

Dock leaf, RUMEX OBTUSIFOLIUS, Lapathum Rumx-o.

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HPUS indication of Rumex Obtusifolius: Nosebleeds
Rumex Obtusifolius

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Rumex obtusifolius, Linn.

Natural order, Polygonaceae.

Common names, Radix lapathi, Radix patientiae, Grindwurz. (Note This is doubtless the old officinal Lapathum acutum, now known as R. obtusifolius, from the blunt-pointed lower leaves. Consult figure in the old Herbal of Matthiolus and Camerarius.)

Preparation, Tincture of the root.

Authority. Dr. Widenhorn, Archives de la Méd., Hom., 2, 1835, p. 305.

Sadness and moroseness alternating with gayety.

Headache at the vertex.

Pressive headache, in the morning; it seems as though the head were swollen.

Headache in the top of the head, as after intoxication.

Bleeding of the nose.

Blowing of blood from the nose.

Pain in the pit of the stomach, with loss of appetite, and weight in the stomach.

Feeling of distension in the left hypochondrium.

Extension and pressure, especially in the morning, with production and emission of flatulence.

Drawings in the left hypochondrium.

Pain in the kidneys for five hours, with pressure from without inwards.

Weak feeling in the internal genital parts.


Bruised pain in all the limbs.

Excessive coldness in feet, as well inside as outside, so that it was almost impossible to warm them.

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(Leucorrheal flow for five days, very copious, thick, whitish, with constriction and expulsive efforts from top to bottom of the womb, and pains in the kidneys).

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