Homeopathic Medicine :: Podophyllum – May-Apple

Indicated in diarrhoea, cholera infantum, cholera morbus. The morning aggravation and the tendency to anal prolapse are valuable indications. Of service in bilious states generally, with gastro-intestinal symptoms; alternating diarrhoea and constipation.

All the symptoms (diarrhoea, headache, etc.) worse in the morning, getting better as the day advances.

Rolling of the head from side to side, with moaning.

Great desire to press the gums together (diarrhoea of teething children).

Vomiting, protracted, with severe epigastric pain; the effort to vomit continues after stomach is emptied, affecting the duodenum, resulting in vomiting of bile and blood.

Colic of infants; severe; with retraction of the abdomen.

Diarrhoea of copious, large stools, which do not seem to weaken the patient.

Diarrhoea preceded by griping and colic, with heat and pain in the anus.

Diarrhoea watery, gushing, foul, painless in the morning, driving him out of bed, better as the day passes.

Stools preceded by heat in the abdomen; followed by feeling of great emptiness.

Prolapsus ani before and with stool; after stool; from least motion.

Prolapsus uteri; bearing down toward the vulva, as if the pelvic contents would issue through the vulva, with anal prolapse.

Worse in the morning; during hot weather; after eating and drinking.

(First Lessons in the Symptomatology of Leading Homoeopathic Remedies by H. R. Arndt, M. D. Philadephia. Boericke and Tafel.)

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