Artemisia vulgaris [Art-v.]
Has some reputation as a remedy for epileptic conditions, and convulsive
diseases of childhood and girls at puberty. Locally and internally is injurious
to eyes. PETIT MAL. Epilepsy without aura; after fright and other violent
emotions and after masturbation. Several convulsions close together.
Somnambulism. Gets up at night and works, remembers nothing in the morning.
Drawn back by spasmodic twitchings. Mouth drawn to left. Congestion of brain.
COLORED LIGHT PRODUCES DIZZINESS. Pain and burning of vision; better,
rubbing; worse, using eyes.
Profuse menses. Violent uterine contractions. Spasms during menses.
Profuse sweat; SMELLING LIKE GARLIC.
Compare: Absinth.; Cina; Cicuta.
First to third potency. Said to act better when given with wine.