Asterias rubens [Aster.]
A remedy for the sycotic diathesis; flabby, lymphatic constitution, flabby
with RED face. Lancinating pains. Nervous disturbances, neuralgias, chorea, and
hysteria come within the range of this remedy. Has been used for cancer of the
breast, and has an unquestioned influence over cancer disease. Excitement in
Cannot bear contradiction. Shocks in brain; throbbing; HEAT IN HEAD, AS IF
SURROUNDED BY HOT AIR.
Red. Pimples on side of nose, chin and mouth. DISPOSITION TO PIMPLES AT
Colic and other sufferings cease with appearance of flow. Breasts swell and
pain in breasts; worse left. Ulceration with sharp pains, piercing to scapulae.
Pains down left arm to fingers, worse motion. Excitement of sexual instinct with
Nodes and induration of mammary gland, dull aching, neuralgic pain in this
Breasts swollen, indurated. Neuralgia of left breast and arm. (Brom.) Pain
under sternum and in muscles of precordial region. LEFT BREAST FEELS AS IF
PULLED INWARD, and pain extends over inner arm to end of little finger. Numbness
of hand and fingers of left side. CANCER MAMMAE EVEN IN ULCERATIVE STAGE. ACUTE,
LANCINATING PAIN. AXILLARY GLANDS SWOLLEN HARD AND KNOTTED.
Gait unsteady; muscles refuse to obey the will. Epilepsy; preceded by
twitching over whole body.
Constipation. Ineffectual desire. Stool like olives. Diarrhoea, watery brown,
gushing out in jet.
Destitute of pliability and elasticity. Itching spots. Ulcers, with fetid
ichor. Acne. Psoriasis and herpes zoster worse left arm and chest. Enlarged
auxiliary glands, worse, at night and in damp weather.
Antidotes: Plumb.; Zinc.
Compare: Conium; Carbo; Ars.; Condurango.
Incompatible: Nux; Coffea.
Worse, coffee, night; cold damp weather, left side.