The stearopten from the essential
oil of Mentha. Mucous membrane of nasopharynx and spinal nerve plexus, producing
neuritic pains and paresthesia. Menthol has proved curative in acute nasal
catarrh; in acute eustachian catarrh; pharyngitis; laryngitis; neuralgias, etc.
(W. B. Griggs, M.D.) Itching, especially PRURITUS vulvae.
Frontal headache, pain over frontal
sinus, descends to eyeballs. Mental confusion. Supra orbital pain over left eye.
Pain in face above zygoma with numbness. Pain in eyeballs. Coryza with
post-nasal dripping. Cold sensation in nose. Eustachian tubes feel blocked and
Tickling in the fauces. Stabbing
pains in the precordia, radiating over entire chest. Short, dry cough, worse
smoking. Asthmatic breathing, with congestive headache.
Muscular pain in cervical region.
Soreness of lumbar muscles.
Compare: KALI-BICH.; SPIGEL.
Sixth potency. Externally for
itching, use 1 per cent. solution or ointment.