Primula obconica [Prim-o.]
The poison of the Primrose occurs
in its GLANDULAR HAIRS, which break easily and discharge an irritating fluid
which is absorbed into the skin.
But skin symptoms of poisoning
appear in sensitive patients even without coming in direct contact with the
plant, mere nearness begin sufficient, just like Poison Ivy. Intermittency of
symptoms; worse right side. Pain in liver and spleen. Deep infiltration and
tension of tissue; blisters. PARALYZED SENSATION. WEAKNESS. Pharyngeal soreness
alternates with diminished facial irritation.
Moist eczema. Papular eruption on
chin. Burns at night. Urticaria-like eruption. Eyelids swollen.
Eczema on arms, wrists, forearms,
hands, papular and excoriated. Rheumatic pain around shoulder. Palms dry and
hot. Cracking over joints and fingers. Eruption between fingers. Purple blotches
on back of hands, palmar surface stiff. Blisters on fingers.
GREAT ITCHING, worse at night, red
and swollen like erysipelas. Tumefied. SMALL PAPULES ON A RAISED BASE. Skin
symptoms accompanied by febrile symptoms.
Compare: RHUS; FAGOPYRUM
(Antidotal). HUMEA ELEGANS, similar skin symptoms.