Fagoprum the common buck wheat is a neglected remedy .despite the fact that it has been rather extensively proven . its pathogenisis occupies twenty four pages in Allen’s encyclopedia of pure material medica . An instructive paper on fagopyrum was read before the American institute in 1873 by D.C. perkins of rockland . maine a place by itself . it is safe to say that not one in ten of those who practice the healing art has ever used it or its familiar Dr. Perkins appraisal of this remedy
Generals; burning , stinging , soreness , pulsating , fullness and pressive , bursting sensation outwards (head , eyes, face) , aching . burning , shooting pains (limbs,face, head) sensation of heat , general or in local ares (hands , feet , throat , etc.,)offensive discharges (auxiliary sweat , foot sweats , stools ) pulsation(carotids, head, hands )
Aggravations; evening (most symptoms ) ; from heat getting cold (pain in the limbs ) pressure(abdomen, liver) ; rapid motion (most symptoms)
Ameliorations ; eating (gone , emty sensation in the epigastrium , cloudiness of mind , head ache , nausea , stomach symptoms , abdominal pain , pain in shoulders etc) gentle motion , walking in the cool , open air ( pains in shoulders limbs etc.,)
Mind; bright , active ; dull , confused ; inability to read or study ; melancholy ; irritability ; aversion to mental labor impaired memory ; inability to concentrate
Head; rush of blood to the head , vertex , oxxiput ; burning heat of the head ; itching of the scalp , sensation of heaviness
Eyes ; itching , smarting , swelling , dryness , redness lachrimation , soreness of eye balls worse on moving
Ears; burning , inflamed itching as in frost –bo-ite
Nose; redness , swelling , coryoza, fluent , with burning , tickling in the nose , followed by sneezing ; dryness and the formation of crusts in the nose ,
Mouth ; sensation of dryness , burning , rawness ; tonsels red and swollen ; soreness and swelling of the hard palate ; elongulated uvula
Stomach ; persistent morning nausea , better from eating ; empty , gone feeling , canine hungers soon after eating ; no appatite but as soon as he begins to eat , it becomes excessive ; thirst for large quantities of cold water ; watery eructations which often rise up to the throat and are so hot and acrid that they almost strangle him .
Abdomen ; soreness and great flatulent distension ; must loosen the clothing ; tenderness in the right side ; stitches in the liver from with in outwards . profuse , noisy , fluid or pappy stools with a foul odor , followed by tenesmus which may last for ten minutes
Sexual organs , male ; bruised dull or burning in the right ovary ; stiches in the nipple extending from before back wards , scanty yellowish leucorrhea flowing more when at rest.