- another name for pasqueflower
C16: from Medieval Latin, from pulsāta beaten (by the wind)
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Pulsatilla is the proper medicine to palliate and regulate the symptoms.
The word “Pulsatilla” means wind flower and indicates its relationship to the anemones.Flowers of Mountain and Plain
Edith S. Clements
I always find a few drops of aconite or pulsatilla,——I have my homœopathic case with me now.The Travelling Companions
For a male, Nux Vom., and for a female, Pulsatilla will generally afford immediate relief.
Should the eruption subside suddenly, give Bryonia with Pulsatilla until it reappears.