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face down (someone)
to confront someone boldly, to defy someone
We decided to face down our competitors and try to stay in business.
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    SABADILLA

    Schoenocaulon officinale
    Sabadilla, cebadilla.

    Key Uses:
  • Inflammation of the respiratory mucous membranes, possibly due to hay fever, asthma, tonsillitis, or a cold

    Origin : Found in Mexico, the West Indies, Guatemala, and Venezuela.

    Background : The bitter seeds of sabadilla contain the alkaloids veratridine and veratrine, which are used in insecticides.

    Preparation : The ripe seeds are steeped in alcohol, filtered, diluted, and succussed.

    Remedy Profile : Sabadilla is most appropriate for people who are nervous, easily startled, and prone to hysterical paroxysms following a fright.
    Key physical symptoms associated with this remedy include paroxysmal sneezing, an itchy, tingly nose, copious, watery catarrh, and chilliness. There may be throat pain and inflammation, with a constant desire to clear the throat. Sabadilla is used chiefly for inflammation of the respiratory mucous membranes, possibly due to hay fever, asthma, tonsillitis, or a cold.

    Symptoms Better : For open air; for heat or wrapping up; for warm foods or drinks.

    Symptoms Worse : For cold air; at periodic, consistent intervals; for cold drinks.

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