vomica

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vom·i·ca

 (vŏm′ĭ-kə)
n. pl. vom·i·cae (-sē′)
1. Profuse expectoration of putrid matter.
2.
a. An abnormal pus-containing cavity, usually in a lung, caused by deterioration of tissue.
b. The pus contained in such a cavity.

[Latin, gathering of pus, ulcer, from vomere, to vomit, discharge; see vomit.]

vomica

(ˈvɒmɪkə)
n
1. obsolete an outlet, esp for water
2. (Pathology) pathol a pussy growth, esp in the lungs
3. a discharge of decaying matter
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Compound Qishe tablets were found to have pain-relieving effects superior to placebo or Jingfukang based on low-quality evidence, and a topical herbal medicine, Compound Extractum Nucis Vomicae (a topical medicine), was found to produce pain reduction more than diclofenac diethylamine emulgel (64).
Two trials (680 participants) found that Compound Qishe Tablets relieved pain better in the short-term than either placebo or Jingfukang; one trial (60 participants) found than an oral herbal formula of Huangqi relieved pain better than Mobicox or Methycobal, and another trial (360 participants) showed that a topical herbal medicine, Compound Extractum Nucis Vomicae, relieved pain better than Diclofenac Diethylamine Emulgel.
There is low quality evidence that an oral herbal medication, Compound Qishe Tablet, reduced pain more than placebo or Jingfukang and a topical herbal medicine, Compound Extractum Nucis Vomicae, reduced pain more than Diclofenac Diethylamine Emulgel.