Chelidonium majus.

Mind and Disposition.

Low-spirited and desponding, with inclination to weep.


Sensation of coldness in the occiput, ascending from the nape of the neck ; worse when moving, better at rest.

Stitches in the vertex, particularly when walking fast.

Tingling in and on the head.

[5] Scald-head.


Contraction of the pupils.

Painful pressure on the upper eye-lid.

Inflammation and nightly agglutination, with dimness in the morning.

Fistula lachrymalis.


[10] Sensation in both ears, as if wind were rushing out.

Whizzing before the ears, like wind.

Loss of hearing during cough.


Dry coryza, with partial (one-sided) stoppage.


Redness of the face, without heat.

[15] Tension and drawing in the (left) malar bone.

Itching in the face, and on the forehead.

Herpes in the face, especially the chin.


Sensation as if the larynx were pressed on the oesophagus, impeding deglutition.

Sensation of choking in the throat, as if too large a morsel had been swallowed.

Appetite and Taste.

[20] Longing for milk, which agrees well with him.

Bitter taste in the mouth.

Stomach and Abdomen.


Frequent rising of air.

Eructation, tasting like juniper berries.

[25] Nausea, with sensation of heat in the stomach.

Gnawing sensation in the stomach, relieved by eating.

Burning in the stomach.

Feeling of coldness in the stomach.

Cutting pain in the stomach when yawning ; soon after eating.

[30] Colic ; the navel is drawn in ; nausea.

Stool and Anus.

Constipation, stool hard in hard lumps.

Mucous diarrhoea, at night.

Urinary Organs.

Pressure in the bladder, with scanty emission.

Urine pale.

[35] Burning, darting and cutting in the urethra.

Sexual Organs.

Women. Menstruation too late ; too profuse, and of too long duration.

Vanishing of milk.


Oppression of the chest and respiration.

Stitches in the left chest during an inspiration.


[40] Pain (pinching) under the right scapula (hindering the motion of the arm).

When bending forwards or backwards, tearing pressing pain in the back, as if the vertebra were being broken asunder.


Upper. Paralytic pressure in the upper-arm.

Stiffness of the wrist.

The anterior joints of the fingers (of the right hand) became yellow, cold and dead ; the nails were blue.

[45] Fine tearing in the tips of the fingers of the (right) hand.

Lower. Paralytic weakness of the (left) thigh and knee, when stepping.

Stiffness of the ankles.

The toes are without sensation, and feel dead.


The limbs feel paralyzed.

[50] Stiffness in the joints (wrist, ankle).


Goes to sleep late.

Sleeplessness, with sleepiness.

Perspiration during the morning sleep.


Pulse small and rapid ; full, hard, but not very much accelerated, towards evening.

[55] Chill, internally, when walking in the open air ; better in the room.

Chilliness and coldness of the whole body, mostly on the hands and feet.

Internal heat in the evening, after lying down, without thirst.

Perspiration during sleep, after midnight ; in the morning hours ; ceasing soon after awaking.


Old, putrid, spreading ulcers.


[60] Great debility and lassitude after eating ; after awaking in the morning.

Desire to lie down after a meal.

Aversion to move ; he feels tired from the least exertion.

Aggravation in the morning.