Agnus castus


Mind.-- Extraordinary distraction, absence of mind and want of recollection. Great anxiety, as the diarrhoea would ensue, with great weakness. Sadness with fear of impending death. Melancholy, hypochondriacal mood, dissatisfied with himself, incapable for work and indifferent to his surroundings, Alternate over - exaltation and want of self - esteem.

Head.-- Contractive pain in, when reading. Pressive tearing in forehead and temples, more violent during motion. Headache in skull, as from remaining in a close, warm room. Biting itching on scalp, Tension, and chilliness in scalp with internal warmth thereof.

Eyes.-- Corrosive itching on and above brows and on lids. Greatly dilated pupils.

Ears.-- Roaring in.

Nose.-- Odor, as of musk or herring, before.

Face.-- Corrosive itching, especially on cheeks and under eyes.

Mouth.-- Ulcers in, also on tongue.

Stomach.-- Pinching in pit when sitting bent over.

Hypochondriac: Pressure in hepatic region by touch. Swelling and induration of spleen.

Appetite: Thirstlessness with aversion to all drinks.

Taste: Metallic, coppery, in mouth.

Eructation, etc. - Frequent hiccough with peevishness.

Qualmishness. In gastric region.

Abdomen.-- Sensation as though all the intestines were sinking downward. Ascites.

Stool.-- Soft. Constipated.

Anus.-- Deep, sharp stitches in and along sides of coccyx. Painful spots as if festering alongside anus when walking. Deep chaps and cracks at. Corrosive itching of perineum.

Urine.-- Increased discharge of.

Sexual Organs.-- Yellowish discharge from urethra, Gonorrhea with suppressed sexual desire. Cold testes. Swelled and indurated testes. Itching on. Flagging sexual powers, with torpid, cold, relaxed sexual parts. Desire wanting.

Female.-- Menses: Suppressed. Barrenness with both menses and sexual desire wanting.

Cough.-- In evening in bed, before falling to sleep.

Upper extremities.-- Hard pressure in axilla and upper arm, more violent during motion.

Generalities.-- Inflammatory swelling of joints. Sprained swollen limbs, especially at ankle joints. Gouty nodes on joints.

Skin.-- Corrosive itching here and there over entire body by scratching, but it rapidly returns. Itching around ulcers in evening.

Sleep.-- Somnolency, Restless at night.

Fever.-- Pulse: Weak and slow, often imperceptible. Chill: Internal with trembling, while external skin is warm. Alternating with heat. Much shivering with cold hands. Chilliness without thirst Predominates. Heat: Over - running, burning, most in face, with cold knees in evening in bed, Sweat: Almost exclusively on hands, when walking in open air.

Relationship.-- Allied Remedies: Calc - c., Con., Graph., Lyc., Merc., Nux - v. Oleand., Puls., Rhod., Sep., Sul.