Materia Medica

The mountaineer's remedy. Useful in a variety of complaints incidental to mountain climbing, such as palpitation, dyspnoea, anxiety and insomnia. Exhausted nervous system from physical and mental strain. Caries of teeth. Loss of voice: Give 5-6 drops, every half hour, two hours before expected demand on voice. Nocturnal enuresis. Emphysema (Quebracho).

Mind: Melancholy; bashful, ill at ease in society, irritable, delights in solitude and obscurity. Sense of right and wrong abolished.

Head: Fainting fit from climbing mountains. Shocks coming from occiput with vertigo. Noises in ear. Headache with vertigo, preceded by flashes of light. Like a band across forehead. Diplopia. Tongue furred. Headaches of high altitudes. Tinnitus.

Stomach: Peppery sensation in mouth. Longing for alcoholic liquors and tobacco. Great satiety for a long time. Incarcerated flatus; rises with noise and violence, as if it would split the oesophagus. Tympanitic distention of abdomen. No appetite but for sweets.

Heart: Palpitation, with weak heart and dyspnoea.

Male: Diabetes, with impotency (Phos ac).

Respiratory: Hawking of small, transparent pieces of mucus. Weak vocal cords. Hoarseness; worse after talking. Want of breath, short breath, especially in aged athletes, and alcoholic users. Haemoptysis. Asthma, spasmodic variety.

Sleep: Can find no rest anywhere, but sleepy. Nervousness and nightly restlessness during teething.

Modalities: Better, from wine; riding, quick motion in open air. Worse, ascending, high altitudes.




Ars; Paulin; Cyp; Chamom