Euphrasia officinalis.

Mind and Disposition.

Inert, hypochondriacal humor, without taking any interest in things around him.

Taciturn, disinclined to talk.


Headache (in the evening) as if bruised, with coryza.

Pulsating of the head which is felt externally.

[5] Headache with dazzling of the eyes from the light of the sun, with sensation as if the head would burst.


Dryness and pressure in the eyes.

Smarting in the eyes, as from sand.

Inflammation and redness of the eye from being wounded.

Stitches in the eyes (ball) from bright light.

[10] Inflammation and ulceration of the margins of the eyelids, with headache.

Burning, smarting lachrymation, particularly in the wind.

Swelling of the lower eyelid.

Increased secretion of purulent matter and nightly agglutination of the eyes.

Photophobia and pain on looking at the light.

[15] Obscuration of and pellicle over the cornea (after mechanical injuries).

Bluish obscurated cornea.

Fine eruption around the eyes.


Eruptions on the wings ; of the nose.

Soreness and painfulness of the inner nose.

[20] Bleeding of the nose.

Profuse coryza, with smarting lachrymation and photophobia, or with sneezing and discharge of mucus from the anterior and posterior nares.

Profuse fluent coryza with cough and expectoration in the morning.


Redness of the face.

Rash on the face, itching in the heat and becoming red and burning when moistened.

[25] Stiffness and stitches in the (left) cheeks and lower jaw when talking and chewing.

Stiffness of the upper lip, as if made of wood.

Mouth and Throat.

Stitches in the lower teeth.

Bleeding of the gums.

Lameness and stiffness of the tongue and the cheeks, with impeded speech.

[30] Stuttering.

Sensation of gurgling in the throat from below upwards.

Stomach and Abdomen.


Bitter taste from smoking tobacco in the morning.

Pinching in the abdomen in short paroxysms.

[35] The colic alternates ; with the affection of the eyes.

Urinary Organs.

Frequent emission of clear urine.

Genital Organs.

Men. Spasmodic retraction of the genital organs, with pressure above the ossa pubis (evening).

The testicles are drawn up with tingling in them.

Sycotic excrescence, itching, stinging, with sore and burning-pain when touched.

[40] Women. Menses at the regular period, but they last only one hour.

Respiratory Organs.

Difficulty of breathing, shortness of breath.

The breathing is stopped during a cough (as in hooping-cough).

Stitches under the sternum, especially during an inspiration.

Cough only during the day, with mucus in the chest, which cannot be detached ; mucus frequently blood streaked, thin ; expectoration only in the morning.

[45] The cough is worse when at rest or when walking in the wind.


Attacks of cramp-like pain in the back.


Upper. Painless swelling of the hand and finger-joints ; on moving.

Cramp pain in the metacarpus.

Numbness of the fingers.

[50] Lower. Stitches in the, hip and knee-joints when walking.

Painful tension in the hamstrings ; when walking, as if they were too short.

Shocks, like electric shocks, through the thigh upwards, followed by a paralytic numbness.

Cramp in the legs, especially in the calf, particularly when standing.

Cracking in the outer ankle of the left foot, when stepping.


[55] Yawning, when walking in the open air.

Frequent waking (as from fright) at and after 3 A.M., lasting till 6 A.M., when he falls in a stupor, from which he wakens with many complaints.


Cramp-like pains in various parts of the body.

Shooting, itching stitches (the whole night).

Crawling as of a fly in one or the other limb, from below upwards in a straight line, with numbness of the part.


[60] Chill in the forenoon -chilliness predominating.

Attacks of heat during the day, with redness of the face and cold hands.

At night and during sleep, perspiration of strong and offensive smell, principally on the chest.


Consequences of blows, bruises and contusions.

Condylomata, itching when walking, burning when touched.


[65] Aggravation in the evening.