Hippomane mancinella.

Mind and Disposition.

Sudden vanishing of thought.


Vivacity, looks on the bright side of everything ; is inclined to sing.

Bashful and taciturn.


Pulsating pains in the head and neck preventing one from writing.

[5] The whole head feels ; sore as if bruised, or as if it had been exposed to the sun.

Stitches in the head with nightly sleeplessness.

Heaviness in the head.

Vertigo with loss of consciousness.

Vertigo in the morning, on rising from the bed.

[10] Stitches ; over the left eye.


Blue circle around the eyes.

Burning in the eyes, compelling one to close them.

Sensation of heaviness of the eyes.

Sensation of dryness of the eyelids.


[15] Redness and heat in the ears.

The ears feel as if closed.


Pressure at the root of the nose.

Dryness of the now.


Bloated, yellowish face.

[20] Heat rises to the face followed by violent itching, stinging, and burning, the face swells up and on it are formed small vesicles filled with yellow fluid, they finally disappear with peeling off of the skin.

A large number of small vesicles on the skin, they peel off.

Pricking pains in the lips.

The lips ; are pale.

The lower lip hangs down.

Mouth and Throat.

[25] Dryness of the mouth.

Burning the mouth not relieved by cold water.

The whole mouth and tongue are full of small vesicles, he can only take fluid nourishment.

The mouth bleeds.

Burning on the tongue.

[30] Dry tongue.

Tongue coated white as in aphthae.

On the white-coated tongue numerous small circumscribed red, not coated spots.

Bloody taste.

Bitter taste, worse after sleeping.

[35] Increased saliva, fetid, yellowish, burning.

Burning at the soft palate and the roof of the mouth.

Burning in the throat.

Aversion to meat and bread.

Longing for water and aversion to wine and alcoholic drinks.

[40] Great thirst for water, but a constrictive sensation ascending from the stomach prevents ; her swallowing it.

Inflammation and suppuration of the tonsils with wheezing breathing and suffocative attacks.

Sore throat during scarlet fever.

White yellowish burning ulcers on the tonsils and in the throat.

Palate much elongated.

[45] Great dryness of the throat on waking.

Stitches in the throat.

Sensation of constriction in the throat ascending from the stomach, caused by accumulation of air, with palpitation of the heart and great sensation of weakness, impeding speech.

Stomach and Abdomen.

Violent vomiting, bitter, watery, green, of the ingesta.

Vomiting at night of a greasy watery substance, a white substance like hardened fat swims on the top of it.

[50] The vomiting relieves the headache.

Burning in the stomach and throat with nausea.

Burning in the pit of the stomach.

Swelling of the pit of the stomach with tenderness to the touch.

Distended abdomen.

[55] Sensation of soreness, as ; if bruised, of the abdominal walls.

Eruptions of rash on the abdomen.

Rumbling in the abdomen renewed by every motion and when taking a deep inspiration, with headache which is much increased near the warm stove.

Colic after drinking water.

Colic and diarrhoea (at midnight).

Stool and Anus.

[60] Sudden desire to go to stool (in the morning) and after stool tenesmus.

Diarrhoea with much discharge of flatulence.

Diarrhoea with burning in the stomach and anus.

Bloody evacuations with colic, sleepiness and giddiness.

Stools, painful, black, fetid, bloody, with tenesmus.

[65] Sensation of fulness in the rectum.

After stool pulsation in the anus ; discharge of fetid blood from the haemorrhoidal tumors.

Urinary Organs.

Stitches in the bladder before and at the beginning of micturition.

Burning in the urethra.


Men. Itching in the scrotum.

[70] Women. Before menstruation congestions of the head.

Pale menstrual blood.

Colic during menstruation.

Respiratory Organs.

In the larynx scraping ; cutting as with a knife ; tension.

Cough, after drinking, at night (midnight).

[75] Suffocative attacks with pulsation in the chest, while coughing or as soon as he begins to talk.

Oppression of the chest relieved by expectorating.

Rattling of mucus on the chest when breathing.

The breath is very offensive, perceptible to oneself.

Pulsations in the chest.

[80] Constriction in the chest.

Stitches in the middle of the sternum.

Frequent hawking with nausea.

Stitches in the heart as from needles.

Palpitation of the heart in the evening, as from eating.

Back and Neck.

[85] Stiffness of the neck in the morning.

Backache with nausea and tenesmus.

Stiffness in the small of the back (and the fingers).

Soreness in the region of the kidneys.

Stitches in the left shoulder-blade and the left breast at intervals.


[90] Upper. Trembling and heaviness of the arms.

When waking the hands feel as if asleep and numb.

Trembling of the hands.

Blue finger nails.

Lower. Trembling of the legs.

[95] Cramps in the legs and feet.

Tingling in the feet when sitting.

Stitches in the heels.



Stitches here and there.


[100] Pulse feeble, accelerated.

Coldness of the hands and feet.

Flashes of heat, as if flames were spreading from the pit of the stomach, uncovers himself to become cooler.

Fever heat with tingling in the skin and desire to cover oneself with loss of consciousness, painful deglutition, restlessness, profuse micturition.

Typhus fever with tympanitis and sensitiveness of the abdomen aggravated by drinking water.


[105] Great sleepiness.

Wakens as from electric shocks on the neck (above the larynx).


Redness of the skin (hands).


Most symptoms are aggravated from anger and after eating.

Aggravation at night.

[110] Amelioration from heat and when lying down.