Thuja occidentalis (Thuya occidentalis).
Mind and Disposition.
Fixed ideas ; as if a strange person were at his side ; as if the soul were separated from the body ; as if the body, especially the limbs, were of glass and would break easily ; as if a living animal were in the abdomen.
In reading and writing lie uses wrong expressions.
Talks hastily, and swallows words.
Thoughtlessness ; forgetfulness.
 Over-excited, becomes easily angry over trifles.
Music causes him to weep, with trembling of the feet.
Vertigo on closing the eyes, disappears as soon as he opens them ; or on stooping ; or on looking upwards or side ways.
Pressing headache in the vertex, as if a nail were driven into it (P.M. and 3 A.M.) ; worse when at rest, better after perspiration.
Heaviness in the cerebellum, with ill-humor and aversion to conversation.
 The headache is relieved from exercising in the open air, from looking upwards and when turning the head backwards.
The scalp is very painful to the touch, and the parts on which one lies.
He wants to have the head (and face) wrapped up warm.
Dry herpes on the head, extending to the eyebrows. Dandruff.
White, scaly, peeling-off eruption over the scalp, extending over the forehead, temples, ears, and neck.
 Tingling-biting, stinging-itching on the scalp, relieved by scratching.
Perspiration, smelling of honey (sweetish), on the uncovered parts of the head (face and hands), with dryness of the covered parts, and of those on which one lies, mostly when first going to sleep ; better after rising.
The eye must be warmly covered, when uncovered it pains at once, and it feels as if cold air were streaming out of the head through the eye.
Lachrymation, especially in the open air ; the tears do not run off, but remain standing in the eye.
The whites of the eye are blood-red.
 Inflammatory softening of the inner surface of the eyelids.
Inflammatory swelling of the eyelids, with hardness.
Weakness of the eyes ; obscure sight.
Small, black spots float before the eyes.
 In the dark it seems as if falling down of luminous lights or sparks alongside of the eye, during the day and in the light it is as if dark drops were falling down.
The objects appear smaller (before the right eye).
Noise in the ear as from boiling water.
Stitches into the ear from the neck.
Sensation as if the inner ear were swollen, with increased hardness of bearing.
 Oozing from the right ear, smelling like putrid meat.
Nose red and hot.
Red eruption on the nose, at times humid.
Blowing from the nose of a large quantity of thick, green mucus, mixed with pus and blood, later of dry, brown scales, with mucus, which comes from the frontal sinuses and firmly adheres to the swollen upper portion of the nostrils.
Painful scabs in the nostrils.
 Eruptions on the wings of the nose.
Accumulation of mucus in the posterior nares.
Swelling and induration of the wings of the nose.
Warts on the nose.
Smell in the nose as from brine of fish, or of fermenting beer.
 Fluent coryza in the open air, and dry coryza in the room.
Heat and redness of the whole face, with fine nets of veins, as if marbled.
Circumscribed burning redness of the cheeks.
The skin of the face is red-hot, peeling off continually ; when washing it feels sore and raw.
 Å’dematous erysipelas of the face.
Greasy skin of the face.
Light-brown blotches (freckles) on the face.
Eruptions on the face, leaving livid spots.
Swelling of the temporal arteries.
 Faceache, originating in the left cheek-bone near the ear, extending through the teeth to the nose, through the eyes to the temples into the head ; the painful spots burn like fire, and are very sensitive to the rays of the sun.
Perspiration of the face, especially on the side on which he does not lie.
Mouth and Throat.
Flat, white ulcers on the inside of the lips, and on the corners of the mouth.
Lips pale, swollen ; peeling off.
Cracking of the articulation of the jaw.
 The roots of the teeth become carious ; or the teeth become carious from the side ; the crown of the tooth remains sound.
The teeth crumble off.
Toothache from drinking tea.
Gum swollen, inflamed, with dark-red streaks on them.
 Tongue swollen, especially on the right wide ; he bites himself on the tongue frequently.
Aphthae in the mouth.
Blue swelling under the tongue ; ranula.
Taste in the mouth sweet as sugar, with gonorrhoea.
Accumulation of a large quantity of mucus in the throat, which is hawked up with difficulty.
 Painful swallowing, especially empty swallowing or that of saliva.
Throat feels raw, dry, as from a plug, or as if it were constricted when swallowing.
Stomach and Abdomen.
The food tastes as if it were not salt enough.
Bread tastes dry and bitter.
Longing for cold food and drink.
 Bad effects from fat things and onions.
Violent thirst, especially at night and early in the morning.
While masticating the food becomes very dry.
Eructations rancid or acid.
Gulping up of large quantities of acids from the stomach.
 Taste of putrid eggs in the mouth in the morning.
Continuous eructations of air while eating.
Vomiting of mucus, or of greasy substances.
Induration of the stomach.
Indurations in the abdomen.
The fluid which he drinks falls with a noise in the stomach.
 The upper part of the abdomen in drawn in.
Soreness of the navel.
Swelling of the pit of the stomach.
Movement in the abdomen as of something alive, as if the abdominal muscle were pushed outward by the arm of a foetus, but painless.
Painful swelling of the inguinal glands.
 Intussusception of the intestines.
Yellow or brownish spots on the abdomen.
Flatulence, as if an animal were crying in the abdomen.
Stool and Anus.
Ineffectual urging to stool, with erections.
Obstinate constipation, as from inactivity, or from intussusception of the intestines.
 Stool in hard balls.
Discharge of blood with the stool.
Diarrhoea ; pale-yellow water is forcibly expelled, with much noisy discharge of wind.
In the morning (after breakfast), or in the morning, periodically returning diarrhoea, always at the same hour.
Stools oily or greasy.
 Painful constriction of the anus during the stool.
Haemorrhoidal tumors swollen, paining worse while sitting.
Offensive perspiration at the anus and in the perinaeum.
Sycotic excrescences at the anus.
Fistula in ano.
 Frequent urging to urinate, and profuse secretion of urine, especially towards and in the evening.
The urine foams ; the foam remains long on the urine.
Involuntary secretion of urine ; at night ; when coughing ; in drops after having urinated.
The bladder (and rectum) feels paralyzed, having no power to expel.
Sediment of brown mucus.
 Urethra burning, biting-itching.
The urine contains sugar.
Men. Swelling of the prepuce ; inflammation of the glands.
Sycotic excrescences on the fraenulum and on the glands ; they ooze, especially during the new moon.
 Watery, copious discharge from the urethra (gonorrhoea).
Stitches in the urethra, with urging to urinate.
Sensation as if a drop were running through the urethra.
Nightly painful erections.
Impotence after gonorrhoea.
 Profuse perspiration, smelling sweet like honey, on the genitals.
Women. Profuse perspiration before menstruation.
Abortion in the third month.
Dyspnoea, as from adhesion of the lungs.
 Shortness of breath, from mucus in the trachea.
Shortness of breathing from fulness and constriction in the hypochondria an upper abdomen.
Cough only during the day, or in the morning after rising, and in the evening after lying down.
Cough as soon as one eats.
During the evening cough after lying down, the expectoration becomes loose ; easier when he turns from the left to the right side.
 Stitches in the chest after drinking any thing cold.
Violent congestions to the chest, with strong, audible palpitation of the heart.
Anxious palpitation of the heart when waking in the morning.
Blue color of the skin on the clavicle.
The expectoration tastes like old cheese.
 Sensation as of a skin in the larynx.
Brown spots on the chest.
Back and Neck.
Greasy, brown skin on the neck.
Burning extending from the small of the back to between the shoulder-blades.
Beating and pulsating in the back.
 Blood-boils on the back.
Pressing pain in the region of the kidneys.
Upper. Herpes on the elbow.
Brown color on the back of the hand.
White scaly herpes on the back of the hand and on the finger.
 Cold perspiration on the hands.
Erysipelatous swelling of the tips of the fingers, with tingling in them.
Nails are crippled, discolored, crumbling off.
Twitching of the muscles of the arms.
Coldness and sensation of deadness of the fingers and tips of the fingers.
 Stinging pains in the arms and the joints.
Lower. The hip-joint feels as if it were relaxed.
When walking the limbs feel as if they were made of wood.
Hip-ache, the leg becomes elongated.
Brown skin on the legs, especially on the inside of the thigh.
 Nets of veins, as if marbled, on the soles of the feet.
Red swelling of the tips of the toes.
Toe-nails crippled, brittle.
Fetid sweat on the toes.
 Emaciation and deadness of the affected parts.
Jerking up of the upper part of the body.
The flesh feels as if it were beaten off the bones.
Sensation of lightness of the body when walking.
Cracking of the joints on stretching them out.
 Bad effects from beer, fat food, acids, sweets, tobacco, tea, wine and onions ; from the abuse of Sulphur and Mercury.
Stitches in the limbs and joints.
The limbs go to sleep.
One-sided complaints -paralysis.
St. Vitus' dance.
 Continuous sleeplessness, with painfulness of the parts on which one lies.
Sleeplessness, with apparitions as soon as he closes his eyes ; they disappear as soon as he opens them.
Goes to sleep late on account of heat and restlessness.
Anxious dreams if he lies on the left side.
Pulse slow and weak in the morning, in the evening accelerated and full.
 In the evening violent pulsations.
Swelling of the veins.
Chill in attacks at various times in the day, but mostly in the evening.
Chilliness on the left side, which feels cold to the touch.
Chill without thirst after midnight and in the morning.
 Internal chilliness, with external heat and violent thirst.
Heat in the evening, especially on the face.
Burning in the face without redness.
Dry heat of the covered parts.
Perspiration when first going to sleep.
 Perspiration on the parts of the body which are uncovered, with dry heat of the covered parts.
Anxious, at times cold sweat.
Perspiration after the chill, without any intervening heat.
Perspiration, at times oily or fetid, or smelling sweet like honey.
General perspiration, but not on the head.
 When walking in the morning profuse perspiration ; the most profuse on the head.
Perspiration only during sleep, disappearing at once as soon as he awakens.
Dirty-brownish color of the skin.
Brownish, or brown-red, or brown-white spots on the skin.
Eruptions only on the covered parts.
The eruptions burn violently after scratching.
Sycotic excrescences, smelling like old cheese, or like the brine of fish.
White, scaly, dry, mealy herpes.
 Condylomata large, seedy, frequently on a pedicle.
Flat ulcers, with a bluish-white bottom.
Crippled nails on the fingers and toes.
 Aggravation in the evening and at night ; the debility if ; worse in the morning ; some complaints are aggravated at 3 A.M. and 3 P.M. ; from cold wet ; from the heat of the bed.
Amelioration ; from warm wet ; from eructations ; from a development of coryza, with sneezing ; and from turning from the left to the right side.