Verbascum thapsus.

Mind and Disposition.

Unusual hilarity, with continuous flow of ideas.


Vertigo, when leaning the left cheek on the hand.

Pressing, stupefying headache when entering a warm room from the cold air, and vice versa.

Deep, stupefying stitches in the brain.


[5] Pain in the eyes, with the sensation as if the orbits were drawn together, with heat in the eyes.


Hardness of hearing, as from an obstruction of the ear.

Sensation as if the ear (nose and larynx) were stopped up when reading aloud.


Violent pressure in the (left) malar bone, and zygoma.

Faceache ; dull pressure and stupefying tension in the whole cheek, beginning in the malar bone and articulation of the jaw, especially caused and aggravated by a change of temperature.

Mouth and Throat.

[10] Tongue coated yellow in the morning.

Stomach and Abdomen.

Pressing pain on the navel, aggravated by bending forward.

Constriction in the lower abdomen and navel.

Stinging pain in the abdomen.

Stool and Anus.

Stool retarded ; by very hard pressing he passes stool like sheep dung, in small, hard balls.

Urinary Organs.

[15] Frequent micturition, with profuse secretion.

Respiratory Organs.

Hoarseness from reading aloud.

Deep voice.

Stupefying, periodical stitches in the chest.

Tension over the chest, with stitches in the region of the heart ; in the evening after lying down.

Frequent attacks of a deep, hollow, hoarse cough, with the sound like a trumpet, caused by a tickling in the larynx and chest.


[20] Stinging pains in the limbs.

Tearing, stinging pain in various parts, going downwards.

Benumbing sensation with most all the pain.


Great sleepiness after eating.

Awakens early in the morning, (4 A.M.).


[25] External and internal sensation of coldness over the whole body.

Coldness and chill predominate.

Shuddering on one side of the body, as if cold water were poured over him.


The ailments are caused and aggravated by change of temperature, especially when entering the room from the open air, and vice versa.

Aggravation, while sitting.

[30] Amelioration, after rising from a seat.