Arnica montana


Mind.-- Unconsciousness. Distraction and inability to think. Great fear and restlessness. Lachrymose humor. Oversensitive. Refuses to reply to anything. Rage. Peevish, wilful, quarrelsome mood. Anger, followed by screaming and weeping.

Sensorium.-- Whirling vertigo with nausea when rising up and during motion, better lying. Fainting after physical injuries.

Head.-- Congestion to. Burning or heat of, with coldness of rest of body. Pressing pain in forehead. Tearing and inward sticking in temples and forehead. Compressive ache. Stitches in. Concussion, of brain. Aching over one eye, with vomiting of green water after overlifting. Cutting like a knife through head, followed by a cold feeling and bristling hair. Feeling: As if brain were rolled into a lump (Ant-t.), as if a nail were thrust into one temple, of crawling in forehead over orbit, also upon vertex. Worse: Forenoon and evening, motion, shaking, coughing, mental exertion, midnight, after eating, raising eyes, becoming cold. Better: Rest, lying horizontally or on painful side.

External Head.-- Crawling, tearing in the bone itself, most severe in region of temples (after trauma). Crawling in vertex. Tension from vertex down to brows. Scalp adheres tightly to cranium. Worse: Touch. Better: Warmth, rubbing, wrapping up warmly.

Eyes.-- Inflamed and bloodshot after injuries. Dim, lusterless. Swollen, ecchymosed lids. Burning tears. Photophobia.

Ears.-- Stitches in, and behind. Difficult hearing, with roaring before. Earache, as from a contusion.

Nose.-- Crawling in. Pain in, as if crushed. Swelling and ecchymosis of. Epistaxis.

Face.-- Pale, sunken, Heat of, with coldness of body. Unilateral redness and swelling of cheeks. Crawling about eyes, in cheeks and lips. Busted burning lips. Swollen, submaxillary glands.

Teeth.-- Aching, with crawling in gums and a swelled cheek.

Mouth.-- Offensive odor from, early in morning. Bleeding from. Burning in throat. Swallowing impeded by a sort of qualmishness. Noisy deglutition. White coated tongue.

Stomach.-- Cramp in. Fullness in. Stitches in pit, with pressure extending into back and constriction of chest.

Hypochondria: When walking stitches in spleen with arrested breathing.

Appetite: Craving for vinegar. Violent thirst for cold water, without heat. Taste. - Foul or bitter.

Eructations: Foul or bitter. Like rotten eggs. Regurgitation of bitter mucus.

Nausea, etc. - Qualmishness and empty retching.

Vomiting: Of ingesta (often mixed with blood) after drinking, of dark, coagulated blood.

Abdomen.-- Hard distended. Pain in after overlifting (also during pregnancy). Contusive pain in sides of. Pain about navel during motion. Colic with retained urine.

Flatulence: Torturing. Discharged flatus has odor of rotten eggs.

Stool.-- Retained, with ineffectual urging. Undigested. Unnoticed. Involuntary. Diarrhoea with tenesmus. Ineffectual tenesmus.

Urine.-- Retention of from spasm of sphincter vesicae. Brownish - red, with brick red sediment. Haematuria. Ineffectual urging to urinate. Involuntary urination at night in bed and during day when walking.

Sexual Organs.-- Bluish - red swelling of penis and scrotum. Hot swelling of testes (after contusion.) Hydrocele. Inflamed vagina and uterus after (difficult) childbirth. After pains too painful and too long continued.

Respiration.-- Anxious oppression of. Foul smelling breath.

Cough.-- Dry, excited by crawling in trachea, with stitches in head. When coughing, inability to expectorate, on the contrary must swallow what is loosened. Haemoptysis, of bright foamy blood mixed with small clots. Expectoration of black blood in coagulated lumps, without cough, after every exertion. Expectoration of badly tasting slime in evening. Wailing, crying and weeping precede and follow the paroxysm.

Larynx.-- Scraping in.

Chest.-- Bruised pain and compression in. Burning in. Stitches in worse from coughing and motion, better by external pressure. Rawness in. Stitches in (left side). Bruised feeling in ribs. Jerking heart beat. Erysipelas and inflammation of female mammae. Excoriated nipples.

Back.-- Crawling in. Stitches in loins. Bruised sensation in, and in lumbar region.

Upper Extremities.-- Bruised sensation in arms. Crawling in arms. Sprained pain in joints of arm and hand. Distended blood vessels on hands.

Lower Extremities.-- Bruised feeling in legs. Crawling in legs. Tension and weariness in thighs. Pale swelling of knee. Hot, erysipelatous inflammation and painfulness of feet. Podagra.

Generalities.-- Bruised pain with crawling in entire body, from every motion. Stiffness of limbs after excessive exertion. Oversensitiveness of entire body. Constant restless of body and tossing about. Shifting pains in joints quickly change place. Twitching muscles. Ebullitions of blood. Apoplexy with exudation. Ecchymosis and hemorrhages of internal and external parts. Complaint (also inflammations) after blows, falls or contusions. The symptoms are intensified in the evening and at night, as well as from touch, motion and even from nose.

Bones.-- Drawing in periosteum, before fever.

Skin.-- Numerous small boils. Hot, hard, glistening swelling (i. e., as from insect stings). Ecchymoses. Wounds. Excoriations (bed sores) of invalids.

Sleep.-- Day sleepiness, with inability to sleep. Somnolency, with flightiness Anxious dreams.

Fever.-- Pulse: Very variable, mostly full, hard and accelerated. Sometimes very weak and slow. Alternate quick and slow action of pulse and heart. Strong pulsation thro' whole body in evening. Chill: Internal coldness with external warmth. With great thirst, which often precedes it, as if cold water were poured over one, for the most part in the evening. And coldness of lower parts of body, with heat of upper, especially of head. Universal, with heat and redness of one cheek. After every nap. From slightest lifting of covers. Alternating with heat. Cold sensation of side on which he lies. Heat: Dry, which is either general or only running over the face or back. Earning in single parts of body, which feel cold externally. Or coldness, now here now there. IN evening, with pains in limbs. Internal with external coldness. Sweat: for the most part sour or offensive smelling, sometimes cold.

Relationship.-- Allied Remedies: Acon., Ap., Ars., Bry., Cann., Caps., Chin., CIC., Ferr., Rhus-t., Sabi., Samb., Sell, Seneg., Verat-a., ZINC.

Complementary: Nat-s., SUL.