Kali nitricum


Mind.-- Anxious restlessness. Faint - hearted, and fear of death.

Sensorium.-- Stupefying heaviness of head, as after a debauch, early in morning.

Head.-- Congestion to. Sticking ache. Compressive sensation in occiput, binding up the hair. Pressive ache, coffee, driving in open air. Headache after eating veal. Painfully sensitive scalp. Eyes. - Burning in, after washing early in morning. Blackness before the eyes (after inhaling camphor), Rainbow colored circles around the light.

Ears.-- Nightly sticking in, when lying thereon. Deafness from paralysis of auditory nerve.

Nose.-- Inflamed tip, with stitches therein, with increased headache. Contractive pain in forehead, eyes and face, which concentrates itself in tip of nose.

Teeth.-- Sticking or tearing ache. Nightly, throbbing ache, cold things. Gums swell and bleed easily, as in scurvy.

Mouth.-- Stench from. Sticking sore throat, with inflammation of soft palate and uvula. Impeded swallowing, with tension and cutting in larynx. Shiny white coating on tongue.

Stomach.-- Spasmodic, contractive, cramp like stomach - ache, especially after eating veal. Burning in. Pressure in pit.

Hypochondriac: Stitches in kidneys.

Appetite: Greater in evening than at noon. Continuous, violent thirst.

Nausea: Nightly, as though he would vomit.

Abdomen.-- Violent pains after eating veal.

Flatulence: Obstructed, especially in afternoon.

Stool.-- Hard, difficult. Soft, with and without colic.

Urine.-- Frequent and profuse passage of bright - colored urine.

Female.-- Menses: Of black blood, too early and too profuse. Violent lumbar pains before and during. Leucorrhoea with pains in small of back.

Respiration.-- Tightness of chest compelling him to lie with head high. Oppression of chest when ascending.

Cough.-- Dry, especially early in morning. The cough awakens him at 3 o'clock in morning, with a stupefying headache. Chest pains when coughing lasting until expectoration is loosened. With stitches in chest and expectoration of clear blood. Purulent expectoration of clear blood. Purulent expectoration from lungs, with colliquative sweats.

Larynx.-- Hoarseness, with roughness and scratching in. Tracheal phthisis.

Chest.-- Stitches in, with anxiety and oppression, especially when taking a deep breath and lying with the head low. Contractive chest pains coming from the back, as though lungs were being constricted. Inflammation of lungs. Violent palpitation, most intense when lying in bed at night.

Back.-- Stitches in and between scapulae, with arrested breathing. Violent pain in small of, early in morning and when stooping. Pressive pain in lumbar region during rest, especially when coughing.

Neck: Neckache extending into shoulders, as though hair were violently pulled.

Upper Extremities.-- Nightly tearing and sticking in joints of arms. Sensation as though hands and fingers were thick and swollen.

Lower Extremities.-- Great paralytic weakness and debility in lower legs.

Generalities.-- Relaxation early in morning, with a sensation of warmth in face and a hot forehead. Greater debility when sitting than during moderate exercise. Tearing and sticking in limbs and joints. After - effects of eating veal which is too young and tender. Inflammation of internal organs. the symptoms are intensified after midnight and towards morning. Camphor aggravates.

Skin.-- Stitches as of needles in skin, especially of face then burning. Burning vesicles containing a yellowish fluid, which cease to burn after being scratched open. Sudden, dropsical swellings.

Sleep.-- Day sleepiness. Stupefying. Restless, especially after midnight. Nightmare.

Fever.-- Pulse: Full, hard and accelerated. Slow in morning, rapid in afternoon and evening. Chill: and coldness in afternoon and evening, increased by every motion, disappears, when lying. Succeeded by sweat, without previous heat. In evening, with pains. Coldness with thirst in afternoon. Heat: Some but insignificant heat in the evening. Nightly, without thirst or succeeding sweat. Sweat: Very exhausting, from the least exertion. Nightsweat, most profuse on legs. Early morning s., most profuse on chest.

Relationship.-- Allied Remedies: Amyl-n., Calc - c., Glo., Ip., Melil.