Mind.-- Mental preoccupation with difficult thinking. Inclined to philosophical religious and political speculations. Weak memory. Great angriness and irritability in full blooded persons. Depression and despondency. Restlessness and haste. Anxiousness in evening. Frightened easily. Aversion to being washed, in children. Melancholy with solicitude of the salvation of his own should but indifference to the fate of others. Weeping.
Vertigo.-- Especially when sitting, with vanishing of sight and nosebleed.
Head.-- Congestion from chest to head, with burning heat and gurgling, pulsating pain in brain, throbbing in neck and cardiac region, diminished hearing and flushes of heat in face. Hollow feeling in occiput. Buzzing and roaring feeling in. Stitches and bruised sensation. Bursting pain. Forehead: outward sticking and pressure in, tearing and heat in better moving head, heaviness and fullness worse raising or moving head, tension in and in eyes from every mental exertion or moving eyes. The head is stooped forward when walking, Worse: Open air, during stool, talking, early on awaking and in evening, stooping, after eating. Better: In warm room, at rest, external pressure, sitting, lying with head high.
External Head.-- Bone pains like a band contracting about head, and as though' flesh were loose thereon, ending in inflammation, swelling and caries. Open fontanelles. Agreeable crawling, itching (more on occiput and behind ears), burning changing place or feeling better from scratching, but bleeding easily, then foul eruptions or ulcers which burn or smart as if raw, soon follow. Scalp or vertex sensitive to touch. External coldness. Hair dry, falls out, in child bed. Worse: Cold, wet weather, during rest, warmth of bed. Better: Motion, cool air.
Eyes.-- Sunken, encircled by blue rings. Red painful inflammation, as from the recent presence of a foreign body. Stitches, especially in sunshine or artificial light. Profuse lachrymation in open air, with disagreeable dryness thereof in a room. Vision lost, as though' they had been obliterated. Like gauze before. Obstruction of cornea. Vesicles on cornea. Farsighted. Photophobia with sticking, worst during sultry weather. Frequent inflammation of lids with burning and profuse secretion of mucus. Ulcerated lids. The lids are relaxed and hang down.
Ears.-- Purulent discharge from. Drawing and sticking in. Humming and roaring in. Oversensitive hearing.
Nose.-- Swelling, redness and inflammation of. Herpes transversely across. Epistaxis. Odor like an old catarrh in. Dry, stopped nasal secretions. Burning fluent coryza with discharge of burning water in open air, but dry in house.
Face.-- Pale, sickly color. Burning, seeming to rise from chest. Heat and spotted redness of. Erysipelas. Humid herpes. Milk crust. Swollen upper lips. Cancer of lips. Swelling of submaxillary glands.
Teeth.-- Ache every evening. Sensitive tips. Swelling of gums with throbbing pains. Dental fistula.
Mouth.-- Stomatitis. Aphthae of children. Chronic sensation of a plug or lump in throat. Dryness of throat. Frothy mucus on tongue. Offensive breath.
Stomach.-- Burning in. Contractive spasms of, after eating. Burrowing in pit. Sensitive pit. Pressure and stitches in.
Hypochondria: Stitches in hepatic region both hypochondria and spleen.
Appetite: Too great. But knows not for what. Constant thirst. Drinks much, eats little. (Ant-t.)
Taste: Offensive, sweetish or sour, in mouth.
Eructations: Offensive smelling, at night during sleep. Sour. Loud, whenever he presses on abdomen. Gulping up of ingesta. Heartburn.
Nausea, etc. - Qualmishness after eating. Tenderness of epigastrium after eating. Retching. Vomiting: First of water, then of solid food, of blood, sour or bitter, withhold sweat upon face.
Abdomen.-- Stitches in (left) side of, when walking. Bellyache after drinking. Like a hard lump in (Pul.). Hemorrhoidal colic. Ascites. Labor - like pains across the pubes. Incarcerated hernia. Loud rumbling and grumbling in. Obstructed flatus with pressure in (left) side of.
Stool.-- Frequent, ineffectual urging. Hard, knotty. Chronic constipation. Soft, blood - streaked s. Dysenteric, with violent tenesmus. Involuntary.
Anus and Rectum.-- - Prolapsus rect. Swollen anal hemorrhoids. Itching, sticking and burning in anus.
Urine.-- Frequent, nightly urination, with discharge of much urine in a powerful stream. Nocturnal enuresis. Involuntary.
Sexual Organs.-- Weak sexual power. Swelling of testicles. Hydrocele. Moisture on scrotum. Pressure on genitals. Swelling and painfulness of labia and vagina when sitting.
Female.-- Menses: Too early and too profuse. Suppressed, with congestion of blood to other parts. Headache before. Mucus or acrid milky leucorrhoea.
Respiration.-- Difficult inspiration from a painless tightness of chest. Nightly. Suffocative attacks. Tightness of chest with visible palpitation and snoring like sensation therein. Oppressed when bringing the arms together in front of body.
Cough.-- Dry, with spasm of chest and retching, during day and night. Nightly, with tendency to diarrhoea. From crawling in larynx. Always in two quickly succeeding paroxysms of rapid coughing fits, excited by a tickling as of feather down in larynx. In evening and at night without, in morning and during day with expectoration of dark blood or yellow, greenish, purulent, often cold or milky white watery mucus ordinary of a sourish or flat, foul or salty taste or like on old foul catarrh.
Larynx and trachea.-- Rough nasal sound like snoring. Deep, rough voice.
Chest.-- Pressure, tension, stitches, cutting, constriction, and a kind of bursting pain in. Fullness in. Congestion to. Spasms of. Roughness and soreness in. Oppression, as of a load on, after some foods. Feeling as if lungs touched back. Pain in entire c. Suppuration of lungs. Pulmonary phthisis. Violent, visible palpitation. Swelling and nodes in mammae. Excoriated nipples. Cancer of mammae.
Back.-- Drawing in. Curvature of spine. Pain in lumbar region when walking or rising from sitting pain and tension in sacrum. Stitches in scapulae.
Upper Extremities.-- Drawing in joints of arms, hands and fingers. Cracks on hands, especially between fingers and on palms. Erysipelatous swelling of fingers. Hangnails. Cold trembling hands.
Lower Extremities.-- Heavy legs. Erysipelas on lower legs. Stiff ankles. Bruised or dislocative pain in shoulder (I). Feet cold or covered with cold sweat.
Generalities.-- Great debility from speaking. General emaciation. Sensitive to open air. Restless limbs. Sticking pains in joints. Tearing in limbs with yawing and anxious sweat. Gouty arthritis with heat and swelling. Flying pains in extremities which often suddenly disappear for a time. Paralysis of limbs. Epileptiform twitchings, with an aura, as of a mouse running up arm or back. Symptoms appear mostly during rest and disappear during motion. Standing causes the greatest aggravation. Changes of weather, and especially wet weather, intensify the symptoms. Cold intensifies and warmth ameliorates the pains. Useful as an intercurrent in cases where the carefully selected remedy fails to act because some foreign controlling influence (Psora) requires to be subdued in order to allow the previous remedy a free scope to develop its power.
Tissues.-- Glands inflamed, swollen indurated and suppurating. Swollen cervical glands.
Bones.-- Pain in, as though' flesh were loose thereon. Inflammation and swelling of. Caries. Curvature and rachitis.
Skin.-- Erysipelatous inflammations with pale, hot swelling. Nettlerash. Black pores. Bluish spots like ecchymoses. Itching and burning herpes. Scaly herpes. Liver spots. Panaritia. Boils (especially on buttocks). Spongy proud flesh in ulcers. Dropsy. Cracked. Chafing of children. Unbreakable itching, especially from warmth. Itch which itches intensely in evening and from warmth (often recurs in spring time). Eruption: Receding, tendency to. Effects of suppressed emotions.
Sleep.-- Great day sleepiness, especially in afternoon and after sunset, with sleeplessness at night. Late falling to. Long but unrefreshing sleep, in morning. Nightly jerking and twitching in body during. Nightmare.
Fever.-- Pulse: Full, hard and accelerated, sometimes intermittent. Violent ebullitions of blood throughout entire body. Chill: And chilliness, principally internal and without thirst, mostly evenings, but also at other times of day. External, with concomitant internal heat and redness of face. Severe, at night in bed. In forenoon, in afternoon heat with cold feet. With thirst, after previous heat. Spreading from toes. Running up back. Heat: Afternoons and evening, with dry skin and great thirst. Frequent attacks of flying heat. Great, at night, without thirst, often preceding chill with thirst, often preceding chill with thirst. Sweat: Nights and mornings. Copious sour smelling s., the whole night. In evening, most on hands. Copious, from least movement. Anxious debilitating, of an empyreumatic, sour, seldom offensive, sometimes also cold. Nightstand, only on nape and occiput
Relationship.-- Allied Remedies: Aco., Ag-c., Alc. Ambr., ANT-C., AP., ARS., Bell., Bor., CALC-C., Carb-v., CAUST., Cham., Chel., Chin., Coff., Dulc., Ferr., Graph., Hep., Iod., Kre., MERC., NAT-S., Nit-ac., Nux-v., Petr Pod., PSOR., PULS., Ran-b., Rhus-t., Sars., Selen., SEP., Sil., Stann, Staph., Stront., Thuj., Valer.
Complementary: Calc-c., MERC., Nux-v., RHUS.