Numb, weak, tremulous and paretic. Can’t hold up head. Exudations, into pleura, joints, from navel, etc. True metastases; receding gout, etc. Alternations, piles with rheumatism (Coll. Sabi.). Rheumatism, after diarrhea. Emaciation; ascending; of legs.

Cross, irritable children. Pale hollow eyed, old face. Distended veins; on forehead. Nosebleed; of youths. Vomits much offensive fluid. Stomach floats in water (Buf.). Bloated abdomen. Pains in left ovary. Nightly backache. Weak joints; can’t hold up head. Face cold, dry and wrinkled. Cold, prickling, numb fingers and toes. Flabby skin. Protruding piles; burn on touch.

Aceticum acidum

Adapted to pale lean persons with lax, flabby muscles; face pale, waxy (Fer.). Hemorrhage; from every mucous outlet, nose, throat, lungs, stomach, bowels, uterus (Fer., Mill.); metrorrhagia; vicarious; traumatic epistaxis (Arn.). Marasmus and other wasting diseases of children (Abrot., Iod., Sanic., Tub.). Great prostration; after injuries (Sulph. ac.); after surgical shock; after anesthetics. Thirst; intense, burning, insatiable even for large quantities in dropsy, diabetes, chronic diarrhea; but no thirst in fever. Sour belching and vomiting of pregnancy, burning water-brash and profuse salivation, day and night (Lac. ac., salivation < at night, Mer. s.). Diarrhea; copious, exhausting, great thirst; in dropsy, typhus, phthisis; with night sweats. True croup, hissing respiration, cough with inhalation (Spong.); last stages. Inhalation of vapor of cider vinegar has been successfully used in croup and malignant diphtheria. Cannot sleep lying on the back (sleeps better on back, Ars.); sensation of sinking in abdomen causing dyspnea; rests better lying on belly (Am. c.). Hectic fever, skin dry and hot; red spot on left cheek and drenching night sweats.

Aconite napellus

It is generally indicated in acute or recent cases occurring in young persons, especially girls, of a full, plethoric habit who lead a sedentary life; persons easily affected by atmospheric changes; dark hair and eyes, rigid muscular fibre. Complaints caused by exposure to dry cold air, dry north or west winds, or exposure to draughts of cold air while in a perspiration; bad effects of checked perspiration.
Great fear and anxiety of mind, with great nervous excitability; afraid to go out, to go into a crowd where there is any excitement or many people; to cross the street. The countenance is expressive of fear; the life is rendered miserable by fear; is sure his disease will prove fatal; predicts the day he will die; fear of death during pregnancy.
Restless, anxious, does everything in great haste; must change position often; everything startles him.
Pains; are intolerable (Cham.), they drive him crazy; he becomes very restless; at night. Hahnemann says: « Whenever Aconite is chosen homeopathically, you must, above all, observe the moral symptoms, and be careful that it closely resembles them; the anguish of mind and body; the restlessness; the disquiet not to be allayed. ».
This mental anxiety, worry, fear accompanies the most trivial ailment. Music is unbearable, makes her sad (Sab., during menses, Nat. c.).
On rising from a recumbent position the red face becomes deathly pale, or he becomes faint or giddy and falls, and fears to rise again; often accompanied by vanishing of sight and unconsciousness.
Amenorrhea in plethoric young girls; after fright, to prevent suppression of menses.
For the congestive stage of inflammation before localization takes place. Fever; skin dry and hot; face red, or pale and red alternately; burning thirst for large quantities of cold water; intense nervous restlessness, tossing about in agony; becomes intolerable towards evening and on going to sleep.
Convulsions; of teething children; heat, jerks and twitches of single muscles; child gnaws its fist, frets and screams; skink hot and dry; high fever. Cough, croup; dry, hoarse, suffocating, loud, rough, croaking; hard, ringing, whistling; on expiration (Caust. – on inhalation, Spong.); from dry, cold winds or drafts of air.
Aconite should never be given simply to control the fever, never alternated with other drugs for that purpose. If it be a case requiring Aconite no other drug is needed; Aconite will cure the case. Unless indicated by the exciting cause, is nearly always injurious in first stages of typhoid fever.

< Evening and night, pains are insupportable; in a warm room; when rising from bed; lying on affected side (Hep., Nux m.).
> In the open air (Alum., Mag. c., Puls., Sab.).

Actae racemosa (Cimicifuga)

Puerperal mania; thinks she is going crazy (compare, Syph.); tries to injure herself. Mania following disappearance of neuralgia.
Sensation as if a heavy, black cloud had settled all over her and enveloped her head so that all is darkness and confusion.
Illusion of a mouse running under her chair (Lac. c., Aeth.).
Ciliary neuralgia; aching or sharp, darting, shooting pains in globes, extending to temples, vertex, occiput, orbit, < going up stairs, > lying down.
Heart troubles from reflex symptoms of uterus or ovaries. Heart’s action ceases suddenly; impending suffocation; palpitation from least motion (Dig.).

Menses: irregular; exhausting (Alum., Coc.); delayed or suppressed by mental emotion, from cold, from fever; with chorea, hysteria or mania; increase of mental symptoms during.

Spasms: hysterical or epileptic; reflex from uterine disease; worse during menses; chorea < left side.
Severe left-sided infra-mammary pains (Ust.). Sharp, lancinating, electric-like pains in various parts, sympathetic with ovarian or uterine irritation; in uterine region, dart from side to side.

Pregnancy: nausea; sleeplessness; false labor-like pains; sharp pains across abdomen; abortion at third month (Sab.). During labor: « shivers » in first stage; convulsions, from nervous excitement; rigid os; pains severe, spasmodic, tedious, < by least noise. After-pains, worse in the groins. When given during last month of pregnancy, shortens labor, if symptoms correspond (Caul., Puls.).
Excessive muscular soreness, after dancing, skating, or other violent muscular exertion. Rheumatic pains in muscles of neck and back; feel stiff, lame, contracted; spine sensitive, from using arms in sewing, type writing, piano playing (Agar., Ran. b.).

Rheumatism affecting the bellies of the muscles; pains stitching, cramping. Rheumatic dysmenorrhea.

< During menstruation; the more profuse the flow the greater the suffering.

Aesculus hippocastanum

For persons with hemorrhoidal tendencies, and who suffer with gastric, bilious or catarrhal troubles. Fullness in various parts, as from undue amount of blood; heart, lungs, stomach, brain, pelvis, skin.

Venous congestion, especially portal and hemorrhoidal.
Despondent, gloomy; very irritable; looses temper easily and gains control slowly; miserably cross (Cham.).
Mucous membranes of mouth, throat, rectum are swollen, burn, feel dry and raw.

Coryza: thin, watery, burning: rawness and sensitive to inhaled cold air. Follicular pharyngitis; violent burning, raw sensation in throat; dryness and roughness of throat.
Frequent inclination to swallow, with burning, pricking, stinging and dry constricted fauces (Apis, Bell.).

Rectum: dryness and heat of; feet as if full of small sticks; knife-like pains shoot up the rectum (Ign., Sulph.); hemorrhoids blind, painful, burning purplish; rarely bleeding. Rectum sore, with fullness, burning and itching (Sulph.).

Constipation: hard, dry stool, difficult to pass; with dryness and heat of rectum; severe lumbo-sacral backache. Stool followed by fullness of rectum and intense pain in anus for hours (Aloe, Ign., Mur. ac., Sulph.).

Prolapsus uteri and acrid, dark leucorrhea, with lumbo-sacral backache and great fatigue, from walking. Severe dull backache in lumbo-sacral articulation; more or less constant; affecting sacrum and hips. Back « gives out » during pregnancy, prolapsus, leucorrhea; when walking or stooping; must sit or lie down. Sensation of heaviness and lameness in back. Paralytic feeling in arms, legs and spine.

< Motion; backache and soreness, by walking and stooping; inhaling cold air.

Aethusia cynapium

Especially for children during dentition in hot summer weather; children who cannot bear milk. Great weakness; children cannot stand; unable to hold up the head (Abrot.); prostration with sleepiness.

Idiocy in children: incapacity to think; confused. An expression of great anxiety and pain, with a drawn condition and well-marked linea nasalia. Features expressive of pain and anxiety.

Herpetic eruption on end of the nose. Complete absence of thirst (Apis, Puls. – rev of Ars.). Intolerance of milk: cannot bear milk in any form; it is vomited in large curds as soon as taken; then weakness causes drowsiness (compare Mag. c.). Indigestion of teething children; violent, sudden vomiting of a frothy, milk-white substance; or yellow fluid, followed by curdled milk and cheesy matter. Regurgitation of food and hour or so after eating; copious greenish vomiting. Epileptic spasms, with clenched thumbs, red face, eyes turned downwards, pupils fixed and dilated; foam at the mouth, jaws locked; pulse small, hard, quick. Weakness and prostration with sleepiness; after vomiting, after stool, after spasm.

< After eating or drinking; after vomiting; after stool; after spasm.

Agaricus muscarius

Persons with light hair; skin and muscles lax. Old people with weak, indolent circulation. Drunkards, especially for their headaches; bad effects after a debauch (Lob., Nux, Ran.).

Delirium: with constant raving; tries to get out of bed; in typhoid or typhus. Headaches: of those who readily become delirious in fever or with pain (Bell.); of persons subject to chorea, twitchings or grimaces; from spinal affections.

Chilblains, that itch and burn intolerably; frostbite and all consequences of exposure to cold, especially in face.

Involuntary movements while awake, cease during sleep; chorea, form simple motions and jerks of single muscles to dancing of whole body; trembling of whole body (twitching of muscles of face, Myg.).

Sensation as if ice touched or ice-cold needles were piercing the skin; as from hot needles. Burning, itching, redness of various parts; ears, nose, face, hands and feet; parts red, swollen, hot.

Uncertainty in walking, stumbles over everything in the way; heels pain as if beaten, when standing. Spine sensitive to touch (Ther.); worse mornings.

Pain: sore, aching, in lumbar and sacral regions; during exertion in the day time; while sitting (Zinc.). Spinal irritation due to sexual excesses (Kali p.). Nervous prostration after sexual debauches. Epilepsy from suppressed eruptions (Psor., Sulph.). Every motion, every turn of body, causes pain in spine. Single vertebra sensitive to touch. Prolapsus, post-climacteric; bearing-down pain almost intolerable (compare, Lilium, Murex, Sepia). Extremely sensitive to cold air (Cal., Kali c., Psor.).
Complaints appear diagonally; upper left and lower right side (Ant. t., Stram. – upper right, lower left, Ambr., Brom., Med., Phos., Sul. ac.).

< After eating; after coitus; cold air; mental application; before a thunder-storm (Phos., Psor.).

Agnus castus

For the lymphatic constitution. Absent-minded, reduced power of insight; cannot recollect; has to read a sentence twice before he can comprehend (Lyc., Phos. ac., Sep.). « Old sinners, » with impotence and gleet; unmarried persons suffering from nervous debility.

Premature old age: melancholy, apathy, mental distraction, self-contempt; arising in young persons from abuse of the sexual powers; from seminal losses.

Complete impotence: relaxation, flaccidity, coldness of genitalia. No sexual power or desire (Cald., Sel.). Impotence, after frequent attacks of gonorrhea. Bad effects of suppressed gonorrhea (Med.). Gleet, with absence of sexual desire or erections.

Leucorrhea: transparent, but staining linen yellow; passes imperceptibly from the very relaxed parts. Deficient secretion or suppression of milk in nursing women. (Asaf., Lac. c., Lac. d.); often with great sadness; says she will die. Complaints of imaginary odor before the nose, as of herring or musk. Prevents excoriation, from walking.

Aloe socotrina

Adapted to indolent, « weary » persons; averse to either mental or physical labor; mental labor fatigues.

Old people: especially women of relaxed, phlegmatic habit. Extreme prostration, with perspiration. Itch appears each year, as winter approaches (Psor.).

Dissatisfied and angry about himself or his complaints, especially when constipated. Diseases of mucous membranes; causes the production of mucus in jelly-like lumps from throat or rectum; affects mucous membrane of rectum.

Headache across the forehead < by every footstep (Bell., Bry.); with heaviness of eyes and nausea. Headaches are worse from heat, better from cold applications (Ars.); alternating with lumbago; after insufficient stool.

Diarrhea: has to hurry to closet immediately after eating and drinking (Crot. t.); with want of confidence in sphincter ani; driving out of bed early in the morning (Psor., Rum., Sulph.). When passing flatus, sensation as if stool would pass with it. (Olean., Mur. ac., Nat. m.).

Colic: cutting, griping pain in right lower portion of abdomen; excruciating, before and during stool; all pains cease after stool, leaving profuse sweating and extreme weakness; attacks preceded by obstinate constipation. Flatus offensive, burning copious; much flatus with small stool (Agar.); burning in anus after passage of flatus. Solid stool and masses of mucus pass involuntarily; hungry during diarrhea. Before stool: rumbling, violent sudden urging; heaviness in rectum; during stool, tenesmus and much flatus; after stool faintness.

Hemorrhoids: blue, like a bunch of grapes (Mur. ac.); constant bearing down in rectum; bleeding, sore, tender, hot, relieved by cold water; intense itching. Itching and burning in anus, preventing sleep (Ind.).

< Early morning; sedentary life; hot dry weather; after eating or drinking; standing or walking.
> Cold water; cold weather; discharge of flatus and stool.

Alumina oxydata

Adapted to persons who suffer from chronic diseases; « the Aconite of chronic diseases. ». Constitutions deficient in animal heat (Cal., Sil.). Spare, dry, thin subjects; dark complexion; mild, cheerful disposition; hypochondriacs; dry, tettery, itching eruption, worse in winter (Petr.); intolerable itching of whole body when getting warm in bed (Sulph.); scratches until bleeds, then becomes painful.
Time passes too slowly; an hour seems half a day (Can. Ind.).
Inability to walk, except with the eyes open, and in the daytime; tottering and falling when closing eyes (Arg. n., Gels.).

Abnormal appetite: craving for starch, chalk, charcoal, cloves, coffee or tea grounds, acids and indigestible things (Cic., Psor.); potatoes disagree. Chronic eructations for years; worse in evening. All irritating things – salt, wine, vinegar, pepper – immediately produce cough.

Constipation: no desire for and no ability to pass stool until there is a large accumulation (Melil.); great straining, must grasp the seat of closet tightly; stool hard, knotty, like laurel berries, covered with mucus; of soft, clayey, adhering to parts (Plat.). Inactivity of rectum, even soft stool requires great straining (Anac., Plat., Sil., Ver.). Constipation of nursing children, from artificial food; bottle-fed babies; of old people (Lyc., Op.); of pregnancy, from inactive rectum (Sep.). Diarrhea when she urinates. Has to strain at stool in order to urinate.

Leucorrhea: acrid and profuse, running down to the heels (Syph.); worse during the daytime; > by cold bathing. After menses: exhausted physically and mentally, scarcely able to speak (Carbo an., Coc.).

Talking fatigues: faint and tired, must sit down.

< In cold air; during winter; while sitting; from eating potatoes; after eating soups; on alternate days; at new and full moon.
> Mild summer weather; form warm drinks; while eating (Psor.); in wet weather (Caust.). Alumina is one of the chief antidotes for lead poisoning; painter’s colic; ailments from lead.

Ambra grisea

For children, especially young girls who are excitable, nervous and weak; nervous affections of old people, nerves « worn out. ». Lean, thin, emaciated persons who take cold easily.

Great sadness, sits for days, weeping. After business embarrassments, unable to sleep, must get up (Act., Sep.).

Ranula with fetid breath (Thuja). Sensation of coldness in abdomen (Cal.). The presence of others, even the nurse, is unbearable during stool; frequent, ineffectual desire, which makes her anxious.

Discharge of blood between periods, at every little accident – a long walk, after very hard stool, etc. Leucorrhea; thick, bluish-white mucus, especially or only at night (Caust., Mer., Nit. ac.).

Violent cough in spasmodic paroxysms, with eructations and hoarseness; worse talking or reading aloud (Dros., Phos.); evening without, morning with expectoration (Hyos.); whooping cough, but without crowing inspiration.

Relationship. – Similar: to, Act., Asaf., Coca, Ign., Mosch., Phos., Val.

< Warm drinks, warm room; music; lying down; reading or talking aloud; the presence of many people; after waking.
> After eating; cold air; cold food and drinks; rising form bed.

Ammonium carbonicum

Hemorrhagic diathesis, fluid blood and degeneration of red blood corpuscles; ulcerations tend to gangrene. Stout, fleshy women with various troubles in consequence of leading a sedentary life; delicate women who must have the « smelling-bottle » continually at hand; readily catch cold in the winter. Children dislike washing (Ant. c., Sulph.).

Loses breath when falling asleep, must awaken to get breath (Grind., Lach.). Ill-humor during wet, stormy weather.

Headache: sensation of fullness, as if forehead would burst (Bell., Glon.).

Nosebleed: when washing the face (Arn., Mag. c.) and hands in the morning, from left nostril; after eating. Ozaena (foul odor from the nose), blowing bloody mucus from the nose frequently; blood rushes to tip of nose, when stooping. Stoppage of nose, mostly at night; must breathe through the mouth, a keynote even in diphtheria; long lasting coryza; « snuffles » of infants (Hep., Nux, Samb., Sticta).

Putrid sore throat; tendency to gangrenous ulceration of tonsils; glands engorged. In diphtheria or scarlatina when the nose is stopped up; child cannot sleep because it cannot get its breath.

Cholera-like symptoms at the commencement of menstruation (Bov., Ver.). Menses: too early, profuse, preceded by griping colic; acrid, makes the thighs sore; copious at night and when sitting (Zinc.); with toothache, colic, sadness; fatigue, especially of thighs; yawning and chilliness;

Leucorrhea: watery burning from the uterus; acrid, profuse from the vagina; excoriation of vulva.

Dyspnea with palpitation, worse by exertion or on ascending even a few steps; worse in a warm room. One of the best remedies in emphysema.

Cough: dry, from tickling in throat as from dust, every morning from 3 to 4 a. m. (Kali c.).

Panaritium: deep seated periosteal pain (Dios., Sil.). Body red, as if from scarlatina (compare, Ailan.).

Malignant scarlatina with deep sleep; stertorous breathing.

Skin: miliary rash or faintly developed eruption from defective vitality; threatened paralysis of brain (Tub., Zinc.).

< Cold, wet weather; wet poultices; from washing, during menses.
> Lying on abdomen (Acet. ac.); on painful side (Puls.); in dry weather.

Ammonium muriaticum

Especially adapted to those who are fat and sluggish; or body large and fat, but legs too thin.

Watery, acrid coryza, corroding the lip (All. c.).

During menses: diarrhea and vomiting; bloody discharge from the bowels (Phos.); neuralgic pains in the feet; flow more profuse at night (Bov. – on lying down, Kreos.).

Obstinate constipation accompanied by much flatus. Hard, crumbling stools require great effort in expulsion; crumble from the verge of anus. (Mag. m.); vary in color, no two stools alike (Puls.).

Hemorrhoids: sore and smarting; with burning and stinging in the rectum for hours after stool (Aesc., Sulph.); especially after suppressed leucorrhea.

Leucorrhea: like white of egg, preceded by griping pain about the navel; brown, slimy, painless, after every urination.

Sensation of coldness in the back, between scapulae (Lach.).

Hamstrings feel painfully short when walking; tension in joints as from shortening of the muscles (Caust., Cimex). Offensive sweat of the feet (Alum., Graph., Psor., Sanic., Sil.).

Amylenum nitrosum

For nervous, sensitive, plethoric women, during or after menopause. Often palliative in incurable cases; very important as regards euthanasia. Rapidly dilates the arteries and accelerates, but later weakens and retards the pulse. Intense surging of blood to face and head (Bell., Glon.). Craves fresh air; opens clothing, removes bed covering and opens windows in the coldest weather (Arg. n., Lach., Sulph.). Flushings: start from face, stomach, various parts of body, followed by sweatings, often hot, profuse; abruptly limited, parts below are icy cold; followed by great prostration. Face flushes at the slightest emotion (Coca, Fer.). Blushing: chronic or acute; sea sickness. Hemicrania, especially when afflicted side is pallid. Collar seems too tight, must loosen it (Lach.). Angina pectoris; tumultuous heart action; intense throbbing of heart and carotids (Glon.). Constant stretching for hours; impossible to satisfy the desire; would seize the bed and call for help to stretch. Profound and repeated yawning (Kali c.). Puerperal convulsions immediately after delivery.

< Mental or physical exertion. Acts promptly by inhalation; resuscitates persons sinking under anaesthetics. Crude drug chiefly palliative; must be repeated as patient becomes accustomed to it; is curative in the stronger higher potencies. The cure more frequently depends upon the strength of the potency than many who have not put it to the curative test imagine.

Anacardium orentale

Sudden loss of memory; everything seems to be in a dream; patient is greatly troubled about his forgetfulness; confused, unfit for business. Disposed to be malicious, seems bent on wickedness. Irresistible desire to curse and swear (Lac. c., Lil., Nit. ac. – wants to pray continually, Stram.). Lack of confidence in himself and others. Feels as though he had two wills, one commanding him to do what the other forbids. When walking, is anxious, as if some one were pursuing him; suspects everything around him. Weakness of all the senses.

Hypochondriac, with hemorrhoids and constipation. Strange temper, laughs at serious matters and is serious over laughable things. Thinks herself a demon; curses and swears.

Sensation as of a hoop or band around a part (Cac., Carb. ac., Sulph.).

Headache: relieved entirely when eating (Psor.); when lying down in bed at night, and when about falling asleep; worse during motion and work. Gastric and nervous headaches of sedentary persons (Arg. n., Bry., Nux). Apt to choke when eating and drinking (Can. s., Kava kava, Nit. ac.). Swallows foods and drink hastily; symptoms disappear while eating (Kali p., Psor.).

Stomach: sensation of fasting « all gone », comes one only when stomach is empty and is > by eating (Chel., Iod.); > during process of digestion (rev. of Bry., Nux).

Warts on palms of hands (Nat. m.). Great desire of stool, but with the effort the desire passes away without evacuation; rectum seems powerless, paralyzed, with sensation as if plugged up (irregular peristaltic or over action, Nux).


In carbuncle, malignant ulcer and complaints with ulceration, sloughing and intolerable burning. When Arsenicum or the best selected remedy fails to relieve the burning pain of carbuncle or malignant ulceration.

Hemorrhages: blood oozes from mouth, nose, anus or sexual organs; black, thick, tar-like, rapidly decomposing (Crot.).

Septic fever, rapid loss of strength, sinking pulse, delirium and fainting (Pyr.).

Gangrenous ulcers: felon, carbuncle, erysipelas of a malignant type.

Felon: the worst cases, with sloughing and terrible burning pain (Ars., Carb. ac., Lach.).

Malignant pustule: black or blue blisters; often fatal in twenty- four or forty-eight hours (Lach., Pyr.).

Carbuncle: with horrible burning pains; discharge of ichorous offensive pus. Dissecting wounds, especially if tendency is to become gangrenous; septic fever, marked prostration (Ars., Pyr.).

Suspicious insect stings. If the swelling changes color and red streaks from the wound map out the course of lymphatics (Lach., Pyr.). Septic inflammation from absorption or pus or other deleterious substances, with burning pain and great prostration (Ars., Pyr.).

Epidemic spleen diseases of cattle, horses and sheep.

Bad effects from inhaling foul odors of putrid fever or dissecting-room; poisoning by foul breath (Pyr.).

Hering says: « To call a carbuncle a surgical disease is the greatest absurdity. An incision is always injurious and often fatal. A case has never been lost under the right kind of treatment, and it should always be treated by internal medicine only. ».

Antimonium crudum

For children and young people inclined to grow fat (Cal.); for the extremes of life. Old people with morning diarrhea, suddenly become constipated, or alternate diarrhea and constipation; pulse hard and rapid.

Sensitive to the cold. < after taking cold. Child is fretful, peevish, cannot bear to be touched or looked at; sulky, does not wish to speak or be spoken to (Ant. t., Iod., Sil.); angry at every little attention. Great sadness, with weeping. Loathing life. Anxious lachrymose mood, the slightest thing affects her (Puls.); abject despair, suicide by drowning. Irresistible desire to talk in rhymes or repeat verses. Sentimental mood in the moonlight, especially ecstatic love; bad effects of disappointed affection (Cal. p.).

Nostrils and labial commissures sore, cracked and crusty.

Headache: after river bathing; from taking cold; alcoholic drinks; deranged digestion, acids, fat, fruit; suppressed eruption.

Gastric complaints from over-eating; stomach weak, digestion easily disturbed; a thick milky-white coating on the tongue, which is the red strand of the remedy; very subject to canker sores in the mouth (Arg. n., Sulph.). Longing for acids and pickles.

Gastric and intestinal affections: from bread and pastry; acids, especially vinegar; sour or bad wine; after cold bathing; over-heating; hot weather. Constant discharge of flatus, up and down, for years; belching, tasting of ingesta. Mucus: in large quantities from posterior nares by hawking; from anus, ichorous, oozing, staining yellow; mucous piles.

Disposition to abnormal growths of the skin; fingernail do not grow rapidly; crushed nails grow splits like warts and with horny spots. Large horny corns on soles of feet (Ran. b.); very sensitive when walking, especially on stone pavements.

Loss of voice from becoming over-heated. Cannot bear the heat of the sun; worse from over-exertion in the sun. (Lach., Nat. m.); < from over-heating near the fire; exhausted in warm weather; ailments from sunburn.

Whooping cough: < by being over-heated in the sun or in a warm room; from cold washing.

When symptoms reappear they change locality or go from one side of the body to the other. Aversion to cold bathing; child cries when washed or bathed with cold water; cold bathing causes violent headache; causes suppressed menses; colds from swimming or falling into the water (Rhus).

< After eating; cold baths, acids or sour wine; after heat of sun or fire; extremes of cold or heat.
> In the open air; during rest; after a warm bath.

Antimonium tartaricum

Adapted to torpid, phelgmatic persons; the hydrogenoid constitution (of Grauvogl). Diseases originating from exposure in damp basements or cellars (Ars., Aran., Tereb.). Through the pneumogastric nerve it depresses the respiration and circulation, thus producing the keynote of the remedy, viz., when the patient coughs there appears to be a large collection of mucus in the bronchi; it seems as if much would be expectorated, but nothing comes up.

Child clings to those around; wants to be carried; cries and whines if any one touches it; will not let you feel the pulse (Ant. c., Sanic.).

Face cold, blue, pale, covered with cold sweat (Tab.). Tongue coated pasty, thick, white, with reddened papillae and red edges; red in streaks; very red, dry in the middle;

Extraordinary craving for apples (Aloe- for acids, pickles, Ant. c.). Vomiting: in any position except lying on right side; until he faints; followed by drowsiness and prostration; of cholera morbus with diarrhea and cold sweat, a dose after each attack (Ver.).

Asphyxia: mechanical, as apparent death from drowning; from mucus in bronchi; from impeding paralysis of lungs; from foreign bodies in larynx or trachea; with drowsiness and coma. Great sleepiness or irresistible inclination to sleep, with nearly all complaints (Nux m., Op.). Child at birth pale, breathless, gasping; asphyxia neonatorum. Relieves the « death rattle » (Taran.). Icterus with pneumonia, especially of right lung.

< In damp, cold weather; lying down at night; warmth of room; change of weather in spring (Kali s., Nat. s.).
> Cold open air; sitting upright; expectorating; lying of right side (Tab.).

Apis mellifica

Adapted to the strumous constitution; glands enlarged, indurated; scirrhus or open cancer. Women, specially widows; children and girls who, though generally careful, become awkward, and let things fall while handling them (Bov.).

Bad effects of acute exanthema imperfectly developed or suppressed (Zinc.); measles, scarlatina, urticaria.

Ailments from jealousy, fright, rage, vexation, bad news. Irritable; nervous; fidgety; hard to please. Weeping disposition; cannot help crying; discouraged, despondent (Puls.). Sudden shrill, piercing screams from children while waking or sleeping (Hellebore).

Edema; bag-like, puffy swelling under the eyes (over the eyes, Kali c.); of the hands and feet, dropsy, without thirst (with thirst, Acet. ac., Apoc.). Extreme sensitiveness to touch (Bell., Lach.).

Pain: burning, stinging, sore; suddenly migrating from one part to another (Kali bi., Lac c., Puls.).

Thirstlessness: in anasarca; ascites (Acetic acid, but face more waxy and great thirst).

Incontinence of urine, with great irritation of the parts; can scarcely retain the urine a moment, and when passed scalds severely; frequent, painful, scanty, bloody.

Constipation: sensation in abdomen as if something tight would break if much effort were used.

Diarrhea: of drunkards; in eruptive diseases, especially if eruption be suppressed; involuntary from every motion, as though anus were wide open (Phos.). Affects right side; enlargement or dropsy of right ovary; right testicle.

Intermittent fever; chill 3 p. m., with thirst, always (Ign.); < warm room and from external heat (Thuja, 3 a. m., and at 3 p. m.).

< After sleeping (Lach.); closed, especially warmed and heated rooms are intolerable; from getting wet (Rhus), but better from washing or moistening the part in cold water.
> Open air; cold water or cold bathing; uncovering; pains by coughing, walking or changing position; when sitting erect.

Apocynum cannabinum

Excretions diminished, especially urine and sweat.

Dropsy of serous membranes; acute, inflammatory. With thirst (Acet. ac.), water disagrees or is vomited (Ars.); most cases uncomplicated with organic diseases; after typhus, typhoid, scarlatina, cirrhosis; after abuse of quinine.

Acute hydrocephalus, with open sutures; stupor, sight of one eye lost; constant and voluntary motion of one arm and one leg (left arm and leg, Bry.); forehead projected.

Amenorrhea in young girls, with bloating or dropsical extension of abdomen and extremities.

Metrorrhagia: continued or paroxysmal flow; fluid or clotted; nausea, vomiting, palpitation; pulse quick, feeble, when moved; vital depression, fainting, when raising head from pillow. Cough, short and dry, or deep and loose, during pregnancy (Con.).

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