General and genital weakness, despite arousal of desires. Vesicular rashes. Alcoholic polyneuritis with mental troubles. Addison’s disease. Emaciation. Hypoglycemia. Overactive thyroid. Hyper-secretion from the thyroid. Perspiration. Trembling. Fatigue in the morning, feeling feverish at 10 a.m.
CLINICAL - Addison’s disease. Anxiety. Biliousness. Constipation. Flatulence. Headache. Hypoglycemia. Hyperthyroid. Sea-sickness. Seaside, effects. Thyroid problems.
Constitutions - Hypersensitive subjects, tubercular with a congestion of the veins and mucous membranes in the phosphoric or carbo-phosphoric type with an unstable nervous system.
Modalities - Better from eating, rest. Worse from movement, pressure and heat. Worse afternoon and evening, neuralgic pain in anterior portion of head. Pain in right ear, worse evening. Face pain, worse cold water. Aversion to bathing.
MIND - Intellectual concentration difficult. Feels tormented. Absent-minded, agitated. Tormented by lewd thoughts and fear of madness. Impression of being spied upon. Finds salvation in religion. Aversion to bathing. Anxiety aggravated by talking, walking in company, by iced drinks, by perspiration. Anxiety improved between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m.
Abdomen - Flatulence, sensitivity, pain at the sides of the ribs. Spasmodic colitis. Intestinal parasites. Epigastric pain, aggravated at the tip of the xyphoid cartilage. Pains at 11 p.m., worse by pressure and agitation.
Back - Vertebral column affected. Pains in the neck, back and thorax, stiff, heavy or prickling pains. Aggravated by hot drinks, heat, pressure contact. Pain at the nape of the neck with stiffness and difficulty in turning the head. Arthritis of the spine. Arthrosis of the spine. Arthritis of the scapula and shoulder.
Chest - Thoracic pain situated at the level of the third intercostal space, right against the sternum. Pain the lowest three intercostal spaces in the morning when rising, worse with pressure. Pain at the tip of the shoulder blade in the evening.
Ears - Stinging pain in right ear in the evening. Transient stitches.
Face - Face ache on left side of upper and lower jaw, extending under lower jaw to right side. The pain was acute like toothache. Cold water was intolerable.
Food - Appetite and thirst increased, especially at 11.30 a.m. after eating.
Head - Headaches with vertigo, aggravated by pressure, eating, heat, movement, improved after sleep. Localized head pains in the forehead and occipital region and felt when thinking about them. Occipital headaches, vertigo, buzzing in ears, with visual and psychosomatic complaints. Acute, pressure, neuralgic pain above right frontal portion of head (from inhalation by an atomizer). Severe neuralgic pains down right temple and above right frontal protuberance, very acute and vanishing without a trace, appearing after ten or thirty minutes in left side of neck, (near edge of trapezius muscle), (immediately from inhalation by an atomizer).
Limbs - Pain in the right arm from the elbow to the fingertips. Pain in the lower limbs, tenderness at the limbs. Fetid-smelling perspiration of the hands, feet and axilla. Pain on exerting pressure on muscles. Trembling of the limbs. Involuntary movement of the legs when they are touching the ground.
Liver - Slight hepatic deficiency.
Lungs - Early tuberculosis. Loeffler’s syndrome. Morning cough with cold, watery sputum. Rusty, dirty taste at the back of throat. Difficulty expectorating.
Male - Libido maintained, but sexual impotence. Seminal discharge followed by weakness, sleepiness and the need to stretch out as a result of muscular pains. Impotence.
Mouth - White, yellowish mucous. Lips dry, especially at night, split in the middle of the lower lip. Breath fetid, spitting of blood and burning in the mouth. Pain on swallowing, ameliorated by gulping, aggravated by cold drinks. Red rash, painful around the chin.
Nose - Coryza with watery flow, blocking the left nostril. Feeling of having a cold at the root of the nose only. Thick, fetid mucus, falling into the back of the throat. Aggravated after eating, by respiration and sleep. Burning and heaviness in the eyelids. Spasmodic rhinitis. Purulent rhinitis. Frontal sinusitis.
Rectum - Heaviness, pain before and during defecation, even when stools soft. Anal burning, heavy bleeding when first going to stool. Stools: hard at first, then soft in great quantities. Evacuation of small worms.
Skin - Itching of the toes, the inner side of the thighs and the bends of the arms and legs. Vesicular rash on the face, cheeks and chin. Fetid sweating of the feet and hands. Acrocyanosis. Eczema of the palms.
Stomach - Epigastric pain, aggravated by pressure and hot applications. Nausea and nauseous sensation in stomach and abdomen with eructation of wind.
Throat - Sore throat after eating. Pain in the right tonsil, improved by pressure and sleep. Throat congested, especially on the left and trickling of mucus. Mucus fetid when swallowing. Sensation as if a small substance were in the throat causing a desire to cough, but not benefited by coughing. Pain on swallowing, extending into ear and temples.
COMMENTS - Seeping of fetid mucus, worse when getting up in the morning. Sore throat with sensation of foreign substance in throat. Pain in the right tonsil, aggravated after eating, ameliorated by pressure and during the night. Acute, paroxysmal, neuralgic pain in right anterior portion of head all the afternoon and evening (from inhalation by atomizer).
COMPARE - (1) Nat-m. (2) Chlorum - but in addition to its chief ingredient, sea-water contains in solution every inorganic substance in the world, also Silica marina.
SOURCES - Boericke. Clarke. Julian.
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Entries on a white background are from Boericke's Materia Medica. Entries on a green background are from a reversed Kent's repertory, with some alterations to modernise the language. Uses are based on traditional homeopathic practice and have not been reviewed by the FDA.