A rheumatic remedy. Pains shift rapidly. Nausea and slow pulse frequently accompanying. Has also a prominent action on the heart. In small doses, it accelerates the heart’s action; in larger it moderates it greatly. Neuralgia; Pains shoot downwards, with numbness. fulgurating pains of locomotor ataxia. Protracted and continuous FEVERS, with tympanites. Paralytic sensations; pains and achings in limbs accompany nearly every group of symptoms. Albuminuria.
WORSE, leaning forward (Opposite, Kali-carb.); looking down; motion, open air.
Compare: Kalmia Latifolia contains Arbutin g.v. Derris pinuta (of great service in neuralgic headaches of rheumatic origin).
Compare: Spigelia; Pulsat.
Complementary: Benz. Acid.
▲ ▼ HEAD (click for more)
Vertigo; worse stooping
Confusion of brain
Pain in front and temporal region from head to nape and to teeth; from cardiac origin.
▲ ▼ EYE (click for more)
Stiff, drawing sensation when moving eyes
eye; pain; daytime only; ;
eye; pain; increasing until noon; ;
eye; pain; morning; begins in morning, increases till noon and ceases in evening; ;
eye; pain; on movement of eyes; sideways;
eye; pain; pulling;
eye; pain; pulling; on movement; ;
eye; pain; pulling; turning sideways; ;
eye; stiffness; lids; ;
eye; stiffness; muscles around the eyes; ;
eye; stiffness; of eyeballs; ;
Scleritis, Pain increased by moving the eye.
▲ ▼ FACE (click for more)
Stitches in tongue
Neuralgia; worse Right side
Stitches and tearing in bones of jaw and face.
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Frequent, with sharp pains in lumbar region
Bilious attacks, with nausea, vertigo, and headache
Pain in pit of stomach; worse by bending forward; relieved by sitting erect
Sensation of something being pressed under the epigastrium.
Stomach; Warm, glowing sensation in epigastrium
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Female; Menses too early, or suppressed, with pain in limbs and back and inside of thighs
Leucorrhoea follows menses.
▲ ▼ CHEST (click for more)
Gouty and rheumatic metastasis of heart
Shooting through chest above heart into shoulder-blades
Palpitation; worse leaning forward
Sharp pains take away the breath
CAN.) Fluttering of heart, with anxiety
chest; anxiety; region of heart; ;
chest; anxiety; region of heart; comes on suddenly; ;
chest; heart; hypertrophy of heart;
chest; heart; palpitations;
chest; inflammation; heart; endocardium; ;
chest; inflammation; heart; endocardium; rheumatic;
chest; pain; heart; ;
chest; pain; heart; extending to other parts; to left hand; ;
chest; pain; rheumatic;
chest; pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; heart; ;
chest; pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; lower part; ;
Dyspnoea and pressure from epigastrium toward the heart
Heart’s action tumultuous, rapid and visible
Heart; Weak, SLOW pulse ( Dig
Paroxysms of anguish around heart.
Tachycardia, with pain ( Thyroid.) Tobacco heart
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Lumbar pains, of nervous origin.
Pain down back, as if it would break; in localized regions of spine; through shoulders
Pain from neck down arm; in upper three dorsal vertebrae extending to shoulder-blade
▲ ▼ EXTREMITIES, LIMBS (click for more)
Pains affect a large part of a limb, or several joints, and pass through quickly
Pains along ulnar nerve, index finger
Deltoid rheumatism especially right
extremities, limbs; pain;
extremities, limbs; pain; hip; extending to other parts; downward; ;
extremities, limbs; pain; lower limbs; extending to other parts; downward; ;
extremities, limbs; pain; pressing; upper limbs; left; ;
extremities, limbs; pain; rheumatic;
extremities, limbs; pain; tearing; lower limbs; ;
extremities, limbs; pain; upper limbs; left; with heart symptoms;
extremities, limbs; stiffness;
Joints red, hot, swollen
Pains from hips to knees and feet
Tingling and numbness of left arm.
Weakness, numbness, pricking, and sense of coldness in limbs
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Sleepless, Wakes very early in morning.
▲ ▼ GENERALITIES (click for more)
generalities; pulse; heavy; and slow;
generalities; pulse; slow;
generalities; weakness (see lethargic, weariness);
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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.