Mephitis MephiticaMephit, Mephitis, Mephitis Putorius, Skunk, Mephitis putorius
Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while the very dilute homeopathic remedy may help, the raw product is often best avoided.
Below are the strongest indications (i.e. symptoms) of Mephitis Mephitica in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
A great medicine for WHOOPING-COUGH. In order to insure its full success, it should be given in the lower dilutions from 1x to 3X. Suffocative feeling, asthmatic paroxysms, spasmodic cough; cough so violent, seems as if each spell would terminate life. Child must be raised up, gets blue in face, cannot exhale. Mucous rales through upper part of chest. Patient wants to bathe in ice-cold water.
First to third potency. Has a very short action.≡ show all authors ...
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Excited, full of fancies. Can neither sleep nor work.
Aversions, dislikes; indolence, aversion to work
aversion to mental work
Desires, wants; to bath in cold water
with hot head
Fantasies; of exaltation
of exaltation; vivid
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; anger (see irritability and quarrelsome)
Memory; active memory
Talking, conversation; speech; incoherent; as if intoxicated
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▲ VERTIGO, DIZZINESS
From movement; moving the head
on turning in bed
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Congestion (see pulsation); fullness
fullness; from mental exertion
fullness; top of head (vertex)
Expanded sensation (see swollen); enlarged sensation
Sensation of numbness
Swollen, and feeling swollen
Heaviness (see pain; pressing)
pressing); back of head (occiput)
from certain movements; turning in bed
travelling; while travelling
walking; on walking up steps or hill
in forehead; above eyes
back of head (occiput)
pressing (see bursting, pulling); in spots
pressing (see bursting, pulling); turning eyes upwards
pressing (see bursting, pulling); back of head (occiput)
Skin and scalp; itching
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Pain from over exertion; blur; unable to distinguish letters; conjunctiva red; eyes hot and painful.
redness; lids; spots; veins
Eye feels hot
Movement of eyeballs; turned
on movement of eyes
burning, smarting, gnawing, biting
margins of lids
as from something in eye
stitching, sudden, sharp
Tears; when yawning
Lost vision, blindness
Merging together; letters
Weak (see eyes, weak)≡ show all authors ...
Discharges from ear
Inflammation; skin erysipelas (inflamed from infection, deep red colour)
on turning head
extending to other parts; extending to neck; side of neck
inside (in ear canal)
Skin; discoloration; redness
out-breaks on skin; blisters
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Pain; tearing; jaw; lower
Skin; discoloration; bluish
itching (see skin)
out-breaks on skin; pimples
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Running or blocked nose (coryza)
Sneezing≡ show all authors ...
Painful jerks in root of teeth. Bloated face. Coppery taste, as after eating onions.
Gums and teeth
Teeth; decay, hollow
pain; extending to other parts; ear
Palate (roof of mouth); scraping≡ show all authors ...
Larynx (voice box); food drops into larynx
foreign substances drop into larynx when drinking or talking
liquids pass into larynx
spasm in vocal cords, stopping breathing
Choking, constricting; when drinking
on swallowing (compare stomach; retching)
Sensation of something in throat; as from dust
External throat; tension; sides≡ show all authors ...
Pain; during a cough
with running nose
short ribs; on movement
Sudden contraction of glottis, when drinking or talking. FOOD GOES DOWN WRONG WAY. False croup; CANNOT EXHALE. SPASMODIC AND WHOOPING-COUGH. FEW PAROXYSMS IN DAY-TIME, BUT MANY AT NIGHT; with vomiting after eating. Asthma, as if inhaling sulphur; cough from talking; hollow, deep, with rawness, hoarseness, and pains through chest. VIOLENT SPASMODIC COUGH; WORSE at night.
evening; after lying down
coming on during sleep
breathing in difficult
breathing out rapid
while lying down
as if inhaled fumes of sulphur
from talking; after talking
Loud; breathing out
Shrill grating sound≡ show all authors ...
Cough from deep down
Drinking; after drinking
Dry cough; when reading aloud
When breathing; breathing in
Sensations in throat and air passages (either from coughing, or causing coughing); as from dust
While lying down
Comes on suddenly
In children; child must be lifted, gets blue in face, cannot exhale
night≡ show all authors ...
▲ BACK AND NECK
Skin; out-breaks on skin; pimples; neck
lumbar (lower half of back); during movement
stitching, sudden, sharp, shooting
lumbar (lower half of back); on movement
spine; on movement
Skin; out-breaks on skin; pimples
Stiffness; sacrum (base of spine)
Weakness (tired feeling, in spine); lumbar (lower half of back)≡ show all authors ...
warmth of heater
Sensation as if diarrhoea would come on
as if diarrhoea would come on
behind lower ribs; left
Bladder; urging to urinate (unhealthy desire); night
urging to urinate (unhealthy desire); during chill
urination; frequent; during chill
urination; interrupted (intermittent)
Stomach; appetite; lacking, no appetite; morning
desires, cravings; salt things
burping, belching; sobbing
aversion to certain foods or drinks; tobacco
vomiting; food; after eating; some hours after
disordered; during nausea
vomiting; on coughing
vomiting; after eating
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when standing up
Sediment; sand; red (brick-dust)
Clear as water
Male; withered; testes
Female; vaginal discharge; burning
Female; excoriated (as if grazed, chaffed)
pain; sore, tenderness
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▲ EXTREMITIES, LIMBS
Coldness; lower limbs; leg; during fever
Cracking noise in joints; finger joints; feels impelled to make them crack
Hands and feet; corns; burning
Movements and positions; trembling
trembling; upper limbs
when leaning on it
Numbness (see tingling); upper limbs
upper arm; movement
lower limbs; rheumatic
toes; first toe (large toe)
burning; foot; toes; fifth
pulling; upper limbs
pulling; thigh; rheumatic
pinching; toes; first toe (large toe)
sore, bruised; upper limbs
sore, bruised; knee
stitching, sudden, sharp; thigh
stitching, sudden, sharp; foot
Pulsation, throbbing; toes; first toe (large toe)
Restlessness; upper limbs
lower limbs; leg
lower limbs; feet
Rush of blood to.; legs
legs; night, on waking
Skin; itching; like insects crawling on skin; ankles
out-break on skin; upper limbs; leprous
out-break on skin; buttocks; pimples
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Awakes at night with rush of blood to lower legs. Vivid dream of water, fire, etc.
Sleep and dreams
disease; spitting blood
Falling asleep; in society
Sleeplessness, insomnia; night; from before midnight; until morning
Bathing; in cold water
Desire to bath in cold water
morning; as if dazed
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness)
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