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Strumous diathesis, especially the dark type, who suffer from catarrhal conditions of the mucous membranes, gastric acidity and cutaneous eruptions.
Very marked skin symptoms, acting on sweat and oil glands. Ailments are worse during the winter season. Ailments from riding in cars, carriages, or ships; lingering gastric and lung troubles; chronic diarrhoea. Long-lasting complaints follow mental states - fright, vexation, etc. Chlorosis in young girls with or without ulceration of the stomach.
BETTER, warm air; lying with head high; dry weather.
Worse, dampness, before and during a thunderstorm, from riding in cars, Passive motion; in winter, eating, from mental states.
Relationships
Compare: Carbo; Graph.; Sulph.; Phos.
Complementary: Sepia.
Antidotes: Nux; Coccul.
Dose
Third to thirtieth and higher potencies. Material doses often better.

    MIND (click for more)

Irritable, easily offended, vexed at everything
Feels that death is near, and must hurry to settle affairs
Low-spirited, with dimness of sight.
Loses his way in streets
Marked worse from mental emotions
mind; aversions, dislikes; open air;
mind; delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions;
mind; emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; anger (see irritability and quarrelsome);
mind; emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; irritability;
mind; emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; quarrelsome, argumentative;
mind; insecure, uncertain, scared; timidity;
mind; intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; confusion;
mind; intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; confusion; while walking; in open air; ;
mind; intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; mistakes; localities, places;
mind; memory; forgetful;
mind; perception; does not recognise well known streets;
Thinks he is double, or someone else lying alongside

    VERTIGO, DIZZINESS (click for more)

vertigo, dizziness;
vertigo, dizziness; with nausea;

    HEAD (click for more)

Feels numb, as if made of wood; Occiput heavy, as of lead ( Opium.) Vertigo on rising, felt in occiput, as if intoxicated, or like sea-sickness
Moist eruption on scalp; worse, back and ears
head; heaviness (see pain; pressing);
head; heaviness (see pain; pressing); back of head (occiput); ;
head; pain, headache; back of head (occiput); ;
head; pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); back of head (occiput); ;
head; pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); back of head (occiput); like weight or stone;
head; skin and scalp; out-break on skin; eczema;
head; skin and scalp; out-break on skin; wearing away skin;
Headache, must hold temples to relieve; provoked by shaking while coughing
Scalp sore to touch, followed by numbness
Sensitive, As of a cold breeze blowing on it
Use thirtieth.

    EYE (click for more)

Canthi fissured
Dim sight; far-sighted; cannot read fine print without glasses; blennorrhoea of lachrymal sac; Marginal blepharitis
eye; discharges of mucus or pus; corner; from tear duct; ;
eye; discoloration; redness; lids; ;
eye; fistula (abnormal hole); tear glands; ;
eye; inflammation; glandular swellings;
eye; inflammation; wounds; conjunctiva (external lining of eye); oozing pus (including cornea);
eye; inflammation; wounds; lachrymal sac; ;
eye; inflammation; wounds; lids; ;
eye; inflammation; wounds; tear duct; ;
eye; lids; out-breaks on skin; powdery flaking skin;
eye; swellings; tear canal; ;
Loss of eyelashes
Skin around eyes dry and scurfy.

    EAR (click for more)

Chronic Eustachian catarrh
Diminished hearing.
Dry catarrh, with deafness and noises
ear; coldness; as if frozen;
ear; discharges from ear;
ear; discharges from ear; catarrh in Eustachian tube (tube connecting ear to nose);
ear; itching; in ear;
ear; itching; in ear; as if frozen;
ear; itching; in ear; burning;
ear; noises in ear;
ear; noises in ear; cracking;
ear; noises in ear; ringing;
ear; noises in ear; rushing;
ear; noises in ear; sound of wind;
ear; noises in ear; whizzing;
ear; skin; out-breaks on skin; behind ears; ;
ear; skin; out-breaks on skin; behind ears; moist;
ear; skin; out-breaks on skin; behind ears; sore;
ear; skin; out-breaks on skin; behind ears; wearing away skin;
Eczema, intertrigo, etc., in and behind ears, with intense itching
Fissures in meatus
Noise unbearable, especially from several people talking together
Parts sore to touch
Ringing and cracking in ears

    HEARING (click for more)

hearing; impaired;
hearing; impaired; catarrh of Eustachian tube (tube connecting ear to nose);

    NOSE (click for more)

Nostrils ulcerated, cracked, burn; tip of nose itches
Epistaxis
nose; catarrh;
Ozaena, with scabs and muco-purulent discharge.

    FACE (click for more)

Dry; feels constricted, as if covered with albumin.
face; skin; out-breaks on skin;
face; skin; out-breaks on skin; crusty, scabby;
face; skin; out-breaks on skin; wearing away skin;

    MOUTH (click for more)

mouth; inflammation;

    THROAT (click for more)

throat; inflammation;

    ABDOMEN (click for more)

Diarrhoea only in the daytime; watery, gushing and Itching of anus
After cabbage; with empty feeling of stomach.
abdomen; emptiness; after stool; ;
abdomen; pain; cutting; night; 4 a.m.; ;
abdomen; sense of weakness; after stool; ;
abdomen; stomach; appetite; increased (hunger in general); after stool; ;
abdomen; stomach; appetite; ravenous, excessive; with diarrhoea; ;
abdomen; stomach; appetite; ravenous, excessive; yet becoming extremely thin; ;
abdomen; stomach; aversion to certain foods or drinks; fats and rich food;
abdomen; stomach; aversion to certain foods or drinks; meat;
abdomen; stomach; burping, belching; morning; ;
abdomen; stomach; disordered; after stool; ;
abdomen; stomach; indigestion;
abdomen; stomach; nausea; seasickness;
abdomen; stomach; nausea; while travelling; ;
abdomen; stomach; vomiting; while travelling; ;
Distension
Feeling of great emptiness
Gastralgia when stomach is empty; relieved by constant eating ( Anac.; Sep.) Ravenous hunger
HUNGER, immediately after stool
Must rise at night and eat ( Psorin.) Odor of Garlic.
NAUSEA, with accumulation of water in mouth
Stomach; Heartburn; hot, sharp, sour eructation
Strong aversion to fat food, meat; worse, eating cabbage

    RECTUM (click for more)

rectum; diarrhoea; daytime only; ;
rectum; itching; around anus; ;
rectum; itching; perineum (between rectum and genitals); ;
rectum; pain; pressing (pressure);
rectum; pain; sudden, sharp; when body is upright; ;
rectum; skin and lining; excoriated (as if grazed, chaffed); must rub anus until raw;
rectum; skin and lining; out-break on skin around anus;
rectum; skin and lining; out-break on skin around anus; herpetic;
rectum; skin and lining; out-break on skin around anus; itching;
rectum; skin and lining; out-break on skin around anus; perineum (between rectum and genitals); herpes;

    GENITALS (click for more)

Female; Before menses, throbbing in head ( Kreos.) Leucorrhoea, profuse, albuminous ( Alum.; Bor.; Bov.; Calc
genitals; female; irritation; itching;
genitals; female; out-breaks on skin;
genitals; female; out-breaks on skin; herpetic;
genitals; male; excoriated (as if grazed, chaffed); between scrotum, and thighs; ;
genitals; male; itching; penis; foreskin; ;
genitals; male; itching; scrotum; ;
genitals; male; out-breaks on skin;
genitals; male; out-breaks on skin; herpetic;
genitals; male; out-breaks on skin; itching;
genitals; male; out-breaks on skin; scrotum; ;
genitals; male; out-breaks on skin; scrotum; herpetic;
genitals; male; out-breaks on skin; scrotum; herpetic; between scrotum, and thighs;
genitals; male; out-breaks on skin; scrotum; itching;
genitals; male; pain; sore; scrotum; between scrotum and thigh; ;
genitals; male; redness; between thighs and scrotum; ;
genitals; male; redness; scrotum; ;
genitals; male; testes and scrotum (balls); moisture, scrotum;
genitals; urethra (urinary part of genitals); closing;
genitals; urethra (urinary part of genitals); itching; with thin, clear discharge (as in gonorrhea);
Itching in urethra.
Male; Herpetic eruption on perineum
P.) Genitals sore and moist
Prostate inflamed and swollen
Sensation of moisture ( Eup-pur.) Itching and mealy coating of nipple.

    RESPIRATION (click for more)

Cough produces headache
Croup and laryngeal diphtheria.
Dry cough at night, coming deep from chest
Hoarseness ( Carbo; Caust.; Phos.) Dry cough and oppression of chest at night
Oppression of chest; worse, cold air

    COUGH (click for more)

cough; dry cough;

    CHEST (click for more)

an.; Nat-mur.) Fainting, with ebullitions, heat, and palpitation.
chest; pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; heart; ;
chest; perspiration; arm pit; offensive;
chest; skin; out-breaks on skin;
Heart; Sensation of coldness ( Carb

    BACK (click for more)

back; pain; stitching, sudden, sharp, shooting; dorsal (shoulder level); ;
back; pain; stitching, sudden, sharp, shooting; dorsal (shoulder level); between shoulder blades; ;
back; pain; stitching, sudden, sharp, shooting; dorsal (shoulder level); between shoulder blades; spine; ;
back; pain; stitching, sudden, sharp, shooting; dorsal (shoulder level); extending to back of head (occiput); ;
back; pain; stitching, sudden, sharp, shooting; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades; extending to back of head (occiput); ;
Coccyx painful.
Pain in nape of neck, stiff and painful
Weakness in small of back

    EXTREMITIES, LIMBS (click for more)

Scalding sensation in knee
Tips of fingers rough, cracked, fissured every winter
Chronic sprains
Cracking in joints.
extremities, limbs; coldness; lower limbs; foot; ;
extremities, limbs; coldness; upper limbs; hands; ;
extremities, limbs; cracking noise in joints;
extremities, limbs; hands and feet; chapped hand (see roughness);
extremities, limbs; hands and feet; chilblains;
extremities, limbs; hands and feet; chilblains; feet; ;
extremities, limbs; hands and feet; chilblains; feet; inflammation;
extremities, limbs; hands and feet; chilblains; hands; ;
extremities, limbs; hands and feet; chilblains; toes; ;
extremities, limbs; pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; fingers; tips of fingers; ;
extremities, limbs; perspiration; leg; ;
extremities, limbs; perspiration; upper limbs; ;
extremities, limbs; skin; out-break on skin; hand; back of hand; scaly, itching skin disease (eczema, psoriasis, herpes, etc.); psoriasis (red patches with silvery scales), chronic;
extremities, limbs; skin; out-break on skin; hand; psoriasis (red patches with silvery scales);
extremities, limbs; skin; out-break on skin; leg; boils;
extremities, limbs; skin; out-break on skin; leg; eczema;
extremities, limbs; skin; out-break on skin; lower limbs; ;
extremities, limbs; skin; out-break on skin; upper limbs; boils;
extremities, limbs; skin; roughness; fingers; tips; ;
extremities, limbs; skin; skin cracks at bends of joints; fingers; ;
extremities, limbs; skin; skin cracks at bends of joints; fingers; tips of; ;
extremities, limbs; skin; skin cracks at bends of joints; hands (see chapping); ;
extremities, limbs; skin; skin cracks at bends of joints; hands (see chapping); deep and bleeding;
extremities, limbs; skin; skin cracks at bends of joints; hands (see chapping); in winter; ;
extremities, limbs; stiffness;
extremities, limbs; stiffness; joints; ;
extremities, limbs; tingling, prickling, asleep (see numbness);
extremities, limbs; tingling, prickling, asleep (see numbness); lower limbs; ;
Fetid sweat in axillae
Knees stiff

    CHILL (click for more)

chill; in the open air; ;

    FEVER (click for more)

Chilliness, followed by sweat
fever; desire to uncover;
fever; stages of chill, heat and sweat; chill then sweat, without intervening heat;
Flushes of heat, particularly of the face and head; worse at night
Perspiration on feet and axillae.

    PERSPIRATION (click for more)

perspiration; odour; offensive;
perspiration; one-sided; ;

    SKIN (click for more)

Eczema
Herpes
Skin dry, constricted, very sensitive, rough and cracked, leathery
Thick, greenish crusts, burning and itching; redness, raw; cracks bleed easily
Bed-sores
Chilblains, moist, itch and burn
Itching at night
Rhagades Worse in winter.
skin; abnormal growths; ulcers; phagedenic (spreading, obstinate ulceration);
skin; becomes sore when lying down; ;
skin; cracks;
skin; cracks; deep, bloody;
skin; cracks; in winter;
skin; discoloration; yellow, jaundice, etc.; spots;
skin; dry;
skin; generally unhealthy;
skin; itching; must scratch; until it is raw;
skin; out-breaks on skin;
skin; out-breaks on skin; boils;
skin; out-breaks on skin; crusty;
skin; out-breaks on skin; eczema;
skin; out-breaks on skin; excoriated (as if grazed, chaffed);
skin; out-breaks on skin; generating pus;
skin; out-breaks on skin; phagedenic (spreading, obstinate ulceration);
skin; out-breaks on skin; suppressed;
skin; pain; excoriated (as if grazed, chaffed); after scratching (must scratch it raw); ;
skin; rough;
skin; sensitive;
Slightest scratch makes skin suppurate ( Hepar.) Intertrigo; psoriasis of hands

    INJURIES AND ACCIDENTS (click for more)

injuries and accidents; wounds; slow to heal;

    GENERALITIES (click for more)

generalities; aversion to open air;
generalities; convulsions; continuous contraction;
generalities; convulsions; with tetanus rigidity;
generalities; eating and food; cabbage;
generalities; eating and food; foods which cause flatulence;
generalities; eating and food; sauerkraut;
generalities; heaviness; internally; ;
generalities; morning; ;
generalities; mucous secretions increased;
generalities; pain; cutting; externally;
generalities; pain; pressing; internally; ;
generalities; while travelling; ;
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Sources
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.

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