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Alumina - Head symptoms - T.F. Allen

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Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Alumina in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.

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Confusion of the head, with heat in the face,

Confusion of the head, with dread of losing his consciousness,

Early in the morning, the head feels confused and dull; this passed off after rising (third day),

The head feels extremely confused, as if his consciousness were outside of his body; when he says anything, it seems to him as though somebody else had said it; or when he sees anything, it seems as though somebody else had seen it, or as if he saw it through somebody else's eyes,

Early in the morning his head feels cloudy and hot,

Great heaviness of the head, with paleness of face, and lassitude,

Heaviness of the head, attended with confusion of the forehead, and sensitiveness of the vertex to the touch, at four o'clock in the afternoon (second day),

Heaviness of the head when sitting erect, he feels as if he would fall forward, this increases on stooping, at 1 P.M. (fifth day),

Early in the morning the head feels heavy and hot,

Occasional weakness of the head,

Everything before his eyes turns with him,

Giddiness for some days almost without interruption; it is like slight intoxication produced by beer (thirty-first day),

The head always feels giddy as soon as she opens her eyes (sixteenth day),

On stooping, surging in the head, synchronous with the pulse; on becoming erect, it is somewhat diminished (after dinner),

Over the head, externally a sensation as though the skin would go to sleep (three days),

Heat rises into his head, from the stomach, in the forenoon,

External pinching and griping on the head, with a sensation as of freezing towards the occiput, worse on stooping, in the evening,

After dinner, heat in the head; on stooping, a sensation in the brain as if it would fall forwards; this passes off on raising the head (first day),

Screwing pressure in the head,

Tearing in the whole head, in the forenoon (first day),

Thrusts, as with a knife, now and then shooting through the head,

Stitches in some parts of the head,

Stitches in the head from within outwards, in the afternoon (eighth day),

Stitches shooting through the head at every step,

A stitch in the head, going round the brain,

Sharp stitches in the right side of the head, when stooping during labor (twenty-eighth day),

Stitches in the fore and back part of the head after eating, worse towards evening (after thirty-seven days),

Rhythmical beating in the whole head, in the afternoon, when walking, and next morning in bed (after three days),

Itching, formication here and there over the head,

Sense of warmth in the forehead, which is not perceptible externally; with dulness of the mind, for half an hour,

Sense of constriction around the forehead, attended with aching (after a quarter of an hour),

Pressing out at the forehead, after dinner,

Tearing in the forehead, in the forenoon; in the afternoon, it is changed to stitching (second day),

Stitches in the forehead, with dulness and heaviness of the head, in the afternoon (third day),

Stitches in the forehead on going to sleep (tenth day),

Beating and stitches in the forehead and right side of the head, in the afternoon (second day),

Sensation as if something were crawling (between the skin and flesh), coming from both temples, and going to the forehead, here it presses outward as though it would penetrate through,

Confusing tension in a small spot in the right temple; it passes off by pressure; when the pressure ceases, it returns immediately, in the forenoon (two days),

Continual boring and tearing in both temples, in the forenoon (fourth day),

External tearing in the right temple, followed by continual internal boring and beating (second day),

Tearing in the right temple; rubbing excites a burning in the place (after half an hour to two hours),

Tearing upwards in the left temple, and subsequent stitches in the right (after two hours),

A stitch in the right temple, as with a large, blunt instrument, leaving transient soreness behind (after thirteen days),

Stitches in the temples on singing; they abated as soon as she stopped singing (after thirty-three days),

Beating and raging in the vertex, in the forenoon (two days),

Stitches in the head towards the vertex (second and third days),

Beating and pressing in the right temple, like strong pulsation, with pressure upon the vertex, as from a heavy weight, in the afternoon (second day),

Stitches on the outside, as with an awl, in a small spot of the left side of the head, close to the vertex,

Beating and tearing in the upper part of the right side of the head, 1 P.M.,

Sensation as if the right side of the head were pressed or screwed towards the other, and as if the vertex were oppressed with a heavy load, in the forenoon, at 8 1/2 o'clock (second day),

Tearing and stitches in the right side of the head, in the forenoon; and in the left frontal eminence, in the evening (first day),

Pressure on the occiput and forehead externally, as from a tight hat,

Drawing and pulsative tension in the right side of the occiput, in the forenoon (one day),


Her head feels befogged and intoxicated; it seems to her as though she would turn about, for nine days, this alternated with pain in the kidneys, and the cloudiness of the head decreased in proportion as the pain increased, and vice versâ (after thirty days),

Violent headache, peculiar, as though the brain were dashed to pieces,

Headache, increasing by walking in the open air,

Headache, when in bed at night,

Pain in the head and nape of the neck; it increases on going to bed, and only leaves off in the morning, on rising,

Headache, which obliges one to lie down; with dry heat and cough during sleep, the whole afternoon,

Pain as if the head were being screwed together, with stitches in the forehead, and such a violent heaviness in the vertex, that the head threatens to fall down on stooping; when standing, at 2 o'clock in the afternoon (two days),

Dull, pressive headache, increased on walking (first day),

Headache, tearing, with a sense as of pressing from both sides, in the evening (after two and a half hours), with chills, many evenings in succession,

Headache, violent stitches in the brain, with inclination to vomit,

Pulsative headache on ascending the stairs, after dinner (second day),

Headache, as if bruised, with redness of cheeks,

Headache, as if a worm were crawling under the skull; the pain is also cutting, and corrosive,

Intolerable itching of the head; he is obliged to scratch until the parts bleed; after scratching, the skin pains,

Burning and pressive pain, with warmth in the forehead, after dinner, when standing or sitting; the pain is relieved in the open air, and does not return in the room,

Compressive (pinching) headache in the forehead, above the eyes; it seems to come from the temples (after three to twelve hours),

Compressive headache above the eyes, coming from both temples, in the evening; and at night, heat when in bed, followed by sweat (after two hours),

Pressing in pain in the forehead,

Intensely pressive headache above the eyes,

Tearing headache in the forehead, which is relieved in the open air, in the evening (third day),

10.30 P.M. with the frontal headache, tearing, pressing from the forehead back over the vertex (first day).

At the upper part of the forehead, a little spot is painful to the touch, early in the morning (tenth and eleventh days),

Painful boring into the right temple, in the evening (fifth day),

Boring and drawing pain in the region of the left temple, in the evening (third day),

Pressing-in pain in the right temple, after dinner,

Pulsative headache in the vertex, over the right temple, early on waking,

Headache, painful drawing in the right side of the head,

Headache on the left side (after eighteen hours),

Short, lasting, dull pain in the occiput (after half an hour),

Headache in the occiput, it feels bruised; passes off on lying down,


Pain in the left region of the vertex; as if somebody were raising her up by a lock of hair (first day),

Dryness of the hairs,

Falling of the hair (after eight days),

The hairy scalp itches, and is covered with white scales,

On touching the hair on the head, pain as if the place were sore,

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