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Anacardium Orientale - General symptoms - Clarke

Marking Nut, Anacardium Anac.


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HPUS indication of Anacardium Orientale: Itching

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

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GENERAL

General

Anacardium Occidentale Anacardium has many features in common with its botanical relatives, the different species of Rhus Tox Rhus, especially in its action on the skin, muscles, and joints, but it has also very distinct features of its own.

Anacardium Occidentale Anacardium has many features in common with its botanical relatives, the different species of Rhus Tox Rhus, especially in its action on the skin, muscles, and joints, but it has also very distinct features of its own.

A very characteristic sensation is a pressing or penetrating pain as from a plug, which may occur in any locality in connection with neuralgias and ear affection, piles, &

c., and whenever present Anacardium Occidentale Anacardium will probably be the remedy.

c., and whenever present Anacardium Occidentale Anacardium will probably be the remedy.

Sensation of a hoop or band around the body or about any part is a leading symptom.

Sensation of a hoop or band around the body or about any part is a leading symptom.

It has been used with success in diseases of the spinal cord with this sensation and the feeling of a plug in the spine, agg. by any motion which causes a pain as if the plug were sticking still further in.

It has been used with success in diseases of the spinal cord with this sensation and the feeling of a plug in the spine, agg. by any motion which causes a pain as if the plug were sticking still further in.

Paralysed feeling in knees.

Paralysed feeling in knees.

Sensation as if knees were bandaged.

Sensation as if knees were bandaged.

The nut is heart-shaped (hence its name), and perhaps this may be taken as the "sign" of its courage-imparting properties.

The nut is heart-shaped (hence its name), and perhaps this may be taken as the "sign" of its courage-imparting properties.

It has at any rate won for itself a reputation in "examination funk" and allied conditions.

It has at any rate won for itself a reputation in "examination funk" and allied conditions.

Brain-fag. Loss of memory is very marked.

Brain-fag. Loss of memory is very marked.

Deafness with loss of memory.

Deafness with loss of memory.

Headache agg. by mental exertion

amel. by eating.

amel. by eating.

The Anacard. patient has many mental aberrations

is clairaudient, hearing voices of persons far away, or dead; voices behind her.

is clairaudient, hearing voices of persons far away, or dead; voices behind her.

Seems to have two wills.

Seems to have two wills.

Is as if in a dream. A curious symptom is a great propensity to swear and blaspheme in persons not usually addicted thereto.

Is as if in a dream. A curious symptom is a great propensity to swear and blaspheme in persons not usually addicted thereto.

Irritability. There is also a tendency to suicide by shooting (Ant. crud.).

Irritability. There is also a tendency to suicide by shooting (Ant. crud.).

Fixed ideas of various kinds that mind and body are separated

that he is double; that a demon sits on his neck telling him most offensive things; that he sees everybody's face in a glass except his own.

that he is double; that a demon sits on his neck telling him most offensive things; that he sees everybody's face in a glass except his own.

The senses are either too weak or too acute, and there ire sense illusions a light has a halo

optical illusions in dark colours; illusions of hearing; illusions of smell burning tinder, pigeon's dung.

optical illusions in dark colours; illusions of hearing; illusions of smell burning tinder, pigeon's dung.

I cured with it a man who had a smell of burning wood in his nose, remaining after Influenzinum influenza.

I cured with it a man who had a smell of burning wood in his nose, remaining after Influenzinum influenza.

There is a headache proceeding from before backward.

There is a headache proceeding from before backward.

Stiffness in nape of neck.

Stiffness in nape of neck.

Stiff-neck agg. beginning to move.

Stiff-neck agg. beginning to move.

Whooping-cough with gaping and drowsiness after the cough. Symphoricarpus Racemosus Morning sickness of pregnancy amel. by eating, but returns soon after.

Whooping-cough with gaping and drowsiness after the cough. Symphoricarpus Racemosus Morning sickness of pregnancy amel. by eating, but returns soon after.

The Anacard. indigestion contrasts with that of Nux Vomica Nux in a striking way.

The Anacard. indigestion contrasts with that of Nux Vomica Nux in a striking way.

With Nux Vomica Nux the pain is worst for two or three hours after a meal, during stomach-digestion, and is amel. when that is over

whereas with Anac. it is just then (when digestion is complete) that the pain is worst, and it lasts until the next meal, which again amel. for a time.

whereas with Anac. it is just then (when digestion is complete) that the pain is worst, and it lasts until the next meal, which again amel. for a time.

E. S. Breyfogle narrates a striking case (an involuntary proving illustrating the nerve and skin effects of the remedy).

Acting on Bayes' indications, "funk before examination," "nerve-exhaustion from over-study," "nervous prostration from seminal emissions," or sexual excess, Breyfogle had used the remedy with much success.

To a patient, for excessive nervousness, he gave the 1st dilution in discs.

He took two discs every four hours till eight were taken.

Then a sore mouth suddenly developed, mucous membrane inflamed, burning, and acutely sensitive.

Vesicles appeared on roof of mouth, and a dirty membrane peeled off easily.

Gums were next affected.

Mouth dry, taste offensive at the same time a papular eruption on wrists and ankles, later on inside-arms and legs, chest, neck, back, especially defined in bends of knees and elbows, and worst of all about anus.

Scratching agg. but was compelled to scratch all the same.

Water as hot as could be borne amel. instantly.

Simultaneously the nervousness disappeared. "I haven't had a nerve since.

It has made a profound impression on my nervous system." Later came a sudden sense of complete prostration knees gave way; had to keep a flask of whisky by him to relieve it.

Later cold chills ran over body at least exposure, even putting arms out of bed; feared he was going to be ill, slept with hot bottles on chest all night.

As eruption in mouth disappeared salivary flow increased.

it ran from his mouth on pillow during sleep. "Feels as if a particle of food were in oesophagus.

swallows constantly to get rid of it." There is not the same agg. by rest and amel. by motion as with Rhus Tox Rhus, but many symptoms are agg. by commencing motion (stiff-neck).

Headache is amel. lying down.

Piano-playing caused heaviness and fulness of the whole body.

Like Rhus Tox Rhus, Anac. has chilliness, liability to take cold, sensitiveness to draughts, and amel. from warmth.

The symptoms are agg. morning, and again evening to midnight. 4 p.m. heat daily.

The cough of Anac. is amel. by eating.

Symptoms generally amel. by eating; recur two hours after.

There is intermittence in the symptoms of Anac. "The attacks ceased for one or two days, and then continued again for a couple of days." Guided by this indication alone, Custis cured with Anac. 200 a case of sleeplessness in a pregnant woman "Spells of sleeplessness lasting for several nights." Anac. is suited to affections of the palms of the hands.

There are warts even on the palms.

Clinical

Alcoholism. Apoplexy. Brain-fag. Constipation. Cough. Debility. Dysmenorrhoea. Dyspepsia. Eczema. Elephantiasis. Examination funk. Haemorrhoids. Headache. Heart, affections of. Hypochondriasis. Hysteria. Insanity. Memory, loss of. Mental weakness. Nervous ailments. Palpitation. Paralysis. Pemphigus. Rheumatism. Self-abuse. Skin, diseases of. Smell, illusions of. Spine, affections of. Stiff-neck. Vomiting of pregnancy. Whooping-cough. Warts. Writer's cramp.

Preparation

Semecarpus Anacardium Occidentale anacardium. Marking Nut. N. O. Anacardiaceae. (East Indies.) Preparation layer of nut between shell and kernel triturated.

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