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Argentum Nitricum - Mental (inc. personality) symptoms

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HPUS indication of Argentum Nitricum: Impulsiveness

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



Thinks his understanding will and must fail

Fearful and nervous; impulse to jump out of window

Faintish and tremulous

Melancholic, apprehensive of serious disease

Time passes slowly ( Cann)

ind.) Memory weak

Errors of perception

Impulsive; wants to do things in a hurry ( Lilium Tigrinum Lilium) Peculiar mental impulses

Fears and anxieties and hidden irrational motives for actions.

Aversions, dislikes; indolence, aversion to work

Bed; wants to remain in bed


childish behaviour (see foolish)

foolish behaviour

jumping; out of bed

jumping; impulse to jump from height

jumping; impulse to jump into the river

inclination to sit

walking, rapidly from anxiety


while writing


presentiment of death

presentiment of death; predicts the time


raging, raving

Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions

creatures and animals

snakes in and around her

death; about to die

death; while walking, thinks will have a fit or die, so walks faster

death; sees dead persons

environment and surroundings; thinks everything has changed (see strange)

environment and surroundings; home; everything at home, as changed

environment and surroundings; houses on each side would approach and crush him

environment and surroundings; cannot pass a certain place

environment and surroundings; corners of houses seem to project so that fears will run into them while walking in the street

environment and surroundings; that the walls will crush him

environment and surroundings; strange; familiar things seem strange

environment and surroundings; work will do harm

environment and surroundings; walls falling

everything will fail

delusions about other people; thinks is disowned by relatives

about self; body; health, hypochondria; has softening brain

about self; body; health, hypochondria; has incurable disease

about self; body; health, hypochondria; imagines himself to be sick

about self; body; thinks will have a fit and so walks faster

about self; body; surreal happenings to body; is a bottle of soda water

about self; circumstances; is despised

about self; circumstances; deserted, forsaken

about self; circumstances; of being neglected

about self; circumstances; that he cannot succeed, does everything wrong

about self; circumstances; does nothing right

visions (see visions or presence of phantoms, figures, people)

visions; on closing the eyes

visions or presence of phantoms, figures, people


on closing the eyes


faces; on closing eyes

faces; distorted, day, on lying down


preventing sleep

spectres, ghosts, spirits; on closing eyes

desire for open air

Desires, wants


to kill; on waking

to talk to someone


deceitful, lying

feigning; sick

Symptoms follow intense emotions






when anticipating events

ailments from emotional excitement


Mental exertion


of exaltation

of exaltation; preventing sleep

of exaltation; on falling asleep

Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition


anguish; while walking in open air

anger (see irritability and quarrelsome)

with trembling

deceitful, lying

ecstatic; exhilaration; afternoon

forsaken feeling

on waking

sensation of isolation



indifference, apathy, etc.

to business affairs

lies with eyes closed

to pleasure

when in society


morning; on waking

when excited

on waking

laughing; over serious matters



mood; changeable, variable mood

rage, fury (see insanity, mania, delirium)


excessively religious (see anxiety, despair, fear)

sensitive, oversensitive

to noise

to noise; slightest

unhappy; despair

religious (of salvation etc.)

unhappy; dwells on past disagreeable occurrences

unhappy; wants to injure self; fears to be left alone, from fear of injuring self (see suicide)

unhappy; wants to injure self; suicidal disposition

with dread of an open window or a knife

by drowning

from thoughts

throwing himself from a height

unhappy; lamenting, regretting

about sickness

unhappy; sadness, mental depression


open air

after eating

during the heat

from an undeserved slight

weeping, crying, tearful mood (lamenting)

after eating

High places


for the appointed time to arrive

while walking


Intellectual faculties

bright, intelligent, clear; abundant ideas, clearness of mind

bright, intelligent, clear; abundant ideas, clearness of mind; evening

impaired thinking; difficulty concentrating; on attempting to concentrate, it becomes dark before the eyes

impaired thinking; confusion


on rising

on waking


after drinking coffee

after dinner

after eating


while walking

while writing

impaired thinking; dull, sluggish



during heat

while writing

impaired thinking; imbecility

impaired thinking; mistakes; speaking

impaired thinking; weakness of mind

ideas; abundant ideas, clearness of mind


ideas; deficiency of ideas


mania, madness; periodical

Insecure, uncertain, scared


anxiety; morning; on rising

anxiety; late morning; 11 a.m.

anxiety; afternoon

anxiety; night

on waking

anxiety; anticipating an engagement

anxiety; after eating

anxiety; about health

anxiety; after rising

anxiety; if a time is set

anxiety; on waking

anxiety; while walking

in open air

and so walks faster

lacking self confidence



morning; on rising

of being alone (see company)

of being alone (see company); from fear of death

of extreme emotion

when ready to go to church or opera

to walk past certain corners

in a crowd

of public places

of death

of death; when alone

of death; predicts the time

of disease

in epilepsy

of evil

of fainting

fall upon him, high walls and building

of having a fit

high places

of insanity

in narrow place (claustrophobia)

of robbers

losing self-control

before sleep


of undertaking anything

hydrophobia (fear of water)

work; of dread

frightened easily

timidity; bashful

begins nothing, from fear of failure



forgetful; of words while speaking

weakness of memory

for what was about to say

for words

Ailments after death of part of body


senses; confused

time; time passes too slowly


absorbed, buried in thought; alternating with frivolity

making plans; many

prophesying; predicts the time of death

talks of one subject


Restlessness, nervousness


anxious, etc.

forcing rapid walking

during intervals of epilepsy

tossing about in bed

before convulsions

during headache

Sighing (see respiration)

Talking, conversation

contrary (see obstinate, irritable)


far-fetched objection against whatever was proposed

dislike of talking, desire to be silent, taciturn

after eating

in sleep

speech; childish

speech; incoherent

speech; slow

talks of one subject

Thoughts (see preoccupied); persistent (see delusions)

tormenting (see anxiety, remorse)



during vertigo, dizziness

Wearisome, tired

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