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Chamomilla - Chest symptoms - T.F. Allen

German Chamomile, Chamomile, Camomile, Chamom., Camomilla, Chamomila, Camomila, Chamomilla Vulgaris, Cham.

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



A hard node beneath the nipple, painful to touch, with at times drawing-tearing pain,

Scirrhous hardness of the mammary glands,

Rush of blood to the chest (fourth day after 5 drops),

Burning in the chest, with dulness in the head, as if he did not know where he was, with anxiety,

Contraction of the chest,

Constriction in the upper part of the chest which hurts on coughing (after four hours),

Constriction of the chest on a level with the nipples,

A pinching pain transversely across the upper part of the chest (in the evening), (after five hours),

Oppression of the chest,

Oppression of the chest (third morning after 5 drops, second day after 60 drops, and twenty minutes after 5 drops),

Oppression of the chest, with dull stitches (fourth day),

Oppression of the chest; great dryness of the nose and stoppage of it (five minutes after 10 drops),

Oppression of the chest, as from flatulence which has accumulated in the upper abdomen, with pressive pain, together with pain in the stomach, as in the beginning of heartburn, followed by burning in the spine,

Some oppression of the chest (fourth day after 5 drops),

Great oppression of the chest while sitting, some pain while walking, at 11 A.M. (third day after 5 drops),

Sensation of oppression of the chest (third day),

Sensation of oppression of the chest (soon after 60 drops),

Stitches in the chest like needle stitches,

Stitches (somewhat dull) shoot from the abdomen into the middle of the chest, as from flatulence (after two and four hours),

Stitches streaming from the abdomen into the chest, before midnight, with constant thirst, without heat,

Stitches from the abdomen into the chest after every starting as in a fright, when waking or sleeping,

Stitches from the middle of the chest towards the right side, after every expiration (after one hour and a half),

Single severe stitches in the chest at times (after two and four hours),

Tearing pain in the region of the clavicle and throat (after two hours),

The chest is sore internally, as if bruised (after twenty-four hours),

(Freedom from the usual chest-troubles, with dryness of the mouth, which usually appeared during the forenoon, especially during great heat), (first day),

The pains in the chest and oppression, which usually appeared with great heat towards 10 or 11 A.M., remained absent this morning, and only appeared very slightly towards 3 or 4 P.M.,


Burning pain from beneath the sternum to the mouth,

Stitches to the left of the middle of the sternum (sixth day),

Transient stitches near the right side of the ensiform process of the sternum,

Punctiform stitches beneath the ensiform cartilage, somewhat to the left side,


Some pain under the left clavicle, after sitting a long time,

Violent pain on the right side of the thorax, after stooping a long time, soon followed by pain in the left side, and from thence somewhat farther backward (seventh day),

Drawing pain or sensation as if the right side of the chest were repeatedly drawn inward (after twelve and sixteen hours),

Pressure in the upper part of the right nipple (twenty minutes after 40 drops),

Stitches in the right half of the chest (third day after 5 drops),

Stitches in the right half of the chest (fifteen minutes after 10 drops),

Stitches on the right side near the sternum (third day),

Stitches in the right half of the chest about the right nipple,

Stitches in the right side of the chest in the region of the nipple (second day after 5 drops),

Stitches in the inner portion of the right side of the thorax (twenty-first day),

Stitches in the right nipple (third day),

Slight stitches in the right half of the chest (tenth day after 60 drops),

Severe stitches in the right side of the chest, about 11 A.M. (second day),

Severe stitches in the right breast about the nipple (two hours after 5 drops),

Severe stitches in the right side of the chest (second day after 5 drops),

Evening, flying stitches in right side of chest near fifth rib, anteriorly lasting a short time, and increased by deep inspiration (8 to 14 grains, soon after),

Dull stitches in the right half of the chest, during the forenoon; they disappear toward noon,

Punctiform stitches in the right side of the chest near the sternum (fourth day),

Stitches in the lower portion of the left side of the thorax (nineteenth day),

Stitches on the left anterior lower portion of the chest (third day),

Stitches in small streaks along the ribs in the left side, above the nipple and around it, then on the left side above the heart, also in the anterior half of the seventh and eighth ribs (third day after 60 drops),

Stitches in the cartilage of the right sixth and seventh ribs,

Stitches in the cartilage of the left sixth rib,

Stitches below the left nipple (sixteenth day),

Severe stitches in a place as large as half a dollar, above the left nipple, lasting half an hour (after nine hours),

Jerking in the left pectoralis major muscle (third day),


Tensive pain across the chest, when breathing,

Stitches directly through the chest, on every respiration,

Pressive pain beneath the sternum, which impedes breathing (after ten hours),

A pressive pain beneath the sternum, which does not impede the breathing, and which is neither increased by breathing nor by touch (after twelve hours),

Stitches in the side of the chest beneath the ribs and shoulder-blades, when breathing (after four hours),

Evenings, transient stitches in region of fifth rib, in front on right side, increased by deep respiration,

Sudden stitches at the heart, arresting breathing, during motion,

Before taking it, while lying in bed, pulse 60, respiration 13; pulse taken every five minutes as follows 60, 61, 64, 61, 61, 61, 64; three hours after rising, pulse 88, respiration 15 (soon after taking), (from the 3d),

After two hours, pulse 66, respiration 14 (second experiment),

Short, panting breath,

Rapid, deep breathing, with great heaving of the chest,

Snoring inspirations during sleep,

Snoring inspirations in sleep, which are shorter than the expirations, with open mouth, and hot clammy sweat on the forehead (after three hours),

Whistling, wheezing, and rattling in the trachea, when breathing,

Respiration before taking 16, afterwards ranged 16, 17, 15, 14, 16,

Respiration, before taking the drug on the second morning, 13; after taking two drops of the tincture it rose to 19, then 15, 16, 14,

Respiration before taking, 14; after five minutes to forty minutes, 15; after forty-five to sixty minutes, 14 (after the 6th),

Respiration before taking, 14, twenty minutes after, 13, where it continued for an hour (second experiment),

Respiration before taking the drug, 12, in bed; after taking the drug, 15, then 16, within an hour; after an hour, 15; after two hours, 16; after six hours, 15; after eight hours, 16; at 8 P.M., 18,

Respiration, 12, second morning in bed (before taking Cham. 3d, 1 grain), afterwards ranged 12, 15, 14, 13,

Respiration 12 to 13; after two hours, 17; after four hours, 16; after eight hours, 15 (from the 2d),

Respiration in the morning 14, afterwards 17 to 18 (second day),

Respiration in the morning, 13; at 9 A.M., 19; 11 A.M., 14; 7 P.M., 16 (third day),

Short breath, with palpitation and small hard pulse, 108, after a short rapid walk; respiration 34 (second day after 5 drops),

In the afternoon, while walking rapidly up a steep path, loss of breath, palpitation, and stitches in right side of chest, soon followed by expectoration of a few drops of clear red blood; this old oppression of the chest and dyspnoea has been again noticed on rapid walking (seventh day after 60 drops),

Dyspnoea, as from suffocative catarrh (the larynx feels constricted) in the region of the pit of the throat, a constant irritation to cough (after a quarter of an hour),

Larynx, Trachea, and Bronchi.

Some accumulation of mucus in the air-passages, with rattling respiration; on hawking, a few drops of blood are raised (third day),

Sensation of slight pressure on the air-passages, with some irritation to cough (forty-five minutes after 5 drops),

Sensation of rawness in the upper part of the air-passages,

Tickling in the air-passages, frequent irritation to a hacking cough (afternoon of second day),

Sensation of oppression and slight constriction in the region of the larynx (after five minutes),

Feeling as though some fluid would rise up out of the larynx (forty-five minutes after 5 drops),

Irritation to cough in the larynx, with accumulation of mucus which rises from the air-passages into the larynx; this mucus has a sweetish taste, and is involuntarily swallowed before he can expectorate it (second day after 5 drops),

Almost uninterrupted irritation to cough beneath the upper part of the sternum, without, however, any cough,

Burning in the larynx,

Sensation of rawness and scraping in the larynx (four hours after 20 drops),

Scraping in the larynx, with sensation as if the tonsils were swollen, and as if the uvula was too long (these sensations are, however, very transient); together with somewhat increased secretion of saliva (third day after 5 drops),

Tickling in the larynx, with a hacking cough and expectoration of a few drops of clear blood (third morning after 5 drops),


Voice always rough,

Voice raw and hoarse,

Hoarseness on account of tough mucus in the larynx, which is only detached by very violent hawking (after three hours),

Hoarseness and cough on account of rattling mucus in the upper part of the trachea; the place from which the mucus was detached feels sore (after two hours),

Catarrhal hoarseness of the trachea, with dryness of the eyelids, from one to eight hours,

Cough and Expectoration.

Cough, caused by irritation low down in the air-passages, during the night,

Paroxysms of coughing about midnight, with which something seems to rise into the throat, as if she would suffocate,

(The child becomes angry, and then coughs),

Dry cough, four or five times a day,

Dry cough, on account of itching irritation and continual tickling in that portion of the trachea behind the pit of the throat (after four hours),

Severe dry cough, during sleep (after eleven hours),

Frequent expectoration of clear blood, preceded by tickling in the larynx and air-passages (third day after 5 drops),

Heart and pulse


Rush of blood to the heart (immediately),

Qualmishness about the heart,

A feeling in the heart as if it hurt, which seems to be pressed down,

Something presses the heart down (cardialgia),

Stitches in the upper part of the heart,

Stitches in the upper part of the right ventricle of the heart (fifteen minutes after 40 drops),

Slight stitches in region of heart,

Slight stitches in cardiac region (12 grains),

Frequent, deepseated, internal stitches above the heart, during the day, but especially severe and frequent in the morning,

Heart's Action.


Palpitation of the heart (tenth day),

Slight palpitation of heart (8 to 14 grains, soon after),


Rapid pulse,

Increased rapidity of pulse (16 to 20 grains, 22 and 24 grains),

Pulse, previous to taking the drug, 72 small, and easily compressed; after taking, 80 irregular, and small; 80, 76, 80 (somewhat fuller), 84, 88, 88, during the hour after 60 drops,

Pulse previous to taking the drug, 83, full, and strong, not quite regular; during the hour after 40 drops, 88, 80, 77, 82, 78, 75, 76, 72, 70, 72, 70 (after 40 drops),

Pulse, previously full and hard, 80, became smaller and soft; during the hour ranged 82, 82, 80, 78, 72, 96 (immediately after taking),

Pulse previously 80, full, and soft; after taking ten drops of the tincture, 80 (somewhat harder), 82, 88, 82, 86, 83, 80, 84, 92, 82 (and very irregular), 82, 78; taken every five minutes during the hour,

Before taking the drug in the morning, while fasting, the pulse, while lying in bed, was 71, soft, and somewhat irregular; five minutes after taking the drug, the pulse was 74; after ten minutes, 72; after fifteen minutes, 71; after twenty minutes, 69; after twenty-five minutes, 68,

Pulse 60, full, and soft, before taking the drug the second morning; after taking 2 drops of the tincture, pulse rose in ten minutes to 64, and was smaller; after this is did not change for fifty minutes,

Pulse, before taking, 64; after taking 4 drops of the tincture, the pulse did not rise as in former provings, but after half an hour fell to 60,

Pulse before taking, 69; after five minutes, 72, then 75, after which, every five minutes, it ranged as follows 67, 65, 64, 66, 68, 68, 65, 65, 66, 65, 68 (second experiment),

Pulse, before taking, 60; afterwards ranged, within an hour, 68, 72, 64, 60, 64; became smaller and softer (after second dose of Cham. 2d),

Pulse showed no change for one hour after taking, 60; during the next thirty or forty minutes rose soon to 64; at 8 A.M., two hours after taking, 100, smaller, and harder; at 10 A.M., 96; at 2 and 8 P.M., 78 (after taking the 2d),

Pulse, after five minutes, small, scarcely perceptible; after ten minutes, somewhat fuller; in twenty-five minutes, irregular, and rapid (88); in forty minutes, again small, and scarcely perceptible; in forty-five minutes, again irregular, and rapid (after 5 drops),

Pulse at one time very strong, at another small and weak, and also irregular as to frequency, after one hour; after two hours, 88, full, and soft; after four hours, 90, small, and easily compressed; after six hours, 82 (after 60 drops),

Pulse, in the morning in bed, at 6 A.M., 64, full; at 7 A.M., 90, tense; at 8 A.M., 80; at 10 A.M., 92, scarcely perceptible; at 11 A.M., 96; at 3 P.M., 92; at 5 P.M., 78, soft, and small; at 7 P.M., 88 (second day after 5 drops),

Pulse, at 6 A.M. in bed, 60; at 7 A.M., 82; at 9 A.M., 88; at 10 A.M., 92; at 11 A.M., 92; at 1 P.M., 76; at 2 P.M., 76; at 7 P.M., 70; at 10 P.M., on lying down in bed, 68; the pulse was very soft until 10 A.M., afterwards somewhat full; and in the evening rather hard (fourth day), when all the drug symptoms had disappeared,

Pulse 57, soft, and weak, second morning in bed; after taking Cham. 3d, 1 grain, pulse ranged 60, 61, 64, 60,

Pulse hard, and full, on waking, 64; at 9 A.M., 80; at ten, 92; at eleven, 86; at twelve, noon, 88 (second day),

Pulse 68, small, and easily compressible, in the morning (eleventh day after 60 drops),

Pulse, in the morning, 65, soft; at 9 A.M., 100, small, and soft; at 11 A.M., 80, small, and weak; at 7 P.M., 72, small, and soft (third day),

At 5 A.M., pulse 60, full, soft; at 7 A.M., 88, small, tense; at 9 A.M., 98, small, and very soft; at 1 P.M., 80, rather stronger; at 3 P.M., 88, small, and hardish; at 5 P.M., 84 (second day after 5 drops),

Pulse, at 6 A.M., 60, full, and strong; at 7 A.M., 72; at 9 A.M., 80; at 12 P.M., 74; at 4 P.M., 80; at 9 P.M., 72,

Pulse 65 (fourth day),

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