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Lycopodium Clavatum - Chest symptoms - T.F. Allen

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

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Involuntary contraction of the pectoral muscles forward, at one time; at another, of the scapulae backward,

Attack of distress in the chest, with nausea and vomiting, whereupon her speech left her, so that she could talk only in a very low tone; this disappeared after excessive eructations,

Anxiety in the chest,

Pain in the chest, with coughing, on deep inspiration,

The first six days, pain in the chest, so severe that he could not lie upon the left side; followed by cough, with greenish expectoration in the morning,

Fulness in the chest (and stomach), after eating,

Fulness in the chest as from oppression, at noon,

Feeling as if the chest were filled with mucus (after thirteen days),

Sensation as though the anterior surface of the lungs were swollen (fifth day),

Tightness, oppression and fulness in the chest, when in the open air,

The tightness in the chest is greatly increased, with loud thumping of the heart, after walking in the open air,

Tightness of the chest, especially when moving about, with oppressive pain in the pit of the stomach, for several days,

Tension in the chest (after a few hours),

Tension in the chest, especially in the right side, on inspiration,

Woke from sleep with a feeling of tension across the chest; pressure in the epigastric region, and some rumbling in the abdomen (eighth night),

Dull aching pain all over lungs, as if they had been overworked, with feeling of constriction of chest as from a tight waistcoat; in the morning the pain in chest went off at once, after the drop of 30th, at noon (fifth day),

Heaviness of the chest (twenty-fourth day), ; (thirty-seventh day),

Heaviness on the chest,

Heaviness upon the chest when ascending a height (seventh day),

Heaviness and pressure upon the chest (fortieth day), ; in morning (twenty-fifth day),

(The heaviness, pressure, and tightness of the chest, and also the dryness of the nose continued into the night), (twenty-fifth day),

Heaviness and pressure on the chest, as though a catarrh would develop (twelfth day),

Pressure upon the chest (fourth day), ; (tenth day), etc.

Pressure upon the chest, with frequent sighing (thirty-fourth day),

Pressure on the chest and in the epigastric region, with empty eructations, immediately after supper (first day),

Pressure in the chest, as if it were full and oppressed (seventh day),

Pressure and oppression in the chest all day (twenty-seventh day),

Pressure in the left chest,

Pressure as from a knob on the right true ribs,

Great pressure upon the chest, in the evening (twenty-ninth day),

Dull pressure in the left chest,

Constrictive pressure in the middle of the chest, from walking in the open air,

Pressive sensation and sore pain in the chest,

Pressive, rheumatic, oppressed sensation in the chest, relieved by empty eructations,

Oppression of the chest,

Oppression of the chest as if too full,

Oppression of the chest and a feeling of internal rawness,

Oppression of the chest, with tickling in the throat obliging coughing (twenty-third day),

Oppression of the chest, with eructations (soon),

Oppression of the chest and sticking in the throat, provoking scraping cough (fifth day),

Very great oppression of the chest,

Painful shooting in chest, from time to time,

Cutting pain in the right chest,

Cutting through the left chest and hypochondria, especially on stretching (after one hour),

Much sticking in the left chest,

Violent sticking in the chest,

Sticking pain in the left chest, causing great uneasiness, in the evening,

Sticking pains and great sensitiveness of the right clavicle (sixth day),

Stitches in the left chest in the evening, aggravated by deep inspiration (thirteenth day),

Stitches beneath the margin of the left ribs several times in the night, on turning to the left side, followed by uneasy partial sleep, with heat and perspiration (second night),

Stitches in the region of left sixth rib, aggravated by deep inspiration, lasting till night (twenty-fifth day),

Stitches in the region of the left fifth rib, lasting a few seconds (thirty-sixth day),

Transient stitches in the chest, especially on the right side (after one hour and a half),

Transient stitches in the right chest, in the afternoon (fourth day),

Transient stitches in the left chest (ninth day), ; (twenty-sixth day), etc.

Transient stitches in the region of the fifth rib (twenty-third and twenty-fourth days),

Transient stitches in the region of the left fifth rib (fortieth day),

Pulsating stitches in the left chest,

Tearing in the region of the left clavicle,

During the cough, smarting in the chest, with yellowish-gray expectoration,

Violent pulsation in the thorax, with a sweetish taste in the mouth (thirteenth day),

Extraordinary palpitation in the thorax, towards evening while lying down (fourth day),


Burning in the chest beneath the sternum, in the forenoon (ninth day),

A peculiar sensation of burning below the lower third of the sternum, while reading (second day),

Feeling of tension in the forepart of the left chest,

Feeling of tension beneath the sternum, in the afternoon (first day),

Pressure beneath the sternum (eighth, nineteenth, twenty-fifth, and thirtieth days), ; (twenty-fifth day),

Pressure and heaviness beneath the sternum (twenty-sixth and twenty-seventh days); while walking, at 11 A.M. (twenty-third day),

Violent pressure in the posterior mediastinum and pit of the stomach, with general dulness and weakness (after one hour),

Pressive pain, with a feeling of tightness, beneath the manubrium sterni, which soon increased to a real dyspnoea, in the morning (twenty-fourth day),

Sticking pains to the left near the sternum, in the region of the fourth rib, in the morning (twenty-fourth day),

Burning-sticking pain on the margin of the sternum, while walking in the open air (fourth day),

Stitches in the sternum, in the afternoon (first day),

Stitches in the region of the fifth rib close to the border of the sternum (while at rest); after half an hour the same sticking on the left side (twentieth day),

Frequent stitches on the left margin of the sternum, transient, extending transversely through the chest and back, in the morning (eleventh day),

Sudden stitches in the right side close to the border of the sternum, in the evening (twenty-fourth day),

Transient stitches in the left side of the chest near the sternum, for two or three minutes (thirtieth day),

Transient stitches in the left side near the sternum, in the morning (twenty-eighth day),

Dull stitches in the left side close to the sternum, in the forenoon (twenty-fourth day),

Sore pain beneath the sternum, in the morning (seventeenth day),

Sensation of rawness beneath the sternum (fifth day),

A feeling as if ulcerated, and a pressure beneath the sternum, in the morning (seventeenth day),


Violent tension and pressure in the right side of the chest,

Pain as if sprained in the left side, alternating with jerkings,

Darting pain in right side of chest (after twenty minutes, third day),

Darting pain in left side, in right side (after second dose, second day),

Slight shooting pain in left side, as if in lung (one hour after first dose, first day),

Sticking pain in the right side, in the region of the third rib, extending transversely through the chest, aggravated by deep inspiration, lasting a few minutes (thirty-first day),

Stitches in the sides, in the morning (twenty-sixth day),

Stitches in both sides of the chest, in the evening in bed (twentieth day),

Stitches in the left side of the chest, in the evening (twenty-sixth day),

Stitches in the right side of the chest, when coughing and moving the body,

Stitches in the left side of the chest, in the region of the fifth rib, extending backward to the border of the scapula (thirteenth day),

Fine stitches in the left side of the chest, in the morning,

Transient stitches in both sides of the chest (thirty-fourth day),

Transient stitches in the left side (ninth day),

Transient stitches, now in the right, now in the left side of the chest, near the sternum, in the morning (twenty-fifth day),

Frequent transient stitches in the left side of the chest, in the region of the fifth rib (fifth day),

Dull stitches in the left side of the chest, in the forenoon (twenty-seventh day),

Itching pain in right side (one hour and a half after third dose, first day),


Swelling of one breast, which is painful to touch,

Hard lump in the left breast and beneath the arm, with burning pain,

Blood and glutinous water exude from one nipple, especially if touched,

Sticking in the nipples,

Around armpit

Pressure on a small spot in the true ribs, beneath the left axilla,


Feeling as if the chest were filled with mucus; whistling in the air-passages, on breathing during the day (after eighteen days),

Tension and pressure in the chest that take away the breath, alternating with distension of the abdomen, in the evening (after four days),

Tensive pain across the chest from 11 to 1 A.M., making respiration difficult (sixth day),

Constriction of the chest in the region of the false ribs, that almost took away the breath (fifth day),

A kind of cramp in the chest at night, in a puerperal woman, which extends from the small of the back at first to the epigastric region, then mounts to the chest, making the breath difficult and causing great anxiety,

Heaviness of the chest, with impeded respiration for some time; relieved by cough, with expectoration of white, tenacious mucus (first day),

Pressure and heaviness on the chest, obliging frequent deep breathing, whereby he was somewhat relieved (twentieth day),

Pressure and heaviness on the chest, as from a weight, obliging deep breathing, in the afternoon (twenty-third day),

Great oppression of the chest, aggravated by deep breathing, in the forenoon (twenty-fourth day),

Respiration is associated with violent oppression of the chest,

A stitch here and there in the chest, on breathing,

Stitches in and beneath the chest on breathing, lasting two hours (after supper),

Stitches in the left chest, even when breathing (after seven days),

Violent stitches in the chest, with oppressed respiration, especially when running, at 3 P.M. (second day),

Transient stitches in the left chest, aggravated by deep respiration, lasting an hour (twenty-second day),

Tension and pressure beneath the sternum oblige frequent deep breathing (twenty-third day),

Violent sticking, extending from the ensiform cartilage of the sternum and right hypochondrium to the spine, and especially to the scapulae, impeding respiration on rising, lasting three days (after seven days),

Stitches in the sternum, on taking a deep breath,

Tearing stitch from time to time, in the lower part of the sternum, not affecting respiration, during rest,

Stitches in the left side of the chest, extending to the back, on account of which he is scarcely able to breathe,

Transient stitches in the left side in the region of the fifth rib, aggravated by deep breathing (thirty-second day),

Jerking and sticking in the left side, while breathing,

Stitches in the praecordial region taking away the breath (eighth day),

Bad breath, in the morning on waking, which he himself notices,

Rattling and rĂ¢les in the chest,

Whistling respiration,

In sleep, sometimes catches his breath three or four times, with a noise, before he can draw it properly; when he cannot get his breath he wakes up and cries,

Shortness of breath (seventh day),

Shortness of breath, in the afternoon (twenty-fourth day),

Shortness of breath, while riding home in a carriage in the evening,

Shortness of breath, on ascending steps and walking rapidly,

Breath short during sleep,

The breath is very short before the commencement of the cough,

On coughing, the breath is very short, otherwise not,

(Oppression of the breath during physical exertion in the morning), in the afternoon while walking for an hour, at the beginning shortness of breath, which afterwards became perfectly free, with at times pressure upon the chest,

Respiration impeded on ascending steps, so that he was obliged to stand still several times,

Respiration difficult, ; (fifth, twenty-seventh, and twenty-eighth days), etc.

Difficult respiration, as if he had inhaled Sulphur sulphur fumes,

Difficult breathing in the morning (seventeenth day),

Difficulty of breathing and palpitation, while walking (sixth day),

Dyspnoea, with shortness of breath and rush of blood to the chest (after twenty days),

Dyspnoea, as if the chest were constricted by cramp (after eight days),

Arrest of breathing, on ascending steps,

Larynx and Trachea.

Feeling of dryness in the larynx,

Dryness in the windpipe, with hoarseness,

Frequent pressive pain in the larynx, on swallowing,

Irresistible itching-tickling in the larynx, which compels a forcible cough (after three-quarters of an hour),

Feeling as if a quantity of air rose through the trachea in waves, and streamed out of the mouth,

Feeling of rawness in the trachea, with increased expectoration of mucus (sixth and seventh days),

Violent crawling-scratching in the trachea below the larynx wakes him an 2 o'clock at night from the deepest sleep,


The tone of the voice seems muffled, though just as strong as ever,

Hoarseness (after twenty-five and forty-eight days),

Hoarseness; and in speaking the chest became raw and sore, especially in the afternoon,

Nasal speech,

Cough and Expectoration.

Irritation to cough, as from Sulphur sulphur fumes,

Irritation to cough, with pain in the larynx and throat (third day),

Irritation to cough from deep breathing, from stretching out the throat, and at times also on empty swallowing,

Cough in the morning, with tightness of breath,

Cough, with pain on swallowing (third day),

Cough about 9 P.M., with fever, followed by burning heat of the head, cramp in the legs and feet, hands and arms, and rapid pulse,

Cough at night without expectoration, causing pain in the head and both sides of the abdomen,

Cough and pain in the chest at night, which allow him to sleep only after midnight,

Night cough affecting the stomach and diaphragm, mostly before sunset,

Cough, with some stitches here and there in the thorax,

Frequent coughing (twenty-sixth day),

She was obliged to cough very much, and to drink much, from 4 to 8 P.M.,

Some paroxysms of cough caused by tickling in the larynx, which end with sneezing,

Violent cough, with tightness of the chest (twenty-seventh and twenty-eighth days),

Tickling cough in the throat, amounting to retching,

Distressing, fatiguing, tickling cough frequently during the day, especially in the evening on going to sleep and in the morning, lasting from half an hour to an hour,

Hacking cough (twenty-second day),

Frequent hacking cough (second day),

He is obliged to hack and hawk, and has a short cough, in the evening in bed,

Hacking cough, caused by tickling in the larynx,

Dry cough, with sore pain along the trachea,

Dry cough, with whistling, piping, and crackling in the throat,

Dry whistling cough, as in brandy-drinkers,

Dry rough cough, mostly troublesome at night,

Short dry cough, every morning, with a sensation of hoarseness in the larynx, without actual hoarseness,

Frequent dry hacking cough, with a feeling of rawness behind the sternum (ninth day),

Cough at night, with some expectoration (after six days),

Cough, with frequent expectoration of mucus (fourth night),

Cough very overpowering, in the evening before going to sleep, as if the larynx were tickled with a feather, with scanty expectoration (after three days),

Cough at night and hoarseness; when the expectoration is loosened, there is pain in the chest as if sore,

Cough, with thick expectoration,

Cough, with granular expectoration from 3 to 4 A.M. while awake; in the morning yellowish firm expectoration,

Cough, with thick yellowish-brown expectoration (sixth day),

At first she had a peculiar dry cough at night, which was afterwards followed by a sensation as if she had too much phlegm in the chest, and lastly, a thick yellow expectoration,

Cough, with expectoration of mucus,

Cough, with expectoration of balls of white mucus,

Cough, with expectoration of small grayish granules of mucus (fifth day),

Cough, with hawking of thick, firm, yellow mucus from the throat, pharynx, and trachea (third day),

Cough, with purulent expectoration for eight days, almost uninterruptedly, with fever and profuse night-sweat, as in the last stages of suppuration of the lungs,

Tickling cough, with gray expectoration,

Tickling cough, as from Sulphur sulphur fumes in the larynx, with gray salty expectoration,

Hacking cough (third and fourth days),

Violent cough (fifth day), frequently recurring through the day; it was fatiguing, and accompanied by expectoration of white gelatinous mucus (sixth day),

The cough became less, and troubled him only in the morning and evening (ninth to twelfth days),

Cough infrequent and dry (thirteenth day),

Dry fatiguing cough (fifteenth day),

Two very fatiguing paroxysms of cough, at times followed by transient palpitation, hoarseness, and rawness in the throat (sixteenth day),

Several attacks of exhausting cough, with vomiting (seventeenth day),

Cough, with thick expectoration, after waking in the morning (eighteenth day),

Cough frequent and violent, always followed by oppression of the chest, difficult breathing, palpitation, and heat of the face; expectoration scanty (twentieth and twenty-third days),

Desire to expectorate a sourish, watery, at times bloody liquid,

White slimy expectoration,

Gray granulated expectoration, morning and evening (first day),

Expectoration thick, whitish-yellow, during a violent cough,

Expectoration of thick yellowish mucus from the bronchi, in the morning, (thirst-first day),

Green expectoration, on coughing in the morning, following severe pain in the chest,

Blackish expectoration of mucus with the cough, day and night,

Expectoration tasting salt,

Expectoration of salty mucus, in the morning, evening, and night,

Gray salt-tasting expectoration,

Yellowish purulent expectoration, with rawness and sore pain in the chest, follows the obstinate dry cough,

Expectoration of first thin, then thick purulent mucus, with distressing hacking cough,

Bloody expectoration,

Expectoration of bright-red blood in the afternoon (first day),

(Haemoptysis, in a consumptive), (after ten days),

Cannot bring off sputa, but must swallow it again,


Heart and pulse


Peculiar sensation about heart, like a tendency to palpitation (after second dose, second day),

Flatulent pain in the praecordial region, and lower portion of the thorax, with distension under the false ribs,

Pressure in the whole praecordial region after eating, with dull stitches extending to the middle of the chest and pit of the stomach,

Pressure and anxiety in the region beneath the heart, with a great tendency to pass into sadness; after violent physical exertion, on stretching out the body,

Pulsating tearing in the praecordial region,

Pulsating or bubbling internally in the praecordial region, not associated with beating of the heart,

Stitches in the praecordial region (eighth day),

Heart's Action.

Palpitation (fifth day), ; (seventh day), ; (after second dose, second day),

Palpitation of the heart, nearly every evening, in bed,

Palpitation lasting ten minutes, till he drank a glass of water with salt in it, in the morning (third day),

Palpitation, with accelerated pulse (third day),

Frequent palpitation and cough on ascending steps (twentieth day),

Marked palpitation of the heart, with slight flatulence (after fifth dose, second day),

Violent palpitation, from 4 to 5 A.M. (after forty-eight hours),

Sudden violent palpitation after exhaustion, with yawning,

Tremulous palpitation (third day),

Anxious palpitation at night, on turning over in bed,


Accelerated pulse (fourth day),

Acceleration of the pulse, with coldness of the face and feet (sixth day),

Pulse more rapid than usual about 10 A.M., from 86 to 88; with a very cheerful mood, without apparent cause (second day),

Pulse full and frequent (second day),

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