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Natrum Carbonicum - Extremities, Limbs symptoms - T.F. Allen

Carbonate Of Sodium, Nat-carb, Natrium carbonicum, Nat Carb, natcarb, Nat-c.


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HPUS indication of Natrum Carbonicum: Head congestion

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


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EXTREMITIES, LIMBS

Extremities, limbs

Objective.

Jerking in the limbs (after forty-eight hours),

Jerking, or jerking sensation, in all the joints,

Jerking or twitching, now in the hands, now in the feet, in bed, before and after midnight; it always woke her (fourth day),

Lameness of the limbs, in the morning on waking,

Weakness in all the limbs (after three days),

Weakness and powerlessness of the upper and lower extremities,

Great weakness of the lower extremities, and heaviness of the arms (even after twenty days),

Subjective.

Uneasiness in the arms and legs, with stretching, in the evening (second day),

Drawing and lameness in the joints, after waking (after four hours),

Tearing in the upper and lower extremities, extending up and down, mostly in the knees and ankles,

Tearing more than sticking in the joints of the upper and lower extremities, mostly in the evening on lying down, and frequently waking from sleep, at night,

Tearing and a bruised sensation in all the limbs (seventh day),

Upper extremities

Twitching in the arms, frequently involuntary, during the day, so that he started up,

The arm seemed stiff; she could not raise it,

Great heaviness of the right arm, so that she could not raise it,

Tearing in the right arm, especially the shoulder,

Tearing in the right arm, extending into the wrist, very painful during rest,

Tearing in the right arm, extending into the finger, with weakness, at night, during perspiration; it disappeared after rising (second day),

Shoulder.

Tearing in the shoulders, elbows, and wrists,

Violent pain in the shoulder-joint, so that she could not raise the arm for two days,

Tension and drawing in the shoulder, in the open air, on taking off the coat, when he was very sensitive to the wind (twenty-sixth day),

Drawing pain in the right shoulder-joint,

Pressive sensation on the left shoulder, disappearing on pressure, but returning (fourth day),

Sharp sticking in both shoulders, lasting a long time (tenth day),

A dull stitch in the left shoulder-joint, immediately followed by tearing, extending along the outer surface into the elbow, and thence along the inner surface to the middle of the forearm; at first aggravated and then relieved by motion, followed by a feeling of weakness in the arm (first day),

Sharp stitches with itching in both shoulders (first day),

Tearing in both shoulders, that frequently intermits (fourteenth day),

Some painful tearings in the right shoulder,

Violent tearing in the left shoulder, so that she thought she should die (eleventh day),

Violent tearing in the left shoulder-joint, frequently extending along the outer surface of the arm down to the little finger, at first aggravated, afterwards removed by motion (tenth day),

Bruised pain in the shoulder-joints,

Arm.

The right upper arm is painful, so that he cannot raise it,

A griping and burrowing in the left humerus, whence the pain extended outward to the skin, and there ended with a burning pain; at noon, on taking off the coat, without being heated (tenth day),

Pinching in the flesh of the upper arm, disappearing on rubbing (ninth day),

Tearing in the right upper arm, and in both little fingers, at 3 A.M., wherewith they fell asleep, whereupon she woke; on rubbing, it disappeared, returned, and entirely disappeared on rising (twelfth day),

Tearing on the posterior surface of the left upper arm above the elbow-joint, as if in the bone,

Tearing on the outer surface of the left upper arm, in the deltoid muscle, while standing, in the forenoon (twelfth day),

Tearing in the right deltoid muscle, disappearing on rubbing (ninth day),

Bruised pain in the muscles of the upper part of the left arm, and of the pectoral muscles, though only on touch and motion of the arm,

Elbow.

Drawing pain in the elbow, on lying down, two evenings in succession,

Tearing from the tip of the left elbow into the bend of the elbow (first day),

Forearm.

Twitching in the left forearm, below the bend of the elbow (second day),

Drawing tension as if in the tendons, on the inner surface of the left forearm, extending from the wrist to four inches above it (third day),

Pain in right forearm, as if he had sprained it at work (fifth day),

A stitch in the right forearm (after half an hour),

Tearing in the left forearm, from the elbow to the little finger (tenth day),

Violent tearing extending from the right elbow into the two smaller fingers (first day),

Cramplike pain in the outer side of the right forearm, not relieved by motion (after four hours),

Wrist.

Jerking, or a jerking sensation, in the right wrist,

Stiffness of the left wrist on holding a glass, so that he was obliged to put it down and move the hand, which at the same time pained him; the neck was also stiff (twenty-second day),

Boring pain in the pisiform bone of the right wrist, in the morning in bed, most sensitive when lying or pressing upon it (eighth day),

Hands.

Hands swollen, in the afternoon (tenth day),

Trembling of the hands, in the afternoon, worse next morning (after ten days),

Jerking in the hands, especially on taking hold of anything,

A painful jerking on the back of the right hand, in the morning (fourth day),

The left hand fell asleep, though not lain upon, at 4 A.M. (eighth day),

Boring in the metacarpal bones, at 10 P.M. (twenty-third day),

Boring in the metacarpal bone of the right thumb, afterwards in the bones of the forearm (twenty-fifth day),

Painful drawing in the ball of the right hand, frequently while writing, as first very violent on pressing upon it, afterwards disappearing, but immediately returning; on moving the hand a tension extending into the forearm and sensitiveness, when and when not moving; it disappears on stretching out the hand and arm (third day),

Pain on the back of the right hand, as if the tendons were constantly drawn tight, lasting a long time, relieved by pressure (twelfth day),

Violent tearing in the metacarpal bone of the right index finger, in the evening (eleventh day),

A violent pain between the ring and middle finger of the left hand, as if the tendons had been torn, on holding a vessel high up with the left hand (after a quarter of an hour),

Drawing-tearing pain in the metacarpal bone of the right ring finger, in the open air, very transient (sixth day),

Heat and painful sensitiveness in the palms, and especially in the tips of the fingers, on stroking or rubbing anything (after twelve days),

Fingers.

Inflammation of the left thumb, and later a vesicle upon it,

In the morning, the fingers look swollen; during the day, they are of the usual size, for several days in succession (after twenty-five days),

Painless jerking in the left thumb (second day),

Tensive drawing between the first and last phalanges of the left thumb, extending a hand's breadth above the wrist; it disappears frequently of itself, but usually on motion, in the forenoon (fourth day),

Twitching and crawling on the inner surface of the right thumb, disappearing on rubbing (first day),

Painful sticking and twitching in the right ring finger (fifth day),

Some stitches, as with needles, in the tip of the index finger (seventh day),

Sharp stitches in the right ring finger, as if a needle were struck through the skin that was raised up (fourth day),

A violent stitch just below the last joint of the right thumb, above the nail (third day),

A fine stitch in the tip of the right index finger, in the evening (fourth day),

Tearing on the backs of all four right fingers, and in the elbow, disappearing on rubbing (fifth day),

Tearing in the left little finger anteriorly towards the tip,

Tearing extending from the middle towards the last joint of the left ring finger (third day),

Violent tearing in the little finger, as if it would be torn out (first day),

Cramplike tearing and flexion in the left index finger,

Painful throbbing between the middle and last joints of the left ring finger (third day),

Jerking sensation in the finger-joints,

SUPERIOR EXTREMITIES.

Lower extremities

Objective.

OEdema of the lower extremities (occasional),

Jerking in the lower extremities and in parts of the lower portion of the body,

Unsteadiness while walking, stumbling, slipping,

Giving way of the lower extremities (after eleven days),

Great weariness of the legs the whole afternoon till evening (fifth day),

Uneasiness in the lower extremities at night; she could not keep them still,

The lower extremities are heavy while sitting (after twenty-one days),

Great heaviness of the lower extremities (fourth day),

The lower extremities feel very heavy and bruised (third day),

Tension in the whole of the lower extremities, while sitting and walking (after five days),

Bruised sensation in the lower extremities (after two days),

Hip.

Drawing and pressure in the flesh, in the region of the right hip (eleventh day),

Paroxysmal violent sticking through the right hip, from behind forward, on walking, always lasting two minutes; she was obliged to remain standing and bent over, in order to obtain some relief (tenth day),

Tearing of short duration in the left hip, in the evening, after lying down (twelfth day),

Tearing and sticking in the left hip, with cessation of the pain in the back, disappearing on motion, in the forenoon (sixth day),

Tearing and a bruised pain in the right hip, during the menses, in the forenoon (twelfth day),

Violent tearing in the right hip, in the evening, after lying down (first day),

Bruised pain in the left hip on rising from a seat, disappearing on walking, in the afternoon (fifth day),

Thigh.

Jerking in the muscle of the left natis, while sitting (eighteenth day),

Sudden jerking in the muscles of the thigh, as if a worm were crawling over it,

The thighs feel weary in the middle, with weakness of the whole body, in the morning (seventh day),

Weary pain in both thighs, as after great exertion (after forty-eight hours),

Burning pain in the fold between the nates and thighs, as after a violent horseback ride, when the clothes form a fold and press and rub against it (he had the same pain eight days previously, while riding horseback), (twenty-fifth day),

A violent stitch, as with a knife, through the right thigh, in the afternoon, while walking (fourth day),

Tearing in the left thigh, extending into the knee, in the afternoon (eighteenth day),

Tearing in the left natis, while standing, disappearing while sitting, in the evening (second day),

Violent tearing in the middle of the thigh, along the outer surface, in the evening while standing, lasting a quarter of an hour (first day),

Cramplike intermitting tearing in the outer side of the right thigh, close to the knee,

Bruised pain in the anterior muscles of the thigh, as if the flesh were loose, only when walking and on touching them,

Jerking sensation extending down the right thigh,

Knee.

The hollow of the knee is painful on motion,

Boring pain, as with a gimlet, in the right patella, in the forenoon (first day),

Sticking drawing in the right knee, in the evening (twenty-fifth day),

Pain, as from a sprain, in the right knee, in the forenoon, while walking (eleventh day),

Acute pain in the right knee-joint, on stepping (sixth day),

Dull sticking pain in the left knee, tibia, and thigh, while sitting and walking in the morning, continuing from rising till afternoon (fifth day),

Tearing in the right knee at night in bed; she wrapped the knee in warm clothes whereupon the pain disappeared (after seven days),

Bruised pain in the knee-joints,

Leg.

Redness, inflammation, and swelling of the left leg, with violent itching and gnawing, with many itching and sticking painful ulcers,

Uneasiness in the left leg and foot, at night (after a few hours),

Drawing in the right leg, in the evening,

Drawing in the right leg, from the knee to the foot, with uneasiness in it,

Drawing pain round about the leg, above the malleolus,

Tearing in the lower end of both legs and the forepart of the feet (ninth day),

Boring pain in the tibia, in the evening, while sitting, not felt while walking (after seventeen days),

Burning drawing on the outer surface of the right tibia, as if in the skin,

Pressive cramplike drawing extending down the tibia,

Violent tearing in the right tibia, extending into the great toe, in which there is also a crawling, as if it would fall asleep, in the afternoon (first day),

Twitching in the right calf (also in the left); it always lasts half a minute, while sitting, in the forenoon (sixth day),

Pinching and tension in the calf, as if too short, on moving the foot after walking,

Cramp in the calf for several mornings, on stretching out the leg in bed,

Pressive drawing in the left calf, especially on walking,

Violent tearing in the calves, and then also in the thighs, in the afternoon (sixteenth day),

Ankle.

Sticking below the left external malleolus, while walking, for several days (after six days),

Dull stitch in the right ankle (after half an hour),

Violent tearing in the left external malleolus, in the afternoon (second day),

Foot.

Uneasiness of the feet,

Feet sensitive, icy cold,

Falling asleep of the left foot, in the forenoon, while sitting (tenth day),

The feet are heavy (third day),

Cramplike pain in the right foot and toes (after a few hours),

Cramp in the right foot, at night (after fourteen days),

Tearing in the forepart of the foot, worse on moving the foot (seventh day),

Tensive drawing in the right instep, disappearing on rubbing, in the evening, while standing (sixth day),

Cramplike tearing on the back of the right foot, near the toes, in every position (after fourteen hours),

Swelling of the soles (after seven days),

Cramp on the inner margin of the sole, on bending the foot inward,

Cramplike pressure, almost like a tearing, in the sole of the left foot,

Stitches, as with needles, in the sole -Lippe. of the right foot, in the afternoon (sixth day),

Tearing in the sole of the right foot, with a feeling of heat, in the forenoon (twelfth day),

Sore pain in the ball of the foot, where there are corns, on stepping (after four days),

Prickling in the soles of the feet,

Violent twitching posteriorly in the left heel, in the afternoon, while walking (second day),

Throbbing and crawling in both heels, as from an ulcer, in the evening, in bed (seventh day),

Jerking and a pinching sensation in both heels, at 11 A.M. (fourth day),

Swelling of both great toes, with a kind of violent tearing, like a sore pain, in them, so that he could not sleep,

Toes.

Twitching and jerking in the left great toe, in the afternoon (seventeenth day),

Burning like fire in the right little toe, in the afternoon, while walking (eleventh day),

Boring pains in the corns,

Drawing pain in the corns,

Violent stitches in a corn,

Tearing pains in the right great toe (tenth day),

Painful tearing in the extensor tendons of the right great toe, disappearing on rubbing, in the afternoon (first day),

Violent tearing in the right great toe, in the forenoon (sixth day),

Fine tearing in the outer side of the right great toe, in the afternoon (first day),

Smarting and soreness between the toes,

Pain, as from suppuration, in the left great toe,

Crawling in the right middle toes, disappearing on touch, in the afternoon (fourth day),

She could lie only on the right side at right, because it hurt her to lie on the left (after seven days),

Dread of motion, that always aggravates the symptoms,

INFERIOR EXTREMITIES.

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