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Physostigma - Modalities Etc

Calabar Bean, Physostigma Venenosum, Phys.

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HPUS indication of Physostigma: Stiff neck

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



(Toward morning), Very restless.

(Toward noon), Gloomy.

(Noon), Nausea in throat; chilly on right side of back; all symptoms.

(Toward evening), Headache.

(Before midnight), Sleeplessness.

(Midnight), Palpitation of the heart, with throbbing over the body.

(After midnight), Disturbed sleep.

(Going into open air), Headache.

(Mental activity), Symptoms.

(Bending forward or throwing shoulders forward), Headache.

(Closing lids), Sensation as if they were too tight.

(Cold or change of temperature), Sensitiveness, with headache.

(After dinner), On going out of doors, pain in stomach; heavy pain in back, under left shoulder; sound sleep; great drowsiness.

(After drinking new milk), Headache.

(While driving), Sleepiness, with dull pressure encircling head.

(Exercise), Symptoms,

(Exertion), Profuse sweat.

(During expiration), Stitches under interior angle of scapula.

(Feeling of pulse), Benumbed sensation in hands.

(Flexing knees), Pain in part.

(On going up and down stairs), Stumbling.

(Going upstairs), Exhaustion; muscular weakness.

(Going downstairs), Pain in patellae of both knees.

(When looking at an object), Bright marks.

(On lying down), Nausea.

(Lying down), Headache.

(Lying on back), Griping in abdomen in right iliac region.

(Lying on left side), Pain in right iliac region.

(Making heavy or misstep), Pain in head.

(Motion), Heavy feeling in head and pains through temples; pain in head; pain in frontal and temporal regions; darting pain in temporal region; griping pain in upper abdomen; pain in sacral region; all symptoms.

(After micturating), Pain in the urethra.

(Noise), Lateral headache.

(Pressure), Epigastric region sore.

(Reading), Pain in posterior part of orbit.

(When reading), Dark-yellow spots on book.

(While riding in carriage), Lateral headache.

(Riding) Soreness in left side of abdomen.

(Before rising), Tired feeling.

(Rising up), Shooting pain through right side of head.

(Rising from sitting position), Pain and flushing of the face.

(Sitting down), Paroxysms of muscular twitchings in vastus externus muscle.

(While sitting), Still, pulsation felt through whole body; pulse very painful; numb pain in knees and ankles.

(Sound of organ), Headache in temporal region; nausea.

(Standing erect), Pain in bowels.

(Before stool), Griping pains.

(Before and after stool), Tenesmus.

(After stool), Exhaustion.

(With stool), Burning at the anus.

(While at supper), Epistaxis, right side, with headache.

(When swallowing), Soreness of throat; throat painful.

(While taking morning cold bath), Stiffness in right side of neck.

(Traveling in cars), Headache, sleepiness, etc.

(Turning head), Headache.

(After vomiting), Cold sweat over whole body.

(On waking), Headache; stitches in left breast; from midday nap, brain felt confused.

(Walking downstairs), Dizziness and dimness of vision.

(Walking in open air), Headache.

(While writing), Pain in right ear.


Change of temperature




Heat and cold




(Morning), Headache.

(Evening), 10 P.M., pain in head.

(Open air), All symptoms.

(Open air and while lying down), Symptoms,

(Mental application), Headache.

(Close attention to a sermon), Headache.

(Closing eyes), Symptoms,

(While in midst of crude Camphora camphor), All symptoms.

(Eating), Lateral headache; pain in right iliac region.

(Hard exercise), Drowsiness.

(Exertion of will), Unsteadiness from knees downwards.

(Going out), Symptoms,

(Leaning head toward right side), Pain in clavicle.

(Lying on right side), Gripings bowels.

(Motion out of doors), Pain in forehead and eyes.

(Moving about), Pain in eyes.

(Violent motion), Pain in right deltoid muscle.

(Continued motion), Pain in left popliteal space.

(Outdoors and walking), Symptoms,

(Pressure), Pain in right iliac region; pain in upper part of lung.

(Pressing on eyes), Pain in right eyeball; pain in eyes.

(Keeping quiet), Symptoms,

(On retiring), Hiccough.

(After rising), Headache.

(Sitting up in bed), Pain in top and forepart of head.

(Sleep), Hiccough.

(In warm room), All symptoms.

(Walking), Pains; in open air, pain in right iliac region.


Lying with head low (Ver-v)

Exerting the will


Appetite increased (fifth day),

No appetite (fourth and sixth days),

Loss of appetite (sixth day),

Appetite not very good for breakfast (second day); no appetite for breakfast (third day),

At times I noticed that I did not care for eating; appetite previously good at any time,

Less appetite since taking the medicine (seventeenth day),

Bad appetite (second morning),

Morbid appetite (fourth day),

Disinclined for breakfast; no appetite (second day),


Began in ten minutes to have thirst, which increased till they begged for water, then the power of swallowing was lost,

They suffered greatly from thirst, and drank readily large quantities of warm water,

Very thirsty, in the afternoon (seventh day),

Great desire for cold water all the evening; the more I drink the more I want (second day),

No thirst (sixth day),

Disgust especially for cold drinks (third day); no thirst (third to sixth day),


Repeated eructations from stomach of warm air, tasteless,

Eructations (after six minutes),

A good deal of tasteless eructations, without relief (tenth day),

Tasteless eructations,

Empty eructations, at 7 P.M. (third day),

Several empty eructations (two hours after second dose, second day),

Some eructations at 4 P.M. (second day),


Violent and very unusual hiccough for forty-five minutes, with great distress for breath; relieved at once by sleep, at 8.30 P.M. (second day); on waking again, violent hiccough, half hour, at 2 A.M. (third day),

Three distinct hiccoughs, followed by belching of tasteless gas; something unusual, but don't know that it is a symptom (after one hour),

Hiccough, from 5 P.M. until 8 P.M., of violent character (third day); hiccough from 9 P.M. till 11 P.M.; ceased on retiring (eighth day),