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Physostigma - Mouth symptoms - T.F. Allen

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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.



General Mouth.

Involuntary twitching of the mouth, also of the eyebrows, and beating or throbbing and twitching between the eyebrows, also numbness from between the eyes down through the nose, at 8 P.M. (sixth day),

The roof of the mouth feels as if covered with patches of loose skin; has a yellowish Cuprum Metallicum copper-colored appearance; at 9 P.M. (fifth day),


Power of speech retained long after inability to swallow,

Felt a sluggishness of articulation, and to avoid any show of this, made a strong effort of the will to speak slowly and firmly (after 12 grains),


Dryness and smarting of the tip of the tongue and lips continued all day (first day); dryness and smarting of the tongue the same as yesterday (second day),

Numbness and tingling smarting of the tongue and lips, with a constant desire to moisten them (after fifteen minutes),

Gums and teeth

Teeth felt rough, which brushing did not remove, in the morning (second day),

Quivering sensation in the teeth, as if they were resting on a sounding-board of a piano (nineteenth day),



Profuse salivation (second day),

Thick lathery saliva from whole buccal surface, though drug at once swallowed,

Mucus ran from the mouth,



Tongue coated slightly, more heavily towards the root (second day),

Tongue feels rough to the touch (after half an hour, second day),

Tongue dry and rough and sore (fourth day),

A raw feeling of the tongue, very disagreeable in swallowing,

Tongue felt as if scalded (after twenty minutes, fourth day); the scalding sensation was all on the left side (fifth day); continuance of scalding (sixth day); felt on right side (seventh day); the scalding of tongue still continued, although the surface felt well (eighth and ninth days),

The tongue became very sore on the left side, quite back to the root, and it was very hard to move it, as if it was stiff, lasting nearly a day (fourth day),

Tongue felt sore on tip and rough, at 4 P.M. (third day),

Smarting of end of tongue; feels as if burnt by hot liquid,


Tongue coated white, and having an oily feel, with a very bad taste in the mouth (fourth day),


Metallic taste in the mouth, at 9 P.M. (fifth day),

Taste in the mouth like creosote, on waking, in the morning (second day),

Very bad taste in mouth; have had similar symptom within a week (second day),

Bad taste in the mouth, full of saliva (after half an hour, second day),

Bad taste all day (third day),

Arose in the morning with a bad taste in my mouth, as though I had been confined in a close room all night (second day),

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