# Sulphur - Appendix symptoms - *T.F. Allen*

*Sublimated Sulphur, Sulpher, Sul, Sulfur, Sulf, Sulph.*

**HPUS**indication of Sulphur:

*Skin problems*

*Skin problems, Hot flashes, Pimples*.

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

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### Authorities

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EAR.

SLEEP.

(Nos. **1** to **8**, from Hahnemann, Chr. Kn.). **1**, Hahnemann; **2**, Fr. Hahnemann; **3**, Nenning; **4**, Wahle; **5**, Walther; **6**, Ardoynus, de venen, Lib. II, C. XV (statement, -Hughes); **7**, Hufel. Journ. (statement, -Hughes); **8**, Morgagni, de sed. et Caus. Mort. (observation, -Hughes); **9**, Gross, Archiv., 19, part 3, p. 186; **10**, Helbig, Heraclides, part 1, p. 64, symptoms by Helbig; **11**, Krin; **12**, P.; **13**, Knorre, A. H. Z., 6, p. 37, effects of 2 drops of tincture; **14**, 1 drachm of flowers taken at once; **15**, Dr. Molin (de Luxenil), Arch. de la Med. Hom., vol. 3, 1835, p. 377, took 8 glob. of 30th, morning and evening (first, third, fourth, and fifth days), 10 glob., morning and evening (sixth and seventh days), 32 glob. at two different times (eighth day), 32 glob. (ninth, tenth, and eleventh days), 40 glob., twice (twelfth day), 25 glob. in morning (thirteenth day), used in this proving, 4 drops of 30th; **16** to **45***c*, from Dr. F. Wurmb, Zeit. des ver Hom. Aerzte Oest., 1, 1857; **16**, Victor Arigler, aet. 22 years, took a dose of Sulphur every morning from October 29th, 1846, to Jan. 6th, 1847, excepting Nov. 15th and 16th; **17**, Dr. Arneth took 12 drops of 800th dil., no particular effect; a week later took 10 drops of 400th dil. (first, fifth, sixth, and seventh days); **17***a*, same, three days later took 5 drops of 31st dil. in 1 ounce distilled water (first, fourth, ninth and nineteenth days); **17***b*, a week later took 5 drops of 13th dil. in 1/2 ounce distilled water (first, second, third, fourth, and seventh days); **17***c*, took 10 grains of 3d trit. (1-99) in 1 ounce distilled water, at night (first, fourth, seventh, thirteenth, and sixteenth days); **17***d*, a month later took a dry powder of 3d trit. (first, fourth, sixth, and eleven days); **17***e*, 10 grains crude Sulphur (first and fourth days), 20 grains (sixth day); **18**, Dr. Garay, took 10 grains of 6th dec. trit. (first day), 20 grains 6th trit. (second day); **18***a*, five days later took 40 grains 8th trit., at 2 P.M. (first day), 10 grains (fifth day), 20 grains at noon (ninth day); **18***b*, 2 drachms of flowers of Sulphur in a glass of water, at 10 P.M. (first day), 1/2 ounce in water (fifth day), 1 ounce in water (eighth day); **18***c*, three weeks later took another dose of Sulphur; **18***d*, two weeks later took 2 ounces of Sulphur in water; **19**, a girl, aet. 7 1/2 years, took at one time 5, at another 20 grains of the 6th trit.; **20**, F. Goottwald, aet. 37 years, took a drachm of the 1st dec. trit. (first and third days); **20***a*, took a scruple of the 3d trit. (first and third days); **21**, Dr. Franz Hausmann, took 68 grains of 16th trit. at 7 A.M. (first day), 20 grains of 5th trit. at 7.30, 26 grains 14th trit. at 10 A.M. (fourth day), 37 grains of 13th trit. at 8.30 A.M., 35 grains of 12th trit. at 9.30 A.M., 25 grains of 11th trit. at 10 A.M., and 28 grains of 10th trit. at 12 M. (fifth day), 36 grains of 9th trit. at 6 A.M., 34 grains of 8th trit. at 7 A.M., 26 grains of 7th trit. at 8.30 A.M., 34 grains of 6th trit. at 8.30 P.M. (sixth day), 32 grains of 3d at 7 A.M., 26 grains of 4th trit. at 9 A.M. (seventh day), 35 grains of 3d trit. at 7 A.M., 35 grains of 2d trit. at 6 P.M. (eighth day), 17 grains of 1st trit. in the morning (ninth day); **22**, Dr. Wenzel Huber, took 10 grains of 6th trit. six successive mornings without effect, then 10 grains of 5th trit. for five days, then 10 grains of 4th trit. for five days, after one day the same for five days, then after one day 10 grains of 1st trit. for eleven days; **22***a*, same, six months later, took 50 grains of 6th trit. (first day), 100 grains of 6th trit. (second and third days), 100 grains of 5th trit. (fourth, fifth, seventh, and eighth days), 100 of 4th trit. (ninth, tenth, twelfth, and thirteenth days), 100 of 3d trit. (fifteenth, seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth days), 100 of 2d trit. (twenty-first, twenty-third, twenty-ninth, thirtieth, thirty-first, thirty-third, thirty-sixth, and thirty-seventh days), 100 of 1st trit. (forty-first, forty-second, forty-third, and forty-fifth days); **22***b*, same, took 100 drops of concentrated tincture in water (first, second, and third days), 200 drops in morning and at 8 P.M. (fourth day), same at 5 A.M. and 8 P.M. (fifth day), same at 7 A.M. and 8 A.M. (ninth day), 400 drops with warm sugar and water, morning and evening (tenth day); **22***c*, same, 1/2 ounce of tincture was rubbed into the skin of the thigh (first day), same quantity rubbed into thighs and arms at 7 A.M. and 8 P.M. (second day), 1 1/2 ounces at 8 P.M. (third day), same in the evening (fourth day); **23**, Mrs. Huber, took the triturations in the same quantities and on the same days as her husband, in his first series of trials; **24**, Dr. Huber's, trial on a man, aet. 47 years, who took 20 drops of tincture daily for nine days, 30 drops (tenth day, and from seventeenth to twenty-fourth days inclusive); **25**, Dr. Wm. Huber, took 5 drops of 101st dil. at 7 P.M. (first day), 10 at 6 P.M. (second day), 15 at 6 P.M. (fourth day), 20 at 3 P.M. (fifth day), 25 at 8 P.M. (sixth day), 30 in the morning (eighth day), same about noon (ninth day); **25***a*, same, took 15 drops of 102d dil. (first day), 15 in the morning (second day), 25 in the morning (third and fourth days), 30 in the morning (fifth day), 40 in the morning (seventh day); **25***b*, same, took 25 grains of 6th dec. trit. at 6 A.M. (first day), same at 7 A.M. (second day); **25***c*, same, took 5 grains of 5th trit. at 8 A.M. (first day), 10 of 5th trit. at 7 A.M. (second day); **25***d*, same, took 5 grains of 4th trit. (first day), 10 grains (second day); **25***e*, same, took 5 grains of 3d trit. in the morning (first day), 10 in the evening (second day), 15 in the morning (third day); **25***f*, same, took 5 grains of 2d trit. in morning (first day), 10 in the morning (second day), 20 in the morning (third day); **25***g*, same, took 5 grains of 1st trit. in the morning (first day), 10 in the morning (second day), 30 in the morning (third day); **26**, Lorenz Köstler, aet. 25 years, took ten powders of Sulphur, each containing 5 grains, without effect, the next month took 10 grains (first, second, fifth, sixth, seventh, eighth, tenth, eleventh, and twelfth days); **26***a*, same, a month later, took 10 grains every morning for four days, same in the evening for three days, without result; two weeks later 20 grains (first, second, fourth, sixth, tenth, eleventh, thirteenth, and fourteenth days); **26***b*, same, took for over three weeks, three times daily, 5 glob. moistened with tincture; **27**, Franz Kurz, aet. 23 years, took repeated doses of 5 to 30 grains of Sulphur for nearly two months; **28**, Dr. Jacob Landesmann took daily, for thirteen days, 10 drops of 4th dil. (1-99); **28***a*, same, took daily, for eighteen days, 10 grains of 1st trit. (5-95); **28***b*, same, took daily, for eight days, 5 grains Sulphur rubbed up with sugar, for four days 10 grains, for five days 20 grains; **28***c*, same, took daily, for thirty-four days, 30 grains pure Sulphur; **28***d*, same, took from June 1st to 11th, inclusive, about 11 o'clock, 10 drops of tincture; 12th to 21st, inclusive, daily, 20 drops; from 22d to 27th, inclusive 30 drops; from June 28th to July 9th, inclusive, daily, 40 drops; from 10th to 19th, inclusive, daily, 50 drops; from 20th to 29th, inclusive, daily, 70 drops; from July 30th to middle of August, daily, 100 drops; **29**, Dr. Mayerhofer, began proving November 28th, 1845, took last dose February 14th, 1846, 1grain 1st dec. trit. at 9 A.M. (first day), same at 10 A.M. (twelfth day), same at 9 A.M. and 9 P.M. (thirteenth day), 2 grains at 10 P.M. (fourteenth day), 10 at 10 P.M. (fifteenth day), 2 at 9 A.M. (sixteenth day), 3 at 11 A.M. (seventeenth day), same at 10 A.M. (twenty-third day), same at 9 A.M. (twenty-fourth day), 4 at 11 P.M. (twenty-fifth day), 4 at 8 A.M. and 6 at 10 P.M. (twenty-sixth day), 6 at 10 P.M. (twenty-ninth day), 8 at 9 A.M. and 10 P.M. (thirtieth day), same at 9 A.M. (thirty-first day), 10 at 8 A.M. (thirty-third day), 12 in the evening (thirty-seventh day), same in the morning (fortieth day), 18 in the evening (forty-seventh day), 20 morning and evening (fiftieth day); **29***a*, same, took 2 grains of Sulphur in substance (first day), 4 grains in the evening (second day), 4 in the morning, 6 in the evening (third day), 6 in the evening (fourth day), 8 in the morning (sixth day), 10 in the morning, 12 in the evening (ninth day), 14 in the evening (tenth day), 16 morning and evening (twelfth day); **29***b*, same, twelve days later, took 4 grains in the morning (first and third days); **30**, Dr. J. O. Muller, made trials of 100th and afterwards of 30th dil. on himself and a woman, without results worthy of notice; he took 2 drops of 6th dil.; the woman was unaffected by the 6th dil.; **31**, a girl, aet. 27 years, took 5 grains 1st dec. trit. in water, at 3 P.M., for two days; **31***a*, same, three months after last dose, took at night 10 grains 2d trit. in about 1 ounce distilled water; **32**, Dr. N., aet. 27 years, took 3 drops of tincture at 6 A.M. (first day), 5 (second and third days), 10 (fourth, fifth, and ninth days), 5 daily (tenth to seventeenth day), 10 (eighteenth day), 5 daily (twenty-first to thirty-first day), 5 in the morning (thirty-eighth day), 5 daily (forty-third to forty-sixth day, inclusive); **33**, Sigmond Reiss, took 10 grains powdered Sulphur (first and second days), 20 grains, daily, an hour before a breakfast of milk (third to eighteenth day), 20 daily (twenty-fifth to twenty-eighth day, fortieth and forty-first days); **33***a*, same, took 20 drops 31st dec. dil. without result; eleven days later 2 scruples of same dil. in the evening; **34**, Dr. Reidlinger, aet. 27 years, took a drop of tincture in 1 ounce of water every morning, for twenty-seven days; **34***a*, same, a month later, took 1 drop of tincture in 3 ounces of water, every morning, for nineteen days; **35**, Dr. Hermann Schlesinger, afflicted with a yellow scaly eruption extending over the arms and body, took daily 5 grains flowers of Sulphur (first to tenth day), 10 (sixteenth to twentieth day), 1 scruple daily (twenty-first, twenty-second, and twenty-third days), 1/2 drachm (twenty-sixth day), 3 scruples (twenty-seventh day), 1 drachm daily (twenty-eighth, thirtieth, thirty-first, and thirty-second days), 2 drachms (thirty-seventh day); **35***a*, same, two months after last dose, took 5 drops 403d dil. (first, second, fifth, and seventh days), 10 (eleventh to fifteenth day); **35***b*, same, a month later, took 5 drops of tincture in a tablespoonful of water, for four days, 10 daily (fifth to eleventh day), 20 in half a tumbler of water (thirteenth to nineteenth day), 40 in half a tumbler of water (twenty-first to twenty-eighth day), 60 in 4 ounces of water (thirty-first to thirty-fifth day); **35***c*, same, two months later, took 5 grains 6th trit. daily, for four days, and 10 grains for two days, without result, then took 5 grains 3d trit. daily, for sixteen days, with one exception, also on twenty-third day; **36**, Schweikofer, aet. 41 years, took dils. prepared by himself on the centesimal scale, 10 drops 400th dil. (first day), 50 (fourth day), 100 (ninth day), without result; took 10 drops 200th dil. at 10 A.M. (first day), 50 at 9 A.M. (third day), 100 at 9 A.M. (fourth day); **36***a*, same, took 10 drops 100th dil. at 9 A.M. (first day), 50 at 9 A.M. (second day), 100 (fourth day); **36***b*, same, took 10 drops 60th dil. at 9 A.M. (first day), 50 (second day), 100 (third day); **36***c*, same, took 10 drops of 30th dil. at 9 A.M. (first day), 50 at 9 A.M. (second day), 100 (third day); **36***d*, same, took repeated doses of 20th, 15th, and 12th dils., without result, then 5 drops 6th dil. (first day), 50 (fourth day), 100 (sixth day); **37**, Adolphus Seydl took daily a dose of flowers of Sulphur, as much as could lie on the point of a knife, for ten days, except on the ninth, a teaspoonful (fifteenth to twenty-sixth day); **37***a*, same, took daily 10 drops of tincture in half a pint of water at 7.30 A.M., for twelve days; **37***b*, same, took, for the next three days, a dose of flowers of Sulphur in half a pint of water; **38**, Dr. Sterz took repeated doses of 20th and 10th cent. dils., without effect, then six doses of 300 drops of 15th dil.; **38***a*, same, took five doses of 300 drops of 6th dil.; **38***b*, same, took four doses, 150 grains in all, of 3d trit., without effect, then took 50 grains 2d trit. (1-99), (first, second, fourth, and eighth days); **38***c*, same, took 10 drops of tincture in two tablespoonfuls of water (first day); 15 drops (second day), 20 drops (third day), 25 (fifth day), 30 (seventh day), 35 (eighth day); **38***d*, same, took 2 grains Sulphur rubbed up with 20 grains of milk sugar, each time freshly prepared (first, second, fourth, sixth, eighth, eleventh, and thirteenth days); **39**, Dr. Wachtel, took 3 ounces of 12th dil. prepared with distilled water; **39***a*, same, took 3 ounces 404th dil. prepared with distilled water; **39***b*, same, took 3 ounces 3d dil. prepared with water; **40**, Dr. Wenzl, took one or two drops of 31st dil. every morning and night, for thirty-three days; **41**, Dr. Weinke, took 20 grains 3d trit. (1-10) at 10 A.M. (first day), 90 grains at 10 A.M. (second day); **41***a*, same, took 30 grains 2d trit. in half a pint of water (first day), 60 grains in a pint of water (second day); **41***b*, same, took 20 grains of 1st trit. in a pint of water at 9.30 A.M. (first day), 30 at 10 A.M. (third day); **42**, Weinke's sister Helen took five drops tincture at 9, 10 and 11 A.M., 2 and 3 P.M. (first day), 10 at 9, 10, and 11 A.M., 2, 3, 5, and 9.30 P.M. (second day), 12 at 2, 3, 5, and 9.30 P.M. (third day), 20 at 9 and 10 A.M., 2 and 10 P.M. (fifth day), 30 at 9 A.M. and 3 P.M. (sixth day), 40 at 9 A.M., 2.30 P.M. (seventh day), 40 at 9 A.M., 2 and 9 P.M. (eighth day), 45 at 9 A.M., 2 and 10 P.M. (ninth day), 41 drops in afternoon (tenth day); **42***a*, same, took 30 grains 3d trit. (1-10) in the forenoon (first day), same at 9 A.M. (second day), 40 at 9 A.M. and 9 P.M. (third day), same at 9 A.M. and 11 P.M. (fourth day), same at 9.30 P.M. (fifth day); **43**, Weinke's sister Theresa, took 10 grains 3d trit. in the evening (first day), same in the morning, evening, and before going to bed (second day), same in the morning, 20 grains at night before going to bed (third day), 30 at night (eighth day), same in the morning (ninth day), 40 in the forenoon (tenth day), same at 9 A.M. (twelfth and twenty-first days), 40 after dinner (twenty-second day); **44**, Dr. Wurmb, took 20 grains 1st trit. (5 to 95) at 5 P.M., for eight days; **44***a*, same, a month later, took 20 grains 1st dec. trit. daily (first to tenth day, inclusive), 50 at 5 P.M. (eleventh and eighteenth days); **44***b*, same, took a scruple of Sulphur about 5 P.M., every day, from November 18th to 30th, inclusive, 1 drachm from December 3d to 14th; **44***c*, same, nine days after last symptom, took daily, at 5 P.M., 1 drachm of 800th dil. for five days; **44***d*, same, took repeated doses of 800th, 400th, 200th, 100th, 50th, 30th, and 21st dils. without effect, then 1 drachm of 12th dil. at 5 P.M. for twelve days; **44***e*, same, took 1 drachm 3d dil. at 5 P.M. for ten days; **44***f*, same, took 1 drachm undiluted tincture at 5 P.M. for three days, same (fifth to eleventh day, inclusive), same (thirteenth to nineteenth day, except on fourteenth day, and from twenty-second to thirty-first day, inclusive); **45**, Prof. von Zlatarovich, took, half hour before breakfast, 10 grains 1st trit. (first to seventh day, inclusive eleventh, thirteenth, fourteenth, sixteenth, and seventeenth days), 20 (nineteenth day); **45***a*, same, took 5 grains Sulphur in substance in the morning (first and second days), 8 grains (third day), 10 (fourth day), 15 (fifth day), 20 (sixth and seventh days), 25 (eighth and ninth days), 30 (tenth, eleventh twelfth, thirteenth, and sixteenth days), 40 (eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth days), 50 (twenty-second day), 60 (twenty-third to thirty-second day, inclusive), 70 (thirty-third day), 80 (thirty-fourth day), 90 (thirty-fifth, thirty-seventh, and thirty-eighth days), 100 (thirty-ninth to forty-second day, inclusive), 110 (forty-third to forty-sixth day, inclusive), 120 (forty-seventh to fifty-first, fifty-third, fifty-fifth, fifty-seventh, sixty-second, sixty-fourth, sixty-fifth, sixty-seventh, sixty-eighth, seventy-first, seventy-second, seventy-third, seventy-fourth, eightieth, eighty-fifth, ninety-fourth, ninety-seventh, one hundredth day), 200 (one hundred and tenth and one hundred and nineteenth days); **45***b*, same, took 10 drops of tincture in 1 ounce of water (first and third days), 10 (fourth to eighty-fifth and following days, with the exception of twelfth, nineteenth, twenty-sixth, thirty-third, thirty-seventh, forty-fourth, forty-seventh, fifty-first, fifty-second, fifty-fourth, sixtieth, and sixty-ninth days), same (one hundred and sixty-second and following days), same (one hundred and sixty-seventh and following days), same (one hundred and seventieth and one hundred and seventy-first days), same (one hundred and seventy-third and following days), same (one hundred and ninety-ninth and two hundredth days), same (two hundred and third, two hundred and fourth, and two hundred and sixth and following days), same (two hundred and nineteenth, two hundred and twenty-first and following days); **45***c*, same, took 10 drops of 1st dil. of tincture for three days; **46**, Boecker, from Boecker's Beitrag., vol. 2, and Hygea, 22, p. 305, a series of experiments on himself and others, with analyses of the blood, urine, etc.; **47**, Voigt, from Wibmer, general effects of small doses; **48**, Hencke, A. H. Z., 55, 14, effects of the dust inhaled when triturating Sulphur in Murex^{ Mure}'s machine; **49**, omitted; **50**, J. Laurie, M.D., Brit. Journ. of Hom., vol. 3, 1845, p. 13, Mrs. E. S., aet. 36, for neuralgia, took a teaspoonful of 30th in water, occasionally through the night (much relief of neuralgia, afterwards cured by 30th and 3/30); same effects twice; same symptoms repeatedly observed, after various potencies, in *extremely* susceptible patients; **51**, Brit. Journ. of Hom., vol. 4, 1846, p. 92, case observed in Liverpool Hom. Dispensary, John Kerney, for toothache, smoked three pipefuls in rapid succession, and went to bed; **52**, Dr. Andrien, Month. Hom. Rev., vol. 1, 1857, p. 300, a young man, who had never experienced any chest symptoms, took every morning and evening 2 drops 30th dil., as an antidote to Merc. corr.; **53**, a young man took the tincture several consecutive days; **54**, Tilbury Fox, M.D., Lancet, 1867, (1), p. 455, general effects of Sulphur; (**55** to **66**, from Henry Robinson, Brit. Journ of Hom., vol. 25, 1867, p. 388); **55**, H. Robinson, symptoms some days after gl. 3/1000 in a tablespoonful of water, at a single dose; **56**, an old woman took, each morning, a dessertspoonful of glo. 1/200 in 8 ounces of water; **57**, a middle-aged woman took gl. 1/200 in 8 ounces of water at a single dose; **58**, a young woman took every morning a tablespoonful of glob. 3/200 in water; **59**, a young woman took every morning a dessertspoonful of glob. 1/200 in 8 ounces of water; **60**, a middle-aged man took night and morning a tablespoonful of glob. 3/30 in 8 ounces of water; **61**, a young woman took glob. 1/1000 in a tablespoonful of water at a single dose; **62**, a young woman took a single dessertspoonful from gtt. 3/200 in 2 ounces of water; **63**, a young woman took every morning a tablespoonful of glob. 3/1000 in 8 ounces of water; **64**, a young woman took night and morning pil. 1/30; **65**, a young woman took each night pil. 1/30; **66**, a young woman took every third morning a tablespoonful of gtt. 1/200 in 8 ounces of water; **67**, J. H. Stebbin, M.D., New York State Trans., vol. 7, 1869, p. 731, fatal poisoning of a child, aet. 2 years, who took nearly a cupful of molasses containing more than a tablespoonful of Sulphur; **68**, Dr. S. Morrison, Month. Hom. Rev., 13, 1869, p. 101, effects on himself of remaining long in a room where Sulphur is burning; **69**, Mrs. H. M., long liable to what she termed bronchitis; once as the attack reached its climax labor came on; after delivery a dessertspoonful of solution was put into hot water, and the steam inhaled; the experiment was repeated several times with like results, whether a dessertspoonful or a few drops were used; **70**, effects on the nurse; **71**, Berridge, North Am. Journ. of Hom., New Ser., 3, 1873, p. 499, Miss ---, took one dose of cm. (Fincke); **72**, Mr. --- (patient), took same; **73**, same, Amer. Journ. of Hom. Mat. Med., vol. 9, 1876, p. 251, Miss ---, took 6 glob. of same; **74**, E. W. Berridge, M.D., took 3 glob. mm. (Boericke); **75**, Mr. --- (patient), took repeated doses of cm. (Fincke); **76**, Samuel Swan, M.D., in a letter to the editor says, Dr. Macfarlan, of Philadelphia, reports results of proving of "10 m.m." on six provers, mentioning only the symptoms that appeared in all; **77**, Dr. Swan, effects of "10 m.m." on a lady, aet. 55 years.

### Preparation

The element, Sulphur.

*Preparation*, Trituration of sublimed sulphur. (Flores Sulfuris).

The left forearm was very sensitive to touch, and any slight exertion, such as the preparation of a medicinal attenuation, caused severe pain in it (fortieth day),

### Supplement

SULFUR.

**Authority.78**, S. Thompson, Pub. Mass. Hom. Med. Soc., vol. iv, p. 641, a policeman took 2 ounces Sulphur and molasses at one dose, for army-itch.

Within an hour he vomited, throwing the most of it out. Within five hours a diarrhoea commenced, slight nausea, painful griping and rumbling in the bowels. (I purpose to give the gastric symptoms only). These symptoms continued till the morning of the third day, when the diarrhoea became painless, and almost involuntary. The stool was light-colored, watery, and lienteric. This condition continued till the middle of the seventh day, when the discharges of the bowels stopped, and were followed by symptoms in the lungs and head,

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