Thuja Occidentalis - General symptomsArbor Vitae, Thuja, Thuya, Thuja Occidentalis, Thuya occidentalis Thuj.
Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Thuja in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
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(Morning), Insane fancy.
vexation. vertigo. on rising, vertigo.
dull headache. headache.
pressive pain in forehead and eyes.
pain in forehead. tearing in right side of head.
sticking eye. agglutination of eyes.
weak vision. 7 A.M., pain in face.
jerking pain in hollow tooth.
bad taste. insipid taste.
hawking. on waking, thirst.
sour eructation. pressure in stomach.
diarrhoea. 5 to 10 A.M., desire to urinate.
erection. hoarseness. cough.
oppression of breath. on waking, drawing in left side of neck.
sticking and tearing in ankles and feet.
3 to 6 A.M., pain in arms.
drawing in arms. on waking, weakness.
contraction in left calf.
vertigo. pain in abdomen.
tearing in right side of head.
on walking in open air, fulness and pressure in occiput.
burning in eyelids. aching in ear, teeth, and right eye.
dry catarrh. pain in face.
till midnight, toothache.
tearing in teeth. aching in gums and lower incisors.
insipid taste. nausea.
cramp in stomach. 6 to 8 P.M., burning in trachea.
hoarseness. itching. 6 to 7.30, chilliness.
orgasm of blood..
on waking, vertigo. pain in head.
eyes agglutinated. on lying down, pain in face, teeth, and ear.
tearing in face. grating of teeth.
tearing toothache. constriction in epigastric region.
2 to 3 A.M., pressive fulness in right side of abdomen.
cutting colic. diarrhoea.
cough. short breath. pain in chest.
tearing in lower extremities.
10 to 11 P.M. and 12 to 2 A.M., the symptoms.
cutting in side above liver.
sticking pains in liver.
pain in groins. pressing pain in testicles.
itching of pudenda. sticking in pudenda.
asthma. pain in left side of back.
heaviness of right lower extremity towards evening.
tension from hip to groin and thigh.
pain in thigh. throbbing pain on outer side of knee.
stitches in condylomata..
She herself desires, with anxiety and despair, to be taken to an insane asylum, and there to be treated very harshly and strictly, so that her fixed ideas may be subdued and banished.
she knows very well that she does wrong and thinks all sorts of bad thoughts, but she will not take the trouble to banish such thoughts.
therewith she indistinctly gives to understand that she is constantly obliged to think of taking her own life, but feels the sinfulness of it, and, in order to avoid it, desires the strict restraint of the asylum.
her condition is worse in the morning.
in the evening, however, she mingles in society as usual, behaves correctly, and even jokes, only she is more distracted than usual,.
While half awake it suddenly seems as though a chair were standing in the middle of the bed.
she tries to rise in order to move it, but cannot move a limb, with a sensation as though the whole body were as heavy as lead, then she tries to call for help.
can utter no sound, and lies with open eyes fully awake and in indescribable anxiety.
only after a quarter of an hour is she able to call out, which ends the attack,.
Extraordinary sensitiveness to every impression.
he gives way to the humor of the moment, so that he always goes from one extreme to the other.
his whole existence consists of only extremes, wherewith he is always irresistibly inclined to agreeable exciting, heating drinks, but without intoxication.
these happy and exalted reveries constantly increase from day to day, overstepping all bounds and becoming a joyful, dizzy intoxication, with entire extinction of reason,.
He often dreamed in a clear day, with open eyes without being asleep, for an hour at a time.
in this he especially revelled in overpowering selfishness, himself the central point about which everything must turn, with an intoxicated feeling of the most joyous self-satisfaction, which is the more important since usually he is constantly melancholy,.
Sudden rising of dark thoughts causing uneasiness, apprehension of misfortune, with fancied scruples of conscience, and with a distinct sensation as if they came from within the abdomen to the heart, with sleeplessness and an internal uneasiness, especially of the lower portion of the back, which compelled him to move constantly.
all inner portions seemed shaken, and trembled easily.
really the trembling immediately destroyed all sharp thought, so that his ideas became confused and mixed (after three weeks),.
Makes mistakes in talking very frequently, for several days (forty-fifth day).
makes mistakes in talking and writing, for several days (sixty-second days).
*when writing, she omits words, so that it is difficult to write a letter (sixty-fifth day).
makes many mistakes in talking and writing, omits syllables and words (after ten months),.
Head somewhat confused, especially in the forehead, at noon (twelfth day).
dull confusion, in the forenoon and after supper (sixteenth day).
in the morning, dull confusion in the head, especially in the region of the forehead and temples, which an hour after began to increase and extended over the vertex, but subsequently entirely disappeared (twentieth day).
in the forehead, in the evening (twenty-first day).
with shuddering (fifty-sixth day).
after dinner (sixty-seventh day).
at noon (sixty-eighth day),.
Upon being waked from his siesta, he became quite giddy, and had great trouble in collecting his thoughts (ninth day).
a sudden sensation of giddiness while writing, at 11 A.M.
he felt as if a current of air was ascending from the occiput and penetrating towards the forepart of the head, causing vertigo and loss of thought (twelfth day),.
Vertigo at night, on waking, very violent in the morning on rising.
it drew her to one side, so that she could not walk, with nausea and inclination to vomit, emptiness and faintness in the stomach, chilliness, and weakness, so that she was obliged to go back to bed.
whenever she moved, turned over, or sat up in bed, the vertigo was aggravated, and she was obliged to lie perfectly quiet (fifty-fifth day),.
Head feels dizzy and intoxicated after rising from bed (sixteenth day).
vertigo (twenty-second day).
so that he could scarcely prevent falling during breakfast (thirty-fifth day).
frequently obliging him to steady himself (thirty-seventh day).
while sitting, in the morning (forty-fifth day).
after 12 o'clock he became dizzy and weak for some time, so that he went to bed and soon fell asleep (as on the preceding day at 11 o'clock).
after sleeping quietly for an hour, he awoke with a bad taste, which, however, gradually disappeared (after fifty-seven days).
dizziness on rising from bed, with dulness of the head, in the morning (fifty-eighth day).
on alighting from a carriage, he walked with difficulty, and was obliged to steady himself (eightieth day).
the head is stupid and dull, in the forenoon, in the house (eighty-first day).
frequent vertigo continued to recur (after twenty weeks).
vertigo, so that he could scarcely step over a stone without falling (after nine months),.
Dulness of the head the whole forenoon, with paroxysms of drawing pain in the middle of forehead, which was especially violent in the left frontal eminence, and thence extended to the posterior portion of the left eyeball, and at times as far as the occiput, and at 3 P.M. passed into a constant digging pain.
this headache was as violent in the open air as in the room, and lasted until 10 P.M. (eleventh day),.
Dulness of the head, at 11 A.M., while smoking, with heaviness, so that he was obliged to lie down (thirty-ninth day).
about 11 A.M. he became weak, weary, and sleepy, so that he was obliged to go to bed, as on the preceding day.
he slept an hour and a half, after which he was not refreshed, but, on the contrary, had a very heavy dull head, a bad taste, and then thirst.
after drinking cold water he had hiccough, with much yawning, sobbing respiration, and palpitation, and continued to feel weak, so that he remained two hours longer in bed, from which, however, he had to rise frequently to urinate (fifty-sixth day).
very dull head, in the evening, while studying, extending into the forehead, with pain in the right eye, as if pressed into the orbit (seventy-second day),.
An old migraine stops after the first four weeks, but four weeks later recurs with an unusually violent attack, lasting two days for the first time, commencing with icy-cold hands and feet and colic, and rising from the abdomen to the head.
two months after this attack a still more severe one occurred, and lasted three days, with frightful nausea and bilious vomiting, until, at the end of the third day, the menses came on six days too early and flowed very profusely.
afterwards the attacks became weaker and more infrequent, until, in the twelfth month, it appeared only as a simple headache, which often alternated with colic pains, and afterwards stopped entirely and permanently,.
In the evening considerable headache, which lasted till midnight (thirteenth day).
headache on awaking after a restless night.
continued all day (twenty-fourth day).
in the evening (twenty-sixth day).
in the evening, which lasted until about midnight (thirtieth day).
a return, in the evening (thirty-first day).
with burning in the right eye, in the afternoon (thirty-fourth day).
intolerable during the access of heat (thirty-fifth day),.
Headache, in the morning, at one time feeling as if the head were forced asunder at the malar bone and upper jaw.
at another time in the vertex, as if it were pierced by a nail, as by a jerk.
at another time in the forehead, as if it would fall out, with internal chilliness.
all these symptoms were relieved by walking in the open air,.
Headache, like a cramp, with a sensation as if the eyeballs were pressed inward.
the pain was relieved if one rubbed the forehead with the hand, and she fell asleep.
after the headache ceased, she was seized with a similar pain in the abdomen, worse in the evening.
in the abdomen the pain extended along the anterior surfaces of the legs to the feet.
if she is distracted and amused she forgets the pain (tenth day), (toward the close of scanty menstruation),.
Constant headache on the day preceding the menses, with hot forehead and burning heat in the eyes.
wavelike beating over the whole head, with full pulsation in all the vessels and great excitement, followed by palpitation, with profuse discharge of blood.
the day after which she lay in a constant vertigo, and on the third day pressure in the stomach, as from a stone, alternating with compressive distress over the whole chest and throat, with a sensation in the latter as if it were internally swollen, which impedes swallowing and a feeling as of a growth in the throat (tenth mouth),.
Drawing headache, preventing sleep at night, first in the forehead, then in the occiput, with dizzy heaviness and fulness in the whole head, and with a qualmish uneasiness in the pit of the stomach.
twice, paroxysms of cutting colic, with a soft but normally formed stool.
very rapid pulse, anxiety, and spasmodic drawing in the right lower extremity, calf, and toes, ending with an emission,.
Exceedingly troublesome headache, seated in the upper surface of the vertex, heavy and pressing, and from time to time in single stitches and thrusts.
the brain was apparently unaffected, but the head externally was somewhat sensitive to touch, as were also the eyes.
cool air diminished the pain.
when it was at the worst, he supported his face in the concavity of his hand, and for some time rubbed his forehead, eyes, and face, whereupon the pain entirely disappeared (in the evening, seventy-eighth day, and in the forenoon, seventy-ninth day).
head wholly free, except a slight crawling and running in the places indicated (in the evening, seventy-ninth day),.
Violent pressing headache in the vertex on awaking, going off by degrees while he was still in bed, and disappearing entirely after he had arisen (twentieth day).
awoke, in the morning, with a very severe pressing headache, which, at the commencement, was confined to the vertex.
after a while, extending to the frontal eminences and eyes, and again returned to the vertex and disappeared.
in the evening the head was entirely relieved, but when he especially directs his attention that way, the pain threatens to come on again, which is not the case when he intentionally fixes his mind upon the other suffering parts (thirty-third day).
a very unpleasant pressing headache came on in the vertex towards noon, diminished in the afternoon, and disappeared in the evening (fifty-third day).
transient pressing headache in the vertex after dinner (seventy-second day).
pressing headache in the vertex and in the temples (the whole evening), (seventy-fourth day),.
Pain in the right side of the head.
violent pressure in the right eyeball, that extended to the forehead and right temple, associated with dulness of the head.
looking intently at the work aggravated the pain.
at noon, on rising from work, the headache became somewhat better, and after dinner he felt so weak that he was obliged to go to bed, when he felt hot and perspired.
afterwards, on rising and attempting to smoke, the headache became worse (thirty-eighth day),.
Violent pressive headache, commencing in the posterior and inferior angle of the left parietal bone, and extending as far as the right frontal eminence. The pain only lasted while he remained in a state of rest.
every movement diminished it, and it returned immediately after the movement ceased (after 20th dil.). This pain became especially violent after the 19th dil. It commenced half an hour after taking the medicine and lasted all day. Even on the day following he was awakened by it at 5 A.M. and was compelled to rise, after which it ceased.
the head, however, remained stupid and dull,.
A painful drawing in the left frontal eminence (while walking in the open air), at 10 A.M. (ninth day).
on waking 5.30 A.M., a dull drawing pain in the right frontal eminence, extending as far as the right orbit and the right nasal bone, setting in in paroxysms, and ending at 8 o'clock (twelfth day).
painful drawing in the right side of the forehead, ceasing and returning several times, at 10 A.M. (twelfth day).
drawing headache in the right forehead (thirteenth day).
a clawing-aching pain in the left frontal eminence, becoming fixed in a small place (for a few minutes), accompanied with rumbling in the bowels (after two hours, thirteenth day),.
Transitory pain in the left frontal eminence, as if a nail were driven in it. This pain disappeared at once on touching the part, returned, however, immediately at the superior posterior angle of the left parietal bone, as if a convex button, were pressed against that part (fourth day).
digging headache in the left frontal eminence at 5 P.M., returning several times at short intervals, and alternating with the sensation as if a convex button were pressed upon the part near the vertex. This sensation, which ceased immediately upon the parts being touched, and returned again as soon as the contact ceased, was experienced several times in the right mastoid process, in the left parietal bone, and under the right clavicle (fifth day).
a momentary pressure, as of a nail which had been driven in, in the left frontal eminence (while walking in the street), at 7 P.M. (sixth day).
a transitory pain in the left frontal eminence, as of a nail which had been driven in, in the evening (seventh day).
a beating tearing, with sensation of heat, in the right frontal eminence (eighth day).
on waking, drawing pain in the left frontal eminence (this pain had already made its appearance in the evening after lying down), (ninth day).
headache in the forehead over the left eyebrow, extending as far as the right side of the forehead, in the forenoon, when walking in the open air (ninth day).
a few moments after waking, complete hemicrania in the left side of the forehead. It was a violent drawing pain, commencing directly over the left upper eyelid, extending perpendicularly upward through the middle of the left eyebrow, and dividing in the left frontal eminence into a number of threads and rays, which penetrated deep into the brain. This symptom lasted a few minutes, and disappeared as rapidly as it came (twelfth day),.
Frequent stitches in the frontal eminences (first day).
sticking in both frontal eminences (lasting the whole day, and continually increasing), (second day).
on awaking, sticking pain in the left frontal eminence (third day).
stitching in the forehead and in different parts of the body, especially in the shoulders, arms, and legs (fourth day).
sticking in the left frontal eminence, at 6 P.M. (eighth day),.
Violent burning in the eyes and eyelids.
at 2 P.M. burning-pressing pains in the left eye, on the whole upper surface of the globe, aggravated by touch, in the evening (sixteenth day).
burning in the eyes with the sneezing (fifty-fifth day).
in the evening (sixty-seventh day).
in the right eye (sixty-eighth day).
burning and pressing in both eyes (sixty-ninth day),.
Very violent stitch in the right ear, from the external part inward to the internal, which compelled him to hold his breath and left the ear sensitive for awhile, as he came from the cold air into the house, at night (twenty-ninth day).
in the morning another, but less severe attack of pain in the ear.
a sensation in the ear as if the free access of air were prevented, but without the slightest diminution of hearing.
in the forenoon the ear was well again, but after dinner he had a feeling in it as if the external organ were filled with water, similar to the sensation felt when one dips his head under the surface (thirtieth day).
a reminiscence of the earache of the thirtieth day, in the forenoon.
entirely relieved in the evening, but threatening to come on again when he especially directs his attention that way, which is not the case when he intentionally fixes his mind upon the other suffering parts (thirty-third day).
instead of the right, the left ear has to-day a touch of the sticking pain (thirty-fourth day),.
In the evening, frequent violent sneezing, which returned the next morning (eighth day).
after dinner, frequent violent sneezing, without catarrh (a thing very unusual with him), (ninth day).
frequent sneezing (sixteenth day).
frequent violent sneezing and tickling in the nose in the evening (twenty-fourth day).
in the morning, frequent sneezing again, with increased secretion of mucus, accompanied with frequent dry hacking cough (twenty-fifth day).
in the morning, frequent violent sneezing, in a short time ends with dulness in the head (twenty-ninth day).
sneezing in the morning (thirty-first day).
frequent violent sneezing, at noon (fortieth day).
with tickling in the nose, and burning in the eyes, as though a catarrh were coming on, on awaking (fifty-fifth day),.
Frequent sneezing, with obstructed nose and roughness in the throat.
these catarrhal symptoms became more severe in the evening, with aching in the forehead and weight and pressure in the eyes, followed by a very restless night (thirty-eighth day).
on waking in the morning his throat is entirely coated with phlegm, and afterwards the larynx and trachea are painful.
then general malaise, both of body and mind.
the forehead aches, his eyes burn, his nose is obstructed, and his voice is hoarse.
at noon he felt better when walking in the open air, but when at rest the aggravation again returned.
there was much flowing from the nose, his feet were cold, and the general feeling of illness sent him to bed early in the evening.
it was, however, a long time before he could get warm, and dulness of the head, frequent cough, stoppage of the nose, and, in short, all the symptoms of a slight catarrhal fever set in (thirty-ninth day).
in the morning he felt very uneasy and very weak, and lay in bed until 10 o'clock.
afterwards he felt better.
at noon, buzzing in the head, which feels dull.
frequent dry cough. incomparably better in the evening than on the previous day.
the febrile symptoms came on at night, but ceased after midnight, and towards morning perspiration broke out (fortieth day).
frequent violent sneezing, with cough and raising of mucus, in the morning (fifty-second day).
frequent sneezing (fifty-ninth day).
sneezing in the morning (sixty-fourth day).
two sneezings, which seemed to be excited by a vapor rising from the stomach into the nose (immediately, sixty-ninth day),.
There came on without cause, in the evening, a heavy cold preceded by dulness of the head and frequent sneezing a heavy cold preceded by dulness of the head and frequent sneezing (seventh day).
the catarrh was troublesome through the whole of the proving, and had this peculiarity, that it often completely disappeared for hours together and then suddenly returned without cause, with renewed severity and with much sneezing.
the catarrh, which had remitted, became worse, with frequent sneezing (forty-sixth day).
the catarrh lasted over three months, and the prover has much less hesitation in ascribing it to the power of the drug because a catarrh has never lasted him so long before,.
A feeling of stoppage in the right nostril, with frequent sneezing and chilly feeling in the feet, which were externally warm to the touch (fourth night).
the nose symptoms, with dull confusion in the head (fifth day).
the catarrh is still present, only somewhat itself anew by an increased secretion of mucus from the nose (eleventh day).
catarrh worse (twelfth day).
it became very severe, and one or the other nostril was almost constantly obstructed.
at 3 P.M., sneezing, succeeded by very violent sticking in the lower part of the right lung (thirteenth day).
catarrh reduced to a minimum (fourteenth day).
the running from the nose is again pretty copious, frequent sneezing (fifteenth day),.
Violent fluent coryza, with sneezing, lasting as long as he sat at stool and strained.
after a meal he smoked, which was followed by another stool, and by renewal of the fluent coryza (fifty-first day).
fluent coryza during stool (sixty-fourth day).
the most constant symptom is fluent coryza.
he uses four to six handkerchiefs daily, with violent sneezing three or four times in succession (after twenty weeks).
violent fluent coryza with frequent and violent sneezing, hawking of mucus, waking from sleep at night, with profuse discharge of mucus (after twelve months).
fluent coryza during stool (after fourteen months),.
The increased secretion of mucus obliged him frequently to blow his nose (fourth day).
in the morning, frequent sneezing, stoppage of the right nostril, alternating with running.
this catarrh lasted two hours, then suddenly vanished.
it appeared again for a little while in the evening, and ceased suddenly as if cut off (fifth and sixth days),.
Troublesome dryness and sensitiveness of the nose, as at the commencement of catarrh. This sensation extended by degrees into the frontal sinuses, and the eyes also became sensitive.
these symptoms disappeared in the afternoon (fifteenth day).
after rising, the same feeling in the left nostril and right frontal sinus came on that had been experienced two days before.
but now the right nostril was entirely free from it (seventeenth day),.
Troublesome dryness in the nose up into the frontal sinuses, in the evening (forty-first day).
troublesome dryness in the nose (forty-second and forty-third days).
with tickling in the forenoon, the dryness and pressure in the nose and frontal sinuses so increased that he was very much incommoded by it in his lecture.
at noon a catarrhal flowing came on and disappeared again entirely in an hour after.
soon after the pressure on the root of the nose and copious secretion of mucus returned.
the pressure afterwards drew off towards the ears, where it produced tension in the auditory passages and stoppages of the ears (forty-sixth day).
dryness and tension in the nose, with a feeling as if the whole mucous membrane were swollen (immediately, forty-seventh day).
the familiar troublesome dry feeling in the nose appeared at noon, while sitting quietly in the room.
was much ameliorated in the open air, but returned, though less violently, on coming into the house again.
the nose first became moist after he had smoked a cigar (forty-ninth day).
dryness of the nose (sixty-sixth day).
on smoking a cigar (sixty-eighth day),.
Pain in the face, at first daily at 7 A.M. and 8.30 P.M., afterwards more dull and lasting all day, commencing in the left cheek-bone, near the ear, extending through the teeth to the nose, and through the eye and eyebrow to the temple and into the head.
about 8.30 P.M., a dull electric shock through the dental nerves and thence suddenly spreading out, with burning like fire in the painful parts, which are very sensitive to sunlight.
the left eye is also very much affected, smaller and very sensitive to every change of air.
previous to this there had been many very large boils and pimples on the face and neck (tenth month),.
In the evening, while chewing a piece of bread, an intense sticking pain between the left ear and zygomatic arch, as if the jaw-bone had suddenly become dislocated, extorting a scream.
this pain was experienced every time he attempted to chew, continuing the whole evening, and was still felt the next morning (second day).
the before-mentioned pain in the muscles of mastication, on chewing, in the evening (third day),.
the toothache returned, whenever he entered a warm room from the street, and remained there a little while.
cold water was the only palliative when the pain was very violent, it gradually disappeared in some days (fourth day),.
The toothache again made its appearance, but only under similar circumstances (fourth day).
after walking in the open air, he entered a warm room, when the above-described toothache again made its appearance, but soon abated, and disappeared on using cold water. This symptom returned as often as he entered a closed apartment, and remained in it for awhile. It was immediately diminished by inhaling the air at an open window for a few minutes (eleventh day),.
Small white vesicles on the tongue, resembling miliary rash (twentieth day).
vesicles, which had almost vanished, reappeared with burning, especially after eating warm food. This was accompanied with painful compression in the region of both malleoli of the left foot, and slight burning during urination, the urine being redder than usual (twenty-fourth day),.
A very unpleasant sweetish-salt taste, especially in the back part of the mouth, and on the root of the tongue (thirty-seventh day).
a bitter sharp salt taste in the mouth, particularly about the root of the tongue (forty-sixth and forty-seventh days).
unpleasant taste in the mouth after eating ices (fifty-eighth day).
unpleasant, resinous, constrictive taste (fifty-ninth day),.
A morbid growth of the hair, which hitherto has covered the larger part of the skin usually not hairy.
most of the hair was long, but partly crinkly, partly covered with perspiration, which sticks to the hairs like a sandy dust, gradually disappears, while at the same time a dirty gray cadaverous color of the skin becomes changed to a fresh and healthy color,.
On the fifth day, after commencing the proving, several wart-shaped excrescences, of the size of poppy-seed, made their appearance on both hands, gradually increasing during the proving, and amounting in number to sixteen. At the conclusion of the proving they varied in size, according to the different periods when they had made their appearance. Their shape was that of a truncated cone.
their surface was smooth, and they appeared to be seated in the epidermis. A fortnight after concluding the proving, the warts ceased to grow. The largest warts were of the size of a small pea, and their formerly smooth surface had become rough, and split. The remainder were smooth and of various sizes, according to their respective ages. They remained in that condition for about six weeks, when the larger ones became depressed in the centre, and resembled a little pit, surrounded by an elevated ridge. This ridge disappeared gradually, together with the wart. The smaller warts disappeared without going through this process.
eight warts still remained (after three months).
all warts had disappeared except a small one on the third joint of the left little finger (after five months),.
Warts of the above described shape on the hands, of which the elder boy had six, the younger five, the girl knee. On the 14th of September, after the results of the provings had set in, new warts continued to make their appearance in the elder boy, and on the 11th of December he had still twenty-two warts of different sizes.
while on that day the warts of the younger boy had all disappeared,.
Warts still more painful (twenty-fourth day).
wart-shaped excrescences of the size of a poppy seed on the dorsum of either hand, and on the fingers, six on the left, four on the right. The old horny warts are painful when touched, or while she is at work, but the new ones are painless (thirty-first day). The warts look as if split, and exhibit deep, painful rhagades, especially while washing. The new painless warts become larger every day (thirty-eighth day). The horny warts become more painful every day, and the skin around them slightly reddish. The new warts are painless, almost as large as the old warts, of the shape of truncated cones, have a smooth surface, and appear to be seated in the epidermis only. Besides these warts, traces of new warts are perceived on the dorsa of the hands and on the fingers (forty-fourth day). The old warts, which are very painful, are still surrounded with a red areola, and the rudimentary traces above mentioned have been developed into ten new warts, of the size of poppy-seeds (fifty-fourth day). The old warts present the same appearance as before.
the new ones (first crop) assume an irregular shape, and exhibit a rough surface. The most recent warts (second crop) are somewhat larger, and traces are even perceived of a third crop (seventy-sixth day). There are four sets of warts.
the oldest are still surrounded with red areolae.
the next have a rough surface and irregular shape.
the smaller warts of the second crop have a smooth surface, and the shape of truncated cones, and lastly, the warts of the third crop, which are very small, from the size of a poppy-seed to that of a millet-seed (eighty-fourth day). On the appearance of the menses, the old warts became less painful, and the red areolae paler (ninety-seventh day). The old warts had become smaller, and less painful, and they ceased to crack during washing. The three subsequent crops continued unchanged (one hundred and eighth day). The old warts had ceased to be painful, had much diminished in size, were even scarcely raised above the skin.
several of the new warts had disappeared without leaving a trace, and the remaining ones were much diminished (one hundred and twentieth day). The old horny warts had disappeared without leaving the least trace in the epidermis. Of the recent warts there was nothing left except a very small trace of one only (two hundred and twenty-second day), .
A tubercle on the inner side of the right thigh, an inch and a half from the perinaeum, which felt like a wart, and looked dark red, of the size of a hempseed, the tip having a dingy white appearance, and the base being surrounded with a bright red areola of some three or four lines wide.
it was somewhat painful when touching or moving it, and was filled with pus on the day following (thirty-second day). A few days afterwards it changed to a brown scab, which came off spontaneously,.
On the dorsum of the right foot a small blotch, with a red areola, which rendered walking in boots difficult (fifth day).
the blotch is diminishing, and nothing remains of it, except a dark-red, somewhat elevated spot, with a lighter areola, still impeding walking (seventh day).
the efflorescence began to subside (ninth day).
another little blotch makes its appearance in the still existing red spot on the dorsum of the right foot, impeding the walking very much (fourteenth day),.
Pocks, preceded by an inexplicable severe illness, with nausea, retching, vomiting, and diarrhoea, constant febrile shivering, followed by heat, causing restlessness, great thirst, and burning dryness of the tongue and throat.
they broke out at first in the face and scalp, then in the nape of the neck and back, arms, throat, chest, abdomen, and lower extremities, just like small-pox, they became confluent, at the same time they appeared in the mouth, on the tongue, in the fauces, as far as can be seen, associated with burning sticking rawness in the throat, hoarseness and racking dry tickling cough, with painful difficult swallowing, affecting the trachea and throat. In spite of the pernicious from, the fever remained moderate, the pocks reached their height between the sixth and seventh day, filled with lymph, after which the suppuration diminished, the fever disappeared, the pocks began to dry up, became covered with a dry scab, which soon scaled off, without leaving any mark. The immediate result of the eruption was an improvement and cure of the previous gonorrhoeal cachexia, resulting from an infection (sixth month),.
Shingles. febrile chills with painful drawing in the right elbow, the lower portion of the left arm, and in the right side of the ribs, followed by breaking out in the right breast, on the pit of the stomach around to the spine, of a red pimply eruption, the pimples became confluent, developed into blisters as large as beans, filled with lymph, similar to those caused by Spanish flies.
with redness, burning, stinging, and biting in the skin underneath.
with swelling of the glands in the right axilla, and in the evening heat, with uneasiness, sweat, palpitation, and oppression of the chest.
after lasting fourteen days the eruption became covered with pocklike scabs, which gradually dried and desquamated.
after desquamation the scabs remained for a long time very sensitive to touch, and burning with stinging, and somewhat thicker, with shuddering in the back and about the waist, and every morning on rising heat in the face and eyes, with flickering and vertigo for two hours.
finally light-brown spots, as large as peas, remained on the abdomen,.
On a formerly ulcerated spot, on the inner portion of the leg, a thick scabby skin appeared, with blisters about, as if burnt, and underneath the black blisters begins to suppurate, with redness around it.
towards morning sudden violent stitches in the heel, extending into the calf, with heat and burning in the foot, and a feeling as if swollen,.
In evening, found on outer side of right lower leg, nearer the knee than ankle, a rather large red pimple tender to touch, with slight redness and swelling, perceptible to touch around it (fourth day).
the pimple has a white head (pus), sometimes painful on walking (fifth day).
the pimple is now a rather large irregular pustule, with a well-defined red areola.
tender to touch. it is just like varicella, except in its irregularity (sixth day).
areola fading. pustule discharges a little pus on pressure (seventh day).
a slight scab where pustule had been (eighth day).
scab easily rubbed off (ninth day).
slight remains of scab (tenth day).
slight desquamation where the circumference of the areola had been (twelfth day).
scarcely any remains of it (thirteenth day),.
Cramp in the heart. in the forenoon he is suddenly attacked by a cramp which affects the whole hypochondriac region with tightness, even to arrest of breath, causing anxiety, without any loss of breath, with extremely painful surging, congestive squirming, warm sensation in the middle of the distended and tense pit of the stomach, extending through the spine, as if the circulation in the large bloodvessels were stopped, with imperceptible, very irregularly intermitting, and tremulous beating of the heart, and a similar pulse, with paroxysms of anxiety and fear of an attack of apoplexy, obliging him to jump up suddenly and to move about in a dizzy paralytic way.
after lasting three hours, disappearing gradually, with most violent, almost uninterrupted eructations of air and much flatulence, though the congestive cramp at the heart still continues the next day, but in the evening, while sitting still, it was associated with violent pain in the back, and after a restless night's sleep, with much tossing about, there remained a suppressed, irregular, intermittent pulse and action of the heart, which only gradually improved (fifth month).
since that time similar paroxysms recur for a long time at shorter or longer intervals, mostly in the evening, sometimes in the night, seldom lasting all day, allowing one to lie only on the back at night, and always aggravated when he lies on the side.
with frequent and profuse micturition, and with a very sunken, pale-gray expression of the face. During the thirteenth month there occurs a somewhat different attack of "heart cramp;" after an uneasy sleep an oppressive anxiety about the heart in the morning, with a quite suppressed small pulse, intermittent and irregular, for a long time, with a tremulous feeling within the heart, imperceptible beating of the heart, obliging him frequently to gasp for air, with a feeling as if he would suffocate, though he could take a deep breath, with dizzy confusion frequently rising into the head, obliging him to rise and walk about, with deep, pressive aching in the pit of the stomach, which is distended, with enormous eructations of gas from the stomach, the emission of which affords relief.
all this increases constantly during the forenoon, begins to diminish somewhat, towards noon, and only ceases entirely in the evening with emission of flatus and return of the normal pulse. The whole attack was repeated on the fourth day, but was less severe, then again on the seventh day, in the evening, always beginning with spasmodic accumulation of gas in the stomach and intestines, arrest of the circulation, passing off with eructations of gas and relief,.
Asthma. at first he feels as if the breath were confined to the stomach, as if it would be twisted about.
then, with every respiration, the abdomen is deeply retracted between the pit of the stomach and the navel, with suffocative pressure, loss of all power, and loss of breath, while, at the same time, the trachea seems filled with firmly adherent tenacious mucus, which cannot be raised by a spasmodic cough.
these attacks become constantly more frequent, more violent, and more persistent, and during the first few weeks reach a hitherto unknown severity, with icy coldness of the feet and general weakness.
after the fifth week improvement begins, the paroxysms being shorter, easier, and more infrequent, the expectoration and cough loosen, the sleep becomes quiet, and the strength returns.
only at times more or less violent paroxysms alternate with freedom therefrom, until after four weeks more there occurs an unusually violent coryza, with fever and catarrhal cough, after the cessation of which the asthma seems to have disappeared entirely.
since that time a slight attack has occurred only occasionally, though every evening, from 5 to 6 and from 10 to 11, and at 3 A.M., there returns difficulty of breathing, with whistling rattling in the trachea, but always very transient, and when coughing, anxiety, until, in the twelfth week, the glans penis and the urethra become red, inflamed, and swollen, with burning, itching, and sticking, and with the appearance of small, sore, white, superficial, suppurating spots and condylomatous growths, with a gonorrhoeal discharge, without having been exposed to contagion.
this latter trouble returns again and again, at times for six months, disappearing of itself, at first in nine days, then in five to three days, and at last in twelve to twenty-four hours.
and keeping exact pace with this gonorrhoeal attack (only interrupted by two coryzas), the asthma, which had been most severe, and had proved intractable to every effort and incurable, and apparently nearly killing the patient, disappeared, with uninterrupted improvement, until the patient became perfectly well and the health was permanently restored,.
Woke, in the morning, with great dryness of the nose, as in dry catarrh, soon followed by cough, with frothy, saliva like, tasteless expectoration.
the cough became worse and more fatiguing, associated with attempts to vomit, and ending with vomiting of mucus, at first tasteless, afterwards acrid and bitter.
during the vomiting he broke into perspiration.
during the cough there was a scraping smarting feeling under the sternum, the whole paroxysm lasting half an hour.
there remained for some time a tickling under the sternum, which caused cough for four or five minutes, with expectoration as before described (second day).
spasmodic cough, with soreness and rawness in the chest, in the morning after waking (twenty-third day).
tickling cough, with rawness and soreness beneath the sternum (twenty-sixth day).
violent fatiguing cough, with expectoration of mucus, for three days (after twenty-six days).
inclination to cough returns every night on waking, and also in the morning (twenty-eighth day).
violent cough, in the evening, with pain beneath the sternum.
expectoration of tenacious mucus with great effort (thirty-seventh day).
fatiguing cough, with retching, hawking, and vomiting of mucus, at 11 A.M. (fifty-fifth day).
cough, with vomiting of mucus and rattling (sixty-sixth day).
expectoration of mucus mixed with blood, when coughing (seventy-eighth day).
violent, fatiguing, spasmodic cough, in the morning on waking, which lasts more than half an hour, with expectoration and vomiting of mucus (ninety-fourth day).
spasmodic cough every morning on waking, occasional paroxysms through the day, with tickling in the larynx (ninety-ninth day).
fatiguing cough, with inclination to vomit, in three paroxysms.
with the first, mucus ran from the mouth.
after the third paroxysm he was obliged to hawk up mucus from the throat.
frequently there were two attacks in succession (after six months).
bloody mucus is expectorated with the cough (after six months),.
Short, dry, barking cough several times, in the morning (tenth day).
at night, and on waking, several times, short interrupted convulsive cough, which is excited by an irritation in the larynx, and leaves an unpleasant dryness in it (twelfth day).
on rising, considerable cough and roughness in the throat, disappearing by noon (fifteenth day).
frequent cough, with raising of thick mucus, at night (twenty-third day).
frequent dry hacking cough (twenty-fourth day).
frequent dry hacking cough, in the morning (twenty-fifth day).
during the day (twenty-sixth day).
frequent short, dry, interrupted cough (thirty-first day).
raising of tough mucus, in the morning (forty-fifth day).
frequent dry hacking cough (sixty-fifth day).
frequent coughing up of mucus (sixty-sixth day).
frequent hacking cough, in the morning (sixty-seventh day).
frequent short, dry, hacking cough (sixty-eighth day).
frequent raising of mucus, leaving behind a feeling of sensitiveness in the larynx, in the morning after rising (sixty-ninth day).
short, dry, hacking cough frequently comes on (seventy-first day).
frequently a dry hacking cough (seventy-sixth day),.
Frequent dry hacking cough.
afterwards, raising of mucus (eighth day).
frequent dry hacking cough, two hours after dinner (twenty-second day).
short, dry, troublesome cough, in the morning (twenty-fourth day).
short, dry, interrupted cough, excited by tobacco smoke, in the evening (twenty-eighth day).
dry, short, hacking cough (thirty-first day).
hawked up a thick tenacious mucus from the larynx, in the morning (thirty-third day).
repeated coughing up of mucus (thirty-seventh day).
slight raising of thick mucus (thirty-eighth day).
frequent dry hacking cough on awaking in the morning (forty-first day).
frequent coughing up of thick mucus, in the morning (forty-second day).
frequent coughing up and blowing from the nose of thick mucus, on awaking.
frequent dry cough, in the evening (forty-third day).
mucous cough, in the morning (forty-eighth day).
frequent coughing up of thick mucus, in the morning (forty-ninth day).
frequent cough, with raising of thick mucus, in the forenoon.
short dry cough, in the afternoon and evening (fiftieth day).
frequent raising of thick mucus, with slight cough (fifty-first day).
coughed up mucus once or twice in the morning, and frequently in the evening (fifty-third day).
frequent slight coughing up of mucus (fifty-fourth day).
slight coughing up of mucus, in the morning.
frequent short dry cough, after dinner (fifty-sixth day).
frequently coughed up thick mucus (fifty-seventh day).
thick mucus was thrown off by slight coughing (fifty-ninth day).
coughed up thick mucus several times, in the morning (sixty-second day).
a couple of short dry coughs (sixty-ninth day).
for several days past he has noticed that, while he is smoking a cigar, seated at a table, he is obliged to cough, dry, and interrupted, which was usually not the case (seventieth day).
inclination to cough, and burning in the throat on the left side, near the larynx, which afterwards extended towards the left ear, with more of a feeling of soreness (seventy-first day).
frequent dry cough (seventy-third day).
coughing, with raising of mucus (seventy-fifth day),.
Cough, with copious excretion of mucus, in the morning (seventeenth day).
violent cough, with raising of mucus (eighteenth day).
frequently coughed up mucus as thick as lard (nineteenth day).
an attack of coughing, with raising of tenacious mucus, vomiturition, and strangling, towards noon.
after this she felt ill and weak for half an hour, and had a return of more violent headache (twenty-first day).
cough dry (twenty-fourth day),.
Sudden drawing in the limbs (eleventh day).
drawing in the limbs (twelfth day).
drawing, now here, now there, in the extremities (fourteenth day).
drawing in the extremities, especially on the inner surface of the upper part of the left thigh and forearm (only while at rest), (fifteenth day).
drawing in different parts of the extremities, not lasting long, but frequently quite troublesome (sixteenth day),.
Drawing pains in the arms and feet, and especially in the small of the back (sixth night).
frequent accesses of drawing pains in different parts of the body annoyed him (seventh day).
drawing and tearing pains in the hands and feet, afterwards in the epigastrium, hypochondria, on the chest, but worst in the small of the back, ending in slight perspiration (seventh night).
drawing pains in the hands and feet, in the sacral region, and between the shoulders, daily, for six weeks,.
Drawing from the right wrist joint as far as the tips of the fingers, and from the right calf as far as the malleoli, with the sensation as if that foot were lame.
afterwards a drawing sticking in the right upper arm as far as the elbow joint, and in the right thigh as far as the knee (seventh to twelfth day).
drawing in the left calf, afterwards in the right forearm from the elbow as far as the wrist-joint (sixteenth and seventeenth days).
the same drawing and sticking in various parts of the limbs (twenty-fourth, twenty-fifth, and twenty-ninth days),.
Painful tension in the left side of the neck, darting upward to the occiput and downward to the scapula, and preventing her from turning her head (third day).
the tension seemed to remit somewhat (fourth day).
the tension diminished, but did not altogether cease on the days when she took no medicine.
still occasionally sensible, especially in the morning (fourth day).
diminished only very slowly, and then suddenly set in again, and first completely vanished at the expiration of three months,.
As soon as he awoke he felt an extremely disagreeable, painful sensation in the nape of the neck, close to the occiput, as if he had been lying on a hard couch. In the course of the day this pain spread over the whole right side of the back, as if the muscles in that part of the body were sprained, and was felt especially when bending the head forward, and raising the right arm.
in the evening the pain moved more into the region of the right shoulder and neck (third day).
on bending the head forward, a sensation, as if the muscles were too short, and as if the pain was caused by the tension of the muscles.
the pain continued the whole day, accompanied with whizzing and buzzing in the right ear (fourth day).
shortly after taking the drug the pain in the nape of the neck, shoulder and back was increased to such an extent that the raising of the right arm and carrying the hand behind the head caused the most exquisite pain. He was unable to bend the head forward or to turn it.
in order to accomplish this he had to move the whole upper part of the body. The pain was a sort of tumultuous digging, as if the muscles had been crushed, and as if a gathering were taking place in the subcutaneous and intermuscular areolar tissue (fifth day).
painful drawing in the left posterior cervical region, close to the occiput, alternating with a similar pain in the right frontal eminence, at 11.30 (twelfth day),.
Very thirsty after dinner (third, fourth, and eleventh days).
great thirst and cold over the whole body, with drowsiness (twelfth day).
thirst, with alternations of heat and cold, the latter especially in the dorsal and sacral region, with hot head and face during the day.
coldness before midnight, warmth towards morning, perspiration finally (seventeenth day),.
Slight burning in the stomach, in the forenoon (sixteenth day).
burning and pressing in the stomach, lasting several hours, in the afternoon (forty-third day).
severe from 4 to 6 P.M. (sixty-first day).
burning in the stomach for an hour, in the forenoon (sixty-second day).
pressing and burning in the stomach for an hour, in the forenoon (sixty-fourth day).
increased by movement and by speaking (seventy-second day),.
Pressing and burning in the stomach for an hour, in the afternoon (eighth day).
slight (tenth day). violent burning in the stomach, in the morning (twenty-fourth day).
burning and pressing in the stomach, in the forenoon (thirty-first day).
burning in the stomach (thirty-first day).
pressing and burning in the stomach two hours after dinner (thirty-sixth day).
for a quarter of an hour, at 10 A.M. (thirty-seventh day).
burning in the stomach after dinner, lasting till evening, and again in the night (fortieth day).
pressing and burning, with occasional painful constriction of the stomach, after supper (forty-sixth day).
slight burning in the stomach, in the evening (fifty-third day).
burning and pressing in the stomach (for an hour), in the afternoon (fifty-fifth day).
slight burning in the stomach, at 10 A.M. (fifty-eighth day).
after dinner (sixty-sixth day),.
Burning in the stomach, with eructations with the taste of the drug during the whole forenoon.
again at dinner, which was eaten with appetite, lasting an hour (seventieth day).
pressing and burning in the stomach, in the evening on eating fish (seventieth day).
burning in the stomach for half an hour (seventy-second day).
burning in the stomach (seventy-third day),.
Emission of flatus (fourteenth day).
copious (twenty-fifth day).
in the evening and night (thirty-seventh day).
the whole day (thirty-eighth day).
an excessive quantity, day and night (thirty-ninth day).
a considerable quantity upwards and downward, during a walk (sixty-ninth to seventy-sixth day).
emission of flatus (after one hundred and one days),.
Constant gurgling in the bowels (tenth day).
sticking, gurgling, rumbling, and shifting of flatus in the abdomen, in the afternoon and evening (sixty-ninth to seventy-sixth day).
constant rumbling and shifting of flatulence in the abdomen, accompanied with shooting stitches in all parts of the body (eighty-first and eighty-second days),.
Colic towards noon (first day).
colic became exceedingly painful, it diminished gradually after a copious evacuation (third day).
colic less (fourth, fifth, and sixth days).
colic increased (seventh and eighth days).
slight colic (ninth day).
colic increased (eleventh, twelfth, and thirteenth days).
after the lapse of two hours the colic became so violent, that he was scarcely able to stand straight, and had to sit with his trunk bent forward.
these pains lasted upwards of an hour, and diminished after a copious evacuation, accompanied with emission of a quantity of flatus.
in the evening the pains became again more severe, without, however, reaching the former degree of violence (fourteenth day).
colic abated (fifteenth day).
slight colic (sixteenth and seventeenth days).
colic considerably increased (eighteenth day).
the colic kept increasing and disturbed even his sleep.
it was accompanied with distension of the abdomen and constipation (nineteenth day).
colic increased until noon, but abated towards evening (twentieth day).
colic slight (twenty-first day).
colic and diarrhoea (twenty-fourth day).
colic became so violent that he was scarcely able to stand straight at noon.
while driving home the colic, which was now accompanied with headache and chilliness, became almost intolerable.
after it had lasted almost an hour, it abated somewhat, after a copious liquid evacuation, which was accompanied with copious emission of flatus.
it increased again towards evening (twenty-fifth day).
colic, which increased from morning until noon, intermitted after dinner, but reappeared in the evening, and continued until midnight.
this was accompanied with sensation of pressure in the hypogastric region (twenty-fifth to thirty-first day).
some colic (thirty-ninth to sixty-fourth day).
at noon slight colic. in the evening suddenly felt a violent pain in the whole abdomen, as if all the bowels were pulled towards a point behind the umbilicus.
this was accompanied with distension of the abdomen, headache, and accelerated pulse.
this colic lasted six hours, and abated gradually after liquid evacuations, accompanied by an emission of large amount of flatulence (sixty-fourth day).
colic continued until evening (sixty-fifth day).
colic every day, noon and evening, which increased from day to day.
the colic abated considerably on the emission during a walk, of a considerable quantity of flatus, and after a copious liquid evacuation at noon (sixty-ninth to seventy-sixth day),.
Troublesome drawing in the left side of the hypogastrium (for two months), which spot was also painful to the touch (sixth day).
drawing in the hypogastrium on the left side, and tenderness on pressure, about 10 A.M. (seventh day).
drawing and pressing in the hypogastrium, on the left side, particularly when touching it, at 10 A.M. (eighth day),.
Very sudden violent diarrhoea, followed by vomiting six times, not preceded by nausea (in a girl who could never vomit before).
the diarrhoea was most violent during the night, gradually diminished during the next three days, and on the fifth day a large amount of tapeworm was discharged, of which hitherto there had been no trace (fourth week),.
Three stools, ending always with discharge of mucus (sixth day).
in the evening three stools, with subsequent itching and burning in the anus, and irritating stitches in the rectum (seventh day).
three stools, with the accustomed accompaniments, in the evening (eighth day).
every day, for three days, two stools, ending with a discharge of mucus (after nine days).
evacuation, at 6 A.M., with burning in the anus (twentieth day),.
Diarrhoea, in the evening (first day).
copious evacuation (second day).
diarrhoea increased (seventh and eighth days).
diarrhoea (eleventh, twelfth and thirteenth days).
copious evacuation (fourteenth day).
constipation (nineteenth day).
copious fluid evacuations, in the morning and after dinner (twentieth day).
a scanty liquid evacuation, in the morning (twenty-first day).
diarrhoea (twenty-fourth day).
a very copious liquid evacuation (twenty-fifth day).
scanty evacuation, in the morning (thirty-ninth day).
a scanty papescent stool after dinner, and then a violent burning at the anus (fortieth day).
a papescent stool, in the forenoon (forty-third day).
hard stool, in the morning (forty-fourth day).
papescent stool, with emission of a quantity of flatus, every day after dinner (forty-fifth to fifty-second day).
liquid evacuation (sixty-fourth day).
copious liquid evacuation, at noon (sixty-ninth to seventy-sixth day).
constipation (ninety-third day).
one scanty stool (ninety-fourth and ninety-fifth days),.
A papescent stool, at 4 P.M. (fifth day).
no evacuation (sixth and seventh days).
two stools, one hard and unsatisfactory, afterwards another papescent, and which left behind a long-continuing burning in the anus (eighth day).
three papescent stools (at 6, 9, and 11 A.M.), (ninth day).
no evacuation (tenth day).
a hard unsatisfactory evacuation, in the morning (twelfth day).
a very unsatisfactory stool after much straining, at 6 P.M. (thirteenth day).
no stool (fourteenth day).
an unsatisfactory stool, in the forenoon (fifteenth day).
another unsatisfactory stool, in the afternoon (sixteenth day),.
Constipation (second day).
a hard evacuation (thirteenth day).
evacuations ceased (fourteenth and fifteenth days).
hard stool (sixteenth day).
a hard evacuation, with subsequent burning in the anus (twenty-fourth day).
a violent evacuation, with bellyache and burning in the anus (after two hours, twenty-fifth day).
another evacuation and rumbling in the abdomen, at night (twenty-fifth day).
no evacuation, but strong urging towards it, with itching in the anus, extending into the urethra (thirtieth day).
failure of an evacuation (nineteenth day).
he was accustomed to have a regular passage every day, in the morning.
hard stool, in the afternoon (thirty-first day),.
Thuja operated in a striking manner upon the haemorrhoidal vessels, for I felt in them, at times, congestion, and then, again, such a smallness, I might say emptiness, that it attracted my observation even when I was not paying attention to that quarter.
this alternation of sensations frequently took place twice or three times a day (sixtieth day),.
The itching and burning in the anus increased, and were especially troublesome in the evening after a stool (third day).
remained the prominent symptom, lasting till midnight and preventing sleep (sixth day).
set in regularly every evening for three days (after nine days).
a return, in the evening (thirteenth day).
(after half an hour, twentieth day).
especially annoying, attended by several violent stitches in the rectum (particularly in the evening), (after thirty-five days),.
Some itching in the haemorrhoidal vessels, in the forenoon when walking (twenty-sixth day).
violent itching and pressing in the haemorrhoidal vein, in the forenoon (twenty-seventh day).
very violent itching in the anus after dinner (fiftieth day).
itching and burning in the haemorrhoidal vessels when walking, in the forenoon (fifty-sixth day).
violent itching and squeezing in the haemorrhoids (sixtieth day),.
Burning in the urethra and gonorrhoeal discharge, and on the right side of the scrotum dark red itching pimples, which one by one changed to white superficial ulcers, a similar one in the middle of the navel, in a young man who had suffered from chancre and gonorrhoea two years previous, permanently cured, to appearance, by bluestone, injections, and Merc Viv Mercury, since which time he had always been weak and tuberculous.
this eruption occurred in the second month of the proving, was followed by increased health, while the eruption extended over the whole scrotum and glans penis, and changed to superficial white ulcerating spots, healing and breaking out again in spots,.
The gonorrhoeal discharge returns at longer or shorter intervals, with a burning sticking pain in the urethra, and tearing rheumatic pains in all the swollen joints, especially in the nape of the neck, small of the back, knees and feet, with a slimy-coated tongue, sugary sweet taste in the mouth, loss of appetite and constipation, for fifteen months, but gradually becoming less, and followed by permanent good health.
in a man who had suffered from gonorrhoeal rheumatism,.
Burning in the urethra towards the bulbus, for several minutes (nineteenth day).
slight burning in the urethra during micturition, in the afternoon (twenty-fifth day).
burning in the urethra on the evacuation of some very dark-colored urine (sixty-first day).
slight burning in the urethra while urinating, after dinner (seventy-first day),.
Obliged contrary to his usual habit, to rise three times at night for the purpose of urinating.
the urine was straw yellow, and amounted to a full quart (first night).
quantity of urine increased, clear, straw yellow (third night).
copious urine. frequent urination at night (fourth night).
still more copious urine, accompanied by burning (fifth day).
the urine diminished in proportion as the burning in the ureters increased (sixth day),.
Copious urine at night, with itchings in the urethra (sixth day).
urine continued increased (seventh day).
frequent and copious urine, especially at night, for three days (after twelve days).
continuance of the copious urine (nineteenth day).
passed no urine during the whole day (thirty-fifth day).
a small quantity of dark red urine (thirty-sixth day).
urinated copiously (thirty-seventh to fortieth day),.
The glans penis, together with the tip of the urethra, is inflamed, swollen, dark red, and covered with large and small sore, superficial, white, suppurating spots and condylomatous growths, with discharge of gonorrhoeal mucus.
these again disappeared within nine, five, three days, or one day, but frequently returned at various times, in a young man who had never been infected, but who had been revaccinated with unsuspected lymph (second month),.
The glans penis was entirely covered with a greenish-yellow, ill-smelling secretion.
on the dorsum of the glans, near the hinder border, four tubercles about the size of a flaxseed, with a vesicle on the summit, and in the sulcus, near the attachment of the foreskin, was a small eroded spot, surrounded by a red circle about the size of a lentil (twenty-fourth day).
the tubercles had increased by turn (twenty-fifth day).
the vesicles were broken, and left behind little painless erosions, surrounded by a red margin and yielding the secretion alluded to (twenty-sixth day).
the protrusions became flatter, the circle paler, and at last the sore spots disappeared also.
granular elevated red spots on the glans penis, which was uncommonly sensitive (thirtieth day).
the sebaceous glands of the prepuce appeared swollen and inflamed (thirty-second day).
the inflamed spots were paler again, the clustered, prominent tubercles flatter (thirty-third day).
appearance of the prepuce and glans natural (thirty-fourth day),.
Deep-red spots on the glans, and the inner surface of the foreskin was inflamed and swollen (sixteenth day).
a slight burning was perceived in the glans, which, on examining the furrow behind the corona, was entirely covered with a thin, yellowish, ill-smelling secretion, on the removal of which two deep-red spots were discovered, which appeared to be eroded, and from which the fluid alluded to exuded (seventeenth day).
the two spots had increased in size, run together, and were covered with granular elevations.
in the glans, a feeling as if ulcerating, but micturition was performed without pain (eighteenth day).
the whole furrow, as far as the fraenulum, was sore and covered with papillae of the size of a poppyseed.
the secretion from the glans was very copious (nineteenth day).
the secretion was diminished in quantity, but some twelve or fifteen reddish excrescences arose on the hinder portion of the glans, the largest of which was about the size of a flaxseed, and the inner surface of the prepuce was full of granular tubercles (twentieth and twenty-first days).
on the next day the elevations on the glans disappeared, as well as the sore spots in the furrow, with a steady diminution of the purulent discharge.
the sebaceous glands of the prepuce remained, nevertheless, for some time swollen and prominent,.
Redness of the glans at the aperture of the urethra (second day).
a dull pain developed in the left testicle, as though it had been bruised, and was perceptible both when seated and when walking (third and fourth days).
an eroded spot appeared again in the middle of the furrow of the glans, which discharged a puslike fluid.
the whole furrow was covered with pus, so that it was necessary to cleanse it often (seventh and eighth days).
after moderate use of wine the condition was still worse, the inner surface of the prepuce was sore in spots, highly inflamed at the fraenulum, the glans was sensitive and painful when walking (ninth day).
the discharge from the glans was first entirely cured, after several alternations of better and worse, at the end of four weeks,.
Slight drawing in the left upper arm, in the evening (fifty-second day).
in the night, drawing in the upper arm, axilla, and shoulder, preventing his lying on that side (seventy-second night).
in the morning these pains became intolerable, but by warmly wrapping up the painful parts they gradually diminished and finally entirely disappeared, leaving behind a feeling of lameness in the arm.
at 9.30 A.M. the tearing in the shoulders and upper arm returned in frequent short attacks.
in the evening the pain in the shoulder is again very violent, and in the right arm, especially in the forearm, there is a condition bordering on paralysis, with feeling of coldness (seventy-third day).
the pain in the arm came on in short accesses at 10 A.M., was sensible till noon, but was milder than yesterday, and ceased entirely in the afternoon (seventy-fourth day).
the pain is entirely gone (seventy-fifth day),.
Tearing pain in the anterior tuberosity of the left humerus continued, was increased by motion, and was heightened to a burning pain by contact, especially after the painful spot on the arm had been knocked against something, though only slightly (fifteenth day).
sensitiveness of the anterior tuberosity of the left upper arm, especially when touched (sixteenth day).
sensitiveness appeared to be more and more circumscribed every day.
entirely disappeared in the course of a week,.
Attack of inflammatory rheumatism of the left hand.
at first the thumb became stiff, then all the joints of the fingers, with stinging, drawing-jerking pains, so violent that she did not know what to do, lasting two days, after which everything swelled, with gradual disappearance of the pain, with heat and much thirst, every forenoon.
and in the afternoon shivering along the back, extending into the head, with throbbing in the pit of the stomach, shortness of breath, constriction below the ribs, with constant sleep.
during the forenoon, fever, frequently interrupted by hiccough, and tearing jerking in the hands, stomach, and feet (third month),.
In the forenoon, frequent paroxysms of tearing and sticking in both hands, which became so violent in the middle of the right ulna, while he was writing, that he had to give it up. In the afternoon, while driving in a carriage, a very violent tearing in the left forearm, which was especially violent in the anterior tuberosity of the humerus, that region becoming very sensitive to touch.
moreover, prickings in the fingers of the same hand. These symptoms continued while driving, and did not abate until he got into a profuse perspiration, in the evening, while in a crowded theatre (fourteenth day),.
In the morning, after getting up, painful drawing in the second joint of the left thumb (only during rest), for about two hours.
the same feeling, but not lasting and much weaker, appeared in the course of the forenoon in almost all the finger-joints (but only during rest).
for an instant this drawing appeared in the inner side of the left foot as far as the sole.
at 6 P.M., sudden drawing on the inner side of the left foot, in the metatarsus (third day).
transient drawing in the index finger, about 11 A.M. (sixth day).
sudden drawing in the left thumb and right little finger (immediately disappearing on movement and as quickly returning in rest), in the forenoon (seventh day).
drawing in the right thumb, in the morning on rising (eighth day).
about 11 A.M. (tenth day).
drawing in the fingers of the right hand, at 4 P.M., and afterwards in the right elbow (thirteenth day),.
Tension in both knees and heels, especially when rising after being long seated, in the evening (sixth day).
she compared it to a feeling as if the feet had been rendered stiff by overexertion in walking (seventh day).
diminished, but did not altogether cease on the days when she took no medicine.
only troublesome when walking, not when sitting (twenty-second day).
diminished only very slowly, often disappeared, and then suddenly set in again, and first completely vanished at the expiration of three months,.
Right lower leg painful twice during the day (thirtieth day).
felt again immediately after rising in the morning.
a spot next to the tibia, near a varicose dilatation, smarted as though sore, was very sensitive to touch, and the skin over it was slightly reddened.
painful again upon its upper surface, as if sore in the evening (thirty-first day),.
The severe burning pain on the inner side of the right lower leg was again troublesome in the afternoon (thirty-third day).
the spot upon the tibia is still sensitive (thirty-fourth day).
the burning in the right lower leg is drawing nearer to the ankle (thirty-seventh day).
burning in the right lower leg (forty-sixth day).
slight burning on the inner side of the right lower leg (fifty-eighth day).
burning in the right lower leg, in the morning (sixty-fourth day).
towards noon (seventy-first day),.
Sleep interrupted by frequent waking, when she saw an apparition in the room, to which she spoke, sitting upright in bed.
at another time she felt as though some one hit against her, so that she called out, "Who is there?" and started up, when she seemed to see distinctly a basket swimming before her eyes, so that she rose and struck a light in order to see more clearly.
after lying down, violent palpitation (twelfth month),.
Nights sleepless. could not get quiet.
tossed from side to side and moved the feet about.
towards noon he was sleepy, but on lying down he became restless and could not sleep.
at times he was wide awake on going to bed, as though he had drunk coffee.
the mind was very active, and he could not fall asleep all night (after twelve months),.
Chilliness towards 7 P.M., with weakness, so that he was obliged to go to bed.
he had scarcely lain down when he was seized with a shaking chill, beginning in the thighs, with blueness of the nails, afterwards with chattering of the teeth, rapid and difficult respiration, as if he had been running.
this coldness lasted more than half an hour, when the thighs began to be hot, so that they burnt the hands through the clothing, like a glowing coal, while at the same time the hands and feet were cold.
then he was seized with fatiguing cough, with efforts to vomit, ending at first in actual vomiting of mucus and some food, and at last of a bitter substance, which, however, soon disappeared, after which he had a natural taste, but nausea on every thought of food.
with these febrile attacks he had yawning and stretching of the limbs.
gradually he became warm, though whenever he moved he had a shaking chill.
the most distressing symptoms was the hawking of mucus, because he was always obliged to rise, which caused return of the shaking chill.
there were associated with these symptoms sticking pains in the metacarpal bones and falling asleep of the fingers of the right hand.
as the coldness disappeared he became thirsty, the head was very dull and heavy, with pressure in the forehead and eyes, especially in the right eyeball.
after two hours he became sleepy and fell asleep, but woke every half or three-quarters of an hour bathed in perspiration, so that he changed his shirt eight times up to 3 A.M.
he was obliged to put on a fresh shirt always on waking, also to urinate, with evacuation of much clear urine, was also obliged to drink, after this he was always chilly, the head became very painful, and on waking it always seemed as though he were very sick, and were divided into two parts and was not conscious of which part he seemed to have possession (a kind of delirium).
on standing up he was dizzy and was obliged to steady himself (forty-eighth day),.
After a night passed with right-sided pain in the head and teeth, and sleepless tossing about, there commenced in the morning a shaking chill, alternating with flushing heat and fluent coryza.
this increased during the day.
unusual suffering continued through the next night, with sleeplessness and tossing about, and tearing pain in the arms and pelvic region, head and jaws, also the two following days and nights, with increased eructations of air, tense distension of the hypochondriac region, and desire to breathe deeply, till on the fifth day it began to diminish, and on the seventh day ended with clearness of the head, with more difficult and more scanty evacuation of the bowels, and uneasy sleep, with tossing about (fifth day),.
During the whole forenoon a very unpleasant sensation of cold, the external temperature being 34° F.
the hands and feet icy cold, and the skin of the hands purple (seventeenth day).
could not get warm the whole forenoon (fifty-fifth day).
feeling of coldness over the whole body in a warm room, especially in the hands (seventy-second day).
the temperature of the open air, 27° F., affected him so unpleasantly that he trembled from head to foot with cold (seventy-second day),.
Severe coldness on the appearance of the catamenia, in the night (eighteenth day).
alternations of heat and cold, with weakness to the extent of falling.
she has observed for several days past that she becomes hot at dinner, and her body is covered with perspiration (nineteenth day).
could not sleep after 3 A.M. on account of heat.
cool over the whole body before dinner (twentieth day).
great heat when walking, in the afternoon.
coldness in the back, with heat in the head, great drowsiness and thirst, in the evening (twenty-first day),.
All day coldness, especially in the back, with general weakness and sensation of weariness.
in the evening, manifest fever symptoms, as headache, heat of the skin, full, accelerated pulse, besides sticking in the right hypochondrium (especially during respiration), which extended into the sacral region.
she went to bed on this account, and general heat came on, succeeded by quiet sleep (fifteenth day),.
In the evening she suddenly became feverish, with stiffness in the chest.
afterwards a restless night, the fever gradually increased, with general dry heat and sleeplessness, slight perspiration only on the upper part of the body, painful lips, as if burnt, great weakness, coryza, and cough, with much expectoration and short difficult breath, slimy coated tongue, sour taste in the mouth, always after eating, loss of appetite, gnawing in the stomach, at night, which obliges him to eat at once.
rawness in the throat, tickling and provoking constant cough.
violent palpitation over the whole chest, leucorrhoea, and rapid emaciation.
the fever reappeared first on the third day, then every day, in the morning, and only gradually disappeared (after thirty days),.
Fever, with pain in the head, chest, and throat, chilliness, hot lips, bitter taste, twice vomiting.
in the morning, constipation, with frequent ineffectual desire for stool, very slimy coated tongue, loss of appetite, palpitation, sleeplessness, alternating with partial slumber, during which she talked aloud much, and even heard and understood what was said to her (fourth month),.
Fever. cold feet, with diarrhoea, tension of the abdomen, with aching in both sides beneath the ribs, red lids and headache, as precursors.
afterwards feverish shivering, with thirst and dry lips, constant diarrhoea, consisting of dark-green and white mucus, with colic, slimy coated tongue, loss of appetite, pulse full and 104 to the minute, attacks of faintness, constant great weakness, the tongue is everywhere sore, and covered with thick, very offensive matter,.
Fever, like typhus. sudden attack of shaking chill, with faintlike loss of all strength, followed by complete loss of consciousness, then burning heat, with dry skin, cold hands and feet, with alternating coldness even of other parts of the skin, constant delirium, day and night, distortion of the whole body, and tossing about from place to place, with constantly recurring convulsions, during which the eyes seem at times widely open and staring, at other times affected by spasmodic movements and especially by amblyopic expression and look, dry cracked lips and tongue, with sore white superficial ulcerations, tympanitic distension of the stomach and intestines, sensitiveness of the whole abdomen, pressure, especially in the caecal region, constipation, alternating with diarrhoea, scanty reddish-brown turbid urine, inflammatory redness of the glans penis and orifice of the urethra, respiration alternating with some paroxysms of cough, irregular variable beating of the heart and pulse.
here and there, especially in the arm, chest, and scrotum, there were white mottled spots. These symptoms lasted two weeks, followed by pocklike eruption on the chest, with general perspiration and itching of the skin, constant roaring in the ears, after which recovery commenced and progressed, with only the occurrence of several boils, which partly looked like condylomata. After this indubitable, characteristic, pronounced febrile intermezzo, there was a decided improvement of the gonorrhoeal taint, which had hitherto existed in consequence of vaccination, especially the onanism, emissions, and pressive paralysis approaching insanity, in a young man, and a complete cure followed,.
The effect of revaccination is changed.
three persona who had taken a dose of Thuja, four to eight weeks previously, exhibited peculiar symptoms on revaccination.
at first the vaccine developed in the usual acute manner, but after four days it began to be indistinct, and disappeared rapidly in a way never before observed under similar conditions without he action of the drug.
but the cure, which was progressing previously, was seriously interrupted by this continued poisoning, so that afterwards the cure was more difficult and more prolonged, and especially the weakness of mind rapidly approached idiocy,.
Violent indescribable pain in the left side of the forehead wakes him at night from a restless sleep, he becomes affected by an unaccountable awkwardness in all his accustomed movements (thirtieth day).
the two next days this awkwardness increases more and more, until in the evening of the third day he has a sensation of complete paralysis of the right arm.
the arm feels and moves as if it did not belong to him, of which he was conscious, without ability to alter it, with great general lassitude, dulness of the head, disagreeable voice, and extreme ill-humor.
this continued more or less severe till 11 P.M. of the fifth day, when he was suddenly seized with the most violent convulsions, beginning with extremely painful flexion of the toes of the right foot, extending thence to the right side upward, which became quite stiff, extended, and rigid, causing loud cries, arrest of breath, and at last mounting into the head, which jerked back and forth incessantly, and he lost consciousness.
on returning to himself, five hours later, he found himself fallen out of bed, lying on the floor, bathed in perspiration, with complete paralysis of the right leg, from the foot to the knee.
it also felt cold and dead and as heavy as a hundredweight, and he was unable to stand or move.
after a sleep of two hours he was able to rise and drag the paralyzed limb after him, after which it gradually improved, but was constantly affected by spasmodic drawing of the muscles up and down from the toes to the calf, at times rising into the thorax of the same side, and moving back and forth.
he also felt very sick, with excessive development of gas in the stomach and intestines, with excessive eructations in an almost uninterrupted stream from the mouth, together with emission of flatus. The next day spasmodic drawings in the whole right side continued.
he was unable to write, because he could not recall the letters of even proper names.
but he was able to dictate, though he seemed to grasp all ideas by the wrong end. Between 10 and 11 P.M. there was an attack of spasms, with incipient retraction of the toes, and drawing up and down in the muscles of the right side, with uneasiness and tossing from side to side, and difficult and late falling asleep, this, however, did not amount to a complete spasm. The next evening, at the same hour, there was a return of a similar attack, this time with accelerated pulse, and ending with a general perspiration of a rancid odor, which afforded relief.
since that time gradual improvement, with freedom from the attacks, which, however, recurred at the same hour for three evenings, but each time less severely. Subsequent to this there remained very speedy fatigue of the right side when walking, a contractive rigid feeling of the toes of the right foot, and deadness of the whole right index finger, and also of the first phalanx of the middle finger.
these, however, also come and go. Exactly a year after the first attack there appeared a general spasm in the evening, again followed by paralysis, with most violent headache and vertigo, rapid, bounding pulse, anxiety, spasmodic numbness and clumsiness of the left hand and of the right thigh, posteriorly as far down as the calf, twitching beneath the right eye, preventing falling asleep or lying upon the side.
there was no recurrence of the attack. Since that time the previous vertigo and the cramplike paralytic feeling of the right side gradually became weaker and weaker,.
Violent twitching in isolated muscular parts, which was strongest in the middle of the upper part of the right thigh and of the left arm.
in the ends of the fingers and toes the twitching was finer and more transient.
this muscular twitching was frequently repeated in different parts, and was one of the most troublesome symptoms.
for example, it still came on on the seventeenth day, and lasted for almost ten minutes in the chin,.
A paroxysm, commencing with intolerable pains in the head and teeth, spasmodic weeping, icy-cold feet and hands, leaden heaviness of both arms and groaning, the breath became very short, and often stopped entirely.
suddenly she lay motionless and without breathing, but with clenched fingers, with quiet and regular pulse.
after about ten minutes she took a deep breath, looked wanderingly at the bystanders, and seemed gradually to become conscious of what was said and done.
afterwards she felt very weak, and a constant sensation as of a draft of air blowing upon a small spot just below the limbs, which to that point had been cold. After a quarter of an hour the paroxysm was repeated, but was less severe and shorter, and ended with some perspiration. There continued during the whole paroxysm a sensation as if she would fall forward, which impelled the patient to grasp tightly, though standing up, at the same time it seemed as if her mind were absent in a star surrounded by the brightest light, which suddenly disappeared and left her in darkness in her bed.
these paroxysms returned every other day,.
Paroxysms. after yawning for two hours and scratching the head, a violent spasmodic screaming, while sitting with open eyes intermingled with delirious prattling of unintelligible words, raving, with sensitiveness to the approach or touch of those about her, at first with tossing about, and afterwards lying motionless, with closed eyes and dark redness of the face, followed at last by quiet sleep, until she woke confused and with weak memory.
during the paroxysm an unusual quantity of urine passed, and the right hand was spasmodically pressed against the genitals,.
(Chorea; a chorea that had lasted for years, constantly recurring, but always apparently cured by homoeopathic remedies (Belladonna Belladonna, Stramonium Stramonium, Agarica, Sulphur Sulphur, Calc Carb Calcarea), and this time returned in an aggravated form, began to decrease very decidedly, the third day after a dose of Thuja, and then gradually diminished day by day, till after three weeks there was no further trace of it, while at the same time the general health visibly improved. This cure has now lasted for more than two years, and seems permanent and radical),.
Debility, with feeling as if beaten in the limbs, in the afternoon (twelfth day).
general debility, at night (twenty-fifth day).
after two hours sudden debility, with painful lassitude, with pain in the calves.
then an internal chill in the whole body, with dry, hot skin, which compelled him to lie down.
he could not, however, keep warm in bed, and the debility increased to such a degree that he could with difficulty move his limbs.
at about 10 P.M. this chill first began to disappear, merging in a dry and burning heat, and towards morning a sweat broke out over the whole body.
he had no appetite, much thirst, passed no urine during the whole day, and had, during the access of heat, a full, quick pulse and intolerable headache (thirty-fifth day).
on the morning of the following day he passed a small quantity of dark-red urine.
the sweat continued until noon, and the prover could not leave his bed on account of his extreme weakness.
a chill came on again in the evening, followed by a sleepless night (thirty-sixth day).
the debility continued, he had no appetite, his tongue was furred, and he urinated copiously (thirty-seventh day),.
General malaise, with a sensation as if a chill were about to come on, in the afternoon (twenty-first day).
general malaise, two hours after dinner (twenty-second day).
a special feeling of malaise, with general discomfort (fifty-seventh day).
while seated at his writing table he felt the influence of the drug spreading through his system.
but he was obliged to go out.
the development of the effects of Thuja are always hindered by bodily movement (fifty-eighth day).
at 8.30 P.M., he was seized in the street with general malaise and such universal debility, with weakness in the stomach, that he took a small glass of cordial.
after awhile he felt better, but about 10 o'clock he felt an indisposition by no means easy to describe (sixty-second day),.
General weakness (thirteenth and nineteenth days).
weakness, even to falling, with the fever (nineteenth day).
weak before dinner (twentieth day).
very weak and frequently obliged to sit down to rest (twenty-second and twenty-third days).
so weak and powerless that she cannot leave her bed (twenty-fifth day).
great weakness and prostration (thirtieth day),.
Weakness (twenty-second day).
with sleepiness, at 11 A.M. and after eating, so that he was obliged to lie down (fifty-fifth day).
weak and sleepy towards 5 P.M., so that he was obliged to go to bed, but could not rest, and tossed about constantly, could not find a comfortable spot, and became hot.
in spite of the restlessness he felt too weak and indolent to rise.
this lasted an hour and a half (sixtieth day),.
While writing, drawing pressing in the right thumb (for five or six minutes).
then in the index, later in the middle, and finally in the little finger.
in the afternoon the same sort of a pain appeared in the left arm, shifted then to the upper part of the thigh of the same side, soon after appeared in both mastoid processes of the temporal bones, then in the frontal eminences, where the pain took more of a digging-twitching character, and finally reappeared in the extremities.
this wandering about of the pains continued through the following day (seventh and eighth days).
for several hours, in the forenoon, the pain remained in the neighborhood of the left wrist, and during the whole afternoon in the upper part of the left thigh (ninth day).
while lying down the pressing in the sacrum was fixed in the same spot for a whole hour.
it was diminished, and disappeared on motion, but afterwards appeared while lying in bed, in the lower part of the left thigh, in the same spot where it had already appeared once before (tenth day),.
Slight leucorrhoeal discharge, which she never had before (thirty-first day).
leucorrhoea lasted until the menses appeared, when it ceased (thirty-sixth day).
reappeared, but it is scanty, and obliges her to wash herself frequently in the daytime.
it is mild, yellow green, and leaves spots of a similar appearance on her linen (thirty-seventh day).
leucorrhoea increases (forty-fourth day).
continued after menses (sixty-sixth day),.
Menses six days too late and much more profuse than usual, with thick black clotted blood.
the next time three days too early, remarkably scanty and pale.
the next time preceded by violent pain in the abdomen, especially in the left ovarian region, eight days too early, very profuse, with many clots of blood, and with frequent painful pasty stools.
after this they were quite normal,.
The menses at first dark and slimy, mixed with a watery discharge, then stopped for two days, with anxiety and palpitation, then for three days a green and brown offensive ichor, with some offensive shreds of blood, gradually changing to a yellow and white slimy discharge.
during the bloody discharge, now and then shaking chill and drawing in the feet, especially in the evening and at night, and burning in all the varicose veins (eighth month),.
Menses inconsiderable, and lasted only one day (fourth day).
menses appeared, lasted only a single day.
and consisted in the discharge of a small clot of black blood of the size of a hazelnut (thirty-sixth day).
the menses lasted only one day, and consisted in the discharge of three clots of black blood of the size of a hazelnut (sixty-fifth day).
menses somewhat greater than the last time, and lasted a day and a night (ninety-seventh day).
menses lasted three days, and flowed as before the proving (one hundred and twenty-fifth day),.
The menses, usually very profuse and long lasting, now last only two days, and are very scanty, and the cessation is followed by a great rush of blood upward, with throbbing toothache, sleeplessness, and increased nervous weakness.
the next time it is preceded by violent coryza, which affords relief.
the menses appear as usual, more profuse, and lasting four days, with subsequent improvement,.
Menstruation preceded by most violent constrictive pressing, sore pains in the genitals, with most acute tenesmus, without stool.
with a feeling of faintness, so that she was obliged to lie down, and then vanishing of consciousness, with convulsive throwing about of the head and right arm always to the right.
on regaining consciousness, she felt icy cold and stiff all over, which lasted through the night in bed, and disappeared only towards morning, with general weakness, after which the menses began to flow and discharged as usual, only they were brown in color (thirteenth month),.
Menses preceded by violent toothache, affecting generally the whole left side of the head.
they lasted three days, and after intermitting for one day, continued for five days more, in the night, after which there was an attack of nightmare, with anxious compressive oppression of the chest, so that she could not move a limb (thirteenth month),.
Thuja Occidentalis acts on skin, blood, gastro-intestinal tract, kidneys, and brain. Thuja Occidentalis's relation to the production of pathological vegetations condylomata, warty excrescences, spongy tumors is very important. Moist mucous tubercles. Bleeding fungus growths. Naevus. Excess of venosity.
The main action of Thuja Occidentalis is on the skin and genito-urinary organs, producing conditions that correspond with Hahnemann’s sycotic dyscrasia, whose chief manifestation is the formation of wart-like excrescences upon mucous and cutaneous surfaces - fig-warts and condylomata. Has a specific antibacterial action, as in gonorrhoea and vaccination. Sycotic pains, i.e., tearing in muscles and joints, worse at rest, better in dry weather, worse damp humid atmosphere; lameness. Hydrogenoid constitutions, whose blood is morbidly hydroscopic, so that damp air and water are inimical. Complaints from moonlight. Rapid exhaustion and emaciation. Left-sided and chilly medicine. Variola, aborts the pustule and prevents the suppurating fever. Vaccinosis, viz., inveterable skin troubles, neuralgia, etc.
Exhausted and soft Great prostration
Soft, exuberant, fungoid tissue; polypi; condylomata; warts, pediculated, black, suppressed, etc
Sycotic, hydrogenoid or lymphatic constitution
Foul, acrid, musty, rancid or sweetish odors Oily stool, skin or sweat
Trickling; in urethra
Burning, sticking, numbing, drawing or wandering pains, worse warmth
Jerkings, of spinal origin
Parts look dead
Ill-humored; sad; loathes life
Illusions, then fixed ideas; of fragility; of a live thing internally; of some one at his side; of being in hands of a stronger power, etc
Hasty and anxious; over trifles
Vertigo; as if in a swing
Tearing or like a nail in l
Dry, split hair
Eyes blood red; full of tears; stand open
Jagged Iris Versicolor iris
Photopsies, beyond visual field
Bloody scabs or briny odor in nose
Face, pale, waxy, shiny; dark under eyes; spiderlets on
Boring in zygomae
Teeth decay at edge of gums; gnawing pains, worse cold
Mucus in choanae
Noisy swallowing or belching
Rancid or greasy eructations
Pushings in abdomen
Cutting squeezing in lower bowels, groins, bladder or urethra
Gurgling in bowels; then painless, watery, grass green stools
Stools gurgle or pop out; worse breakfast
Stools, of hard, black lumps mixed with gushing water; hurried; explosive; spraying; gassy
Moist anus or perineum
Urine burns; dribbles; foul; copious; frequent; must wait
Pain from l
kidney to epigastrium, worse motion
Forward, cutting in urethra on urinating
Testes seem bruised
Prepuce puffed; sloughing
Tearing in ovaries [left]
Itching, sensitive vagina Short, difficult breathing
Cough by day only
Expectorates easier lying
Chest pains take various directions
Back; throbs; pressure over kidneys; atrophy of long muscles
Numb fingers, on waking at night (Nat Mur Nat-m)
Crawling or inflamed finger or toe tips
Hips give way; limbs feel paralyzed
Painful soles Foul, acrid foot-sweat
Skin brown; spotted; dirty; hairy
Eruptions itch or burn violently from cold bathing
Moist, foul polypi
Bluish white ulcers
Stinging, jumping out feeling
Blood-boils on back
Foul pustules, with sunken apices
Nails ribbed, soft, brittle, crumbling, discolored or distorted
Sleepless when on l
Dreams of the dead
Shaking chill, with yawning; worse urinating; not better heat
Heat rises into chest; with icy hands, nosebleed or cough
Sweat on bare parts; with dry heat on covered ones; with cold hands, better washing; profuse on genitals; gushing, worse company; foul; pungent; staining
Thuja occidentalis. Arbor Vitae. N. O. Coniferae (Tribe, Cupressineae). Tincture of the fresh green twigs.
Abdomen, distended. Abortion. Angina pectoris. Anus, fistula in.
granular inflammation of. Fatty tumours. Feet, fetid. Flatus, incarcerated. Frontal sinuses, catarrh of. Ganglion. Gleet. Gonorrhoea. Haemorrhage. Haemorrhoids. Hair, affections of. Headache. Hernia. Herpes zoster. Ichthyosis. Intussusception. Jaws, growth on. Joints, cracking in. Levitation. Morvan's disease. Mucous patches. Muscae volitantes. Myopia. Naevus. Neck, cracking in. Onanism. Ovary, left, pain in. Ozaena. Neuralgia. Nose, chronic catarrh of.
biting of. Toothache. Tumours. Vaccination. Vaccinosis. Vaginismus. Warts. Whooping-cough.
The American Arbor Vitae is a "spiry evergreen attaining a height of from 20 to 50 feet, though generally not above 40, and a diameter of about 10 to 20 feet through the greatest breadth of foliage." It abounds in the upper zones of North America, from Pennsylvania northwards, where it "often forms what are commonly known as cedar-swamps. It grows upon the rocky banks of rivers, and in low, swampy spots, blossoming from May until June and maturing its fruit in autumn. The Arbor Vitae assumes a conical form with such true lines as to appear 'clipped,' thus forming one of our most valued high-hedge trees" (Millspaugh). Thuja was introduced to France from Canada in the reign of Francis I. of France, and it has now an honoured place in most of our gardens and shrubberies. The native habitat of Thuja is not without its importance in relation to therapeutics. It loves swamps.
it is Hahnemann's typical antisycotic and Grauvogl's hydrogenoid. Thuja is one of Hahnemann's discoveries. Most of the remedies of his materia medica had been known in a fashion before his time. Of the therapeutic properties of Thuja practically nothing was known till Hahnemann proved it. Subsequent observers have only confirmed or added to Hahnemann's pathogenesis. Hahnemann found in Thuja the antidote to the miasm of the condition which he termed Sycosis, meaning thereby the constitutional disease resulting from constitutional gonorrhoea, and having as its characteristic manifestation excrescences, sometimes dry in the form of warts, more frequently soft, spongy, emitting a fetid fluid with a sweetish odour something like herring brine, bleeding readily and having the coxcomb or cauliflower form. Teste remarks that in the period when the doctrine of Signatures prevailed the "resinous callosities of the stems and leaves of Thuja occ. might have seemed an indication that the plant was the specific for sycosis and warts." Teste dismisses this idea, but he asks whether resinous substances which have the power of modifying vegetable juices in a peculiar way may not affect the animal fluids in the same manner. He includes Castor Equi Castor. in his Thuja group, and gives an instance in which it acted on fig-warts. Castor Equi Castor. is the product of an animal which subsists on the bark of resinous trees.
Hering gives this as the action of Thuja ($51$) on the fluids "dissolution of fluids of the body, which become acrid, probably caused by Thuja perverting lymphatic secretions.
disturbs digestion and sanguification".
and this (2) in the vegetative sphere "A surplus of producing life.
nearly unlimited proliferation of pathological vegetations, condylomata, warty sycotic excrescences, spongy tumours, and spongy pock exudates organise hastily.
all morbid manifestations are excessive, but appear quietly, so that the beginning of the diseased state is scarcely known." Boenninghausen found Thuja both preventive and curative in an epidemic of small-pox. It aborted the process and prevented pitting. In veterinary practice Thuja has proved curative in farcy and in "grease." These facts open up another great branch of Thuja's homoeopathicity.
its anti-vaccinal action. This extension was made by Kunkel and Goullon following on Boenninghausen's experience with small-pox. On this subject no one has written more forcibly or lucidly than Burnett (Vaccinosis and its Cure by Thuja). "Arbor Vitae nomen omen," says Burnett on his title-page. And in his hands Thuja has proved indeed a tree of life to numberless sufferers from the vaccinal taint. By "vaccinosis" Burnett means the disease known as vaccinia, the result of vaccination, plus "that profound and often long-lasting morbid constitutional state engendered by the vaccine virus." To this state Thuja is homoeopathic, and therefore curative and preventive of it. Burnett makes the profound observation, which I can confirm, that the vaccine virus does not need to "take" (that is, to set up vaccinia) in order to produce the vaccinal dyscrasia that "not a few persons date their ill-health from a so-called unsuccessful vaccination." So that vaccinosis may exist apart from vaccinia. The antivaccinal action of Thuja is part of its antisycotic action vaccinia is a sycotic disease. Burnett gives the case of an infant ten weeks old, whom he was called to see as it was supposed to be dying. He found it ghastly white and in collapse. There was nothing to account for this except that the baby had had its wet-nurse changed two or three days before. The wet-nurse was questioned and declared herself quite well and looked it.
but "her arm was a little painful." She had been revaccinated in the Marylebone Workhouse the day before she took charge of the patient. Burnett found the vaccine eruption just turning into the pustular stage. He concluded that the infant was sucking the vaccinal poison with its nurse's milk. He gave Thuja 6 to both infant and nurse. The baby gradually improved the same day, and next morning was, though still pale, practically well, and the vaccinal vesicles on the nurse's arm had withered. Burnett quotes a case of vaccinal rash in an infant following the vaccination of its mother, who was nursing it. The effects of chronic vaccinosis are protean. Prominent among them are neuralgias (of which Burnett gives many examples), morbid skin disorders, indigestion, and constipation.
warts and new growths of many kinds. In these effects a favourite method of Burnett's was to give a course of twenty-four numbered powders, only three or four of them medicated with Thuja 30.
one to be taken at bedtime. With the same prescription he cured many cases of paralysis, his indications being Left side of body.
a cluster of small warts on the forehead of a boy which had lasted eighteen months and followed the scratch of a cat. Thuja Ø in fractional doses and Thuja Ø painted on cured permanently in three weeks. A gentleman, about 50, consulted me recently about a wart on the right side of his head. He was bald, and the wart was black and unsightly. It had been growing some months, and he was somewhat anxious about it as his father had had a similar wart develop in the same locality at the same age, and it had never left him. My patient had been twice vaccinated. Thuja 30, twenty-eight powders, one in seven medicated, one at bedtime. In one month there was much reduction.
Thuja was repeated, and in little over two months the wart was gone. Burnett says Thuja is the remedy for fatty tumours, which he regards as sycotic in nature. Thuja not only produces symptoms of the secondary stage of gonorrhoeal and vaccinal affections, it also produces urethritis and a variolous eruption. Dudgeon has reported acute urethritis with yellow discharge lasting altogether a fortnight as the result of chewing a Thuja cone. Mersch (H. M., xxx. 686) gave Thuja 3 to a patient as a prophylactic against small-pox. This patient and another who took it for the same purpose developed simple urethritis. Mersch proved Thuja Ø on himself and some others ($51$) M. N. had rose-coloured blotches on the back, and several days after leaving off the medicine had warts develop on the outer side of the root of the thumb. These were still present three years after, though smaller and softer. (2) Mersch himself, who took Thuja for fifteen days, had heavy sensation in the head on waking, an eruption of desquamative annular blotches, and from the twelfth day a tearing along the right arm which compelled him to keep the arm flexed for eight days, agg. attempting to extend the arm.
slightly amel. by heat. A small soft wart appeared at the external portion of right middle finger. This disappeared a month after the proving was ended. ("agg. By extension" is a characteristic of Thuja; it = cracking in joints. The arm symptoms are also agg. when the limb hangs down, which is also an extension.) Apropos of the annular scaly blotches, I had a case of psoriasis of the legs in a youth which was benefited by Thuja more than by any other remedy, though the Thuja was given for some other affection. A patient came to Raue (H. R., ii. 162) complaining that his semen had a very offensive smell. Raue did not know of a remedy producing the symptom, but selected Thuja. Two doses of the 200th and one of the 15th were taken. The man was at the time in the hands of an eminent dentist for his teeth, which for five years had been a great trouble to him on account of their extreme sensitiveness to cold.
the gums were in a deplorable state and the teeth were encrusted with tartar. After receiving the Thuja the extreme sensitiveness of the teeth disappeared in one night.
then the offensive odour of the semen. In four days the patient again saw the dentist, who was amazed to find his gums quite sound. Moreover, the patient had lost an oppression of the chest which had been troubling him some time. Goullon (Leip. Pop. Zeit. f. H., translated Rev. H. Belge, September, 1895) relates the cure of a mental state by Thuja 30x. He remarks that, following the advice of Kunkel, he gives only a single dose of Thuja, one or two drops of the tincture on sugar or milk, at bedtime. When he has given a second dose the following night he has observed new symptoms "Thuja in fact has a very marked action on sleep, and its symptoms appear by preference at night.
the headache, for example." This is the case Miss R., 40; complained of her head, especially at certain moments, when ideas which did not concern her in the least came to her as if some one else was thinking by her side.
Thuja produces a confusion in the thoughts which patients cannot rid themselves of on account of great weakness and pain in the head.
Thuja Occidentalis patient had for months been attending on a paralysed sister, frequently getting up in the night and worrying herself about numberless things.
Her nervous system was very impressionable, and for weeks had reached a point of extreme over-excitement.
She could no longer calm herself, and in addition she sneezed and coughed much.
The problem was to give her sleep and take away the pain in the head.
Even when she was not obliged to getup she could not get sleep.
Her eyes were also very much irritated.
The patient afterwards described her condition thus "I felt in the anterior part of the head, principally the forehead, a sensation as if lead were compressing my eyes; these were inflamed, agg. by light, amel. in open air.
Before going to sleep I felt a congestion in the head with headache; at the same time queer, confused ideas which changed like a flash and fell upon the most odd things.
These were amel. when I opened my eyes or sat up.
Before my eyes images and statues arranged themselves.
If I wished to think of something sensible, in the twinkling of an eye I lost the thread of my ideas.
All this happened at night; during the day the wicked sprites did not appear.
My head and eyes pained me when there was much movement, as when several people were speaking at once." The effect of the dose she described thus After having taken the Thuja I tasted a sweet repose.
the next morning a complete transformation had taken place in the head, the weight was gone, the eyes were more fresh, the brain free." Goullon cured a lady who had had headache for a year.
on waking felt as if a tight hoop enclosed forehead, not passing away till noon.
Eyelids heavy as lead.
Thuja 10x, one close at bedtime, permanently cured.
A. W. Holcombe (Med. Vis., xii. 225) relates experiences bearing on the sleep and dreams of Thuja. ($51$) Mrs.
E., 48, had a growth, wart-like, about the size of a sixpence, on left temple.
It began as a slight roughness and itched at times.
Also growth about the same size on a hard palate (left), very sore.
Much headache, on left side of the head, throbbing in left temple, and the pains extend into left ear.
Cannot sleet after 3 a.m.
Dreams much of falling.
Feels smothering in a warm room.
Thirsty, agg. noon and afternoon.
Feet sweat much, offensive; sweats much about groins.
Thuja cm was given on October 25th.
By November 15th the growths and all the rest of the symptoms had disappeared. (2) Led by this same symptom, "almost every night, dreams of falling from a height," Holcombe cured a man, 30, of tertian fever with Thuja cm when a large number of other seemingly well-indicated remedies had failed.
Robert Farley (quoted A. H., xxiii. 446) relates the case of two children, aet. 5, who had what he graphically terms "urinary tantrums." Two hours after being put to bed they would wake kicking, crying, and refusing to answer a question.
Thuja Occidentalis lasted an hour or more.
Asked if they wanted to urinate they would refuse to answer, strike at attendant, or even say "No." Finally it was found that if they were taken up and put on the closet they would urinate and then go to sleep readily.
One of the children developed signs of incipient inflammation of the left hip-joint.
The totality led to the selection of Thuja, which was given in the 200th.
After the first night there were no more "tantrums," and in two months the child was perfectly well.
Thuja Occidentalis child's father had had gonorrhoea, treated by injection, some years before the patient was born.
But the other child's father had not had gonorrhoea.
In the latter case, which was exactly like the former, the cure was immediate; in the former case relief occurred on the second night.
C. W. Roberts (H. R., xii. 137) found Thuja Ø, in five- to seven-drop doses at bedtime, control nocturnal seminal emissions better than any other remedy. "Nocturnal seminal emission" is an emphasised symptom in M. M. P. Epulis is probably a malignant kind of sycotic hyperplasia.
Percy Wilde (H. W., xxi. 199) records the case of a young married lady who had a large epulis on the lower jaw, rapidly increasing in size, ulcerating on the surface, very painful, and filling the mouth with an ill-smelling secretion.
The entire tumour was removed by operation, and also the subjoined bone.
Three weeks later the tumour was as large as before and increased daily.
Thuja 1x was now given.
The growth stopped immediately; ulceration ceased; the pain disappeared.
In three weeks the gum was healthy and remained so permanently.
Villers (quoted A. H., xxi. 421) relates a case of scalp tumour in a youth of seventeen.
The tumour had existed two years, and had somewhat the appearance of a bean.
It was situated about the posterior edge of the parietal bone, was devoid of sensation, and the hair had disappeared from it, making it very conspicuous.
Thuja 30 was given, a dose every twenty days.
In four months the youth was almost cured, in five months entirely so, the hair having grown again completely over the spot.
George Royal (quoted A. H., xxiii. 387) relates a case of persistent cough cured with Thuja.
Miss X., 19, fair, had for three months a painless, dry cough.
The irritation was only in the throat.
There were six small growths at the back of the throat, and one near the vocal cord.
She never had a cough before.
Has leucorrhoea green and excoriating; menses a little too early.
Thuja 30 cured the growths and the cough in about three weeks.
Old-school observers (N. A. J. H., xv. 63) have found in Thuja an efficient haemostatic, locally applied, especially after tooth extraction.
R. B. Johnstone (H. P., ix. 257) gives some indications for Thuja in hernia ($51$) Women of sycotic history who have a tendency to left-side inguinal hernia after labour (Thuja, high). (2) When babies cry much the umbilicus protrudes, growing red and sore.
especially when the father has a sycotic history. (3) Left inguinal hernia in infants.
child cries all the time, and is only quiet when the left inguinal region is relieved from pressure, or the thigh is flexed on the abdomen.
Boenninghausen observed this symptom of Thuja, which bears on the action of Thuja on the sides and roots of teeth (a sycotic symptom), rather than on the crowns "on blowing nose, a pressing pain in the hollow tooth, at the side of it." The left ovarian pains of Thuja are remarkable.
They are severe, sometimes burning, extend down thigh, any attempt at exercise and especially walking agg.; they occur with every menstrual period, and are generally agg. before and during the flow.
The pain compels the patient to lie down; but lying on left side agg.
A keynote of Thuja is "Frequent micturition accompanying pains." For example "In evening, when in bed, terrible hammering and tearing in the ear, accompanied with micturition every half-hour and coldness of the legs up to the knees.
The desire of Thuja is sudden and urgent, it seems impossible to reach the vessel or make the necessary preparations, but the patient can control it if compelled.
There is severe cutting as with a knife at the end of micturition after the last drop has passed.
Thuja also has chronic incontinence from paralysis of sphincter vesicae.
Thuja Occidentalis is related to the general paretic weakness of Thuja.
The patient feels she "could not go on exerting any longer." Burnett (H. W., xxv. 487) records a case of Usnea Barbata lichen urticatus in a boy of fourteen, which came into his hands after a long course of treatment, external, internal, and dietetic, at the hands of allopathic specialists without result.
The rash came periodically in warm weather; patient literally tore himself because of the irritation.
The rash was agg. on the left (vaccinated side).
Thuja 30 was given in infrequent doses.
The spots continued to appear for a week and then disappeared.
The skin remained clear in spite of the patient indulging in all kinds of previously forbidden foods.
Among the skin effects of Thuja the marks and stains must be borne in mind.
The skin is mottled and discoloured; brown or red mottled spots; discoloration of the backs of the hands and feet.
Villers (J. of Hcs., iv. 408) treated a girl of twelve, who had had headaches going from front to occiput and sometimes in temples.
Pains mostly came towards night, and were accompanied with an awful state of fear.
The only account she could give of her fear was that she saw green stripes.
Alone or in company, in the dark or in a well-lighted room the dread was always the same.
Three years before, the child had had an abortive attack of scarlatina, treated with cold compresses.
The urine had been abnormal all through the illness, but contained no albumen.
Thuja 200, every tenth day.
No more headache, nor fear.
Patient slept well from the first dose, and in a few days the urine became clear. "Floating stripes" before the vision is a symptom of Thuja.
Peculiar Sensations are As if a strange person were at her side.
As if soul and body were separated.
As if under the influence of a superior power.
As if whole body were very thin and delicate; as if its continuity would be dissolved; as if frail and easily broken; as if made of glass.
As if a nail were pressing into vertex.
As if vertex were pressed with a needle.
As if a nail were driven from within outward in vertex.
As if a nail were driven into right parietal bone and left frontal eminence.
As if a convex button were pressed on left ear.
As if head were screwed asunder.
As if forehead would fall out.
As if bones of head were being knocked to pieces.
Forehead, ears, and eyes as if stabbed.
As if knives went tearing around in brain.
Scalp as if beaten. As if insects on occiput and temples.
As if eyes were swollen and would be pressed out of head.
As of fine sand in eyes.
As if a cold stream of air were blowing through eyes.
As if a foreign body in eye.
As if flesh were being torn from bones in left side and back.
As if abdominal muscles were being pushed out by arm of a child.
As if a living animal were in abdomen.
Sudden bounding in right iliac region as if something alive.
As if blood could not circulate in back opposite pit of stomach.
As if boiling lead were passed through rectum.
As if anus would fly to pieces during stool.
As if skin of anus were cracked and chapped.
Bladder as if paralysed.
As if moisture running in urethra.
As if a tape prevented urination.
As of a single drop running along urethra.
As if testicles moved.
As if something were grown fast in region of left lower ribs.
As of falling drops in chest.
Legs as if made of wood when walking.
As if lower limbs were elongated.
As if muscles of thigh would break down.
Lightness in body when walking.
As if flesh were beaten from bones.
As if skin were pricked with needles.
As from fleabites. A keynote of Cooper's for Thuja is, "its pains keep extending from their original site." Another indication of his is, "pains amel. by wrapping up." Thuja is Suited to ($51$) Hydrogenoid constitutions (possessing "an increased capacity to contain water; hence rain, cold, damp weather, beds, and food that increase the number of molecules of water in the system agg. the symptoms"). (2) Strumous and sycotic persons. (3) Lax muscles.
light hair. children. (4) Lymphatic temperament, in very fleshy persons, dark complexion, black hair, unhealthy skin. (5) Ailments from vaccination or from suppressed or maltreated gonorrhoea.
Thuja is a strongly left-sided medicine (the left arm is usually vaccinated).
The symptoms are agg. By touch (scalp; vertex; eruption; anus; condylomata; = fingers to bleed); but amel. pain in eyebrow and in left malar bone.
Pressure amel. Rubbing amel.
Scratching amel. Closing eyes agg.
Fall = wart-like growth ill labium.
Overlifting agg. headache.
Rest amel. headache. Bending head backward amel. headache.
Lying on left side = anxious dreams.
Lying on affected side amel. asthma.
Motion agg. Extension agg.
Letting arms hang down agg.
Walking agg. Looking up amel. headache.
Throwing head back amel. headache.
Talking agg. asthma. Ascending = palpitation.
Riding = incontinence of urine; agg. pain in ovary. agg. 3 a.m.; early morning (the sycotic time). agg.
Night. agg. Cold water; cold damp weather change; draught; overheating; sun's rays. agg.
Bright light. agg. Warmth of bed.
Warmth agg. Cold amel. rheumatism. agg.
After breakfast, after eating; after tea; coffee; fat food; onions. agg.
By coitus. agg. Blowing nose (pain in side of teeth). agg.
Increasing moon. agg. Sun; bright light.
H. C. Allen). Sycotic eruptions, Sarsaparilla Sars.
Nails grow soft, Hydrofluoricum Acidum Fl. ac. (rapidly).
Diarrhoea, &c., after vaccination, Silicea Sil.
Fissure about anus, Nit. to. Graphites Graph.
Vaginismus, extreme sensitiveness, Silicea Sil.
Hissing or singing of kettle in right ear, Lycopodium Lyc.
Yellow-staining leucorrhoea, Agnus Castus Agn. c., Carb. a., Chelidonium Majus Chel., Kreosotum Kre., Nitric Acid Nit. ac., Nux Vomica Nux, Pru. s., Sepia Sep. Tongue Ulcer on right border, Silicea Sil. (on left, Apis Mel Apis).
semilateral swelling of, Calc Carb Calc., Silicea Sil., Laurocerasus Lauro. (Lauro, left half with loss of speech), Semp. t. Piles agg. sitting, Lycopodium Lyc. Acid Phos Ph. ac. (amel. Ignatia Ign.).
Headache from tea, Selenium Sel.
Teeth crumble, turn yellow, Syphilinum (Luesinum) Syph.
Ranula, varicose veins on tongue, Amb. "On blowing nose, a pressing pain in the hollow tooth or at the side of it" (Culex, vertigo every time he blows his nose).
Early-morning diarrhoea expelled forcibly with much flatus, Aloe Socotrina Alo.
Large, seedy, pedunculated warts, Staphysagria Staph.
Severe cutting at close of urination, Sarsaparilla Sars.
Nails deformed, brittle, Antimonium Crudum Ant. c. amel.
Fluids roll audibly into stomach, Cup.
Enuresis when coughing, Causticum Caust.
Desires cold things, Phosphorus Pho.
Cracking in cervical vertebrae (Kali Iodatum K. iod., grating).
Cretinism, Bac., Thyroidinum Thyr.
Diarrhoea pale-yellow water is forcibly expelled, with much noisy discharge of wind.
with colic. agg. after eating.
watery, painless. bright yellow, watery.
streaming out with much gas, as if the cork were pulled out of a full jug, excessively exhausting, short and difficult breathing, anxiety, intermitting pulse, acute pressive pain in back opposite pit of stomach, with feeling as if no blood could circulate there, rapid disappearance of fat.
Arbor vitae. Hahnemann. Coniferae.
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Motion 3, 29, 34. Exercise 3. Walking 20, 22, 23, 31, 35, 40. Ascending 29. Rising 23, 27. Stands bent forward 31. Stooping 2. Long standing 31. Looking upward or sideways 2, 3. Turning head backward 3. Limb stretched 34. Lying 27.
on left side 37. Turning from left to right side 17. Must lie down 23. Parts lain on 37. Sitting 19. Rest 5, 29.
The general appearance of the Thuya subject, if he has a characteristic picture, is that of a waxy, shiny face, it looks as if he had been smeared over with grease; and is often transparent, he is a sickly looking individual, looks as if entering upon some cachexia.
The perspiration is peculiar, it is sweetish honey, sometimes like garlic, strong and pungent.
A pungent odor emanates from the genitals, sweetish honey-like like odor to the sweat from the genitalia, he smells his genitals.
The odor is also like burnt horn, burnt feathers or burnt sponge. These peculiar strong odors are particularly present when there are fig warts upon the genitals such as Thuja cures.
The skin looks unhealthy everywhere about the body and there is a copious sweat on first going to sleep, like Arsenicum Album Arsenic If you had only the waxiness such as Arsenicum Album Arsenic andThuja produce, you might prescribe Arsenicum Album Arsenic. Arsenicum Album Arsenic isoften the acute and Thuja the chronic. You remember that Arsenicum Album Arsenic isusually a chronic remedy.
Asthma A peculiar asthmatic condition is found in sycosis and Arsenicum Album Arsenic appears to be indicated for the symptoms, but it only relieves, it does not control the predisposition, it acts like Aconite Aconite in acute diseases and only ameliorates for a moment. Asthmatic and many other sycotic conditions seem to call for Arsenicum Album Arsenic, but it will do nothing but palliate, the constitutionality is not reached by Arsenicum Album Arsenic, its fundamental symptoms are not similar.
Warts The tendency of the Thuja patient is to throw out wart-like excrescences which are soft and pulpy and very sensitive, they burn, itch and bleed easily when rubbed the clothing. Horny excrescences that form on the hands and split open form upon a pedicle and crack around the base.
Cauliflower excrescences upon the cervix uteri, about the anus (like Nitric Acid Nitricum acidum), about the labia majora and mucous membranes generally.
Horny excrescences, more upon the skin. Warts of a brownish color, especially if upon the abdomen the body; great brown spots, like liver spots, form upon the abdomen.
Zona around the chest, herpetic eruptions everywhere, here and there, like Sepia Sepia, herpes labialis and preputialis. Zona is a herpetic formation, great vesicular patches come out upon the body called "shingles", here we should compare Thuja, Rhus Tox Rhus, Graphites Graph, Causticum Kali hydr., and Mezereum Mezereum.
Thuja Occidentalis condition is attended with a great amount of suffering and neuralgic pains. In cases that are sycotic, Thuya is especially a grand remedy.
You will have a class of cases where the warts have been caused to disappear by Mercurius Dulcis calomel, which makes them shrivel up and off, such is the old school treatment. Sometimes a patient comes to you with erratic symptoms and you may study for hours over these symptoms, and see very little order in them, you will realize that the leading features have been left out and that something is lacking.
Some one has applied Nitric acid, Mercurius Dulcis calomel or something else, and driven these fig warts away. These condylomata could not come without having some constitutional basis, these warts have a cause, and that cause seems to be less able to make the patient sick if he has the warts, he feels better when he has the warts. Strange to say.
Thuja leads all medicines for symptoms coming from suppressed fig-warts.
Thuja is pre-eminently a strong medicine when you have a trace of animal poisoning in the history, as Bothrops Lanceolatus snake bite, small-pox and vaccination.
There are probably several varieties of urethral discharges, there is one that is sycotic, and when that has been suppressed, it produced a miasm with soreness in the bottom the feet and in the knees and particularly through the back and loins and sciatic nerves, in the knees and ankle joints.
Sometimes it affects the upper extremities, but particularly the lower. Most violent aggravation when keeping still, like Rhus Tox Rhus, great aching that increases so long as he keeps still, he is very often compelled to keep the bed, and then he constantly moves and turns. An antisycotic must be selected.
Thuja enters into this particular sphere and takes hold of this particular case where sycosis is at the bottom. Sometimes when the discharge has been suppressed, orchitis comes on and then Pulsatilla Pulsatilla will be the remedy, and very seldom Thuja
Thuja affects the left testicle with intense squeezing pain, but most generally you will find Pulsatilla Pulsatilla the remedy.
As we continue to study Thuja, we see that it has a profound action upon the glands, stitching, tearing pains in the glands, the pains are as if the gland were being torn to pieces. That may be true of glands in general, but one particular gland, the ovary, is more affected than any other and especially the left.
Women This is so true, that if you meet a violent pain in the left ovary, coming on at the time of menstruation and continuing during the flow and extending down the thighs, but may be in every direction, it increases as the flow comes on, stinging, tearing, burning, bursting pains, as if the parts were being torn out, make her cry aloud, she goes into a hysterical state. This a very strong Thuja group. It has the opposite of Zincum Metallicum Zinc., and Lachesis Lachesis, for in these, relief comes with the flow.
Many women suffer from grumbling pains in the ovaries all the time, they have a sense of the organ, which they should not feel.
pain from taking cold or in change of weather.
the increase of the pain in the left ovary is the first sign.
sometimes the pain is so severe that the right one suffers apparently, from sympathy. Where the ovaries have been affected for some time there will be mental symptoms, a most violent irritability, jealous, quarrelsomeness, ugliness.
Thuja Occidentalis irritability is likely to been shown towards individuals about the house, toward the husband and the mother.
she is yet able to control herself among strangers and the doctor may not be able to find out about it, because she has in her nature a disposition to cheat.
she wants to be alone and takes upon herself fixed ideas.
that she is pregnant, or that an animal is in her bowels, she is followed, or that someone is walking beside her, thinks that soul and body are separated.
Now, these are fixed ideas, and there is no use trying to reason them out of her. It seems to her that she is very delicate, that she is made of glass and that she will break. The idea is that she will break, and not that she is transparent.
Associated with this conditions, we have violent, intense, tearing headaches, tearing in the eye, ameliorated by heat. The eye-ball pains are better from heat and the rest are better in the cool open air.
Pain localized in small spots. A nail driven in the head, side of head and forehead, like Ignatia Ignatia and Anacardium Occidentale Anacardium. These pains are intensified into tearing pains, and affect the eye-ball, making it so sore that it can hardly be touched.
worse from heat and worse from lying down.
worse in a warm room and better in the open air.
Rheumatic head symptoms are worse in damp air. They are worse from sour things and also from stimulating and exciting things.
Crude drugs do not impress the vital force, so lastingly, but an individual who is thoroughly sensitive and properly sensitive, as sensitive of contagion, then if you undertake to prove by giving it night and morning, you will rivet upon him a life-long miasm.
If you have given a medicine, wait for the symptoms to come and go in the natural manner. To a great extent t, this is the tendency with sycosis, the tendency is rather outward.
We see in the proving of a drug what we see in disease. When a gonorrhoea is contracted, it goes through the prodromal period and then comes the disease, which, if let alone, has in its nature a tendency to eradicate itself from the economy, and then the patients do not suffer from lasting conditions.
In the old school, they always suppress the discharge, and there are those in the new school who do little better.
The taking of more of the drug to prove it does not do so much harm, provided the one who is directing the proving realizes when the symptoms begin to rise, and then stops the drug.
Now if we go on with the proving by repeating the doses after the symptoms come on, we force the drug into the economy when he is already poisoned, and by this means we get a confusion in the symptoms, the drug disease engrafted upon that individual for life.
Many of the provings of Thuja give us that kind of confusion, so that we see only now and then symptoms cropping out that are striking.
in fact, the great bulk of the Thuja provings has been wasted, because there is so much confusion in the great number of symptoms, while the earlier provings brought out many of the characteristics, the Vienna provings, to a great extent, confused the image of Thuja.
So that, by clinical experience only, we have been able to draw out the finer features of Thuja It requires more than a school boy to do that. The new provings must be carried on in a different manner.
Catarrhal conditions Thuja has some striking bowel symptoms; gushing, watery morning diarrhoea, like water coming out of a bunghole.
There is also a general catarrhal condition running through the body.
catarrh of the nose, ears and chest. In the catarrh of the chest it produces an intense hacking cough, with expectoration in the morning of greenish mucus, sometimes a copious expectoration. It is often suited to old cases of pneumonia, in such individuals as have suppressed gonorrhoea, fig-wart gonorrhoea.
The kidneys and urinary symptoms are also striking.
congestion and inflammation of the kidneys, sharp pain in the kidneys.
burning urine. inflammation of the bladder and urethra that is not gonorrhoeal.
pus from the bladder. paralysis of the bladder, must wait a long time for the urine to start.
In the urethral disease of sycotic character, Thuja leads all other remedies. In the non-sycotic variety, Cannabis sativa issufficient, but those cases that have proved to the sycotic Cann. sat left uncured, it ameliorated the burning during and after urination and the thick yellowish green discharge, but some other remedy had always to follow, when they were shown to be sycotic. It is not so with Thuja, because it is capable of finishing the case.
In the most violent cases, with bloody urine, extreme salacity, great torment, bloody, watery discharge from the urethra and bladder, no rest day or night, Cantharis Cantharis comes in, it is capable of finishing the case in a few days. Such a patient must be in excellent health, which is not generally the case. They are drinking men and smokers.
tobacco is one of the most troublesome things you will run across, many cases will not recover promptly if they are tobacco users and great smokers, wine drinkers or convivial men, they run around a good deal mc and are high livers and with such you have a slow case on hand.
With the system so broken down front high living, you may not get a decided curative action until you have forced him to abandon his way of living. Put him on light diet, diminish his smoking, get rid entirely of the drinking, and put him on a perfectly bland living.
Thuja Occidentalis is the first thing. If he is a man of family we have to contend with great mental distress, and not less so if a woman. So it may well be said, that usually the sycotic miasm is a troublesome one to begin with and one that will bother the young physician.
You cannot substitute the right method for a wrong one, which will make him a cripple for life.
The suppression of the disease, as usually tried, cannot be thought of by the sincere and earnest homeopath.
If he wants it checked suddenly, let him go somewhere else, but warn him what will take place, and he will have untold disease and suffering.
Hahnemann's chief anti-sycotic.
Proliferations or pathological vegetations condylomata, polypi, warts, sycotic excrescences, etc.
Bad effects following vaccination; never well since.
Especially suited to the treatment of ailments following suppressed gonorrhoea.
Urethritis in sycotic patients, which Cannabis sat. does not relieve; stream split, cutting after urination; discharge thick.
Sweat only on uncovered parts.
Modalities. worse cold, damp air (hydrogenoid); after vaccination excessive tea drinking, extension of limbs; better drawing up limbs.
Whatever may be said against his theories along this line, certain it is that these three remedies do correct certain states of the system which seem to obstruct the curative action of other seemingly well-indicated remedies.
Thuja, for instance, cures or so changes the existing conditions that other remedies cure which could not do so before Thuja was given. Many diseases of various forms come under this rule. Whenever warts, condylomata, fig-warts etc., which come in consequence of gonorrhoeal affections, especially suppressed, gonorrhoea, are found in any case we think of Thuja. For instance, a case of enuresis had resisted many seemingly indicated remedies, until the hands were discovered to be covered with warts, when a few drops of Thuja cured. Of course, the curative power of Thuja is not confined to sycosis, but can, like other remedies, cure when symptoms indicate it where no sycotic element in the case is apparent. Nevertheless, its chief power is manifested in those cases in which this miasm is unmistakably present. It is astonishing what widely different and varied forms of disease will be so modified by this miasm as to call for anti-sycotic treatment.
As Sulphur Sulphur is not the only anti-psoric, or Merc Viv Mercury the only anti-syphilitic, so Thuja is not the only anti-sycotic; for Nitric acid, Staphysagria Staphisagria, Sabina Sabina, Cinnabaris (Maercurius Sulphuratus Ruber) Cinnabaris and other remedies are sometimes called for, either before or after Thuja, or even when Thuja is not at all the remedy. But on the whole, Thuja, perhaps, as Hahnemann taught, stands at the head of the list. Thuja, Agaricus Muscarius Agaricus and Lycopodium Lycopodium have been called over-proven remedies.
"Fixed ideas, as if a strange person were at his side; as if the soul and body were separated.
ovarian troubles. asthma.
Mucous membranes GENITO-URINARY
Left side; ovary
At eight he had shingles. On August 15th Thuja 10m F. C. was given. October 21th.
If anything tumours a little less. Thuja 10m continued at intervals. February 4, 1890.
Tumours can only be felt with difficulty. No pain. The medicine was repeated and when next seen some time later the patient was absolutely well. A very much vaccinated lady developed at the climacteric indurations in both breasts, especially the right. Menses were accompanied by severe neuralgic pains. Thuja was given in 1m, 10m, and cm F. C. potencies. The last set up attacks of angina pectoris of such intensity that I did not repeat it. The indurations disappeared, but in the course of the cure an eruption closely resembling small-pox developed over her breasts on more than one occasion. The first case I treated homoeopathically was one of new growths≡ more ...