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Thuja Occidentalis - Generalities symptoms - T.F. Allen

Arbor Vitae, Thuja, Thuya, Thuja Occidentalis, Thuya occidentalis, Thuj.

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HPUS indication of Thuja Occidentalis: Warts
Thuja Occidentalis
Common symptoms: Warts, Dizziness, Fungus, Headache.

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

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An epileptiform spasm in the evening, after lying down, with loss of consciousness for ten minutes, followed by pain in the stomach and yawning (sixth week),

General debility, with the confusion of the head (thirteenth day); debility (twenty-first day); felt uncommonly debilitated, as by fatigue, without being able to state what ails her (thirty-eighth day),

Feeling debilitated all over, as by fatigue, and gloomy, was compelled to take a little wine, after which all the above symptoms disappeared (fifth day),

Had to lie down on account of increasing debility, and was not able to go to sleep for several hours (fifteenth day); general debility, as from fatigue (sixteenth day),

Great lassitude and weakness in both arms, with frequent tearing in them (first day),

Felt tired after a walk in the morning, and frequently yawned when reading aloud (third day),

More tired than usual at the dispensary (eighth day),

She feels weak and weary, so that she falls asleep several times during the day (first day),

Weak (fourth day); discomfort, weakness, sleepiness, and yawning (sixty-seventh day),



Frequent yawning (first day), ; in the evening (twenty-first day),

Spasmodic yawning frequent inclination to yawn, in the evening in bed, with inability to yawn, as if it remained sticking in the stomach, frequently for several hours, obliging him to sit up, so that by rubbing with the hands he can eructate air and thereby obtain relief,

Drowsiness (twelfth and thirteenth days), ; (ninth day), ; (first day),

Drowsiness, in the afternoon and evening (fourth day); remarkable drowsiness, after dinner (ninth day); great drowsiness, in the evening (twenty-eighth day),

Extreme drowsiness, all day (first day); sleepiness (second day); drowsiness with the thirst and cold (twelfth day),

Great drowsiness, in the evening (thirty-fifth day),

Excessively drowsy, in the morning, and was comfortable in bed (thirty-eighth day),

Sleepiness, during the day,

Sleepy, before dinner (twentieth day); sleepiness, with the fever, in the evening (twenty-second and twenty-third days); dozes much (twenty-fifth day); sleeps much, during the day (twenty-ninth day),

Sleepiness, towards evening, without being able to sleep (after nine hours and a half),

Inclined to sleep constantly,

Sleepiness, after dinner (third day), ; (sixty-first and seventy-third days),

Relaxation and sleepiness, in the afternoon (thirteenth day),

He was sleepy during the day, the lids frequently closed, during which he was often obliged to urinate (sixty-second day),

Weak and sleepy, in the morning; was obliged to return to bed and rest, and slumbered for some hours, after which he felt better (fifty-first day),

In the evening he felt sleepy, so that he went to bed at 8 o'clock and fell asleep; he woke at midnight and lay awake for two hours (during which time he had great desire for stool, and pressure, with evacuation of only mucus), (fifty-second night),

He becomes sleepy very early, but sleeps uneasily, with dreams, and wakes very early in the morning, fretful and disinclined to rise,

Frequent sleepiness, while sitting, without weakness (after four hours and a half),

Great sleepiness through the day; immediately after rising he would be glad to lie down and sleep; he often sleeps while sitting and writing (after six months),

Excessive sleepiness, in the afternoon; the eyes close while sitting (after fourteen hours),

In the morning he has not slept enough; is disinclined to rise, fretful weary, and sick (after thirty-eight hours),


Persistent sleeplessness,

Sleepless for several hours, at night (thirty-fifth day),

Sleeplessness, at night, with great uneasiness and coldness of the body; if he slumbers for a moment he dreams of dead people,

It was a long time before he could go to sleep at night (sixty-second day); awoke earlier than usual the next morning,

Did not sleep till toward morning, after which the symptoms disappeared (thirty-first day); sleepless, restless nights (sixty-ninth to seventy-sixth day),

Sleeplessness; he was unable to fall asleep before 1 A.M., slept till 3, and woke again at 5 (fiftieth night),

Could not fall asleep till 2.30 A.M. (seventieth day),

Night sleepless (seventy-seventh day),

Night sleepless, tossing about from side to side, and in the morning great sleepiness (eighty-fifth day),

Sleeplessness; able to sleep only towards morning (after eleven months),

Could not fall asleep before 4 A.M.; was restless, turned from side to side every few minutes (after twelve months),

Sleepless nights (after one year),

Night sleepless, with internal chilliness and great excitement, while the body is warm externally (twenty-sixth day),

She lies wide awake for a long time without being able to fall asleep, and wakes in the morning weak and unrefreshed,

He slept only till midnight, after which he was quite wide awake without trouble; was not sleepy in the morning,

Before midnight, sleep was destroyed by the emission of much flatulence and by itching and burning in the anus, accompanied by flying stitches in the rectum and by repeated urination (ninth day),

Diminished sleep (after nine days),

He cannot fall asleep before midnight, and then awakes about 4 o'clock,

Frequent waking, at night (seventh day),

He woke at midnight, and could not fall asleep 3 o'clock (sixty-second day),

Awoke at 2 A.M. and was unable to fall asleep again (seventy-eighth day),

Woke three times, at night, with anxiety, spasmodic beating of the heart, and pressure in the stomach,

Very short sleep and very early waking, in the morning, so that the most diverse thoughts chased through the head and caused excitement of the whole body, similar to moving and trembling,

At night she woke, having an anxious sensation on every breath, as if the throat were swelling,

Sleep came late, an unusual occurrence, and was unrefreshing (fourth night),

Uneasy sleep with dreams (after sixty-eight hours),

Uneasy sleep with odorless perspiration (after forty-eight hours),

Uneasy sleep; he tosses about on account of a feeling of too great warmth,

Interrupted sleep, full of anxious dreams (sixth night),

Restless sleep (thirteenth night); sleep extremely restless (nineteenth night); occasional naps during the night (twenty-fifth day),

Sleep restless and full of dreams (fourteenth day); sleep restless and disturbed with dreams (twentieth day); sleep interrupted and restless (thirty-second and thirty-third days); restless sleep and vivid dreams (ninety-third day),

Sleep interrupted by frequent occasion to urinate (twelfth day),

Restless sleep, at night, and frequent urination (fourth day),

Restless nights (eighth, sixteenth, nineteenth, twenty-sixth, and three following nights),

Restless sleep with lascivious dreams (forty-ninth day),

Restless sleep and confused dreams (fortieth day),

Restless sleep, interrupted by straining cough (seventh day),

Dozing unrefreshing, and disturbed by frequent starting and horrible images (seventh night),

Very restless night (thirty-fourth night),

Sleep very restless, with frequent starting up in fright and palpitation, for hours,

Restless night; he awoke at 2 A.M. and for an hour could not go to sleep, then fell into a sleep, which was interrupted by frequent waking (fourth day),

Slept very uneasily; rolled constantly about in bed and moaned (thirty-eighth night),

Restless sleep, at night, with frequent rising from bed and much talking, worse by moonlight,

Sleepless, tossing about, even in confused dreams, the whole first night and also the next five nights, and afterwards recurring now and then during the whole proving,

Night restless; he frequently woke and passed from one dream into another, with an emission,

Constant uneasiness in sleep, because he always wishes to lie in another place, as the parts upon which he lies speedily become very painful,

Great uneasiness before falling asleep; he tossed about and could find no rest,

Uneasiness, at night, and apprehension; could scarcely sleep, with coldness of both legs, which are covered with cold sweat,

She tosses about uneasily for an hour in sleep, before midnight,

Quiet talking in sleep,

She starts up on falling asleep,

Raving at night in sleep; during which he sat up, beat with his hands about the bed, packed his things, and tried to jump out of bed; speaking to him did not suffice to bring him back (fourth week),

She cries out in sleep, at night,

Screaming in sleep from anxious dreams of cats or furious dogs,


Sleep at night full of dreams and startings up,

Unrefreshing sleep, interrupted by terrible dreams (of the dead), (twelfth day); restless dreams (twenty-first night); dreams (twenty-third night); night disturbed by many dreams and frequent micturition (thirty-fifth night),

Sleep interrupted by dreams (twelfth day),

Sleep at night disturbed by heavy harassing dreams (sixteenth day),

Sleep disturbed by voluptuous dreams (thirty-seventh day); confused dreams about absurd things (ninety-fourth night),

Long dreams, caused by conversation in the evening, with deep reflection; he relies upon his good conscience when accused of a crime,

He dreams immediately on falling asleep,

After having spent a night full of dreams, woke greatly improved (seventeenth day),

Constant dreaming, with a feeling of great glowing over the whole body,

Dream of the occupation of the preceding evening (seventy-first day),

Unusually vivid dreams at night of long past events,

Lively and pleasant dreams (second night),

Anxious dreams with loud cries,

Anxious dream on falling asleep; he felt some dull thrusts in the left side; woke and gasped for air (after eighteen hours),

Disquieting dreams (fourth night),

Frightful dream, from which he awoke with a sensation of heat in the body,

Constant dreams of the features of a corpse,

Dream of an emission that did not take place (seventieth day),

Confused lascivious dreams, at night (forty-second night),

Lascivious dreams, at night, with a pollution (thirty-sixth night),

Lascivious dreams of coition, but without emission; on waking a painful erection,

Sleep waking, in which she seemed to see passing before her eyes, most of the time, different animals; sometimes, also, she sees building stones,

Nightmare, at night, passing off on turning from the left to the right side, which was accomplished with difficulty (seventh month),

Startled from sleep, at night, by an apparition, the upper part of whose body frequently rose in bed,

When asleep, dead persons appear to her; she can distinctly see and feel them, and she thinks she is talking with them,


After he passed the whole night, after the thirtieth day, in convulsions and unconscious, and awoke with paralyzed limbs, he was unable to write even his own name, because he could not recall the right letters, yet he was able to dictate correctly; at the same time his movements no longer obeyed his will, but exactly the reverse,


Sweat and heat towards morning,

A vaporous perspiration broke out all over the body, continuing for half an hour, and followed by diminution of the pain in the nape of the neck, after eating warm soup, in the evening (fifth day),

The profuse perspiration at night, so that he was obliged to change his shirt three, four, and five times during the first part of the proving, has now ceased for three weeks (seventy-ninth day),

Perspired every night, so that he soaked five to seven shirts, as in the beginning of the proving (after six months),

Perspiration, so that he changed his shirt several times at night, as in the forepart of the proving (after twelve months),

Feeling as though perspiration was about to break out (fourteenth and fifteenth days),

Constant offensive perspiration (after four weeks),

Rancid-smelling sweat at night, which ended the preceding cramps and fever,

The perspiration of the whole skin permeates the clothing with persistent disgusting, sickening odor, peculiar only to gonorrhoea, in the third month, and persists, alternating in severity, with the general condition for three months unchanged, and gradually disappearing after a very violent coryza,

Sour-smelling sweat, almost every night,

Sour-smelling perspiration at times,

Sweat, on awaking, so strongly on the inner side of the thighs that the skin was completely wet, while the rest of the body was dry (seventy-first day),

Morning sweat of a yellow color on the abdomen and natis,

Sweat in the morning lasting a long time,

Perspired at night (twenty-ninth day),

As soon as he fell asleep at night an agreeable warm perspiration broke out on all parts that were covered, which disappeared on waking; this was frequently repeated at night,

Nightsweat with restless sleep,

Profuse night perspiration, but unusually cold feet,

Profuse nightsweat, staining the clothes yellow, as if saturated with oil,

Cold sweat over the whole body (twentieth day),

Cold perspiration,

Perspiration on motion (forty-ninth day),

Perspiration on the forehead daily, in the morning,

Profuse perspiration all over the male genitals,

Profuse sweat about the genital organs, on waking (ninth day),

Scrotum, perinaeum, and the inner surface of the thighs, dripping with sweat, on waking in the morning (thirteenth day),

Perspiration on the scrotum,

Perspiration on one half of the scrotum,

Perspiration on the hands and feet,

Profuse perspiration in the axillae,

Reddish colored sweat in the axillae,

Offensive perspiration between the lower extremities,

Perspiration on the upper part of the thigh, near the genitals, while sitting,

Feet sweat constantly (forty-fourth day),

Perspiration on the feet, especially on the toes,

Perspiration on the feet becomes worse and offensive,

The perspiration on the feet is increased, so that on waking, in the morning, the bed is quite soaked through, and the stockings have to be changed every two or three hours, with scaling of the skin of the soles,

The perspiration of the feet, hitherto suppressed returns with general improvement,

Profuse perspiration on both heels,


Dresses have become loose (eighty-fourth day),

Strong sulphurous odor in the axillae on undressing, in the evening, which gradually recurs, and at times extends over the whole spine (in a woman who, several years before, took several Sulphur sulphur baths),

The odor of the prover was exceedingly, almost intolerably, increased, so as to become perceptible to those about (after twelve hours),

A peculiar spoiled, cadaverous odor from the whole body, without perspiration,

Chlorosis, with oedematous swelling, first of the face, then in both lower extremities, about the abdomen, with menstruation at the right time, and profuse and watery (sixth week),

Swelling of the veins, especially of the arm (fortieth day),

She seems awkward, everything drops from her hands, for several days (forty-fourth day),

Trembling over the whole body, not perceptible externally,

General painful jerking of the muscles,

Catalepsy; he laid for about two hours rigid and stiff, without consciousness or motion, followed by jerking back and forth,

Rachitis, with paralytic-like weakness of the lower extremities, emaciation of them, and relaxation of the ligaments of the joints, followed by swelling of the articulations and curvature of the bones, becomes gradually cured,

(The left-sided paralysis gradually diminishes, especially after the seventh month so that she is able to walk without a cane),

General debility, with such weakness in the feet that he thought he should fall (sixth day),

On rising, felt debilitated all over, especially in the upper arms and thighs (ninety-seventh day),

General debility and weakness in the feet (second day),

General debility, increasing in the evening, and obliging him to go to bed at 7 o'clock,

General feeling of malaise, with internal chills (fifth day),

Great general weariness (twenty-fifth day),

General weariness during the day, as if he had slept none all night (seventh day),

General weariness and uneasiness, with dull confusion of the head, in the evening (tenth day),

A general feeling of weariness, with a chill over the whole body, in so remarkable a degree that I was obliged to go to bed, although it was only 6 P.M. (thirty-fifth day),

General weariness, with slight headache in the forehead, after dinner (twentieth day),

Weariness and uneasiness in the whole body; the uneasiness less after dinner (seventieth day); general weariness and universal feeling of discomfort (seventy-third day),

Weariness, with apparent loss of sensation in the limbs (ninth day),

In the evening a general feeling of weariness which drove me to bed at 8 o'clock (twelfth day),

Weariness and general weakness, with heaviness in the feet and general feeling of discomfort; she felt as if threatened with a severe attack of illness (twentieth day),

Great weariness and prostration of the body, with aversion to motion, in the afternoon (after eleven hours),

Great weariness, in the morning, on rising,

General weariness and faintness (twentieth day),

Weakness (thirty-first and sixty-sixth days),

Weakness increasing daily, so that her breath seemed to go, and swelling of the feet,

Weakness of the body, with perfect mental activity,

Standing erect and walking were difficult, and constantly gave out,

On awaking, very weak, and every part of his body felt as though it had been bruised; the weariness nearly disappeared in the course of the day (eighth day),

Felt very weak and unwell, in the evening (twelfth day),

Weak and debilitated all day (twenty-eighth day),

Great weakness and heaviness after eating, a little motion is very difficult; therewith he feels sick and is obliged to lie down,

Attacks of excessive weakness, with trembling of the lower extremities and loss of breath, in the evening,

She feels weakest in the morning,

(Exhaustion after a stool), (after five days),

General exhaustion, as if paralyzed (immediately),

Sudden deep faintness in the afternoon, after an unrefreshing sleep for half an hour, while consciousness continued clear,

A kind of sudden faintness, at 11 A.M., without loss of consciousness, with icy coldness of the whole body, mostly in the back, with painful, rapid beating of the pulse, heat, intermingled with a sensation as if dashed with cold water, especially from the small of the back downward and around the abdomen, which is sore,

Uneasiness for two hours, in the evening, in bed, before he could fall asleep,

Uneasiness and sensitiveness to cold air, in the forenoon (twenty-fourth day),

General uneasiness for a couple of hours, after dinner (sixteenth day); general uneasiness, restlessness, after dinner (twenty-third day),

Indefinite feeling of uneasiness (sixty-eighth day),

Uneasiness, as if something were lying upon the heart,

(He becomes restless and ill-humored, on walking violently),

She has rest nowhere,

Restless and ill-humored (seventeenth day),

Tossing about, with voluptuous dreams, at last with lightning like pain shooting through the back, and ending with weakness,

Inclination for exertion, in the evening (thirteenth day),

Walking seems excessively easy, it seems as though her body carried wings, she could run several miles in a remarkably short time, and with an unusual lightness, immediately,

Illusory sensation, as if the whole body were very thin and delicate, and he must avoid every touch, just as if the connection of the different parts of the body were in great danger of being severed, and such a separation was to be dreaded,

General feeling of discomfort (twenty-first day),

Painful sensitiveness to touch of the whole body,

Feeling of taking cold,

In the forearm, several times, a coursing and gurgling, as of single drops of blood rolling one after another,

Bruised sensation in the whole body, especially in the thorax, he could not turn over in the morning, on waking; after lying wide awake for some time this sensation disappeared, but gave place to a stopped catarrh and spasmodic cough, with sensation of soreness and rawness in the chest (twenty-third day),

The whole body feels bruised, in the morning (third week),

Gradual extension, especially of the pain, cramps, and paralysis from without inward, from the periphery towards the centre,

Jerking of the upper part of the body, during the day,

Pressure in various parts, associated with a scraping prickling sensation, seeming to be even in the bones,

Drawing pains, now here, now there (ninth day), ; (eighth day),

Transient drawings often flitted about, now here, now there, especially in the upper part of the thigh (fifth day),

Drawing, now here, now there, but worse on the left side of the body (fifty-third day),

Slight drawing here and there under the skin, in the tendinous expansions (fifty-second day),

Short drawing tearing, now here, now there, but always on the left side of the body (sixty-seventh day),

Drawing tearing in the right arm, especially along the course of the ulnar nerve, in the right thigh, in the right zygoma, and in the right side of the chest, after rising; after a little while these symptoms passed off, and appeared, but weaker, in the left side of the body (sixty-fifth day),

Tearing, drawing, or sticking sensations, accompanied with repeated attacks of vertigo, and a feeling of stiffness in the feet and back, as far as the nape of the neck (after every dose),

Through the day flying-drawing pains in various parts, especially in the hands (thirteenth day),

Flying drawing, now here, now there, and troublesome itching in the anus, especially in the evening, developed themselves every day, gradually, however, wearing off (sixteenth day),

Transitory drawing, now here, now there (first day),

Tearing (in the small of the back, in the nape, over the temple, in the knee-joint, in the tarsi, and some of the finger-joints), mostly on the right side (first day),

Drawing and fleeting deep stitches in various parts of the body (eleventh day),

The characteristic tearing-drawing pains (weakly marked), sometimes in the frontal eminences and in the occipital protuberances, sometimes in the middle of the left arm and thigh (only at rest), (after one hour and a half),

Tearing in the concha, the eyeball, the scrobiculus cordis, the shoulderblade, the shoulder and hip-joints, the thigh, from the ischia to the knee, in the leg, in the arm, and forearm,

Frequently a transitory tremulousness over the whole body (seventeenth day),

Having taken much exercise, the pains became less (twenty-sixth day); next day more violent, decreased by degrees on the following days, and ceased, but again returned,

After three weeks, isolated symptoms were still perceived; the pains were, for the most part, drawing, tearing, or crawling, seldom pressing, and least of all sticking; they were mostly confined to a small spot, seldom continued long, frequently changed their location, and came on more distinctly when at rest than during motion,

Constant shooting stitches in all parts of the body (eighty-first and eighty-second days),

Sticking and tearing, now in this, and now in that part, scarcely a spot was intact,

Flying stitches in different parts of the body (eighth day),

Sticking in different parts of the body (elbow, tibia, mammae, chin, scrobiculus, scapula, shoulder-joints),

Sticking in and on almost every part of the body, on the vertex, through the brain, in the eyeball, in the sternum, under the nipples, in the ribs, through the chest, from the scapula through the heart, in the groins, in the maxillary bones, shoulder, elbow, and knee-joint, in the ankle and wrist, in the os ilium, in the thigh, in the calf, in the arm and forearm, in the metacarpal and metatarsal bones, in the tendo Achillis, in the final joint of thumb and great toe, at the root of the nails of the thumb and index fingers,

Sticking (in the ear, under-jaw, splenic region, hip-joint, iliac region, in the middle of the thigh and leg, in the tarsus, shoulder-joint, arm and forearm, carpus), mostly on the right side (first day),

Stickings and tearings sometimes in the same part, sometimes in others (ear, ear-cartilage, ala of the nose, near the sternum, in the epigastrium, between the shoulderblades), and sometimes in all the limbs, in the evening, in bed (second to seventh day),

Its influence upon the muscles was of very short duration,

The peculiarity of the muscular pains was that they generally affected the middle instead of the tendinous portions of the muscle,

The symptoms came on almost exclusively while at rest, remained but a little while, and were either rendered worse, or caused to break out afresh, by the use of spirituous liquors, except the customary beer,

The symptoms recur in an intermittent type, in one to three days, and duplicate, in the morning, at 10 to 11, 4 to 5, and 10 to 11 P.M., at 12 to 2 at night,

Very much affected by every noise,

Wine aggravates the vertigo, spasms, uneasiness in the blood and the fever; tobacco likewise, so that he is obliged to leave off or reduce the amount of smoking,

Motion aggravates the pressure and heaviness in the stomach, paralysis and vertigo,

All symptoms are aggravated towards evening and in the night,

The pains are worse after three o'clock, both in the afternoon and at night, also they prevent falling sleep, in the evening,

Morbid feelings aggravated during rest; and by remaining quiet, symptoms are developed which disappear on motion, in the open air (fourteenth day),

Most of the symptoms came on during rest, many of them on waking, in the morning,

Better and worse on alternate days,

Motion relieves the headache, the sensitiveness and rigidity of the side of the body upon which he has just been lying, and momentarily the heart cramp,

Warmth relieves the whole condition, cold aggravates,

The symptoms disappeared in the open air (forty-second day), ; (sixty-eighth day), ; (fifty-eighth day),

(The discharge of blood from the uterus mixed with corrosive, very offensive leucorrhoea, with migraine and difficult hearing, steadily improved from day to day), (first fourteen days),

Menses at first very profuse, then suppressed for eight weeks, followed for three weeks by a constant discharge of blood mixed with mucus, with stinging burning biting aching in the uterus, in the mother of several children,

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