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Nux Vomica.

Poison Nut. Loganiaceae.

The seeds of Strychnos Nux Vomica; a tree native to Hindostan and the East Indies.

The alcoholic tincture is prepared from the finely pulverized seed.

Introduced by Hahnemann and proved upon himself, his son Frederick, Stapf, Wahle and Flaeming. Later provings by Robinson, Berridge and Wilson, with high potencies.


- Hypochondriasis, Martin, Hom. Cl., vol. 2, p. 169; Effects of disappointed ambition, Hartlaub, Analyt. Therap., vol. 1, p. 109; Agoraphobia, Lilienthal, Hom. Times, 1875, p. 35; Insanity, Watzke, B. J. H., vol. 25, p. 557; Mania (2 cases), Dulac, Hom. Cl., vol. 3, p. 56; Butler, N. Y. S. Trans., 1875; Mania puerperalis, Stern, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 5, p. 8; Delirium tremens, Knorre, Link, Hartmann, Hartlaub, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 1, p. 144; Mental disturbances, Hartlaub, Schultz, Aegidi, Hartmann, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 1, p. 33; Windemann, B. J. H., vol. 12, p. 464, from A. H. Z., vol. 4; Apoplexy, Schler, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 1, p. 92; Pommerais, Elb, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 5, p. 29; Nichols, Hom. Times, 1876, p. 32; Syncope, Hartmann, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 4, p. 583; Vertigo (2 cases), Diez, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 1, p. 73; Griesselich, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 1, p. 74; Elwert, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 1, pp. 76, 78; Altschul, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 5, p. 22; Hofrichter, B. J. H., vol. 11, p. 575; Skinner, Hom. Phys., vol. 6, p. 194; Headache, Schrn, Knorre, Hering, Tietzer, Lobethal, Schreter, Diez, Wislicenus, Griessel, Plegel, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 1, pp. 183-90; Haustein, Ksemann, Wood, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 5, p. 91; Ker, B. J. H., vol. 5, p. 433; Hale, N. A. J. H., vol. 10, p. 70; Nichols, N. E. M. G., vol. 8, p. 108; Wesselhoeft, Hom. Cl., vol. 4, p. 41; Cushing, Hom. Times, 1875, p. 114; Youmans, Hahn. Mo., vol. 10, p. 213; Hemicrania, Eidherr, B. J. H., vol. 27, p. 33; Migraine, Knorre, B. J. H., vol. 21, p. 10, from A. H. Z., vol. 5, p. 272; Atrophy of optic nerve, Norton, Ophthal. Therap., p. 134; Paralysis of third pair of nerves, Norton, Ophthal, Therap., p. 135; Dysecoia, Diez, Rentsch, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 1., p. 370; Rentsch, Hom. Times, 1876, p. 67, from A. H. Z., vol. 38; Segin, Hom. Times, 1876, p. 67, from Hygea, vol. 18, No. 1; Tobacco amaurosis, Norton, Ophthal. Therap., p. 135; Amblyopia potatorum and atrophy of optic nerve, Norton, Ophthal. Therap., p. 134; Blurring of sight, Woodyatt, Raue's Rec., 1874, p. 86; Keratitis pust., Norton, Raue's Rec., 1875, p. 52, from N. Y. S. Trans., 1873-4, p. 432; Ophthalmia, Schreter, Hartmann, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 1, p. 237; Jachim, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 5, p. 133; Trinks, Schwartz, Schreter, Hartmann, B. J. H., vol. 6, p. 504; Extravasation of blood into conjunctiva, Altschul, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 5, p. 142; Pain in eyes, Jackson, Organon, vol. 1, p. 293; Hyperaesthesia of auditory nerve, Zwingenberg, B. J. H., vol. 34, p. 164; Itching along the eustachian tube, Rittenhouse, Raue's Rec., 1874, p. 88, from H. M. S. Penna., 1873; Coryza, Kafka, Hering, Tietze, Raue's Rec., 1870, p. 127; Rosenberg, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 5, p. 167; Facial neuralgia, Kafka, Ksemann, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 5, p. 187; Jousset, Raue's Rec., 1870, p. 291, from A. H. Z., vol. 78, p. 192; Wesselhoeft, N. E. M. G., vol. 9, p. 99; Toothache, Kreuss, Hrg., Knorre, Rck. Kl., Erf., vol. 1, p. 469; Berridge, Hom. Cl., vol. 4, p. 98; Glover, Hom. Phys., vol. 8; p. 618; Ulcer on gum, Rushmore, Hom. Phys., vol. 2, p. 145; Swelling of gums, Mschk., Schnieber, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 1, p. 511; Tumor of gum, Pemerl, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 5, p. 207; Pain in tongue, Elwert, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 1, p. 502; Aphthous stomatitis, Hirsch, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 5, p. 223; Affections of uvula, Hofrichter, Hirsch, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 5, p. 249; Influenza, Hahn., Gross, Sollier, Croserio, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 3, p. 46; Sore throat, Kreuss, Tietze, Hrg., Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 1, p. 537; Diphtheria, Lippe, Organon, vol. 1, p. 363; Parsons, T. H. M. S. Pa., 1882, p. 197; Wells, Trans. World's Hom. Conv., 1876, p. 552; Desire for liquor, Nichols, N. E. M. G., vol. 8, p. 108; Alcoholism, Kent, Hom. Phys., vol. 7, p. 377; Nausea from riding, Robert, Hom. Cl., vol. 2, p. 219; Vomiting, Haustein, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 5, p. 261; Periodical attacks of vomiting, Rückert, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 1, p. 646; Haematemesis, Hartmann, Heichelheim, Frank, Holeczek, Fielitz, Bethmann, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 1, p. 507; Affections of stomach (40 cases), Hofrichter, B. J. H., vol. 11, pp. 452-581; Cardialgia, gastric disturbances, vomiting, etc., Boenninghausen, Lobethal, Knorre, Diez, Bosch, Kammerer, Heichelheim, Weber, Nenning, Hirzel, Hartmann, Hoffendahl, Jahr, Rückert, Bethman, Elwert, Frank, Eichhorn, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 1, pp. 642-652; Cardialgia, Hesse, A. H. Z., vol. 110, p. 156; Bojanus, Hom. Cl., vol. 4, p. 23, from A. H. Z., 1870, No. 24; Nankivell, Hom. Rev., vol. 15, p. 135; Gastralgia, Heyberger, Times Ret., 1877, p. 93, from Hom. Kl., vol. 12, p. 117; Hencke, Hom. Rev., vol. 1, p. 270; Sherman, N. E. M. G., vol. 8, p. 549; Pratt, T. A. I. H., 1888, p. 340; Goullon, Hom. Times, 1875, p. 73; Gastrodynia, Smith, B. J. H., vol. 25, p. 506; Traumatic cardialgia, Robinson, Hah. Mo., vol. 23, p. 747, from N. Y. Med. Times, Sept., 1888; Irritable stomach, Benham, Hom. Cl., vol. 1, p. 49; Gastric disturbance, Hartman, Hughes' Phar., p. 579; Hansen, A. H. Z., vol. 113, pp. 20, 29; Digestive disorder, Clarke, Hom. Rev., vol. 22, p. 156; Dyspepsia, Pope, B. J. H., vol. 12, p. 486; Benham, B. J. H., vol. 26, p. 493; Stens, Raue's Rec., 1873, p. 116, from A. H. Z., vol. 85, p. 157; Chronic dyspepsia, cardialgia, Meyer, B. J. H., vol. 18, pp. 256, 262; Gastritis, Diller, N. A. J. H., vol. 7, p. 244; Ill effects from overloading stomach, Hencke, Hom. Rev., vol. 1, p. 273; Ulcer of stomach, Perutz, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 5, p. 318; Gallstone colic, Mc Laren, Hom. Phys., vol. 8, p. 238; Bilious colic, Porter, Raue's Rec., 1872, p. 157, from Med. Inv., vol. 8, p. 251; Bilious attacks, Gee, Hom. Phys., vol. 6, p. 447; Congestion of liver, Martin, Hom. Cl., vol. 2, p. 191; Inflammation of liver, Hrg, Kreuss, Hartmann, Schrn, Schreter, Schubert, Hartlaub, Thorer, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 1, p. 680; Affection of liver, Wood, N. A. J. H., vol. 4, p. 342; Hofrichter, B. J. H., vol. 11, pp. 454, 550, etc.; Frank, Linz, Haustein, Elwert, Mhlenbaum, Tietze, Thorer, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 1, p. 700; A. R., Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 5, p. 341; Bloating of abdomen, colic, Molinari, Battmann, Huber, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 5, p. 367; Enteralgia, Huber, B. J. H., vol. 16, p. 293; Packard, N. E. M. G., vol. 5, p. 560; Colic, Hartmann, Bandiss, Diez, Frank, Elwert, Pleyel, Helbig, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 1, p. 756; Bruckner, N. A. J. H., vol. 19, p. 416; Pain in abdomen, Bullard, B. J. H., vol. 33, p. 567; Pain in hypogastrium, Berridge, Hom. Kl., vol. 3, p. 116; Hernia, Hrg., Kreuss, Hartmann, Schrn, Traub, Gauwerky, Heichelheim, Ohlhauth, Elwert, N. in B., Fielitz, Genzke, Haustein, Schweikert, Tietze, Müller, Schultz, Stapf, Seidel, Schler, Schnke, Mschk., Bethmann, Schubert, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 1, pp. 785-92; Schelling, Engelhardt, Theuerkauf, Perutz, Ellinger, Leydet, Huber, Walter, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 5, p. 381; Gilchrist, Surg. Therap., p. 434; Sherbhurne, Helmuth, Hom. Times, 1875, p. 152; Worcester, Raue's Rec., 1874, p. 201, from Trans. A. I. H., 1872, p. 341; Gale, A. H. O., vol. 6, p. 43; Jameson, Organon, vol. 1, p. 470; Manson, Organon, vol. 2, p. 376; Ostrom, Organon, vol. 3, page 205; Gallupe, Organon, vol. 3, 362; Cox, Hom. Cl., vol. 3, p. 114; Cserno, Szontagh, Raue's Rec., 1872, p. 150; Diarrhea, Schelling, Hartman, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 1, p. 841; Kafka, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 5, p. 425; Underwood, Hom. Cl., vol. 4, p. 23; Colburn, Times Ret., 1887, p. 95; Morning diarrhea, Farrington, Hom. Kl., vol. 1, p. 51; Dysentery, Hrg., Hartmann, Kidd, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 1, p. 877; Gauwerky, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 5, p. 446; Preston, Hah. Mo., vol. 4, pp. 17-18 (5 cases); Preston, Hah. Mo., vol. 9, p. 9, Colburn, N. E. M. G., vol. 12, p. 357; Cholera, Engelhard, Wittmack, Tlff, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 5, p. 478; Kurtz, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 1, p. 951; Cholera and Dysentery, Drysdale, B. J. H., vol. 8, p. 157; Constipation, Knorre, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 1, p. 817; Goullon, Hom. Times, 1875, p. 82, from A. H. Z., vol. 91, p. 61; Knorre, Malaise, Linder, Goullon, Bernard, Guernsey, Bernard and Strong on Constip., pp. 79-83; Guernsey, Hah. Mo., vol. 5, p. 62; Frost, Hah. Mo., vol. 10, p. 150; Piersons, Organon, vol. 1, p. 325; Impaction of feces, Elb, A. H. Z., vol. 110, p. 11; Prolapsus of rectum, Hirsch, Müller, Verwey, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 5, p. 491; Prolapsus ani, Lobethal, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 1, p. 994; Hemorrhoids, Hrg., Hartmann, Knorre, Lobethal, Diez, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 5, p. 1001; (2 cases) Sherbino, Hom. Phys., vol. 7, p. 387; Nephritis, Cystitis, Haematuria, Strangury, Renal colic, Calculus, Gravel, Inactivity of bladder, Hartmann, Kreuss, Goullon, Matlack, Hartlaub, Weber, Bredenoce, Schelling, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 2, p. 24; Nephritis, Hencke, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 5, p. 505; Heyne, Times Retros., 1877, p. 101, from A. H. Z., vol. 95, p. 116; Diabetes mell., Prie, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 5, p. 516; Renal colic, Mc Laren, Hom. Phys., vol. 8, p. 239; Haematuria, Hesse, A. H. Z., vol. 110, p. 156; Cystitis, (with Sulph.) Brisken, Hom. Times, 1875, p. 88; Paresis of detrusor vesicae, Ide, Allg. Hom. Ztg., vol. 104, p. 117; Paralysis of bladder, Mc-George, Raue's Rec., 1875, p. 14; Incontinence of urine, Rosenbach, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 2, p. 91; Enuresis, Johnson, Hah. Mo., vol. 16, p. 595; Metcalf, N. A. J. H., vol. 3, p. 339; Vesical calculi, Bahrenburg, Organon, vol. 3, p. 367; Affection of urinary organs, Berridge, N. A. J. H., vol. 22, p. 194; Urinary difficulty, Hencke, Hom. Rev., vol. 1, p. 272; Pollutions, Hartmann, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 2, p. 60; Koch, A. J. H. M. M., vol. 1, p. 15; Spermatorrhea, Pasi, Hom. Times, 1876, p. 113; Urethritis, Knorre, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 2, p. 91; Orchitis, Hartmann, Schreter, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 2, p. 208; Nymphomania, Kafka, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 5, p. 535; Uterine neuralgia, Wesselhoeft, Hom. Cl., vol. 4, p. 21; Metritis, Hartmann, Kreuss, Knorre, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 2, p. 448; Hartmann, Hughes, Hughes' Phar., p. 57; Newton, B. J. H., vol. 28, p. 245; Chronic metritis, Pratt, Hom. Times, 1876, p. 126, from M. I., 1876, p. 132; Prolapsus uteri, Gross, Tietze, Holeczeck, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 2, p. 343; Uterine fibroid, Gregg, T. A. I. H., 1881, p. 530; Uterine hemorrhage, Frost, Hah. Mo., vol. 10, p. 99; Hendricks, A. H. Z., vol. 111, p. 119; Uterine affection, Bojanus, Hom. Cl., vol. 3, p. 137; Menorrhagia, Starke, A. J. H. M. M., vol. 3, p. 133; Koeck, Hom. Times, 1876, p. 133, from H. P., vol. 7, p. 271; Amenorrhea, Retroversion, Gorton, Hah. Mo., vol. 7, p. 463; Menstrual disturbances, Hahnemann, Hering, Hartmann, Lobethal, Schwarz, Werber, Schreter, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 2, p. 237; Kafka, Raue's Rec., 1870, p. 253, from A. H. Z., vol. 78, p. 6; Prolapsed vagina, Fischer, Times Retros., 1887, p. 106; Climacteric affections, Lulac., Hom. Cl., vol. 3, p. 129; Disorders of pregnancy, Hartmann, Diez, Eichhorn, Heichelheim, Schler, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 2, p. 384; Gastric disturbances during pregnancy, Spalding, N. E. M. G., vol. 10, p. 29; Threatened abortion, Hartmann, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 2, p. 319; Abortion, Woodyatt, Organon, vol. 3, p. 105; Ineffectual labor pains, Ballard, Hom. Phys., vol. 7, p. 378; False labor pains, Haustein, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 5, p. 656; Dystocia, Knickerbocker, Raue's Rec., 1873, p. 180, from N. Y. S. Trans., 1871, p. 310; Puerperal convulsions, Wielobicky, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 2, p. 408; After-pains, Hartmann, Rck Kl. Erf., vol. 2, p. 393; After-pains in rectum, Potter, Hom. Phys., vol. 7, p. 386; Puerperal fever, Hartmann, Kreuss, Knorre, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 2, p. 448; Affections of breasts, Gross, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 5, p. 666; Pain in nipples, Kretschmar, Hartlaub, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 2, p. 418; Hay fever, Gream, N. A. J. H., vol. 2, p. 395; Bronchitis, Gorton, Hah. Mo., vol. 7, p. 515; Asthma, Hartmann, Kreuss, Stapf, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 3, p. 193; Russell, B. J. H., vol. 14, p. 387; Parker, Hah. Mo., vol. 6, p. 291; Frost, Hah. Mo., vol. 10, p. 149, Potter, Hom. Phys., vol. 7, p. 385; Strupp, Hom. Times, 1876, p. 84, from H. K., vol. 21, p. 57; (2 cases) Peters, from Frank's Mag.; Cough, Müller, Schleicher, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 5, p. 689; Berridge, Hom. Cl., vol. 4, p. 92; Cushing, Hom. Times, 1876, p. 83, from Mass. Trans., vol. 4, p. 667; Cough and dyspnea, Dunham, Hom. Phys., vol. 6, p. 21; Whooping cough, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 5, p. 726; Haemoptysis, Kreuss, Jahr, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 3, p. 220; Catarrhal affection of chest, Hering, Hartman, Kammerer, Schrn, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 3, p. 20; Wurmb, B. J. H., vol. 11, p. 49; Infantile chest diseases, Morgan, Hom. Cl., vol. 4, p. 77; Pneumonia, Kreuss, Hartmann, Müller, Wrm, Watzke, Schneider, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 3, p. 308; Haustein, B. J. H., vol. 24, p. 671, from A. H. Z., July, 1866; Pleurisy, Berridge, Hom. Times, 1875, p. 69; Angina pectoris, Jousset, A. H. Z., vol. 107, p. 127; Torticollis, Squier, N. E. M. G., vol. 4, p. 126; Backache, Hartmann, Pulte, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 3, p. 475; Pains in back, etc., Dixon, B. J. H., vol. 28, p. 375; Backache and vertigo, Rushmore, Hom. Phys., vol. 2, p. 319; Pain in back and gastric disturbances, Hupfield, A. J. H. M. M., vol. 1, p. 13; Lateral sclerosis of cord, Lutze, A. H. Z., vol. 105, p. 132; Chronic myelitis, Stern, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 3, p. 470; Whitlow, Berridge, Hom. Cl., vol. 4, p. 110; Paresis crurum, Huber, B. J. H., vol. 16, p. 295; Rheumatism, Ischias, Kreuss, Hartmann, Knorre, Goullon, Kammerer, Fielitz, Mschk., Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 3, p. 527; Pain in leg, Gregg, Hom. Phys. vol. 5, p. 168; Boils on thigh, Mschk., Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 4, p. 184; Frozen limbs, Gross, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 4, p. 176; Tetanic emprosthotonos, Davies, Organon, vol. 2, p. 232; Tetanic convulsions, Berretti, Hom. Times, 1875, p. 123; Traumatic tetanus, Conant, N. E. M. G., vol. 9, p. 29; Tonic spasm, Smith, B. J. H., vol. 29, p. 815; Spasms, Smedley, Hah. Mo., vol. 7, p. 59; Epilepsy, Tonic spasms, Spasms, Twitching of muscles, Cramps, Hartmann, Tietzer, Hoffendahl, Bethmann, Lietzau, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 4, p. 583; Hysteria, Theuerkauff, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 5, p. 612; Chorea, Bethmann, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 4, p. 513; Epilepsy, Bender, Hah. Mo., vol. 8, p. 73; Emmett, Raue's Rec., 1871, pp. 190-1, from Med. Inv., vol. 7, p. 530, vol. 8, p. 14; Thayer, Hom. Times, 1876, p. 152, from Mass. Trans., vol. 4, p. 12; Neuralgia, Clarke, N. E. M. G., vol. 5, p. 561; Paresis of arms and hands, Paresis crurum, Facial paralysis, Left-sided paralysis, Paralysis after apoplexy, Paralysis of left arm, Paralysis of foot, Paresis of fingers, Hartmann, Knorre, Kopp, Sonnenberg, Arnold, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 4, p. 472; Paralysis, Goodno, A. J. H. of M. M., vol. 4, p. 60; W. J., Hom. Times, 1876, p. 152; After diphtheria, Newton, Hom. Rev., vol. 14, p. 403; Hemiplegia, Frost, Hah. Mo., vol. 10, p. 149; Locomotor ataxy, Bojanus, Raue's Rec., p. 812; Ague, Hrg., Knorre, Gastfreund, Tripi, Nagel, Escalier, Liedbeck, Griessel, Brkner, Hartlaub, Baertl, Müller, Seidel, K. in L., Haustein, Sonnenberg, Mschk., Thorer, T., Szontagh, Ksem., Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 4, pp. 953-969; Baertl, Analyt. Therap., vol. 1, p. 320; Powell, Raue's Rec., 1873, p. 214, from N. Y. S. Trans., 1871, p. 265; Partridge (5 cases), Raue's Rec., 1874, p. 280; Preston, Hah. Mo., vol. 4, p. 17; Hoyne, Hom. Cl., vol. 2, p. 251; Greenleaf, Hom. Times, 1876, p. 158, from N. Y. S. Trans., 1876-7, p. 149; Swan, Allen's Int., p. 193; Of children, Higgins, Allen's Int., p. 192; Gastric fever, Kreuss, Griessel, Bojanus, Hartmann, Seidel, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 4, p. 645; Typhoid fever, Knorre, Strecker, Kidd, Hartmann, Müller, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 4, p. 759; One-sided sweats (3 cases), Eggert, Hom. Cl., vol. 4, p. 40; Anasarca, Peterson, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 4, p. 354; Hom. Times, 1853, No. 193, Ulcerations, Hartmann, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 4, p. 288; Erysipelas of face, foot or knee, Hartmann, Reisig, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 4, p. 145; Nux moschata poisoning, Martin, Hom. Cl., vol. 4, p. 7; Opium poisoning, Raue's Rec., 1875, p. 26; Tobacco poisoning, Thomson, Hom. Phys., vol. 3, p. 106; Strychnine poisoning, Hullhorst, Organon, vol. 2, p. 113.

MIND. [1]

Defective memory; manner shy and awkward.
Becomes dizzy and faint in a crowd, or where many gaslights are burning. ~ Agoraphobia.
Slow train of ideas; chooses expressions which are not suitable.
Cannot read or calculate, for she loses the connection of ideas; thinks she will lose her reason.
Very easily bewildered; everything goes wrong.
Ennui; the time seems intolerably long, passes slowly.
Loss of energy.
Suits very particular, careful, zealous persons, inclined to get angry or excited, or of a spiteful, malicious disposition.
Irritable, morose, sullen; quarrelsome if disturbed.
Oversensitiveness to impressions upon the senses; noise, smell, light and music, and the most trifling symptoms are unbearable; every harmless word offends, every little noise frightens, anxious and beside themselves, cannot bear even the least suitable medicine.
Cannot bear reading of conversation; irritable and wishes to be alone.
Inclined to find fault and scold; morose; stubborn; an insane desire when alone with her husband, whom she adores, to kill him.
Irritable, angry disposition, anxious concern about little things. ~ Chlorosis.
Fiery, excited temperament; violent; sensational.
Very much inclined to violently reproach others for their faults.
Ill-humored, resists obstinately the wishes of others.
He quarrels, reproaches, scolds, insults, from jealousy, mingled with unchaste expressions; soon afterwards howls and weeps aloud.
Is put out of patience when spoken to; gets angry and violent without any provocation; headstrong and self-willed. ~ Menorrhagia.
Delirium tremens: with oversensitiveness, nervous excitability and malicious vehemence; indescribable anxiety; finds no rest in any place; sees different images; trembling of limbs; cannot bring glass to lips without spilling contents; terrifying illusions while awake; terrible dreams causing him to start from sleep in fright; sleeplessness; imagines himself surrounded by persons who carry on all sorts of pranks, or ply him with questions which he thinks he is compelled to answer; violent, seeks to escape; answers questions rationally and is conscious of his condition; on third day of attack fell to floor, stiff, cold and unconscious; shaking of knees, can hardly keep erect without support; stuttering, thick speech; cannot keep any of his limbs quiet; frequently answers questions incorrectly; appears to be haunted by a great fear.
Desire to talk about one's condition, with anxious reflections about it.
Anxiety with irritability and inclination to commit suicide, but is afraid to die.
Despondent and buoyant alternately.
Great anxiety of mind without particular cause; thinks she will not be able to get along in life; caducity; chilliness; sleeplessness; stool infrequent, hard, although appetite is good; frequent and quick urination, at times involuntary.
Gets frightened easily and is almost beside herself from least thing that may happen; shuns the fresh air. ~ Menorrhagia.
Hypochondriasis: with studious men sitting too much at home, with abdominal complaints and costiveness; after all kinds of quack medicines, for dyspepsia; irritable temper; arising from liver or gastric troubles, especially in drunkards; agg. after eating, with sensitiveness.
Melancholic in consequence of losing his position, morose, capricious, irritable, hasty; the least contradiction puts him out entirely; remains for hours without wishing to take part in conversation.
Melancholia after extraction of carious tooth; speaks of nothing but his tooth; retires to his room and unlocks door only after much entreaty; on entrance of physician withdraws timidly to farthest corner of room, with his eyes cast down; of many questions answers but few and speaks of nothing but his tooth; intolerance to slightest noise and great aversion to labor; sits idly about whole day, crying, and complaining of his anxiety.
Disinclination to work and great lassitude or weakness in morning.
He has no patience for work.
Ailments after continued mental exertion; indisposition to it, particularly to that form which involves elaboration and connection of subjective ideas independently of external objects.
Easily errs in speaking and writing; manual clumsiness.
After anger: chilliness alternating with heat; vomiting of bile and thirst; great laziness and aversion to occupy oneself.
Mental disturbance, patient tortured with a fixed idea.
Lies awake in bed in a stupid state, sometimes with a friendly expression, sometimes staring right before him; cannot speak a word, yawns, groans and sighs occasionally; often puts hand to forehead and frowns. ~ Effects of wounded honor.
From disappointed ambition, bewildered, talks incoherently; does everything he attempts to do wrong; heaviness of head, pain in stomach and small of back; feels weak, cannot sit up; face now pale, with sharp, pointed nose, then red, with irritated pulse.
Is sullen and obstinate; would not eat nor speak; eyes large, congested; urine high colored, with mealy sediment. ~ Mania.
For hours together sits still and absorbed (generally in forenoon), betraying great moral and physical languor, looking before him with disturbed mien, and dull, sunken eyes, as if he felt no interest in anything, and answering questions, if at all, incoherently; sometimes falling into a restless slumber for ten or fifteen minutes, out of which he returns to full consciousness with difficulty and gradually; in afternoon and especially in evening is much excited, becomes talkative and even chatty, but jumps from subject to subject; eyes then have a peculiar brilliancy, face wears an expression of deep earnest; launches into high-flying, fantastic plans, fancies himself rich and wants to make presents of thousands, and makes large useless purchases; does not consider himself ill; has not slept for nearly a fortnight, brooding all night long over a lawsuit, by which he may gain or lose a million; head hot, skin dry, complexion yellowish, pupils contracted, tongue coated, pulse hard and small, slightly accelerated; constipation; replies reluctantly and slowly to physician's questions, and takes it in bad part if not allowed to read indictment for said lawsuit, a confused, irrational piece of work, on which he has been working all night. ~ Insanity.
Three months ago mental shock, since then fears to be alone, and menses, formerly regular, have not appeared; in morning as if stupefied; starting in sleep, nocturnal sweats; pain in pit of stomach when touched or pressed; frequent risings in throat and feeling as if she would choke; roaring in ears; shooting headache from crown to poll, with rigor; inclination to sleep; fear of knives and the like, lest she should kill herself or others; attacks commence with palpitation, the fever rises to brain and she is a prey to anxiety; thoughts distracted; heat breaks out and yawning closes attack.
Mania puerperalis from excitement, sleeplessness and prostration; had menorrhagia, and for the subsequent weakness drank much whisky and strong coffee; cachectic appearance; large, dim, languid eyes; lies in bed half uncovered, sits up and then lies down again; constantly complaining, criticizing or explaining, at times words are well chosen, at others uses high-sounding phrases; as soon as she recognized physician she spoke of the imperfection of medical knowledge and declared it an error that one could not live without a heart, inasmuch as she felt very well without one, it having come away with the afterbirth to which it had grown fast, the nurse having separated the two before her eyes; complains of her husband, says he wishes to convince her she is sick, although she is able to dance and sing; makes grotesque motions and wild leaps, but soon sinks down breathless; nymphomania; often enraged; frequently sips at a bowl of warm sugar-water, declaring it will form her a new heart; bloating of abdomen; epigastric, hepatic and uterine regions sensitive to pressure; stool absent five to six days; very frequent and profuse discharge of pale, watery urine; white mucous discharge from vagina.
Dementia paralytica.


Fainting sort of giddiness.
Intoxicated confusion in head.
Intoxication or drunkenness of previous day, with vanishing of sight and hearing, agg. after dinner and in sun; heaviness of head in morning.
A stupid feeling in head if he holds it erect; if he bends it down a sensation in forehead as if something heavy fell into it.
Stupefaction, confusion as from nightly reveling; dullness of head.
Sensation as if his head were immensely larger than his body, as large as a church.
Vertigo: on rising from seat, or bed, or on raising head; with vanishing of sight or loss of hearing preceded by tensive headache, with heat in forehead; comes suddenly like an electric shock; at night awaking him from sleep; agg. from tea or coffee, after stooping or when looking up, she must clutch something to keep from falling; objects seem to move around him; from abdominal complaints, with digestive disturbances, flatulency, constipation, portal stasis; in hemorrhoidal subjects; after suppressed hemorrhoidal flow; with inability to think; loss of consciousness; falls forward; as if he would fall to one side or backward; when stooping; as if brain were turning in a circle; as if room were whirling; reeling, in morning and after dinner; with pains in forehead, heat and redness of face; with obscuration of vision and staggering; while eating and immediately after eating; when walking and even when lying down in bed; from sedentary habits, alcoholic drinks, smoking, coffee, opium, smell of flowers, gas, etheric oils, etc.; with nausea; after typhoid; from night watching and mental overexertion.
Syncope: in morning, at night, or soon after dinner; in open air; congestion to head and chest; in pregnancy; in persons worn out by mental labor or addicted to excessive use of spirits; nausea, pale face, scintillations before eyes, or obscurations of sight, pains in stomach, anguish, trembling.
Apoplexy: falls to floor unconscious; tendency to fall backward; face pale; head hot; pulse quick, hard; automatic motions of right hand towards mouth; whole left side completely paralyzed and motionless; mouth distorted; loss of speech; stertorous breathing; dropping of jaw, paralysis; attack preceded by vertigo, buzzing in ears, nausea and urging to vomit; legs cold and without sensation; after a hearty dinner, or abuse of liquor or coffee; of high livers, leading an easy life; with ptyalism; paralysis, particularly of lower limbs; when spoken to opens eyes, stutters and sinks again into sleep; eyes muddy, lustreless, with purulent matter in canthi; organs of deglutition and lower limbs completely paralyzed; maxilla on right side relaxed; pulse full, sluggish; grasps at head with left hand.


In forehead: tensive headache; as if it were pressed in, at night and in morning, agg. on exposing head to cold air; pressive pain as if he had not slept enough; sensation as if eyes would be pressed out; lacerating pains; amel. when leaning head against something or when lying on back; burning on awaking and after eating; heat, with morning headache; headache, with large, difficult stools; periodical headache, sore as from ulceration, with constipation; pain, above eyes, with fainting spells; pain, extending through base of brain to occiput.
Pressive headache over left eye, and pain in bones as if he received a bruise; could not open eye.
Drawing pain, first in temples, then in forehead, then in occiput.
Semilateral headache: as if from pressing a nail into brain; from excessive use of coffee.
Violent jerking or dull stitches in left hemisphere of brain, extending from orbit towards parietal bone and occiput, soon after eating.
Stitches and pressing on one side of head, commencing early in morning and increasing in severity until patient becomes unconscious or half delirious.
Bruised sensation of brain, generally one (r.) sided; amel. lying on painless side.
Tearing headache after eating, with a feeling of heat in cheeks and a chilly sensation over body, at least in hands.
Drawing-tearing, jerking or burning pain in head in morning.
Pressing headache, as if skull were pressed asunder.
Head feels as if it would split and scalp is sore to touch, pressure on head with hands amel. pain. ~ Pregnancy.
Stunning or stupefying headache in morning, after eating, and in sunshine.
Brain: as if beaten or cleft with an axe; as if a pin were sticking in it; contusive pain; feels shattered when walking; seems bruised and beaten; excessive sensitiveness to motion and walking; as if dashed to pieces; seems to shake when walking or running in open air; as if revolving rapidly on an axis.
Headache in morning, a constant picking (dull sticking, throbbing); agg. on stooping, when it seems as if a piece of forehead would fall out.
Throbbing pain in head. ~ Hematemesis.
Pinching headache.
Pressive, boring pains in head, beginning in morning, amel. by evening; dim sight, sour vomiting and palpitation; agg. from mental exertion, light, noise, coffee and after eating.
Pressing as if something heavy were sinking down into head.
Headache, in morning, as if he had not slept at night; heaviness in head.
Whizzing in head, with vertigo, or with shocks when walking.
Headache with loss of consciousness.
Headache in middle of brain, on waking in morning; felt even before opening eyes.
Congestion to head: with burning; heat and redness of bloated face; violent pains in forehead, vertigo; nosebleed; during stool; from portal obstruction.
Rheumatic headache, with nausea and acid vomiting.
Headache accompanied by a feeling of suffusion or fullness in eyes. ~ Intermittent.
Liability to take cold on head mostly from dry wind or draft of air.
In vertex: pressive and throbbing headache, from fixed attention of mind; as if a nail were driven into it; as if skull were pressed asunder.
In occiput: pressive headache in morning, immediately after rising; pressed outward from both sides as if skull were forced asunder, with heat in brain, momentarily amel. by pressure of hands; intense headache with dizziness, pains in eyes ans deranged stomach; headache at time of menses as from an ulcer in brain, as if suppurating, agg. lying down; bruised aching; tearing, extending into nape of neck, with anxious sweat; drawing, as if chilly; pains, with bilious attacks.
Periodic cephalalgia of an aching, drawing character, and on one side of head, which seems bruised or jarred.
Headache of hysterical women, appearing as a boring clavus, or as a fearful pressure in region of temple, compelling them to lie down, accompanied by vomiting.
Headaches of men of sedentary habits accustomed to great mental exertion; pressure in frontal region and temples; appearing early in morning on awaking; noises in ears when sitting up, synchronous with beats of heart; impaired digestion; constipation; despondency; sympathetic, from disturbances in ganglionic nervous system.
Headaches of strong, plethoric adults, with congestion, giddiness, flushed face, constipation.
Headaches in young people of both sexes who have become debilitated by masturbation; suddenly when looking at an object they see only that part on which the eye is fixed, everything else seeming to swim around this point; when looking at hand see only one finger or see but one leg of a chair; printed matter is spelled out with difficulty, cannot take in the whole word at a glance; flashes from external canthi towards pupils, like a circle of fire; lachrymation; then a severe headache comes on, gradually growing worse, with vomiting.
Aggravation: from mental exertion, chagrin or anger; in open air; on awaking; after eating; from abuse of coffee or spirits; from sour stomach; in sunshine; on stooping; from light and noise; when moving or opening eyes; from leading an inactive life; on coughing; from high living or highly seasoned food; in stormy weather; after drugging; from masturbation; from constipation or hemorrhoids.
Amelioration: in a warm room; when leaning head against something or when lying on back (frontal headache); when at rest; when lying on painless side; when wrapping head up; after rising in morning (excepting sick-headaches).
Brain fag particularly in early stages; irritable or hypochondriacal state of mind.
Child constantly passes its hand over its face as if trying to brush something off; spasms, which are renewed when feet are touched. ~ Brain disease.
Cerebro-spinal meningitis; “explosive form;” shocks starting suddenly from one portion of body to brain; attended by numbness and paralytic drawing in limbs; fear of sleeping; frightful dreams; irritable humor and hypochondriasis.
Threatened cerebral softening when sedentary habits and mental effort, as well as intemperance, have operated to produce the disease; especially, too, in persons who have been living too high; memory fickle; headache comes with every attempt to exert mind; vertigo on awaking in morning; vacillating gait.


Head inclined towards left shoulder at an angle of forty-five degrees; contraction could not be overcome voluntarily or involuntarily; without pain, amel. in morning, agg. towards evening.
Scalp sensitive to touch or to wind; amel. from being warmly covered.
Integuments intensely sore, as if bruised.
Hair on occiput (scalp) seems painful.
Liable to take cold on head, mostly from dry wind, or from a draft.
Fetid sweat on one-half of head and face which is cold, with anxiety and dread of uncovering head; sweat amel. pain.


Atrophy of optic nerve.
Hyperesthesia of retina; pains on top of head; sleepless; awakens irritable in morning; intolerance of light, agg. in morning; least attempt to use eyes followed by intense pains and spasmodic motion of different ocular muscles; excoriating lachrymation.
Vision extremely sensitive.
Photophobia: in morning; with obscuration of vision.
Streaks like lightning before eyes.
Glittering appearance just outside of distinct field of vision; also black and grey points floating before eyes.
Double vision for one week, followed by drooping of left upper lid and complete paralysis of all filaments of third pair of nerves for three days.
Diplopia from muscular asthenopia, from paralytic strabismus.
Awakens at 4 A. M. with mental anguish; eyeballs aching, vision impaired, despondent; fears she will lose her sight.
Dimness and glimmering of sight; severe pains through temples; can see better on cloudy day; when it begins to grow dark can see nearly as well as ever; if he sees a team; away off, coming towards him, it looks like two; after eating belching of wind; tongue cracked; trembling of hands; tremor all over; pulse thin, weak, 70; face of dirty hue; has taken many drugs. ~ Tobacco poisoning.
One morning while reading noticed a blur before vision and on covering right eye found he could not see with left; vision nearly returned in afternoon, but was again lost next morning and did not again return; right v. 20/20 difficulty; left v., fingers at six feet; no improvement with glasses; ophthalmoscope showed no change in refraction, media or fundus, only some sensitiveness to reflected light, which caused a stinging pain in ball. ~ Tobacco amaurosis.
Impaired vision in consequence of habitual use of intoxicating drinks.
Blurring of sight caused by overheating.
Weakened power of accommodation from overexerting eyes.
Chorio-retinitis, with throbbing pain, especially in left eye, agg. in morning, ball sore to touch, upper part of sclera bright red, burning pain in eye not amel. by bathing, symptoms agg. on lying down.
Choroiditis disseminata in persons addicted to use of stimulants.
Iritis syphilitica with moderate ciliary injection, some photophobia, hot lachrymation, agg. in morning, sensitiveness to air.
Dilatation of pupils from spinal irritation.
Ulcers and pustules on cornea, with excessive photophobia; morning aggravation, much lachrymation; sharp darting pain in eye and over it, in some cases extending to top of head and always agg. in morning; burning pain in eyes and lids; tearing pain in eye at night, awakening from sleep; eye fells pressed out whenever she combs her hair; sensation of hot water in eye; pain in lower lid as if something were cutting it; sometimes relief from pain by bathing eyes in cold water.
Large central ulcers of cornea, which have been cauterized; excessive photophobia in morning, no bloodvessels running into it; sharp darting pains.
Neuroparalytic keratitis.
Inflammation of sclerotica, with stitches and aversion to light of sun.
Ecchymosis of sclerotic; effusion of blood beneath conjunctiva, often following debauchery or sitting up late at night to study, in persons subject to dyspepsia.
Painless circumscribed red spots, like extravasations of blood in white of eyes.
Exudation of blood from eyes.
Trachoma and follicular conjunctivitis occurring only in Summer and agg. in morning.
Old cases of trachoma, if complicated with pannus, that have much treatment.
Painless injection of whites of eyes.
Swelling of eyes with red streaks in whites, and pressive-tensive pain.
The eyes run water, as in a moist inflammation of eyes or as if a stopped coryza.
Smarting, itching in lids, canthi filled with purulent mucus; eyes inflamed; inability to bear daylight, especially in morning; tearing pains in eyes awaking him at night; hard, tardy stools; hemorrhoids. ~ Ophthalmia.
Tearing pains in eyes; edges of lids red and very sensitive to touch; on opening eyes in morning cannot tolerate light; profuse lachrymation; bruised pain in small of back; stiff fingers; old gouty subjects. ~ Arthritic ophthalmia.
Ophthalmia neonatorum, lids much swollen, bleed easily and child is troubled with vomiting, constipation and flatulent colic.
Rheumatic ophthalmia, at commencement.
Severe scrofulous ophthalmia, lies upon face with a bandage tied over eyes; eyes could not be examined on account of excessive sensitiveness.
Ophthalmia; inner canthi more inflamed than other parts; bloody exudation; smarting like salt; all agg. in morning.
Severe pain in eyes during night, with conjunctival injection, brought on by overuse, especially by artificial light.
Conjunctivitis; agg. in morning, agglutination of lids and photophobia.
Conjunctivitis vernalis.
Indolent redness of ball of eye remaining after primary disease has been cured.
Eyes stand full of water, with lachrymation while yawning in morning.
Margin of lid painful, as if rubbed sore, especially on touch and in morning.
Pressure in upper lids, especially in morning.
Canthi painful, as if sore; purulent.
Smarting, dry sensation in inner canthi, in morning, in bed.
Lids burn and itch, especially their margins; agg. in morning.
Biting in eyes, especially in external canthi, as from salt, with lachrymation.
Ciliary blepharitis, with smarting and dryness of lids, especially in morning.
Heaviness and frequent closing of eyelids.
Blepharospasmus; twitching of lids; blinking.
Supraorbital left sided neuralgia; eyes injected.
Violent pressure in eyes after using them ever so little.
Burning pain when looking at a light, darting upward above eyes, with pain in region of eyebrows on going to bed.
Itching in eyes, amel. from rubbing.
Eyes injected, yellow and watery, dark rings around eyes. ~ Yellow fever.
Yellowness of eyes and face. ~ Jaundice.
Eyeballs (lower part) yellow.
Paresis of ocular muscles, agg. from stimulants or tobacco.
Strabismus, periodic in character, especially agg. from mental excitement or when caused by an injury.
Nervous diseases of eye, with much irritability and morning aggravation.
Eye affections associated with liver disease; symptoms agg. in morning and some of them amel. by cold bathing.


Hyperesthesia of auditory nerve; every sound affects painfully.
Hardness of hearing: with roaring, singing and other noises; with ringing in ears, which went off when at rest but reappeared when she moved.
Sounds in ear: strong reverberation, humming; ringing; hissing; roaring; whistling; a whirring and noise like that of a mill.
Tearing, stitching pains in ears, extending to forehead and temples; agg. mornings, evening in bed, and on entering a warm room.
Stitches, pressure and shocks in ear, often violent. ~ Otalgia.
Feeling of tension in ears when raising face; on swallowing, pain in ears as if pressed outward.
Otalgic pains extending to forehead and temples or into middle ears.
Itching within ear, through eustachian tube, which compels frequent swallowing and disturbs rest at night.
Meatus and auditory canal dry and sensitive.


Oversensitive to strong odors, they cause even fainting.
Smell before nose like old cheese, brimstone or tinder.
Food and drink have a putrid smell to her; cannot bear the odor of tobacco.
Frequent sneezing; in morning, in bed; after rising sudden fluent coryza.
Internal nose inflamed and painfully sensitive.
Scraping in nose and throat.
Constant head in nose; frequent premonition of coryza.
Coryza: acrid discharge from nose, which feels obstructed; dry, agg. at night, nose completely filled up, particularly out-doors, but fluent in-doors; with stoppage of nose, in infants at breast or in measles; fluent during day, and stopped at night; fluent in morning; after dinner; with scraping in throat, crawling and creeping in nose and sneezing; stuffy, with dry cough; with heaviness in forehead and impatient mood; with great heat of head and face; initial stages, if caused by dry, cold weather, or by sitting in cold places, especially from sitting on cold steps; with lachrymation; agg. in warm room, amel. in open air; hot, feverish and chilly on moving.
Great sneezing; ulcers in throat and watery discharge from nose, sore patches on mouth and tongue.
Catarrh, with headache, heat in face, chilliness and much mucus in throat.
After catching cold during an attack of coryza, inflammatory pains in right frontal sinus driving him almost frantic; severe tearing and stitching pain in right side of forehead, as if in bones; redness of eyelids; complete dryness and obstruction of nose; pain agg. in morning, near fire; pulse hard, full, frequent; constipation.
Distressing paroxysms of sneezing, prolonged until a state of depression ensues, and preceded by excessive irritation of Schneiderian membrane, conjunctiva and face, latter being heated at time of paroxysm and during intervals, as if a hot plate of iron were near it. ~ Hay fever.
Snuffles or fluent coryza of children.
Bloody mucus in nose.
Nosebleed: blood dark; in morning; from suppressed hemorrhoidal flow; during sleep, preceded by headache and red cheeks; on stooping; caused by simple congestion to head.
Soreness, as if ulcerated, of margins of nostrils, on moving nose, in evening.
Anterior angles of nostrils painful as if ulcerated and as if one were cutting into a wound.
Intolerable itching in nose.
Snoring. ~ Apoplexy.
Picking at nose; pain in abdomen. ~ Worms.
Nose looks sharper and more pointed than usual. ~ Labor.


Face: pale, earthy, sickly, sallow; pale and distressed (hematemesis); shrunken; blue margins around eyes (labor); chlorotic; intensely red; scarlet, extending to entire body; red, feeling as though he was sitting before a hot fire; red, swollen, bloated; blue or yellow around eyes; yellow, with a red flush; yellow around mouth and nose, or around eyes; jaundiced.
Swelling of one cheek, with faceache and pain in cheekbone.
Daily attacks of sharp, twisting, boring, excruciating pains in both supraorbital regions, frequently shooting through whole forehead and occasionally into temples, extorting groans of agony; no external applications and neither heat nor cold affect it; pain generally amel. after sundown; severest spells usually in forenoon and afternoon; sometimes attacks are semilateral; exceeding restlessness with the pain; amel. walking and moving and in open air; agg. in wet weather and when overworked; thinks attacks were brought on by mental application and long hours of sedentary occupation; uses cathartics; prolapsus ani at every stool, often difficult to reduce. ~ Facial neuralgia.
Every morning at 8 o'clock, pressing, tearing, boring and stitching pains along course of left supraorbital nerve, pain affects whole left side of forehead, and when at its height (about 11 o'clock) extends to left eye, which then seems to be pulled deep into orbital cavity; lachrymation from left eye; attack ceases 2 P. M.; face earthy; despondent, easily angered; yellowish coating on tongue; slimy taste; appetite impaired; nausea and vomiting during height of attack; epigastrium sensitive to pressure; stool every three or four days.
Tearing pain in the infraorbital and middle branch of trigeminus; clear water from eye and nostril of affected side; face numb; after abuse of coffee, liquors or quinine.
Intermittent neuralgia, agg. in infraorbital branch of trifacial, always markedly agg. in morning; amel. sometimes when lying in bed.
Intermittent neuralgia (in a man who used liquor to some extent) coming on every Spring; attack appeared at 9 A. M.; and ceased at 2 P. M.; pain over right eye and in right temple.
Neuralgia of trigeminus, early in morning, agg. from standing and motion.
Twitching of muscles of face; in evening on lying down; spasmodic distortion.
Drawing and stiffness in masseter muscles.
Flow of tears from left eye; pupil enlarged; flickering before eye, sees indistinctly, and frequently wipes eye as if to remove obstruction; ringing and roaring in left ear; face distorted, left side appears longer than right; when speaking or talking, corner of mouth is drawn far towards right side, so that face appears slanting; speaking and especially chewing difficult; while eating, food and drink escape from left corner of mouth; numbness and loss of sensation of left side of tongue and of affected side of face; tongue goes to right side when protruded; at times left arm is weak and appears to be asleep; vertiginous heaviness of head; weakness of memory and difficult thinking.
Small papules, some of which even contain pus, on forehead, cheeks and scalp, a kind of acne.
Pimples on face from dissipation.
Dry scurf, very itchy, on face.
Frequently occurring attacks of erysipelas always affecting but one side of face, preceded for several days by severe cramps in stomach.


Drawing tearing pain in jaws.
Closure of jaws with complete consciousness. ~ Tetanus.
Paralysis of lower jaw. ~ Apoplexy.
Dry lips.
Painful peeling of lips, after excesses; crusts, or ulcers that burn and stick.
Corroding ulcers in corners of mouth.
Eruption of itching pimples on chin, the larger of which are surrounded by redness.
Submaxillary glands swollen, with stinging on swallowing.


Toothache: drawing, with stitches in an indefinite tooth, or in one row of teeth, especially on drawing in air or just after eating, at night or in evening; drawing, tearing agg. from cold and mental exertion; drawing, boring and stinging, in decayed teeth; lacerating, renewed by cold water; tearing, extending to head and through bones of face; constant sore pain; burrowing; in a hollow tooth extending to head, if air enters mouth; healthy tooth painful and feels loose, or teeth seem too long, with jerking, shooting pains in lower jaw; drawing and burning in nerves of tooth, as if it were wrenched out, accompanied by violent stitches which affect whole body, particularly on inspiration; boring, gnawing, tearing pain on one side; jerking, or rheumatic pains attended with pricking; agg. when reading or thinking; amel. from external warmth; agg. after eating, drinking wine or coffee, and from exercise; glands beneath lower jaw painful; with swollen face.
For six weeks dull toothache in left upper molar; agg. two hours after dinner (2 P. M.), and at night by lying on painful side, and by cold drinks; amel. while eating and from warm drinks.
Looseness of teeth.
Swelling of gums, which seems about to burst; gumboils.
Gums: swollen; bleeding; white. ~ Scurvy.


Taste: bad, in morning; putrid, low down in throat, on hawking; sour in morning or after eating or drinking; bitter; coffee, milk, beer, water, do not taste right; bread tastes bitter; food is tasteless.
Tongue: heavy, noticed in talking; speech difficult, lisping; unable to articulate; dry; heavily coated white or yellow; white or brownish; black and dark red, cracked on edges; first half of tongue clean, sometimes red and shining, posterior covered with deep fur; red, sore and yellow at base; painful blisters.
Glossitis with paralysis; one-sided inflammation; in persons of intemperate habits.
Pain in edges of tongue as if constantly pierced by needles, agg. after eating and from washing face in cold water; muscles about mouth spasmodically drawn.


Breath: offensive, particularly in morning and after dinner; from indigestion; sour-smelling; putrid.
Dryness of mouth: in morning, without thirst, as if he had taken alcoholic stimulants; as if tongue stuck to palate, though with much accumulation of saliva in fauces.
Frequent accumulation of saliva in mouth.
Roof of mouth, throat, gums inflamed and swollen.
Elongation and swelling of uvula; tip of uvula edematous, touches root of tongue.
Mucous membrane of uvula very red and swollen, with sensation of ball in throat and constant desire to swallow.
Small aphthous ulcers in mouth and throat, with putrid smell; bloody saliva runs out at night; gums scorbutic; coagulated blood is spit out; voice altered, as if speaking with a full mouth; stomacace of gastric origin.


Scraped feeling in throat as after heartburn; as if skin was scratched off with a sharp instrument, not noticed on swallowing.
Throat: rough from catarrh; painful as if raw and sore, at palate; provokes coughing or hawking.
A sore rawness in fauces only noticed in drawing in cold air, not on swallowing.
Sore throat, with sensation of swelling, or as if a plug were in throat.
Swelling of uvula, stinging pains.
Swelling of tonsils.
Stitches into ear, when swallowing; small fetid ulcers in throat; cases of a “nervous” character.
Throat agg. while eating and still more afterwards.
Swallowing: impeded; stitches in throat and sensation as if it was too narrow or constricted.
Pain as if pharynx was constricted, or as if a plug were sticking in throat, during empty swallowing.
Stricture of esophagus; aroused at night with a feeling of impending suffocation.
Drawing pain in muscles of throat, with a desire to scratch.
Accumulation of tenacious mucus in throat, difficult to detach. ~ Chronic bronchitis.
Allays irritation caused by topical applications, especially rawness and scraping.
Angina: after catching cold, at onset, slight painful throbbing; with liver affection.
Diphtheria commencing on right side of throat, and extending over both tonsils; strong diphtheritic odor; complete prostration; acute pains in back and limbs; roughness, rawness and scraping in throat; deglutition almost impossible on account of severe scraping pain on attempting to swallow; chilliness on least motion; agg. at 4 A. M. and 4 P. M.
Dark grey patches on right tonsil; fauces purplish; stitches through ears during deglutition; very much concerned about himself; chilly when uncovering; perspiration smells like horse urine; agg. 4 P. M. ~ Diphtheria.
Diphtheria; great exhaustion and prostration; inclination to sleep, awaking from short spells of sleep, and saying, “Oh, I am so much better !”
Diphtheria, during convalescence, partial paralysis of lower extremities; obscuration of sight; swelling of uvula and constriction of pharynx.


Sudden feeling of repletion after swallowing a small quantity of food.
No appetite, with complete loss of energy. ~ Dyspepsia.
Want of appetite and constant nausea; food disgusts.
Hunger: yet aversion to food; with fear of eating (gastralgia); excessive, with aversion to bread, or periodic bulimia in afternoons; readily satisfied (tuberculosis mesenterica); twenty-four hours or so before a spell of dyspepsia; ravenous after drinking beer.
Thirst: drinking is soon followed by qualmishness; burning, with burning in throat; with aversion to water; for beer during chill; for milk; in morning, with aversion to water and beer.
Longing: for brandy, beer, fat food which disagrees, or chalk.
Aversion: to meat; usual food and drink, and customary tobacco and coffee; to water; to ale; to food just eaten.


After eating: sour taste; pressure in stomach an hour or two after a meal, with hypochondriacal mood; pyrosis; tightness about waist, must loosen clothing; confused, cannot use mind; two or three hours after a meal, epigastrium bloated, with pressure as from a stone in stomach.
Milk sours on stomach.
Feeling badly after eating bread or sour things. ~ Chlorosis.
Heat in head when eating.
After aromatics in food or as medicine, particularly ginger, pepper, etc., and after almost any kind of so-called “hot” medicines.
Bad effects of coffee; alcoholic drinks; debauchery.


Hiccough: frequent, violent; after hot or cold drinks; from overeating.
Belching: difficult; wants to belch, but a kind of esophageal constriction seems to prevent it.
Eructations: sour or bitter; putrid in morning; of water in mouth after eating; regurgitation of food.
Heartburn: with waterbrash; agg. before breakfast; with drunkards.
Qualmishness: immediately after eating; about heart, with nausea and accumulation of saliva; in epigastrium and abdomen; during morning sweat.
A kind of faint feeling, with nausea and flushes of h going off when lying down.
Nausea: constant; in morning; affecting body here and there, as if everything was fermenting; after dinner; after anxiety; from smoking; with fainting.
Vomiting: food; drink; bile; oily, greasy or black substances; slime; sour mucus; blood, after suppressed hemorrhoidal flow; before breakfast; of food that was taken a day or two before (contraction of pylorus); fecal; of pregnant women; of greenish matter or undigested food; in periodical attacks.
Sickness from riding in cars or seasickness, deathly paleness with ineffectual attempts to vomit.
Feels very sick at stomach and feels “If I could only vomit, I would be so much better.”
Empty vomiturition; straining to vomit (in drunkards).
Retching, as if to vomit, while hawking mucus from fauces.
Green vomiting and gastric disorder remaining after a severe case of cholera and the proper cholera evacuations had ceased.


Spasmodic pressive pain from pharynx to pit of stomach.
Epigastric region: distended; sensitive to pressure; pressure as from a stone; agg. mornings and after meals; pressure and tension with tension opposite, between shoulder blades; fullness with belching which affords relief; fluttering, sinking feeling with palpitation; disagreeable sensation ascending to throat, choking him and stopping his breath; scraped sensation; as if something was twisted about; burning anxiety and pressure; pain in a small space after a meal; sinking; pain and soreness.
In stomach: pressure, after eating, as from a stone; pain and sense of weight and heat; fullness after eating; tension; throbbing; constant pain; cramp, clawing after midnight, towards morning, as from a purge, changing to a burning; griping, lacerating, constrictive, pinching pain; constrictive colic with waterbrash; colic and pressure extending to shoulders, in morning, fasting and after eating.
Colic of brandy and coffee drinkers.
Burning in stomach; at pylorus.
Region of stomach sensitive to pressure; cannot bear tight clothing.
Loss of appetite; great thirst; after eating, sensation as if food remained above stomach, and was being pressed back into mouth, followed by belching of wind and rumbling and gurgling.
Neurotic and congestive gastralgia; light pressure agg. pain, but harder pressure amel.; bending forward gives immediate relief; vomiting relieves, so that paroxysm of pain ceases for time being.
Dull, gradually increasing pain in pit of stomach, passing, after reaching its acme, to that part of spinal column corresponding to pit of stomach, and becoming fixed there; as soon as this pain, which he cannot clearly describe, centres in spine he has to bend double; suffers from most excruciating abdominal colic; abdominal walls spasmodically drawn to spine; abdomen sinks in and he vomits, even as much as forty times, large quantities of bilious matter.
For many years spasms of stomach; about 3 o'clock P. M. has a pressure and a pressing together, at same time a trembling of whole body and debility with formication in limbs.
After falling and striking region of stomach two years previously; severe pains in stomach on taking least particle of food, and in evening; during attack screams, and rolls upon floor. ~ Traumatic cardialgia.
Clawing, cramping pains in stomach, with pressure and tension between scapulae; pains extend to chest or down back to anus, with urging to stool. ~ Gastralgia.
Gastralgia agg. from food, amel. from hot drinks and from belching; morning before breakfast.
Extreme gastric irritability; food comes up as soon as swallowed; in patients who have been prostrated by disease, in very excitable children, and in men when they have indulged in excessive eating or debauchery.
Chronic dyspepsia; atonic state of digestive organs; manifold symptoms of a nervous nature.
Nervous and dyspeptic troubles caused by worry and much mental, with too little bodily exertion, in business men.
Catarrh of stomach with excessive acidity and flatulency, agg. from starchy foods.
Dyspepsia: after abuse of drugs; business anxiety; sedentary habits; long watching and debauchery, after too high living.
Patient lay as if dead; hand cold as a corpse, with cold, clammy sweat; no pulse at wrist; voice not above a whisper; tongue raw; teeth were set; burning pain in stomach, everything taken, even smallest quantity of water immediately vomited; life had been despaired of and she was given up to die. ~ Gastritis.
Sudden and without apparent cause loss of consciousness with vomiting of about a pound of black, coagulated blood; similar masses of stool. ~ Hematemesis.
Vomiting, whether she has eaten or not; swallowing a mouthful of water causes spasmodic contractions of stomach and vomiting; scrobiculus cordis sensitive to pressure; vomited matter consists of food and coagulated greyish mucus; constipation with painful pressing and urging during an evacuation; menses scanty. ~ Perforating ulcer of stomach.


Sense of stricture or tightness around hypochondriac region; constrictive pain.
Region of liver: agg. from pressure, must loosen clothing; pressure, shooting, stinging; fine sticking pain, stitches agg. from motion or contact; fullness; dragging pain; throbbing as if an ulcer would form (hepatic abscess).
Liver swollen, indurated, sensitive, with pressure and stinging; cannot bear tight clothing; caused by high living, abdominal plethora, debauchery.
Great soreness and tenderness in region of liver with pain in right shoulder; vomiting at night and diarrhea. ~ Acute congestion of liver.
Bilious attacks: loss of appetite, languor, pain in kidneys, backache, skin yellow, urine high colored.
Hepatic colic, with sudden severe pain in right side; spasms of abdominal muscles with stitching pains in liver. ~ Gall-stones.
Jaundice, aversion to food, fainting turns; gall-stones; constipation nearly always.
Jaundice provoked by violent anger, abuse of quinine, or by too high living.
Enlarged liver of drunkards.
Pain in region of spleen.
Face yellowish; very perceptible enlargement of spleen; distension of abdomen; weeping and hypochondriacal mood, drawing pain from sacrum and shoulders into thighs; vomited slight quantity of sour-smelling water; sudden eruption over whole body of spots similar to nettlerash, size of hand, violent itching of eruption.


Pain in abdomen: violent; griping-tearing; extending to chest; as if intestines were beaten, even in loins; as if everything in abdomen was sore, at every step while walking; constrictive; like needle stitches; drawing tearing; griping and pinching about navel, whenever he eats anything; griping when she wishes to go to stool; pinching; cutting; pressing outward in side, during menses; cramplike in left side, with qualmishness; griping drawing extending into abdominal ring; dragging; just below umbilicus as from a stone, takes away breath; as from incarcerated flatus, low down in lower abdomen, with pain in small of back, in turning; pressive low down extending towards anus or genitals; burning; as if contents were sore and raw.
Pinching pressing colic and fermenting rumbling in lower abdomen, followed by watery diarrhea, very early in morning.
Colic: cutting, with qualmishness; in open air, as from taking cold, and as if diarrhea would come on; with pressure upward towards thorax; pinching, cutting, contractive, griping; periodical, before breakfast, or after meals.
Constrictive cramp in abdomen and uterus, like griping and clawing (with profuse discharge of clotted blood).
Labor-like spasms in abdomen and in uterus, extending into legs.
Feeling of weakness in abdomen on rising in morning.
Sensation as if everything in abdomen would fall down, which obliged him to walk carefully.
Painful spot in abdomen in region of solar plexus; pressure on this spot renews attack. ~ Epilepsy.
Jerking and twitching in abdominal muscles under skin.
Contraction of abdominal muscles. ~ Yellow fever.
Abdominal muscles painful as if bruised, on touch, motion, coughing or laughing.
Soreness in abdomen from lifting.
Loud rumbling and gurgling, in morning.
Flatulent distension: after eating or drinking; causing pressure and anxiety; with pressure under short ribs, as from incarcerated flatus, agg. morning and after meals; with inability to wear tight clothing over abdomen; with pressure towards chest and head; with pressure in region of spleen; occasional eructation gives slight relief; would like to belch, but cannot; pressing down upon bladder and rectum.
Flatulent colic as if bowels, bladder and rectum were pressed upon with a sharp instrument.
Violent screaming and tossing about, kicks his legs, draws them up towards abdomen; refuses everything offered to him, and appears in great dread of being touched; face red, covered with sweat, pulse very rapid but not tense; respiration anxious, rapid; abdomen bloated, tense, particularly in hypochondria; audible rumbling in abdomen but no discharge of flatus; during the short remissions lies prostrated with eyes closed. ~ Colic.
Colic of infants with constipation caused by stimulating food taken by mother or nurse; large amount of flatus; constipation, with apparent frequent desire and effort to evacuate bowels.
Cold hands and cold feet during paroxysms, or even stupefaction to unconsciousness. ~ Colic.
Periodical pressing, pinching pains with retraction of abdomen, umbilical region very sensitive, could not touch abdomen; constipation followed next day by diarrhea; loss of appetite; nausea and vomiting early in morning on rising. ~ Lead colic.
Colic from suppressed hemorrhoidal flow.
Colic from indigestion, with waterbrash; agg. after coffee, brandy or overeating.
Gastro-duodenal catarrh.
Belching, vomiting and constant pressure upon rectum, as if urging to stool. ~ Peritonitis.
Plethora abdominalis; congestion of portal system.
Hysterical, abdominal spasms.
Intussusception; crampy, remittent pain in bowels; contraction and restriction of bowels; sour, mucous or bloody vomiting; quick spasmodic pulse and hot skin.
Sensation of weakness in abdominal ring, as if a hernia would occur.
Pain in abdominal ring in morning, in bed, as if a hernia would become incarcerated.
Incarcerated hernia, before occurrence of inflammation.
Inguinal hernia of left side in a woman; irreducible by skilful manipulation, vomiting of much fecal matter; singultus.
Sudden violent pain in hernial region; drawing and tearing and spasmodic constriction in abdomen, with nausea and vomiting of sour mucus; constipation with constant ineffectual urging to stool; slow protrusion in aged persons, with squeezing pain in hernial region, fullness in abdomen, periodical nausea, gulping up of salt or bitter water, vomiting; hernial tumor sensitive to touch; indications of approaching gangrene, with green or yellowish-green spots on tumor.
Strangulated, umbilical hernia.


Desire for stool: anxious; frequent, ineffectual.
Stools: thin, brown, dark watery, small, frequent, offensive; small, diarrhea-like, corroding anus; thin, brownish, mucous; thin, bloody, mucous; thin, green, mucous; dark, thin, fecal; brown, fluid; offensive; involuntary; like pitch, with blood.
Diarrhea: in morning, after rising, or immediately after dinner; with constant urging, passing small quantities, followed by a feeling that more remains to be passed; from cold; after taking diarrhea mixture; for six years, hurrying her out of bed in morning, if she composed three lines in afternoon would wake up next morning with diarrhea, showing preponderating influence of mental labor; after a debauch; stools papescent or watery, scanty or often accompanied by urging; with retching in morning, vomiting perhaps a little froth or sour fluid; craves liquor, but stomach is so irritable that he vomits it as soon as taken; intolerant of milk; in patients who catch cold easily, of nervous constitution, easily exhausted; of infants, where artificial food disagrees and causes vomiting and purging; alternating with constipation; during day; after abuse of alcoholic spirits; after drastic medicines or prolonged drugging; after night watching; during jaundice; from indigestion; after overexertion of mind; after anger; after ginger or brandy.
Before stool: cutting about umbilicus; tenesmus; backache as if broken; constant urging (often ineffectual).
During stool; cutting; backache; violent tenesmus.
After stool: cessation of pains and tenesmus; burning at anus; sensation as if not finished.
Discharge of blood with the feces.
Dysenteric diarrhea, during cholera season; painful straining and very scanty watery discharge.
Dysentery: frequent urging to stool, urging ceasing as soon as bowels move; stools bloody, slimy, watery, also scanty; agg. in morning; when resulting from a cold or from suppression of a secretion or sweat; constant inclination to stool as soon as patient sits or stands; small quantities of jelly-like mucus streaked with blood, passages occurring every fifteen minutes, with tenesmus and great pain, causing her to scream out when at stool; much pain in lumbar region with fever and headache, scanty passages about every hour, of bloody scrapings, with great tenesmus; pressing pains in loins and upper part of sacral region, as if broken, great heat and thirst with redness of face; with cutting at navel; painful, spasmodically closed anus.
Abdomen enormously swollen, hard and tense; no fluctuation; constant severe gnawing pains a little below epigastrium and occasionally stitches along colon; eight to ten thin, greenish, putrid and bloody evacuations in twenty-four hours; tongue dry and white; skin dry and harsh; pulse small and weak; emaciation; skin pale; constant desire for food. ~ Chronic dysentery.
Cholera: prodromal stage, severe cramps in stomach, nausea, belching, obstinate constipation; also useful in primary stage with severe urging to stool and very scanty discharges, or discharges are spasmodically retained; severe cramps of stomach with vomiting.
Alternate constipation and diarrhea.
First part of stool soft, last hard.
Constipation: with ineffectual and frequent urging to stool, with a sensation as if anus were contracted; as from inactivity of bowels; as from constriction or contraction of intestines; stool very hard, dry, and for some time after a sticking pain in rectum as from hemorrhoids; frequent unsuccessful desire, passing small quantities, and sensation as if not finished; difficult stool from spasmodic action; with rush of blood to head; obstructed portal circulation; stools in hard masses; large, hard stools, frequently streaked with blood; following diarrhea which had been checked by brandy; with headache, drowsiness, low spirits, or as if he had taken cold; with dyspepsia, flatulence, tenesmus and cardiac palpitation; with gastric catarrh; whole body trembled, but especially hands, when he wrote; difficult, scybalous stools at long intervals in consequence of spinal weakness; not due to atony of rectum but to irregular, fitful action; in those who lead a sedentary life or are suffering from effects of prolonged night watching, nursing or mental overwork, or those who use in excess spirituous liquors or overload digestive tract with highly-seasoned food, or from abuse of purgatives, or sexual excitement, due to onanism, or when constipation has been preceded by diarrhea or is the consequence of its sudden checking; of pregnant women; of active, irritable infants and of those who have been prematurely fed on meat, or when trouble arises from excessive use of coffee; antiperistaltic action of intestinal canal.
Constipated stools: inefficient, black, hard, often streaked with blood; large, hard; black, dark or brown in color and hard and knotty in appearance; consisting of little balls.
Hemorrhoids: blind or flowing; abdominal plethora; congestion to head; agg. from high living or sedentary habits; with burning and sticking in rectum; anus burning, smarting, feels as if cut some hours after stool; with itching, keeping awake at night; has to sit in a tub of cold water for relief; with shooting shocks in loins; during pregnancy or after parturition; inflamed and partly constricted; burning pains becoming intolerable on least touch; can lie only on abdomen; with copious discharge of bright blood with the urging to stool or after; discharge of bloody mucus; after purgative medicines and internal and external allopathic treatment; in persons addicted to the use of coffee, wine, liquors, spices, etc.; with fissures of anus, with great sensitiveness of rectum.
Prolapsus of rectum after a long-continued diarrhea during childhood; rectum protrudes four inches; prolapsed part bluish-red, tumid, easily bleeding, covered with a slimy, purulent matter and has an appearance of degeneration; at times severe pains therein, particularly during stool, latter delayed and hard; no protrusion when lying quietly or when in bed; appetite poor; digestive disturbances; occasionally nausea and pains in stomach.
Prolapsus recti due to constipation; severe pressing causing rectum to protrude, accompanied by pain and hemorrhage.
Tearing, stinging, burning and itching of anus.
Dragging in anus, when not at stool.
Itching in anus associated with a sore pain as from hemorrhoids.
Itching on margin of anus, becoming a smarting and sore pain, as from blind piles.
Hemorrhage from anus.
Painful spasmodically closed anus.
Prolapsus ani in children suffering from constipation or when occurring with diarrhea during teething.
Worms, in horses; the animal seemed much out of health, ate little, was languid and seemed to have no spirit or life (after Nux vom. [200] in a pail of water, an enormous quantity of worms passed).


Diabetes: from spinal lesions; irritable temper; odd sensations in limbs, fidgets; numbness and paretic condition of lower extremities; stomach and liver complaints; voids most urine during night; in high livers with sedentary habits.
Very great sensitiveness in region of right kidney, agg. from touch; strangury.
Nephritis: from stagnation of portal circulation caused by suppression of an habitual sanguineous discharge; tension; bloating of abdomen; pressure, heat, burning in loins and region of kidneys; after suppression of hemorrhoidal flow, abuse of liquors or when caused by a calculus.
Pains in small of back, as if bruised, so violent he cannot move; lameness in back; heaviness and stiffness of neck; cough from exertion; dyspnea; constipation; bad breath; deranged stomach; sour taste; sleepless forepart of night, with great drowsiness in morning and during day; drawing in arms as if they were asleep; loss of motion of arm. ~ Albuminuria.
Renal colic: pain, especially in right kidney, extending into genitals and right leg; nausea; vomiting; constant urging to urinate; insufficient urging to stool; inability to lie on right side; amel. lying on back; agg. on rising and walking about; after palliative use of anodynes; shortly after midnight, writhing, moaning and wringing her hands, pain culminated every little while in distressing retching and vomiting, constant urging to stool and to urinate with the pain; severe stitches in region of left kidney, agg. rising from seat and motion but not from touch, cannot lie any length of time in one position, bathed in sweat, pain accompanied by chilliness, pain in abdomen, vomiting, frequent haematuria, finally right renal region also affected pain, extending to right thigh.
Haematuria, after abuse of alcoholic stimulants or drugs; suppression of hemorrhoidal or menstrual discharges; full, tensive feeling, pressure and distension in abdomen, loins and region of kidneys; signs of stagnation in portal circulation.
Cystitis: after suppression of menses or hemorrhoidal flow; painful urging to urinate, with scant discharge and burning pains; sensitive drawing pains in testicles and spermatic cords and full feeling in region of bladder; discharge of urine drop by drop with burning and tearing; pale urine followed by thick, whitish, purulent matter with violent burning pain, spasmodic retention of urine after suppressed gonorrhea; catarrhal cystitis limited to parts directly around neck of bladder.
Spasm of bladder, especially if caused by sexual excesses or by undue use of stimulants.
Spasmodic retention of urine; discharged drop by drop.
Difficult urination with pressure and tenseness in region of bladder; when becoming warm from working, frequent scanty urination, cannot empty bladder; no pain to speak of; urine clear and normal; chronic constipation. ~ Paresis of detrusor vesicae.
Painful ineffectual urging to urinate; urine passes in drops, with burning and tearing; spasmodic strangury.
Strangury after beer.
Nightly urging to urinate.
Pressure to urinate at night with discharge of a few drops of red, bloody, burning urine.
Paralysis of bladder; urine dribbles.
Enuresis nocturna from infancy in a girl aet. 16; sick headache; gastric derangement; sour stomach; sour taste in mouth; constipation; vomiting; languor.
Incontinence of urine after repeated attacks of gonorrhea; slimy discharge; itching sensation during erection; fossa navicularis sensitive.
Nocturnal and diurnal enuresis, with constant dribbling of urine, so that he could not leave home for a day.
Paralytic incontinence of urine from irritation of lower part of spine.
Involuntary micturition when laughing, coughing or sneezing.
Itching burning in region of neck of bladder in morning in bed.
Irritable bladder of gout or alcoholism.
Vesical calculi.
Pain and spasm during passage of urinary calculi.
Frequent desire to urinate, much at a time, agg. when lying, preceded by aching pain in bladder.
Urine: seldom and scanty; generally light-colored, sediment reddish; tenacious mucus passes with urine; pale, later thick, whitish, purulent; reddish with brickdust sediment.
Before urinating: pressure on bladder; pain in neck of bladder.
While urinating: burning and tearing in neck of bladder; burning and fine sticking pain in forepart of urethra; itching and burning in urethra.
After urinating: contractive pain in urethra.
Pressing pain in meatus, between acts of micturition, accompanied by shuddering.
Sharp pressure as with a cutting instrument in forepart of urethra, also in bladder, perineum and anus, with contractive pain between acts of micturition and discharge of mucus.
Spasmodic urethral stricture.


Sexual desire on slightest provocation.
Painful erections, especially in morning; often excitable, but power is weak.
Erections after the midday nap.
During an embrace penis becomes relaxed.
Emissions: during sleep; after onanism or too high living; after sexual excesses; every second or third night, with erections and sensual dreams; cannot be in female society without having emissions, followed by great exhaustion; from plethora; followed by excessive irritability, despondency and prostration; in healthy, robust men, not due to onanism.
Sexual impotence with great spinal exhaustion; complete impotence.
Spasmodic constricting pain in spermatic cord causing testicle to be drawn up; agg. standing or walking, at times amel. sitting; testicle swollen and indurated.
Urethritis after cessation of regular and copious hemorrhoidal discharge.
Gonorrhea: after abuse of copaiva and cubebs; thin discharge, with burning on urinating and frequent urging to stool; suppressed, with swelling of testicles.
Chronic prostatitis.
Chancroid; shallow and flat-bottomed ulceration showing disposition to spread irregularly and indefinitely, exuding a thin serous discharge.
Biting itching on inner surface of prepuce, soreness on margin, or on mons veneris.
Increase of smegma.
Heat in testicles.
Inflammation of both testicles with swelling and hardness; testicles drawn up.
Itching on glans penis; prepuce retracted; heat and stitches alternating with constricting pain in testicles; testicles swollen, very sensitive to touch; constipation, stool hard; much thirst; sleepless at night on account of pain. ~ Orchitis.
Left testicle swollen, hard, elastic, as large as goose egg; scrotum on left side, hot, swollen; constant constricting, drawing, tearing pain along spermatic cord and extending up to left kidney, agg. from pressure, motion and at night; thirst; restless sleep. ~ Orchitis.
Itching on scrotum.


Great excitement of sexual organs, with sexual dreams and orgasm, in irritable and headstrong women.
Burning in vulva, with desire for an embrace. ~ Nymphomania.
Irritation and inflammation of ovaries occasioned by rich living, highly seasoned food, stimulating drinks, or by a too sedentary life.
Violent aching in hypogastrium, agg. from pressure and contact; violent pains in loins; constipation or hard stools; retention of urine, dysuria or ischuria; swelling of os tincae, with contusive pain and stitches in abdomen; frequent desire to urinate, with scalding and burning pain; agg. towards morning. ~ Metritis.
Severe pain in lumbar region shooting out to thighs; bearing-down pain in abdomen; frequent, painful, scanty urine, sometimes bloody; loss of appetite; constipation; low-spirited. ~ Chronic metritis.
Chronic parenchymatous metritis with bearing down into vagina and towards sacrum; constant urging to urinate; constipation.
Hardness and swelling of os tincae.
Pale; exceeding emaciated; hair turned quite white and thin; face bore an expression of extreme anguish, caused by almost incessant agonizing bearing-down pains in womb and rectum; had miscarried about four months ago, in third month of pregnancy, and much manipulation was employed in delivery of fetus, and since that time was treated for “inflammation of womb”; constant bearing down pains of an exceedingly grinding, acute kind, causing her to scream incessantly; but these symptoms seem to have been developed especially after the harsh treatment employed to overcome constipation; she endures the terrible grinding pains until she can bear them no longer, then resorts to castor-oil injections, suffers indescribables agony for several days before she has a passage, which is followed by a little rest, soon interrupted again by the above agony; constant violent thirst; each mouthful of water causes colic and bearing down with screaming; great pallor; gums look retracted as after mercury; nausea and occasional vomiting; has some appetite and can bear light food; perfectly helpless from loss of strength, must be carried; pulse small, 100; occasional febrile paroxysms in night and towards morning, during pain. ~ Uterine neuralgia.
Contractive uterine spasms; with discharge of coagula.
Sensation of heaviness in region of neck of womb; rising or sitting down causes a soreness and distress in that region.
Pressure towards genitals in morning; prolapsus uteri, from straining or lifting, or after miscarriage; bearing down towards sacrum, with ineffectual urging to urinate.
Burning, heaviness and sticking in uterus.
Pain as if bruised in neck of uterus. ~ Metritis.
Uterine fibroid.
Congestion of blood to uterus, pressing weight and heat.
Metrorrhagia at climaxis, from high living.
Uterine hemorrhage of six weeks duration, beginning every morning at three and lasting until eleven.
Menses: too early and profuse; occur too soon and last too long; flow dark, oversensitive to nervous impressions; faints easily, especially in a warm room; navel feels drawn in; a few days before the time and rather too copious, or keeping on for several days longer, with complaints at onset and remaining after it is over; recur even on fourteenth day; irregular, never at right time; sensation of constriction about hypogastrium; interrupted and beginning again; with spasms and headache; with nausea in morning, chilliness and attacks of faintness.
Cramping pains in uterine region, causing her to double up and cry; must stay in bed; pressing painful sensation extending from uterus upward to umbilicus and often to region of stomach, causing great nausea; attacks of fainting; chilliness with heat and redness of face; menses preceded and accompanied by pressure in forehead and vertex. ~ Dysmenorrhea.
Dysmenorrhea: twisting pains moving about abdomen, with sickness of stomach; crampy and stitching pains in pelvic region; soreness across pubis; cramps in bladder; constant unsuccessful urging to defecate; after all sorts of drugs and painkillers.
Eight days before menses pain appears in lower abdomen; stitches, tearing, pressure and tension extending deep into pelvis; pains agg. two hours after beginning of menses, when the stitching and tearing extend to knees; cannot stretch legs which are painfully and spasmodically flexed; hypogastrium very sensitive to pressure; amel. from warmth of bed. ~ Dysmenorrhea.
During and after menses, appearance of new and aggravation of old symptoms.
Menses very scanty, continuing but a day, preceded and followed by copious leucorrhea; appetite poor; obstinate constipation; difficult, imperfect digestion and defective assimilation. ~ Amenorrhea.
Crampy, stitching pains in pelvis; soreness across pubes.
Uterine pains running down.
Leucorrhea: fetid, staining yellow; painless, yellow mucus.
Internal swelling of vagina, like a prolapsus, with burning pain, which makes external touch intolerable.
Burning in pudenda.
Prolapsed vagina from heavy lifting.
Gnawing, itching eruption on pudendum.
Tingling and itching of vulva, causing onanism.
Corrosive itching eruption on vulva. ~ Pruritus vulvae.


Constant severe hiccough so that she could not eat, drink or sleep; beginning pain in abdomen; fourteen days after labor; primipara.
Morning sickness, nausea and vomiting during pregnancy; constipation; excessive irritability.
Gulping up of bitter, sour fluid at night; nausea early in morning, and after a meal, with vomiting, constant pain and pressure in pit of stomach as from a stone; cannot bear anything tight around stomach; constipation. ~ Reflex gastric derangement during pregnancy.
During pregnancy: morning sickness; jaundice; colic; difficult breathing from upward pressure; frequent urging to urinate; varicose veins attributable to high living; hemorrhoids.
Threatened abortion due to varicosed condition of uterus brought about by frequently recurring congestions; uterus in a relaxed condition.
Threatened abortion, or retained placenta after abortion or parturition, with a constant feeling of uneasiness in rectum as though bowels ought to be moved.
Profuse hemorrhage after abortion at three months; flow agg. at 3 A. M.
False pains (seventh month).
Labor pains: excessive, violent; spasmodic, cause urging to stool or to urinate; cause fainting; agg. in back; are too violent; must stand or walk about; wants back rubbed; likes to have room warm; nearly or entirely cease.
Somnolence; unconscious of what had occurred; face red, lips dark, dry; tongue dry, covered with brown fur; wild expression of eyes; grating of teeth; sticks out tongue; twitching of muscles of face; mouth filled with reddish mucus; respiration nearly suppressed; skin dry, hot; pulse scarcely perceptible; twitching of whole body which was cold and pale. ~ Puerperal convulsions.
After-pains violent and protracted; in irritable women.
Metritis after parturition.
Lochia scant and offensive, with bearing-down pains.
Nipples painful during suckling, with little or no soreness or rawness.
Severe tensive pains in nipples, particularly when nursing; nipples sore, presenting a white point in centre, but no suppuration.
Caking of milk in right breast after neglecting to nurse child for several days from this breast; whole breast tense, but doughy and painless.


Hoarseness: with roughness and scraping in throat; catarrhal, with viscid mucus.
Tension and pain in larynx and bronchia; itching provokes cough.
Dry, painful catarrh in larynx, agg. early in morning; hands and feet hot.
Acute catarrhal laryngitis, chilliness, headache and stoppage of nose; from exposure to drafts, or sitting in a cold room.
Spasmodic constriction of larynx after midnight, suffocating spells.
Tickling itching in trachea in middle of sternum provokes cough.
Adherent mucus high up in trachea provokes cough.
Shortness of breath, sore cough and great sensibility of bronchial tubes; cough agg. at night; expectoration copious, of saltish taste, white. ~ Bronchitis.
Chronic bronchitis of old people.


Breathing: short, oppressed and hard; oppressed, from tightness around hypochondria; tight, with hacking cough.
Dyspnea: from pressure upward of diaphragm in consequence of accumulation of gas; at night, on waking from frightful dreams, she could scarcely catch her breath; in evening and morning; on slightest exertion, so that he cannot work, patient lives well, drinks from six to nine cups of coffee daily and uses an enormous quantity of tobacco.
Anxious oppression of chest; as from a load.
Compression, chest as if drawn together, at night in bed.
Asthma, spasmodic constriction of lower part of thorax.
Asthmatic constriction transversely through chest, when walking and ascending.
On motion or exertion, constriction of chest and dyspnea, must stand still; suffocative constriction of chest in evening on attempting to step into bed, must sleep sitting in a chair; very severe attack after midnight towards morning, cannot sit; severe dyspnea, constriction and oppression of chest as of a heavy load; attacks last several hours, during which time he supports him-self by leaning with hands upon table; slow, loud, whistling respiration; severe dry cough, shocks causing pain in head and abdomen; anxiety, sense of suffering throughout body; suffers from gastric troubles.
Sudden violent attack of asthma while working; every attempt to work brought on paroxysm; amel. when keeping quiet; appetite good; tongue clean; gums pale; stool solid and brown; precordia tense.
Awakened every night after being asleep an hour by an intolerable sense of suffocation; forced to sit up in bed and for half an hour or an hour felt as if room had been exhausted of air; felt as if he must die; each successive attack increased in duration and intensity. ~ Nervous asthma.
Spasmodic asthma, caused by anxious dreams; sensation as if clothing were too tight; hysterical or hypochondriacal subjects.
Asthma from congestion of blood to chest; sensation of oppression; skin warm; inclination to sweat; pulse increased, full, hard.
Asthma appearing about 1st of May for several years; profound nervous debility; could neither lie down nor sit up with comfort on account of distress of breathing; amel. in open air, although scarcely able to stand when supported on either side; completely worn out from protracted suffering, from loss of sleep and inability to take food.
Spasmodic asthma from earliest youth, agg. at beginning of Fall, gradually subsiding as Spring sets in; increasing in severity each year.
Asthma with fullness in stomach; amel. after belching; oppression mornings, or after eating; spasmodic constriction of lower part of chest, agg. from cold air exercise.
Short, slow, stridulous breathing.
Spasms of chest from vapor of copper or arsenic.

COUGH. [27]

Cough: causes headache as if skull would burst; racking, with pain in stomach and abdomen as if bruised; violent, little or no expectoration; dry, fatiguing, from titillation in larynx; agg. after midnight and in morning; agg. after eating; with vomiting or bleeding from nose or mouth; dry, persistent, fatiguing, about midnight, if she lies upon back, disappearing when lying on side; dry from midnight till daybreak; at night, preventing sleep; from exercise, thinking or reading; violent before rising in morning, with expectoration of clotted blood and soreness in chest; hoarse, dry and hollow; convulsive, excited by tickling in throat; scraping cough; from adherent mucus high up in trachea; dry with rattling of mucus; dry in evening and loose in morning; of nervous or gastric origin; stomach cough; cough of students; after gaping, or if gaping excites cough; agg. from mental effort, ascending, cold, exertion, on awaking, from tobacco, drinking, eating, beer; amel. from warm drinks.
Desire to eat during cough.
Spasmodic cough with retching.
Sputa: yellow; grey; cold mucus; sour or sweetish, bright red blood.
Bad cough; shortness of breath; pain in chest; cheeks sunken and bright red; bitter taste in mouth; pain in stomach and bowels; no appetite.
Rough, dry, deep cough, from dryness in larynx, with tension and pain in bronchi. ~ Bronchitis chronic.
Whooping cough: during coughing spell severe pain in region of umbilicus as if everything there was being shattered and torn; vomiting, gagging, choking spells, with bluish face and pain in abdomen; agg. morning and after eating; constipation; after cough mixtures; agg. in morning; splitting headache, child holds its head, face blue; bleeding from eyes, nose and mouth.


Pressing in chest as from a heavy load.
Tightness across chest; during coryza; during chill.
Roughness and rawness in chest.
Scraping in chest, causing hawking.
Burning on chest.
Sensation as if something were torn loose in chest.
Intercostal neuralgia, amel. when lying on well side.
Angina pectoris; loss of appetite and accumulation of gas in bowels.
Congestion to chest, with heat and burning.
Haemoptysis: from anger; suppressed hemorrhoidal flow; debauchery; in drunkards.
Catarrhal fever, with or without coryza; chilliness; creeping chills seem to spread over bones, first in one locality, then in another, appearing on motion and frequently alternating with flushes of heat; come on in afternoon and gradually grow in intensity, amel. near warm stove; scratching sensation in pharynx; agg. mornings, causing hoarseness, hawking and rough cough.
In infantile chest diseases after much medication, when there are present a smouldering fever, severe cough and willfullness.
Shooting pains from centre of sternum around chest, on coughing. ~ Pleurisy.
Inflammation of diaphragm; grasping, rooting pain, with nausea or vomiting; nervous persons.
Violent pain shooting inward in right side of chest, agg. breathing deeply, turning in bed, speaking and lying on painful side; breathing short; teasing cough, with tenacious, frothy, bloody expectoration, ejected blood being of a brownish color; with cough involuntary passage of urine; tearing in right shoulder, agg. moving affected part; aching and tearing in head; weakness, from disturbed sleep; frequent chills, with rigor and goose-skin; sour-smelling perspiration; great thirst; rapid pulse; no appetite; furred tongue; peevish, dejected spirits. ~ Pneumonia.
Pneumonia: of the aged, also of children, with catarrhal irritation; spasmodic dry cough, or cough with difficult expectoration and oppression of chest; in hypochondriacal subjects, or in those suffering from hemorrhoids; gastric and bilious symptoms pronounced; catarrhal symptoms predominate over inflammatory; of drunkards; accompanied by catarrh of bronchia; in sick people compelled to lie a long time upon back; with delirium tremens; after suppression of hemorrhoidal flow from becoming chilled; when hepatization occurs, without fever, cough or any marked symptoms indicating a lung affection.
Spasms of chest from vapor of copper or arsenic.


Palpitation: on lying down; heart feels tired; frequent belching; spasmodic, with sense of fluttering at pit of stomach; on lying down after dinner; in frequent short paroxysms, with pulsating throbs in direction of heart; from mental emotions, or protracted study; after coffee, wine or liquors; from indigestion; with nausea and vomiting; with orgasm of blood.
Distension, aching pains and anguish in region of heart and hypochondria.
Angina pectoris: agg. at night; constricting pains with anguish, patient cries out; pain affects whole thorax, extends to left arm, anterior part of neck, lower jaw, back and region of kidneys; pains end with discharge of flatus and profuse clear urine; during attacks at night patient lies upon knees, with body bent backward; attacks caused and aggravated by motion or mental disturbances; with loss of appetite and accumulation of gas in bowels; from using coffee, tobacco or alcoholic stimulants to excess.
Dilatation of heart, with nervous palpitation.
Hypertrophy of heart from portal obstruction.
Pulse: hard, full, accelerated; small, rapid; intermits every four or five beats.
Portal stasis.


Tearing pain, in paroxysms, in nape of neck, in evening.
Cervico-brachial neuralgia, neck stiff, agg. in morning and after eating and from touch.
Rheumatism of muscles of neck, with or without tearing, drawing pains; head generally drawn to one side and moved with great difficulty.
Neck stiff, with heaviness; from cold.
Torticollis, head drawn to left side; after fright; due to spinal disease.
Tension and aching between shoulder blades; burning, pressing, as from a stone or stitches.
Burning, tearing, drawing, lacerating or bruised pains in back.
Gets out of bed at 4 A. M. on account of pain in back, amel. from rising and walking about. ~ Pregnancy.
Pain in back starts from posterior wall of stomach and spreads under short ribs of left side, obliging patient to bend forward.
Sudden stitches in back when turning, with dull pain while sitting.
Strong aversion to air, cannot turn in bed, if air is let in under bedclothes it makes him chilly.
Backache, must sit up to turn in bed.
Pains in small of back, as if bruised or broken; agg. 3 or 4 A. M.
Sensation in small of back as if lame. ~ After difficult parturition.
Pain in back after lifting; begins in lower lumbar vertebrae and extends to hypochondria.
Pain across loins passing to hips.
Rheumatism of back, lumbago.
Spinal irritation; backache in lumbar region, agg. in bed; sudden loss of power in legs in morning; hands and feet go to sleep easily; stiffness and tension in hollow of knees; clothing about waist feels too tight; sensation as of a band about waist; desire to lie down; numbness and formication along spine and into extremities.
Spine affected by sexual excesses; complete prostration.
Spinal weakness and general debility, with difficult evacuation of scybalous stools.
Spinal anemia; subjects who use sewing machines, or are confined to house; bowels constipated; ineffectual attempts to defecate or urinate.
Myelitis and early stages of locomotor ataxia, especially when occurring from exposure to cold or from sexual excess.
Multiple sclerosis, especially in beginning, with gastralgic attacks, vertigo, etc.
Progressive locomotor ataxy from alcoholism.
Lateral spinal sclerosis.


Shoulders pain as if bruised; paralytic heaviness with weak arms.
Soreness in shoulder joint.
Drawing in arms, extending from shoulder to finger, with sensation as if arm were asleep; loss of motion of arm, especially at night.
Drawing pain from shoulder to fingers.
Sensation of sudden loss of power of arm in morning.
Paralysis of left arm; loss of sensation and mobility; sensation of beating and throbbing as if blood would be jerked out of veins.
Paresis of arms, with shocks as if blood would start out of vessels.
Arms and hands go to sleep; numb, stiff feeling.
Herpes on inside of right forearm.
Veins on hands and arms prominent.
Hands cold and sweaty, with cold nose.
A peculiar feeling of duplication of touch, and an almost painful sensation in ring and little fingers of right hand after being pressed upon during sleep.
Whitlow in last phalanx of left thumb, gradually increasing; suppuration in palmar surface of finger not reaching to tip; throbbing pain, sometimes with burning, agg. from warmth, warm water, letting hand hang down and in evening after sunset; amel. in bed.


Darting pains from toes to hip, or from trochanter to hollow of knee, agg. at stool, from motion or lifting, and at night.
Severe pains extending downward from trochanter to popliteal space; cries out when moving in bed; pains particularly severe when patient is lifted up or attempts to stand, it seems then as if upper part of thigh was being broken; agg. at night with anxious sweat; constipation, stool accompanied by severe pains, causing him to cry out, thus spending much time before evacuation is accomplished. ~ Ischias.
Drawing, tearing, from below upward; amel. from hot water; limb stiff and contracted; parts feel paralyzed and cold; lies best on painless side; agg. during stool and in morning; costive; sedentary habits; addicted to alcoholic stimulants. ~ Sciatica.
Pain extends from toes into hip; constipation; severe pains drawing into foot during an evacuation. ~ Ischias.
Muscles of thighs and knees painful, as if beaten or bruised.
Alternate contraction and relaxation of muscles of legs.
Paralytic drawing in muscles of thighs and calves painful on walking.
Sensation of sudden loss of power in lower extremities, in morning.
When walking, legs tremble; unsteady gait; drags feet.
Trembling of lower limbs and stiffness.
Tottering and unsteadiness of lower extremities; staggering when walking.
Numbness and deadness of legs.
Sensation of paralysis, feeling as of a painful stripe down inside of thigh.
Violent colic (treated with narcotics and purgatives) followed by paresis of lower extremities, so that she could neither walk nor stand; feeling of weight and stiffness in lower extremities, as if made of wood, with inability to stand or move, though sensibility of affected parts is not lost; when lying, can draw up thigh a little, but it is only with difficulty that she can move leg; crawling and formication in paralyzed parts, with a feeling of heat, extending from feet over legs and knees, most frequently at night. ~ Paresis crurum.
Paralysis of lower limbs: from overexertion, getting wet, sexual excesses or after apoplexy; limbs cold, bluish, emaciated; jerks, tension of muscles, formication.
Stiffness of lower extremities remaining after an attack of meningitis spinalis.
Red swelling of leg with dark, painful spots; bruised, sore sensation low down in abdomen, with frequent desire to urinate and to defecate; powerless, bruised sensation in legs; loss of appetite, great depression of spirits. ~ Phlegmasia alba dolens.
Bright red swelling of legs, with black, painful spots.
Frequently recurring boils, mostly on posterior part of thigh.
Sensation in hollows of knees as if tendons were too short, when rising from a seat.
Painful swelling of knee.
Knee joint feels dry, with cracking when moved.
Arthritic inflammation of knees, also nodosities.
Gout of knees after an attack of tertian ague with tophi and sensation of lameness of joints.
Small boils on knees stiffening whole leg; also on thigh.
Rash on knee.
Pain in right leg and calf of leg, agg. from coughing and slightest motion; amel. from warmth.
Cramps in calves at night, also in soles, must stretch feet.
Falling asleep (deadness) of soles.
Cannot stand without support of cane; makes a few steps with difficulty, dragging foot after him; foot paralyzed, cold and without sensation.
Erysipelas of foot or knee in irritable subjects, particularly women; bright red swelling with severe pain, but no development of vesicles.
Itching, burning in toes as from freezing.
Superficial inflammation, with bright red swelling, with burning itching or when tumefied parts crack and bleed. ~ Chilblains.
Violent throbbing in chilblains, in Summer.
Chilblains with bleeding rhagades.
Corns: soreness in corns.


Aching, drawing or bruised pains in limbs; agg. during motion and at night.
Sick feeling through all limbs; languor, dread of motion.
Great weariness and relaxation of all the limbs, after taking the open air.
Trembling of limbs and jerking of heart.
Sensation of sudden loss of power of arm and lower extremities, in morning.
Incomplete paralysis of upper and lower extremities, affected as if asleep and heavy as lead.
Rheumatism attacking mostly muscles of trunk and large joints; pale, tensive swelling; numbness and twitching, agg. from least jar and from cold.
Miliary eruption on arms and thighs.
Fingers and toes red with burning and itching, as if frozen.


Rest: headache amel.; ringing in ears amel.
Lying down in bed: syncope; on painless side, headache amel.; headache agg.; eye symptoms agg.; facial neuralgia amel.; twitching of muscles of face; on painful side, toothache agg.; nausea and frantic feeling going off; no protrusion of rectum; desire to urinate agg.; asthma with sneezing; palpitation.
Must lie down: tertian chill; great relief when doing so.
Lying on back: head amel.; pain in kidney amel.; cough agg.; with head low, hands above head.
Lying on side: cough disappears; not affected, intercostal neuralgia and sciatica amel.; affected, pains in chest agg.
Can lie only on abdomen: hemorrhoids.
Lies upon knees with body bent backward: angina pectoris.
Cannot lie on right side: pain in kidney.
Must sit up in bed: sense of suffocation.
Raising head: syncope.
Holding head erect: a stupid feeling.
Bending head down: as if something heavy fell into forehead.
Leaning head against something: head amel.
Child holds its head: whooping cough.
Rising from seat or bed: syncope; pain in right kidney agg.; causes soreness in neck of womb.
Sitting: tenesmus; pain in spermatic cord amel.; causes soreness in womb; dull pain in back.
Must sit up to turn over in bed: backache.
Must sleep sitting in a chair: constriction of chest.
Bending forward: amel. pain in stomach.
Stooping: syncope; congestion to head; headache agg.
Supports himself leaning with hands upon table: constriction of chest.
Standing: neuralgia of trigeminus agg.; tenesmus; pain in spermatic cord agg.; impossible, paresis of lower limbs.
Slides down in bed: typhoid.
Must double up: uterine pain; pain in back.
Letting hand hang down: whitlow agg.
When attempt is made to stand: seems as if upper part of thigh was being broken.
Attempts to stand up in bed: typhoid.
Must stretch foot: cramps in soles.
Motion: excessive sensitiveness in brain; ringing in ears returns; of nose, causes soreness; facial neuralgia agg.; the least, causes chilliness; region of liver agg.; abdominal muscles painful; pain in left kidney agg.; constriction of chest; creeping chills; of shoulder, increases pain; causes and aggravates attacks of angina pectoris; pains from toes to hips agg.; of knee joint causes cracking; slightest, pain in right leg agg.; aching in limbs agg.; brings on spasms; of right leg causes him to start and distort face; bruised pain in limbs agg.; chilliness agg.
Slightest exertion: dyspnea; asthma; heat agg.
When moving in bed: pains from trochanter to popliteal space agg.
Turning in bed: pain in small of back, sudden stitches.
Swallowing: pain in ears; stinging or stitches in throat.
Must stand or walk about: labor pains.
Walking: syncope; brain feels shattered; brain seems to shake; shocks; facial neuralgia agg.; abdomen sore; pain in right kidney; constricting pain in spermatic cord agg.; asthmatic constriction of chest; pain in back amel.; staggering; impossible, paresis of lower limbs; drags feet.
Ascending: cough agg.
Exercise: toothache amel.; asthma agg.; cough; of affected part causes spasmodic contraction.

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Oversensitiveness: to external impressions, odors, light, noise or music, a slight current of air; to trifling ailments; every harmless word offends, even suitable medicine aggravates.
Great reflex excitability.
Slightest touch of hand immediately brought on spasms.
Stitches through body in jerks, feels sore all over, agg. mornings.
Violent, contractive, painful sensation through whole body.
Sensation in muscles of limbs, back, scapulae, etc., as if something in them were drawn back and forth; more spasmodic than painful.
Shooting pains in head, face almost purple; suddenly leaving head it attacks bowels, causing her to scream violently; at the same time darting pains in arms and legs; constant urging to urinate, could pass but little light-colored urine; skin very dry. ~ Neuralgia.
Sudden shocks from some part of body to brain. ~ Cerebro-spinal meningitis.
Painful cramps in calves or toes, must stand still while walking, agg. at night, plethoric, well-nourished old people.
Every evening crawling in hands and feet extending to epigastrium, where there is a pressure, with great anxiety and nausea; from epigastrium it extends to throat, as if she would choke; thence it goes into head and she loses consciousness; spasmodic motions of hands and feet; after a short time a general, warm sweat, and consciousness returns. ~ Hysteria.
Hysteria: convulsive form; tetanic spasms; no loss of consciousness; spasms brought on by touch, motion or slightest noise; great anxiety; outbursts of anger; great trembling, blueness of hands and nails; complete anesthesia; with profuse menses.
Convulsive twitching of single muscles or of a single limb.
Spasms, with tetanic rigidity of nearly all the muscles of body, with interruptions of a few minutes during which the muscles are relaxed.
Limbs drawn up with a sudden jerk to body and then forcibly thrust out; whole body would be tossed to right side, then on back again; face, hands and limbs cold; pulse almost imperceptible; after every spasmodic toss of body head would roll to one side, without any power of cervical muscles to control it; lips and cheeks flabby; eyes expressionless; conscious of the spasms and felt his strength fast ebbing away. ~ Spasms following pneumonia and typhoid fever.
Short, rattling breathing; spasmodic twitching of body; head retracted; bloating of abdomen; stool hard, delayed; frequent crying. ~ Eclampsia.
Tetanic spasms after getting wet and catching cold; limbs first affected, then back, latter becoming so stiff that she seemed like one suffering from catalepsy; at times single twitches occurred, accompanied by outcries; lips blue; respiration very difficult, at times even suspended; several attacks occurred during night (towards morning), each lasting longer than previous one, last attack of about three hours' duration; attacks followed by great prostration of limbs.
Muscles of fingers and thumbs firmly and painfully contracted and strongly pressed against palms, so that she was unable to open hands, and any attempt to forcibly open them caused severe pain; pains in calves. ~ Tonic spasm.
Ten days after cut on right side of forehead, difficulty of swallowing, with stiffness of muscles of neck and jaw; after three days jaw rigidly closed; head constantly thrown backward; at intervals of from half an hour to an hour, violent painful paroxysms, during which whole body was thrown into a spasm, limbs extended, hands and feet drawn inward (towards thumbs and great toes), head and trunk bent backward like a bow, muscles of chest rigid, impeding respiration to such a degree that face became purple, intellect clear; harassing cough between paroxysms closely resembling a sneeze, owing to spasmodic closure of lips coming on with every attempt to cough; almost any peripheral irritation, swallowing fluids, attempt to pry open mouth, or moving patient, would induce spasmodic action of muscles of face and upper part of body, and, if long continued, bring on violent contractions involving whole muscular system; wound had scarcely healed any and was filled with a black slough. ~ Traumatic tetanus.
Tetanus, characterized by opisthotonos; clonic spasms are particularly severe, and the suffering so great that the patient groans continually.
Severe clonic spasms every five or ten minutes; lips blue; eyes protruded; lower extremities stiff; with each spasm forced out a piercing cry so loud as to waken neighbors; foam at mouth; least motion, moving fingers or eyes, or touching lips with spoon, brought on spasm. ~ Strychnia poisoning.
Convulsions: from emotions, as anger; from indigestion; following abuse of alcohol; preceded by constipation, jaundice, etc.; begin with an aura from epigastrium; opisthotonos and emprosthotonos, with consciousness; limbs rigid and go to sleep; choreic, with numbness; renewed by bright light, sudden jar, noise or least touch; deep sleep follows; of extremities; epileptic, bending head backward; trismus; in inner parts; brought on by pressure over solar plexus.
Chorea, spinal, sensation of numbness in affected muscles; crawling sensation in parts attacked; unsteady gait; feet drag; movements renewed by least touch, but amel. by firm, steady pressure; suddenly sleepy and falls to floor, sleep lasts one or two minutes, when he rises and goes about his work. ~ Epilepsy.
Severe and frequent attacks of epilepsy; frothing at mouth; twitching of limbs; mental disturbance brings on an attack; despondent, dissatisfied.
Feeling as if bruised all over.
Sensation of anxiousness in body.
Sensation of heaviness of body, alternating with sensation of lightness.
General languor; inclination to sit or lie down and be alone.
Sudden failing of strength; great weariness; greater in morning after rising than in evening on going to bed.
Heat of Summer insupportable; slightest exercise produces fatigue, with sleepiness and gastric ailments.
Great nervous debility: with oversensitiveness of all senses; from night watching, cannot walk on account of giving out of lower extremities, knees knock together; from use of coffee, wine, etc., with heaviness and trembling of limbs, especially early, or after a walk in open air.
Tremulous sensation over whole body in morning.
Trembling all over, mostly of hands; in drunkards.
Great excitement, with trembling of bowels and nerves generally.
Tendency to faint: from odors; in morning; after eating; after attacks feels very sick or weak; after a walk in open air; after every labor pain; after vomiting spells or diarrheic stools.
Depression following overstimulation.
Paralysis: parts cold, numb, emaciated; caused by apoplexy or cerebral softening, with vertigo and weak memory; after sexual excesses; after abuse of alcohol; after spasms; after poisoning with Arsenic; after diphtheria; after fits of anger; labio-glosso pharyngea; multiple sclerosis; after mental exertion combined with sedentary habits; from exhaustion of spinal cord, spinal anemia, reflex para and hemiplegia, or white softening, or where paresis of motor nerve centres remains after all signs of irritation have passed; incomplete, power of motion not entirely gone, but impeded by painful twitchings and spasmodic contraction whenever affected part is exercised; of arm with violent jerks in it, as if blood would start out of veins; staggering walk, when he walks drags feet, cannot lift them; numbness and deadness of lower legs; spasmodic contractions occur whenever the affected parts are exercised.
Hemiplegia, left side, could not raise his arm and could scarcely hobble across room; attack caused by excessive hard work, loss of sleep and overindulgence in tobacco.
Hemiplegia, left side, after diphtheria.
Paralysis of right arm and leg resulting from poisoning by Morphium aceticum.
Partial paralysis of lower limbs from overexertion and being drenched in rain; drags limbs in walking; sensation of lower limbs impaired, feels a pin only when it penetrates deep enough to draw blood; legs cold, bluish; constipation; burning at anus; occipital headache; no painful spot in whole length of spine. ~ Locomotor ataxy.
Intense headache in occiput; dizziness; pain in eyes; furred tongue; bad taste, nausea, vomiting; great tenderness of abdomen, with spasmodic pains and watery diarrhea; all symptoms except tenderness recur every other day; nightly restlessness, paroxysms of pain; constipation. ~ Progressive locomotor ataxy.

SLEEP. [37]

Stupor-like sleep, in morning.
Stupor, lower jaw dropped; deep sleep.
Yawning, with stretching of limbs; chilliness.
Drowsy all day, agg. after meals.
Cannot keep from falling asleep in evening while sitting, hours before bedtime, and wakes at 3 or 4 A. M.; falls into a dreamy sleep at daybreak, from which he is hard to arouse and then feels tired and weak.
During sleep: blowing, snoring expiration.
Always seeks to lie on back during sleep, with head low, arms above head, so that hands lie on nape of neck.
Violent starting on going to sleep.
Dreams: sad or frightful; of mutilations; confused; anxious; pursued by cats and dogs, etc.; about fatal accidents; of quarreling; about exerting the mind; amorous.
Whimpering and moaning in sleep, waking from troubled, busy dreams, frightened, as if some one were in room. ~ Mania a potu. ~ Typhus.
Weeping and talking during sleep.
Nightmare after a heavy supper or alcoholic beverages; during sleep blowing, snoring respiration; dreams full of bustle and hurry; springs up delirious, has frightful visions; awakens in fright from least noise.
Goes to sleep late from crowding of thoughts.
Sleeplessness after midnight.
Awakens at 3 A. M.; ideas crowd upon him; if he falls asleep again he awakens much fatigued; morning sleep aggravates all complaints.
Insomnia, after mental strain, abuse of coffee, wine, liquor, opium or tobacco.
Better after a short sleep, unless aroused.

TIME. [38]

Towards morning: cramps in stomach.
At 3 A. M.: ideas crowd upon him; restless sleep with nausea and vomiting; hemorrhage agg.; pains in small of back agg.; wakes with many complaints; falls into a heavy sleep.
At 4 A. M.: diphtheria agg.; gets out of bed with pain in back; awakens with mental anguish.
Before breakfast: waterbrash.
Morning: great weakness and lassitude; as if stupefied; syncope; reeling; heaviness of head; tensive pain in head; stitches in head; burning pain in head; headache as if he had not slept; pain in middle of brain; headache with bilious, sour vomiting; pressing headache; head drawn to shoulder amel.; irritable; intolerance of light agg.; photophobia; vision of left eye lost; pain in eye agg.; hot lachrymation agg.; trachoma and follicular conjunctivitis agg.; smarting, itching in lids agg.; on opening eyes cannot tolerate light, ophthalmia agg.; conjunctivitis agg.; margin of eyelid agg.; pressure in upper lids agg.; smarting, dry sensation in inner canthi; burning and itching of lids agg.; pains in ears agg.; frequent sneezing; coryza fluent; pain in forehead agg.; nosebleed; facial neuralgia agg.; neuralgia of trigeminus; taste bad; taste sour; breath offensive; dryness of mouth without thirst; thirst; putrid eructations; during sweat, qualmishness, nausea; colic and pressure; pain in small of back; watery diarrhea; weakness in legs on rising; pressure under short ribs as from incarcerated flatus; pains in abdominal ring; retching; dysentery agg.; great drowsiness; itching, burning in neck of bladder; painful erections; metritis agg.; pressure towards genitals; dry, painful catarrh agg.; dyspnea; cough agg.; cough violent before rising; pain around umbilicus; whooping cough agg.; scratching sensation in pharynx; cervico-brachial neuralgia agg.; sudden loss of power in legs; sudden loss of power of arms; early, paresis of arms; sudden loss of power of legs; feels sore all over; failing of strength; tendency to faint; stuporlike sleep; sleep agg. all complaints; chilliness of back and limbs with painfullness of skin; chill lasts till; chill with constipation; sweat.
At 9 A. M.: intermittent neuralgia appears.
At 11 A. M.: chill lasting one hour.
Forenoon: sits still and absorbed; facial neuralgia.
Day: coryza fluent; alternate diarrhea and constipation; great drowsiness; enuresis; after midday nap erections; drowsy.
At 2 P. M.: attack of pain in face ceases; intermittent neuralgia ceases.
At 3 P. M.: pressure in stomach.
Afternoon: excited and chatty; lost vision returned; facial neuralgia; creeping chills; chill.
Evening: excited and chatty; headache amel.; head drawn to one side agg.; moving nose, soreness of margin of nostrils; twitching of muscles of face; drawing in teeth; pricking in teeth; pains in stomach; dyspnea; constriction of chest; tearing pain in neck; whitlow agg. after sunset; irresistible drowsiness; chilliness after lying down; fever appears; itching agg.
Night: syncope; tensive pain in head; photophobia amel.; tearing pains in eyes wake him; itching in ears disturbs rest; coryza agg.; coryza stopped; drawing in teeth; bloody saliva runs from mouth; wakes with a feeling of impending suffocation; vomiting and diarrhea; itching of hemorrhoids; voids most urine; enuresis; pressure to urinate; sleepless on account of pain in testicles; pain in left kidney agg.; cough agg.; waking from frightful dreams; chest as if drawn together; angina pectoris agg.; loss of power of arm; paresis of arms agg.; pains from toes to hip agg.; ischias agg.; paresis crurum agg.; cramps in calves and soles; aching in limbs agg.; several attacks of spasms; sleeplessness; bruised pains in limbs.
After midnight: clawing in stomach; renal colic; wakes and lies awake for hours; spasmodic constriction of larynx; cough agg.; till daybreak cough dry; sleepless; sweat.


Worse in dry, generally amel. in wet weather.
Bad effects from sitting on cold stones.
Excessive sensitiveness to open air; liability to take cold.
Likes to have room warm and to be well covered.
Open air: syncope; headache agg.; nose filled up; lachrymation amel.; facial neuralgia; colic; aversion to; flatulence amel.; asthma amel.; weariness and relaxation of all limbs; after a walk tendency to faint; chilliness; heat agg.; eyes sensitive; teeth sensitive; draft, sensitive.
In room: coryza fluent.
If air is let in under bedclothes, chill, cannot turn over.
Aversion to uncovering: heat with red face.
Does not tolerate covering: heat over body during sweat.
Wrapping up: headache amel.
Warm room: headache amel.; pains in ears agg.; lachrymation agg.; faints easily; is desired in labor-pains.
Warmth: toothache amel.; pains in abdomen amel.; of stove amel. chills; whitlow agg.; pain in right leg amel.; does not amel. coldness of whole body.
Sunshine: headache agg.
Heat of Summer: insupportable.
Hot weather: gastric and bilious fevers.
Hot weather: amel. pain in leg.
Hot drinks: hiccough; gastralgia amel.; cough amel.
Near fire: pains in forehead agg.
Getting wet; tetanic spasms; partial paralysis of lower limbs; feet, ague.
Bathing: does not amel. burning pain in eye.
Wet weather: facial neuralgia agg.; wet and warm, gastric and bilious fever.
Stormy weather: headache agg.
Dry wind: takes cold in head.
Dry cold weather: coryza.
Cold: head agg.; toothache agg.; air causes rawness in fauces; drinks cause hiccough; rooms caused laryngitis; air, asthma agg.; cough agg.
Cold water: toothache agg.; pain in tongue agg.

FEVER. [40]

Coldness of whole body, with blue hands; neither amel. by warmth of stove nor by covering.
Chilliness: on back and limbs, in morning, with painfullness of skin, as if it had been frozen; numbness in limbs, like that caused by cold weather; in back and over arms (not on hands), in evening after lying down; with shivering, after drinking; from slightest contact with open air; with hot face; alternating with heat; from slightest motion.
Chill: begins in back, limbs or whole body, not amel. by warmth; evening and night in bed, lasting till morning; with pain in small of back and sacrum; with thirst; as soon as he moves bedclothes; preceded by intolerable drawing pain through thighs and legs, obliging him to alternately draw them up and stretch them out; congestive, with vertigo, headache, etc.; in afternoon, goes to sleep between chill and heat; agg. when moving and from drinking; alternating with heat; mornings, with constipation (in nursing children).
Heat: with internal chilliness; of single parts while others are chilly; alternating with chilliness; with overexcited senses, agg. from external impressions; with anxiety and restlessness; internal burning through whole body; dry, over whole body, does not tolerate covering; with thirst; violent, long-lasting, with great thirst; with red face and aversion to uncovering; of hands and feet which must be covered, because cold causes intolerable pain; at night, without thirst; agg. during least exertion or in open air; ascending from throat; sometimes precedes chill.
During fever a round spot at pit of stomach two inches in diameter, feels hot to patient but feels cold to touch.
Sweat: light; without thirst; with chilliness from motion or allowing air to strike him; alternating with chill; profuse after severest paroxysms, or attending congestive chill; only on right side; sour, cold and clammy; relieving pains in limbs; offensive; one-sided; after midnight and in morning; odor of musty straw; only on upper part of body; wants to throw off covers; during sleep, disappears on waking.
One-sided sweat, after typhoid fever; day or night, as soon as patient lay down to nap or to sleep, side uppermost commenced to perspire profusely; sweat warm and not offensive, disappearing on getting up.
Smouldering, lingering, obstinate, irritative fever; frequent, small, thumping pulse.
Gastric or bilious fevers in plethoric individuals or in those suffering from portal stasis, occurring in hot weather or in warm, wet days.
Slow fevers alternating with constipation and diarrhea.
Anticipating morning fever; chill with aching in limbs, gaping; blue nails, no thirst; then thirst, long-lasting fever, with stitches in temples; light sweat.
Chill every morning with neuralgia, commencing in temples and extending down ramus of inferior maxilla and posteriorly to occiput, with epistaxis.
Paroxysm preceded by yawning and stretching; shaking chill lasting five hours, with thirst and pain in joints; then heat and sweat; pain in head as if it would be torn asunder; yellowness of conjunctiva; bitter taste; white-coated tongue; constipation; urine red; sleeplessness at night on account of sweat. ~ Tertian ague.
Two months tertian chill at 7 A. M., lasting twenty minutes; nails blue; hot stage lasts ten minutes; sweat nearly all day; violent headache; must lie down.
Severe chill, with excessive vomiting of mucus; only cold and hot stages present; cold very severe, lasting about fifteen minutes; fever high, lasting eight hours.
Chill followed by dumb ague; partial paralysis of legs.
Ague after feet had become wet and cold; irritation of cauda equina manifested by appearance of pain when pressure is made upon spinal processes.
Chill at 11 A. M., lasting one hour; nails blue; (after Nux vom. an eruption appeared upon and about lips).
Chill in morning, with pain in stomach and left hypochondriac region; thirst begins before chill and lasts during heat; in apyrexia, dullness in head and loss of appetite; only cold things taste good.
Chill and heat mixed, one internal, the other external, or alternating; thirst for beer; portal congestion; apyrexia marked by gastric symptoms.
Irregular in paroxysm; may come on at any hour of day and return at same hour, or earlier or later.
Congestive chills, with vertigo, anguish, delirium, vivid visions, distended abdomen, stitches in sides and abdomen.
Children's intermittents; shaking chill, with blue-mottled skin, especially on covered parts; morning chill; thirst very great during chill and fever; great tendency to spasms (and even convulsions) as chill went off and sweat came on; bowels constipated with ineffectual urging to stool, especially in nursing children; appetite poor; urine red and fetid and generally a dry, hacking cough.
Intermittent: every Spring; anticipating; congestive; quotidian; tertian; quartan; monthly; after menses; apoplectic.
Nervous manifestations originating in spine and appearing in distant parts of body. ~ Ague.
Time: night or early morning; 6 to 7 A. M.; 11 A. M.
Rheumatic fever; vertigo, chilliness alternating with heat, pains in head, back and limbs; thirst; dryness of skin; scanty, dark urine; delayed stool; fever appears in evening; becoming agg. towards morning, but does not entirely disappear.
Typhoid fever; early period; vertigo; pressing headache, particularly in forehead; bitter taste; tongue generally moist and clean; pressure in epigastrium; little or no thirst; prostration in limbs; constipation; restless sleep, disturbed by dreams; alternate chilliness and heat; chilliness on slightest movement; dryness of front of mouth and tip of tongue; intolerance of impressions on external senses; great sensitiveness to open air; thirst, with aversion to water; strong desire to lie down and considerable relief on doing so.
Severe shaking chill, heat, headache, and on second day an erysipelatous inflammation of right leg; lies in bed as if intoxicated; recognizes on one, turns head from side to side, unintelligible muttering, for a moment regains his senses when roughly spoken to; great weakness of whole body, slides down in bed; at times speaks in a louder voice, but still unintelligibly, and attempts to stand up in bed; cheeks very red and burning hot, palms of hands hot, normal temperature of rest of body; pulse quick and weak; lips very dry; tongue black on dorsum, edges red and cracked; constipation of three days' duration; towards evening, when moments of intelligence appear; complains of tearing pains in head; cutting in abdomen, palpitation of heart, anxiety from which he cannot free himself, asks frequently for water but only moistens mouth, pushes all food away; although there is no sweat, an offensive, putrid odor is perceptible; right leg from knee to ankle swollen, bright red and covered with dark spots, particularly on calf of leg; least motion of affected leg causes him to start and distort face. ~ Typhoid.
Delirium; unquenchable thirst; tongue dry, brown; face fiery red; eyes bright, rolling; throbbing of carotids; pulse frequent and hard; skin dry, burning; respiration short; frequent slight, dry cough; abdomen distended and painful; burning pains in small of back becoming finally intolerable; sleep not to be thought of; throws herself about in bed, lamenting constantly; stool very infrequent, scanty, hard lumps; profuse discharge of blood from rectum, with syncope. ~ Typhus abdominalis.
Intense occipital headache, vertigo, pains in eyes, as from deranged stomach; mouth dry, parched, without much thirst; aversion to food, fainting turns; sick feeling through all the limbs; bruised pains in limbs agg. during motion and at night; great debility, with oversensitiveness of all the senses; sour, offensive sweat, which relieves pain in limbs. ~ Typhus recurrens.
Yellow fever; after drugging or in persons accustomed to drinking strong liquors; yellow skin; pale or yellowish face, especially around mouth and nose.


Alternately: despondent and buoyant; chilliness and heat; diarrhea and constipation; creeping chills and flushes of heat; contraction and relaxation of legs; feeling of heaviness and lightness of body; draws up limbs and stretches them out.
Periodical: pain in head; strabismus; bulimia, in afternoon; vomiting; pains in stomach; colic before breakfast; pressing, pinching pain, with retraction of abdomen; nausea; chills.
Every five or ten minutes: severe clonic spasm.
Every fifteen minutes: passages.
For fifteen minutes: very severe cold stage.
Every hour: scanty passages.
An hour or two after a meal: pressure in stomach.
Two hours after dinner: toothache agg.; epigastrium bloated.
Two hours after menses: pains agg.
For five hours: shaking chill.
Eight hours: fever lasts.
Every morning: pain in left side of forehead from 6 to 12 o'clock; at 8 o'clock pains along course of left supraorbital nerve; pains in stomach; erections; from 3 to 11 uterine hemorrhage; chill.
Every evening: crawling in hands and feet.
Every night: emissions; awakened by sense of suffocation.
Twenty-four hours: before spell of dyspepsia very hungry.
After sundown: pain in forehead amel.
Every other day: symptoms of locomotor ataxy recur.
Every second or third night: pollutions.
For three days: paralysis of all filaments of third pair of nerves of eye; constipation.
Three days after cut in forehead: jaw rigidly closed.
Every three or four days: stool.
Eight days before menses: pain in abdomen.
Ten days after cut in forehead: stiffness of muscles of neck and jaw.
For one week: double vision.
For six weeks: dull toothache; uterine hemorrhage.
For two months: at 7 A. M. tertian chill, lasting twenty minutes; hot stage lasts ten minutes.
Summer: trachoma and follicular conjunctivitis; violent throbbing in chilblains.
Every spring: intermittent neuralgia; intermittent fever.
For several years on first of May: asthma.
For six years: diarrhea.
For many years: spasms of stomach.


Right: automatic motions of hand to mouth; maxilla on side relaxed; bruised sensation on side of brain; inflammatory pains in frontal sinus; tearing pains in side of forehead; pain over eye and in temple; mouth drawn to side; tongue goes to side; diphtheria on side of throat; patches on tonsil; pain in shoulder; severe pain in side; great sensitiveness in region of kidney; pain in kidney extending to leg; colic in renal region extending to thigh; shooting side of chest; tearing in shoulder; herpes on inside of forearm; a feeling of duplication of touch in fingers; pain in leg and calf; aching in joint; whole body; tossed to side; paralysis of arm and leg; sweat only on side; inflammation of leg; leg from knee to ankle swollen and covered with spots.
Left: side completely paralyzed; grasps at head with hand; pressive pain over eye; pain in hemisphere of brain; stitches in temple; beating pain in side of forehead; head inclines to shoulder; drooping of eyelid; throbbing pain in eye; supraorbital neuralgia; eye seems to be pulled deep into cavity by pain; lachrymation; pupil enlarged; ringing and roaring in ear; face distorted on side, seemed longer than right; drink and food escape from corner of mouth; numbness and loss of sensation of side of tongue and face; at times arm weak and as if asleep; pain in upper molar; cramplike pain in side of abdomen; inguinal hernia; testicle swollen; side of scrotum swollen, hot; pain from spermatic cord to kidney; head drawn to side; pain under short ribs; paralysis of arm; whitlow in last phalanx of thumb; hemiplegia; in hypochondriac region.
From below upward: darting in limb.


Pain as if bruised in outer parts, especially where patient is cross about it, doesn't wish to see any one, or talk about it.
Feels uneasy and encumbered by clothes.
Itching or tickling, roughness or tension in inner parts.
Heaviness in outer and inner parts.
As if he would fall backward or to one side; as if room were turning in a circle; as if room were whirling; as if something heavy fell into head; as if head were immensely larger than his body; as if forehead were pressed in; as if he had not slept enough; as if eyes would be pressed out; headache, as if ulcerated; as if he had received a bruise over eye; as if pressing a nail into brain; pain as if over surface of brain; as if skull would burst; as if skull were pressed asunder; as if head would split; brain as if beaten or cleft with an axe; as if a pin were sticking in brain; brain as if dashed to pieces; as if revolving on an axis; as if a piece of forehead would fall out; as if something heavy were sinking down into head; as if a nail were driven into vertex; as of an ulcer in brain, or as if suppurating; as of a bruise in back part of head; as if skull would burst; integuments of head as if bruised; hair as if painful; as of hot water in eye; as if something were cutting lower lid; margin of lids sore as if rubbed; as if pain in ear pressed outward; as if a hot plate of iron were nearly in contact with face; margins of nostrils as if ulcerated, as if some one were cutting into a wound in nostrils; face feels as if he were sitting before a hot fire; ears as if pressed outward; teeth as if too long; as if tongue were pricked by needles; as if eyes would burst; as if tongue stuck to roof of mouth; as of a ball in throat; as if skin were scratched off throat with a sharp instrument; throat as if raw and sore; as of a plug in throat; as if throat were too narrow; as if everything were fermenting; as if a stone were in abdomen; as if something were twisted about stomach; as if food remained above stomach and were pressed back into mouth; as if a hand were grasping inside of stomach; as if tooth were wrenched out; as if an ulcer would form in region of liver; as if intestines were beaten; as if everything in abdomen were sore; as of a stone in abdomen; as if contents were raw and sore; as if diarrhea would come on; as if everything in abdomen would fall down; abdominal muscles as if bruised; pressure as from incarcerated flatus; as if bowels, bladder and rectum were pressed upon with sharp instrument; pressure as if urging to stool; as if a hernia would occur; back as if broken; as if anus were contracted; anus as if cut; neck of uterus as if bruised; navel as if drawn in; as of a load on chest; chest as if drawn together; as if room had been exhausted of air; felt as if he must die; as if clothing were too tight; abdomen as if bruised; as if everything in region of umbilicus were being shattered and torn; as if something were torn loose in chest; back as if bruised or broken; small of back as if lame; as of a band about knees; shoulder as if bruised; as if arm were asleep; as if blood would be jerked out of veins; muscles of thighs and knees as if beaten and bruised; feeling as of a painful stripe down inside of thighs; legs as if made of wood; in hollow of knees as if they were too short; toes as if frozen; as if something in muscles were drawn back and forth; as if she would choke; as if bruised all over; as if frozen; pains in ulcers as if beaten; skin as if sore.
Pain: in forehead; over eyes; in eyes; through base of brain to occiput; in bones over left eye; on top of head; in eyebrow; in frontal sinus; in abdomen; in cheekbone; in edges of tongue; in pit of throat; between shoulder-blades; constant in stomach; from stomach to chest, or down back to arms; radiates from epigastrium in various directions; in right shoulder; in kidneys; in region of spleen; in small of back; in abdominal ring; when at stool; in lumbar region; in kidneys to genitals; in neck of bladder before urinating; in uterus running down; in pit of stomach; in thighs and legs; in nipples; in larynx; in chest; in stomach and bowels; in bronchi, affects whole thorax, left arm, part of neck, lower jaw, back and region of kidneys; in back, starts from posterior of stomach and spreads under short ribs of left side; in back from lower lumbar vertebrae to hypochondria; across loins to hips; from toes into hip; in right leg; in calves; in small of back and sacrum; in joints; in left hypochondriac region.
Intolerable pain: in hands and feet from cold.
Excruciating pain: in both supraorbital regions; in abdomen.
Intense pain: in eyes.
Violent pain: in forehead; in abdomen; in hernial region; in loins; in small of back.
Severe pain: through temples; in eyes; in right side; in prolapsed rectum; in lumbar region; in region of umbilicus; downward from trochanter to popliteal space.
Anguish: in region of heart.
Acute pains: in back and limbs; bearing down in womb.
Lacerating pain: in head; in teeth; in stomach; in neck of bladder; in back.
Cutting pain: in abdomen; about umbilicus.
Darting pain: in eye and over it; from toes to hips; in arms and legs.
Shooting pains: through forehead and temples; in region of liver; in loins; from lumbar region to thighs; from centre of sternum around chest; in right side of chest; in head; in bowels.
Throbbing pain: in head; of eye; in stomach; in whitlow of left thumb.
Beating pain: in side of forehead to nape of neck, zygomatic arch and teeth.
Jerking pain: in head; in teeth.
Violent jerking: in left hemisphere of brain.
Pulsating throbs: in direction of heart.
Dragging pains: in region of liver; in arms.
Grinding: bearing down in womb.
Bearing-down pain: in abdomen; into vagina and towards sacrum; in womb, agonizing.
Rooting pain: in diaphragm.
Boring pain: in both supraorbital regions; in tee ? Splitting pain: in head.
Grasping pain: in diaphragm.
Squeezing pain: in hernial region.
Twisting pain; in both supraorbital regions; moving about abdomen.
Griping-tearing: in abdomen.
Griping: in stomach; about navel.
Pinching pain: in head; about navel.
Constrictive pinching pain: in stomach.
Clawing: in stomach; in abdomen and uterus.
Gnawing pain: below epigastrium.
Contractive pain: in urethra.
Constrictive pain: about hypogastrium; in abdomen; in spermatic cord; in testicles.
Drawing pain: in temples; in forehead and occiput; in muscles of jaws; in teeth; in muscles of throat; from sacrum and shoulders into thighs; in abdomen; in arms; in testicles; along spermatic cord; in thighs; in arms from shoulders to fingers; in limbs.
Drawing-tearing pain: in jaws; in back; in lower limb.
Tearing pain: in head; in occiput to nape of neck; in eye; in ears; in right side of forehead, along course of left supraorbital nerve and middle branch of trigeminus; in teeth; in abdomen; in anus; in neck of bladder; along spermatic cord; deep into pelvis; extends into knees; in right shoulder; in nape of neck.
Violent contractive painful sensation: through whole body.
Stitches: in left hemisphere of brain; in temples; on one side of head; through body in jerks; in sclerotica; in ears to forehead and temples; in teeth; in ears; in throat; like needles in abdomen; along colon; in region of left kidney; in testicles; deep into pelvis; in back; through body in jerks; in sides and abdomen.
Violent stitches: in left temple.
Stitching pains: in right side of forehead; along course of left supraorbital nerve; in liver; in pelvic region.
Sticking pain: in ulcers on lips; in region of liver; in rectum; in uterus.
Stinging pains: in eyeball; in submaxillary glands; in uvula; in region of liver; in anus; in skin.
Smarting: in lids; in anus.
Biting: in eyes; on inner surface of prepuce.
Burning: in head; in eye; in lids; in ulcers on lips; in throat; in stomach; in abdomen; at anus; in hemorrhoids; in loins and kidneys; in region of neck of bladder; in vulva; in uterus; in pudenda; on chest; in back; in toes; internal through whole body; in small of back.
Cramps: in stomach; in abdomen and uterus; in bladder; in calves and soles; in toes.
Cramplike pains: in abdomen; in uterine region; in pelvic region.
Stunning or stupefying pain in head.
Rheumatic pain; in head; in teeth.
Neuralgic pains: in left supraorbital; of trigeminus.
Aching: in occiput; of eyeballs; in bladder; in hypogastrium; in head; in region of heart; between shoulders; in lumbar region; in limbs.
Fearful pressure: in region of temple.
Pressive pain: in small of back; in uterine region; from uterus upward to umbilicus and stomach.
Pressive tensive pain; in eyes.
Spasmodic pressive pain: from pharynx to pit of stomach.
Pressing: on one side of head; along course of left supraorbital nerve; towards anus and genitals; upward towards thorax; in region of spleen; upon bladder and rectum; in loins; in region of bladder; in meatus.
Pressure; in forehead and vertex; in frontal region and temples; in upper lids; in eyes; in stomach; in region of liver; towards chest and head; in forepart of urethra, bladder, perineum and anus; towards genitals; deep into pelvis; in pit of stomach; in epigastrium, then to throat.
Tensive pain: in head; in nipples.
Tension: in ear; between shoulder-blades; in stomach; in abdomen; in region of bladder; deep into pelvis; in larynx; in bronchi; in hollow of knees; in ulcers.
Dull pain: in bones of jaws; in pit of stomach; in back.
Contusive pain: in abdomen.
Bruised sensation: of brain; in small of back; in neck of uterus; in back; low down in abdomen; powerless in legs; pain in limbs.
Painful sensitiveness: of internal nose.
Sore pain: in anus.
Soreness: all over; in stomach; in region of liver; in abdomen; on margin of prepuce or on mons veneris; in neck of womb; across pubis; in chest; in shoulderjoint; in corns.
Great tenderness: of abdomen.
Sensitiveness: of rectum; in region of right kidney.
Scraping: in nose and throat; in chest; in pharynx.
Sick feeling: through all limbs.
Roughness: in throat; in chest.
Rawness: in fauces; in chest.
Tingling: in vulva.
Tickling: in throat; in trachea; in middle of sternum.
Paralytic drawing: in limbs.
Constriction: about hypogastrium; of larynx; of lower part of thorax.
Tightness: about waist; around hypochondriac region.
Throbbing: in arms; in chilblains; of carotids.
Jerking: of heart; pain in ulcers.
Shocks: in ear; from some one part of body to brain.
Distress: in neck of womb.
Anxiousness: in body.
Uneasiness: in rectum.
Trembling: of limbs; all over; of bowels; nerves generally.
Heat: in head; in forehead; in cheeks; in nose; in stomach; in loins and kidneys; in testicles; in uterus; in chest; in paralyzed legs; in round spot at pit of stomach; in palms.
Dullness: of head.
Stupid feeling: in head.
Numbness: in limbs; on left side of tongue and affected side of face; along spine; of legs; in affected muscles; of lower legs.
Stiffness: of neck; in hollow of knees; of lower limbs; of jaw.
Lameness: of joints of legs.
Deadness: of legs; of soles.
Lightness: of body.
Heaviness: of head; of eyelids; in forehead; in neck; in region of neck of womb; in uterus; of chest; of body.
Fullness: in eyes; in abdomen; in region of bladder; in stomach.
Oppression: of chest.
Weight: in stomach; in uterus; in lower extremities.
Prostration: in limbs.
Weakness: in abdomen.
Tired feeling: of heart.
Fluttering: at pit of stomach.
Creeping: in nose.
Crawling: in nose; in paralyzed; legs; in hands and feet to epigastrium.
Buzzing: in head.
Dry sensation: in inner canthi; in auditory canal and meatus; in larynx.
Dryness of lips: on tongue; of mouth; of knee joints; of skin.
Disagreeable sensation: in throat.
Formication: of limbs.
Itching: of lids; in eyes; within ears of nose; of dry scurf on face; of eruption over body; of anus; during erection; in region of neck of bladder; in urethra; in inner surface of prepuce; on glans penis; on scrotum; eruption on pudendum; of vulva; in trachea; in middle of sternum; in toes; all over body, extending to head; of skin.
Chilly sensation: over body.
Coldness: of hands and limbs; of paralyzed parts; of whole body.


Peculiar irritability of tissues, rendering patient oversusceptible, while the functions are performed fitfully, spasmodically or inharmoniously.
Chlorosis, especially where functions of stomach, intestines and liver are principally affected, and in those suffering the consequences of debauchery or of a sedentary life.
Asthenia, connected with slow and imperfect digestion.
Disposition to catch cold.
Emaciation, especially of children.
Atrophy of infants, no appetite or ravenous hunger; desire to eat, with frequent vomiting; constipation; sallow skin; face bloated.
Gastric and bilious complaints, especially of pregnant women.
Rheumatism: especially of large joints and muscles; cannot bear least jar; of trunk or back; swelling in joints usually rather pale; symptoms almost always agg. towards morning; muscles palpitate and are cramped; parts feel torpid, paralytic.
Gout in incipient stage in habitual drinkers; oversensitiveness to pain, constipation; during hard stool, violent pain in affected part; scanty, dark urine; heat mixed with chilliness, especially when moving; perspiration relieves; torticollis.
Congestion of blood to head, chest or abdomen.
Bleeding from inner parts, especially if blood is dark; disposition to hemorrhoids.
Enlargement of veins without much tortuosity; hard, black cords; in persons of robust health, and accustomed to standing much on feet, or of sedentary habits. ~ Varix.
Inflammation of lymphatic vessels, with heat and shining redness, hardness and pain.
Anasarca, with trembling of limbs, dysuria, dyspepsia and vomiting.
Inflammation of mucous membranes; increased secretion of mucus.
Stricture after inflammation.
Chronic ulcers surrounded by a bright red swelling, usually caused by affected parts becoming cold; tearing pain.
Raised ulcers with pale red edges; pain as if being beaten to pieces, burning pain as if burnt; jerking pain; prurient itching; sensitive sore ulcers, with a feeling of tenseness; pus greenish and corroding.
Scrofulosis; scurvy.


Touch: pain in pit of stomach; scalp sore; on feet renews spasms; scalp sensitive; eyeballs sore; edges of lids very sensitive; stomach sensitive; region of liver agg.; abdominal muscles painful; abdomen sensitive; hernial tumor sensitive; hemorrhoids very sensitive; right kidney agg.; testicles very sensitive; vagina intolerable; cervico-brachial neuralgia agg.; of hand brought on spasms; chorea renewed.
Pressure: with hands amel. headache; epigastrium sensitive; light increases pain, harder amel. pain; of clothes epigastrium painful; scrobiculus cordis sensitive; region of liver agg.; pain in kidney agg.; aching in hypogastrium agg.; over solar plexus brought on spasms; firm, steady amel. movements in chorea; on spinal processes renews pain.
Tight clothing: liver cannot bear; abdomen cannot bear.
Rubbing: itching in eyes amel.; on back desired.
Scratching: burning, itching or stinging.
Riding in cars: sickness.
After injury: to stomach, severe pain.
Injury: caused strabismus.

SKIN. [46]

Excessive itching all over body, extending to head.
Terrible pricking, stinging and itching of skin.
Burning pricking like flea bites.
Burning itching or stinging after scratching.
Burning itching all over; agg. in evening; itching with icterus.
Skin sensitive as if sore, or feels as if asleep.
Single long stitches, with soreness.
Yellow skin (jaundice); liver spots; nevi materni, venous capillaries.
Ecchymosis; blue spots as if ecchymosed.
White miliary eruption.
Urticaria with gastric derangement.
Acne, agg. from eating cheese.
Tendency to boils; especially if several small ones unite.
Abscesses; it often disperses them.
Eruption on pudendum.


For very particular, zealous persons, inclined to get angry or excited, or of a spiteful, malicious disposition.
Ardent character; or a disposition disposed to anger, spite or deception; always irritable and impatient.
Nervous, melancholic people, troubled with indigestion; venous constitution, with tendency to hemorrhoids.
Suits thin, irritable, choleric persons with dark hair, who make great mental exertion or lead a sedentary life.
Vigorous persons of dry habit, tense fibre, ardent and irascible temperament and tenacious disposition.
Bilious temperament. ~ Hepatic affections.
Patients addicted to use of much wine or coffee and to those of sedentary habits combined with considerable mental exertion.
Debauchees, thin, of an irritable, nervous disposition.
Drugged subjects.
Child, aet. 6 weeks, weak, hectic father, delicate mother, given much coffee for nourishment after mother lost her milk; ophthalmia.
Boy, aet. several months; incarcerated scrotal hernia.
Boy, aet. 6 months; eclampsia.
Child, aet. 1, healthy; colic.
Girl, aet. 18 months, chills about six weeks, several times suppressed by quinine; ague.
Child, aet. 2, after swallowing nearly an ounce of laudanum; opium poisoning.
Boy, aet. 3, robust, after cutting a gash in right side of forehead by falling upon a sharp stone; tetanus.
Girl, aet. 4, in perfect health with exception of enlarged tonsils and slight symptoms of worms; one week after great fright, torticollis.
Boy, aet. 4, blonde, after an attack of gastric fever; cough and dyspnea.
Boy, aet. 5, suffering five days; gingivitis.
Boy, aet. 5, every eight to fourteen days; vomiting.
Girl, aet. 6, scrofulous constitution, lively temperament, after taking cold; ophthalmia.
Child, aet. 6, irritable, passionate; hepatic derangement.
Child, aet. 6, suffering three months, Sulph., with but little result; chronic dysentery.
Girl, aet. 7, blonde, scrofulous, small, suffering four months; scrofulous ophthalmia.
Boy, aet. 9, precocious, intellect highly cultivated, allowed no associates; enuresis.
Girl, aet. 10, suffering a long time; headache.
Boy, aet. 10, strong, light hair, delicate skin, puffed appearance; headache.
Boy, aet. 10; inguinal hernia.
Girl, aet. 11, languid disposition, sallow complexion, almost daily attack for last four years; headache.
Girl, aet. 11, suffering six months; headache.
Girl, aet. 11, two years ago fell while exercising and struck region of stomach, since then suffering; cardialgia.
Boy, aet. 11, sanguine temperament; congestion of liver.
Girl, aet. 11, suffering eight days; ague.
Girl, aet. 12, had been suffering four weeks with constipation; dysentery.
Girl, aet. 12, nervous, after catching cold and getting wet; spasms.
Boy, aet. 13, when four years old had a fall, since then suffering; pain in head.
Girl, aet. 13, four years ago caught severe cold by going about in bare feet and had an attack of rheumatism; lateral sclerosis.
Girl, aet. 13, choreic attacks.
Boy, aet. 15, after disappointed ambition; mental disturbance.
Miss T., aet. 15, at seashore, sick five weeks, her daily medication has been: Quinine three times a day, a black-looking syrup twice a day, a cathartic pill at night; ague.
Girl, aet. 15, previously in good health, after attending church in winter seized with severe chill and pain in limbs; rheumatism.
Girl, aet. 16, slender, healthy, menses not yet appeared, attack without apparent cause; facial paralysis.
Girl, aet. 16, suffering since infancy; enuresis nocturna.
Girl, aet. 17, after eating new bread; disorder of stomach.
Girl, aet. 17; tertian ague.
Boy, aet. 17; ague.
Boy, aet. 18, after extraction of carious tooth; melancholia.
W., aet. 18, nervous temperament, smoking excessively from morning till late at night and inhaling the smoke; tobacco amaurosis.
Girl, aet. 18, weak, irritable, suffering several weeks; gastric disturbance.
Man, aet. 18, turner, weak, suffering three weeks; bloating of abdomen.
Girl, aet. 19, scrofulous, menses scanty; ulcer of stomach.
Girl, aet. 19, weak constitution, phthisical, menstruated but twice; hematemesis.
Girl, aet. 19, suffering one year; quartan ague.
Girl, aet. 19; whitlow.
Young woman, aet. 20, unmarried, suffering two months; cardialgia.
Young lady, aet. 20, treated for some time by old school and given up to die; gastritis.
Girl, aet. 20, well built, scrofulous, suffering since one year old; prolapsus of rectum.
Four men, aet. 20; spermatorrhea.
Woman, aet. 20, unmarried, four years ago took much saffron, since then menses very profuse and debilitating; dysmenorrhea.
Woman, aet. 21, mother of two children; during second month of pregnancy, gastric disturbance.
Girl, aet. 21, slender, scrofulous, after long-continued diarrhea during childhood; prolapsus of rectum.
Miss K. S., aet. 21, thin, choleric looking; amenorrhea.
Man, aet. 21, four years ago had an attack of smallpox, since then suffering; boils on thigh.
XX, aet. 21, suffering eight days; quartan ague.
Man, aet. 21, suffering four months; ague, with neuralgia and epistaxis.
Man, aet. 21, suffering four months; quotidian ague.
Man, aet. 22, had tinea in childhood, a chancre in his youth, occasionally suffered from hemorrhoids, attacks come in Spring and Autumn; ophthalmia.
Woman, aet. 22, unmarried; jaundice.
Woman, aet. 22, nervous, sanguine, accustomed to use of spirits, during pregnancy complained of headache, ringing in ears, sensation of dryness and burning in chest, and pain in epigastrium, suffering half an hour; puerperal convulsions.
Man, aet. 22, locksmith, formerly scrofulous, ill two weeks; catarrh on chest.
Man, aet. 22, father gouty, leads an active life, uses coffee and tobacco to excess, suffers with hemorrhoids; angina pectoris.
Woman, aet. 23, suffering eight weeks; disorder of stomach.
Woman, aet. 23, brunette, black hair, suffering three months; affection of stomach.
Mrs. C. A. W., aet. 23, primipara, nervo-sanguine temperament, very fleshy, with a very small osseous development; dystocia.
Man, aet. 23; gastric fever.
Man, aet. 23, slight but of strong constitution, had small ulcer on leg; gastric fever.
Woman, aet. 24, weak, metrorrhagia after labor; mania.
Man, aet. 24, suffering daily for a long time; cardialgia.
Man, aet. 24, tailor and musician, plays in evening at public houses; cough and disorder of stomach.
Man, aet. 24, suffering twenty-four hours; incarcerated hernia.
Woman, aet. 24, delivered seven weeks ago, suffering since first day; pain in nipples.
Woman, aet. 24, single, sanguine temperament, weak constitution; paresis crurum.
Man, aet. 24, robust; gastric fever.
Man, aet. 25, ill four years; headache.
Miss H. A., aet. 25; chronic headaches.
Mrs. C., aet. 25; diphtheria.
Man, aet. 25, beer drinker, father subject to gout, suffering six months; disordered stomach, enlarged liver, tuberculosis.
Woman, aet. 25; inflammation of liver.
Man, aet. 25, sanguine temperament, well built, after catching cold during bath; colic.
Man, aet. 25, had an old, right-sided femoral hernia; incarceration.
Man, aet. 26, agricultural laborer, had itch when 17, several years afterwards gastric disturbances, from which he suffered five years, a year later ague; dysecoia of right ear.
Man, aet. 26; hematemesis.
Innkeeper, aet. 26, after retaining urine too long; paresis detrusor vesicae.
Woman, aet. 26, unmarried, began to have menstrual disturbances when 15; dysmenorrhea.
Woman, aet. 26, high color, tense fibre, good constitution, suffering three years; chronic myelitis.
Woman, aet. 27, phlegmatic temperament, eight months pregnant, suffering several weeks; vertigo.
Woman, aet. 27, sanguine temperament, impetuous, excitable, sensitive; headache.
Man, aet. 27; incarcerated hernia.
Mr. H., aet. 27, dark complexion, suffering three months; pollutions.
Man, aet. 27, suffering six days; tertian ague.
Man, aet. 28, previously in good health, working eight years in fumes of lead, suffering for two years; colic.
Man, aet. 28, strong, sanguine temperament; suffering six days; quotidian ague.
Woman, aet. 28, nursing child, suffering eight days; ague.
Man, aet. 29, well built, dark hair, pale face, suffering two weeks; cardialgia.
Woman, aet. 29, confined six weeks ago; constipation.
Man, aet. 29, strong, had itch, sick four days after anger; hepatic derangement.
Man, aet. 30, lithographer, suffering eight days; vertigo.
Man, aet. 30, healthy, sensitive nature, of sedentary habits, suffering five years: headache.
Man, aet 30, dark complexion, nervous temperament, of a gentle and yielding disposition, engaged in mercantile business compelling close mental application and long hours of sedentary occupation, suffering three years; facial neuralgia.
Man, aet. 30, servant, choleric temperament, tense fibre, mother similarly affected, suffering three years; cardialgia.
Woman, aet. 30, mother of one child, after becoming chilled during a journey on foot; gastric affection.
A student, aet. 30, delicate, weak, irritable, sensitive disposition; gastric disturbance.
Woman, aet. 30, strong, suffering several years; gastric disturbance.
Woman, aet. 30, after sudden cessation of a chronic cough; gastric disturbance.
Woman, aet. 30, strong constitution, sanguine, choleric temperament; inflammation of liver.
Man, aet. 30; bilious attacks.
Man, aet. 30, suffering three years; hepatic disorder.
Man, aet. 30, has chronic inguinal hernia; incarceration.
Woman, aet. 30, had hernia for several years for which she wore no truss, after falling; incarcerated hernia.
Woman, aet. 30; pains in kidneys.
Woman, aet. 30, healthy, suffering four days; catarrh of larynx.
Farmer, aet. 30, German, lives well, drinks six to nine cups of strong coffee daily, uses enormous quantities of tobacco, smoking and chewing constantly; dyspnea.
Man, aet. 30, thin, delicate, suffering from earliest youth; asthma.
Woman, aet. 30, seven months pregnant; tonic spasm.
Woman, aet. 30, robust, suffering eight days; hysteria.
Mrs. B., aet. 30, suffering since childhood, seven months pregnant, miscarried twice after attacks; epilepsy.
Man, aet. 30, robust, ill eight days; gastric fever.
Man, aet. 30, strong, well nourished, four years ago ague for several months, suffering ten weeks; ague.
Man, aet. 30, formerly in good health, year ago had ague for three weeks, suffering for last seven months; ague.
Woman, aet. 30, suffering three weeks; tertian ague.
Woman, aet. 30, suffering seven months; quartan ague.
Woman, aet. 30, suffering two months; tertian ague.
Man, aet. 30, strong; ague.
Plato S., aet. 31, railroad official, emaciated and of delicate constitution, suffering eighteen months; paroxysmal pains in stomach.
Woman, aet. 31, gastric disturbance.
Man, aet. 31, blacksmith, powerful, dull, stupid countenance, formerly drank ale to excess; dyspepsia.
Pauline S., aet. 31, strong and hearty, four years ago, after lying-in, suffered from metritis; uterine affection.
Man, aet. 31, weak, poorly nourished, had four paroxysms; quotidian ague.
Woman, aet. 32, corpulent, lymphatic, suffering many years from a scrofulous, fistulous ulcer on knee; facial neuralgia.
Woman, aet. 32, thin, pale yellow complexion, disposed to illness; vomiting.
Man, aet. 32, scholar, strong constitution, quiet temper, suffering several years from hypochondriacism which he sought to relieve by resorting to spirituous drinks; affection of stomach.
Man, aet. 32, robust, wine and beer drinker, four years ago had an attack of hepatitis; chronic affection of liver.
Man, aet. 32, very intelligent; after riding, hernia.
Woman, aet. 32; hemorrhoids.
Man, aet. 32, strong; typhoid fever.
Mrs. A., aet. 32, mother of four children; ague.
Woman, aet. 33, menses scanty; hematemesis and pain in stomach.
Cook, aet. 33, single, pubescence premature, addicted to onanism at 25, gave birth to a child, since then has avoided the society of men; nymphomania.
Mrs. K., aet. 33, mother of four children; retroversion of uterus.
Man, aet. 34, drinks much beer, suffered from previous attacks; delirium tremens.
Man, aet. 34, turner; disorder of stomach.
Woman, aet. 34, several members of family suffering; typhoid fever.
Man, aet. 35, uses brandy but not to excess, several previous attacks; delirium tremens.
Woman, aet. 35, choleric, irritable, suffering three years; headache.
Woman, aet. 35, unmarried, strong, after overexertion four years ago; cardialgia.
Man, aet. 35, chronic abdominal affection.
Man, aet. 35, suffering two days; dysentery.
H., aet. 35, suffering three days; dysentery.
Man, aet. 35, nervous temperament, lean, blonde, somewhat passionate; constipation.
Woman, aet. 35, troubled with hemorrhoids for years, recently passed through second confinement after a mismanaged labor; after-pains in rectum.
Colored man, aet. 35, after a fall eight years ago; pain in back, also gastric disturbances for last two years.
Man, aet. 35, dark, choleric, four years ago suffered several months from ague; ague.
Man, aet. 36, weak constitution after typhoid fever; vertigo.
Italian merchant, aet. 36, had chancre, blennorrhea, fond of drink, lives well and is given to women; disorder of stomach.
Woman, aet. 36, six years ago fell and received severe blow upon stomach; disorder of stomach.
Woman, aet. 36, menses profuse; hematemesis.
Man, aet. 36, sailor, single, phlegmatic temperament, short build, strong, suffering eight days; colic.
Man, aet. 36; inguinal hernia.
Woman, aet. 36, mother of many children, well nourished, brunette, phlegmatic temperament, tendency to abdominal complaints, suffering eight days; ague.
Woman, aet. 36, formerly debauched and accustomed to drink; anasarca.
Woman, aet. 37, married, but childless, suffering many years; spasms of stomach.
Woman, aet. 37, week before parturition; ague.
Man, aet. 37, suffering eight days; anteponing tertian ague.
Mrs. B., aet. 38, black, coarse hair, black eyes, swarthy complexion, gloomy appearance; hypochondriasis.
Man, aet. 38, fruit dealer; gastric disturbance.
Woman, aet. 38, suffering from periodical pains in liver after much talking or after taking cold; inflammation of liver.
Man, aet. 38, suffering one year; pain in abdomen.
Woman, aet. 38, pregnant, ill four days; pneumonia.
Man, aet. 38, suffering four weeks; quotidian ague.
Woman, aet. 39, nervous temperament, harassing business, subject to spasmodic attacks, with dyspepsia, from childhood; gastrodynia.
Woman, aet. 39, robust, choleric temperament, irritable and vehement, accustomed to use of coffee and spirituous liquors, suffering a long time; affection of stomach.
Man, aet. 39, weaver, suffering from various chest affections, sick three weeks; ague.
Man, aet. 40, healthy, ten years ago had itch, since then suffers occasionally from itching of skin; vertigo.
Lively brunette, aet. 40, suffering nine years; migraine.
Man, aet. 40, strong, hot-headed, angry disposition; headache.
Woman, aet. 40, gouty, suffering several months; headache.
Man, aet. 40, thin, weak, light complexion, suffering three weeks; quinine, morphia, leeches, etc., ineffectual; facial neuralgia.
Man, aet. 40; stomacace.
Man, aet. 40, choleric temperament, emaciated, suffering six years, after any mental disturbance; cardialgia.
Woman, aet. 40, weak, emaciated, first attack twenty years ago, after vexation, attacks gradually becoming more severe cardialgia.
Woman, aet. 40, always regular, in habit of carrying heavy weights, disorder of stomach.
Man, aet. 40, accustomed to drink; disorder of stomach.
Man, aet. 40, glove manufacturer, suffering fifteen years, under old school treatment; gastric disorder.
Butcher, aet. 40, addicted to drinking beer and coffee, suffering one year, during which time he drank forty bottles of Carlsbad water; affection of stomach.
Woman, aet. 40, large built, delicate skin, dark hair, lively disposition, suffering ten years; bloating of abdomen.
Woman, aet. 40, incarcerated hernia.
Man, aet. 40; hemicrania.
Man, aet. 40, suffering from constipation for which he uses purgatives; similar attack seven years ago; cystitis.
Teacher, aet. 40, suffering six years, old school treatment and Carlsbad waters ineffectual; constantly used purgatives; constipation.
Mrs. T. P., aet. 4O, fair complexion, brown hair, happy, lively disposition; strong and inclined to be fleshy, had always been perfectly well except a painful neuralgia of nipples and womb before and after her first confinement, from which she recovered after a miscarriage about four months ago, during third month of pregnancy; uterine neuralgia.
Woman, aet. 40, weak, suffering sixteen years from prolapsus uteri, during which time passed through three labors and two abortions, last one occurring four years ago, thereafter wore a pessary; in seventh month of pregnancy removed pessary; after hard work prolapsus uteri; after Nux vom. reduction became possible, then pains set in and a normal labor was accomplished; thereafter parts returned to normal position.
Mrs. R., aet 40, suffering several years; hay asthma.
Woman, aet. 40; angina pectoris.
Man, aet. 40, robust, choleric, passionate, suffering one year; paralysis of foot.
Man, aet. 40, nervo-bilious temperament, slightly dyspeptic, has symptoms indicating vermicular troubles; epilepsy.
Man, aet. 40, suffering eight days; tertian ague.
Man, aet. 40, broad shouldered, powerful, six feet high, after inordinate use of tobacco; tobacco poisoning.
Mrs. G., aet. 41; climacteric affection.
Woman, aet. 42, suffering three mos.; effects of mental shock.
Man, aet. 42, after cough and coryza; headache.
Woman, aet. 42, married, regular, suffering nine months; disorder of stomach.
Woman, aet. 43, widow, mother of six children, suffering one year; gastric disturbances.
Woman, aet. 43, suffering one year; colic.
Mrs. J. T., aet. 43, medium stature; menorrhagia.
Preacher, aet. 44, robust, suffering thirteen years; asthma.
Man, aet. 44; pains in back.
McL., aet. 45, single; mania.
Man, aet. 45, sick two months; headache.
Woman, aet. 45, unmarried, suffering fifteen years; cardialgia.
Man, aet. 45, bilious temperament, dark hair and eyes, sallow complexion, captain of whale ship, suffered from dyspepsia several months; gastralgia.
Robust Irish woman, aet. about 45, had four or five children in rapid succession after she miscarried during eighth month; prolapsus uteri.
Woman, aet. 45, still menstruating, uterus several times replaced by manipulation; prolapsus uteri.
Man, aet. 45; nervous asthma.
Mrs. M., aet. 46, choleric temperament, very robust, fond of strong coffee, suffered for years; gastralgia.
Woman, aet. 46, had right inguinal hernia for one year; incarcerated hernia.
Man, aet. 46, has had gonorrhea several times, and at one time chancre, suffering three days; orchitis.
Woman, aet. 47; cardialgia.
Woman, aet. 47, blonde, highly nervous, sensitive, passed climacteric a year since; bronchitis.
Man, aet. 48, secretary to Countess St. —; choleric temperament, often troubled with congestion to head and disorders of digestive organs, younger brother died in asylum; insanity.
Man, aet. 48, weak, suffering twelve years; headache.
Woman, aet. 48, suffering constantly for seven years; pain in tongue.
Man, aet. 48, yellow skin, cachectic appearance, small stature, suffering three years; cardialgia.
Man, aet. 48; disorder of stomach.
Woman, aet. 48; incarcerated hernia.
Miss —, aet. 48, nervous temperament, suffering six years, after disappearance of congestive headaches; morning diarrhea.
A., aet. 48, suffering four or five days; dysentery.
Mr. J. S., aet. 48, nervo-sanguine temperament, full habit, strictly temperate, suffering sixteen years; epilepsy.
Woman, aet. 50, lean appearance, after vexation; gastralgia.
Man, aet. 50, tall, spare, dark hair, an attack of malarial fever sixteen years ago for which he received severe treatment; irritable stomach.
Man, nearly 50, thin, yellow complexion, not easily angered but when so very passionate; digestive disturbance.
Mrs. S., aet. about 50, lymphatic temperament, several years ago had severe attack of ague; diarrhea.
Man, aet. 50, had diarrhea two weeks previously which was checked by Arsen. [200]; dysentery.
Miner, aet. 50, at one time handled much lead and arsenic, suffering sixteen years, for last six years abdominal complaints; colic.
Man, aet. 50, suffering three years with rectal fistula after an operation for stone in bladder, suffering eight days; orchitis.
Healthy looking farmer, aet. 51, slightly asthmatic for years; asthma.
Man, aet. 52, strong, healthy, suffering ten days; hemicrania.
Man, aet. 52, thin, choleric temperament, suffering six years; cardialgia.
Woman, aet. 52, thin, after a fall; incarcerated hernia.
Woman, aet. 52, suffering four years; hernia.
Man, aet. 52; quartan ague.
Man, aet. 53, had syphilis twenty-three years ago; paralysis of third pair of nerves.
N., aet. 53, hard drinker, inveterate smoker; amblyopia potatorum and atrophy of optic nerve.
Man, aet. 53, suffering several years, has taken cathartics, tonics, etc., with no good result; gastralgia.
Woman, aet. 54, menses absent seven years; had been bled, as apoplexy was feared; vertigo.
Man, aet. 54, incarcerated hernia.
Man, aet. 55, born in Holland, night watchman, weight 240 pounds, has always been healthy; apoplexy.
Man, aet. 55, long time ill, confined to bed for last sixteen weeks; vertigo.
Man, aet. 55, suffering four years; cardialgia.
Woman, aet. 55, strong, choleric, hernia on both sides eight years ago, after slipping; incarcerated hernia.
Woman, aet. 55, slender, suffering two days; incarcerated hernia.
Man, aet. 55, operated upon for same trouble seven years ago; hemorrhoids.
Mrs. P., aet. 55; neuralgia.
Man, aet. 55, choleric, sanguine temperament, suffering two months; tertian ague.
Man, aet. 57, formerly had itch which was cured rapidly, thereafter suffering from various complaints; renal colic.
Mrs. Th., aet. 58, suffering ten years; dyspepsia.
Woman, aet. 58, ill six months; disorder of stomach and vaginitis.
Man, aet. 59, drunkard, suffering six years with rheumatic pains, last four weeks confined to bed; rheumatism.
Miss —, aet. 60, dark, thin, emaciated, hypochondriacal temperament, suffering since childhood; headache.
Mr. T., aet. 60, dark complexion, dyspeptic; smokes but does not drink; atrophy of optic nerve.
Man, aet. 60, tall, lively, suffering from hemorrhoids, abdominal troubles since an attack of ague, last few weeks noticed dull stitching pains in region of spleen; hematemesis.
Widow, aet. 60; renal colic.
Man, aet. 60, suffering eight days; inactivity of bladder.
Man, aet. 60, suffering from chronic inguinal hernia, left side; incarceration.
Woman, aet. 60; incarcerated hernia.
Man, aet. 60, suffering from a catarrhal affection to which Nux vom. was applicable; hernia.
Man, aet. 63, uses much coffee; apoplexy.
Man, aet. 64, for forty years has had double inguinal hernia; incarceration right side.
Man, aet. 64, passionate, fond of heating drinks; paralysis of left arm.
Man, aet. 65, suffering ten years; incarcerated hernia, right side.
Woman, aet. 65, has an old left-sided inguinal hernia; incarceration.
Woman, aet. 65, suffering several years; asthma.
Woman, aet. 70; disorder of stomach and liver.
Man, aet. 70, of gigantic stature; colic.
Woman, over 70; impaction of feces.
Man, aet. 70, strong, suffering six years, thinks first attack was caused by overexertion, attacks usually lasting about six weeks; haematuria.
Woman, aet. 71, had a hernia nine years; incarcerated hernia.
Man, aet. 73; incarcerated hernia.
Man, aet. 74; tertian ague.
Man, aet. 75; sickly, cachectic; extravasation of blood into conjunctiva.
Man, aet. 77, suffering a long time; hernia.
Women, aet. 79, widow, after an apoplectic stroke from which she partially recovered; mental disturbance.
Man, aet. 80, troubled several years; inguinal hernia.
Man, aet. 80; left-sided paralysis.
Young lady, lately and happily married, suffering from slight gastric disturbances; mania.
Man, had for several days been drinking wine, a habit to which he was accustomed, and thereafter had constantly a sensation as of hair on tongue; apoplexy.
Man, suffering six months; vertigo and backache.
Working woman, well educated, formerly in good circumstances, in habit of drinking much strong coffee; hemicrania.
Man, strong constitution, choleric temperament, suffering many years; headache.
Young painter, for many years a hard drinker until cured by Calc. and Sulph.; after administration of Nux vom. was completely blind in healthy eye for twenty-four hours; amaurosis of right eye.
Man, sanguine temperament, blacksmith; coryza.
Gardener, with tendencies to neuralgia; facial neuralgia.
Lady, elderly, spare, suffering six weeks; ulcer on gums.
Man, suffering two years; tumor on gum.
Young lady, brunette; hematemesis.
Woman, small stature, frequently suffering from congestions, flushes of heat and epistaxis, for last fourteen days has had a pressure in scrobiculum; hematemesis.
Woman, suffering ten years; cardialgia.
Man, choleric, sick six days; ill effects from overloading stomach.
Elderly unmarried woman; disorder of stomach.
Young lady, otherwise in good health; pain in liver.
Blacksmith, suffering three years; enteralgia.
Woman, pregnant, suffering twenty years from periodical toothache or colic; colic.
Woman, suffering three days; hernia.
Woman, servant, suffering twelve hours; crural hernia.
Mrs. R.; inguinal hernia.
Miss E. C., frail constitution, ill in bed two days; dysentery.
Young woman, chambermaid, strong constitution; constipation.
Young woman, leading a sedentary life, suffering many months; constipation.
Woman, delicate, weak, confined eighteen days ago, suffering two weeks; hemorrhoids.
Man, lawyer, dark hair and eyes, bilious temperament, troubled with indigestion; hemorrhoids.
Man, corpulent; inflammation of kidney.
Man, had several attacks of gonorrhea, but nevertheless continued his intercourse with women; incontinence of urine.
Man, corpulent, fond of good living and a great gourmand, after catching cold; urinary difficulty.
Young man, strong, after suppression of hemorrhoidal discharge; urethritis.
Woman, melancholic, easily angered; menses irregular.
Man, robust, has short neck, fond of liquor, after overlifting; pain in back.
Woman, after an attack of pneumonia; paresis crurum.
Man, drunkard, after severe apoplectic stroke; paralysis.
Irishman, had suffered many years; epilepsy.
Woman, suffering many years with gout and profuse leucorrhea; epilepsy.
Miss W., on visiting southern part of New York, from a malarial district in Michigan, had taken Quinine without effect; ague.
Mrs. G., after working in a creamery; ague.


Antidoted by: wine, coffee, Acon., Bellad., Camphor., Chamom., Coccul., Opium, Pulsat., Stramon.
It antidotes: narcotic, drastic and vegetable remedies; bad effects of aromatics in foods, such as ginger, pepper, and of so-called hot medicines; citrate of magnesia; alcohol; tremors of mercury; neuralgia of Mezereum; ether.
Compatible: after Arsen., Ipec., Magn. mur., Phosphor., Sepia, Sulphur; before Bryon., Pulsat., Sulphur.
Incompatible: Zincum.
Complementary: Sulphur.
Compare: Graphit. (gastralgia); Laches. (congestion of liver); Carbo veg., Caustic. (catarrhal hoarseness); Bismuth., Arsen., Kreosot., Carbo veg., Pulsat., Bryon. (gastric symptoms); Lycop., Carbo veg., Opium, Bryon., Alum., (constipation); Chamom., Bryon., Carduus mar. (jaundice); Aesc. hipp., Collinso., Aloes, Sulphur, Hamam. (hemorrhoids); Mercur., Aloes (dysentery); Lycop., Coccul. (hernia); Ledum, Arnica, Hamam. (ecchymoses of sclerotic); Mercur., Pulsat., Phosphor. (catarrhs); Zingiber, Carbo veg., Lycop. (asthma); Lycop., Canthar., Berber., Ether (renal colic); Sulphur, Calcar., Lycop., Staphis., Kobalt. (sexual excesses); Pulsat. (in labor); Physostigma (spinal irritation); Bellad. (torticollis); Ambra grisea, Asar. europ., Castor. (temperament, nervousness); Phosphor. (cerebral softening).


Source: The Guiding Symptoms of Our Materia Medica Vol. 08, 1889
Description: Clinical materia medica of Nux vomica
Remedies: Nux vomica
Author: Hering, C.; Raue, C.G.; Knerr, C.B.; Mohr, C.
Year: 1889
Editing: errors only; interlinks; formatting
Attribution: Legatum Homeopathicum
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