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A salt from a product of Psora. A Nosode.

The sero-purulent matter contained in the scabies vesicle was used for Hahnemann's provings.

The product of “Psora sicca” (epidermoid efflorescence of pityriasis) was used for the provings of Gross.

The salt from a product of Psora was used by Hering.


- Melancholy, Brenfleck, Analy. Therap., vol. 1, p. 294, from Hygea, vol. 6, p. 131; Religious melancholy and epilepsy, Tietze, Analy. Therap., p. 248; Mental disturbance, Gross, Analy. Therap., vol. 1, p. 84; Hypochondriasis, Bell, N. E. M. G., vol. 6, p. 532; Eruption on head, Attomyr, MSS.; Haynel, MSS.; Affection of scalp, Small, MSS.; Partial cavities, Swan, Organon, vol. 2, p. 446; Plica, Rosenberg, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 4, p. 317; Necrosis of temporal bone, Houghton, MSS.; Amaurosis, Hendrichs, MSS., from A. H. Z., vol. 44, p. 69; Serous choroiditis, Norton, Ophth. Therap., p. 147; Pustular keratitis, Searle, A. H. O., vol. 9, p. 571; Inflammation of eyes, Eberhard, MSS.; Scrofulous inflammation of eyes, Stapf, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 1, p. 276; Otorrhea, Gale, Hom. Phys., vol. 2, p. 469; Houghton, MSS.; Hay fever, Kent, Hom. Phys., vol. 7, p. 375; Chronic catarrh of nose, Ockford, Times Ret., 1877, p. 73; Eruption on face, Attomyr, A. H. Z., vol. 4, p. 13; Toothache, Liedbeck, Hygea, vol. 6, p. 4; Gastric disturbance, McGeorge, Hah. Mo., vol. 12, p. 268; Diarrhea, Bell, Hah. Mo., vol. 4, p. 399; Ockford, Raue's Rec., 1875, p. 146, from H. W., vol. 9, p. 198; Guernsey, Times Ret., 1876, p. 22, from Bib. Hom., vol. 8, p. 30; Rounds, Times Ret., 1877, p. 69; Martin, Hom. Cl., vol. 4, p. 43; Morgan, T. H. M. S. Pa., 1880, p. 232; Diarrhea and cough, Swan, MSS.; Chronic diarrhea, Pirtle, Times Ret., 1876, p. 92, from M. I., vol. 3, p. 70; Cholera infantum, Smith, Times Ret. 1876, p. 22; Raue's Rec., 1872, p. 143, from M. I., vol. 9, p. 7; Constipation, Alther, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 1, p. 818; Gonorrhea, Bullard, Hom. Phys., vol. 7, 286; Chronic blennorrhea of urethra (2 cases), Ilka, Gross, Archiv., vol. 15, p. 183; Condylomata on prepuce, Attomyr, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 2, p. 166; Inguinal hernia, Goullon, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 1, p. 792; Hydrocele, Goullon, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 2, p. 215; Amenorrhea and pediculi corporis, Simpson, Hom. Rec., vol. 3, p. 122; Affection of breasts, Hartmann, A. H. Z., vol. 4, p. 69; Asthma and cough, Hering, MSS.; Dyspnea of heart disease, Landesmann, Raue's Rec., 1873, p. 112, from A. H. Z., vol. 85, p. 145; Cough, Kretschmar, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 3, p. 22; Berridge, Hom. Phys., vol. 6, p. 307; Schler, MSS.; Pain in chest, Eberhard, MSS.; Pneumonia, Hah. Mo., vol. 10, p. 154; Hydrothorax, Lobethal, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 4, p. 358; Phthisis, Emmerich, Baertl, Griessel, Brenfleck, Liedbeck, Fielitz, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 3, p. 390; Affection of chest, Eberhardt, MSS.; Rheumatic carditis, Weld, N. A. J. H., vol. 24, p. 190; Boil on hand, Schrn, A. H. Z., vol. 3, p. 116; Sensation as if foot were pulled inward, Berridge, Hom. Phys., vol. 6, p. 210; Debility, Bell, Hah. Mo., vol. 4, 398; Sleeplessness, Guernsey, Hom. Phys., vol. 7, p. 62; Morbid sweats, Miller Hah. Mo., vol. 10, p. 164; Ussher, Organon, vol. 2, p. 347; Night sweats, Bell, Hah. Mo., vol. 4, p. 399; Skin diseases, Hartmann, Attomyr, Sturm, Dilz, Schler, Tietze, Gauwerky, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 4, p. 254; Affections of skin, Korndoerfer, Hah. Mo., vol. 10, p. 365; Eczematous eruption, Griessel, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 4, p. 201; Eczema, Hawley, Hom. Phys., vol. 8, p. 269; Houghton, MSS.; Impetigo, Williamson, MSS.; Dark spots on body, Schlter, A. H. Z., vol. 6, p. 221, Psoriasis, Preston, A. J. H. M. M., vol. 3, p. 104; Itch, Lobeth, Gross, Alt-müller, Attomyr, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 4, p. 212.

MIND. [1]

Thoughts vanish after overlifting.
Memory weak, cannot remember; does not even know his room.
Thoughts which he cannot get rid of constantly reappear in his dreams.
Dull all forenoon, disinclined to work.
Dull, stupid, foggy, as after a debauch, on awaking in night; dizziness, he falls down.
As if stupid in left half of head, morning.
Mental labor causes: fullness in head; intense headache; throbbing in brain; pain in left temple.
Very disagreeable mood; impatient; extremely ill-humored.
Irritable, peevish, passionate, noisy; nervous, easily startled; restless, hands tremble.
Intolerably self-willed, annoys those about him; a boy, suffering from an eruption.
She is very irritable, easily angered; always thinks of dying.
Vacillating, fearful; mania.
Anxiety, with oppression of chest.
Anxious, full of fear, melancholic; evil forebodings.
Great fear death; anxiety about heart and dyspnea, with attacks of pain in chest.
Believes the stitches in heart will kill him if they do not cease.
Restlessness: with eruption, in a child; with oppression of chest.
Sentimental; full of spleen, very low-spirited.
His ideas are sad and joyless.
Very depressed, sad, suicidal thoughts.
Depressed in spirits and hopeless.
Melancholy, sorrowful, despairing.
Despairing mood; fears he will fail in business.
Much depressed on account of an eruption on dorsum of hand which appeared over night.
Greatest despondency, making his own life and those about him intolerable; dry cough; evening fever.
Is so downhearted she could commit suicide, then is full of phantasms.
Great depression of mind during climaxis, with chronic abdominal disorders.
Hypochondriasis, with hemorrhage from rectum.
Religious melancholy.
Despairs of recovery; thinks he will die; hopeless; especially after typhus, amel. from nosebleed.
Melancholy after suppressed itch; emaciated, pale, earthy complexion, weakness of limbs; flushes of heat and palpitation prevent sleep; sleep comes towards morning; would like to stay in bed until midday; aversion to work, indifference, weeping; seeks solitude, despairs of recovery; she is irritable and forgetful.
Feels the greatest anguish in head, with a whirling before eyes every day, from 5 A. M. until 5 P. M., since two years; walks up and down his room wringing his hands and moaning continually, “Oh, such anguish! oh, such anguish!” only when he takes his meals he ceases moaning; appetite is good.
Has been nervous about nine months; was obliged to abandon all business; has taken much quinine and other drugs; a very disagreeable feeling about head; mental depression; thinks he will not recover; has lost all hope; cannot apply his mind to business; confusion of senses, he cannot reckon; attacks of numbness of leg and arms, left side agg.; agg. on going to bed; formication and crawling, with pricking and smarting on scalp, and some on extremities; tongue white.
Driven to despair with excessive itching.
Every moral emotion causes trembling.
Severe ailments from even slight emotions.


Vertigo: mornings; objects seem to go round with him; with headache; eyes feel pressed outward; with confusion and drawing in forehead, with roaring in ears.
Great dullness of head; he fears inflammation of brain; nosebleed relieves.
Fullness and heaviness in head.


Frontal headache, with sensation of weakness in forehead.
Pain as if brain had not room enough in forehead, when rising in morning, a forcing outward; amel. after washing and eating.
Pressing headache in small spots in forehead and temples, agg. left side; feels intoxicated, stupid.
Morning headache, with pressing in forehead; stupefaction, staggering; eyes feel sore.
Sensation as from a heavy blow received on forehead awakens him; 1 A. M.
Surging, drawing and digging in forehead with vertigo.
Pain begins over left eye and goes to right; agg. from hour to hour, then diarrhea and nausea, finally bloody vomiting; dizziness, obliges her to lie down; blur, and blue stars before eyes; veins of temples much distended; day before headache inordinate appetite; also during first hours of pain; agg. and brought on by change of weather, so that even in middle of night she is awakened by pain and always knows there has been a change; soreness of stomach, sensitive to touch and pressure of clothes; menses regular. ~ Chronic cephalalgia.
Headache preceded by: flickering before eyes; dimness of sight or spots; spectres; objects dancing before eyes, black spots or rings.
Headache from repelled eruption.
Pressing headache, especially unilateral.
Cramplike contractive headache.
Like hammers striking head from within outward; all through head as from a hammer.
Fullness of head during mental labor.
Fullness in vertex as if brain would burst, with formication in head, followed by heavy sleep.
Pain in back of head as if sprained; pressure in right side of occiput as if luxated.
Peculiar pain in occiput, as if a piece of wood were lying across back of head, from right to left.
Is always very hungry during headaches.
Congestion of blood to head immediately after dinner.
Great congestion of brain, relieved by nosebleed.
Congestion to head, heat; awakened at night stupefied; could not recollect; after sitting still awhile had to rise to collect his senses.
Congestion to head, cheeks and nose red and hot; eruption on face reddens; great anxiety every afternoon after dinner. ~ Fifth month of pregnancy.


Hair: dry, lustreless; tangles easily; glues together; must comb it continually.
A man aet. 28, dark complexion, dark brown hair, had a spot on left frontal region, commencing at edge of hair and extending upward three-fourths of an inch; the skin covering spot was many shades whiter than the surrounding skin, and the lock of hair growing on it had turned perfectly white; after Psor. hair and spot became of natural color.
Sensation as if head were separated from body.
Averse to having head uncovered; wears a fur cap in hot weather.
Viscid sweat about head.
Whole head burns.
Pustules, boils on head, mostly scalp, which looks dirty and emits an offensive odor.
Moist, suppurating, fetid, also dry eruptions on scalp.
Scurfy eruption of children; large yellow vesicles around and between scabs.
Profusely suppurating fetid eruption on head; rawness and soreness behind ears.
Large humid blotches on head, with scabby eruptions on face.
Pustules and boils on head, containing large quantities of pus; severe itching, causing child to scratch violently so that blood flows; formation of thick, dirty yellow scabs, which when removed show a raw surface from which a yellow lymph exudes, which makes the linen stiff; after removal new scabs form; eruption spreads over nape of neck, scalp and most of forehead; the eruption is of very offensive odor; such large quantity of lymph is exuded that head seems to stick to pillow; child very restless, scratches head violently, and if prevented becomes irritable and screams; large pustules on arms and body, which show no tendency to heal.
Eruption on head, particularly on occiput, completely hiding scalp from view; profuse exudation, soiling pillow at night and causing excoriation of skin of nape of neck; offensive smelling; innumerable lice.
Humid, scabby itching; offensive smelling eruption on head, full of lice; glandular swellings.
Head so covered with eruptions that no part scalp was visible.
Eruption on head: with swelling of glands; with urticaria.
Tinea capitis et faciei.
Crusta serpiginosa.


Aversion to light.
Great photophobia, walks with eyes bent upon ground; scurfy eruption on face.
Photophobia: when walking in open air; with inflammation of lids.
Fiery sparks before eyes.
Objects seem to tremble for a few moments and get dark.
Confusedness before eyes after anxiety.
Vision blurred; black spots before eyes; flickering; dancing about of objects.
Darkness before eyes and ringing in ears.
Amaurosis, with scabby eruption on occiput and ears.
Serous choroiditis; some ciliary congestion and great haziness of vitreous, so that optic nerve was only discerned with great difficulty and then was found decidedly hyperemic, as was the whole fundus; headache, especially in morning; constant profuse sweating of palms of hands.
Lids spasmodically closed; intense photophobia and profuse flow of hot tears; much pustular eruption on face; large brown scab on right eye, from beneath which pus pours forth abundantly when touched; bowels costive; appetite poor and only for dainties. ~ Pustular keratitis.
Recurrent pustular inflammation of cornea and conjunctiva; chronic form; scrofulous basis.
Eyes feel tired in evening.
Stitches in eyes.
Soreness of eyes and burning, must close them frequently.
Heat and redness of eyes with pressing pains.
Burning, pressing pains in eyes.
Heat, redness and pressure in eyes; tendency to catarrhal inflammation; lids slightly agglutinated during morning.
Inflammation of eyes with burning.
Eyes water, inflamed; hurt so she can scarcely open them; pains over eyebrows, down nose, also back of head; complained mostly of head.
Right eye inflamed, pressure as from foreign body when lids are closed.
Ophthalmia, with pressing pains, as if sand were in eyes.
Right eye red, internally and externally; vesicles on cornea; eruption on head.
Acute ciliary blepharitis; internal surface of lid chiefly affected; photophobia; strumous diathesis, with unhealthy, offensive discharges.
Ciliary blepharitis right to left, agg. morning and during day; chronic cases; subject to exacerbations.
Scrofulous inflammation of eyes; ulceration of cornea.
Rheumatic, chronic and blepharophthalmia.
Eyes become gummy.
Inflammation of lids, internal surface much congested; great photophobia, cannot open eyes, lies on face.
Eyelids: swollen; inflamed; bloated; child rubs eyes; puffy; greatly swollen, closely pressed together; thickened; tendency to styes; itching, especially in canthi; herpetic eruption; scrofulous inflammation, covered with thick crusts, whole body covered with bran-like tetter.


Singing, cracking, humming, buzzing and ringing in ears with hardness of hearing.
Sensation as if he heard with ears not his own.
Severe pain in ear, confined him to bed for four days; ear swollen; thought pain would drive him crazy.
Discharge of reddish earwax or fetid pus.
Otorrhea: with headache; thin, ichorous and horribly offensive, like rotten meat; very offensive, purulent (watery, stinking diarrhea); brown, offensive, from left ear, for almost four years; chronic cases following scarlet fever.
Ulceration of membrana tympani.
Itching in ears; child can hardly be kept from picking or boring in meatus.
Meatus externus scabby.
External ears raw, red, oozing, scabby; sore pain behind ears.
Soreness of whole external ear, with abundant yellow, offensive-smelling discharge; severe itching agg. in evening and lasting till midnight, preventing sleep and nearly driving him crazy; loss of appetite; great despondency.
Herpes from temples over ears to cheeks; at times throws off innumerable scales; at others shows painful rhagades with yellow discharge, forming scurfs; fetid humor; itching intolerable.
Right ear a mass of crusts and pus, the crusts extended behind auricle to occiput upward upon parietal bone nearly to vertex, forward to right ear and over cheek; upon edge of region involved small vesicles filled with clear fluid, which became yellow, then crusted, and pus flowed from beneath crusts.
Humid soreness behind ear.
Scurfs on ears, and humid scurfs behind ear.
(In sick:) Scabby eczema behind right ear came out, curing child's old dry deafness.
Pustules: on and behind concha; behind left ear.


Loss of smell; with coryza.
Smell of blood.
Soreness of nose; nose sensitive when inhaling air.
Boring, stinging in right nostril, followed by excessive sneezing.
Burning followed by thin nasal discharge, which relieves.
Dry coryza with stoppage of nose.
Septum narium inflamed, with white, suppurating pustules.
Tough mucus in nose; feels like a plug there; it nauseates him; amel. when stooping.
Catarrh, with cough and expectoration of yellow-green mucus.
Bloody, purulent discharge from nose.
Chronic catarrh; dropping from posterior nares, so as to awaken him at night; hawking quantities of lumpy mucus gave temporary relief from feeling of fullness; mucus in nose would dry like white of egg, needed to be forcibly removed.
Pain in liver, agg. from sneezing.
Acne rosacea.


Face: pale, yellow, sickly; broad blue rings around eyes; bluish appearance; burning heat and redness; swollen, with eruption.
Painful tension and pressure in right zygoma, towards ear.
Cheek bones pain as if ulcerated.
Pain as if lame in condyle of jaw.
Sweat of face with general heat.
Much roughness of skin of face; eruption on forehead between eyes; stools very offensive. ~ Eczema. ~ Scrofulous ophthalmia.
Scabby face; especially cheeks from ears; lips and eyelids swollen, sore about eyes.
Crusta lactea on face and scalp, especially over either ear and cheek, exfoliating numerous scabs, or it cracks and discharges a yellow, fetid humor.
Moist scab behind ears with dry tetter on back of head, on both cheeks extending upward to eyes and downward to corners of mouth, reddish, very closely packed, millet-seed-like, itching, dry pimples, with frequent loose stools; a child one and half years old.
An offensive-smelling, crusty eruption extending over whole face for three months, had completely closed eyes.
Eruption on face of a child; whole face covered with a crust, lips and eyelids swollen, aversion to light, large moistening spots on head and behind ears.
Humid eruptions on face; whole face covered with humid scurfs or crusts, with swelling of lips and eyelids and humid soreness behind ears.
Pimples on forehead.
Red, small pimple on face, especially on nose, chin and middle of cheeks.
Closely packed, itching pimples on both cheeks from eyes to corners of mouth.
Ulcers in face.
Coppery eruption on face.
Tinea faciei.


Lips: painful; swollen, particularly upper; dry; burning; brown and black, dry; ulcerated; swollen and covered with scurfs.
Corners of mouth sore, often ulcerated; sycotic condylomata.
Soreness of jaw, right side, around ear; could not open wide enough to admit fingers.
Submaxillary and lingual glands swollen, sore to touch; at same time suppurating pustules on same place.


Stitching in teeth from one side to other, radiating to head, with burning in right cheek, which is swollen.
Sensation of soreness of teeth.
Stinging in teeth (while eating).
Looseness of teeth; they feel so loose, fears they may fall out, agg. from touch, especially front teeth.
Toothache: agg. at night and from cold; amel. from warmth.
Gums: ulcerated: bleeding.


Loss of taste with coryza.
Taste: bitter, goes off when eating or drinking; foul, much mucus in mouth; amel. in fresh air; bitter with yellow-coated tongue; flat, sticky, dinner tastes oily.
Tongue: dry; tip feels burnt as far as middle, he has hardly any taste; tip very dry, as if burnt, painful; white; yellow; thickly coated with whitish-yellow slime; ulcerated.


Adhesion of tough mucus to posterior surface of soft palate, necessitating hawking.
Tough mucus in mouth of a foul, nauseous taste, teeth stick together as if glued.
Dryness of mouth; burning.
Tickling, burning; mouth inflamed, sore, agg. from warm food; not annoyed by cold food.
Blisters inside lower lips: burning painful.
Ulcers in mouth.


Accumulation of mucus in throat and mouth.
Tough mucus in throat, hawking. ~ Typhoid.
Sensation of a plug or lump in throat impeding hawking.
Dryness in throat with thirstlessness.
Dryness; scraping sensation in throat.
Throat burns, feels scalded.
Tension and swollen feeling in throat.
Difficult swallowing, throat feels swollen.
Pain when swallowing saliva.
Cutting tearing pain in throat on swallowing.
Steam arising from fat causes immediate constriction of throat and chest.
Severe angina; on right side an ulcer, with a sore pain deep inside and burning in fauces.
Tonsillitis; submaxillary glands swollen; fetid otorrhea.
Ulcerated sore throat.
Ulcers on right side, with deep-seated pains and burning in fauces.


Good appetite, with daily attacks of anxiety, easily satisfied; great hunger, even after a hearty meal; canine hunger preceding attacks (diarrhea).
Diminished appetite: after typhus; but great thirst; during convalescence.
Thirst: during dinner; with dryness of throat; especially for beer, mouth feels so dry.
Desire for acids.
Loathing of pork.


While eating, ceases complaining.
Immediately after dinner, congestion of blood to head.
Pain in chest extending to shoulder, agg. after cold drinks.
Drinking causes cough.


Eructations: sour, rancid; tasting and smelling like rotten eggs; room is filled with an offensive odor.
Waterbrash when lying down, amel. on getting up;
Nausea: with poor appetite; in morning; with backache, after suppressed itch; morning with pain in small of back; all day, with vomiting.
Vomituritio, followed by vomiting, first of blood, then of sour, slimy fluid.
Constant nausea during day, with inclination to vomit; a kind of vomiting of sweet mucus every morning at ten and in evening.
Vomiting of sour mucus in morning before eating.


Stitching pain in pit of stomach.
Weakness of stomach.
Frequent oppression of stomach, especially after eating.
Cramps in stomach.
Dyspepsia; eructations, flatus and stools like spoiled eggs.
Gastric bilious affections.


Deep-seated stitching, pressing pain in region of liver, agg. from external pressure and lying on right side; pain hinders sneezing, laughing, yawning, coughing, deep inspiration and walking.
Stinging, sharp pain in region of liver and spleen.
Chronic hepatitis.
Stitches in spleen, amel. when standing; agg. when moving, and continuing when again at rest.
Chronic indurations of spleen.


Bloated abdomen.
Flatulency with disorders of liver.
Constant feeling of emptiness and looseness in abdomen; sensation as if intestines were hanging down.
Pains in abdomen after eating; flatulency and tendency to diarrhea; amel. when flatus passes.
Pain in abdomen while riding.
Cutting pains in intestines.
Colic: removed by eating; amel. passing fetid flatus.
Painful bearing down, with painful burning micturition.
Stinging, sharp pains in inguinal glands.
Pain through right groin when walking.
Lumps in right groin, preventing stooping.
Inguinal hernia; hernial sac infiltrated.
Chronic abdominal affections.
Abdominal affections during climaxis, with a high degree of ill-humor.


Emission of hot, fetid, sulphurous flatus; smelling like rotten eggs.
Griping and desire for stool while riding.
Diarrhea, preceded by colic.
Frequent thin stool, with eruption on head.
Green bilious diarrhea, mixed with mucus.
Stool: dark brown, very fluid and foul-smelling; having the smell of rotten eggs; mostly in children in their first or second summer; green mucus, or bloody mucus; smells like carrion, agg. at night; frequent, liquid; involuntary; nearly painless.
Semi-liquid, brownish, indelible, insufferably nasty; passed during sleep, at 1 and 4 A. M., with undigested food. ~ Infantile diarrhea.
Horribly offensive, nearly painless, almost involuntary, dark and watery stool; only at night and most towards morning.
Involuntary stool during sleep.
Boy, aet. 4 months, whitish bad-smelling diarrhea; constantly crying, with drawing up of knees as if in pain; rattling cough, cries all night; acts as if he had earache in left ear, from which was a slight discharge; seldom urinates; after second dose, sixteen hours after first, broke out all over his head and face, with a small pimply eruption, a vesicles at the apex of each pimple, which exuded lymph which dried in a thick brown scab, which gradually fell off in a day or two, and in two weeks left the skin perfectly clean.
Diarrhea: after severe acute disease; at night; early in morning; when rising in morning; in childbed; when weather changes (general condition).
Before stool: griping pains about navel.
Cases which do not respond promptly to the indicated remedy, the children having dirty, yellow, greasy skin, with a partially developed eruption on forehead and chest, with constant fretting and worrying.
Chronic diarrhea; offensive stools.
Cholera infantum; stools dark brown, watery, of an intolerably offensive odor; liquid, mucous or bloody and excessively fetid.
Cholera infantum in Summer; nervous and restless at night, awake at night as if frightened, or cry out during sleep; then, two or three nights afterwards, they begin with diarrhea; stools are profuse and watery, dark brown or even black in color, very offensive, almost putrid in odor, agg. at night.
Soft stool: passed with difficulty; from weakness.
Obstinate constipation: with coryza and obstruction of nose; pain in small of back; blood from rectum; due to torpor of rectum; lasting three or four days, due to inactivity of rectum; stool on third or fourth day was accompanied by severe pains which induced patient to withhold effort as much as possible.
Sensitive hemorrhoidal pain in rectum.
Unpleasant burning in rectum.
Soreness in rectum and anus while riding.
Hemorrhage from rectum; in old women large quantities of blood discharged at once, with constipation and hypochondriasis.
Burning hemorrhoidal tumors.


Involuntary urine, cannot hold it; vesical paresis. ~ Typhus.
Enuresis: wets bed at night; again during full moon; obstinate cases.
Scanty urination nearly every half hour, with burning in urethra and in condylomata.
Urine: dark brown, with reddish sediment; frequent, scanty; burning and cutting in urethra thick whitish; turbid; red deposit; cuticle forms on surface; profuse.


Excessive, uncontrollable sexual instinct.
Aversion to coition; impotence; want of emission during coitus.
Absence of erections; parts flabby, torpid.
Prostatic fluid discharged before urinating.
Drawing pains in testicles and spermatic cords.
Inflamed ulcer on glans, with swelling and heaviness of testicles.
After suppressed gonorrhea; rheumatism, lameness; conjunctivitis, with granulations; intense photophobia; pain darting around, through head; other eye sensitive to light.
Chronic painless discharge from urethra, leaving yellow stain upon linen.
Gleet of twelve years duration.
Seven large, moist, itching, occasionally burning condylomata on prepuce; every night nocturnal enuresis; during day must urinate nearly every half hour; urination scanty and accompanied by burning in urethra and condylomata; lips ulcerated, particularly at corners of mouth; in several localities, but particularly in popliteal spaces, dry, herpetic eruption, not itching.
Sycotic excrescence on edges of prepuce, with itching and burning.
Boy, aet. 7, suffering since birth; right-sided inguinal hernia, about three inches of intestines descending to testicle through widely opened inguinal canal; upon applying a bandage severe inflammation of tunica vaginalis occurred, which yielded to Pulsat., but returned every time bandage was applied; child gradually grew miserable and thin and lost all appetite; fever set in, and a large amount of water collected in tunica vaginalis; as the case improved a painful, burning, itching excoriation with acrid discharge appeared upon inner surface of prepuce and upon corona glandis.
Hydrocele, caused by repeated inflammation, in consequence of pressure from a truss.


Left ovary indurated after a violent knock; followed by itching eruption on body and face.
Knotty lump above right groin; even a bandage hurts.
Pinching in pubic region in women.
Cutting in loin; cannot walk without assistance.
Menses delayed and scanty.
Amenorrhea: in psoric subjects when tetter is covered by thick scurfs; with phthisis.
Dysmenorrhea near climaxis.
Menstrual disorders during climaxis.
Leucorrhea, large lumps, unbearable in odor; violent pains in sacrum and right loin; great debility.
Ulcers of the labia.


During pregnancy: congestions; fetus moves too violently; abdomen tympanitic; nausea; vomiting; obstinate cases.
Mamma swollen, painful; redness of nipples, burning around them.
Pimples itching violently, about nipples; oozing a fluid. ~ Second month of pregnancy.
Mammary cancer.


Hoarseness; when talking, phlegm sticks in larynx.
Talking is very fatiguing.
Voice weak, trembling.
Suffocating and crawling sensation in larynx, producing a paroxysmal, dry, hacking cough.
Tickling, throat as if narrowing, must cough to relieve it.
For eleven years hay fever, coming on about 20th of August.


Short breath or want of breath.
Convalescents go out for a walk, instead of being invigorated return home in order to get breath or to lie down so they can breathe more easily, feel agg. instead of amel. from being in open air.
Chest expands with great difficulty; cannot get breath.
Anxious dyspnea, with palpitation and pain in cardiac region.
Dyspnea: agg. when sitting up to write, amel. when lying down, congestion to head after dinner, great despondency; agg. the nearer arms are brought to body.
Asthma, as if he would die; precursor of hydrothorax.
Stitches from behind forward, in chest and back, when breathing.

COUGH. [27]

Cough: from tickling in larynx; dry, hard, caused by tickling in trachea; in evening with pains in chest and throat, passing off when she is quiet; produced by talking; with sensation of weakness in chest; dry, with sensation of heaviness on chest; dry, with soreness under sternum; with stitches in chest; dry, with constricting pain in chest; agg. mornings when awaking and evenings on lying down; coughs a long time before expectorating; periodic attacks; chronic, spasmodic; of twenty-five years duration.
Severe, dry cough with oppression of chest and pain as if everything in chest were raw and scratched; fever in evening; great depression of spirits, making life burdensome to him.
Cough, causing tearing from centre of chest to throat, all on right side; cough agg. at night; urine escapes when coughing.
(In sick:) An old, dull cough, palpitation and a fixed pain in chest disappear, the entire feeling is better, only the lower white of eye turns red and ulcers form on it, eye waters, without pain, with photophobia, amel. in fresh air.
Dry cough, pain in chest for last three months, a constricting pressure at fourth and fifth ribs near sternum, excessive irritability and ill-humor.
Cough with expectoration; asthma, thinks he will die.
Cough with expectoration of green mucus, nearly like matter; especially in morning when waking and in evening when lying down, with nausea; it sticks firmly and he can only expectoration with difficulty.
Cough with salty-tasting, green and yellow expectoration; oppression of chest; gradual loss of strength; after suppressed itch.
Expectoration: of blood with hot sensation in chest; yellowish-green.
Chronic blennorrhea of lungs, threatening phthisis.
Drinking causes cough.
Cough aggravates pain in liver and pain in chest expending to shoulder.


Oppression: in chest; anxious, every morning; with cough.
Pressure on chest.
Burning pressing pain in chest.
Pain in chest, great anxiety by spells.
Constriction of chest when inhaling steam from fat.
Excruciating pains in chest.
Cutting as of knives in chest.
Feels as if everything were torn in chest.
Whole chest feels sore.
At times bruised, suppurative pain through whole chest, extending towards right shoulder and becoming fixed there; agg. after frequent coughing; after cold drinks.
Pain in chest, as if raw, as from subcutaneous ulceration.
Ulcerative pain in chest under sternum.
Stitches in sternum, with backache; from behind forward in chest and back when breathing; in right side of chest when breathing; in chest (l. side).
Sharp pain, right side, opposite tenth rib.
Fixed pain in right side of chest.
Pains in right side of chest agg. from motion, laughing, coughing, with sweat.
Chest pains from coughing.
Pains in chest grow more severe two or three times a day, begin with chilliness and trembling, followed by heat one hour in duration; great anxiety of heart and mind with fear of death, dyspnea and restlessness; attacks pass off with sour, clammy sweat and chilliness; sweat however occurs every night independent of attack.
Hot sensation in chest.
Tedious recovery in pneumonia.
Dull pressure in right side of chest, extending thence over whole chest, agg. bending forward in writing, not by motion or deep inspiration; dry cough with expectoration of small lumps of mucus; speaking affects him very much; great prostration after preaching, so that he must rest a long time to recuperate; voice is not husky, but it requires all his strength to get through with his work; chest narrow, shoulders projecting. ~ Phthisis.
Pain in chest comes by fits; great anxiety; a feeling of ulceration under sternum; chest inflates only with much exertion; coughs a long time before beginning to expectorate. ~ Phthisis pulmonalis.
Suppuration of lungs. ~ Phthisis pulmonalis.
Chronic blennorrhea of lungs.
Chest symptoms amel. when lying down.


Stitches in cardiac region, low gurgling extending towards heart, for a moment breathing is impossible.
Pain in heart amel. when lying down, thinks the stitches will kill him is they continue.
Gurgling (gluckern) in region of heart, particularly noticeable when lying.
Palpitation: with anxiety; mental disquietude, dislike for work; from coughing; in those suffering from hepatic disorders.
Dyspnea: with palpitation; with pain in cardiac region.
Sounds of heart indistinct; bellows' murmur with first sound.
Stenosis of left osteum venosum; purring in region of apex; cyanotic lips; dyspnea and shortness of breath when walking in open air; amel. lying down.
Rheumatic pericarditis; pulse 144; skin dry; pain in head and limbs, but more particularly in shoulder; dyspnea, with pain in region of heart; effusion, indistinct heart sounds; bellows' murmur with first sound; inability to lie down.
Pericarditis of psoric origin; amel. lying quietly.
Pulse: weak, feeble; irritable, indicating return of abscesses on neck.


Painful stiffness of neck, soreness and tearing on bending backward.
Glands of neck swollen on both sides, painful to touch, as if bruised; pain extends to head.
Herpetic eruption on side of neck extending from cheek.
Nape of neck excoriated by discharge from eczema capitis.
Tearing and stitches between scapulae.
Weakness and pain in small of back; agg. from motion.
Constant pressing pain in small of back, agg. from motion.
Excessive backache.
When breathing, frequent stitches from back towards chest.
Backache when walking, with stitches in sternum.
Severe backache, as if bruised, cannot straighten out.
Backache with constipation.
Backache after suppressed eruption.
Spina bifida.


Attacks of lameness and soreness in right shoulder, extending to hand.
Arms as if paralyzed and lame from shoulders to hands.
Tearing in arms.
Tetter on arm with small millet-like eruption exuding a yellow fluid; itches intensely in heat.
Eruption in bends of elbows and around wrists.
Itch-like eruption on wrists with tearing in limbs.
Dry tetter on wrists with rheumatism in limbs.
Trembling of hands.
Swelling and tension of backs of hands and of fingers.
Malignant boil; on hand a cone-shaped scab the size of a quarter of a dollar on a base as large again, bluish-red and strongly demarcated, where scab extends over ring there is another moist, white ring which forms a new scab; much tension and burning.
Pustules on hands, near finger-ends suppurating.
Copper-colored eruption or red blisters on backs of hands.
Itching between fingers; vesicles.
Herpes in palms of hands; itching tetter.
Sweaty palms, especially at night.
Small warts size of pin's head on left hand.
Nails brittle.
Itch: in axillae; bends of elbows; arm; forearm; elbow and wrist; hands; finger joints.


Pain in hip joints as if dislocated, agg. when walking, with weak arms.
Sciatic pains; tension down to knee while walking.
Ischias: sciatica.
Paralysis of legs from suppression of eruption on arms.
Purpura on inner side of thigh.
Old itch eruption on inner side of thigh and in popliteal space.
Knees give way under him.
Dry herpes, especially in bend of knees.
Eruption about joints makes walking difficult, as if encased in armor.
Pain in knee caused by a fall a year ago.
Chronic gonitis.
Pains in legs, especially in tibiae and soles after too much exercise in walking, with a peculiar restlessness in legs, so that he frequently changes position, passing off after rising.
Oozing blisters on legs, from small pustules, increasing in size, with tearing pains.
Vesicles becoming ulcers, on feet.
Ulcers: on legs usually about tibiae and ankles or other joints; ulcers are indolent, slow to heal; on lower legs with intolerable itching over whole body; on feet.
Large swelling about.
For four or five weeks, feeling when walking as if left foot were pulled around inward; agg. for last two weeks, so that he sometimes looked to see if it were really so. ~ Locomotor ataxia.
Feet go to sleep.
Eruption on insteps soon becoming thick, dirty, scaly, suppurating; painful and itching at times, keeping him awake.
Heat and itching on soles.
Corns between second and third toes of left foot.
Gout in lower extremities.


Weakness in all the joints as if they would not hold together.
Trembling of hands and feet.
Hands and feet feel as if broken early in morning and after a little work.
Herpetic and itching eruption especially in bends of joints, in bends of elbows and in popliteal spaces.
Tearing in limbs; in left knee and left axilla.
Chronic rheumatism in limbs, with a dry eruption on wrists.
Arthritis: rheumatism, especially in chronic forms.
For many weeks gouty pains, etc.; dry cough; constrictive pressure and cutting, tearing pain at sternum near fourth and fifth ribs; greatest despondency and ill-humor.
Heat in hands and feet.
Hands moist, with cold, clammy sweat, the very touch of which was unpleasant; profuse sweating of feet; feet very painful, causing shuffling gait.
Caries; rachitis.


Sitting aggravates dyspnea (asthma) and pain in heart; these and other ailments are amel. while lying down.
Many ailments are agg. or come on when riding in a carriage, and when exercising in open air, and amel. by rest and in room.
Rest: stitches in spleen.
Lying down: waterbrash; cough agg.; chest symptoms amel.; pain in heart amel.; gurgling in region of heart; pericarditis better.
Lies in same position in morning as when fell asleep.
Lies on face: inflammation of eyes.
Lying on right side: pain in region of liver agg.
Must lie down: dizziness; to breathe more easily.
Cannot lie down: rheumatic pericarditis.
Cannot straighten out: backache.
Changes position: restlessness in legs.
Sitting up to write: dyspnea agg.
The nearer arms are brought to body, dyspnea agg.
Bending forward: pressure in chest agg.
Bending backward: painful stiffness of neck.
Stooping: tough mucus in nose; lumps in groin prevent.
Had to rise at night to collect his senses.
Getting up: waterbrash amel.
Standing: stitches in spleen amel.
Morning: stitches in spleen agg.; pain in chest agg.; does not agg. pressure in chest; pains in small of back agg.
Exertion: causes perspiration; eczematous eruption; urticaria.
Slightest exercise: profuse perspiration.
Walking: pain in region of liver hinders; pain through groin; cannot without assistance; cutting in left loin; shortness of breath in open air; backache; pain in hip joints agg.; tension to knees; difficult, eruptions above joints, as if left foot were pulled around inward; profuse sweat with debility.

NERVES. [36]

Nervous, restless, easily startled.
Subsultus tendinum.
Malaise: feels tired out.
Constantly tired and sleepy; very little labor exhausts him; exhausted after riding in a wagon.
Looks pale, exhausted and thinner than usual.
Very weak and miserable after suppressed itch.
Loss of strength, with cough, with oppression of chest.
Trembling and chilliness, with attacks of pain in chest.
Stormy weather affects him.
Debility: independent of any organic disease; loss of appetite; tendency to perspiration on exertion and at night; after acute diseases; after protracted diseases or loss of fluids; after typhus, with despair of recovery; thinks he is very ill when he is not; appetite will not return; in the evil consequences of suppressed itch, especially after large doses of sulphur.
Constantly increasing debility, with abdominal affections.
A man, aet. 21, was obliged to run until nearly exhausted; although strong and well before, he now became weak, perspiring easily and had severe pain in right side, agg. by coughing, laughing, motion.
Frequent attacks of epilepsy; religious melancholy (improved).

SLEEP. [37]

Sleepy by day; sleepless at night, from intolerable itching; dyspnea; congestion to head.
Sleepless after 12 P. M., from congestion to head.
Child apparently well, but at night would twist and turn and fret from bedtime till morning and next day be as lively as ever.
Sick babies will not sleep at night, but worry and fret and cry.
Dreams: anxious; vivid, continue after waking; of robbers, danger, traveling, etc.
On waking: cannot get rid of the one persistent idea.
In morning lies in same position as when he fell asleep.

TIME. [38]

Aggravations in the evening and before midnight.
Morning: left half of head stupid; vertigo; when rising, forcing outward in head; headache agg.; eyes slightly agglutinated; ciliary blepharitis agg.; nausea towards stools; early, diarrhea; when rising, diarrhea; cough agg. when awaking; hands and feet, as if broken.
Forenoon: dull.
Day: ciliary blepharitis worse; nausea and vomiting; sleepy.
Evening: fever; eyes feel tired; itching in ear agg.; vomiting; cough; chilliness in upper arm and thighs, as if he should lose his senses; heat, with delirium, itching and heat in eyes.
Night: feels dull, stupid; dropping from posterior nares awakens him; toothache agg.; stools agg.; stools only; diarrhea; nervous, restless; awakens as if frightened; wets bed; cough agg.; sweaty palms; perspiration; sleepless; child twists, turns and frets; heat; terrible itching of whole body; screaming.


Great sensitiveness to cold air or change of weather; wears a fur cap, overcoat or shawl, even in hottest summer weather.
Aggravation from sudden changes of weather.
Feels a restlessness in his blood days before and during a thunderstorm.
Cough: returns every Winter.
Air: nose sensitive when inhaling.
Open air: when walking, photophobia; taste amel.; feels agg.; cough amel.; shortness of breath; itching amel.
Averse to having head uncovered.
While in bed: itching of body.
Warmth: toothache amel.; of body causes itching; intolerable itching.
Warm food: inflamed mouth agg.
Summer: cholera infantum; dry scaly eruption disappeared.
Cold: toothache agg.; drinks, agg. pain in chest; weather, dry scaly eruption returned.
Change of weather: headache caused and made agg.; diarrhea.
Washing: amel. pressure in head.

FEVER. [40]

Chilliness in evening on upper arms and thighs, with thirst; drinking causes cough, then heat and cough, with oppression of chest; and trembling, with attack of pain in chest.
Internal shivering, creeping chills and icy-cold feet.
Heat: at night and dryness in mouth; in afternoon or evening, feels as if he would lose his senses, with thirst; in evening, with delirium, great thirst, followed by profuse sweat; when riding in a carriage; sudden over whole body, with trickling perspiration all over face.
Sweats easily, weak.
Sweat: profuse; cold, clammy from least exertion; profuse when taking slightest exercise; when walking; at night; on face, palms of hands and perineum when moving about; profuse sour, clammy, with faint oppression of chest after chill and heat; after typhus; colliquative.
When taking a walk profuse sweat with consequent debility, taking cold easily.
Profuse sweating relieves all the complaints; chronic diseases.
Profuse night sweats of phthisis.
Want of perspiration; dry skin.
Typhus: picks bedclothes, reaches for objects in air; profound debility.
After ague color of face worse.


Every other day: headache, thirst, cold.
Nearly every half hour: urination.
Two or three times a day: pains in chest grow severe.
At 1 A. M.: sensation as of a heavy blow on forehead; diarrhea.
Immediately after dinner: congestion of blood to head.
Every morning at ten: vomiting; oppression.
Every afternoon: great anxiety.
Every day, from 5 A. M. until 5 P. M.; anguish in head.
Every night: nocturnal enuresis; sweat.
Day before headache: inordinate appetite.
For three or four days: constipation.
During full moon: wets bed.
For four or five weeks: feeling when walking as if left foot were pulled around inward.
Nine months: has been nervous.
For four years: discharge from ear.
For eleven years on 20th of August: hay fever.
Twelve years duration: gleet.
For twenty-five years: cough.


Right: pressure in side of occiput; large brown scab on eye; eye inflamed; ear a mass of crusts; eczema behind ear cured deafness; stinging in nostril; soreness of jaw; burning in cheek; ulcer on side of throat; pain through groin; lumps in groin; inguinal hernia; knotty lump over groin; violent pain in loin; tearing in side from cough; pain extending to shoulder; stitches in side of chest; sharp pain opposite tenth rib; fixed pain in side of chest; dull pressure in chest; lameness and soreness in shoulder; small vesicles behind ear.
Left: half of head stupid; pains in temple; numbness of arm and leg; pressing headache agg.; pain over eye; spots on frontal region much whiter than surrounding skin; discharge from ear; pustules behind ear; ovary indurated after violent knock; cutting in loin; stitches in chest; stenosis of osteum venosum; small warts on hand; as if foot were pulled inward; corns between toes; tearing in knee; in axillae.
From right to left: pain in occiput; ciliary blepharitis.
From left to right: pain in eyes.
From within outward: as of hammers striking head.
From behind forward: stitches in chest.


As if stupid in left half of head; eyes as if pressed outward; as if brain had not room enough in forehead; as from a heavy blow on forehead; as if brain would protrude; back of head as if sprained; right side of occiput as if luxated; as if piece of wood were lying across back of head; as if head were separated from body; as of a foreign body under eyelid; as if sand were in eyes; as if he heard with ears not his own; cheek bones as if ulcerated; condyle of jaw as if lame; tongue as if burnt; teeth as if glued together; as of a plug in throat; as if intestines were hanging down; as if frightened; throat as if narrowing; asthma as if he would die; as if everything in chest were raw and scratched; as if everything were torn in chest; glands of neck as if bruised; back as if bruised; arms as if paralyzed; hip joint as if ulcerated; joints as if encased in armor; as if left foot were pulled around inward; as if joints would not hold together; hands and feet as if broken; as if he would lose his senses.
Pain: in left temple; in chest; over left eye to right; in back of head; over eyebrows; down nose; in liver; in cheek bones; in condyle of jaw; in throat; in chest extending to shoulder; in small of back; in abdomen; through right groin; in rectum; in cardiac region; in chest and throat; in heart; in head and limbs; in hip joint; in knee; in legs.
Excruciating pains: in chest.
Intense pain: in head.
Violent pains: in sacrum and right loin.
Severe pain: in ear; in limbs.
Sharp pain: right side opposite tenth rib.
Anguish: in head.
Cutting, tearing pain: in throat.
Cutting pains: in intestines; in urethra; in loin.
Tearing: from centre of chest to throat; in neck; between scapulae; in arms; in limbs; in legs; in left knee and left axillae.
Cutting: in chest.
Stitches: in heart; in eyes; in teeth; in spleen; in chest and back; in sternum; in right side of chest; in cardiac region; between scapulae; from back towards chest.
Stitching pain: in pit of stomach; in region of liver.
Throbbing: in brain.
Fixed pain: right side of chest.
Griping pains: about navel.
Cramps: in stomach.
Cramplike contractive pain: in head.
Ulcerative pain: in chest under sternum.
Suppurative pain: through whole chest.
Pinching pain: in pubic region.
Constricting pain: in chest.
Boring: in right nostril.
Digging: in forehead.
Drawing: in forehead; in testicles and spermatic cords.
Pressing pain: in small spots in forehead and temples; in eyes; in region of liver; in small of back.
Sore pain: behind ears.
Burning pressing pain: in chest.
Stinging: in right nostril; in teeth; in region of liver and spleen; in inguinal glands; in many parts of skin.
Burning: of eyes; in nose; of face; in right cheek; of blisters on inside of lower lip; of throat; in fauces; in rectum; in urethra; in condylomata; of excrescences on prepuce; around nipples.
Smarting: on scalp.
Soreness: of eyes; of stomach; behind ears; of external ear; of nose; of jaw; of teeth; of mouth; in rectum and anus; under sternum; of whole chest; in neck; in right shoulder.
Rawness: behind ears.
Hot sensation: in chest.
Pricking: on scalp.
Heat: of eyes; of hands and feet.
Rheumatism: in limbs.
Constricting pressure: at fourth and fifth ribs near sternum; at sternum.
Constriction: of throat and chest.
Pressure: in right side of occiput; in right zygoma; on chest; in right side of chest.
Heaviness: of head; of testicles; in chest.
Tension: in right zygoma; in throat; of hands and of fingers; of boil on hand; down to knees.
Fullness: in head; in vertex.
Oppression: of chest; of stomach.
Singing: in forehead.
Tired feeling: in eyes.
Dullness: of head.
Painful stiffness: of neck.
Lameness: of shoulders and arms.
Numbness: of legs and arms.
Weakness: in forehead; of stomach; in chest; in small of back; in joints.
Trembling: of hands; of feet.
Restlessness: in legs.
Dryness: of tongue; of mouth; of throat.
Tickling: in throat; in larynx; in trachea.
Crawling: on scalp; in larynx.
Formication: on scalp; in head.
Itching: eruption on head; in canthi; in ears; of external ear; of pimples of cheeks; of excrescence on prepuce; of pimples around nipples; of tetter on arm; of body in bed; between fingers; tetter on palms; intolerable over whole body; of eruption on instep; on soles; inner angles of eyes; of condylomata; of herpes.


Thinner then usual, pale, exhausted.
Great emaciation, in children; they are pale, delicate, sickly, will not sleep day or night, but worry, fret and cry, or child is good, plays all day, is restless, troublesome, screaming all night.
Glandular swellings with eruption on head.
All excretions, diarrhea, leucorrhea, menstrual flow and perspiration, have a carrion-like odor.
Body has a filthy smell even after a bath.
Whole body painful, easily sprains and hurts himself.
Rheumatism and arthritis.
Deeply penetrating ichorous ulcers.
Caries; rachitis; dropsy.


Touch: stomach sensitive; lingual glands sore; teeth agg.; vesicles sore.
Pressure: stomach sensitive; pain in region of liver agg.; from a truss; inflammation.
Bandage: caused inflammation of tunica vaginalis Rubbing: causes small vesicles to arise.
Riding: pain in abdomen; griping and desire for stool; soreness in rectum and anus; in a wagon, exhausted; sweat.
Violent knock: left ovary indurated.
Fall: caused pain in knee.

SKIN. [46]

Abnormal tendency to receive skin diseases.
Large suppurating pustules on hands, particularly near ends of fingers; had eight or ten within a few weeks, itching of body particularly while in bed.
Skin inactive; want of perspiration.
Itching: when body becomes warm; and stinging in many parts at same time; intolerable, agg. in bed and from warmth; scratches until it bleeds; over whole body, when rubbed, small papules and vesicles arise; between fingers; in knee joints; in bends of knees; terrible, of whole body at night, preventing sleep.
A girl, aet. 18, sallow complexion but cleanly appearance; constant irritation of different parts of body, day and night, compelling her to scratch; numerous pediculi corporis cling to neck, back and shoulders; menses had never occurred; anxious, depressed and tearful; inner angles of eyes filled with gummy mucus, heat and itching in them, in evening; corners of mouth sore.
Skin has a dirty, dingy look, as if patient never washed; in some places looks coarse as if bathed in oil; sebaceous glands secrete in excess.
Skin dirty, greasy-looking, with yellow blotches here and there.
Severe pain in limbs and dark, burning spots, so that skin of whole body except face resembled that of a mulatto; itch had been suppressed five times.
Scaly condition of skin of whole body; skin has a dirty, tawny color, although carefully kept; much itching causing desire to scratch, which gave but temporary relief; some months back instep showed signs of eruption, which soon became a thick, dirty-looking mass of scales and pus, painful and violently itching; at times pain kept her awake at night; disease of at least a dozen years standing.
Rash on back and neck.
Urticaria with eruptions on head.
Fine, red eruption, forming small white scales.
Dry and scaly eruption, with little pointed vesicles around reddened edges, disappearing during Summer, but reappearing when cold weather comes on. Eczematous eruption after any severe exertion, accompanied by sensation of tension and swelling on fingers, dorsum of hands, nape of neck and towards ears; slightly elevated blotches upon an erysipelatous, swollen, hard base; eruption of numberless small vesicles; face in several places affected; eyelids swollen; intolerable itching, disturbing sleep; fingers so swollen that they cannot be flexed; after several days desquamation in very fine scales occurred.
Eczema behind ears, on scalp and in bends of elbows and armpits, accompanied by abscesses affecting bones; nothing relieved, but the eruption disappeared, to reappear again, years after, on wrists; there was then a patch on each wrist as large as a half dollar, with intense itching, preventing sleep, with constant desire to scratch.
Eruption of small vesicles, quickly filling with a yellow lymph, painful like sores, to touch, drying up after a few days, on forehead and several places on face, also behind right ear.
Moist herpes after suppressed scabies; intolerable itching when getting warm; agg. before midnight and in open air.
Herpes: with itching and burning; with biting-itching, with meal-dust, humid.
Herpetic eruptions.
On face, hand and back, also on legs, an itch-like eruption appears and the eyes agglutinate so that they cannot be opened.
Itch: dry on arms and chest, most severe on finger joints; followed by boils; inveterate cases with symptoms of tuberculosis; in recent cases, with eruption in bends of elbows and around wrists, repeated outbreak of single pustules after main eruption seems all gone.
After suppressed itch: urticaria in attacks, after every exertion; tuberculosis; single pustules often appear.
Consequences of itch suppressed by sulphur ointment.
Psoriasis; psoriasis syphilitica.
Copper-colored pustules, no itching.
Pustules on forehead, chin and chest.
Pustules or boils on head, particularly on scalp; scalp had a dirty look and emitted an offensive odor; fine, red eruption, forming small white scales; pustules on hands.
Burning itching pustules after vaccination.
Eruptions bleed easily and constantly tend to suppurate.
Crusty eruptions all over body.
Crusta serpiginosa.
Retrocession of eruption. ~ Measles.
Ulcers: deep, penetrating ichorous; on face and legs; old, with fetid pus; violently itching; scrofulous, with swelling of bones.
Moist, itching condylomata.
Suppressed eruptions.


Scrofulous; nervous, restless, easily startled.
Psoric constitutions; especially when other remedies fail to permanently improve; lack of reaction after severe diseases.
Complaints of psoric origin; patient emits a disagreeable odor.
Pale, sickly, delicate children.
Peevish, unhealthy-looking children, who have a disagreeable odor about them.
Dirty people, in whom the body has a filthy smell.
Child, aet. 3 months; pustules and boils on head.
Boy, aet. 4 months; diarrhea, cough.
Child, aet. 6 months; eruption on face.
Girl, aet. 1 year, suffering six months; pustules and boils on head.
Child, aet. 18 months; eruption on head and face.
Child, aet. 3, years suffering since birth; Psorin. cured after failure of Sulphur, Alumina, Opium; constipation.
Girl, aet. 3; eczema.
Child, aet. 4; itch.
Boy, aet. 7, suffering since birth; inguinal hernia.
Child, aet. 8; eruption on head.
Girl, aet. 8, a puny, petted and slender child, spent six years in a darkened room, and until a few months since has been under allopathic treatment; pustular keratitis.
Girl, aet. 11, light complexion, full face, ruddy cheeks, ill about a week, four years ago had severe rheumatic attacks; rheumatic carditis.
Boy, aet. 13, had whooping cough, when one year old, since then suffering; otorrhea.
Youth, aet. 15, suffering two years; condylomata on prepuce.
Girl, aet. 18, sallow complexion, of cleanly appearance, suffering three and a half years; amenorrhea and pediculi corporis.
Girl, aet. 19, suffering nine months; itch.
Girl, aet. 20, when nine years old had itch, which was suppressed, suffering two years; eruption on head.
Farmer, aet. 20, sanguine temperament; pneumonia.
Young lady, aet. 21; serous choroiditis.
Man, aet. 21, strong and well until one day he was compelled to run after a horse until exhausted; debility and sweating.
Man, aet. 25; necrosis of temporal bone.
Woman, aet. 28, after suppressed itch; melancholy.
Man, aet. 28, dark complexion, dark brown hair; affection of scalp.
Man, aet. 30; religious melancholy and epilepsy.
Man, aet. 30, clergyman, tall, thin, stooping gait, formerly scrofulous, two years ago caught cold, since then suffering; phthisis.
Mrs. B., aet. 30; pustules on hands.
Man, aet. 30, suffering from progressive locomotor ataxy; sensation as if foot were pulled inward.
Man, aet. 40, robust, choleric, brunette, suffering three years; eruption on ear.
Man, aet. 40, several years ago had itch, which was suppressed by lotions of Sulphur, suffering two years; eczematous eruption.
Man, aet. 43, spare figure, dark complexion, suffering nine months; hypochondriasis.
Mrs. Dorsche, aet. 47, blue eyes, light complexion, strong, muscular, mother of four children, suffering twenty years; headache.
Man, aet. 50, has been deeply engrossed in care in building a store; debility.
Mrs. —, aet. 53, suffering at least a dozen years; affection of skin.
Miss C., a young lady of culture, after recovering from a a mild attack of typhoid fever; debility.
Man, of strumous appearance, large lower lip, much saliva in mouth, bad digestion; sweating of hands and feet.


Antidoted by: Coffee.
Compatible: Carb. v., Cinchon., Sulphur.
Complementary: After Lact. ac., Psorin., in vomiting of pregnancy; after Arnic. in effects of blow on ovary; Sulphur after Psorin. in mammary cancer.
Compare: Carb. v., Cinchon., Phos. ac.


Source: The Guiding Symptoms of Our Materia Medica Vol. 08, 1889
Description: Clinical materia medica of Psorinum
Remedies: Psorinum
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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