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Aesculus Hippocastanum.

Horse Chestnut. Sapindaceae.

Brought from the East, and extensively cultivated as an ornamental tree. Both fruit and capsule should be used.

Proved by Helbig, in 1844; by Buchman, in 1859, and later by C. W. Boyce, Cooley, Duncan, Warren, H. M. Paine, W. H. Burt, C. H. Lee and J. C. Raymond, to which we add a very good proving by Neville, from a Thesis in 1864 to 1865.

MIND. [1]

Mind clear; anterior lobes feel light; posterior dull, heavy.
On awaking knows not where she is nor whence came the objects around her.
Unable to fix his attention.
Disinclination to perform any labor.
Inward cheerfullness and placidity of temper.
Feeling of sadness, lasting all day.
Depressed, low-spirited.
Feels dull, gloomy and despondent.
Very irritable all day, and restless during forepart of night.
Extremely irritable; loses temper easily, and gains control over it but slowly.
Feels miserably cross.


Confused feeling in head, with giddiness; slight while sitting, worse when rising from a seat, afternoon.
Vertigo with a sensation as if he had to balance the head; very annoying all afternoon.


Dull pain in right temple and occiput, followed by dull stitches in forehead and left temple.
Feeling as if a board was on head; agg. rising from a seat.
Neuralgic pains in different parts of head, temples, occiput and frontal region, coming and going.
Severe lancinating headache at base of brain, as if too full; tympani; tongue white.
Dull heavy pain deep in brain.
Headache all over as if it would burst. ~ Fever.
A sensation of fullness and pressure, rather than of acute pain.
Sensation of fullness in head, beating of temporal arteries, and pain extending through head from one temporal region to other; agg. by stooping, laughing and study.
Congestion to head with beating of temporal arteries, lasting half an hour, and accompanied by a dull pain on top of head.
Heaviness, with dull stupefying pain in head.
Heaviness in forehead, with aching in back part of head.
Fullness in forehead with dull heavy pain.
Aching in forehead; sometimes over left, sometimes over right eye; also right temple.
Dull pain over right eye; eyes heavy; after sleep.
Dull pressure in forehead with slight nausea in stomach, followed at once by stitches in right hypochondrium.
Dull frontal headache, from right to left, with constrictive feeling of skin of forehead, followed by flying pains in epigastrium.
Shooting pain in forehead.
Neuralgic pains in right supraorbital region.
Severe frontal headache; back aches and is weak.
Pressing in left temple, followed by same sensation in right.
Beating in right temple.
Frequent flying pains through temples and forehead; throat constricted.
Dull heavy pain extending through top of head.
Neuralgic pains in left side of head.
Very severe pain in right side of head above temple.
Dull aching pain in left side of head.
Dull pain in right side of head, followed by same sensation in left side, continuing about an hour.
Dull pain in occiput, with flushes of heat over occiput, neck and shoulders, and lame feeling in small of back. ~ Prolapsus uteri.
Heavy feeling in back of head.
Dull aching sensation in back part of head, afterwards extending to forehead, much agg. by stooping.
Dull pain in occiput; a bruised feeling with heat, extending to ears.
Burning pain in back part of head.
Headache with dull pain and stitches, chiefly in forehead, temple and occiput; accompanied by confusion and vertigo, with sensation of fullness and pressure rather than other pain.
Sensations in head, accompanied by beating of arteries all over body and accelerated pulse.
Sick-headache; feeling of fullness in forehead, with sickness of stomach in evening.
Neuralgic darting from right to left across forehead; followed by flying pains in epigastrium.
Stitches in right side of head, right breast and anterior part of right thigh simultaneously.
Sensation of fullness in upper part of head, with stiffness of neck and spine.
Dull aching sensation in forehead, with beating in temples, flashes of heat and accelerated pulse.
Dull heavy pains in forehead, and pains in back, loins, left shoulder and elbow, as if from exertion.
Headache with drowsiness; too weak to walk.


Shooting in left parietal bone, later in right.
Pains in vertex, with a very annoying sensation, as though a number of pin-points were inserted in skin.
Hyperesthesia of scalp.
Soreness of side of scalp rested on ®.
Formication in front of temple.


Flickering before eyes.
Pupils dilated; contract slowly.
Can read well at a distance, can now read without spectacles.
Eyes feel heavy and hot.
Burning and stinging deep in left orbit, as if pain surrounded ball.
Painful aching over left eye.
Weight in eyes, they feel heavy and dull.
Twitching: of lids; of muscles under left eye.
Eyes filled with tears.
Balls feel sore, dull aching in them.
Sharp shooting in left eyeball, sometimes through left ear.
Dull pain over the eyes; shooting over left.


Ringing in right ear.
Shooting pain in left ear and eye, later in right ear.
Burning in ears: pressure.
Fullness: in ears.


Dryness of posterior nares and throat, with sneezing, followed by severe coryza.
Fluent coryza, dull frontal headache, thin watery discharge; burning, rawness; sensitive to inhaled air.
Pain in right nasal bone; soreness in left.
Stinging and burning in posterior nares and soft palate.
Formication on nose.


Stitches in left malar bone.
Pale, miserable appearance.
Ill-looking countenance.
Flying heat and redness of left side of face.
After rubbing face it flushes.
Rubbing after washing causes red spots.
Face swells enormously after washing in water.


Severe neuralgic pains from upper lip, extending around to right side of head; all forenoon.
Severe pains in right mastoid region.
Lips hot.


Shooting in lower molar teeth, later in right only.
Ache in middle lower molar, agg. by warm drinks and pressing teeth together, amel. by holding cold water in mouth.
Teeth feel as if covered with oil.


Taste: bitter, afterwards sweetish; sweet with ropy mucus; oily or coppery, with salivation; metallic.
Cannot control tongue so as to form words rightly.
Tongue furred. ~ Hemorrhoids.
Tongue coated white or yellow; feels scalded.
Tip of tongue sore, as if ulcerated.


Thick yellow phlegm in mouth, and on tongue.
Mouth dry, as if excoriated and constricted.
Increased flow of saliva, with oily taste.


Stinging and burning in soft palate.
Pricking, formication, burning and stinging in fauces; shooting in left side.
Feeling as if something had lodged in fauces, causing constant inclination to swallow.
Throat feels dry and stiff when swallowing.
Dry feeling, or a constrictive sensation, with desire to swallow.
Tonsils swollen, fiery red; neck swollen and stiff.
Tonsils dark, congested, with an aching distress.
Violent burning in throat, with raw feeling.
Frequent neuralgic pains in fauces.
Constricted sensation in fauces, tongue feels as if scalded.
Hawks up ropy mucus, of a sweetish taste.
Tonsils-dark and congested, swollen; left worse; inclination to swallow, with dull aching pain, burning like fire.
Feeling of dryness and roughness of throat as from taking cold.
Frequent inclination to swallow, with dry constricted fauces, burning.
Throat and esophagus constricted, scraped, causes hawking.
Dark congested state of fauces, with a full feeling and irritation. ~ Chronic angina.


Loss of appetite. ~ Hemorrhoids.
Considerable thirst.


Burning in pit of stomach and feeling as if about to vomit, is removed by eating dinner.
Stomach feels dull, as if walls were thickened, after eating; a distended feeling the only sign which tells him to stop.
Pain in stomach, continuing until he eats again.
Regurgitation of food an hour after eating.


Eructations: sour; greasy; bitter; frequent; empty; taste of food, with nausea.
Nausea. ~ Hemorrhoids.
Nausea with increase of saliva and slight burning in stomach.
Nausea most after eating or in afternoon.
Nausea with heavy pressure in epigastric region.
Sickness with heaviness in base of brain from forehead to occiput.
Desire to vomit.
Violent retching and vomiting, with burning in stomach.
Heartburn and gulping up all food after eating; can hardly eat anything.


Pressure as from a stone in pit of stomach.
Periodical tightness in scrobiculum, with labored breathing.
At the epigastrium: fullness; burning distress, aching; pressure as from a stone; flying pains after headache.
Sinking at pit of stomach, emptiness with gnawing.
Gnawing and emptiness in stomach early mornings.
Fluttering, with faintness in stomach.
Constant distress and burning in stomach, inclination to vomit.
Aching, cutting, burning distress in stomach.
Sharp pain in region of stomach and apex of heart.
Pain in stomach and rumbling in abdomen.
Violent burning in stomach, bowels and liver, with distress, nausea and violent vomiting.


Dull aching in right hypochondriac region.
Constant, severe aching, from pit of stomach to lower lobe of liver.
Tenderness in right hypochondrium.
Pinching pain in right hypochondrium, with colic; pain through to back on inspiring.
Stitches in hypochondria following headache.
Stitches, pinching and aching in liver, extending between shoulders.
Tenderness in right hypochondriac region; full feeling.
Constant dull aching distress in right lower lobe of liver and region of gall bladder ; much distress in liver and epigastrium.
Constant aching pain from pit of stomach to right lobe of liver.
Congestion of liver and portal system.
Fine stitching in left hypochondrium, agg. moving and laughing.
Pain in region of spleen.


Burning distress, soreness and aching at navel.
Abdomen tender to touch.
Rumbling in bowels, with cutting about navel, with distension and bearing down.
Flatulent pains in bowels. ~ Hemorrhoids.
Rumbling noise and abdominal pain extending downward evenings.
At navel: pain, soreness and aching; pricking; great distress with urging to stool; colicky pains after hard stool.
Sensation of fullness in abdomen. ~ Hemorrhoids.
Stitches in left side below ribs.
Sensation of soreness in lumbar region.
Deep-seated shooting in right side just above hip; tearing above right hip.
Flying pains in bowels.
Cramp pain, cutting in bowels before stool.
Cramplike contraction of bowels.
Colicky pains in bowels, with severe cutting in rectum.
Throbbing in abdomen. ~ Portal congestion.
Hemorrhoidal colic.
Throbbing in pelvic cavity and hypogastrium. ~ Prolapsus uteri.
Pain in hypogastric region. ~ Prolapsus uteri.
Cutting in right inguinal region.
Severe neuralgic pain in right inguinal region.
Inguinal hernia.


Rectum: feels full; dryness and itching. ~ Hemorrhoids.
Rectum feels as if full of small sticks.
Dryness, heat and constriction of rectum.
Mucous lining feels thickened, obstructing defecation.
Dryness and itching in rectum, with a feeling of stiffness of skin and adjacent cellular tissues.
Sensation in rectum as though a bug was creeping out.
Feeling in rectum as though folds of mucous membrane obstructed passage, and as if, were effort continued, rectum would protrude.
Prolapsus of rectum.
Soreness of rectum: with a feeling as if something would pass off all the time; aching and fullness; with increased secretion of mucus.
Rectum sore, with burning and itching.
Considerable pain, aching, swelling and rigid hardness of rectum, commencing an hour after stool, continuing from two to six hours. ~ Hemorrhoids.
Pressure in rectum, with constant desire but ineffectual efforts to stool.
Urging to stool, often ineffectual; rectum seems swollen.
Passes fetid flatus.
Much flatus passed in evening.
Stool softer than natural.
Stools loose, preceded by griping.
Frequent loose stools, with constant urging; composed of ingesta.
Light-colored soft stool. ~ Prolapsus uteri.
Stools mushy, light brown.
Copious, soft stool, followed by burning, and a feeling of swelling and constriction of rectum.
Diarrhea; desire to have bowels evacuated coming on suddenly, preceded by passage of flatus and followed by pain in abdomen and eructations tasting of ingesta.
Diarrhea, evacuations yellow, thin, preceded by pain in abdomen which passed off with stool.
In afternoon, watery discharges from bowels not attended with any pain.
Chronic diarrhea.
An evacuation, at first black and hard, then white and soft.
First part hard, black, last of about natural consistency, but white as milk, followed by tearing in anus. ~ Liver complaint.
Very dark stools. ~ Hemorrhoids.
Stool large, dry, hard, difficult, dark.
Stool very hard and dry, with colicky pains in umbilical region, followed by severe cutting pains in rectum.
Stool large, hard, dry, knotted, voided with difficulty and followed by severe cutting, burning or constricting pains in anus, a portion of which seems to protrude; with dull pains in lower abdomen and severe lumbo sacral backache.
Sense of fullness and bearing down with constipation. ~ Hemorrhoids.
Bowels always wanted to be relieved. ~ Hemorrhoids.
Constipation. ~ Hemorrhoids.
Hard dry stool passed with difficulty, with dryness of rectum and heat; no bleeding.
After stool, pain in anus intense, lasting till evening; every other day stool, inclined to bleeding. ~ Hemorrhoids.
Stool followed by rectal fullness. ~ Hemorrhoids.
Much pain after stool in morning, not subsiding till evening.
Intolerable burning, itching, stinging pain at anus, with feeling of fullness, which could only be relieved by rubbing or by pressure; only felt while walking.
Anus feels raw.
Pain like a knife sawing backward and forward through anus. ~ Hemorrhoids.
Dryness of passage for several days, followed by a secretion of moisture.
(OBS:) Stricture of the sphincter ani.
Anus sore, it protrudes at or after stool.
Prolapsus ani after stool, with dull backache.
Fullness and itching in anus after a walk.
Rubbing induces a flow of blood to anus.
Troublesome itching of anus.
(OBS:) Fissure of anus.
Pain in anus commences about an hour after evacuation, and continues from two to six hours. ~ Hemorrhoids.
Occasional attacks of hemorrhoids, attended with very little hemorrhage, although considerable pain, aching, swelling and rigid hardness of rectum; attacks usually accompany constipation.
Hemorrhoids, blind and painful, rarely bleeding.
Blind piles of ten years' standing; bleeding of twenty years.
Several large piles which seem to block up rectum, little or no bleeding, great suffering, constipation.
Sharp, shooting pains running through hemorrhoidal tumors, up to sacrum and along back.
Large protruding painful hemorrhoids. ~ Prolapsus uteri.
Appearance of hemorrhoids, like ground-nuts, of a purple color, very painful, and with a sensation of burning.
Hemorrhoids painful, burning, purplish; generally “blind;” aching and lameness, or sharp, shooting pains up back.
Hemorrhoids severe and of long standing, patient felt as if the gut was turned inside out.
Pain worse in tumors when standing on feet or walking.
Hemorrhoids, could not sit or lie down with ease.
Pain in hemorrhoids, like a knife sawing up and down, could not sit, stand or lie, only possible position was kneeling; slight protrusion.
Some carry nuts in their breeches-pockets as a preventive.


Terrible pain in region of kidney, continuing about an hour and aggravated by motion.
Shooting pain in left kidney.
Shooting pain in left ureter, from below upward.
Desires to urinate often, but passes little at a time, scanty and dark yellow, with scalding in passing through urethra.
Frequent urging to urinate, with scanty, high-colored urine.
Urine: dark, muddy, passed with much pain; scalding; with dark-brown sediment; yellow, with thick-white mucous sediment; hot.
Diminished quantity of urine passed during day.
During day urine passed was deep red, with strong odor.


Amorous dreams and seminal emissions.
Seminal emissions. ~ Disease of prostate.
Transient pains in genitals.
Testicles: feel sore, itch; drawing in left.
Drawing from right testicle in direction of spermatic cord.
Dull and heavy shooting pain through penis.
Shooting pain in right testicle.


Inflamed cervix uteri attended with retroversion, prolapsus, ulceration, enlargement and induration, when characterized by great tenderness, heat and throbbing.
Uterine soreness, with throbbing in hypogastrium. ~ Hemorrhoids.
Old cases of leucorrhea; discharge of a dark, yellow color, thick and sticky; agg. after a menstrual period, increased by walking, corrodes labia, aching in sacrum and knees.
Leucorrhea, with lameness in back, across sacro-iliac articulations, and great fatigue from walking, because that part of back gives out in walking even but a little way.
Thick, dark and corroding leucorrhea, with constant backache. ~ Prolapsus uteri.


During pregnancy, sacro-iliac symphysis gives out while she walks; she must sit down; feels best lying.
Piles troublesome during pregnancy.


Hoarse voice.
Larynx feels dry and stiff; later mucus is secreted.
Glottis feels dry and stiff; also pharyngo-laryngeal mucous membrane.
Tickling in larynx, causing a cough, with mucous expectoration.
Throbbing, darting pain in trachea, produces titillation.
Catarrhal laryngitis, laryngeal cough, and perhaps coughs dependent on hepatic disorders.
Pressure in throat-pit, as if something had stuck there which required to be expelled.


Rapid, labored breathing.
After a full breath, lungs feel sore, with great rush of blood.
Pain on inhaling in scapula and chest.

COUGH. [27]

Cough caused by tickling in larynx.
Dry short cough, increased by swallowing and deep breathing.
Dry hacking cough, caused by constriction of fauces, with irritation of epiglottis.
Spits blood on getting up in morning.
Chronic cough, with emaciation.


Heat in thorax and stomach.
Hot feeling in chest with cold rising, as after peppermint.
Raw feeling in chest and throat.
Stitches in left side, 10 P. M.
Sudden stitches through chest; going from left to right Crampy pains in chest, 10 to 11 A. M.
Tightness of chest.
Constant burning distress, with a constrictive feeling of lower part of chest.
Pains alternate with those in abdomen.
Lungs feel engorged, heavy.
Soreness over lungs on taking a deep breath. ~ Rush of blood.
Sensation as if lung moved up and down painfully, on right side, with each respiration.
Stitching pain in lower and lateral parts of right chest, increased by breathing.
Pain in right scapula and in left side of chest, agg. on inspiration.
Pituitous consumption.
Chest-complaints of horses.


Darting in region of heart, with fullness and palpitation.
Dull aching, burning in region of heart.
Frequent stitches and shooting, agg. when breathing, 4 P. M.
Twitching over region of heart, darting, with fullness and palpitation.
Neuralgic pain so severe as to arrest breath, also pain at apex, and pit of stomach.
Sharp pains about apex, in forehead and between shoulders.
A peculiar sensation from apex to left axilla, and, at times, down arms.
Heart-beat full and rapid; jars prover while lying down.
Palpitation, heart's action full, heavy; can feel pulsation all over body.
Severe periodical palpitation, with great anguish.
Pulse: accelerated and hard, or soft and weak.
Pulse 66, soft and regular, with burning pain in heart.
Disturbances of heart, with hemorrhoidal complaints.


Pains in sternum, as if a piece was torn out of chest.


Neck: dull heavy pain; stiff and swollen (with tonsillitis); glands sensitive, slightly swollen.
Weakness, lameness and weariness in back of neck.
Aching between shoulder blades.
Continual pain in back, neck and shoulders, at times with pricking sensation and with fullness in both ears.
Drawing in muscles of right side of neck.
Stiffness in muscles of neck.
Heat in back of neck and shoulders.
Spine feels weak.
Great lameness of back, agg. on walking. ~ Prolapsus uteri.
Chilliness extending up back.
Stiffness of back when moving.
Backache is attended with aching in legs and knees.
Caused spinal diseases with sheep.
Pains attending curvature of spine.
Constant dull backache; walking almost impossible; scarcely able to rise or stoop or to rise after sitting.
Dull aching sensation in lumbar region.
Weak and bruised feeling in lumbar region.
Painful weakness of loins with dull aching pain, accompanied by several tumors around anus.
Chilly sensation followed by pain in lumbar region, rendered much agg. by pressure.
Severe dull aching pain in the lumbar and sacral region, aggravated by walking.
Weakness, weariness and lameness in small of back.
Pain extends from bowels to small of back.
Sensation of lameness and soreness in small of back.
Constant backache affecting sacrum and hips, much agg. by walking or stooping forward.
Tearing in small of back and hips when walking.
Severe pain across back and hips, as if they would break in two. ~ Hemorrhoids.
Pain, especially in hip and sacrum. ~ Prolapsus uteri.
Backache in cervical, lumbar and sacral region, or sacro-iliac symphysis, agg. from motion.
Constant dull pain across hips and sacrum.
Dull aching in small of back, agg. from motion.
Pain and lameness in each sacro-iliac symphysis, agg. when walking; patient can hardly walk on account of this lameness in back, which seems to be of a rheumatic character. ~ Leucorrhea. ~ Constipation. ~ Hemorrhoids. ~ Rheumatism.
Pain across sacro-iliac symphysis, more or less constant, with a feeling as if back would give way at that point, causing great fatigue when walking. ~ Uterine complaints.


Rheumatic pain in right scapula and right side of chest; agg. when inhaling.
Pains in scapula and chest; agg. during inspiration.
Strange trembling of muscles of left shoulder, continuing two hours and followed by a sensation of soreness.
Aching in left acromion process, with shooting down arm.
Left upper arm and shoulder feel as if one had taken violent exercise.
Shooting pain extending down arms.
Neuralgic pains in arms.
Twitches in left arm.
Arm and hand of left side become numb, as if paralyzed.
Right arm feels paralyzed, cannot raise it.
Hands weak, cannot control muscles well when writing.
Shooting pain in left arm extending to wrist.
Neuralgic pain of left arm extending down to end of index finger, followed by a tingling sensation.
Tearing pain in right arm extending down index finger.
Pain extending to ulnar side of forearm from elbow to little finger, as if nerve had been compressed.
Drawing tearing in left arm extending to ends of fingers.
Stinging sensation in right arm extending to fingers.
Drawing in metacarpal bones of left hand.
Left arm and hand much warmer, feel heavy and swollen.
Pricking, swollen feeling of hands after washing them.
Cracking of skin on hands.
Nails blue.


Constant aching bruised feeling in right hip joint, pain extending downward.
Shooting down right thigh; soreness and lameness in right hip joint.
Stinging on anterior part of right thigh, just above knee.
Sensation of soreness in left hip and knee joints.
In morning pain in right knee and leg, as after violent exercise.
Stiffness of knee joints, particularly when rising from a seat.
Left knee swollen, painful and stiff; unable to bear slightest pressure.
Aching in legs and knees.
Legs so weak she can hardly walk; spine weak. See 31.
Back and legs weak: can hardly walk, must lie down.
Calves feel sore.
Neuralgic pains in right leg extending downward.
Wandering pains in lower extremities.
Soreness of lower extremities felt most when walking.
Legs much affected, can't walk; bowels loose.
Feet swell after walking.
Tendo-achillis sore.
Tension and soreness in left ankle.
Tension in right ankle, also in left knee.
Boring pain in dorsum of left foot.
Burning pain in left great toe.


Darting and shooting pains in upper and lower extremities; most on left side.
Shooting pains extending down left arm and leg.
Feeling of lameness in left shoulder and right ankle joint.
Joints stiff, aching and painful.
Limbs feel heavy.
Spasms of muscles of limbs.
Muscles sore, agg. on awaking and on motion.


Could not sit nor lie down with ease; bleeding of piles gives some relief. ~ Hemorrhoids.
Dreadful pain, could not sit, stand or lie; only possible motion was kneeling. ~ Hemorrhoids.
Lying: back feels best in pregnancy; increases heart troubles.
Must sit down: during pregnancy when back gives out.
Stooping: back aches more.
Rising after sitting: backache agg.; can hardly get up.
Motion: muscles feel sore; backache agg.; soreness amel.
Walking: increases leucorrhea; causes burning in epigastrium; fullness and itching in anus; back gives out; aching tearing in back and hips; almost impossible when back aches; causes feet to swell; totters.
Writing: hands become weak.

NERVES. [36]

Flying, neuralgic pains.
Lameness and paralytic feelings.
Feels faint, weak; weariness, faintness at stomach.
Cannot control muscles to speak or to write.
Cannot walk, feels so weak. ~ Headache with drowsiness.
Very much weakened. ~ Hemorrhoids.
Feels faint and weak; totters when walking.
Weariness and faintness in stomach.
Feeling of malaise.
Paralytic feeling in arms, legs and spine.
Too sore and languid to attend to business.
Feeling of extreme illness, great weakness, faintness and tottering gait.
A kind of tetanus after a horrible constriction in pit of stomach, she got stiff with the pain, hands blue with a pricking and stinging, lasting two hours; second attack of same kind.

SLEEP. [37]

Dreams and restless nights, with obstinate erections, but no emission.
Disposition to stretch and yawn.
Yawning and stupefying sleepiness.
Drowsy; falls asleep; on awaking, knows not where she is.
Restless all night; thoughts continually crowding on mind prevent sleep.
Awakened by burning pain in stomach.
Mornings, on awaking, sore and tired.
Awaking: does not want to rise; wants to sleep again; eyes heavy, dull headache over right eye; feels sore and is red all over, morning; muscles sore; pressing in stomach.

TIME. [38]

Morning: gnawing emptiness in stomach; feels sore all over; spitting blood.
Day: drowsy.
Afternoon: throat better; vertigo.
At 4 P. M.: chills.
At 7 to 12 P. M.: fever.
Forepart of night: restless.


Chilly from cold air.
Cold air: teeth chatter and skin feels chilly; riding in it makes him chilly; nose and throat sensitive when inhaling.
After washing in water: hands prick; skin, face and hands swell and redden.
Heat of stove: relieves chill.
Worse in Winter and better in Summer. ~ Hemorrhoids.

FEVER. [40]

Chilliness: creeping up and down back; with burning in anus; better from heat of fire.
Chills: along spine; up back; cannot get warm.
Chill 4 P. M., with goose-skin, amel. from heat of fire; fever 7 to 12 P. M.
Chilliness, with rigor.
Feverish pulsations, with hot and dry hands.
Flashes of heat over occiput, face, neck, shoulders and body.
Skin hot and dry; evening fever; palms and soles burn; disposed to yawn and stretch; head aches as if it would burst.
Fever: 7 to 12 P. M., no thirst, bursting headache, photophobia; with profuse hot sweat; lungs feel engorged, heart beats violently.
Sweat profuse, hot, with fever.
Sweat: abdominal symptoms decline; on head and face.
Intermittent fevers.


Periodically: tightness in scrobiculum; palpitation and anxiety.
Alternating: pains in chest and abdomen.


Right: dull pain over eye; stitches in hypochondrium; soreness of scalp; pain and aching in lower lobe of liver; pinching pain in hypochondrium; tenderness in hypochondrium; shooting in side above hip; neuralgia in inguinal region; lung painful; rheumatic pain in scapula; rheumatic pain in side of chest; arm feels paralyzed.
Left: stinging and burning deep in orbit; heat and redness of side of face; spleen painful; drawing in testicle; arm and hand feel warm, heavy and swollen.
Right to left: dull frontal headache; stitches in chest.
Left to right: stitches in chest; lameness of arms.
Front to back: pinching pain in right hypochondrium.
Below upward: shooting in back; chills along spine.
Wandering pains: in legs.


Sensation of fullness, as from too much blood in different parts of body.
Sensation like hot lightning.
The whole body feels as if bruised or beaten.
Soreness: on side of scalp rested on; eyeballs; nose; stomach; hypochondrium; protruding anus; testicles; calves; tendo-achillis; muscles; all over.
As if he had to balance head, vertigo; as if a board was on head; as if too full at base of brain; as if head would burst; beating of arteries all over body, with headache; pains as from overexertion; as though pin points were inserted in skin of vertex; as if pain surrounded eyeball; as if teeth were covered with oil; as if something had lodged in fauces; aching distress in tonsils; tongue as if scalded; stomach feels full as if walls were thickened; sinking at pit of stomach; gnawing and emptiness in pit of stomach; fluttering with faintness in stomach; dull aching distress in right lower lobe of liver and gall bladder; rectum as if full of small sticks; feeling of stiffness of skin and tissues about anus; as though a bug was creeping out of rectum; as though folds of mucous membrane obstructed rectum, as if it would protrude, as if something would pass off all the time; like a knife sawing backward and forward through anus; as if something had got stuck in throat pit; as if right lung moved up and down painfully; cold rising in chest as after peppermint; in chest as if lungs were engorged; in region of heart; in left great toe; a peculiar sensation from apex of heart to axilla; can feel pulsation all over body; as if a piece was torn out of sternum; as if back and hips would break in two; as if back would give at sacro-iliac symphysis; as after violent exercise in left upper arm, shoulder, right knee and leg; as if ulnar nerve had been compressed.
Terrible pain: in region of left kidney.
Tearing pain: above right hip; in small of back and hips; down arms and fingers.
Neuralgic pains: in head; in right supraorbital region; in left side of head; from upper lip to right side of head; in fauces; in right inguinal region; about heart; in arms; in right leg downward.
Lancinating: in head, at base of brain.
Cutting: in stomach; about navel; in rectum; in right inguinal region; in rectum.
Stitches: in right hypochondrium; in forehead, temples and occiput; in right side of head; in right breast; in right thigh; in left malar bone; in hypochondria; in liver; in left side below ribs; sudden through chest from left to right; in lower right chest; in region of heart.
Stinging: deep in left orbit; in posterior nares; in soft palate; at anus; in right arm; on anterior part of right thigh above knee; in hands.
Burning: in back part of head; deep in left orbit; in ears; in nose; coryza; in posterior nares and soft palate; in fauces; in throat; in tonsils; in pit of stomach; in stomach, bowels and liver; at navel; in rectum; in anus; in hemorrhoids.
Scalding: in urethra.
Pricking: in fauces; in back, neck and shoulders; in hands.
Shooting pain: in forehead; in parietal bones; in left eyeball; over left eye; in ears; in lower molars; above right hip; through hemorrhoidal tumors; up sacrum; along back; in left kidney and ureter; through penis; in right testicle; in region of heart; down arms; down right thigh; down left arm and leg.
Darting: in larynx; in region of heart.
Boring: in dorsum of left foot.
Flying pains: through temples and forehead; in epigastrium; in bowels.
Bruising feeling: in occiput; in lumbar region; in right hip joint.
Aching: in occiput; in forehead; over eyes; in right temple; in eyeballs; in lower molars; in tonsils; from pit of stomach to lower lobe of liver; in liver; at navel; of rectum; in hemorrhoids; in sacrum; in legs and knees; in region of heart; between shoulder blades; in lumbar region; in left acromion process; in right hip joint; in legs and knees; of joints.
Soreness: in left nasal bone; of tip of tongue; at navel; in lumbar region; of rectum; at anus; in testicles; over lungs; in left shoulder, after trembling; in right hip joint; in left knee and hip joint; of tendo-achillis; in left ankle; of muscles; all over.
Rawness: in nose, coryza; in throat; of anus; in chest and throat.
Dull pressure: in forehead.
Pinching: in right hypochondrium; in liver.
Dull stitches: in forehead and left temple.
Pain: in right nasal bone; in right mastoid region; in region of spleen; in hypogastric region; in right scapula and left side of chest; at apex of heart; at pit of stomach; in sternum; in back, neck and shoulders; in spinal curvature; in hip and sacrum.
Dull pain: in right temple and occiput; deep in brain; in vertex; in forehead over orbits; over right eye; in left side of head; in right hypochondriac region.
Fullness: in head; in forehead; in vertex; in ears; in fauces; in right hypochondriac region; in abdomen; in rectum; at anus.
Swollen feeling: in rectum; in left arm; of hands.
Heaviness: in forehead; of eyes; in occiput; from forehead to occiput; in left arm; in limbs.
Rheumatic pain: in lungs; in right scapula and right side of chest.
Twitching: over region of heart.
Drawing: in left testicle; in muscles of right side of neck; in metacarpal bones of left hand.
Dull heavy pain: in neck.
Pressure: in temples; ears; bones of face; epigastric region; in stomach; in rectum; in throat-pit.
Tightness: of chest.
Tension: in ankles.
Constricted feeling: of skin of forehead; in throat; of mouth; in fauces; in esophagus; in scrobiculum; in stomach; of rectum; in anus; in lower chest.
Cramp pain: in bowels; in chest.
Beating: in temples.
Throbbing: in abdomen; in pelvic cavity and hypogastrium; in trachea.
Lame feeling: in small of back; in neck; in sacro-iliac symphysis; in right hip joint; in left shoulder and right ankle.
Paralytic feeling: in arms, legs and spine.
Weariness: in neck; in back; in stomach.
Stiffness: in larynx and glottis; of neck; of back; of knee joints; of joints.
Formication: in front of temple; on nose; in fauces.
Tingling: in left arm and index finger.
Tickling: in larynx.
Heat: of eyes; of left side of face; of lips; in stomach; in rectum; in thorax; in back of neck and shoulders.
Chilliness: up back; in lumbar region; with gooseskin.
Dryness: of posterior nares and throat; of mouth; in rectum; of larynx.
Itching: in rectum; at anus; of testicles.


Fullness in various parts, as if they contained an undue amount of blood.
Venous congestion, especially portal and hemorrhoidal.
Sore muscles, mornings on awaking and on motion.
Mucous membranes dry, swollen; burn and feel raw.
Glandular swellings of bone.
Joints weak; lumbo-sacral region aches.


Touch: abdomen tender; glands sensitive; side of head he has been lying on feels sore.
Rubbing: causes face to flush; produces red spots on hands after washing; induces a flow of blood to anus.

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Formication: scalp, nose, fauces.
Itching of body, especially about waist.
After washing: red spots on face.


Bilious temperament. ~ Anal troubles.
Climacteric years. ~ Piles.
Suitable for persons with hemorrhoidal tendencies who suffer with gastric, bilious or catarrhal troubles.


Collateral relation: Aesc. glab.
Similar to: Aloes, Collinsonia, Mercur., Nux vom., Podoph., Sulphur (weak spine).
Nux vom. antidotes symptoms of piles.
Found useful after Collinsonia had improved piles.
Useful after Nux vom. and Sulphur had failed in piles.


Source: The Guiding Symptoms of Our Materia Medica Vol. 01, 1879
Description: Clinical materia medica of Aesculus hippocastanum
Remedies: Aesculus hippocastanum
Author: Hering, C.
Year: 1879
Editing: errors only; interlinks; formatting
Attribution: Legatum Homeopathicum
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