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Antimonium Tartaricum.

Tartar Emetic. 2[K(SbO)C4H4O6]H2O.

An invention of the alchemists, very popular with them, forbidden by the French Academy, finally introduced and much used and abused by the Old School. Proved by Hahnemann and some of his students. Published by Stapf, in 1844, and proved since by many others. We have made use of the masterly monograph of Dr. R. Hencke, of 1874, who collected all poisonings, provings and cures.

MIND. [1]

Unconsciousness, but rarely.
Stupefaction, with numbness of head.
Stupid and sleepy; stupefying meningitis.
Confusion of head; with feeling as if he ought to sleep.
Dullness of mind; imbecility.
Apathy and indifference to everything, even death would have been welcome.
Delirium, with pleasant expression. ~ Bronchial catarrh.
Contradiction between mind and will.
The child must be carried, it cries if touched.
Anxious face.
Moaning and groaning, with oppression on chest.
Crying with cough.
Pitiful whining before and during attacks. ~ Infantile catarrh.
Continual crying and whining of a child for three days, gets only little sleeps of fifteen or thirty minutes. ~ Summer complaint.
Child cries on attempting to take breast.
Child clings to those around, calls for help in a hoarse voice, with cough.
The child will not allow itself to be touched without whining and crying.
Fear and dread of being alone.
Uneasiness of mind, indisposed to work, apparently proceeding from abdomen.
Bad humor. ~ Bronchial catarrh.
Despondent and apprehensive that he would not recover; t.
Hopelessness, despondency.
Hopeless mood. ~ Colic.
Hopeless and despairing when awake. ~ Intermittent.
Despondent, hypochondriacal; inclined to violence.
Melancholic. ~ Chronic metritis.
Complains about his numerous symptoms. ~ Pneumonia.
Despairs of his recovery. ~ Pneumonia.
Depression of mind and fear that he will never get well.
Apprehensive and restless.
Great concern about future with beating in stomach.
Anxiety and restlessness.
Anxiety during paroxysm, often lasting two to three hours. ~ Pregnancy.
Anxiety with nausea.
Indescribable anxiety and oppression of chest. ~ Cholera.
Anxiety. ~ Intermittent.
Despair and hopelessness, with lethargy, with cold sweat.
After attacks, in good humor, playing. ~ Catarrhal croup.
Merry all day, in evening anxious and full of fear.
Gayety, wild mirthfullness, with subsequent ill humor and anxiety for future.
Desire to bite.
Excessively peevish and quarrelsome (a boy aet. 3).
Peevishness. ~ Laryngo-tracheitis.
The children get angry, weep and cry. ~ Whooping cough.
Mental excitement.
Frightened at every trifle.
Highest degree of mental restlessness.
Consequences of anger or vexation.
Worse after getting angry. ~ Cough.
Strong emotion followed by amblyopia. ~ During pregnancy.


Heaviness of head.
Stupefying dullness with unconquerable drowsiness.
Felt giddy and sick; immediately.
Dizziness, with cough.
Vertigo with alternate drowsiness.
Vertigo: on closing eyes; on walking; when lifting head, must lie down, with nausea.
Pressing pain in forehead with vertigo, stupor and dullness of head, slightly delirious, drowsiness, but cannot sleep. ~ Influenza.
Vertigo with flickering before eyes. ~ Rheumatism.
Vertigo with dimness of vision and a pressing headache. ~ Pneumonia.
Vertigo and violent chills running through body with a sudden shock.
Fainting, with sweat on forehead.
Child gets insensible, limbs cold, pulse weak, almost imperceptible; recovery after brandy and water.
Fainting after a cold feeling in scrobiculum, followed by sleep.
Asphyxia; t.
After vomiting once, a heavy asphyxia, and when coming to herself again, violent colic.
Asphyxia from drowning.


Cerebral congestion.
Arachnoid membrane too opaque; t. ~ Dull head, like a strong pressure, more in right forehead, with boring, sharp shooting tearing deep in brain. ~ Rheumatism.
Violent pain in forehead and giddiness.
Headache, as from a band compressing forehead.
Tensive pain in forehead and one side of head, as if brain was in one lump, with drowsiness, agg. evening, after eating and sitting bent; amel. sitting up, lying high with head and in the cold.
Pressing headache, as if brain was put together in lumps.
Feels as if brain was pressed together; stupid and sleepy; more when resting; in evenings and at night; amel. when moving about, or after washing head.
Heavy pain in forehead like waves increasing and decreasing.
Reverberation of pulse in head.
Very sensible pressure on vertex, with violent pulsation in the temples.
Throbbing in right forehead, agg. evenings, sitting bent, from warmth and amel. sitting up and in cold.
Pressive pains in forehead; stitching extending downward into left eye.
Painful drawing in right temple; extending down to zygoma and upper jaw.
Tearing pains in head.
Stitches in left parietal bone, on stooping, extend forward.
Headache and feeling as if paralyzed. ~ Pneumonia.
Stupefying headache. ~ Meningitis.
Occiput heavy, requires support.
On stooping, feeling in occiput as if something fell forward.
Headache with vomiting.
Headache. ~ Variola.
Headache with sensitiveness of region of stomach.
Violent headache during heat. ~ Tertian.
Headache also in apyrexia. ~ Intermittent.
Inflammation of brain.
Apoplexia nervosa and serosa.
Headache: agg. evening; lying down; getting warm in bed; after eating; sitting bent; in rest; amel. sitting upright; in the cold; lying high with head; moving about; after washing head.


Head very hot. ~ Rheumatism.
Head dull, forehead warm, less strength, and displeased with everything.
Forehead covered with sweat; head is cold.
Sweat on forehead and on neck.
Plica polonica.
Scalp very sensitive, with heaviness of head.
Chronic trembling of head, most after coughing, with sense of inner trembling, chattering of teeth and great desire to sleep; agg. evening and from warmth.
Chronic trembling of head and hands, with great debility.
Numbness of head, with stupefaction and somnolence.
Cold sweat on head, with cough.
Head hot and sweaty. ~ Atelectasis pulmonum. ~ During efforts at vomiting. ~ Pertussis.
Lifting head.


Flickering before eyes.
Sees only as through a thick veil.
Vanishing of sight.
It gets dark before eyes and his senses leave him.
Amblyopia after strong emotion, and colic during pregnancy.
Amblyopia. ~ Meningitis.
Oversensitive retina.
Photophobia. ~ In scrofulous persons.
Weak eyes, next day headache, most in forehead.
Cataract. ~ Of cattle.
Tearing pains in eyes.
Eyeballs pain, as if bruised, especially on touching them.
Burning and smarting in eyes and canthi with redness of conjunctiva, evenings.
Eyes open; pupils closely contracted.
Eyes turned upward, with difficult breathing. ~ Catarrhal croup.
Dim, swimming eyes. ~ Diarrhea.
Eyes prominent, glaring. ~ Pneumonia.
Jerking, shooting in inner canthi and pressure in eyes.
Eyes fill with tears when gaping.
Eyes feel tired, as if lids would close.
Inclination to press lids tightly together.
On closing eyes, vertigo.
Inclination to shut eyes, without shunning light.
Eyes sunken.
Eyes sunken and surrounded by dark circles. ~ Cholera.
Edges of lids covered with mucus. ~ Pneumonia.
Lids and external canthi granulated.
Injected eyes.
Eyes slightly inflamed, staring, dull, unsteady, half open or one closed. ~ Pneumonia.
Inflammation of conjunctiva with much lachrymation.
Red, inflamed eyes, engorged ciliary vessels.
Eyes somewhat reddened, aching with suppuration of lids. ~ Rheumatism.
Gonorrheal ophthalmia.
Ophthalmia rheumatica or arthritica.


Roaring in ears.
Fluttering before left ear, as from a large bird; at same time, warmth of ear.
Twitching, tearing in right concha; evening on lying down; disappears in bed.


Uncontrollable epistaxis with spongy gums, as in scurvy.
Nose dry. ~ Rheumatism.
Sneezing, fluent coryza and chilliness, with loss of taste and smell, and a feeble voice.
Stoppage of nose, alternating with fluent coryza.
Nosebleed, followed by fluent coryza, with sneezing.
Stupefying tension over root of nose, as from a band.
Well-marked motion of alae nasi with a child. ~ Pertussis.
Nostrils widely dilated.
Nose pointed.
Nostrils dark, sooty and dilated.
Nostrils black, smoky, inflated and moving rapidly, like wings. ~ Pneumonia.


Face animated, tongue red, moderate thirst, region of stomach sore, headache.
Face expresses greatest anxiety. ~ Acute edema of lungs.
Anxious look. ~ Bronchial croup.
Despairing anxiety depicted on face. ~ Pneumonia.
Suffering face, livid red. ~ Pneumonia.
Remarkable distortion of countenance with spasms.
Convulsive twitches in almost every muscle of face. ~ With cough.
Tearing pain in whole side of face, even head and neck of that side. ~ Rheumatic toothache.
Burning heat of face.
Face very much flushed. ~ Catarrhal croup.
Congested face, with difficult breathing.
Face dark red or purple. ~ Puerperal convulsions.
Face red, puffed. ~ Bronchial croup.
Face red, bloated, anxious. ~ Pneumonia.
Despairing, anxious look, face cool, pale and earthy; nostrils dark, sooty and dilated. ~ Pneumonia.
Face pale, bluish; anxious.
Pallor. ~ Bronchial catarrh.
Pale, sunken face. ~ Diarrhea. ~ Cholera.
Face pale, circumscribed redness on cheeks. ~ Catarrh.
Face cool, pale earthy, bluish around nose. ~ Pneumonia.
Face as pale as a corpse, with bluish spots, distorted and cold. ~ Cholera.
Face pale, nose pointed, eyes sunken with blue margins; lips livid. ~ Asphyxia. ~ Child after birth.
Cold and livid countenance, bathed in cold sweat.
Sweat on forehead: with nausea; with cough; with heat.
Maculae in face.
Pustules on face; sometimes they leave ugly blue-red scars.
If ulcers last awhile on limbs, ulcers also appear on face. ~ Leprosy.


Mouth closed spasmodically.
When gaping he cannot open the mouth fully. ~ Intermittent.
Mouth remained open after gaping, he could not shut it for a while. ~ Intermittent.
Mouth open, parched, upper lip drawn up. ~ Pneumonia.
Lips: dry, scurfy; chapped, nights; pale, livid; blue; swell much and quickly, and have excoriations on many places; erythematous eruption; covered with little blisters; (~ after intermittent); itching vesicles.
Eruption around mouth, of rheumatic origin. ~ Tertian.
Aphthae around mouth. ~ Influenza.
Burning, as from hot coal, on right side of chin.


Teeth chatter with inward trembling.
Tearing in roots of teeth after eating (l. side posteriorly).
Violent toothache in morning.
Rheumatic toothache of intermitting type.
Gums: bleed as if scorbutic; red; spongy, with nosebleed; scurvy.
Teeth covered with mucus.
During dentition catarrhal hyperemia.


Taste: flat; salty; sour; bitter; as from rotten eggs.
Food seems tasteless; tobacco has no taste.
Sour taste of sputa.
A very unpleasant taste in mouth.
Mouth slightly bitter. ~ Pregnancy.
Flat or bitter taste. ~ Influenza.
Taste bitter, with a slimy, furred tongue.
Bitter taste in mouth, especially all night. ~ Dyspepsia.
Speechlessness; speech difficult, tongue swollen.
Difficult, even painful, to move tongue.
Tongue: very thinly white, with reddened papillae, red edges; very red, dry in middle; red, in streaks; dry and red; cold pale, covered with a thin, white, slimy fur (~ cholera); coated, bitter taste and nausea; slimy, furred; covered with a thick, white, pasty coat; furred, yellowish-brown, dry; covered with a flocculent, tough coat; covered with a false membrane.
Tongue has a thick white fur. ~ Rheumatism.
Thick, white or bilious fur on tongue, with retching of phlegm, nausea and vomiting. ~ Influenza.
Tongue, brown, dry. ~ Pneumonia.
Imprints of teeth on border of tongue.
Small round ulcers with lard-like borders, on tongue.


Much heat in mouth with eruption; t.
Mucous membrane of cavity of mouth and pharynx covered with a soft, grey, false membrane not continuous.
Tongue moist and yellow in middle.
Mouth so sore can scarcely swallow, morning after rising.
Small, circular patches, like smallpox pustules, in and upon mouth and tongue. ~ Diphtheria.
Blisters and pustular eruptions on mucous membrane of whole cavity of mouth.
Salivation. ~ During pregnancy.
Mouth and lips swollen and excoriated as from salivation with mercury.
Ptyalism with buccal eruptions; t.
Copious salivation with nausea.
Copious salivation, spits all the time.
Spits much after recovering from his faint; t.


A membranous exudation peels off in pieces.
Sensation of soreness of posterior part of palate when not swallowing.
Soft palate and upper part of pharynx very red and full of little blisters, and so much swollen that he could not swallow anything, even some fluid; it interferes with breathing.
Soft palate and throat deep red, covered with small vesicles; surrounding parts swollen and coated with mucus.
Lips, tongue, hard and soft palate covered with a score of vesicles or pustules, of a yellowish white color, flattened, depressed in the centre, and filled with a purulent liquid, of a milk white color; t.
Back of pharynx covered with mucus.
Mouth, tongue and pharynx covered with a soft, pale, disconnected false membrane; mucous membrane beneath reddened, or covered with grey, sometimes transparent, flakes.
Fauces covered with pustules, which spread over body and limbs on two days following.
Burning in fauces.
Rapid swelling of tonsils and cervical glands.
(OBS:) Acute angina.
Saltish rising in throat.
Much mucus in throat with short breathing.
Roughness in throat, with sensation as if a small leaf obstructed windpipe on hawking.
Throat full of phlegm, with cough.
Heat and constriction in throat.
In throat, mouth and tongue a sensation of tension, with some pain and a well-marked metallic taste.
Esophagus dry.
Erythematous sore throat; t.
Mucous membrane of digestive tube, from mouth to cardia, shows traces of pustular or pseudo-membranous inflammation; t.
Phlegmasia of a portion of intestinal canal with false membrane, completely tubular, obstructing esophagus; t.
Intercurrent pseudo-membranous sore throat.
All along mucous membrane of alimentary canal innumerable small conical pustules filled with serum; membrane pale; t.
Difficulty in swallowing.
Violent irritation in throat with difficult swallowing.
Swelling of tonsils and highly reddened pharynx.
Throat so swollen and mucus coated, he was unable to swallow even liquids, and his breathing was obstructed.
Dysphagia. ~ Meningitis.


Good appetite with flat taste, and somewhat dry mouth.
Canine hunger on walking in open air.
Appetite diminished.
Less appetite in apyrexia. ~ Tertian intermittent.
Loss of appetite, anorexia.
Loss of appetite, without much thirst. ~ Influenza.
Weariness, with no appetite; in apyrexia. ~ Tertian.
Disgust for food during pregnancy.
Disgust for food, frequent nausea and relief by vomiting. ~ Gastric derangement.
No appetite at noon.
Little thirst, no appetite. ~ Rheumatism.
Not much appetite, no thirst. ~ Pregnancy.
No appetite, great thirst. ~ Rheumatism. ~ Pneumonia.
Very little thirst. ~ Acute catarrh.
Thirstlessness. ~ Diarrhea. ~ Bronchial catarrh.
Great thirst.
Eager desire for water with vomiting smallest quantity.
Greedy desire for water. ~ Summer complaint.
Irresistible thirst for cold water. ~ Catarrhal diarrhea.
Much thirst; drinks little and often.
Thirst with burning sensation in fauces, stomach and abdomen.
Thirst after stool.
Desire for acids, for fruits, or for any cold drink. ~ Diarrhea.
Extraordinary appetite for apples, and thirst for cold water.
Aversion to milk. ~ Diarrhea.
Aversion and disgust for milk and every other kind of nourishment; child aet. 3 months. ~ Summer complaint.
Great disgust for whiskey.
No desire for tobacco.


Food relieves somewhat pressure in abdomen.
After eating: cough with vomiting of food and of mucus; sleeps; uncomfortable feeling; toothache; squeamishness; pressure in stomach; backache.
Relishes food, but often attacked with loathing after eating.
Worse after warm drinks, especially milk. ~ Whooping cough.
After drinking: cough.
All food is immediately vomited up.
After eating he vomits ingesta, but without relief. ~ Pertussis.
Eating sour food or drinking tart wine brings on attack. ~ Asthma.
After every drink, nausea and pressure in pit of stomach. ~ Pneumonia.
Febrile motion after every meal, with pungent heat in face. ~ Pregnancy.


Violent hiccough without vomiting.
Frequent retching with eructations tasting of food, bitter or acid.
Belching, which relieves. ~ During pregnancy.
Eructations tasting like rotten eggs, with sensation as if stomach had been overloaded, at night.
Foul eructations. ~ Pneumonia.
Rising of saltish water in throat.
Loathing: with desire for cooling things; after eating.
Qualmishness in stomach after dinner.
Nausea with anxiety.
Nausea causes great anxiety. ~ Diarrhea.
Continuous anxious nausea, straining to vomit, with sweat on forehead. ~ Diarrhea.
Nausea with restlessness and great anxiety. ~ Rheumatism.
Nausea with faintness. ~ Pregnancy.
Nausea with bitter taste.
After nausea, stomach feels empty.
Nausea, often disgust, with an apparent full stomach, with vertigo and dull head.
Nausea during loose stools.
Nausea, sweat, weariness and apathy continue till late in night.
Long-continued tormenting nausea. ~ Yellow fever.
Nausea and incessant vomiting all night.
Nausea, vomiting and want of appetite. ~ Intermittent.
In morning, nausea and vomiting of slime, followed by sweat.
Nausea with frequent vomiting of bitter-sour substances. ~ Dyspepsia.
Violent retching, nausea and vanishing of senses.
Cold and hot flushes, finally vomiting of slime, followed by a mushy substance and bilious fluid, with very great exertion of chest and abdomen, and breaking out of anxious sweat.
Nausea and vomiting of phlegm, with increase of pulse from 62 to 75 beats, which frequently continues into night.
Nausea and vomiting with constipation. ~ Pneumonia of drunkards. ~ Remittent fever.
After nursing at breast, nausea and vomiting lumps of milk.
Copious vomiting. ~ Cholera.
Vomits at every motion.
Vomits even smallest quantity of drink, with eager desire for water. ~ Summer complaint.
Vomiting immediately after taking a cup of broth.
Vomits food and drink, even before attack. ~ Pertussis.
All food immediately ejected from stomach.
Violent retching and vomiting food with cough.
Vomits with great effort. ~ Diarrhea.
Vomiting mucus; with mucous diarrhea.
Vomits mucus; with mucous diarrhea.
Vomituritio with diarrhea, great masses of phlegm brought up. ~ Pertussis.
Vomiting of large quantities of mucus. ~ Pregnancy.
Vomits tenacious mucus. ~ Diphtheria.
Vomiting of slime and bile; of tough, watery mucus, then pasty food, then fluid, mixed with bile; of bilious masses with great violence; of bitter, mushy and fluid matter of a bad odor, and acid reaction; matter tinged with blood; bloody foaming fluid.
Gastric and bilious vomiting with bitter taste in mouth, vomiting bitter-sour.
Violent painful vomiting of much mucus and bile, with some blood next day.
Vomiting bloody mucus. ~ Pneumonia in children.
Haemoptysis. ~ Delirium tremens.
Vomiting in any position, except lying on right side; with headache and trembling of hands.
During efforts of vomiting, head hot and sweaty. ~ Pertussis.
Vomiting until he faints away.
Vomiting and fainting. ~ Meningitis.
Pressure on stomach causes vomiting.
Vomiting with pain in belly and purging.
Vomiting and diarrhea in August, with a child, aet. three months.
Vomiting is followed by great languor, drowsiness, loathing, desire for cooling things. ~ Diarrhea.
In morning vomiting and cramps in arms and legs, after diarrhea all night. ~ Cholera.
Retching, then vomiting, followed by great prostration, chilliness and sleepiness.
Vomiting returning after sleep.


Pressure in pit of stomach, dullness of head, and anxious difficult breathing.
Tingling and pinching in pit of stomach, with violent, sudden beats of heart. ~ Pleurisy.
Violent tickling in pit of stomach (and trachea), irritating to cough.
Beating and throbbing, particularly in pit of stomach or abdomen, with great concern about future.
Pit of stomach sensitive, with meteorism, nausea and vomiting. ~ Pneumonia of drunkards.
Coldness in pit of stomach with fainting.
No pain in pit of stomach or abdomen. ~ Cholera.
Sensation of emptiness in stomach. ~ Influenza.
Stomach feels empty after nausea.
Pressing in stomach with belching; diminished appetite.
Pressure in stomach after eating.
Violent pains in region of stomach, constantly increasing until they cause fainting.
Cramps in stomach.
Unpleasant feeling of warmth in region of stomach, followed by violent pain in forehead and in back part of throat; t.
Unpleasant feeling of warmth in region of stomach, gradually increasing until it is a painful burning, and causes great restlessness.
Burning heat in region of stomach.
Stomach very sensitive, no appetite.
Irritation in stomach with nausea.
Sensation as if stomach had been overloaded; eructations frequent, like foul eggs; sleep restless.


Violent pains at the epigastrium, which was tense; t.
Burning heat and pain in epigastric region.
Burning under sternum.
Retraction of epigastrium with cough.
Great precordial anxiety with vomiting of mucus and bile.
Pressure in hypochondria with distension, most in region of liver. ~ Influenza.
Region of liver sensitive to touch.
Gastric and hypochondriac regions sensitive and distended. ~ Pneumonia.
Icterus with pneumonia, especially of right lung.
(OBS:) Diaphragmitis.


Upper part of abdomen tense and painful.
Shocks and jerks proceeding from abdomen when asleep.
Violent colic as if bowels would be cut to pieces; agg. sitting bent forward.
Violent bellyache after vomiting.
Sharp cutting colic before stool. ~ Diarrhea.
Colic, during loose stools.
Colic around umbilicus, amel. after stool.
With colic: pain going down thighs.
Cutting in bowels with purging.
Abdominal pains increasing and very frequent discharges from bowels of watery matter.
Most violent pain in abdomen, sacral and coccygeal region and in loins. ~ Chronic metritis.
Burning in abdomen.
Beating and pulsation in abdomen.
(OBS:) Engorgement of abdominal viscera.
Abdomen feels as if stuffed full of stones, though he has eaten nothing, and it does not feel hard.
Shifting of flatulence, with rumbling in bowels and diarrhea.
Rumbling in bowels, painless.
After much rumbling in intestines a second discharge from bowels.
Meteorism and diarrhea.
Abdomen tympanitic and very sensitive to pressure. ~ Acute catarrh.
Pressure and aching in hypogastrium, with cold shivers.
Much enlargement at sides near hips.
Painful sensation in hypogastrium, causing highest degree of mental restlessness and aversion to all work; towards evening hopeless mood, with chilliness and great sleepiness.
Violent burning soreness in right groin.
Violent cutting and labor-like tearing from above downward across groins, through thighs down to knees.
Pain in groins and cold creeps before menses. ~ Dysmenorrhea.
Violent pain at epigastrium and through whole abdomen, with constant spasmodic contractions of abdominal muscles.
Abdominal breathing.
Sensitiveness of external abdomen, with pinching and tension inwardly.
Sensitive abdomen with mushy stools.
(OBS:) Ascites.


Stitches in rectum.
Sudden violent stitch from hypogastrium down through rectum.
Burning at anus, after loose stool.
Desire for stool ineffectual, though bowels seem full and pressing.
Tension in perineum. See 21.
Unsuccessful urging to stool with apparent full abdomen.
Tenesmus during and after loose stools.
Stool, after much rumbling in intestines.
Violent shifting of flatulence without distension of abdomen, before stool. ~ Diarrhea.
At first cutting pains in limbs, then purging.
Relief of pains after loose stools.
Copious alvine evacuations.
Soft, semi-fluid stool, with much discharge of urine, forenoon and evening.
Frequent, profuse, loose stools.
Mucous diarrhea with colic and restlessness.
Small, slimy, diarrheic stools. ~ Pneumonia.
At times pituitous, not copious diarrhea. ~ Influenza.
Diarrhea slimy and of appearance of yeast, with a marked cadaverous smell.
Watery, mucous, bloody diarrhea.
Diarrhea, slimy stools, with noise in bowels and urging, and now and then some nausea.
Watery, sometimes slimy and greenish diarrhea, increased each time after taking breast.
Stools as green as grass, slimy. ~ Summer complaint.
Diarrhea with grass-green, slimy stools and collapse.
Evening, a few watery stools, thirty or forty during night. ~ Cholera.
Vomiting with rice-water discharges. ~ Cholera.
Violent vomiting and purging.
Cholera when vomiting is copious and there is coldness, and threadlike or trembling pulse.
Constant involuntary stools; profuse, copious diarrhea.
Involuntary discharge, with much phlegm and dead ascarides.
Involuntary stools. ~ Meningitis.
Stools: yellowish-brown; thin, bilious, mucous; liquid greenish, with heat at anus; slimy, appearing like yeast and of cadaverous smell; light brownish-yellow, fecal.
Diarrhea with flatulency.
Colliquative diarrhea, with meteorism.
Purging with colic.
Thin fluid stools, with very acute drawing pain in bowels, constant sickness and nausea, uncomfortable feeling, now chill, now heat, and after frequent drinking of sugar water frequent emission of pale urine.
Diarrhea in pneumonia, smallpox and other eruptive diseases, especially if eruption is suppressed.
Diarrhea of drunkards.
Stool seldom, somewhat hard, with tenesmus. ~ Rheumatism.
Costiveness for several days. ~ Acute catarrh.
Constipation with nausea and vomiting. ~ Pregnancy.
No stool. ~ Pneumonia.
After stool: tenesmus, thirst; burning at anus; colic less.


Sharp stitches in region of kidneys on moving arms.
Stricture of urethra.
Burning from rectum through urethra.
Spasm of bladder, urine scanty and red. ~ Pneumonia.
Painful urging, with scanty, dark red, frequently at last bloody urine; violent pains in bladder.
More frequent urination.
Urine albuminous.
Urine dark brownish-red, turbid, of strong odor; or becomes cloudy and deposits a violet colored earthy sediment.
Urine acid.
Urine profuse; also at night.
Urine deposits bloody, red filaments on standing.
Highly reddened urine. ~ Pneumonia.
Urine at first clear, then it deposits a flour-like sediment.
Urine scanty, dark, with a brick-dust sediment. ~ Rheumatism.
Violent tension in perineum, especially on walking, with strong inclination to urinate.
Violent and painful urging to urinate, with scanty or bloody discharge. ~ Diarrhea.
Urinary discharge interrupted during whole time; only in evening, on third day, scanty dark urine. ~ Catarrhal croup.


Excitation of sexual system.
Pain in testicles; after checked gonorrhea. ~ Orchitis.
(OBS:) Secondary orchitis.
Warts behind glans penis, with ulcers elsewhere. ~ Sycosis.
Pustules on genitals and thighs.
(OBS:) Syphilis.


Sensation as if a heavy weight was tugging at coccyx. ~ Chronic metritis.
Severe bearing down in vagina. ~ Diarrhea.
Menses too early, weak, and only for two days.
Before menses, pains in groins and cold creepings. ~ Dysmenorrhea.
Leucorrhea of watery blood, agg. when sitting; comes in paroxysms.
Pustules on external genitals.
Violent itching of pudenda. ~ Diarrhea.
Itching in vulva.


Gastric derangements; vomiting of mucus; belching; disgust for food; salivation; nausea with faintness; amblyopia after colic or strong emotions.
Puerperal-like convulsions continuing after birth of foetus; breathing short, difficult; oppression of chest; loose rattling cough, no sputa; suffocative fits; face dark purple; great jactitation of muscles.
Child at birth pale, breathless, gasping, although cord still pulsates. ~ Asphyxia neonatorum.
(OBS:) Metro-peritonitis.


Voice weak and changed, in evening.
Feeble voice, burning under sternum, cough and sneezing.
Voice weak, soundless; indescribable anxiety and oppression on chest, with moaning and groaning.
He cannot speak a loud word. ~ Bronchial croup.
Unable to speak a word. ~ Acute edema of lungs.
Groaning and moaning with a weak, hollow, soundless voice. ~ Cholera.
Speech short, interrupted. ~ Pneumonia.
Great hoarseness even when cough is slight.
Creeping in larynx excites cough.
Child grasps at its larynx with cough.
Painfullness of larynx to touch; sawing respiration. ~ Croup.
Rattling of mucus when coughing or breathing.
Rattling originates in upper bronchi and can be heard at a great distance. ~ Bronchial catarrh.
Great rattling in larynx extending down to trachea, neither cough nor vomiting brought up phlegm.
Tracheal stertor, bronchial rhonci.
Much rattling of mucus in trachea; cannot get it up.
Sensation as of a leaf obstructing windpipe.
Chronic bronchial catarrh.
Bronchiectasis and senile catarrh.
(OBS:) Croup with inability to swallow.
Catarrhal (not membranaceous) croup; croup of adults.
Obviates paralysis in croup.


Breathing short; t.
Quick breathing.
Breathing quick, short, trembling, as it were. ~ Pneumonia.
Breathing frequent. ~ Bronchial croup.
Breathing short, frequent. ~ Acute catarrh. ~ Pertussis.
Children breathe more quickly when lying down than when carried about in an upright position.
Much phlegm in throat and short breathing.
Breathing short and difficult. ~ Puerperal convulsions.
Shortness of breath from suppressed expectoration, especially if drowsy.
Slow respiration. ~ Meningitis.
Respiration short and labored without stertor.
Breathing carried on only by aid of abdominal muscles.
Attacks of unequal breathing.
During sleep, frequent attacks of unequal, intermittent breathing.
The unequal breathing, now shorter, then longer, is much more frequent in lying down, amel. when child is carried upright. ~ Bronchial catarrh.
Breath panting, more depending on abdominal muscles than on chest; right half of chest immovable. ~ Pneumonia.
Fullness and oppression in bronchia.
Difficult, anxious breathing.
Inspirations gasping; expirations long and slow.
Gasping inhalation. ~ Asthma.
Gasps for air at beginning of every coughing spell.
Gasping. ~ Child after birth.
Breathing with a moaning sound, and raising shoulders. ~ Catarrhal croup.
Child expels air with a kind of bellowing. ~ Pneumonia.
Air expelled with a crowing, almost barking sound.
The noise of breathing became more sharp and rough, a continued whistling and purring could be heard in chest. ~ Bronchial catarrh.
Sawing respiration. ~ Bronchial croup.
Breathing from fifth to seventh rib (r. side behind) indistinct, but bronchial consoning rattling. ~ Pneumonia.
Such rattling that is threatens to suffocate child. ~ Pneumonia.
Respiration with great rattling of mucus.
Breathing impeded on account of a swelling of upper part of throat and accumulation of tough mucus in that region; with it fever and delirium.
Breathing obstructed. See 12.
Difficulty of breathing, rattling, etc., in convulsions.
Great difficulty in breathing, shoulders raised, eyes turned upward, face congested.
Child cannot nurse, but ends each attempt with crying. ~ Broncho-pneumonia, etc.
Great difficulty in breathing. ~ Convulsions. ~ Bronchial catarrh. ~ Pneumonia.
Oppression of breathing, relieved by expectoration. ~ Influenza.
He has been asthmatic ever since the proving.
Anxious asthma and feeling of fullness and contraction of chest.
(OBS:) Asthma.
Every night suffocating attacks. ~ Asthma.
If the attack of difficult breathing is very violent at night, all next day breathing is impeded. ~ Asthma.
Must be supported in a sitting posture in bed. ~ Orthopnea.
Dyspnea: in croup; nostrils widely dilated, thorax elevated, much rattling; with heat in chest; when awakening.
Not much pain in chest, but much dyspnea. ~ Pneumonia.
Extreme want of breath. ~ Pneumonia.
Danger of suffocation with rattling of phlegm, always comes on suddenly. ~ Asthma.
Great orthopnea. ~ Acute edema of lungs. ~ Dilatation of heart.
Suffocated and oppressed about 3 A. M., must sit up to get air; after cough and expectoration she became amel.
Suffocation with cough.
Suffocative attacks with heat about heart.
Spells of suffocation. ~ Pneumonia. ~ Puerperal convulsions.
Spells of choking, in evening, in bed; with constriction. ~ Pneumonia.
Child is breathless after birth.
Asphyxia: from mechanical causes, as apparent death from drowning; from pneumonia, capillary bronchitis, atelectasis; from accumulation of mucus which cannot be expectorated; neonatorum; from emphysema, acute edema pulmonum with hydrothorax; with impending paralysis of lungs; accompanied by drowsiness or coma; pale or dark red face; blue lips; delirium, muscular twitchings; threadlike pulse.
Relieves the “death-rattle.”

COUGH. [27]

Frequent little cough, without expectoration. ~ Pneumonia.
Cough day and night, returning at short intervals, no sputa. ~ Acute catarrh.
(OBS:) Whooping cough.
Whooping cough: preceded by the child crying, after eating or drinking, or when getting warm in bed; after attack, somnolency.
Cough with the peculiar sound of whooping cough.
Cough in attacks, with a hissing hoarseness, raises hand to larynx, which is sensitive to touch. ~ Catarrhal croup.
Short cough with a shrill sound. ~ Bronchial catarrh.
Tormented from time to time by painful coughs of a shrieking sound. ~ Catarrh of a child.
Cough compels patient to sit up, is moist and rattling, but without expectoration. ~ Bronchial catarrh.
When child coughs there appears to be a large collection of mucus in bronchial tubes, and it seems as if much would be expectorated, but nothing comes up.
Rattling cough, sounding as if it were moist, without really being so.
Great rattling, but little expectoration. ~ Pertussis.
Loose rattling cough, no sputa. ~ Puerperal convulsions.
Cough, with dentition of children, in which the rles are so loud that they can be heard at a distance; disappearing as soon as children finish their bout of coughing.
Between the coughs faint or loud cries for help. ~ Catarrhal croup.
Cough, accompanied by crying out; dizziness; trembling of head; drowsiness; cold sweat on head and hands.
Pale face; retraction of epigastrium; retching and vomiting of food.
Violent cough after each meal, ending with vomiting of food. ~ Bronchial catarrh.
Cough hollow, excites vomiting, accompanied by great pain. ~ Pneumonia.
Tickling cough, with violent eructations and retching, even vomiting of watery, tough slime; with it a running coryza.
Uninterrupted cough, with frequent vomiting of bloody, frothy, thin fluid masses. ~ Acute edema of lungs.
Great hoarseness, even when cough is slight.
Gasping for breath at commencement of cough.
Cough with suffocating attacks.
Distracting cough day and night, with short breath and rattling in chest. ~ Catarrh of a child.
Child springs up, clings to those around; calls for help in a hoarse voice, or bends backward and grasps at its larynx.
Cough with rattling of large bubbles and purring in chest.
Every cough causes unbearable pains in sides of chest or in abdomen. ~ Pneumonia.
Every attempt to cough increases the torture. ~ Pneumonia.
Pain in chest when coughing. ~ Intermittent.
Cough with weak, quick, trembling pulse; restlessness; hot body, but cold limbs.
Cough in variola.
Coughing and gaping consecutively, particularly children; with crying or dozing, and twitching in face.
Much fatiguing cough, most nights, shaking whole chest and causing headache most in forehead. ~ Influenza.
Cough dry, breathing sawing, face red, puffed up, look anxious, could not talk. ~ Croup.
Rattling or hollow cough, agg. at night, with suffocation, throat full of phlegm, sweat on forehead, vomiting food.
The sputum caused by the proving was always white and frothy; expectoration at times abundant.
Constant irritation to cough, with brown expectoration of sero-albuminous kind. ~ Influenza.
Profuse mucus with feeble expulsive power. ~ Bronchitis of infants and old people.
Profuse mucous sputa, easily expectorated.
Nightly cough, with expectoration of mucus.
Expectoration not constant; in morning and during day.
Difficult expectoration, continual shooting pain in left side of chest. ~ Pleuritis rheumatica.
Expectoration: thick; bloody sputa; of tough mucus.
Sputa thick and yellow. ~ Bronchial catarrh.
Expectoration tough, foamy, mixed with blood. ~ Pneumonia.
Frequent cough, with frothy, sanguineous sputa.
Blood spitting when after attack there remains for a long time a bloody, slimy expectoration.
Scraping cough, with a great deal of puslike expectoration; after shaking chills, copious sweating, with chilliness at every motion.
Expectoration of a sour or salty taste.
Cough excited by creeping in larynx or trachea.
Gasps for air in beginning of a coughing spell.
Irritation to cough with tenacious phlegm from bronchia.
After cough lasts a while, it gets loose and relieves contraction of chest. ~ Asthma.
After suffocative fits at night cough with increase of asthma.
Cough grows less frequent, patient shows signs of “carbonized blood.”
Cough amel. : sitting upright; carrying child in an upright position; from expectoration.
Cough agg. : after midnight; after eating; after getting angry; sleeping in damp cellars; getting warm in bed.
At 11 P. M. sudden violent cough. ~ Acute edema of lungs.
Cough agg. every morning. ~ Bronchial catarrh.


Full feeling of chest.
Crushing weight on chest. ~ Variola.
Constriction of chest.
Oppression amel. after cough.
Great oppression on chest. ~ Puerperal convulsions.
Oppression before eruption appears. ~ Smallpox.
Velvety feeling in chest. ~ Heart disease.
Anxious, with oppression of chest and warm rising from heart.
Heat in chest with dyspnea.
Pain dull, pressing and burning extending to sternum. ~ Pneumonia.
Burning in chest extending towards throat.
Stitches in left chest, oppressed breathing in evening.
Shooting in chest. ~ Influenza.
Violent pains from chest to shoulder, lancinating and tearing. ~ Pleuritis rheumatica.
During five hours had at least six pounds of fluid evacuated, and still both lungs seemed filled with a fluid secretion. ~ Acute pulmonary edema.
Motion of chest very quick but heavy, like under a heavy load, with suffocative anxiety and stertorous rattling of phlegm. ~ Pneumonia.
Slight motion of chest; principally abdominal breathing. ~ Pneumonia.
Rattling in chest.
Mucous and subcrepitant rles and dull percussion ver summit of right lung.
Rattling of large bubbles with purring in chest. ~ With cough.
Constant rattling, can be heard at a distance, mostly on right side. ~ Acute catarrh.
Rattling of phlegm in bronchia very audible, with increased irritation to cough. ~ Bronchial catarrh.
Rattling of phlegm on chest, amel. when carried in an upright position, agg. lying down; with oppression. ~ Bronchial catarrh. ~ Croup.
After pneumonia rattling continuing, with much cough and copious, white, frothy expectoration. ~ Pneumonia.
Rles heard over hepatized parts; too weak to expectorate.
On upper right side and whole left side; numerous fine rles. ~ Pneumonia. ~ Edema of lungs.
Inflammation of respiratory mucous membrane.
Grippe; acute pneumonia; broncho-pneumonia; pleuro-pneumonia.
Sputa blood-streaked, rust-colored, adhering like glue to vessel. ~ Pleuro-pneumonia.
Gastric or bilious pneumonia.
Rheumatic affections of pleura or peritoneum. ~ Pneumonia.
Strong bronchial breathing in front, right side, above and behind; crepitation in left lung; expiratory murmur. ~ Pneumonia.
Coarse and fine rles; very weak vesicular breathing. ~ Edema of lungs.
Complete hepatization. ~ Pneumonia.
In front, right side, a dull, empty percussion sound. ~ Pneumonia.
Percussion sound tympanitic. ~ Edema of lungs.
Percussion behind and below, right side, up to third rib, empty tympanitic. ~ Pneumonia.
Atelectasis, with symptoms of asphyxia belonging to remedy; with edema of unhepatized portions of lungs; breathing labored, orthopnea; mucous rles. ~ Pneumonia.
Edema of lungs.
Frequent vomiting of a bloody, foamy fluid.
Hydrothorax. See 26.
Tuberculosis (palliative).
Impending paralysis of lungs. ~ Typhus pneumonia.


Heat about heart and warmth rising up from it.
So warm about heart that she must let arms sink down, with great general weakness. ~ Dilatation of heart.
More frequent and shorter beat of heart and general increase of bodily temperature.
Violent sudden beats of heart. ~ Pleurisy.
Beat of heart is felt in head.
Palpitation of heart, without anxiety.
Palpitation of heart with loose stools.
Pericarditis with pleuro-pneumonia.
Dilatation of heart from rheumatism, with feeling as if heart was strained; velvety feeling in chest; warmth about heart; orthopnea; cyanosis.
Oppression of heart and small unequal pulsations.
Heart's action feeble and intermittent.
Heart's impulse scarcely perceptible.
Cyanosis. ~ Dilatation of heart.
Sensation of coldness in bloodvessels.
Pulse frequent. ~ Summer complaint.
Pulse increases from 62 to 75 beats, and remains frequent until night. ~ Rheumatism.
Frequent and full pulse with quicker breathing.
Pulse frequent, but not quick. ~ Bronchial croup.
Pulse frequent and strong.
Pulse very frequent and unequal. ~ Catarrh of a child.
Somewhat irritated pulse with slight sensation of chills.
Pulse 132, small, hard. ~ Pneumonia.
Pulse free and hard, skin warmer.
Pulse hard and quick, in old people.
Pulse 112. ~ Pneumonia.
Pulse 120 with a child. ~ Pneumonia.
Pulse hard, full and strong; sometimes trembling; very much accelerated by every motion; when fever abates it is often slow and imperceptible.
Pulse is sometimes accelerated, sometimes retarded, in same person.
Pulse almost ceases or is violent, reverberating in head. ~ Dilatation of heart.
Pulse small and contracted; t.
Pulse small. ~ Influenza.
Pulse quick and small. ~ Diarrhea of a child.
Pulse small, hard, very quick, intermitting. ~ Pneumonia.
Pulse weak, quick and trembling. ~ Bronchial catarrh.
Threadlike or trembling pulse. ~ Cholera.
Small threadlike pulse. ~ Meningitis.
Pulse small, threadlike, 120, with very little increased temperature; girl, aet. 11. ~ Acute catarrh.
Pulse confused, cannot be counted or estimated. ~ Pneumonia.
Pulse difficult to be felt, now quick, then slow; t.
Beats of pulse much retarded, with indifference.
No pulse could be felt on radial arteries, and on carotids only a slight vibration, a man, aet. 30. ~ Cholera.


Crawling as of insects above left mamma.


Does not like anything to touch him; inclination to unbutton collar of his shirt.
Cramp in muscles of neck.
Pain in back as from fatigue, especially after eating and while sitting.
Stiff neck. ~ Influenza.
Neck stretched out, head bent back. ~ Catarrhal croup.
Backache with chill. ~ Intermittent.
Drawing down back, heaviness in limbs; before a leprous eruption broke out.
Burning in back.
Sharp stitches in region of kidneys, on moving arms.
Violent pain in sacro-lumbar region; slightest effort to move causes retching and cold clammy sweat. ~ Lumbago.
Pain in sacrum with sensation of lameness. ~ Pneumonia.
Sensation as if a heavy load was hanging on end of coccyx, dragging downward all the time. ~ Chronic metritis.


Tearing and stitching pains.
Pain, as from dislocation, in right shoulder.
Most violent pain, like dislocation in left arm, as if flesh were torn from bones, from axilla down to tips of fingers. ~ Rheumatism.
Could not move arm unless assisted by the other. ~ Rheumatism.
Right arm and hand are cold to touch.
Twitching of muscles.
On moving arms sharp stitches in region of kidneys.
Rheumatic pain in left elbow.
Pain in wrists, knees and ankles.
Tremor of hands and picking of bedclothes or anything within reach.
Hands sweat and are cold.
Trembling of hands.
Hands cold and moist; or, hot and moist.
Dampness in palms of hands. ~ Pregnancy.
Tips of fingers appear dead, dry and hard; without sensation.
Brown spots on fingers.
Fingers firmly contracted and muscles quite rigid.
Fingers are contracted, flexors bent inward. ~ Leprosy.
Itch-like eruption on wrist, which itches violently; itching disappears after scratching.


Rheumatic pains about hips, thighs and calves.
Drawing tensive pains in lower limbs.
Tearing and drawing in lower limbs.
Violent cutting, tearing across groins and down thighs; with colic.
Fatigued in lower limbs.
Numbness and coldness in legs.
Tension in hamstrings on walking; also on instep.
Spasmodic starting of muscles of legs.
Painful cramps in legs.
Cramps in legs; with lumbago.
Trembling of knees.
Painful cramps in calves.
Dropsy of left knee joint.
Pains in foot extending to other articulations.
Weariness in feet.
Feet feel as if beaten.
Feet go “to sleep” immediately after sitting down.
Numbness and coldness of feet.
Cold feet.
Veins of feet distended.
Some swelling in knuckles of right foot and stiffness of foot.
The big toes of both feet feel cold when touched.


Heaviness in limbs followed by a leprous eruption.
Soreness in calves of legs and shoulder blades.
Limbs overfatigued; a sensation coming from back. ~ Influenza.
Weakness, insensibility and coldness of limbs.
Rheumatic and bruised sensation in limbs, on and shortly before rising.
Rheumatic pains with sweat, which does not relieve; pains are tearing, beating, stinging.
Right arm and hand and great toes of each foot were cold to touch.
Jerking up of limbs during sleep, with loose stools.
Tonic spasms in arms and legs, most in forearms and calves. ~ Cholera.
On tips of fingers and toes small ulcers, not very deep, little discharge and not much pain, they spread and destroy one joint after another, and one phalanx after another falls off, finally hands and feet are separated in their joints; a slight livid redness around ulcers. ~ Leprosy of the Society Isles.


Worse resting: headache; stupor and drowsiness agg.
Sitting bent forward: colic agg.
Child bends backward: with cough.
After sitting down: feet go to sleep.
While sitting: pain in back; leucorrhea agg.
Sitting erect: headache amel.; cough amel.
Can only breathe when sitting up. ~ Pleurisy.
Has to sit up, and supported he moves continually to and fro. ~ Acute edema of lungs.
Had to sit on a chair and lay head on table to be relieved. ~ Asthma.
Sitting posture in bed. See 26.
Lying down: earache agg.
Lying on right side: vomiting amel.
Could lie on his right side only; any change from his position was sure to induce vomiting; t.
Lying down: quick breathing.
Cannot lie on side affected. ~ Pneumonia.
Child lies with head bent back. ~ Pneumonia.
Lies on her back, somewhat to left, doubled up. ~ Acute catarrh.
On walking: vertigo.
Worse on walking: tension in perineum; in hamstrings.
Walking, sitting and lying are equally unbearable. ~ Chronic metritis.
Constant inclination to stretch.
On rising: bruised sensation. See 34.
Stooping: headache agg.; pain in occiput, as though something fell forward in occiput.
Moving about: headache amel.
Moving tongue: is painful.
Moving arms: stitches in region of kidneys.
Slightest effort to move: causes retching and vomiting; trembling of hands; aggravates heat.
Pain worse from motion. ~ Pneumonia; stupor and drowsiness amel.
Moving limbs: tonic spasms.
Every motion accelerates pulse; chilliness.
Carried about in upright position: children amel. ~ Croup. ~ Cough.
Before rising: bruised sensation.

NERVES. [36]

Alternations of unsteadiness and syncope.
Extreme restlessness and anxiety.
Tossing about with great restlessness. ~ Meningitis.
Child tosses about with anxiety. ~ Pneumonia.
Great restlessness. ~ Bronchial catarrh.
Child throws its arms about all the time. ~ Pneumonia.
Unusual volubility and activity.
Jactitation of muscles.
Trembling: of whole body; internal; of head and paralytic trembling of hands on every motion; of drunkards.
Convulsions with loss of consciousness.
Clonic spasms. ~ Meningitis.
Convulsions partial or general. ~ Meningitis.
Violent convulsions and spasms. See 8.
Convulsions from repelled or non-appearing eruptions; skin pale, cold, great difficulty in breathing.
Constant spasmodic contraction of muscles, particularly of upper limbs.
Tonic spasm when moving limbs. ~ Intermittent.
Tetanic rigidity and spasms of jaws. ~ Tetanus.
Great weakness and lassitude. ~ Intermittent.
Enormous weakness. ~ Cholera. Pneumonia.
Great loss of strength, slipping down in bed. ~ Pneumonia. ~ Acute catarrh.
Great prostration and sluggishness of body with bad humor.
Complete prostration from frequent vomiting.
Prostration and collapse. ~ Summer complaint.
Great apathy, alternating with restlessness in night. ~ Influenza.
Lies comatose with half-closed eyes, when spoken to he is fully conscious. ~ Cholera.
Very much weakened and exhausted, falls in a kind of coma and can hardly be awakened, only a new coughing attack interrupts it. ~ Pertussis.
Attacks of fainting, with coldness in pit of stomach.
Insensibility; he lies motionless; paralysis; t.

SLEEP. [37]

Frequent incomplete gaping. ~ Bronchial croup.
Drowsiness, with loose stools. ~ Diarrhea of a child.
Unconquerable sleepiness.
Great sleepiness; irresistible inclination to sleep, with nearly all affections.
Somnolency after cough.
Sleepiness with sweat. ~ Intermittent.
Sopor, especially from imperfectly oxygenized blood.
Sopor, with starting. ~ Pneumonia. ~ Hydrothorax.
Coma with pale, puffed face. ~ Bronchitis.
Stupor with coma.
With muttering delirium she fell into a stupid sleep. ~ Pneumonia.
Deep sopor. ~ Meningitis.
Even in a sopor appears as if suffocating. ~ Bronchial catarrh.
Coma. ~ Bronchial catarrh.
Child lies in a stupid sleep, starting sometimes. ~ Pneumonia.
Stupor and drowsiness, evening and night, agg. in rest, amel. from motion and washing head.
Had scarcely fallen asleep when he was seized with shocks and jerks, all of which came from abdomen.
During sleep jerks through body.
Sleep at night full of dreams, in morning dull head.
Very little sleep on account of pain. ~ Chronic metritis.
Sleeplessness. ~ Pneumonia.
Nightly sleeplessness on account of violent pains in head and arm. ~ Rheumatism.
Cannot sleep till towards morning, a few hours. ~ Rheumatic toothache.
Restless all night with anxious tossing about; in morning pressure in forehead and occiput.
Morning awakening with a dizzy head, heaviness and feeling very uncomfortable.
Awakens with dyspnea.
Vomiting returns after sleep.
After sleep very great weariness, but otherwise better.
When awake, hopeless, despairing. ~ Chill and fever.
In morning when awaking sweat all over and clear remembrance of heavy, anxious dreams.

TIME. [38]

Most attacks at night, with vomiting of slime and food. ~ Catarrhal pertussis.
At 11 P. M.: sudden violent cough.
Worse night, loose stools.
During night much agg. ~ Catarrhal diarrhea.
Worse at night and sleepless. ~ Bronchial catarrh.
At night: lips chapped; belching like rotten eggs; bitter taste, nausea and vomiting; profuse urine; cough agg.; profuse sweat; sleep full of dreams.
At 3 A. M.: oppression.
After midnight: cough agg.
Morning: head dizzy and dull; toothache; mouth sore; hoarseness; expectoration; pressure in forehead and occiput.
During day: expectoration; hilarity.
Towards evening: bellyache; wild gayety.
Evening: headache; earache; voice weak; choking; drowsiness; anxious, timid; oppressed breathing; biting itching over whole body.
Morning 9 o'clock: heavy rigor with shaking. ~ Intermittent.
Considerable aggravation towards evening, continuing all night. ~ Rheumatic toothache.


From heat: headache agg.
In warm place: drowsiness.
In bed: earache; cough agg.
Worse from lying in bed, especially on becoming warm there. ~ Whooping cough.
Warm drinks agg. cough. ~ Pertussis.
Desires cool things.
Cold air: headache amel.
Walking in open air: hunger.
Longs for open air.
Even when riding in open air he could scarcely keep awake.
Worse in damp, cold weather: whooping cough.
Worse from remaining in vaulted chambers, churches, cellars. ~ Whooping cough.
After washing head: headache amel.; stupor and drowsiness amel.
Keeping warm lessens pain. ~ Rheumatism.
Warmth aggravates, even getting warm in bed. ~ Rheumatic toothache.
After taking cold: rheumatism of joints.
After taking cold in Summer: diarrhea.
After getting cold feet: asthma.
High degree of sensitiveness to every change of weather. ~ Rheumatism.
In Spring and Fall when damp weather commences: rheumatic toothache.
Cold water lessens: rheumatic toothache.
After a change in temperature during Fall: coughs with children get agg.

FEVER. [40]

Sudden fall of temperature. ~ Meningitis.
Slight chilly feeling.
Chill predominating.
Chill spreading from within and from vertebrae over abdomen and limbs, with retching, belching and a drawing tensive pain in lower limbs.
Great debility of limbs, feeling of fullness in chest, tearing in joints, with chilly feeling.
Chill and sensation of heaviness in limbs and some trembling, cannot get warm.
Chill, with external coldness, coming on at all times of day, with somnolency; mostly with trembling and shaking; frequently as if cold water was poured over one.
Rigor with shuddering and cold skin all over, remaining longest on hands, with it headache, small contracted pulse, thirst, restless, excited mood and drowsiness.
Cold skin.
The whole body very cold. ~ Cholera.
Insensibility and coldness of limbs, with a weak, scarcely perceptible pulse; without vomiting (child).
Skin of whole body, in spite of many covers, icy cold, covered with colliquative sweat, great thirst, pulse frequent (cannot be counted), like a thread.
Violent palpitation and great anxiety. ~ Edema of lungs.
Cold, pulseless, speechless and apparently insensible.
Shivering over whole body, nausea, retching and cold sweat.
Violent crawls fly through body, with vertigo; t.
Crawls over whole body, cold sweat.
Nausea, retching and inclination to vomit.
Skin chilly, with very copious sweats, which do not relieve. ~ Influenza.
Chill and heat alternating during day.
Chilliness as if water was poured over him, with gooseflesh, gaping, want of thirst; drowsiness, following heat with dullness in head. ~ Intermittent.
Chill lasting 45 minutes followed by vomiting, headache, heat and thirst; after drinking, retching. ~ Intermittent.
Violent but not long-lasting heat succeeding a long chill, aggravated by every motion.
Long-lasting heat, after a short chill, with somnolency and sweat on forehead.
Temperature increased. ~ Pneumonia. ~ Rheumatism.
General warmth over whole body.
Heat about heart.
Skin dry and warm.
Violent fever in delirium.
Sudden flushes over face.
Heat, does not want to nurse, and is costive. ~ Catarrh of a child.
Feverish heat, body hot and dry. ~ Rheumatism.
Thirst not constant during hot stage, but marked between heat and sweat.
Skin burning hot, only somewhat moist in scrobiculum and upon chest. ~ Pneumonia.
Heat long and great, with much sweat, intense thirst and delirium. ~ Tertian intermittent.
Hot and sweaty head.
Copious sweat.
Profuse sweat all over, also at night. ~ Intermittent.
Profuse night sweats.
Pains and night sweat make restless and sleepless. ~ Rheumatism.
The sweat follows long after, in afternoon during sleep. ~ Intermittent.
The affected parts sweat most profusely.
Skin covered with a running, sticky sweat. ~ Bronchial catarrh.
Worse while sweating; but rather better after sweat.
Fever, copious sweats, which do not relieve pains. ~ Rheumatism.
Sweat is frequently cold and clammy.
Skin on head and limbs cold and viscous; t.
Forehead covered with sweat, hands sweat and are cold; t.
Cold sweat and retarded pulse; t.
Gastric rheumatic character of intermittent.
Bilious fever and profuse haemoptysis.
Remitting type of fever; nausea and vomiting, drowsiness; red, itching rash over body; mostly with children.
Soporous intermittent.


Wavelike increase and decrease of pain in forehead.
Paroxysms return at regular intervals, and there is comparative freedom between attacks.
At short intervals: cough.
Every morning: cough agg.
Every night: suffocating attacks.
Attacks antepone several hours. ~ Tertian.
Two days only: menses.
Every two months an attack lasting two weeks. ~ Bronchial catarrh.
Every afternoon some chills followed by great heat, with thirst and sweat, heat lasted all night. ~ Intermittent.


Rheumatic pains first in right hand, then through both legs from above downward, especially in knees.
Right: temple, headache; tearing in ear; burning of chin; lying on right side, vomiting amel.; soreness in groin; rattling in lung agg.; upper side fine rles; lung inflamed; shoulder as if dislocated; arm and hand and great toe cold; half of chest immovable; swelling of knuckles of foot.
Left: parietal bone, headache; fluttering before ear; toothache; mamma, crawling; pain in elbow; pain in side of chest; stitches in chest; whole side fine rles; dropsy of knee joint.
Down into left eye: headache.
Extending down to zygoma and upper jaw: headache.
From above downward: bellyache.
Downward: to rectum. See 20.
From chest towards throat: burning.
Extending forward: headache.


Insensibility, sensation of numbness (not want of irritability).
As if brain was in one lump; as if brain was pressed together; as of band compressing forehead; as if something fell forward in occiput when stooping; as if abdomen was stuffed full of stones; as if bowels would be cut to pieces; as if a small leaf obstructed windpipe; as of weight tugging at coccyx; as if flesh was torn from bones of left arm; feet as if beaten; as if he ought to sleep, as if head was paralyzed; eyeballs as if bruised, as if lids would close; fluttering before ear as from a large bird; burning as from hot coal on right side of chin; gums bleed as if scorbutic; taste as from rotten eggs; as if stomach had been overloaded; cough sounds as if it was moist; crawling as if insects above left mamma; in a sopor, appears as if suffocating; as if water was poured over him.
Pain in forehead like waves increasing and decreasing.
Pain: violent, in forehead; in teeth; in stomach; at epigastrium; in abdomen; in groins; in bladder; in testicles; in back, as from fatigue; in sacro-lumbar region; in wrists, knees and ankles; in foot; in joints.
Violent pain: in forehead; in stomach; in epigastrium; in abdomen; sacral and coccygeal region; in loins; in epigastrium; in sacro-lumbar region; in head and arms.
Stitches: in left parietal bone; from forehead into left eye; in left chest; in rectum; in region of kidneys; in upper limbs.
Pinching: in pit of stomach.
Lancinating: from chest to shoulder.
Shooting: in chest; in brain; in inner canthi.
Stitching pain: in upper limbs.
Cutting: in bowels; through groins and thigh to knee; in limbs.
Boring: in brain.
Tearing pain: deep in brain; in head; in eyes; in right concha; in side of face, head and neck; in roots of teeth; in all limbs; in belly.
Beating: in stomach; through whole body; belly and pit of stomach.
Burning: in eyes and canthi; heat of face; as from hot coal on right side of chin; in fauces; in chest, to throat; in stomach; under sternum; in abdomen; at anus; from rectum through urethra; in back.
Smarting: in eyes and canthi.
Violent burning soreness: in right groin.
Violent cutting and labor-like tearing from above downward, across groins through thighs down to knees.
Soreness: on posterior palate; in calves and shoulder blades.
Painful drawing: in right temple to zygoma and upper jaw.
Bearing down: in vagina.
Pressing pain: in forehead; in vertex; in stomach; in hypochondria; in hypogastrium.
Heavy pain: in forehead.
Drawing: in right temple to zygoma; in bowels; in back; in lower limbs; in belly.
Constriction: in throat; of chest.
Cramp: in stomach; in muscles of neck; in legs; in arms; in calves.
Aching: in lids; in hypogastrium.
Spasmodic contraction of abdominal muscles.
Pain as from dislocation: in right shoulder; in left arm.
Tingling and pinching: in pit of stomach.
Rheumatic pains: in teeth; in chest; in left elbow; about hips, thighs and calves.
Rheumatic sensation: in limbs.
Bruised sensation: in limbs.
Tensive pain: in forehead and one side of head; stupefying over root of nose: in throat and mouth; in perineum; in lower limbs; in hamstrings.
Tension: in throat; of abdomen; in hamstrings; in instep.
Pressure: in stomach in hypochondria and liver; in hypochondrium.
Heaviness: of head; in forehead; in occiput; in limbs.
Numbness: of head; in legs; of feet; of external parts.
Throbbing: in right forehead; in pit of stomach; in abdomen.
Twitching: muscles of face; of muscles.
Roughness: in throat.
Tickling: in pit of stomach excites cough.
Sense of inner trembling: with trembling of head.
Tired feeling: in eyes.
Fluttering: before left ear.
Creeping: in larynx.
Heat: in mouth; in throat; in stomach; spreading from heart.
Unpleasant warmth: in region of stomach.
Coldness: in pit of stomach; in legs; of feet; in scrobiculum; in veins.
Itching: on whole body, in evening; of rash and pustules; eruption on wrist; of pudenda; in vulva; vesicles on lips.


Hemorrhages bright red.
Oligaemia; anemia; chlorosis; t.
Varices with stitching pains.
Signs of poisoning of blood with carbonic acid.
Where gastric membrane was most inflamed there were two or three white spots, size of a split pea, appearing under glass as spots of commencing ulceration; t.
Inflammation of mucous membranes of stomach and intestinal canal.
Jejunum studded with a considerable number of pale, hypertrophied follicles; t.
Muscular relaxation.
Acute arthrodynia.
Dropsy of synovial membranes.
Collection of synovia in joint. ~ Hydrarthrosis.
Pain in joints, going from one joint to another.
Joints somewhat swollen, reddened, hot; very painful at every attempt to move them. ~ Rheumatism.
(OBS:) Shifting rheumatism.
Acute articular rheumatism.
Mucous membranes: catarrhal inflammation; conjunctivitis; gastritis, enteritis; laryngitis, trachitis, bronchitis, extending even into air-cells; cystitis.
Pustular eruption: on conjunctiva; face; mouth and fauces; esophagus, stomach, jejunum; genitals.
Emaciation. ~ Acute catarrh.
(OBS:) Granular vegetations.
Emaciation of scrofulous children.
Dropsical effusion after checked transpiration.
Nausea with coldness followed by sweat.
Skin on face and limbs cold and pale; t.


The child wants to be carried, cries if any one touches it; will not let you feel the pulse.
Touch: larynx painful.
Pains increased by every touch. ~ Rheumatism. ~ Pneumonia.
Asphyxia from drowning.

SKIN. [46]

Skin pale.
Skin slightly icteric. ~ Pneumonia.
Skin shrivelled, dry. ~ Acute catarrh.
Skin dry, wilted; cool.
Skin as if dead.
Skin dry, on chest and hands burning hot, on feet cool. ~ Pneumonia.
Skin hot and dry. ~ Bronchial croup.
Biting itching on whole body in evening.
Itching in skin.
Ecthyma on face and hands, and after a scratch on hand a large flat ulcer on side of it; amel. after Rhus; rash increased.
Red itching rash over body; with fever.
Rash mixed with phlyctenae and furunculi; after vaccination.
Erythema infantum.
Itching pustules, which soon dry up.
Blisters filled with serum and erysipelatous tension of skin.
Vesicular eruption over body.
Morphea; crusta lactea; vitiligo; prurigo; scabies; obstinate pustules; pustular impetigo; desquamation of cuticle.
Variola: backache, headache; cough and crushing weight on chest before or at beginning of eruptive stage; diarrhea, etc.; also when eruption fails.
The breast and anterior surface of upper arms, wrists, hypogastrium and inner surface of thighs were thickly covered with an eruption of bright red, small, conical, hard pimples, having an inflamed base resembling lichen, itching intolerably. This eruption began to show itself after the fifth day of taking four grains daily, and abated about third day after its discontinuance; t.
Skin gets hot, bright red; small, isolated nodules are developed, have a red halo, between them skin somewhat swollen, soon they get larger and fill with lymph, etc., very similar to smallpox.
Vesicles over whole body, filling quickly with pus, very painful, soon drying up and forming crusts.
Pustules and vesicles first on face and forearms, next on back, fill up with pus in a few days and form crusts.
Eruption of small papulae and vesicles which rapidly enlarge and fill with pus, and of a dark red color at base, so as to resemble mature variolous pustules, and were very painful; in a few days they were dry and crusted over. Eruption appeared first on inner side of forearm, then over whole back, where pustules were partly solitary, partly grouped.
If the use of Ant. tart. was continued after it had produced an eruption like smallpox, the pustules got large, full of pus, deepened in centre and became confluent; with great pain, crusts were formed, leaving deep scars.
Pustular eruptions all over; pustules size of peas, some covered with brown crusts.
Pustular eruption leaves bluish-red marks on face; also similar eruption on genitals, thighs etc.; painful.
Eruption fails to appear and convulsions set in; varicella, etc.
Thick eruption like pocks, often pustular, as large as a pea.


Hydrogenoid constitutions.
Torpid, phlegmatic constitutions.
Women: suppressed lochia; chlorosis, hysteria, etc.
Woman in fifth month of pregnancy, good constitution. ~ Febrile motions.
When the newborn child is pale and breathless, although the cord may still pulsate.
Infancy and childhood: hydrocephalus; asthma Millari; whooping cough; capillary bronchitis, broncho-pneumonia; croup; [Obs. Many cases were treated by the lower and soon got well, but what the reporters never mentioned, the children remain liable to returns, which is not apt to be the case after cures with the higher doses of Hepar, Spongia, Phosphor. or Arsen.] spasms; cyanosis; asphyxia, etc.
Teething children with rattling cough.
A sickly lean child, looking pale and bluish. ~ Diarrhea.
Constitutions worn out by vomiting, in metastasis of hydrocephalus.
A girl, aet. 6 months. ~ Catarrhal cough.
A weakly girl, aet. 1, after fever and cough, catarrh in larynx; next day in bronchia.
Child, aet, 18 months, after febrile catarrh and spasms. ~ Pneumonia.
A boy, aet. 2, short build, large head, blonde, subject to catarrh. ~ Catarrhal croup.
A boy, aet. 2 years. ~ Bronchial inflammation.
Boy, aet. 3 years. ~ Whooping cough.
Boy, aet. 10. ~ Bronchial croup.
Girl, aet. 11 years. ~ Acute catarrh.
Girl, aet. 18, fever, oppression on chest and prostration, three days. ~ Inflammation of lungs.
A man, aet. 27, of a weakly constitution. ~ Asthma.
A man, aet. 27, weakly; edema pulmonum. 2 grs. every hour, cured in one day.
Woman, aet. 40, weak and nervous. ~ Pneumonia.
Man, aet. 52. ~ Periodically returning asthma.
Often suitable for spasmodic whooping cough of adults.
Old age: orthopnea; bronchitis; trembling; paralysis.
Man, aet. 30, habitual alcohol drinker, got 4 grains of Tart. emet. daily in his liquor; in 15 days he was poisoned.
For drunkards. ~ Diarrhea.


Similar to: Acon. (croup, spasm of larynx); Arsen. (asthma; heart symptoms; gastric catarrh, etc.); Baryt. carb.; Bromine (croup); Camphor; Hepar: Iodium; Kali hydr. (edema pul., pneumonia); Laches. (dyspnea on awaking, sensitive larynx, asthma, asphyxia, etc.); Lycop. (catarrh on chest; but spasmodic motion of alae is replaced by dilated nostrils in Ant. tart.); Veratr. (both have colic, vomiting, coldness and craving for acids); Ant. tart. has more jerks, drowsiness and urging to urinate; Veratr. more cold sweat and fainting.
Similar to Ipec. (but has more drowsiness from defective respiration). It must supplant Ipec. when lungs seem to fail, patient becomes sleepy and cough ceases or becomes less frequent.
Effects of vaccination when Thuja fails, and Silic. is not indicated.
With Phosphor., hydrocephaloid in worn-out constitutions; also similar in laryngitis, pneumonia, etc.
Follow with Silic. for dyspnea from foreign substances in windpipe.
Pulsat. in gonorrheal suppression.
Tereb. in symptoms from damp cellars.
Conium cures pustules on genitals caused by Ant. tart.
Camphor., Ipec., Pulsat., Sepia, Sulphur follow Ant. tart. well.
Ant. tart. follows well after Baryt. carb., Pulsat., Camphor and Caustic.
Antidotes to Ant. tart.: Asaf, Cinhon., Coccul., Ipec., Lauroc., Opium, Pulsat. and Sepia.
Ant. tart. antidotes: Sepia.
(OBS:) Opium in large doses is the best antidote in poisoning.
Kali sulph. increased the symptoms.
Mercur. and Ant. tart. always differ by Mercur. acting only indirectly on mouth, while Ant. tart. exercises a purely local action, similar to its action on skin.
In diarrhea similar to Veratr.
Useful after Bryon. and Caustic. in dyspepsia.
After Pulsat. did not relieve. ~ Rheumatic toothache.
The 25th part of a grain, every half hour, in all half a grain. ~ Cholera.
First trituration, as much as lies on the point of a knife, in two tablespoonfuls of water, a teaspoonful every hour. ~ Summer complaint.


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