Hahnemann, after having received this popular drug from Russia, used it and made some observations with it, but they have been withheld from our School by the widow. In 1834 it was triturated by Dr. C. Hg., after 1835 some mention made in our journals; in 1865, well proved by Dr. Lyman Bedford, and finally published by C. Hg., in the Hahnemannian Monthly, vol. ii, page 121, 1866.
Headache from 2 P. M. until 7 P. M., with slight aching in posterior portion of both eyeballs and in temples; agg. on moving eyes. ~ Whooping cough.
Frontal headache; agg. in temples, extends to back of left eyeball; agg. moving eyes.
Severe headache on top of head; agg. at night after sleeping and in morning; returning violently after breakfast.
Headache with inflamed eyes.
Headache with aching in posterior parts of eyeballs, agg. on turning eyes. ~ Pertussis.
Eyeballs tender; felt even when closing lids firmly. ~ Pertussis.
First right eye, afterwards left inflamed, during afternoon.
Scrofulous ophthalmia; hardening of meibomian glands. ~ Headache.
Severe intermittent pain in posterior portion of right eyeball; afternoon next day, left.
Margins of lids bluish-purple; blue under eyes. ~ Pertussis.
Twitching of left eyelid.
Pressure in pit of stomach, nausea and rumbling. ~ Forerunner of cholera Asiatica.
Severe lancinating in pit of stomach, 8 A. M.; extends to vertebrae, right scapula, and at times to right side, resulting there in a pleuritic pain.
Chancres suppressed by cautery or mercurial ointment, leaving elevated, discolored cicatrices; general cachectic appearance and rhagades here and there.
Syphilitic bubo, left groin, hard, unequal like scirrhus; violent burning stitches during night.
Buboes from different causes; shooting pains, if suppuration has not begun, curable by tincture in three days; if fluctuation is detected, 6 drops daily in water will cause absorption.
Syphilis of infants, whole convolutes of hard glandular swellings, buboes.
With spasmodic cough, strangling, face turning dark. ~ Catarrh.
While lying in bed on right side, just becoming unconscious by sleep, severe oppressive suffocative attacks from suspended respiration; quick effort to prevent suffocation by changing position.
Breath hot and feverish.
Occasional severe paroxysms of spasmodic cough, ejecting viscid mucus from bronchial tubes which at times comes flying forcibly out of mouth; more during afternoon and evening; caused by tickling in larynx as if sugar was dissolving; amel. in a warm room.
Cough causes sneezing; profuse coryza.
Whooping cough; all symptoms agg. afternoon and evening.
Catarrhal inflammation of air passages, with fever, thirst, red face, sneezing, lachrymation and spasmodic cough; during each paroxysm of coughing, crying, pressing hands to head, sometimes strangling, face turning dark and thick yellow mucus flying out of mouth and nostrils; cough loose A. M., tight P. M. and evening.
Pain in upper part of right chest.
Severe, sharp, lancinating pain in right supraclavicular region in or near subclavian artery.
Sharp, lancinating pains in chest, agg. from motion and deep inspiration, with soreness of chest; agg. afternoon and evening. ~ Pertussis.
Severe stitches in sides, especially right, from 7th to 8th rib; agg. from least motion.
Lungs feel as if sinking down.
Tremulous, vibrating palpitation upon slightest emotion of mind. ~ Pertussis. ~ Heart disease, etc.
Lying on right side, heart is heard and felt to pulsate from chest up to neck.
At midnight, while in bed, vibrating palpitation of heart for a few minutes; after which, while lying on right side, sensation as if lower lobe of left lung was settling down 3 or 4 inches, or being collapsed; amel. by changing position.
Neck very stiff, agg. flexing head.
Soreness, lameness with stitches in nape; agg. bending head back and forward.
Severe lancinating and stitches below scapulae, much agg. from throwing shoulders back and chest forward, or from any contortion of body.
Glandular swellings on left side of face, throat and neck, nearly as large as a hen's egg; some hard, some suppurating.
Severe pain in or near head of right scapula.
Painful drawing near spine to left, downward from shoulder blade.
Pain in front of upper part of right shoulder, afterwards in left shoulder and arms.
Severe lancinating pains and stitches in posterior right side below scapula, much agg. from throwing shoulders back and chest forward, or any contortions of body; pain extorting at times a moan or shriek.
Pain in small of back, hips and lower limbs.
Pain in hips.
Intermitting pain in muscles of lower posterior third part of leg, with a sore, clumsy, contracted, bruised feeling of anterior muscles of lower third, agg. flexing foot and going up-stairs, when toes tend to drop down; must step higher with right foot; amel. remaining quiet at home.
Next day posterior parts not felt, but anterior of same leg worse; muscles sore as if beaten, and a contracted feeling, numb while sitting or lying.
Lessened hard cellular swelling of both legs.
Hurts of horses' hoofs; bad ulcers on horses' feet.
Sharp stinging in posterior of right heel; agg. from least pressure.
Checked foot sweat (externally).
Toes bend while walking as if extensors were paralyzed.
Rest: pain in muscles of leg better.
Lying in bed: palpitation; suffocation when lying on right side.
Throwing shoulders back and chest forward: pains below scapulae worse.
Sitting: palpitation; stitches in neck.
Sitting or lying: legs numb, soon feel sore, must change position.
Flexing head: stiff neck worse.
Changing position: suffocative attack amel.; palpitation better.
Motion: eyes and head agg.; pains in chest worse.
Walking: toes bend as if extensors were paralyzed.
From 3 to 4 A. M.: cramps in feet.
Morning: headache on vertex amel.; cough loose.
At 8 A. M.: pain in pit of stomach.
From 2 P. M. to 7 P. M.: headache.
Afternoon: eyes inflamed; shocks in ears as of distant artillery; pain in kidney; spasmodic cough agg.; cough tight; pains in chest worse.
Evening: shocks in ears; bad taste in mouth; spasmodic cough agg.; cough tight; pains in chest worse.
Night: headache on vertex amel.; restlessness.
Midnight: palpitation of heart.
Right: pain in eyeball; pleuritic pain in side; pain in kidney; suffocation while lying on side; pain in upper chest; pain in supraclavicular region; pain in head of scapula; stinging of heel.
Left: headache extends to back of eyeball; twitching of eyelid; coryza left nostril agg.; itching wing of nose; cheek and malar bone sore; bubo in groin; glandular swellings on side of face and neck; pain in shoulder and arm.
Right to left: eyes inflamed; pain in shoulder; pleuritic pains; pain in knees.
Above downward: drawing in spine.
Posterior muscles of right leg one day, next day anterior.
Tongue as if scalded; lungs feel as if sinking down.
Sharp pain: in right kidney; near orifice of urethra.
Lancinating: in pit of stomach; in region of liver; near orifice of urethra; in right supraclavicular region; in chest; below scapulae; below right scapula.
Stitches: violent burning, in bubo; in sides; in nape; below scapulae; below right scapula.
Pleuritic pain: in right side.
Shooting: in buboes.
Stinging: in right heel.
Soreness: of chest; in nape; of thigh muscles.
Aching: in posterior portion of eyeballs and in temples.
Scalded feeling: of mouth and tongue.
Drawing: in decayed molar; near spine from left shoulder blade.
Pressure: in pit of stomach.
Bruised feeling: of thigh muscles.
Crampy pains: in feet.
Lameness: in nape.
Undefined pain: in upper right chest; in front of upper right shoulder; in left shoulder and arms; in small of back; in hips and lower limbs.
Tickling: in larynx.
Itching: of left wing of nose; on scalp.
Itching on scalp.
Skin sore to touch.
Elevated and discolored cicatrices.
Rhagades here and there.
Brown and blue spots in skin after concussions.
Causes checked eruptions to reappear (externally applied).
Side relation: Spongia.
Cured a syphilitic bubo of left groin after Sulphur, Carb. an., Clemat., Silic., Iodium and Arsen. had failed.
Compare: Seneg. (cough caused by sneezing, opposite of 13); Spongia (cough, with much sneezing).
Similar to: Calc. sulph. (indurations); Carb. an. (indurations, buboes); Cist. can. (scrofula); Clemat., Hepar, Iodium, Kali hydr., Laches., Mercur., Merc. jod., Nitr. ac., Silic., Sulphur.
Complementary to: Sulphur, Iodium, and Mercur.
Laches. follows well.