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Camphor. Lauraceae.

All our progress as a school depends on the right view of the symptoms obtained by proving with camphor or with opium. –C. Hg.

MIND. [1]

Grew dizzy while studying in school. 12.30 p. m., book seemed to go round, could hardly keep his seat; felt as if falling towards right side and as if going into a state of sleep or unconsciousness; amel. in open air; a boy, aet. 13; t.
Vomiting and convulsions, with loss of consciousness and frequent desire to make water.
Loss of consciousness, during which he was attacked with violent convulsive fits and maniacal frenzy.
Falls down, without consciousness, with howling cries.
Stupefaction of senses, like fainting.
Half stupid and senseless, moaning and groaning.
Want of memory.
Complete loss of memory, after an attack of catalepsy, with loss of consciousness, followed by vomiting.
Memory lost, after mental or sensorial disturbances.
Though he could remember the name of everything, when he looked at it, yet it was not without investigating its nature that he could discover its use.
Unusually clear-headed; also intellectual dullness.
Uneasiness of body and confusion of mind, impossible to describe.
Ideas were confused, delirium.
Monomania, with horrible visions and torturing ideas about religion, which he cannot shake off, although he is conscious that they morbid; is agg. at night.
A tumult of crude ideas floated through his mind, with a noise in his ears, followed by insensibility.
He lay with closed eyes, seemingly asleep, answering no questions; when the distant town clock struck he lifted his arm at every stroke; one evening he went to the piano with closed eyes and played with great precision what at other times he could not have done without his note; several times he wrote letters in an acquired language more correctly than in a waking state; once he occupied himself for several hours with the number 6; at times he had violent spasms and priapism.
It was to him as if he moved in his own little world, in which all things were clear and defined; outside of which uncertain and undefined; t.
Thought he would die. ~ Gastralgia.
Very nervous; imagined various things; that he would get yellow fever, etc.; boy, aet. 13; t.
Confused fancies, and delirium.
Delirious, somnolent, with slow fever, at night.
Stupefaction, coma and delirium.
Delirium with heat in throat and thirst.
Delirium, with pain in stomach.
Most furious delirium, being with difficulty restrained in bed by two men.
Rage, with foaming at mouth.
Violent rage; scratches, spits and bites; tears her clothes and foams at mouth. ~ Puerperal mania.
Mania, with melancholy.
Disposition to cry out frequently, he knew not what for, but would frequently find himself crying out when at work or when walking about.
Desire to be diverted from thoughts of himself; t.
Desire to dispute; self-willed.
Wants to get out of bed.
Often felt as if he ought to kill people, when in street; never felt a disposition to kill any of his own family, but thought he ought to kill somebody.
Impulse to jump out of window.
He talks irrationally, and proposes absurd things.
Talked wildly, constantly repeating the same sentence.
Gestures and conversation very wild and strange.
Greatly excited, talks incessantly. ~ Puerperal mania.
(In sick:) Mind wandering; talking, shouting, crying and laughing by turns; t. ~ Spasms.
Was found much excited, screaming loudly, “I shall not faint! I shan't faint, for if I do, I will have fits and never come out of them!” Uttered a strange scream, a sort of howl, leaped from bed, apparently in great agony, and bent on something desperate.
Screamed, raved and scolded in most indecent language; 4th day. ~ Puerperal mania.
Cries for help, takes hold of others, will not be left alone.
Weeping or crying, does not know why.
Sighing and muttering in sleep.
Tosses anxiously in bed, weeps incessantly; full irritable pulse, violent headache. ~ Hysteria.
Restless tossing about; heart palpitates.
Children throw things in air with crazy laughter.
Strips himself, and tries to jump out of window.
He beats himself on chest, and falls into a faint.
Child creeps into a corner, howls and cries; everything that is said is taken as if one was ordering him, and he was considered naughty and would be punished.
Violent outbursts of rage and vituperation; abuses her child. ~ Puerperal mania.
Hasty in action and speech. ~ Puerperal mania.
Does not speak unless questioned.
Aversion to all kinds of work.
Greatly exhilarated, lively mood.
Depressed, sad and irritable, despondent.
Indescribable wretchedness.
Felt a vague sense of impending danger to life, amel. moving about, rushed out of house and walked violently until he perspired, which relieved; t.
Dread of being alone in dark.
Afraid of mirrors in room, lest he should see himself in them; so excessive was this fear at times in night that he would have got up and broken mirrors, only that he was still more afraid to get up alone in the dark.
Indescribable dread of being drawn upward.
Very great anxiety.
Precordial anxiety, with weeping.
(In sick:) Anxiety, restless tossing in bed. ~ Cancer labii.
Anxiety, almost loses consciousness. ~ Puerperal mania.
An indifference whether the world uses one well or ill, everything is repulsive.
Very irritable and fretful; every word irritates and excites him.
Fretful, anxious, at night, with frightful visions.
Palpitation; vexed by want of sympathy, afraid to be alone a moment, fears death; boy, aet. 13; t.
Dogmatical easily offended.
Voluptuous ideas.
Great excitement, almost amounting to frenzy.
Excitement, as of intoxication.
Easily startled.
Want of irritability; general apathy.
Lethargy; cannot be roused. ~ Typhus.
Better when thinking of the existing complaint.
Thinks he is going to die; agg. when he thinks about it; boy, aet. 13; t.
Mania after mental overexertion, in a boy, aet. 14; talks disconnectedly, refuses to answer; wants to lie on bare floor, and wallows in his own filth.


(In sick:) Severe dizziness, flushing of face, followed by extreme pallor; t. ~ Spasms.
Sensation as if all objects were too bright and glittering.
On looking through window everything in street appears in utmost tumult and confusion.
Vertigo: in frequent short attacks; after nausea and retching, giddy, sparks before eyes, dim sight, singing in ears, heat and tremor; vomiturition; with tendency to fall forward, 10 a. m., while walking; so severe that knees knock together and he nearly falls; on stooping; when sitting.
Staggers, or totters in walking; feels drunken.
Feels as if lighter, not touching the ground; as if he could fly.
Uncertain in his gait; in looking down it seems as if all objects were commingled; t.
Lightness or dizzy heaviness of head.
Loss of consciousness, fainting, delicate people suddenly sink down, turn pale, shut eyes; breathing and pulse very weak; after recovering, one sided lameness or blindness.
All senses vanish, even the touch; cannot distinguish cold or hot.
Stupor; fainting; apoplexy.
Vertigo without nausea, uncertainty of motion, and a fainting fit, in which he remained unconscious for four or five minutes; t.


Head confused, stupefied, burning hot, congested, generally clear consciousness, sometimes unconscious.
Frontal headache; pressing outward; also left-sided.
Throbbing headache in forehead, over root of nose, with heat.
Fine tearing in head, especially in left side of forehead and occiput.
Throbbing stinging in forehead, all night, with a dry, thirstless heat.
Tearing sticking in forehead, and pressure on upper part of frontal bone.
Pressure: in forehead, in middle, on right side, on left side; over left eye, in evening.
Heaviness and heat in forehead, agg. when walking.
Slight headache in forehead, which gradually became more violent, and accompanied by stitches, apparently starting in temporal bones, and returning every five minutes.
Dull headache above frontal bone, with nausea.
Pressive headache, alternating in forehead and sides.
Headache, beginning in frontal region and extending to occiput.
Boring in temples, shooting towards eyes or teeth in short attacks, early in morning.
Single violent stitches in right half of brain.
Fine tearing in right temple and forehead.
Tearing pressure in right temple; Throbbing pressure in temples.
Headache with drawings in right side.
Pressure by jerks, in head, over left ear.
Throbbing of temporal arteries, and distended jugular veins.
Aching in middle of head, from forehead backward, lasted through evening and next day.
Cutting jerks or shocks from forehead and temples towards middle of brain, in short intervals, soon after lying down.
Heat and heaviness of head, especially vertex.
Severe pressure on right side of vertex.
Dull pressure in region of vertex.
Throbbing, like beats with a hammer, in cerebellum, isochronous with pulse; head hot, face red, limbs cool, amel. in standing; mostly with such as were deprived of sexual intercourse.
Pressure in occiput.
Cutting pressure from left side of occiput towards forehead.
A contractive pain at base of brain, especially in occiput, and above root of nose, which continues without cessation, whereby head is leaned to one or other side; a pain which is very much agg. by stooping low, lying down, or by external pressure; with coldness of hands and feet, hot forehead, and coma vigil.
Uneasy feeling at back of head.
Sensation of cold in cerebellum.
Contraction as if laced together in cerebellum and glabella, with coldness all over. ~ Cerebro-spinal meningitis.
Heat in head, and tearing headache, soon passing off and disappearing on pressure.
Transient headache, as if brain was compressed from all sides, only felt during half-consciousness, when he was not paying attention to his body; if he became conscious of his pain and thought of it, it immediately disappeared.
Drawing sensation all around head, as if nerves of head were all drawn up; drawings for some minutes, then remissions, then drawings again.
Headache, as if bruised, or as if brain was sore.
Head heavy, with anxiety, brilliant eyes, red face and great agitation.
Dizzy heaviness of head; head sank backward.
Rush of blood to head, with heaviness of head; amel. from external pressure; heat in head, as in sweat would follow, while crawlings run over limbs and belly.
Throbbing headache; alternate pallor and flushes.
Intense headache and giddiness.
(In sick:) Headache, with burning in stomach and precordial anxiety. ~ Cancer labii.
Headache, with burning pain in stomach, eructations, great thirst, and a sense of formication in extremities.
Pains run from head to tips of fingers, with trembling and uneasiness.
Headache, in morning, after rising, for several days in succession.
Pressive headache from within outward, immediately.
Hydrocephalus: great coldness of skin, yet child cannot bear to be covered.
Inflammation of brain after sunstroke.


Cold sweat on forehead. ~ Cholera infantum.
Hot sweat on forehead and in palms.
Scalp intensely hot.
Heat of head, hands and feet, yet thirstless.
Drawing around head, as if it was drawn upward, in short attacks, with crawls.
Spasmodic motions of head.
Head is thrown back.
Head drawn to right shoulder; rest of body relaxed; unconscious.
Spasmodic drawing of head, laterally or backward, with deathly coldness.
Premature grey hairs.
Anterior fontanelle much depressed. ~ Cholera infantum.


Sensation of increased and dazzling light.
Objects appear too bright or glittering, at same time black spots are seen.
Flickering before eyes.
Objects quivered before his eyes.
Cannot read, letters run together; dim and dark.
Strange visions before his eyes; hallucinations; wonderful forms float before eyes.
Sees bright colors, sparks and fiery wheels, alternating with mistiness.
After using eye for awhile objects become indistinct, as if seen through a fog, often they appear double; the upper portion of large objects is not visible.
Objects, upon which she fixes her gaze, appear to move to one side, with a jerk.
Sees objects plainly at arm's length, things farther off appear dim and undefined; t.
Eyes sensitive to light; photophobia.
Darkness before eyes, as if objects were encircled in a cloud; sight obscured or dim.
Dimness of vision diminishes as attacks of vertigo increase.
Sees better after breakfast, not at all in evening.
Pupils contracted and immovable or dilated.
Eyes worse in sunlight.
Conjunctiva injected, pupils dilated.
Chronic inflammation of eyes.
Red spots on white of eye.
(In sick:) Heat, redness and burning in eye, with lachrymation.
Eyes brilliant and glittering.
He looks at one staring and wondering, without consciousness.
Disturbed wild and roving glances, disheveled hair. ~ Puerperal mania.
Eyes staring, sparkling, a little convergent; 3d day. ~ Puerperal mania.
Eyes fixed, staring, turned upward or outward.
Eyes protrude, with monomania, despair of salvation, wants to cry, but his eyes are dry.
(In sick:) Eyes turned to right, upward and backward; head the same; t. ~ Spasms.
Eyes deeply sunken; blue rings; pale face.
Soreness or tense, stiff feeling in eyes and eyelids all day.
Sensation in eyeballs as from pressure and pushing upon them from behind.
Lachrymation in open air; lids feel stiff, sore or tense.
Twitching or biting in external canthus.
Smarting, biting-itching, sticking, or burning in eyelids.
Burning or biting in edges of lids.
Twitching of lids; quivering in upper lid; constant agitation.
Eyelids are covered with many red spots.
When closing eyes in slumber, things appear to grow thicker or thinner, as the pulse beats.
Pressure above right eye.


Singing, ringing, buzzing, or roaring in ears.
Stitches from a draught of air.
Tearing behind and above ears.
Burning, stitches, or tearing in ears.
Pain in left ear from a dark red pimple, which suppurated in thirty-six hours.
Yellow blisters around ear, with erysipelas of face.
Ear-lobe hot and red.
Congestion to ears.


Sudden, momentary boring in right side of nose.
Drawing in left side of nose.
In anterior corner of nostrils, stinging as if sore and would ulcerate.
Itching in nose, and left nostril.
Air of room, breathed through nose, seems cooler, when walking.
Violent stitching, or crawling, from root of nose almost to tip.
Nose cold and pointed. ~ Summer complaint. ~ Cholera.
Sneezing, beginning coryza.
Coryza fluent or dry.
Nose stopped on right side, afterwards running.
Catarrhal affections, with headache, from sudden change of weather.


Features changed, distorted, relaxed and expressionless.
Face: scarlet red and puffy; flushed with wild expression; bluish and pinched; pale, anxious and haggard; distorted and sunken; livid, cold and deathly.
Spasmodic distortion of facial muscles, with froth from mouth.
Red and glowing face. ~ Puerperal mania.
Redness of cheeks and lobules of ears.
Red face, with warmth of body.
Pale face, with crawling.
Looks pinched and blue. ~ Cholera Asiatica.
Erysipelatous red cheeks and ear-lobes.
Face now pale, then livid, expressing despair; incessant spasmodic movements, grimaces.
Very pale face, with at first closed, afterwards open staring eyes, with eyeballs turned outward.
Excessive paleness of face, with a fixed and stupid look.
Flushed and bloated face, brilliant eyes, full rapid pulse and hot skin; cannot bear heat. ~ Cancer labii.
Pale face, dry skin, not hot, cool forehead; third day. ~ Puerperal mania.
Black in face.
Face hippocratic. ~ Scarlet fever. ~ Cholera.
Distorted features. ~ Puerperal mania.
Cold sweat, with vomiting. ~ Cholera.
Cold sweat stood in drops on his face, nose icy cold and pinched, upper lip everted; could not see. ~ Gastralgia.
Flushes and grows pale by turns. ~ Puerperal mania.
In morning, disturbed countenance, blue rings around eyes.
Heat in face and cold hands.
Stitching in left cheek.
Drawing in left zygoma; boring in right.
Burning in face.
Slight twitchings of face.
Buries face deep in pillow to shut out hideous sights. ~ Delirium.


Froth or foam at mouth.
Upper lip drawn up, exposing teeth.
Lips everted as in bleating, head hot, feet cold; t.
Blue lips. ~ Cholera infantum.
(In sick:) Cancer of under lip.
Lockjaw, with coldness (and brownish look of eruption, during partial repercussion, in scarlatina).
Drawing in angle of right lower jaw.
Tensive pain in masticators.
Stitching in chin.
Glands near lower jaw are swollen; seem to cause a toothache.


A little froth about teeth, which were firmly clenched.
Flying toothache, gnawing-boring in molars, mostly in hollow ones; much agg. if even a soft little crust of bread touches the suffering tooth; agg. from drinking coffee or spirituous liquors; amel. after drinking beer or cold water, but agg. from water kept in mouth; relieved by coition.
Drawing in upper incisors, and in hollow lower molars.
Transient, cutting shootings through gum to roots of incisor and canine teeth.
Transient toothache, now in one, now in another tooth.
Cutting toothache, which seems to originate from swelling of a submaxillary gland.
Painful looseness of teeth; teeth seem too long.
During coition toothache ceases, immediately after which he sleeps quietly for the first time.
When walking, drawing in decayed upper incisors.
On going into cold or windy air with toothache, a stitch shoots from tooth into eye.
Gums loosened, of a livid color.
Constant pressure, makes him mad, with great itching of swollen gums, teeth too long.


Taste: acute; beef broth tastes too strong; food tastes bitter, meat more so than bread; tobacco has an offensive, bitter taste.
Bad taste, with nausea and vomiting, in morning.
Great difficulty of speech and thought.
Speech uncertain, impeded; when roused he had scarcely any power to articulate.
Speech feeble, broken, hoarse.
Could not speak from words seeming to choke him in larynx.
Red tongue. ~ Polydipsia.
Tongue: felt swollen and numb; dry, or covered with aphtae.
Sensation of dryness on back part of tongue, like a scraping, with much saliva.
Tongue thick, spongy, fissured, covered with much yellowish mucus.
Burning on edge of tongue and hard palate.
Burning sensation on end of tongue, as from pepper.
Tongue cold, flabby, trembling.
Tongue and teeth dirty and dry. ~ Typhus. ~ Suppression of urine.


Mouth open.
Foaming at mouth.
Saliva: running together, watery; at times slimy and tenacious; children “slobber.”
Mouth dry and parched, red tongue, no thirst; t.
Whole mouth interiorly, with tongue, gums an palate, feels as if swollen.
Sensation in mouth, as after eating peppermint lozenges, and same in stomach.
Dryness, after it aphthous sponginess of mucous membrane.
Continued dryness of mouth, with increased thirst.
Unpleasant heat in mouth and stomach.
Coldness in mouth.
A cold sensation rises into mouth and to palate.
Sense of coldness changed to that of sharpness and burning.
Offensive odor from mouth, in morning, which he himself noticed.
Boiling hot tea seems cold to him.


Heat: on hard palate; in throat; in esophagus.
A dry scraping sensation on palate.
Single coarse stitches in palate.
Burning from palate down esophagus; it makes him drink, but this does not lessen it.
Repeated short stitches at back and towards left side of pharynx.
Sore throat when swallowing, and even more when not swallowing, as if throat was sore and torn up, with a sensation as if she had eaten rancid substances.
Scraping in throat.
A hot vapor seems to rise up throat and out of mouth. ~ Scarlet fever.
Slight warmth in esophagus and stomach, extending over whole body.
A cooling sensation rising up throat to roof of mouth.
Rattling in throat. ~ Scarlet fever.
Swallowing is impossible. ~ Typhus.


Neither appetite nor thirst.
Aversion to accustomed tobacco smoking without its tasting badly; he soon becomes averse to it to a degree of vomiting.
Desire to drink without feeling thirsty.
Continued thirst, with frequent drinking.
Insatiable burning thirst, not quenched by incredible quantities of cold water. ~ Polydipsia.
Desire for beer, which amel. the toothache.


Could neither taste bread nor meat on account of nausea.
Eats voraciously and has frequent thirst. ~ Puerperal mania.
After meals: he feels heart beating against ribs; a drawing through whole body, with coldness, cold arms, hands and feet; constant belching.
Drinking difficult.
Better from drinking cold water.


Belching and gulping up contents of stomach.
Empty eructations frequently after eating, and almost continuous.
Nausea: with vertigo, twitching in face, salivation, retching and vomiting; with accumulation of saliva; and prostration, 10 to 11 a. m.
Nausea and inclination to vomit, which disappeared each time after an eructation.
Nausea and vomiting, especially mornings.
She drank some coffee, which excited vomiting.
Constant vomiting. ~ Viper bite.
Vomit: bilious; of some blood; mostly sour.
Watery, slimy vomit. ~ Summer complaint.
Vomited black streaked fluid smelling of camphor.
Chronic vomiting, in morning, of sour mucus.
Vomiting, with cold sweat in face.
Coldness after vomiting.
Sometimes nausea and vomiting, with cold sweat. ~ Cholera.
Absence of nausea and vomit, icy cold. ~ Cholera.


Pain in epigastric region.
Terrible anguish and burning at pit of stomach driving to despair. ~ Cholera Asiatica.
Pain, as if beaten, or distended, in pit of stomach, with fullness of abdomen; sensitive to touch.
Sensation in region of pit of stomach as if distended at this point, and diaphragm thereby pressed upward; oppression of breathing.
Pain, at first moderate, but afterwards very intense, in epigastrium, radiating all over belly and into limbs, accompanied by uterine tenesmus.
Gradually increasing pain in epigastrium, loins and bowels, with strangury and vomiting.
Pressive pain in pit of stomach, or in anterior part of liver.
An oppressive sensation, with a feeling of warmth, in pit of stomach.
Unpleasant feeling in gastric region, with transient vertigo.
Digestion impaired, agg. after taking cold, with pressure or burning above navel, great thirst, precordial anxiety, heat, burning and dryness of skin, limbs heavy as lead.
Stitches and burning in stomach.
Sensation of heat in stomach, with chilliness in loins and small of back.
Coldness in stomach.
Feeling like hunger in stomach.
Awoke in night, with cramp in stomach so violent he thought he would die. ~ Gastralgia.


Constrictive pain below short ribs, extending to lumbar vertebrae.
Aching pressure in both hypochondria.
Aching in anterior part of liver.
In right hypochondrium a stitch from front to back, agg. when running.
Pressive pain in hypochondria.
Under short ribs a painful contraction, through to lumbar vertebrae.
Stitches in spleen, from front backward, agg. after quick walking.


Cutting colic, at night.
Slight cuttings in region of navel, followed by passage of flatus, inclination to stool, and urging to urinate.
Movements in intestines, and in afternoon, frequent passage of offensive flatus; during next night, from 1 to 2 o'clock, violent pressive pain, located in coeliac ganglia, so severe that he feared inflammation would ensue, which caused great anxiety and sweating.
In right side a stinging drawing heaviness, more perceptible when pressed; a drawing soreness, more inward than outward, extending to region of liver and chest, agg. when inhaling.
Drawing bruised pain, more internally than externally, especially on inspiration, in whole right side of abdomen, extending into region of liver, and into chest.
Drawing in left side of lower abdomen, with a tensive bruise sensation.
Pinching in region of navel.
Bellyache, as if diarrhea would follow.
At first, passage of much flatus, and after several hours, in morning, pressure in abdomen as of distension from flatulence.
Hard pressure in left side of lower abdomen.
Pressure and burning about navel.
Violent burning heat in upper and lower abdomen.
Burning in bowels. ~ Cholera Asiatica.
Heat in abdomen.
Sensation of hardness and heaviness in abdomen, above navel.
Coldness in upper and lower abdomen, followed by burning heat therein.
Cold feeling in abdomen spreading over chest.
An aching in abdomen seems to cause a suffocating contraction of chest.
Burning sticking in a surface as large as hand, below anterior crest of ilium, extending to groin.
Itching crawling in right groin, amel. on rubbing.
Abdomen retracted.
Transient ascites, or dropsy with ischuria after abuse of cantharides.


Flatulency; wind passes without relief.
Rice water stools; difficult passage of feces preceded by passage of much wind, but with the same difficulty. ~ Summer complaint.
Involuntary stools, thin and blackish.
Cholera infantum: vomiting and diarrhea suddenly cease; coldness of body, blueness of nails and lips, cold sweat on forehead and upper part of chest, with icy cold feet; hoarseness; cold spell coming on at night, with desire to be uncovered.
Diarrhea with colicky pain, particularly when caused by cold.
Anxiety and restlessness, absence of evacuations, frequently chilly or feeling as if cold air was blowing on covered parts; great sinking and collapse. ~ Cholera Asiatica.
Diarrhea: attack very sudden; sudden and great sinking of strength; cold sweat on face; eyes sunken and fixed; icy coldness of whole body; face pale, livid, purple, icy cold, distorted; upper lip drawn up, exposing teeth; foam at mouth. ~ Cholera morbus. ~ Cholera Asiatica.
After taking cold, cutting with involuntary loose discharge of dark brown feces, like coffee-grounds.
Stool; generally painless; dark brown, thin and scanty; blackish, like coffee-grounds; sour; involuntary; sluggish and incomplete.
Urging to stool; stool of usual hardness, but only a little passes, followed again by violent urging, and again by a scanty discharge.
Urging to stool and insufficient discharge, cramp in sphincter ani.
Feces passed with difficulty, not without exertion of abdominal muscles, as if peristaltic motion of intestines was diminished, and at same time rectum was contracted.
Constipation from inactivity of bowels.
Rectum seems contracted, swollen, and painful, on passing flatus.
Chapped sensation in rectum, drops of blood from anus.
Smarting in rectum.
Aggravation; during epidemic cholera; from hot sun.


Pain in bladder after acrid drugs.
Painful urination; sticking burning.
Burning during urination. ~ Pregnancy.
Strangury from stricture following gonorrhea.
A biting in back part of urethra; during and after urination pressure in bladder.
Frequent urination, passes more than he drinks; loses strength; emaciates.
Frequent desire to make water, with some pain in course of spermatic vessels.
Frequent and difficult urination; contraction of bladder less powerful, urine passes slowly and by drops.
Diminished power of bladder; urine passes very slowly, without any mechanical hindrance.
Urine passes in a very thin stream, passes almost involuntarily, and after it a painful contraction going from front backward.
Involuntary escape of urine; urine dribbles.
Difficult urination. ~ Impotentia virilis.
Urine scanty, in drops, or suppressed.
Urine increased of a dark brown color.
Urine contains sugar, is pale, odorless; contains mucus, without sediment.
Yellowish-green, turbid urine, of a musty odor.
Urine red, bloody; after irritating drugs, or in exanthematic fevers.
Urine with white or red sediment.
Urine profuse, colorless, frequent, almost every five minutes.
Urine quite clear, but having, like the perspiration, a very strong odor of camphor.
Urine burns, passing in drops; painful urination, hot burning in urethra as after cantharides.
Retention of urine; a pressure on bladder; desire to urinate. ~ Pregnancy. ~ Ischuria of infants. ~ Measles.
Tenesmus of neck of bladder. ~ Strangury.
Hemorrhage from urinary organs after irritating drugs, especially cantharides, and during exanthematic fevers.


Increased sexual desire.
Nervous erethism of sexual organs following frequent excitement, without satisfaction of desire.
Increased sexual desire; unusual sexual ardor, with continued delusions respecting the object of embrace.
Attacks of violent priapism, during dreams.
Want of sexual desire, with weakness of parts want of erections; testicles relaxed. ~ Impotence.
Stultified by sudden laxness of penis; at night the fancy becomes excited in dreams, and a discharge is the result.
Nightly emissions; sometimes occurring without a dream.
Involuntary masturbation.
Contractive sensation in testicles.
Stinging itching on inner surface of prepuce.
On left side of root of penis, while standing a pressure outward, as if a hernia would protrude.
Gonorrhea, with constant sticking together of meatus.
After gonorrhea: suppression of urine, with restlessness, pain in hypogastric region, weak but rapid pulse, and delirium; strangury from stricture.


Erethism of sexual system. ~ Puerperal mania.
Os uteri enlarged and hot.
Dropsy of uterus; red, sometimes greenish urine, deposits a thick sediment; urine passed slowly, bladder being nearly paralyzed, body cold.
Severe labor-like pains, as in parturition.
Slight discharge of blood from vagina.
Menses too profuse, or cessation of menses.


Abortion, particularly during epidemic influenza.
Labor pains: weak or ceasing; will not be covered, restless, skin cold.
Cramps during pregnancy; cannot remain covered.
Puerperal mania: staring eyes, sparkling, somewhat convergent; pale face, dry skin, not hot; cool forehead; sits up in bed held by three women whom she scolds in the most indecent and abusive terms; constantly bares her breast.
Lochia suppressed. ~ puerperal mania.
Fine stinging in nipples.
Suppuration of mamma.
Newborn children; asphyxia; hard places in skin on abdomen and thighs, quickly increasing and getting harder, sometimes with a deep redness spreading nearly over whole abdomen and thighs; violent fever, with startings and tetanic spasms, with bending backward; make no water.


Voice husky and deep. ~ Cholera Asiatica.
Talked in a husky voice. ~ gastralgia.
Voice: weak; uncertain; bleating; whispering; murmuring; hollow.
Mucus in air passages; it makes voice husky and is not removed by hacking, or clearing throat.
Pain in air passages and bronchial tubes, mostly in coughing, and even when hacking and clearing throat.
Contractive sensation in larynx, as from sulphur fumes.
Constriction of larynx, or feeling as if throat was tied.
Cutting cold feeling deep in windpipe; causes a slight cough.
Dry feeling in bifurcation of trachea.


Breathing; anxious; oppressed; sighing; quiet; deep and slow; heavy, difficult and slow; short and snoring; irregular and hurried; hurried and labored; almost completely arrested, neither audible nor visible.
Suffocative oppression.
Choking sensation; it threatens to suffocate him and consrict larynx.
(In sick:) Gasping for breath, chest feels dry, could scarcely speak.
Asthma, worse from bodily exertion.
Inhalation shorter than exhalation, in sleep.
Snoring in sleep, with inhalation and exhalation.
Asphyxia, or apparent death of newborn children.
Suspended respiration; heart ceases to beat, life seems gone. Follows well after Tart. emet.
Hot breath, with acute eruptive diseases.
Cool breath, as from the grave, playing upon hand held before mouth. ~ Cholera Asiatica.
A cold feeling in chest, followed by cold breath. ~ Emphysema.
Spasms of chest.

COUGH. [27]

Hacking, dry cough.
Short cough, from scraping in throat.
Very fatiguing cough without bringing up anything.
Violent dry cough, with hoarseness. ~ Sequel to measles.
Cough, with pain in throat, chest, stomach and abdomen.
Dry cough every forenoon for two weeks.
Every inhalation starts the cough.
Stitches in chest, and hacking cough, as if caused by cutting cold sensation deep jin air passages.
Stitches through to spine, mostly through left lung.
Stitches: from shoulders into chest; in left side of chest when walking; through chest to spine.
Soft pressure internally in chest, below sternum, with difficult inhalation, and a cold sensation rising up into mouth.
Pressure in upper part of sternum, as from a load.
Trembling in left side of chest and arm, when lying on left side; it ceases on turning to right side.
Contraction of chest, and oppression.
Mucus in air passages.
Congestion to chest.
Pneumonia notha of old people, with sinking of forces, dry burning heat and dyspnea; slight moisture on face; rattling breathing indicating threatening paralysis of lungs.
In later stages of pneumonia, short, anxious, oppressed breathing, with chill and heat alternating.
Hepatization of right lung; of lower lobe of left.
Hepatization of left lung, and some pleuritic exudation. ~ Pleuro-pneumonia.
Emphysema pulmonum.
Sensation of coldness, extends from pit of stomach over whole sternum, and exhaled as a cold breath. ~ Asthma empysematicum.


Great anxiety in precordial region.
Precordial distress, when spoken to, with sensation of severe coldness and irresistible sleepiness.
Spasmodic stitches in region of heart, with oppression of chest, when lying on left side; on turning to right side it ceases.
He felt and heard throbbing of heart against ribs, after eating.
Heartbeat: very slow, and intermitting; impulse hard, but regular.
Palpitation, as if heart turned forward and over; stoppage of breath and gasping; has to walk about the room; boy; at. 13; t.
Palpitation: after eating; trembling with anxiety; with regular slow beats; after awaking, with twitches; with cold face, limbs and body; with pale face and coldness of surface; with sudden oppression of breathing.
Often easily startled when awake, and then feels throbbings or palpitations.
Pulse: full; weak; not perceptible; frequent and scarcely perceptible; accelerated without fever; very much accelerated, but undulating, and without strength; very rapid; full and rapid; full and irritable; irritable in evening; hard or soft; frequent and small (hepatized left lung); extremely small; small and slow, sixty beats to minute; small and hard, becoming slower and slower; small, weak and quite frequent; could not be counted; extremely rapid and weak (typhus); audible and full; weak and thready.
Diminished flow of blood to those parts remote from heart.


On upper part of sternum, pressure like a heavy load, while standing.
Tearing pain from his right nipple to chest.
Fine tearing pain near right nipple, extending down into pelvis.
Fine stitches in nipples.
Small rash on outer throat and chest.
Cold sweat on upper part of chest. ~ Cholera infantum.


Painful drawing or tearing along medulla spinalis.
Painful drawing and stiffness on side of neck, when walking in open air.
Stiffness in nape of neck.
Drawing on left side of nape of neck towards shoulder.
Stitches in neck, near right shoulder, on motion.
Tensive pain in muscles of nape of neck and lower portion of neck; agg. on every motion and on turning neck.
Tearing pain in nape of neck, on bending head forward.
Creeping sensation in left side of neck, above clavicle.
Pain in fifth, sixth and seventh cervical vertebrae; agg. from moving head; amel. from pressing hand thereon.
Swelling of cervical glands.
Jugular veins distended.
Heat with an inward vibration spreads from neck and from between shoulders into limbs.
Rheumatic pain between shoulders.
Drawing stitches through and between shoulder blades, extending into chest when moving arms.
Stitches near right shoulder, tearing when moving, from neck up into head, tensive pain with motion and turning.
Sensation on sticking coldness in sacral region, which passed with lightning-like velocity along side of vertebrae to nape of neck and over whole body, alternating with a feeling of transient heat.
Tired feeling in small of back, when walking.
Pressure in small of back, with leaden-like heaviness of lower limbs.
Violent pain in back all day.
Constricting pain from short ribs to lumbar vertebrae.
Pain runs through back into limbs repeatedly.
Coldness in small of back and loins.
Inner coldness in loins and small of back; agg. by walking but a few steps.
Sensation as if cool air was blowing on back.
Cold feeling on back.
Chilliness in back, and as if sweat would break out.


Drawing, painful stitches through shoulder blades and between them, extending into chest on moving arm, for two days.
Tearing pressure on edges of shoulder blades impeding motion of arm.
Pressure on top of shoulder, particularly right; drawing pain in left.
Bruised pain in both shoulders.
Tearing pressure in middle of posterior portion of right upper arm.
Drawing in muscles of left upper arm, when walking.
Tearing on inside of left arm, passing at times into thumb and index finger.
Tired feeling in left arm, commencing at left shoulder, extending into wrist; amel. by motion of arm.
Jerking, fine tearing from middle of inner surface of left upper arm to middle of forearm.
Painful pressure in right elbow joint, agg. leaning upon it, when it extends into hand.
Bruised pain in right elbow, wrist and fingers.
Tired feeling from left elbow into hand.
Sensation of fatigue and heaviness in left arm.
Pressure and drawing on inner side of both arms, during rest of parts, ceasing when moving them.
(In sick:) Right arm extended above head, as if catching something; t. ~ Spasms.
Convulsive rotation of arms.
Rotary movement of right arm and a little of left; right thumb clenched. ~ Cholera infantum.
Arms move involuntarily from time to time; eyes are turned up; girl, aet. 5.
Arm more convulsed than lower limbs.
Arms: stiff; powerless.
Hands: tremble; cold; bluish.
His hands do not feel anything he touches.
Fingers stiff, open, distorted; thumb drawn back at nearly right angles with its metacarpal.
Sensation in joint of thumbs as if sprained.
Skin of fingers shriveled. ~ Cholera Asiatica.
Itching on back of hands, in palms and on knuckles.


Drawing in nates, as if it would paralyze the thigh.
Soreness as if beaten in thighs, after walking.
Drawing, bruised pain in right thigh, and on inner side near and below patella; he fears that the leg will bend forward suddenly.
Tearing in anterior muscles of right tigh.
Cracking and creaking in hip, knee, and ankle joints.
Pressing in left knee and leg, and above right knee.
Stitches on patella.
Knees give way; tremble; tottering gait.
Heaviness in knees.
Legs heavy like a weight, hanging from knee down.
Subsultus tendinum of right lower limb.
Cramps in calves. ~ Cholera Asiatica.
Drawing pinching pain on backs of feet, especially on moving them.
Joints of feet ache as if sprained, when walking.
Tearing, crampy pain on backs of feet, extending up outer side of calves to thighs.
Toes drawn up or spread.
Tearing in tips of toes, and under nails, when walking.
Soreness in toe joints and in corns.
Edema of feet. ~ Polydipsia.
Icy cold feet. ~ Cholera infantum.
Lower extremities paralyzed. ~ Typhus. ~ Suppression of urine.


Cracking and creaking in hip, knee, and ankle joints.
Drawing in fingers, then in toes.
Blueness of nails. ~ Cholera infantum.
Limbs as heavy as lead.
Limbs are difficult to move.
Stretching, trembling, and general painful sensitiveness of limbs.
Hands and feet tremble, if he attempts to move them. ~ Shock from injury.
Convulsive agitation in limbs, after tetanic stiffness.
Rheumatism returns repeatedly, attacking part after part, even internal organs.
Violent cramps in extremities.
Coldness of limbs.
(In sick:) Extremities and limbs cold and cramped; t. ~ Spasms.
Cold extremities, clammy sweat, great prostration. ~ Cholera Asiatica.
(In sick:) Better in sitting posture on sofa and bed; t. ~ Spasms.


Tosses in agony. ~ Cholera Asiatica.
While sitting: cold feeling in right leg.
Lying down: cutting in head; agg. contractive pain base of brain; spasmodic stitches in region of heart, with oppression of chest, when on left side, or turning to right side.
Standing: amel. throbbing like beats with a hammer, in cerebellum.
Stooping: agg. contractive pain base of brain.
Moving; drawing, pinching pain on backs of feet; pain in fifth, sixth and seventh cervical vertebrae from moving head; arms, drawing stitches through and between shoulder blades; nausea, chronic vomiting.
Walking: vertigo; agg. heaviness and heat in forehead; drawing in decayed upper incisors; agg. stitches in spleen from front backward; painful drawing and stiffness on side of neck when in open air; a few steps, inner coldness in loins and small of back; drawing in muscles of left arm; soreness as if beaten; pains in joints of feet; heaviness in legs.
Running: agg. stitch from front to back in right hypochonder.
Exertion: bodily agg. asthma.

NERVES. [36]

Increase of muscular power.
Subsultus tendinum.
Great nervous excitability, jerking, twitching and trembling.
Trembling of inner parts.
Easily startled when awake, and then feels throbbing or palpitation.
Starting with tremor of limbs; t.
Convulsive circular motion.
Clonic and tonic spasms and convulsions; falls down unconscious
Spasms of children, with sopor, from suppressed eruptions, from suppressed catarrh of head or chest.
Spasms, bending body backward and twisting extremities. ~ Cholera.
Trismus, especially of newborn children; tetanus.
Tetanic spasms of arms, hands, feet and lower jaw; body stiff, with slight opisthotonos, from suppressed scarlatina.
Eclampsia, with anemia; coldness.
Epilepsy; throws himself back with dreadful shrieks; endeavors to tear everything within his reach.
Violent epileptic spasms after vexation; girl, aet. 17.
Shock from injury: cold extremities, trembling of tongue, hands and feet.
Excessive weakness, prostration and exhaustion.
Discomfort of whole body.
Attacks of malaise.
Loses strength suddenly. ~ Cholera Asiatica.
Fainting spells follow each other in rapid succession. ~ Viper bite.
Want of bodily irritability; insensibility to touch.
His whole body is insensible to touch and cold as marble.
Feels no inward warmth.
A tremor seized o every part of his body; quieted by bathing his hands and face in cold water.
Lassitude and depression of spirits, with frequent yawning and stretching.

SLEEP. [37]

Yawning and sleepiness during day; falls asleep in evening.
Sleep: profound; deep; unrefreshing; coma.
Sleepless and restless.
Sleeplessness, alternating with coma.
Afraid to go to bed; suddenly all sleep is gone; eyes open against will, and awful sensations disturb him.
Snoring during inhalation and exhalation; moaning; sighing.
Much sweat during sleep.
Talking all night in a gentle voice.
Twitchings, also on awaking, followed by palpitation.
Gets awake with a nightmare, or cannot get fully awake.
Dreams: anxious; fearful; visions of spirits; about what is intended, or what had happened in morning hours.

TIME. [38]

All complaints agg. soon as it gets dark.
Night and solitude frighten him.
Night: monomania; delirium; low fever; burning in esophagus; seminal emissions.
All night: throbbing, stinging in forehead.
Morning: shooting in temples; bad taste; offensive odor from mouth; headache after rising; early attacks of boring in temples, shooting towards eyes or teeth; bad taste, with nausea and vomiting.
From 10 to 11 a. m.: nausea, vertigo, vomiting, prostration.
Forenoon: cough.
From 1 to 2 p. m.: colic.
Afternoon: movements in intestines, frequent passage of offensive flatus.
Evening: fever.
At 8 p. m.: drawing in fingers and toes.
All day: soreness or tense, stiff feeling in eyes and eyelids; pain n back.


Effects of sunstroke.
He is excessively sensitive to cold air.
The surface cold to touch, yet they throw off all covering, will not remain covered.
After change of weather, catarrh with headache, or diarrhea with colic.
Sunstroke; sunburns on face and hands; restless and depressed.
Is improved by warm water.
Takes cold easily; after it, toothache; weak digestion, fevers, rigors or diarrhea.
Very sensitive to cold air.
Better from drinking cold water.
Open air: painful drawing and stiffness on side of neck when walking in open air.

FEVER. [40]

Chill, chilliness and sensitiveness to cold air; crawlings with gooseflesh.
General coldness; clammy sweat; circumscribed redness of cheeks; quiet delirium; sinking pulse. ~ Nervous fever.
Icy coldness all over, with deathlike paleness of face; diminished circulation to parts most distant from heart.
Great coldness of surface, with a desire to uncover.
Skin becomes very cold. ~ Cholera Asiatica.
Rigor, with chattering teeth, thirst, followed by sleep.
Chill: with anxiety; with unconsciousness; with pale face; with clonic spasm; congestive chill.
Chilly all over, followed by heat and warm sweat on forehead, with nausea.
Increased warmth of body, with redness of face.
Heat, with distension of veins, increased by every motion.
Heat all over, getting much agg. while walking.
Heat or sweat, with aversion to uncover; he cannot get warm.
Sweat profuse, warm and improving.
Cold, clammy, weakening sweat.
Typhus: greatest weakness; cold sweat all over; quickly decreasing temperature, especially of extremities; small, very frequent, scarcely perceptible pulse; great nervous restlessness of body and limbs; collapse in face; cold, pointed nose; automatic motions of muscles; delirium; syncope; snatches of sleep; great thirst, with red, dry tongue; frequent involuntary stools, after much rolling and rumbling in bowels.
Severe and long chill at beginning of yellow fever, with trembling of internal parts and coldness of limbs.


Rheumatic attacks remit, go to one part after another.
Attacks come suddenly.
Every five minutes stitches in temporal bones.
Remissions: in drawing sensation all around head.


Within outward: pressing headache; pressing on eyeballs.
Backward: stitches in spleen.
Left: of neck, creeping; shoulder, tired; lung, stitches trough; chest and arm, trembling, it ceases turning to right side; lung hepatized; cutting left side of occiput; ear pain; side of nose, drawing; nostril, itching; sided headache; fine tearing in head; drawing in lower abdomen; hard pressure in lower abdomen; root of penis, while standing pressure outward, as if a hernia would protrude; spasmodic stitches in region of heart when lying on left side; drawing in left side of nape of neck towards shoulder; ear, pressure by jerks; stitches in left cheek; zygoma drawing; pharynx, stitches; side, drawings.
Right: itching, crawling in right groin, agg. on rubbing; spasmodic stitches in region of heart, ceases on turning to right side; thigh, drawing bruised pain in; head drawn to right shoulder; eye, pressure; side of nose, boring; nose stopped; lower jaw, drawing; hypochonder, a stitch; lower abdomen, sticking, drawing; itching, crawling in groin; lung, hepatized; shoulder, pressure; arm, rotary movement; thigh, tearing; lower limb, subsultus tendinum.


As if bruised, headache; mouth as after eating peppermint lozenges; as if throat was sore and torn; as if she had eaten rancid substances; pain in stomach as if distended; as if cool air was blowing on back; thumb as if sprained; as if he could fly; as if brain was compressed on all sides; as if nerves of head were all drawn up; as if brain was sore; mouth as if swollen; as if cold air was blowing on covered parts.
Boring: in temples; right side of nose; in right zygoma.
Jerking: fine tearing from middle of inner surface of left upper arm.
Tearing: fine, in head; sticking in forehead; in right temple and forehead; in ears; behind and above; pain from right nipple to chest; along medulla spinalis; pain in nape of neck; right shoulder; r; upper arm; right thigh; pain in backs of feet; in tips of toes; here and there in joints; on inside of left arm.
Cutting: jerks or shocks from forehead and temples towards middle of brain; shooting through gum to roots of incisor and canine teeth; colic at night; region of navel; deep in windpipe.
Stitches: starting in temporal bone; right half of brain; in ears; from a draught of air; violent in root of nose; left cheek; in chin, shoot from tooth into eye; in palate; in stomach; right hypochonder; in spleen; coeliac ganglia; in chest; through to spine; in region of heart; in nipples; in neck near right shoulder; on patella.
Shooting: towards eyes or teeth; here and there in joints; from temples; through gum to roots of incisor and canine teeth.
Sticking: drawing heaviness below crest of ilium; burning before urination; coldness in sacral region.
Stinging: anterior corner of nostrils; right side of lower abdomen; on inner surface of prepuce; in nipples.
Biting: in external canthus; Itching in eyelids; edges of lids; in back part of urethra.
Burning: in edges of lids; in ears; in face; on edge of tongue; end of tongue; from palate down esophagus; anguish at pit of stomach; above navel and about navel; below anterior crest of ilium; before and during urination; dryness of skin; in abdomen; in bowels.
Smarting: in eyelids; in rectum.
Chapped feeling in rectum.
Scraping: back part of tongue; in throat.
Gnawing boring: in molars.
Aching: in middle of head; in both hypochondria; anterior part of liver; in abdomen; joints of feet.
Drawing: pain in right thigh; pain in back part of feet; through shoulder blades; pain in left shoulder; left upper arm; inner side both arms; right side of head; all around head; left side of nose; left zygoma; in angle of right lower jaw; right side; left side; along medulla spinalis and stiffness on left side of neck; stitches through between shoulder blades; in nates; in upper incisors; right side of abdomen; in fingers and toes.
Pressure: headache; right temple; by jerks over left ear; on eyeballs, from behind; pain pit of stomach; pain in both hypochondria; left side lower abdomen; about navel; in small of back; with leaden-like heaviness of lower limbs.
Pressing: outward; frontal headache; on upper part of frontal bone; right side of vertex; in occiput; above right eye; above navel; pain in coeliac ganglia; in bladder; in chest; upper part of sternum; on chest like a heavy load; on top of right shoulder; painful, in elbow joint; on inner side of both arms; left knee and leg.
Pinching: region of navel; pain on backs of feet.
Soreness: as if brain was sore; eyes and eyelids; in thighs; in toe joints and in corns.
Bruised: right side; left side; pain in both shoulders; as if beaten; pain in right elbow; wrist and fingers; pain in right thigh.
Rheumatic pain between shoulders.
Pain: in left ear from a dark red pimple; in epigastric region; as if distended; in periosteum of toes; in bladder; in vertebrae.
Violent pain: in back.
Throbbing: headache in forehead; stinging in forehead; in temples; of temporal arteries; like beats with a hammer in cerebellum.
Tense: feeling in eyes and eyelids; pain in masticators; pain in muscles of nape of neck.
Swollen: tongue; mouth and gums.
Stiff: feeling in eyes and eyelids.
Numb: tongue.
Uneasy: feeling in back of head.
Contraction: as if bound together, in cerebellum and glabella; pain base of brain; painful under short ribs through lumbar vertebrae; in testicles; in larynx; of chest.
Constriction: pain below short ribs; in larynx; pain from short ribs to lumbar vertebrae.
Cramp: in stomach; on backs of feet; all over body; in sphincter ani; in extremities.
Heaviness: in forehead; in vertex; right side; in abdomen; in knees; of limbs; in left arm.
Tired: feeling in small of back when walking; feeling in left arm; feeling from left elbow into hand.
Fatigue: and heaviness in left arm.
Creeping: left side of neck.
Crawlings: run over limbs and belly; about head; right groin.
Warmth: in esophagus.
Heat: in forehead; in vertex; in face; in mouth and stomach; violent in upper and lower abdomen.
Cooling sensation rising up throat to roof of mouth; in chest.
Cold: in cerebellum; hands; mouth; in stomach; feeling deep in windpipe; in small of back and loins.
Itching: left nostril; swelling on gums; on inner surface of prepuce; in groin, in eyelids; on back of hands; in palms and on knuckles.
Dryness; all over body; on back part of tongue; in bifurcation of trachea.


Soft parts drawn in.
Cyanosis; external parts turn black.
Internal congestions.
Cramps in inner and outer parts.
Cracking of joints.
Stenosis after inflammations.
Dropsy of external parts; less often of internal.
Glands inflamed.
Flow of black coagulated blood. ~ Viper bite
Pains in periosteum of all bones.
Tearing shooting here and there in joints.
Greatest emaciation.
Rheumatic fevers; pains changing place, persistently return.
Anthrax: Camphor. relieved pain and swelling; prevented formation of new pustules; gangrenous aspect of wound changed for the better; man, aet. 65.


Skin of whole body painfully sensitive, slightest touch hurts.
External pressure: agg. contractive pain in base of brain; amel. rush of blood to head.
Disappearing on pressure: heat in head.
Sensitive to touch: distended stomach.
From pressing hand thereon: improved pain in upper vertebrae.
Painful pressure in right elbow joint: agg. leaning upon it.
Effects of shock from injury: surface of body cold, face pale and bluish, lips livid; diarrhea; pulse feeble; nervous anxiety and stupefaction, sighing respiration; great exhaustion.

SKIN. [46]

Skin: flabby; relaxed; leather-like; loose; sensitive; burning; itching.
Skin dry, even in bed; not a trace of sweat; dry with heat.
Skin tense, hot, dry, like parchment.
Skin cold and bluish on face and hands, looks shriveled.
Skin cold as marble, frightfully cold to touch, still patient would not be covered; very great excitability and fear of being left alone.
Petechiae over entire body, which is cold. ~ Viper bite.
Erysipelatous inflammation, with coldness, paleness and sinking, and aversion to being covered.
Measles: pale face, cold skin, bluish; tetanic rigidity; dysuria; eruption does not appear.
All sequela of measles.
Scarlatina: with cold, blue, hippocratic face; rattling in throat; with hot breath, hot sweat on forehead; child will not be covered.
Sudden sinking away of variola pustules.
Blood blisters; erysipelas; gangrene; hard spots.


Irritable, weakly blondes most affected. Scrofulous children most sensitive to Camphor.
Boy, aet. 13; vertigo and palpitation; t.
Girl, aet. 17; epilepsy.
A man, aet. 65; anthrax.


Antidotes: Opium, Sp. nitr. dulc., Dulcam., Phosphor.
Camphor antidotes: Canthar., Cuprum, Lycop., Squilla, and the effects of so-called worm medicines, tobacco, bitter almonds, and other fruits containing prussic acid; likewise for the secondary affections remaining after poisoning with acids, salts, metals, poisonous mushrooms, etc.
In most other cases the smelling of Camphor is not antidotal, but palliative, by producing the symptom “pain better while thinking of it.”
Vaccine virus failed to take effect when kept in proximity to Camphor.
Incompatible: after Nitrum. Tea, coffee and lemonade, as a rule, do not interfere, but in some cases coffee aggravated and was followed by vomiting.
Compare: Carbo veg. in coldness from undeveloped exanthema, in collapse, and in continuous epistaxis; Canthar.; Cuprum; Dulcam.; Lycop.; Nitrum; Opium in narcotism, heart affections; Phosphor. in anguish and burning in cholera; Sp. nitr. dulc.: Squilla; Verat. alb.


Source: The Guiding Symptoms of Our Materia Medica Vol. 03, 1881
Description: Clinical materia medica of Camphora officinalis
Remedies: Camphora officinalis
Author: Hering, C.; Raue, C.G.; Knerr, C.B.; Mohr, C.
Year: 1881
Editing: errors only; interlinks; formatting
Attribution: Legatum Homeopathicum
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