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Hepar Sulph. Calc. (Hepar Sulphuris Calcareum)

Sulphuret of Lime. Ca. S.

Introduced by Hahnemann, who used the white interior of oyster shells and pure flowers of sulphur, from which are prepared the triturations.

Provings by Hahnemann, Stapf, etc. See Allen's Encyclopaedia, vol. 4, p. 572.


- Mania with scabies, Sztaraveszki, Hom. Clinics, vol. 1, p. 56; Affection of mind, Dulac, Med. Inv., vol. 9, p. 145; Raue's Rec., 1873, p. 45; Headaches, Simmons, Organon, vol. 2, p. 66; Sensitiveness of scalp, Chase, Organon, vol. 3, p. 377; Eruption about ears, Edgar, Organon, vol. 3, p. 98; Iritis with hypopyon, Hills, Raue's Rec., 1873, p. 70; Kerato-iritis, Payr, Raue's Rec., 1870, p. 107; Hypopyon (3 cases), Gallavardin, Calcutta Jour., vol. 1, p. 274; Farrington, Korndoerfer, Raue's Rec., 1872, p. 75; Bicking, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 1, p. 254; Epithelioma of cornea, Hills, Trans. Am. Inst. Hom., 1872, p. 521; Herpes cornea, Raue's Rec., 1871, p. 58; Ophthalmia argenti, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 1, p. 271; (6 cases), Gallavardin, Calcutta Jour., vol. 1, p. 274; Traumatic ophthalmia, Caspari, B. J. H., vol. 6, p. 366; Catarrhal inflammation of eyes, Knorre, B. J. H., vol. 6, p. 364; Inflammation of eyes, Schreter, B. J. H., vol. 6, p. 365; Scrofulous inflammation of eyes, Tlff, Kallenbach, Gross, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 5, p. 125; Bicking, Allg. Kl. Erf., vol. 1, p. 268; Inflammation of lids, Griesselich, B. J. H., vol. 6, p. 364; Itching of ears after scarlatina (2 cases), Walker, Raue's Rec., 1874, p. 91; Coryza, ozaena, Kafka, Raue's Rec., 1870, p. 124; Boyce, B. J. H., vol. 34, p. 494; Charg, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 1, p. 397; Affection of nose, Starr, Hom. Clinics, vol. 3, p. 17; Scrofulous inflammation of nose, Sattorordin, Calcutta Journ., vol. 1, p. 274; Affection of cheek, Bathig, Hom. Clinics, vol. 1, p. 171; Affection of inferior maxillary, Ostrom, Times Retros., 1875, p. 19; Parotitis, Sircar, Raue's Rec., 187, p. 87; Tonsillitis, Wurmb, Hirsch, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 5, p. 239; Laurie, B. J. H., vol. 6, p. 233; Peters, N. A. J. H., vol. 4, p. 535; Chronic tonsillitis (2 cases), Boyce, B. J. H., vol. 34, p. 494; Chronic inflammation of throat, Lw, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 5, p. 188; Throat affection, Ussher, Organon, vol. 3, p. 269; Diphtheria, Cameron, Organon, vol. 3, p. 87; Van Peene, Raue's Rec., 1875, p. 100; Bilious attacks, Boyce, B. J. H., vol. 34, p. 493; Hepatogenous jaundice, Boyce, B. J. H., vol. 34, p. 499; Perityphlitis, Arnold, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 5, p. 251; Iliac abscess, Turrell, Hom. Clinics, vol. 3, p. 16; Dysentery, Griessel, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 1, p. 868; Hemorrhoids, Boyce, B. J. H., vol. 34, p. 494; Prolapsus recti after abuse of mercury, Boyce, B. J. H., vol. 34, p. 499; Nocturnal emissions, Jahr, Hom. Clinics, vol. 3, p. 39; Bubo, Sommers, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 2, p. 118; Chancre, Gollman, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 5, p. 559; Syphilitic bubo, Hofrichter, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 2, p. 118; Spasmus glottidis, Elb, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 5, p. 780; Laryngitis (3 cases), Eidherr, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 5, p. 681; Laryngeal cough, Nankivell, Raue's Rec., 1875, p. 90; Chronic tracheitis (3 cases), Schrn, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 3, p. 167; Bronchial catarrh with bronchiectasia, Stens, Raue's Rec., 1873, p. 105; Spasmodic croup, McNeil, Organon, vol. 2, p. 125; Croup, Kreuss, Gross, Goullon, Weber, Fielitz, Schrn, Jahr, Ksem, Tietze, Attomyr, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 3, p. 124 to 130; Gueyrard, B. J. H., vol. 5, p. 292; (3 cases), Gross, Hartman, B. J. H., vol. 5, p. 291; Cough during typhoid, Warren, Hah. Mo., vol. 10, p. 457; Emphysema, Stillman, Raue's Rec., 1872, p. 119; Pleurisy, Gross, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 5, p. 819; Wurm, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 3, p. 297; Gross, N. A. J. H., vol. 8, p. 112; Pyothorax, Orth., B. J. H., vol. 34, p. 161; Pulmonary abscess, Childs, Trans. Hom. Med. Soc. Pa., 1877, p. 296; Pleuro-pneumonia, Bhr, Hughes, p. 402; Tuberculosis, Gallavardin, Calcutta Journ., vol. 1, p. 274; Schrn, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 3, p. 369; Chest, troubles succeeding repelled itch, Lytle, Raue's Rec., 1872, p. 108; Angina pectoris, Stillman, Raue's Rec., 1872, p. 127; Spinal irritation, Simmons, Organon, vol. 2, p. 66; Suppuration of finger joint, Pancin, Raue's Rec., 1873, p. 193; Onychia, Jahr, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 3, p. 559; Whitlow, Wurda, Hom. Clinics, vol. 1, p. 19; (2 cases), Lawrence, Raue's Rec., 1870, p. 327; Berridge, Times Retros., 1877, p. 26; Abscess of thigh, Orth, B. J. H., vol. 34, p. 161; Pains in legs and feet, Goullon, N. A. J. H., vol. 17, p. 223; Attacks of debility, Koch, Hom. Clinics, vol. 1, p. 7; Paralysis, Koch, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 4, p. 470; Intermittent fever (6 cases), Baertl, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 4, p. 921; Scarlet fever, Siegel, Hah. Mo., vol. 6, p. 141; Sequelae of scarlatina, (3 cases), Siegel, Raue's Rec., 1871, p. 207; Glandular swellings, Raue's Rec., 1875, p. 292; Adenitis; caries; ulcers; fistula, Gallavardin, Calcutta Journ., vol. 1, p. 274; Anthrax (4 cases), James, Trans. Hom. Med. Soc. Pa., 1883, p. 279; Carbuncle, Smith, Allg. Hom. Ztg; vol. 108, p. 190; Hrg., Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 4, p. 183; Post scarlatinal dropsy, Kafka, Raue's Rec., 1873, p. 226; Ostrom, Organon, vol. 3, p. 207; Crusta lactea, Miller, Raue's Rec., 1873, p. 241; Herpes (2 cases), Hoyne, Organon, vol. 2, p. 231; Eruption on skin, Simmons, Organon, vol. 2, p. 66; Suppression of exanthemata (5 cases), Gallavardin, Calcutta Journ., vol. 1, p. 274; Lupoid ulceration, Ussher, Organon, vol. 3, p. 269; Ill effects of mercury, Nichols, Organon, vol. 3, p. 346; Bojanus, Raue's Rec., 1870, p. 330; Boyce, B. J. H., vol. 34, p. 494.

MIND. [1]

Great weakness of memory with the irritability.
Dementia, with complete stupidity, sits silent and speechless in a corner.
Delirious mutterings, with burning heat of body.
Frightful imaginings.
Frightful visions of fire and of dead persons.
Hasty speech and hasty drinking.
Violent, fretful, passionate; spoke with great volubility, would not listen to any remarks offered. ~ Mind affection.
On awaking, rushed home with frightful gestures, threatened to murder wife and children, attempted to set house on fire, and was with difficulty controlled; after being received in an asylum, sat in corner of room silent and motionless; urine and feces passed involuntarily; whole surface of body covered with scabious eruption; restless at night. ~ Scabies.
Malicious mood; feels as if he could murder some one with pleasure.
Repulsive mood, with desire to be left alone.
Child does not incline to play or to amuse itself in any way; does not laugh.
Depressed or irritable mood.
Sad mood for hours; must cry vehemently.
Low spirited, even to thoughts of suicide.
Great anxiety in the evening.
Melancholy humor, cries bitterly; unreasonably anxious.
Impelled by unaccountable attacks of internal anguish, which sometimes come on quite suddenly, to attempt suicide.
Violent fright on slumbering.
The slightest cause irritates him and makes him extremely vehement.
Violent, passionate fretfullness; she spoke with such volubility that one could not always get a chance to reason with her, and she would not listen to the most just remarks. ~ Affection of mind.
Temper obstinate and cross, a ferocious spleen which would lead to cold blooded murder even among those habitually gay and benevolent.
Wrathful irritability, even to most extreme violence, threatening to end in murder and arson.
Extreme discontent, indisposition to everything.
Peevish; angry at least trifle.


Vertigo: mornings; when closing eyes, at siesta; evening, with nausea; when riding in a carriage; during dinner, after belching, with blackness before eyes, when shaking head.
Short attacks of stupidity, vertigo, dullness of mind and want of memory.
Forepart of head feels stupefied and heavy.
Fainty giddiness when riding in a carriage or when shaking head, with headache and obscuration of sight.
Fainting from slightest pains; evenings.


Aching in forehead: as if bruised; like a boil; from midnight till morning.
Burrowing headache in frontal region as if an abscess were forming.
Violent headache, at night, as if forehead would be torn out, with general heat, without thirst.
Headache with a feeling as if eyes would be drawn back into head.
Tensive, aching pain above nose.
Headache over eyes pressing down upon eyes.
Pressure and drawing in temples by day.
Painful throbbing in right temple.
Aching in vertex, with palpitation of heart, in evening.
Stitches in head, when stooping; sensation as if skull would burst, waking him at night.
Sticking headache.
Hammering sensation in head.
Burrowing, sharp headache, neuralgic in character.
Boring headache: at root of nose, every morning; in right temple, from without inwards; agg. from motion or stooping.
Pressure in head, semi-lateral, as from a plug or dull nail, at night, and when waking in morning; agg. when moving eyes and on stooping; amel. when rising and from binding head up tight.
Constant pressive pain in one-half of brain, as from a plug or nail.
Wabbling as of water in brain.
Sense of swashing in head.
Headache when shaking head.
Headache amel. by tying something tightly around head.
Dull headache every morning in bed, amel. after rising.
Morning headache, agg. from every concussion.
Lancinating headache, amel. when walking in open air.
Headache from abuse of mercury.
Traumatic cerebritis, in infants and children, with spasms.
Pulse-like stitches in lower portion of occiput.
Pressive pain externally right of occiput, gradually extending to nape, throat and shoulder blades.
Severe stitches in occiput and both temples, as if plug or nail were being driven in.


Head bent backward, with swelling below larynx; violent pulsation of carotids, rattling breathing.
Sensitiveness of scalp to touch, with burning and itching in morning after rising (after abuse of mercury).
Extreme sensitiveness of scalp, could hardly bear to comb her hair or have anything touch the head.
Disposed to take cold from uncovering head.
Burning itching on scalp, from forehead to occiput.
Nightly pain in skull bones.
Nodosities on head, sore to touch, amel. by covering head warmly and from sweat.
Painful tumors on head; sebaceous tumors inflamed and ready to discharge.
Boils on head and neck, very sore on contact.
Falling off of hair, with very sore, painful pimples, and large bald spots on scalp.
Loss of hair following mercurialization or chronic headache.
Cold, clammy perspiration, smelling sour, principally on head and face, with aversion to being uncovered; agg. from least exercise and during night; amel. from warmth and when at rest.
Fissured eruption behind and on both ears, exuding a thick, gluey secretion, which mats hair; resents with force on attempt to place finger on head; utter abhorrence to be bathed, during which she would scream and fight.
Humid eruptions: feel sore; of fetid odor; itching violently on rising in morning; burning and feeling sore on scratching; scabs easily torn off, leaving a raw, bleeding surface.
Favus, extending to nape of neck or face.


Objects appear to be red.
Feeling of blindness before eyes on rising and standing up after sitting bent over.
Sight becomes dim when reading.
Eyes become dim, cannot see well in evening by candle light.
Anesthesia of retina, the result of looking at an eclipse; sees a light spot in centre of field of vision, surrounded by a dark ring, and again by a lighter ring, all of which were constantly turning and changing into various colors, especially green; agg. coming into room from bright sunlight; feeling as if eyes were being pulled back into head, with photophobia; vision 21/100; field of vision very much contracted.
Flickering before eyes; pupils dilated and insensible to light; after abuse of mercury.
Inflammation of ciliary body.
Purulent capsulitis after extraction of cataract.
Prolapsus iridis.
Iritis with Hypopion or associated with small abscesses in iris (suppurative iritis).
Anterior chamber about half filled with pus; eye sensitive to light and air, and must be covered; no syphilitic origin. ~ Iritis with Hypopion.
After injury to eye, violent inflammation; sclerotica looks like raw beef; light intolerable; feeling as of sand in eye; in anterior chamber a collection of pus apparently about two lines in diameter; meditates suicide, especially in evening. ~ Hypopion.
Cornea dim, opaque and bulging, with a blister-like elevation, as large as end of knitting needle, in centre, forming base of an open ulcer; Hypopion; fever with pressing, burning, bruised pain in eyes, extending into head. ~ Hypopion.
For three months left cornea so hazy that iris could hardly be seen, and for two months right cornea had gradually become involved from periphery toward centre; both corneae opaque and vision lost; considerable pain in eyes and head, with iritis; great ciliary injection and excessive dread of light; lachrymation; no history of syphilis.
Severe inflammation in cornea and iris of left eye; cornea ulcerated superficially, much ciliary injection, pupil contracted, iris sluggish, great photophobia and lachrymation, much pain extending from eye into corresponding side of head, agg. at night, especially about 2 or 3 A. M.; seat of pain in head, as well as eye, quite sore to touch; lids considerably swollen and slight discharge. ~ Kerato-iritis.
Kerato-iritis with ulceration of cornea, Hypopion, sensitiveness to air and touch.
Ulcers and abscesses of cornea, especially for deep sloughing form and when Hypopion is present; intense photophobia; profuse lachrymation; great redness of cornea and conjunctiva, even chemosis; pains severe, of a throbbing, aching, stinging character; amel. from warmth, so that he constantly wishes to keep eye covered; agg. from any draught of air; at night or in evening lids often swollen, spasmodically closed and very sensitive to touch, or may be red, swollen and bleed easily upon opening.
Sclerotic violet red, cornea dim; great photophobia and lachrymation; lower lids swollen. ~ Ulceration of cornea.
Recurring ulceration of cornea in ophthalmia scrofulosa.
Torpid ulceration of cornea; where there is a want of lachrymal secretion.
Red, vascular, elevated ulcer, like a piece of red flesh, at margin of cornea.
Opacities of cornea.
Acute aggravation of pannus, which tends toward ulceration, especially in mercurialized subjects.
Epithelioma of cornea.
Herpes conjunctivae bulbi; enlarged veins, run nearly horizontally towards cornea, and terminating in little blisters near edge of cornea; agg. from crying.
Eyes very red, great photophobia, lids red and swollen, with burning pain in affected parts. ~ Ophthalmia.
Inflammation of eyes and lids; sore to touch; lachrymation.
Catarrhal inflammation and blenorrhea of eyes; lids inflamed, excoriated, running, as if corroded, especially at inner canthus; internal surface of lids, especially of lower, of deep red color and inflamed; heat, especially in morning on waking; pain, as of a burn, smarting, itching in lids; lids and angles agglutinated in morning by purulent mucus; conjunctiva red, traversed by large vessels; photophobia; in evening, vision of colored and dim halos around candle, with pressive pain forcing her to shut eyes occasionally.
Inflammation of eye, small ulcer on left cornea; eyeballs slightly swollen; eyes closed by swelling at night, and discharging much purulent mucus; hair fell off profusely, leaving bald places on scalp; scabs on head, face and neck, painful when touched; itching in scalp; frequent calls to stool, with difficult evacuations; sour smelling sweat at night; peevish, fretful humor.
Violent pain over right eyebrow; excessive lachrymation of left eye; photophobia alternating with unusually clear and distinct vision in dark part of room; everything appearing illuminated; at times objects appeared red; left pupil much dilated, not sensitive even to strong light; right pupil normal; conjunctiva reddened from canthi, but not on cornea; sensation as if eyes projected; painful pressure in eyeball as if bruised; acute bruised pain on slightest touch. ~ Foreign body in eye.
Purulent conjunctivitis with profuse discharge and excessive sensitiveness to air and touch.
Catarrhal conjunctivitis after inflammatory stage has passed.
Scrofulous inflammation of eyes, especially in phlegmatic, fat, large bellied children, with fine white skin, light hair, thick neck and swollen glands, subject to eruptions and ulcerations of skin.
Chronic inflammation of eyes, with great photophobia, lachrymation and mucous discharge; formation of ulcers with pressing, burning pains as if eyes were bruised.
Symptomatic forms of chronic catarrh of conjunctiva with infarction of Meibomian glands and purulent secretion, in scrofulous subjects.
Stitches in the eyes.
Pressure in eyes, especially on moving them, with redness.
Eyes ache from bright daylight, when moving them.
Pain in eye at each step.
Eyeballs sore to touch; pain as if they would be drawn back into head.
Pressing pain in eyeballs, feel bruised when touched.
Pressure in eyes as from sand.
Eyes are protruded. ~ Croup.
Dacryo-cystitis and orbital cellulitis, especially if pus has formed and there is great sensitiveness to touch, with throbbing pain; prevents formation of pus or accelerates its discharge.
Inflammation of lachrymal sac after pus has formed; blenorrhea, with great sensitiveness to touch and to cold, with profuse discharge.
Lachrymal duct closed by an exudative swelling; constant lachrymation; had existed a long time.
Burning pains in bones above orbits.
Smarting pain in external canthus, with accumulation of hardened mucus.
Cutting pain in outer canthus.
Redness, inflammation and swelling of upper lid, with pain more pressing than sticking.
Redness, inflammation and swelling of upper lid, with pressive pain.
Lids closed in morning on waking, cannot open them for a long time.
Blepharophthalmia when Meibomian glands are involved, and when little pimples surround the inflamed eye.
After frequent straining of eyes, inflammation of glands of both eyelids; lids swollen, palpebral conjunctiva inflamed, erysipelatous; at outer canthi lids as if corroded and ulcerated; secretion of glands increased; eyes agglutinated in morning; every effort and light cause pain.
Upper lid margins unevenly rounded, swollen and red; tough mucus in lashes and canthi; scleral conjunctiva injected with red vessels running towards cornea, where they form little vesicles with turbid secretion; lachrymation; pain in evening, agglutination in morning; right eye worse; small pimples or little furuncles on face, or elsewhere, in complication with tinea.
Acute phlegmonous inflammation of lids, which tends toward suppuration; lids swollen, tense and shining, as if erysipelas had invaded them, with throbbing, aching, stinging pain and sensitiveness to touch; pains agg. cold, amel. warmth.
Blepharitis; after the first stage, when suppuration threatens; lids inflamed, throbbing, aching, stinging, very sensitive to touch; ameliorated by heat.
Chronic ciliary blepharitis complicated with swelling of Meibomian glands, or ulcers and swellings on margin of lid, which are painful in evening and upon touch.
Palpebral tumors.
Spasmodically closed eyelids (at night).
Eczema palpebrarum, where scabs are thick and honeycombed.
Little pimples surround inflamed eyes.


Whizzing and throbbing in ears, with hardness of hearing.
Cracking in ear when blowing nose.
Darting pain in ears.
Increase of earwax.
Discharge of fetid pus from ears.
Canal filled with white, cheesy, bloody pus, and surrounding skin scurfy and irritated; little pustules in meatus and auricle, wherever pus touched; hemorrhage from slightest touch; amel. from hot applications, cannot bear anything cold.
Itching of ears, green discharge; liquid wax.
Itching in ears.


Hyperesthesia of smell.
Sense of smell acute, also with vertigo.
Loss of smell.
Nosebleed (after singing).
On blowing nose unpleasant sensation in left side of nose with whizzing and snapping in ear.
Blowing nose causes a raw feeling in side of nose.
The nose feels sore as if bruised.
Contractive sensation in nose.
Itching in nose, causing sneezing.
Nose stopped up in morning.
Febrile fluent coryza if it gets dry, especially with scrofulous and rachitic children; hoarseness, or hollow, croupy cough.
Heat and burning in nose; ulcerative pain in nostrils; drawing pain in nose passing into eyes, becoming a smarting there; pain lasts far into night; annoying occlusion of nostrils; crusts and scabs; interior of nose painful and sensitive to air and touch.
Fluent coryza, with continual necessity to blow nose, which yields a thin, badly smelling slime; sometimes yellowish, sticky matter drops out of one nostril.
Coryza, with inflammatory swelling of nose, painful like from a boil; also with cough.
Blowing of offensive mucus from nose.
Mucus from posterior nares mixed with blood.
Nasal discharge thick and purulent, sometimes tinged with blood.
Offensive smelling discharge from nose, which is swollen and red; scabs in nose; loss of smell; eyes inflamed, lids red, excoriated and burning, as if raw; photophobia.
Violent pain in bony part of nose with thick mucopurulent discharge from one nostril; amel. in dry weather; agg. on approach of rain, or in changeable weather; after abuse of mercury.
Four years ago discharge of bone as large as pea from left nostril, preceded by severe neuralgic pains in region of left orbit, followed by discharge of mucus, which, after a few months became very profuse and purulent; dizziness and headache.
Scurfy formation in right half of nose, extending down upon lip with a deep fissure, very sore and sensitive to touch.
Scrofulous inflammation of nose with loss of sense of smell.
Scrofulous coryza with formation of crusts and painful inflammation of alae nasi.
Ozaena scrofulosa.
Bones of nose painful to touch.
Sore pain on dorsum of nose, when touching it.
Inflammation (redness and heat) of nose.


Yellow color of face, with blue rings around eyes.
Yellowness of face and skin.
Heat and fiery redness of face.
Heat of face, night and morning, on waking at 7 P. M.
Erysipelatous color of face.
Chronic neuralgia of face, extending in streaks into temple, ear, alae nasi and upper lip; particularly if agg. in open air, and amel. wrapping up warmly.
Spasmus facialis, especially if caused by diseased bones or teeth.
Hard swollen cheek, and upon it an outgrowth size of walnut, as hard as cheek.
Pains in malar bones, agg. from touch, extending to ears and temples, agg. in fresh air, and amel. by wrapping up face; at same time coryza, hoarseness, much sweating and rheumatic pains.
Bones of face painful to touch.
Erysipelatous swelling of cheeks in morning.
Nettlerash eruption on face.
Humid herpes, especially on face.
Eruptions scurfy and very painful to touch.
Crusty pimples on face of young people.
Boils very painful to touch.
Lupoid ulceration of face, intolerance of touch, every breath of air caused pain.


Great swelling of upper lip, painful to touch, but otherwise only tense.
Sore smarting pimple on vermilion border of upper lip.
Middle of lower lip cracked.
Eruption, with sensation of heat in corners of mouth.
Ulcer at corner of mouth.
Hydroa around mouth. ~ Tertian ague.
Itching around mouth.
Red, itching spot beneath lower lip, soon becoming covered with many yellow blisters, which change to a scurf.
Boils on lips and chin, very painful to touch.
White blisters on lips, chin and neck.
Itching pimples on chin.
Acute inflammation of right parotid gland; threatened suppuration; a few pimples appeared on face.
High fever, eyes inflamed and half open; involuntary discharges from bowels and bladder; great restlessness. ~ Parotitis after scarlet fever.
Fungous growth on inferior maxillary, with necrosis.


Throbbing pain as if blood were entering tooth, or a drawing pain; pains agg. after eating and in a warm room, or at night.
Toothache in all teeth, immediately after drinking cold things, or opening mouth.
Toothache, agg. in warm room, and when biting teeth together.
Hollow teeth feel too long and painful.
Loose molar teeth; mouth sore; breath offensive; small aphthae on gums and roof of mouth.
Looseness of teeth; gums tender.
Gums and mouth very painful to touch, bleed easily.
Gums ulcerated, tender and painful.
Mercurio-syphilitic diseases of gums.


Taste: putrid; sour; metallic; bitter; of rotten eggs in morning.
Bitterness in back of throat, with natural taste of food.
Coating on back of tongue resembling dry clay.
Tip of tongue very painful, and feels sore.
Hasty speech.


Offensive odor from mouth, as from disordered stomach, which he himself notices.
White aphthous pustules on inside of lips and cheeks and on tongue.
Thrush agg. on inside of lower lip.
Ulcers on gums and in mouth, base resembling lard.


Elongated flabby uvula, with tickling sensation in back of throat and enlargement and inflammation of mucous follicles.
Roughness of fauces.
Swollen tonsils and hard glandular swellings on neck, with sticking, when swallowing, coughing, breathing, or turning neck.
Sore throat; tonsils so much swollen as to leave no opening visible; pulse high, about 100; intense pain, could neither speak, move nor swallow; extreme uneasiness. ~ Quinsy.
Tonsils enlarged, red; throat and pharynx raw, and studded over with enlarged reddish follicles; could not venture out in slightest damp without being in fear of inflammation of throat, which at last produced a nervous sort of terror of being choked; incapacitated from work, as the damp from the clay affects him with hoarseness and irritability of chest.
Tonsillitis recurring regularly every two or three years; difficult deglutition; severe pain; right tonsil particularly red and swollen; twenty days after beginning of attack pus is discharged.
Chronic tonsillitis, especially when accompanied by hardness of hearing.
Dryness of throat.
Scraping in throat when swallowing saliva.
Scraping sore throat, impeding speech but not swallowing.
Smarting, rawness and scraping in throat, agg. swallowing solid food.
Violent pressure in throat, believes that it is quite constricted and that she must suffocate.
Pain in throat, on swallowing, as from an intense swelling; sensation as if he had to swallow over a swelling.
A feeling in throat as of a plug of mucus or an internal swelling at entrance of throat.
Sticking in throat, extending to ear on turning head.
Sticking in throat as from a splinter, on swallowing, extending towards ear on yawning.
Stitches in throat, extending to ear, agg. when swallowing food.
Sore ulcerative pain in throat as of a splinter, very severe from afternoon to midnight, preventing sleep.
Sensation as if a fish bone or splinter were sticking in throat.
Hawking up of mucus.
After violent inflammation of throat when there still remains some redness, dryness and swelling of mucous membranes.


Unusual hunger in forenoon.
Excessive thirst from morning till evening.
Craving for condiments, sour, highly flavored, pungent articles.
Great desire for vinegar.
Longing: for acids; wine; sour and strong tasting things.
Appetite for something at times, and when he gets it he does not like it.
Aversion to fat.


Strong and comfortable feeling after a meal.
Child seems to be better after eating.
Heaviness and pressure in stomach after moderate eating.
Hasty speech and hasty drinking.
Better from tobacco.


Constant sensation of water rising in esophagus, as if she had eaten sour things.
Eructations frequent, odorless and tasteless.
Fetid eructations, with sensation of burning in throat.
Eructations after eating.
Hot, sour regurgitation of food.
Inclination to vomit, with flow of saliva from mouth.
Frequent but momentary attacks of nausea.
Attacks of nausea, with coldness and paleness.
Vomiting of green, acrid water.
Sour vomiting.
Vomiting of bile, in morning, after long, violent retching.
Vomiting every morning.


A feeling of hard body in epigastrium, immediately followed by haemoptysis.
Tension across pit of stomach; is obliged to loosen his clothes, and then cannot tolerate sitting.
Empty sinking feeling of stomach, amel. by eating.
Pressure in stomach after moderate eating, as if lead were in it.
Pressure and pain in stomach, amel. by eating, eructation, and by passing flatus.
Frequent desire to loosen clothing about stomach after a meal.
Dull aching pain in stomach after moderate eating.
Stomach painful when walking, as if it hung loose.
Drawing pain from region of stomach to back.
Burning in stomach.
Gnawing in stomach, as from acids, which also rise up into throat.
Acrid feeling in stomach during digestion.
Distension of pit of stomach, has to loosen clothing.
Swelling and pressure in region of stomach.
Stomach frequently and easily disordered.
Stomach inclined to be out of order; longing for sour or strong tasting things.
Indigestion with burning pain in stomach and up esophagus, palpitation of heart when pain is severe.
Indigestion characterized by eructation of quantities of wine, especially in nervous persons, with craving for condiments.
Dyspepsia of herpetic and hemorrhoidal subjects, with flatulency and even tympanitis.


Sticking in hepatic region when walking.
Stitches: in region of liver; in region of spleen, when walking.
Hepatitis with jaundice, stools white or greenish.
Frequent bilious attacks especially in Spring and Autumn; engorgement of liver with jaundice; lassitude, inability for work, want of appetite and obstinate constipation; everything, even cold water, has a bitter taste; skin and sclerotic yellow; urine dark; stools whitish; overfatigue or chill in damp weather brings on attacks of white, frothy diarrhea; exposure to rays of July sun followed by intense colic which was amel. by copious and perfectly white stools; paroxysms of ungovernable irritability; enlargement of left lobe of liver; in Autumn attacks are accompanied by great sexual weakness; is extremely sensitive in change of weather to rain; predicts the approach of rain; very sensitive to damp winds.
Liver enlarged, extending two or three inches beyond ribs; every kind of food disagrees; chronic constipation; skin dirty yellow, like the hue of malignant disease; uterus enlarged and anteverted with congestion of ovaries; coitus intolerable; ovum could not be retained. ~ After abuse of mercury.
Hepatogenous jaundice, mercurial history.
Chronic engorgement of liver.
Hepatic abscesses.
During inflammatory process in cirrhosis of liver.


Abdomen distended, tense.
Abdomen swollen and somewhat tender.
Rumbling in abdomen.
Fermentation above navel, with eructation of hot air.
Sensation of soreness, as if bruised, in abdomen, morning.
Contractive pain in abdomen.
Spasmodic contraction in abdomen.
Cutting pains in abdomen.
Clawing in umbilical region, extending from both sides of abdomen towards middle, and sometimes up to pit of stomach, causing nausea, with anxious heat of cheeks, by paroxysms; almost like the effects of taking cold, or the preliminaries of menses.
Colic, with dry, rough cough.
Deep, circumscribed swelling in ileo-cecal region; lies on back, with right knee drawn up.
Decreased peristaltic motion.
Mesenteric tubercles.
Chronic abdominal affections.
Swelling and suppuration of inguinal glands.


Stools: white and fetid, child has a sour smell; sour smelling and whitish; clay colored; green, slimy, of sour smell; light yellow fecal; greenish; black; thin or papescent; watery; undigested; painless.
Diarrhea: agg. during day; after eating, and after drinking cold water; with colic; with every cutting of teeth; in morning; colliquative.
Cholera infantum from irritation of teeth, chiefly with morning aggravation.
Dysenteric stools; difficult evacuation of soft stool or of bloody mucus with tenesmus.
Chronic diarrhea: after abuse of mercury or quinine; after suppression of scabies.
Stools soft, yet passed with great exertion.
Difficult expulsion of a small quantity of soft excrement with great efforts and tenesmus.
Sluggishness and inactivity of bowels, in consequence of which abdominal muscles must bear down in order to effect an evacuation.
Constipation: stools hard and dry; with eruption in bend of elbows, or in popliteal space, from congestion and inaction of rectum.
Before stool: pinching in abdomen.
During stool: abdominal pain, straining, pressing, rumbling and nauseous feeling in abdomen; succus prostaticus; heat in hands and cheeks; inclination to lie down.
After stool: sore pain in anus and sanious secretion; soreness of rectum with ichor; tympanitis; obstruction of nose.
Burning in rectum, swelling of anus.
Creeping in rectum.
Promotes speedy suppuration in peri-proctitis, the swelling being hard and inflamed.
Prolapsus of rectum, which protruded at every stool about two inches, with slight oozing of blood; bowel very difficult to return; engorgement of veins but no distinct piles; mercurial history.
Hemorrhoids from engorgement of liver, with great abdominal distress; preventing abdominal respiration.
Hemorrhoids with engorged liver from abuse of mercury.
Inflammation and suppuration of hemorrhoidal tumors.
Hemorrhage from rectum, with soft stool.
Sweat on perineum.


Pain in kidneys with constant urging to urinate, later purulent sediment in urine; emaciated; renal region sensitive to slightest touch; incessant, painful urging to urinate, voiding of few drops of purulent urine; violent fever with unquenchable thirst; colliquative diarrhea and night sweats. ~ Kidney disease.
Croupous nephritis passing into suppurative stage, with fever, chills, alternating with burning heat.
Albuminuria accompanying and following diphtheria.
Enuresis; hot, acrid discharge; head thrown back during sleep.
Micturition impeded; is obliged to wait awhile before urine passes, and then it flows slowly.
Weakness of bladder; urine drops vertically down, is obliged to wait awhile before any passes.
Urine passed tardily and without force, feels as if bladder could not be emptied thoroughly.
Is never able to finish urinating; it seems as though some urine always remains behind in bladder.
Painful micturition.
Urine: dark red and hot; bloody; sharp, burning, corroding prepuce and pudenda; dark yellow, scalding whilst discharged; brown red, the last drops mixed with blood; blood red; pale, clear, on standing, turbid and thick, and deposits a white sediment; pale, with flocculent, muddy sediment; milky, turbid, even while passing, with a white sediment.
Greasy pellicle on urine, or glistening with various colors.
During urination: sensation in right shoulder-blade as if something were running or creeping.
Burning and soreness in urethra.
Stitches in urethra.
Inflammation and redness of orifice of urethra.
Discharge of mucus from urethra.
Wetting the bed at night.


Sexual desire increased, but erections feeble.
Diminished sexual instinct; feeble erections.
Nocturnal emissions; sudden appearance of furuncles; attacks of blindness during day; waterbrash, with brown coated tongue.
Discharge of prostatic fluid, also after micturition and during hard stool.
Discharge of mucus from urethra.
Ulcer similar to a chancre, externally on prepuce.
Chancres not painful but disposed to bleed readily.
Easily bleeding chancres with lardaceous edges and fetid discharge.
Chancres secreting watery pus with diffuse borders and red bottoms, elevated above surface.
Mercurialized chancres.
Itching on penis and at frenum preputii.
Phimosis with discharge of pus, accompanied by throbbing.
Figwarts, smelling like old cheese or herring brine.
Herpes preputialis; small vesicles in groups, whitish, with red bases, and intolerable itching of parts; eruption exceedingly sensitive to touch.
Long standing hydrocele; large swelling of scrotum, containing dark, thick fluid; throbbing in scrotum.
Large bubo, stony hard, in right groin. ~ Syphilis.
Bubo in left groin as large as a hen's egg, stony hard.
Buboes after mercurial treatment.
Scrofulous buboes.
Humid soreness on genitals, scrotum, and folds between scrotum and thigh.
Secondary syphilis.


Uterus enlarged and anteverted, with congestion of ovaries; coitus intolerable; frequent abortions.
Uterine ulcers, with bloody suppuration, smelling like old cheese; edges of ulcer sensitive, frequently a pulsative sensation in ulcers.
Metritis, with burning, throbbing pains.
Congestion of blood to uterus.
Hemorrhage from uterus.
Menorrhagia, in women with chapped skin and rhagades of hands and feet.
Menses delayed and too scanty.
Before menses: constricting headache.
During menses: itching of vulva.
Discharge of blood between menses.
Discharge of white, yellowish, or discolored pus, attended with fetid smell, particularly when occasioned by scrofulous leucorrhea, or after repeated attacks.
Leucorrhea, with smarting of vulva.
Pruritus pudendi during menses.
Mastitis in hysterical and nervous patients; pain as if in bones of arms and thighs; suppuration preceded by frequent crawls in affected part, which remains hard, with scanty discharge.
Scirrhous ulcer on mamma, with stinging burning of edges, smelling like old cheese.
Much itching, or little pimples around ulcer on mamma.
Itching nipples.


Frequent momentary attacks of nausea.
Mamma swollen, not sensitive to touch, but she cannot walk up or down stairs.
Cancer of breast, with stinging burning of edges; smells like old cheese.
Little pimples, or smooth ulcers, surround scirrhous, or principal ulceration.


Weakness of organs of speech and of chest, she cannot speak aloud.
Hoarseness, roughness in throat.
Obstinate hoarseness; scraping in throat causing rough, barking cough; voice toneless, weak; scarcely audible in evening; pale swelling of tonsils and uvula; lassitude in limbs.
Hoarseness, grating, irritation in larynx or lower part of fauces; mucous rales.
Sensation of down in larynx.
Scraping in larynx.
Pressure beneath larynx, immediately after supper, as if something were sticking in throat.
Pain in one spot of larynx, agg. by pressure, speech, cough and breathing.
Sensitiveness of larynx to cold air.
Wheezing in larynx, and painfullness of a small spot in larynx.
Sudden attacks of suffocation; child looks anxiously about and attempts to cry without being able to do so; loud, whistling inspiration; face dark red; lips bluish; bends head back and gasps for breath; after attacks have lasted ten minutes, they end with a whistling, crowing sound, and are followed by hoarseness.
Spasmodic croup; violent fever, face indicating great anguish; weeping; restless; cough hoarse and rough without sputa.
Lies with head thrown back, buried in pillow, face swollen, neck stretched; mucous and sibilant rales; clucking noise in glottis; respiration noisy; cough loud and harsh, with distinct croupy tone; exhaustion; pulse 140, hard and full. ~ Croup.
Assumes a sitting posture, on account of anxiety which sets in when lying down; somnolence, with restless tossing about; respiration snoring, hoarse, whistling, and often so short and oppressed that he starts from sleep with violent, dry, hoarse cough, which causes retching; grasps at larynx, in the greatest fear; begins to cry; red face, protruding eyes, and frequent throwing back of head; after several minutes the paroxysms again return; frequent drinking; great heat; sweat; pulse quick and hard; hasty speech; frequent passages of dark urine. ~ Croup.
Respiration somewhat whistling; on every inspiration great retraction of diaphragm, abdominal muscles and ribs, so that a large concavity is formed; hoarse cough, occasionally croupy in tone; voice hoarse, at times entirely lost; clammy sweat on head, rest of body dry and hot; color of face changing constantly; pulse hard, cannot be counted; tossing about, or sits up hastily. ~ Croup.
Croup with great dryness of larynx and respiratory passages, whistling respiration, dry cough with ineffectual retching, nothing but a slight quantity of frothy saliva being discharged; cough ending with a short sneeze.
Lies upon his mother's arm with head thrown back, mouth open, bluish redness of face, protruding eyes; body bathed in sweat; fearful anxiety and dyspnea; cannot speak. ~ Croup.
Frequently recurring paroxysms of violent croupy cough with great dyspnea, grasps at larynx; great thirst; pulse 120; respiration anxious and noisy. ~ Croup.
Croup after exposure to dry, cold wind, with swelling below larynx; great sensitiveness to cold air; red face, high fever, hoarseness and rattling of moist mucus, which child is unable to get rid of, but still little or no difficulty in breathing; after midnight or towards morning; sensation as if there was a fishbone in throat, or of internal swelling, when swallowing.
Croup: with deep, rough, barking cough, hoarseness or loss of voice with slight suffocating spasms, some rattling of mucus; with swelling below larynx; with great sensitiveness to cold air or water; cough agg. before midnight, or toward morning.
Croupy cough, with continual hoarseness.
Catarrhal croup with or without fever.
Croup, when panaritia, angina, urticaria or erysipelas prevail.
Light attacks of croup in teething children.
Violent attacks of croup from time to time, as if suffocation or vomiting would ensue.
After influenza violent attack of croup; restless; tossing back of head; anxious, sawing, metallic cough.
Violent respiratory efforts, during which chest scarcely moves; anxious throwing back of head; convulsive twitchings; irritation of gums and Schneiderian membrane; vomiting of mucus, mixed with portions of membrane. ~ Croup.
Much green mucus in larynx.
Severe laryngeal catarrh, with roughness and pain in upper part of throat; sensation as of a clot of mucus or internal swelling when swallowing; stitches and pain extending from ear to ear.
Laryngeal catarrh, grafted on an organism of tubercular disposition; scanty, tenacious, muco-purulent secretion, with difficulty of expectoration; hoarseness remains some time.
Acute catarrh of larynx and bronchi with tickling and roughness in larynx, and hoarseness or aphonia; also acute catarrh of lungs with scratching, tickling sensation in air tubes, pressure and heaviness under sternum, and frequent, dry, tearing cough; rough, whistling, respiratory sounds, indicating a dry condition of mucous membranes; such inflammations are usually of long duration; constant oppression of chest and irritation to cough, which become agg. by long continued and fatiguing coughing, finally gasping for breath, and expectorating very little sputa; agg. sitting and bending over, must lean back or get up and walk about; agg. breathing cool air.
After catching cold, cough next day, tickling and dryness in air passages, followed by hoarseness and finally aphonia; redness and swelling of posterior wall of pharynx; rough, whistling sound in trachea, extending to large bronchi; larynx and trachea sensitive to touch; on forced inspiration stitching in larynx and cough.
Chronic tracheitis (the beginning of tracheal or laryngo-tracheal phthisis); voice hoarse, and if exerted for any length of time accompanied by stitching pain in larynx; in morning on rising, severe cough with stitching pain in larynx and scanty expectoration of mucus; when walking, particularly against wind, and when eating warm food, stitching and burning in throat; no fever.
Tracheal and bronchial inflammation in children, with continual fever and headache, difficult, short, anxious breathing, hoarse voice, violent, dry, painful, alternating rough and hollow sounding cough, agg. by eating and drinking anything cold, by cold air, talking or crying.


Breathing: rattling; anxious, wheezing; frequent deep breaths, like after running; anxious, short, wheezing, threatening to suffocate; must bend head back and sit up.
Involuntary deep inspirations.
Attacks of asthma, awaking patient from sleep, face becomes blue, saliva increased; sensation as of dust in lungs; smoking and throwing head back amel.; after attack, expectoration frothy.
Difficult respiration, preventing sleep at night; whistling, wheezing, with copious mucous expectoration; just as he has fallen asleep is aroused and startled by threatened suffocation; must get up to relieve dyspnea; amel. during day. ~ Asthma after suppressed eruption of skin.
Suffocative attacks, compelling him to raise himself up and bend the head backwards.

COUGH. [27]

Spasmodic cough in paroxysms, with titillation in larynx and efforts of vomiting.
Violent, deep cough, consisting of several impulses which strike painfully against larynx and occasion retching.
Almost uninterrupted cough, from tickling in upper part of left side of throat, agg. talking and stooping, constantly getting agg. till late in evening, and then suddenly ceasing.
Titillation, as from dust in throat, inducing cough, which is deep, wheezing; expectoration only in morning of mucus, bloody or like pus, generally tasting sour or sweet.
Chronic laryngeal cough, very distressing, especially at night, compelling her to spring up in bed, from a feeling of choking or suffocation.
Deep, dry cough, with obstructed breathing on inspiring, and pain in top of chest at every cough.
Dry cough, agg. taking deep inspiration, or speaking any length of time; roughness in throat; pressure under sternum; difficult respiration; pressive headache.
Suffocative cough, simply caused by tightness of breath.
Subdued cough from oppression of chest.
Dry cough with tightness of chest and sore throat.
Deep, dull, whistling cough, in evening without, in morning with expectoration of masses of mucus, purulent and bloody, sour, or of a sweet taste and offensive odor.
Deep, dry, wheezing, hoarse cough; bloody, pus-like, mucous expectoration; rheumatic pains in limbs and joints; pulse hard, full, accelerated, and at times intermitting; symptoms agg. at night and from cold air; amel. by wrapping up and keeping warm. ~ Chest troubles succeeding repelled itch.
Cough so aggravated by deep breathing that it caused vomiting.
Troublesome hacking cough as soon as he was about to fall asleep, continuing all night, coughs even on shutting eyes; amel. during sleep; agg. 1 P. M. to 1 A. M. ~ Typhoid.
Dry, nervous cough all night.
Paroxysms of cough, as from taking cold, with excessive sensitiveness of nervous system, as soon as slightest portion of body becomes cold.
Coughs when any part of body is uncovered.
Cough agg. from exposure to chilly night air, and from drinking cold water.
Paroxysms of dry cough, in evening.
Hacking cough, immediately after eating.
The child cries when coughing.
Cough with expectoration during day, no expectoration at night.
Croup or cough from exposure to dry West wind.
Croupy cough, with rattling in chest, but without expectoration.
Rattling, choking, moist cough, depending on an organic or catarrhal basis; agg. towards morning and after eating.
Cough: croupish, hoarse; scraping, rough; suffocative; loose and choking; with bloody expectoration; whooping, croupish sound, pain in larynx, choking from mucus in larynx, agg. in morning; spasmodic; deep, wheezing; deep and dry; deep, dull, whistling; hacking; dry, nervous; barking, after measles.
Cough caused by: limb getting cold; eating or drinking; anything cold; cold air; lying in bed; talking; crying; drinking.
During cough: stitches, burning and swelling in throat; burning in chest and stomach; catching of breath; nausea, retching, vomiting; reverberation in head, throbbing in forehead and temples; dullness; sneezing; chills; anxiety and bending backwards of body in lying.
After cough: sneezing; crying.
Cough agg. from evening till midnight.
Abundant expectoration of tenacious mucus with relief to the rattling breathing.
Dirty yellowish, purulent, badly smelling expectoration.


Sensation as if hot water were floating in chest; as of drops of hot water in left chest.
Soreness in chest.
Shattering shocks and soreness in chest.
Weakness of chest; cannot talk, from weakness.
Spasmodic constriction of chest, after talking.
Stitching pain in right side of chest, in direction of back.
Tenacious mucus in chest.
Constant rattling of mucus in chest of infants, threatening suffocation at times.
Extreme emaciation, skin cadaverous and dry, countenance of yellowish hue, eyes deeply sunken in sockets, dull and feverish; tongue dry and yellow in middle; thirst, disgust for food, distended epigastrium; hard stool; urine scanty, brownish red; night sweats; alternations of rigor and heat; pulse small, 136; sleeplessness on account of stitches in anterior, inferior and posterior part of chest to shoulder-blade; cough, internal uneasiness, fearful disposition; delirium of frightened character; great inclination to cry; lies immovable on right side, with knees drawn up to chest; on right hip-joint commencing bedsore; great fear of being touched, as every movement causes pain in chest, cough and dyspnea; right side of chest, arched like a barrel from axilla downwards; intercostal spaces prominent, motionless during respiration; dull sound to percussion; entire absence of respiratory sounds and vocal fremitus; dull sound on percussion over large surface at base of heart; heart's sounds and impulse diminished. ~ Pleuritis with plastic exudation.
Pleurisy, croupous exudation, with a yellow or yellowish-brown tint in face, in scrofulous and lymphatic persons.
Pleurisy with fibrinous exudation.
Diaphragmitis (after Bryon.), in fibrinosis; promotes resorption.
On right side of chest in nipple line, in fifth intercostal space, dull percussion sound and weak respiratory murmur; after coughing and profuse expectoration, there was on that place tympanitic percussion sound and bronchial breathing; other portions of chest revealed catarrhal symptoms; expectoration of dirty yellowish masses, badly smelling; respiration accelerated; no fever; cough agg. in morning. ~ Bronchial catarrh.
Bronchitis from repelled eruptions.
Subacute catarrhal processes; characterized by incipient collection of glutinous, sticky mucus in air cells, giving rise to violent and suffocative paroxysms of coughing, often attended by retching preceding its expulsion.
Habitual bronchial catarrhs, with loud rattling of mucus.
Chronic catarrh of scrofulous subjects, especially when morbid process shows a tendency to invade pulmonary vesicles.
Great emaciation; slight hectic fever; constantly troubled by cough, sometimes spasmodic, with purulent and fetid expectoration, diarrhea and loss of appetite; right side of thorax considerably hollowed, with perfectly empty sound on percussion, and intense bronchial respiration and slight rales; left side abnormally bulging. ~ Pleuro-pneumonia.
Pneumonia, mild suppurative stage, extending only over small part of a lung, with lentescent fever.
Pneumonia, during stage of resolution.
Chronic pneumonia, with profuse purulent expectoration.
Pulmonary abscess; empyema; pyothorax.
Pain in right occipital protuberance; fluent, acrid, nasal coryza, swelling at root of nose, upper eyelid, upper lip; white ulcers in mouth; uvula elongated, pale; appetite for fat meat and sweet food; thirst for cold water at night; stomach distended after eating; eructations of fluid, then of food; more at night; constipation alternating with diarrhea; cough constant, moist; moist rales in left lung; feeble, vesicular respiration; upper part of left side of thorax dilated backward; curvature of spine between shoulders; agonizing dyspnea, could not lie in a recumbent position; cough constant from 12 M. till morning; sleeps with head thrown back, restless; the least exposure aggravates all the symptoms. ~ Emphysema.
In tuberculosis when there is oppression of breathing; periodic stitches; cough before midnight and in morning, dry at first but finally accompanied by a serous expectoration containing small flocculi; occasionally patient will spring up and after coughing expectorate a mass as large as a pea which when crushed between fingers emits a carrion-like odor; in affected parts (particularly upper portions of chest) faint respiratory murmur, with percussion dullness.
Tubercles of lungs in herpetic patients, especially after suppression of exanthems, in scrofulous and in hemorrhoidal subjects.


Palpitation, with fine stitches in heart and left half of chest.
Anxious feeling of debility about heart with palpitation. ~ Hypertrophy.
Dyspnea, pain in neck, faintness and inability to recline; dry, nervous cough, commencing towards evening and lasting all night. ~ Angina pectoris.
Sequela of angina pectoris; dyspnea after attack; dry, nervous cough from evening all through night; pain in neck after attack; faintness and inability to recline after attack.
Pulse hard, full, accelerated; at times intermitting.


Tettery eruption on chest.
Suppurating pimples on sternum.
Ulcer on last rib of right side.


Violent pulsation of carotids.
Hard, glandular swellings around neck.
Carbuncle on back of neck; surrounding tissues highly inflamed and extremely sensitive to touch.
Carbuncle on left side of back, extending from upper border of scapula downward about six inches, surrounded by small pustules; pus offensive and scanty; pain intense, depriving him of sleep; great weakness and prostration.
Drawing between scapulae.
Great weakness in whole of spine.
Sensation as if bruised, in small of back and thighs.
Sharp pressure and pain, as from bruises; in small of back and lumbar vertebra, especially in region of sacroiliac symphysis, extending into lower limbs; the pain is felt when sitting, standing or lying, and causes a sort of limping when walking.
Stitches and rheumatic pains in back.
Blood boils on the back.
Red tubercle on right buttock.
Boil on buttock.


Pain in shoulder as if a weight were resting on it.
Suppuration of axillary glands.
Offensive sweat in axillae.
Tearing in arms, extending toward the suppuration in breast.
Pain as if bruised in os humeri.
Encysted tumor or steatoma at point of elbow.
Violent itching in bend of elbow.
Intensely violent itching in bends of elbows, on hands, wrists and in palms.
Carbuncle, size of silver half-dollar, on forearm; very painful, with three spots, like boils, near it.
Swelling of right hand.
Itching, with rough, dry, shrivelled or scaling skin on hands.
Itching in palms.
Red and hot swelling of joints of hands and fingers.
Swelling of fingers of both hands, with stiffness, while lying.
Cold perspiration of hands.
Fingers as if dead.
Tingling in tips of fingers.
Corrosive blister on thumb, stinging when pressed.
Thumb livid; violent throbbing, cutting, burning pain; lymphatics inflamed; lump in axilla.
Whitlow in palmar surface of ungual phalanx of right thumb; skin yellow, matter could be seen and felt under it; throbbing, burning pain; cannot bear weight of poultice; pain kept her awake.
Inside of right thumb swollen, livid, with beating, cutting, burning pain, so violent that it drove her to madness.
Whitlow on middle finger of right hand; severe throbbing pain in last joint; hard, red, swollen state of pulp; lymphatics of arm inflamed, lump in axilla; fever and irritation.
Whitlow; violent, throbbing, “gathering pain;” accelerates suppuration.
Whitlows occurring every winter for several years.
After injury, suppuration of middle joint of right index finger; whole finger involved in phlegmonous inflammation.
Superficial erysipelatous inflammation around root of nail.


Left hip pains as if sprained, when walking in open air.
Buttocks and posterior thighs painful when sitting.
Hip disease, suppurative stage, patient wants to be tightly covered.
Caries of hip-joint.
Sensation of soreness in thighs.
Bruised pain in anterior muscles of thighs.
Raised, flat, purplish swelling on left thigh; it had a doughy feel for a space larger than a silver dollar; small openings; pus ichorous; for a considerable distance around was red, swollen and painful, with two prominent, indurated and painful spots, like boils; pain intense, no sleep for several nights; when this had healed, a second carbuncle, or at least a flat, purplish and painful swelling showed itself, about six inches from first, which Hepar healed without suppuration.
Carbuncle of right thigh, nearly three inches in diameter; had it for a week; exceedingly painful and leg swollen; no evidence of boils or pustules; several openings and centre looking gangrenous.
Knee pains as if bruised.
Swelling of knee.
Severe pains in lower extremities; pain described as a terrible corroding itching “as from salt water;” both legs swollen round ankles, with watery discharge; color of legs either red or bluish.
Cramp in calves.
Swelling of feet around ankles, with difficult breathing.
After catching cold, pains in foot as after taking a misstep; pains occasionally wander up to thigh; no redness nor swelling; depression of mind.
Tickling in soles of feet.
Cramps: in soles and toes.
Pricking in both heels.
Coldness of feet.
Cracked skin of feet.
Tingling in toes.
Burning, stinging pains in toes.
Violent stitch extending into great toe.


Weakness in limbs; they feel bruised.
Drawing pains in limbs, especially in morning, when awaking.
Mercurial rheumatism, especially in scrofulous subjects; tearing and shooting in limbs and joints, agg. at night, especially during a chill; excessive nervous excitability, so that all impressions on body or mind cause internal trembling.
Rheumatic pains in limbs and stitches in joints.
Dry, herpetic eruption in bends of joints, greatly itching.
Chapped skin and rhagades of hands and feet.
The limb upon which the ulcer has healed cannot bear its own weight by suspension.
Continued dull itching of soles of feet and palms of hands.


Rest: cold perspiration amel.
Lies immovably on right side with knees drawn up to chest.
Side on which he lies becomes painfully sore, must change his position.
Lies with head thrown back to escape suffocation.
Lying in bed: causes cough; pain in back and limbs.
Lies on back with right knee drawn up.
Inclination to lie down.
Inability to recline; could not lie in recumbent position.
Head thrown back, sitting up amel.
Sitting: cannot tolerate it from tension of stomach; acute catarrh of larynx agg.; pain in back and limbs; buttocks and posterior thighs pain; falls asleep.
Stooping: stitches in head; boring headache agg.; pressure in head agg.; cough agg. from tickling in throat.
Standing up after sitting bent over: feeling of blindness.
Rising: pressure in head amel.; feeling of blindness; great difficulty from feeling of stiffness of limbs.
Moving: pressure in eyes; headache during fever.
Shaking head: headache.
From slightest motion: sweats easily.
Every movement: causes pain in chest.
Walking: stomach painful; stitches in region of liver; amel. catarrh of larynx; against wind, itching and burning in throat; pain in thigh, back and lower limbs; causes limping; in open air left hip pains.
Cannot walk up and down stairs.
Exercise: cold perspiration agg.; attacks of debility agg.
Springs up in bed: from cough.
Child throws itself about unconsciously.

NERVES. [36]

Disinclination for mental or bodily exertion.
Oversensitiveness to pain; fainting from slight pains.
Every impression upon body or mind is followed by tremulousness.
Nervous trembling.
Excessive nervousness from abuse of mercury.
Trembling weakness, after tobacco smoking.
Daily attacks of indescribable sudden debility, commencing with a chilly and creeping sensation in right leg, traveling slowly upward to chest, with profuse perspiration on head; suddenly and soon after a feeling of weakness, as if he was dying, with trembling of limbs so that he is unable to stand or sit; consciousness retained; attack lasts two or three hours, when strength gradually returns, coupled with a dull, pressing headache about vertex, which continues for some hours; agg. in Summer, after cooling rains, and after bodily exertions and walking; about every four months scabby eruption, moist at base, of yellowish color, on scalp and forehead, as far down as eyes, and sometimes on chest.
General exhaustion.
Paroxysms of fainting in evening, preceded by vertigo.
Coldness of head, chiefly forehead; severe headaches, with sensation of weight at back of eyeballs, and a feeling as though eyes would be drawn back into head; stiffness of nape of neck; on rising from seat great difficulty from a feeling of stiffness of limbs; pain in bottom of back, around waist, also around shoulders and nape of neck; numbness of right arm and hand; burning sensation from pit of stomach to throat and ears, amel. by eating; fixed coldness at pit of stomach, felt occasionally when burning sensation was not present; fatigue from least exercise. ~ Spinal irritation.
Cramp in left hand which becomes spasmodically closed, with formication and creeping up arm, extending to throat, with sensation as if something was sticking there and that he would choke; face bluish red; mouth drawn to left side; complete consciousness; after half-hour, another, less violent attack, accompanied by tickling in arm and paralysis of left side; after four weeks a very violent attack occurred followed by complete paralysis of arms and legs, so that he could not move; lameness of tongue, speech unintelligible. ~ After suppressed eruption and abuse of mercury.
Traumatic convulsions, caused by excessive pressure on brain during delivery; trismus of newborn babes.
Paralysis from suppressed eruptions, or after mercurial poisoning.

SLEEP. [37]

So sleepy and fatigued, in evening, that he falls asleep while sitting.
Great, irresistible inclination to sleep in evening; must lie down immediately after supper and sleeps till morning.
Sleepiness during day, agg. toward evening, with frequent, almost spasmodic yawning.
Restless, soporous slumber, with head bent backwards.
Side on which he lies at night becomes painfully sore, must change his position.
Fright during sleep.
Starts from sleep, feeling as if about to suffocate.
Violent starts, when falling asleep.
Loss of sleep after midnight.
Excess of thoughts prevent sleep, after midnight.
Wakes at night, with erection and desire to urinate.
Dreams: anxious; of fire.

TIME. [38]

Morning: vertigo; on awakening pressure in head as from a nail; burning and itching of scalp; violent itching of humid eruption on head; heat in eyes on awaking; lids and angles agglutinated; lids closed; nose stopped up; heat of face; erysipelatous swelling of cheeks; putrid taste; excessive thirst from morning till evening; vomiting of bile; sensation of soreness in abdomen; chronic tracheitis; expectoration only; rattling, choking moist cough agg.; croupy cough agg.; eczema agg.
At 2 A. M.: chill.
Day: pressing and drawing in temples; diarrhea; attacks of blindness; dyspnea amel.; cough with expectoration; sleepiness; chill; sweats easily; restless; stools agg.
From 4 P. M. all night: heat, delirium, thirst.
From 4 to 8 P. M.: febrile chill.
At 7 P. M.: heat of face.
At 8 P. M.: violent chill.
Evening: great anxiety; vertigo with nausea; fainting; aching in vertex; meditates suicide; lids swollen; pain in eyes; swellings on lids painful; voice almost inaudible; cough agg. till late; deep whistling cough; dry cough; cough agg. till midnight; cough commencing toward evening and lasting all night; irresistible inclination to sleep.
Night: violent headache; sensation as if skull would burst wakes him; pressure in head; cold perspiration agg.; photophobia and lachrymation agg., about 2 or 3 A. M.; lids swollen; vision of colored and dim halos around candle; eyes closed by swelling; sour smelling sweat; spasmodically closed eyelids; pain in nose lasts far into night; heat of face; toothache agg.; wetting bed; difficult respiration prevents sleep; chronic laryngeal cough; deep wheezing cough agg.; dry, nervous cough; thirst for cold water; eructations agg.; wakes with erection and desire to urinate; febrile chill; pain agg.; dry heat of body; sweat; sleepless; restless; pains in tumors agg.; burning and throbbing in ulcers.
Midnight: aching in forehead till morning; croup agg. before; cough constant from 12 M. till morning; loss of sleep after midnight; excess of thought prevents sleep; sweat before midnight.


Exquisite sensitiveness to open air.
Better from warmth; desire to be warmly covered, even during hot weather or in a warm place; agg. from wrapping up warmly.
Cannot bear to be uncovered; coughs when any part of body is uncovered.
Ailments from West or Northwest wind (dry, cold wind), or soon after it; improved by warmth.
Great chilliness in open air.
Extremely sensitive to cold air; must be wrapped up to face even in hot weather; cannot bear to be uncovered.
Warmth: cold perspiration amel.; pains in eyes amel.; ears amel.; neuralgia amel.; pains in malar bones amel.; toothache agg.; cough amel.; chilliness amel.; nettlerash amel.
Covering head warmly: amel. soreness of head.
Patient with hip disease wants to be warmly covered.
Summer: attacks of debility agg.
Dry weather: pain in nose amel.
Air: eyes sensitive; eyes agg. from draught; interior of nose painful and sensitive.
Open air: lancinating headache amel.; neuralgia of face agg.; pains in malar bones agg.; left hip pains as if bruised when walking; sensitive to; great chilliness in open air.
Least-exposure agg. all symptoms; chill returns.
Dampness: agg. throat; overfatigue or chill in damp weather brings on attacks of white frothy diarrhea.
On approach of rain: pains in nose agg.
Damp winds: sensitive to.
After cooling rains: attacks of debility agg.
Changeable weather: pain in nose agg.
Cool air: acute catarrh of larynx agg.; cough agg.
Cold: pain in eyes agg.; great sensitiveness; cough agg.; any part of body exposed causes cough; skin very sensitive; pains in tumors.
Cold air: deep, wheezing cough agg.; least draught causes catarrh.
Cold drink: causes toothache; cough agg.; causes cough.
Dry, cold wind: causes croup.
Exposure to chilly night: cough agg.

FEVER. [40]

Sensitiveness to open air, with chilliness and frequent nausea.
Great chilliness in open air; must get to warm stove; heat feels agreeable but does not relieve.
Desire to be covered even in a warm room.
Internal chill, with weariness and soreness in all the limbs.
Internal shivering from below upwards.
Violent shaking chill with chattering of teeth, icy coldness and paleness of face, hands and feet, unconsciousness and coma.
Violent chill every morning, at 6 or 7 o'clock, without subsequent heat.
Chill during day, alternating with heat and photophobia.
Excessive shivering followed by feverishness.
Chill at 2 A. M., with febrile shivering and hot, dry skin.
Febrile chill from 4 to 8 P. M., or in night, could not get warm, with aggravation of all complaints; without subsequent heat.
Pain agg. during febrile chill at night.
Nightly chill in bed, with aggravation of all complaints.
Nettlerash, with violent itching and stinging, disappears as heat begins.
Burning, febrile heat, with almost unquenchable thirst, distressing headache and slight delirium, lasting from 4 P. M. all night, without chilliness.
Violent fever with flushing heat in face and head.
Dry heat of body at night, with sweaty hands, which cannot tolerate being uncovered.
Dry burning heat, with redness of face and violent thirst, all night.
Fever blisters around mouth during pyrexia.
During heat larynx much affected, hoarse, weak voice.
Morning fever preceded by bitter taste in mouth, returning twice a day.
Fever, without chill, 4 P. M., lasting all night.
Heat very slight in comparison with chill.
Flushes of heat, with sweat.
Patient sweats easily from least exertion and turns pale, afterwards burning redness of face and heat and dryness of palms of hands.
Sweats easily during day, from every exertion of mind or after slight motion.
Sweats easily, by every, even slight motion.
Frequent breaking out of sweat over body, only momentary and without heat.
Sweat on perineum, groins and inside of thighs.
Cold, clammy, frequently sour, offensive smelling sweat.
Night or morning sweat, with thirst.
Sweats day and night, without relief; or first can't sweat at all, and then sweats profusely.
Profuse, sour smelling sweat at night.
Sweat before midnight.
Itching nettlerash precedes paroxysm; chill of three hours' duration followed by heat; during fever headache when moving; loss of consciousness preceded by vertigo; bitter taste in mouth; white coated tongue; vomiting of food; pain and rumbling in abdomen; then follows sweat which covers whole body; thirst in all stages. ~ Tertian ague.
Paroxysm preceded by an itching urticaria; chill; fever with thirst, diarrhea, rumbling in abdomen, bilious vomiting, formication in arms and dark urine; by the time fever has passed eruption has disappeared. ~ Quotidian ague.
One hour before chill, thirst; after chill, fine, stinging nettlerash, with bleeding at nose, bitter taste in mouth, and greenish diarrhea; chill followed by heat with sweat and discharge of reddish urine; during termination of latter stage eruption disappeared; during apyrexia great debility, yellow color of face. ~ Tertian intermittent.
Chill generally in evening, preceded by bitter taste in mouth; itching, stinging nettlerash before and during chill, when he constantly desires to be covered; sweat and from the least uncovering chill again.
Violent chill, 8 P. M., with chattering of teeth; hands and feet cold; followed by heat with perspiration, especially on chest and forehead, with slight thirst.
After catching cold, heat and sweat, with thirst; pain in left hypochondrium and arm; sweats again at night. ~ Tertian ague.
Pain in limbs, then sweat with thirst, followed by shaking chill with thirst; after chill belching, bitter taste, yellow tongue. ~ Tertian intermittent fever.
Chill, then thirst; one hour later, much heat, with interrupted sleep. ~ Intermittent.
Apyrexia never clear, constitutional symptoms always present.
Type: simple, quotidian; period the same every day.
Hectic fever with intermittent paroxysms.
Catarrhal fever; general exhaustion, with great sensitiveness of skin to touch and to slightest cold; constant chilliness, with sore throat, as if raw, painful on swallowing saliva; muscles of nape of neck, especially at sides beneath ears very painful to touch; dry cough; no appetite; no thirst; sleepless the whole night, with groaning and moaning.
Scarlatina preceded by cerebral symptoms and parotitis; restlessness day and night; mouth could not be opened, eyes injected and half open; continuous fever; involuntary evacuations; temperature low; child throws itself about unconsciously; dysuria; puffing under lower eyelids.
Scarlet fever with hydrops and albumen in urine; convulsions, bloated face; nosebleed.
After scarlet fever, anasarca and ascites; urine suppressed; tongue clean; next day convulsions followed by vomiting; conscious, but complains of a sensation as if a veil were hanging over eyes; urine very scanty; legs and scrotum greatly swollen; skin cool, pulse little accelerated and pretty full; next day recurrence of convulsions with more or less unconsciousness and complete blindness; deafness.
Scarlatina; sequela retarding convalescence; croupy inflammation of nasal mucous membrane; swelling of parotid and submaxillary glands; early decrease of urinary secretion, with traces of albumen and cylindrical tubuli; fully developed dropsy from Bright's disease.
After scarlet fever, anasarca and convulsions.
Measles, characterized by croupy cough agg. in morning, without expectoration and rattling in chest.


Attacks: last ten minutes then end in hoarseness; of debility last two or three hours.
After scarlet fever: anasarca and ascites, urine suppressed, tongue clean; next day convulsions and vomiting; next day recurrence of convulsions.
One hour before chill: thirst.
For three hours: chill followed by heat.
Twice a day: fever and bitter taste.
Every morning: boring headache; dull headache; vomiting; violent chill at six or seven o'clock.
Daily attacks: of sudden indescribable debility.
Every night: pain in skull bones; chill.
Four weeks after slight paralysis another attack of complete paralysis of arms and legs.
Every four months: scabby eruptions on head.
Every Winter: whitlows.
Spring and Autumn: bilious attacks.
For three months: left cornea so hazy that iris could hardly be seen.
Repeated attacks: tonsillitis.


Right: painful throbbing in temple; headache in temple; pressive pain in occiput; cornea involved from periphery toward centre; violent pain over eyebrow; pain in eye agg.; scurvy formation in half of nose; acute inflammation of parotid gland; sensation in shoulder as of something creeping; large bubo, stony hard in groin; stitching pain in chest; lies immovable on side; lies on hip-joint; side of chest arched like a barrel from axilla downward; side of chest dull percussion sound; side of thorax considerably hollowed; pain in occipital protuberance; ulcer on last rib; red tubercle on buttock; swelling of hand; inside of thumb swollen, livid; whitlow on middle finger; suppuration of middle joint of index finger; carbuncle on thigh; chilly creeping sensation in leg; numbness of arm and hand.
Left: cornea so hazy that iris could hardly be seen; severe inflammation in cornea and iris; small ulcer on cornea; excessive lachrymation of eye; pupil much dilated; unpleasant sensation in side of nose; discharge of bone as large as pea from nostril; severe neuralgic pain in region of orbit; bubo in groin; upper part of side of throat tickling causing cough; as of drops of hot water in chest, side of thorax abnormally bulging; moist rales in lung; upper part of side of thorax dilated backwards; fine stitches in half of chest; carbuncle on side of back; hip pains as if sprained; raised, flat, purplish swelling on thigh; cramp in hand; mouth drawn to side; paralysis of side; pain in hypochondrium and arm.
From below upwards: internal shivering.


Bruised sore feeling of body, agg. from any motion.
Burning, throbbing pain, with chilliness.
Fainting with the pains.
Painful throbbing in different parts.
As if he could murder some one; forehead as if bruised; as if an abscess was forming in head; as if forehead would be torn out; as if eyes would be drawn back into head; as if skull would burst; as from a plug in head; wabbling as from water in brain; sense of swashing in head; as if a nail was driven into occiput; as of sand in eye; eyelids as if corroded; as of a burn in eyelids; as if eyes projected; as if eyeballs were bruised; nose as if bruised; as if blood was entering tooth; tooth as if too long; pain in throat as from an intense swelling; as of a plug in throat; sensation of water rising in esophagus; as if she had eaten sour things; as of a hard body in epigastrium; as if stomach hung loose; abdomen as if bruised; as if bladder could not be emptied thoroughly; as if something were running or creeping in right shoulder-blade; pain as if in bones of arms and thighs; as if there was a fishbone in throat; as of dust in lungs; nose as if bruised; as from a splinter in throat; as if hot water was floating in chest; as of drops of hot water in left chest; as if bruised in small of back and thighs; as if a weight was resting on it; pain as if bruised in os humeri; fingers as if dead; left hip pains as if sprained; knee pains as if bruised; pain in foot as after taking a misstep; as if something was sticking in throat; as if he would suffocate; throat as if raw; as if a veil was hanging over eyes.
Pain: in skull bones; in tumors on head; in pimples; in eyes and head; on inside of nose; malar bones; in tooth; in tip of tongue; in throat; in abdomen; in kidneys; in one spot of larynx; in upper part of throat; extending from ear to ear; in top of chest; in right occipital protuberance; in neck; in small of back and lumbar vertebra; in shoulder; in bottom of back; around waist and shoulders; in abdomen; in left hypochondrium and arm; in limbs; in bones.
Intense pain: in throat; in carbuncle on back.
Violent pain in head; over right eyebrow; in bony part of nose; in thumb.
Sharp pain: in head.
Severe pain: in right tonsil; in lower extremities.
Tearing: in arms extending toward suppuration in breast; in limbs and joints.
Cutting pain: in outer canthus; in abdomen; in thumb.
Lancinating pain: in head; in tumors.
Violent stitch: extending into great toe.
Stitches: in head; in eyes; in region of liver; in region of spleen; in urethra; extending from ear to ear; in larynx; in throat; in lungs; in heart; in back; in joints.
Pulse-like stitches: in lower portion of occiput.
Burning stinging pains: on toes.
Stinging pain: in lids.
Stinging: of ulcers on breast; of blister on thumb.
Stitching: in head; in throat; in hepatic region; in larynx; in right side of chest.
Severe neuralgic pains: in region of left orbit; of face, extending in streaks into temple, ear, alae nasi, upper lip.
Darting pain: in ears.
Ulcerative pain: in nostril; in throat.
Drawing pain: in nose; in tooth; from region of stomach to back; between scapulae; in limbs.
Throbbing pain: in right temple; in eyes; in ears; in tooth; in scrotum; in thumb; in last joint of middle finger, right hand; in abscess.
Clawing: in umbilical region.
Gnawing: in stomach.
Cramp: in calves; in soles and toes; in left hand.
Pinching: in abdomen.
Burrowing: headache.
Boring: headache; at root of nose; in right temple.
Burning, bruised pain: in eye.
Burning pain: in eyes; in bones above orbits; in nose; in thumb.
Burning itching: on scalp.
Burning: of body; in throat; in stomach; in rectum; prepuce and pudenda; in urethra; on edges of ulcers; in throat; from pit of stomach to throat and ears; in ulcers.
Smarting pain: in eyelids; in pimple on upper lip; in throat; of vulva.
Pressive pain: in eyes; in lids.
Aching: in forehead; in vertex; in eyes.
Constriction: of chest.
Contractive sensation: in abdomen.
Tensive aching pain: above nose.
Dull aching pain: in stomach.
Rheumatic pains: in limbs and joints; in back.
Acute bruised pain: in eyeballs.
Bruised pain: in anterior muscles of thighs; in limbs.
Oversensitiveness to pain.
Sore pain: on dorsum of nose; in anus; in rectum.
Soreness: of urethra; on genitals; of scrotum; of folds between scrotum and thigh; in chest; in thighs; of all limbs.
Hammering: in head.
Throbbing: in ears; in forehead and temples.
Pulsative sensation: in ulcers on female sexual organs.
Violent pressure: in throat.
Anxious feeling: about heart.
Pressure: in head; in eyes; in stomach; beneath larynx; under sternum; sharp in small of back and lumbar vertebrae; on brain during delivery.
Distressing headache.
Dull headache.
Empty, sinking feeling: in stomach.
Scraping: in throat.
Raw feeling: in side of nose.
Scratching: in air tubes.
Acrid feeling: in stomach.
Unpleasant sensation: in left side of nose.
Heaviness: in stomach.
Sensation of weight: at back of eyeballs.
Numbness: of right arm and hand.
Stiffness: of nape of neck; in limbs.
Pricking: in both heels; in tumors.
Tickling sensation: in back of throat; in air tubes; in soles of feet; in arm.
Tingling: in toes; in tips of fingers.
Dry heat: of body.
Dryness: of palms of hands.
Creeping: in rectum; in right leg; from left hand up arm.
Formication: in arms.
Intensely violent itching: in bend of elbows; on hands, wrists and in palms; in lower extremities.
Itching: on scalp; in ears; in nose; around mouth; on spot beneath lower lip; on penis; of vulva; of nipples; in throat; of ears; violent at bend of elbow; on hands; in palms; of eruption in bends of joints; dull itching of soles of feet and palms of hands.


Child looks plump, yet the flesh is flabby, the muscles withered, digestion weak; intolerant of pressure about stomach after eating; food temporarily amel. the debility; stools green, watery, undigested, or white, sour smelling and painless; agg. during day; little tendency to cerebral symptoms; glands swollen and child subject to catarrhs from least draught of cold air; eczema, agg. morning, when it itches, burns and smarts.
Chlorosis with flatulent dyspepsia, delayed menses and leucorrhea.
Hard, burning nodosities.
Pains in bones; caries.
Caries with watery, foul smelling pus.
Rheumatic swelling, with heat, redness and sensation as if sprained.
Useful in promoting suppuration when a former acute pain suddenly ceases after a chilly feeling, and is followed by a beating pain, or throbbing, indicating formation of pus.
Strumous patients, where suppurative process has not been arrested by Mercur., or where suppuration seems inevitable; it hastens formation of abscess.
For elimination of foreign bodies by process of suppuration.
Suppuration of soft parts, of carious bones, of ulcers, of fistulous tracts, of exanthems.
Lacerating and pricking pains in tumors; throbbing and beating in abscess; skin over abscess highly inflamed, hard, hot and swelling; pus scanty, bloody, corroding, smelling like old cheese; pains agg. night, and by exposure to cold.
Tendency to formation of abscesses.
Suppurative adenitis of armpit and of groin.
Suppurating buboes in inguinal and axillary regions.
Open buboes, which do not heal, especially after mercury or iodine.
Glandular swellings, particularly when obstinate and after abuse of mercury; suppuration of axillary and inguinal glands; strumous suppuration of joints with profuse sweats day and night.
Absorption of old glandular swellings.
Anasarca with tendency to formation of boils, on hairy scalp; tonsils and submaxillary glands enlarged; albuminous urine. ~ After scarlet fever.
Anasarca from Bright's disease, especially after so-called light cases of scarlatina.
Preventive of dropsy after scarlet fever as soon as traces of albumen are discovered in urine.
The child has a sour smell, and white, fetid evacuations.
Sour smell of the excretions.
Gout with arthritis, without tophus.
Secondary syphilis, especially after mercury and iodide of potassium.


Extreme sensitiveness to contact; dread of contact, out of proportion to actual pain.
Touch: scalp sensitive; nodosities sore; boils on head and neck; head and eye; cornea sensitive; slightest touch acute bruised pain; swelling in lids painful; hemorrhage from ear on slightest touch; interior of nose sensitive; nose very sensitive; bones of nose sensitive; pains in malar bones agg.; bones of face painful; boils very sensitive; ulceration of face, intolerance of touch; great swelling of upper lip; gums and mouth very painful; renal region sensitive to slightest touch; eruption on male sexual organs sensitive; larynx and trachea sensitive; skin very sensitive; muscles of nape of neck sore.
Pressure: agg. pain in one spot in throat; on corrosive blister causes stinging.
Binding head up tight: amel. pressure.
Has to loosen clothing.
Riding in a carriage: vertigo.
When shaking head: vertigo.
From concussion: morning headache agg.
After injury: to eye violent inflammation; suppuration of middle joint of right index finger.

SKIN. [46]

Yellowness of the skin.
Constant offensive exhalations from body.
Child smells sour.
Great sensitiveness of skin to touch and to slightest cold.
Unhealthy, suppurating skin; even slight injuries maturate; every cut or hurt suppurates.
Cracking of skin and smarting of hands and feet.
Bruised sensation, or as of subcutaneous ulceration, agg. by contact.
Suppression of exanthems, followed by mania; melancholia; ophthalmia; laryngismus stridulus, with epileptiform convulsions.
Erysipelatous inflammation on external parts.
Suppuration of long inflamed boils on body, or on limbs, commencing with blisters.
Burning itching on body, with white vesicles, after scratching.
Itching rash in bend of knees and elbows.
Eczema, spreading by means of new pimples appearing just beyond the old parts.
Humid soreness on genitals, scrotum and folds between scrotum and thighs.
Herpes zoster, from spine around left side to median line; vesicles, bullae, some containing dark pus; acute neuralgic pains in seat of eruption; vesicles on an inflamed base, with severe itching and scratching, and nightly aggravation.
Dry and slightly cracked condition in both axillae, especially left; much itching, agg. when body becomes heated; rash generally dry; occasionally slight moisture exuded; similar eruption about mouth; severe headache, pain agg. back of eyeballs, which felt as if they would be drawn back into head.
Chronic urticaria, eruption chiefly in hands and fingers.
Crusta lactea; tetters; rhagades; excoriations.
Fat, pustular and crusty itch.
Dry, pimply eruptions.
Miliary rash in circles.
Adenitis; acne punctata; boils; crusta lactea and serpiginosa; herpes; intertrigo; scurvy; encysted tumors; varices.
Eruption after mercurialism.
Eruptions very sensitive and sore to touch.
Skin inclined to ulcerate; the large sore surrounded by small pustules.
Ulcers very sensitive to contact, easily bleeding, burning or stinging, with corrosive pains.
Bleeding of an ulcer, even on slight wiping.
Ulcers: discharge bloody pus, smelling like old cheese; edges very sensitive, and have a pulsating sensation; discharge corroding; burning in ulcers; burning in night only; pains resembling recent excoriations; throbbing and shooting; jagged edges, and surrounded with pustules; bluish, bleeding ulcers; pus laudable, acrid or sanguineous; fetid and ichorous.
Margins of ulcers elevated and spongy, without granulations in centre.
Little pimples or smooth ulcers surrounding principal ulceration.
Severe stitching pain in ulcers when laughing; burning and throbbing at night.
The ulcer itches very much.
Stinging burning of edges of ulcers.
Mercurial ulcers.
Warts become inflamed and stinging, as if ulceration would set in.
Scabs easily torn off, leaving a raw and bleeding surface.


Torpid, lymphatic constitutions; persons with light hair and complexion, slow to act, muscles soft and flabby.
Slow, torpid constitutions, with lax fibre and light hair; great sensitiveness to slightest contact of ulcers, eruptions and parts affected.
Figure lean, complexion bilious; pimply and subject to erysipelatous inflammation; pallor of face when excited by movement, or very red and flushed.
Suitable to scrofulous and debilitated subjects.
Psoric scrofulous diathesis.
Psora of children.
Strumous, outrageously cross children.
Purulent diathesis, great tendency to suppuration.
Child, aet. 4 1/2 months; crusta lactea.
Girl, aet. 1/2 year, weak, scrofulous; laryngismus stridulus.
Boy, aet. 1/2 year; croup.
Strong boy, aet. 8 months, since birth has had an eczema of face and head, which five weeks ago began to get better of itself, as eruption was nearly healed, epileptiform spasms set in; laryngismus stridulus.
Boy, aet. 21 months; dropsy after scarlet fever.
Boy, aet. 2, had tinea capitis, for which Sabad. was given; inflammation of eyes.
Boy, aet. 2 1/2; croup.
Boy, aet. 2 1/2; croup.
Boy, aet. 3; parotitis.
Boy, aet. 3; scarlet fever.
Child, aet. 3 1/2; parotitis.
Boy, aet. 4; croup.
Girl, aet. 4, lively temperament; croup.
Boy, aet. 4 1/2, light hair, blue eyes, pale face, of mild, mischievous disposition, had pneumonia when an infant; emphysema.
Boy, aet. 5, healthy and strong; pleurisy.
Boy, aet. 5; croup.
Boy, aet. 5, weak, excitable, after a catarrh which had lasted eight days; croup.
Boy, aet. 6, delicate, weak, muscles flabby, face puffed, upper lip swollen, eyes sunken, frequent swelling of glands of neck; abnormal passages from bowels. ~ Ophthalmia.
Boy, aet. 6, twenty weeks after pneumonia, treated allopathically; pleuro-pneumonia of right side, with absorption of pleuritic exudation, but continued presence of pneumonic infiltration in a state of purulent dissolution.
Boy, aet. 7, scrofulous constitution; ulceration of cornea.
Boy, aet. 8; anasarca and convulsions.
Boy, aet. 12; anasarca and convulsions.
Boy, aet. 13, suffering one year; ozaena.
Boy, aet. 16, robust, blonde, exposed to chills and must frequently strain his sight; inflammation of glands of eyelids.
Girl; whitlow.
Young girl, three months after puberty; mind affection.
Mr. K., aet. 18, fast-living, German; affection of cheek.
Girl, aet. 18, strong, healthy, very excitable and has been suffering three months; affection of throat.
Girl, aet. 18, after catching cold; laryngitis.
Miss M., aet. 18; chest troubles succeeding repelled itch.
Needle-woman, aet. 19; whitlows.
Young man, while fencing, received small, scarcely visible fragment of steel in eye, which stuck into cornea; traumatic ophthalmia.
Housemaid, aet. 22; whitlow.
Miss S., aet. 24, dark hair and eyes, pale face; angina pectoris.
Woman, single, aet. 25, menses scanty, suffering for three years; skin eruption.
Tenor singer, three years ago had an herpetic eruption in epigastric region which returned after the asthma had been cured; asthma.
Stonecutter, gonorrhea one year ago, had taken much mercury, struck in eye by small piece of stone; Hypopion.
Waiter, after catching cold when going into cellar; pains in foot.
Mr. R., had been suffering for two weeks, Arsen. and Laches. without benefit; carbuncle.
Man, after drinking iced milk while in a heated condition; sensation as if a splinter or fishbone were sticking in throat.
Woman, psoric constitution; catarrhal inflammation of eyes.
Woman, suffering for years; indigestion.
Professional man, afflicted for twenty years, has frequently taken mercury; bilious attacks.
Sculptor, suffering for twenty-five years, has been overdosed with mercury; chronic tonsillitis.
Man, aet. 30; kidney disease.
Man, aet. 30; syphilitic bubo.
Man, aet. 30; bubo.
Woman, aet. 33, suffered severely from rheumatic pains, no history of syphilis; keratitis parenchymatosa.
Man, aet. 34, married, tall, slender, dark complexion, lymphatic, torpid temperament, has epilepsy and heart disease, also a recurring eruption which he treated with binoxide of mercury; attacks of debility.
Man, aet. 36, phlegmatic temperament, healthy, strong constitution, for half a year had itch, after bodily exhaustion slept upon ground; affection of brain.
Unmarried woman, aet. 36, has had repeated attacks since eighteenth year; father affected same way; tonsillitis.
Man, aet. 36, another aet. 45; chronic tracheitis.
Miss H., aet. 37, supposed she was bitten by some insect on forearm; carbuncle.
Man, aet. 37, big, strong, after suppressed syphilitic eruption; paralysis.
Woman, aet. 38, weak and flabby, scrofulous during youth, corneitis; hypopyon.
Mrs. P., aet. 40; affection of nose.
Scrofulous woman, aet. 40, subject to suppurating sore throat; tonsillitis.
Mr. W., aet. 40; carbuncle.
Woman, aet. 44, has suffered for many years, has taken large doses of quinine and mercury; hepatic and uterine disease.
Man, aet. 45; ill effects of Merc. sol.
Man, aet. 47, carbuncle.
Widow, aet. 52, suffering six years; spinal irritation.
Mrs. H., aet. about 60, large, fleshy woman with frequent attacks of jaundice; carbuncle.
Patient, aet. 63, sick since five years; bronchial catarrh.
Man, aet. 67, has spent much of his life in foreign stations, mercurial history; hepatogenous jaundice.


Antidoted by: Acet. ac., Bellad., Chamom., Silic.
It antidotes: mercurial and other metallic preparations; iodine, and especially the iodide of potash; cod-liver oil.
Removes weakening effects of ether.
Compatible: Acon., Arnic., Bellad., Laches., Mercur., Nitr. ac., Silic., Spongia, Zincum.
Compare: Alumina (constipation); Calc., Iodium, Kali bich., Mercur., Rheum, Sulphur.
Complementary: to Calend., in injuries.


Source: The Guiding Symptoms of Our Materia Medica Vol. 06, 1888
Description: Clinical materia medica of Hepar sulphur
Remedies: Hepar sulphur
Author: Hering, C.; Raue, C.G.; Knerr, C.B.; Mohr, C.
Year: 1888
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Attribution: Legatum Homeopathicum
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