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Ignatia. (Ignatia Amara.)

Loganiaceae. Bean of St. Ignatius.

A species of strychnos native to the Phillipine Islands. The tree bears a pear-shaped fruit, containing intensely bitter seed, from which is obtained the alcoholic tincture.

Introduced and proved by Hahnemann and his provers. See Allen's Encyclopaedia, vol. 5, p. 66.


- Melancholy, Gross, Analyt. Therap., vol. 1, p. 178; Effects of mortification, Attomyr, Analyt. Therap., vol. 1, p. 91; Insanity, Gross, Analyt. Therap., vol. 1, p. 223; Affection of mind, Schmid, B. J. H., vol. 5, p. 269; Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 1, p. 31; Griess, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 1, p. 31; Hermel, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 5, p. 6; (6 cases), Goeze, Allg. Hom. Ztg., vol. 103, p. 10; Vertigo, Goullon, Raue's Rec., 1872, p. 57; Headache, Shuldham, Raue's Rec., 1872, p. 213; Hom. Rev., vol. 15, p. 285-7; Stow, Raue's Rec., 1870, p. 286; Schwarze, Hrg., Black, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 1, p. 177; Nervous periodical headache, Bender, Raue's Rec., 1873, p. 197; Hydrocephaloid, Butman, Raue's Rec., 1871, p. 53; As a prophylactic in apoplexy, Pommerais, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 5, p. 29; Hyperaesthesia of retina, Fowler, Norton's Oph. Therap., p. 97; Ophthalmia, Tlff, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 5, p. 137; Traumatic ophthalmia, Dessaix, B. J. H., vol. 6, p. 367; Norton, T. W. H. C., 1876, p. 601; Catarrhal conjunctivitis, Lewis, Norton's Oph. Therap., p. 96; Ulcers on cornea, Buffum, Norton's Oph. Therap., p. 96; Herpes cornea, Payr, Raue's Rec., 1872, p. 71; Affection of eye, Billig, Allg. Hom. Ztg., vol. 101, p. 98; Ciliary neuralgia, Norton's Oph. Therap., p. 97; Exophthalmus, Wanstall, Norton's Oph. Therap., p. 96; Coryza, Rummel, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 1, p. 388; Prosopalgia, Gerson, B. J. H., vol. 20; p. 417; Neuralgia of face, Ksemann, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 5, p. 186; Toothache, Hrg., Altschul, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 1, p. 463; Ptyalism, Meyer, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 5, p. 256; Sensation of lump in throat, Hofrichter, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 5, p. 240; Angina of throat, Tietze, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 1, p. 530; Diphtheria, Boskowitz; (20 cases cured) Slough, Raue's P., p. 303, Guernsey, T. H. M. S. Pa., 1876, p. 304; Raue, MSS.; Knerr, MSS.; Singultus, Hilberger, N. A. J. H., vol. 8, p. 278; Affection of stomach, Kreuss, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 1, p. 636; Affection of stomach, Schlosser, Huber, Montgomery, Hofrichter, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 5, p. 310; Colic, Hartmann, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 1, p. 753; Diarrhea, Gross, Analyt. Therap., vol. 1, p. 246; Constipation, Hirsch, B. J. H., vol. 26, p. 223; Hemorrhoids, Rafinesque, Raue's Rec., 1870, p. 218, and 1874, p. 202; Diez, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 1, p. 999; Ascarides, Pierson, Raue's Rec., 1872, p. 154; Worms, Hirsch, B. J. H., vol. 26, p. 223; Taenia, Eidherr, B. J. H., vol. 19, p. 116; Wurmb, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 5, p. 388; Menorrhagia, Weber, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 2, p. 312; Knorr, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 2, p. 234; Amenorrhea, Kallenbach, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 2, p. 234; Dysmenorrhea, Hilberger, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 5, p. 590; N. A. J. H., vol. 8, p. 277; Vaginismus, Skinner, Organon, vol. 1, p. 78; Threatened abortion, McNeil, Organon, vol. 2, p. 125; Puerperal convulsions, Johnson, Raue's Rec., 1872, p. 192; Sciatica, Nankivell, Raue's Rec., 1872, p. 219; Tumor on thigh, Willard, T. H. M. S. Pa., 1869, p. 43; Spasms after fright, Rückert, B. J. H., vol. 30, p. 581; Raue's Rec., 1873, p. 205; Convulsions, Hirsch, B. J. H., vol. 26, p. 221; Hysteria, Lobeth, Rau, Diez, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 2, p. 285; Bartlett, T. H. M. S. Pa., 1885, p. 193; Chorea, Hirsch, B. J. H., vol. 26, p. 221; Goullon, Müller, Wurmb, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 4, p. 511; Epilepsy, Hilberger, N. A. J. H., vol. 8, p. 278; Herzberger, B. J. H., vol. 36, p. 376; Hysterical paraplegia, Kapper, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 4, p. 471; Nervous affections; epilepsy; spasms; tetanus; convulsions; Lobeth, Gross, Tietzer, Werber, Segin, Rothanel, Sturm, Bigel, Tietze, Biez, Bethmann, Hromada, Hoffendal, Haustein, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 4, p. 566-73; Intermittent fever, Hahnemann, Hering, Rummel, Tripi, Nagel, Neumann, Vehsem, Seidel, Ksemann, Baertl, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 4, p. 922-6; Miller, Raue's Rec., 1872, p. 237; (6 cases), Brigham, Allen, Allen's Int. Fever, p. 145; Gosewisch, MSS.; Ague, Brigham, Organon, vol. 2, p. 133; Typhoid fever (report of 200 cases), Wohlfart, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 4, p. 743; Chlorosis, Müller, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 5, p. 603; Rheumatism, Haustein, Rck. Kl. Erf., vol. 5, p. 899; Tobacco poisoning, Sanborn, Organon, vol. 3, p. 365.

MIND. [1]

Memory weak and untrustworthy.
Heaviness of head; very great weakness of memory; forget everything except dreams; hardness of hearing; sees everything as if through a fog; sits quietly, with a vacant gaze, always thinking of the mortification endured, and knowing nothing of what passes around him; prefers to be alone; thinking of the past mortification prevents him from going to sleep as early as usual; restless sleep, starts during sleep, much dreaming; pain in left hypochondrium agg. by pressure and continuous walking; loses hair; face colorless, hollow; voice low, trembling, with distortion of muscles of face; does not like to talk; no desire to eat or drink; appetite is soon satisfied; feels cold, especially in evening; very weak; staggering walk; walks carefully; increased stool and urine. ~ Melancholy after mortification.
Difficult comprehension; mental dullness; mental effort is irksome.
Incapacity for thought in evening.
Brooding over imaginary or real troubles; is wrapt in thought.
Hurry of mind, after exerting brain, especially in morning; is unable to talk, write or do anything else as rapidly as he wishes, whereupon there occur anxious behavior, mistakes in talking and writing and awkward actions requiring constant corrections.
A torrent of words pours out of mind, and confusion of writing is caused by profusion of thought.
Fancies; delirium; insanity.
Spasms and insanity after fright; imagines her soul cannot be saved and cries very much; at times rages and tears clothes, can scarcely be restrained by four strong persons.
After menses, which came at night time, symptoms of insanity; believes herself married and pregnant; is tormented by remorse for imagined crimes; seeks constantly to escape to drown herself; terrible anxiety from rush of blood to head and heart; is only quiet when lying undisturbed and brooding over her troubles, which she rehearses in a doleful tone; if disturbed, screams, strikes and tears things, crying all the while “I am neglecting my duty, breaking my vow;” face pale and distorted; desire for sour things; difficulty to get her to eat; conscientious scruples after eating; menses suppressed.
Desire to be alone.
Sighs and sobs; will not be comforted.
Inclined to be very secretive and passive.
Changeable disposition, laughing and crying almost in same breath.
Looks about bed as if to find something.
Taciturn, with continuous sad thoughts; still, serious melancholy, with moaning.
Aversion to being alone.
Incredible changes of mood; at one time jokes and makes merry, at another is lachrymose, alternating every three or four hours.
Apprehensive feeling.
Sadness and sighing, empty feeling in pit of stomach.
Melancholia from suppressed mental sufferings, with much sighing; desire to be alone so as to give way to her real or imaginary grief; weeps bitterly.
Silent melancholy; twitching of one muscle at a time.
Melancholy after disappointed love, always combined with spinal symptoms.
Fright is followed by grief.
Great grief after losing persons or objects very dear.
Unhappy love with silent grief.
Senseless staring at one object, with sighing and moaning; remorse about imaginary crimes, intolerance to noise; great inclination to have fixed ideas.
Appetite and digestion left him. ~ Morbid grief.
Became bilious, nervous, depressed, and would scarce move from the fire, for days together. ~ Morbid grief.
A peculiar trembling of hands disturbs her very much in writing, most when she has to write in any one's presence, gets worse as soon as she fancies any one might notice it.
Unusual tendency to be frightened.
Dread of every trifle, especially of things coming near him.
Fear of thieves, on waking after midnight.
Fearfullness; does not like to talk; prefers to be alone.
Anxiety as though something terrible had happened; cannot speak because of it; hurry, fearfullness, terror, alternating with irresolution and inertness.
Tears wept inwardly, the pain and penalty of unrequited love; desires solitude so that one may nourish inward grief; great anxiousness at night or when awaking in morning, with taciturnity; aversion to every amusement.
Anxiety, as if he had committed some crime.
Anxiety and disquiet as if she had done something wrong, or as if some great misfortune were about to happen, this so overpowers her, that she can with difficulty refrain from weeping; has oppression of breathing, but feels distinctly that oppression begins at stomach and spreads up into throat; becomes very weak, incapable of work, and disinclined to company; no appetite; bowels torpid and insufficiently moved; paroxysms about twice a day, one lasting often for hours.
Anxiety, sleeplessness, despair; severe palpitation; loss of appetite; constipation.
Altered appearance; made an unsuccessful attempt to end his almost unendurable sufferings, by eating the phosphorus from matches; after business embarrassments.
A state of anguish in which she shrieks for help, with suffocating constriction of throat, difficult deglutition; comes out of spasms with deep sighing. ~ Parturition.
Indifferent to everything; seemed to live without his usual good humor.
Suppressed menses with melancholy; indifference to things she loved best; sits alone and weeps, imagines things, especially that she might go crazy; in all parts crawling sensation as if gone to sleep, as if she had no feeling in epigastrium; sleep unrefreshing and disturbed by dreams.
Sensitive disposition and hyperacute feeling.
Tender mood, with very clear consciousness.
Finely sensitive mood, delicate conscientiousness.
Amiable disposition if feeling well; every little emotion disturbs her.
Mild disposition; bears suffering, even outrage, without complaining. ~ Leucorrhea.
Jealousy, disappointed love.
Inconstant, impatient, irresolute, quarrelsome.
The slightest contradiction irritates.
Slight blame or contradiction excites him to anger, and this makes him angry with himself.
Peevish, capricious and quarrelsome; impatient.
Anger, followed by quiet grief or sorrow.
Fright; inclination to start.
Headache agg. from reading and writing.
Palpitation while engaged in deep thought.
Spasmodic affections of children, consequent on being put to sleep soon after punishment.
After fright: disturbed, introspective, taciturn; insomnia and great restlessness; anorexia.
Melancholia after great grief and much domestic trouble; complete sleeplessness; suicidal thoughts and desire to escape.
Ill effects from hearing bad news; from vexation with reserved displeasure; from grief, or suppressed mental sufferings; of shame and disappointed love.


Periodical fits of vertigo, with intolerable pain in back following; slightest motion of head, especially stooping, increases vertigo; gastric symptoms; gaping; coated tongue; anemia; tingling as of ants; jerkings; heaviness of right arm, which had been paralyzed.
Epileptic vertigo.
Heaviness of head.


Pressive pain in frontal region; above root of nose, must bend head forward, followed by qualmishness.
Pressive headache in right side of forehead, extending down into right eye; it seems as though eyeball would be pressed out; burning in eyes and increased lachrymation, with much mucus.
Pressive, drawing headache above right orbit at root of nose, renewed by stooping low down.
Pressure in right frontal region, above eyebrow.
Intense pain over right eye and seemingly through supraorbital orbital foramen; pains as though needle were pushed through into brain, pressure from without inward; appetite disordered; sometimes mad delirium; nausea and vomiting; eyes red, swollen and protruding; pains come on about 9 A. M., generally stopping at 2 P. M.; agg. from noise, washing hands in cold water, dropping head forward, stepping heavily; amel. from soft pressure, lying on back, and heat.
Throbbing pains in right side of forehead beginning at inner end of right eyebrow and running around eye, at 8 A. M. every morning, gradually agg. until 10.30 when gradually amel., and entirely disappear about 1 P. M.; when attack is at its height, must lie down; lachrymation and redness of eye.
Pain beginning in forehead, drawing, extending down one-half of nose; pain extends to middle of vertex, where there is a pressure as of a weight, with nausea and tendency to vomit; agg. morning till afternoon, then gradually getting better until evening; sensitive to least noise or loud talking; pale face; suffering expression; great lassitude of limbs.
Pressing pain over nose, amel. leaning forward; pressure from within outward; twitching, throbbing, tearing pain in forehead, or as if a nail was being driven in; lancinating, boring, deep in brain, with nausea, darkness before eyes, photophobia, pale face, copious, watery urine; pains often amel. by change of position, come again after eating, in evening after lying down, or early in morning while rising; patient anxious, fickle, or silent and depressed.
Periodical headache, weekly, fortnightly or monthly; gradual increase with sudden abatement; unilateral headache, which affects chiefly the eye, eyebrow or side of head, with general chilliness; crisis with secretion of copious limpid urine; momentary disappearance of pain by change of position.
Anxious suffering expression of face, eyes almost fear the light, frown across brow, from frequent closure of eyes in pain; extreme pain in both temples, with pain in back and nape of neck; great mental and physical prostration; bowels relaxed; tongue covered with white fur; skin cold; pain amel. from pressure and rest; agg. from light, sound and thinking; pulse thin and weak.
Dull headache, confined to right half of forehead and involving right eye, which was very sensitive.
Pain extending from head into left eye; burning in eyes and lachrymation.
Pressing, stinging pain from within to without, in forehead and root of nose.
Pressure in temples sometimes with deep sleep.
Headache as if temples would be pressed out.
When lying in bed on the side, furious headache as if pressing through temples, amel. by lying on back.
Pain as if a nail was driven out through side of head, amel. by lying on it.
Aching in one half of head, when walking in open air, agg. by talking and reflecting.
Headache in morning on awaking, as if brain was beaten and bruised; on rising it disappears and a toothache takes its place, as if nerve of tooth was shattered and crushed, changes to a similar pain in small of back; headache always renewed on thinking.
Jerking headache: on ascending steps; agg. by raising eyes.
Headache like a pressure with something hard on upper surface of brain; in paroxysms.
Sudden pressure in head, now in one place, now in another, in evening.
Throbbing headache; pain with every throb of arteries.
Congestion to head, from being spoken to harshly.
Heat in head.
Talking aloud excites a headache, as if head would burst, going off entirely when reading to himself or writing.
Deep sighing and sobbing with a strange compressed feeling in brain.
Headache with heaviness and heat in head.
Head feels sore, bruised.
Headache in highly nervous and sensitive temperaments, or in those whose nervous system has given way to anxiety, grief, or mental work.
Periodical headache increases gradually in severity, and then suddenly abates.
Headache passes off with a flow of pale, limpid urine.
Nervous headaches in hysterical women, suddenly appearing and disappearing.
Headache: from abuse of coffee; from smoking, or abuse of snuff; from inhaling smoke; from being where others smoke; from tobacco or alcohol; from close attention.
Headache amel. by warmth, rest, and sometimes by stimulants; agg. by cold winds, turning head suddenly, at stool, stooping, change of position, running, looking up long, from moving eyes; noise and light.
Throbbing pain in occiput, agg. when pressing at stool.
Pain in occiput; agg. from cold, snuffing or smelling tobacco; amel. from external heat; good appetite, even keener than usual; headache amel. whilst eating, but agg. soon after.
Weight at back of head; tendency of head to incline backward.
Stabbing pain, deep seated, in eyes, going to occiput and nape of neck, and finally to vertex; pain very acute, driving him almost frantic; pain generally begins on rising in morning, is at its height at 4 P. M., and passes off with a night's rest; amel. from warmth, agg. from sound; irritability of disposition day before headache; scalp tender to touch, and dull, uncomfortable feeling as if headache might return, day after; headaches occur every month.
Nervous headaches coming at same hour and day, weekly lasting forty-eight hours; come and go at 11 A. M. their coming is preceded by a sense of vacuity in stomach and chest, stiffness of nucha and muscles (trapezius) on each side of this ligament; at end of twelve hours from attack, pain extends to vertex and remains there several hours, being of a compressive and burning character; after some time they continue their course towards sinciput and eyes, latter feeling hot and heavy; nausea and salivation, but without vomiting; first night of attack cannot sleep, though with eyes closed perceives figures and objects moving about; in acute stage cannot lie down, but must, with closed eyes, remain in a dark room; sleeplessness, profuse diuresis of pale urine, melancholia, and much sighing succeed each attack.
Sudden metastasis from bowels to brain during dentition, with sudden pale face; rolling, tossing of head; difficult swallowing; delirium, with convulsive motions of eyes and lids. ~ Hydrocephaloid.
Cerebro-spinal meningitis; hysterical symptoms or complications, or rapid alternation of symptoms.
Threatenings of apoplexy; head feels empty, face is pale.
Nervous apoplexy.


Trembling and shaking of head.
Pain in a spot in right parietal bone, agg. by stooping, with pain in right breast.
Pain in outer part of head, which is painful on feeling it.
Weight in back of head, tendency of head to incline backward against back of chair, probably from congestion to cerebellum.
Head bent backward, during spasms.
Inclines head forward; lays head forward upon table.


Hyperesthesia of retina with hysteria; intense photophobia; ciliary neuralgia; general nervous symptoms.
Cannot bear glare of light; sunlight causes headache.
Zigzag and serpentine white flickering at one side of field of vision.
Asthenopia and amblyopia in females, due to onanism or ciliary neuralgia; hysterical subjects.
Dimness before one eye while reading, as if tears were in it, which is not the case.
Two “chipping ulcers” at upper margin of right cornea, with peri-orbital pains, sharp sticking generally in one spot in superciliary ridge, temple or side of head; sleep disturbed; digestion poor.
In commencement before pimples have formed, where there is only slight injection, pain, dacryorrhea, and photophobia. ~ Herpes cornea.
Intense but fitful photophobia.
Sensation as of sand in eyes.
Excessively nervous, starts at slightest noise; after working late at night, feeling as of sand under eyelid, with great dryness. ~ Conjunctivitis.
Catarrhal inflammation of eyes when subjective symptoms are particularly marked, rather than objective; pressive pain in eyes; photophobia; lachrymation; coryza.
Upper part of eyeball, as far as covered by lid, inflamed.
Traumatic ophthalmia, with violent pains and sensation as if sand was rolling around beneath lids.
Catarrhal ophthalmia, with sensation of sand in eye and great dryness, lachrymation only in sunlight.
Ophthalmia of newborn infants.
Convulsive movements of eyes and lids.
Pain under upper lid, as if it was too dry.
Swelling of upper lid.
Nightly agglutination of lids.
Morbid nictation, with spasmodic action of various muscles of face.
Eyelid turned upward.
Occasionally left eye appears smaller than right in consequence marked ptosis of upper lid; lachrymation, agg. when exerting eye in open air; vision impaired; occasional twitching pain and sensation of pressure and heaviness as if eye would fall out, agg. reading, sewing, etc.; loss of sense of smell; diminished sense of taste; foul odors seem to be perceived in mouth.
Very nervous and restless at night, walking and talking in her sleep; “swelling of eyes”, lachrymation and pain in eyes, with headache for six months, after having had tooth drawn; moderate amount of exophthalmus, present, together with palpitation of heart; pulse 120; congestive headaches; no enlargement of thyroid gland; menses regular.
Sensation as if a particle were in left external canthus.
Acrid tears in eyes, during day.
Ciliary neuralgia; severe pains extending from eye to top of head, producing nausea, and often alternating with swelling in throat (globus hystericus); pains begin very slightly, increase gradually until they become very severe, and only cease when she became exhausted.
Pain from head into left eye; latter burns and waters.


Stoppage of one nostril; dry coryza.
Fluent coryza.
Coryza in nervous persons; general hysterical irritability; dull pain in forehead.
Soreness and sensitiveness of inner nose, with swelling.
Nostrils ulcerated.
Itching of nose.


Convulsive twitchings of muscles of face.
Face distorted, deathly pale and sunken.
Face clay colored and sunken, blue rings around eyes.
Redness and heat of one cheek and ear.
Alternate redness and paleness of face.
Sweat on face while eating.
Prosopalgia coming on suddenly without any warning, or preceded by slight premonitory symptoms, such as bruised feeling, tension, twitching in face; duration of paroxysm, and time of occurrence very various; exciting causes chiefly mental emotions; but sometimes they were excesses in mental work, in musical performances, in venere and in baccho; also suppressed perspiration, blenorrhea and hemorrhoidal fluxes, were frequently remote causes; seat of pain usually in smaller twigs of facial nerves, and having no tendency to radiation; the attacks by day are preceded by uneasy sleep, waking with a bruised feeling, pandiculations and ill humor; pains boring, dart-like shoots, giving quite a shock, dull drawing, twisting, formication, being borne in dull resignation; partial convulsions of facial muscles; trismus; paleness and coolness of face; lachrymation and photophobia; spasms in cheek; yawning; shuddering; diuresis; urinary tenesmus; pulse quickened, small; cutaneous temperature cool; quiet weeping; pusillanimity.
Prosopalgia: in women of the upper ranks, delicate, soft fibred, anemic, nervous, of melancholic or melancholic sanguine temperament; in those suffering from special irritation due to sexual excesses or to inordinate mechanical irritation of spinal nerves, as in case of some musical virtuosi; due to presence of ascarides; arthritic form; in course of typhoid and miliary fevers; in rous during prolonged course of gonorrhea; due to prolonged nursing, pollutions, musical excesses, etc.; during pregnancy; after diuresis; after lancinating uterine pains; after attacks of proctalgia.


Twitching of corners of mouth.
Spasmodic closing of jaws.
Every evening, about half an hour after going to bed, pains in right lower jaw, which continue until she falls asleep; pains last one to one and a half hours, with exacerbations, and are followed by quiet sleep and sweating.
Lips dry, cracked, bleeding.
Ulceration of one of corners of mouth.
Inside of lower lip painful, as if raw and sore.
Eruption on lips and corners of mouth. ~ Intermittent.
Pain in submaxillary glands, when moving neck.


Jaws feel as if crushed.
Soreness and tenderness in teeth, felt more between meals than when eating.
Boring pain in front teeth.
Odontalgia as if teeth were crushed into fragments.
Toothache from cold in molars, as if they were crushed.
Toothache: agg. after drinking coffee, after smoking tobacco; after dinner; in evening; after lying down; in morning on awaking; agg. in intervals between meals.
Difficult dentition, with convulsions.


Sour taste in mouth; with sour eructations; saliva tastes sour.
Taste: flat, like chalk.
Food has a bitter, repulsive taste, or no taste.
Tongue white, flabby, shows marks of teeth, trembles protruded.
When talking or chewing, bites cheek or tongue.


Sticking in palate extending to inner ear.
Putrid odor from mouth.
Inner mouth inflamed and sore.
Copious secretion of saliva.
Accumulation of acid saliva.
Sudden attack of ptyalism without any apparent cause; agg. from every motion of tongue, as in talking, chewing, etc.; after eating, sensation as if food lodged over orifice of stomach and could not get down; fluids taste bitter; bitter belching and regurgitation of food; loss of strength; pulse small, quick; slight fever in evening; papillae of tongue enlarged and turgescent; mucous membrane of mouth very red and in several places corroded, with raw pain; orifices of salivary glands swollen; constant flow of saliva prevents sleep; inner surface of lower lip pain as if raw and sore; anterior half of tongue as if numb; when eating tongue feels as if burnt or raw; painful swelling of orifice of salivary duct; sensation as if whole mucous membrane of mouth was about to become raw; difficult deglutition; mouth constantly full of mucus; constant discharge of white, frothy mucus; increased secretion of saliva with constant spitting of frothy saliva; everything eaten, and especially beer, tastes bitter or putrid; loss of appetite, could not swallow bread, as if it was too dry; pain in epigastrium on pressure, as if it was raw inside.


Stitches in soft palate, extending to ear.
Crawling in pharynx.
Hysterical spasm of throat and gullet, result of suppressed grief; cannot swallow either liquids or solids.
Retching (constrictive) sensation in middle of throat, as if a large morsel of food or plug was sticking there; felt more when not swallowing; disappears on continuing to swallow but returns.
Choking sensation from stomach up into throat.
Sensation as from a lump in throat, when not swallowing.
Stinging in throat between acts of deglutition; sensation when swallowing as if swallowing over a bone, with a rolling around.
Stitches in throat, only between acts of swallowing.
Sore throat; sticking in it when not swallowing, and even somewhat while swallowing; the more he swallows, however; the more it disappears; if he swallows anything solid, like bread, it seems as though the sticking entirely disappeared.
Unable to swallow bread, it seems too dry.
Both tonsils greatly swollen and inflamed; several small openings filled with pus on tonsils; pharynx red, inflamed; stitching pains in throat agg. swallowing; stitches extend to ear when swallowing; right parotid, swollen, hard to touch, but painless; stitches in parotid; tongue covered with tenacious white mucus; foul taste in mouth; offensive odor from same; chilliness, in afternoon fever with red cheeks, and at same time chilliness and coldness of feet; despondent, depressed, tearful. ~ Angina.
Inflamed, hard, swollen tonsils, with small ulcers.
Acute paroxysms in chronic tonsillitis, with feeling of swelling in throat; painful soreness during deglutition.
Follicular tonsillitis.
Whitish tough mucus in spots on tonsils, simulating diphtheria.
Green vomiting, substance scum-like or membranous; putrid throat, seldom painful (the painful cases were less likely to prove fatal); greenish-yellow patches; delirium; headache; pain in limbs; nosebleed; dilated pupils; diarrhea; green stools; suppression of urine; chilliness; high fever. ~ Diphtheria.
Commences on right side; high fever; delirium characterized by fearfullness or dread; soreness of throat greatest between acts of deglutition; pains in back of head, nucha and sometimes in ears. ~ Diphtheria.
Throat agg. when not swallowing, and when swallowing liquids; amel. when swallowing food.


Hunger and nausea at same time.
Feeling of hunger in evening, prevents sleep.
Good appetite: headache amel. while eating, agg. soon after.
Appetite for: sour things; bread, particularly rye bread.
Thirst, with a chill.
Desire for various things, but when offered appetite fails.
Fanciful aversion to special articles of food, or craving for a particular article, and after a small portion has been enjoyed, sudden and great aversion to it.
Extreme aversion to tobacco smoke.
Aversion to: tobacco; warm food; meat; spirituous liquors.


It is difficult to persuade her to eat; after doing so she is tormented with conscientious scruples.
Sweat on face while eating.
Symptoms renewed after dinner.
Headache agg. from coffee, tobacco and alcohol.
Better from partaking of sour things.
Worse from drinking coffee.


Hiccough: after emotions; after eating and drinking; from smoking; especially in children.
Eructations: of food into mouth; of bitter fluid; with pressure in cardia.
Spasmodic ructus and singultus, occurring periodically every afternoon, and lasting for hours; after violent mental excitement.
Qualmishness from smoking.
Nausea, without vomiting.
Empty retching, better by eating.
Vomit: bitter; of food.


Weak, empty feeling at pit of stomach, not amel. by eating; involuntary sighing; must take a long breath.
Sensation of weakness, sinking, or “goneness” in pit of stomach, with qualmishness and flat taste.
Feeling of weakness in epigastrium, and pain as if sprained, with great depression.
Fullness, heaviness or pressure in pit of stomach.
Fullness and swelling in epigastrium.
Burning, darting in epigastrium.
Anxious feeling in precordia.
Feeling in stomach as from fasting, with physical exhaustion.
Feeling of flabbiness in stomach; stomach and intestines seem to hang down relaxed.
Feeling of emptiness or goneness in stomach, with sensation as if a number of pins were sticking in it; not amel. by eating.
Sensation as if stomach was shortened.
Painful pressure as from a stone, especially after eating or at night, in region of pylorus; sensitiveness to contact, and burning in stomach.
Bloated stomach.
Stitches in region of stomach.
Burning in stomach, especially after brandy.
Gnawing, cutting pain in stomach.
Spasmodic pains in stomach; amel. when eating.
Gastralgia, with sticking pains, brought on by starvation.
Gnawing sensation in stomach in morning, amel. by eating; swelling in region of stomach, cannot button, or is frequently obliged to unloosen clothing; frequent sensation of rawness in throat, a little below larynx, and on left side of throat when swallowing; ptyalism and accumulation of saliva in throat; constipation.
Pressure in stomach after eating, agg. at night, with nausea and sensation of rawness in stomach; on moving pain becomes cutting in character; trembling in stomach.
Twitching in pit of stomach, with periodical attacks of weakness and qualmishness, so severe that she becomes pale and almost faints, accompanied by a sensation of hunger.
Attacks of extremely severe pains in stomach 7 to 8 P. M., but more frequently about midnight, lasting two to three hours; vomiting of slime; can only eat broths or other fluid food with any comfort; digestion greatly impaired; stools regular; urine pale, watery, profuse; nausea with great restlessness and anxiety; pressing pains; sensation in region of stomach as if he would like to vomit, with oppression and spasmodic constriction of chest; agg. from pressure over stomach; frequent vomiting of food with great restlessness and anxiety; hemorrhoidal pains in anus and pressure in sacrum.
Periodical attacks of cramps in stomach, coming on usually at night, or after eating; agg. by slightest contact, mitigated by change of position. ~ Gastralgia.
Catarrh of stomach from grief and worriment.
Dyspepsia with great nervous prostration, caused by mental depression.


Great distension of hypochondria, pit of stomach and small of back; unable to breathe on account of fullness and tension under ribs.
Jaundice, with silent melancholy, twitching of one muscle at a time.
Swelling and induration of spleen.
Painful pressure in region of spleen and pit of stomach.
Pain in left hypochondrium; agg. from pressure.


Peculiar sensation of weakness in upper abdomen and pit of stomach.
An anxious feeling mounts up from abdomen, after breakfast.
Pulsation (throbbing) in abdomen.
Drawing and pinching in umbilical region.
Sensation of protrusion in umbilical region.
Stitching and lancinating in sides of abdomen.
Sharp sticking, above and to left of umbilicus.
Colic pains, first griping, then stitching, in one or other side of abdomen.
Drawing and griping in abdomen; in rectum it occurred like a pressure, with qualmishness and weakness in pit of stomach, and paleness of face.
Periodical abdominal spasms, colic particularly at night, waking out of sleep, with stitches running up into chest and to sides; pains amel. passing wind, which, however, is difficult.
Spasmodic pains, cutting stinging, like labor pains; spasmodic colic.
The colic pains are agg. by brandy, coffee and sweet things.
Flatulent colic; flatus incarcerated, rumbling and rolling about, making a loud noise; rumbling as from hunger.
Wind presses on bladder.
Excessive flatulence; hysterical females.
Protrusions on various parts of abdomen.
Unsatisfactory, short and abrupt emissions of flatus, of offensive odor, not without exertion of abdominal muscles.


Bowels inclined to be loose; with stabbing pains in rectum.
Diarrhea: painless, with rumbling of wind; agg. at night and from fright, with great timidity; with smarting in rectum; stools frequent; but scanty.
Copious diarrhea, agg. at night, painless, with much wind; emaciated; great nervousness; in a little girl, after a great fright which almost produced convulsions.
Great nervous erethism and tenesmus, occurring only after stool. ~ Dysentery.
Pale, cold, fixed, staring look, occasional screams, vomiting food. ~ Cholera infantum.
Stools large and soft, but passed with difficulty.
Excessive desire for stool, more in upper intestines and upper abdomen; it causes great urging, nevertheless stool is insufficient, though soft.
Great urgency and desire for stool, in evening, felt mostly in middle of abdomen, but no stool follows, only rectum protrudes.
Constant urging to stool, which causes smarting pain.
Ineffectual urging to stool with erections.
Difficult stool, causing prolapse of rectum.
Hard stools, tries often, but in vain.
Constipation: from taking cold; of a paralytic origin.
Alternate diarrhea and constipation following inflammation of bowels; tenesmus only after a discharge.
Stools: whitish, yellowish white, slimy; thin; pasty; mucous; bloody mucus; acrid; mucous, with colic.
Before stool: rumbling; urging, felt mostly in middle and upper abdomen.
Sharp, pressive pain in rectum.
Frequent cutting deep in rectum.
Sudden sharp stitches in rectum, extending upwards into body; agg. from excessive grief.
Spasmodic tension in rectum.
Contractive sore pain in rectum, like from blind hemorrhoids, one or two hours after stool.
Sensation of excoriation and contraction in rectum.
Neuralgia of rectum; pains in anus, returning regularly every day; agg. walking or standing; amel. sitting.
Dull pain in rectum as if distended with gas, after stool.
Unpleasant crawling low down in rectum, near anus, as from thread worms.
Violent itching in rectum, in evening, in bed.
Passive hemorrhage from rectum, after stool (of long standing); flow bright red; stools regular; bowels flatulent; faintness when hemorrhage is profuse; must lie down after stool.
Bleeding during and after stool; hemorrhage and pain are agg. when stool is loose.
Ennervation of longitudinal and circular muscles of rectum, causing a semi-paralyzed state of bowel and allowing feces to accumulate.
Anxious desire for stool, with inactivity of rectum; is unable to evacuate feces without danger of eversion and prolapsus of rectum.
Prolapsus of rectum from moderate straining at stool.
Tenesmus; prolapsus recti after stool.
Prolapsus of rectum, with a male child, aet. 4; parents have to return the bowel after each stool, sometimes twice a day and with great difficulty.
Severe, constant, stitching and sore, burning pains in rectum, completely robbing her of sleep; prolapsus of rectum; hard, bloody stools greatly aggravating the pains; ulcerated hemorrhoids in rectum.
Hemorrhoids: after confinement, with sharp, painful pressure in rectum after stool, even a soft stool; also sharp stitches from anus to rectum; bleeding slightly and protruding at stool, followed by severe contractive pain in anus and stitches up rectum, lasting until exactly 5 P. M. each day, when pain suddenly ceases; with sensation of excoriation or contraction of anus; tumors prolapse with every stool, and have to be replaced; they are sore as if excoriated; hemorrhage and pain agg. when stool is loose; dragging pains around pelvis.
Blind piles, pressure and soreness in anus and rectum; painful while sitting and standing, less while walking, though renewed and agg. after taking fresh air.
Stitches in hemorrhoidal tumors during cough.
Pain in anus as from blind piles, sore pain after soft stool.
Sore pain in anus, without reference to stool.
A coarse stitch extending from anus deep into rectum.
Pain in anus returning at same hour each day, agg. walking and still agg. standing, amel. on sitting down.
Constriction of anus after stool, agg. while standing.
Painless contraction of anus for many days.
Itching and tingling in anus. ~ Pruritus.
Itching of anus: at night; child is nervous and spasmodic; from seat worms.
Fissures of anus.
Blotches at anus.
Stitches, itching and a creeping sensation in lower part of rectum. ~ Ascarides.
Ascarides causing itching in rectum and anus.
Thread worms in rectum, especially when there are traces of blood in stools.
Convulsions; suddenly fell prostrate and remained unconscious for half an hour; after which she was unable to speak for several minutes; after Ignat. passed tapeworm, and convulsions did not recur.
Increased accumulation of flatus and increased discharge of it.


Sudden, irresistible desire to urinate.
Painful pressure, with a scraping sensation in neck of bladder, especially when walking; turbid urine.
Pressure to urinate, from drinking coffee.
Frequent discharge of much watery urine. ~ Hysteria.
Urine: nervous, watery; clear, lemon colored; scanty, dark and acrid.
Involuntary discharge of urine.
Burning, smarting or soreness during urination.
Itching in forepart of urethra.


Lasciviousness without erections.
Sexual desire weak, or sexual desire with impotence.
Erections during stool; emission of prostatic fluid.
Hysterical spasmodic stricture.
Contraction of penis, it becomes quite small.
Itching around genitals and on penis, in evening after lying down; passes off after scratching.
Soreness and ulcerative pain, combined with itching, at margin of prepuce.
Sweat on scrotum.


Cramp pains in uterus, with lancinations, agg. from touching parts.
Uterine spasms with lancinations or labor-like pains.
Metrorrhagia from chamomile tea.
Menses: too soon and profuse; scanty, delayed.
Menses too early and profuse, appearing every 10-14 days; before and during menses heat and heaviness in head, severe pressing pain in forehead, eyes sensitive to light, ringing in ears, loss of appetite, sensation of emptiness in stomach, cramping pains in abdomen, chilliness alternating with heat, anxiety, palpitation, extreme prostration of whole body and especially of extremities.
Menses profuse and irregular; leucorrhea, with bearing-down pain.
Menorrhagia with sighing and sobbing, faint feeling at pit of stomach; great despondency, seems full of suppressed grief.
Brought on a flow in a lady, aet. 62, who had suffered from grief; also in a lady, aet. 30, whose menses had been suppressed for three months.
Menstrual blood black, of putrid odor, in clots.
Irregular menses, especially dysmenorrhea, originating in irritation of nervous system, and not in uterine congestion.
Menses scanty, attended by violent spasms and pains, lasting several days, and resembling pains of parturition; nervous system in very excitable state. ~ Dysmenorrhea.
Amenorrhea; ulcers on feet; anemic; region of liver and spleen swollen.
Suppression of menses caused by suppressed grief; much involuntary sighing and sobbing; precordial anguish; weak and empty feeling in pit of stomach.
During menses uterine spasms, with crampy pressing, amel. by pressure and in a recumbent posture.
During menses: photophobia; contractive colic; anguish; palpitation of heart; backache; lassitude approaching faintness.
Pain from sacral region through to front, followed by leucorrhea and a numb and stupid feeling in brain; difficulty in answering questions.
Violent labor-like pain; purulent, corrosive leucorrhea.
Chronic leucorrhea, with excited sexual desire.
Menses scanty, stringy, with dark clots; great dysmenia both before and after; fearful griping and cutting uterine colic; milky whites; constant burning heat in vagina, agg. before menses; very acute darting pains in vulva, only during day; intensely sore pain at entrance of vagina during coitus, almost driving her frantic; heavy and sleepy after meals, must lie down after dinner; pain and sickness at stomach while standing, amel. sitting down; sinking and emptiness at epigastrium; total loss of appetite except at supper time; stitches in breasts; feet burning hot, or cold; feels as if stockings were cold and damp; one cheek generally hot, the other not so; hysteria; constipation with great pain, dreads to go to closet; deep sighing inspiration; inflammation of vagina and vulva. ~ Vaginismus.
Pruritus of young girls, with leucorrhea and associated with ascaris vermicularis.


Emptiness, qualmishness and weakness in region of stomach, with flat taste; distension of abdomen after eating; hiccough; sour eructations; frequent regurgitation of food, and of bitter liquid; vomiting at night of food taken in evening; empty retching, amel. by eating. ~ Morning sickness.
After great fright, during seventh month of pregnancy, severe pain in epigastrium; undefined anxiety; restlessness; falls asleep late at night; also pain low down in left side of abdomen.
After fright during pregnancy, trembling, followed next day by labor pains and hemorrhage, amel. lying on back without ???low and with lower end of mattress elevated.
Deep sighing and sobbing with strange, compressed feeling in brain; groaning and stretching of limbs at termination of each spasm. ~ Spasms during labor.
Spasms with twitching of muscles of mouth and eyes; wild expression; eyes upturned; constant attempt to tear her hair; laughing and crying; nervous and excitable. ~ Puerperal convulsions.
Puerperal convulsions commence and terminate with groaning and stretching of limbs; vomiting.
The labor does not progress.
After-pains with much sighing, sadness and despondency
Infantile colic after taking breast of mother or nurse, who suffers from grief.
Milk diminished.


Voice: low; trembling; hoarseness from cold.
Subdued, low voice; is unable to talk loud.
Hysterical aphonia, mental anxiety, spinal symptoms.
Sensation of soreness in larynx.
Constrictive sensation in trachea and larynx.
Uninterrupted provocation to a hacking cough in larynx (not tickling) in evening after lying down; it does not disappear on coughing, only on suppressing cough.


Frequent sighing.
Sighing and sobbing continue long after crying.
Snoring inspiration during sleep.
Desire to take a deep breath. ~ Hysteria. ~ Dyspepsia.
Frequently obliged to take a deep breath, which momentarily relieves pressure upon chest.
Impeded inspiration, like from a weight on chest.
Oppressed breathing, alternating with convulsions.
Oppression of chest at night, agg. after midnight.
Slow breathing.
Inspiration slow; expiration quick.
Loses breath when running.

COUGH. [27]

Tickling cough which may be suppressed by an effort of will.
Constant, dry cough, excited by tickling in suprasternal fossa; as from inspired feathery dust, not agg. by coughing, but more excited the more he allows himself to cough; especially agg. towards evening.
Cough caused by constrictive sensation above throat pit.
Constant hacking cough in evening in bed.
Dry, spasmodic cough.
Hollow, spasmodic cough, caused, in evening, by a sensation like from fumes of sulphur, or from dust in pit of throat; in morning, from a tickling above pit of stomach.
Hollow, spasmodic cough, agg. evening, with but little expectoration, leaving pain in trachea.
Cough dry and rough, with fluent coryza, headache and weak voice.
Nervous cough and oppression frequently accompanying catarrhal affections in young people and women.
Spasmodic cough in nervous, sensitive persons.
Cough every time he stands still during a walk.
Cough after warm drink.
The longer the cough, the more irritation to cough.
Sleepy after each coughing spell.
During cough: nauseous feeling in epigastrium; concussions in hypogastrium; pain in penis; convulsions.
Expectoration: in evening, rarely in morning; difficult, in evening; tasting and smelling like old catarrh.


Stitches: in chest, from flatulent colic; in left side of chest.
Spasmodic constriction of chest.
Chest feels as if too small; spasmodic yawning.


Heart, Pulse and Circulation
Anxious feeling in precordia.
After excessive anxiety followed by sudden joy; uncertain, weak, weary sensation in chest; sinking sensation and emptiness in pit of stomach; heart's impulse feeble; pulse small, soft and 100 to 110 per minute. ~ Cardiac hyperesthesia.
Constriction at heart, with anxiety and disposition to cry; loss of appetite; pressure in stomach; palpitation; menses more profuse than usual; sleepiness; weakness of eyes; after grief.
Palpitation: at night, and in morning, in bed; at night, with stitches in heart; during deep meditation.
Pulse: generally hard, full and frequent, with throbbing in bloodvessels; less frequently small and slow; variable, very changeable; frequent in morning, slower during day and evening.


Stitches in nipple on deep inspiration.


Stiffness of nape of neck. ~ Diphtheria.
Stitch in nape of neck.
Pressive pain in cervical glands.
Painless glandular swellings on neck.
Tensive pains in back on standing erect.
Simple pains which are apt to become excessive when touched; jerks through whole body.
Pains in back during chill.
Stitches in small of back.
Lancinating stitches as from a sharp knife, in back through loins, extending to legs.
Pain in sacrum, also when lying on back, morning in bed.
Spine disease, with gressus gallinaceus.
The back is bent forward.


Quivering jerks in deltoid muscle.
After anxiety sudden stroke as if right shoulder had been paralyzed by a stroke of lightning, which extended through whole arm, extending to tips of thumb, index and middle fingers; use of arm completely lost, can hardly raise it; sensation as if arm did not belong to her; on touching objects it seems as if they were covered with fine felt. ~ Hysterical paraplegia.
Pain in shoulder-joint as if dislocated, on moving arm.
Lancinating, cutting pain in shoulder-joint when bending arm forward.
Numb feeling of arms at night, in bed, with it a sensation as if something living were running in arm.
Pains in joints of arms, when bending them backwards, like from overexertion, or as if bruised.
Warm sweat in palms and on fingers.


Lancinating, cutting pains in hip-joint.
Pains, incisive, throbbing, intermittent; at first every other day, then daily; chilliness; mild, melancholic temperament; fever, but no thirst; returns every winter. ~ Sciatica.
Paroxysms of excruciating neuralgia of sciatic nerve and its perineal branches preceded by intense coldness and shivering, agg. at night, obliging her to get up and walk about room; pain acute, of a tearing, digging, boring character, and lasts sixty to ninety minutes, when it slowly departs.
Ischias: intermitting, chronic; amel. in summer, agg. in winter; beating as though it would burst hip joint, accompanied by chilliness, with thirst, flushes of heat, particularly in face, without thirst.
Boil on inner side of thigh.
Tumor large as an egg, a short distance above knee, quite movable, hard upon pressure; great nervousness, continually sighing, afraid she would die; great fear of coming sorrow or trouble; very despondent; slight twitching of muscles; drawing limbs to body.
Knees are involuntarily drawn upwards when walking; gressus gallinaceus.
Heat of knees, with coldness of nose.
Cracking of knees.
Tearing pains in back of legs.
Tearing pain in tendo achillis and calf, as though parts would be cut off; agg. standing, walking, or exerting muscles.
Numbness of feet, legs, and sometimes of lower limbs.
Coldness of feet and legs, extending above knee.
Heaviness of feet.
Burning in heels, at night; when they come in contact, however, they feel cold.
Bruised or stinging sensation in soles of feet.
Corns painful as if sore.
Convulsive jerking of lower limbs.
Staggering walk.


Trembling of limbs; languor.
Single jerks of limbs, when falling asleep.
Sudden spasmodic action of a muscle; limbs jerk.
Crawling, asleep sensation in limbs.
Tingling in limbs.
Pain as if sprained or dislocated, in shoulder, hip and knee-joints.
Neuralgic pain in right shoulder when raising arm or when turning it towards chest; loss of sensation in right knee and tension in same when stretching leg.
Painfullness of limbs on going to sleep.
Cold hands, and cold feet up to knees.


Rest: pains amel.; headache amel.
Change of position amel. pain.
Lying: pains in head amel.; vertigo.
Lying down: pains come again; toothache; itching around genitals; uterine pains amel.; hacking cough; jerking in forearm.
Lying on back: amel. headache; labor pains and trembling amel.; pains in sacrum; chorea amel.
Lying on side: headache agg.; pain as if nail was driven in head amel.
Must lie down: when pain in head is bad; after hemorrhage from rectum; after dinner.
Must bend head forward; lays it upon table.
Inclines head backward, or is drawn powerfully back.
Leaning forward: pain over nose amel.
Bends himself backward, so that he rests on head and feet.
Sitting: pain in anus amel.; blind piles painful; pain and sickness at stomach amel.; tremor of legs agg.
Sitting and standing very difficult: on account of chorea.
Drawing limbs to body.
Lower jaw thrust forward.
When fingers are extended: trembling of hands.
Change of position: often amel. pains; headache agg.; cramps in stomach amel.; frequent at night in bed.
Moving: pressure in stomach becomes cutting; pain in shoulder-joint on moving arm.
Slightest motion: of head agg. vertigo; of tongue agg. ptyalism.
Slight motion: knees give way.
Exerting muscles: agg. tearing in tendo achilles and calf.
Bending arm forward: lancinating pain in shoulder-joint.
Bending arms backward: pains in joints.
Turning arm to chest: neuralgic pain in right shoulder.
Raising arm: neuralgic pain in right shoulder.
Stretching leg: tension in it.
Dropping head forward: agg. headache.
Turning head suddenly: headache agg.
Tossing head: during dentition.
Trembling and shaking: of head.
Stooping: agg. vertigo; renews pain at root of nose; headache amel.; pain in a spot in right parietal bone agg.
Walking: pain in anus agg.; blind piles less painful; painful pressure in neck of bladder agg.; knees involuntarily drawn upwards; tearing pain in tendo achilles and calf agg.; as though breath would fail, becomes qualmish.
Standing: pain in anus agg.; blind piles painful; pain and sickness at stomach; tensive pain in back; tearing pain in tendo achilles and calf agg.; goes to sleep.
Obliging her to get up and walk about rooms: pain in sciatic nerve.
On ascending steps: jerking headache.
Stepping heavily: headache agg.
Stands still during walk: on account of cough.
Running: headache agg.
Throws himself wildly about in bed.

NERVES. [36]

Persons mentally and physically exhausted by long concentrated grief.
Oversensitive to pain.
Trembling and languor of limbs.
Trembling of hands when writing, most in anyone's presence, and getting agg. as soon as she fancies any one might notice it; appears also when fingers are extended.
Her trembling does not make much difference to her writing, but shows itself when she extends her fingers, more marked on right side.
Great languor or deep sleep, with stertorous breathing after or during fever.
Sensation as if she had been fasting a long time with flat taste and languor in limbs.
Faint feeling; false hunger; nausea and vomiting of mucus; habitual smoking.
Great weakness of whole body; on walking seems as though breath would fail, becomes qualmish in pit of stomach, and then coughs.
Great weakness and exhaustion of whole body; lassitude in evening.
Debility after arrest of hemorrhage, with disposition to be vehement or vexed.
A simple violent pain here and there in a small spot, as for example, on ribs, only noticed on touch.
Emotional hyperesthesia ending in depression and torpor; sexual desire with impotence.
Hysterical debility and fainting fits.
Mind very irritable; easily becomes sad; frequent attacks of pressing, cramping pain in forehead and occiput, face red, lachrymation; spasmodic constriction of throat, with difficult deglutition; much belching, hiccough; constriction of chest, respiration impeded, trembling of head, twitching of arms and legs with semi-consciousness, finally a deep sigh followed by profound sleep. ~ Hysteria.
After a quarrel with her husband, awoke next morning with a rhythmical tremor of entire left leg which gradually involved both legs; agg. sitting, did not interfere with walking; on following day was accompanied by choreic jerking of head from left to right, and slightly from above downwards. ~ Hysteria.
Anguish, shrieks for help, with suffocating constriction of throat; difficult deglutition; comes out of spasm with deep sighing. ~ Hysteria.
Hysteria characterized by a mental character which is mild, gentle, yielding though whimsical and introverted.
Hemicrania, globus hystericus, or sudden toothache attacking a healthy tooth, in hysterical subjects.
Great tendency to start.
Jerkings and twitchings in various parts of muscles.
Jerking, as if a mouse was crawling under skin, in one part of muscles of forearm, in evening after lying down.
Convulsive twitchings, especially after fright or grief.
Screaming with violent trembling all over; single parts seem to be convulsed.
Children are convulsed in sleep after punishment.
Convulsions in children in first period of dentition, with pale complexion, or in consequence of irregular innervation of capillaries, with remarkable redness of one cheek and cold nose; increased temperature of body transient; skin cool to touch.
Spasms in children: from fright or from worms; child pale, cold; fixed, staring look; occasional screams; vomits food; preceded by hasty drinking.
Spasms with cries or involuntary laughter.
Convulsions alternating with oppressed breathing.
Convulsions with loss of consciousness, and temporary inability to speak.
Convulsions: during dentition, with frothing at mouth, kicking with legs; during commencement of exanthematic fevers; of children, after punishment; after fear or fright; return at same hour, daily.
Suddenly feels sleepy and lies down, or goes to sleep standing and falls; lies quietly and unconsciously for half an hour, or several hours; eyes closed; makes fists; hides under bedcover, and peeps timidly from under it; extremities jerking upwards; body thrown upward and lower jaw thrust forward; suddenly wakes up gasping, and complains of hunger. ~ Spasms after fright.
Loss of consciousness, sudden or preceded by headache, especially at night; bends himself backward so that he rests on head and feet, throws himself wildly about and tumbles out of bed if not prevented; violent shocks affect the body and particularly chest; froth mixed with blood escapes from mouth; after ten or fifteen minutes spasms pass off but unconsciousness lasts for five or six hours; confused speech of which later he remembers nothing; passes stool or urine in every corner of room if not prevented; severe chill, during which body is cold as ice, ends the attack, which is followed by great mental and physical prostration.
Children during dentition, or even at an earlier or later period, are suddenly seized with spasms resembling epilepsy; they often occur without apparent cause or come on after child has been reprimanded for a fault and then put to bed; twitchings begin at corners of mouth so that child appears to smile, then spasms rapidly affect muscles of face, forehead, eyes, and often eyeballs, or eyes may be open, fixed and staring, with dilated pupils; frothing at mouth, biting of tongue or cheeks, teeth firmly clenched and immovable, trismus, twitching of arms, less often of feet, attacks last from five minutes to half an hour, after which child is covered with sweat and presents all the symptoms of congestion of brain, followed by soporous sleep, from which they are awakened by renewed spasms, or spasms return after a complete intermission; pulse frequent, often delirium and involuntary urination.
Clonic convulsions, in hysterical, fitful women.
Violent convulsions; often tonic spasms predominate.
Tetanic convulsions, with frequent inclination to yawn.
Tetanus after fright.
Spasms and tetanic convulsions in hysterical women and children; especially when falling asleep.
Catalepsy with bending backwards.
After fright, cataleptic attacks, lasting several hours and returning regularly every two months; gradually attacks became epileptiform in character, with violent convulsions and loss of consciousness; attacks also became more frequent, occurring every month, just before or after menses, and finally occurring after any accidental excitement; spasms and pain during menses.
Emotional trismus or opisthotonos; head drawn powerfully back, countenance livid, pupils dilated, respiration and deglutition of fluids difficult.
Children with pale complexion and blue rings around eyes; there gradually ensues a great degree of timidity and tendency to start, followed by involuntary movements of facial muscles, and of upper and lower extremities, gradually attaining the intensity of chorea.
Chorea: after fright or grief; agg. after eating; amel. lying on back.
Emotional chorea, especially after fright, grief, or other mental excitement, with sighing and sobbing; vacillating gait; liability to stumble and fall over small objects; trembling and twitching of various muscles; precipitancy of volition; patient expresses anxiety in his movements; agg. after eating, especially after dinner; after deep grief; amel. while lying on back.
Chorea in girls who have been frightened by threats or punishment; constant and involuntary twitching and throwing about of arms; objects are dropped from hands; twitching of eyes and shaking of head.
Sudden and severe chorea after being frightened by mouse running up arm; twitching in facial muscles and active movements in upper extremities, so that hands seemed always to be engaged in some sort of voluntary work; at one time put her hand to hair, at another to ear, now quickly extended arm as if to smooth dress, and so on the whole day; voluntary movements of hands so far lost that she could neither eat nor drink unassisted.
All sorts of motions and contortions of extremities, head also being affected; cannot walk nor use hands even to eat. ~ Chorea after fright.
Cries out when any one approaches bed, and at intervals repeats her crying, but is not capable of speaking a single word; hands and feet thrown violently about; convulsive distortion of muscles of face; head one moment bent backward, at another to side, and whole body is thrown violently about, tophi on hands and feet. ~ Chorea.
Chorea in such aggravated form that sitting and standing is extremely difficult; previous bright and active mind degenerated almost to a condition of idiocy.
Chorea; convulsions are greatest in mouth, producing much distortion of face; globus hystericus.
Nervous condition in influenza, with general convulsions and frothing at mouth; attacks resembling epilepsy.
Emotional epilepsy; caused by fright and suppressed grief; especially suitable for children; recent cases.
Convulsive movements in limbs with spasmodic closure of jaws; attacks lasted about half an hour, and recurred every four to seven days; they came on at all hours of day and night, and were occasioned by any mental excitement; finally attacks became more violent; fell down, became unconscious, thumbs turned into palms, convulsions and foaming at mouth, terminating in sleep; the longer the attacks were delayed the more violent they were; expression of face one of extreme melancholy. ~ Epilepsy after fright.
Face red; pulse full, 100; loss of consciousness; eyes fixed; convulsions of extremities with frothing at mouth; thumbs clenched; great thirst after consciousness is restored.
Silent, stupid state, with jerking of body, partial spasms of extremities, one limb or only certain muscles at a time; lassitude after a fit. ~ Epilepsy.
Chorea-like and epileptiform convulsions; paresis; anesthesia combined often with hyperesthesia of legs; subsultus tendinum; jerking of limbs; trembling of tongue; delirium tremens.
Paralysis after great mental emotion and night watching in sick chamber.
Hysterical paraplegia.
Perversion of co-ordinations of function; clavus hystericus.
Great mobility in nervous phenomena.

SLEEP. [37]

Sleeplessness: from grief, care, sadness; anxious thoughts and depressing emotions; after overstraining mind by racking business cares; before midnight; from ebullition of blood; with starting when falling asleep; inward restlessness, thirst, fever with anxiety from 2 to 5 A. M.
Sleep very light, hears everything, even distant sounds.
Restless sleep.
Spasmodic yawning: with pain in lower jaw, as if dislocated; so that water runs from eyes.
Hiccough in children; restlessness at night, and screaming during sleep.
When going to sleep jerks through whole body, or in a single limb, or a single muscle.
Very restless at night in bed; hysterical subjects.
Frequently changes his position at night in bed.
Snoring inspiration during sleep.
During sleep of children: chewing motion of mouth and startings (flexors); stamping feet and grinding teeth.
Child awakens from sleep: with piercing cries and trembles all over; in spasms after being punished and sent to bed.
Somnambulism; describes clearly the interior of brain; again sees everything that passes in street, but recollects nothing of it when awake. ~ Effects of wounded honor.
In his dream is occupied thinking of the same object throughout whole night; a fixed idea, which does not leave him on waking.
Dreams with reflections and deliberations.

TIME. [38]

The morning is the best time to give this remedy. H.
Aggravation at 4 A. M. and 4 P. M., lasting till evening.
Morning: pains come on at 9 o'clock and last till 2 P. M.; pain agg. till afternoon; when rising pains agg.; on awakening, headache which disappears on rising; headache agg.; stabbing pain in head begins on rising; toothache; gnawing pain in stomach; hurry of brain; great anxiousness, hollow, spasmodic cough; palpitation; pulse frequent; pains in sacrum, lying in bed; general heat.
From 2 to 5 A. M., inward restlessness, thirst, fever with anxiety.
At 11 A. M.: hungry.
During day: acrid tears; darting pains in vulva; pulse slow.
Afternoon: pain gradually amel. till evening; fever; heat of whole body; severe shaking chill.
At 4 P. M.: stabbing pain in head at its height.
At sunset: chilly.
Evening: incapacity for thought; hacking cough; hollow, spasmodic cough agg.; expectoration difficult; pulse slower; lassitude; jerking as if a mouse was crawling under skin in forearm; shaking chill, with redness of face; warm sweat in hands; when lying down, pains come on again; sudden pressure in head now in one place, now in another; toothache; slight fever; feeling of hunger; desire for stool; violent itching in rectum; itching around genitals; chilliness.
Night: agglutination of lids; nervous and restless painful pressure in region of pylorus; pressure in stomach agg.; cramps in stomach; colic; rumbling of wind agg.; diarrhea agg.; itching of anus; anxiousness; vomiting; falls asleep late; oppression of chest; palpitation with stitches in breast; numb feeling in arms; sciatica; burning of heels; loss of consciousness; restlessness; frequently changes position in bed; fever.
After midnight: fear of thieves on waking; oppression of chest agg.


Open air: walking in, aching in one-half of head; lachrymation agg. when exerting eye; itching amel. when getting heated, out doors.
Fresh air: blind piles agg.
Warmth: headache amel.; stabbing pains in head; chills agg.
Warm room: amel. chilliness.
Warm drink: cough.
Warm food: aversion to.
External warmth is intolerable; must be uncovered as soon as heat begins.
Heat: amel. headache.
Lying on a hot bed: amel. chill.
As soon as back is the least uncovered: chill begins.
Cold: pain in occiput agg.; pain in teeth.
Cold air: causes chilliness.
Cold winds: headache agg.
Cold water: washing hands agg. pain.

FEVER. [40]

Chill and chilliness, with increased pains.
Chilliness in face and on arms, with chattering of teeth and gooseflesh.
Chill commences in upper arms, spreads to back and chest, with heat of ears.
Coldness and chilliness of whole body, or only of posterior portions, amel. in warm room, or by a warm stove.
Chill proceeding from abdomen.
Chilliness about knees, which are not cold externally.
Chill of single parts only.
Shaking chill, with redness of face, in evening.
Chill: with great thirst for large quantities of water; amel. from external warmth.
Chilly at sunset or in cool air; very cold all over, with one-sided headache.
During chill: ill humor; violent thirst; colic; nausea; vomiting of food, bile or mucus; great paleness of face; pain in back; lameness of lower limbs; urticaria.
Chill amel. after eating.
Internal chill, with external heat.
External coldness, with internal heat.
Continuous quick alternations from heat to cold.
Hot knees, with cold nose.
One ear and one cheek red and burning; the other cold and pale.
Heat with cold feet.
Heat or coldness of single parts.
One-sided burning heat of face.
External warmth is intolerable, must be uncovered as soon as heat begins.
External heat and redness, without internal heat; flushes.
Heat of whole body, in afternoon, without thirst, with sensation of dryness of skin, though with some perspiration on face.
General heat in morning in bed, with thirst, does not wish to be uncovered.
Frequent flushes of heat with sweat.
Fainting during the heat or sweat.
Sudden attack of continued fever, consequence of reverse of fortune.
During heat: deep snoring sleep; frequent sighing; beating headache; vertigo; delirium; pain in stomach and bowels; no thirst; vomiting of ingesta, with coldness of feet and spasmodic twitching of extremities; nettlerash over whole body, with violent itching, easily relieved by scratching, disappears with sweat.
Hunger after fever.
Sweat slight, or only on face.
Sensation as if sweat would break out, which, however, does not follow.
Warm perspiration of extremities.
Warm sweat on hands, or on inner surface of hands and fingers, in evening.
Sweat: at times cold, but generally warm and somewhat sour smelling; without thirst; during a meal; when eating, only on small spot on face; often confined to upper part of body; in hands.
Paroxysm preceded by much yawning and stretching; in afternoon severe shaking chill, particularly on back and arms, with thirst, lasting about an hour, followed by heat of whole body, with cold feet; internal shuddering with red cheeks and warm skin which is only amel. by onset of sweat, which usually lasts several hours; during heat and sweat no thirst; short periodical attacks of pressing pains in head from within out; accompanied by tearing in forehead, both amel. lying; dull, pressing pain in epigastrium; oppression of chest; appetite increased; ineffectual urging to stool followed by hard stool; heaviness in limbs with pain in joints; during apyrexia great lassitude; knees give way on slight motion; sound sleep with snoring respiration; taciturn, indifferent, startled when spoken to; tongue white and moist; lips cracked and dry; face pale; pulse small, and somewhat increased during fever. ~ Tertian ague.
Slight chilliness gradually extending over whole body, and finally becoming a shaking chill with chattering teeth; stretching, yawning, tearing in limbs, and great thirst; nausea with vomiting; vomits the water she drinks, mixed with slime; oppression of chest; vomiting at end of chill, followed by heat without thirst; headache; sweat without thirst; chilliness of long duration, heat and sweat being much shorter. ~ Tertian ague.
Paroxysm assuming all types-quotidian, tertian, quartan, anticipating or postponing, and coming on at all hours of day or night; chill severe and pronounced, lasting usually about an hour, with intense thirst only during chill; chill amel. by external warmth; as soon as chill began, although temperature was over 90, would go at once to stove, and “over a hot fire drink the hydrant dry;” fever well developed, with much headache and vertigo, but no thirst; rarely any perspiration, and with exception of some vertigo felt well during apyrexia.
Slight chill lasting about half an hour, and accompanied by violent thirst and vomiting; after chill pains in breast, followed by heat with headache; no sweat.
During paroxysm: vertigo on lying; palpitation of heart; chilliness with thirst; chilliness amel. by external warmth; heat and sweat without thirst; chill amel. by lying in a hot bed; great weakness during fever.
Severe chill followed by dry heat, sweating stage absent; thirst before, during and after chill, with pains and lassitude in lower limbs and diarrhea. ~ Quartan ague.
Chill amel. by wrapping up warm; begins as soon as back is least uncovered; jerking of limbs; jactitation.
Ague recurring each Spring for several years and annually suppressed by Quinine; thirst during chill.
Quotidian fever with violent thirst at commencement of violent and continuous chills; is quiet and taciturn.
Return of chill in one month, in a boy, aet. 7, of mild, quiet disposition, very laconic in speech; headache between paroxysms, chill with thirst amel. from external warmth; fever with heavy sleep, perspiration light.
Strumming sensation in body. ~ Intermittent.
Apyrexia: heaviness in head; throbbing in temples; sensation as if head was smaller; burning in head with cold hands and feet; face pale; eruption on lips and in corners of mouth; lips dry and chapped; pappy taste in mouth; hungry about 11 A. M., but little or no appetite at time of meals; aching pain in pit of stomach; colic, with hard stools and ineffectual urging; pain in back and limbs; irritation to cough in larynx, sensation as of a foreign body lying over it; languor, apathy, giving away of knees, starting in sleep, or sound sleep with snoring; sleep usually continues from heat through sweating stage into apyrexia.
Type: quotidian; tertian; quartan; irregular; continually changing, especially after abuse of quinine; paroxysms accompanied by spasmodic symptoms.
Time: irregularity of hour; paroxysm at sunset, late in afternoon or evening, then fever heat all night; anteponing paroxysms, usually postponing.
Attacks irregular both in periodicity and evolution of their stages.
Typhoid fever in women or in young men; for some time before attack patient does not feel well, then suddenly and without any gradual exacerbations the paroxysm sets in and is usually very severe; fever begins in afternoon and continues through whole night; patient although suffering greatly cannot clearly describe his symptoms, and does not know where he is ailing or what is the matter with him; almost beside himself with impatience and despair, and cries out for help to those standing about; easily frightened, fears this or that may hurt him; sensation as if swung to and fro in a swing or cradle; least noise or jar aggravates the complaints; during first five days paroxysms begin with slight chilliness and coldness, with or without thirst, followed by heat with chilly creepings and thirstlessness; as the disease progresses chilliness precedes fever; yawning and stretching; severe throbbing headache in forehead and over eyes, agg. from light; pain in nape of neck, neck as if stiff; bitter taste and dryness in mouth, without thirst, latter being only present during chill; choking sensation from stomach up into throat with oppression of chest, amel. from belching; pressure as from a stone in pit of stomach; indescribable sensation in pit of stomach over which there is a feeling of constriction accompanied by shortness of breath, as if lower part was tightly laced; severe palpitation of heart, patient often losing consciousness, eyes are closed and respiration seems suspended; trembling and shaking of single parts; attacks; begin and end with stretching and yawning; pressure, or weak and empty feeling in stomach, which is somewhat painful to touch; constipation; severe, indescribable pains in back and limbs; strumming through limbs; jerking of tendons; at no time sweat, skin generally dry; great sleeplessness; on falling into a doze starts up, affrighted by various visions; troublesome dreams.


Complaints return at precisely the same hour.
Acute paroxysms: chronic tonsillitis.
Momentary disappearance of pain by change of position.
Periodical: fits of vertigo; headache weekly, fortnightly or monthly; headache gradually increases, suddenly abates; attacks of weakness; attacks of cramps in stomach; abdominal spasms; attacks of pressing pain in head; convulsions.
Irregularity of hour: paroxysm at sunset, late in afternoon or evening.
Every 3 to 4 hours: merry and lachrymose moods alternate.
Twice a day: bowel must be returned after stool; paroxysms of anxiety lasting for hours.
Every morning at 8 A. M.: agg. until 10.30, when gradually amel. and entirely disappears at about 1 P. M.
Every day: pain in anus; pains in lower limbs; at same hour, convulsions.
Periodically every afternoon: spasmodic ructus and singultus.
At 7 to 8 P. M. attacks of extremely severe pains in stomach, more frequently at midnight, lasting 2 to 3 hours.
Every evening: half hour after going to bed, pain in right lower jaw lasting from one to one and a half hours.
Every other day: incisive pains in lower limbs.
Day before headache: irritable disposition.
Day after headache: feels as though it might return.
Every four to seven days: attacks of convulsive movements in limbs.
Weekly: same hour (11 A. M.) and day, nervous headache.
Every ten to fourteen days: nausea.
Every month: headache; just before or after menses, cataleptic attacks.
Every two months: cataleptic attacks.
Every Spring: ague recurs.
Every Winter: pains in lower limbs.
During dentition: metastasis from bowels to brain; spasms.
During menses: spasms and pain.
Five minutes to half an hour: duration of spasms.
Lasting sixty to ninety minutes: pain in sciatic nerve.
Chill lasts one hour, sweat lasts several hours.
Lasting till 5 P. M. every day: contractive pain in anus and stitches up rectum.
Lasting several hours: cataleptic attacks.
Lasts from five to six hours: spasms.
For many days: painless contraction of anus.
For six months: lachrymation; pain in eyes with headache.


Right: heaviness of arm; pressive headache in side of forehead extending to eye; headache above orbit at root of nose; pressure in frontal region; intense pain over eye; throbbing pains on side of forehead from eyebrow around eye; pain in a spot in parietal bone; pain in breast; two chipping ulcers at upper margin of cornea; pain in lower jaw; parotid swollen; diphtheria commences right side; shoulder as if paralyzed; neuralgic pain in shoulder; loss of sensation in knee; trembling of hands agg. right side.
Left: pains from head into eye; eye smaller; as if a particle was in external canthus; pain in eye; burning and watering of eye; rawness on side of throat; pain in hypochondrium; sharp sticking left of umbilicus; pain low down side of abdomen; stitches side of chest; rhythmical tremor of entire leg.
From left to right: choreic jerking of head.
From above downward: jerking of head.
From within outward: pain over nose in forehead; pressing pain in head.
From without inward: in brain.


Oversensitiveness to pain.
Pressing pain from in out, like from a hard, pointed body.
Tension in internal parts.
Pain in small, circumscribed spots.
Pain as from dislocations in joints; cutting as from a knife; tingling as of ants; as though eyeball would be pressed out; as though needles were pushed through into brain; pressure as of a weight on vertex; as if a nail was being driven out through side of head; as if temples would be pressed out; as if brain was beaten and bruised; as if nerve of tooth was shattered and crushed; as if head would burst; as if headache might return; as if tears were in one eye; as of sand in eyes; as if upper lid was too dry; as if eye would fall out; as if a foreign particle was in left external canthus; as if inside of under lip was raw and sore; jaws feel as if crushed; as if teeth were crushed into fragments; as if food lodged over orifice of stomach and could not get down; anterior half of tongue as if numb; tongue as if burnt or raw; bread feels as if too dry; as if epigastrium was raw inside; as if large morsel of food or plug was sticking in middle of throat; as from a lump in throat; as if swallowing over a bone; feeling in stomach as from fasting; as if stomach and intestines were hanging down relaxed; as if a number of pins were sticking in stomach; as if stomach was shortened; as if a stone was pressing in region of pylorus; as if he would like to vomit; as if rectum was distended with gas; hemorrhoids as if excoriated; sees everything as through a fog; as if all parts were asleep; as if she had no feeling in epigastrium; as if stockings were cold and damp; chest as if too small; pains as from a sharp cutting knife through back; as if right shoulder had been paralyzed; as if arm did not belong to her; as if objects touched were covered with fine felt; looks around bed as if to find something; as if he had committed some crime; as if she had done something wrong; as if some great misfortune was about to happen; as if shoulder-joint was dislocated; as if something living was running in arm; pain in joints of arms as if bruised; beating as though hip-joint would burst; as if back of leg would be cut off; corns as if sore; hip and knee-joints as if dislocated; as if she had been fasting a long time; as if a mouse was crawling under skin in forearm; as if jaw was dislocated; as if sweat would break out; as if head was smaller; as of a foreign body lying over larynx; as if swung to and fro in a swing or cradle; neck as if stiff; pressure as from a stone in pit of stomach; as if lower part of stomach was tightly laced; as if flesh was loose on bones on account of blows.
Pain: from forehead to middle of vertex; in back and nape of neck; from head to left eye; in head with every throb of arteries; in occiput; in a spot in right parietal bone; in right breast; in outer part of head; in periorbital region; in upper part of lid; in eyes; from head into left eye; in smaller twigs of facial nerves; in right lower jaw; in submaxillary glands; in teeth; in limbs; in back of head, nucha; in ears; in left hypochondrium; in anus; from sacral region through to front; at stomach low down left side of abdomen; in trachea; in penis; in back; in sacrum; in shoulder-joint; in joints of arms; in lower jaw; in back; in stomach and bowels; in joints; in breast; in lower limbs.
Intolerable pain: in back.
Furious headache.
Intense pain: over right eye and seemingly through supraorbital foramen.
Extreme pain: in both temples; from eye to top of head; in epigastrium; in stomach.
Intensely sore pain: at entrance to vagina.
Indescribable pain: in back and limbs.
Excruciating neuralgia: of sciatic nerve and its branches.
Simple violent pain: in small spots.
Pain very acute, driving him almost frantic: through eyes to head.
Tearing pain: in forehead; in back of legs; in tendo achilles; in calf; in limbs.
Acute, tearing, digging, boring pain: in sciatic nerve.
Lancinating: in sides of abdomen; in uterus.
Lancinating, cutting pain: in shoulder-joint; in hip-joint.
Lancinating boring: deep in brain.
Lancinating stitches: in back through loins to legs.
Stabbing pain: deep seated in eyes, going to occiput and nape of neck finally to vertex; in rectum.
Darting: in face; in epigastrium; in vulva.
Cutting: deep in rectum.
Cutting stinging: in abdomen.
Gnawing cutting: in stomach.
Stitches: in soft palate extending to ear; in throat; in parotid; in stomach; from abdomen into chest; in sides of abdomen; up rectum; in hemorrhoidal tumors; in lower part of rectum; in breast; in left side of chest; in nipple; in nape of neck; in small of back.
Sharp sticking: generally in one spot; in superciliary ridge, temple or side of head; above and to left of umbilicus.
Sticking: in palate to inner ear; in throat; in stomach.
Stinging pain: in forehead; in throat.
Twisting pain: in face.
Fearful griping and cutting: in uterus.
Drawing and griping: in abdomen.
Pinching: in umbilical region.
Boring pain: in face; in front teeth.
Pressing, cramping pain: in forehead; in occiput.
Cramp pains: in stomach; in abdomen; in uterus.
Twitching pain: in forehead; in eye; in stomach.
Incisive, throbbing pains: in lower limbs.
Throbbing pain: in right side of forehead; in head; in occiput; in temples.
Labor-like pains: in uterus.
Bearing-down pain: in abdomen.
Neuralgic pain: in head; in eyes; in rectum; in right shoulder.
Beating: in hip-joint; in head.
Ulcerative pain: on margin of prepuce.
Severe contractive pain: in anus.
Contractive colic.
Contractive sore pain: in rectum.
Dragging pains: about pelvis.
Crampy pressure: in uterus.
Pressing pain: in head; in forehead; in stomach.
Pressive pain: in frontal region; above root of nose; in right side of forehead, extending down into right eye; in eyes; in rectum; in cervical glands.
Pressive, drawing pain: above right orbit at root of nose.
Painful pressure: on upper surface of brain; in region of pylorus; in region of spleen; at pit of stomach; in rectum; with scraping sensation in neck of bladder.
Dull, pressing pain: in epigastrium.
Sudden pressure: in head, now in one place, now in another.
Pressure: in right frontal region above eyebrow; from without inward in head; as of a weight on vertex; in temples; in eye; in pit of stomach; in stomach; over stomach; in sacrum; in rectum; in anus; on chest.
Drawing pain: beginning at forehead, extending down one-half of nose; in face; in umbilical region.
Spasmodic pains: in stomach; in abdomen.
Jerking: of head; through whole body when going to sleep; in a single limb; in a single muscle; of tendons.
Bruised pain: in small of back; in soles of feet.
Dull pain: in head, confined to right half of forehead and right eye; in forehead; in face; in rectum.
Aching: in one half of head; in pit of stomach.
Raw pain: in mucous membrane of mouth.
Soreness: of inner nose; in teeth; of inner mouth; of throat; of anus and rectum; in urethra; on margin of prepuce; in larynx.
Sore, burning pain: in rectum.
Burning heat: in vagina; in feet.
Burning: in head; in eyes; in epigastrium; in stomach; in urethra; in heels; in one ear and cheek.
Heat: in head; of whole body; of knees.
Stinging: in soles of feet.
Smarting: in rectum; in urethra.
Sore and bruised feeling: of head; of face.
Tenderness: of teeth.
Tensive pain: in back.
Tension: under ribs; in rectum; in right knee.
Compressive, burning pain: extending through sinciput and eyes.
Suffocating constriction: of throat.
Constrictive sensation: in trachea and larynx; above throat pit; of chest; of anus; at heart.
Spasmodic constriction: of throat.
Choking sensation: from stomach up into throat, with oppression of chest.
Anxious feeling: in precordia; mounts up to abdomen.
Hemorrhoidal pains: in anus.
Indescribable sensation: in pit of stomach over which there is a feeling of constriction.
Fullness: in pit of stomach; in epigastrium; under ribs.
Sensation of protrusion: in umbilical region.
Weight: at back of head.
Heaviness: of head; of right arm; of eye; in pit of stomach; of feet; in limbs.
Oppression: begins at stomach spreads to throat; of chest.
Lameness: of lower limbs.
Weakness: in pit of stomach; of whole body.
Lassitude: of limbs.
Sinking sensation: in pit of stomach.
Peculiar sensation of weakness: in upper abdomen and pit of stomach.
Weary sensation: in chest.
Empty feeling: of head; of stomach and chest; at pit of stomach; at epigastrium.
Faint feeling: at pit of stomach.
Sinking: in pit of stomach.
Flabby feeling: in stomach.
Stiffness: of nape of neck; of nucha and muscles (trapezius) on each side of this ligament.
Dryness: of skin; of mouth.
Strumming: through limbs.
Quivering jerks: in deltoid muscle.
Trembling: in stomach.
Ringing: in ears.
Numb feeling: of arms; of feet; of legs.
Numb and stupid feeling: in brain.
Trickling: above pit of stomach.
Tingling: in anus; in limbs.
Crawling, asleep sensation: in limbs.
Crawling: in pharynx; low down in rectum.
Creeping sensation: in lower part of rectum.
Formication: in face.
Itching: of nose; of anus; in lower part of rectum; in forepart of urethra; on genitals; on margin of prepuce.
Violent itching: over whole body; in rectum.
Chilliness: in face; on anus spreads to back; of whole body or of posterior portions; about knees.
Coldness: of nose; of feet and legs; of hands and feet up to knees.


Inflammation of external parts.
External parts become black.
Hemorrhages, blood dark.
Painless swelling of glands.
Sensation as of dislocation in joints.
Chlorosis in sensitive, nervous and hysteric women, inclined to spasmodic and intermittent complaints; induced by mental emotions, such as grief, fright, disappointed love.
Chlorosis: stomach very delicate; edema of lower limbs; globus hystericus.
Suitable to persons who had been starving either from want or other causes.
Pains as if contused or sprained, or sensation as if flesh was loose on bones in consequence of blows.


Generally agg. from slight touch; amel. from hard pressure; amel. from scratching.
Worse during passive motion, riding and after it.
Touch: scalp tender; head painful; region of pylorus sensitive; cramp pains in uterus agg.; heels when they come in contact feel cold; simple, violent pain in small spot here and there, only noticed on touch; stomach painful; ulcers agg.
Pressure: soft, amel. headache; pains amel.; pain in epigastrium; pain in stomach agg.; pain in left hypochondrium agg.; uterine pains amel.; ulcers amel. from hard pressure.
Slightest contact agg. cramps in stomach.
Frequently obliged to loosen clothing.

SKIN. [46]

Great sensitiveness of the skin to a draft of air.
Itching: better from gentle scratching; when getting heated in open air.
Fine pricking like flea bites.
Eruption on face.
Skin chafed, sore.
Chilblains, excoriation and vesicles.
Ulcers: painless; discharge scanty; burning; generally agg. from slight touch, amel. from hard pressure.


Especially adapted to nervous temperament; women of a sensitive, easily excited nature; dark hair and skin, but mild disposition; quick to perceive, rapid in execution.
The patient is sensitive, peevish, excitable, hysterical, with sanguine, nervous temperament; is delicate; falls easily in love; is romantic; bears trials meekly; readily falls into clonic spasms after mental agitation.
Stands in same relation to children and women that Nux vom. does to sanguine, bilious men. [Obs. There are many more Ignatia persons in North America than Nux vom. persons, at least this side of Mason and Dixon's line. Hg.]
Healthy child, aet. 9 months; mother suffering from nervous disorders; spasms.
Child, aet. 1 1/2, mother had severe fright during pregnancy; epileptiform spasms.
Boy, aet. 4, girl, aet. 6; epilepsy.
Boy, aet. 7, mild, quiet disposition, laconic in speech; intermittent.
Girl, aet. 9, after fright; spasms.
Boy, after fright: spasmodic affection.
Girl, aet. 10, blonde, graceful; after fright; epilepsy.
Boy, aet. 10, robust, but pale, had tapeworm after fright; spasms.
Girl, aet. 10, after catching cold, pain in limbs, followed by gouty swellings of joints; chorea.
Girl, aet. 11, sick eight days; angina.
Girl, aet. 11; chorea.
Boy, aet. 12, suffering seven months; chorea.
Girl, aet. 12, after being frightened by a fire; spasms.
Girl, aet. 14; hysterical cramps.
Girl, aet. 17, weak; affection of mind.
Man, aet. 17; tertian ague.
Colored girl, aet. 17; exophthalmus.
Girl, aet. 18, delicate appearance, white skin, somewhat pale face, menses regular, has suffered several years; hysteria.
Italian girl, aet. 18, commenced menstruating at 12; four years ago in consequence of fright, epilepsy.
Girl, when five years old was pushed into a stream, the chill and fright bringing on violent fever; followed a fortnight later by attacks from which she has since suffered; menses set in at 14 without bringing relief; epilepsy.
Man, aet. 19; quartan ague.
Girl, aet. 19; amenorrhea.
Man, aet. 20, sanguine, choleric temperament, strong and well nourished, after deep mortification; melancholy.
Girl, aet. 20, deformed; affection of stomach.
Girl, aet. 20, sanguine temperament, very sensitive to joy or sorrow; melancholy.
Girl, aet. 20; affection of mind.
Man, aet. 21, cheerful disposition, after fright; epilepsy.
Woman, aet. 24, since fifteenth year suffering from attacks of headache, vertigo and vomiting; for last two years after least mental disturbance, convulsions.
Nursing woman, aet. 24, after fright; convulsions.
Woman, aet. 24, has conceived four times within the last seven months; headaches.
Girl, aet. 25; after grief; affection of stomach.
Woman, aet. 25, married eight years, but had never borne children; hysteria.
Woman, aet. 26, very irritable, dark hair, delicate build, well educated, childless, has suffered since first appearance of menses; dysmenorrhea.
Woman, aet. 26, had ague three years ago, delicate, yellow skin, spleen enlarged, suffering four days; intermittent fever.
Married woman, aet. 27, strumous, leuco-phlegmatic diathesis; vaginismus.
Man, aet. 28, soldier, strong and healthy, coming from a swampy district; tertian ague.
Woman, aet. 28, half year ago was greatly frightened by a cat which tore to pieces her canary bird; affection of mind.
Woman, aet. 29, mother of two children, has suffered for several years; hemorrhoids.
Woman, aet. 30, nervous temperament, irritable, lively and responsive disposition, after long nursing; hysterical paraplegia.
Strong man, aet. 30, gardener; facial neuralgia.
Delicate lady, has had children in rapid succession; prosopalgia.
Lady artist, dark complexion, excessively nervous; conjunctivitis.
Young widow, tall, slender, dark hair, eyes and skin; affection of stomach.
Woman, after being cured of headache, pains in stomach and fluor albus, by Pulsat.; affection of stomach.
Woman, suffering eleven years, since birth of first child; hemorrhoids.
Woman, aet. 33, seven months pregnant with her fifth child; puerperal convulsions.
Man, aet. 33, carpenter, after great mental excitement, eight years previously; epilepsy.
Woman, aet. 34, during lactation; affection of shoulder and knee.
Plethoric lady, aet. 35, mother of eleven children; prosopalgia.
Woman, aet. 35, mother of three children, for three years; tumor above knee.
Man, aet. 36, weak, after quarrelsome life; epilepsy.
Woman, aet. 36, thin, weak, confined three weeks ago; hemorrhoids.
Woman, aet. 37, corpulent, twelve years ago gave birth to child, since which time has been suffering; affection of eyes.
Woman, aet. 39, unmarried, spare habit, bilious temperament; headache.
Woman, aet. 40; affection of mind.
Patient, aet. 40; prosopalgia.
Woman, aet. 40, pregnant, after fright; pain in epigastrium and abdomen.
Woman, aet. 42, from the country; affection of mind.
Woman, aet. 42, subject to attacks of migraine, after typhoid fever; ptyalism.
Woman, aet. 42; after being greatly frightened by seeing grandson carried into house apparently drowned; affection of mind.
Woman, aet. 44, wife of inn keeper, after grief and much trouble; melancholy.
Strong woman, aet. 46; ague.
Strong woman, aet. 46, blonde, after being angered and overheated; spasms.
Strong, healthy woman, aet. 46; neuralgia of face.
Man, aet. 48, married, red hair, blue eyes; headache.
Woman, aet. 50, sedentary habits, suffering for three months; sciatica.
Manufacturer, aet. 54, after business embarrassments; affection of mind.
Mrs. G., aet. 54, blonde; leuco-phlegmatic; rather fleshy; passed climacteric four years ago; till eight years ago healthy, since then subject to nervous periodical headaches.
Man, aet. 68, artist, thin and weak, sanguine and lively temperament; affection of stomach.
Aged women, oversensitive to external impressions; spinal affection (paralysis, fixed pain in spine); habitual constipation; right half of body weakest; vertigo.

RELATIONS. [48] [Ing.]

Antidoted by: Arnic., Camphor., Chamom., Coccul., Coffea, Pulsat.
It antidotes effects of brandy, coffee, chamomile tea, tobacco, Zincum.
Compatible: Arsen., Bellad., Calc. ostr., Cinchon., Lycop., Nux vom., Pulsat., Rhus tox., Sepia, Sulphur.
Incompatible: Coffea, Nux vom., Tabac.
Compare: Calc. ostr., Chamom., Coffea, Nux vom., Stramon.


Source: The Guiding Symptoms of Our Materia Medica Vol. 06, 1888
Description: Clinical materia medica of Ignatia amara
Remedies: Ignatia amara
Author: Hering, C.; Raue, C.G.; Knerr, C.B.; Mohr, C.
Year: 1888
Editing: errors only; interlinks; formatting
Attribution: Legatum Homeopathicum
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