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Zingiber. (Zingiber Officinale.)

Ginger. Zingiberaceae.

Introduced by Franz, Stapf's Archiv, vol. 13, p. 182; Gundelach's provings, containing observations by Hering, Raue and Lippe.


- Asthma, C. Hg., MSS.; Diarrhea, Hoopes, Hah. Mo., vol. 7, p. 271; C. Hg., Tafel, MSS.; Suppression of urine, A. J. H. M. M., vol. 2, p. 27.

MIND. [1]

Cheerful, good-humored, a pleasing sensation in his system.
Not in the least anxious, in physical suffering from threatened suffocation. ~ Asthma.
Increased activity of brain.
Forgetful; weak memory.
Irritable and chilly, in evening, also during menses.
Nervous and fidgety.
Felt very uncomfortable, did not know what to do.


Vertigo, limbs heavy.
Head feels too large.
Feels confused and empty in his head.
Dizziness; vertigo.
Dizziness and heaviness in all her limbs.


Frontal headache in morning.
Sensation as if contents of head pressed into forehead and root of nose, when stooping.
Drawing: frontal headache, especially over root of nose, at 6 A. M.
Frontal headache over eyes and root of nose; also when he exerts himself.
Very fine, but violent stitches in forehead.
Headache when he exerts himself; a drawing pressure on frontal bone.
Frontal headache, especially over eyes; agg. when laughing, talking or stooping.
Pressing-drawing headache, as if right eye were pressing out.
Headache, at first over left forehead, then changing about, at 11 A. M.
Slight dull pain over left eye, with stitches now and then; agg. by going into cold air, afternoon and evening; dull, heavy, with stitches now and then during day.
Stinging pain over left eye, at 5 P. M., when it passed off she had a pressing frontal headache, eyes somewhat sensitive to light.
Drawing-pressing pain over left eye, at 7 P. M.
Over left eye a dull headache, from 9 till 10 P. M.
Twitching over right eye and in muscles of neck.
Sharp aching, drawing pain over eyebrows; followed by nausea, lasting but a few moments in a warm room; later, more aching with heavier sensation than in morning, extending all around head, more heavy on left vertex; afterward heavier over right eye and in left occiput; this diagonal direction it took after circular pain passed off; later pain over right eye, and heavy pressing pain in left occiput, all in a warm room, continuing in cold, damp air, and in motion, and by sitting at rest.
Dull pressing headache, more in forehead and temples, with same pain in left eye.
(In sick:) Pressing pain and numbness in both temples, pressure on eyes, heat in face, fainting weakness.
(In sick:) Heavy pressure in forehead, especially in temples; head feels too large, with heat in face, and humming in ears.
Rush of blood to head, especially in temples.
A beating pain in left temple.
Drawing pain in left temple and over left eyebrow, at 5 P. M.
Dull aching-pressing pain in left temple till she went to sleep, 8 P. M.; pressing headache in temples in afternoon and evening.
Headache internally, above temples, like a pressing-drawing while walking in open air, with head covered; amel. when standing still, uncovering head, and in a warm room.
Slight headache in both temples; dull and sore feeling over left eye at 11 P. M.; dull pressing-drawing headache, which at last settled in right temple.
After eating bread, immediately a pressing headache in temples.
Headache in temples, and stiff neck.
Left vertex sore, agg. on touching.
Dull heavy pain in left vertex and in arms and legs, at 11 A. M.
Pulsating pain in vertex, right side; agg. by rising.
Dull, pressing headache on left side, with heat in head and much thirst, in evening.
Pressing-drawing frontal headache, more on left side, at noon; dull drawing with oppressive heat; afterward pain over eye; dull, pressive, heavy all over, but more on forehead, with stiff neck.
When in church, pain over left eye, drawing extended a little to right, and then settled in right occiput, where she felt heavy drawing pain for about two hours, with headache in front, with nausea, and as if she were going to faint; at same time very chilly.
Beating pressure in left occiput.
Pain encircling head; dull, heavy pain, like a board pressing through whole head, continuing for one and a half hours, at 11 A. M.
Circle of pain extended in a line around head through cerebellum; shifting.
Dull, heavy pain encircling head above eyes, to occiput.
Headache, with stiffness of neck on left side.
Head feels as if pressed.
Heavy pressure in head from without inward, when walking in cold, damp air.
Pressing pain with heat all head, in morning.
Headache agg. from moving, stooping and noise; amel. after dinner and in a room.
Headache, with heat in head.
Head feels sore to touch; dull headache.
Hemicrania; nervous headache.


Itching on scalp, head and cheeks.


Sudden glimmering before eyes.
Eyes sensitive to light: with headache; in evening; with stinging pain in eyeballs.
Weakness of sight; dimness of cornea.
Smarting burning in eyes.
In left eye a sensation as from a grain of sand, ceases on rubbing.
Sharp, drawing pain through and around eyeballs and superciliary ridges.
Pressure: on eyes; in left eye; dull, in left eye, with headache; in and over left eye; beating pressure in left occiput, in evening.
Watery eyes.
Fine stitches inside eyelids.
Transient sensation on margin of eyelids, like a cutting from above downward.


During day more sensitive to noise, increases her headache.
(In sick:) Humming in ears.
Drawing tearing in right ear; tearing at 7 P. M.


Sneezing and ineffectual attempts to sneeze.
While her cough is worse, streaks of blood in watery discharge from nose.
Discharge of pure water from right nostril, later all symptoms of a cold in head; running from right nostril seems agg.; left nostril is becoming affected like right; watery discharge from both nostrils, especially in open air.
Sense of painful dryness in nose.
Dryness and obstruction in posterior nares, with discharge of thick mucus.
Intolerable itching of nose, not amel. by scratching.
Red pimples on both sides of alae nasi.
Nose feels obstructed; much thirst, dryness in mouth, cannot breathe through nose; when obstruction passed off she had more watery discharge.


(In sick:) Face red and hot.
Exhausted look, blue under eyes, before menses.
Two large red pimples on left cheek.
Drawing in left upper jaw to temples.


Soreness in right lower jaw, with a little swelling, in morning.
Drawing pain: in left lower jaw; in two molar teeth; from second molar tooth to first incisor; in all teeth, at 5 P. M.; at 9 P. M.
Drawing, stinging pain from left lower jaw to first incisor at 10 P. M. and in night.
Dry lips and mouth in morning.
Itching in beard.
Large scarlet-red pimples on face, on forepart of head and on neck.


Pressure and drawing in roots of teeth.
All teeth of lower jaw began to be painfully sensitive with a pressing-drawing in roots.
Drawing pain in left lower teeth, has a decayed tooth in this side, at 7 P. M., returns after being in air.


Taste of food remains, especially that of bread.
Slimy bad taste in morning, with diarrhea.


Breath smells foul to herself, as from disordered stomach.
Great dryness of root of mouth and posterior nares, which are entirely stopped.
Slimy mouth, in morning; very slimy taste on rising.
Burning in mouth.
Much saliva, with little vesicles on tongue and gums, which feel sore.


Choanae stopped up; increased mucous secretion, no fever.
Tickling in throat, more no left side, irritates to cough.
Soreness in throat and pit of stomach, with looseness of mucus in throat.
On awaking, dryness of throat and difficult swallowing, it is as if there were an obstacle in the way; same dryness in throatpit in swallowing; there is something in way over which it has to pass, raised thick, hard mucus.
Dryness of throat, feeling of swelling externally, constant desire to swallow, and pressure with slight stinging pain.


Much thirst; mouth dry; with heat in head and headache; at night; in morning; dry lips and mouth.
No desire to smoke.
Drinks water on account of rancid feeling, with cough.


After bread: headache, pressure in stomach.
Complaints from eating melons, particularly canteloupes. ~ Colic. ~ Diarrhea.


Eructations: of wind; incomplete eructations; in evening; with diarrhea.
Nausea: on rising; much rumbling; after morning stool; with empty feeling in stomach; with headache; with backache; after a short unrefreshing sleep, could not get to sleep again; with colic after drastics.
Sickness, sick feeling through whole day and night.
Frequently a nauseous rising from stomach into chest.
On rising, qualmishness; much wind and rumbling in bowels, preceded by a slight drawing pain in lower part of abdomen, at 7 A. M.
Nausea: vomiting of mucus in drunkards.


Acidity of stomach, eructations.
Weak digestion; stomach heavy like a stone; retarded stool.
Soreness in pit of stomach and in throat.
Pressure in stomach after eating bread.
Pain in stomach and back.
Heaviness, like a stone in stomach, cannot sleep, feels nervous and fidgety, with cramps in soles and palms, and hoarseness such as she had in cholera; drawing pain from pit of stomach under sternum, where it feels like flatulence.


Heavy pain in right hypochondrium, toward back, agg. from deep breathing.
Stitches in spleen and pressure in left eye; slight headache, agg. by moving.
Stitching pain in left hypochondrium.
Stinging pain in left hypochondrium at night.


Sensation of nausea in abdomen two hours after usual stool in morning.
Abdomen distended; moving, rolling in bowels.
Rumbling in left side of abdomen; flatus; sometimes a slight pain through bowels.
A sudden drawing-stinging pain in left iliac region, going upward, at 3 P. M.
Sore pain in a small place in right side of abdomen.
Contracting colic passes through abdomen, while standing; soon followed by desire for stool.
Colic and nausea after drastics.
Colic whole night, feeling of weight and drawing, with much wind.
Slight cutting pain in left umbilical region.
Pressing-stinging pain in bowels, especially in left iliac region, at 6.15 P. M.
Pressing pain in left inguinal region, with superficial soreness in a small spot at 2 P. M., over Poupart's ligament at 8 P. M.
Pressure in left and right iliac region till he sleeps, 5 P. M.; pressing pain in left, in evening; sore with pressing pain at 5 P. M.
Drawing pain in lower abdomen and back, had to go to stool.
Toward evening a drawing downward in bowels and lower abdomen, especially in both sides, and when this passed off she had nausea; pressing downward in abdomen; drawing downward in bowels at 8 P. M.
Slight drawing pain low down in abdomen, passing from right to left side; it went higher up before passing off.


Diarrhea: of brown mucus, in morning; in morning, followed by nausea; from impure water; from water containing coal oil; from deranged stomach; from cold, damp weather; frequent mucous stools during day, with much wind; with acidity of stomach, and a bad, slimy taste.
(In sick:) Extremely loose bowels and griping all night, for two days; stools previously black, are now light in color.
Stools soft; is thirsty all the time.
Mr. N., aet. 18, tall, slender, fair, healthy; drank impure water impregnated with coal oil; watery diarrhea, at first copious, afterward scanty, with much flatulence, cutting pain in bowels; great depression of spirits, and fear that something would happen to him before he got home; weakness; anorexia; sphincter ani relaxed; four or five stools in twenty-four hours.
Had been chilled by the northeast wind, in Summer at the shore, felt hot and chilly at same time; and after improper food had disagreed with her stomach, much belching and diarrhea, pain in stomach, felt very uncomfortable, did not know what to do; could eat nothing, as taste of everything remained, particularly for hours after eating bread, and still more after toast.
Constipation with belching.
Hot and painfully sore feeling in anus continually.
Redness, inflammation, burning-itching at anus.
In and around anus a redness, inflammation, burning, itching extends higher up to back; hemorrhoidal tumors very hot and painfully sore (Nux vom. cured).
(In sick:) Chewing ginger for an asthma which it did not relieve; very soon hemorrhoidal tumors very hot and painfully sore; the same whether sitting or lying (Nux vom. cured).
Hot and painfully sore feeling in anus; continually during pregnancy.


Dull aching and hot sensation in kidneys, with frequent desire to urinate.
Stinging-burning in orifice of urethra, no pain while urinating; urine very pale.
Urine: thick, turbid; dark brown; of strong smell; clear, bright and in great quantity; very pale.
While urinating, acute pain in orifice of urethra (cured by Nux vom).
After urinating urine continues to ooze in drops.
Complete cessation of function of kidneys, up to fifty hours' duration, in reconvalescents from typhus.


Yellow, nightly discharge from urethra (cured by Nux vom.).
Excites sexual desire.
Painful erections (cured by Nux vom.).
Increases secretion of sperma.
Emissions at night.
Itching on prepuce; which feels cold and moist.


Menses too early and profuse, dark-clotted; irritable; exhausted look before; drawing pain in sacrum.
During menses: felt very sick and irritable; pain in lumbar region, more on left side.
Pregnancy, Parturition, Lactation


During pregnancy: hot and painfully sore feeling in anus.


Hoarseness, such as she had in cholera.
Smarting below larynx followed by cough, with mucous rattling.
Scratching in larynx irritates to a dry hacking cough, feels rancid, makes her drink water.
Soreness in upper larynx, like a ridge in it.


Asthma humidum; loosens the phlegm.
Breathing difficult, had to sit up; pain in right lung.
Breathing shorter for fifteen minutes.
Difficult breathing from pain in right lung.
Violent asthma after proving of Caladium; most laborious breathing, but without anxiety of mind; chewing fresh ginger root caused a burning of mouth, a running of saliva, and loosening of white, easy phlegm from larynx, and difficulty in breathing passed away.
Asthma: respiration very painful; oppression; scratching sensation in throat, which excites cough; burning and smarting in throat, cough dry, with pains in chest and copious expectoration only in morning; at night, difficulty of breathing greater; patient is obliged to remain sitting up in bed; aggravation for two hours in morning.

COUGH. [27]

Dry, hacking; from tickling in larynx or left side of throat; from smarting or scratching; with pain in lungs, difficult breathing; morning sputa, which is copious.
Cough: excited by a contraction of skin in region of larynx, without previous pain; from scratching in larynx, 1 to 2 A. M.; from tickling and dryness of larynx; especially in morning, with much expectoration, which she has to swallow; before midnight; in night; excited by a burning and smarting; dry, hacking, with pain in lungs and difficult breathing.


Stitches and pleuritic pains through chest.
Stinging pains after motion, also stinging pressing in region of heart.
Slept very well until 2 A. M., when she awoke with a violent stinging pain in lower portion of right lung, breathing difficult, had to sit up in bed; a dry, hacking cough made pain and difficulty in breathing worse; in morning much expectoration, pain in right lung lasting whole day, with external soreness.
After motion, now and then, stinging pain in lungs.
Asthenic pleurisy.
External soreness of chest, with internal pain.
(In sick:) Broken feeling around chest in evening.
A soft pressure on chest while walking, the time when he does not cough.
Dull, pressing pain in right lung, from second to sixth rib; in front, agg. at intervals, somewhat difficult breathing, at 7 P. M.
Several times pain through middle lobe of left lung at 9 P. M.
Stitches: through chest in left lower lung; in right side of chest.
All day pain under breast bone.
Pain under sternum from pit of stomach.
Pressure from within outward under upper part of sternum, more on right side.
Pressing pain under sternum at 4 P. M.
Violent stinging pressing pain on left side of chest, in region of heart at 4 P. M.


Fluttering of heart.
She feels exhausted; fluttering of heart; languid; has an empty sensation.
Accelerated circulation.
Pulse, hard and full, heat with redness in face; humming in ears; in evening, full, hard and slow; from 72 and weak to 84 and full, with rush of blood to head.


(In sick:) Stiffness in neck, agg. on motion.
Stiffness of back of neck, with headache and nausea.
Backache as from weakness; amel. when sitting and leaning against something.
Lower part of back: as if beaten; lame from walking or standing; feels stiff and heavy.
Stiffness of neck on left side, with headache.
Cracking sound in first cervical vertebra: on rising from sitting, with stiffness in left side of neck; on looking upward, in evening.
Dull, aching, drawing pain in back, between shoulders, at 6 P. M.
Dull pain in right lumbar region.
Stiffness and heavy feeling in lower part of back.
Pain in small of back, as if beaten while walking or standing.
Drawing, sometimes stitching, pain in small of back, and lower down in abdomen; could not sit erect; this pain went up with stitches through chest, and settled as stingy pains under left shoulder blade; pain increased by deep breathing at 7 P. M.
Stitching pain in small of back.
Backache, first low down, but passing off, he feels it higher up at 8 P. M., several times with nausea.
In left loin a shocklike moving downward, as from a dropping fluid.
Backache in sacral region.
Drawing pain in left sacral region, in evening, first day of menses.
Pain as from weakness in sacral region after lying down in evening (cured by Nux vom.).


Heavy, lame feeling in left arm; numbness, agg. in forearm.
Rheumatic drawing pains in backs of hands.
Heat of palms and face.
Dull aching pain in right arm going down to wrist.
Jumping twitching in muscles of left arm downward.
Drawing pain: in left arm; first in right, then in left arm.
After coming into a warm room, at noon (in December), drawing pain in left arm, continuing all afternoon and evening, especially in left upper arm.
After working some, she felt violent drawing pain from right axilla to sternum, from third to sixth ribs, in intercostal muscles.
Drawing pain in left shoulder, at 11 P. M.
Fell on ice and strained left shoulder joint; his arm felt as if paralyzed, could not use it much, very difficult and painful to raise it, much more than was to be expected from a fall; had all through proving a weakness and drawing pain in left shoulder joint.
Pain along left deltoid as from overwork; a sensation of lameness, agg. from motion.
Heavy feeling, a kind of lameness in upper arms.
Twitching in muscles: of right upper arm; of back part of right humerus, and in right thigh.
Pulling-tearing pain along triceps of right arm.
Drawing pain in right upper arm, in evening.
Felt a loud crack in left elbow on moving.
Internal trembling of muscles of forearm while holding something.
Twitching in muscles of left forearm.
Drawing pain: in right forearm toward wrist; in back of hand, like rheumatism; cramplike, in palm of left hand at 5 P. M.


Pains in hip joints; joints stiff, lame.
Burning, stinging, tingling in feet.
Painful swelling of feet.
Broken feeling around hips, very tired when standing.
Drawing pain in both hip joints, with a feeling of lameness afterward; pain came by spells; after two drawing pains followed a little rest, then pain again; it is agg. in left joint.
Had long ago a fall injuring left hip, but for several weeks felt nothing of it at all; as soon as he commenced proving, same soreness returned as after fall.
Drawing pain: in thighs; in outer side of left thigh; below left patella, in afternoon; along inner side of right patella.
A pain as from overstraining muscles in bend of knee.
Dull aching drawing pain, first in left, then in both knees, extending down to feet.
Exceedingly painful crawling, like that in parts that have gone to sleep, and prickling in balls and soles of feet while sitting; evenings.
A very acute drawing (digging) pain on top of foot while it is stretched out.
Heels ache after long standing.
Cramps in soles.
Prickling crawling pains in sole of foot, while walking or standing.
While sitting in evening a fine pricking crawling, almost like a sore pain, sole of foot.
Burning pricking crawling in soles, heels and toes while sitting, particularly burning in a corn on sole, in evening.


Very weak in all joints; in back a kind of lameness; had been walking much day before.
Dull, heavy feeling; lassitude also with dizziness.
Joints weak; back lame.
Dull, heavy pain in left vertex and in arms and legs; 11 A. M.
Drawing and stinging pain in all her limbs, as after taking cold.
Cramps in soles and palms.


Lying: breathing difficult; weakness in sacral region.
Sitting: leaning back, backache amel.; prickling in balls and soles of feet; prickling, crawling in sole of foot; burning, prickling crawling in soles, heels and toes.
Standing: headache internally above temples amel.; contracting colic passes through abdomen; lower part of back lame; tired; long, headache; prickling crawling in sole of foot.
Stooping: sensation as if contents of head pressed into forehead and root of nose; headache agg.
Motion: headache agg.; after, stinging pains, also stinging pressure in region of heart; after, stinging pain in lungs; stiffness in back agg.
Rising: pulsating pain in vertex agg.; cracking in cervical vertebrae.
Laughing or talking: frontal headache agg.
Deep breathing: heavy pain in right hypochondrium.
Exertion: frontal headache.
Walking: soft pressure on chest; lower part of back lame; prickling crawling in sole of foot.

NERVES. [36]

Foaming of mouth, free urination, spasms.
(In sick:) Faintish weakness; wants to lie down.
(In sick:) Prostrated and feverish.
Sensation as if she were going to faint.
Brings on spasms in epileptics.
Feels tired all over in afternoon.
Feels very unwell all day.

SLEEP. [37]

Coma: sleepy morning; afternoon; as from spring fever.
Awakens 3 A. M.; falls asleep again late in morning.
After a good sleep at night, very sleepy all morning, with frequent yawning.
Sleepless till toward morning; falls from one dream into another; dreams of fire, fright, etc.
Cannot sleep, feels nervous and fidgety.
Wakefullness latter part of night.
Dreams: of dancing, throwing somersaults (by an old man), incomplete emissions; of fire; frightful; anxious.

TIME. [38]

At 1 to 2 A. M.: cough, from scratching in larynx.
At 2 A. M.: awoke with stinging pain in lower portion of right lung.
At 6 A. M.: drawing frontal headache.
Morning: frontal headache; pressing pain, with heat over head; soreness in right lower jaw; dry lips and mouth; slimy, bad taste; on awaking, dryness of throat and difficult swallowing; much thirst; two hours after usual stool, nausea in abdomen; copious expectoration; cough; sleepy.
At 11 A. M.: headache over forehead; dull, heavy pain in left vertex and in arms and legs; dull, heavy pain encircling head.
Toward noon: chilly.
Noon: pressing, drawing frontal headache.
After dinner: headache amel.
Afternoon: stitches over left eye agg.; pressing headache in temples; tired all over; sleepiness agg.; drawing pain in left patella.
At 2 P. M.: pressing pain in left inguinal region.
At 3 P. M.: drawing, stinging pain in left iliac region.
At 4 P. M.: pressing pain under sternum; stinging, pressing pain on left side of chest.
Toward evening: drawing downward in bowels.
All day: pain under breast bone; feels unwell.
During day: more sensitive to noise; diarrhea, with much wind.
At 5 P. M.: stinging over left eye; drawing pain in left temple and over left brow; drawing pain in all teeth; pressing in iliac regions; cramplike pain in palm.
At 6 P. M.: aching between shoulders.
Evening: irritable and chilly; stitches over left eye agg.; pressing headache in temples; dull, pressing headache on left side, with heat on head, and much thirst; eyes sensitive to light; beating pressure in left occiput; eructations; pulse full, hard and slow; chill goes upward; chilliness, more about trunk; irritable; prickling in balls and soles of feet while sitting; burning in corn on sole.
Day and night: sick feeling.
At 6.15 P. M.: pressing, stinging pain in bowels, especially left iliac region.
At 7 P. M.: drawing pressing over left eye; tearing in right ear; drawing pain in left lower teeth; difficult breathing.
At 8 P. M.: dull, aching-pressing pain in left temple; pressing pain over Poupart's ligament; drawing downward in bowels.
Night: drawing, stinging pain from left lower jaw to first incisors; much thirst; stinging pain in hypochondrium; colic; loose bowels and griping; emissions; difficulty of breathing agg.; cough; sleepless.
At 9 P. M.: drawing pain in left lower jaw; pain in lung; pain through middle lobe of right lung.
From 9 to 10 P. M.: dull headache over left eye.
At 10 P. M.: drawing, stinging pain from left lower jaw to first incisors.
At 11 P. M.: dull and sore feeling over left eye; drawing in shoulder.
Before midnight: cough.


Uncovering head: headache internally above temples amel.
Head covered: headache internally above temples.
Open air: headache internally above temples; watery discharge from nostrils agg.; drawing pain in left lower teeth returns; chilly.
Cold air: stitches over left eye agg.
Cold, damp air: headache; pressure in head.
In a room: headache amel.
Warm room: nausea, headache; headache internally above temples amel.; drawing in left arm; chilliness, more about trunk in evening.
Crawling: in sole.
Heat: in head; in kidneys; in anus; of palms and face; in ears; in skin.
Itching: on head and cheeks; of nose; in beard; at anus; on prepuce; on scalp and in pubic parts.
Dryness: of nose; of lips and mouth; of roof of mouth and posterior nares; in throat; of larynx.

FEVER. [40]

Chilly in open air; in evening; chill goes upward.
Hot and chilly at same time.
Cold shiverings.
Chilly toward noon; first cold feet, then cold hands.
Creeping chilliness, more about trunk, evenings in warm room.
Sensibility to open cold air.
Irritable and chilly in evening.
Heat in face and in palms of hands.
Chilliness with headache.
Very chilly with faintness and sick-headache.
Cold hands and feet alternately.
Heat: with headache; in ears; in face; in palm.
Profuse perspiration.


At intervals: dull, pressing pain in right lung agg.
Alternately: cold hands and feet.
For fifteen minutes: breathing shorter.
Lasting one and a half hours: pain encircling head.
For two days: loose bowels and griping at night.


Left: headache over forehead; stitches over eye; stinging over eye; drawing over eye; pressing over eye; dull headache over eye; pressing in occiput; pressing in and over eye; beating in temple; drawing pain in temple and over eyebrow; dull aching-pressing pain in temple; dull and sore feeling over eye; vertex sore; dull, heavy pain in vertex; dull, pressing headache, pain over eye; beating pressure in occiput; stiffness of neck; sensation as from a grain of sand in eye; beating pressure in occiput; two large red pimples on cheek; drawing pain in upper jaw to temples; drawing in lower jaw; drawing stinging pain from lower jaw to first incisors; drawing pain in lower teeth; tickling in throat agg.; pressure in eye; stitching pain in hypochondrium; stinging pain in hypochondrium; rumbling in abdomen; drawing-stinging pain in iliac region; slight cutting pain in umbilical region; pressing stinging in iliac region; pressing pain in inguinal region; pressing in iliac region; pain in lumbar region agg.; tickling in throat; pain through middle lobe of lung; stitches in lower lung; stinging pressing pain on side of chest; stiff neck; stinging pains under shoulder blade; a shocklike moving downward as from a dropping fluid in loin; drawing in sacral region; lame feeling in arm; twitching in muscles of arm; drawing in arm; drawing in shoulder; pain along deltoid; cracking in elbow; twitching in muscles of forearm; cramplike pain in palm; pain in hip joint agg.; drawing pain on outer side of thigh; dull aching drawing in knee.
Right: as if eye were pressing out; twitching over eye and in muscles of neck; dull pressing drawing headache in temple; pulsating pain in vertex; drawing tearing in ear; discharge of pure water from nostril; soreness in lower jaw; heavy pain in hypochondrium; sore pain in a small place in abdomen; pressing in iliac region; pain in lung; stinging pain in lower portion of lung; dull, pressing pain in lung; stitches in side of chest; pain in lumbar region; aching in arm; drawing from axilla to sternum, and from third to sixth ribs; twitching in muscles of upper arm and thigh; pain along triceps; drawing in forearm to wrist; drawing along inner side of patella.
Right to left drawing pain low down in bowels; drawing in arms.
Without inward: pressure in head.
Diagonal direction: headache in left vertex or occiput, and right eye.
Circular direction: aching around head.


As if head were too large; confused and empty in head; as if contents of head pressed into forehead and root of nose on stooping; as if right eye were pressing out, like a board pressing through head; as if head were pressed; as from a grain of sand in left eye; as if there were an obstacle in throat to swallow over; as of a stone in stomach; empty feeling; as if beaten, lower back; a shocklike moving downward, as from a dropping fluid in left loin; pain as from weakness in sacral region; pain as from overwork in left deltoid; as from overstraining muscles in bend of knee; as if she were going to faint.
Pain: in stomach and back; in lumbar region; in right lung; through middle lobe of left lung; under breast bone; in hip joints.
Acute pain: in orifice of urethra.
Cutting: on margin of lids; in left umbilical region; in bowels.
Digging: on top of foot.
Stitches: in forehead; over left eye; inside eyelids; in spleen; through chest; in left lower lung; in right side of chest; in small of back.
Stinging: over left eye; in eyeballs; in left lower jaw and teeth; in throat; in hypochondrium; in left iliac region; in bowels; in orifice of urethra; in chest; in region of heart; in lower right lung and under left shoulder blade; in feet; in all her limbs; in skin.
Prickling: in sole.
Drawing: frontal headache; over left eye; over eyebrows; in left temple and over eyebrow; above temples; in right temple; sharp, through and around eyes; in right ear; in left upper jaw to temples, left lower jaw and in teeth; in roots of teeth; in lower abdomen and back; in pit of stomach and under sternum; in left iliac region; on sacrum; between shoulders; in small of back; in left sacral region; in backs of hands; in arms; from right axilla to sternum, and third to sixth ribs; in left shoulder; in right upper arm; in right forearm to wrist; in hip joints; in thighs; in outer side of left thigh; below left patella; along inner side of right patella; on top of foot; in all her limbs.
Pressure: in frontal bone; over left eye; in left occiput; in temples; in left eye; left side of head; in head from without inward; in and about eyes; in roots of teeth; in stomach after bread; in bowels and iliac regions; in left inguinal region; in region of heart; on chest while walking; in right lung; under upper sternum.
Tearing: in right ear; along triceps of right arm.
Scratching: in larynx.
Broken feeling: in head; around hips.
Pulling pain: along triceps of right arm.
Pleuritic pains: through chest.
Rheumatic pains: in backs of hands.
Aching: over eyebrows; in left temple; in kidneys; between shoulders; in right arm to wrist; in knees; in heels.
Burning: in eyes; in mouth; in anus; in orifice of urethra; in throat; in larynx; in feet; in soles, heels and toes; in a corn on sole.
Smarting: in eyes; below larynx; in throat.
Soreness: over left eye; of left vertex; in right lower jaw; in vesicles on tongue and gums; in throat and pit of stomach; in a small place in right side of abdomen; over Poupart's ligament, left side; about anus; in upper larynx, like a ridge; of outer chest; of left hip.
Griping: in bowels, with loose stools.
Cramps: in soles and palms.
Dull pain: in left vertex, arms and legs; encircling head; in right lumbar region.
Pulsating pain: in vertex, right side.
Beating: in left temple; in left occiput.
Heavy pain: from right hypochondrium to back.
Heaviness: in all her limbs; in stomach, like a stone; in lower back; in upper arms.
Weight: in abdomen with colic.
Stiffness: in neck and back; in hip joints.
Lameness: in upper arms; in left deltoid; in hip joints; in back.
Numbness: in temples; in forearm.
Tickling: in throat; in larynx.
Tingling: in feet.




Touch: sore feeling in left vertex agg.; head sore.
Rubbing: sensation as from a grain of sand in left eye amel.
Scratching: itching of nose not amel.

SKIN. [46]

Skin feels relaxed, soft and pliable.
Itching on scalp, in beard, and on pubic parts.
Reddening of skin, with sensation of heat and stinging.
Large scarlet-red pimples on face, on forepart of head and on neck.
Two large red pimples on cheek.
Red pimples on both sides of alae nasi.


Man, aet. 18, tall, slender, fair complexion, strong and healthy, after drinking water impregnated with coal oil; diarrhea.


Antidoted by: Nux vom.


Source: The Guiding Symptoms of Our Materia Medica Vol. 10, 1891
Description: Clinical materia medica of Zingiber officinale
Remedies: Zingiber officinale
Author: Hering, C.; Raue, C.G.; Knerr, C.B.; Mohr, C.
year: 1891
Editing: errors only; interlinks; formatting
Attribution: Legatum Homeopathicum
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