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Magnesia Carbonica



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Homeopathic remedy magnesia carbonica from Guiding Symptoms of our Materia Medica by C. Hering

     Magnesium Carbonate. Mg CO3, 3H2O.

     Introduced by Hahnemann and proved by himself, Schreter and Wahle (Chronische Krankheiten, vol. 4) ; also by Nenning and Hartlaub (Hartlaub and Trink’s Materia Medica, vol. 2, p. 257).

CLINICAL AUTHORITIES.

- Scrofulous inflammation of eyes, Rückert, Rück. Kl. Erf., vol. 1, p. 272 ; Lenticular cataract, Payr, Raue’s Rec., 1870, p. 107 ; Neuralgia facialis, Raue’s Rec., 1871, p. 183 ; Toothache, Hahnemann, Gross, Lobethal, Attomyr, Rückert, Rück. Kl. Erf., vol. 1, p. 464 ; Odontalgia rheumatica, Hirsch, Raue’s Rec., 1874, p. 104 ; Inordinate appetite for meat, Curtis, Hom. Phys., vol. 2, p. 403 ; Pain in left hypochondrium, and toothache, C. Hg., MSS. ; Diarrhoea, Hartmann, Wurda, Rück. Kl. Erf., vol. 1, p. 837 ; Crowell, Cin. Med. Adv., vol. 3, p. 83 ; Infantile diarrhoea, Ostrom, Org., vol. 3, p. 206 ; Diarrhoea of young children, Clifton, Hom. Rev., vol. 21, p. 423 ; Cholera infantum, Hale, Hom. Clin., vol. 3, p. 22 ; Ascarides, Guernsey, Raue’s Rec., 1870, p. 221 ; Menorrhagia, Dunham, N. E. M. G., vol. 5, p. 6 ; Metrorrhagia, Clifton, Hom. Rev., vol. 21, p. 423 ; Nausea during pregnancy, Schroen, Rück. Kl. Erf., vol. 2, p. 383 ; Cough, B., Rück. Kl. Erf., vol. 5, p. 724 ; Affection of knee, Berridge, Hom. Phys., vol. 3, p. 101 ; Nervous affection, Curtis, Hom. Phys., vol. 2, p. 402.

MIND.


Uneasiness, with trembling of hands and absence of mind.
Anxious and warm through whole body, especially in head, while eating warm food.
Anxious, with perspiration all day.
Trembling, anguish and fear, as if some accident would happen ; all day, > after going to bed.
Sad mood, with indisposition to talk ; sad and disconsolate.
Much < from talking or mental exertion.
Changeable ; gloomy, vexed, ill humored, then talkative.
  

SENSORIUM.


Vertigo : when kneeling ; when standing, as if everything was turning around ; in evening ; as if about to faint ; in morning after rising, with inclination to vomit and accumulation of water in mouth.
Frequent sudden falling, with consciousness, when standing or walking.
Heaviness and dizziness in head ; early in morning, when rising, going off after a walk.
  

INNER HEAD.


Dulness of head from mental exertion.
Pressure and pulsating in forehead.
Congestion to head : with pressive frontal headache ; especially when smoking.
Pressing headache from mental exertion and when among many people.
Violent, darting headache, after vexation (1 to 10 P. M.).
Lancinating headache, early in morning, after rising.
Sticking headache.
Heat in head and hands, with redness of face, alternating with paleness.
  

OUTER HEAD.


Bruised sensation of vertex.
Pain on top of head, as if hair was pulled.
Dandruff on scalp, itching during wet and rainy weather.
Falling off of hair, tetter on scalp ; itching violently in rainy weather.
Hard nodosity on right temple.
  

SIGHT AND EYES.


Black spots or motes before eyes.
Burning of eyes and dimness of vision.
Lenticular cataract (occasionally received Sulphur.).
Obscuration of cornea.
Swelling of eyeball.
Dryness of eyes, or profuse lachrymation.
Inflammation of eyes, with redness, burning, stinging and obscuration of sight, or dim-sightedness.
Scrofulous ophthalmia, with opacities on cornea.
Agglutination of lids in morning, with pressure in eyes.

HEARING AND EARS.


Great sensitiveness of ear to noise.
Whizzing, buzzing, fluttering in right ear.
Hardness of hearing and ringing in ears.
Inflammation of ears, with external redness and sensation of great soreness.
  

SMELL AND NOSE.


Bleeding from nose in morning, more from right side.
Vesicular eruption in nose, with pressing pain.
Dry coryza or obstruction of nose, waking one at night.

FACE.


Face : dirty, dark yellow ; frequent congestion to head ; pale, earthy ; alternately red and pale.
Tension on face, as if white of egg had dried on it.
Nightly tearing, digging and boring in malar bone, insupportable during rest and driving one from place to place ; swelling of malar bone, with pulsating pain.
Obliged to run from room to room all night on account of pain in face, to hold painful side and constantly wag head ; as soon as she remained quiet pains returned.
Neuralgia facial, left side, shooting like lightning ; < from touch, draft, change of temperature ; cannot stay in bed, must walk floor.
Hard nodosities, bloatedness and swelling of face.

LOWER FACE.


Herpetic eruption around lower part of mouth.
Hard little nodosities in corners of mouth.
  

TEETH AND GUMS.


Beating and stinging in teeth after eating.
Toothache : while riding in a carriage, < in cold ; at night, compelling one to rise and walk about, pain insupportable while at rest ; during pregnancy ; mostly burning, tearing, drawing, twitching, or great ulcerative pain, with twitching in fingers and feet ; from teeth to temples, commencing only in evening in bed ; with swelling of gums and inflamed mucous membrane.
Insupportable tearing pain generally from a hollow tooth, passing through face and into head and affecting eye ; easily dazzled ; slightest draft of air brings on pain ; < from warmth of bed, must get up and walk about ; > for a short time by a mouthful of cold water ; ill humored, capricious.
Toothache : at one time in one, at another in several apparently sound teeth ; severe boring in right side of lower jaw, with tearing pain through right side of face, extending to region of temple ; stiffness of muscles of neck and throat ; painful side swollen ; pain slight during day, very severe at night ; as soon as she gets into bed, must get up and walk about.
Pains tearing and extending into left temple ; teeth extremely sensitive to slightest touch of tongue, feel too long ; increase of saliva ; < at night.
θ Odontalgia rheumatica.
Awakens from sleep with intolerable pain ; burning in all teeth of right side ; hot sensation in mouth ; burning, throbbing pains, extending to malar bone and to ear ; temple sensitive to slightest touch ; drawing out sensation in ear ; several hollow teeth on right side ; pains begin in afternoon, grow very severe in evening on getting warm in bed ; menses regular.
Toothache of pregnant women ; throbbing pain with occasional stitches ; ulcerative pain when teeth are touched.
Teeth feel too long.
Ailments from cutting wisdom teeth.
Looseness of teeth, with swelling of gums.
Slow eruption of teeth ; emaciation.
Caries of lower teeth.
Burning vesicles on gums, on inside of cheeks, tongue, lips and palate, they bleed from least contact.
  

TASTE, SPEECH, TONGUE.


Bitter or sour taste in mouth.
Bitter taste, tongue coated white ; mouth and teeth full of tough, white mucus, going off after rinsing of mouth.
Frequent, sudden stammering speech.
  

INNER MOUTH.


Dryness of mouth, especially at night and in morning.
Bloody saliva.
Sour breath.
Aphtha.
  

PALATE AND THROAT.


Stinging in throat when talking and swallowing ; much mucus.
Burning in throat and palate, with dryness and roughness, as if scraped by an awn.
Frequent rising of mucus in throat (morning), with roughness and dryness of fauces.
Soft, fetid tubercles, of color of peas, are hawked up.
  

APPETITE, THIRST, DESIRES, AVERSIONS.


Inordinate appetite for meat in children of tuberculous parentage.
Violent thirst for water, especially in evening and at night.
Desire for : meat ; bread ; fruit ; acid drinks.
Aversion : to green food ; relishes meat.

HICCOUGH, BELCHING, NAUSEA AND VOMITING.


Heartburn ; belching ; eructations sour or greasy ; sour taste and sour vomiting.
Much loathing, without desire to vomit.
Nausea : and vertigo while eating, followed by retching and vomiting of a bitter salt water ; while riding in a carriage.
Sour vomiting with colic.

SCROBICULUM AND STOMACH.


Feeling of emptiness and qualmishness in stomach ; > after dinner.
Great amount of wind, which is sour when eructated.
Aching and contractive pain, with sour eructations.
Constrictive pain in stomach.
Ulcerative pain in stomach, with great sensitiveness to pressure.
Meteorism of stomach when it is sensitive to touch ; no eructation.
Sour eructations and pyrosis after cabbage, potatoes, and other gross food.
Milk is refused, or if taken, causes pain in stomach.
From indigestion, disposition to furuncles and headache ; tongue coated dirty yellow.
  

HYPOCHONDRIA.


Hardness with stitches in hepatic region.
Insupportable pain in left hypochondriac region through to back ; must support spot with hand and get up and walk about ; < lying down and at night ; sleepless for one week ; toothache in right upper and lower jaw < from cold water.

ABDOMEN AND LOINS.


Pain over umbilicus, when feeling that part.
Cutting about navel, > from emitting flatus.
Cutting and pinching in abdomen ; griping before stool.
Pressing, spasmodic, contracting, colicky pains ; > by green stools.
Colic, followed by leucorrhoea.
Great heaviness in bloated abdomen.
Pressing towards pelvis, as if menses would come on, with cutting in abdomen.
Abdomen excessively distended ; profuse emission of flatus, with relief.
Violent audible rumbling, gurgling, and moving back and forth, with fine cutting in abdomen all day.
Affection of left abdominal ring ; inguinal hernia.
  

STOOLS AND RECTUM.


Stools : green, like scum on a frog pond ; sour, frothy ; with white, floating lumps, like tallow ; bloody, mucous ; green, mucous ; greenish yellow ; brown, fluid ; green and frothy ; of a liver colored fluid ; followed by tenesmus and burning ; of greenish water, with great distension of abdomen.
The bloody mucus is found mixed with green, watery stool, sinking to bottom of vessel and adhering there ; but the watery stool occurs alone.
θ Dysentery. θ Infantile diarrhoea.
Lienteria of sucklings ; milk passes undigested.
Diarrhoea, with violent cutting colic and pressure, as many as seven or eight times a day, for eight days.
Griping and rumbling in whole abdomen, followed by diarrhoea, thin and green, without tenesmus.
Diarrhoea ; preceded by cutting colic ; much wind in bowels.
Green, watery diarrhoea regularly every three weeks.
Watery, yellowish brown diarrhoea, containing white particles, looking as if chopped up ; vomiting of mucus ; extreme and rapid emaciation.
Stools offensive and watery, containing floating masses of green scum ; some straining, and during stool child did not wish to be touched.
θ Infantile diarrhoea.
Sour eructations ; whole child smells sour ; great thirst, especially evenings. θ Cholera infantum.
Diarrhoea of young children ; milk causes pain in stomach, is rejected, or passes bowels undigested ; stools green, sour smelling ; colicky pains.
Constant, sour, rather whitish, watery diarrhoea. θ Infantile remittent fever.
Stool only every second day.
Costive ; frequent, ineffectual urging, with small stools, or only flatus ; stitches in anus ; stool hard as a stone ; frequent effort to pass a natural looking stool ; stitches in anus and rectum.
Before stool : colic ; cutting and pinching in abdomen ; general heat ; rumbling ; emission of flatus.
During stool : colic ; urging ; tenesmus.
After stool : tenesmus ; burning at anus.
Woke about 4 A. M. with intolerable pain in rectum, as if pierced with needles.
Ascarides and lumbrici.
Always < after walking some distance, sufferings being proportionate to extent of walk ; prickings in rectum after walking.
θ Ascarides.
  

URINARY ORGANS.


Urine : increased, pale, watery or green ; with white sediment.
Involuntary urination while walking or rising from a seat.
Burning, smarting during urination.

MALE SEXUAL ORGANS.


Sexual desire diminished ; erections wanting.
Prostatic fluid so easily discharged that even emission of flatus causes it.
Inguinal and scrotal hernia.

FEMALE SEXUAL ORGANS.


Menses : late, scanty ; stop in afternoon ; flow acrid, dark, pitch-like ; profuse and too early, flowing more at night and at first on rising, also between uterine pains ; blood thick, dark, glutinous, like pitch, difficult to wash off.
Before menses : coryza and obstructed nostrils, sore throat, labor-like pains, cutting colic, backache, weakness, chilliness.
At commencement of menses, heavy headache, coryza, pale face, drawing pain in sides and great lassitude.
During menses : violent pains in abdomen ; weakness, chilliness, headache, paleness of face, pain in small of back, or spasmodic, pressing pain in abdomen.
Menses flow more profusely during night, with dragging pains ; > on pressing on abdomen and on stooping.
Menses lessen or cease to flow in afternoon.
Flow dark, very profuse, but much more profuse during night and at first rising than during day ; on rising in morning, contractive pain in abdomen, and sharp upward stitches in rectum, followed by discharge of coagula from vagina.
Milk always causes distress in stomach and sour risings ; subject to frequent diarrhoea.
θ Metrorrhagia.
Leucorrhoea : acrid, white, mucous, preceded by colic ; watery after menses ; thin, scanty, with pinching around navel ; smarting in afternoon, when walking or sitting.
Frequent itching of pudendum.

PREGNANCY, PARTURITION, LACTATION.


Toothache during pregnancy, more during night.
During pregnancy : constant nausea, no vomiting ; sour taste and sour vomiting ; appetite for certain kinds of food ; earthy color of face ; tendency to cry ; stitches in l. side under short ribs ; all symptoms < every third week ; much roughness, or stinging, or burning in throat, with desire to vomit ; eructations tasting of rotten eggs.

VOICE AND LARYNX, TRACHEA AND BRONCHIA.


Sudden stammering ; occasional aphasia.

COUGH.


Cough : spasmodic, at night ; from tickling in larynx ; sputum, mornings and during day, yellow, thin or tough mucus, or dark blood, tasting saltish ; < in evening until after midnight.
Fits of spasmodic cough at night in persons much troubled with ascarides.
Expectoration of soft tubercles big as a pea and very offensive in smell.

INNER CHEST AND LUNGS.


Oppression of chest, with sensation of constriction.
Soreness in chest and region of heart ; stitches.
Stitch from without inward in precordial region.
  

NECK AND BACK.


Stiffness in neck.
Pain in back and small of back at night, as if broken.
Sudden, violent, concussive, tearing, stitching pain in coccygeal region as if spine was bent back.

UPPER LIMBS.


Much pain in head and right shoulder ; she can scarcely raise right arm.
Pain as from dislocation of shoulder joint when moving it.
Rheumatic pain in shoulders (at night), with tingling down to fingers ; pain prevents least movement.
Lameness of right arm, with pain in shoulder, without swelling of soreness.
Tubercle on wrist pouring out clear water when pressed.
Chapping of skin of hands.
Spreading, corroding, stinging vesicles on hands and fingers.
Red, inflammatory swelling of fingers.
Heat of fingers (in fever).
  

LOWER LIMBS.


Restlessness in legs.
Drawing pains in legs and feet.
Itching of buttocks, with red spots after scratching.
Pains around left knee, like something tight ; left calf hard ; hard swelling in hollow of knee ; cannot put left foot to ground when walking, but only when standing.
θ Affection of knee.
Painful swelling in bend of knee.
Knees painful in walking, feet when lying in bed.
Cramp in calves (at night).
Burning spot on tibia.
Œdema of feet up to calves.
Blood-boils on lower legs.
  

LIMBS IN GENERAL.


Rheumatic pains in limbs.
Restlessness in limbs, in evening after sitting long.

REST, POSITION, MOTION.


Rest : during, pain in malar bone insupportable ; pains insupportable.
Lying down : pain in left hypochondriac region < ; external coldness.
Lying in bed : feet painful.
Must support back with hands and get up and walk about ; pain in left hypochondriac region.
Head thrown back, or leg drawn up, left leg perfectly straight.
Sitting : smarting leucorrhoea ; restlessness in limbs ; sensation of being tired.
Kneeling : vertigo.
Standing : vertigo ; frequent sudden falling, with consciousness ; epileptic attacks.
Rising from seat : involuntary urination.
Can scarcely raise right arm : pain in shoulder.
Least movement impossible : pain from shoulder to fingers.
Motion : of shoulder joint, pain as from dislocation.
After a walk : heaviness and dizziness of head >.
Walking : frequent sudden falling, with consciousness ; pains < ; prickings in rectum ; involuntary urination ; smarting leucorrhoea ; cannot put left foot to ground ; knees painful ; tires much.
Must walk floor : neuralgia facial.
Driving from one place to another : tearing pain in malar bone.
Obliged to run from room to room and wag head all night on account of pain in face.
  

NERVES.


Pains : neuralgic, lightning-like, < left side ; insupportable during repose, must get up and walk about.
Spasms.
Epileptic attacks ; while standing or walking, he frequently falls down suddenly, with consciousness.
Head thrown back, or leg drawn up, left leg perfectly straight ; seems sore and cries about being moved ; lumbar vertebra sensitive to touch ; has no power over left leg and but little strength in left hand ; will eat nothing but meat, nor drink anything but soup made of meat ; stools large, crumbling, infrequent.
θ Nervous affection.
Sensation of being tired, especially in feet and when sitting ; aching, restless.
A short walk tires much.
Flaccidity, laxness of body.
Disposed to neuralgia.

SLEEP.


Sleepiness during day.
Sleeplessness, from nightly oppression in abdomen.
Restless sleep with frequent waking.
Unrefreshing sleep, more tired in morning than when lying down in evening.
Awakes about 2 to 3 A. M., and cannot fall asleep again.
Dreams : anxious, with starts and crying out in sleep ; of dead persons ; of fire ; of thieves.
  

TIME.


From 2 to 3 A. M. : awakes and cannot fall asleep again.
At 4 A. M. : woke with intolerable pain in rectum.
Morning : after rising, vertigo ; heaviness and dizziness in head ; lancinating headache ; agglutination of lids ; bleeding from nose ; dryness of mouth ; frequent rising of mucus in throat.
Morning : on rising, contractive pain in abdomen ; sputum yellow, thin, or tough mucus, or dark blood ; more tired than in evening.
Day : menstrual flow less ; sputum yellow, thin or tough mucus, or dark blood ; sleepiness.
All day : anxious, with perspiration ; trembling, anguish, fear ; toothache slight ; fine cutting in abdomen.
Afternoon : toothache begins ; menses stop ; smarting leucorrhoea ; heat <.
Evening : vertigo, as if about to faint ; toothache commences ; thirst for water ; cough < until after midnight ; restlessness in limbs after sitting long ; external coldness.
From 1 to 10 P. M. : violent, darting headache.
Night : wakened by obstruction of nose ; toothache < ; increase of saliva < ; dryness of mouth ; thirst for water ; pain in left hypochondriac region ; menses flow more ; spasmodic cough ; pain in back and small of back ; rheumatic pain in shoulders ; cramps in calves.
At 12 P. M. till morning : sweat, with thirst.
  

TEMPERATURE AND WEATHER.


Eating warm food : anxious and warm through whole body.
Warmth of bed : toothache <.
Going to bed : > anxiety.
Great aversion to uncovering.
Wet and rainy weather : itching of scalp.
Change of temperature : neuralgia facial <.
Draft : neuralgia facial <.
Cold water : > toothache for a short time ; toothache <.
Cold : toothache.
  

FEVER.


Chill and chilliness : with external coldness in evening and after lying down, slowly going off, followed by heat ; in bed as if dashed with cold water ; great aversion to uncovering.
Chill : running down back ; > by out door exercise.
Great internal heat, at night, restless, aversion to uncovering.
Heat : one (r.) sided ; mostly in forenoon, often with sweat on head.
Redness, burning and thirst for half an hour, often with sweat on head.
Sweat : greasy, oily, stains yellow ; difficult to wash off ; sour, putrid smelling.
Sweat, with thirst, after 12 P. M. till morning.
  

ATTACKS, PERIODICITY.


Seven or eight times a day for eight days : diarrhoea and colic.
Nightly : tearing, digging and boring in malar bone ; oppression in abdomen.
Every second day : stool.
For one week : sleeplessness.
Every three weeks : green watery diarrhoea ; all symptoms <.
All the symptoms aggravated every third week.
  

LOCALITY AND DIRECTION.


Right : hard nodosity on temple ; bleeding from nose < right side ; whizzing, buzzing, fluttering in ear ; severe boring in side of lower jaw ; tearing pain in side of face ; several hollow teeth on side ; tooth ache in upper and lower jaw ; much pain in shoulder ; lameness of arm ; heat on side.
Left : neuralgia facial ; pain from teeth to temple ; insupportable pain in hypochondriac region ; affection of abdominal ring ; stitches in side under short ribs ; pains around knee ; calf hard ; cannot put foot to ground ; neuralgic pains < on side ; has no power over leg and but little strength in hand.
From without inward : stitch in precordial region.
  

SENSATIONS.


As if everything was turning around ; as if about to faint ; as if hair was pulled ; as if white of egg had dried on face ; teeth as if too long ; throat as if scraped by an awn ; as if menses would come on ; particles of diarrhoea look as if chopped up ; as if rectum was pierced with needles ; back as if broken ; as if spine was bent back ; shoulder as if dislocated ; as of something tight around knee ; as if dashed with cold water.
Pain : on top of head ; in face ; over umbilicus ; in back ; in small of back ; in shoulder joint ; in shoulder ; around l. knee.
Much pain : in head and right shoulder.
Intolerable pain : in rectum.
Insupportable pain : in left hypochondriac region, through to back.
Insupportable tearing pain : generally from a hollow tooth, through face into head and eye.
Violent pain : in abdomen.
Violent, darting pain : in head.
Lightning-like shooting : in left side of face.
Lancinating : in head.
Cutting : about navel ; in abdomen.
Pinching, griping : in abdomen.
Tearing, digging and boring : in malar bones.
Violent, concussive, tearing, stitching pain : in coccygeal region.
Burning, tearing, drawing, twitching or great ulcerative pain : in teeth.
Burning, throbbing pains : in malar bone and ear.
Beating : in teeth.
Pulsating pain : in malar bones.
Spasmodic pain : in abdomen.
Ulcerative pain : in stomach.
Stitches : in anus ; in rectum ; in left side under short ribs ; in chest and region of heart.
Stitch : in precordial region.
Pressing, spasmodic, contractive, colicky pains : in abdomen.
Cramp : in calves.
Constrictive pain : in stomach.
Aching and contractive pain : in stomach.
Labor-like pains : before menses.
Dragging pain : in abdomen.
Drawing pain : in sides ; in legs and feet.
Rheumatic pain : in shoulders ; in limbs.
Pressive pain : in forehead ; in nose.
Sticking : in head.
Burning : of eyes ; in all teeth on right side ; in throat and palate ; at anus ; in spot on tibia.
Burning, smarting : during urination.
Stinging : of eyes ; in teeth ; in throat.
Great soreness : in ears.
Soreness : of throat ; in chest and region of heart.
Bruised sensation : of vertex.
Heat : in head and hands.
Pulsating : in forehead.
Throbbing with stitches : in teeth.
Twitching : in fingers.
Hardness with stitches : in hepatic region.
Drawing out sensation : in ear.
Pressure : in forehead ; in eyes ; towards pelvis.
Tension : on face.
Constriction : of chest.
Emptiness and qualmishness : in stomach.
Anxious feeling : in whole body, especially in head.
Dulness : of head.
Heaviness : in head ; in abdomen.
Oppression : of chest.
Dizziness : in head.
Dryness : of eyes ; of mouth ; of throat ; of fauces.
Hot sensation : in mouth.
Prickings : in rectum.
Stiffness : of muscles of neck and throat.
Ringing : in ears.
Whizzing, buzzing, fluttering : in ear.
Tired sensation : in feet.
Lameness : of right arm.
Restlessness : in limbs.
Tickling : in larynx.
Tingling : down to fingers.
Violent itching : over whole body.
Itching : of scalp ; of pudendum ; of buttocks.
  

TISSUES.


Weakened condition of muscular structures ; flaccidity ; laxness ; hernia.
Rheumatic affection of groups of muscles and of joints.
Engorged glands ; scrofulosis.
Spasmodic affections of stomach and intestines, increased secretion from mucous membranes, and glands of stomach and intestines.
Defective digestion ; emaciation, swelling of glands, abdomen heavy and bloated.
θ Atrophy of children.
  

TOUCH, PASSIVE MOTION, INJURIES.


Touch : neuralgia facial < ; teeth extremely sensitive ; temple sensitive ; causes ulcerative pain in teeth ; causes bleeding of vesicles on gums, cheeks, tongue, lips and palate ; cannot bear it when at stool ; lumbar vertebra sensitive.
Hold painful side of face : obliged to.
Pressure : stomach very sensitive : over umbilicus causes pain ; on abdomen menstrual flow > ; on tubercle on wrist causes pouring out of water from it.
Scratching : causes red spots on buttocks ; lessens itching of skin.
Riding in a carriage : toothache ; nausea.
  

SKIN.


Sour smell of whole body.
Violent itching over whole body.
Itching and dryness of skin ; itching > by scratching.
Large stinging nodosities under skin.
Painful, small, red herpes, scaling off.
Spreading blisters.
Small blood-boils (lower legs) with headache and yellow tongue.
  

STAGE OF LIFE, CONSTITUTION.


Adapted to persons, especially children, of irritable disposition, nervous temperament ; lax fibre ; sour smell.
Child, at. 16 mos., suffering three weeks ; diarrhoea.
Boy, at. 4 ; ascarides.
Boy, at. 8, dark complexion, large head and very small limbs ; nervous affection.
Girl, at. 11 ; scrofulous inflammation of eyes.
Girl, at. 22 ; toothache.
Woman, at. 24, blonde, sanguine temperament, excitable ; toothache.
Young woman, suffering four months ; affection of knee.
Woman, at. 27, fair and stout, married six years, but never pregnant, menstruation normal before marriage, irregular soon after, appearing at intervals of three or four months, and continuing for twelve to sixteen weeks ; menorrhagia.
Man, at. 32, good health, father had been operated for cataract on both eyes ; lenticular cataract.
  

RELATIONS.


Antidoted by : Arsen., Chamom., (neuralgia) ; Merc. sol., Nux vom., Pulsat., Rheum (abdominal troubles).
It antidotes : Acet. acid.
Compatible : Caustic., Phosphor., Pulsat., Sepia, Sulphur.
Complementary : Chamom.
Compare : Aloes., Ant. crud. (headache from smoking), Calc., Coloc. (cutting, griping, > after stool), Graphit., Ipec. (nausea and grass green stools), Lycop., Nitr. ac., Nux mosch., Silica.

C. Hering

Hering got the degree of M. D. from the University of Wuezburg with highest honours. The theme of his thesis was "De'Medicina Futura" (The medicine of future). Hering left Germany for West Indies and finally arrived at Philadelphia in Jan, 1833. He established a homeopathic school at Allentown, Pennsylvania, commonly known as "Allentown Academy". Soon he became very popular as a physician. He is known as the 'Father of Homeopathy' in America.

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