Tuberculinum-Bacillinum



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Footnote:
*The potencies of Fincke and Swan were prepared from a drop of pus obtained from a pulmonary tubercular abscess or sputa. Those of Heath from a tuberculous lung in which the bacillus tuberculosis had been found microscopically; hence the former was called Tuberculinum and the latter [Bacillinum.] Both preparations are reliable and effective.

Pus (with bacilli) from tubercular abscess A Nosode.

Adapted to persons of light complexion; blue eyes, blonde in preference to brunette; tall slim, flat, narrow chest; active and precocious mentally, weak physically; the tubercular diathesis.

When the family history of tubercular affections the best selected remedy fails to relieve or permanently improve, without reference to name of disease.

Symptoms ever changing; ailments affecting one organ, then another – the lungs, brain, kidneys, liver, stomach, nervous system – beginning suddenly, ceasing suddenly.

Takes cold easily without knowing how or where; seems to take cold “every time he takes a breath of fresh air” ( Hep. ).

Emaciation rapid and pronounced; losing flesh while eating well ( Abrot. , Calc. , Con. , Iod. , Nat. ).

Melancholy, despondent; morose, irritable, fretful, peevish; taciturn, sulky; naturally of a sweet disposition, now on the borderland of insanity.

Everything in the room seemed strange, as though in a strange place.

Headache: chronic, tubercular; pain intense, sharp, cutting, from above right eye to occiput; as of an iron hoop round the head ( Anac. , Sulph. ); when the best selected remedy only palliates.

School-girl’s headache: < by study or even slight mental exertion; when using eyes in close work and glasses fail to >; with a tubercular history.

Acute cerebral or basilar meningitis, with threatened effusion; nocturnal hallucinations; wakes from sleep frightened, screaming; when Apis , Hell. , or Sulph. , though well selected, fail to improve.

Crops of small boils, intensely painful, successively appear in the nose; green, fetid pus ( Sec. ).

Plica polonica; several bad cases permanently cured after Bor. and Psor. failed.

Diarrhoea: early morning, sudden, imperative ( Sulph. ); emaciating though eating well ( Iod. , Nat. ); stool dark, brown, watery, offensive; discharged with great force; great weakness and profuse night sweats.

Menses: too early; too profuse; too long-lasting; tardy in starting; with frightful dysmenorrhoea; in patients with a tubercular history.

Tubercular deposit begins in apex of lungs, usually the left ( Phos. , Sulph. , Ther. ).

Eczema: tubercular over entire body; itching intense, < at night when undressing, from bathing; immense quantities of white bran-like scales; oozing behind the ears, in the hair, in folds of skin with rawness and soreness; fiery red ski. Ringworm.

Relations. – Complementary: Psor. , Sulph.

When Psor. , Sulph. , or the best selected remedy fails to relieve or permanently improve; follows Psor. as a constitutional remedy in hay fever, asthma.

Belladonna , for acute attacks, congestive or inflammatory, occurring in tubercular diseases.

Hydrastis to fatten patients cured with Tuber.

H.C.Allen

Dr. Henry C. Allen, M. D. - Born in Middlesex county, Ont., Oct. 2, 1836. He was Professor of Materia Medica and the Institutes of Medicine and Dean of the faculty of Hahnemann Medical College. He served as editor and publisher of the Medical Advance. He also authored Keynotes of Leading Remedies, Materia Medica of the Nosodes, Therapeutics of Fevers and Therapeutics of Intermittent Fever.

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