*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.