GUAIACUM – Homeopathic Medicine

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GUAIACUM homeopathic drug picture symptoms from A Primer of Materia Medica by T.F. Allen, of the homeopathy remedy GUAIACUM

Generalities

      General indolence and weakness, especially in the thighs, with dread of motion. Emaciation. A general feeling of discomfort, so that he wants to yawn and stretch. Most of the symptoms appear while sitting, in the morning and in the forenoon. General sensitiveness to touch, particularly of the affected parts, everything seems too tight.

Clinical. Chronic rheumatism. Arthritic diathesis. Stiffness and contraction of muscles and tendons, sometimes with rheumatic swellings of joints. Chronic inflammation and degeneration of bones, which are sore and cannot bear the slightest touch. Syphilitic pains.

Mind

      General sadness and fretfulness. Inclination to blame everybody and scold. Great forgetfulness, especially of names.

Head

      Sticking pains, apparently in the brain. Tearing pains in one side of the head, extending down into the cheek. A feeling in the head externally as if it were swollen, and the blood vessels were distended.

Eyes

      The eyes feel swollen and protruded; lids seem too small to cover them.

Ears

      Tearing, aching pains.

Face

      Painful stitches in the cheek bones or muscles.

Mouth

      Tearing, drawing pains in the teeth, ending in stitches. Toothache when biting.

Stomach

      Great hunger. Great thirst. Disgust for food in the morning and forenoon. Empty eructations. Vomiting in the morning of watery mucus, with great effort. A feeling of constriction in the region of the stomach, with oppressed breathing.

Abdomen

      Griping pain in the abdomen as from incarcerated flatus, which goes lower down. Twitching of the abdominal muscles.

Stool

      Hard, crumbly. Very foul.

Urinary Organs

      Constant urging to urinate, with free discharge of offensive urine. Cutting when urinating. Stitches in the neck of the bladder after ineffectual straining to urinate.

Sexual Organs

      Clinical. Ovaritis in rheumatic patients, with irregular menstruation and dysmenorrhoea. Chronic inflammation of the ovaries, with agonizing pains, irritable bladder.

Respiratory Organs

      Dry cough, with loss of breath, caused by tickling in the pit of the stomach. Cough, with copious, offensive, purulent expectoration. Stitches in the left chest, (<) inspiration.

Neck and Back

      Stiffness in the left side from the nape to the sacrum. Pain on the slightest motion. Constrictive pain between the shoulders.

Extremities

      Tearing shooting pains in the muscles of the upper and lower extremities; the parts become hot. Immovable stiffness of the limbs, which are bent double. Extremities fall asleep; they seem very heavy and weak and one dreads to move them. The limbs become extremely emaciated. Pains in the bones, particularly of the thighs.

Sleep

      Sleeplessness and restlessness at night. Used up in the morning.

Fever

      Predominating chilliness, even by a warm stove. Pulse soft and small, even when warm. Much sweat, especially on the head, on walking in the open air. Sweat usually offensive.

About the author

TF Allen

TF Allen

Dr. Timothy Field Allen, M.D. ( 1837 - 1902)
Born in 1837in Westminster, Vermont. . He was an orthodox doctor who converted to homeopathy
Dr. Allen compiled the Encyclopedia of Pure Materia Medica over the course of 10 years.
In 1881 Allen published A Critical Revision of the Encyclopedia of Pure Materia Medica.

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