MENYANTHES – Homeopathic Medicine

Last modified on January 7th, 2019

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TF Allen
Written by TF Allen

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

Generalities

      Convulsive, painless twitchings of muscles in various parts, (<)during rest. Symptoms (<) during rest and towards evening, (>) motion and pressure of the hand.

Head

      Heaviness. Pressive pain from above downward; (>)hard pressure of the hand, (<)after eating and ascending steps. Pressing-together pain from both sides. Sense of weight pressing on the brain, at every steps on going upstairs. Stitches in the left side of brain, extending towards the vertex.

Clinical. Neuralgic headaches, commencing in the right side of the nape of the neck, extending over whole brain, ameliorated by stooping, sitting or pressure; aggravated by going upstairs, with a feeling of heavy weight on the brain.

Face

      Twitching of the facial muscles of the right side, (<)during rest. Heat and redness of the face, with cold feet. Cracking and pain in the joints of the jaw when chewing.

Mouth and Throat

      Dryness, without thirst. On yawning and coughing a feeling as if the left side of the palate were paralyzed.

Stomach

      Ravenous hunger, (>)eating a little; preceded by heat in the stomach. Rumbling; a feeling of emptiness in the stomach.

Abdomen

      Incarcerated flatus, with ineffectual efforts to discharge it. Soreness of the walls of the abdomen. A feeling of coldness in the abdomen.

Urinary Organs

      Frequent urging, with scanty discharge.

Heart and Pulse

      Sticking in the region of the heart, with anxiety.

Back

      Boring sticking in the left scapula, extending across the spine. Bruised pain in the small of the back on sitting and stooping, (>)pressure.

Extremities

      Cramp-like pain in the arm, hands and fingers, like paralysis. Similar pain in the lower extremities. Things feel bruised. Feet as cold as ice.

Fever

      Chilliness, with extreme coldness in the hands and feet, while the rest of the body is warm. It seems as though the feet as far as the knees were like ice. Shivering without chill and without thirst, especially in the upper part of the body. Fever in the evening, with thirst.

Clinical. A valuable remedy in intermittent fever, with characteristic extreme coldness of the fingers and toes and of legs to the knees, and of the tip of the nose: the chill predominates.

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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