NUX MOSCHATA – Homeopathic Medicine

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

General Action

      Attacks of syncope, with threatening cardiac failure and cold extremities. Extreme dryness of the skin and mucous membranes. Twitchings and general spasms.

Generalities;

      Great weakness; faintness. Weakness, especially of the back and knees, with sleepiness. Great sensitiveness to parts upon which one lies. Symptoms (<)cold, wet weather; (>)external warmth.

Mind

      Extremely changeable mood, laughing and crying in rapid succession. Inability to think. Absence of mind; cannot finish what he he begins, but stands, in a dazed condition. While writing his thoughts vanish entirely. Thought slow and difficult ; waits a long time before answering. Omits letters and syllables when writing, and is incoherent when expressing her thoughts. Loss of memory. Momentary attacks of unconsciousness, which seem to last a long time. complete loss of ideas, so that one thinks they had been asleep.

Head

      Head feels heavy and drops forward or rolls abut on the shoulders involuntarily; must hold it with both hands. Fulness; a distended feeling in the head, painless. Violent pain in a small spot in the left side of the forehead. The pain feels loose on moving it or on walking, (<)hot weather.

Eyes

      Excessive dryness, reading is difficult, eyes, close as from sleepiness. Pupils dilated and insensible. Objects seem very large, especially in the evening.

Nose

      Dryness and stoppage of the nostrils. Over-sensitiveness of smell and then loss of smell.

Face

      Face generally pale, though the cheeks are sometimes hot and red.

Mouth

      Lips, mouth and throat, perfectly dry, with-out thirst. Sticking toothache, (>)external warmth; (<)cold wet weather, in the evening. Teeth feel as though they were covered with chalk.

Stomach

      Unnatural appetite, with hasty eating. Chalky taste, or as if he had eaten excessively of salt food. Deathly nausea on raising the head from the pillow. Nausea when riding in a carriage.

Abdomen

      Tension; a feeling of heaviness in the upper abdomen. Cutting and twisting about the navel, though with sleepiness. Numerous flatulent symptoms, disturbing sleep.

Stool

      Stool soft but difficult, indolent. Diarrhoea like beaten eggs, undigested, with sleepiness.

Urinary Organs

      Frequent micturition, sometimes involuntary. Urine smells like violets.

Sexual Organs

      Menstruation irregular, even suppressed, with persistent attacks of fainting. Obstinate uterine hemorrhage of the thick, dark blood.

Respiratory Organs

      Voice hoarse, unsteady or lost entirely (aphonia). Hoarseness, caused by walking against the wind. Oppression of the chest, with a feeling as if the blood rushed towards the heart and then spread over the whole body. Paroxysms of suffocation. Constriction, or a feeling of a heavy weight on the chest.

Heart

      A feeling of sudden rush of blood to the heart. Palpitation, with attacks of faintness.

Neck and Back

      Pain in the back as if bruised or broken, (<)riding in a carriage.

Extremities

      Numbness. Tingling in the toes as after being frozen, with pain in the soles, as if bruised.

Sleep

      Overpowering sleepiness (with all symptoms).

Fever

      Chilliness, with pale face, especially on uncovering, and in cold wet air. Febrile attacks, with sleepiness, without thirst, with dry mouth and throat. Internal fever, with cold, dry skin. General absence of perspiration.

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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