PSORINUM – Homeopathic Medicine

Last modified on January 7th, 2019

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

Generalities

      Exhaustion and emaciation. Greatly affected by stormy weather. General anemia, with aversion to food.

Mind

      Melancholy; inclined to suicide, Despair Ill humor. Constant thoughts of dying.

Head

      Pain as from the beating of a hammer in the head. General dullness, (>)nose-bleed. A feeling of heaviness in the forehead in the morning on rising, (<) washing. A feeling of a piece of wood, lying across the occiput.

Ears

      Fetid, purulent discharge; with headache.

Nose

      Obstruction, with dryness or with discharge of thin mucus.

Face

      Pale, sickly look. Swelling of the upper lip Lips dry and burn. painful.

Mouth

      Teeth loose, gums ulcerated. Tongue coated yellowish-white or ulcerated; at times dry, especially at tip as if burnt.

Throat

      Sore, with adhesion of tough mucus to the posterior wall of the palate, with constant hawking. Throat feels dry, especially in the morning, with scraping.

Stomach

      Excessive hunger, though with diminished relish for food. Eructations tasting like foul eggs. Nausea and sour vomiting.

Abdomen

      Bloated, with flatulent symptoms. Aggravation from lying on the right side.

Stool

      Diarrhoea; thin, dark brown, of a horrible odor.

Respiratory Organs

      Cough fro tickling in the trachea, with soreness under the sternum and heaviness on the chest, at times with expectoration of green mucus. Sense of suffocation in the larynx, with paroxysmal, dry, hacking cough. Shortness of breath on walking in the open air. Ulcerative pain under the sternum or soreness as if everything were torn in the chest.

Neck and Back

      Swollen glands on the nape, with bruised pain, extending into the head.

Extremities

      Weakness as if the joints would not hold together. Pain in the legs as from too much walking, with restlessness.

Skin

      Itching eruption, vesicular, painful. Skin yellow, dirty, and greasy; unhealthy eruptions.

Fever

      Sudden outbreaks of sweat on slight effort, which is generally offensive, followed by debility and easy taking cold.

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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