STANNUM – Homeopathic Medicine

Last modified on January 7th, 2019

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

Generalities

      Paralytic heaviness of the extremities. Aching and drawing in the limbs, often with burning heat. Extreme weakness, both of body and of mind, with tremulousness, especially on moving about. Emaciation. Spasms like hysteria, with abdominal pains. General aggravation during rest and relief during motion (except the weakness). Pains usually increase and diminish slowly and gradually.

Mind

      Very sad, anxious, discouraged mood. Dread of seeing people and easily vexed. Complete hopelessness.

Head

      Stupefying pain across the forehead, as if the head were constricted by a band, gradually increasing and diminishing. Aching in the temples. Constriction of the whole upper of the head. Headaches, always (<) motion, gradually increasing and diminishing.

Face

      Generally pale, with deep lines and sunken eyes. Drawing pains in the malar bone and orbits, increasing and diminishing slowly.

Throat

      Much hawking of mucus, with soreness; mucus greenish or gray, often bloody, seems to adhere tightly to the throat, and is very difficult to expel; tenacious, grayish mucus, expelled with sudden efforts, dryness and cutting in the pharynx; rawness; efforts to expectorate cause nausea. Dryness and stinging in the throat, provokes cough.

Stomach

      Increased appetite and thirst, usually. Food has a bitter taste, bitter vomiting after vomiting after eating, of food, of blood. Ulcerative pain in the stomach, with soreness to touch but (>) hard pressure.

Abdomen

      Painful. Cramplike colic, above and below the navel, often with a feeling emptiness, (>) hard pressure, though (<) slightest motion.

Stool

      Green mucus stools, followed by constipation, with hard dry feces.

Sexual Organs

      Seminal emissions. Bearing down in the uterine region, like prolapsus.

Clinical. Prolapsus of the uterus, with weak, sinking feeling in the stomach; early and profuse menses, melancholia, neuralgia. Leucorrhoea, with great debility; yellow, transparent, or thin and watery.

Respiratory Organs

      Hoarseness, with weakness and emptiness in the chest, must frequently breathe deeply, hoarseness (>) expulsive cough. Violent dry cough in the evening till midnight; during the day with copious green or sweetish expectoration, at times, salty or sour smelling. Mucus in the larynx and trachea expelled by a forcible cough, with weakness of the chest and of the whole body. Cough fatiguing and paroxysmal, so that the epigastric region feels beaten. Cough caused by scraping low down in the trachea, with greenish expectoration, of a sweet taste, (<) evening until midnight. Expectoration of hard globules of thick mucus or of thick, viscid mucus, either of food or salty. Respiration short, oppressive, with a feeling of great weakness in the chest and emptiness in the stomach. Stitches in the left side of the chest when breathing and lying on the same side. Whole external chest is painfully sore. Oppression of the chest when coughing, with emptiness in the pit of the stomach.

Extremities

      Great weariness at times, with swelling of the ankles. Burning in the feet. Paralytic weakness, even of the arms, so that things drop from the hands.

Fever

      Heat in the evening, especially on the slightest effort; exhausting night sweats, especially after 4 A. M.

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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