Influenza

Last modified on January 11th, 2019

Influenza

 

ACONITE

Sudden fever, with chills, throbbing pulses.

Restless and anxious. From cold dry winds.

GELSEMIUM

Fever, with headache.

Eyelids heavy. Limbs heavy; aches all over.

Chills up and down back.

Chills and heats chase each other.

EUPATORIUM PERF.

Aching in bones, as if broken.

Lumbar aching.

Headache, dare not move for pain.

Chills in back (Gelsemium).

BAPTISIA.

Drowsy and comatose.

Dull-red face. Besotted appearance.

Drops asleep while answering.

‘Flu-pneumonias with this besotted condition.

Or ‘flu, with gastric and bowel troubles.

Tongue may be very foul.

Typhoid and putrid conditions.

BRYONIA.

White tongue. Thirsty. Irritable.

Wants to lie quite still; to be let alone.

Especially indicated where there is threatening pleurisy, or pleuro-pneumonia.

Bryonia is better for pressure, and worse for movement.

MERCURIUS SOL. Profuse, very offensive sweat.

Very foul mouth. Salivation.

Worse when sweating.

PYROGEN. Severe aching, esp. thighs and lower part back.

“Baptisia-only more so!”

Extreme restlessness. (Rhus Arsenicum)

Chills in back. (Gelsemium)

ARSENICUM.

Extreme mental restlessness and distress; prostration.

Repetition of Dose.

Every four hours till better.

About the author

Margaret Lucy Tyler

Margaret Lucy Tyler

Margaret Lucy Tyler, 1875 – 1943, was an English homeopath who was a student of James Tyler Kent. She qualified in medicine in 1903 at the age of 44 and served on the staff of the London Homeopathic Hospital until her death forty years later. Margaret Tyler became one of the most influential homeopaths of all time. Margaret Tyler wrote - How Not to Practice Homeopathy, Homeopathic Drug Pictures, Repertorising with Sir John Weir, Pointers to some Hayfever remedies, Pointers to Common Remedies.

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