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Sumbul homeopathy medicine – drug proving symptoms from Encyclopedia of Pure Materia Medica by TF Allen, published in 1874. It has contributions from R Hughes, C Hering, C Dunham, and A Lippe

      Common name: Sumbul (Persian and Arabic).


Ferula sumbul, Hook, f. (Bot. Ma., 1875).

Natural order: Umbelliferae. Preparation: Tincture of the root.


Humor excited and cheerful. More cheerful in humor and more disposed for intellectual occupation; he felt in the happy enthusiastic state of mind that accompanies the consciousness of having performed a noble deed; this sort of medicinal intoxication went away in a few hours. Very cheerful. Cheerful humor. Dull humor, though he was usually cheerful. Anxiety.

Easily frightened. Melancholy; no desire for labor, even intellectual, in the evening (twelfth day); mirthful, witty, inclined to gayety; continued smiling; calm, contented; amorous; fond of the society of women; cannot feel compassion (fifteenth day); mirthfulness and smiling; nothing disturbs (sixteenth day); mirthfulness, smiling, good-humor, wittily inclined; sympathy with suffering seems robbed of its pain (eighteenth day); fit of hysterical laughter and tears (twenty-second day); tranquillity, indolent, good-humor, mirthfulness (twenty-fourth day); clearness of intellect, especially in evening (twenty-fifth day); vivacity, hastiness; intellect very clear, in the evening (twenty-sixth day); intellect clear, in the evening (twenty-seventh day); nervous excitement and heat, especially in head from listening to a disputation, in the evening (twenty-eighth day); humor fidgety, nervous excitability; cannot continue reading, restless; irritability and agitation from harsh music, in the evening (twenty-ninth day); anxious activity, with physical weakness and debility; nervous excitability; restlessness whilst reading (thirtieth day); intellect clear, in the evening (thirty-second, thirty-third, and thirty-fourth days); mistakes in writing; mild, good humored, excitable (thirty-fourth day); intellect dull, in the morning; clear, in the evening; humor merry, smiling (forty- first day); irritability, in the afternoon and evening (forty- eighth day); disposition mild, amiable, smiling (forty-ninth day); nervous excitability; humor depressed, with despair of the future (fiftieth day); humor became cheerful and happy again this morn-ing (fifty-first day); excitability; easily depressed; easily roused into a passion; sensation as if the least provocation would enrage, with merry cheerful humor; the sensation of excitability is accompanied by fullness in temples and forehead and cerebellum, especially on left side, with pulsations in neck on left side, below the ear, in the evening (fifty-second day); frequent mistakes in writing and summing; one letter or figure is found written for another, even in simple words, and especially in common arithmetical operations, for many days past (fifty-third day); humor (since the fifty-fifth day excessively touchy) irritable, peevish, and sad, as if overburdened with cares and harassed; melancholy despondency, as if ill-treated by every one purposely, alternately with cheerfulness, mirth, and smiling (reaction ?), (fifty-ninth day); humor disagreeable (sixty-first day); continued mistakes in letters and figures (sixty-first day); inability to study (one hundred and sixty-ninth day); mildness, amiability, except during the pains; extremely irritable during the pains; extremely irritable during the pains, while walking or during any exertion (one hundred and seventy-third day); cheerfulness, except during the agony of pains, to which, all the system seems to contribute (one hundred and seventy-fifth day); very cheerful, in the evening (one hundred and seventy-sixth day); nervous excitability and weakness; susceptibility to emotional impressions and fear of vertigo (one hundred and seventy – eighth day); mild cheerfulness, amiability (one hundred and seventy- ninth day); clearness of intellect, in the evening, but reading fatigues (one hundred and eighty-third day); cheerfulness; listlessness; no desire for mental labor (one hundred and ninety- second day). Humor at times cross (slightly), (tenth day). Great activity of mind. The thinking faculty was somewhat disturbed next morning.


Confusion and Vertigo. Confusion of the head. He felt confused during the next day, but in the afternoon became more overwhelmed, having a great tendency to snore, and did so while quite awake. Slight confusion in the head, with moderate pressing and contractive pain in the left half of the forehead (after ten minutes); the turgescence towards the head lasted scarcely half an hour. Slight confusion, accompanied by a feeling of contraction in the forehead (soon), lasting half an hour, disappearing after evacuations. Dull confusion in left frontal region (one hundred and eightieth day). Dull empty confusion in left frontal region over left eye; reading fatigues; incapacity for prolonged attention; at times, chiefly in the evening, clear intellect, especially in the warmth; head worse in the morning, even on rising; clearer of an evening and in the warmth (one hundred and eighty-first day). Vertigo. Slight vertigo, of short duration. Vertigo on stooping and from using warm water; inability to stoop from vertigo, in the evening (seventeenth day). Reeling vertigo when rising from a seat and while lying. Giddiness on stooping (thirtieth day). Giddiness on rising from a seat, on stooping, on moving about; feeling of want of security, as if in imminent danger of reeling, or of having a fit whilst moving or standing, relieved by holding on to some object for safety, worse after 6 P.M. (one hundred and ninety-second day). General Head. Dulness of the head. Dulness of the head, especially in the forehead. Dulness of the head, especially in the forehead and occiput, with sensation of fullness. Dulness and confusion in the head, especially in the forehead (first day). Head freer then usual (first day).

Heaviness in head and forehead (nineteenth day). Heaviness in the head (thirty-second day). Dull heaviness and tension in cerebellum (one hundred and eighty-third day). Headache. Slight headache. Headache; tensive aching pain over eyes and in forehead, especially left temple, at 6 P.M. in the evening (thirty-sixth day). Tensive pains and heat in cerebellum, worse on left side, in the evening (one hundred and eighty-third day).

Dull pain and tensive fullness in head, increasing at 6 P.M.

(fourteenth day). Fullness in head and its vessels, with sensation of dizziness, and oppressive fullness in the forehead and over eyes (seventh day). Fullness in head, especially forehead and cerebellum; oppressive fullness in forehead (eleventh day). Sunbeams affect the head, which feels full of blood; sensation of heat and uneasiness, with fullness, in cerebellum, extending to spinal cord; dulness in head; dizziness; inability to stoop from giddiness (twenty-fourth day). Ebullition of blood in the head, lightness, and exalted feeling (forty-sixth day). The blood seems circulating quickly in the head, especially on left side (fifteenth day). Uneasiness in left cerebellum, painful, with stiffness in the muscles p73 adjoining, on moving the head; uneasiness, heat, lightness, and ebullition of blood, chiefly in forehead and cerebellum (fifty- third day). Occasional shooting pains from left cerebellum to left forehead (one hundred and ninety-second day). Sensation of slightly benumbing constriction in brain, as if contracted, in the morning (sixth day). During the catamenia, pains around the head, from cerebellum to frontal region (eighth day). Cold in the head, worse in the morning (nineteenth day). Cold in the head (thirty-third day). Forehead. Dull cloudy confusion in left frontal region and over left eye (one hundred and sixty- ninth day). Dull confusion in left frontal region; reading fatigues, worse in the morning (one hundred and seventy-third day). Dull aching in left frontal region and over left eye (one hundred and seventy-third day). Dull confusion in left forehead, especially over eye, at intervals, worse in the morning (one hundred and seventy-fifth day). Dull confusion in left frontal region, with slight nausea and sleepiness, in the morning (one hundred and eighty-second day). Dull confused stupor in left frontal region, on rising in the morning relieved by warmth (one hundred and eighty-third day). Dull pain, confused, in left frontal region (one hundred and ninety-second day). Heaviness and oppressive fullness in forehead (thirty-third day).

Oppressive fullness and heaviness in forehead and over eyes (ninth day). Fullness in forehead (thirtieth day). Pressure in the frontal region. Dull pressure in the forehead, with confusion of the head (soon). Pressure in the left frontal eminence. Beating-pressive pain in the left frontal eminence, in a circumscribed spot (first day). Pressive oppression in forehead (eleventh day). Dull pain in the forehead over eyes (sixteenth day). Oppressive dull pains in forehead (twenty- seventh and twenty-ninth days). Oppression in forehead (thirty- eighth day). Oppression in forehead, chiefly left temple, and nausea, at 11 P.M. (forty-eighth day). Oppression in the forehead and dull constriction over the head, chiefly from forehead to occiput; head heavy (forty-eighth day). Pain and heat in the forehead (twelfth day). Pain in forehead, after dinner, dull (thirtieth day). Dull constrictive pain in forehead, on rising (thirty-second day). Temples. Pain in the temples. Dull pain in temples (fourteenth day). Pain in left temple (thirty-third day). Dull pain in left temple (sixty-first day). Slight dull oppression on temples, especially the left, and over left eye (forty-ninth day). Dull compression from one temple to the other, with head within the forehead and heaviness in the head (first day). With the sensation of excitability, fullness in temples and forehead and cerebellum, especially on left side, with pulsations in neck, on left side below the ear, in the evening (fifty-second day). Painful pulsation in left temple, at 7 P.M. (fifty-first day). Vertex. Headache, excessive, all over top of head, extending to the eyebrows, like a very heavy weight (twenty-second and twenty-sixth days). Pressure in a small spot on the vertex (two hours after 2 drops). Occiput. Slight pain in the occiput. External Head. Round sore elevations of the cuticle on left parietal bone, painful when touched, dry, and coming off in dry scabs, at different times, chiefly in line over ear (sixteenth day). Slight contraction of the skin of the forehead (after five to ten minutes).


Objective. Sudden sensation of some foreign body in left eye, like grit or dust, which seems to diffuse itself over the eyeball and obscures the sight; eye cannot bear the light, 5 P.M., worse at 6 P.M.; lachrymation; it cannot be opened more than half way, as if eyelids were swollen, and painful when closed, so as to disturb sleep (thirteenth day). Awoke at 5 A.M. with aching pain in left eye; the pressure of the close eyelid very painful; red streaks across the cornea, towards external canthus; inflammation of conjunctiva of left eye, towards external canthus; sensation of some fixed grit or foreign sharp substances, which grates against the eyeball when turned outwards; aching pains in left eye, worse when moving it; eyeball cannot easily be turned outwards (fourteenth day). Subjective. The eye (especially the left, which had a sensation of a grit in internal canthus) very weak (sixty-seventh day). Aching in left eye from (artificial) light (nineteenth day). Stupefying pressure in the eyes, with transient dimness of vision (after ten minutes). The eyes seem too tight, with biting in the lids and blinking (first day).

Eyes sensitive to light. Brow. Twitchings in left eyebrow (eleventh day). Lid. Biting in the left eyelid. Vision.

Dimness of vision. Transient dimness of sight. Slight obscuration of vision. Impaired sight and flickering before the eyes (soon), lasting half an hour, disappearing after eructations; the vision was much better after the trial than it had been before.

Eyes dull and sight indistinct (sixty-first day). Dizzy wavering sensation before the eyes (after ten minutes). Quivering before the eyes. Swimming before the eyes (seventeenth day).


Loud singing and hissing in both ears (seventeenth day). Singing (as of a kettle) in the right ear, in the evening (thirty-third day).


Objective. Nose sore about edges, from cold aqueous coryza (twenty-first day). Alae of nose sore, worse morning and towards night (fiftieth day). Swelling of left ala nasi (one hundred and ninety-second day). Sneezing (fifth and following days). Watery coryza (seventeenth day); coryza of yellow mucus; complete stuffing in the nose (eighteenth day); coryza; aqueous running from nose (nineteenth day); tenacious yellow mucus copiously formed in nose, worse in left nostril; nose dry towards the alae (forty-second day); watery coryza, at 8 P.M. (forty-third day); thick whitish coryza and diminished smell, in the morning (forty- ninth day); watery coryza (fiftieth day); obstructing, yellow, gummy mucus in left nostril and root of nose, in posterior nares and throat (one hundred and ninety-second day). Repeated attacks of epistaxis. Subjective. Stuffing in nose, at 8 P.M. (third day). Stuffing at root of nose (fifth day); stuffing in nose, with diminished smell (seventeenth day); stuffing in nose, extending down its chamber, always worse half an hour after a dose (twenty-eighth day); stuffing in nose, at 6 P.M. and in the evening (thirtieth day); stuffing in the nose and its chambers of thick bright-yellow gummy mucus, in the morning (thirty-first day); stuffing of yellow mucus in nose, the root, and chamber, extending down into the throat; stuffing in nose at 6 P.M. and in evening (thirty-second day); stuffing in nose of thick tenacious yellow mucus, at root of nose, and its chambers (thirty-third day); stuffing in nose and its chambers (thirty- fourth day); nose becomes stuffed at root and in chambers (thirty-sixth day); clogged sensation (fortieth day); stuffing in nose of yellow tenacious mucus, copious, obstinate, and continuous, on waking, increasing at 9 A.M. (forty-first day); stuffing in nose (forty-third day); stuffing in chambers of nose, extending down towards throat, in the morning; nose stuffed at root (forty-fifth day); stuffing in nose (forty-sixth and forty- seventh days); Camphor, by olfaction, speedily removed the stuffing at the nose, and as this was a well-marked symptom, it served as an index which called my attention to the action of different potencies; occasionally after taking the mother tincture, and the voice and nose being perfectly clear and free, the one almost immediately became husky or hoarse, and the other, with the throat, was obstructed with mucus; if the symptoms were present, a corresponding aggravation took place; after the 3d.

this occurred after a slight interval, which again was prolonged after the 5th, till, at the 15th potency, it did not appear for half, or even much more, and was proportionately less intense.

Mucous membrane seems irritable, as on taking cold; sensation of clammy dryness in the mouth, extending all through it (one hundred and seventy-seventh day). Teasing tickling in the nose, that troubled him three times during the day. Picking the nose (forty-ninth day). Itching, at intervals, inside point of nose (forty-third day). Itching inside nose, at tip, in the evening (forty-fourth day). Itching inside nose at point; thrusting of the finger into the nose (forty-eighth day). Smell. Loss of smell (nineteenth and thirty-third days).


Objective. Painful expression of face; face very pale, with very numerous black pores (one hundred and seventy-third day). Face pale, very thin (thirtieth day). Subjective. Cramp like pain in both masseter muscles, at noon in the afternoon, with stiffness on moving the jaw and pain in the meatus auditorius. Sensation of a drop of cold water tickling for half an inch occasionally just above zygoma, left side (sixty-first day). Sensation as of cobwebs being moved over different, parts first of cerebellum and then over face (seventeenth day). Sensation of cobwebs moving over face, at 10 P.M., in bed (twenty-fourth day). Sensation as if skin of face were tightened (eighteenth day). Lips. Swelling of the upper lip, of the gums. Dryness and heat of lips and mouth (nineteenth day). Jaw. Sensation of partial dislocation of lower jaw, forward, on left side (one hundred and seventy- ninth day).


Teeth. Shooting pain in first upper molar of left side, extending into cheek (twenty-third day). Shooting pain in first lower molar, left side, in the morning (twenty-fourth day).

Tongue. Tongue coated dirty yellow (first day). Tongue covered with moist brown coating (ninth day); light-brown coating on tongue; tongue feels rough, as if scraped (eleventh day); tongue covered with brown coating, in morning (on awaking), (twelfth day); heat in tongue and throat and in stomach (fourteenth day); tongue white, with slight brown crust in center and at back, in the morning (fifteenth day); tongue white and brown streak down the middle, wider at back, in the morning (seventeenth day); tongue white, with slight brown in center and at back, in the morning; tongue rather flabby, pitted with the impress of the teeth on its edges; papillae at apex enlarged; papillae conicae and filiformae slightly enlarged, coated white, with brown crust at back (nineteenth day); tongue white, with brown crust at back (twenty-second day); tongue dirty brown at back, in the morning (twenty-third day); tongue elongated, red (thirty-first day); tongue white, elongated, in the morning (thirty-second day); tongue covered with moist brown coating; papillae red, enlarged, in the morning (thirty-fourth day); tongue covered with moist brown coating on awaking; papillae red and raised (thirty- sixth and thirty-eighth days); tongue glazed (fortieth day); tongue coated white, rough (forty-eighth day); tongue coated moist brown, in the morning; becomes red and elongated, and the papillae like deep red spots, with wedge-shaped brown crust at back, towards evening (fifty-second day). General Mouth. Flat odor from the mouth (first day). Breath at times hot to the hand, offensive (nineteenth day). Breath hot and balmy in mouth, hot to hand and to the lips, in expiration from the nose (twenty- eighth day). Breath feels hot (forty-first day). Breath feels hot, in the evening (twelfth day). Breath offensive (twenty- first, one hundred and seventy-first, on hundred and seventy- fifth, and other days). Breath very offensive, and disagreeable odor from the body, tainting the clothes (one hundred and ninety- second day). Dryness in mouth and throat; no thirst (eighteenth day). Saliva. Salivation. (Frothy saliva and difficult speech, on account of difficulty mobility of the tongue). Watery saliva, with pressure in the stomach. Much thin tasteless saliva. Salivation and chilliness (first day). Saliva increased, 7 P.M. (twelfth day). Copious secretion of saliva (fortieth day). Watery, increased saliva and frequent swallowing (fortieth day). Increased watery saliva and frequent swallowing (forty-fifth day). Increased saliva; constant swallowing (forty- seventh day). Increased saliva (fifty-second day). Taste.

Taste clammy (eighteenth day). Taste deficient (nineteenth day). Eats without relish. Want of relish for animal diet and stout (ninth day). Want of relish and taste clammy (eleventh day). No relish for food (eighteenth day). No relish for stout (thirty-third and thirty-fourth days). Want of relish for food and beer, which tastes flat and insipid and heavy (forty-fifth day). Diminished relish (one hundred and seventy-fifth day).

Distaste to meat; pasty disagrees (one hundred and seventy-ninth day). Taste of horse-chestnuts, at night (half an hour after dose 2/15th), (twenty-ninth and thirtieth days). Want of taste; taste clammy, at noon, with eructations and taste of food (herring) many hour (eight) after eating (twenty-ninth day).

Taste of bread, at 7.30 P.M. (thirty-third day). Mawkish taste; diminished relish (one hundred and seventy-fourth day).


Phlegm in throat (ninth day). Tenacious mucus in throat (fifth day). Tenacious mucus in throat of sweetish taste (nineteenth day). Tenacious mucus, sweet tasting, in throat, causing hawking, but without detaching it upwards (twentieth day).

Tenacious mucus in throat, greenish (twenty-second day).

Tenacious obstructing mucus in throat, with hoarseness (twenty- sixth day). Obstructing mucus in throat (thirty-second day). Tenacious mucus in throat, in the morning (thirty-fifth, thirty- seventh, and forty-first days). Tenacious obstructing mucus in throat, and increased saliva, with frequent swallowing (forty- second day). Tenacious sweet mucus in the throat (forty-third day). Obstructing mucus in throat (forty-fifth day). Erosion, burning heat, and rawness in the throat, with phlegm (tenacious mucus), (eleventh day). Heat in throat, in the evening (twelfth day). Heat in throat, which makes breath hot, like warm balmy air (twenty-eighth day). Harshness, roughness, and slight tickling in throat (seventeenth day). Rawness in the throat, in the evening (forty-seventh day). Hoarseness and rawness in throat, towards night (forty-eighth day). Soreness and rawness in the throat (fifteenth day). Soreness, as of excoriation, in upper part of throat, on left side near tonsil, painful when speaking, at noon (twenty-sixth day). Soreness, as of excoriation, in throat and upper part, and back of mouth, left side, at noon (twenty-seventh and thirtieth days). Scratching in the throat. Scraping in the throat, as if sore. Tickling in throat (nineteenth day). Tickling in throat inciting to cough, at 6 P.M. (twenty-ninth day). Fauces and Oesophagus. Stitches in the fauces, with a sensation of rawness and soreness, not on swallowing saliva (first day). Awake at 4 A.M., with constriction at the top of the gullet, constant swallowing, obstructing mucus in throat and mouth, tenacious and thick; attempts to clear the throat by a sound like croup; the breathing is impeded, but better when lying on the back; sensation as if a film were formed around the top of the gullet; choking constriction; chest on left side feels loaded and oppressed (forty-eighth day). The symptom of dryness of the oesophagus was transient. Swallowing. Constant want to swallow, with accumulation of tenacious mucus in throat, and increased saliva, in the morning (thirty-first day). Constant swallowing (thirty- third day); at 9 A.M. (thirty-sixth day). Slight swelling of left parotids, and sensation of partial dislocation forwards of left temporomaxillary joint (one hundred and seventy-eighth day).


Appetite and Thirst. Appetite increased. Appetite increased; the dinner was eaten with great relish. Very great hunger (first and second day). Appetite great, without thirst (eleventh day); appetite variable; large at one meal, absent at the next without relish (twentieth day); appetite deficient, especially for animal food (twenty-ninth day); great appetite (for bread) (thirtieth day); appetite good (thirty-third day); appetite great, at 6 P.M.

(thirty-fifth day); no desire for animal food or beer, little appetite at dinner (forty-fourth day); want of appetite for meat (one hundred and sixty-ninth day); good appetite, except for meat (one hundred and seventy-fourth day); appetite good, chiefly for farinaceous food (one hundred and seventy-fifth day); appetite for farinaceous food; distaste to meat (one hundred and seventy- seventh day). Disgust and nausea. Thirst. Thirst for wine, in the evening (twentieth day); thirst for stimulants, especially wine, in the evening (twenty-first day); desire for wine (twenty- second day); thirst for stimulants, in the evening; wine tastes very agreeable, but does not satisfy or allay the desire (twenty- third day); desire for wine (twenty-seventh day); slight desire for wine, in the evening (thirty-first day); thirst for stimulants (thirty-third day); thirst for wine; it tastes very agreeable, whilst stout tastes heavy, and leaves a clammy, insipid aftertaste, as if flat, and is not relished (forty-first day); no thirst (one hundred and seventy-fourth, one hundred and seventy-ninth days). Feverish dryness, external and internal (one hundred and seventy-seventh day). Sensation of feverish dryness, without thirst (one hundred and seventy-ninth day).

Eructations. Eructation. Empty eructations. Empty, tasteless eructations. Frequent empty eructations (first day). Empty eructations; also several times before the stool (first day).

Many empty eructations, with almost constant desire to urinate (first day). Frequent empty eructations. Eructations, with rumbling and twisting in the intestines, transient. Eructations, with mush odor; (after five minutes); (after half an hour).

Eructations, with the odor of musk, immediately, lasting for a quarter of an hour incessantly, then interrupted for an hour, when they went off. Violent eructations, with the taste of musk, that lasted an hour. Eructations, with a distinct musk smell (soon). Eructations of wind (twelfth day); eructations, with taste of bread, at 7 P.M. (twenty-ninth day); eructations of wind (thirty-eighth day); eructations of wind, at 11 P.M. (fortieth day); eructations of wind, at 11.30 A.M., with taste of last food (bread), (forty-first day); eructations of wind and pyrosis, with taste of last food (bread), (forty-first day); eructations of wind, at 11.30 P.M. (forty-eighth day); after beer, eructations and slight burning pyrosis, with taste of beer, at 4 and 10 P.M.

(fiftieth day). Hiccough and Heartburn. Hiccough, with cough, at intervals (fifty-ninth day). Stout at dinner, followed by pyrosis (thirty-eighth day). Nausea and Vomiting. Nausea (after five minutes). Nausea and salivation. Nausea all day (twenty- ninth day). Nauseous feeling in throat, 3 to 5 P.M. (thirty- eighth day). Nausea and oppression in forehead, at 11 P.M.

(forty-eighth day). Slight nausea, with the confusion in the head and sleepiness, in the morning (one hundred and eighty- second day). Slight nausea in throat (one hundred and eighty- third day). Bilious vomiting. Stomach. Increased assimilation and appetite. Feeling of emptiness of the stomach, followed by bulimia, demanding immediate satisfaction (after ten minutes).

Pains in the stomach or intestines. Pain, as of a knife, in stomach, at 4 P.M. (eighth day). Tensive pain over stomach, cardiac end, and through left breast (thirty-fifth day).

Pressure in the pit of the stomach. Pressure in the stomach, with rumbling. At times pressure between the stomach and navel, aggravated by pressure, feeling of fullness in the epigastric region (second day). Dull pressure deep in the pit of the stomach, with a sensation of anxiety, followed by rumbling (first day). Pressive colic in the epigastric region (first day).

Shooting pains in cardiac end of stomach (left hypochondrium), (twenty-ninth day). Slight shooting in cardiac end of stomach, in the evening (thirty-fifth day). Burning, dry heat in stomach rising into throat (eleventh day). In stomach and bowels a pleasant warmth, which lasted an hour and a half, after the eructations.


Hypochondria. Shootings in right hypochondrium (fourth day).

Shootings p73 in the right hypochondrium, while walking in the evening (twelfth day). Shooting, tensive pains in lower right hypochondrium (nineteenth day). Umbilicus and Sides. Pain in the umbilical region, and drawing in of the abdomen, even on gentle pressure with the hand. Bubbling in the left side of the abdomen (first day). General abdomen. Abdomen flabby, doughy (first day). Distension of the abdomen, with some sensitiveness deep in the umbilical region, aggravated by drawing in the walls of the abdomen (first day). Abdomen full and distended, with sensation of heaviness (thirtieth day). Abdomen very distended, heavy (not hard), (thirty-second day). Abdomen full, distended (thirty-fourth day). Abdomen hard and heavy (fortieth day).

Abdomen heavy and inflated; sensation of bloatedness, puffy fullness, extending as high as the sternum; uncomfortable, especially on stooping or lifting the leg (forty-third day).

Emission of flatus (nineteenth and following days). Emission of hot, offensive flatus (sixteenth day). Emission of fetid flatus (ninth and thirty-eighth days). Emission of much flatus (thirty- fifth day). Rumbling in the abdomen. Rumbling and gurgling in the intestines. Frequent bubbling in the abdomen (first day).

Borborygmi. Occasional noise in the bowels, as if from the generation of flatulence there. Increased secretion from the mucous membrane of the intestinal canal. Sensation of fullness and heaviness in the abdomen (eleventh day). Pains in the abdomen, as if from a knife (twenty-sixth day). Forcing-down pains, commotion, in intestines and sickliness, especially in left abdomen (twenty-fifth day). Dry heat in abdomen, which flushes to the skin (ninth day). Heat in the abdomen under the navel, feverish heat in abdomen and stomach, whence it rises into the throat and head, and flushes to the skin, which becomes moist (tenth day). Pinching in the bowels (after ten minutes).

Sensation of diarrhoea in the abdomen (first day). Sensation of approaching diarrhoea, pains in abdomen, lower part (thirty-fifth day). Hypogastrium and Iliac Region. Commotion and slight nauseating pain in left lower abdomen, as of approaching diarrhoea, without stool, in the morning (one hundred and eighty- second day). Gnawing pains in right hypogastric region, below last rib (seventh day). Gnawing pains in right hypogastric region (eleventh day). Gnawing pains in right hypogastric region, in the evening (twenty-ninth day). Slight gnawing pains in right hypogastric region, in the morning (thirty-second day).

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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