The mineral spring at Voslau in Austria. Analysis.100 cubic inches of water contain 15.2 grs. solid constituents; 4.9 grs. carbonate of lime; 2.7 grs. sulphate of lime; 0.5 gr.
chloride of lime; 2.7 grs. carbonate of magnesia; 1.8 grs.
sulphate of magnesia; 0.4 gr. muriate of magnesia;0.9 gr.
sulphate of soda; 0.4 gr. muriate of soda; 0.4 gr. alumina and silica; 0.2 carbonate of iron; 0.1 gr. gummy substance; 0.2 gr.
Emaciation, in young people. Uneasiness and unsteadiness at work. Weakness and falling asleep of the limbs. Increased sensitiveness, especially to the external air.
Mind restless and excited. Irritability, peevishness.
Vertigo and whirling in the head. Reeling and tottering of the whole body, two or three hours after a bath. Congestion to the head and orgasm of blood. Heaviness of the head.
(The appetite is increased after the first bath.) Heaviness and sensation of fullness in the stomach. Sensitiveness and pressure in the stomach after eating.
Pressure and tension in the hepatic region, extending to the right shoulder.
Thin stools, increasing to diarrhoea, with a slight degree of tenesmus.
Increased secretion from the prostatic glands. Frequent desire to urinate. Frequent micturition. Urine during the first days red, afterwards rather watery, and in large quantity.
Hoarseness and dryness in the throat; painful sensitiveness on swallowing warm food and drink. Dry cough, with slight pains in the chest.
Congestion to the chest and other organs. Oppression of the chest; respiration difficult, rapid, and short.
Overpowering sleepiness during the day. Sleepiness, especially in the afternoon.
Coldness and chilliness at times changing to heat, with increased thirst. Flushes of heat, without thirst. Perspiration in bed, towards morning.
Itching nettle rash over the whole body (after fourteen days of bathing), ending in desquamation (after two months). Itching on the skin with heat and biting, especially towards midnight, previous to the outbreak of perspiration.
Erections. Rush of blood to the genitals. Nocturnal emissions. Many have increased secretions of mucus from the genitals (female). Delayed menstruation. Menses diminished in quantity, accompanied by numerous troubles. Menses offensive. Menstruation too frequent and copious.