Keynotes and Characteristics - H C Allen

Lyssin

Last modified on October 11th, 2016

Lyssin homeopathy medicine, complete details of homeopathic Lyssin from Keynotes and Characteristics by H C Allen

Ziemsen suggested Lyssin as a substitute for Hydrophobinum, Encyclopaedia, vol. iii, p 472.

The sight or sound of running water or pouring water aggravates all complaints.

Lyssin has Lyssophobia; fear of becoming mad.

Bluish discoloration of wounds ( Lachesis ).

Complaints resulting from abnormal sexual desire (from abstinence, Conium ).

Mental emotion or mortifying news always makes him worse.

Cannot bear heat of sun ( Gelsemium , Gloninum , Lachesis , Nat. ).

Lyssin Convulsions: from dazzling or reflected light from water or mirror ( Stramonium ); from even thinking of fluids of any kind; from slightest touch or current of air.

Headache: from bites of dogs, whether rabid or not; chronic, from mental emotion or exertion; < by noise of running water or bright light.

Saliva; tough, ropy, viscid, frothy in mouth and throat, with constant spitting ( Hydrastis 0.

Sore throat, constant desire to swallow ( Lac caninum , Mercurius ).

Difficulty in swallowing, even spasm of oesophagus from swallowing liquids; gagging when swallowing water.

Constant desire to urinate on seeing running water ( Cantharis , Sulphur ); urine scanty, cloudy, contains sugar.

Prolapsus uteri; many cases of years’ standing cured.

Sensitiveness of vagina, rendering coition painful.

Lyssin Relations. – Compare: Belladonna , Cantharis , Hyoscyamus , Stramonium , in hydrophobia.

Aggravation. – Sight or sound of water; bright dazzling light ( Stramonium ); carriage-riding ( Cocculus indicus – better from, Acid nitricum ).

About the author

H. C. Allen

H. C. Allen

Dr. Henry C. Allen, M. D. - Born in Middlesex county, Ont., Oct. 2, 1836. He was Professor of Materia Medica and the Institutes of Medicine and Dean of the faculty of Hahnemann Medical College. He served as editor and publisher of the Medical Advance. He also authored Keynotes of Leading Remedies, Materia Medica of the Nosodes, Therapeutics of Fevers and Therapeutics of Intermittent Fever.