Deadliest among the
poisons known, though its action is not so much deep. However it is
a dire necessity in the emergencies calling for it. The more
virulent a poison is, the more superficial (through life saving) its
action is homeopathically. The animal poisons (a gift of merciful
nature) offering thus a contrast to the inorganic substances and to
some extent to herbal. Only homoeopaths can understand how "all is
well and wisely put" by the Almighty
Robust; active, lively, High
strung and intelligent; the Why seeker. Congenial, Sympathetic,.
Obese. Constitutional Syphilis and addiction (Alcohol, tobacco)
Extremely hypersensitive reflexes to all nervous responses
especially to slightest noise (Asar, Tarn, Ther), touch (Even hair); ladies during
their crisis (puberty, pregnancy, climaxis). Retiring, seclusive,
nervous and depressed, even lachrymose; yet restless. Exhausted and
tired after struggles and tensions.
anxiety and fear. Inner restlessness. Hidden (often imagined)
worries e.g. about her domestic affairs, but loath to disclose (esp.
at climacteric). Sense of insecurity; of dissociation. Anxiety that
is less mental and more nervous (an anxiety neurosis), due to some
extent an inner apprehension or realization (in the latter case
there might even be a pleasurable anticipation) of impending end.
Extremes of tension,
spasticity and constrictiveness. They manifest themselves in the
mind, chest, abdomen, lumbar spine and lower limbs. Universal
commotion (trembling, twitching, cramps, paraesthesias and muscle
spasms). Manifests the trio (like Sumb), hysteria, gas and heart.
Severe constrictive or cramp
like pains, in waves (Like labour pains); muscles sore to touch;
though restless, motion aggravates; calls for screams.
Hysterical effects; conversion hysterias, e.g. colic, lumbago (Plb,
Taran, Zin-v); crying. Finally paralysis of all functions related to
lumbo-sacral nerve plexus (rectum, urinary, genitals, lower limbs).
Spastic paralysis. Left sided with heart pains of arms. Syncope;
Does not coagulate. Other
blood changes like pyemia, abscesses left for Ther, Apoplectic
tendency; apoplexy minor.
Signs of reaction: Black
stool or vomit.
Constant headache; congestive, with apoplectic
disposition; worse lying (an exception). Occipital pains (See back).
Pain in the right ear. Catches cold after emotional stress,
triggering troubles. Thick yellow discharge; Left nostril drips at
night; or stuffy.
Expression of deep anxiety.
Teeth sensitive to touch, cold air and water, to
noise; pain ameliorated by warm application, but also cold drink,
noiseless dark room. Gumboil in a smoker. Teeth dirty yellow gums
bleeding, soft spongy, (scorbutic). Fetor, dry or salivating.
Sorethroats pain on swallowing; Better by cold water; after or
alternating with lumbago.
Averse to sweets. Thirst for cold water (little and
often) Sinking sensation, or pain as if transfixed in epigastrium;
apprehension in. Nervous dyspepsia. Acidity, flatulence.
Biliousness; at climacteric (headache aggravated cold air, sun heat,
acid; ameliorated bilious vomiting, warm drinks, flow). Loud
belching. Hiccough. Gagging; with pain in the pit and the left
chest, oppression, nausea and headaches after fried foods
(incarcerated flatulence). Nausea, then colic or precordial pain;
with other pains; motion sickness with vertigo; worse closing the
eyes. Vomiting: bile, bitter brown matter, black.
Distended even tympanitic. Severe colic with
nausea sinking in the epigastrium. Abdominal distress with poor
elimination and no appetite; sometimes tenderness. Pelvic and lumbar
heaviness after dinner. "Pain and flatulent tension in (lower left
quadrant of) abdomen during a virus infection, with pain in the
arms; lady at climacteric. Cramps; after nausea; after weakness of
legs; from chest to abdomen.
Extreme gaseous distension,
rigid as a board with anginoid symptoms (pseudo-angina pectoris;
hysterical angina pectoris); cramps in abdomen with angina pectoris
(Spigelia). Heart symptoms pose as if abdominal: abdominal symptoms
borrowed from the heart.
The whole picture closely
simulates also abdominal mischief: an acute surgical emergency like
- perforated gastric ulcer, strangulated hernia or ruptured appendix
or incipient peritonitis or ruptured peritonium. Also in milder
cases; recurrent pain the right iliac fossa with a tender spot to
the right of the lumbar spine and another to the right side of the
Pain during stool.
Inaction, obstinate constipation.
Paralytic bladder; urine retained, better buy
hot fomentation especially over perineum; hysterical retention.
Urine albumin and sugar.
Frequent prolonged erection. Menses delayed;
scanty suppressed. Climacteric troubles galore: attacks of syncope,
vertigo, left supra-orbital and left leg pain, cannot walk
(intermittent claudications?), pelvic and lumbar heaviness, after
dinner heaviness and uneasiness, sleepless palpitation, copious easy
sweat, petechia (on arms), nasal, dripping; pruritis vulvae, eczema
(amel washing), aching back and legs; flushes of heat, then
chilliness and so on.
Extreme dyspnoea, gasping, grunting expiration.
Hacking and oppression of the chest. Cramps (pleurodynia). hard ache
in axilla; Left (Pseudo angina
Heart - Great precordial
anguish with sense of impending dissolution. After bite (in right
finger) pain ascends up the arm to the nape of the neck, then down
to the precordia and travels down to the left axilla to left finger
tips via left arm (as in angina pectoris). Pain as if transfixed; in
sternum attacks begun after a cold bath parasternal burning pain as
a left hot poker were thrusted to the descending aorta (aneurysm).
Constrictive pain (in lower part of sternum) extending to left
shoulder, axilla and back (between the scapulae); to neck; to
abdomen; to both upper arms; to left arm; sometimes to right arm.
With numbness, tingling in fingers; numbness pain or paralytic
lameness of left arm; anxiety; nausea; tendency to syncope; cold
sweat, collapse, icy cold skin (as marble); thready pulse; often
apnoea; sense of impending dissolution. Angina of effort; after
dinner, crampy pain usual.
Angina pectoris vasomotoris.
Coronary insufficiency; after abdominal surgery anginal pains,
pressing in upper chest, the distension so caused awakens
frequently, tightness in chest on hurrying, panicky with acute pains
and pangs; pains began during considerable emotional stress. Sudden
spasms of arterioles, then hypertension, then distension of Left
ventricle (causing agonizing breast pang). Thrombosis of arteries
(of legs, intermittent claudications); Coronary thrombosis (with
ischaemic occlusion (with infarction). Embolism. Apoplexy.
Hypertension. Flushes of heat, followed by chilliness. Subnormal
Stenosis of mitral orifice,
heavy sweat. Goitre heart. Tubercular glands in the neck (Ther)
Pulse rapid, weak, thready.
Pain in the neck to occiput.
A tender spot on the right of occiput or lumbar spine. Right
lumbosacral area. Painful cramps in, constriction in; shooting
pains; worse bending, motion (though restless); later paralysis.
Back feels broken. (Spinal anesthesia and irritation).
Paraesthesia of lower
limbs. Feeling of icy coldness from hips downwards. Paralysis,
increased reflexes, spasticity, inability to lift legs from spasms
of extensor muscles of hips; intermittent claudication. Crampy
Tenderness of calves, with
tingling and numbness in hands and feet. Burning and stinging in
soles as if a fire. Swelling of ankles.
Dreams of flying
Chills with fever or
after flushes of heat. Coldness
Easy, heavy sweat; hair
destroying of upper half of the body; on trunk, on covering up in
Cold: weather, damp,