1. Tall, slim (not conspicuously thin) women with narrow pelvices dark hair, yellow complexion and characteristic “saddle” ; “washerwoman’s remedy”. 2. Marked indifference even to family ; no enjoyment in life ; sits and say, nothing ; occasional fits of temper, then spiteful, obstinate and touchy. Melancholy, inspired by proud, stoical self-pity ; < consolation


1. Subjects of light complexion and fine, dry skin ; paleface, lax fibre ; nervous, sanguine temperament ; lacking in “grit”. Specially suited to scrofulous, rachitic children with large sweaty head and big abdomen ; open fontanelles and sutures ; weak ankles, slow learning to walk, etc. 2. Patient anxious, yielding, timid (Pulsatilla) but irritable


1. Scrofulous or syphilitic subjects ; elderly persons. 2. Mental hypersensitiveness ; offended at trifles ; continual concern about the future ; peevishness, sometimes violent temper ; children petulantly push or throw away things for which they cried ; apathy, depression. 3. Ailments from mental emotions especially pride, envy, chagrin, indignation, unmerited insults, etc. 4.


1. Scrofulous, plethoric persons with very red lips ; subject to skin eruptions especially acne ; hasty in temper and motion ; often untidy and dirty – “ragged philosopher” – spare, stoop-shouldered, slack, shiftless, sensitive, sedentary. Emaciated children with big bellies, intolerant of bathing and covering ; often dirty habits. 2. Mental and physical inertia


1. Subjects with specific history whose chancres-have been treated by local means resulting in many years of suffering, especially with skin and throat troubles ; also congenital syphilis. 2. Weakness or loss of memory, especially for names ; feels as if going insane ; terrible dread of the night season owing to aggravation of all

Thuja Occidentalis

1. Fleshy persons ; dark, shiny, greasy complexion especially forehead ; black hair and unhealthy skin ; lymphatic temperament. Hydrogenoid constitution. 2. Depression even to melancholia ; dislikes company ; weary of life, peevish, quarrelsome ; loss of memory ; excitable, always in a hurry. Fantastic fixed ideas : (a) of strange person by his


1. Fair, blue-eyed subjects ; tall, slim, flat-chested ; blue sclerotic, red lips ; mentally precocious, but physically weak ; child often covered with fine-hairs on chest, back, etc. Tubercular diathesis. 2. Despondency with irritability ; patient taciturn, sulky ; disposition naturally sweet but changed by disease ; desires constant change ; fears dogs. 3.

Veratrum Album

1. Thin, choleric, emotional subjects deficient in vital reaction ; extremes of life and young people of nervous, sanguine temperament. 2. Violent manias, deliriums, with anger and rage ; habits dirty and destructive especially to clothes ; attacks often alt. sullen silence ; may be religious excitement. 3. Sudden collapse with cold sweat especially on

Veratrum Viride

1. Plethoric subjects. 2. Furious deliriums ; screaming and howling. 3. Sudden, intense local congestions especially to base of brain, spine, chest, stomach ; also of pelvis, dysmenorrhoea (Caulophyllum) ; coup-de-soleil. (In French in the text). 4. Acute febrile diseases with great arterial excitement ; convulsions often precede eruptions ; acute rheumatism. 5. Tongue white

Zincum Metallicum

1. Cachectic, emaciated persons whose constitutions have broken down through stress of life ; vitality deficient. circulation poor ; nervous exhaustion from overwork. 2. Soporous conditions of the mind ; child repeats everything said to it. 3. Hypersensitiveness to external stimuli. 4. General trembling assoc. with chronic diseases ; weakness and trembling of extremities especially