Cuprum is pre-eminently a convulsive medicine. The convulsive tendency associates itself with almost every complaint that Cuprum creates and cures. It has convulsions in every degree of violence, from the mere twitching of little muscles and of single muscles to convulsions of all the muscles of the body. When these are coming on the earliest
The complaints of Graphites are worse morning, evening and during the NIGHT, especially before midnight. It is useful in people who are morbidly fat, or have been fat and are now emaciating; with constipation more commonly than diarrhea; in women in these conditions whose menstrual habit is pale, late, short and scanty; catarrhal discharges that
In all the complaints of Helleborus stupefaction occurs in greater or less degree. Sometimes it is a complete stupor, sometimes a partial stupor, but it is always stupefaction and sluggishness. Hellebore is useful in affections of the brain, spinal cord, the general nervous system and mind, but especially in acute inflammatory diseases of the brain
This is a very deep, long acting remedy, and one greatly abused by traditional medicine in the form of Fowler’s Solution. It was used extensively as an anti periodical after quinine had failed, and as a tonic, for skin diseases of all sorts, for syphilis, for anemia, etc. It is a most positive remedy in
Among the striking features of Opium is a class of complaints marked by painless, inactivity, and torpor. Many of the provers taking small doses had torpor, inability to realize or feel their surroundings, or to take in the nature of states and judge of things. Deception in vision, taste, touch; deception of the state he
The Platinum proving represents the woman’s mind perverted. It is especially suited to hysterical women such as have undergone fright, prolonged excitement, or from disappointment shock, or prolonged hemorrhages. She becomes arrogant and haughty. One of the most striking characteristics of this drug is pride and over-estimate of one’s self. She imagines that she is
VERBENA URTICAEFOLIA – Blue Vervain – (VERBENA) Affects the skin and nervous system. Nervous depression, weakness and irritation and spasms. Promotes the absorption of blood and allays pain in bruises. Vesicular erysipelas. Passive congestion and intermittent fever. One of the remedies for Poison-oak. Epilepsy, insomnia, mental exhaustion. In epilepsy, it brightens up the patient’s mental
VISCUM ALBUM – Mistletoe Lowered blood pressure. Dilated blood vessels but does not act on the centers in the medulla. Pulse is slow due to central irritation of the vagus. The symptoms point especially to rheumatic and gouty complaints; neuralgia, especially sciatica. Epilepsy, chorea, and metrorrhagia. Rheumatic deafness. Asthma. Spinal pains, due to uterine causes.
ZINCUM VALERIANICUM – Valerinate of Zinc – (ZINCUM VALERIANUM) A remedy for neuralgia, hysteria, angina pectoris, and other painful affections, notably in ovarian affections. Epilepsy without aura. Hysterical heart-pain. Facial neuralgia, violent in left temple and inferior maxillary. Sleeplessness in children. Obstinate hiccough. Head.–Violent, neuralgic, intermittent headaches. Becomes almost insane with pain, which is piercing
ZIZIA AUREA – Meadow Parsnip – (THASPIUM AUREUM – ZIZIA) Hysteria, epilepsy, chorea, hypochondriasis, come within the sphere of this remedy. Mind.–Suicidal; depressed; laughing and weeping moods alternate. Head.–Pressure on top, in right temple, associated with backache. Male.–Great lassitude following coitus. Sexual power increased. Female.–Intermittent neuralgia of left ovary. Acrid, profuse leucorrhœa, with retarded menses.