A prominent liver remedy, covering many of the direct reflex symptoms of diseased conditions of that organ.
The jaundiced skin, and especially the constant pain under inferior angle of right scapula, are certain indications.
Paralytic drawing and lameness in single parts.
The great general lethargy and indisposition to make any effort is also marked.
Ailments brought on or renewed by change of weather. Serous effusions.
Head.–Icy coldness of occiput from the nape of neck; feels heavy as lead.
Eyes.–Dirty yellow color of whites. Sore sensation on looking up.
Face.–Yellow; worse nose and cheeks. Wilted skin.
Stomach.–Tongue yellow, with imprint of teeth. Taste bitter, pasty. Bad odor from mouth. Prefers hot food and drink.
Abdomen.–Jaundice due to hepatic and gall-bladder obstruction. Fermentation and sluggish bowels.
Urine.–Profuse, foaming, yellow urine.
Stool.–Constipation; stools hard, round balls, like sheep’s dung, bright yellow, pasty; clay-colored, stools float in water; alternation of diarrhea and constipation. Burning and itching of anus (Ratanh; Sulph).
Female.–Menses too late and too profuse.
Respiratory.–Very quick and short inspirations; pain on deep inspiration. Exhausting cough; sensation of dust not relieved by cough.
Back.–Pain in nape. Stiff neck, head drawn to left. Fixed pain under inner and lower angle of right scapula. Pain at lower angle of left scapula.
Extremities.–Pain in arms, shoulders, hands, tips of fingers. Icy coldness of tips of fingers; wrists sore, tearing in metacarpal bones.
Whole flesh sore to touch. Rheumatic pain in hips and thighs; intolerable pains in heels, as if pinched by too narrow a shoe; worse, right. Feels paralyzed.
Skin.–Dry heat of skin; itches, yellow. Painful red pimples and pustules. Old, spreading, offensive ulcers. Wilted skin. Sallow, cold, clammy.
Modalities.–Worse, right side, motion, touch, change of weather, very early in morning. Better, after dinner, from pressure.
Relationship.–Chelidonin.–(Spasm of smooth muscle everywhere, intestinal colic, uterine colic, bronchial spasm, tachycardia, etc).
Sulph often completes its work.
Complementary: Lycop; Bryon.
Compare: Nux; Sulph; Bry; Lyc; Opium; Podophyl; Sanguin; Ars.
Dose.–Tincture and lower attenuations. 15 drops in a teaspoon of water.
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