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Hydrastis Canadensis

Golden Seal - Ranunculaceae

For debilitated persons, with viscid mucous discharges. Cachectic or malignant dyscrasia, with marked derangement of gastric and hepatic functions; broken down by excessive use of alcohol. Cancer: hard, adherent; skin mottled, puckered; pains knife-like, sharp, cutting; nipples retracted. Nursing sore mouth; tongue large, shows imprint of teeth. Leucorrhoea : ropy, thick, viscid, yellow; hanging from os in long strings (Kali bi.); pruritus. Profuse discharge of thick, yellow, stringy mucus from nasal passages (Cor.r.). Hawks yellow, viscid mucus from posterior nares and fauces; ulceration, after mercury or chlorate of potash; syphilitic angina.

Hyoscyamus Niger.
Henbane (Solanaceae.)

Persons of sanguine temperament; who are irritable, nervous, hysterical. Convulsions: of children, from fright or the irritation of intestinal worms (Cina); during labor; during the peurperal state; after meals, child vomits, sudden shriek, then insensible. Diseases with increased cerebral activity, but non-inflammatory in type; hysteria or delirium tremens; delirium, with resplessness, jumps out of bed, tries ot escape; makes irrelevant answers; thinks he is in the wrong place; talks of imaginary doings, but has no wants and makes no complaints. In delirium, Hyoscyamus occupies a place midway between Belladonna and Strammonium; lacks the constant cerebral congestion of the former and the fierce rage and maniacal delirium of the latter. Spasms: without conciousness, very restless; every muscle in the body twitches, from the eyes to the toes (with conciousness, Nux). Fears: being alone; poison; being bitten; being sold; to eat or drink; to take what is offered; suspicious, of some plot. Bad effects of unfortunate love; with jealousy, rage, incohorent speech or inclination to laugh at everything; often followed by epilepsy. Lascivious mania; immodesty, will not be covered, kicks off the clothes, exposes the person; sings obscene songs; lies naked in bed and chatters. Cough; dry, nocturnal, spasmodic; < when lying down, relieved when sitting up (Dros.); < at night, after eating, drinking, talking singing (Dros., Phos., - > when lying down,, Mang. m.). Intense sleeplessness of irritable, excitable persons form business embarrassments, often imaginary. Paralysis of bladder; after labor, with retention or incontinence of urine; no desire to urinate in lying-in women (Arn., Op.). Fever: pneumonia, scarlatina, rapidly becomes typhoid; sensorium clouded, staring eyes, gasping at flocks or picking bed clothes, teeth covered with sordes, tongue dry and unweildly; involuntary stool and urine; subsultus teninum.

Relations: - Compare: Bell., Stam., Verat. Phos. often cures lasciviousness when Hyos. fails. Nux or Opium in haemoptysis of drunkards. Follows: Bell. well in deafness after apoplexy.

Aggravation. - At night; during menses; mental affections; jealousy, unhappy love; when lying down.


Hypericum Perforatum.
St. Johns Wort (Hypericaceae)

Mechanical injuries of spinal cord; bad effects of spinal concussion; pains, after a fall on coccyx. Punctured, incised or lacerated wounds; sore, painful (Led. - contused wounds, Arn., Ham.), especially if of long duration. Injuries: from treading on nails, needles, pins, splinters (Led.); from rat-bites; prevents lock-jaw. Preserves integrity of torn and lacerated members when almost entirely separated from body (Calend.). Injury to parts rich in sentient nerves - fingers, toes, matrices of nails, palms or soles - where the intolerable pains shows nerves are severely involved; of tissues of animal life, as hands and feet. Nervous depression following wounds or surgical operations; removes bad effects of shock, of fright, of mesmerism. Always modifies and sometimes arrests ulceration and sloughing (Calend.). Crushed, mashed finger-tips. Tetanus after traumatic injuries (compare, Phys.). Vertigo: sensation as if head became suddenly elongated; at night, with urging to urinate. Headache: after a fall upon occiput, with sensation as if being lifted up high into the air; great anxiety lest she fall from this height. Spine: after a fall; slightest motion of arms or neck extorts cries; spine very sensitive to touch. Bunions and corns when pain is excruciating, showing nerve involvement. Convulsions; after blows on head or concussion.

Relations. - Compare: Arn., Calen., Ruta, Staph. In wounds where formerly Acon., and Arn., were given alternately, Hypericum cures.


St. Ignatius Bean. (Loganiaceae)

Especially suited to nervous temperament; women of a sensitive, easily excited nature; dark hair and skin but mild disposition, quick to percieve, rapid in execution. In striking contrast with the fair complexion, yielding, lachrymose, but slow and indecisive, Pulsatilla. The remedy of great contradictions: the roaring in ears > by music; the piles > when walking; sore throat feels > when swallowing; empty feeling in stomach not > by eating; cough < the more he coughs; cough on standing still during a walk (Ast. fl.); spasmodic laughter from grief; sexual desire with impotency; thirst during a chill, no thirst during the fever; the color changes in the face when at rest. Mental conditions rapidly, in an almost incredibly short time, change from joy to sorrow, from laughing to weeping (Coff., Croc., Nux m.); moody. Persons mentally and physically exhausted by long-concentrated grief. Involuntary sighing (Lach.); with a weak, empty feeling at pit of stomach; not > by eating (Hydr., Sep.). Bad effects of anger, grief, or disappointed love (Cal. p., Hyos.); broods in solitude over imaginary trouble. Desire to be alone. Finely sensitive mood, delicate consciousness. Inconstant, impatient, irresolute, quarrelsome. Amiable in disposition if feeling well, but easily disturbed by very slight emotion; easily offended. The slightest fault finding or contradiction excites anger, and this makes him angry with himself. Children, when reprimanded, scolded, or sent ot bed, get sick or have convulsions in sleep. Ill effects, from bad news; from vexation with reserved displeasure; from suppressed mental sufferings; of shame and mortification (Staph.). Headache, as if a nail was driven out through the side, relieved by lying on it. (Coff., Nux, Thuja). Cannot bear tabacco; smoking, or being in tabacco smoke, produces or aggravates headache. In talking or chewing, bites inside of cheek. Sweat on the face on a small spot only while eating. Oversensitiveness to pain (Coff., Cham.). Constipation; from carriage riding; of a paralytic origin; with excessive urging, felt more in upper abdomen (Ver.); with great pain, dreads to go to the closet; in women who are habitual coffee drinkers. Prolapsus ani from moderate straining at stool, stooping or lifting (Nit. ac., Pod., Ruta); < when the stool is loose. Haemorrhoids: prolapse with every stool, have to be replaced; sharp stitches shoot up the rectum (Nit. a.); < for hours after stool (Rat., Sulph.). Twitchings, jerkings, even spasms of single limbs or whole body, when falling asleep. Pain in small, circumscribed spots. Fever: red face during chill (Fer.); chill, with thirst during chill only; > by external heat; heat without thirst, < by covering ( > by covering, Nux). Complaints return at precisely the same hour. Ignatia bears the same relation to the diseases of women that Nux does to sanguine, bilious men. There are many more Ignatia persons in North America than Nux vomica persons - Hering.

Relations: - Incompatible: Coff., Nux, Tab. The bad effects of Ign. are antidoted by Puls.

Aggravation. - From tabacco, coffee, brandy contact, motion, strong odors, mental emotions, grief.

Amelioration. - Warmth, hard pressure (Cinch.); swallowing; walking.


Iodine. (The Element)

Persons of scrofulous diathesis, with dark or black hair and eyes; a low cachetic condition, with profound debility and great emaciation (Abrot.). Great weakness and loss of breath on going upstairs (Calc.); during menses (Alum, Carbo an., Coc.). Ravenous hunger; eats freely and well, yet loses flesh all the time (Abrot., Nat. m., Sanic., Tub.). Empty eructations from morning to nigh, as if every particle of food was turned into air (Kali c.). Suffers from hunger, must eat every few hours; anxious and worried if he does not eat (Cina, Sulph.); feels > while eating or after eating, when stomach is full. Itching: low down in the lungs, behind the sternum, causing cough; extends through bronchi to nasal cavity (Coc. c., Con., Phos.). Hypertrophy and induration of glandular tissue - thyroid, mammae, ovaries, testes, uterus, prostate or other glands - breasts may dwindle and become flabby. Hard goitre, in dark haired persons (light haired, Brom.); feels > after eating. Palpitation, worse from least exertion (compare, Dig.- from least mental exertion, Cal. ars.). Sensation as if the heart was squeezed together; as if grasped with an iron hand (Cac., Sulph.). Leucorrhoea: acrid, corrosive, staining and corroding the linen; most abundant at time of menses. Cancerous degeneration of the cervix; cutting pains in abdomen and haemorrhage at every stool. Constipation, with ineffectual urging > by drinking cold milk. Croup: membranous, hoarse, dry cough, worse in warm, wet weather; with wheezing and sawing respiration (Spong.). Child grasps at larynx (Cepa); face pale and cold, especially in fleshy children.

Relations: - Complementary: to, Lycopodium. Compare: Acet. ac., Brom., Con., Kali bi., Spong. in membranous croup and croupy affections; especially in overgrown boys with scrofulous diathesis. Follows well: after, Hep., Mer.; is followed by Kali bi. in croup. Acts best in goitre when give after full moon, or when moon is waning - Lippe. Should not be given during lying-in period, except in high potencies- Hering.

Aggravation. - Warmth; wrapping up the head (reverse of, Hep., Psor.).

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