Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Argentum Metallicum in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.
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Weary, forced to lie down and sleep.
Gaping, drowsy; depressed in mind.
Like electric shocks on going to sleep.
Restless sleep; anxious, frightful dreams, on awaking believes them true.
Nausea in dreams.
On awaking fatigue; upper arm weak, legs powerless.
Nausea and vomiting
Squeamish nausea in region of sternum, with vertigo and burning in scrobiculum.
Nauseous sensations with hunger; nausea in his dreams.
Vomiting, with the stool in the afternoon.
Bitter, acrid fluid rises up into the throat; heartburn.
Eating and drinking
During and after meals, sweating.
After dinner, nosebleed.
Drawing pains in maxillary and parotid glands.
Argentum Metallicum acts on cartilages and joints.
Joints feel weak, sore; especially in lower limbs when descending.
Arthritic bruised pains in joints; boring.
Tenderness, pressure or tearing in the bones; gnawing, especially in the long bones, and in those of the face.
Contact, Injuries, etc.
Touch 3, 4, 19, 30, 46. Pressure 4, 19, 32, 33. Scratching 6, 46. Riding in carriage 19.
Soreness and rawness in internal organs.
Articular rheumatism, without swelling, with burning, lancinating pains, like from the sting of a wasp, severe at the knee, still more at the elbow.
Painless twitching around right shoulder and right thigh; of right thumb, abducting it while writing.
Spasmodic, painful twitching of muscles on temple, forehead, and throat, near thyroid cartilage.
Convulsive shocks of whole body; after previous vertigo; mostly when dropping off to sleep, preventing sleep.
Epileptic attacks, followed by delirious rage, jumping about, striking those nearer.
Paralytic weakness on motion; bruised feeling.
Lame, weakness with all pains.
Temperature and weather
Better in open air 4, 27. Entering warm room 2. Uncovering 40.
Chill, Fever and Sweat.
Coldness on small spots.
Chill in the afternoon and evening, until asleep; before midnight, every time the bed clothes are raised.
Chilly, stupid; chill spreads from the back.
Heat in the forenoon without thirst, heat all over, but less on the head.
Hectic, 11 A.M. to 12 M., or 1 P.M.
Sweats easily; during and after eating; upper part of body, or only front of body.
Sweat after midnight.
Sweat on abdomen, chest.
Pains increase gradually, disappear suddenly.
Sudden momentary pains; belly, back, right shoulder, etc.
Cough in attacks.
Right 3, 8, 28, 31, 36. Left 3, 5, 10, 18, 19, 23, 28, 30, 32, 46. Below upwards 3, 17, 27. Above downwards 23. Within outwards 28.
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