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Argentum Nitricum - Head symptoms - T.F. Allen

Nitrate Of Silver, Arg. Nit, Argent. Nit, Argentum Nit, Argent Nit, Arg N, Arg Nit, Arg-n.

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Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Argentum Nitricum in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.


Confusion of the head (2d potency, first day),

The whole day his head feels confused, especially the occiput, the left region of the vertex, and the forehead (2d potency, second day),

On waking in the morning from a sleep full of dreams, his head aches and feels confused (2d potency, first day),

The head feels confused, accompanied with whizzing in the ears, and hard hearing (30th potency, sixth day),

Confusion of the head, with feeling of stupidity, over night; in the morning, when waking, it is changed to fulness in the forehead, with stinging, digging in the same, increasing after rising (1st potency, fifth day),

Dull and confused state of the head, with beating in the whole body, and hypochondriac taciturnity, after dinner (30th potency, second day),

The head feels confused after drinking coffee.

Giddiness, as if intoxicated, accompanied with lassitude and debility of the lower limbs (30th potency, first day),

Giddiness in the head, as if he would faint, the body feeling tired, but not disagreeably so (30th potency, first day),

Giddy, dulness of sense, and as if he had lost all sensations; accompanied with drowsiness (30th potency, first day),

Sensation in the head, as if the epileptic fit were approaching,

The whole night his head feels heavy and dull, with heat in the head, inducing him to lay his head on cool places, in order to obtain relief (30th potency, second day),

Fulness and heaviness of the head (2d potency, second day),

Fulness and heat in the head, at night, with great excitement (30th potency, fourth day),

Fulness, pushing, and heat in the head, relieved by pressing upon the head (30th potency, third day),

Excessive congestion of blood to the head, with throbbing of the carotid arteries, obliging him to loosen his cravat, accompanied with heaviness, stupefying dulness of the head, great melancholy, weakness of mind, inability to express himself suitably and coherently (30th potency, second day),

Slight digging-up moving about in the parenchyma of the brain (6th potency, fourth day),

Drawing, in streaks or bands, over the surface of the brain, apparently in the membranes or the sinuses (6th potency, fourth day),

Sensation as if a cool current were blowing from the right frontal eminence into the right eye (30th potency, first day),

Violent boring in the left forehead, when walking (after six and a half hours),

Boring in the left frontal eminence (immediately),

Drawing in the forehead,

Drawing over the whole forehead, lasting only a short time (after two and a half hours),

Constant drawing and digging in the left frontal eminence, afterwards accompanied with a drawing tearing, extending along the whole left arm (6th potency),

Almost all day, pressure and heaviness in the forehead,

Heaviness and pressure in forehead, lasting the whole day (after one hour),

Heaviness and pressure in the forehead, the whole day, worse on walking in the open air, ceasing toward evening; not increased by eating (after one hour),

All day, pressure and heaviness in forehead, increased by stooping,

Pressure in the forehead (30th potency, first day),

Pressing in the frontal bone, to the left, especially on the frontal eminence, at times more violent; it is constant, and appears at times like a band over the forehead; worse on walking,

Pressure in the upper right forehead; and outward from the right nipple (immediately),

Pressing and drawing over the forehead and below the left eye,

Pressure in the right half of the forehead, especially in the eyebrows, in the morning, when waking (30th potency, third day),

Pushing in the right side of the forehead, as of a load (30th potency, second day),

Tearing in the left side of the forehead (immediately),

Wandering tearing in the skin of the left upper forehead (after one and a half hours),

Stitches and digging in the left frontal eminence, every day, at different periods, but more frequently in the afternoon (6d potency),

Undulating throbbing in the whole forehead (6th potency, third day),

Pulsations in the left side of the forehead (30th potency, first day),

At 12 o'clock, *violent boring in the left temple (first day),

Pressure in right temple (second day),

Tearing, extending down the right temple as far as the face (30th potency, second day),

Cutting, as with knives, in the left temple (30th potency),

At 8 A.M., tearing on the top of the head, more violent diagonally over the vertex (third day),

Tearing on the right of the vertex (immediately),

8 A.M., boring on the upper right side of the head (third day),

1 P.M., violent boring, increasing by jerks and shocks, on the upper right side of the head, when walking; 10 P.M., the same in the left temple, on sitting; 10.30 P.M., in the right temple (second day),

Digging, cutting motion through the left hemisphere of the brain, extending from the occiput to the frontal protuberance, recurring frequently, and increasing and decreasing rapidly (30th potency),

10.30 P.M., on sitting, suddenly, on the right parietal bone, a violent drawing, as if upward; immediately after, pressing on the left side of the forehead; then deep in the right wrist,

Drawing, with pressure and heaviness in the right side of the head, abating in rest, but increasing by the least motion (2d potency),

On waking in the night, tearing on one side of the head (first day),

Dragging, beating pain in the right side of the head, accompanied with a general uncomfortable feeling (30th potency, second day),

Violent boring in the right side of the occiput (first day),

Narrow traction extending from the occiput into the middle of the brain (6th potency, fourth day),

Much itching and biting near the nape of the neck (2d potency, fifth day),


There is no region in the head which was not painfully affected by the drug.

Headache all the time (2d potency, second day),

When waking in the morning, he has a terrible headache, obliging him to gnash his teeth (1st potency, third day),

Strong and agreeable odors appear to increase the headache remarkably (second day),

The headache is worse in the open air.

Headache and toothache (30th potency, third day),

The headache is relieved by binding something tightly around the head. (Aust. provings).

Headache, with eructations and chilliness.

Generally the headache is accompanied by chilliness, and sometimes by a general increase of the temperature of the body. (Aust. provings).

Painful fulness in the brain (30th potency, first day),

Painful fulness and heaviness in the head, with inability to recollect, and glowing heat of the head and cheeks, in the afternoon (2d potency, third day),

He wakes with a headache in the morning; the head feels full, heavy, and stupid; the headache becomes intolerable when making the least movement, and continues the whole day (2d potency, second day),

Pain in the head; the head seems enlarged (30th potency, third day),

If the pain is felt all over the head, it appears to him enlarged; if the pain is felt only on one side of the head, the eye of the affected side appears enlarged (30th potency, second day),

Pain in the head, as if it would burst, occasioned by mental labor (2d potency, second day),

Headache dull, tormenting, especially in the forehead, with dejection and restlessness (1 grain),

Since waking, his forehead feels painful and dull, which abates after dinner (1st trit., second day),

She wakes with a headache, pressure deep in the brain, accompanied with chilliness, the whole forenoon (30th potency, first day),

Pressing, digging headache, with chilliness, and great bruised feeling in the limbs,

Nocturnal pressing, stupefying pain about in the head, especially extending to the temples and forehead, with heaviness in the whole body, restless dreams and nausea (in a woman of thirty),

Pressing pains in the whole head, occasioned by mental exertion (30th potency, second day),

Pain in the forehead and vertex, as if grasped together (30th potency, first day),

Aching pain in the forehead, in the daytime, increasing considerably in the evening (30th potency, fourth day),

Aching pain, extending to the eyes, with sneezing (30th potency, third day),

Sticking and afterwards digging pain in the left frontal and vertex region, extending as far as the malar bone (2d potency),

Pain in the right side of the head, consisting in heaviness, fulness, and pressure, for several evenings (2d potency),

Digging headache, in the right side (2d potency),

Troublesome stinging and digging pain, alternately anteriorly and posteriorly in the left half of the brain (30th potency, third day),


Tumorlike, itching elevations on the scalp and in the nape of the neck (2d potency, third day),

On the border of the nape of the neck and the scalp, irregularly shaped blotches make their appearance, itching violently, and feeling sore when scratched; after scratching them for some time, they become inflamed and moist (1st potency, sixth day),

Creeping in the scalp, as of vermin, towards morning (30th potency, third day),

Much itching of the scalp (2d potency, second day),

Intolerable nightly itching of the boundary of the neck and scalp (1st potency, fifth day),

Extremely troublesome itching, creeping and crawling of the scalp, as of vermin, with sensation as if the roots of the hairs were pulled upward; she had to scratch all the time (30th potency, fourth day),

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