Chelidonium Majus - General symptomsCelandine, Chelidonium, Chelid, Chelidon, Chelidonin
Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Chelidonium Majus may help, unprocessed Chelidonium Majus may be best avoided.
Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Chelidonium Majus in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
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(Morning), After rising, anxiety.
on waking, fretful, etc.
after rising, dizzy, etc.
heaviness of head.
on rising, headache. pain in forehead.
at 4 o'clock, headache in forehead, etc.
after rising, headache in forehead.
on waking, eyes swollen, etc.
on waking, burning of eyes, etc.
on waking, pain in eye.
after rising, burning in lids, etc.
eyes foggy, etc. eye agglutinated.
on waking, burning itching in lids.
on waking, sight dim. stopped coryza.
on waking, stopped coryza.
on waking, blood from nose, etc.
pain through incisors.
taste of blood. on waking, irritation in throat.
on waking, sore throat.
affection of throat. at breakfast, less appetite.
immediately after rising, urging to stool.
hoarseness. after waking and on rising, cough.
much cough. on waking, pressure upon chest.
at 4 o'clock, oppression of chest.
at 4 o'clock, stitches in side.
palpitation. on waking, pain in nape of neck, etc.
soon after 4 o'clock, drawing in back, etc.
on waking, at 4 o'clock, pain in scapula.
on moving, pain in small of back.
on rising, stitches in region of kidneys.
after rising, weariness of the limbs.
on rising, pain in left arm.
immediately after waking, cramp in fingers.
weariness. on waking, weariness, etc.
after uneasy sleep, weakness.
spots on face. on waking, chilliness, etc.
at 4 o'clock, heat in face.
sweat. during sleep, sweat.
on waking at 4 o'clock, sweat.
(Afternoon), Pain more continuous, etc.
out of humor, etc. confusion of head, etc.
towards evening, confusion of head, etc.
from 3 to 3.30 o'clock, dull head.
headache. towards evening, headache.
towards evening, dull headache.
pressive headache. at 4.30 o'clock, heaviness in forehead.
on stooping, pain in forehead.
towards evening, headache in forehead.
pain in forehead. stitches in parietal bone.
tension in side of nose.
at 5 o'clock, redness of face, etc.
towards evening, toothache.
tearing in left teeth.
tearing from ear into teeth.
towards evening, irritation of throat.
towards evening, pressure in pit of stomach.
while writing, during inspiration, and while bending the body, stitch in side.
pain in hepatic region.
till 6 o'clock, pain across umbilicus.
from 3 to 4 o'clock. pains in navel.
at 1.30 o'clock, moving, etc., in intestines.
pressure, etc., in abdomen.
pain above pubis. dragging, etc., upon rectum.
diarrhoea. pasty stools.
from 4 to 9 o'clock, pain in kidney.
turbid urine. towards evening, pressure in region of larynx.
towards evening, paroxysms of coughing.
dyspnoea. pains in chest.
at 6 o'clock, oppression of chest.
at 1.30 o'clock, beatings under top of sternum.
ribs painful to touch.
about 1.30 o'clock, pain in side of chest.
at 2 o'clock, stitches in side of thorax.
palpitation, etc. towards evening, attack of palpitation.
at 1 o'clock, periodic palpitation.
pain in neck, etc. towards evening, pain into lower ribs.
pain in cervical vertebrae.
while sitting, tension in side of neck.
pain in back, etc.
drawing between shoulders.
while sitting, stitches between shoulder-blades.
pain in shoulders, etc.
during rest, stitches in shoulder-joint.
tearing in shoulder. swelling of legs.
pain in hips. while sitting, burning in calf.
at 3 o'clock, sticking in instep.
on waking, increased warmth, etc.
towards evening chill, etc.
towards evening, arms, etc., colder.
towards evening, cold feet.
towards evening, burning above eyebrow, etc.
weariness, etc. stitches in skin, etc.
drowsiness. chills, etc.
at 4 o'clock, attack of chill, etc.
at 6 o'clock, shaking chill.
chilliness. at 4 o'clock, chilliness, etc.
at 5 o'clock, chilliness.
at 6 o'clock, chilliness.
at 1 o'clock, sensation of coldness.
on drinking water, sensation of coldness in intestines.
cold sensation along ribs.
shivering down back. at 5 o'clock, increased warmth.
at 1 o'clock, warmth of body.
great warmth, etc. agreeable warmth.
at 4 o'clock, sensation of warmth, etc.
fever. at 2 o'clock, flushes of heat in face.
towards 4 o'clock, heat in cheeks.
(Evening), During and after sleep, fancies.
anxiety. pressive headache.
pain in forehead. pressure in temples.
occiput painful. at 7 o'clock, sensation in eye.
when reading by artificial light, pain above eye.
pressive pain in left eye.
from 6 to 8 o'clock, pain in left side of face.
after going to bed, pain in upper jaw.
swollen lips. after going to sleep, pain in jaws.
in bed, pain in upper teeth.
at dinner, all food tastes bad.
no appetite for supper.
thirst. passage of much flatus.
pains in walls of abdomen.
cutting in abdomen. pain above pubis.
urging to stool. bronchial catarrh.
pain around thorax. in bed, oppression of chest.
after lying down, palpitation.
drawing in back. pain in left scapula.
at 8 o'clock, pain in last lumbar vertebrae.
in bed, on motion, pain in lumbar vertebra.
drawing, etc., upon shoulder.
stiffness of wrist. when walking, pain in knee-joint.
on walking, pain in lower legs.
tension in calf. drawing in left lower leg.
in bed, pain in toes. from 10 to 11.30 o'clock, general excitement of body.
restlessness. stitches in skin.
yawning. shaking chill.
while lying in bed, shaking chill, etc.
at 8 o'clock, chilliness.
at 10.30 o'clock, chilliness.
about 7 and 8 o'clock, chilliness, etc.
coldness. lower extremities stiff with cold.
after lying down, heat.
heat in face. burning in face.
(Night), Crying out.
crying. anxiety, etc.
stupefaction. on frequent waking, confusion.
headache. in bed, before going to sleep, beating in temples, etc.
dizzy heaviness on top of head.
occiput feels heavy.
pressure in eyelids. pressure in jawbone.
toothache. in bed, before going to sleep, throbbing in throat, etc.
paroxysms of cough, etc.
at 11 o'clock, while urinating, asthmatic attack, etc.
on waking, chilliness, etc.
dry heat. sweat.
(Motion), Pain in palate, etc.
pains in chest. pain in side.
stitches in side of thorax.
pains in left side. pains in left chest, etc.
pains in cervical vertebrae.
pain in back. pain in vertebrae.
pain below left scapula.
pain in lumbar vertebrae, etc.
pains in region of kidneys.
pain in sacrum. pain in right shoulder.
pain in knee-joint..
Chelidonium Majus condition passes off spontaneously in also it three hours, leaving only the dull pain in the lumbar region, which continues till night.
lachrymation in the open air, without any other sensation in the eyes.
and finally, but only now and then, some itching and a slight smarting at the orifice of the urethra, as if from constant urging to urinate, which, however, was not felt (after six hours),.
Heaviness in the head, extending to the right side of the head, whence a rheumatic drawing extends into the right side of the neck, then through the arm into the wrist, affecting both of the injured fingers.
this rheumatic drawing also affects the whole right side of the chest but does not involve the lung, but seems to be seated in the flesh.
is not aggravated by breathing,.
About midday, a red spot, as of herpes, on the sternal region, where the day before there was only a burning pain, which now becomes more intense, without altering its character.
a little later the same kind of feeling, but still without redness, is experienced in various very circumscribed portions of the shoulders, trunk, and arms (these annoying symptoms last all through the proving), (third day),.
Severe compressing pain deep in the chest, noticed on stooping low down.
this pain seems rather in the region of the bodies of the vertebrae.
it does not affect respiration, but is so violent that stooping cannot be endured.
on the third day the same pain is felt after rapid walking, violent blowing of the nose, sneezing, or when stooping, and is then felt more externally along the spinous processes of the dorsal vertebrae.
not affecting respiration (second and third days after 100 drops),.
Sticking-jerking pains somewhat to the right of the lower portion of the sternum, extending straight through to the back, aggravated by motion and inspiration.
the pains in the chest are aggravated by bending the body forward.
the pains in the back are aggravated by bending backward.
the pains in the chest are relieved by frequent eructations, and are accompanied by great restlessness (fifth day),.
About 1.30 P.M., a dull deepseated pain in the whole right side of the chest, and in the corresponding shoulder, without cough, but with difficult respiration this pain, which is accompanied at times by dull throbbing in the chest, does not allow of deep breathing.
it is not much increased by moving the arms.
is chiefly felt at the axilla and beneath the scapula (fourth day),.
Much cough, especially in morning.
cough racking, as in consumption, with much expectoration coming from deep in lungs.
the cough could not be prevented by changing the position after waking, since the rattling in the chest increased.
expectoration in large quantities, difficult to loosen.
during the first days the paroxysms of cough, with pain behind sternum, occurred especially at night,.
Great sensitiveness to smoking, to which I had been accustomed.
it produced the tobacco cardialgia, which I had not had for several years, and then only when chewing tobacco.
this cardialgia increased so much through the night that it awoke me from sleep, with burning pain and acidity rising from the stomach.
this lasted two weeks,.
Urine deposits a slightly grayish-yellow flocculent sediment.
the vessel is covered with reddish-yellow crystals of uric acid (from the urine of yesterday standing over night), the urine passed this morning is turbid like that of yesterday.
towards noon it also deposits a grayish-yellow sediment with crystals of uric acid.
the urine passed shortly before dinner is less turbid.
that passed in the afternoon is clear (ninth day),.
Violent pains in the right shoulder-joint.
whence they have extended from the scapula.
if she attempts to move the arm she finds that she is unable to do it, because it gives rise to a sensation as if the arm were broken.
with this the right arm is quite cold and stiff.
the pains extend from the shoulder to the wrist.
they gradually disappear during the forenoon (seventh day),.
Constant restlessness in all the limbs, which compelled her to move.
she endeavored to stand still, but she was obliged to keep stepping and moving the arms.
the sensation that impels her to this is indescribable.
she is obliged to walk back and forth for several minutes, after which she could again stand quietly.
she had a similar attack five days before (after taking the tincture) while sewing, which she had been unable to describe clearly.
she was obliged to rise constantly and walk about, after which the uneasiness in the limbs soon disappeared,.
In the evening while sitting upon the sofa, although she had pains in the head and chest, she was constantly obliged to rise and walk about.
she could not for the world remain sitting.
she grasped the forearm with the hand, and clasped her hands together.
during this attack she could not think or speak of her condition.
after a few minutes, during which she walked about the room, she was obliged to sit down again.
during this muscular restlessness she felt no pains in the chest or head.
afterwards the pains returned.
at first she attempted to remain sitting, but was obliged to rise to her feet (fifth day),.
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. hydrocele. bilious complications during gestation.
Bilious disturbances; vomiting, jaundice, catarrhs, etc
Pains shoot backward or in all directions
Stitches Heavy, stiff, sore, paralysed, dislocative or broken feeling Numbness
Horror of motion
Averse to mental exertion or conversation
Vertigo; felt in vertex
Headaches extend backward
Mucus in eyes
Outward, blowing, crawling, etc, in ears
Dark red or sallow, sunken face
Flapping alae Bitter taste
Yellow tongue; with indented edges (Hyds)
Choking, as from too large a morsel
Left sided goitre
Craves milk, piquant or hot foods (Lycopodium Lyc)
Sensation as of a plug in stomach
Gnawing, scraping gastric pains, better eating LIVER PAINS GOING BACKWARD, OR FIXED AT ANGLE OF R
SCAPULA; to r
shoulder and occiput (Kali Carb Kali-c)
Rawness in liver
As of a string about abdomen or neck
Stools pasty, pale, bright yellow, clayey or hard balls
Dyspnoea, worse urinating (Dul)
Cough, as from dust; with much rattling, but little expectoration, or it flies from mouth Hepato-pectoral symptoms
Like a nail deep in r chest Bilious pneumonia (Merc Viv Merc)
Pain from neck to r
Itching, better eating
Lethargic, DROWSY and chilly
Icy cold nape and occiput Cold fingertips One foot cold
Burning heat, spreads from hands over body
Sweaty, with aversion to uncover and without relief; after midnight
Chelidonium majus. Greater Celandine. N. O. Papaveraceae. Tincture of entire fresh plant, at time of flowering.
But its closest analogue is Lycopodium Lycopodium, with which it holds a complementary relation.
I have often cured with Chel. when Lycopodium Lyc. was apparently indicated and failed to act well.
The juice of Chel. causes vesication when applied to the skin.
The juice is yellow, resembling bile.
Probably on the "signature" of the bile-like juice it was recommended as a remedy in jaundice by Galen and Dioscorides.
Given on the broad ground of organ-homoeopathy, in material or semi-material doses, it has achieved notable results in cases of liver disease.
But it has also fine indications.
The chief "keynote" for its employment is a continued, bruised, aching pain at the inferior angle of the right scapula Chel. acts on spleen and kidneys as well as liver.
It is also a venous medicine.
Paralytic symptoms are prominent.
There is great debility and drowsiness after eating and on waking.
Prefers hot things. Desire to lie down after a meal.
Aversion to move, feels tired on least exertion.
There is the Opium N/A sleepiness and yawning.
Yellowness of the skin; ulceration.
Chel. is a predominantly right-side medicine (like Sanguinaria Canadensis Sang. and Lycopodium Lyc.), and besides the right infra-scapular pain and the action on the liver it has neuralgia over the right eye and in right malar N/A bone, and also an action on the caecum and right ovary.
and on the base of the right lung.
In pneumonia with bilious symptoms it is one of the chief remedies.
Chel., like Lycopodium Lyc., has fan-like movement of alae nasi in chest affections.
There may be either constipation (clay-coloured stools), or diarrhoea with bright yellow stools.
There is nausea (of pregnancy) with desire for food amel. by drinking milk.
Desire for hot drinks, only water almost boiling will stay on stomach.
Chills or creeps accompany the headache or the jaundice.
Tenderness over stomach with sinking, gone feeling, at times reaching a state of painful anguish; sickness at stomach, all symptoms amel. by eating.
Chel. 6x cured at once. "Aversion to cheese" is an indication for Chel. in many gastric conditions.
Teste, who proved Chel., places it at the head of a group which includes Capsicum Annuum Caps. and Viola. od.
Both are bright yellow and pass to orange and brown on drying.
Some old-school authorities have recommended the juice of Chel. as a substitute for Gambogia gamboge as a hydragogue cathartic.
Among its ancient external uses was, as an application in eye affections, to chronic ulcers, and to warts.
In Teste's proving he emphasised the following symptoms "1.30 p.m. dull and heavy, deep-seated pain in whole right side of chest and right shoulder, without cough, but with embarrassed respirations.
Chelidonium Majus pain, which is at times accompanied by dull beatings in the chest, does not allow him to draw a long breath; it is not perceptibly aggravated by the motions of the arm.
The pain is particularly felt in the axilla and under the shoulder-blade.
a sort of numbness of the muscles in the region of the liver, and in the whole right side of the neck, face, and head.
apprehension of threatening pneumonia.
great anxiety. constant desire to stir and change one's position (lasts an hour and decreases gradually)."-"Extremely profuse emission of a whitish and foaming urine."-"2 p.m. drowsiness which is so marked, even in the open air, that she is near falling asleep while walking.
lasts half an hour." According to Rademacher Chel. acts on the centre of the liver.
Chel. has a strong action on the respiratory sphere.
A characteristic cough is caused by a sensation of "dust" in the air passages.
St. Clair Smith relates a case.
A young lady had had for several weeks a dry, racking, fatiguing cough night and day, agg. night, no expectoration and no pain.
She looked completely worn out.
The cough was excited by a sensation as if throat and larynx were full of dust.
Chel. 3, a powder every two hours, was given.
She only took three when the "dust" left the throat and with it the cough, and never returned.
Carleton Smith cured this "Dry cough through day with pain and stitches right side; severe hoarseness 5 p.m., voice scarcely audible." In rheumatic affections Chel. has a large field.
OEdema, heat, tenderness and stiffness are the leading indications.
Here is a case A baby girl had had rheumatism of both ankles for a week, when it settled in the right one, which became greatly swollen, very tender, painful and hot.
Constipated for two months previous, whitish stools.
Chel. improved in twelve hours, and entirely cured in a week.
The patient was a girl of six.
Both ankles were affected, feet much swollen and extended.
The slightest movement or touch extorted screams.
The only relief was constant bathing with hot water.
W. A. Burr cured a case of right sciatic rheumatism, of ten years' history, in a very corpulent woman, aet. 55.
In her case there were aggravations coming on in the afternoon and evening of each day, and lasting into the middle of the night.
During the paroxysms the outer ankle and lower leg became cyanotic, swelling around ankle, constriction above, great sensitiveness to touch and motion.
Very nervous during the spells.
Great external sensitiveness; aversion to touch, and agg. from it.
Pressure amel. some symptoms and agg. others.
Eating amel. stomach symptoms all complaints lessen after dinner.
Change of weather agg.; warmth agg.; cold water amel.
Open air agg. headache; pain in right eye; and causes chill; and drowsiness.
Motion agg. most symptoms.
Coughing and blowing nose amel. headache.
Rest amel. Lying on face amel. pain in kidneys and bladder.
Lying on left side amel. pain in stomach.
Many symptoms are agg. 4 a.m.; also 4 p.m. and afternoon.
Chelidonium is a remedy more suitable for acute diseases, though it cures certain chronic conditions. It is not a very deep acting remedy. It is about like Bryonia Bryonia in its general plane, length and depth of action.
It has been used principally in gastric and intestinal catarrhs, in acute and semi-chronic liver troubles, and in right-sided pneumonia.
Congestion and soreness in the liver, with jaundice.
Right-sided pneumonia, complicated with liver troubles, or jaundice."
Chelidonium Majus seems to act throughout the system, but almost always along with it the liver is involved, and it is suitable for what the old people and the doctors called "biliousness" The patient is generally bilious, has nausea and vomiting. Distension of the veins. Yellowish grey color of the skin.
"Sadness and anxiety."
Brooding over some sort of trouble generally runs through the mental state.
"Anxiety, allowing no rest," keeping the patient uneasy day and night.
Sadness, as if she had committed a crime; as if some dreadful thing was going to happen. So sad that she thinks she must die
Distaste for mental exertion and conversation.
If you examine those medicines that act primarily upon the liver, that slow down the action of the liver, you will find the word melancholia."
With heart troubles, great excitement, With liver troubles, slowing down of the mental state, inability of the mind to work, sluggishness of the mind, inability to think, inability to meditate, slow pulse. Sluggishness of the whole economy.
Dizziness The sensorium is very commonly disturbed, and the patient is dizzy.
"Things go round in a circle."
Dizziness comes, and it does not let up until nausea, and sometimes vomiting, follows.
"So much turning in the head that he vomits.
Confusion of mind.
Loss of consciousness and fainting."
These are also common features with liver troubles.
The mind symptoms are present more or less with the following liver symptoms.
there are pains of a dull aching character, "soreness" Bruised pains. Tenderness of the liver to touch. Aching pains, that seem to involve the whole right lobe of the liver.
creating a sensation of fullness. Pressure upwards, with difficulty of breathing. Pressure downwards, sympathetic with the stomach, with the nausea and vomiting.
Right scapula And then more intense pain felt under the right scapula.
"Dull aching pains under the right scapula; sharp, shooting pains under the right scapula"; these complicate themselves again with pneumonia, with pleurisy.
It cures pneumonia and pleurisy; it cures various forms of congestion in the liver, when these pains go from before backward, and seem to be felt through the back.
"Stitching in the region of the liver, extending through to back.
Hard pains felt through the back."
Some patients will describe these pains as shooting pains; some as tearing pains, and others as sharp pains, going through the right hypochondrium or through the right lobe of the liver to the back.
"Pains from the region of the liver, shooting towards the back and shoulders.
Spasmodic pain in the region of the liver.
Pressing pain in the region of the liver."
In congestion or inflammation, fullness and enlargement, semi-chronic cases, or even acute, this medicine proves suitable for such conditions. The right hypochondrium is tense and painful to pressure.
Chelidonium Majus has cured gall stone colic. Practitioners, who know how to direct a remedy, relieve gall stone colic in a few minutes. We have remedies that act on the circular fibres of these little tubes, causing them to relax and allow the stone to pass painlessly.
In a perfect state of health, of course, there are no stones in the bile that is held in the gall bladder, but this little cystic duct opens its mouth and a little gall stone engages in it, and it creates and irritation by scratching along the mucous membrane of that little tube.
When this pain is a shooting, stabbing, tearing, lancinating pain, extending through to the back, Chelidonium will cure it. The instant it relieves the patient says
"Why, what a relief; the pain has gone."
The remedy, Chelidonium Majus, has relieved that spasm, the little duct opens up and the stone passes out through the ductus communis choledochus. Every remedy that is indicated by the symptoms will cure gall stone colic.
A patient lying in bed, with great heat, extreme sensitiveness, cannot have the body touched, screaming with pains, red face and hot head, will gall stone colic, will be relieved in three minutes by Belladonna Bell, but that is not at all like this remedy. Natrum Sulphuricum Natrum sulph and many other remedies have cured gall stone colic in a few minutes, when the symptoms agreed.
Now as to the pneumonia, it is generally of the right side, or right sided spreading to the left. The right-sidedness is marked, and but small portions of the left lung are involved. The pleura is generally involved, and so there are stitching, tearing pains.
One may not practice long before be will find a Chelidonium patient, sitting up in bed with high fever, bending forward upon his elbows, holding himself perfectly still, for this medicine has as much aggravation from motion as Bryonia Bry All of the pains are extremely aggravated from motion.
Chelidonium Majus patient is sitting with a pain that transfixes him; he cannot stir, he cannot move without - the pain shooting through him like a knife.
The next day you will see that his skin is growing yellow. If you see him in the beginning Chelidonium will relieve him and you will prevent that pneumonia. It is not uncommon in children, and it is extremely common in adults.
Do not get confused with Bryonia Bryonia Both are violently worse from motion. Bryonia Bryonia wants to lie on the painful side, or wants to lie on the back if the pneumonia is mostly in the posterior part of the right lung. In Chelidonium he is worse from touch and motion.
Belladonna Bell has that extremely painful, tearing, rending, of the right lung with pleurisy, but in Belladonna Bell, one cannot touch that right side, cannot press it, but must lie on the other side and he cannot move.
Cannot stand a jar of the bed, because of the extreme sensitiveness to motion I mention all three in this particular way because they have some things in common, but the remedies are different.
Chelidonium has cough with chest symptoms of the right side, liver affections, and the mental affections that commonly belong to these, violent aggravation from motion. The pains are ameliorated by heat. Pain that extends to the stomach, ameliorated by heat.
Mental symptoms ameliorated by eating. Craves hot milk; hot fluids. Eating warm food ameliorates the liver, the chest and stomach symptoms.
"Bilious vomiting. Retching; bilious eructations.
Nausea and retching during an attack of anxiety."
"A feeling of anguish in the pit of the stomach.
Persistent pain in the stomach; aggravated by motion and ameliorated by eructations.
Constriction and sensitiveness in the pit of the stomach."
These are all aggravated by touch and ameliorated by eating.
"Constant aching pain in the stomach, ameliorated by food.
Constrictive, pinching pain in the stomach better from drawing up the limbs and lying on the left side, ameliorated by eating."
"Opacity of the cornea."
Bruised pain in the eyes.
Right supraorbital neuralgia."
In many instances it prefers the right side.
In the face the jaundice is the most marked thing that is expressed and, then, we have the dirty gray complexion.
The head is aggravated from motion, aggravated from beat, aggravated from a warm room, aggravated from warm applications. There is where it differs from the internal or general state. There are numerous headaches.
Periodical bilious sick headaches, with vomiting of bile, brought on from exposure to beat, from being overheated, aggravated from motion, wants to lie perfectly quiet in a dark room, and better from vomiting bile.
Old-fashioned bilious sick headaches.
Bilious diarrhoea. Along with jaundice, clay-like, pale, faecal, puttylike stool. Bileless stool. Stool too light colored. Stool quite white in children. Diarrhea and constipation alternate. Stool brown, white, watery, green mucus, thin, pasty, bright yellow, or gray tinged with Yellow.
Voice and respiration Hoarseness.
"While coughing, pain in the larynx, and pressure in the larynx."
The difficult breathing comes on with liver symptoms and pneumonia and chest troubles in general.
"Difficult respiration, with short fits of coughing.
Short, quick breathing.
Anxiety as if he must choke.
Difficult breathing; tightness over the chest as if breathing would be hindered."
It has also nightly attacks of humid asthma. This is brought on from every change of the weather.
All its complaints are brought on from changes in the weather. He cannot stand weather changes, either too cold or too warm. Rheumatic complaints in the shoulders, hips and limbs, from changes in the weather.
With complaints of the liver, lungs and chest, there are coughs. They are spasmodic. The chronic cough is violent, spasmodic, dry, coming in paroxysms.
"Spasmodic cough, without expectoration."
After it has existed a while there wilt be some expectoration.
"Repeated attacks of short cough Short cough, with little grayish phelgm.
Rattling; fatiguing cough".
Limbs In the limbs there are rheumatic and neuralgic pains. Neuralgia of the limbs in general, most violent. Limbs feel heavy and stiff. Limbs flabby. Later the patients runs down somewhat, weak heart, weak circulation; dropsical conditions of the limbs. Great restlessness.
"Trembling and twitching of the limbs.
Indisposition to work."
The neuralgias are more common in the head and face than in thelower parts of the body, in the limbs and in the extremities.
It has sharp, febrile attacks, such as found in pneumonia with chill and in inflammation of the liver. It has cured intermittent fever, coming in the afternoon and evening.
Itching of the skin. jaundice. It has cured old putrid ulcers.
Right side Portal system
(Insensibility and numbness of the whole body, as from apoplexy, with trembling and unaltered pulse),
Feels extraordinarily well, with lively mood (fifth day),
General sick feeling, ; (fourth day), ; (tenth day),
Discomfort of the whole body (after one hour and a half),
Great discomfort; he feels unwell, without knowing what is really the matter; he is obliged to lie down, without being able to sleep, and is discontented with everything,
General sensation as of Influenzinum influenza, from which he had formerly suffered (fourth day),
Wandering pains in all parts of the body,
Wandering pain in the upper extremities, in the forehead, in the sides of the nose, and in the superior maxillary bones (one hour after 30 drops),
Rheumatic pains, now in the right, now in the left side of the body,
Rheumatic symptoms in all parts of the body (to which he had formerly been subject),
Drawing throughout the whole body,
Drawings in the whole body, lasting three hours, and gradually disappearing towards noon,
Drawings in the head, teeth, toes, and shoulders,
Rheumatic drawings in the right upper half of the body, shoulders, upper and forearms, wrists,
Drawing pains in the whole body, with fluent coryza,
Drawing pain in the left upper jaw, left nostril, left eye, left meatus, left temple, left half of the neck, left scapula, and left ankle (fifth day),
Drawing rheumatic pains here and there the whole day,
Tearing and sticking here and there the whole day, but worse in the right leg, extending from above downward,
Some transient needle-like stitches alternately in various places, now in one hand or one arm, now in one foot, now the knee, in the abdomen, etc.,
Bruised feeling over the whole body, as after a long march,
Feels as if bruised, on moving about (after one hour and a half),
The pains are not severe, last only a short time, change their locality, and return to the first place by noon (second day),
Pains remained the whole day (third day),
If the pain attacks any new part it leaves the previous one (after ten minutes),
The symptoms disappear very soon,
The symptoms disappear almost immediately after leaving off the medicine,
Symptoms disappear during the ninth, tenth, eleventh, twelfth, and thirteenth days, but return on the fourteenth day,
The symptoms generally returned at noon after eating (except the chill, instead of which there was internal heat, with internal burning between the chest and shoulders),
In the afternoon the pain is more continuous and spasmodic,