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Magnesia Carbonica - Extremities, Limbs symptoms - T.F. Allen

Carbonate Of Magnesia, Mag Carb, Mag c, Mag. Carb, Magnesium carbonicum, Mag-c.

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


Extremities, limbs

Great weariness of the limbs,

A kind of paralysis of the left leg with pain in the hip and knee-joints; next day it occurred in the right leg and in the arms; when walking he had a constant pain and was obliged to plant the feet far apart,

A crawling uneasiness in the limbs in the evening, so that she must keep the feet in constant motion,

All her limbs were sore, and she turned from side to side,

Upper extremities

Weakness of the arms,

Drawing in the arm from below upward,

If she raises the right arm without thinking of it, it pains as if dislocated; on raising it voluntarily (probably meaning cautiously), it is not painful (nineteenth day),

If she holds the right arm somewhat elevated and still, she experiences fine stitches under the arm extending to the axilla; they are not felt on moving the arm,

Jerking in the arms,


Pain in the right shoulder,

Violent painful contraction in both shoulders and tearing extending down the back, in the morning (twenty-ninth day),

Pressure upon the shoulder,

Pains in the shoulder as if dislocated, in the afternoon on moving the right arm; also in bed, but not on every motion (sixteenth and seventeenth days),

The right shoulder-joint pains as if dislocated, with a feeling as if the arm should be allowed to hang down, in the evening,

During the menses, pain in the right shoulder as if dislocated, so that it was difficult to raise the arm, in the morning and afternoon,

Tearing in the right shoulder, gradually extending to the lower portion of the scapula, at 8 A.M.,

Tearing in the left shoulder extending to the elbow, at 5 P.M. (sixth day),

Tearing in the left shoulder, extending to the middle of the upper arm, in the forenoon (eighth day),

Painful tearing in the right shoulder, extending thence to the right clavicle and chest,

Painful tearing in the right shoulder, extending into the wrist; on turning over the hand, the pain also occurred in the finger-joints, in the forenoon (twelfth day),

Paralytic bruised pain in the left shoulder, only on moving the arm and trunk, and on yawning (fifty-eighth day),


Some very painful cramplike grips in the upper arms, above the elbows, appearing by paroxysms and intermitting, with stony hardness of the muscles, by day and night, relieved for a time by compressing with the other hand (twentieth day),

Violent tearing pains extending from the left shoulder down to the wrist, both on raising the arm and during rest (twenty-seventh and twenty-eighth day),


The elbow-joint is painful on flexing the arm,

Sharp drawings about the right elbow, as if in the bone, in the evening in bed,

Stitches in the right elbow, on moving the arm, at 8 A.M. (sixth day),

Tearing in the under surface of the right elbow-joint to the middle of the forearm, as if in the periosteum, while standing,

Tearing above the right elbow, extending into the middle of the outer portion of the upper arm,

Violent tearing in the right elbow-joint as if it would be torn out, while knitting, at 10 A.M. (fifth day),

Gnawing pain in the left elbow, at 7 P.M., lasting three-quarters of an hour,


Drawings in the right forearm, extending into the hand, also during rest; the arm was difficult to raise (after twenty days),

Extremely violent stitches in the tendons of the right forearm, on the anterior surface, a hand's breadth above the wrist, in the forenoon,


The right wrist above the thumb was somewhat swollen and red, and the bones painful to pressure (twentieth day),


The left hand upon which she had lain at night was asleep in the morning (second day),

Burning in the palms of the hands, at 1 P.M.,

Drawing pain in the hands,

A fine stitch in the palm of the left hand, followed by violent itching in the same place, that disappears on scratching,


Inflamed swelling, with sticking pain in the first joint of the index finger,

Tension in the middle joint of the left middle finger, two mornings in succession, disappearing after a few hours (after twenty-one days),

Cramplike sensation in the finger-joints,

The first joint of the right middle finger is painful, as if dislocated, at 6 P.M.,

Tearing in the first joints of the fingers of the right hand, at 5 P.M. (thirteenth day),

Violent tearing on the dorsal surface of the first phalanx of the right little finger, at 9 A.M.,

Violent tearing in the tips of the fingers of both hands, extending to the backs of the hands, lasting half an hour, in the morning after rising (thirteenth day),

Fine tearing in the first joint of the right thumb forward to the nail,

Tearing pain about the left thumb and index finger, followed by transient paralysis of both fingers, for two evenings,

Violent boring-gnawing pain in the first phalanx of the left thumb, as if in the marrow, in the forenoon,

Throbbing pain as from an ulcer in the tip of the left thumb, ceasing on pressing upon it, soon after dinner,


Lower extremities

A sudden jerk in the left lower extremity, in the evening after falling asleep, so that she started up in fright and was unable to fall asleep again for a long time,

Great weakness of the lower extremities while sitting and on rising from a seat, disappearing on moving about,

Uneasiness in the extremities in the evening after sitting a long time,

The lower extremities, especially the knees, are very painful in the afternoon (fourteenth day),

Tearing continuing a long time, mingled with stitches, from the middle of the thigh down to the middle of the leg, disappearing after rising from a seat,


Both hips are painful, most on motion,

Violent twinging in the left hip and sacral region, while walking after dinner; followed after five minutes by desire for stool, which was natural, though preceded and accompanied by violent cutting in the rectum,

Dull stitches above the right hip,

Sharp stitches in the left hip-joint,

Sharp stitches in the left hip, at the outer surface of the bone,

Violent painful tearing in the left hip-joint, lasting from 4 P.M. till the next morning (seventeenth day),

Painless jerking in the hip, posteriorly, and afterwards in the right hypochondriac region,


The thighs feel weary and exhausted while sitting; becoming worse while walking, and afterwards also continuing while sitting, at 5.30 P.M.,

The thighs are painful till evening,

Tearing on the anterior surface of the left thigh, from its centre to the knee,

Tearing from the left knee up to above the middle of the thigh, not in the knee itself; half an hour after dinner and lasting five minutes,

Bruised pain above the left knee, extending to the middle of the thigh, in the bone, while walking,

Very painful drawing-jerking from the right knee to the middle of the thigh, while standing and bending the leg (fifty-first day),


Hard swelling in the hollow of the knee; he was unable to stretch out the leg on account of the pain in it,

Heaviness and painfulness of the knees while walking, from afternoon till evening,

A weary pain in the knees, while sitting and still more while walking (third day),

The knees are painful, as after a long walk; he can scarcely walk without a cane (after four days),

A pain in the bend of the left knee on stepping, as if the tendons were too short, twice in succession, on going into the house from the open air,

Tension in the hollows of the knees (after three days),

Drawing pain in the knees, extending to the soles of the feet, like a burrowing in the marrow,

Pain in the hollow of the left knee, while walking, like a drawing or tension, at 8 A.M. (sixth day),

Fine boring in the right knee, frequently intermitting,

Sticking in the knee-joint,

Tearing in the right knee, while standing,

A painful tearing in the right knee, more towards the outer surface,

Painful tearing as if in the bone, extending outward in the bend of the left knee; it frequently intermits, and at last extends upward into the thigh; while walking, it feels tense, as if the tendons were too short,

Violent boring-tearing pain in the left knee, as if it would be torn open, at 8 P.M. (second day),

During the menses, a bruised pain in the knees, while walking,


Great uneasiness in the left leg at night; she was constantly obliged to put it out of bed into a cool place,

Drawing pain in the legs from above downward, in the evening (after twenty-four days),

A burning painful spot on the tibia,

Painful tension in the tendo Achillis, as far up as the calves, when walking rapidly,

Cramp in both calves, in the evening in bed, very painful and quieted by nothing (after six hours),

Cramp in the left calf at night, on turning over and rising up in bed (after twenty-four days),

Cutting pain in the tibia,

Two violent tearings in the right calf, in the afternoon,

Bruised pain in the tibiae,

Bruised pain extending from the left ankle to the middle of the tibia, in the morning while walking and stepping upon it, but disappearing after walking a long time (second day),


During the menses, painfulness of the feet, even in bed,

Violent pain in the feet as if they were too heavy and weary, especially on ascending steps, from 5 to 8 P.M. (seventh day),

Cramp in the heels, in the morning in bed,

Drawing pain in the soles of the feet,

A fine, but piercing, frequently repeated stitch deep in the right heel, extending from above downward, at 9 P.M., in bed,

Painfully jerking but not persistent tearing in the left heel, at 10 P.M., in bed (fifth day),


Burning stitches in the great toe,

A piercing stitch in the bone of the right great toe, extending to its dorsal surface, so violent that it makes her start and jerk the feet upward, at 7 P.M. (third day),

Tearing in the right great toe, extending from the first phalanx to the tip,

Violent tearing in the left little toe, afterwards also in the fourth toe, at 3 P.M., while walking,

The symptoms seem to reappear after three weeks,

The symptoms which occur while sitting are usually relieved by walking, and the symptoms seem better in the open air than in the house,


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