Mephitis Mephitica

Mephit, Mephitis, Mephitis Putorius, Skunk, Mephitis putorius
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HPUS indication of Mephitis Mephitica: Cough
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Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Mephitis Mephitica may help, unprocessed Mephitis Mephitica may be best avoided.

Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Mephitis Mephitica in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.

  GENERAL

General

General

A great medicine for WHOOPING-COUGH. In order to insure its full success, it should be given in the lower dilutions from 1x to 3X. Suffocative feeling, asthmatic paroxysms, spasmodic cough; cough so violent, seems as if each spell would terminate life. Child must be raised up, gets blue in face, cannot exhale. Mucous rales through upper part of chest. Patient wants to bathe in ice-cold water.

Dose

Dose.

First to third potency. Has a very short action.

  RELATIONSHIPS

Relationships

Relationship.

Compare: DROS..; CORAL.; STICTA.

  MIND

Mind

Mind.

Excited, full of fancies. Can neither sleep nor work.

Aversions, dislikes; indolence, aversion to work

aversion to mental work

Desires, wants; to bath in cold water

Excitement

with hot head

Fantasies; of exaltation

of exaltation; vivid

Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; anger (see irritability and quarrelsome)

irritability

during headache

sensitive, oversensitive

Memory; active memory

Restlessness, nervousness

evening

internal

Sleep-walking

Talking, conversation; speech; incoherent; as if intoxicated

talkative

  VERTIGO, DIZZINESS

Vertigo

Evening

From movement; moving the head

on turning in bed

While sitting

On stooping

Sudden

  HEAD

Congestion (see pulsation); fullness

fullness; from mental exertion

fullness; forehead

fullness; top of head (vertex)

Expanded sensation (see swollen); enlarged sensation

Hot; night

Sensation of numbness

Swollen, and feeling swollen

Headache

Heaviness (see pain; pressing)

pressing); back of head (occiput)

Pain, headache

evening

from certain movements; turning in bed

travelling; while travelling

walking; on walking up steps or hill

from writing

in forehead; above eyes

back of head (occiput)

sides

dull pain

pressing (see bursting, pulling); in spots

pressing (see bursting, pulling); turning eyes upwards

pressing (see bursting, pulling); back of head (occiput)

inward

Scalp

Skin and scalp; itching

itching; morning

  EYES

Eyes

Eyes.

Pain from over exertion; blur; unable to distinguish letters; conjunctiva red; eyes hot and painful.

Discoloration; redness

redness; lids; spots; veins

Eye feels hot

Inflammation

wounds; lids

Itching

morning

evening

Movement of eyeballs; turned

Pain

morning

on movement of eyes

burning, smarting, gnawing, biting

morning

margins of lids

as from something in eye

pressing

morning

stitching, sudden, sharp

stinging

Tears; when yawning

Weak

Vision

Blurred; letters

Dim

Lost vision, blindness

night

Short-sightedness

Merging together; letters

Weak (see eyes, weak)

  EARS

Ear

Discharges from ear

offensive smelling

Heat

Inflammation; skin erysipelas (inflamed from infection, deep red colour)

Pain

with toothache

on turning head

extending to other parts; extending to neck; side of neck

inside (in ear canal)

aching

tearing in

Skin; discoloration; redness

out-breaks on skin; blisters

containing fluid

Hearing

Impaired

  FACE

Face

Pain; tearing; jaw; lower

Skin; discoloration; bluish

itching (see skin)

out-breaks on skin; pimples

forehead

out-breaks on skin; red; erysipelas (inflamed from infection, deep red colour)

  NOSE

Nose

Nose bleed

Dryness; inside

Swelling

Discharge

Running or blocked nose (coryza)

with cough

running, wet

Sneezing

  MOUTH

Mouth

Mouth.

Painful jerks in root of teeth. Bloated face. Coppery taste, as after eating onions.

Gums and teeth

Teeth; decay, hollow

pain; evening

pain; extending to other parts; ear

pain; pulling

pain; jerking

pain; tearing

roots

Tongue

Numbness; tongue

Paralysis; tongue

Taste

Taste; metallic

like onions

Palate

Palate (roof of mouth); scraping

  THROAT

Throat

Larynx (voice box); food drops into larynx

foreign substances drop into larynx when drinking or talking

liquids pass into larynx

spasm in vocal cords, stopping breathing

Catarrh

Choking, constricting; when drinking

while eating

when speaking

on swallowing (compare stomach; retching)

Sensation of something in throat; as from dust

Pain; right

Voice; hoarseness

External throat; tension; sides

  CHEST

Chest

Pain; during a cough

rawness

with running nose

when coughing

sore, bruised

from coughing

lower part

short ribs

short ribs; on movement

Respiratory

Respiratory.

Sudden contraction of glottis, when drinking or talking. FOOD GOES DOWN WRONG WAY. False croup; CANNOT EXHALE. SPASMODIC AND WHOOPING-COUGH. FEW PAROXYSMS IN DAY-TIME, BUT MANY AT NIGHT; with vomiting after eating. Asthma, as if inhaling sulphur; cough from talking; hollow, deep, with rawness, hoarseness, and pains through chest. VIOLENT SPASMODIC COUGH; WORSE at night.

Respiration

Asthma attack

morning

evening; after lying down

night

10 p.m.

cold water

coughing

in alcoholics

riding

coming on during sleep

spasmodic

Difficult (dyspnea)

when drinking

breathing out

during cough

breathing in difficult

breathing out rapid

while lying down

riding

during sleep

as if inhaled fumes of sulphur

from talking; after talking

Loud; breathing out

Shrill grating sound

  COUGH

Cough

Morning

Night

With convulsions

Cough from deep down

Drinking; after drinking

Dry cough; when reading aloud

Hollow

When breathing; breathing in

Sensations in throat and air passages (either from coughing, or causing coughing); as from dust

Loose; morning

While lying down

night

bed

Comes on suddenly

night

Rattling

morning

Reading aloud

Singing

Intermittent

night

lying

In children; child must be lifted, gets blue in face, cannot exhale

Suffocating

When talking

Violent

Whooping

night

  EXPECTORATION

Expectoration

Morning

Hawked up; mucus

  SKIN

Skin

Loss of feeling

Out-breaks on skin; leprosy

pimples

  BACK AND NECK

Neck

Pain; neck

Skin; out-breaks on skin; pimples; neck

Back

Pain

on movement

lumbar (lower half of back); during movement

spine

on movement

aching

stitching, sudden, sharp, shooting

movement

lumbar (lower half of back); on movement

spine

spine; on movement

Skin; out-breaks on skin; pimples

Stiffness; sacrum (base of spine)

Weakness (tired feeling, in spine); lumbar (lower half of back)

  ABDOMEN

Abdomen

Coldness

warmth of heater

Sensation as if diarrhoea would come on

Pain; evening

during chill

as if diarrhoea would come on

warmth

behind lower ribs; left

pressing

Bladder; urging to urinate (unhealthy desire); night

urging to urinate (unhealthy desire); during chill

urination; frequent; during chill

urination; interrupted (intermittent)

Kidneys; pain

Stomach; appetite; lacking, no appetite; morning

desires, cravings; salt things

burping, belching; sobbing

Eating

aversion to certain foods or drinks; tobacco

morning

vomiting; food; after eating; some hours after

Nausea

disordered; during nausea

Vomitting

vomiting; on coughing

vomiting; after eating

vomiting; never ending

  RECTUM, ANUS, STOOL

Stool

Thin, liquid

  GENITALS ETC

Urine

Cloudy; morning

when standing up

Odour; offensive

Sediment; sand; red (brick-dust)

Clear as water

Male

Male; withered; testes

itching; scrotum

Female

Female; vaginal discharge; burning

Womb

swollen; womb

Genitals

Male; hot

hot; night

Female; excoriated (as if grazed, chaffed)

pain; sore, tenderness

swollen

  EXTREMITIES, LIMBS

Extremities, limbs

Coldness; lower limbs; leg; during fever

Cracking noise in joints; finger joints; feels impelled to make them crack

Cramps; foot

Hands and feet; corns; burning

corns; painful

Heat; leg

leg; night

Movements and positions; trembling

trembling; upper limbs

when leaning on it

twitching; hand

Numbness (see tingling); upper limbs

Pain

rheumatic

upper limbs

movement

rheumatic

upper arm; movement

lower limbs; rheumatic

hip; rheumatic

foot; heel

gouty

rheumatic

toes; first toe (large toe)

burning; foot; toes; fifth

pulling; upper limbs

movement

paralytic

pulling; hip

rheumatic

pulling; thigh; rheumatic

pinching; toes; first toe (large toe)

sore, bruised; upper limbs

sore, bruised; knee

stitching, sudden, sharp; thigh

stitching, sudden, sharp; foot

tearing

morning

Paralysis

Pulsation, throbbing; toes; first toe (large toe)

Restlessness; upper limbs

lower limbs; leg

lower limbs; feet

Rush of blood to.; legs

legs; night, on waking

Skin; itching; like insects crawling on skin; ankles

out-break on skin; upper limbs; leprous

out-break on skin; buttocks; pimples

out-break on skin; thigh; pimples

  FEVER AND CHILL

Fever and chill

With fever, but chill predominating

  GENERALITIES

Sleep

Sleep.

Awakes at night with rush of blood to lower legs. Vivid dream of water, fire, etc.

Sleep and dreams

Dreams; disease

disease; spitting blood

fire

nightmare

vivid

water

Falling asleep; in society

Sleepiness, tiredness

morning

after eating

in society

Sleeplessness, insomnia; night; from before midnight; until morning

Sleep-walking

Waking; early

Yawning

frequent

Convulsions

Convulsions

Generalities

Bathing; in cold water

Desire to bath in cold water

Riding

While travelling

Stretching

morning; as if dazed

Trembling; externally

internally

Weakness (see lethargic, weariness)

after eating