Keynotes and Characteristics with Comparisons of Some of the Leading Remedies of the Materia Medica

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Boericke & Tafel, 1898 - Homeopathy - 179 pages

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Page 145 - Hemorrhagic diathesis ; the slightest wound causes bleeding for weeks (Phos.) ; discharge of sanious liquid blood, with a strong tendency to putrescence, tingling in the limbs and great debility, particularly when the weakness is not caused by previous loss of fluids.
Page 107 - When it acts well it produces a profuse watery diarrhoea with great relief to the patient.
Page 39 - Constriction ; of throat, chest, heart, bladder, rectum, uterus, vagina; often caused or brought on by the slightest contact.
Page 25 - Burning thirst, without special desire to drink; the stomach does not seem to tolerate, because it cannot assimilate cold water; it is wanted but he cannot drink it.
Page 84 - Especially adapted to the nervous temperament ; ' women of a sensitive, easily excited nature ; dark hair \ and skin, but mild disposition ; quick to perceive, \ rapid in execution. In striking contrast with the fair complexion, yielding, lachrymose, but slow and indecisive — Pulsatilla.
Page 150 - Prolapse of uterus and vagina; pressure and bearing down as if everything would protrude from pelvis; must cross limbs tightly or " sit close " to prevent it ; with oppression of breathing (compare, AGAR., BELL., LIL., MUREX.).
Page 31 - Women and children, with light hair, blue eyes, fine complexion, delicate skin; sensitive, nervous, threatened with convulsions. Great liability to take cold, sensitive to...
Page 135 - Adapted to persons of indecisive, slow, phlegmatic temperament; sandy hair, blue eyes, pale face, easily moved to laughter or tears ; affectionate, mild, gentle, timid, yielding disposition. Weeps easily ; almost impossible to detail her ailments without weeping.
Page 142 - This oedema, when it affects the nose, may give rise to obstruction, as in the " snuffles " of infants with dry coryza, preventing breathing and nursing. When it occurs lower down in the tract it causes dyspnoea : the child awakens suddenly nearly suffocated, face livid, blue, sits up in bed ; turns blue, gasps for breath, which it finally gets ; attack passes off but is again repeated ; child inspires but cannot expire ; sleeps into the attack.
Page 2 - Aconite should never be given simply to control the fever, never alternated with other drugs for that purpose. If it be a case requiring Aconite no other drug is needed ; Aconite will cure the case.

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