ENTERIC FEVER

Acetic acid

  • Violent delirium with meteorism and obstinate constipation, with rumbling of bowels, colic and diarrhoea.
  • Stupor only interrupted by delirious talking.
  • Profuse very weakening diarrhoea in later stages of fever.
  • Profuse sweating ~ febrile heat with dry hot skin during first stage.

Agaricus

  • Cerebral typhus from overexertion and sleepless nights delirium with constant raving, tries to get out of bed, does not know his relatives.
  • Total unconsciousness, though he could be roused for a moment when questioned.
  • Pupils contracted, eyes suffused ~ increasing deafness.
  • Paralysis of facial muscles, so that one or both corners of the mouth drop down, allowing the saliva to run out on the pillow ~ inarticulate speech ~ tongue tremulous, dry and bluish ~ burning thirst.
  • Tremulousness of whole body, with or without paralysis of extremities.
  • Pain in abdomen, with fetid discharges.
  • Pulse frequent and small, first sound of heart hardly audible.
  • Subsultus tendinum ~ chattering of jaws and trembling of limbs.

Alstonia constricta

  • Retarded convalescence, patient suffering from great prostration and debility, low fever, diarrhoea, etc.

Alumen

  • Enteric typhus.
  • Ichorous diarrhoea, mixed with blood of an offensive odor.
  • Very weakening colliquative diarrhoea.
  • Passes large quantities of coagulated blood ~ discharge of coagula from uterus and rectum ~ metrorrhagia from atony (nitr. acid: bright red).

Ammonium carb.

  • Adynamia.
  • High – colored and fetid urine glandular swellings.
  • Haemorrhage from nose, gums, and bowels.

Apis mel.

  • Exanthematic, enteric, cerebral fever, less pneumotyphus.
  • Stage of ulceration in Peyer’s glands.
  • Apathy ~ stupor, with murmuring delirium, hardness of hearing.
  • Inability to talk or to put out the tongue, which is dry, cracked, sore, ulcerated, or covered with blisters, with sensation of rawness and soreness.
  • Difficulty in swallowing, no thirst.
  • Great soreness and bloatedness of abdomen.
  • Constipation, or frequent, painful, foul, bloody, and involuntary stools.
  • Copious nosebleed in the morning.
  • Unconscious flow of urine.
  • Dry burning skin, or partial clammy sweat ~ white miliary eruption on chest and abdomen.
  • Great weakness and sliding down in bed ~ changeable, weak, and intermittent pulse.
  • It removes the tough phlegm from the throat.

Arnica

  • Stupefaction, with foul-smelling breath and large yellowish green spots on skin.
  • Weakness, weariness, and bruised sensation, general sinking of vitality, compelling the patient to lie down, and still he asserts that he feels perfectly well.
  • Forgets the words while speaking.
  • Desires constantly to move or to be moved, as everything upon which he lies seems too hard.
  • Brown streak through the middle of the tongue.
  • Involuntary and unnoticed micturition and defecation.
  • Eyes dull, expression stupid, face deep red ~ dry lips and dry tongue, with great thirst.
  • Distension and hardness of abdomen ~ brown or white diarrhoea, with distension of abdomen before, and rumbling in abdomen during stool.
  • Loud blowing inspirations and expirations sleep unrefreshing and full of dreams, with whimpering and loud talking during sleep.
  • Stupor not preceded by cerebral excitement, he sits as if in thought, yet thinks of nothing, like a waking dream ~ head confused and cloudy.

Argentum nitr.

  • Complete deafness in typhus.
  • Suppression of urine.

Arsenicum

  • Erethistic typhoid fever ~ typhus, where the power of life seems to become exhausted ~ especially for weak or debilitated persons, old age, and children.
  • Slow, protracted cases, with wild delirium ~ loss of consciousness.
  • Great restlessness and anxiety, manifesting itself in constantby moving head and limbs, whilst the trunk lies still on account of too great weakness.
  • Picking of bedclothes ~ sopor.
  • Face distorted, sunken, anxious, hippocratic ~ cheeks burning hot, with circumscribed redness ~ eyes staring, glistening or sunken, dull and watery, or closed with sticky matter.
  • Hardness of hearing.
  • Lips dry and cracked ~ Lips, gums, and teeth covered with brown or blackish slime ~ tongue red, dry, cracked, stiff, like a piece of wood ~ black tongue ~ speech unintelligible, lisping, stammering, as though the tongue were too heavy.
  • Excessive thirst, but little drinking at the time.
  • Fluid rolls audibly down the stomach ~ vomiting and retching ~ burning in stomach and bowels, sensitive to pressure.
  • Meteorismus ~ putrid and offensive flatus.
  • Involuntary and unnoticed micturition and defecation.
  • Brownish, or watery foul stools, smelling like foul ulcers.
  • Haemorrhage of pale blood in large quantities per anum, the patient being restless and thirsty.
  • Voice weak and trembling, or hoarse, coarse, and croaking ~ breathing short and anxious ~ oppressed, rattling, dry cough ~ fetid breath; white miliary eruption, even petechia.
  • Trembling and anxious sweating ~ cold, clammy, perspiration.
  • Pungent, hot, dry skin, like parchment.
  • Decubitus ~ restless and disturbed sleep, anxious and frightful dreams ~ after each disturbance he immediately sleeps again.
  • General and rapid sinking of forces ~ excessive prostration.

Arum triph.

  • Lips, corners of mouth sore, cracked, and bleeding ~ constant picking of lips till they bleed.
  • Nostrils sore and chapped constant picking at the nose ~ acrid and corrosive discharge from nose.
  • Month burns, and is so sore that patient refuses to drink when anything is offered ~ buccal cavity raw and sore, bleeding ~ putrid odor from mouth.
  • Great restlessness and sleeplessness ~ deliria.
  • Urine scanty or suppressed.
  • Picking the ends of fingers ~ restless tossing about in bed ~ wants to escape ~ unconscious of what he is doing or what is said to him.
  • Great weakness ~ last stage, probably, with uraemic poisoning.

Baptisia

  • Typhoid and cerebral forms of fever.
  • Predominance of nervous symptoms.
  • At an early stage white tongue, with red edges, or brown or yellow – brown down centre ~ bitter or flat taste ~ Cannot digest food ~ stools frequent, yellow ~ gurgling and slight sensitiveness of right iliac region ~ Pulse high, with increasing fever ~ Parts rested on sore.
  • At a later stage besotted look ~ stupefying headache ~ painful and bruised feeling in brain ~ disagreeable prostration, with soreness of all the muscles ~ want of mental force.
  • Burning and pungent heat over whole body, especially in face.
  • Dry, parched, thickly – coated tongue, which feels as if swollen, or burnt and numb ~ ulcers on tongue.
  • Thick speech ~ hoarse cough.
  • Great sinking at epigastrium, with frequent fainting ~ pain in sacrum ~ parts rested upon feel sore and bruised.
  • Great restlessness ~ sensation as if there were a second self outside of the patient.
  • Her head feels as though scattered about, and she tosses about in bed to get the pieces together.
  • The patient is listless, and while one is talking to him falls sound asleep in midst of his attempted answer, sleeping heavily, until he is aroused by shaking or calling sharply his name.
  • Sickening, putrid odor of breath.
  • Stools loose, yellow or dark, and horribly offensive.
  • Offensive sweat and urine.
  • Great debility and nervous prostration, with erethism ~ tendency to leave the bed.
  • Chilliness all day , heat at night ~ chilliness, with soreness of body ~ ulcerations.

Belladonna

  • During the early stage in tumultuous cases, with great congestion to brain.
  • Intense headache, with lancinations in back part or top of head, or sensation as if forehead would burst.
  • Redness of face, alternating with pallor.
  • The eyes brilliant and fixed ~ pupils dilated.
  • Groans, agitation during sleep ~ frightful dreams ~ furious delirium or nocturnal delirium, consisting solely in the utterance of a few incoherent words.
  • Tongue red, dry, trembling, and cracked.
  • Constipation or frequent diarrhoea but in small quantities.
  • Urine sedimentous, or clear and very abundant.
  • Pulse large, full, varying in quantity.
  • During the third stage, when patient is in a soporous state, without complaints, without wants, except it be for something to drink.
  • Difficult swallowing ~ eyes fixed, shining ~ mouth open from relaxation of muscles of lower jaw ~ tongue leathery, so that he cannot put it out.
  • Deafness.
  • Abdomen tense ~ involuntary micturition and defecation. ~ Tendency to slide down to foot of bed, to uncover himself, to thrust out the legs.
  • Jerking of bedclothes ~ somnolence, without sleep.
  • Intermittent pulse.
  • Inclination to perspire, with very hot skin ~ cold sweat on face ~ aggravation from every motion.

Bryonia

  • From the beginning of fever lacerating, throbbing, jerking headache, nausea, and disgust, with whitish tongue, bitter taste, dryness of throat, thirst.
  • Vesicular eruption on lips and mouth.
  • Crampy tension in stomach ~ pain in epigastrium under pressure ~ abdomen painful ~ flatulence ~ constipation.
  • Urine rare and turbid.
  • Voice weak or hoarse ~ cough in morning ~ sharp pain between the ribs on coughing or taking deep breath.
  • Oppressive lassitude ~ cold sweat on head dry skin.
  • During second stage, when the fever takes on the character of nervous, versatile or cerebral typhoid fever, with strong delirium, especially at night, about the affairs of the previous day, or business matters, and disposition to run away.
  • Visions especially when shutting eyes.
  • Irritability, peevishness, hasty speech.
  • Dull, pressive stitching, tearing headache ~ worse from motion and opening eyes, which are dull and watery ~ hardness of hearing.
  • Intense febrile heat.
  • Violent thirst for large draughts of cold water, but only at long intervals ~ dryness of mouth and vesicular eruption within ~ taste insipid ~ aversion to food, with nausea and desire to vomit, or slimy and bilious vomiting.
  • Epigastrium sensitive to pressure ~ bloated abdomen.
  • Constipation or diarrhoea, with almost involuntary discharge of offensive, putrid stools, smelling like old cheese, especially at nights and mornings.
  • Loaded urine.
  • Pains in the sides of chest when coughing or taking a deep breath.
  • Somnolence during day ~ agitation at night pulse soft and small.
  • Clammy sweat ~ tremors of hands.
  • During third stage: Great lassitude and weakness ~ wants to be quiet.
  • Pains in all limbs when moving.
  • Accumulation of frothy, soaplike saliva in mouth and throat, at times almost choking patient ~ tongue dry, rough, and cracked, often of a dark – brown color.
  • Sighing, groaning, and moaning ~ restless sleep, with frequent movements of mouth like chewing.
  • Oppression and anguish in cardiac region.
  • Mental depression, with wild delirium ~ somnolence, without dreams.
  • Miliary eruption ~ involuntary emission of urine and fasces.
  • Peculiar sour smell of body, with or without sweat ~ disposition subdued, but easily excited to anger.

Calcarea carb.

  • At the very onset, in persons inclining to grow fat, after great anxiety and worriment of mind.
  • Utter sleeplessness from overactivity of the mind, where the same disagreeable idea always rouses the patient as often as he falls into a light slumber.
  • Constant tickling under middle of sternum, causing a hacking cough, worse from talking or moving.
  • During coughing painful shocks in head, the brain feeling hot and binning or at the end of second and beginning of third stage, with diarrhoea and intestinal ulceration.
  • Palpitation ~ tremulous pulse ~ anxiety ~ restlessness ~ redness of face ~ delirium ~ jerkings, especially in children.
  • It relieves by bringing out the miliary rash ~ the meteorism and insensibility of abdomen diminish, and with it the agitation and anxiety.
  • Stools become more consistent and more rare.

Camphora

  • Sudden sinking spells ~ icy coldness all over, with deathlike paleness of face, cold and clammy sweat, yet he cannot bear to be covered ~ rattling in throat ~ hot breath ~ involuntary diarrhoea.

Carbo veg.

  • Typhoid fever, inclining to putridity, with sopor, rattling, cold sweat.
  • Hippocratic face ~ small filiform pulse.
  • Bloody fetid stools ~ haemorrhages from mouth and nose ~ tongue moist and sticky, or forehead cracked, heavy, and scarcely movable.
  • Bluish or pale distension of abdomen, with copious escape of flatus.
  • Darkened urine, with a little flock in centre, and strong – smelling.
  • Involuntary cadaverous – smelling stools.
  • Loud rattling breathing from beginning paralysis of lungs, with cyanosis of face, lips, and tongue.
  • Ecchymosis and bedsores from decomposition of blood.
  • Stupor, out of which the patient can only be roused for moments, with loss of sight and moaning. Such a collapse sets in sometimes early in typhoid fevers of drunkards, who complain of itching of skin day and night.
  • Internal burning up, want to be fanned and windows open. ~ Perfect asthenia.

Chamomilla

  • Second stage, with redness and febrile heat of face in afternoon, with swelling of parotids.
  • Redness and dryness of mucous membranes of mouth ~ tongue cracked and furred ~ putrid and bitter taste ~ fetid breath.
  • violent thirst, with great desire for fresh water ~ nausea ~ bitter vomiting.
  • Pressure upon stomach ~ colic ~ extreme sensitiveness of abdomen to pressure.
  • Greenish – yellow, watery stools.
  • Urine with yellowish floccnlent deposits.
  • Catarrhal hoarseness ~ mucous rales ~ tickling in trachea provoking cough ~ oppression ~ lancinations ~ burning in chest.
  • Insomnia ~ soporous state, with subsultus ~ lively dreams ~ wild delirium.
  • Dry febrile heat ~ anxiety ~ nervous irritation ~ sighs and groans.

Chelidonium

  • Light – yellow, white, or gray stools are passed unconsciously, although patient is perfectly clear in his mind.
  • Urine pale, not withstanding the diminution of secretion of bile.
  • Tongue insipid, pappy, coated thickly, yellow, with red margin, showing imprint of teeth.
  • Fetid breath ~ feeling of anguish in pit of stomach ~ hypochondria sensitive to pressure.
  • Tearing in lumbar vertebrse, extending to iliac bones, with sensation as if vertebrae were being torn apart.
  • Desire to sleep without being able to do so.
  • Tongue dry one day, moist the next ~ acid eructations.
  • Lassitude and indolence.

China.

  • From the start the disease takes on the appearance of slow fever, with pallor of face, headache, alterations of sight, noises in ears, dulness of hearing.
  • Coated tongue, dryness of mouth, with bad taste, thirst, nausea, pressure in epigastrium, which is sensitive to pressure, swelling and pain in bowels, watery stools, lientery, scanty urine, oppressed respiration.
  • Lancinating, lacerating pains in limbs.
  • Anxiety, sleeplessness, chills, coldness, especially of hands and feet.
  • Rattling and moaning sounds in chest, and loud sounds through the nose.
  • Swelling and hardness of spleen.
  • During the last stage, china dissipates the nightsweats, accompanied by a progressive loss of strength ~ obstinate constipation, with clean tongue, sluggishness of bowels ~ tardy reconvalescence.

Cocculus

  • Depression of nervous system, with little disturbance of the vegetative sphere, except spleen enlarged.
  • Slowness of comprehension, he cannot find the right word, forgets himself, cannot talk plainly, or is irritable, cannot bear least noise or contradiction pinched pale features and sharp nose.
  • Very quick pulse and beat of heart, lowered temperature of skin, automatic movements of muscles and tendons.
  • Ringing in ears.
  • Heat in head and chilliness in body dry mouth, dry rough tongue, with whitish – yellow coating.
  • Constipation, only exceptionally diarrhoea.
  • General weakness and weariness, with heaviness of limbs.
  • Unconquerable sleepiness, the least effort or interruption of sleep followed by great loss of strength ~ eyelids heavy and shut, as if parabyzed ~ drowsiness may increase to coma ~ fits of fainting from bodily movement, with spasmodic distortion of facial muscles ~ mucous membrane of bowels but slightly affected.

Colchicum

  • Great nervous depression.
  • Weakness as if after exertion.
  • If patient is raised up, head falls backwards, and mouth opens to widest extent.
  • Sudden sinking of forces, so that he can hardly speak or walk after a few hours.
  • Cadaverous aspect and extreme prostration ~ Emaciation ~ Lying prostrate on back.
  • Comatose ~ eyes half open.
  • trunk hot and extremities cold ~ skin dry or sweating ~ forehead covered with cold sweat.
  • Pulse small, frequent, thready, or pulseless.
  • Unconsciousness, carpologia ~ pupils dilated, and little sensitive to light.
  • Delirium, witli headache ~ Intellect beclouded, though he gives correct answers to questions ~ unless asked, he is unconscious of his dangerous condition.
  • Eyes hollow, staring, and sunken ~ face sunken and hippocratic.
  • Nostrils dry and black ~ lips, teeth, and tongue covered with a thick brown coating.
  • Grinding of teeth ~ tongue heavy, stiff, and numb ~ inextinguishable thirst.
  • Tympanitis, with sensitiveness to pressure in epigastrial region ~ surface of abdomen hotter than rest of body.
  • Stools passed unconsciously, fluid, offensive, with white flakes.
  • Numerous liquid, dark, offensive stools, with severe pains.
  • Suppression of urine or copious involuntary urination.
  • respiration irregular or intermittent.

Cuprum

  • In typhus, with high fever and excessive weakness dissolution of blood, nosebleed and petechias.
  • Great prostration, with nervous excitability ~ restless, tossing about.
  • Eyes dim, lustreless ~ difficult hearing ~ paralysis of heart.

Digitalis

  • Useful in nervous lymphatic constitutions, with dilatation of pupils, tongue perfectly clean, pulse slow and regular.
  • Depression of strength.
  • Pressure and fulness of epigastrium ~ disgust, heartburn, vomiting ~ diarrhoea ash – colored, very light.
  • Lethargy, great sleepiness.

Eupatorium perf.

  • Bilious and remittent malarious fevers, with severe gastric and intestinal irritation, taking on a typhoid type.
  • Copious perspiration, with nausea and vomiting.
  • Pungent heat with the perspiration at night ~ Alternate chilliness and flashes of heat.
  • Throbbing headache ~ pain in occiput, after lying, with sensation of great weight in the part, requiring the hands to lift it.
  • Insipid taste ~ yellow or white coated tongue ~ diarrhoea, with smarting and heat in anus.

Gelsemium

  • Great prostration of all the vital forces, with strange sensation in head and continued jactitation of the muscles.
  • Trembling from weakness ~ drowsiness and vertigo, with dimness of vision.
  • A kind of drunken stupor ~ slow pulse, which becomes accelerated by lifting or turning the patient.
  • Severe pains in head, back, and limbs, with extreme lassitude, fever, and chilliness.
  • Sticky, clammy, feverish taste, but little or no coating on tongue, which is red, raw, inflamed in middle, painful ~ can hardly put it out, it trembles so.
  • Distension of abdomen, with pain and nausea.
  • Predominance of nervous symptoms.

Ginseng

  • Delirium when falling asleep ~ loud gurgling noise in the ileo-coecal tract, dry tongue, heat.

Helleborus

  • A perfect picture of acute idiocy.
  • Thorough unconsciousness ~ all impressions on the senses and all expressions of the will wanting.
  • Heart’s beat and pulse very slow.
  • Skin only moderately warm.
  • Bowels inactive ~ involuntary micturition ~ difficult swallowing.
  • Constantly picking his lips and clothes.

Hydrastis

  • Typhoid fever, with prevailing gastric and bilious disturbance, jaundice, followed by great debility.
  • Physical prostration.
  • Faintness and goneness in pit of stomach ~ torpor of liver.
  • Fetid flatus ~ stools light – colored, soft, acrid.

Hydrocyanic acid

  • Drink, which is swallowed, rolls audibly down the throat, as though it were poured into an empty barrel.
  • Cold – ness within and without ~ heat in head, with cold limbs ~ heat and perspiration over whole body.

Hyoscyamus

  • Hysteric and asthenic delirium, with attempts to run away, prompted by fear.
  • Entire loss of consciousness, and of functions of the organs of the senses.
  • Patient, as it were, lives an inward life, full of imaginations and illusions, unconscious of the outside world.
  • When questioned, answers correctly, hut relapses immediately into his delirium and unconsciousness ~ delirium continues while awake, and sees persons who are not and were not present.
  • Indistinct and muttering loquacity ~ muttering, with picking of the bedclothes.
  • Constantly staring at surrounding objects, with apparent entire self forgetfulness, or else great agitation, restlessness, desire to run away, to hide, etc.
  • Eyes red and sparkling, staring, rolling about in their orbits ~ squinting ~ deafness.
  • Distorted face, stupid expression ~ tongue red or brown, dry and cracked, paralyzed.
  • Loss of speech or indistinct speech ~ cadaverous smell from mouth.
  • Involuntary or unnoticed stools in bed.
  • Suppressed secretion or retention of urine ~ involuntary discharge of urine ~ frequent desire to urinate, with impossibilty of doing it; paralysis of sphincter ani et vesicae.
  • Convulsive motions ~ grating of teeth ~ jerkings ~ subsultus tendinum ~ trembling.
  • Sleeplessness or constant sleep, with muttering ~ coma vigil.
  • Roseola spots on chest and abdomen ~ torpor of entire organism.

Ignatia

  • Great impatience and despair about pains and bad feelings, which he cannot describe.
  • Gets easily frightened, and feeds as though he were swung to and fro in a swings.
  • Yawning stretching, followed by frontal headache, which does not allow opening the eyes.
  • Hard hearing, except for speech.
  • Convulsive twitching of facial muscles ~ lips dry, cracked, bleeding.
  • Choking sensation from stomach up into throat, with oppression of chest, better from belching.
  • Swelling of spleen ~ painless diarrhoea, with rumbling of wind ~ sinking weak feeling in pit of stomach.
  • Convulsive motions of limbs ~ palpitation of heart ~ jerking of tendons.
  • Sleeplessness on account of various visions as soon as he falls in a doze ~ troublesome dreams.

Iodum

  • Intense pain in the ileo – coecal region ~ bloody watery diarrhoea.
  • Great irritation of nervous system ~ picking at flocks ~ delirium.

Ipecacuanha

  • Premonitory stage, with moderate febrile action, loss of appetite, mucous state, constant nausea or vomiting ~ mucous diarrhoea.
  • First stage, with yellow tongue, nausea, vomiting ~ bilious diarrhoea ~ stools yellow, painless, fermented, especially in the evening.
  • General headache, as if bruised, all through bones of head, and down into root of tongue, or semilateral headache, with continual motion of head, as if it were badly placed upon the pillow ~ sweat upon head.
  • Sudden prostration, with aversion to all food.
  • Convulsive twitcliing in limbs, which have a painful tremor.

Lachesis

  • Muttering stupor ~ complete insensibility ~ delirium, with great loquacity, constantly jumping from one subject to another.
  • Thinks she is dead and that preparations are made for her funeral sunken countenance.
  • Sleeps much with the month open.
  • Dry, red, or black tongue, cracked on tip, trembles when protruded or catches under lower teeth.
  • Nosebleed of a dark color ~ eyes weak, dull, or distorted ~ sensibility to light ~ deafness, rushing and thundering in ears.
  • Dryness of mouth, with constant desire to drink ~ sore throat with deafness.
  • Distension of abdomen, with gurgling and rumbling in abdomen before diarrhoea.
  • Stools very offensive whether formed or not red – brown and copious urine.
  • Nasal indistinct speech ~ dyspnoea, cough, witli slimy, bloody expectoration.
  • Bedsores, ulcers inflamed, with black eyes.
  • Haemorrhages, the blood looking like charred straw.
  • Persistent sleeplessness, or always worse after sleep.

Lachnanthes

  • Fever, with circumscribed redness of cheeks and brilliant eyes.
  • Burning heat, more on right side.
  • Restless sleep at night, with continually increasing dryness of throat, causing sleeplessness at night.
  • Restless sleep at night, disturbed by dreams, and followed by perspiration.
  • Giddiness, with sensation of heat in chest and around the heart.
  • Whining on account of headache.
  • Great loquacity, afterwards stupid and irritable.
  • Icy coldness of body, relieved by external heat.
  • Skin is cold, damp, and clammy ~ flushes of heat alternating with chilliness.
  • Typhoid pneumonia.

Leptandra

  • Bilious typhoid fever.
  • Great prostration, stupor, heat and dryness of the skin ~ coldness of extremities.
  • Dark, fetid, tarry, or watery stools, mixed with bloody mucus.
  • Weak, sinking sensation in pit of stomach.
  • Pain in epigastric and hypochondriac region ~ jaundice.
  • Physical and mental depression, with vertigo and drowsiness.

Lycopodium

  • Typhus, with stupefaction, murmuring delirium, subsultus tendinum, meteorismus, constipation.
  • After calcarea, when the rash is tardy in appearance, or scanty, with somnolent stupefaction, murmuring deliria, indistinct speech, mistakes in pronouncing words, yellow color of face, sunken features, falling of lower jaw, slow breathing, with open mouth and fanlike motion of the nostrils.
  • Frequent jerking of the limbs or of the whole body, awake or asleep.
  • Grasping of flocks ~ squinting ~ trembling.
  • Abdomen distended, with rumbling and constipation.
  • Dysuria, or chalky urine.
  • Dirty sticky tongue ~ loose rattling cough.
  • Cold hands and feet, or one foot hot and the other cold.
  • Restless sleep, at ease in no position, full of anxious dreams and jerking of limbs ~ When awaking, cross, irritable, scolding, or awakes terrified, as if dreaming.
  • Great emaciation and internal debility, even to paralysis.
  • Upper parts wasted, lower limbs swollen.

Melilotus off.

  • Febris nervosa stupida ~ deaf and dumb.
  • Involuntary stools, mixed with blood ~ epistaxis.
  • Unconsciousness ~ loss of memory ~ confusion of ideas.

Mercur. sol.

  • During first stage, in persons of Lymphatic nervous temperament, with pale, discolored, yellowish face, putrid and insipid taste, tongue loaded with thick yellow coating.
  • Painful sensibility of epigastrium and of hepatic region.
  • Copious, liquid, flocculent stools, sometimes a little bloody ~ frequent desire to urinate.
  • Agitation, anxiety, sleeplessness, headache, but hardly ever delirium.
  • Clammy fetid perspiration ~ icteroid color of skin.
  • Bronchial irritation.

Mercurius dulcis

  • Ill – defined gastric disturbances during second stage.
  • Painful sensibility of the whole abdomen.
  • Watery stools, colorless, or as if mixed with flocculent matters, or like the washing of flesh, occurring most often at night.
  • It must be suspended, as soon as tongue becomes dry and delirium manifests itself.

Moschus

  • Impending paralysis of lungs, pulse becoming slower and slower, cough ceases, and mucus cannot be expectorated.
  • In swallowing fluids roll audibly down the throat, and stool and urine pass off involuntarily.

Muriatic acid

  • First and second stage ~ continued delirium, keeping the patient from rest and sleep, he is constantly occupied with changing pictures of the past and present, and thus forgets everything around him.
  • Activity of senses increased, the eyes shrink from light, the ear is sensitive to noise, smell and taste very acute, the eye full of lustre, pupils contracted.
  • Circumscribed redness of cheeks nose, lips, and tongue dry, the latter only slightly coated or not at all.
  • Very light affection of the intestinal canal.
  • Infrequent typhoid stools, or none at all ~ urine clear, with acrid reaction.
  • Beat of heart and pulse very frequent, irritable, without energy ~ respiration accelerated.
  • Skin mostly dry, with increased temperature.
  • Great need of sleep and still cannot sleep.
  • Muscular power not much diminished ~ slight debility and malaise (after bryonia).
  • Third stage, or febris stupida, excessive prostration.
  • Headache as if the brain were bruised.
  • Constant sliding down in bed, with groaning and moaning during sleep, muttering and unconsciousness whilst awake.
  • Putridity ~ excessive dryness of mouth and tongue ~ tongue heavy, paralyzed, patient can not move it at will, even when conscious.
  • Pulse intermits every third beat.
  • Profuse discharge of watery urine ~ watery diarrhoea ~ involuntary micturition and defecation ~ turning up the whites.
  • Depression of lower jaw ~ paralyzed tongue and anus ~ bleeding from anus.

Nitric acid

  • Typhoid haemorrhages of bright – red blood, not clotted (alumen, clotted)
  • Tongue presents a deep – red appearance, with a sort of velvety look.
  • Soreness of bowels,, with persistent diarrhoea streaked with blood ~ fetid urin.
  • Burning, pungent skin.
  • Haemorrhage from bowels ~ ulcers in ileo – cecal region, with gurgling in abdomen.
  • Raving delirium, getting out of bed.
  • Inflammatory affection of the lungs, with rattling cough and breathing.
  • Brownish, bloody expectoration and irregular pulse, or quick hard pulse, with suffocative respiration.
  • Prostration, listlessness ~ stupidity, with starting wild looks, deafness, great weakness and trembling.
  • Faint from least motion, cold feet.

Nux vom.

  • First period ~ bilious, gastric symptoms predominate, with bitter and pasty mouth, yellowish tongue, nausea, greenish vomiting, bilious diarrhoea, burning in abdomen, or simply pain in stomach, with colic and frequent desire to go to stool, without being able to accomplish much.
  • Urine scanty and red, with tenesmus and constipation.
  • Intolerance of impression on external senses, all of which seem much exaggerated.
  • Great sensitiveness to open air ~ thirst, with aversion to water ~ strong want to lie down, which relieves.

Nux Moschata

  • Bluish spots on skin.
  • General restlessness in muscles, with vertigo ~ after slightest exertion weakness, with inclination to lie down.
  • Dreamy state, with drowsiness and falling of eyelids.
  • Profound coma, lying silent, immovable : delirium and stupidity ~ frantic drunkenness.
  • Dryness of mouth, tongue, and throat, with thirstlessness.
  • Fulness of stomach and loss of appetite ~ rumbling and gurgling in abdomen.
  • Putrid or colliquative diarrhoea ~ urine scanty, high – colored, and clear.

Opium

  • Febris nervosa stupida ~ stupor, can scarcely be roused ~ speechless ~ eyes half open ~ wild delirium or loud talking, fury, singing, desire to escape.
  • Slow, full, but depressible pulse.
  • Congestion to head ~ face dark – red and bloated.
  • Respiration slow, deep – drawn, and sighing, stertorous, rattling ~ stertor, especially during respiration.
  • Impending paralysis of brain from intense congestion ~ great heaviness of occiput, so that head constantly falls backward.
  • Stupid look, with relaxed and hanging facial muscles and lower lip ~ black, dry tongue, without thirst ~ paralysis of tongue.
  • Tympanitis ~ Constipation or extremely offensive watery diarrhoea ~ involuntary stools.
  • Retention of urine ~ partial suppression of urine with somnolence.
  • Opium may also be given when the system fails to respond to the remedy which seems indicated.

Phosphorus

  • Pneumotyphus. Towards end of second period sanguineous engorgement of the lungs, even hepatization, with oppression and anxiety.
  • Hard, dry cough, with tightness of chest ; or loose, rattling cough with tough, transparent, or thick, yellowish or reddish expectoration.
  • Cough worse from evening till midnight ~ threatened paralysis of lungs, with prostration and viscid sweat, small pulse, face sunken, rattling in windpipe.
  • Stupor, delirium, grasping at flocks ~ impending paralysis of brain and collapse.
  • Difficult hearing, especially of human voice ~ eyes hollow, sunken, with blue circles.
  • Fanlike motion of the alfe nasi ~ frequent and copious epistaxis ~ nose, lips, mouth, and throat dry, not relieved by water.
  • Gums stand off from teeth and bleed easily ~ tongue dry, immovable, covered with black crusts, cracked, parched, and glossy.
  • Desire for cold, refreshing drinks, no appetite ~ vomiting of watery, bilious, or slimy masses.
  • Painless diarrhoea, with loud rumbling and meteorisra, worse mornings.
  • Discharges watery, greenish, grayish, or black, from decomposed blood.
  • Great weakness after each stool.
  • Urine of strong ammoniacal odor, turbid, depositing a white sediment.
  • Numerous roseola spots, ecchymoses, and miliary eruption on trunk.
  • Great heat of trunk, with cold perspiration on head and extremities.

Phosphoric acid

  • Simultaneous and immediate depression of animal and vegetable life, appearing already at the very beginning of the disease, and where phenomena of excitement usher in the disease they are of short duration and moderate intensity, and after their disappearance the torpid character is all the more distinctly perceptible.
  • Complete apathy and indifference ~ don’t want to talk ~ quiet delirium, with great stupefaction and dulness of head ~ unintelligible muttering delirium.
  • Vertigo so that they fall when sitting up ~ when lying in bed sensation as if feet were going up, with head remaining still.
  • Stupefying pain in forehead, with somnolency, without snoring, the eyes being closed.
  • Eyes glossy, lustreless, with staring.
  • Dull hearing, nervous deafness.
  • Bleeding from nose, stupid expression of face.
  • Tongue and lips pale ~ tough clammy mucus in mouth and on tongue.
  • Meteoristic distension of abdomen, with a great deal of rumbling and gurgling, and unpainful, watety, grayish diarrhoea, or involuntary stools.
  • Thick clouded urine, which clears up by heat, decomposing rapidly.
  • Great debility ~ relaxed pale skin ~ ecchymosis ~ bluish red spots on the parts which the patient lies upon ~ decubitus.
  • Temperature of body not high ~ constant sticky or profuse sweat.
  • Pulse weak, small, frequent, intermitting ~ enlargement of spleen.

Psorinum

  • Retarded convalescence from profuse perspiration.
  • Patient hopeless and despairing of recovery ~ extreme prostration.

Pulsatilla

  • During first stage chills predominating, with neither appetite nor thirst ~ bad pasty mouth ~ white tongue, nausea, mucous vomiting, and stools preceded by considerable rumbling in bowels, with pinching pains and aggravation at night, and a peevish, sad, complaining disposition.
  • External heat unbeatable, yet uncovering is followed immediately by a chill ~ heat only on one side, or heat on one side and coldness on other, or sweat on one side.
  • Great difficulty in speaking to use the right expression ~ fixed ideas.
  • Heaviness of head, with vertigo and intolerance of light ~ pupils first contracted, then dilated ~ Deafness.
  • Dry tongue, as if burnt, and yet no thirst ~ putrid smell from mouth.
  • Drowsiness, delirium, frightful visions, restlessness and tossing about in bed, with throwing off covering on account of heat ~ trembling, weakness, and heaviness of all limbs ~ unconscious loose stools at night in bed.

Rhus tox.

  • Excitement and overactivity in the functions of vegetative life, and simultaneous depression in functions of animal life.
  • Desire for frequent and constant movement, giving temporary relief.
  • Prostration, with sensation as if bruised, and constant desire to sit or lie down.
  • Dull feeling of head, with cerebral pains ~ dry, burning heat, excessive headache, with tension and rigidity of nape of neck, worse evenings and upon motion.
  • Wandering pains in nape of neck and kidneys, with weariness and languor of limbs at the most acute stage of first period, when the nervous symptoms begin to manifest themselves, when tongue is coated with fur, and there is diarrhoea with borborygmi.
  • Chills, vertigo, with closing of eyelids, altered color of face, dryness of throat, vomiting of food, yawning ~ hard, dull, and heavy pressure upon eyes, painful sensitiveness to light and noise ~ somnolence.
  • Loss of memory ~ tendency to delirium.
  • Lower lip and tongue blackish.
  • During second and third stage sopor and prostration prevail, with extreme weariness, preventing the least motion.
  • Slow and difficult mental operation, answers correctly, but slow, sometimes hasty ~ talks much to himself incoherently.
  • Epistaxis, especially after midnight.
  • Llips dry and covered with brown crusts ~ sensation of dryness on tongue, as if covered with a skin, when not dry ~ dry tongue, red all over, at any rate dry red triangle on tip, with desire for drink.
  • Repugnance to all food ~ distension of abdomen, with severe pinching.
  • Very offensive flatus ~ bowels loose, worse at night, and involuntary during sleep.
  • Nocturnal diarrhoea, with severe colic, which disappears after stool, with headache and pain in all limbs.
  • Severe cough, with tough bloody expectoration ~ bronchitis ~ pneumonic infiltration of lower lobes of lungs.
  • Severe rheumatic pains in limbs, worse when at rest ~ restlessness.
  • Disturbed, anxious sleep, with frightful dreams, frequent waking, or comatose slumbering, with snoring, murmuring, picking at bedclothes.
  • Dry heat or sweat, during which patient desires to be covered.
  • Brain seriously affected, with automatic muscular movements in hands and feet.
  • Roseola ~ miliary eruption ~ great exhaustion ~ disposition sad, depressed, without courage, despairing.

Scutellaria

  • Sleeplessness.
  • Disturbed sleep, with sudden wakefulness, or frightful dreams.
  • Involuntary muscular movements jerking and twitching of the muscles of face and extremities.

Silicea

  • Sometimes in worst cases, with excessive debility, profuse perspiration, and a strong desire to be magnetized, which relieves the weakness.
  • Slow convalescence, with formation of abscesses and boils, thus throwing the poison to the surface and securing a gradual recovery.

Stramonium

  • Loss of consciousness, imbecility, stupefaction of senses.
  • Delirium, with violent tossing about, frightful visions and illusions of sight and hearing, singing, whistling, constant involuntary odd motions of limbs and body.
  • Patient often raises or jerks the head from the pillow ~ spasmodic grimaces.
  • Loss of sight, hearing, and speech.
  • All objects appear oblique ~ dilated, insensible pupils.
  • Coma, with stertorous breathing ~ drenching hot sweats, but bringing no relief.
  • Red rash upon chest ~ the whole inner mouth as if raw ~ dryness of mouth, so that everything tastes like straw ~ paralysis of tongue, and trembling when protruding it.
  • Complete inability to swallow from dryness of throat.
  • No stool or urine, or blackish diarrhoea every hour, smelling like carrion ~ copious involuntary discharge of urine.

Sulphur

  • Torpid character of the fever.
  • The patient responds very sluggishly, and comprehends very slowly, he only answers some moments after question is put.
  • Sleepless nights ~ heat and fulness of head ~ chronic, sore, and inflamed eyes.
  • Great dryness of ears ~ pale, sickly aspect.
  • Bright – red lips ~ undefined redness of tip of tongue ~ bleeding from nose and gums ~ offensive breath.
  • Diarrhoea, with constantly changing stools, the patient falling asleep immediately after stool, worse early in the morning, un painful or with tenesmus.
  • Scanty, offensive, dark – red urine, which soon deposits a sediment.
  • Catarrh and inflammation of lungs, especially during commencement of infiltration.
  • Dry husky skin, not perspiring ~ skin, especially of feet, very hot.

Sulphuric acid

  • Typhus putridus, with great disposition to haemorrhage from the capillaries, and rapid sinking of vital forces ~ An oozing of dark thin blood.
  • Face dead by pale, as if the white of egg had dried on it.
  • Talking difficult, as from want of elasticity of the parts.
  • Loss of appetite, desire for fresh fruit and brandy.
  • Sensation of tremor all over, with trembling.
  • Pulse feeble and quick.
  • Tendency to gangrene.

Taraxacum

  • During rest intolerable tearing pains only in lower extremities.
  • Constant muttering delirium.
  • Violent tearing pain in occiput.
  • Great chilliness after eating or drinking ~ map tongue.

Tartar emet.

  • Pneumo – typhus, oedema pulmonum, with great rattling in chest and dyspnoea.
  • Profuse sweat all over, especially on affected parts.
  • Heaviness of head ~ tongue led in streaks, or covered with thick, white, pasty coating.
  • Great prostration and sluggishness of body ~ sleepiness.

Terebinthina

  • Towards end of second week bright – red tongue, smooth and glossy, as if deprived of its papillae.
  • Vertigo, fulness, and flushinessof face.
  • Extreme tympanitis ~ pain in iliac region or all over abdomen upon pressure.
  • Thick scanty urine, with mucus and disintegrated blood – corpuscles ~ fetid urine and stools.
  • Diarrhoea, with blood intermixed.
  • Small, wiry pulse.
  • Haemorrhage from nose and anus ~ bloody expectoration.
  • Profuse serous effusion in pleural and abdominal cavity.
  • Great prostration and emaciation.

Veratrum album

  • Torpor of vegetative system, with comparatively slight affection of the system of animal life.
  • The disease sets in with vomiting and purging, cold sweat and coldness of limbs.
  • Pulse scarcely perceptible.
  • Abdomen very painful, as if contracted, unconscious urination.
  • Petechias on extremities, presenting an icy coldness to the touch.
  • Coma vigil, with frequent starts as if from fright ~ hippocratic face ~ excessive prostration.

Zincum met.

  • Threatened cerebral paralysis.
  • Convulsions, with trembling of the hands, cold extremities ~ loss of consciousness ~ sinking down in bed ~ depression of lower jaw.
  • Pale waxy complexion.
  • Decubitus on sacrum and trochanter.
  • Frequent involuntary discharges from bowels.
  • Frequent, small, intermitting, scarcely perceptible pulse.

Zingiber

  • During convalescence complete cessation of the functions of the kidneys, no urine voided, nor a drop in the bladder.

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