Probably no remedy in the Materia Medica presents a more valuable pathogenesis in symptoms of the throat, or one that will better repay a carefully study.
Like Lach. this remedy has met with the most violent ..opposition from prejudice and ignorance, with its wonderful therapeutic powers have slowly, yet surely overcome. It was successfully used by Dioscorides, Pliny, and Sextus in ancient times, and revived in New York by Reisig, Bayard and Swan in the successful treatment of diphtheria and
Reisig was the first to potentize it. Diphtheria and Tonsillitis shining glaze appearance. For nervous restless highly sensitive organisms, erratic symptoms, pains flying from one part to another, changing from side to side.
Very forgetful Despondent, hopless, thinks her disease is incurable. Children cries and screams all the time. for people who have a hard attachment to the mother or did not have one and has a sense of abandon, babies that were not nursed by the mother.
Fear to be alone, fear of snakes, dying, becoming insane. Rage attacks Very hungry, menses too early. To dry up milk or to bring it back.
Sexual organs easily excited from touch, pressure and friction by walking.
Boericke in his Materia Medica says
Very forgetful; in writing, makes mistakes. Despondent; thinks her disease incurable. Attacks of rage. Visions of snakes. Thinks himself of little consequence.
Sensation of walking or floating in the air (Sticta). Pain first one side, then the other. Blurred vision, nausea and vomiting at height of attack of headache. Occipital pain, with shooting extending to forehead. Sensation as if brain were alternately contracted and relaxed. Noises in ears. Reverberation of voice.
Coryza; one nostril stuffed up, the other free; alternate. Alæ nasi and corners of mouth cracked. Bones of nose sore to pressure. Bloody pus discharged.
Tongue coated white with bright red edges; profuse salivation. Drooling in diphtheria. Cracking of jaw while eating (Nit ac; Rhus). Putrid taste increased by sweets.
Sensitive to touch. Painful swallowing; pain extends to ears. Sore throat and cough with menstruation. Tonsillitis and diphtheria symptoms change repeatedly from side to side. Shining glazed appearance of deposit, pearly-white or like pure white porcelain. Stiffness of neck and tongue. Throat feels burned raw. Tickling sensation causes constant cough. Sore throat beginning and ending with menses.
Menses too early, profuse, flow in gushes. Breasts swollen; painful before (Calc c; Con; Puls) and better on appearance of menses. Mastitis; worse, least jar. Helps to dry up milk. Sinking at epigastrium. Sexual organs easily excited. Backache; spine very sensitive to touch or pressure. Galactorrhea.
Sciatica, right side. Legs feel numb and stiff, cramps in feet. Rheumatic pains in extremities and back, from one side to the other. Pain in arms to fingers. Burning in palms and soles.
Dreams of snakes.