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COMMON COLD
Mucous Membranes of Upper Respiratory Tract
Nasal Congestion
with mucus discharge & sneezing
After rainy cold front moved through area
> Warm room
< Cold Air
Irritable
Mentally Dull
Dulcamara (dulc.) Common Name: Bittersweet
DIARRHEA
Mucous Membranes
of GI Tract
Diarrhea
Copious & Offensive
With Colic
Impatient & easily angered
After unloading a moving truck into a very cold warehouse on a summer day
< Cold, cold drinks
Dulcamara (dulc.) Common Name: Bittersweet
LOW BACK PAIN
Musculature of Lumbar Region
Aching with occasional stabbing pains
Can’t find right word while speaking
Depressed Mood
Ever since his business trip to the Pacific Northwest in winter
< Cold > Warmth, Motion
Dulcamara (dulc.) Common Name: Bittersweet
CONJUNCTIVITIS
Redness & Swelling
Injection
Burning pain at Margin of Lower LidsProfuse, thick, excoriating discharge
Mucus over cornea
Blurred vision
> Winking eye (vision)
< Light
Euphrasia (euphr.) Common Name: Eyebright
MEASLES
Maculopapular eruption
Fever with chill
Eyes painfully red & swollen with hot, acrid discharge
Profuse, bland coryza
with headache
< Light
Euphrasia (euphr.) Common Name: Eyebright
ACUTE RHINITIS
Profuse, bland nasal discharge
Margins of eyelids red
Profuse, burning lachrymation
Cough, from irritation in larynx

< Sunlight (eyes)
> Night on lying (cough)
Euphrasia (euphr.) Common Name: Eyebright
Acute Rhinitis*
URT
Constant violent sneezing
Profuse, acrid NASAL D/C
> Open Air
< Warm room
Profuse, bland lachrymation
Fullness of head
Allium cepa (all-c.) Common Name: Red Onion
Colic in a Child*
GI
Intense abd pain
Child bends forward
Offensive flatus
Profuse, bland lachrymation
Profuse, acrid nasal d/c
<evening
<warm room
>open air
Allium cepa (all-c.) Common Name: Red Onion
Cough*
URT
Hacking, spasmodic, painful
Pt holds larynx & tries not to cough
Profuse, bland lacrymation
Acrid nasal d/c
Thirsty
<draft of cold air
>open air
Allium cepa (all-c.) Common Name: Red Onion
Fever*
High grade
Face hot & red
>someone there w/them (fear)
<in the dark (hallucinations)
Hands & feet cold
Sees animals that he fears will attack him
Talks rapidly & incoherently
Grabs at the air, hands in constant motion
Stramonium (stram.) Common Name: Thorn Apple
Behavior Problems in Children*
Easily angered
Violent: bites, hits, kicks
Scared if dark, must sleep w/light on
Scared to be alone, esp. at night
Face turns red
Stutters
Frequent nightmares
Stramonium (stram.) Common Name: Thorn Apple
Epilepsy*
Grand mal seizures
Gyratory motions of arms
Accompanied by hiccoughs, which interrupt seizures
Scared of dark, sleeps w/night-light
Great fear of dogs
Triggered by bright, shiny objects, glare
Stramonium (stram.) Common Name: Thorn Apple
Senile Dementia*
Does not recognize relatives
CNS
<cold, wants room to be kept warm
Refuses to eat (fears food is poisoned) speaks w/dead husband, exposes genitals
Hyoscyamus niger (hyos.) Common Name: Henbane
Cough*
Respiratory system
Dry, hacking
<after midnight, wakes him
>sitting up
<cold air
Restless
Quivering of eyelids
Hyoscyamus niger (hyos.) Common Name: Henbane
FEVER
Intense heat
without perspiration
Sudden Onset
< After 3PM
Face deep red
Throbbing carotids
Jerking & moaning in sleep
Belladonna (bell.) Common Name: Deadly Nightshade
OTITIS MEDIA
Middle Ear
High fever without perspiration

Severe throbbing pain
TM bright red
Sudden Onset
< After midnight
< Walking, moving
Wants to sit semi-erect
Belladonna (bell.) Common Name: Deadly Nightshade
Flu-like Illness*
Limbs
Intolerable myalgic pains
After hiking on windy winter day, sudden onset <midnite<touch
High fever, moaning, weeping, fearful & anxious, tossing back
Aconitum napellus (acon.) Common Name: Monkshood
Insomnia*
Sleeplessness
Since crashing car few days ago, <midnight
Terrified, bad nightmares, wakes thinking she's dying with heart pounding
Head & face hot, legs cold w/pins & needles
Tossing & turning
Aconitum napellus (acon.) Common Name: Monkshood
Conjunctivitis*
Eyes, red, hot & dry, pain unbearable
Worked in yard on cold, windy day < light
Can't sit still, shrieking from pain
Fears he will never recover
Anguished that he will go blind, is sure this will be the end of him
Aconitum napellus (acon.) Common Name: Monkshood
a. Swollen & Painful Ankle*
Ankle joint, fibrous tissue
Inflammation, aching, stiffness
<On beginning to move
>continued motion
>Warm application
Rhus toxicodendron (Rhus-t.)
b. Skin Eruption*
Skin of torso, follows dermatome
Fluid-filled vesicles, sever burning & itching
>applying hot water
>motion
Started after exposure to cold rain
Great restlessness
Irritability
Rhus toxicodendron (Rhus-t.)
c. Flu*
Lungs
Dry, teasing cough
<night
>warmth
<uncovering
<cold drinks
Fever, perspiring all over except on face
Thirsty for cold water
Restless, delirious
Rhus toxicodendron (Rhus-t.)
a. Headache* good for acute flair-ups of a migraine
i. Bursting pain
ii. Whole head
iii. Great irritability
iv. Aversion to noise
v. <slightest motion
vi. >cold applications
Bryonia alba (bry.)
Common Name: White Bryony
a. Swollen & Painful Ankle*
i. Ankle joint
ii. Fibrous tissue
iii. Inflammation
iv. Stitching pain
v. >rest
vi. <motion
vii. >cold applications
Bryonia alba (bry.)
Common Name: White Bryony
a. Pneumonia*
i. Right lobe of lungs
ii. Stitching pains-common pain for pneumonia
iii. >lying on right side
iv. Fever<9PM
v. Cough, must hold chest
vi. Intense thirst for cold drinks
Bryonia alba (bry.)
Common Name: White Bryony