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* Respiratory
* Dry hard cough
* <2-5am
* Must lean forward with hands on knees
* Copious, offensive, cheesy expectoration
* Respiratory complaints after catching cold in cold environment.
* Right lower lobe
□ Pertains to pneumonia
* Asthma
Kali carbonicum
Potassium carbonate
* Great flatulence and distention
* The fourth finger of flatulence.
* After eating only a little
* Anxiety felt in stomach
□ Important general symptom
□ Sensitivity to be startled easily that is felt in the stomach…very reliable symptom
* Fullness
* Lump
* Full of water
* Colic
* Cutting, tearing pain, must bend double
¨ Colosynthis
¨ China
¨ Mag phos
Kali carbonicum
Potassium carbonate
* Cardiac
* Pulsations felt over whole body
* Even toes and fingers
* As if heart suspended by a thread
* Pulse
* Soft
* Small
* Variable
Kali carbonicum
Potassium carbonate
* Urinary
* Burning and soreness during and after urination
* Back pain
* Sense of exhaustion in back
* Back feels broken
* Lumbar pains extend down thighs
* Must walk stooped over
* Better from pressure
□ Sepia, rhus tox, nat mur
* Must sit up forward w/arms on knees
* GYN
* Back pain during labor
* Back pain during Dysmenorrhea
Kali carbonicum
Potassium carbonate
* Edema
* Extremities
* Between eyebrow and eyelid
* Easy sweating
* On forehead
* Slight exertion
* Cold sweat
Kali carbonicum
Potassium carbonate
* Sensitive soles of feet
* To slight touch
* Startled easily
* Feels shock in stomach
* Weakness after coition
§ Cal carb, phos ac
Kali carbonicum
Potassium carbonate
* Worse
* Cold
* Open air
* 2-4am
* Coition;
* Exertion
* Better
* Warmth
Kali carbonicum
Potassium carbonate
* Stitching pains
§ Bryonia
* Burning pains
§ Sulphur, arsenicum
Kali carbonicum
Potassium carbonate
VI. M/E
* Fearful anxiety
* Easily startled
* Afraid to be alone
* Hurried
* MIND - COMPANY - desire for - treats those who approach him outrageously; yet
* MIND - QUARRELSOME - family, with her
* Potassium salts have rigid personality..for NPLEX.
Kali carbonicum
Potassium carbonate
* Sensation of distention of bladder
* Sharp burning, cutting pain in urethra while urinating
* Pain often worst at close and after urination
Equisetum hyemale
Scouring-rush
Horsetail
* Mucus in urine
* Constant desire to urinate with copious clear colored urine
* Deep pain in right kidney with urge to urinate
Equisetum hyemale
Scouring-rush
Horsetail
* Felt a great desire to urinate about 11.30 A. M.; passed quite a large amount; in a short time felt a great desire, but the amount passed grew less at each time of urinating, while the desire increased, [a3d]. (Allen’s Encyclopedia)
* Prickling, biting, itching in the urinary meatus often while urinating
* Nocturnal enuresis for no reason but habit.
Equisetum hyemale
Scouring-rush
Horsetail
* Urinary tract
* Constant Pain
* Burning, Cutting, Smarting, Biting, As if Raw
* Before, during, and after urination
* Violently progressing inflammation
* Intolerable urging
* Urine scalds and is passed by drops
* Bloody urine
* Often with systemic sx: fever, chills, etc.
Cantharis
Spanish Fly
* Dermatologic
* Vesicle and Bulla formation
* Burning pain
* Especially worse even with slight touch
* Tendency to gangrene
Cantharis
Spanish Fly
* GI
* Violent burning pains in stomach and abdomen
* Dysentery; Mucous stools like scraping of intestines
* Shivering after stool
* Tenesmus
Cantharis
Spanish Fly
* Respiratory
* Burning in mouth, pharynx, and throat
* Vesicles
* Spasm from touching larynx
* Aphthous ulcers
* Difficult to swallow liquids
Cantharis
Spanish Fly
III. Generals
* Right sided
* Strong sexual desire not ameliorated by coition
Cantharis
Spanish Fly
IV. Modalities
* Worse
* Urination
* Cold
* Sight or sound of water
* Better
* Lying quietly on back
* Rest
Cantharis
Spanish Fly
V. Sensations
* Burning
* Smarting
* Severe pain
* Stupor
* Sudden loss of consciousness with red face
* Confusion of mind
Cantharis
Spanish Fly
VI. M/E
* Furious Acute Mania
* Great excitement and rage
* Worse
* looking at dazzling objects
* Touching larynx
* Drinking water
* Amorous frenzy
* Lewd singing and prattling
* Strikes at imaginary objects
* Crying or Barking
Cantharis
Spanish Fly
* Urinary
* Gripping/ Cutting pain at end of urination
* Especially in urinary meatus
* Must stand to urinate
* Urine sandy
* After urination,
* Chills spread from neck of bladder upward over upper body
* Air passes out of the urethra with a gurgling noise
* Jerking sensation in male urethra
Sarsparilla
* Derm
* Skin cracks esp. around fingernails (Thumb)
* Ecchymosis in old age
* Emaciated shriveled

* Bone pains
* Worse at night
Sarsparilla
III. Generals
* Ailments from vaccination
* Better from warmth externally
* But worse internal heat
Sarsparilla
* Worse
* Cold wet
* Night
* During menses
* Pain
* Cutting
* Gripping
Sarsparilla
VI. M/E
* Despondent
* Dull mind
* Easily offended
* Depression and Anxiety from pain
Sarsparilla
* Pains radiate all over from a point

* Wandering pains
* From joint to joint
* Twinging pains
* Nausea before breakfast
Berberis vulgaris
Barberry
* Tired out, anemic, sickly, prematurely old people.
IV. Modalities
* Worse
* Motion
* Jarring
Berberis vulgaris
Barberry
V. Sensations
* As if a cap on head
* Pains
* Burning
* Sticking
* Smarting
* Sore
Berberis vulgaris
Barberry
* Nausea
* Deathly, pallor, vertigo, cold sweat, pulse intermittent, collapse, stomach cold; gallstone colic; sea sickness.
* With salivation

* Ameliorated by
* Uncovering the abdomen
* Open air
Tabacum
Tobacco
* H/A
* With nausea
* Comes and goes with the sun
* As from a band or hammers
* From one temple to the other
* Involving the orbits
* Salivation
Tabacum
Tobacco
III. Generals
* Nausea
* Giddiness
* Death-like pallor
* Vomiting
* Icy coldness
* Sweat
* Intermittent pulse
Tabacum
Tobacco
* Worse
* Motion; boat or car
* Lying on left side

* Better
* Uncovering abdomen
* Cold
* Open air

V. Sensations
* Deathly nausea
Tabacum
Tobacco
VI. M/E
* Despondent
* Discontented
* Indifferent
* Decreased brain power
* Anxiety
* Worse at night
Tabacum
Tobacco
* Weakness
* Prostration
* Ailments from
* Overwork
* Worry
* Bad News
* Craves cold drinks
* Hungry after eating
* Putrid Discharges

* The over-sensitive, nervous, delicate persons, worn out from long suffering, much sorrow and vexation, and prolonged mental work; also such as are broken down from sexual excesses and vices. (Kent’s Lectures on Materia Medica)
Kali phosphoricum
Potassium phosphate
* Worse
* Worry
* Mental or physical exertion
* Cold
* Coition
* Better
* Gentle motion
* Sleep
* Eating
* Warmth
Kali phosphoricum
Potassium phosphate
* Anxiety
* Nervous dread
* Averse to meeting people: Shy
* Starts easily
* Fear to be alone
* Crowds
* Death
* Anxiety about health
* The future
Kali phosphoricum
Potassium phosphate
* Lassitude
* Slightest labor seems a heavy task
* Despondency about business
* Mental fatigue and prostration
* Weak Memory
* For words
* Dementia
Kali phosphoricum
Potassium phosphate
* Irritability and Violence
* Flies into a passion
* Can hardly articulate
* Refuses to talk or answer
* Irritability when spoken to
* Oversensitive children
* Impatient about trifles
* Tears things
* Aversion to her family
* Cruel to husband and children
Kali phosphoricum
Potassium phosphate
* Respiratory
* Hereditary asthma
* Worse wet weather
* Worse 4-5 AM
* Pneumonia: Left lower lobe
* Sinusitis: Thick greenish, yellow discharge
* Cough
* Must hold chest
* Must sit up
Natrum sulphuricum
Sodium sulphate
Glauber’s Salt
* GI
* RECTUM - DIARRHEA - morning - rising - after
* Rumbling, gurgling in the bowels then sudden noisy sputtering stools
* Right sided flatulent pain
* Worse lying on the left side
Natrum sulphuricum
Sodium sulphate
Glauber’s Salt
* MIND - AILMENTS FROM - injuries, accidents; mental symptoms from

* HEAD - INJURIES of the head; after

* GENERALS - CONVULSIONS - injuries, from - Head, of the


* Desire open air
* but must have warm clothing
* Desires cold drinks
Natrum sulphuricum
Sodium sulphate
Glauber’s Salt
* Worse
* Wet Weather
* Night Air

* Better
* Motion
* Breakfast
* Open Air
* Lying on Back (Back pain)
Natrum sulphuricum
Sodium sulphate
Glauber’s Salt
* Responsible
* Depression
* Suicidal
* MIND - SUICIDAL disposition - thoughts - restrains himself because of his duties to his family
* From head injuries
* Irritable, Sad, and averse to company and conversation
* Worse music
* Worse mornings
* Better after breakfast
Natrum sulphuricum
Sodium sulphate
Glauber’s Salt
* Gastro
* Insensibility of rectum
* Passes stool or mucus when passing flatus
* Passes stool involuntarily without awareness
* Often small lumps of stool
Aloe socotrine
Aloe
* Diarrhea
* Thin, yellow, acrid; burns the rectum
* Drives out of bed in morning
* Immediately after eating or drinking
* Weakness after stool
* Urine and stool pass at the same time
Aloe socotrine
Aloe
* Hemorrhoids
* Protrudes like a bunch of grapes
* Very sensitive to touch
* Better from cold applications
* Burning soles, uncovers feet
Aloe socotrine
Aloe
III. Generals
* Sensation of heat
* Summer diarrhea
V. Sensations
* Burning pains
Aloe socotrine
Aloe
IV. Modalities
* Worse
* Heat
* Summer
* Early morning

* Better
* Cool open air
* Cold applications
VI. M/E
* Irritable with GI problems
Aloe socotrine
Aloe
* Respiratory
* Rattling mucus without expectoration
* Asthma
* Child becomes rigid and turns blue
* Epistaxis with Whooping Cough
Ipecacuahna
Ipecac
* GI
* Nausea
* Constant
* Not relieved by vomiting
* From smell of food
* With salivation
Ipecacuahna
Ipecac
* Gyn
* Profuse hemorrhage with nausea

* Face: One side hot other cold
* Mouth: Clean tongue with nausea (opp. Ant. Tart.)
Ipecacuahna
Ipecac
* Most often conditions accompanied by:
* Nausea
* Hemorrhage

* Bright red hemorrhages
Ipecacuahna
Ipecac
* Thirstless
* Agg: Fatty foods
* Worse
* Warmth
* Overeating
* Rich food
* Alcohol
Ipecacuahna
Ipecac
* Irritable
* Contemptuous
* Ailments from anger, mortification, indignation, etc.
Ipecacuahna
Ipecac
* H/A
* Pains begin in R. Occiput and radiate over the head to the right eye, which feels pushed out
□ Very reliable ssx
* Burning eye pain
* Climacteric H/A
* Periodic
* Every week
* From lack of food
* With nausea
Sanguinaria canadensis
Blood Root
* With flushes of heat and redness of face
* With burning of the soles of the feet
* Uncovers them
* Worse
* Motion; Noise; Sitting; Light;
* Better
* Lying; After sleep; After vomiting; Pressing head into pillow or something hard;
Sanguinaria canadensis
Blood Root
* Respiratory
* Catches cold from
* Change of weather
* Draft
* Goes to bronchials
* Burning pains
* Nose
* Chest
* Rusty colored sputum
Sanguinaria canadensis
Blood Root
* As if Dry
* Cough ends in eructation
* Cutting pains in Larynx
* Spasmodic cough after flu
* Cough from tickling behind sternum
* Must sit up at night
Sanguinaria canadensis
Blood Root
III. Generals
* EXTREMITIES - HEAT - Foot - burning - uncovers them
* FEVER - HECTIC fever
* Right sided
VI. M/E
* Irritable
* Morose
* Grumbling
* Lassitude
Sanguinaria canadensis
Blood Root
IV. Modalities
* Worse
* Periodically; Climaxis; Motion; Jar; Noise; Odors;

* Better
* Sleep; Lying on back; Lying quietly; Dark room

V. Sensations
* Burning
* Cutting
* Tearing
* Pressing
Sanguinaria canadensis
Blood Root
* Respiratory
* Suffocative cough
* On first awakening
* Attacks end in vomiting of ropy clear mucus
* From tickling in the larynx
* From brushing teeth
* Winter coughs
* Dyspnea
* Burning in throat < heat
Coccus cacti
Cochineal Bug
Red Scale Insect
* GU
* Catarrh
* Profuse clear ropy mucus
Generals
* Chilly
* Ailments from cold weather
* < Cold
Coccus cacti
Cochineal Bug
Red Scale Insect
* Worse
* Warmth
* Warm room
* Slight touch
* Esp mouth
* Better
* Cold
* Air
* Drinks
* Washing
Coccus cacti
Cochineal Bug
Red Scale Insect
Sensations
* Burning
* Chocking

M/E
* Sadness/ Despondancy
* <2-3 am and pm
* Apprehensive, Irritable, and Fretful
Coccus cacti
Cochineal Bug
Red Scale Insect