Aralia rac. did give a good deal of comfort for a time, likewise Kali carb. Dulcamara and Drosera, all of which were selected with care, but still, as I can see now in looking back, without a comprehensive grasp of the patients whole nature. After each one of these drugs some little improvement followed for a time and the patient was gradually gaining a little strength for sitting into a chair and walking about the room.
Consequently in selecting remedies for sick individuals the important thought is not whether a medicine may be valuable in nephritis or tibial ulcer or what not, his present group of symptoms. In other words, there must be a homoeopathicity (harmonious relation) existing between drug and patient as individuals as well as between symptom groups.