SPIGELIA


SPIGELIA signs and symptoms from the Characteristic Materia Medica by William Burt of the homeopathic medicine SPIGELIA …


SPHERE OF ACTION

This remedy has a special affinity for the cerebro-spinal system, affecting more especially the sentient nervous system, of the head, chest and abdomen. The narcotic effects are, vertigo, dimness of vision, dilated pupils, spasmodic movements of the eyelids and facial muscles, and sometimes, general convulsions; has a special action on the sclerotic coat of the eye; the fifth pair of nerves, and the heart.

GRAND CHARACTERISTICS

Dyspnoea; can lie only on the right side, with trunk raised; the least motion produces great suffocation, with anxiety, and palpitation of the heart..

Palpitation of the heart so violent that the walls of the chest are raised.

Waving palpitation; not synchronous with the pulse.– RAUE.

Purring feeling over the heart.– RAUE.

Trembling carotids.– RAUE.

Rheumatic pericarditis, with violent palpitation of the heart, and anxiety.

Head.- Hyperaesthesia of the filaments of the fifth pair of nerves, is one of the most prominent symptoms that we have for the use of Spigelia.

Hemicrania; the pain is increased by motion, noise, and especially by stooping; one or both eyes are generally involved in the disorder.–RAUE.

Rheumatic sclerotitis; pains are sharp and tearing; with pressure in the eyeballs.

Neuralgia, where the pain centres on the eye, or above or below, from cold in damp rainy weather, this remedy is our first to be thought of.

Should be carefully studied in cases of chronic rheumatic affections of the eye.–F.

Nausea every morning before breakfast.

adapted to rheumatic, anaemic and debilitated subjects; and to subjects; and to scrofulous children afflicted with ascarides and lumbrici.

Its great sphere of usefulness is in neuralgia of the fifth pair of nerves, and rheumatic affections of the heart.

Head.- Hyperaesthesia of the filaments of the fifth pair of nerves, is one of the most prominent symptoms that we have for the use of Spigelia.

Hemicrania; the pain is increased by motion, noise, and especially by stooping; one or both eyes are generally involved in the disorder.– RAUE.

Rheumatic sclerotitis; pains are sharp and tearing; with pressure in the eyeballs.

Neuralgia, where the pain centres on the eye, or above or below, from below, from cold in damp rainy weather, this remedy is our first to be thought of.

Should be carefully studied in cases of chronic rheumatic affections of the eye.–F.

Nausea every morning before breakfast.

Adapted to rheumatic, anaemic and debilitated subjects; and to scrofulous children afflicted with ascarides and lumbrici.

Its great sphere of usefulness is in neuralgia of the fifth pair of nerves, and rheumatic affections of the heart.

William Burt
William H. Burt, MD
(1836-1897)