Hydrated oxide of Bismuth. HAHNEMANN. Bi2 O2 OH.
Dulness, heaviness of head.
Solitude is unbearable; desire for company.
Unstable minded; begins now this, again that, holds but a short time to any one thing.
Surly and dissatisfied with his condition, complains.
Vertigo, sensation as if the anterior half of the brain were turning in a circle.
Pressure and sensations of heaviness in the forehead; at times also in occiput; worse from motion.
Dull, cutting pain in the brain, begins above the right orbit and extends to the occiput.
Pressure in the right eyeball, from before backwards and from below upwards.
Thickened mucus in both canthi.
Nosebleed, dark blood.
Pressive heaviness at the root of the nose.
Earthy complexion, blue around the eyes; features changed, as if he had been very sick.
Pressure in the region of the malar bones; better running about and holding water in mouth.
Toothache relieved by taking cold water in the mouth; worse when it becomes warm.
Taste: sweetish, sour, or metallic, on the back part of the tongue.
Tongue: red; coated white, evenings.
Desires for cold drinks in the evening, but no fever.
Eating and Drinking
Water is vomited as soon as it reaches the stomach.
Pressure like a load in the stomach after eating.
Nausea and Vomiting
Eructations fetid, cadaverous.
Nausea at the stomach after eating or nursing.
Vomiting of bile without effort.
Vomiting: convulsive gagging and inexpressible pain in the stomach; after operations on the abdomen.
Vomits: only at intervals of days when food has filled the stomach; then vomits enormous quantities, lasting all day; all fluids.
Pressure as from a load in one spot.
Crampy, spasmodic pains in stomach; burning alternating with pressure; pressure in spine, must bend backwards.
Intense malaise in the stomach, with burning; red or white tongue, restlessness, prostration; after blood letting.
Stools: papescent, foul: watery, cadaverous smelling.
Copious, frequent, watery.
Male Sexual Organs
Seminal emissions, with lascivious dreams.
Female Sexual Organs
Menstrual blood dark, pitchy.
Sputa dark, bloody or blood-streaked.
Crampy, pressive pain through the chest, in the region of the diaphragm, when walking.
Boring and burning in the chest; backache.
Strong heart beat.
Pulse contracted, somewhat spasmodic, and at times intermittent.
Fine stitches in the centre of the sternum, not affected by breathing.
Paralytic weariness and weakness in right arm.
Laming, tearing pressure on right forearm: more toward outer side; passes off by motion and touch.
Tearing in metacarpal bones of right fore and middle fingers.
Fine tearing in finger-tips of right hand, particularly under the nails.
Tearing pain below the external malleolus of right foot, terminating at the tendo-achillis.
Tearing: in the toes; in the heels, more left.
Limbs in General
Screwing, boring, tearing pressure in the bones of the hands and feet.
Motion: Walking: Running: Must bend back: After rising:.
Restless, moving about: anxiety.
Cannot get his accustomed morning nap.
Frequent waking at night: as from tire.
Restless sleep, through lascivious dreams, sometimes without, more frequently with seminal emission.
Morning: Evening:, Night: All day:.
Temperature and Weather
Cold water: 0.
Chill Fever Sweat
Chill, with deathly coldness of the whole body.
Flushes of heat over whole body, mostly on head and chest, after rising in the morning.
External, dry, burning heat.
Right: Left: Before backwards: Below upwards:.
Sensation of heaviness in internal parts.
Has been given in cancer of stomach.
Contact Injuries etc.
Touch: Scratching: After operations on the abdomen:. after blood letting:.
Ulcers gangrenous, bluish; or dried, parchment like.
Corrosive itching aside the tibia and on back of both feet near joints, worse from scratching; must scratch till it bleeds.
Antidotes to Bismuth: Calcarea oster., Capsic., Nux. vom.
Bismuth. isomorphic (similar in crystaline form) with Arsen, Phosphor., Antimonium, and resembles them in symptoms.