MAGNESIA MURIATICA


Homeopathic remedy Magnesia Muriatica drug symptoms and indications from Condensed Materia Medica by Constantine Hering, published in 1877….


      Magnesium chloride. Hahnemann. Mg. Cl.

Mind

      Disinclined to talk, prefers solitude.

Tearful, inclined to weep.

Anxious in the room, relieved in the open air.

Worse from mental exertion.

Sensorium

      Heaviness in the head, with reeling, as if one would fall down.

Vertigo in the morning on rising, during dinner, going off in the open air.

Sensation of numbness in the forehead, the head feels dull; worse in the morning when awaking and when lying; better from exercise in the open air, and when wrapping head up warmly.

Congestion of blood to head, with painful undulation and whizzing, as of boiling water on the side upon which one rests.

Inner Head

      Every six weeks, pain in forehead and around the eyes; feels as if the head would burst; must lie down; worse from motion and in the fresh air, better from strong pressure.

Tearing and stitches in the temples, with great sensitiveness of the vertex, as if the hair were raised by pulling.

Compressive sensation in head, from both sides, with a hot feeling, and with beating in forehead when pressing upon it.

Eyes

      When looking into the light, lachrymation and burning of the eyes.

Yellow color of the scleroticae.

Eyes inflamed, with violent burning and redness of the scleroticae.

Tinea ciliaris; pimples on the face coming and going; worse after supper and in a warm room; also in women before menses.

Ears

      Hardness of hearing and deafness, as if something were lying before the ear.

Pulsation in the ear.

Itching of old herpes behind the ears.

Nose

      Coryza, with dulness of the head and loss of smell and taste; discharge of yellow fetid mucus.

Discharge of acrid, corrosive water from the nose; nose obstructed at night.

Redness and swelling of the nose or of the alae.

Sore pain in burning in the nostrils.

Scurf in the nostrils, painful to touch; ulcerated nostrils.

Face

      Pale, yellowish complexion.

Severe cramp-pains in the bones of the face.

Eruptions on the face and forehead; worse nights, in warm room and before menses.

Lower Face

      Large vesicles on the margin of vermilion border of the lower lip itching, afterwards burning.

Teeth

      Toothache, almost insupportable if the food touches the teeth.

Sensation as if the upper cuspidate were elongated.

Painful swelling and easy bleeding of the gums.

Slow dentition, with distended abdomen and constipation.

Tongue etc.

      Feels burnt; mouth feels scalded.

Rhagades in the tongue, with violent burning.

Tongue coated white, early in the morning; or, tip and edges clean, large. flabby and yellow. Liver indurated.

Taste : absent; bitter; sour at night.

Mouth

      Sensation of roughness of inner side of upper lip when touching it with the tongue.

Dryness of the mouth and throat, without thirst.

Accumulation of water in the mouth.

Throat

      Dryness and roughness of throat, with hoarse voice.

Rising as of a ball from the stomach to the throat, relieved by eructation.

Continual rising of a white froth into the mouth.

Difficult hawking of thick, tough (or blood mixed) mucus.

Desires Aversions

      Hunger: but knows not for what; followed by nausea.

Appetite for sweets.

Violent thirst (3 A.M.) Loss of appetite.

Eating and Drinking

      Eating :. During dinner : After supper :.

Nausea and Vomiting

      Regurgitation while walking.

Eructations : tasting like onions; relieve : Nausea : faintness, succeeded by coldness and weakness in the stomach; frequent, with accumulation of water in mouth; in the morning after rising.

Eructations, water-brash; stomach and liver sensitive :.

Stomach

      Throbbing in the pit of stomach.

Eroding pains in the stomach, going off after eating and coming on again at the end of digestion.

Hypochondria

      Pressing pain in liver, when walking and touching it, worse when lying on right side; Liver hard and enlarged.

Abdomen

      Tearing in abdomen; tearing stitches in loins.

Tingling stitches in the abdominal muscles.

Colic in the evening, extending to the thighs, followed by fluor albus; hysteria.

Colic at 1 P.M., had to lie crooked; could not endure covering.

Abdomen tense, sore as if bruised, sensitive to touch.

Stool etc.

      Stools: in large, hard lumps; crumbling at verge of anus; abdomen distended; knotty, like sheep’s dung.

Absence of desire for stool; atony as with the bladder.

Much pressure of stool; passage scanty or only flatus.

Diarrhoea of mucus and blood.

Face covered with mucus and blood.

Urine

      Frequent desire to urinate day and night, with scanty discharge.

Urine can only be passed by bearing down with the abdominal muscles.

C. Hering
Hering got the degree of M. D. from the University of Wuezburg with highest honours. The theme of his thesis was "De'Medicina Futura" (The medicine of future). Hering left Germany for West Indies and finally arrived at Philadelphia in Jan, 1833. He established a homeopathic school at Allentown, Pennsylvania, commonly known as "Allentown Academy". Soon he became very popular as a physician. He is known as the 'Father of Homeopathy' in America.