MANGANUM ACETICUM


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


      Manganese. Hahnemann.

Mind

      Constant whining, moaning, or groaning.

Silent, reserved, peevish.

Ill-humored, vexed over trifles.

Low-spirited.

Sensorium

      All the senses less acute.

Head feels heavy, it seems larger.

Inner Head

      Congestion of blood to the head, with Throbbing in head; better in the open air.

Pressing, boring headache in the temples, extending towards eyes and forehead, going off on bending forward, returning on sitting up, or on bending head backward.

Stitches (like needles) and darts in left side of forehead.

Jarring of the brain, from motion of the head.

Drawing, stinging or tensive headache in open air, better in- doors.

Headaches arising in room, better in open air, or vice versa.

Outer Head

      Cold feeling at a small spot on the vertex.

Eyes

      Shortsighted.

Pupils much dilated or contracted.

Burning in eyes and dimsightedness during the day.

Pressure in the eyes when reading by candle-light.

Burning heat and dryness of the eyes.

Eyelids swollen and painful to touch.

Ears

      Whizzing and rushing in the ears.

Croaking sound in the right ear when walking.

Dull hearing: relieved by blowing the nose; worse during cold and rainy weather.

Fulness of the ears, with difficult hearing and cracking when blowing the nose or swallowing.

Sudden stitching pain in the deaf ear.

Drawing cramp in the muscles in the region of the left mastoid process, so that he had to incline his head to the right side.

Swelling of left parotid, with a reddish hue. Typhus.

Nose

      Coryza dry, with complete obstruction of nostrils; crampy pain at the root of nose: worse in wet, cold weather.

Nose sore to the touch, worse in the evening.

Face

      Twitching stitches from the lower jaw to the temples, when laughing.

Lower Face

      Face pale, sunken.

Eruptions and ulcers at the corners of the mouth.

Dry, parched lips, with shriveled skin without thirst.

Clear vesicles on the upper lip.

Teeth

      Smarting toothache, made insupportable when anything cold touches the tooth.

Violent toothache suddenly going from one place to another up in ears.

Tongue etc.

      Oily taste in the mouth.

Burning vesicles on the left side of the tongue.

Nodosities on the tongue; warts.

Mouth

      Smell from the mouth as of clay or earth (early in the morning after rising).

Throat

      Sore : as if excoriated, with cutting pains, independent of swallowing; palate and lips dry, worse in the open air; when swallowing, stitches into both ears; worse when coughing, with husky voice; feet and ankles swollen.

Throat dry, scratching, feeling as if the trachea was closed with a leaf.

Desires Aversions

      Aversion to food from a feeling of satiety.

Thirstlessness.

Eating and Drinking

      While eating: pressing in stomach and abdomen, more from cold food, especially in weakly females.

After eating : cramp pain in jaws; pain in rectum (after dinner).

Nausea and Vomiting

      Rising from stomach, like heartburn.

Stomach

      Burning in stomach, extending to chest; sometimes with great restlessness.

Pressing soreness in the epigastrium.

Hypochondria

      Pressure in the hypochondria.

Abdomen

      Warm contraction extending from middle of abdomen to chest, with nausea.

Cutting in region of navel when taking a long inspiration.

When walking, sensation as if bowels were loose and shaking about.

Abdomen distended bloated.

Stool etc.

      Passes much flatus.

Stools yellow, granular, with tenesmus and constriction of anus.

Costive, stool seldom, dry, knotty, difficult.

Urine

      Desire to urinate frequently; cutting in middle of urethra between micturition.

Urine profuse.

sediment violent, earthy.

Male Sexual Organs

      Sensation of weakness in genitals, with burning and drawing in

spermatic cords, extending to glans.

Itching in interior of scrotum, which cannot be relieved by pinching and rubbing.

Female Sexual Organs

      Menses too early and too scanty; bearing-down pains, great weakness, but tardy or flow absent.

Discharge of blood between periods, and pressing in genitals.

Larynx

      Hoarseness : with coryza; with tickling cough; rough speech in early morning or in open evening air.

Voice not clear, as from phlegm, worse mornings.

Breathing

      Breath hot and burning, with disagreeable heat in chest.

Pain in second left rib, from talking.

Pains in head, ears, arms, stomach, worse from breathing, talking, or laughing.

Cough

      Causes darting in parietal bones; dry, incessant from irritation of mid-sternum; better lying down.

Dry cough from loud reading, with painful dryness, roughness and constriction of larynx.

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.