Common name: Hemlock (Spruce).
Natural order: Coniferae.
Preparation: Tincture of the bark and young buds.
Mind quiet, careless, but easily fretted.
A tipsy feeling, a swimming of the head; he feels light headed.
(Hale’s New Remedies, 3rd edition).
A feeling like that produced by a stye in the outer canthus of left eye.
Dryness of the mouth.
Hungry. A tendency to eat far beyond the capacity for digestion. (Gatchell, in Hale’s New Remedies). Great appetite, with rumbling in stomach and bowels after eating. Great craving for meat, pickles, and other coarse food, with hungry gnawing at the epigastrium. Some thirst. Stomach swelled, burning. Belching. Distension of the epigastrium, with increased action of the heart. (Gatchell, in Hale’s New Remedies). Weak at the epigastrium. Gnawing, hungry faint feeling at the epigastrium. (Gatchell, in Hale’s New Remedies).
Feeling as if the right lung and liver were small and hard; as if bile were deficient. Irritable feeling in the splenic region.
Sick feeling in the bowels.
Stool and Anus.
Rectum burns. Constipation.
Urinates frequently day and night. Urine straw-colored.
Thinks womb soft and feeble (thinks would cause abortion).
Sore feeling at the fundus of the uterus; relieved by pressing.
Heart and Pulse.
Action of heart labored.
Neck and Back.
Feeling as of cold water between the shoulders. Weak in the sacral region.
Pain behind the right shoulder blade. Hands cold, shrunken.
Lies with the knees drawn up.
Twitching of muscles. Bloated. Wants to lie down all the time.
Excessively weak. Very faint, as if the top of the head were congested; drunken feeling.
Sleep and Dreams.
Gaping, drowsy. Great restlessness at night, with tossing from side to side.
Cold, shivering all over, as if the blood turned to ice water.
Chills down the back.