Trombidium muscae domesticae


Trombidium Muscae Domesticae homeopathy medicine – drug proving symptoms from Encyclopedia of Pure Materia Medica by TF Allen, published in 1874. It has contributions from R Hughes, C Hering, C Dunham, and A Lippe…


Introduction

Animal kingdom. Class, Arachnida. Order, Acaridae. Preparation: Tincture of the animals.

Generalities

Inability to keep quit. Weakness (eleventh day). Weakness, especially in the knees, after a stool (thirteenth day). Great weakness, able to walk about some, but easily tired (eighth day). Rheumatic pain in left shoulder, arm, knee, and the region of the heart (eleventh day). Felt better in the open air.

Mind

Unusually talkative during the day (second day). Talkative during the day, and disposed to be contrary (third day). Inability to collect ideas; absence of ideas. Loss of memory.

Head

Vertigo. On every attempt to rise from bed felt dizzy and faint, and had to throw myself back on the bed to prevent fainting (seventh day). Dizziness of the head from lightness; it felt as if there was no weight in the head. General Head. Lightness of the head. During the forenoon a dull feeling through the head (third day). In the evening congestion to the head, with red face and ears (tenth day). Oppressive headache. Pulsation in the arteries of the head, with the fever (seventh day). Temples. Dull, heavy, sometimes sharp pains in the temples, extending over the frontal regions, felt more severely in left side (at 9.30 p.

m.), (second day). Awoke with pain in the left mastoid process at 7 a. m. (third day). Parietals. Dull pain in left side of head, aggravated by shaking the head and walking, at 10 p. m. (fourth day). Shooting pains in the right side of head, just above the temporal region, at 3 p. m. (fifth day). Shooting pain in the right side of head, near the parietal eminence, at 11 a. m. (seventh day). Occiput. Dull aching in the occiput, with the fever (seventh day). External Head. Intolerable itching of the scalp, especially the vertex and occiput, at 7 a. m. (fourth day).

Eyes

Redness of internal portion of the conjunctiva, similar to a pterygium (twelfth day). Intolerable itching in the inner canthus of the rights eye at 9 p. m. (fifth day). Lachrymation in the open air (fourth day).

Ears

Quite a burning sensation in the pinnae of both ears, felt more especially in the right, in the evening (tenth day). Shooting pain in right ear at 3.30 p. m. (third day). Shooting pains in the rights ear at 3 p. m. (sixth day). Shooting pains in the rights ear (thirteenth day). Dull, but occasionally severe shooting pains in right ear, aggravated by swallowing or blowing the nose, in the forenoon (fifth day). Shooting pains in both ears, occurring quite frequently, and felt more severely in right one, in the afternoon (eleventh day). Severe shooting pains in right ear, frequently during the day and evening (twelfth day). Itching in both ears soon after rising (fifteenth day).

Nose

Mucous discharge from anterior nares, worse while eating dinner (third day). On rising, the nasal passages were much obstructed, but in the afternoon and evening, flaunts coryza especially while eating, and in the open air (fourth day). Fluent coryza, especially while eating, and in the open air (fourth day). Fluent coryza, brought on in the open air, and by eating (all through the proving). It gave place in the evening to a dryness and scabs in the nose (fourteenth day). Nosebleed in the morning (ninth day); in the afternoon (tenth day).

Mouth

Teeth. Dull toothache all the evening, in a decayed tooth of the left side (thirteenth day). Dull pain in decayed teeth of left side at 11 p. m. (second day). Awoke at 7 a. m. with a toothache in a decayed tooth of left side, pain dull, which having abated somewhat, was renewed by eating breakfast, and continued till noon (fourteenth day). A severe dull pain in a decayed tooth of left side, brought on during the evening, by reading aloud for an hour, and which prevented sleep almost the entire night (twentieth day); it continued on the next day, until evening when a dose of Staphisagria 200, relieved it; it was aggravated by lying down by eating talking, and from cold air; ameliorated by taking some warm drink into the mouth. Tongue. Tongue heavily coated with white coating (ninth day).

Throat

Slight soreness in the right side of throat (fifth day).

Stomach

No appetite (eighth day). Eructations after meals, tasting of ingesta (fourteenth day); lasting an hour after each meal (fifteenth day). (Two days after, vomited after breakfast, thought it was from drinking coffee). Pain in the pit of the stomach (dull griping), aggravated by eating dinner (twelfth day).

Abdomen

Hypochondria. Dull aching pain in the region of the liver, just under the free ends of the floating ribs, aggravated by pressure, in the forenoon (third day). Sore dull, aching pain in the region of the liver, just beneath the free ends of the floating ribs, place very sensitive to the touch, in the evening (seventh day). Pain in region of liver, just under the free ends of the floating ribs (thirteenth day). Darting pain in the liver, at 10 p. m. (fifteenth day). All day dull pain in the region of the liver, under the free ends of the floating ribs, sore to pressure (seventh day). Same dull pain that had been felt after each inhibition, in the region of the liver (fifteenth day). General Abdomen. The entire abdomen much distended, with flatulence, at 10 p. m.

(fifth day). Tympanitic distension of the abdomen (sixth day). Abdomen distended with flatulence, causing slight colicky pains, at 11 p. m. (fifteenth day). Pain in the abdomen, as from incarcerated flatus, at 3 p. m. (second day). Dull pain in the abdomen, aggravated by the pressure (third day). Griping pain in the abdomen, before the brown diarrhoeic stool (eighteenth day). Dull heavy pain over the whole abdomen, aggravated drinking cold water in the forenoon, and by eating dinner (twelfth day); same dull pain, worse by pressure, at 11 a.

m. (thirteenth day). Sudden griping pain in the abdomen, more on the left side, which induced the stool, which was passed quickly, at 1.30 p. m., but afterwards his considerable tenesmus, with slight prolapsus, followed by a pain, lasting for several minutes, as if excoriated, this stool relieved the pain only temporarily, as if returned in few minutes with such violence as to force the perspiration from all parts of the body; after few minutes it gradually abated in violence, until it became bearable; the pain was aggravated by eating dinner, to the same extent as before, causing another stool, followed by the most severe tenesmus I have ever experienced, the stool was composed of soft brown faces mixed with mucus there was prolapsus also; felt weak after his evacuation, especially in the knees; the pain soon ceased (thirteenth day). Slight pain in the abdomen, which was relieved by a diarrhoeic stool, at 3 p. m. (fifteenth day). Awoke about 5 a. m. with severe sore pain in the abdomen, and urging to stool (seventh, eighth and ninth day); pain urging to stool, early in the morning (tenth day). Eating seemed to bring on the pain in the abdomen, and desire for stool (eighth day). Immediately after rising was seized with a griping pain in the abdomen, obliging a stool, which was diarrhoeic, of brownish color, and which relieved the pain after breakfast, when it returned with greater violence and induced a second stool, accompanied with severe tenesmus causing prolapsus ani, and followed by a burning sensation about the anus, which lasted about for an hour (tenth day). Dull pain in the abdomen, proceeding and following the stool (seventeenth day). Darting pain in the abdomen, more in right side above the hip at 10 a. m. (fifth day). Violent shooting pain in the abdomen, beginning in the left side, in the hypogastric region.

Rectum

Prolapsus ani and burning about the anus, after the stool (tenth day). Slight prolapsus ani with the second diarrhoeic (eight day). Prolapsus with the stool (thirteenth day). Stitching pain for several times upward along the left side of the anus (tenth day).

Stool

Soft pappy stool (had been rather costive for some days), (fourth day); brown diarrhoeic stool, with some tenesmus, preceded by the pain in the abdomen, pain griping at 7 a. m.; another diarrhoeic stool, with severe tenesmus and slight prolapsus ani, at 8.30 a. m. (eight day); diarrhoeic stool, with some straining and expulsion of flatus, at 9 a. m. (twelfth day); stool passed quickly, at 1.30 p. m.; after dinner a stool composed of soft brown faeces, mixed with mucus (thirteenth day); no stool (fourteenth day); diarrhoeic stool, at 3 p. m.

(fifteenth day); for a fortnight afterwards was occasionally troubled with the same kind of diarrhoeic as has been experienced over since the second dose was taken, and which so increased in violence that it became necessary to take something to act as an antidote; Merc-c. answered this purpose most admirably. Diarrhoeic stool of brownish color, followed by the second stool (tenth day); at 10 a. m., diarrhoeic stool, light brown in color, preceded and followed by dull pain in the abdomen; at 2 p. m.

another stool of the same nature as above, and accompanied by the same abdominal pain, and voided with much straining (seventieth day). Passed a quantity of loose faeces, at 5 p. m.; during the day had several small loose stools, always preceded by terrible sore pain in the intestines, and attended with tenesmus and shivering along the back (seventh day); several stools during the day, most of which was small and consisted of mucus, and attended with severe tenesmus (eight and ninth day); several mucous during the day (tenth day); diarrhoea better (eleventh day); better having taken Mercurius (twelfth day ).

Respiratory organs

Hoarseness (after five hours). Slight backing cough from irritation in the throat (fourth day).

Chest

Cutting pain in the right side of the chest, on the right of the lower of the sternum, at 7 a. m. (ninth day). Shooting pain of the left chest, in the region of the heart at 7 a. m.

(ninth day). Sharp pain in the lower part of the chest, at 7 a. m. (sixth day). Throbbing all over the chest, from 9 to 11 a. m. (tenth day).

Back and neck

Aching pain in the small of the back, with fever (seventh day).

Extremities

Heaviness of all the limbs. Shooting pain in the left heel and left wrist (fifth day). Shooting pain in different joints, during the day (sixteenth day). In the afternoon and evening, shooting pains in the joints of the upper and lower extremities (seventieth day). Shooting pain (slight) in the different joints (eighteenth and nineteenth days).

Upper Limbs

Shoulder. Rheumatic aching pain in the left shoulder (ninth day). Pain in the left shoulder (tenth day). Severe shocks in the left shoulder-joint, every few minutes, lasting the entire afternoon (sixth day); lasting all forenoon (seventh day). Severe shooting pains in the right shoulder- joints, in the forenoon (fifteenth day). Shooting pain in the elbows, wrist, and finger-joints at different times all the forenoon (ninth day). Elbows. In the forenoon, frequently shooting pain in elbows, wrist and finger joints of the right side (eleventh day). Forearm. Dull pain in the bones of the left forearm, at 12 M. (ninth day). Dull intermittent pain in the left forearm at 11 p. m., afterwards some shooting pain that seemed to be characteristic of this remedy (third day). Aching down the left forearm (tenth day). Frequently occurring pain in the left forearm of a dull nature, in the forenoon (eleventh day). Wrist. At 4 p. m. a sharp stinging pain at a single small spot on the inner side of the dorsum of the wrist, lasting about a minute (fourteenth day). Pain in the right wrist joint, at first shooting and intermittent, afterwards constant, lasting a few minutes, at 12 M (fourteenth day). Shooting pain in the outer side of right metatarsus, at 3 P. m. (twelfth day). Fingers. Shooting pain in phalangeal joints of third finger, and at same time the left knee-joint, in the forenoon (twelfth day). Shooting pain in phalangeal joints of the second finger of the left day at 8.30 a. m. (fourth day). A stinging pain in the palmar surface of the right thumb, ungual phalanx (thirteenth day).

Lower Limbs

Hip. Dull pain in the left hip-joint, felt only after rising from a sitting posture and attempting to walk, and which produced a limping gait; this pain was felt every time and attempt to walk was made, during several hours; it usually wore off each time after in few steps (fourteenth day). Thigh. Tearing pain in the lower part of the left thigh at 2, 30 P. m.

(second day). Flying sharp pain in the right thigh at 9 a.

m. (fourth day). Knee. Rheumatic aching pain in the left knee (eight day). Rheumatic aching pain in the left knee (ninth day). Slight intermitting pain in the right knee-joint at 9 a. m. (fourteenth day). Leg. Boring pain in the right tibia during the forenoon (twelfth day). Ankle. Dull pain in the left ankle, inner part made sharp by, bearing weight on it, at 12 p. m. (sixth day). Shooting pain in the right ankle at 3 p. m. (fifteenth day). Foot. Tearing pain in the tarsus of left foot at 1 p. m. (fifth day). Shooting pain in the left tarsal joints, at 6 p. m. (second day). Dull shooting pain in the left heel, inner side (tenth day).

Sleep

Almost constant inclination to gape (third day). Constant disposition to gape, through the day (third day). Constant inclination to gape, in the afternoon (tenth day). Sleepiness (after five hours ). Restless during sleep. Wakeful and restless, after 4 A.M. (eighth day). Lewd dreams during the night (seventh day).

Fever

Chilliness felt during the night, more in the morning, on waking. Chilliness along the spine, with the stool (seventh morning ). In the afternoon had fever, with pulsation of the arteries of the head, and dull aching in the occiput, and with this an aching pain in the small of the back (seventh day).

Skin

Itching in spots on the chin and among the whiskers. Pimples on the neck of the back, in the evening (fourteenth day). Itching sensation about the neck and on the chin, among the whiskers, in the evening (fourteenth day).

Amelioration

Amelioration, (Open air), Feels better. Amelioration, (Warm drink), Toothache.

Aggravation

Aggravation, (Morning), on waking, chilliness. Aggravation, (Open air), Lachrymation. Aggravation, (Cold air), Toothache;pain in abdomen. Aggravation, (Blowing nose), pain in the right ear. Aggravation, (Eating), toothache;coryza;pain in the stomach;pain in the abdomen. Aggravation, (Lying down) Toothache. Aggravation, (Pressure), Pain in liver;pain in abdomen. Aggravation, (Rising from bed), Dizziness. Aggravation, (Shaking head), pain in the left side of head. Aggravation, (Swallowing ), pain in right ear. Aggravation, (Talking), Toothache. Aggravation, (Walking), pain left side of head;pain in hip.

Heart and Pulse

Dull pain in the region of the heart, rendered sharp by drawing a long breath at 4 p. m. (second day). Darting rheumatic pains in the region of heart (tenth day). Pulse full and quick, 100, at 9 a. m. (usually 70); at 11 a. m. it had returned to its normal condition (tenth day). Pulse intermittent.

TF Allen
Dr. Timothy Field Allen, M.D. ( 1837 - 1902)

Born in 1837in Westminster, Vermont. . He was an orthodox doctor who converted to homeopathy
Dr. Allen compiled the Encyclopedia of Pure Materia Medica over the course of 10 years.
In 1881 Allen published A Critical Revision of the Encyclopedia of Pure Materia Medica.