Dewey gives the common homeopathy remedies for the treatment of Brain Diseases of in an easy question-answer format. …

When is Aconite useful in Cerebral affections?

Idiopathic cerebral inflammation, cerebral congestion from anger or exposure to sun.

Give indications fro Belladonna.

Congestion to the head, face red, or it may be pale, eyes injected throbbing headache is drowsy or wakeful. Jerking of limbs. Sharp, shooting pains, forcing patient to cry out; they come suddenly and disappear suddenly; dilated pupils. Grinding of the teeth; often convulsions.

How is Belladonna distinguished from Glonoine in Cerebral affections?

They are quite similar. Glonoine is worse from bending head backwards, Belladonna better; Glonoine better by motion, Belladonna worse; Glonoine relief from uncovering head, Belladonna relief from covering head.

What drugs have the symptoms of a swashing feeling in the Brain when moving about?

Cinchona, carbo an., Belladonna, Spigelia, rhus tox., and Sulphuric acid.

What are the Cerebral symptoms of Hyoscyamus?

Delirium, prostration and stupor, open mouth, dropped jaw. Cerebral inflammation with pulsating waves through the head;relieved by shaking head or sitting with head bent forward. (Belladonna opposite.)

What symptoms referring to the brain call for Kali bromatum?

Brain fag, benumbed feeling in the rain, sensation as if about to lose senses-caused by overwork.

Give indications for Phosphorus in softening of the brain.

Dull pain in head; wearied, tied feeling and difficulty in walking.

When in Nux vomica indicated in Brain affections?

Cerebral softening due to sedentary habits and intemperance. Vertigo in the morning. Vacillating gait, headache when exciting mind. Brain fag, with gastric symptoms.

Mention two other drugs useful in Brain Fag.

Picric acid and Phosphoric acid.

Give cerebral symptoms of Stramonium.

Violent delirium, restlessness, screaming out as if terrified, grinding of teeth, etc.

When is Zincum useful in Brain affections?

When the brain becomes affected in the course of nervous disease, s scarlatina, or summer complaints; paralysis from softening of brain following suppressed foot seat.

What are the cerebral symptoms of Veratrum viride?

Cerebral hyperaemia with febrile condition; headache, throbbings of carotids, flushed face; full, hard, bounding pulse.

BRIGHT’S DISEASE (See Kidneys, Diseases of).

W.A. Dewey
Dewey, Willis A. (Willis Alonzo), 1858-1938.
Professor of Materia Medica in the University of Michigan Homeopathic Medical College. Member of American Institute of Homeopathy. In addition to his editoral work he authored or collaborated on: Boericke and Dewey's Twelve Tissue Remedies, Essentials of Homeopathic Materia Medica, Essentials of Homeopathic Therapeutics and Practical Homeopathic Therapeutics.