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

What are the symptoms of Causticum about the face, mouth and throat?

There is paralysis of the face, due to exposure to dry, cold winds; there is also a paralysis of the tongue, lips and throat.

How does Aconite compare here?

Like Causticum it has paralysis due to dry, cold winds, but it is more suitable to the beginning, Causticum coming in after Aconite fails.

What is the effect of Dulcamara on the nervous system?

Paralysis from lying on the damp ground;paralysis of the bladder or of any part of the body which is brought on or made worse by damp weather.

Give some of he nervous disturbances of Gelsemium.

Loss of power of muscular control, cramp in muscles of forearm; profession neurosis, such as writers; cramp, violin players’ cramp, etc. Excessive trembling of all limbs, ptosis and other paralyses, post diphtheritic paralyses.

What are the paralytic symptoms of Plumbum?

Paralysis of he extensor muscle of the wrist, wrists drop;the paralysis is accompanied by atrophy of the affected parts, or they suffer from fatty degeneration.

Mention two drugs useful in paralysis of the bladder?

Dulcamara and Hepar.

Give paralytic symptoms of Rhus tox.

Paralysis of any part in rheumatic subjects as a result f getting wet; chronic causes.

Mention some remedies having ptosis or paralysis of the upper eyelid.

Rhus, Sepia, kalmia, Causticum and Gelsemium.

What are the indications fro Zincum?

Paralysis from cerebral softening, from suppressed foot sweat; there is vertigo, trembling numbness and formication.

PAROTITIS (See Mumps).

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.