Orpiment. As S3.
Hahnemann published in his Materia Medica a single short proving, by Langhammer, one of the most trustworthy provers. Some reports of effects by the Old School physicians are given in Allen’s Encyclopedia, vol. 1, p. 556 ; also a symptom observed by Hencke.
Intense and torturing anxiety and apprehension greatest apprehension after a swoon.
Mind clearer than previously.
When walking he felt as if dancing up and down, as if he must fly.
Great weakness in head.
Vanishing of thought.
Throbbing stitches in right frontal region.
Headache in middle of forehead, drawing and stinging.
Pain deep in, in left forehead, situated back of inner corner of eye and higher than eyebrow ; it extends towards left and deeper in, like a curve or drawn bowstring.
After drinking beer, pain above occiput in both sides ; violent pressure in two places, right and left side symmetrical.
Nausea, with neuralgic pains about head, when rising ; > while lying down.
Headache, nausea and vomiting of a whitish fluid ; extremities covered with cold sweat.
External needle-like stitches in right frontal region.
Tearing pain from parietal to frontal region.
On stroking hair on occiput, a tensive feeling behind right ear, as if something stuck there and pressed it forward.
SIGHT AND EYES.
Gum in canthi.
HEARING AND EARS.
Tensive feeling behind right ear on stroking hair.
TEETH AND GUMS.
Teeth pain as if loose, when chewing food.
TASTE, SPEECH, TONGUE.
Tongue : furred, yellow white ; stiff, immovable ; swollen later dry, with disgust for all nourishment.
Mouth and throat dry.
Pustules or herpetic ulcers, of a phagedenic character.
PALATE AND THROAT.
Loss of appetite.
HICCOUGH, BELCHING, NAUSEA AND VOMITING.
Nausea at noon after a meal ; and vomiting, with pain in stomach and abdomen ; diarrhoea and thirst.
Violent, persistent vomiting.
After vomiting offensive bile, was relieved.
SCROBICULUM AND STOMACH.
Cramp in stomach, with fainting, colic, vomiting, diarrhoea. θ Gangrene of bowels.
Burning and gnawing in stomach, with vomiting and diarrhoea.
Violent griping, with convulsions.
Violent colic, as from a cold, morning on awaking.
Abdomen puffed ; blue spots in fundus of stomach ; reddish-brown erosions.
End of ileum more inflamed than duodenum.
Sensation as if diarrhoea would set in.
STOOLS AND RECTUM.
Stools like water, green and slimy, and terribly offensive.
Diarrhoea daily at 8 A. M. and several times during day, but not at night.
Diarrhoea with colic and backache and tenesmus.
MALE SEXUAL ORGANS.
Gonorrhoea, with terrible pains ; discharge copious, yellow, constant ; burning day and night, along entire urethra, with restlessness.
VOICE AND LARYNX, TRACHEA AND BRONCHIA.
Laryngeal phthisis. θ In a drunkard.
Indescribably unpleasant feeling, with oppression ; everything feels too tight, < about hypochondria ; ending in sweat.
Cough from tickling in throat ; with pain in left side ; soreness on chest ; with heat in left chest and face, circumscribed red cheeks.
Cough with soreness in chest and between shoulders.
Catarrhal cough with pains in chest and rattling.
HEART, PULSE AND CIRCULATION.
Lungs overfilled with blood.
Needle-like stitches from within out in right side of chest.
Yellow serum in pericardium.
Pulse : frequent, hard, then small and thready ; slow, suppressed, quick, and scarcely perceptible.
NECK AND BACK.
Backache confining him to bed (with caries of sternum and cough. Sulphur partly cured caries, Psorin. cough, and Arsen. sulph. backache and remaining caries).
Pain in lumbar vertebra when moving.
Eruption on outer side of left wrist ; also on inner side, after Sulphur. (Sulphur did not cure, Arsenic-sulph. did).
Pain in left knee, with chronic asthma.
Knees pain and totter.
Pain above left ankle bone.
LIMBS IN GENERAL.
Severe pain, now in toes, now in shoulders ; now here, now there, ending with sweat.
REST, POSITION, MOTION.
Children are slow in learning to walk.
Worse when rising : neuralgic pains about head.
Better lying down : neuralgia in head.
When moving : pain in lumbar vertebra.
Nerves severely affected.
Annoying twitching of thirty years’ duration.
Spasms, colic, vomiting, diarrhoea, heat and thirst next day.
Faints after a convulsion.
General feeling of lameness, staggering, trembling ; all strength is gone.
Limbs paralyzed ; has itch and dropsy.
Starting in sleep, also in falling asleep ; as if he would fall out of bed.
Restless at night, excited ; dreams with seminal emissions.
At 8 A. M. : daily diarrhoea.
At noon : nausea after a meal, etc.
Night : restless ; terrible heat.
TEMPERATURE AND WEATHER.
Relieved by steam or hot water.
Chronic intermittent fever, < every afternoon and evening ; terrible heat at night.
Hectic without thirst.
LOCALITY AND DIRECTION.
Left : pain in forehead.
Right : tensive feeling behind ear.
Pain in teeth as if loose ; when walking felt as if dancing up and down ; as if he must fly ; as if something stuck behind right ear and pressed it forward ; as if he would fall out of bed.
Severe pain : now here, now there.
Needle-like stitches : in right frontal region.
Throbbing stitches : in right frontal region.
Terrible pains : with gonorrhoea.
Tearing pain : from parietal to frontal region.
Drawing : and stinging in middle of forehead.
Griping : in abdomen.
Burning : in stomach ; along entire urethra ; in feet.
Neuralgic pain : about head.
Soreness : on chest ; between shoulders.
Pressure : above occiput, right and left side.
Gnawing : in stomach.
Cramp : in stomach.
Tensive feeling : behind right ear.
Undefined pain : deep in left forehead ; in stomach and abdomen ; in left side with cough ; in shoulders ; in left knee ; above left ankle-bone ; in toes ; in joints.
Tickling : in throat, causing cough.
Heat : in left chest and face.
Pain in joints. θ Rheumatism.
TOUCH, PASSIVE MOTION, INJURIES.
Everything feels too tight about hypochondria.
Chafing about genitals and behind ears, in children.
Skin scaly, blackish.
Skin itching, dry, cracked ; rhagades ; itch.
STAGE OF LIFE, CONSTITUTION.
Case of caries of sternum with cough and backache of 15 years’ standing.
A drunkard with phthisis laryngea.
Similar to Calcarea Carb. (children are slow in learning to walk).
PLAIN TEXT : LOWEST & DESIGNATES AN OCCASIONALLY CONFIRMED SYMPTOMS;
Plain blue: MORE FREQUENTLY CONFIRMED;
BOLD BLUE : SYMPTOMS VERIFIED BY CURES;
BOLD RED : REPEATEDLY VERIFIED;
$BOLD ITALIC RED$ : AN APPROVED CHARACTERISTIC;
θ : STANDS BETWEEN CURED SYMPTOM & PATHOLOGICAL CONDITION;
** : OBSERVED FROM OLD SCHOOL OR NEW SCHOOL;
toxic : Toxicology;
r : Right;
l : Left;
< : Increased or aggravation;
> : Decrease or amelioration;
^^ : Symptoms observed only on the sick “