Caladium Seguinum

Symptoms of the homeopathic remedy Caladium Seguinum from the Guiding Symptoms of our Materia Medica by Constantine Hering, a ten volumes comprehensive record of confirmed symptoms, published in 1879….

     Caladium seguinum. Aracea.

     Proved in Surinam, where it is a common poison, in 1830, and published in Stapf’s Archives, in 1832. Another proving by Schreter, one of our best men, followed in 1842. The last and best proving of all is by E. W. Berridge.


Unconsciousness or coma. θ Typhus.
Stupefying pressure in right temple, in eyes, and in forehead.
Opens her eyes and asks, Where am I? what do you all want around me? A few moments after Caladium [30] θ Typhus.
Very forgetful ; he cannot remember if what he ought to have done and written during the day is really accomplished until he convinces himself of it.
Delirious, unintelligible murmuring. θ Typhus.
Loud cries about an illness, like a child, with senseless prattling.
So averse to the medicine, that it required a desperate effort to overcome it.
In the forenoon restless and disinclined to work, afterwards very busy, but forgetful.
Mind depressed. θ Impotence.
Apprehensiveness, before going to sleep.
Very careful about his health ; apprehensive.
Fear of catching scarlet fever when attending a case ; a fear he never had before.
Fear of cutting himself while shaving.
Lascivious ideas. θ Gleet. θ Impotence.
Fretful and sleepy in morning.
Becomes easily angry at everything.
Restless, cannot control himself after smoking.
Extreme excitement.
Faintness on rising, or after mental exertion.


Dulness in head, drowsiness after breakfast.
Head feels confused like from a heavy load.
Benumbed feeling.
Confusion and whirlings in head, with nausea.
Somewhat dizzy after walking.
A rocky, dizzy sensation after lying down and closing eyes, preventing sleep.
Vertigo and nausea, in morning, with stitches in pit of stomach.
Crampy feeling between shoulders and in brain while walking, as if he would fall.


Headache, left side, most in forehead and occiput.
Forehead : pressure after smoking ; bursting pain ; boring.
Sticking in right temple, especially in right eye.
Boring and sticking in left temple, relieved by pressure.
Stinging in right temple and eye.
Pressing in left side on which he had lain ; disappears on sitting.
Tensive pain in temples, with drowsiness.
Drawing in occiput ; drawing tearing, up into head.
Headache as from a heavy load.
Headache, with pain in shoulder.
Heavy pressing headache after siesta.
On waking, stupefying pressure in right temple.
Heat ascends from below into head and becomes an internal glowing heat.
Occasional heat in head.


Left half of head feels as if asleep.
Stitches as if with pins in skin of forepart of head.
Pimples on scalp behind ear, sensitive to touch.


Burning in eyes.
Stitches in eyes.
Stitches in right eye and throbbing in left knee.
Stitches in left eye and in a corn.
Sensitive, stupefying pressure in eyes and forehead, with heat in face, and restlessness he can hardly control, while smoking ; followed by much hawking of mucus and slimy vomiting, with urging to stool.
Pressure in eyeballs, with painful sensitiveness when touched.
Eyes feel too large and are inflamed.
Eyes close, even while walking in open air, with drowsiness before dinner, and tension in temples.
On closing eyes : vertigo.


Sensitive to noise.
Extremely sensitive to noise, especially if he wishes to sleep.
When going to sleep he is awakened by folding of paper ; he is sensitive to it.
Slightest noise startles her from sleep.
θ Typhus.
Twittering in ears.
Roaring in ears, frequently during day.
Something seems to be put before ears, even before deaf one, so that he cannot hear for a while.
Violent earache during fever.
Stitches in left ear, with boring toothache.
Throbbing in right ear, and a sensation around it as if warm water was flowing about it in a circle.
Throbbing with a feeling around right ear as if it was asleep.
Throbbing and formication around right ear.
Burning on external upper margin of ears, without redness or heat.
Tickling and itching in right ear, evenings.
Pimples on and behind left ear.


Discharge of blood and mucus when blowing nose.
Sudden burning in upper part of nose, then a long continued irritation to sneeze as from pepper ; and at last violent, short sneezing, followed by fluent coryza.
Corrosive burning in nose.
Painful pimples on right side of septum.


Stitches in skin of forehead as if with needles.
Heat in face ; flushed face.
Sensation as if spider webs were sticking here and ere, or as if a fly was crawling on face.
Flies alight more frequently on his face and head.


Lying with mouth half open in coma. θ Typhus.
Dry lips, with thirst, waken at night.
Mouth, lips and tongue swollen.
Glands on lower maxilla swollen, after fever.


After corroding, sour vomit, teeth feel too long.
Drawing in left molars from above downward ; from right ear to teeth.
Boring toothache, with stitches in ear.
Toothache, mornings and evenings.
Toothache in evening, that wakes him from sleep again in morning.


Insipid taste on tongue, herbaceous, with a scratchy sensation in throat, as of something sharp.
Milk tasted sour and was repugnant.
Tongue swollen, filling whole cavity of mouth ; cannot talk ; quantities of albuminous saliva.


Diminished saliva.
Saliva like white of eggs, running out in large quantities , (toxic).
Mouth is sticky and herby.
Sensation in mouth as if burnt with kreosote.
Burning in mouth and fauces.
Mucous membrane of mouth uniformly very red ; curtains of palate exceedingly red, but not swollen ; uvula slightly swollen.


Curtains of palate exceedingly red, not swollen.
Uvula slightly swollen.
Fauces and pharynx dry, not mouth.
Scratchy sensation in throat as of something sharp, or with a dry sensation and much hawking.
Hawking phlegm and vomiting after smoking.
Dryness in fauces and pharynx, not in mouth, without thirst, and with aversion to cold water.
Complained of dryness and burning in throat. θ Typhoid.
Tickling in throat, with cough (after one hour), often renewed during the day.


Sensation of hunger, soon after taking.
Evenings, after theatre, he is hungry, contrary to custom, but eats nothing ; nausea, in morning, while half asleep, with a sensation of faintness, as if he had overeaten and must vomit ; when fully awake this sensation ceased.
After vomit from smoking, eats bread and butter with relish.
Eats only because stomach feels hollow, but very hastily, and is soon satisfied.
Eats, but without hunger. θ Impotence.
Thirst with dry lips wakes him at night.
Wakens, wants drink and swallows it with greatest haste. θ Typhus.
Desire to drink without thirst.
Thirst and want of appetite before coma.
θ Typhus.
After eating he drinks, but only because there is something very dry lying in stomach.
Thirstless with fever.
Does not drink at all for many days ; he wants beer, but is not thirsty ; he could not have taken a drop.
Does not drink the whole day.
Dry fauces and pharynx without thirst and with aversion to cold water.
Thirstless, even aversion to cold water ; he drinks only warm drinks. θ Impotence.
Milk tasted sour and was repugnant.
Longing for beer, without decided thirst ; he was not able to drink water throughout proving.
Desire to smoke, which disagrees.


Before dinner : sleepy.
Hasty eating.
Takes his breakfast with hunger and relish, but is hardly satisfied when he becomes ill-humored and uncomfortable ; head exceedingly confused, and he grows sleepy.
After eating : oppression of chest ; sensation as if food lay dry in stomach ; wants to drink.
After pickled fish, in evening, uncomfortable ; abdomen distended ; > when walking ; < riding.
From smoking : headache ; pressure in eyes ; nausea ; vomiting of slime ; urging to stool ; cramp in soles ; when lying down ; itching of fingers.
Vinegar and all acids disagree.


Long-continuing hiccough.
Incomplete eructations, because they are hindered by burning pressure in abdomen.
Frequent eructations of very little wind, as if stomach was full of dry food. θ Asthma.
Nausea : with confusion in head ; with vertigo ; with stitches in pit of stomach ; with hollowness in stomach ; with fainting feeling during morning slumber.
After and while smoking ; his accustomed tobacco, nausea and inclination to vomit.
While smoking a cigar : sudden inclination to vomit, he must stop smoking ; at same time urgency to stool, so that he thought he could scarcely retain it, yet is obliged to strain hard to get rid of pappy, yellow stool.
Corroding sour vomit with phlegm, after smoking.
Acrid sour vomit, makes teeth feel too long.


Pressure in pit of stomach impedes respiration and causes cough.
Stitches in pit of stomach, which is drawn inward with every stitch ; < when sitting ; it makes him weak and nauseated.
Stitches, as with needles, deep in pit of stomach.
Cutting through epigastrium and left flank, as with glass, after midnight, and preventing sleep.
Cutting in umbilical region.
Throbbing in pit of stomach, after walking ; it makes him very tired.
Pain deep, internally, when pressing on pit of stomach.
Constant sensation as if a bird was fluttering in stomach and trying to escape, causing nausea in stomach, but without retching, from morning till afternoon.
Pressure, extending upward ; at last it is like a gnawing in orifice of stomach, preventing deep inhalation and belching.
Burning in stomach, which is not relieved by drinking ; it continues whole evening, after drinking tea and chocolate.
Dull internal burning in stomach and upper part of abdomen ; at last it becomes a very severe pressure, extending upward under breast, and then a gnawing in orifice of stomach, which prevents deep breathing and eructations.
Empty hollow feeling in stomach.


Stitches, jerkings, and pressure in region of spleen.


Felt, three or four times, a sensation as if a long worm was writhing in region of transverse colon or duodenum.
Spasmodic cutting in abdomen, at navel ; must bend himself double.
Sudden twisting pain in abdomen, in evening.
Violent throbbing, mostly above, to right of navel ; throbbing with inner heat, much prostrating heaviness in epigastrium.
Violent pulsating or burning in upper part of abdomen.
Strong pulsation in epigastrium ; each throb gives him a jerk.
Burning-pressing in abdomen.
Burning in abdomen leaves a dull ache.
Coldness from abdomen to feet.
Warmth in abdomen ; heat at night.
Burning. θ Typhlitis.
Burning in hypogastric region.
θ Cystitis.
Pain deep in abdomen when exerting pressure in epigastrium.
Abdomen is painful to touch, especially region of bladder.
Abdomen sore to touch, as if beaten, after cough.
Abdomen very hard, distended, painful to pressure.
If pain extends into abdomen it leaves behind a dull pressure.
Speechless ; he touches his belly as seat of pain , (toxic).


Escape of small quantities of flatus.
Evacuations of consistence of pap and in small quantity.
Stool omits first day, with a feeling of diarrhoea, in evening.
Urgency to stool ; passage of noisy flatus at first ; is compelled to strain hard to eject soft, pappy stool.
Noisy flatus before soft stool, with much effort.
After breakfast a second stool, after much urging a little lump of phlegm, covered with blood, passes.
Frequent urging for a soft, pasty, yellow stool.
Stools at first watery, afterwards thicker.
Very scanty, pasty stool.
Soft stool, yellow, pasty ; he was scarcely dressed after movement before he was obliged to go again.
Stools soft, afterwards passage of thin, red blood ; soft stool, after one hour, followed by passage of blood ; later, moving about, and burrowing in abdomen ; hemorrhoidal symptoms, an hour after a second stool, with passage of blood after
After stool thin, red blood passes in considerable quantities.
Mucus passes after stool, and later, a thin fluid flows from anus.
Obstruction of bowels, with fever heat.
Stool omitted before and with coma. θ Typhus.
Stool has been retained since beginning of disease, which began with chill. θ Typhoid.
Stitches as of knives in rectum.
Stitches in rectum soon after stool.
Boring, digging in anus and sacrum.


Sensation of fulness in bladder ; region of bladder sore to pressure. θ Cystitis.
Spasmodic drawing sidewise, from bladder towards penis, or deep behind and near bladder.
Stinging deep in hypogastrium, behind and above bladder.
Pain in region of bladder ; sensation of fulness without urging to urinate, followed by a moderate discharge of water.
Violent pain during urination.
Stinging and drawing in left ureter.
Stitches in urethra, evenings.
Burning in urethra, if pressing to increase flow it burns like not water.
Burning in urethra, with and without urinating.
Burning or offensive urine.
Urine offensive, with sediment. θ Impotence. θ Gleet.
Scanty, putrid smelling urine, in evening.
θ Impotence.


Sexual desire with relaxed penis, or painful erections without desire.
Impotence with mental depression.
Impotency ; penis remains relaxed during excitement and sexual desire.
Erections when half asleep, mornings, that ceased when fully awake.
An erection in morning and cohabits, but suddenly his desire ceased, and he did not know if there was an emission or not.
No erection, even after amorous caresses.
Painful erections, without sexual desire ; it alternates one morning with desire ; with relaxed penis.
Incomplete erection ; it seems as though it was broken ; semen emits too soon.
Erection morning, without any desire.
During an embrace, no emission and no orgasm.
After coition : prepuce remains retracted, with pain and swelling ; sore corrosive pain ; this returns after coition for months.
Pimples on mons veneris.
Drawing from bladder to penis.
Stitches in penis.
Dull burrowing in penis.
Gonorrhoea of glans.
Glans very red, covered with fine, red points, very dry, which cause a desire to rub it ; prepuce is very much swollen along its margin, sore and very painful.
Glans dry and red. θ Impotence.
Sore corrosive pain on prepuce.
Prepuce very much swollen along its margin, sore and very painful, biting on urinating.
After coition painful erection.
Sexual organs seem larger, as if puffed, relaxed and sweating ; skin of scrotum seems thicker than usual.
Excessive perspiration on scrotum.
Violent itching eruption on scrotum ; < at night, dry and scaly.


Pain in abdomen, with pressure on uterus.
Itching followed three months later by a mucous discharge and a very troublesome eruption of pimples around genitals.
Frequently returning itching over genitals, finally with voluptuous.
Violent itching on external genitals compelled her to scratch in spite of punishment ; reduced her in body and mind.
Pruritus vagina : induces onanism ; during pregnancy.
Onanism, with mucous discharge, and pimples around parts.


Pruritus vagina.


Hoarseness ; want of timbre in voice.
Larynx and trachea seem to be constricted ; deep breathing impeded.
Unable to speak a word on account of vocal cords being swollen, and from continual cough.
Epiglottis and adjacent parts decidedly swollen, and exceedingly painful to pressure.
When asked where he suffers, he points to his larynx, then to his month, and lastly to his stomach.
Cough, on attempting to speak.
Wheezing when taking a deep breath, and irritation to cough felt above larynx.
Tickling in throat with cough, often repeated during day ; < at night.


Dyspnoea produced by pressure on scrobiculum.
Oppression of chest, with burning in stomach ; oppression continues afterwards.
Larynx feels constricted with wheezing respiration.
Panting breathing at night, with fever.
Fever with chilliness and thirst ; wheezing in chest ; coryza ; throbbing in chest.
Breathes in sighing jerks, during unconsciousness and great heat. θ Typhus.
Respiration very incomplete, inspiration catching ; sinking in pit of stomach was very noticeable. Compare 17.
Deep inhalation prevented by burning in stomach.
Respiration difficult and oppressed ; he grasped his throat with his hand every moment.
Asthma : great oppression, could scarcely get his breath ; feels as if mucus would cause suffocation, but without anxiety ; attacks after eating, or after siesta ; when rash on forearm disappears ; in alternation with rash on chest.
Asthmatic complaints.


Sudden and involuntary cough, caused by an irritation high up in throat ; it is a half cough, half moan.
Pressure in pit of stomach causes cough ; later heaviness there prevents his cough.
Cough not spasmodic, without expectoration ; < if he attempts to speak a word.
Incessant cough of a hoarse sound.
Cough, no sputa, but wheezing.
He desires to cough, but heaviness in pit of stomach will not permit it.
Weak, toneless cough prevents sleep at night, continues next morning.
Weak but continuous cough ; raises little hard lumps ; chest then feels hollow or empty.
Cough in slight, weak, sensitive paroxysms, with expectoration of small lumps of mucus.
Cough, lasting from 10 P. M. to 1 A. M.
Cough at first prevents sleep at night, later also in morning ; weeks after seldom, but more violent ; throbbing in chest and coryza after fever.


Stitches in chest, in evening.
Dull sticking in right side of chest, with oppression ; < on left, > when lying on right side, evenings, in bed.
Stitches as with needles on a small spot between left nipple and axilla, very deep inside, neither breathing nor moving influences it.
Pressive sticking in left side of chest, near sternum.
Throbbing in chest, with night fever.
Hollowness and emptiness in chest after expectoration.


Pulse : hard and bounding in intermittents ; very frequent, hardly to be felt in typhus.
Peculiar throbbing below heart, not palpitation, only perceptible on applying hand.
Pulse small and frequent , (toxic).
Pulse hard and bounding. θ Intermittent.
Hard, full, jerking pulse.
Small pulse with cold sweat.
Pulse rapid, but scarcely perceptible. θ Typhoid.


Fluttering sensation below cardiac region.
On straightening up, cracking below last ribs, as if one rib had been dislocated and snapped back again.
Ribs and small of back feel as if beaten when rising in morning.
Itching, burning rash on forearm and chest, alternating with asthma.


Between shoulders, rheumatic pain ; can hardly turn in bed ; feels beating of a pulse when lying down.
Between shoulders a spasmodic sensation in walking as if he would fall headlong.
Stitches in back, as if from incarcerated flatus.
Backache. See gleet, 22.
Boring and burrowing in sacrum and anus.
Sacral region and back feel bruised ; in morning, on rising.
Pains in sacrum, mornings, a kind of weakness, as if he had not sufficient strength in sacrum ; stitches during certain movements, especially when walking.


Pain in shoulder, with headache.
Drawing squeezing pains in arms.
Arms “asleep” on waking in morning ; can hardly move them.
Pain between bones of forearm.
Rash on forearm ; in bend of elbow and on wrist.
Eruption on inner forearm of very red pimples ; itching and burning disappear, and are followed by asthma.
After writing : faintness.
Feeling in palms like pins and needles, similar to what is felt when ulnar nerve is struck, or, by some people, when looking down from a height ; felt towards evening and lasted till sleep, causing her to rub them hard.
Left thumb numb as if asleep ; also little finger, with crawls.
All fingers felt very large, like sausages ; she could not use them well ; they felt as if they were going to be paralyzed ; this lasted till middle of next day.
Itching of fingers, especially evening, when lying down.


Furuncle on buttock, painful when sitting.
When standing, his knees feel weak and tremble ; is obliged to sit down.
Left knee : throbbing pain when lying, evenings ; as if being forced asunder ; cracks on stepping and impedes walking.
Feet icy cold, with hot fever and hot hands.
Feet hot, with cold body.
Pains behind tendo-achillis.
Cramp in soles, at night.
Corroding burning on toes.
Sticking in a corn.
Stitches in a corn in left little toe.


Drawing pinching pains between bones of forearm, and behind tendo-achillis.
As if beaten in all joints ; heaviness in limbs, in morning,
Limbs weak ; cannot get out of bed ; all forenoon weary, fatigued and ill-humored.


Lying : desire to lie down ; rocking dizziness ; pressing in side ; stitches in right chest, > when on right side, < on left side ; throbbing in left knee ; nervous symptoms >; debility >; faintness.
Lying in bed with mouth partly open ; 4th day. θ Typhus.
Sitting : headache disappears ; pressing in side >; stitches at pit of stomach <; furuncle on buttocks painful.
Rising : faintness.
Standing : knees weak, trembling and painful.
Turning : rheumatic pain between shoulder <.
Bending : cutting in abdomen >.
Straightening up : cracking below last rib.
Walking : dizziness ; cramping between shoulders and in brain ; discomfort after pickled fish in evening >; throbbing in umbilical region ; spasm between shoulders ; stitches in sacrum ; cracking in knees and aching ; tires ; has to take hold
of something to prevent falling.
Motion : faintness after writing.
Aversion to motion ; dreads it ; wants to lie down all the time, but, making an effort, he is strong enough.


Frequent startings during sleep.
Lies entirely unconscious ; single shocks convulsed her body from time to time ; 9 P. M. 7th day. θ Typhus.
Tremors and fear of having an attack.
θ Epileptic patient.
Heaviness in morning and all forenoon.
Weakening stitches.
Prostrated by throbbing in abdomen.
Must lie down and close eyes, when it seems as if he was rocked.
Debility obliging him to lie down.
Faintness after writing, when reflecting, lying, and on rising up, or with nausea.


Grows sleepy and fretful again at 7 in morning, and would like to return to bed.
Sleepy in morning, after rising ; his eyes close while walking in open air, with nausea and qualmishness in stomach, where a sensation of emptiness is felt, with weakness and prostration in knees.
Sleepy before dinner, must close his eyes ; sleepy in early evening, cannot keep awake.
Sank back upon her pillow again (after drinking) and immediately fell asleep, with sighing respiration. θ Typhoid.
Before going to sleep, apprehensive.
He is obliged to lie down during day, but is unable to sleep ; shivers, and is dizzy.
Everything disturbs him in sleep, most noises, even rattling of paper ; cough ; cannot get asleep till 1 o’clock at night.
Starting in sleep, moaning and groaning.
A sort of slumber (light sleep) ; nausea ; faintness ; heat, in morning ; erections.
During a confused slumber, everything comes to his mind, which he had forgotten while awake.
Coma after the crawls. θ Typhus.
Unconsciousness and coma.
θ Typhus.
Excessive erections, at 4 A. M., without desire ; deep sleep towards 6 A. M., so that he can scarcely rouse himself, with vivid dreams of persons whom he has not seen for years.
Restless night, with heat ; is obliged to uncover, with light slumber.
During sleep : internal fever disappears.
He groans and moans anxiously in sleep, so that he wakes neighbors several times in night, and for several nights.
Everything troubles him in sleep.
Sleep at night restless, with confused dreams.
Restless, anxious dreams.
Very clear, vivid dreams.
Dreams of dead persons, and events of past years, so vivid that when he awakes he falls asleep again directly, and continues to dream of them.
Started from her slumber at slightest noise. θ Typhus.
It seemed uncertain whether she was always aroused by a noise, or whether she was not often aroused by thirst ; each time she was aroused she asked for water.
θ Typhus.
A nap during day lessens all symptoms.
After siesta : headache ; oppression of chest.
On awaking : headache, also after siesta ; still sleepy, fretful ; thirst, with dry lips ; arms asleep.


Night : awakened by dry lips and thirst ; heat in abdomen ; itching of scrotum <; tickling cough <; panting breath ; toneless weak cough ; cough from 10 P. M. to 1 A. M. ; cramp in soles ; restless and hot ; corrosive burning of
skin on cheek, nose, toes.
Midnight : cutting in pit of stomach.
After midnight : stitches throughout epigastrium and left flank ; chill ; abdomen cold, feet hot.
Morning : vertigo, nausea, with stitches at pit of stomach ; on waking, stupefying pressure in right temple ; toothache ; nausea while half asleep ; during slumber, faintness ; nauseating fluttering in stomach ; after breakfast, second stool ;
erections when half asleep ; has erection and cohabits, desire suddenly ceases ; erection without desire ; cough continues ; ribs and small of back as if beaten ; sacral region and back feel bruised ; pain in sacrum ; arms asleep, can hardly move
them ; heaviness of limbs ; limbs weak, fatigued ; 7 A. M., sleepy and fretful ; emptiness at stomach ; weakness of kness ; excessive erections, 4 A. M. ; deep sleep at 6 A. M. ; 9 A. M., burning sensation.
Afternoon : heaviness.
During day : roaring in ears ; tickling cough ; does not drink ; must lie down.
Evening : tickling and itching in right ear ; toothache ; burning in stomach ; twisting in abdomen ; urine scanty and putrid ; feeling of diarrhoea ; stitches in urethra ; dull stitches in right chest ; itching of fingers ; throbbing in
left knee ; convulsed by shocks ; sleepy ; cold until midnight ; chilly ; cold from abdomen to feet ; heat and thirst till midnight ; burning sensation, 7 P. M. ; hands, face and abdomen hot, feet cold till midnight ; 9 P. M., sweet odor of
sweat ; sweat with prostration ; itching of skin.


Worse from warmth, warm air, warm bed ; most complaints during the heat of day (tropics).
Has to uncover during fever heat.
Better in-doors.
Open air : sweat followed by chill.
Cold water lessens the burning.
Result of catching cold. θ Typhoid.
Cold : aversion to cold water ; water, corrosive itching of skin >.


Coldness of single parts, sometimes with crawling.
Cold, in evening till midnight, with thirst, panting, beating in chest ; coryza.
Chilliness over back and whole body, with drawing pains in l. little finger that feels as if full and gone to sleep, besides a pulled, stretched sensation in whole body.
Chilly, in evening, without thirst ; coldness extends from abdomen to feet ; they are icy cold, as also are fingers.
Began with a chill, thirst and loss of appetite. θ Typhoid.
Heat before midnight, during sleep, passing off quickly on awaking.
Fever after seven days ; heat with thirst ; violent pain in ear ; swollen submaxillary glands, and constipation.
Fever ninth day ; heat with thirst, in evening, till midnight ; it again wakes him, when it disappears.
Fever on twelfth and thirteenth days ; in evening, till midnight, coldness with thirst, catching in chest, therewith he feels sleepy ; it wakes him again about midnight, and then disappears, together with throbbing in chest and coryza.
In morning at 9 and in evening at 7 o’clock a burning sensation, during which patient often started up and mumbled unintelligible words. θ Typhoid.
Heat only internal, with throbbing in body.
Heat rises up in head.
Internal feverish heat, exhausting sweat, as from oppressive heat.
Heat with drowsiness.
Internal fever disappears during sleep.
Falls asleep during evening fever, and wakes when it stops.
Heat after midday sleep, then sweat, then chill in open air.
Heat before midnight, chill after.
Heat of hands, face and abdomen, with cold feet before midnight ; after midnight, abdomen is cold, feet hot, without thirst.
Sweat attracts flies, which bother him very much.
She perspired at times, and her sweat had quite a sweetish odor.
θ Typhus.
Sweet odor of sweat, especially when she appeared to be dying, at 9 P. M., 7th day.
Sweats easily.
Scanty sweat.
Gentle sweat with internal heat and prostration.
Cold sweat all over.
Sweat with earache ; with drowsiness.
Sweat towards evening, with prostration, yawning, and sleepiness.
Sweat relieved all symptoms.
After siesta : heat, then sweat, followed by chill in open air.
Catarrhal fever with chilliness, thirst, and throbbing in chest.


Right : sticking in temple and eye ; stinging in temple and eye ; stupefying pressure in temple on waking : stitches in eye ; throbbing in ear and feeling of warm water around it ; throbbing, formication and feeling as if ear asleep ;
tickling and itching in ear ; pimples on septum of nose ; drawing from ear to teeth ; beside navel, throbbing ; dull stitches in chest.
Left : boring and sticking in temple ; pressing in side from lying ; side of head as if asleep ; throbbing in knee ; stitches in eye ; stitches in ear ; pimples on and behind ear ; drawing in molars ; stitches throughout flank as with
glass ; stinging and drawing in ureter ; stitches between nipple and axilla ; sticking near sternum ; throbbing in knee ; stitches in a corn on little toe.
Left to right : headache ; pressure in temples ; boring stitches in temples.
Above down : drawing in left molars.
Below up : heat ascends into head ; burning in abdomen to breast.
Behind forward : drawing from bladder to penis.


Sensations in left half of head and fingers as if asleep ; as of something before ear preventing hearing ; as if right ear asleep ; as of something dry lying in stomach ; as if spider-webs were sticking here and there ; as if a fly was crawling on
face ; as of a bird fluttering in stomach ; as if a long worm was writhing in region of transverse colon ; as of diarrhoea, in evening ; in palms like pins and needles.
Sensitiveness : of pimples behind ear ; of eyeballs ; of abdomen to touch and pressure ; of bladder to touch and pressure ; to pressure of epiglottis and adjacent parts.
Cutting : through epigastrium and left flank ; in umbilical region.
Stitches, like with needles, in various parts of body.
Stitching : in pit of stomach ; in skin of forepart of head ; in eyes ; in right eye ; in left eye ; in left ear ; in ear ; on cheek ; in splenic region ; knife-like, in rectum ; in urethra ; in penis ; in chest ;
between left nipple and axilla ; in back ; in sacrum when walking.
Sticking : in right temple and eye ; in left temple ; in chest near sternum ; left side ; in corn of left little toe ; in fresh wounds.
Stinging : in right temple and eye ; deep in hypogastrium ; in left ureter.
Boring : in forehead ; in left temple ; in teeth ; in anus and sacrum.
Gnawing : at orifice of stomach.
Digging : in anus and sacrum.
Burrowing : in abdomen ; dull, in penis ; in sacrum and anus.
Bursting : pain in forehead.
Twisting : pain in abdomen.
Drawing : in occiput ; in left molars ; from right ear to teeth ; from bladder towards penis ; in left ureter ; in arms ; in l. little finger.
Cramping : between shoulders and in brain, walking ; in soles.
Scratching : in throat.
Stretching : of whole body ; with the crawls.
Writhing : as of a long worm in colon.
Jerking : in splenic region.
Burning : in eyes ; on upper margin of ears ; in upper part of nose ; stitches, on cheek ; in mouth and fauces ; in throat ; in abdomen ; in stomach ; in hypogastrium ; in urethra ; an itching rash on forearm and chest ;
corroding, on toes ; of surface, in morning ; in fresh wounds.
Burnt : as if with kreosote, in mouth.
Biting : on cheek ; of prepuce, on urination.
Bruised : ribs and small of back, as if beaten ; in all joints, as if beaten.
Aching : of ear, during fever ; in teeth, morning and evening.
Soreness : of abdomen to touch ; of prepuce.
Pressure : in forehead, after smoking ; in left side, from lying ; stupefying, in right temple ; in eyes ; in abdomen ; in pit of stomach ; in splenic region ; on uterus.
Pain : headache in forehead and occiput ; headache as from a load ; pressing headache ; in pimples on right side of nasal septum ; headache from smoking ; at pit of stomach ; deep in abdomen ; in region of bladder during urination ; sore and
corrosive pain of prepuce after coition ; rheumatic, between shoulders ; backache ; in sacrum ; in shoulders ; between bones of forearm.
Discomfort : in evening, after pickled fish.
Largeness : of eyes ; of fingers ; of sexual organs.
Beating : in chest.
Fluttering : in stomach ; below cardiac region.
Throbbing : in left knee ; in right ear ; in pit of stomach ; to right of navel ; in chest ; below heart ; of body with internal heat.
Pulsating : in upper abdomen ; in epigastrium.
Tension : in temples.
Contraction : of larynx and trachea.
Twittering : in ears.
Dulness : in head.
Oppression : of chest.
Heaviness : in epigastrium ; in pit of stomach prevents cough ; in nervous system.
Fulness : in bladder ; in little finger.
Hollowness : in stomach ; in chest.
Faintness : in morning ; in morning during slumber ; after writing.
Weakness : in sacrum ; of knees when standing ; of limbs.
Heat : in head ; in face ; in feet.
Warmth : as of water around right ear ; in abdomen.
Coldness : from abdomen to feet.
Spasm : sensation like, between shoulders.
Numbness : in head ; in left thumb and little finger.
Formication : around right ear.
Itching : in right ear ; of fingers when lying ; eruption on scrotum ; of female genitals ; and burning eruption on inner forearm and chest.
Tickling : in right ear ; in throat causes cough.
Crawling : as of a fly over face, or spider-webs sticking here and there.
Cracking : below last ribs on straightening body ; in left knee when stepping.
Dryness : in pharynx ; of lips.
Loss of fluids.
Dryness : inflammation of mucous membranes.
Mucous membranes : dry ; dry feeling ; inflamed.
Soft part retracted.
Glands swollen.
Joints crack ; pain like dislocation.
Bruised feeling in joints.
Phthisis ; typhus ; prurigo.
Dropsical swellings.


Touch : pimples behind ear sensitive ; sensitiveness of eyeballs ; abdomen painful, especially near bladder ; must touch the part.
Pricking in palms, like from pins and needles, has to rub them hard, towards evening, lasting till sleep.
Pressure : boring and sticking in temple >; abdomen painful ; soreness near bladder.
Riding : discomfort in evening, after pickled fish.
Mosquito-bites burn, itch intensely.


Frequent attacks of violent and corrosive burning in small places of skin on cheek, nose, toes and other places, at night, obliging him to rub.
On skin, especially in face, frequent sensation, as if a fly was crawling there.
Stitching like needles.
Itching, evening, after going to bed ; has to scratch.
Violent corrosive itching, burning ; must touch parts, but cannot scratch there ; feeling as from splinters of glass ; no swelling, but much heat ; bright red spots on face, eyes, throat, arms ; > from cold water.
Fly-bites itch and burn severely.
Rash, with white vesicles, on wrist, forearm and elbow ; it itches from heat at night, burns internally after scratching.
Nettlerash on inner side of forearm, consisting of very red pimples, which itch and burn very much, after three to four days, when it disappears ; immediately great oppression of chest, so that he could scarcely get breath, as if mucus would suffocate him, without anxiety ;
especially after eating, and after midday nap.
White, suppurating pimples, with red areola, appear here and there on body, with an itching sensation, sore to touch.
Pimples : scalp ; ear ; nose ; mons veneris.
Painful pimples on septum of nose, right side.
A furuncle had formed on buttock, that pained him severely when sitting.


Lax phlegmatic temperament.
Girl, at. 4 ; irresistible itching on genitals. 6 drops of tincture in 3 ounces of water, every 3 hours.
Girl, at. 20 ; suddenly attacked with genital itching after 3 months. 8 drops of tincture in 6 ounces of water, every 3 hours a tablespoonful.
A widow, upward of 40, mother of a large family.
θ Typhus.


Family relations : Arum dracon., Arum mac., Arum triph.
Antidotes : Camphor. (?), Capsic. The juice of the sugar cane is said to be antidotal, and the negroes say the juice of the root will annul effects produced by the juice of the leaves. Ignat. relieved the stitches in pit of stomach, and the fever ; Carb. veg. removed the rash, Hyosc. lessened the night cough, Zingiber the asthma. Mercur. relieved the preputial symptoms.
Caladium antidotes : Mercur.
Compatible : Aconite Canthar., Pulsat., Sepia.
Incompatible : Arum triph., and doubtless the other Aracea.
After failure of Opium, Stramon., Bryon., Aconite, Natr. mur. and Ipec. in typhoid, Calad. cured completely.
Complementary : Nitr. ac.
Compare : the Aracea generally ; Acon., Bryon., Caustic., Carb. veg., Canthar., Capsic., Hyosc., Ignat., Lycop., Mercur., Nitr. ac., Nux vom., Phosphor., Pulsat., Sepia, Sulphur, Zingib.

C. Hering
Hering got the degree of M. D. from the University of Wuezburg with highest honours. The theme of his thesis was "De'Medicina Futura" (The medicine of future). Hering left Germany for West Indies and finally arrived at Philadelphia in Jan, 1833. He established a homeopathic school at Allentown, Pennsylvania, commonly known as "Allentown Academy". Soon he became very popular as a physician. He is known as the 'Father of Homeopathy' in America.