The scarlet pimpernel (poor man’s weather-glass) is a small weed belonging to the Primulaceae. A tincture is prepared from the fresh plant.
Trembling, like shivering, in evening; trembling of heart, evening in bed, before and during a dull pain in a hollow tooth, with trembling and shivering in whole body and anxiety in chest. Liveliness. Pleasure in everything. Inability to collect his thoughts during a sermon on account of joy, without thinking of anything in particular. Thinking about everything, and vigor of mind. Aching in sinciput after a draft of cold air. Spasmodic stitches in temples, extending to eyes, with pressure in middle of eyes. Twinges in r. ear.
Dry feeling and scraping in throat, in evening. Itching in rectum, with pressure in loins, as in haemorrhoidal troubles. Desire for stool. Burning pain on urinating, (<) morning, with agglutination of orifice, requiring violent pressure before urine passes, which it does in several streams; burning tensive pain, during the erection before coition, (>) coition. Tickling pricking, half painful, especially at orifice, inclining to coition. Desire for coition.
Sudden feeling internally in chest as if struck with a cushion full of pins. Anxiety in chest in evening. Tensive drawing from l. shoulder to nape, renewed on raising l. arm violently and extending it forcibly downward. Dull drawing pain in metacarpal bone of thumb, (<) r., sometimes like a tearing, returning at uncertain intervals. Cramp in ball of thumb on cutting with shears in evening, becoming a dull drawing, when it leaves this place it appears in l. thumb. Sleep bad, restless, falls asleep late, wakes early and has not slept enough in the morning. Heat rising to head, and sensation of sweat on forehead, then sticking in eyeballs and tickling prickling in urethra, which inclines to coition.