Menses too early – Particulars

Examples of particular symptoms as given by the patients and converting them to the language of the repertory….

1. A bursting pain in front part of head

2. Redness of the nose

3. Discharge from nose bloody mucus

4. Nose is full of scabs

5. There are brown spots on the face

6. An unclean taste in mouth in morning

7. Intolerance of anything around her throat

8. Stomach gets sour

9. Has heart burn

10. Sensation of stone in stomach

11. Wind in stomach

12. Stool is party expelled and then recedes

13. Smarting pain in rectum

14. When not constipated stool is expelled like shot

15. When desire for micturition is felt it has to be satisfied immediately, or urine cannot be retained.

16. Colds of a croupy form

17. Hair turned gray

18. Sensation of weight on her chest

19. Seems as if would strangle when coughing

20. When hurt very excited and heart palpitates

21. Curvature of the spine

22. Spine externally sensitive to touch

23. Sudden desire for food which must be gratified

24. Palpitation caused by lying on left side

25. Upper part of spine is stiff

26. Rubbing ameliorates

27. Burning in back


1. Bursting pain in forehead

2. Redness of the nose bloody

3. Discharge from the nose

4. Nose scabs

5. Brown spots on the face

6. Bad taste in the mouth

7. Throat sensitive to slightest touch

8. Sour eructations

9. Heartburn

10. Sensation of stone in stomach

11. Flatulence in stomach

12. Stool slips back

13. Smarting pain in rectum

14. Stool shooting out

15. Must hasten to urinate or urine cannot be retained

16. Croupy

17. Hair becomes gray

18. Heaviness in chest

19. Choking when coughing

20. Emotional excitement and palpitation

21. Curvature of the spine

22. Back, pains, spine

23. Ravenous appetite

24. Palpitation when lying on left side

25. Stiffness in cervical region

26. Numbness ameliorated by rubbing

27. Heat up the back This was the case, and was one of years’ standing. Before “chasing it down” in the repertories I predicted that Phosphorus would be the remedy. It was worked out by another physician, and when she got through the Generals she came to me with a smile and showed the result : Natrum muriaticum, 44; Pulsatilla 39; Phosphorus 38; Nux vomica, 38; Calcarea ostrearum 38; Sulphur, 37; Lachesis, 32; Mercurius, 32.

“How about Phosphorus?” said she. I answered, work out the rest of it. The particulars stood : Phosphorus, 41; Nux vomica, 39; Sulphur, 37; Lachesis, 33; Pulsatilla, 31; Lycopodium, 27; Arsenicum, 27; Mercurius, 28; Calcarea, 25; Natrum muriaticum, 24.

Dr. E.B. Nash 1838- 1917, was considered one of our finest homeopaths and teachers. He was Prof. of Materia Medica at the N.Y. Homoeopathic Medical College and President of International Hahnemannian Assoc. His book Leaders in Homoeopathic Therapeutics is a classic. This article is from: :The Medical Advance - A monthly magazine of homoeopathic medicine - edited and published by H.C. Allen, M. D.