The symptoms are grouped under two heads: Generals, Particulars

The symptoms are grouped under two heads Generals and Particulars. Here are some examples of converting the language of patient to the language of the repertory….

Symptoms as given by the patient

1. Worse from physical exertion

2. Tendency to take cold

3. Efforts to think made the mind seem blank

4. Easily hurt by what people say or do

5. Mind dwells on breaking up of home

6. Which is a lasting grief

7. She could not think or remember well

8. Attacks of low spirits lasting days

9. Has lost all ambition

10. Would hardly speak, even when addressed

11. Fear of death if left alone

12. Trembling when tired or excited

13. Felt as if going insane

14. Worse after eating sweets

15. Always weak since scarlet fever

16. Felt very tired

17. Nervous prostration

18. Lying down relieves

19. Feels tired and bad in the morning

20. Great menstrual difficulty

21. Menses profuse

22. Menses long lasting

23. Menses too early

Generals Same as found in the repertories

1. Aggravation by physical exertion

2. Tendency to take cold

3. Aggravation by mental exertion

4. Sensitive

5. Dwells on past disagreeable events

6. Ailments from grief

7. Weakness of memory

8. Sadness and mental depression

9. Loss of ambition

10. Aversion to talking

11. Fear of solitude

12. Trembling externally

13. Fear of insanity

14. Aggravated by sweets

15. After scarlet fever

16. Weariness

17. Nervous weakness

18. Amel. by lying down

19. Agg. in the morning

20. Painful menstruation

21. Menses profuse

22. Menses protracted

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.