Through the pneumo-gastric nerve it depresses the respiration and circulation (A.).
Diseases originating from exposure in damp basements or cellars (Aranea, Arsenicum, Dulcamara, Nat-S., Terebintha) (A.).
GREAT DEBILITY AND WEAKNESS (Apis., Arsenicum, Bism., China, Digitalis, Ferrum, Gelsemium, Kali-P., Lachesis, Mosch., Natrum carbonicum, Opium, Acid phosphoricum., Selenium, Sepia, Sulphur, Veratrum).
Attacks of fainting and syncope (Arsenicum, Camph., Kali-P., Nux vomica, Phosphorus, Veratrum).
Internal trembling (Calcarea, Graphites, Iodium, Rhus toxicodendron, Stann., Staphysagria Sulph-Ac.).
FAN-LIKE MOTION OF THE ALAE NASI (Amm-C., Bromium, Chelidonium, Iodium, Kreosotum, Lycopodium, Phosphorus, Sulphur).
Is indicated in affection of old people, and particularly in orthopnoea, or threatening paralysis of the lungs in the aged. You hear loud rattling in the chest, and yet the patient cannot get up the phlegm (F.).
THE CHILD WANTS TO BE CARRIED (Arsenicum, Bromium, Carbo vegetabilis, Chamomilla, Cina., Ignatia, Kali- C., Lycopodium, Pulsatilla, Rhus toxicodendron, Sanicula, Staphysagria, Sulphur, Veratrum). AND DOES NOT WISH TO BE TOUCHED (Aconite, Ant-C., Arsenicum, Belladonna, Chamomilla, Cina.).
Great despondency (Arsenicum, Aurum, Calcarea, Coffea, Helleborus, Ignatia, Psorinum) (Br.).
Fear of being alone (Argentum nitricum, Arsenicum, Crot-C., Hyoscyamus, Kali carb., Lycopodium, Phosphorus). (Br.).
THE CHILD CLINGS TO THOSE AROUND; CRIES AND WHINES IF ANY ONE TOUCHES IT; WILL NOT LET YOU FEEL THE PULSE (Ant-C., Chamomilla, Cina., Natrum muriaticum).
GREAT SLEEPINESS OR IRRESISTIBLE INCLINATION TO SLEEP, WITH NEARLY ALL COMPLAINTS (AEth., Apis., Gelsemium, Nux-M., Opium, ) (A.).
It produces pustules very nearly identical with those of small pox; hence, it may be a very useful remedy in that disease (F.).
CONVULSIONS WHEN SMALL-POX FAILS TO BREAK OUT (K.).
Muttering delirium and stupor (Arnica, Hyoscyamus, Rhus toxicodendron). (Br.).
One sided complaints (rheumatic pains in the left chest, pulsation in one side of the forehead and one sided headache.).
Soreness all over the chest (Arnica, Belladonna, Bryonia, Eup-P., Nat-S., Nux vomica, Phosphorus, Ran-B., Rhus_T.).
CONSTANT AND DISTRESSING COUGH, DISPOSED TO BE LOOSE WITH MUCH EXPECTORATION (Lycopodium, Nat-S., Pulsatilla, Silicea).
Excessive vomiting in intermittent (K.).
Diarrhoea in eruptive disease (Pulsatilla,) (Br.).
Appetite variable: sometimes great for apples, with thirst for cool water; again lost, with no thirst; anxious nausea after eating; vomiting difficult, with trembling of hands, frequent stools and weakness (R.).
Croup, with whistling and rattling, extending into trachea (d.).
A remedy of great utility in cases of pneumonia
When of service, there is rattling of mucus in the chest, catarrhal ophthalmia, and married gastro-enteric disturbance.
Face cold, blue, pale covered with acid cold sweat (Camph. Tabacum, Veratrum) (A.).
WHEN THE PATIENT COUGHS, THERE APPEARS TO BE A LARGE COLLECTION OF MUCUS IN THE BRONCHI: IT SEEMS AS IF MUCH WOULD BE EXPECTORATED, BUT NOTHING COMES UP (A.).
Icterus, with pneumonia (Chelidonium, Digitalis, Iodium, Mercurius, Nat-S.). especially of the right lung (A.).
It may be used in the pneumonia of drunkards (F.).
Antim Tart. produces a perfect picture of pleuro-pneumonia (Bryonia, Kali carb., Phosphorus, Sulphur).
Certain portions of the lungs are paralyzed. Fine rales are heard, even over the hepatized portions. There is great oppression of breathing, particularly towards morning. The patient must sit up, in order to breathe. The pit of the stomach is very sensitive to touch or pressure. There are meteorism, nausea and vomiting (F.).
In LYCOPODIUM there is greater and more distressing dyspnoea, many mucous rales present, stitching and stabbing pleuritic pain and a tendency to abdominal distension.).
Coughs and yawns alternately. Thick expectoration. Capillary bronchitis.
COUGH, WORSE WHEN THE CHILD IS ANGRY, OR WHEN EATING; IT CULMINATES IN VOMITING OF MUCUS AND FOOD (D.).
Pleuro-pneumonia. Paralytic depression of heart and lungs (Bar-C.). (B.).
FORCIBLE VOMITING, THEN EXHAUSTION AND SLEEP (AEth.). VIOLENT RETCHING, SINKING AT STOMACH (B.).
(In Lycopodium there is present marked weakness, but there is great struggling on the part of the patient to get his breath, with a flaying of the alae nasi.
Asphyxia neonatorum (F.).
Child at birth pale, breathless, gasping, Relieves the death-rattle (Laur.). (A.).
Torpid, cool sweaty skin. Delayed or receding, blue or pustular eruptions (Cuprum, Hyoscyamus, Lachesis, Zincum met.). (B.).
Tongue coated, pasty, thick, white, with reddened papillae and red edges; red in streaks; very red, dry in the middle (A.).
Long lasting dyspeptic symptoms, with loss of appetite (Bryonia, China, Hepar, Kali- C., LYc., Pulsatilla, Sepia).
Extraordinary craving for apples (Aloe, Guai., Sulphur, Tell., for acids and pickles-Ant-C., Hepar, Lachesis, Sulphur, Sulph-I., Veratrum). (A.).
NAUSEA, WITH FREQUENT VOMITING OF BITTER, SOUR SUBSTANCES- A MARKED CHARACTERISTIC.
Vomiting; in any position except lying on the right side; until he faints; followed by drowsiness and prostration (A.).
Painful urging to urinate; scanty discharge, dark red, or the least bloody, with stitches in the bladder, and burning in the urethra (Bt.).
Cannot keep her eyes open; irresistible drowsiness, and deep, stupefied sleep; when awake, hopelessness and despair, or chill and fever, or vomiting of food (N.).
Cold clammy sweat over the whole body (Arsenicum, Camph., Carbo vegetabilis, Secale, Veratrum). (C.).
Palpitation of the heart (Aconite, Arsenicum, Cact., Calcarea, Digitalis, Kali-P., Spigelia) (C.).
Pulse: rapid, weak, trembling; full and slow; or contracted and hardly perceptible (C.).
Colic, as if the bowels would be cut to pieces; labour like tearing from above downward, with rumbling and looseness (N.).
Leucorrhoea of watery blood, liable to occur in paroxysms, worse while sitting (N.).
Violent pains in sacro-lumbar region (AEsc., Kali carb., Rhus toxicodendron).; the slightest effort to move causes retching and cold sweat (N.).
Eyes are sunken, surrounded by dark circles (Cina, Staphysagria). (G.).
Rheumatic ophthalmia (Calcarea, Hepar, Kali bichromicum, Rhus toxicodendron, Sepia, Sulphur). (G.).
Inflamed lids, with catarrhal conjunctivitis (All-C., Euphr., Rhus toxicodendron),
In damp, cold weather; lying down at night; warmth of room; change of weather; and in spring.
In cold open air; sitting upright; expectorating; and lying on the right side.
Similar to Lycopodium; but spasmodic motion of alae is replaced by dilated nostrils; to Veratrum; both have diarrhoea, colic, vomiting, coldness and craving for acids; to Ipecac, but more drowsiness from defective respiration; nausea, but better after vomiting.
When lungs seem to fail, patient becomes sleepy, cough declines or ceases, it supplants Ipecac.
For bad effects of vaccination, when Thuja fails and Silicea is not indicated.
Children not easily impressed, when Antim Tart. seems indicated in coughs, require Hepar.
ANTIDOTES: Puls and Sepia