RHEUM. Rhabarbarum, Rhubarb. See Hahnemann’s “Mat. Medorrhinum” IV.
Arsenicum, Chamomilla, Coffea, Ipecac., Mercurius-sol., Pulsatilla
Camph., Chamomilla, Coffea
Heaviness in the whole body, as when one wakes from a deep sleep. Debility of the whole body. The whole body feels heavy, as if one had not slept enough.
Drowsiness. Snoring inspirations during sleep. The child is pale; she grumbles in her sleep. Vivid, sad, and anxious dreams. Delirious evening sleep. After sleeping: he feels a heaviness in his whole body. Pressure in the pit of the stomach.
Alternation of chilliness and heat. Hot and restless. Cool sweat in the face, especially around the mouth and nose.
Taciturn and indolent. Moaning, anxious. Anguish, as if threatened with death.
Delirium. Gloominess of the head, with bloated eyes. Vertigo.
Dull, tight, dizzy sort of headache, extending over the whole brain. Stupefying headache. Heaviness in the head, with an oppressive heat ascending to the head. Sensation of heaviness the head and intermittent lacerating. Pulsative, crampy headache. Beating headache. Hammering sensation in the head.
The eyes feel weak; they become when looking at a thing for a long time; with a pressure in the eyes as if weary. Lachrymation in the open air. Beating pain the eyes. Drawing in the eye-lids.
NOSE AND EARS.
Roaring in the ear. Snapping as of electric sparks and clucking in the ear and in the muscles of the side of the neck. Drawing, a sort of stupefying pain along the root of the nose.
FACE, JAWS AND TEETH.
Tension in the skin of the face. Convulsive twitching of the facial muscles. Itching rash on the forehead and arms.
APPETITE AND GASTRIC SYMPTOMS.
Sour taste in the mouth. Want of appetite. Hunger, but no appetite. Urging to stool after a meal. Nausea in the region of the stomach. Feeling as if one would vomit. Qualmishness. Nausea, colic. Sensation of nausea in the abdomen.
THROAT, MOUTH, STOMACH, AND ABDOMEN.
Astringent sensation in the pharynx. Repletion in the stomach as if he had eaten too much. Contractive sensation in the stomach, accompanied with nausea. Distention of the abdomen. Colic before and during stool, abating after stool. Dull, strangulating cutting across the abdomen. Pressing in the umbilical region, as if the intestines would be pressed out. Cutting in the umbilical region. Colic, bloatedness of the abdomen. Violent cutting in the region of the lumbar vertebrae.
Ineffectual urging to stool, with pinching in the abdomen, and inaction of the rectum. Tenesmus. Stool, first loose, then hard; preceded and accompanied by violent cutting. Diarrhoeic stools, consisting of faeces and mucus. Discharges of grayish mucus by the rectum. Diarrhoea of lying in females. Frequent diarrhoea, with vomiting and great debility. Papescent, sour-smelling stool. Frequent urging to stool, which results in a loose, Papescent, fetid evacuation, with colic and tenesmus. Increased urging to stool when moving about. A sort of tenesmus of the rectum.
URINE AND GENITAL ORGANS.
Weakness of the bladder. Pressure on the bladder. Burning in the kidneys and bladder. Burning in the kidneys and bladder. Red- yellow urine, as in jaundice and acute fevers. Burning urine. Yellow, bitter milk in nursing females. Diarrhoea of infants. Difficult dentition.
Dull, quick stitches under the last rib, during an expiration and inspiration. Single stitches in the chest. Oppression of the chest. Compression of the chest. Dyspnoea.
BACK, ARMS, AND LEGS.
Stiffness of the small of the back and hips. Lacerating in the upper arms and the finger-joints. Lacerating in the fore-arms. Distended veins of the hands. Lancinating pain in the thumb. Weariness of the thighs, as after an excessive effort. Tensive aching pain in the bend of the knee, extending down to the heel. Stiffness of the knee, which is painful during motion.