STANNUM


STANNUM symptoms from Manual of the Homeopathic Practice by Charles Julius Hempel. What are the uses of the homeopathy remedy STANNUM…


INTRODUCTION

STANN. Tin. See Hahnemann’s “Mat. Medorrhinum Pur.,” V.

COMPARE WITH.

Am-carb. and mur., Arg-met. and nitr., Calc-c., Cann., Caust, China, Dulcamara, Ferrum, Ignatia, Pulsatilla, Seneg., Silicea, Zincum met.

ANTIDOTE.

Pulsatilla

GENERAL SYMPTOMS.

Stitching pinching, alternately, in various parts of the body. Heaviness in all the limbs, languid feeling in the chest, and more or less violent fits of anxiety. Bruised pain in the limbs, and especially above the small of the back. Extreme relaxation of body and mind. Loss of strength, as if his lower limbs had been crushed. Excessive heaviness. Great weariness, with constant inclination to sit. Trembling and unsteady in the whole body and limbs. Faint and drowsy. Exhausted from talking. Sweats easily when walking during the languor. Nervousness. Intolerable uneasiness in the whole body. Hysteric spasms. Eclampsia of children during dentition. Epilepsy, with clenching of thumbs, pale face, loss of consciousness. Emaciation. Consumption.

CHARACTERISTIC PECULIARITIES.

Many pains, especially the drawing pains with pressure, commence lightly, increase gradually and to a very high degree, and decrease again as slowly. The symptoms seem to disappear when walking, they return immediately when at rest; the lassitude is greatest when walking.

SKIN.

Itching burning pricking over the whole body. Itching eruption over the whole body.

SLEEP.

Stretching of the arms and legs. A good deal of yawning when walking in the open air. Drowsiness. Uneasiness in the whole body. Anxious dreams. Confused, vivid dreams. Drowsy and dizzy in the morning.

FEVER.

Shuddering. Slight feeling of coldness and moderate shuddering, with goose-flesh on the arms and continued chattering of the teeth. Chilliness over the whole body. Chilliness over the back, in the evening, or only about the head, with thirst. Quickly- passing chilliness along the back. Great heat in the head, with hot forehead, sometimes with redness of the face, accompanied with a general, but slight heat of the whole body. Violent heat over the whole body, especially the chest and back. Burning heat in the limbs and particularly on the hands. Profuse sweat, for two nights, exhausting. Hectic fever. Worm fever. Pulse quick and small.

MORAL SYMPTOMS.

Sad, hypochondriac mood. Indescribable anguish and melancholy. Want of disposition to talk. Discouragement. Restlessness. Dullness of mind, paleness and dimness of sight. Dissatisfaction. Ill-humor.

SENSORIUM.

Dizziness of the whole head. Dullness of the head, as if catarrh would set in, with sneezing. Heaviness and dullness of the head, worse in the evening. Stupefying vertigo.

HEAD.

Headache, almost every morning, with want of appetite, nausea, and ill-humor. Pressure in the forehead, temple, and vertex, diminishing by external pressure. Pressure in the forehead. Stupefying aching pain in the brain over the eye-brows. Dizzy pressure through the whole head. Pain, the whole day, as if the temples would be crushed. Pain as if the forehead would be crushed. Boring in the occipital bones, with intensely painful heaviness Drawing through the forehead and vertex, with a sensation of pressure. Pressure with lacerating in the forehead. Pulsative stitching in the temple, with heat in the head, chilliness in the body, with slumber and loss of sense. Beating pain in the temples. Painful sensation, when shaking the head, as if the brain were loose. Humming in the head. Sense as of faintness in the head, and sleepiness. Pain, a from subcutaneous ulceration, in the outer parts of the head.

EYES.

Pressure in the eyes. Sudden, intensely painful, dull shocks on the outer side of the upper border of the orbit. Burning in the eyes. Nightly agglutination of the eye-lids, and weakness of the eyes in the daytime. Contraction of the eye-lids, with redness of the whites, and burning sensation. Jerking in the eyes. Faint, dim, sunken eyes.

EARS.

Dragging pain in the outer ear. Pressure in the outer part of the mastoid process. Boring pain in the right ear, with cold feet. Sensation in the ear as if blood were rushing through it.

NOSE.

Violent bleeding of the nose. Left nostril is closed, swollen, red, painful to the touch.

FACE.

Face pale and sunken, also with sunken eyes. Flushes of heat in the face. Stupefying pain in the face, especially in the forehead. Contractive pain in the bones of the face and teeth of the right side. Burning-itching stinging in the malar bones. Pain and swelling of the upper jaw. Itching pimples in the face.

JAWS AND TEETH.

Charles Julius Hempel
Charles Julius Hempel (5 September 1811 Solingen, Prussia - 25 September 1879 Grand Rapids, Michigan) was a German-born translator and homeopathic physician who worked in the United States. While attending medical lectures at the University of New York, where he graduated in 1845, he became associated with several eminent homeopathic practitioners, and soon after his graduation he began to translate some of the more important works relating to homeopathy. He was appointed professor of materia medica and therapeutics in the Hahnemann Medical College of Philadelphia in 1857.