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


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


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




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.


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.


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


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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


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.


Painful swelling of the submaxillary glands. The teeth feel elongated. Jerking pain in all the teeth. Looseness of the teeth.


Yellowish mucus on the tongue. Foetid odor from the mouth and throat. Red tongue.


Sore throat, as if swollen, with feeling of dryness and a drawing tensive pain. Cutting in the pharynx, as with knives, when swallowing. Feeling of dryness and stinging in the throat. Scraping below the pit of the throat, internally. Scraping in the throat.


Bitter-sour taste. Sweetish rising in the throat. Great appetite

and hunger. Increased thirst.


Great weakness of digestion. Frequent hiccough. Frequent empty eructations. Sour eructations, with subsequent roughness of the throat. Nausea and bitterness in the mouth. Nausea after a meal. Retching in the evening, followed by sour and afterwards bitter taste in the mouth. Retching, with sensation as of deranged stomach. Bitter bilious vomiting after eating soup. Sour vomiting. Vomiting of undigested food, after violent retching. Haematemesis.


Pressure and crowded sensation in the pit of the stomach. Tensive pressure in the pit. Dull hard pressure under the last cartilages of the ribs. Cutting around the stomach. Spasmodic griping in the stomach and around the umbilicus, with constant nausea, and with anxious rising to the pit of the stomach. Chronic cardialgia, with bitter eructations, feeling of hunger, and diarrhoea. Cardialgia, with nausea and sickly complexion.


Quickly-passing burning below the diaphragm. Hysteric and hypochondriac spasms in the region of the diaphragm and abdomen. Stinging in the region of the spleen. Simple pain in the hypochondria, followed by dull shocks. Sudden painful jerking in both sides below the true ribs. Stinging in the region of the liver. Pressure in the region of the liver. Pain in the abdomen, extending into the stomach and in both sides below the ribs. Drawing pressure in various parts of the abdomen. Tensive pain in the abdomen, towards the small of the back, most violent when stooping. Painful distention of the abdomen, with painful sensitiveness of the abdominal integuments to the touch. Bloatedness of the abdomen. Pinching cutting in the umbilical region, almost the whole day. Pinching in the umbilical region, as from a cold. Painful digging-up in the umbilical region. Sore feeling in the whole abdomen, worse when touched. Smarting pain in the abdomen. Pain of the abdomen, when touched, as from subcutaneous ulceration, with arrest of breathing. Dull stitches in the region of the kidneys, from without inward. Stinging pain in the hypogastrium. Burning pain in the abdomen. Feeling of emptiness in the abdomen, without hunger. Pressure in the inguinal glands, with swelling in that region.


Retention of stool. Frequent desire for stool. Unsuccessful desire for stool. Dry stool, in lumps. Dry stool, of large size, with violent cutting pains. Frequent and continuous desire, as if diarrhoea would set in. Greenish, scanty stool. Burning pain in the region of the liver after stool. Dull pressure in the rectum after stool. Discharge of mucus after stool. Aching pain in the rectum. Soreness and smarting at the anus, with fine stinging.


Retention of urine. Frequent desire to urinate, with copious emission. After micturition, intensely-painful pressure in the neck of the bladder and along the urethra. Burning in the fore part of the urethra, especially when urinating.


Burning in the interior of the genital organs. Burning pain in the glans, and shortly after desire to urinate. Pricking sensation in the glans.


Prolapsus-vaginae. The menses are more profuse than usual. Pain in the region of the malar bone previous to the menses, when touching it. Discharge of transparent mucus from the vagina. Cessation of the leucorrhoeal discharge. Yellowish leucorrhoea. Leucorrhoea with great loss of strength.


Rough throat. Hoarseness; weakness and emptiness in the chest. Chronic catarrh, with roughness, weakness of the chest, dyspnoea, and cough, with expectoration. Mucus in the trachea, in the forenoon. Accumulation of mucus in the chest, with rattling breathing. Titillating creeping in the throat. Irritation in the trachea, during an inspiration. Short cough from time to time, a if from weakness of the chest, with hoarse, weak sound. Exhausting fits of cough, which occasioned a bruised sort of pain in the pit of the stomach. Dry concussing cough. Cough excited by reading, talking, or singing. Cough from lying on the right side. Cough from titillation in the chest. Oppression of the chest when coughing. Scraping in the throat, with greenish expectoration of a disagreeable sweetish taste, hoarse speech; after every cough, sore feeling in the chest and trachea. Violent cough, with expectoration and spitting of blood. Yellow expectoration from the trachea having a putrid taste. Expectoration having a putrid taste. Mucous phthisis. Consumptive cough.

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.