STAPH. Delphinium Staphisagria, L. See Hahnemann’s ” Materia Medica Pura,” Vol.IV.
Ambr., Arnica, Conium, Ignatia, Lycopodium, Mercurius, Nux-v., Phosph-ac., Phosph., Pulsatilla, Ruta, Thuja, Veratrum
Camph. It is used as an antidote against Mercurius and Thuja
Scorbutic affections. Scrofulous and rickety affections. Arthritic nodosities of joints. Chronic mercurial ailments. Ailments from chagrin, with indignation, also from care and grief. Hysteric and hypochondriac ailments. Onanism. Hemiplegia, after chagrin. Drawing lacerating pain here and there in the muscles of the whole body, when sitting. Pain in the joints when moving. Paralytic drawing in different parts of the body, especially the joints. All his limbs ache. Pain in all the bones. The whole body feels painful, as if bruised, with feeling of lassitude, worse during motion. Debilitated all over, especially in the joints, when walking.
Itching, sharp stitches in different parts of the body. Prickings, resembling flea-bites, in the lower limbs. Stinging burning here and there in the skin. Chronic rash, or with nocturnal convulsions. Itch-like eruptions. Herpetic eruptions. Dry crusty herpes. Cut wounds. Frequent boils. Mercurial ulcers. Carious and scorbutic ulcers. Indurated glandular swellings. Affection of bones. Swelling. Inflammations. Caries.
Violent yawning. Great drowsiness. Wakefulness early in the morning, followed by drowsiness and a chilly shuddering over the back. Tossing about during sleep. Vivid, disagreeable dreams. Restless dreams. Amorous dreams and emissions of semen.
Coldness in the evening. Shuddering the whole night, without thirst and without subsequent heat. Internal shuddering, with violent thirst. Shuddering, with drowsiness and dryness of the mouth. Chill, shaking the whole body, with warm forehead, hot cheeks, and cold hands, without subsequent heat and thirst. Evening-fever, consisting of the cold stage merely. Tertian, with scorbutic symptoms. Inability to sweat, even when taking the most violent exercise, with pale face and headache. Cold sweat on the forehead, hands and feet. Profuse night-sweat. Putrid-smelling night-sweats.
Sadness, with ill-humor. Great desire to weep. Great indifference. Indifference, with phlegmatic mood and mental relaxation. Great anxiety, with fearfulness. Ill-humor. Great sensitiveness. Quarrelsome.
Dullness of the mind. Vanishing of the idea. Great weakness of memory. Dullness of the head, alternating with great clearness. Constant dullness of the head, with oppression of the mind. Vertigo, only in the room, as if stupefied. Vertigo on stooping and turning the head rapidly.
Heaviness of the head. Alternation of stupefying and boring headache. Lacerating in the outer parts of the head and in the teeth. Itching of the hairy scalp. Itching crusty eruption of the hairy scalp. Itching pimples in the nape of the neck. Pain in the vertex, a sort of contraction and compression from all sides. Oppressive, stupefying headache. Pain in the head when stooping. Headache, as if the brain were compressed. Hard pressure in the head, in the region of the temporal bone, and of the vertex. Aching pain in the left temple. Drawing pressure in the forehead. Dull, painful sometimes sticking pressure from within outward. Sharp pressure on the top of the head Lacerating in the forehead. Sticking headache, the whole day. Dull pinching headache in the forehead, with stitches in the region of the temples. Pulsative. Headache during motion. Drawing-cutting lacerating in the side of the forehead. Corrosive itching of the whole of the occiput. Itching gnawing of the hairy scalp. Fine burning pricking of the scalp. Rheumatic drawing, with pressure. Painful drawing in several outer parts of the head, more violent when touched. A number of itching scabs on the hairy scalp. Scabs on the hairy scalp, itching violent. Humid scabs, also with bad smell.
Pressure in the eye. Contractive sensation in the upper eye-lid. Aching pain in the upper part of the eye-ball. Dim-sightedness, as if the eyes were full of water, with itching and stinging in the inner canthus. Smarting pain in the inner canthi. Dry gum in the inner canthus, constantly. Sensation in the eyes as if sleepy. Itching of the eye-lids. Inflammation of the white of the eye, with pain. Pimples around the inflamed eye. Inflammation of the lids. Spasmodic closing of the lids. Contraction of the pupils. Dilatation of the pupils. Dull stitches in the eyes, when exerting them. Sticking shocks in the eye-ball, as if it would burst deep, hollow eyes, with blue elevated margins Illusion of sight.