Arsenicum Alb Cured Cases

Clinical cases which were cured by the homeopathic medicine Arsenicum Alb in Constantine Hering’s practice. Published in the book Model Cures….

9. Anxiety, burning in stomach and contraction in abdomen; fear drives out of bed; walks about moaning; anxiousness in evening twilight, with palpitation and heat; dullness in head; puffed face, red and flushed; pulse 80 and rather weak; gnawing in the epigastrium, with water brash; urging to urinate, scanty urine: Arsen. -NEUMANN

10. During the latter portion of pregnancy, face pale, earthy, distorted, anxious; voice weak; burning, pinching, contracting pain in stomach and both sides or abdomen, with dyspnoea; drawing under the umbilicus; in attacks every half hour. Vomiting of mucus and bile with violent retching, burning in throat and oesophagus life fire, thirst without desire to drink. After the attack empty eructations, reaching, dyspnoea, great restlessness and sensitiveness of the abdomen, lively motion of the child: Arsen – SCHELLING.

11. Fears he will be impelled to destroy his life, with asthma, midnight till morning, has to leave the bed. Eight successive nights; Arsen 2mm. one dose cured. – L. WHITING 12. A young man has cramp-like pain in the chest; comes in stormy, cloudy weather, when walking fast, from warm, tight clothing, change of temperature, and violent laughing; has to stand still when walking against the wind. Oppression on the chest, anxiety, alternately cold and hot, raises white slimy mucus, which relieves; going into a warm room makes worse: Arsen.- W. GROSS.

13. Painter, aet. 43. Great anxiety of conscience; any crime he reads of, he imagines to have committed once himself; worse at night, with palpitation of the heart; has to be kept by force in the room; great fear to be left alone; despairs of ever getting well; loss of appetite; whitish-coated tongue: flatulency; constipation: Arsen.3, every evening one dose, or ten days. Much better. Eight more doses. Entirely well since one year-STENS, JR.

14. Periodic melancholy with a woman, aet.65. The attacks come only at dusk, before the lamps are lighted and in the night; Arsen-HAYNEL

15. Malarial fevers, with vomiting of mucus and bile, watery discharges, burning sensation in stomach, great anxiety, fainting spells, marked prostration, great restlessness and much thirst, particularly during the day; burning heat; Arsen.- JOSEPH BAERTL.

C. Hering
Hering got the degree of M. D. from the University of Wuezburg with highest honours. The theme of his thesis was "De'Medicina Futura" (The medicine of future). Hering left Germany for West Indies and finally arrived at Philadelphia in Jan, 1833. He established a homeopathic school at Allentown, Pennsylvania, commonly known as "Allentown Academy". Soon he became very popular as a physician. He is known as the 'Father of Homeopathy' in America.