Acute Dysentery

Are you suffering from Acute Dysentery? Dr. Tyler tells us the BEST homeopathic medicines for the treatment of Acute Dysentery….

Mercurius cor [Merc-c]

      Persistent straining before, during, and after stool (rev. of Nux).

Scanty stools of bloody or shreddy slime.

Stools excoriate, burn. Burning in rectum.

“Never-get done” sensation.

Straining to pass hot urine, drop by drop.

Mercurius cor. Is Almost A Specific For Dysentery.

Tongue large, flabby, tooth-notched.

Mouth foul. Salivation.

Mercurius [Merc]

      Bloody, slimy stools with much straining: never- get-done feeling ( Mercurius cor.); but Mercurius cor. has a more violent attack.

Stools followed by chilliness.

Rarely indicated where there is no slime.

Rarely indicated where the tongue is dry.

“Your first prescription should cure in epidemic dysentery, and if you work cautiously you will cure every case.”– Kent.

Aloe [Aloe]

      “Violent tenesmus, heat in rectum, prostration to fainting and profuse clammy sweats.”

Bloody mucus passes after urging and straining. Rumbling, gurgling, sudden urge to stool.

Urine and faeces pass at the same time: cannot pass one without the other ( Mur. a.).

Curious symptom. Stools, even solid, pass unnoticed. Sense of insecurity at anus.

Another curious verified symptom. On laying head on pillow, as if a fine globe broke at base of brain, fragments could be heard tinkling as they fell.

Nux vomica [Nux-v]

      Stools of slimy mucus and blood, but small and unsatisfactory: with relief, pro tem., after every stool (rev. of Mercurius and Mercurius cor.).

Irregular peristalsis.

Griping pains, now here, now there, in abdomen. Colic.

Nux is irritable, hypersensitive, offended.

Is chilly, with great aversion to uncovering.

Colocynth [Coloc]

      With much colic, only relieved by bending double, and pressing hard into abdomen.

Sulphur [Sulph]

      Stools bloody with constant straining: with the Mercurius “never- get-done” sensation.

Dysenteric stools, esp. at night, with colic and violent tenesmus.

“Follows Nux vomica, esp. when worse at night: discharge of blood, slime, pus, with fever.”

Pain so violent as to cause nausea and drenching perspiration.

Stools acrid: excoriate. Characteristic symptom, redness about anus.

Phosphorus [Phos]

      Dysenteric stools oozing from an open anus.

Patient craves Cold Drinks and food; ices.

Apis [Apis]

      Stools with every motion of body as if anus constantly open (Phosphorus); oozes blood.

“Tomato-sauce” stools–blood, mucus, food.

Thirstless: can’t bear heat–warm room.

Ipecacuanha [Ip]

      Dysentery with constant nausea.

Sits almost constantly on stool and passes a little slime, or a little bright-red blood.

Tenesmus awful: pain so great that nausea comes on and he vomits bile.

Tongue clean with nausea.

Colchicum [Colch]

      Dysentery in the fall of the year, when days are autumnale warm and nights cold ( Dulcamara).

Stools: shreddy and bloody like scrapings: thin, watery, but they cool to form a jelly.

Great meteoric distension ( Carbo veg.).

Bloody discharges from bowels with deathly nausea.

The smell of food causes nausea to faintness.

Gelsemium [Gels]

      Epidemic dysentery, malarial or catarrhal.

Acute catarrhal enteritis, mucous diarrhoea.

Discharges almost involuntary: intense spasmodic colic and tenesmus.

Fright, emotion, anticipation will produce diarrhoea ( Argentum nit.).

Gelsemium has chills up and down back: trembling; and heaviness of limbs and eyelids.

Arsenicum [Ars]

      Restlessness, Anguish, Fearful Anxiety.

Worse after midnight.

Burning thirst for sips of cold water.

Internal, violent burning pain, with cold extremities. Better heat, hot drinks. (Rev. of Phosphorus)

Great collapse and prostration.

Tongue dry, to brown, or black.

Putrid stools: involuntary: with prostration: blood and straining.

The Great Remedy In Ptomaine Poisoning.

(N.B.–“Don’t give Arsenicum in dysentery unless there is the Arsenicum restlessness, anxiety, and thirst for frequent small drinks.”).

Rhus tox [Rhus-t]

      Cases with extreme restlessness ( Arsenicum).

Worse damp weather: damp cold weather.

Dry, dark-coated tongue: or triangular red tip.

Herpetic eruptions about mouth.

Copious, watery, bloody stools; drive him out of bed ( Sulph.) as early as 4 a.m.

“Diarrhoea with tearing pains running down back of leg with every stool. Painful tenesmus with every stool.

Aconite [Acon]

      Stools of pure blood, with a little slime.

With anguish, cramp, terrible urging.

Or black, very fetid stools.

Sensation, warm fluid escaping from anus.

Cuprum [Cupr]

      Frightful colic; (>) pressure.

Spouting stool of bloody, greenish water.

Cramps–abdomen, calves, soles, fingers, toes.

Strong metallic taste.

Podophyllum [Podo]

Margaret Lucy Tyler
Margaret Lucy Tyler, 1875 – 1943, was an English homeopath who was a student of James Tyler Kent. She qualified in medicine in 1903 at the age of 44 and served on the staff of the London Homeopathic Hospital until her death forty years later. Margaret Tyler became one of the most influential homeopaths of all time. Margaret Tyler wrote - How Not to Practice Homeopathy, Homeopathic Drug Pictures, Repertorising with Sir John Weir, Pointers to some Hayfever remedies, Pointers to Common Remedies.

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