Dread of the future: prattles of his business.
In delirium, thinks he is away from home (Opium) and wants to go home (Eup. pur.).
Irritable: wants to be left alone.
“Do not cross a Bryonia patient: it makes him worse”. (see p. 40.).
Kali carb. [Kali-c]
Cannot bear to be touched (Antim tart., Ant., crud.): starts when touched ever so slightly, especially on the feet.
Great aversion to being alone. (See. p. 44.).
Antimonium crud. [Ant-c]
Serious minded. No desire to live.
Over-excitable; intense; hysterical ecstasy.
“Sentimental mood in the moonlight.”
Desire to talk in rhymes or repeat verses.
Fretful: peevish: child cannot bear to be touched (Kali carb.) or looked at (Antim tart.).
Is angry at every little attention.
An intensely white tongue, no mere coating, is a curious characteristic of Antim crud.
Kali phos. [Kali-p]
Weariness of life, and dread of death.
Melancholy. Says she is eternally and irretrievably damned (Medorrhinum, Lilium tigr., Veratrum, etc.). Weeps: wrings hands.
Shyness: excessive blushing.
Morbid activity of memory: haunted by visions of the past: longing after them.
Delirium tremens. Fear of drunkards.
Hastiness. Hurried, restless, anxious, impulsive.
Mind won’t work on cold, cloudy, damp days: it is slow and sluggish and he is forgetful.
Impulses he tries to control-in a “Mercurius patient.”
Sudden anger with impulse to do violence (Nux vomica, Hepar).
Impulse to kill or to commit suicide.
Some evil impending, worse at night, with sweat.
But all with the Mercurius trembling, weakness, sweat, foetor: the aggravation at night and from beat and cold. (See p. 38.).
Nux vomica [Nux-v]
Frightfully over-sensitive: (Hepar) to noise, light, touch, smells, draughts: to contradiction.
Lack of balance. Uncontrollably irritable.
Violent temper: cannot be contradicted or opposed. Jerk about: tears things.
Takes everything amiss: breaks into abuse. Scolds. (Veratrum Comp. Kali iod.)
Anxious, zealous, fiery temperament: or malicious, wicked, irascible disposition.
Feels everything too strongly.
Driven by impulses to commit acts that verge on insanity: the destruction of others (Hepar).
Suicidal, but lacks courage (China, Rhus).
Desire, or sudden impulse to kill (Hepar, Aloe).
Persons addicted to wine, coffee, live sedentary lives with much mental exertion. (See p. 42.).
The slightest thing puts him into a violent passion: could have murdered anyone without hesitation. Very cross: trifles annoy.
Frightful anxiety (evening). Thought he has ruined: so sad he could have killed himself.
Over-sensitive to impressions: to surroundings: to pain (Nux vomica, Aconite, Chamomilla).
What would be to a normal person an ache, or a disagreeable sensation, is with Hepar intense suffering (Chamomilla).
Extremely irritable: anything that disturbs makes him wild and abusive and impulsive.
Impulse, sudden (Tarent.), to kill his best friend: to stab: to throw child into fire (Nux), or set herself on fire; to do violent things and to destroy (Aloe). Mania to set fire to things.
Hyperaesthesia: mental; physical (Nux). (See p. 42:).
Mental chorea. Nervous excitement.
Restlessness; cannot keep quiet in any position: worse waking (rev. of Rhus.)
Very sensitive to music (Nux): better from.
Lacks control. Sudden violent actions.
Sudden violent impulse to do harm (Hepar).
Sudden sly destructive tendency. Changed to someone terribly self-centred and selfish.
Feigns sick, to have people around.