(See also Abscess.).
This remedy does its best work in localized pyaemia, traumatic gangrene, and carbuncles. The indications are blue skin, sensitive parts, great prostration and scanty discharges. It has the prostration of **Arsenicum but lacks its restlessness.
Rhus toxicodendron. [Rhus-t]
Produces a perfect picture of septicaemia, with redness and soreness at the point of infection. Chilliness, dry tongue, diarrhoea, restlessness.
Pyaemia, dull aching in head and extremities. Infections spreading from uterus, tympanitis, sensitive abdomen, foul discharges. It seems to overcome to toxaemia of absorption.
Carbolic acid. [Carb-ac]
This, internally, is a neglected remedy in septicaemia. Prostration, exhaustion to the point of collapse are indications. The patient falls asleep from weariness and wakens unrefreshed.
Anaemia and pyaemia, sore bruised sensations, loose stools, foul odors.
**Baptisia offensive exudates, is antistreptococcic, **Arnica, quiet, mental restlessness.
**Arsenicum. A frequently indicated remedy in septic conditions. Restlessness, anguish, local and general burning, vomiting and prostration.
**Pyrogen has a good clinical record. We cannot give its special indications, it is evidently a “mixed vaccine.”Boericke speaks well of both Streptococcin and Staphylococcin as to be compared with this remedy.