Muriatic acid Fever Symptoms

Allen gives the therapeutic indications of the remedy Muriatic Acid in different kinds of fevers like: Continued, Bilious, Intermittent, Malarial, Remittent, Pernicious, Typhoid, Typhus, Septic fever, etc…


Characteristic – Adapted to persons with black hair, dark eyes, dark complexion.

Irritable, peevish, disposed to anger and chagrin (Nux), restlessness and vertigo.

Diseases of an asthenic type, with moaning, unconsciousness, fretfulness.

Ulceration with fungus – like, growths and pseudo – like membranous deposits of intestinal tract.

Great debility: as soon as he sits down his eyes close, lower jaw hangs down, slides down in bed.

Mouth and anus are chiefly affected, the tongue and sphincter ani are paralyzed.

Malignant affections of mouth: studded with ulcers, deep, perforating, having a black or dark base, offensive, foul breath, intense prostration, diphtheria, scarlatina, cancer.

Cannot bear the though or sight of meat (nitricum acidum).

If the anus be very sensitive either with or without hemorrhoids, anus sore during menses.

Hemorrhoids: swollen, blue, sensitive and painful to touch, appear suddenly in children, too sore to bear least touch, even the sheet is uncomfortable. Prolapse while urinating (Barytac.).

Diarrhea: stool involuntary while urinating, on passing wind (Aloe), cannot urinate without having the bowels move at the same time (Alumina).

Urine passes slowly, bladder weak, must wait a long time, has to press so that anus protrudes.

Cannot bear least touch, not even of sheet on genitals (Mur., Platina).

Palpitation of heart is felt in the face.

Freckles, eczema solaris.

Relations – Follows well: after, Bryonia, Mercurius, Rhus.

Cures the muscular weakness following excessive use of opium and tobacco.

Type: Continued, typhoid, typhus, yellow, depraved, scorbutic, hemorrhagic, low forms of intermittent and malarial fevers.

Chill: Awakens in the morning, coldness in back in evening, general shivering with hot cheeks and cold hands, burning face. Extremities cold, cold sweat on feet, periosteal pains. Heat: Without thirst, at night with palpitation, internal, wants to uncover. Burning of palms and soles.

Sweat: During first sleep, until 12 p.m., aggravated on head and back, night and morning, aggravated when sweating, taciturn, wants to uncover. Great prostration.

Tongue: Heavy, hinders talking, lame, sore, bluish, deep ulcers with black bases, almost whole mouth covered with a grayish white fur, blisters and vesicles with burning pain. Red, shining, as if glazed. Foul breath.

Pulse: Slow, weak, intermitting, slow during day, rapid at night, intermits every third beat, small, frequent, feeble.

Analysis – Typhoid or typhus, deep stupid sleep, unconscious while awake, loud moaning or muttering, tongue coated at edges, shrunken, dry, leather – like, paralyzed, involuntary fetid stools while passing urine, sliding down in bed, pulse intermits every third beat, hemorrhage of dark liquid blood, mouth full of bluish ulcers, great prostration.

H. C. Allen
Dr. Henry C. Allen, M. D. - Born in Middlesex county, Ont., Oct. 2, 1836. He was Professor of Materia Medica and the Institutes of Medicine and Dean of the faculty of Hahnemann Medical College. He served as editor and publisher of the Medical Advance. He also authored Keynotes of Leading Remedies, Materia Medica of the Nosodes, Therapeutics of Fevers and Therapeutics of Intermittent Fever.