Sarracenia Fever Symptoms

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


Type: Quotidian, tertian.

Time: 5 p.m., afternoon and evening.

Chill: General chills between the shoulder – blades (Caps., Ledum, Bol., Eup-purp.). Horripilations between shoulder – blades in afternoon or evening. Coldness of extremities, as from deficient circulation. Chills, heat and sweat at 5-p.m., of a tertian or quotidian type. Chills, with cold perspiration and a desire to lie down after meals.

Heat: Beginning in the afternoon and lasting all night (Lycopodium, Pulsatilla, Rhus.). Fever, with heat and redness of the face, burning in the stomach, great prostration, delirium and loss of consciousness. Burning heat of the skin, with excoriation and fissures, as if it had been excessively stretched. Heat and continual burning in the legs, heat in the whole right lumbar region. General heat, with dryness of the skin, excessive thirst, and as if hot vapors rise up to the brain. Heat in the feet, as if he had been cut.

Sweat: Copious night – sweat. Great sweat on the limbs, especially in the evening and during rest.

Tongue: Coated brownish – white. Bad taste in the mouth, with loss of appetite.

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.