Author: Jan Scholten
632.11.20 Arum italicum
Source: Paul Pitet.
Restlessness, nervousness; uneasiness.
Dullness, sluggishness, difficulty of thinking and comprehending; intellectual incapacity; prostration of mind; mental exhaustion, brain-fatigue, brain fag.
Drowsiness every morning, oppressive, unconquerable sleepiness.
Sensation: burning, prickling, as if hundreds of needles.
Weather: < damp weather.
Sweat: copious, < night, chest, smelling of ivy.
Time: 7 pm; 9 pm; < 3 am.
Food: < wine, brandy, coffee.
General: unconquerable drowsiness in morning.
Fever: passing chills in daytime, at the slightest draught of air.
Head: headache, pressing, persistent, dull, brain, occipital, < damp, stormy weather, < intellectual effort; violent, permanent, contusive pain in the anterior lobes of the brain.
Nose: irritation; polyps.
Throat: constant hawking up of thick, tenacious, grey or brown mucus, blood-streaked.
Throat: larynx hoarse, < evening, accompanied by tickling in the larynx and cough, especially after sleeping.
Lungs: dry cough.
Heart: accelerated pulse, < eczema.
Chest: dull, contusing pains, left chest, front, below the clavicle, behind below the spine of the scapula and near its inner border; burning heat behind the sternum and anterior portion of the chest.
Stomach: colic, < eating.
Abdomen: colic, violent attacks, contracting, twisting, < wine, brandy, coffee, > stool, umbilical region with diarrhoea, + bladder pressure, + urging to urinate; sensitive, constant heat in the abdomen; acute enterocolitis.
Rectum: smarting and tearing pains, < stool; diarrhoea, < food; stool liquid, very soft, scanty, yellowish or dark, frothy mucus, + flatus.
Back: dull pains behind the left scapula.
Limbs: fingers red, as if burnt, itching miliary vesicles, < pressure.
Skin: prickling, formication as from hundreds of needles, tips of fingers, < bathing, < night, < in bed, later desquamation; miliary vesicles.