Author: William Boericke
Best adapted to young weakly persons, anaemic and chlorotic, with pseudo-plethora, who flush easily; cold extremities; oversensitiveness; worse after any active effort. Weakness from mere speaking or walking though looking strong. Pallor of skin, mucous membranes, face, alternating with flushes. Orgasms of blood to face, chest, head, lungs, etc. Irregular distribution of blood. Pseudo-plethora. Muscles flabby and relaxed.
Mind: Irritability. Slight noises unbearable. Excited from slightest opposition. Sanguine temperament.
Head: Vertigo on seeing flowing water. Stinging headache. Ringing in ears before menses. Hammering, pulsating, congestive headache; pain extends to teeth, with cold extremities. Pain in back of head, with roaring in neck. Scalp painful. Must take down the hair.
Eyes: Watery, dull red; photophobia; letters run together.
Face: Fiery-red and flushed from least pain, emotion, or exertion. Red parts become white, bloodless and puffy.
Nose: Mucous membrane relaxed, boggy, anaemic, pale.
Mouth: Pain in teeth; relieved by icy-cold water. Earthy, pasty taste, like rotten eggs.
Stomach: Voracious appetite, or absolute loss of appetite. Loathing of sour things. Attempts to eat bring on diarrhoea. Spits up food by the mouthful (Phos). Eructations of food after eating, without nausea. Nausea and vomiting after eating. Vomiting immediately after eating. Vomiting after midnight. Intolerance of eggs. Distention and pressure in the stomach after eating. Heat and burning in stomach. Soreness of abdominal walls. Flatulent dyspepsia.
Stool: Undigested, at night, while eating or drinking, painless. Ineffectual urging; stool hard, followed by backache or cramping pain in rectum; prolapsus recti; itching of anus, especially young children.
Urine: Involuntary; worse daytime. Tickling in urethra extending to bladder.
Female: Menses remit a day or two, and then return. Discharge of long pieces from uterus. Women who are weak, delicate, chlorotic, yet have a fiery-red face. Menses too early, too profuse, last too long; pale, watery. Sensitive vagina. Tendency to abortion. Prolapse of vagina.
Respiratory: Chest oppressed; breathing difficult. Surging of blood to chest. Hoarseness. Cough dry, spasmodic. Haemoptysis (Millefol). With the cough pain in occiput.
Heart: Palpitation; worse, movement. Sense of oppression. Anaemic murmur. Pulse full, but soft and yielding; also, small and weak. Heart suddenly bleeds into the blood vessels, and as suddenly draws a reflux, leaving pallor of surface.
Extremities: Rheumatism of the shoulder. Dropsy after loss of vital fluids. Lumbago; better, slow walking. Pain in hip-joint, tibia, soles, and heel.
Skin: Pale; flushes readily; pits on pressure.
Fever: General coldness of extremities; head and face hot. Chill at 4 am. Heat in palms and soles. Profuse, debilitating sweat.
Modalities: Better, walking slowly about. Better after rising. Worse, while sweating; while sitting still. After cold washing and overheating. Midnight aggravation.