Author: Henry Allen
Suited to women, inclined to obesity, who suffer from habitual constipation; with a history of delayed menstruation. "What Pulsatilla is at puberty, Graphites is at the climacteric.". Excessive cautiousness; timid; hesitates; unable to decide about anything (Puls.). Fidgety while sitting at work (Zinc.). Sad, despondent; music makes her weep; thinks of nothing but death (music is intolerable, Nat. c., Sab.). Eczema of lids; eruption moist and fissured; lids red and margins covered with scales or crusts. Sexual debility from sexual abuse. Menses: too scanty, pale, late with violent colic; irregular; delayed from getting feet wet (Puls.). Morning sickness during menstruation; very weak and prostrated (Alum., Carbo an., Coc.). Leucorrhoea: acrid, excoriating; occurs in gushes day and night; before and after menses (before Sep., after, Kreos.). Hard cicatrices remaining after mammary abscess, retarding the flow of milk; cancer of breast, from old scars and repeated abscesses. Unhealthy skin; every injury suppurates (Hep.); old cicatrices break open again; eruptions upon the ears, between fingers and toes and on various parts of body, from which oozes a watery, transparent sticky fluid. The nails brittle, crumbling, deformed (Ant. c.); painful, sore, as if ulcerated; thick and crippled. Cracks or fissures in ends of fingers, nipples, labial comminssures; of anus; between the toes. Burning round spot on vertex (Cal., Sulph. - cold spot, Sep., Ver.). Cataleptic condition; conscious, but without power to move or speak. Takes cold easily, sensitive to draught of air (Bor., Cal., Hep., Nux). Suffering parts emaciate. Hears better when in a noise; when riding in a carriage or car, when there is a rumbling sound (Nit. ac.). Diarrhoea: stools brown, fluid, mixed with undigested substances, and of an intolerable odor; often caused by suppressed eruptions (Psor.). Chronic constipation; stool difficult, large, hard, knotty, with lumps united by mucous threads; too large (Sulph.); smarting sore pain in anus after stool. Children: impudent, teasing, laugh at reprimands. Sensation of cobwebs on forehead, tries hard to brush it off (Bar., Bor., Brom., Ran. s.). Phlegmonus erysipelas: of face, with burning, stinging pain; commencing on right side, going to left; after application of iodine. Decided aversion to coition (both sexes).
Worse: At night, during and after menstruation.