Author: Jan Scholten
663.66.08 Rumex acetosa
Perpetual groaning. Moaned frequently.
Weather: hot; hot flushes.
Time: < 11 pm.
Desire: great thirst.
Aversion: food, appetite failed.
Fever: inflammations and heat of agues; scurvy; cancer.
Energy: weak, prostrated, unable to stand.
Nervous: paralysis; convulsions, limbs being thrown reciprocally backwards and forwards, head from side to side, hands alternately clenched and unclenched, arms elevated, reciprocally casting them forwards and backwards, doing the same with his legs, opening and closing his fists, alternately throwing his head from right to left, eyeballs were glassy, fixed and prominent; rattling, grinding of the teeth, without any foaming at the mouth, absolutely senseless.
Head: heavy, distress.
Eyes: sunken; swelling of lower eyelid; movements of the pupil impeded.
Face: collapsed look; epithelioma.
Mouth: tongue moist, furred in its middle, white, rather swollen, tip and edge red.
Throat: congested; elongated uvula; pain all down oesophagus < swallowing; oesophagitis.
Lungs: cough persistent, short, dry, unremitting, no expectoration.
Heart: pulse feeble, small and weak; small and frequent.
Stomach: vomiting, everything; copious, easily dissolving, raw, greenish-coloured mass; gastritis.
Abdomen: full; sore epigastrium; enteritis; violent abdominal pains, > firm pressure, > rolled, vociferated loudly, with a pallid and haggard countenance; worms; liver black jaundice.
Urinary: urine scanty, increased, phosphate, turbid, whey like, gravel, stone; ureters, kidney pains.
Female: leucorrhoea, copious, thick, whitish; constriction and expulsive efforts from top to bottom of the womb; < menopause.
Back: lumbar and sacral pains.
Skin: itch; eczema; ringworm, eczema, acne, boils.