Bubbly, extroverted, out going, loves company. Open, trusting nature.
Sparkles with intelligence, creativity, enthusiasm.
Sympathetic, gullible, clairvoyant, precocious, fearful, sensitive.
Haemorrhagic tendency-of bright red, non coaguable blood. Epistaxis.
Left sidedness. Sensitive to odours.
Tremendous thirst for cold drinks.
A/F : -Anger, Fear, Grief, Worry, Mental exertion, Strong emotions.-Music -Strong odours, Flowers(fainting) -Gas -Thunderstorms, Lightning (blindness) -Sexual excess, Loss of fluids -Sprains, Lifting, Wounds -Exposure to drenching rains -Tobacco (amblyopia) -Washing clothes -Having a hair cut -Iodine -Chronic alcoholism.
MODALITIES : < Lying on left side 3, painful < Slight causes 3 > Eating 2 side, on back 3 < Emotions 3 > Sleep 2 < Talking < Touch > Cold food 2 < Odours < Light > Cold water 2 < COLD 3 open air < Warm food 3 > Washing face with cold < Putting hands 2 in water < Puberty water < Salt, spicy, warm food < Sexual excess 2 > Rubbing 2 < Weather 2, sudden change of 2 < Loss of fluids > Magnetism < Cold < Weather windy > Sitting < Thunderstorms < Lightning > Dark < Morning 2 < Evening 2 > Rest < Mental exertion 2 < Twilight > Lying on right side < Shaving < After drinking > After sleep < Fasting > After eating
MIND : -Open, bright excitable, suggestible, and anxious patients.
-Great loquacity and vehemence.
-Amativeness and shamelessness.
-Fear of -darkness -death -when alone -ghosts -thunderstorms -something bad will happen.
-Fearfulness, as if something were creeping out of every corner, as if something will happen.
-Oversensitive to external impressions.
-Quickly prostrated to external impressions.
-Indifferent to friends and surrounding, even to his own children, unwilling to talk, thinks slowly, moves sluggishly.
-Anguish and uneasiness especially when alone or in stormy weather.
-Sympathetic and wants sympathy.
-Craves company and touch, and rubbing, and help.
-Great lowness of spirits.
-Insanity with an exaggerated idea of ones own importance.
-Loss of memory.
-Brain feels tired.
-Melancholy, disinclined to work, study, converse.
-Weary of life.
-Timid and irresolute.
-Sheds tears, or with attacks of involuntary laughter.
-Weeps before menses.
-Destroys everything, spits at nurse, kisses those who come near her.
-Anxious, restlessness, patient cannot sit or stand still for a moment, especially in dark or twilight.
-Patients are inclined to stoop and suffer from nervous trembling.
-Any lively impression is followed by heat, as if immersed in hot water.
-Sexual thoughts intrude and crowd upon each other.
GUIDING INDICATIONS : -Inflammation and degeneration of the mucous membranes of stomach and bowels. Inflammation of the spinal cord and nerves, leading to paralysis.
Disorganization the blood, fatty degeneration of blood vessels and every tissue and organ of the body. Thus a picture of destructive metabolism.
-It is suited to those young people who, grow rapidly and are inclined to stoop.
-Tall, slender persons, narrow chested, with fine features and long fingers, of sanguine temperament. Nervous, weak, delicate persons who like to magnetized, weakened by loss of animal fluids.
-Haemorrhages-recurrent, vicarious, small wounds bleed much.
-blood streaked discharges.
-profuse, watery bright red blood, which is non congulable.
-Insidious onset, gradually increasing debility, ending in severe or rapid disease.
-Emptiness in chest, stomach, and all parts.
-Tightness in chest, cough etc.
-Burning-Burning anywhere and everywhere all over the body.
-Burning from the outer skin to the innermost surface of every tract of its parenchyma.
-Burning with or without rise of temperature, but with functional or organic charges.
-Burning in spots along the spine between scapulae, on palm, and hands, in chest, lungs etc.
-Feeling of intense heat running up the back.
-Weakness-Aversion to mental and physical exertion.
-Great weakness and prostration with nervous debility and trembling of whole body.
-Weakness and weariness from loss of vital fluids.
-Oversensitiveness to all external impression.
-Restlessness, constant fidgety feeling all over the body.
-Destruction of bones -caries and exostoses of spine -swelling and necrosis of lower jaw (left more affected than right) -caries of bones, spine, upper jaw.
-Hard swelling here and there.
-Pseudo-hypertrophy of muscles; of insane, internal throat, rectum.
-Spasms on the paralyzed side.
-Internal, itching, tickling, throbbings here and there.
-Healed wounds break out again and bleed.
-Recurrent effects-colds, croup etc.
-Human barometer, easily affected by change in atmospheric pressure, especially thunder storm.
-Head-Vertigo of aged, after rising, with faintness.
-Heat comes from spine.
-Dandruff falls out in clouds; hair falls out in bunches.
-Baldness of single spots.
-Brainfag with coldness of occiput.
-Chronic congestion of head.
-Eyes-Hollow, surrounded by blue rings.
-Lids puffy, swollen, oedematous.
-Green halo about the candle light.
-Letters appear red.
-Atrophy of optic nerve. Optic neuritis.
-Retina-detached, haemorrhage, inflammation.
-Nose-Epistaxis instead of menses.
-Chronic nasal catarrh with small haemorrhages; handkerchief is always bloody.
-Polypi, bleeding easily.
-Nervous motion of alae.
-G.I.T.-Longs for cold food and drink, juicy, refreshing things; ice cream >gastric pains.
-Thirst for very cold water.
-Stomach-throws up ingesta by the mouthfuls.
-Vomiting, water is thrown up as soon as it gets warm in the stomach.
-Post operative vomiting.
-Bad effects of eating too much salt.
-Craves Ice cream 3, salt 2, fish 2, cold milk 2, aerated drinks 2, cheese 2, chicken 2, cucumbers, spicy 2, chocolate, milk, rice, acid, alcoholic drinks (wine).
-Aversion to sweets, warm foods, meat, tea.
-Must eat often or feels faint.
-Weak empty - gone sensation in whole abdominal cavity.
-Very fetid stools and flatus. Long narrow hard like a dog, difficult to expel.
-Painless, copious, debilitating diarrhoea.
-Great weakness after stool.
-Respiratory system-Hoarseness < evening.
-Larynx very painful.
-Cannot talk on account of pain.
-Cough from tickling in throat < cold air, reading, laughing, talking, from going from warm room into cold air.
-Nervous cough in presence of strangers, strong odours etc.
-Burning pains, heat and oppression of chest.
-Tightness across chest, great weight on chest.
-Respiration quickened, oppressed.
-Much heat in chest.
-Pneumonia with oppression < lying on left side.
-Tubercular deposits begin in apex of lung unusually on left side.
-C.N.S.-Epilepsy with consciousness.
-Chorea of children who grow to fast.
-Female genitalia-Menses-prolonged or vicarious with epistaxis.
-During pregnancy, unable to drink water, sight of it causes vomiting, must close her eyes while bathing.
-Female breasts have erysipelatous appearance, red streaks, with thin ichorous discharge.
-Suppuration of mammae, burning, watery, offensive discharges.
-Drawing, forcing towards pelvis and rectum, as if menses would appear.
-Male genitalia-Irresistible desire; involuntary emissions with lascivious dreams.
-Extremities-Arms and hands become numb.
-Joints suddenly give way.
-Sometimes, sensation as if hot blood flowed into it.
-Heat between the shoulder blades, burning in spots along the spine.
-Sleep-Short naps and frequent waking.
-Short sleep ameliorates.
-Somnambulism, talking in sleep.
-Sleeps on right side, unable to sleep on left side.
-Skin-Perspiration has the odour of sulphur.
KEYNOTES : 1) Burning in spots, especially along the spine.
2) Empty, all gone sensation in chest, stomach etc.
3) Sensation as if anus remained wide open.
4) Vomiting, water is thrown out as soon as it gets warm in stomach.
5) Nausea from placing hands in warm water.
6) Nervous, desires to be magnetized.
NUCLEUS OF REMEDY : 1) For tall slender persons, with sanguine temperament.
2) Sensitive nature, quick perception.
3) Tubercular diathesis.
4) Anxious; universal restlessness.
5) < dark, < when left alone,< before a thunderstorm.
6) Haemorrhagic tendency where blood is bright red, profuse, non-coagulable.
7) Burning all over and in spots.
8) Empty all gone sensation.
9) Restlessness from nervous trembling.
CONFIRMATORY SYMPTOMS : 1) Burning all over and in spots.
2) Empty all gone sensation.
3) Haemorrhagic tendency. Profuse bright red, non-coagulable blood.
4) Restlessness. Weakness and prostration with nervous trembling.
5) Craves ice-cold drinks. Vomits out water as soon as it turns warm in the stomach.
CLINICAL : -Anxiety, Cirrhosis, Coagulopathy, Congestive cardiac failure, Connective tissue disease, Detached retina, Diabetes, Emphysema, Epistaxis, Fibrocystic breast disease, Gastritis, Hemophilia, Hepatitis, Hypertension, Ichthyosis, Influenza, Malignancy, Multiple sclerosis, Peptic ulcer, Pharyngitis, Phobic disorders, Pneumonia, Psoriasis, Purpura, Retinal haemorrhage, Schizophrenia, Scoliosis, Tinnitus, Tuberculosis, Uterine fibroids, Uterine prolapse, valvular heart disorders, Vertigo.
-Phos in high potency, a hour or two before operation prevents surgical shock, avoids peristaltic troubles after surgery - Dr. Roberts.
-Reduces apprehension before operation in children - Dr. Gibson.
-Excessive bleeding after dental extraction.
-Useful for clearing up vision after iridectomy - Dr. C.C.Boericke.
-Fear of injection - Dr. Foubister.
-One of the best antidote to Radium, X-ray of atomic radiation.
REMEDY RELATIONSHIPS : -Compare-Tub. (follows Phos well and complements its action).
-Amphisbaena, Arg-n, Ars, Bry, Calc, Caust, Chin, Coff, Con, Lyc, Med, Phos-hydrogenatus, Puls, Rhus-t, Sep, Sil, Sulph, Thuj, Thymol, Tub.
-Complementary-All-c, Ars, Kali-c, Lyc, Nux-v, Sang, Sep, Sil, Tub.
-Antidotes-Calc, Camph, Coff, Mez, Nux-v, Sep, Tereb.