STRONTIUM CARBONICUM [Stront-c]
Post surgical weakness, collapse, coldness.
Chilly and worse from cold and cold, damp weather.
Sprained wrists or ankles, chronic tendency to such sprains.
COMMON NAME : Carbonate of Strontia.
A/F : -After operation -Chronic sprains -Sequelae of harmorrhages -Shock -Anger, vexation -Excitement -Emotional, mental symptom from
MODALITIES : < Aggravation > Amelioration < Change of weather > Heat 2 < Evening > Warmth < Lying with head low > Wrapping up 3 < Touch > After 3 a.m.
< Motion 2, walking 2 > Eating < Tension > From very bright light < Night > Immersing in hot water < Cold 2 < Undressing 2 < Exertion < Byrubbing < Stooping < From being quiet
MIND : -Anguish.
-Apprehension as from a bad conscience.
-Peevishness, with tendency to fly into a rage.
-Restlessness at night.
-Confusion of mind from spirituous liquors.
-Delusion that he is a criminal.
-Destructiveness, suddenly angry, beats anything that comes in his way.
-Discontented, displeased, dissatisfied.
-Shrieking shouting sleep during.
-Desire to be silent.
-Dreams of fire, frightful, pleasant, sad.
-Ailments from search.
-Anxiety and fear.
GUIDING INDICATIONS : -Chronic sequelae of haemorrhages after operation with much oozing of blood. Coldness and prostration from shock, after surgical operation, arterioscierosis.
-It is particularly suited to bone affections of scrofulous children, when associated with diarrhoea.
-Congestion, flushing of face. Violent pulsations of arteries. Congestion of heart, lung and head. Congestion > wrapping up.
-One side of the body generally affected, especially right side.
-Sensitiveness of cold > by warmth wrapping up.
-Pains-are so severe, makes patient faint, or sick all over -fleeting pains -burning, gnawing, neuralgic.
-Craving for bread and butter.
Aversion to meat.
-Violent thirst especially for beer.
-Walking aggravates all complaints, especially headache and dyspnoea.
-Head -Vertigo with headache and nausea.
-Headache with boring, pressive and tensive pains.
-Tension from vertex to upper jaw as if head were expanded from within -As if scalp were too tight.
-Headache slowly increasing and decreasing.
-Aches from nape of neck which spreads upwards.
< evening < when lying with head low < cold drafts > heat > wrapping head warmly.
-G.I.T.-Pressure in the stomach > eating < by walking.
-Diarrhoea and constipation.
-The stools of both are accompanied and followed by burning in the rectum.
-Stools are large and hard, expelled with great effort, so that she thought she would faint and followed by great pain in anus.
-Burning pain lasting a long time and compels patient to lie down.
-Anus violently contracted after stool.
-The diarrhoea is < at night and is very urgent can scarcely leave the vessel before having to returns > after 3 a.m.
-The stools are yellow, like sheep dung.
-Extremities-Affection of bone especially femur.
-Rheumatism with diarrhoea.
-Scratica with oedema of ankle.
-Sprains of ankle joint with oedema > immersing in hot water.
-Rheumatic pain in right shoulder.
-Gnawing as if in marrow of bones.
-Cramps in calves and soles.
-Chronic spasms particularly of ankle joint.
-Icy cold feet.
-In the arms there is venous tension. The veins of the arms and hands are injected and tense with great prostration, suggesting phlebitis and varicosis.
KEYNOTES : -Shock after surgical operation.
-Rheumatism, chronic with oedema of ankle.
-The diarrhoea is < at night and is very urgent and scarcely leaves the vessel before having to return > 3 after a.m.
-Pains are so severe, she thought she would faint.
NUCLEUS OF REMEDY : -For chronic sequalae of haemorrhage after operation with much oozing of blood, coldness and prostration.
-For shock after surgical operation.
-Congestive states especially of the head, heart.
-Rheumatic pains, chronic sprains with oedema of joint.
CONFIRMATORY SYMPTOMS : -Rheumatism with diarrhoea.
-Congestion > heater, wrapping up warmly.
-Sprains of ankle joint with oedema.
-The diarrhoea is at night, and is very urgent, and scarcely leaves the vessel before having to return > after 3 a.m.
-Walking aggravates all complaints.
CLINICAL : -Collapse, Hypertension, Nephritis, Prostration, Sprains, Varicosities.
-For the bad effects of harmorrhages during and after surgery [surgical shock].
-For "bad effects" x-rays, radium, nuclear exposure.
REMEDY RELATIONSHIPS : -Antidoted by-Camphor.
-Compare-Baryt-c-apopletic conditions chilliness.
-Silica-in headache > wrapping up warmth.
-Mag-m-in sheep dung stool.
-Arn, Rhus, Ruta-sprains -Staph-scrofulous bone affection.
-Stram, Calc, Bary-c-> by light.
-Ars, Carb-a, Lyc.
-Follows well by-Bell, Caust, Kali-c, Puls, Rhus-t, Sep, Sulph.