ELAPS CORALLINUS [Elaps]
Suspicious, intense, haughty.
Fear of rain.
Desires sweetened buttermilk, ice, oranges, salads.
Coldness in chest or stomach.
COMMON NAME : Coral Snake
FAMILY : Elapidae.
A/F : -Anticipation, fore boding, presentiment.
MODALITIES : < Approach of storms 2 < Night > Rest < Cold; drinks food air < In room > Walking < Dampness < Touch < Warmth of bed < Fruits
MIND : -Desire for company, as if something horrible might happen.
-Dreads to left alone, chattering of teeth and trembling.
-Shuddering from least contradiction and pricking.
-Absorbed, buried in thoughts in daytime, DAYDREAMING.
-Aversion to company, avoids sight of people, wants to get into country, away from people.
-Playful, desire to play in grass.
-Desire to travel.
-Desire to strike.
-Feels she must shriek.
-Can speak, but cannot understand speech.
-Angry about oneself, doesnt wish to be spoken to.
-HYSTERIA BEFORE MENSES.
-Taciturn during menses.
-Sadness in wet weather.
-Depressed, imagines she hears someone talking.
-Delusion is-being beaten -falling forward -being injured.
-Suspicious, intense, haughty.
GUIDING INDCATIONS: -BLACK DISCHARGES, especially blood.
-RIGHT SIDED PARALYSIS, Right side feels weak, insensible or paralyzed.
-Sensation of a heavy load or weight on the affected part.
-Ears-Cerumen BLACK, hard.
-Serous, GREENISH DISCHARGE, offensive, buzzing and illusion of hearing.
-Nose-CHRONIC NASAL CATARRH OF FOETID ODOR and GREENISH CRUSTS.
-Nostrils stopped up.
-G.I.T.-Spasmodic contradiction of oesophagus. Food and liquids are suddenly arrested and then fall heavily into the stomach.
-Desire for sweetened buttermilk, ICE, MILK, SWEETS, WHIPPED CREAM, salads, oranges, yoghurt.
-Aversion to MEAT, bananas.
-COLD FEELING IN STOMACH, fruits and ice water lie very cold.
-Pain in abdomen > lying on abdomen < sitting > while walking.
-Sensation as if food turned like a corkscrew on swallowing, or as if the intestines were twisted by a cord and string together in a knot.
-Hematemesis of black blood.
-Respiratory system-Cough and terrible pain through lung (right lung) with expectoration of black blood. Haemoptysis.
-Haemorrhage from lungs as black as ink, and watery stitches in apex of right lung.
-COLDNESS IN CHEST AFTER DRINKING.
-Sensation in chest and at sternum as if the pleurae were pulled off and the lungs violently drawn apart [Clarke].
-Female genitalia-Sensation as if something burst in the womb, then continuous stream of dark coloured blood > when urinating.
-Extremities-Peeling of skin of palms and finger-tips.
-Icy cold feet.
-Skin-Cold perspiration all over the body.
KEYNOTES : -Fear of rain.
-Hysteria before menses.
-Coldness in chest after drinking.
CONFIRMATORY SYMPTOMS : -Fear of rain.
-Black discharges, especially blood.
-Right sided paralysis, right side feels weak, insensible or paralyzed.
-Sensation of internal coldness in chest, stomach < after cold drinks.
-Cold things disagree.
-Craving for sweetened butter milk.
NUCLEUS OF REMEDY : -Disorganization of blood with black haemorrhagic discharge.
-Spasmodic states - sudden constriction of oesophagus and stomach, followed by paresis.
CLINICAL : -Angina, Dysmenorrhoea, Oesophageal spasm, Haemorrhage, Peptic ulcer, Sinusitis.
REMEDY RELATIONSHIPS : -Compare-Lach.
-Antidoted by-Ars, Cedron, alcohol, radiated heat.