Anacardium orientale from by Adolf zur Lippe

Anacardium orientale.

Mind and Disposition.

Want of moral feeling.

Contradiction between reason and will ; he feels as if he had two wills, one commanding him to do what the other tells him not to do.

Wickedness and cruelty.

Irresistible desire to curse and swear.

[5] Loss of memory.

Head.

Pressing pain in the temple, as from a nail ; worse after eating, in the cold air, and from exertions of the mind.

Congestion of blood to the head with pain in the cerebellum.

Stitches in the head.

Eyes.

Pressure in the eyes, as from a plug.

[10] Dimness of sight.

Contraction of the pupils.

Ears.

Pressing in the ears, as from a plug.

Itching in the ear.

Hardness of bearing.

Nose.

[15] Diminution of the sense of smell.

The sense of smell is too acute or illusory ; smell like pigeon-dung or burning tinder.

Fluent coryza.

Frequent sneezing, and frequent inclination to sneeze.

Face.

Paleness of the face, with sunken eyes, surrounded by blue ridges.

Mouth and Throat.

[20] Fetid odor from the mouth, without his perceiving it.

Heaviness and swelling of the tongue, which impedes speech.

White, rough tongue.

Taste lost.

Roughness and scraping in the throat.

Stomach.

[25] Weak digestion, with fulness and distention of the abdomen and hypochondriacal humor.

Great thirst, with arrest of breathing when drinking.

1. Morning, nausea. 2. Vomiting of the ingesta, when gives relief.

Pressure in the pit of the stomach, when awaking in the morning.

Abdomen.

Hardness of the abdomen.

[30] Pressure in the liver.

Pain, as if a blunt plug were pressed into the intestines.

Stool and Anus.

Ineffectual desire to go to stool.

The soft stool is passed with difficulty, on account of the inactivity of the bowels.

During stool he passes blood.

[35] Painful haemorrhoidal tumors at the anus.

Itching at the anus.

Moisture from the rectum.

Urinary Organs.

Frequent discharge of pale urine, in small quantities, with burning.

Sexual Organs.

Men. Involuntary erections during the day.

[40] Discharge of prostatic fluid during hard and soft stool, and micturition.

Women. Leucorrhoea, with itching and soreness.

Respiratory Organs.

Oppression of the chest, with internal heat and anxiety, driving him into the open air.

Pressure in the chest, (right side), as from a dull plug.

Rawness and scraping in the chest.

[45] Violent convulsive cough, (hooping-cough), caused by tickling in the pharynx ; worse at night, and after eating ; after the attacks, yawning and sleepiness.

Stitches in the region of the heart, extending to the small of the back.

Back.

Dull stitches in the left shoulder-blade.

Dull pressure in the shoulders, as from a weight.

Upper Extremities.

Sensation of weakness in the arms, with trembling.

[50] Trembling (of the right hand).

Lower Extremities.

Sensation of weakness in the knees, with trembling.

The legs feel stiff, as if bandaged, with painful restlessness in them.

Generalities.

Diminution of the senses, (smell, sight, hearing).

Trembling, debility, and paralytic weakness.

[55] Pain in different parts, as if a plug had entered.

Sensation, as of a hoop or band around the parts.

Cramp-like pains in the muscles.

Contraction of the joints.

Sleep.

Goes to sleep late.

[60] Sleep disturbed by dreams of fire and corpses.

Heavy sleep till 9 A.M.

Fever.

Pulse, accelerated, with beating in the veins.

Chilliness, especially in the open air, relieved in the sunshine.

Heat. External heat, with internal chill.

[65] Heat of the upper art of the body, with cold feet ; internal chilliness and hot breath.

Perspiration, in the evening, on the head, abdomen and back, even when sitting still.

Clammy perspiration in the palms of the hands, (especially the left).

Night-sweats on the abdomen and back.

Skin.

Burning, itching, worse from scratching.

[70] Voluptuous itching, extending farther by scratching.

Itching of the skin, worse from scratching.

Often suitable for eruptions caused by poisoning with rhus tox.

Conditions.

Liability to take cold, and sensitiveness to a draught of air.

Symptoms appearing periodically.

[75] Many symptoms appear after eating, while most of them disappear during dinner.

Aggravation. When lying on the side ; from rubbing, and from taking hold of any thing.

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