Note: Wherever it is found,
"<" denotes aggravation (worse by) and ">" denotes
amelioration (better by)
Marsh tea or Marsh Cistus.
of dried small twigs and leaves collected
after flowering begins.
-Tincture of whole fresh plant.
-Bad effects of colchicum
-Injuries from sharp pointed instruments
-Recent or chronic injuries.
From heat of bed
< On touch
< Warmth; of covers, stove, air
> HOLDING FEET IN ICE COLD WATER (Sec)
> Cold air
> From cold water
> Cold bathing
Angry, out of humour. Cross and surly.
2. Dissatisfied, hates his fellow beings, avoids their company.
and GOUTY DIATHESIS; constitution abused
by alcohol [Colch].
Gout, stones and nodosities in SMALL JOINTS LIKE wrist, fingers, ankles, toes etc.
-Adapted to people who are CHILLY and feel cold all the time. General lack of animal heat, yet heat of bed is intolerable.
-Cold to touch but not cold subjectively to patient. In spite of coldness of body, symptoms relieved by cold applications [Secale, reverse of Ars].
Sometimes only amelioration obtained by PUTTING FEET INTO ICE COLD WATER.
-PUNCTURED WOUNDS - from sharp pointed instruments as awls, rat bites, nails [Hyper], PARTICULARLY IF WOUNDED PARTS ARE COLD.
-If given immediately after punctured wounds, it PREVENTS TETANUS [Hypericum when tetanus develops].
-LONG REMAINING DISCOLORATION AFTER INJURY. Black and blue places, before green.
-Weakness, numbness and EMACIATION of affected parts [Graph, Plumb].
-Haemorrhagic tendency. Bright red, frothy blood. Haemorrhage into anterior chamber of eye after iridectomy.
-Rheumatism or gout begins in lower limbs and travels upwards [Arnica - descends, Cactus, Kalmia]. ASCENDING RHEUMATISM.
-TETANUS with twitching of muscles near the wound.
-Head-Mottled, puffy and bloated.
-Periorbital bruises (Symph, Arn).
-Eyes-BLOOD SHOT or bruised EYES.
-Ecchymosis of lids and conjunctiva from injury to eye.
-BLACK EYE- It is used to prevent or remove black and blue spots after blows or bruises.
-Face-RED PIMPLES OR TUBERCLES on forehead and cheeks, as in brandy drinkers, stinging when touched.
-Respiratory system-Cough, tormenting, then sobbing respiration
-C.V.S.-Rheumatic heart disease.
-Extremities-Swelling of feet upto knees, with unbearable pain when walking, as from a sprain or false step.
-Ball of great toe swollen.
-Painful heels as if bruised.
-Diagonal, cross wise joint affections. Left shoulder and right hip joint [Ant-t, Stram, Agar]
-Stiffness of all joints, can only move them after applying cold.
-Easy spraining of ankles [Carbo-an] with marked bruising and effusion.
-SOLES PAINFUL, can hardly step on them [Ant-c, Lyco, Sil].
-HAEMOPTYSIS ALTERNATING WITH RHEUMATISM.
-Skin-Intense itching of dorsae of feet, ankles at night < scratching and warmth of bed (Puls, Rhus-t).
-Puncture wounds with much suppuration.
-Ecchymosis and bruising (Arn, Bell-p, Sul-ac).
-Cellulitis with swelling and lymphangitis < heat > cold.
-Eczema, very inflammed skin >cold applications.
Affected parts cold to touch, yet >cold
2. Sometimes only relief is, by putting feet into ice cold water.
3. Rheumatism or gout begins in lower limbs and ascends.
4. Long remaining discolouration after injuries.
|NUCLEUS OF REMEDY
Rheumatic and gouty diathesis.
- Small joints.
- Ascending rheumatism.
- Punctured wounds.
- Black and blue parts.
- Coldness of wounded parts >ice cold applications.
cold to touch, yet averse to external warmth
>putting feet into ice cold water.
Bites, Bruises, Ecchymosis,
Elephantiasis, Epistaxis, Gout, Haemorrhage, Paronychia, Purpura,
Rheumatism, Sprains, Stings.
-Superior to Arnica and Rhus tox in sprained ankles - Dr. Benjamin Goldberg.
Guai, Hyper, Puls, Ruta.
-Remedies that precede well -Arnica [In bruises Ledum sometimes completes a case
Arnica began well but could not complete. It removes the ecchymosis and discolouration more rapidly].
-Remedies that follow well -Acon, Bell, Bry, Chel, Puls, Nux-v, Rhus-t, Sulph.
-Antidote by -Camph, Rhus-t.
-Antidote to -Apis, Chin effects of alcohol, whisky, insect poison.