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Contains tyramine, dopamine. For neuralgia, anxiety, feeling of pain so bad you will die, angina, paresthesia of the left arm like you're having an MI. One check red. Person is strong and vigorous. Non-strep sore throat, laryngitis, OM Heat stroke with dry skin

Aconite

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Onion. For nasal and eye d/c that runs LIKE A FAUCET (like your eyes water when you cut an onion!) D/c burns your upper lip. Hoarse cough, want to hold your throat with your hands. Colicky pain with garlic-smelling gas. Neuralgia with shooting pain. Tx for: rhinitis, laryngitis, flatulence, neuralgia

Allium cepa

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For PUD that's better with eating, memory loss, low self-esteem, anger and violence. Idea of "angel on one shoulder, devil on the other." Violent pruritus, sense of constriction (like an ANACONDA). Tx for: PUD, tiredness from exams, bulimia in obese people. *Main remedy for poison ivy that is very itchy.*

Anacardium orientale

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For pustular lesions topically, peevish kids who don't want to be touched or looked at. Rattling cough with mucus, can't breathe due to thick mucus, white tongue, blue lips Causes NV, chronic lung stuff when used too much (pneumoconiosis, bronchitis). Tx for: COPD, asthma, pustular acne

Antimonium tartaricum

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Stinging pains, burns, swollen eyes, urticaria that burns. Active, healthy people with inflamed membranes (pleural, pericardial, synovial, meningeal). Ovarian cysts, GN, UTI. High fever but not thirsty. *ALL FEVER*. Non-strep pharyngitis with uvula swollen. Shingles.

Apis

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Person feels well, but restless and don't want to be touched. Bed feels hard. 

 

Blunt trauma, concussions, epistaxis, sprains, myalgias. 

Arnica

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Person has a burning fever, burning eczema, burning neuralgia. Symptoms and mood alternates daily, worse at midnight- wakes up and has panic attacks at midnight (was there arsenic in my rice?). 

Calls doctor a lot, anxious.  

Tx for PUD, gastritis, burning eczema

Arsenicum album

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Person has HTN and is an alcoholic, emotionally labile. They have violent palpitations worse at NIGHT, think their heart actually stopped beating. Angry, especially about finances. Obsessive about suicide. 

 

Think wall street banker who wants to kill themselves after the stock market crashes. 

Aurum 

9

Delayed mental development or senile elderly person. Afraid of people and school, being laughed at, bites their nails, needs reassurance. 

LAD and swollen tonsils. 

**TOXIC in high dilutions

Baryta carbonicum

 

10

Sudden fever with red face but dry mucus membranes. Hot flashes. Delirium, afraid of dogs, hallucinating (actual herb is poisonous). Hypertension that causes a headache and photophobia. 

Belladonna

11

Person has RA, headaches, fever, vertigo or appendicitis. Worse with motion. Dry mucus membranes and VERY THIRSTY. 

Bryonia 

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Workaholic, burned out, afraid they will go insane. Sweaty and out of shape, obese. Cold hands. 

Cal Carb

14

Burning urination with sexual mania, burning ulcers in the mouth, burning diarrhea. Burning pain like from herpes.  

Very thirsy but afraid of water. 

Cantharis

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Overeats a lot and is bloating, then is gassy, burpy, irritable and apathetic towards their family. Has COPD and had some great illness from which they "never recovered."

Carbo veg

16

Political activist, care about the suffering of other people; has warts on their fingers; paralysis (face, vocal cords, flexor muscles); arthritis worse with cold but wants cold drinks; contractures. 

Everything is tight or paralyzed.

Causticum

17

Irritable baby that is teething; cranky adult with hyperalgesia, tingling or numbness; pain seems out of proportion to the condition. Poop smells like rotten eggs. Hot and kicks covers off at night. 

Chammomile

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Kid has pinworms and an itchy rectum, yells when picked up but then calms down. Has crampy gastroenteritis. Pale with blue around the eyes. 

Cina

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Walter Mitty; lies awake in bed and has fantasies about heroic deeds. Bloated stomach but doesn't feel better with passing gas. Food all tastes bitter. Afraid of all animals. 

Tx for all hemorrhages, colic that doesn't improve with farting, diarrhea, fevers, insomnia (when having fantasies) and tinnitus

Cinchona

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CRAMPS that feel like an iron clamp. Worse after anger or confrontation. Cramps are so bad, averse to all food. Cramps in the uterus, GI, kidneys (better bending over***), face, back, etc. Sweat smells like urine. 

Colocynthis

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Patient with BRCA or fibrocyctic breasts (if female) or impotence (if male). Vertigo worse with movements of the head or eyes. 

Conium

22

Spasmodic cough, pt holds chest, coughs so hard they vomit and turn blue in the face and their nose starts running

Drosera

23

UTIs, gets up at night to pee or wets the bed

Equisetum

24

Influenza with tenderness of the eyeballs and bones hurt

Eupatorium

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Conjunctivitis, nasal discharge which is NOT irritating; allergies, URIs

Euphrasia

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Fever, anemia, bright red blood, pneumonia with hemoptysis

Ferum

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Nervous, fragile patient with stage fright that makes them feel they will pee and poop their pants. So nervous they have insomnia, tremble, they get double vision and their eyes get droopy, they loose their voice. They have occipital HAs. 

Gelsemium

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Patient with HTN who gets sudden onset HAs, tachycardia, palpitations, and hot flashes. Worse with the sun, alcohol, and motion. 

Glonoinum

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Dull, slow person with a bad memory. Everything is cracked- anal fissures, cracked skin behind the ears, OM, eczema, psoriasis, scales, tinea, etc. Eruptions have a honey crust- like impetigo. 

Hearing loss and "cobweb sensation" on the face. 

Graphites

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Skin things with pus- boils, purulent sinusitis, AOM, dental abscess, styes. Sweat smells bad and sour. Wants to eat acidic food like vinegar. 

Hypersensitive, angry children with barking cough and stitching pains in the throat (croup?).

Hepar sulph