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1

bone remedy
trauma to eyes and orbit
phantom limb pain, or bone pain after healed fracture
droopy eyelids
sensation as if eyelid passed over a lump when it closed

Symphytum

2

Cough remedy
Rattling mucus in chest on inspiriation, can't expectorate
asthma at 3 am
cough in elderly in winter months
cyanosis
sleepiness during cough
violent low back pain "coccyx is dragging"
Better: sitting up, being held, belching
Worse: cold weather, sour, milk

Ant. Tartaricum

3

Cough remedy
Convulsions: shrieking, jerking, twitching paroxysms of cough, spasms, spastic pains.
asthma, epilepsy, convulsions after suppressed eruptions
blue face during convulsions, sudden suffocation
uses unintended words, thumbs drawn down, fists clenched
Better: cold water, left side
Worse: 3am, sleep or lying in bed, coition, suppression

Cuprum

4

Cough remedy
paroxysmal cough caused by lying down, holds chest during cough
vomiting with cough, whooping cough
cough causes nose bleed
asthma while talking
Worse: lying down, after midnight, using voice, warmth, drinking

Drosera

5

Cough remedy
Worse: cold open air, uncovering, inspiration, on waking, touch, changes in temperature
Cold air causes a tickle in the throat triggering cough
May have skin itching
Worse undressing or uncovering
pressure in sternal fossa causes cough

Rumex

6

Cough remedy
Better: farting, vomiting, right side
Sudden HA/Migraines on right side
easy flushing
Hay fever, coryza,
Cough is hacking, substernal, tickling sensation,
Hot palms and soles

Sanguinaria

7

Cough remedy
dry cough, harsh or barking
Worse: before midnight, sweets, eating or drinking,
extends head back, leans forward
Cough like a saw through wood
Better with heat

Spongia

8

Cough remedy
weakness and debility in respiratory conditions, debilitated, discouraged
hoarseness, green-yelllow copious expectoration
empty feeling in chest
cannot speak due to weakness
cough during the day comes and goes with the sun
Better: lying down
Worse: slight exertion, talking, 4-6PM

Stannum

9

Fever/URI remedy
profuse acrid water discharge from nose, bland eye discharge
hay fever, common cold, HA during coryza, nasal discharge may excoriate the lip
HA from closing eyes, sensitive to flower odors
Tearing pain in larynx on coughing
Worse: warm rooms, wet feet, evening, cold air
Better: open air, menses

Allium cepa

10

Fever/URI remedy
thirstless Right Sided
MUCH WORSE: heat
sudden screams, burning, stinging pain
First Remedy for allergic reactions!!!
Worse: touch, sexual suppression, 3 AM
Better: cold, exercise

Apis

11

Fever, URI Remedy
Malodorous, offensive secretion, rapid onset of flu
diarrhea with putrid stool
purple face (heavy and numb), painless, dusky red throat
falls asleep mid-sentence
feeling of being scattered around the bed
gags on solids but not liquids
Worse: after 2am, after first waking, after food

Baptisia

12

Fever, URI Remedy
thirstless, right sided OM
dilated pupils, dry high fever
obstinate, violent, hallucinations
Bruxism, sleeps on abdomen
fears: dogs and water
Worse: 3PM, heat, sun, right side, turing in bed, bending forward
Better: pressure

Belladonna

13

Fever, URI Remedy
bone pain
great thirst for cold drinks, especially during chill
chills begin in lower back, ascend
pain in eyeballs
Better: on hands and knees, conversation, perpiration

Eupatorium

14

Fever, URI remedy
acrid tears with bland nasal dc
conjunctivitis, allergies, eyes burning/irritated
Cough only in daytime
Better: lying down, at night, open air
Worse: sun, heat
!!!!!Tears burn but bland nasal discharge!!!!!

Euphrasia

(Compare to Allium Cepa:
Allium has bland eye discharge but acrid/burning nasal discharge.
Euphr has acrid/burning eye discharge but bland nasal discharge!)

EEEEEuphr. burns the EEEEEyes
But
AAAAlium burns the nAAAAAsals

15

Fever, URI Remedy
bright red blood
anemic, pale, nervous, sensitive, flushes easily
sudden onset of flu
tonsils are red, swollen, high fever but no localizing symptoms
Feeling of sand under eyelids
Better: cold
Worse: night, 4-6am, motion or touch, right side

Ferrum p.

16

Fever, URI remedy
oversensitivity to all stimuli
irritable, chilly
WORSE cold, alone, touch
intolerant to drafts, odors,
swelling and itching of glands with stitching/needle-like pains
Croup after cold
Extreeemely sensitive to cold, coldest remedy
Pharyngitis like a fish bone in the throat

Hep. Sulph

17

Fever, URI remedy
Thick gluey, stringy, ropey dc esp from nose
pains in one spot
sensation of hair on tonuge
asthma worse at night, esp 1-2AM
stomach complaints (PUD, colitis) alternate with asthma, rheumatism
chilly, worse cold
Worse: undressing, cold, in AM,
Better: heat, motion, pressure
Allergic to Beer!

Kali Bichromm

18

Fever, URI remedy
Fearful, night terrors, tempre probnlems, murderous rage
Fears: death, dark, water (but thirsty), alone
febrile convulsions, violent epilepsy
Worse: bright shiny objects, fright, darkness, alone, during sleep, swallowing,
Better: bright light, company, warmth

Stramonium

19

Fever, URI remedy
romantic, unfulfilled, needs change and excitement
frequently changes jobs
desire and passion for travel
irritable, obstinate, hyperactive, restless
Milk allergy
Worse: before storms, cold damp weather, from getting wet, in evening
Better: in mountains, warm dry weather, open air

Tuberculinum

20

GI remedy
anal or rectal problems
diarrhea from beer
tip of nose feels cold
Worse: heat, early AM, food or drink (esp beer)

Aloe

21

GI Remedy
convulsions associated with worms
pale or blue discoloration around mouth
pinworms, rectal itching
grinds teeth in sleep
cramping diarrhea
Better: knee-to-chest position or with pressure
Worse: light touch, mothers milk, night, summer
convulsions from being scolded, tantrums in children
irresistible urge to bore finger into nose

Cina

22

GI remedy
colic- biliary/kidney stones
R sided dysmenorrhea, doubled over in pain
impatient, easily angered
neuralgia, feeling of being clamped with iron bands
Better: pressure, lying face-down, bending double, heat
Worse: anger, 6AM or 4-5PM
feeling of stones being ground in abdomen
perspiration smells of urine

colocynth

23

GI remedy
persistent nausea and vomiting (nausea not relieved by vomiting)
gushing red blood
full of desires but doesn't know for what
Worse: warmth, moist
Better: open air

Ipecac

24

GI remedy; R sided
cowardice, low confidence, bluffing, egotism
anxiety about health
domineering/subservient, performance anxieties, premature ejaculation
craves sweets; big appetite but easily satiated
Bloating, distension, rumbling
deep furrows of brows, cracks in heels
Better: farting, evening, midnight, open air
Worse: morning, 4-8PM, missing meals

Lycopodium

25

GI Remedy
HA with deathly nausea
sinking in stomach, suden onset
Better: open air, uncovering abdomen, constantly clears throat
Worse: opening eyes, movement of any kind, tobacco odor
incapacitation motion sickness
salivation, pallor, nervous tremor, loquacity, spasms

Tabacum

26

GI Remedy
acute diarrhea, travelers diarrhea, alternating constipation with diarrhea
offensive liquid sputtering diarrhea esp in AM, soils whole toilet bowl.
empty, sinking feeling after stool
gurgling in abdomen before stooling
scalloped tongue, thirsty for cold water
Worse: early am, 4-5AM, heat

Podophyll.

27

GI Remedy
Hyperactive, restless, obedient children
meaningless, repetitive actions, precocity,
delusions of religion
extremely cold to the point of being blue
profuse cold, sweats on forehead
gastroenteritis with vomiting and diarreha
simultaneous vomiting and diarrhea during menses
faints at least exertion
religious mania- street corner preacher
Desires: sour, fruit, ice, cold drinks even though they are cold

Veratrum album

28

Glandular Remedy
responsible, strong sense of duty. Anxiety of health and others. works to exhaustion, obese, flabby skin, puts on weight easily, DOE
ASA allergy
constipation without urge
Craves: eggs, sweets, ice cream
Fears: mice, heights
cold yet desires cold drinks
perspires on head during sleep, frequent sour belches
cold feet at night, wears socks to bed

Calc Carb

29

Glandular Remedy
tumors are hard, induration of glands, tissue feels hard
Breast cancer, breast tenderness
vertigo, lacrimation, photophobia, night sweats
Progressive ascending paralysis,
Perspiration on closing eyes to sleep
Right sided, Worse: light

Conium

30

Glandular Remedy
Hardness, breast problems Right sided complaints, LA
Throat better cold drinks, worse warm drinks
Weight loss, abcesses after injury, mastitis
pain at tendon insertions

Phytolacca

31

Grief Remedy
suicidal
Better: music
grief from financial loss, losses or romantic loss
perfectionist, high standards
religious, spiritual, desires prayer

Aurum

32

Grief Remedy
idealistic, sympathetic, intolerant of injustices
R sided bell's palsy
fear that something bad will happen
constant desire to clear throat
Craves: salt, smoked meats
Urinary incontinence from sneezing/coughing
neurological conditions

Causticum

33

Grief Remedy
Ailments from grief, fright, romantic disappointments
easily offended, sighs
Avoids crying
desire to be alone
HA as if nail in side of head
perspires only on face, lump in throat
Fears: birds
Worse: consolation, sweets, tobacco, coffee, AM, open air
Better: traveling, lying down, eating

Ignatia

34

Grief Remedy
vulnerability to emotional injury
sad yet unable to weep, averse to consolation
herpetic eruptions on face
HA like hammer beating on head
school-girl HA

Nat Mur

35

Grief remedy
weepy, emotional, thirstless
symptoms constantly changing, empathetic, yielding, run by emotions
Better: consolation, cold crisp air
Worse: heat, fatty foods, 2-4PM
conjunctivitis, OM, throbbing and pulsating pains
sleeps with hands over head
sense of cold water running down back
dry mouth without thirst
"Mommy do you still love me?"

Pulsatilla

36

Grief remedy
sweet, suppressed patients
ailments from grief
throws things when angry, weeps during interview
low self-esteem, depression
sexual excesses
HA like a block of wood
trembles from emotion or anger
psoriasis
honeymoon cystitis
Worse: anger, sleep, napping, grief, masturbation, after surgery
Better: after breakfast, warmth

Staphysagria

37

Hemorrhage remedy, L sided
sympathetic, hypersensitive,
Fears: lonliness, death, easily frightened, spiders, lightning
easily dehydrated, blood sugar problems
nose bleeds in children
tremendous thirst for cold
every cold goes to chest
craves: cold drinks, ice cream, chocolate, salt, spicy foods, alochol

Phos.

38

Injury remedy
with bruising, contusion, injured part feels bruised
everything feels too hard
think they are well, "leave me alone, I'm OK"
cough from weeping
fear of being approached
nose bleed from washing face
worse exertion

Arnica

39

Injury remedy- puncture wounds, stings, bites with much swelling, inflammation
wounded part feels cold
worse cold applications
tetanus, swollen, numb injury with ascending rheumatism

Ledum

40

Injury remedy, esp head injuries
Diabetes after grief
morning diarrhea
brown bitter tongue coat
cheerful after stool
weeps from music

Nat Sulph

41

Acute
muscle twitch, loquacious, fear of cancer
pain like being pierced by needles of ice
neurological remedy
cough ends in sneeze
Worse: before thunderstorm, coition
spasms of eyelids or face, MS, convulsions, chorea

Agaricus

42

Acute
confusion as to location
sunstroke
pulsating, bursting HA, feeling as if head will explode
skull feels too small for brain
HA worse alcohol, motion, jarring, heat
irritability from slight opposition

Glonoinum

43

Acute
cramping pains, spasms
right sided, worse cold
Right sided facial neuralgia
abdominal colic, dysmenorrhea
irritable, sensitive

Mag Phos

44

Anxiety, especially of health, insecurity, restless, fastidious
Right sided
Worse: cold, 12-2AM, at the seaside, being alone
desires sips of warm water
fears: death, disease, robbers, poverty
offensive, acrid dc
acute water diarrhea
Better: milk, heat

Arsenicum

45

Weakness, dull, drowsy
trembling after fright
stage fright, fever, shaking
Worse: anticipation, fright
HA at occiput that is better with urination
lump in throat which cannot be swallowed
feels need to be in motion or heart will stop beating
Better: being alone, alcohol, leaning forward, continued motion
Worse: bad news, damp

Gelsemium

46

Rigid, dogmatic, conservative
stitching pains, swollen eyelids
Worse: cold, drafts, 2-4AM, lying flat
cannot break even a trivial rule

Kali Carb

47

Left sided, forceful, passionate, jealous
Fears: snakes
hemorrhagic with dark bluish blood
sensitive to touch
Better: flow of dc/ menses
Worse: heat, on waking, suppression of dc
Craves: alcohol, wheat

Lachesis

48

Extreme, passionate
behavior problems, esp in children
chronic vaginitis, urethritis or cystitis esp after new relationship with high sex drive
burning on soles of feet
Averse: eggplant
sleeps knee-to-chest
Better: Seaside, at night
Hx of gonorrhea or early heart disease (PMHx or FHx)

Medorrhinum

49

Type A, workaholic, irritable, ambitious, always cold, oversensitive
Craves: spicy, fatty foods
constipation with ineffectual rg
imsonia- wakes at 3AM and cannot sleep dt thoughts about work
ambdominal cramps, constipated
abuses stimulants

Nux Vom

50

Ailments from hormonal changes
indifference, involuntary weeping, sarcastic
aversion to company, indifferent to family
menopause
pregnancy complaints
averse to smell of food
craves: vinegar, sour
lump sensation in rectum

Sepia

51

Obstinate but appears yielding, delicate, lacks confidence, anxiety about small details.
perpires on hands and feet
pitting acne
defects of spine, hair, nails, feet
sour sweat
Foreign bodies in body
Worse: suppressed sweat, cold, warm stuffy rooms, drafts, uncovering
Better: warmth

Silica

52

Egotism, bragging,
5-6AM diarrhea
offensive stool and farts
fear of heights, excessive sweat, burning pains
sleeps with feet outside of covers

Sulphur

53

Pediatric remedy
Intense sweating
diarrhea like chopped spinach
must be firmly held by loved one
onconsolable, warm, worse heat
rotten egg farts
screaming, schrieking
OM, colic, teething

Chamomile

54

Rheumatic remedy
Irritable, pain with slightest motion
Worse: any motion, being disturbed, fractures, sprains, injuries 9AM, cold dry weather
Better: being alone, lying on painful side, pressure
L sided HA, worse motion
pneumonia, pleurisy, holds chest when coughin
thirst for large quantities at great intervals

Bryonia

55

Rheumatic remedy
arthritis,
Red tip of tonuge or triangle of redness on the tongue
cough from uncovering hands
Worse: cold wet weather, 1st motion, damp, AM, with rest
Better: lying on hard surface, continued motion
restless legs, restles sleep,
skin afflictions with red itchy skin

Rhus Tox

56

Rheumatic remedy
stiff throughout body, tendon and periosteal injuried
injured part feels weak or lame
injured part gives out on rising/weight bearing
chronic overuse injury
Better: moving
Worse: lying on injured part (except for back pain, which is improved on lying down)

Ruta grav.

57

Skin remedy
wounds, cuts, abrasions
fears something bad will happen
yellow skin
exhausted by pain, abscess and suppurating wounds
Pain out of all proportion
better warmth, worse in cloudy weather

Calendula

58

Skin remedy, Urinary Tract Remedy
burning pains in affected area
cystitis
burning before but especially during urination "each drop like scalding water"
burn first aid remedy
strong sexual desire
urge to urinate, but only a few drops
burning thirst but averse to liquids, violent burning

Cantharis

59

unjury, contusion, lacerations or punctures to parts rich in nervous tissue
whiplash
injuries to spine/ coccyx
head feels touched by icy hand
Worse: cold, touch or pressure

Hypericum p.

60

Skin remedy
allergic reactions to shellfish
urticaria, minor burns, stinging pains
ailments from: overheating, exertion
insect bites, sting
prickly feeling on the skin
Worse: touch, cold

Urtica

61

Shock remedy
suddennes, restlessnes, wants to be covered
Fears: closed spaces, crowds, death
predicts time of death
shock/fear/fright
red face pales on rising
one cheek red, the other is pale
Worse: cold dry weather, midnight, fright, being in warm room, tobacco smoke,

Aconite

62

Shock remedy
collapsed states, "reviver of the corpse"
apathy or critical
great weakness
Air hunger
cold but averse to being covered
Better: farting, belching, cold

Carbo Veg

63

Irresistible urge to bore finger into nose
shock
convulsions
pale or blue discoloration around mouth, pinworms

Cina

64

Urinary Remedy
urging when bladder almost empty
dysuria, with pain at end of urination
urine passes drop by drop
cutting/sharp pain in ureter/urethra
Worse: movement, right side
Better: lying down in afternon

Equisetum