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Abdomen.-Pain in region of liver and kidneys, of a sick, sore, faint, inexpressible nature, very peculiar, almost amounting to fainting. Unable to walk on the street (eighteenth day)," --Pain in left hypochondriac region, with eructation of large quantities of flatus (twenty-fifth day),'-At midnight got out of bed and walked around the room ; bowels bloated so much it was difficult to walk or bend, and seeming as if the bowels could be kept from passing out at the anus only by keeping the legs close together (seventeenth day),':- Bowels bloated and painful, at 10 P.M. (eighteenth day),':--Pain in the bowels all night, with several stools (twentysixth day), -Pain and heat in the bowels (fifteen minutes after a dose, seventeenth day),'.

Stool.—[70.1 Bowels costive for the third time in his life, when well (sixth day), -Urgent desire for stool ; loose stool; another at 7 A.M. (twelfth day),':-Bowels seemed costive, with loose stool (fourteenth day),".

-Bowels more costive than for years (sixteenth day)," —Natural stool, at 9.30 P.M. (sixteenth day),'.—Urgent desire for stool; loose stool (eighteenth day)," — Three loose stools in the forenoon, one in the evening (eighteenth day),'.—7 A.M., soft stool ; 9 A.M., stool, with much straining; sensation as if it was large and indurated, though quite the reverse (twentieth day), 1.- Urgent call and loose stool, at 6.30 A.M. (twenty-first day),

Urinary Organs.-At 2 P.M., hurried desire to urinate after stool (fourth day), ".-[80.] Desire to urinate (seventeenth day), -Urine profuse (twenty-fifth day),".

Sexual Organs.-Pain in testicles and back (seventeenth day),s.

Respiratory Organs.-A sensation as of breathing hot air continued for two days (fifteenth day),'.—Difficult breathing (twenty-second day),.

Chest.-Pain in left lung (thirteenth day), 1.- Sore feeling in lower portion of left lung, morning, on waking (fourteenth day),':---Pain in the base of both lungs through the day, with darting pain in limbs and ankles (sixteenth day), .-Severe and sore pain in both lungs (twenty-fifth day),'. --Pricking pain in right side of chest (thirteenth day), ".-[90] Burning through right side of chest (twenty-second day),: ---Pain just below the heart, followed by a crawling sensation and eructations (seventeenth day),'.

Pulse.-Pulse quick (seventeenth day),'.

Neck and Back-On waking, very lame, worse in back ; muscular soreness on motion, with severe pains in the back of the neck, shoulders, right side of the chest, and limbs; the right hip was so lame as to cause limping for some time (fourteenth day),'.- Severe pain all day in the side and back of the neck and shoulders, limbs, back, and hips; arms and hands feel numb (fifteenth day), -Strange pulling sensation of the muscles of the right side of the neck beneath the angle of the jaw (half an hour after a dose, sixteenth day),':- Back quite lame (eighteenth day),':Back lame and painful (twenty-first day);":—Heavy pain in lumbar region, extending to both testicles, 5 P.M. (twenty-third day), 1.-Pain in back and testicles (twenty-fourth day),.—[100.] Pain in back, hips, and knees, afternoon (twenty-sixth day),

Extremities. - Limbs very weak (twenty-second day),. - Weak, numb feeling of arms and limbs (thirteenth day), -Sore feeling in all the limbs, mostly in the joints, morning, on waking (fourteenth day),?. — Pain all day in shoulders, arms, and hips (eighteenth day),'.-On waking, both arms, legs, and feet were very lame and painful, but relieved after motion.

In half an hour right hand so lame as to be useless (twenty-third day), Joints all sore and lame (twenty-seventh day),'.

Superior Extremities.-Feel as if both arms were tied to the body (twenty-sixth day), -Right arm lame and weak (twenty-second day),':-Severe aching pain in both axillæ, as if a sore were forming (tenth and eleventh days), '.—[110.) Pain in shoulders (eighteenth day),'.-On waking early, sharp pain in left shoulder (twenty-fifth day), -Both shoulders lame and sore, on waking, in the morning (twenty-sixth day), ".-Seized when riding with lameness and aching of left arm above the elbow, on outer and under side; armı lame all day (twelfth day),1.-1 A.M., while riding, severe pain in the left arm above the elbow (fourteenth day), P.-Pain above right elbow, afternoon (twenty-second day),'.-Severe sore pain just above the left elbow, at 11 P.M. (twenty-second day);":—The pain is all in arms just above the elbow (twenty-sixth day),'.- Pain in right elbow all the forevoon (twenty-fifth day),': - Pain in left elbow and right hand (twenty-fifth day),'.--[120.) Right hand lame, so as scarcely to be used (nineteenth day),'.—Left hand so lame he could not sit still, 10 A.M. (twentythird day),': -Hands painful and sore all day; handles everything with difficulty (twenty-fourth day),".

Inferior Ertremities.- Pain in both hips, severe in right hip and thigh (sixteenth day),'. -Aching pain all day across the bips (seventeenth day), ".- Both hips and legs so lame that it is difficult to walk (twentysecond day),'.—Both legs lame and painful, from hips to knees; they feel very sore, but are not sore to the touch (twenty-second day);":—Lame, aching pain on the inside of the right knee, then on the outside of the left knee (sixth day),.-Right knee and ankle very weak (eighteenth day), '. Right knee lame and painful in the morning (twentieth day),':-[130.] Sore pain in knees, first the right then the left, in the evening (twenty-second day),.—Both knees lame, 11 A.M. (twenty-third day), ".- Pain in both knees (twenty-fourth day), ".-- In the evening, sore lameness of head of left fibula, so severe as to cause lameness when walking, at three different times (twenty-first day),'.-Legs and feet lame and painful (seventeenth day),'.

-Very sudden pain in legs (eighteenth day), :— Evening, both legs weak, both hands painful, and so lame as hardly to be used (twenty-third day)," -Ankles and legs so painful he could not sit still while examining a patient, 11.30 A.M. (twenty-third day),'.—Soon after taking dose pain in the left, then the right leg, at the middle of the tibia (seventh day), -Aching pain in the ankles and feet, worse on the outside of the left ankle (seventh day), -[140.] Pain in ankles and knees; the feet are lame and painful (eighth to eleventh day),'.

Generalities. During proving lay very straight in bed (usually lie with feet drawn up),'.—Trembling all over (five minutes after dose, seventeenth day), :- While proving remedy, often unconsciously dropped reins when driving (nineteenth day),':--Weak and lame in the forenoon (eighteenth day), :- In the afternoon severe pains; obliged to lie down; very sleepy, could not sleep; not able to attend to patients (fourteenth day),. -Itching, then darting pains in different parts of the body, most in lower lobes of both lungs, and in the legs below the knees (eleventh day), ".--Darting pains in various parts of the body, most severe in right arm, above and near elbow-joint, in the forenoon (twenty-second day)," — Darting pain in various parts of the body and limbs (twenty-fifth day),'.

Skin.-The old eruption feels sore, with violent pricking itching, ex


tending to the head and arms (seventh day),'.—[150.] A small scratch made a very large sore. After proving the old eruption returned, but was not so severe as before, and was easily cured by Rhus tox. 200th, and has not returned, ".-Slight itching of the limbs, but no eruption (twenty-second day),'- Intolerable itching of a corn on the second toe of the left foot (sixteenth day), -Very severe itching of corn on left foot (seventeenth day),

Sleep. - Yawning and eructation all day (twenty-second day),':Sleepy all day (eighteenth day),'.-Restless sleep, with springing up, and constant jumping and thrashing of the arms (seventeenth day),' – Restless sleep (twentieth day),':-Very restless night, with heat and pain at epigastrium (twenty-first night), -Unrefreshing sleep (twenty-second night), [160.] Had frightful dreams; awoke frightened and trembling (fifth day),". -Frightful dreams of mad dogs, etc. (fourteenth day);".

Fever.-Chilly in a very warm room (twenty-third day),!:-Feels too warm in a cool room (seventeenth day),'.


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Authority. 7, E. W. Berridge, The Organon, vol. ii, p. 258, Mr. æt. twenty years, took some ethereal tincture of Asatietida.

He at once felt as if he could not remain indoors, but must walk about in the open air, with apprehension, feeling as if the heart would burst, and quick breathing; for two days there were violent palpitation of heart and excitement of mind. Since then he has bad, from time to time, the following symptoms, which he never had before. (The symptoms are given in groups, just as he from time to time reported them.)

At night, when lying on back, has palpitation and suffocative feeling, and as if the heart would burst; he must sit up, which relieves him. Fits of low spirits. Heart sometimes beats very feebly.

Rush of blood to head, and increased action of heart on the slightest excitement.

Palpitation, with faintness, rush of blood to head, flushing of face, anxiety, and slow breathing, from excitement.

Attacks of faintness, followed by fluttering of heart, with the faintness, sweat on small of back, hot and cold alternately, and trembling. Feeling of suffocation in throat on taking a full inspiration.

Attacks of faintness, with anxiety, as if he would die, and with one attack desire for suicide. With the faintness, shivering and very feeble action of the heart. Feeling as if the heart were swollen, preventing a deep inspiration. Restless, must walk about. Dislike for solitude. At times heart feels bound together tightly, as if it could not beat; afterwards this was felt only on exertion or walking.

Shooting from just below left nipple through to back, on walking.

Faintness on beginning to eat, especially at dinner, with full and frequent beating of heart, with the faintness, anxiety as if he would die, alternate heat and chill, sweat on small of back, and trembling.

Faintness, with quick pulse; the faintness is worse the day after a seminal emission (to which he was subject before he took the drug).

After meals, flatulent distension of abdomen, making heart beat very feebly, with faintness.

Woke in night with distension of stomach, pain across chest, and feeble heart.

Dull pain and fulness in left side of head, with bleeding from left nostril, and heart beating slowly.

Fulness and throbbing in head, heart beats feebly, and apprehension.

Fulness of head when riding in a carriage, with feeling as if nose were stopped up high up, so that he cannot breathe through it.

Heart's action is quickened by a deep inspiration.

Moving arms makes heart beat quickly. Sometimes heart beats short and quick, at other times he feels as if there were no action of it; with the heart symptoms, fear of death. Low-spirited between the heart attacks. These heart symptoms and faintness worse after seminal emission. With one attack of faintness there was shaking of the limbs, and as if the bowels shook. The faintness is brought on by noise, on being in crowded streets.

If he sleeps on left side, he wakes up feeling faint, and with slow action of heart.

Fears paralysis or softening of brain.

Continual pain about region of heart, with slight oppression of breathing; the pain temporarily relieved by eructations. At times slight inclination to faint, accompanied by great apprehension. If he thinks of having taken the drug, it brings on the faintness.

When faint, if he breathes deeper, the heart beats fuller and the faintness decreases; if he holds the breath, the heart becomes very feeble.

Faintness and feeble action of heart. Inability to walk fast or uphill. Apprehension. Depression. Occasional tingling in legs after much walking. Faintness is worse after seminal emissions. Cold sensation in head,'.


Authority. 3, H. W. Taylor, M.D., Cincin. Med. Advance, vol. vi, 1878,

p. 25.

Five children ate freely of the paw paw, without being fastidiously nice as to the ripeness or greenness. Next morning they seemed a little languid and pale, but the pawpaw eating went on. About 10 P.M. I found my only boy, æt. two years and six months, with a violent fever. He had vomited awhile before I arrived, and I found that he was covered with a bright scarlet eruption. His pulse was 130, full and steady, and at 10.30 the thermometer, remaining in the axilla ten minutes, showed a temperature of 105o. Among the vomited ingesta were many small pieces of unripe paw paw. The next day the eruption remained in full blush, the temperature dropped to 104°, the fauces were red and swollen, the tonsils and submaxillary glands were considerably enlarged, and a diarrhea of yellowish discharges set in. Each day the temperature dropped until it was normal; a general desquamation of the cuticle took place, and a carbuncle formed on the anterior aspect of the left thigh, and was two weeks finishing the process of suppuration. The diarrhæa continued more than four weeks, although many remedies were given to check it or control it.

He complained of frontal headache, soreness of the throat, and nausea. The eruption in all its phases, the fever, the diarrhea, were much like some cases of scarlet fever. All the other children had the eruption on the neck and upper extremities; all had diarrhoea, lasting a long time after the other symptoms had disappeared,".


Authorities. 5. M. Gendrin (Gaz. Med. de Paris, June, 1833), Am. Journ. of Med. Sci., vol. xiii, 1833, p. 241, effects of the syrup on several persons; 6, E. W. Berridge, M.D., Am. Hom. Obs., 1875, p. 101, effects on Mr. —, after eating Asparagus.

All without exception had the quantity of their urine increased, and this commenced when the syrup was given in the dose of an ounce to an ounce and a half, but was not marked until two ounces of the medicine was taken at a dose. When taken in this dose the urine tripled, quadrupled, and even quintupled the quantity of drink in all the individuals. When this abundant diuresis was established, the greater number of these persons experienced thirst, and all had an increase of appetite. M. G. repeated these experiments upon three series of persons, consisting of three, of five, of four. The day after the Asparagus was suspended, the diuresis ceased,". - After eating Asparagus his urine smells like cat's urine.


Authority. 8, E. W. Berridge, M.D., N. Y. Journ. of Hom., vol. ii, p. 460, Mr. - took several doses of 200th (Leipzig).

Dull headache in occiput for thirty minutes, one hour and a half after breakfast; it came and went suddenly. Dull occipital headache, lasting all day, commencing one hour after breakfast,*.


Astragalus Menziesii, Gray.
Natural order, Leguminose.
Authority. J. M. Selfridge, Trans. Pacific Hom. Med. Soc., 1874–76, p. 178.
Ate some of the

leaves at 4.30 P.M. In fifteen minutes I experienced a slight burning sensation in pharynx, oesophagus, and stomach. At 5 P.M. a feeling of fulness in right temple and superior maxillary bone; also slight pausea, accompanied with shivering and chilliness, such as frequently precede or accompany nausea; 5.20, experienced occasional attacks of dizziness, with fulness of the head ; 5.45, felt weak; arms felt as if trembling; 6.30, still felt weak, with a sense of emptiness in the stomach ; 7 P.M., ate a light supper, which did not remove the weakness, although the feeling of emptiness was relieved. Had a pressive pain in both temples, which lasted until 9 o'clock; 7.30, felt as if my nerves were all trembling; 9.15, had a slight pain in left superior maxillary bone, followed by a feeling of pressure, which continued but a minute or two; 9.20, aching in the


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