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 Aceticum acidum


 - Liquid; Frequent; Undigested; Very offensive; Painful (liquid stools); Exhausting.

 - In the morning: In phthisical subjects: In typhoid: In ascites.


 - Intense thirst, and water does not seem to disagree, even when taken in large quantities.

 - Wants nothing but fluids.

 - Complains much of the stomach.
 - The abdomen is sometimes swollen very much.

 - Feet and legs often swell.

 - Has restless, sleepless, uncomfortable nights.

 - Great emaciation.

 - Great debility.

 - Pale, waxen skin.

 - Violent thirst in diarrhoea, with swelling of legs and feet, in phthisis.

 - Thirstlessness in diarrhoea in latter stages of typhus and typhoid fever.

 - No thirst in croup.

 - The most characteristic of Acetic acid is the thirst.

 - We are indebted to Dr. H.N.  Guernsey for most of the symptoms.

 Aconitum napellus


 - Watery; Black; Green like chopped spinach; Bilious; Corrosive; Bloody, slimy, mucous; Small; Brown, small, painful; Frequent (dysenteric stool); Involuntary
(when passing flatus).


 - In summer, with hot days and cold nights: After getting wet: After being overheated: After exposure to cold, dry wind, or a draught: After anger or fright: After
suppressed perspiration: At night: After eating fruit: In infants.


 - After eating warm soup -(pains).

 Before stool

 - Cutting pains: Nausea and sweat: Anguish.

 During stool

 - Cutting pains: Tenesmus: Sweat: Much flatus (with watery stools).

 After stool

 - Relief, except from anguish, nausea and sweat, which may continue.

 - Anxiety; Fear of death.

 - Restlessness.

 - Vertigo or fainting on rising up, with paleness; face flushed when lying.

 - Bitter taste of everything except water.

 - Lips dry, dark.

 - Unquenchable thirst.
 - Nausea.

 - Vomiting: of blood; of blood and mucus; of bile; of what has been drunk with profuse sweat.

 - Sensation of a cold stone in the stomach.

 - Distended abdomen sensitive to the touch.

 - Abdomen very hot.

 - Violent pains (cutting) in the abdomen.
 - Colic, of infants, which no position relieves (with bilious stool).

 - Rheumatic pains in head, nape of neck and shoulders.

 - Urine high-colored, scanty and pungent, without sediment.

 - Sleeplessness.
 - General dry heat.

 - Full, hard, very quick pulse.

 - Internal shuddering, with dry, hot skin, and tendency to uncover.

 - Sweat on the covered parts.

 In cholera

 - Hippocratic countenance; face bluish; lips black; expression of terror and imbecility; cold limbs with blue nails.

 - Collapse.

 - Acon. Is especially useful in the very beginning of acute diseases of the bowels, and is then often  able to cut short dysentery and even cholera morbus
without any other remedy.

 - It is also a valuable intercurrent in dysentery, when Merc. cor., although indicated, fails to relieve.

 - It closely resembles Dulc. And is followed well by that drug, also by Bell.

 - Abuse of Acon. Calls for Sulph.

 Aesculus hippocastanum

 - Papescent; Mushy; Slimy; White; light brown; First part black and hard, last part white as milk; Bloody and slimy (with haemorrhoids); Watery, painless in
p.m. ; Thin, yellow.

 Before stool

 - Rumbling in bowels with cutting about navel: Sudden urging; Passing of flatus.

 During stool

 - Severe lumbar and sacral pains: Weakness: Tenesmus: Unpleasant sensation in rectum and anus: Fetid flatus
 After stool

 - Relief of pain in abdomen: Pain in abdomen and eructations tasting of the ingesta.


 - Gloomy and despondent.

 - Irritable.

 - Dull frontal headache.

 - Dryness of posterior nares, fauces and throat.

 - Colicky pains and rumbling in abdomen.

 - Excessive dryness, heat and itching in rectum; rectum feels as if filled with small sticks; mucous membrane feels swollen, obstructing the passing of
 - Soreness, burning, fulness and itching of anus, with prolapsed feeling.

 - Painful, burning, purple haemorrhoids.

 - Violent backache in sacro-lumbar region, aggravated by walking or stooping.

 - Pain across sacro-iliac symphysis with feeling as if back would break.

 - Aesculus will prove serviceable in the chronic diarrhoea of patients, who suffer from haemorrhoidal troubles, associated with the severe lumbar  and sacral
pains characteristic of this remedy.

 Aethusa cynapium


 - Bilious, light yellow and greenish (liquid); Greenish-gray; Green mucous; Bloody mucous; Undigested; Profuse; Inodorous (greenish stools); Watery, slimy.


 - In the morning (after rising); In children: In summer: During dentition: Shortly after a meal or at night (undigested).

 Before stool

 - Pinching and cutting pains in the abdomen.

 During stool

 - Tenesmus, often violent: Painful contractions.

 After stool

 - Unsatisfied urging to stool: violent tenesmus: Exhaustion: Drowsiness.


 - Irritability, bad humor, especially afternoons and in the open air.
 - Sensation as though the head, and other parts, were in a vise.

 - Face pale or flushed, altered; collapsed, with an expression of anguish.

 - Aphthae.

 - Constant thirst.

 - Intolerance of milk.

 - Sudden and violent vomiting immediately after nursing; milk is thrown up just as it was swallowed, or in curds so large as to almost choke the child;
sometimes it looks oily and greenish.

 - Vomiting without nausea; of greenish mucus; of frothy, milk-white substance.

 - Vomiting is followed by exhaustion and deep sleep, but child nurses again as soon as it wakes.

 - Spasmodic hiccough.

 - Crying.

 - Drawing up the feet.

 - Painful contractions in stomach.

 - Stupor; Spasms; thumbs clenched; eyes turned down; pupils fixed, dilated; eyes staring; foam at the mouth; red face; locked jaw; pulse small, hard and quick.

 - Surface of body cold and covered with clammy sweat.

 - Drowsiness with chilliness.

 - Violent startings during sleep.

 - Great prostration.

 - Aethus. Is suitable to a severe form of cholera infantum.

 - It will usually be hardly able to complete the cure alone, but will need to be followed by an antipsoric,; most frequently by Psor., Sep., or Sulph.

 Agaricus muscarius


 - Thin, yellow, fecal and slimy; Watery; Grass-green; Bilious; Bloody; Fetid; Smelling like carrion.


 - In the morning after rising and eating: In wet weather (general condition): After eating.

 Before stool
 - Pinching and cutting in the abdomen: Sudden violent urging: Painful straining in the rectum.

 During stool

 - The pains continue, with nausea: Rumbling and fermentation in the abdomen: Crampy colic with emission of much flatus: Painful drawing-in of the stomach
and abdomen: Smarting in the anus: Burning soreness and cutting in anus: Sweat: Pains in loins to legs.

 After stool

 - Smarting in the anus: Cutting in the rectum: Biting and burning in anus: Straining in rectum: Griping in hypogastrium: Distension of abdomen: Heaviness in
abdomen and around navel: Pains in chest: Pains in loins to legs: Headache worse.


 - Mental excitability.
 - Dullness almost amounting to idiocy.

 - Merry, loquacious delirium.

 - Children morose, self-willed, stubborn.

 - Slow in learning to walk and talk

 - Vertigo in the morning; in the open air; in the bright sun.

 - White-coated tongue.

 - Acrid, offensive smell from the mouth, like horse-radish.
 - Passage of much flatus, smelling like garlic.

 - Sleepiness in the daytime, after eating.

 - Burning, itching, red spots on the skin, which fade away as the diarrhoea improves.

 - There has been but little clinical experience  with Agar. In diarrhoea.

 - It resembles Natr. sulph. In its symptoms, also Baryta carb., and is especially useful in chronic diarrhoea.

 Aloe socotrina


 - Yellow fecal; Bloody, jelly-like mucous; Green mucous; Transparent jelly-like mucous; Yellowish, greenish, or bright yellow, bilious; Gray; Profuse with jelly-
like lumps; Profuse watery, containing lumps looking like frog spawn; Brownish, slimy; Bloody water; Gushing; Hot; Undigested; --Involuntary (when expelling
flatus, or urine, when walking, standing, or after eating); Small (dysenteric stool); Papescent; Lumpy; Semi-liquid; Watery; Moderately offensive (yellow, watery
stools); Foul smelling (bloody mucous stools).

 - In hot, damp weather: In the afternoon, evening and night: Early in the morning, driving one out of bed: From 5 to 10 A.M. : After acids (vinegar): After
chagrin: After overheating: After cold taken in a damp room: From motion: When walking or standing: After eating: After drinking: When passing urine.


 - From ale (pains in the anus): By bending double and by passing flatus (colic).

 Before stool

 - Difficulty of retaining the stool: Urging to stool, only how flatus passes giving relief: Urging, violent, quickly passing, frequent, with feeling of fulness and
weight in the pelvis, as  if the rectum were full of fluid, which feels heavy as though it would fall out: Feeling of weakness  and loss of power of sphincter ani: Sense of insecurity in the rectum, as if the stool would escape when passing flatus, or urine: Burning and cutting in rectum: Sensation of a plug wedged
between symphysis pubis and coccyx: Colic: Burning heat and prickling in the intestines: Pain around the navel: Much flatus: Rumbling of flatus: Twisting and
griping pain in upper abdomen and around navel, relieved by bending double: Great cutting, griping, excruciating pains in right and lower portion of abdomen:
Rush of blood to the head.

 During stool

 - Urging: Cutting and tearing in the abdomen extorting cries: Cutting and griping continues: Hunger: Heat in the rectum and anus: Violent tenesmus: Much
flatus: Heat of the whole body: Congestion to head and face: Distress in region of liver: Chilliness: Fainting.

 After stool
 - Feeling as if still more would come: Swelling, burning, weight, and itching in the anus: Large and prominent haemorrhoids, tender, hot relieved by cold water:

Abdominal pains usually relieved: Cutting about the navel and griping, sometimes continues: Prostration: Fainting: Profuse, clammy sweat.

 - Dissatisfied and angry about himself when in pain.

 - Constant headache with slight nausea.

 - Lips red, and tongue dry and red, with much thirst.

 - Generally, good appetite.

 - Desire for juicy things; apples; beer.
 - Aversion to met.

 - Bitter taste.

 - Pain in hypochondria, with painful weakness in legs.

 - Heat, fulness, pressure and tenderness in the abdomen and region of the liver.

 - Griping pains in the abdomen, relieved by bending double, with urging to stool, nothing but flatus being passed.

 - Shooting and boring pains around navel increased by pressure.

 - Intense griping pain across the lower part of the abdomen, especially on the right side.
 - Lower part of abdomen swollen and sensitive to pressure.

 - Cutting and pinching pains in rectum and loins.

 - Much flatus moving about in the abdomen, more in the left side.

 - Pain in bowels after eating.

 - Loud gurgling in  the abdomen as water running out of a bottle.

 - Distended abdomen.

 - Flatus smells very badly, and causes burning in the rectum.

 - Urine generally profuse.

 - Involuntary urination.
 - Heaviness and numbness of the thighs.

 - Chilliness when leaving the fire.

 - Repugnance to open air, which, nevertheless, relieves.

 - Aloe is one of our most valuable remedies for both diarrhoea and dysentery.

 - It is undoubtedly a deeply acting antipsoric and of great value in chronic diarrhoea.

 - The symptoms are marked and unmistakable, as given above.

 - Contrary to what might be expected, the peculiar gurgling in the abdomen is often found with the dysenteric stool, when Aloe is indicated.

 - The good appetite is most frequently met with in children.
 - The haemorrhoids differ from those of Brom. In the relief from cold water, and from those of Muriatic acid, which are relieved by warm water and greatly
aggravated by cold water locally applied.

 - It has many symptoms like Sulphur and is nearly as important a remedy.



 - Thin fecal; Black, bloody; Green, watery; corrosive; Expulsion difficult.


 - After constipation: After dinner: After lead-poisoning: During typhoid fever: In dry weather: When walking: When urinating: On alternate days (general condition): From  pap and artificial food (children).


 - After short sleep:  From warm applications (colic): In open air (general  condition).
 Before stool

 - Colic.

 During stool

 - Colic: Tenesmus (with bloody, scanty stools): Burning in the rectum: Involuntary urination: Dropping of blood: Heat and tenderness of bowels.

 After stool

 - Usually relief: Sometimes the colic continues: Throbbing in the back: Soreness of anus: Involuntary urination.


 - Seriousness.

 - Changeable mood.
 - Apprehensive, melancholy and tearful or irritable and fretful.

 - Inclined to be hysterical.
 - Reeling vertigo in the morning, with faintness or nausea.

 - Strabismus from weakness of internal rectus (during dentition).

 - Feeling of constriction in oesophagus when swallowing: Capricious appetite.

 - Aversion to met.

 - Desire for chalk, starch, clean white rags, charcoal, cloves, acids, ground coffee, tea-grounds, dirt, dry rice, and other unnatural and indigestible substances.

 - Faintness at the stomach, relieved  by satisfying the depraved cravings.

 - Always worse after eating potatoes.

 - Palpitation of heart with large and small beats intermingled.

 - Violent colic.
 - Urine can only be passed with the stool, or must stand up to urinate and then sit down to defecate.

 - Sensation of weakness of  sphincter ani.

 - General debility.

 - Chlorosis.

 - Great dryness of all the mucous membranes.

 - Dryness and harshness of skin with absence of perspiration.

 - Alum. Is sometimes useful in acute diarrhoea and, possibly, dysentery, when the difficult expulsion of stool and urine exists.

 - It is more frequently indicated in chronic diarrhoea accompanying chlorosis in slender delicate girls, with the depraved appetite and the aggravation on alternate days.

 - With these symptoms, a brilliant cure may be expected, including the chlorosis, if the remedy be not given too low and too frequently.

 Ammonium muriaticum


 - Green, thin, mucous (slimy); Yellow fecal and slimy; White and undigested; Green and watery; Yellow and bloody, watery, or slimy; Like scrapings of meat;
Copious (watery); Copious of coagulated blood; Constipation alternating with diarrhoea.

 - In the morning (green slimy stools: During the menses: After meals: During the day: Walking in open air (nausea).

 Before stool

 - Violent urging: Pain about the navel.

 During stool

 - Tenesmus: Pain in the rectum: Burning in rectum: Discharge of blood: Pain in abdomen, back and limbs: Pain in small of back.

 After stool

 - Tenesmus: Pain in abdomen, and soreness as if bruised: Burning in rectum: Sore pustules near the anus.

 - Fretfulness.

 - Face bloated, red, flushes easily.

 - Bitter taste in the mouth, and bitter eructations passing off after eating something.

 - Loss of appetite.
 - nausea, after dinner and when walking in the open air.

 - Pinching in abdomen, hindering inspiration.

 - Much rumbling and emission of flatus.

 - Itching soreness of the  rectum, several pustules being formed at the side of it.

 - Ebullitions of blood, violent throbbing in arteries, with anxiety and feeling of paralytic weakness.

 - Bruised pain in the whole body in the morning after rising.

 - Am. M. is especially adapted to fat, sluggish people, with adipose tissue well developed on the trunk, while the legs are disproportionately small.

 - It is useful for chronic diarrhoea occurring during the menses, when the other symptoms correspond.

 - Many of the symptoms resemble those of Aloe but are milder.

 - The green mucous stool may render it useful in infantile diarrhoea, but experience with it in this affection is yet wanting.

 Angustura vera


 - Mucous; Yellow; Whitish; Slimy; Copious (thin stools).

 - In morning: During day: At night.

 Before stool

 - Cutting in abdomen and nausea: Sensation in rectum as if it would protrude.
 During stool

 - Painful tenesmus: Distension of haemorrhoidal veins: Burning in rectum.

 After stool

 - Shivering passing over the face, with gooseflesh: Feeling as if more would come.


 - Wants one thing, now another, refused when offered.

 - Desires nothing but warm drinks.

 - Thirst without desire for drink.

 - Aversion to solids.

 - Nausea in the morning.
 - Pains in abdomen worse from warm milk, and caused by it.

 - Fermentation and rumbling in abdomen.

 - Offensive flatus.

 - Urging in rectum, with crawling over the face.

 - Pressing, contracting, tickling in rectum and anus.

 - Stool not so thin as  one would suppose from the diarrhoeic feeling.

 - Chronic diarrhoea, with debility and loss of flesh.

 Antimonium crudum


 - Watery; Often profuse; Alternating with Constipation; Undigested, containing fecal lumps or  hard lumps of curdled milk; Excoriating; Mucous; Yellowish,



 - After acids (vinegar, sour wine): After  overheating: After cold bathing: After cold water or cold food: In aged persons: During pregnancy: At night: Early in the
morning: From pork: From summer heat: After nursing: In childbed: After deranging the stomach: After a debauch: Morning (mucous stools).

 Before stool

 - Cutting pains.

 During stool

 - Pain in rectum: (Protrusion of the rectum).

 After stool

 - Prolapsus recti: Excoriation of anus,

 - Sentimental or distrustful mood.

 - Children cannot bear being touched or looked at.

 - Fear of company.

 - Pale face.

 - Nostrils and corners of mouth sore, cracked and crusty.

 - Ptyalism, with saltish taste.

 - Thirst, worse at night, or thirstlessness.
 - Tongue coated white.

 - Violent vomiting; bitter; of bile; of slimy mucus; renewed on taking food or drink.

 - Greenish vomiting soon after nursing.

 - Vomiting of sour curds.

 - Vomiting continues after nausea ceases.

 - Disinclination to nurse.

 - Frequent eructations.

 - Eructations tasting of food.

 - Cutting in abdomen.

 - Desire for acids.

 - Frequent and profuse urine, with reddish sediment.

 - Constant secretion of a yellowish-white mucus at the anus.

 - The gastric symptoms of Antimon. Crud. predominate.

 - The vomiting differs from that of Acon., Ars., Verat., and other remedies, in the absence of severe thirst and in the white-coated tongue.

 - From want of attention to these distinctions, this remedy is often overlooked, when it would bring speedy relief.

 Antimonium tartaricum


 - Light, brownish-yellow, fecal; Watery; Mucous; Bloody; Green, slimy, mucous; Frequent; Profuse; Thin, bilious; Liquid, greenish; Slimy like yeast; Of
cadaverous smell.


 - During exanthemata: During pneumonia: In drunkards: By pressure and bending double (colic): After taking cold in summer: At night.

 Before stool

 - Violent shifting of flatulence, without distension of the abdomen: Sharp, cutting colic: Nausea.

 During stool

 - Tenesmus: Nausea: Colic: Heat at the anus.

 After stool

 - Relief of pains: Tenesmus; Burning at the anus.


 - Great irritability.

 - Child cannot bear to be touched or looked at.

 - Headache.

 - Desire for acids, fruits.

 - Thirsts for cold drinks, with desire to drink often and but little at a time, or thirstlessness.

 - Aversion to milk.

 - Eructations smelling like rotten eggs.

 - Continuous, anxious nausea, straining to vomit, with perspiration on the forehead.

 - Worse lying on left side, relieved lying on right side.

 - Vomiting of food; of greenish, watery, frothy substances; of mucus; with great effort.

 - Vomiting is accompanied by trembling of the hands and fainting; and is followed by great languor, drowsiness, loathing, desire for cooling things; pale,
sunken face; dim, swimming eyes.

 - Violent and painful urging to urinate, with scanty or bloody discharge.

 - Palpitation of the heart.

 - Much yawning and stretching.

 - Drowsiness.

 - Somnolency.

 - Jerking up of the limbs during sleep.

 - Great prostration, cold sweat and thready pulse.

 - Although not of frequent use in diarrhoea, Tartar emet. will repay careful study.

 - Veratrum has doubtless been given many times where the choice should have fallen on this remedy, as the colic, desires and vomiting are quite similar.
 - Tartar emet., however, has more drowsiness and itching of the muscles than Verat.

 Apis mellifica


 - Greenish, yellowish, slimy, mucous; Yellow, watery; Yellow fecal; clear (colorless) watery; Black watery (copious); Yellow brown; Gelatinous, mucous;
Brownish, watery or bloody, Looking like tomato sauce; Bloody watery; Olive-green, containing bright red lumps; Whitish; Bloody mucous (mixed with fecal);

Bloody; Containing flakes of pus; Offensive (watery stool); Painless (slimy mucous, or greenish-yellow); Painless (mornings); Brassy smelling; Smelling like
carrion; Involuntary, with every motion, as though the anus stood open (yellow fecal and slimy); Constant oozing from anus, of which the patient is unconscious; Frequent.


 - In the morning: In the forenoon: From acids: In a warm room: From motion: After eating: During dentition: During typhoid fever: Returning at the same hour.

 Before stool

 - Sudden darting pain in the  rectum: Much rumbling of flatus: Passage of flatus: Urging.

 During stool

 - Urging: Griping: Tenesmus: Rawness and soreness in the anus: Bruised feeling in the intestines: Pain as if bowels were squeezed to pieces: Much flatus:
frequent painful urination: Pinching: Nausea: Vomiting: Frontal headache: Backache.

 After stool

 - Rawness in the anus: Heat and throbbing in rectum, with sensation as if plugged: Tenesmus with passage of blood: Faint, exhausted.


 - Inability to fix the thoughts on any subject.
 - Head hot, especially the back of the head.

 - Boring of the head back into the pillow.

 - Anterior fontanelle very large and sunken.

 - Eyeballs rolled upward.
 - Eyes have a reddish tint.

 - Face pale, waxy, oedematous.
 - Pain in eyeball and forehead.

 - Tongue, dry, shining, cracked, sore, with vesicles along the edges.

 - No appetite.

 - Little or no thirst; or insatiable thirst, drinking often and but little at a time.

 - Nausea.

 - Vomiting of food, of bile, of a thin, bitter or sour fluid.

 - Abdomen bloated, with flatulency and rumbling.

 - Bruised, sore feeling of abdominal walls, with excessive tenderness, felt when sneezing or upon the least pressure.

 - Burning in the abdomen.

 - Rawness, smarting and soreness of anus.

 - Urine frequent and profuse, or scanty, or suppressed.
 - Strangury.

 - Labored respiration.
 - Disturbed sleep, with muttering.
 - Drowsiness.

 - Dry, hot skin.

 - Stupor interrupted by occasional piercing shrieks.

 - Hands blue and cold.
 - Cold forearms.

 - Increasing prostration.

 - Emaciation.

 - Indescribable feeling of weakness.
 - Anasarca.
 - Ascites.

 - In infantile diarrhoea and cholera infantum Apis is one of our most precious remedies, corresponding to a low and dangerous condition.
 - The absence of thirst, existing with a dry tongue and dry hot skin, is sufficiently striking to prevent confounding it with other remedies with similar stools.

 - Still more characteristic is the bruised soreness of the abdominal walls.
 - This is always present.

 - Even when hydrocephaloid ensues, and the previously distended  abdomen becomes sunken and flabby, there is still the same intolerance of the slightest

 - When oedema is present it will be most frequently found in the feet and genitals.

 Argentum nitricum

 - Green mucous, like chopped spinach in flakes; Turning green after remaining on diaper: Bright yellow; Greenish-yellow; Creamy; Dark, watery mucous;
Bloody; Bloody mucous; Brown liquid; slimy; Masses of epithelial substance, connected by muco-lymph, red, green, shreddy, thin, unshapely strips or shaggy
lumps; frequent; fetid (green mucous and brown liquid); Sour; Like rotten eggs; Scanty (watery mucous); Painless  (bloody mucous); Involuntary; Undigested;
Excoriating; Alternating with constipation; Expelled forcibly with much spluttering.

 - At night: After midnight: At 6 a.m. : After rich food: After eating freely of sugar or candy: From drinking: After weaning: After breakfast: During dentition: Early
in the morning: After eating (pains in stomach): From exalted imagination.


 - After eating, and after acid food (nausea): From eructation: Bending double: Pressing stomach on a chair (colic).

 Before stool

 - Colic: Emission of flatus: Sudden urging.

 During stool
 - Colic: Urging: Emission of much noisy flatus: Tenesmus: Severe bearing down in the hypogastrium: Nausea: Cramping pain in the rectum: Burning,
constriction and sore pain in left side of abdomen.

 After stool

 - Relief of pain: Vomiting.

 - Time seems to pass very slowly.

 - Aversion to being looked at or touched.

 - Wants to be let alone.

 - Head feels enlarged or as if in a vise.

 - Boring pain in left frontal eminence, relieved by hard pressure.

 - Face pale, sunken, old-looking, brown, sallow, wrinkled.

 - Lips and  mouth dry and viscid, with little or no thirst.

 - Gums tender and bleed easily, but seldom swollen or painful.

 - Desire for sugar in the evening.

 - Teeth sensitive to cold or acid substances, with constant dull grumbling.

 - Nausea, with loud eructations.
 - Ineffectual efforts to eructate, causing strangulation, which is finally relieved by loud belching; the paroxysm is preceded by yawning and followed by
exhaustion and deep sleep.

 - Violent vomiting of glassy tenacious mucus, capable of being drawn into threads.

 - Vomiting of greenish water and milk.

 - Burning, constriction and soreness in left side of the abdomen.

 - Sudden stitches through the abdomen on moving.

 - Cannot bear pressure of clothes about the hypochondria.

 - Much flatulent colic.

 - Urine profuse and watery, or scanty and almost suppressed.

 - Spasms of respiratory muscles, with constriction of the chest and such intense dyspnoea that even a handkerchief before the face impedes respiration; can
neither drink not talk; intolerable agony.

 - Weight in the back when standing.
 - Uneasy sleep.

 - Drowsiness or stupor, with dilated pupils.

 - Nervous restlessness with trembling and long, deep, sighing breathing.

 - Tremulous weakness and debility, with much vertigo.

 - Debility felt mostly in legs.

 - Chilliness.

 - Feeling or expansion in various parts.

 - Great emaciation.

 - Child looks old and dried up like a mummy.

 - Sudden and severe attacks of cholera infantum, with the characteristic stools, in children who are very fond of sugar, and who have eaten too much of it, will
find their remedy in Argent. Nit.
 - This drug is also likely to prove useful in advanced case of dysentery with ulceration.

 Arnica montana


 - Slimy mucous; Brown fermented (like yeast); Undigested; Bloody; Purulent; Papescent; Dark, bloody mucous; Frothy; Thin fecal; Large, fetid (fecal); Yellow;
Painless; Sourish smelling; Offensive; Frequent; Small; Involuntary (during sleep); Long intervals between (dysenteric).


 - After mechanical injuries: From motion: From lying on the left side: In typhoid fever: During gastric fever.

 - By passing flatus (pain in abdomen).

 Before stool

 - Feeling of fermentation in bowels: Frequent urging: Distension of abdomen: Severe pressure at anus.

 During stool

 - Urging:  Tenesmus: Sore bruised pain in the abdomen: Cutting in intestines: Rumbling and pressure in abdomen: Distressing tenesmus in rectum and anus,
and even of the bladder: Bruised pain in back.
 After stool

 - Relief of tenesmus and urging: Relief of pain in abdomen: Obliged to lie down.


 - Head hotter than body, or head and breast warm, abdomen and limbs cold.

 - Pale, sunken face.

 - Sour, bitter, slimy or putrid  taste.

 - Aversion to food, especially meat and broth.
 - Desire for vinegar; for spirits.

 - Thirsty, but does not know what he wants, for all drinks all alike offensive.

 - Constant sense of repletion in stomach, with nausea.

 - Vomiting of what has been drunk. Hard swelling in right side of abdomen, with sharp, stitching pains when touched, relieved by passing flatus.

 - Loud rumbling in the bowels.

 - Tympanitic distension of abdomen.

 - Frequent eructations: bitter, sour, or smelling like rotten eggs.

 - Putrid flatus.

 - Tenesmus of bladder, with frequent, unsuccessful urging to urinate.

 - Urine scanty, and stains linen yellowish-brown; some times passed involuntarily.
 - Fetid breath- Offensive sweat.

 - Great drowsiness and weakness.

 - Stupor.

 - Petechiae and ecchymoses.

 - The whole body feels sore and bruised, and is sensitive to touch.

 - Bed feels to hard.

 - Restless, constantly changing position.

 - Weakness obliging one to lie down.

 - Arnica has not a wide application in bowel affections, but the symptoms are clear and the selection easy.

 - The marked gastric derangement is peculiar and characteristic.

 Arsenicum album


 - Thick, dark green mucous; White, slimy, bloody mucous; Fluid fecal and bloody, chocolate-colored; Slimy mucous; Brown mucous; Black mucous; Yellow,
like stirred eggs; Bloody; Dark or black, watery or fluid; Yellow, watery; Purulent; Undigested; Alternating with constipation; Frequent; Scanty; Involuntary and unnoticed; Corrosive; Offensive, smelling like carrion or the discharge from putrid ulcers (watery or fluid stools); Painless (watery stools); Profuse (brownish-
yellow watery stools).


 - At night: After eating or drinking.

 - After midnight: After taking cold: From  cold food, ice-water or ice-cream: From rancid food, especially spoiled sausage: During dentition: From milk; From
fruit: From acids: During smallpox: During typhoid fever: After abuse of alcohol: After severe external burns: From damp places: At the sea-shore: From motion:

In morning after rising.

 - By external heat (pains).

 Before stool

 - Chilliness: Anxiety: Cutting in abdomen: Vomiting: Thirst: Feeling as if abdomen would burst: Feeling of constriction in abdomen: Burning in umbilical region:
Twisting in abdomen: Coldness in back: Violent screaming: Fainting.

 During stool

 - Chilliness: Nausea: Vomiting: Colic: Cutting pain: Burning in umbilical region: Cutting pain in anus: Tenesmus: Burning in anus and rectum: Sensation of contraction just above the anus: Backache.

 After stool

 - Relief: Burning in anus and rectum: Tremulous weakness, obliging one to lie down: Palpitation of the heat: Perspiration: Exhaustion: Prolapsus ani:

 - Great restlessness; anguish; constantly changing place.
 - Child is angry, cross and violent, especially on waking.

 - Child wants to lie with head high.

 - Fear of death, or of being left alone.

 - Timorous whimpering.

 - Face pale, earthy, death-like, yellowish.

 - Features distorted and often covered with greenish, cold perspiration.

 - Blue rings around the eyes.

 - Lips black, dry, cracked or blue and cold.

 - Tongue dry, black, or brown, cracked.

 - Aphthae.

 - Bloody saliva.

 - Violent, unquenchable, burning thirst, with frequent drinking of small quantities of water.

 - Desire for acids, cold water or spirits.

 - Loss of appetite.
 - Bitter taste in the mouth after eating or drinking.

 - Nausea at the sight of food.

 - Vomiting, immediately after eating or drinking; of food; of drink; of brown or black substances; of blood; or green or yellow-green mucus; of bile; of thick,
glassy mucus; with violent pains in the stomach, and burning in stomach and abdomen.

 - Abdomen swollen.

 - Urine offensive, scanty, retained, suppressed or greenish.
 - Red and blue spots on the skin.

 - Sleep restless, broken by starts and convulsions.

 - Stupor with dry, hot skin, twitching of limbs and tonic spasms of the fingers and toes.

 - The skin is at first hot and dry; later it is icy cold and covered with clammy sweat,  although the patient complains of intense burning heat internally; or cold, dry skin may alternate with cold, sticky perspiration.

 - Great weakness; fainting; rapid exhaustion.

 - Very rapid and scarcely perceptible pulse, or the pulse may be fast in the morning and slow in the evening.

 - Rapid emaciation, with oedema of face and legs.
 - There is reason to fear that, as routine is easier than study, Arsenicum may have accomplished more hard than good in the hands of homoeopathic

 - No remedy has been more frequently given in acute affections of the bowels, while it is not the most frequently indicated, and it is not a remedy to the
unwisely used.

 - The  symptoms which most clearly distinguish it from other remedies with a similar totality are the characteristic thirst and restlessness.

 - These two must be present as a general rule.

 - The mucous stools are not usually offensive; the watery ones are very much so, and often painless.

 Asa foetida

 - Yellow; Dark brown; Greenish; Slimy (only slime passes, no faeces); Watery; Papescent; Disgustingly offensive; Profuse.


 - After drinking: In hysterical women: In scrofulous children: At night (general condition).

 - In syphilitics who have taken much mercury.


 - By pressure (abdominal symptoms).
 After stool

 - Relief of colic


 - Hypersensitiveness, either moral or physical.
 - Ill humor.

 - Irritable mood.
 - Hysterical restlessness and anxiety.

 - Child is clumsy.

 - Greasy taste in mouth, with dryness and burning.

 - Sensation of a ball rising in the throat, causing dyspnoea.
 - Food, when partially swallowed, returns into the mouth.

 - Soreness in oesophagus, preceded by burning.

 - Great disgust for all food.

 - Rancid or putrid eructations.

 - Flatus passes upwards, none downward.

 - Faint, gone feeling, with strong pulsations in the stomach.
 - Abdominal pulsations.

 - Colic relieved by pressure.

 - Painful distension of abdomen, with feeling as if peristaltic action wee reversed; relieved by passing flatus.
 - Construction of the chest, with dyspnoea.

 - Twitching and jerking of the muscles.

 - Hysterical spasms after suppression of habitual discharges, as from an ulcer.

 - Glands swollen, hard and hot, with shooting, jerking pains.

 - Asafoetida has a limited range of action, and is chiefly applicable to diarrhoea occurring in scrofulous children and hysterical women.

 - The extremely offensive stool and generally reversed peristalsis are the leading indications for its use.
 - The general nightly aggravation is important.

 Asarum europaeum

 - Tenacious mucous; Shaggy masses of mucus, of resinous appearance; Scanty, yellow, stringy mucous; In a long, twisted string; Odorless; Ascarides pass
with the stool; Yellowish-brownish; Watery (very weakening); Undigested.

 - Whitish-gray, ash colored, with bloody mucus on top.


 - In chilly, nervous individuals: From debility: During hectic or slow fever: In childbed.

 - After a meal.

 - In cold, dry weather (general).


 - After vomiting (pain and dullness of head).

 - Cold washing.

 - Damp weather.

 Before stool

 - Cutting in abdomen: Sharp stitches in the rectum from above downward: Cutting in rectum.

 During stool

 - Cutting in abdomen and rectum: Nausea: Prolapsus ani.

 After stool

 - Prolapsus ani: Pressing and straining, and discharge of white, viscid, bloody mucus.


 - Dullness and pressure in the head.

 - Cannot bear the sound of scratching on linen or any similar substance.

 - Food tastes bitter.

 - Much empty retching, with gurgling and rumbling in the abdomen.

 - Scanty vomiting of greenish, sour liquid.

 - Loss of appetite or loathing of food.

 - Constantly chilly.

 - Hands, feet, knees or abdomen cold, even in a hot room, or when warmly covered.

 - The relief from cold bathing and damp weather is very characteristic.

 Asclepias tuberosa


 - Watery; Black, with yellow spots like fat swimming in them; Yellow; Green; Jelly-like; Like scraping of the intestines; Offensive; Smelling like rotten eggs;
Intense yellow color, with green and yellow flakes; Ascarides with the stool.


 - At night: After midnight" During the winter: In warm weather, with cold and damp nights: In the autumn.

 Before stool

 - Colic: Rumbling in the bowels: Violent pain.

 During stool

 - Feeling as if a stream of fire passed through the abdomen, and as if bowels would come out: Tenesmus: Violent colic.

 After stool

 - Smarting in the rectum: Colic continues: Pain in anus,


 - Mental depression.

 - Headache.

 - Flatulent colic.

 - Rheumatic pains in the extremities.

 - Debility, worse after any exertion.

 - Drowsiness, with uneasy sleep and fatiguing dreams.

 - The symptoms of Asclepias are well-marked and peculiar, but, as yet, lack clinical verification.

 Baptisia tinctoria


 - Consisting of pure blood; Bloody mucous; Small; Frequent; Dark, thin fecal; papescent, yellowish; Watery; Dark brown mucous and blood; Light yellow,
brown, thin and watery; Exhausting; Involuntary; Excoriating; Horribly offensive; Often painless.


 - In hot weather: In the autumn: During typhoid fever: Day and night: From solid food.

 Before stool

 - Colic, more in the hypogastrium: Chills: Pain in limbs and small of back.

 During stool

 - Tenesmus: Colic Continues.

 After stool

 - Tenesmus: Relief of colic.


 - Delirious  stupor; falls asleep while answering questions.

 - Cannot sleep, head or body feels scattered about the bed; tosses about to get the pieces together.

 - Face dark red, with a besotted look.

 - Aphthae, especially in cases of long standing, extending from the mouth through  to the anus; sore mouth through to the anus; sore mouth of nursing infants
and consumptives; gums dark, livid, with oozing of blood and fetid odor.

 - Tongue coated yellowish-brown in the centre, with red, shining edges.

 - Dry tongue.

 - Little or no thirst.

 - Spits fluid out of mouth or squirts it across the bed.

 - Great sinking at stomach, with frequent fainting.

 - Nausea and vomiting.

 - Nausea with thirst.

 - Child can take nothing but liquids; the slightest amount of solid food causes gagging.

 - Pain in the region of the liver and particularly of the gall-bladder; worse on walking.

 - Pain and soreness in bowels.

 - Urine and perspiration extremely offensive.

 - Breath fetid.

 - Fever slight, pulse soft and full.

 - Sleeplessness, or sleep with heavy, tiresome dreams.

 - Bruised, sore feeling of the whole body, causing restlessness.

 - Prostration more profound than the severity of the attack would seem to justify.

 - Extended clinical observation has proved the value of Bapt. In both diarrhoea and dysentery, when assuming  the typhoid type.
 - The tenesmus, with absence of pain and the characteristic tongue and mental symptoms, render its selection easy and certain.

 Baryta carbonica


 - Papescent; Watery; Undigested; Yellow, with mucus and blood; Involuntary.
 - In scrofulous, dwarfish children: After taking cold: By lying on the painful side (pains).

 Before stool

 - Sudden urging: Soreness in the lumbar region: Chilliness over the head and legs: Ineffectual urging; Colic.

 During stool

 - Burning in anus and rectum.

 After stool

 - Renewed urging: Burning and soreness around the anus.


 - Mental weakness, timidity and imbecility.

 - Anger with cowardice.

 - Child afraid of strangers; will not play, will not read; prefers to sit idly in a corner; stupid, silly look.

 - Memory weak.

 - Face flushed.

 - Craving appetite, but feeling of satiety after a few mouthfuls.

 - Aversion to sweets and fruit.

 - Abdomen bloated, while the rest of the body is emaciated.
 - Mesenteric glands enlarged.

 - Sudden irresistible urging to stool, with painful soreness in lumbar region, followed by frequent diarrhoeic stools.

 - Pains in small of back.

 - Swelling of cervical glands and tonsils.

 - Rheumatic stiffness and aching of the whole body, in damp weather.

 - Child is slow in learning to walk.

 - Baryta carb. Will occasionally prove useful in the diarrhoea of scrofulous children.

 - The concomitant symptoms and the appearance of the child are more characteristic than the stool.


 - This, green mucous; Bloody mucous; Granular, yellow, slimy mucous; White mucous; White, papescent, fecal (as white as lime); Clay-colored; Watery;

containing lumps like chalk; Chalky-white, with granular, slimy mucous; Alternating with heat in head; Small; Frequent; Involuntary (when passing flatus); Sour smelling (Fetid).

 - Afternoon: After sleeping: After talking cold from cutting the hair: In hot weather: During typhoid fever: From motion: From pressure (colic).


 - From bending double (colic.)

 Before stool

 - Perspiration: Heat in the abdomen: Colic: Pinching and contractive griping: Sore aching in upper part of abdomen: Constriction in rectum: Constant pressing toward the anus and genitals as if everything would be pushed out.

 During stool

 - Shuddering: Tenesmus: Nausea: Pressing pain in stomach: Pressure on the bladder: Urination: Bearing down pain in uterus: Burning  of anus: Perspiration.

 After stool

 - Tenesmus: Shuddering.

 - Head hot, while hands and feet are cold.

 - Easily startled.

 - Rolling the head from side to side.
 - Delirium; worse during sleep or just after; desire to get out of bed, or into another one.

 - Stupor.

 - Lethargy,  with pale, cold face, or flushed face, with congested, half-opened, distorted eyes, dilated pupils, grating of the teeth, distortion of the mouth, and
violent throbbing of the carotids.

 - Children cry much and are very cross.

 - Tongue dry, and red at the point and on edges, or has two white stripes on a red ground, or sensation of dryness in mouth, while tongue is moist.
 - Ptyalism.

 - Not much thirst, but desire to moisten the mouth often, or great thirst with desire for cold drinks.

 - Mouth open.
 - Constant chewing.

 - Aversion to food; to meat, beer, acid things.

 - Abdomen distended and tender.

 - Abdomen hot.
 - Sensation of soreness deep in the abdomen; pains more in the left side; aggravated by bending the body to that side.

 - Cutting, tearing, constrictive pains in abdomen, relieved by bending forward.

 - Nausea and vomiting.

 - Belching of wind.

 - Urine profuse or suppressed.
 - Involuntary urination.

 - Several watery stools immediately after profuse sweat: Partial or general spasms, with unconsciousness, renewed by contact or bright light.

 - Dry heat or hot sweat.

 - Quick hard, small pulse.

 - Sleepiness with restlessness; starting up suddenly.

 - Twitching of the muscles during sleep.

 - Moaning during sleep, with half-closed eyes.

 - Drowsiness, with inability to sleep.
 - Every little jar is painful.

 - The pains appear and disappear suddenly.

 - Belladonna will be found suitable for children more frequently than adults.
 - It is often the only remedy required for severe cases of infantile dysentery.

 - The drowsiness, with startings, dry heat and frequent drinking, may be regarded as characteristic, if the other symptoms of the patient correspond.

 Benzoicum acidum


 - Watery, white, or light-colored; Like dirty soap-suds; Copious; Very offensive; Frothy bloody; Smelling strong, pungent, like urine; Putrid, bloody.


 - In children: During dentition.
 - In gouty, rheumatic, syphilitic or gonorrhoeal subjects.
 Before stool

 - Chilliness: Urging, with ineffectual straining.
 During stool

 - Urging.

 - Urine very strong smelling; usually dark.

 - Scanty.

 - Much exhaustion.

 - Weakness.

 - Perspiration.

 - Cold sweat on the head.

 - Sweats while eating.

 - The symptoms of Benz. ac. Are not many, but they are genuine jewels.
 - The offensive stools are not like those of any other remedy.

 - The smell is strong, pungent, urinous, somewhat like that of the characteristic urine, which is also almost invariably present.

 Bismuthum-sn (+ -o) (old abbr)


 - Papescent; Watery; Cadaverous-smelling; Painless.

 Before stool

 - Rumbling in the abdomen.

 During stool

 - Emission of fetid flatus: Colic.

 After stool

 - Great prostration.


 - Desire for company.

 - Pale face, with blue rings around the eyes.

 - Tongue thickly coated white.

 - Thirst: drinks large quantities of water and vomits it immediately.

 - Convulsive gagging.

 - Vomiting occurs as soon as the stomach is full, and is then enormous.

 - Vomits  water only; food is retained.

 - Heaviness, pressure and burning in the pit of the  stomach.

 - Abdomen distended with flatulence.

 - Great prostration, but the surface is warm.

 - The value of Bismuth. In cholera infantum has not been fully appreciated.

 - The excessive prostration, without coldness of the surface, will readily distinguish it from other remedies.

 - In thickly coated white tongue and gastric symptoms it resembles Antimon. Crud.

 Boletus laricis

 (Polyporus officinalis.)


 - Yellow, watery; Frothy; Papescent; Mixed with bile and frothy mucus or with oily-looking fluid; Thin, dark, papescent; Mucous; Whitish, mucous; Bilious,
mucous and bloody; Bilious, mucous and black fecal; Undigested; Sometimes painless; Profuse; Pouring out in a stream.


 - In the morning and during the day.

 Before stool

 - Distress in the hypogastric region.

 During stool
 - Tenesmus (or absence of pain).

 After stool

 - Burning pain and distress in the stomach, right lobe of liver, umbilical region and hypogastrium: Terrible distress between stomach and navel: Great faintness
and distress in solar plexus: Rumbling in the bowels: Severe tenesmus (or absence of pain).


 - Irritable and despondent.

 - Dull frontal headache.
 - Flushed face.

 - Teeth and gums sore.

 - Tongue coated white or yellow, taking the imprints of the teeth.

 - Taste flat, bitter, coppery, or lost.

 - Nausea.

 - Vomiting of sour or bitter fluid.

 - Loss of appetite.

 - Great faintness at the stomach.

 - Dull, aching, dragging or burning pains in the liver, especially in the right lobe, with burning in the region of the gall-bladder.

 - Pain in the region of the spleen.

 - Urine thick and high-colored or red and scanty.

 - Dull, heavy pains in back and legs.

 - Aching in all the joints.
 - Restless after midnight.

 - Very weak and languid.
 - Chilliness along the spine, followed by hot flashes and sweat.

 - Skin hot and dry, especially the palms of the hands.
 - Jaundice.

 - The value of Boletus must be determined by the crucial test of clinical experience.

 - In many of the symptoms it closely resembles Leptandra.

 Borax veneta

 - Light yellow, slimy mucous; Green mucous; Frequent; Yellow watery; Colorless; Fermented; Thin, brown, frothy, containing small pieces of yellow faeces;
Offensive, smelling like carrion (brown stools); Painless (brown stools).


 - In nursing infants: During dentition: From fruit (apples, pears): After breakfast: After chocolate: After eating: Afternoon: Evening: In the morning.

 Before stool

 - Peevish, lazy, dissatisfied: Urging.

 During stool
 - Burning in the rectum: Faintness and weariness.

 After stool

 - Cheerful, contented mood.

 - Easily startled at sudden noise.
 - Apathetic.
 - Crying.
 - Anxious feeling during downward motion or rocking.
 - Hot head.
 - Pale, clay-colored face.
 - Red eruption on face.
 - Hot mouth.

 - Apathae on the tongue and inside of the cheek, bleeding when eating.

 - Palate of infants looks wrinkled, with screaming when nursing.

 - Loss of appetite (loathing of the breast in infants).
 - Desire for sour drinks.

 - Vomiting of sour slime (after chocolate).
 - Constant vomiting, with painless diarrhoea.
 - Distension by flatulence after every meal.
 - Pinching in the abdomen.
 - Abdomen soft, flabby and sunken.
 - Frequent urination, preceded by cries.
 - Urine acrid and fetid.
 - Starting from sleep with anxious screams, throwing the hands about, seizing things or clinging to the mother.
 - The legs jerk when falling asleep.
 - Palms hot.
 - Emaciation; flesh relaxed.
 - Skin pale or livid.
 - Debility.
 - Sopor.
 - Belladonna has, doubtless, been often given when Borax should have been.
 - The anxious feeling on downward motion is the chief distinction between them, and is peculiar to Borax.

 Bovista lycoperdon
 - Liquid, yellow, fecal; First part hard, last part thin and watery.

 - Early in the morning: In the evening: At night: Before the menses: During the menses.


 - After breakfast.
 Before stool

 - Urging: Colic.

 During stool

 - Twisting pains in the abdomen: Cutting pains.

 After stool
 - Tenesmus: Burning at anus: Languor: Burning and itching in anus as if worms were crawling.
 - Nausea in the morning; better after breakfast.
 - Distension of the abdomen, with rumbling shifting of flatulence, and emission of much flatus.
 - Colic which causes the patient to double over, relieved by eating.
 - Bovista is chiefly useful for diarrhoea, occurring before and during menstruation.

 - The menses are either too early or too late, and the flow is profuse, dark and clotted, occurring mostly at night or early in the morning.


 - Black fecal; Light yellow, slimy mucous; Painless, odorless, like scrapings of the intestines; Yellow, green or blackish.

 - After a meal: After oysters: After acids: At night.
 - From black coffee: After eating (nausea and pains in the stomach).
 Before stool
 - Cutting and rumbling in abdomen.
 During stools
 - Much flatus: Pressing in stomach and abdomen: Blind, intensely painful varices; worse from application of warm and cold water; better after wetting with saliva.
 After stool
 - Blind, intensely painful varices; worse from application of cold and warm water; better after wetting with saliva.
 - Desire for acids.

 - Nausea.

 - Aversion to habitual smoking; it causes nausea and vertigo.

 - Emptiness in the stomach.

 - Contractive spasm of the stomach passing off after eating.
 - Croup of rectum.
 - Icy coldness of the forearms; hands cold and moist.
 - Great languor and debility.
 - One or two cases of Bromine diarrhoea, in its characteristic totality, are as many as can be expected to fall to one physician during a lifetime.
 - Should the aggravation after oysters, however, become more fully confirmed, it will need to be used  more frequently.

 Bryonia alba

 - Brown, thin fecal; Black; Thin, bloody; Undigested; Green and watery; Copious, papescent, dark green; Like dirty water with whitish, finely granulated
sediment of undigested food; Painless; Pasty, very offensive; Acrid; Mucus and blood preceded by hard stool; Frequent; Involuntary (during sleep); Smelling
like rotten cheese; Putrid; Alternating with constipation.
 - In the morning, about 2 or 3 A.M. : On first rising and moving about: In hot weather: Whenever the weather becomes warmer: At night: After suppression of exanthemata; During typhoid: At the seashore: After taking  cold: After cold drinks: After taking milk: From eating stewed fruit or vegetables: From anger or chagrin: After sour kraut: From sitting up (nausea, etc.): From motion, even of a hand or foot: From lying on either side.

 - By keeping still: By doubling up or lying on the abdomen (colic): By lying on the back.
 Before stool

 - Colic: Cutting pains: Nausea: Griping and pinching in abdomen and in region of navel: Constant ineffectual urging.

 During stool

 - Burning at anus: Prolapsus ani: Vomiting: Thirst: Drowsiness: Chilliness: Offensive flatus: Motion like fermentation in the abdomen: Pain in stomach: Profuse  urination.
 After stool
 - Heat: Drowsiness: Relief.
 - Desire for things which do not exist, or which are refused when offered.
 - Peevishness.
 - Ill humor.
 - Delirium.

 - Desire to get out of bed and go home.
 - Talking of the business of the day.

 - Head hot, with frequent tossing of the hands to the head.

 - Boring of the head back into the pillows or rolling from side to side.
 - Eyes glassy and staring; sleeps with the eyes half open.
 - Sensitiveness to noise and light.
 - Dry, swollen, cracked lips.
 - Mouth so dry that the child will not nurse until it is moistened.
 - Tongue dry and red or brown, or white or yellow.
 - Thirst for large quantities at long intervals.
 - Bitter taste in the mouth, and of food.
 - Nausea and fainting on sitting up.

 - Much gagging and vomiting.

 - Desire for cold drinks, wine, coffee, sour drinks.

 - Vomiting of bitter substances, of yellow-green mucus.
 - Pain in the bowels after eating or drinking.
 - Urine dark red and clear.
 - Desire to lie down and remain quiet.
 - Bryonia has not been one of the routine remedies for loose discharges from the bowels, nor is it desirable that it should become so, or that list should be enlarged.
 - It is, however, quite often indicated, and, if administered according to the above symptoms, will not fail to repay the careful chooser.

 Calcarea carbonica
 - Yellowish fecal; Gray, clay-like  fecal;  Green; Chalk-like; Watery; Frothy; Whitish, Whitish-pray streaked with blood; Dark greenish brown; Slimy; Creamy; Large, watery, yellow, merely staining the diaper; Pungent; Fetid; Smelling like rotten eggs; Sour; Involuntary; Undigested, containing curdled milk; Profuse; Frequent; Ascarides with the stool.
 - In fat children: In infants with open fontanelles: In scrofulous person: In children: During dentition: After milk: After smoked meat: In summer season: In the
afternoon: From sweets: From artificial foods: From Bathing (general condition): After eating: after walking and motion.

 Before stool
 - Great irritability: Nausea.

 During stool

 - Paleness: Tearing pain in rectum: Prolapsus ani.

 After stool

 - Faintishness: Lassitude.
 - Child is precocious, obstinate and self-willed, and cries persistently.
 - Very nervous at night; child cries and has an anxious look when lifted from the cradle.
 - Head too large, cranial sutures widely open, fontanelles open and sunken.
 - Scalp thin, showing the veins distinctly.
 - Hair dry, looking like tow.
 - Face sometimes flushed, but usually pale and bloated, or sunken, emaciated, wrinkled and cold.
 - Pupils dilated.

 - Scrofulous swelling of the upper lip.
 - Gums swollen.

 - Aphthae.

 - Dry mouth, alternating with  salivation.
 - Dentition tardy, and often attended with convulsions and a loose rattling cough.
 - Continued thirst for cold drinks, more at night.
 - Desire for wine, salt or sweet things.
 - Canine hunger in he morning.
 - Longing for eggs.
 - Sour taste in he mouth, or of bread.
 - Sour vomiting or regurgitation, particularly of soured food, milk etc.
 - Pit of stomach swollen like an inverted saucer.

 - Swollen, distended abdomen, with emaciation and good appetite.

 - Enlargement of mesenteric and cervical glands.
 - Painful and difficult urination, the urine being usually clear, and having a peculiar strong, pungent, fetid odor.

 - Urine is sometimes dark-brown with white sediment.
 - Crawling in the rectum as from worms.
 - Oozing of fluid from the anus, smelling like herring brine.
 - Arms to the elbows.
 - Child does not sleep after 2 or 3 a.m. , and is drowsy and weary all day.
 - Sleep restless with crying out at night; child scratches its head when aroused.
 - Skin either hot and dry, or cold and clammy.
 - Weakness and curvature of spine.
 - Neck too slender to support the head.
 - Curvature of the legs.
 - Ankles weak.

 - Bones weak and bend readily.

 - Debility.
 - Profuse sweat on the head when sleeping, especially on the back of the head, wetting the pillow.

 - Knees clammy.

 - Feet constantly cold and damp.

 - In selecting Calcarea c., the stool is of less importance than the person and the concomitant symptoms.

 - These often render it the indispensable remedy in psoric individuals.
 - The smell of the urine cannot be described, but once smelled it is never forgotten.

 - The color will distinguish it from that of Benz. ac.
 - It is said to be suitable when persistent tenesmus remains after dysentery in children.

 Calcarea phosphorica
 - Green, slimy, undigested; Hot, watery; Purulent; Spluttering; Extremely offensive; White; Papescent; Containing pus in small points or flakes; Soft (expulsion difficult); Expelled forcibly (green and watery stools); Frequent.
 - In scrofulous and rachitic children: During dentition: From fruit or cider: In the evening: In school girls at puberty: After vexation.
 - By passing flatus and by lying on the abdomen (abdominal pains).
 Before stool
 - Cutting, pinching colic.

 During stool
 - Emission of much offensive flatus.

 After stool

 - Relief of pain in the abdomen: Protruding, aching, sore piles: Renewed urging directly on wiping.


 - Peevish and fretful.

 - Intellectual depression and slow comprehension.

 - Head disproportionately large.

 - Cranial bones (especially occipital) very soft and thin, crackling like paper upon pressure.

 - Both fontanelles open; posterior fontanelle very large.
 - Sweating of the head.
 - Neck too slender to support the head, which falls from side to side.
 - Headache, most severe near the sutures, worse after mental exertion and  from damp weather.
 - Face pale, sallow, dirty white, brownish, sunken, with blue rings around the eyes.
 - The veins show through the skin.
 - Nose, chin and tips of ears cold.
 - Dry mouth and tongue, with much thirst.
 - Teeth develop slowly.

 - Persistent vomiting of milk.

 - Craving appetite; infant wants to nurse all the time.
 - Desire for salted and smoked meats, ham, bacon, etc.
 - Cold water and ice-cream cause vomiting the next day after taking them.

 - Jellies and sour things cause headache and weakness of the bowels.

 - Crying spells, caused by soreness, aching and colicky pains around the navel, every time the child nurses.
 - Much rumbling of flatus.
 - Abdomen sunken and flabby.
 - Mesenteric glands enlarged.
 - Child has anxious expression of the face and suffocative attacks whenever it is lifted from the cradle.
 - Drowsy during the day.
 - Sleep restless, with stretching and yawning.
 - Convulsive starts when lying on the back, ceasing when lying on the side.

 - Predisposition to glandular swellings and diseases of osseous tissue.

 - Curvature of the spine.
 - Spine so weak in the lumbar region that the child cannot sit upright unless the back s supported.

 - Slow in learning to walk on account of weak ankles.
 - Rheumatic aching, soreness and stiffness, aggravated by damp weather and by motion.
 - Great emaciation, the child looking old and wrinkled.
 - Skin dry and cold.
 - Tendency to marasmus or hydrocephaloid.
 - Calc. Phos. Is one of our most valuable remedies for the diarrhoea of scrofulous and rachitic children.
 - It can easily be distinguished from Calc. C., Silic., and Sul. By the concomitant symptoms.
 - When given in season it will often prevent marasmus, and is the first remedy to be thought of in threatened hydrocephaloid, after the failure of China to arrest the disease.

 Camphora officinalis
 - Dark brown; Blackish; Looking like coffee-grounds (fecal); (Watery?); Large, thin; Involuntary; Like rice-water; Generally painless; Sour.

 - Attack very sudden.

 - During epidemic cholera; From hot sun: After taking cold: In pernicious fever.


 - Great anguish and discouragement.

 - Mental antipathy.
 - Vertigo.

 - Icy coldness of the whole body, with chilliness and shaking, or cold, clammy, debilitating perspiration; sometimes occurring only at night, and passing off in
the morning.
 - Coldness of the surface without change of color.
 - Face pale, livid, purple, icy-cold, distorted; upper lip drawn up, exposing the teeth; foam at the mouth; eyes sunken and fixed.
 - Wild, staring, unconscious look.
 - Aversion to light.
 - No thirst, or violent thirst.
 - Nausea and vomiting.
 - Faintness, with pressure at pit of the stomach, and colicky pain.
 - Stomach very sensitive to pressure.
 - Burning in he stomach and oesophagus.
 - Cramps in the calves.
 - Sudden and great sinking of strength.
 - Vomiting and diarrhoea suddenly cease, and the child lies almost unconscious, with blue face and hands, cold tongue, icy coldness of the body, and
hoarse, weak voice.

 - Trismus and tetanus.
 - Stool generally painless.

 - Cold sweat on the face.

 - In Cholera

 - Great  sinking and collapse, sometimes without stool or vomiting.

 - Cold as death, but cannot bear to be covered.

 - Camph  is principally useful in the very commencement of diseases of the bowels; later stages, presenting similar symptoms, requiring Verat., Cuprum, etc. "In Camph. Collapse is most prominent; in Verat. Alb.  The evacuations and vomiting; in Cuprum the cramps." - DUNHAM.

 Cantharis vesicatoria

 - Yellow, brown, watery; White or pale reddish mucous stools, like scraping of the intestines; Bloody; Skinny; Like washings of meat;
 - Bloody mucous; Green mucous; Slimy;

 - Frothy; Frequent; Small; Corrosive.

 - At night:  In the evening: During  the day: After coffee (pains and loathing): While urinating.

 Before stool

 - Violent colic: Urging: Pinching in hypogastrium.

 During stool

 - Colic and pinching continue: Pain in the anus: Pressing and urging, extorting cries: Burning at the anus:  Prolapse of rectum.

 After stool
 - Colic relieved, or continues with less violence: Tenesmus: Burning, biting  and stinging in anus: Shuddering: Violent chilliness as though water were poured over one, with internal warmth: Faintness.
 - Anxious restlessness.
 - Irritability.Pale, wretched appearance.
 - Deathlike appearance during the pains.
 - Lips, tongue and palate raw.
 - Vesicles and canker in the mouth and throat.
 - Dryness of he lips.
 - Thirstlessness or violent burning thirst, especially during pains; but aversion to fluids, because they aggravate the constriction of the throat, the dysuria or  he tormina.
 - Aversion to food and to tobacco.

 - Violent pains in abdomen and intestines.

 - Burning in abdomen.
 - Abdomen very sensitive to touch.

 - Frequent ineffectual desire to urinate, painful.

 - Burning after urination.

 - Haematuria.Retention or suppression of urine, with uraemic coma, delirium and convulsions.
 - Collapse, with feeble pulse and cold hands and feet.

 - Burning pains while the surface of the body feels colds.

 - The appearance like scrapings of he intestines is the most characteristic symptom of Cantharis, and will frequently call for it when the more painful and
violent symptoms are not present.

 Capsicum annuum


 - Mucous; Bloody mucous; Tenacious mucous, streaked with black blood; Thin, adhesive, slimy, mixed with black blood; Shaggy, slimy and bloody; Greenish
frothy; Frequent; Small; Expelled with violence.

 - In persons of lax fibre: At night: after drinking: By currents of air, even warm air (pains).

 Before stool

 - Cutting colic: Flatulent colic: Writhing pains about the umbilicus.
 During stool
 - Cutting and writhing continue: Tenesmus: Burning in lower part of rectum, with sensation of rawness and throbbing and pains in the back: Burning along the sacrum: Strangury: Biting, stinging pain at anus.
 After stool
 - Tenesmus: Burning at anus: Thirst, drinking causing shuddering: Drawing pains in the back.
 - Increased acuteness of all the senses.
 - Homesickness, with redness of cheeks and sleeplessness.
 - Swollen, cracked lips.
 - Flat, watery taste.
 - Putrid taste, as of putrid water.
 - Thirstlessness.
 - Food tastes sour.

 - Sour taste in the mouth.

 - Aphthae, with fetid breath.
 - Desire for coffee, with nausea after taking it.

 - Abdomen much distended.
 - Sensation of coldness in the stomach.
 - Tenesmus of the bladder, strangury.
 - Frequent, unsuccessful desire to urinate, with burning in the bladder.
 - Yawning.
 - Sleeplessness.
 - Capsicum is one of the royal remedies for dysentery; resembling Canth. 
 - Much in its symptoms, but differing equally as much, as a comparison will show.
 - When the choice becomes difficult, the drinking after stool causing shuddering, and the drawing pains in the back after stool, will fix the decision on Caps.,  and distinguish it also from Merc. Cor.  and Nux vom.
 - The patient is also sometimes "lazy, fat, unclean, dreads the open air."

 Carbo vegetabilis

 - Thin, pale mucous; Bloody mucous (dark, thin fecal); Brown, watery, slimy; Light-colored; Semi-liquid, black; Ashy-gray (mushy); Painful; Frequent;
Involuntary (with flatus); Putrid; Cadaverous-smelling.

 - After long-continued or severe acute disease: After loss of fluids: From chilling the stomach with ice-cream or ice-water, when over heated: After fat food:
After spoiled or rancid food, especially shell-fish: In hot weather: At  night: After exposure to great heat of the sun or of fire: In tuberculous patients: In old people.
 Before stool
 - Slight cutting.
 During stool
 - Burning and cutting in anus: Tenesmus: Great straining like labor pains to pass a soft stool: Fetid flatus.
 After stool
 - Burning in anus: Trembling weakness: Itching in anus and perineum: Oozing from the rectum.
 - Restlessness and anxiety, worse from 4 to 6 p.m.   Child irritable, strikes, bites and kicks.
 - Greenish color, or great paleness of the face, or cheeks may be red and covered with clammy sweat.
 - The gums recede from the teeth and bleed easily.
 - Desire for coffee.
 - Rancid taste.
 - Flatulent distension of the abdomen, particularly after eating, as though it would burst.
 - Deep-seated burning pains in the abdomen, generally in the bends of the colon.
 - Frequent and violent rancid eructations.
 - Profuse and constant salivation of stringy saliva.
 - Emission of large quantities of flatus, inodorous, or putrid.
 - Skin pale, or blue and cold.
 - Feet and legs icy cold to the knees.
 - Urine offensive or suppressed.
 - Enlarged glands.
 - Emaciation.
 In cholera
 - Attack often begins with haemorrhage from the bowels.
 - Collapse without stool.
 - Nose, cheeks and finger-tips icy cold; lips bluish; cold breath and tongue.
 - Respiration weak and labored.
 - Desire to be fanned.
 - Cramps in legs and thighs.
 - Hiccough at every motion.
 - Vomiting.
 - Voice hoarse or lost.
 - Pulse thready, intermittent, scarcely perceptible.
 - Consciousness retained or come.
 - Sopor without vomiting, stool or cramps.
 - Sometimes spasms, followed by congestion of  blood to the head or chest.
 - Except in cholera, Carbo veg.  Is rarely indicated in the beginning of any acute disease of the bowels; but in the later stages it may become the only remedy capable of producing a favourable change.
 - It will not often be required in cases that have had good homoeopathic treatment, but much more frequently in those coming from allopathic hands.
 - After it are frequently suitable Ars., China, Merc. Sol., or Psor. 
 - It is also useful for the debility following a long lasting attack of diarrhoea.

 Carbolicum acidum
 - Fetid; Rice-water, offensive like rotten eggs; Like thick glue, in thin strips like tape; Bloody and mucous, like scrapings from mucous membrane; Bilious; Watery; Involuntary, thin black stools (in collapse); Involuntary, at night in bed; Diarrhoea alternating with constipation.
 - From bad drainage: In puerperal fever: In hydrocephalus.
 During stool
 - Tenesmus, pain and nausea.
 - Patient petulant, impatient.
 - Constantly agitated, moaning continuously and occasionally uttering a piercing cry; delirious starting from sleep.

 - Vomiting.

 - Tenderness over transverse colon.
 - Tongue dry and coated with thick yellow fur.

 - Great thirst and high fever.

 - Urine very dark colored, black or blackish olive green.

 - Vomiting of dark olive green or black fluid, with great restlessness.

 - "In an exhaustive diarrhoea with very offensive stools, when Carbo veg. and Psorinum do not help, give Carbolic acid."-C. PEARSON.



 - Liquid fecal; White mucous; Possible only while standing; Involuntary (with flatus).

 - In the evening: At night: From cold air striking the abdomen: After eating fresh meat: In scrofulous children.

 Before stool

 - Twisting abdominal pains.

 During stool
 - Vertigo.

 After stool

 - Nausea: Salt-water brash: Vertigo.
 - Child cries at the least thing.
 - Afraid of strangers.
 - Timid, fears to go to bed in the dark.
 - Weak memory.
 - Face sallow violently itching acne.
 - Presence at the pit of the throat, just over the top of the sternum, as of a foreign body, or as of food lodged in oesophagus, causing constant disposition to
swallow; better while eating, worse after.

 - Aversion to sweet things.

 - Fresh meal causes nausea and water brash; smoked meat agrees.
 - Much thirst for cold drinks.

 - Pressure in the stomach.

 - Necessity to loosen the clothing about the hypochondria.

 - Abdomen swollen and hard; body wasted, and feet disproportionately small.

 - Child walks unsteadily; falls easily.

 - Involuntary emission of urine, at night; when walking; when coughing.
 - Causticum  will be found useful chiefly in a chronic tendency to diarrhoea, in dyspeptics and consumptives, which is renewed whenever taking fresh meat.



 - Green slimy mucous; Mixed green and white mucous; Chopped white and yellow mucous; Green, watery; Yellowish, watery; changeable; undigested;
Bilious; Slimy mucous; Mucous and blood; Like chopped eggs and spinach.

 - Hot; Small; Frequent; Smelling like bad eggs; Sour; Corrosive; Painless (green watery); Painful (thin green slimy); White slimy.


 - During dentition: After taking cold: After anger, chagrin: At night: After  tobacco: In childhood: From downward motion: After suppression of perspiration.

 Before stool
 - Anxiety: Cutting colic, worse in epigastric region.

 During stool

 - Colic: Eructations: Nausea: Retching: Thirst: Vertigo: Perspiration, with anxiety: Burning in anus: Violent colic, forcing screams.

 After stool

 - Relief: Stitches in rectum: Soreness of the anus.

 - Desire for many things which are rejected when offered.

 - Peevishness.

 - Ill humor.

 - Moaning on account of trifling offence, or because refused what he wants.

 - Whining restlessness; child wants this or that, which, when offered, is refused or pushed away.

 - Children cry much, and are only stilled by being carried about.

 - Rheumatic pains in the head.

 - Redness of the cheeks, or of one cheek only.

 - Red rash on the cheeks.
 - Gums hot and swollen.

 - Tongue and mouth dry.

 - Tongue coated thick yellow, or white.

 - Bitter, sour, or slimy taste.

 - Aversion to food.

 - Intense thirst.

 - Bitter eructations.

 - Sour vomiting of food or slimy mucus.

 - Abdomen hard and distended.

 - Weight and burning in the stomach.
 - Cutting or tearing colic, making the child bend double and draw up its knees.

 - Involuntary emission of urine which feels hot.

 - Very painful cutting jerks from right shoulder toward head, with thirst and debility.

 - Moaning in the sleep, with hot, sticky sweat on forehead.

 - Twitching of the muscles during sleep.


 - Both legs moved up and down alternately: Grasping with   the hands: Mouth drawn to and fro: Eyes staring: Eyes and face distorted: Stupor: Cough, with
rattling in the  chest: Yawning and stretching.

 - Novices often fail with Chamomilla.
 - It is not adapted to every case of diarrhoea during dentition.

 - The mental symptoms are of  chief importance (compare Cina), but the desire to be carried about is not alone decisive.

 - If, however, the other symptoms correspond, particularly of the stool, this symptom will make the choice more certain.

 - Cham.  Is not often indicated in cases of long continuance, and is often unable to complete the cure alone, requiring to be followed by Merc. Sol. or Sulph.

 Chelidonium majus


 - Thin, bright yellow, fecal; Brown watery; White watery; Mucous; Pasty, light-gray; Fluid, often involuntary; Painless; Green mucous; Like rice-water tinged
yellow; Pale slimy; Yellow watery, containing flakes of mucus; Slimy, grayish-green; Flakes, strings, gelatinous lumps; Alternation of constipation and
diarrhoea; Deficiency of biliary coloring matter.

 - At night (white watery, mucous); From affection of liver.


 - From wine (colic): From hot drinks.

 Before stool

 - Rumbling in the abdomen: Nausea..

 After stool
 - Rumbling in abdomen.

 - Depression of spirits.

 - Sadness.

 - Slimy, white-coated tongue.
 - Disgusting or bitter taste, food tasting natural.
 - Metallic acid taste.
 - Diminished appetite.
 - Desire for wine; for milk, which agrees; for hot drinks, which agree.
 - Aversion to cheese and boiled meat.
 - Pain in the stomach, relieved by eating.
 - Jaundice.
 - Urine profuse, pale, reddish, yellow or green.
 - Constant pain under the inferior angle of the right scapula.
 - Drowsiness, with inability to sleep.
 - The Chelidonium combination of symptoms is not very common.

 - Clinical experience with it is therefore meagre.

 - The desire for hot drinks is very peculiar, and may prove characteristic.

 China officinalis
 - Yellow, watery; undigested; Blackish; Brownish, thin watery; Chocolate colored; Black, watery; Bilious; Whitish; Greenish; Bloody; Yellow mucous; Profuse; Frothy; Frequent; Involuntary; Putrid; Cadaverous; Corrosive; Painless (Undigested and watery stools).
 - After a meal: At night: Early in the morning: In hot weather: In inveterate drunkards: In nursing women: From fruit: From drinking sour beer: After measles: During smallpox: After severe acute disease: After loss of fluids: On alternate days: Afternoon (Colic).
 - By bending double (Colic).
 Before stool

 - Colic.
 During stool

 - Stitches and acrid feeling in anus: Thirst: Passage of flatus.

 After stool
 - Tingling in the rectum, as from worms: Feeling of great debility: Colic.
 - Indifference.
 - Vertigo, with sensation as if sinking through the bed.
 - Pale, earthy, bloated face.
 - Lips dry, black, chapped.
 - Ptyalism.
 - Tongue coated white or  yellow.
 - Diminished appetite.
 - Voracious appetite, worse at night.
 - Bitter or sour taste.
 - Bitter taste of all kinds of nourishment.
 - Desire for sour things; wine; fruit; cherries.
 - Desire to drink frequently, but little at a time.
 - Vomiting of food, of water, of sour mucus, of bile.

 - Enlargement of the liver and spleen.

 - Colic, often violent, of pinching character, with nausea, with thirst, relieved by bending double, returning every afternoon.
 - Cutting about the umbilicus, with cold sweat on the forehead.

 - Distension of the abdomen, temporarily relieved by belching.

 - Fermentation in the bowels.

 - Tympanitis.

 - Emission of large quantities of flatulence, sometimes very fetid.
 - Dark urine.
 - Pulse hard, rapid, irregular.
 - Great weakness, particularly with the painless stools.
 - Inclination to sweat.
 - Profuse night sweats.
 - Sleep worse after 3 a.m.
 - Rapid exhaustion and emaciation.
 - After a long-lasting attack of cholera infantum child becomes drowsy, pupils dilated, rapid and superficial breathing; chin, nose and tips of the ears cold (impending hydrocephaloid).
 During convalescence
 - Much weakness and debility, with pale face, ringing in the ears and tendency to dropsical swelling.
 - China has a very strong resemblance to Carbo veg.
 - The character of the stool will usually serve to distinguish them, together with the fact that with the former the stools are often entirely in the night, being absent during the day, even in severe cases, unless they occur after meals, which is also an additional distinction.
 - When well selected Chin. Usually completes the cure.
 - In threatened hydrocephaloid, however, it is often necessary to follow with Calc. phos.

 Cicuta virosa
 - Thin, slimy: Black offensive; Frequent, liquid; Expelled suddenly.
 - At 2 and  5 a.m. : By pressure (abdominal pains).
 Before stool
 - Sudden urging, scarcely able to retain the stool: Burning pain in the back: Weakness.
 During stool
 - Violent urging to urinate.
 After stool
 - Prolapsus recti: Burning in the anus: Urging: Desire to urinate.
 - Anxiety and fretfulness.
 - Headache.
 - Vertigo.
 - Pupils dilated.
 - Face pale or flushed.
 - Dryness of the throat, with thirst.
 - Great longing for charcoal.
 - Nausea in the morning and when eating.
 - Loss of appetite after eating a few mouthfuls.
 - Burning, swelling and throbbing in the pit of the stomach.
 - Abdomen distended with flatulence.
 - Frequent emission of flatus.
 - Tearing pains deep in the abdomen.
 - Sudden, sharp, stitching pains from the navel to the neck of the bladder.
 - Bruised feeling of the fore-arms and legs.
 - Frequent involuntary jerking of the arms and fingers, with sticking pains.
 - Cold extremities.
 - Frequent waking with sweat all over; feels invigorated.
 - Chilliness.
 In cholera
 - Loud sounding, dangerous hiccough.
 - Vomiting alternates with violent tonic spsams of the pectoral muscles.
 - Congestion of blood to the brain or chest after vomiting ceases.
 - Violent jerking backward of the head.
 - Staring or upturned eyes.
 - Heavy breathing.
 - Sopor.
 - Convulsions.
 - Cicuta  is reported to have been used successfully in cholera, but clinical experience with it in diarrhoea is very meagre.
 - The early morning stool, with its peculiar concomitants, the distended abdomen, and the longing for charcoal, seem to furnish characteristic indications.

 Cina maritima
 - Greenish, slimy; Bilious; White, mucous, like little pieces of popped corn; Reddish; mucous; bloody; alternating with constipation; Involuntary; Frequent; Watery.
 - During dentition: In the daytime: After drinking: In children.
 Before stool
 - Pinching colic.
 During stool
 - Discharge of round worms.
 - Disposed to cry much.
 - Cross and peevish.
 - Rejects everything that is offered.
 - Paleness of the face, particularly around  the nose and mouth, and sickly appearance around the eyes.
 - Disposition to pick or bore in the nose.
 - Grinding of the teeth during sleep.
 - Appetite capricious or impaired.
 - Cutting and pinching in abdomen.
 - White, turbid urine.
 - While, jelly-like urine.
 - Restless sleep; waking frequently, or frequently changing position, waking with cries.
 - Will not  sleep without rocking.
 - Grinding of the teeth during sleep.
 - Worm spasms: the child stiffens out straight.
 - The accompanying symptoms, particularly those italicized, will more frequently indicate Cina than the character of the stools, and will render the choice easy.
 - The characteristic urine is the surest indication.

 Cistus canadensis
 - Thin, grayish-yellow, fecal.
 - Hot; Squirting out.
 - After-part of the night till  noon: After eating: After fruit: After coffee: In wet weather (general condition): In wet weather (general condition): In scrawny, scrofulous children.
 Before stool
 - Irresistible urging.
 - Characteristic sore throat.
 - Much dryness of the throat, worse after sleeping, better after eating and drinking.
 - Throat looks glassy.
 - On back of throat stripes of tough mucus.
 - Desire for cheese, for acid food and fruit.
 - Nausea.
 - Pain in the stomach after eating.
 - Cervical glands swollen or suppurating.
 - Goitre.
 - The irresistible urging to stool early in the  morning is like Sulph., but the color and consistence of the stool are different.

 Cocculus indicus
 - Yellow, soft, fecal; Slimy; Fetid; Frequent; Painless; Watery; Thin; Black slimy, very fetid.
 - Directly after rising: From standing: From riding but a short distance in omnibus or car: During intermittent fever: After drinking cold water: Through the day: When bending double (pains).
 - By sitting: By suppressing the stool.
 Before stool
 - Urging: Burning in rectum Emission of hot flatus.
 During stool
 - Pain in bowels, causing dyspnoea, sweat and faintness: Burning in rectum: Vomiting: Flatus.
 After stool
 - Violent tenesmus: Fainting: Prolapsus recti.
 - Metallic, coppery taste in the mouth.
 - Sourish taste after a meal.
 - Intense thirst while eating.
 - Aversion to food; tobacco; drinks; acids.
 - Food tastes as though salted too little.
 - Nausea, with tendency to faint.
 - Excessive nausea and vomiting when riding in a carriage, or when becoming cold.
 - Violent spasm of the stomach, with griping, tearing pains.
 - Much rumbling in the bowels.
 - Pain in left side of the abdomen, aggravated when bending double.
 - Sensation of sharp stones rubbing together in abdomen.
 - Numb, paralytic sensation of the legs.
 - Fetid, or hot flatus.
 - Watery urine.
 - Hectic fever.
 - Emaciation.

 Coffea cruda
 - Liquid, fecal; Watery; Painless; Offensive; Weakening; Alternation of constipation and diarrhoea.
 - During dentition: In infants: From sudden joy: From taking cold: In open air: From domestic cares: After abuse of chamomile: In old people.
 - Over-sensitiveness.
 - Excitement.
 - Wakefulness.
 - Colic, as if the stomach had been overloaded.
 - Aversion to open air, which also aggravates the symptoms.

 Colchicum autumnale
 - Watery; Changeable, greenish, yellowish, reddish, slimy, fecal; Jelly-like mucous; White, jelly-like mucous, with spots and streaks of blood; Transparent, mucous; Bloody, mingled with a skinny substance; White mucous; Orange-yellow, watery, with bright yellow flakes; Watery, containing large quantities of white shreddy particles; mixed with small white membranes or light bluish matter.
 - Profuse; Frequent (watery); Small; Frequent (bloody and mucous); Painless (watery); Slimy; Offensive; Involuntary and without sensation to the patient (watery); Excoriating; Slightly sour-smelling.
 - In the autumn: In hot, damp weather: In the evening and night: In rheumatism:
 - From motion (vomiting).
 Before stool
 - Griping colic, must bend double; Constant ineffectual urging: Flatulency: Pinching in abdomen.
 During stool
 - Borborygmus: Cutting colic: Deathly nausea and prostration: Vomiting, faintness: Pain in anus: Violent tenesmus: Prolapsus ani: Spasms of sphincter ani: Shuddering over the back: Pain in small of back.
 After stool
 - Tenesmus: Relief of colic: Long lasting, agonizing pains in rectum and anus: Exhaustion: Child falls asleep on the vessel as soon as the tenesmus ceases.
 - Peevish; external impressions, light, noise, strong smells, contact, etc., disturb the temper.
 - Paleness.
 - Heat in the mouth, with thirst.
 - Great thirst, even burning unquenchable.
 - Increased secretion of saliva, often very profuse.
 - The saliva causes nausea and inclination to vomit when swallowing it.
 - Constriction of the oesophagus.
 - Aversion to food on  looking at it, and particularly when smelling of it.
 - The smell of fish, eggs, fat meats or broth causes nausea even to faintness.
 - Violent vomiting occurring with great ease (with the watery stools).
 - Vomiting of yellowish mucus, very bitter preceded by long and violent gagging.
 - Every motion excites or renews the vomiting.
 - Burning in the stomach or icy coldness, also in the abdomen.
 - Colic.
 - Distension of the abdomen, with flatulence.
 - Great swelling of the lower part of the abdomen.
 - Coldness and oedema of the legs; Cramps in he calves.
 - Ascites.
 - Urine dark brown and scanty.
 - Much weakness and prostration.
 - Colch. Stands next to Podoph. In painless cholera morbus.
 - It differs chiefly in the stools being smaller and less gushing; in the time of aggravation, and the presence of the nausea and vomiting.
 - In dysentery the jelly-like and skinny stools are quite characteristic, particularly the latter.
 - Other symptoms distinguish it from Aloe., Canth., and Kali bich.

 - Brownish-yellow fecal; Saffron yellow, frothy, liquid; First watery and mucous, then bilious, and lastly bloody; Bloody; Bilious; Slimy and bloody like scrapings of the intestines; Thin, greenish, slimy and watery; Thin mucous (painless); Undigested; Increasingly colorless and watery;
 - Excoriating; Frequent; Not profuse;
 - Sour putrid; Musty, like brown paper burning.
 - From cold diet: From sour things: From eating or drinking: After a meal: From fruit: From motion: After vexation, indignation, o grief from ill-treatment: During dentition: During nursing or right after.
 - From coffee: Smoking: Pressure: Lying on the abdomen: Bending double: By violent exercise (pains): From getting warm in bed.
 Before stools
 - Difficulty of retaining the stool: Cutting colic: Great urging.
 During stool
 - Tensive pain in the forehead: Cutting colic: Tenesmus: Nausea: Burning along the urethra: Burning in anus: Violent pains in bowels, extending down thighs: Compressive, griping pains, beginning at navel and passing down to rectum: Much flatus.
 After stool
 - Cessation of colic (or, more rarely, the colic occurs chiefly, and is very severe after stool): Weakness, paleness and great prostration:
 - Burning and darting pains in the anus: Severe burning along the sacrum.
 - Tongue coated white or yellow.
 - Tongue feels scalded.
 - Burning a the tip of the tongue.
 - Bitter taste in the mouth.
 - Canine hunger.
 - Much thirst.
 - Nausea, with fruitless efforts to vomit, lasting until falling asleep, and returning on awaking.
 - Vomiting of food without nausea.
 - Vomiting of bile; of greenish substances.
 - Intense griping, cutting or squeezing in the intestines, coming up into the stomach and causing nausea, or extending down into the thighs.
 - Squeezing as though between stones.
 - Cutting, lancinating pains flying all over the abdomen.
 - Pains are aggravated by eating or drinking.
 - Abdomen feels empty and sore.
 - Tympanitic distension of the abdomen.
 - Rumbling in abdomen.
 - Urine fetid, viscid, Jelli-like.
 - Rumbling in abdomen.
 - Urine fetid, viscid, jelly like.
 - Frequent urging to urinate, with small discharge.
 - Retention of urine.
 - Cramps in he legs and feet.
 - Warm feet with cold hands.
 - Chill proceeding from the abdomen.
 - Sleeplessness.
 - The characteristic pains of Coloc. remain always its prominent indication.
 - Either they occur before or after stool, or during the interval, it will remove them, and with them, usually, the whole train of symptoms.
 - Sometimes in dysentery, with much tenesmus, Mere. Is needed afterward.

 - Green, watery; Yellow; Watery; Mucous; Bilious; Profuse; Sour-smelling; Excoriating.
 - In nursing infants.
 - During dentition.
 During stool
 - Colicky pains in the hypogastrium.
 - Great nervous irritability or listlessness.
 - Pale face.
 - Tongue coated white or yellow.
 - Vomiting of sour or bitter substances.
 - Loss of appetite.
 - The whole body smells sour.
 - Fever.
 - Emaciation.
 - The symptoms of Colostrum are purely clinical, and like those of all other remedies, which claim recognition sorely upon the basis of empiricism, must be regarded with distrust.
 - Only a careful proving and more extended clinical observation can determine their real value.

 Conium maculatum
 - Liquid fecal, mingled with hard lumps; Watery; Undigested; Sour;
 - Frequent; Involuntary (during sleep without waking); Alternate constipation and diarrhoea.
 - During the day.
 Before stool
 - Cutting pains.
 During stool
 - Chilliness: Tenesmus: Burning in the rectum.
 After stool
 - Palpitation of the heart, sometimes intermittent: Tremulous weakness, passing off in the open air, or when lying: Faintness.
 - Face pale or sallow.
 - Much vertigo when lying down, and especially when turning over in bed.
 - Desire for acids: salt food; Coffee.
 - Nausea after eating.
 - Much inflation of the abdomen after meals, particularly after milk.
 - Emission of fetid or cold flatus.
 - Cuttings and gripings in the abdomen.
 - Frequent urination.
 - Intermittent stream of urine; the flow stops and starts repeatedly.
 - Yellow color of the skin.
 - Jaundice.
 - Much weakness and lassitude, with desire to sit or lie.
 - In chronic diarrhoea of old men Con. Is sometimes the remedy, as indicated by the stool and the urinary symptoms, with the tremulous weakness.
 - It may also become indicated by the same symptoms in younger persons, and then, usually, women.

 Copaiva officinalis
 - White fecal; Bloody; Watery;
 - Copious; Involuntary; Greenish, mixed with mucous flocculi; White mucous in masses; Diarrhoea alternating with obstinate constipation.
 - In the morning: After taking cold: With bronchial and intestinal catarrh.
 - By bending double (colic).
 During stool
 - Drawing, tearing colic: Chilliness: Tenesmus: Nausea and vomiting.
 - Loss of appetite.
 - Nausea.
 - Vomiting.
 - The most characteristic thing of Copaivae  is  a tendency to a general catarrhal condition and aggravation from taking cold; in both of which it resembles Dulcamara.

 Cornus circinata
 - Dark, bilious, greenish, slimy; Watery; Mucous;
 - Very offensive; Frequent and scanty.
 - After eating: In the morning: During dentition: In jaundice: In liver derangement.
 - By passage of offensive flatus.
 Before stool
 - Urging: Colic.
 During stool
 - Griping pains about the umbilicus: Rumbling in rectum and anus: Tenesmus: Nausea: Drowsiness, dulness of head and general perspiration.
 After stool
 - Burning in rectum and anus: Relief of dulness in the head, and distension of stomach: Colic.
 - Entirely indisposed to mental or physical exertion.
 - Cannot think or read.
 - Great relaxation of mind and body.
 - Dulness and weight in the head, particularly the temples, relieved by coffee.
 - Dark rings around the eyes.
 - Conjunctiva yellow.
 - Yellow color of the face.
 - Face hollow, with an expression of weakness and dulness.
 - Heat in the face without redness.
 - Tongue coated white or yellow.
 - Aphthae.
 - Bitter taste.
 - Thirst for cold drinks.
 - Nausea, with general sticky sweat
and feeling of exhaustion.
 - Pain in the stomach after eating, with distension of the stomach and abdomen, better after passage of flatus and stool.
 - Rattling and rumbling in abdomen.
 - Griping pains.
 - Weakness of the extremities.
 - Sleepiness.
 - Chilliness, followed by flashes of heat and sweat.
 - Debility.
 - Cornus c. deserves more attention, and will be found frequently useful by those who make the most of every well-proved remedy.
 - Compare with Chelid.

 Crotalus horridus
 - Liquid dark green; Yellow watery; Black, thin; dark fluid, bloody; Involuntary (dark bloody);  Offensive.
 - From noxious effluvia; from imbibition of septic matter in food or drink; From "high game;" In summer; in low septic states.
 During stool
 - Colic, nausea, great debility and faintness: Vomiting and micturition simultaneously.
 After stool
 - Great debility.
 - Lowness of spirits and indifference to everything.
 - Disagreeable sensation through the whole body and nauseous taste.
 - Sudden and extreme coldness and blueness.
 - Collapse, cramps, vomiting.
 - Embarrassment of respiration.
 - Scarcely perceptible pulse.
 - Suppression of urine.
 - Crotalus  in one of our most valuable remedies in the most dangerous cases, such as bilious remittants, yellow fever, pyaemia, hectic fever,  typhus, relapsing fever; when the takes on the characteristics of the remedy.

 Croton tiglium

 - Yellow watery; dark green, or greenish-yellow liquid; Tenacious mucous; Brownish-green; Undigested;
 - Frequent; Small (mucous stools);
 - Profuse (yellow, watery stools);
 - Coming out like a shot.
 - After drinking: While nursing: While eating: At every movement: From fruits.
 - From sweetmeats: During the day: During the summer.
 - From hot milk (colic): After sleeping.
 Before stool
 - Heat: Anxiety: Cutting pain in the bowels.
 During stool
 - Sweat: Nausea: Colic: Cutting in abdomen: Faint feeling: Vomiting: Tenesmus: Scraping of posterior wall of rectum: Disagreeable sensation through the whole body: Nauseous taste: Protrusion of the rectum.
 After stool
 - Sweat on the forehead: Vertigo: Face sunken and altered in expression: Rumbling and gurgling in left side of abdomen: Burning in anus: Pressing in epigastrium and umbilicus, with protrusion of rectum and constant urging to stool: Nausea, with fainting: Great pallor and weakness: Coldness of body.
 - Dry, parched lips.
 - Excessive nausea, with vanishing of sight.
 - Gagging, with vertigo, worse after drinking.
 - Vomiting immediately after drinking.
 - Violent vomiting of ingesta; of yellowish-white frothy fluids.
 - Burning and pressure in the stomach.
 - Colic and writhing around the umbilicus.
 - On pressing on the umbilicus with the hand, a painful sensation is felt all along the intestinal canal to the termination of the rectum, causing the latter to protrude somewhat.
 - The three highly characteristic symptoms of Crot. Tig.,  the yellow watery stool, sudden expulsion and aggravation from drink and food, form a trio whose presence will render success certain and brilliant.
 - This stool is not always painful.
 - The other stools have the same  conditions and are also quickly cured by this remedy.

 Cubeba officinalis
 - Blackish, yellowish, fecal; Yellow, transparent, mucous; mingled with whitish shining particles looking like kernels of rice; Bloody mucous;
 - Frequent (dysenteric stool); Copious (bilious and fecal); Involuntary.
 - At night, in bed (colic); From food or drink.
 - From rising from the bed and moving about (colic).
 Before stool
 - Cutting pains in hypogastrium: Severe griping pain in bowels, with backache.
 During stool
 - Headache and griping: Severe griping pains in bowels, with backache; Urging to urinate: Rumbling and cutting in abdomen: Burning in rectum: Tenesmus: Cutting pains: Loud discharge of flatus.
 After stool
 - Long-continued tenesmus and relief of pains, except dull heavy pain in back and bowels.
 - Desire for delicacies; oranges; acid fruits; spirits; brandy; fresh bread; onions; almonds; nuts.
 - Unquenchable thirst, with feeling of dryness of the mouth, though moistened with an oily saliva.
 - Nausea.
 - Abdomen distended and very sensitive.

 Cuprum metallicum
 - Watery; With flakes; Bloody; Black, watery; Green; Frequent; Not very copious.
 - During epidemic cholera: In pernicious intermittents.
 - From drinking cold water (vomiting).
 - Restlessness, tossing about and constant uneasiness.
 - Changed features, full of anguish.
 - Spasmodic distortion of the face.
 - Face and lips blue and cold.
 - Sunken, deep eyes, with blue rings around them.
 - Excessive thirst.
 - Sweet taste in the mouth.
 - Sweet, stringy saliva.
 - Tip of the tongue cold.
 - All food tastes like clear water.
 - Desire for warm food and drinks.
 - Drink descends the oesophagus with a gurgling sound.
 - Deathly nausea.
 - Violent vomiting; of bile; of water containing flakes, with violent colic and cramps.
 - Violent pains in the stomach.
 - Hardness of the abdomen, with extreme sensitiveness to touch.
 - Downward pressure in the hypogastrium.
 - Spasm of the stomach.
 - Deathly feeling of constriction beneath the sternum.
 - Violent spasms in the abdomen and upper and lower limbs, with piercing screams.
 - Spasms of the throat preventing speech.
 - Dyspnoea so intense that he cannot bear a handkerchief before the face.
 - Sighing respiration.
 - Urine scanty and seldom, or suppressed.
 - Violent cramps in the legs and feets.
 - Soft, slow pulse, weak and small.
 - Comatose sleep after vomiting.
 - Intense coldness and blueness of the surface, with long-continued general cold sweat and great prostration.
 - General convulsions, with continued vomiting and violent colic.
 - Uraemic eclampsia with loquacious delirium, followed by apathy, cold tongue and breath, and collapse.
 - Spasms, with blue face and thumbs clenched across the palms of the hands.
 - The violent cramps and spasms of Cuprum will distinguish it from Camph., Verat. And Arg. Nit.
 - These cramps particularly affect the flexors, the muscles often drawing up into visible knots.

 Cyclamen europaeum
 - Yellow, watery; Papescent; Mucus; Expelled forcibly.
 - After coffee: After pork and fat food: In the evening, during rest and in the open air (general condition).
 Before stool
 - Pinching colic: Urging: Nausea.
 During stool
 - Tenesmus: Burning in anus: Colic: Palpitation.
 After stool
 - Ineffectual straining: Pinching in abdomen: Dullness and forgetfulness.
 - Despondency, listlessness.
 - Semi-lateral headache, worse in the left temple, with heat in the head, and almost complete obscuration of sight; relieved by application of cold water.
 - Vertigo, worse in the open air.
 - Pupils dilated or alternately contracted and dilated.
 - Face pale with blue rings around the eyes.
 - Partial loss of taste or bitter taste.
 - Salivation.
 - Tongue coated white, with red tip; vesicles on the tongue.
 - Aversion to fat food; to bread.
 - Desire for lemonade.
 - Much thirst or absence of thirst.
 - Eructations.
 - Nausea.
 - Vomiting of mucus.
 - Feeling of satiety after a few mouthfuls of food.
 - Pressure and distension in the stomach and abdomen.
 - Rumbling of flatus.
 - Hypogastrium sensitive to pressure.
 - Palpitation of the heart.
 - Sleep restless, disturbed by vivid dreams; falls asleep late and awakens early, with feeling of great lassitude and weakness.
 - Pulse feeble.
 - Chlorosis.
 - In many of its symptoms Cyclamen  is almost identical and Puls.,  but may be distinguished from the latter by the character of the stool, the aggravation after coffee and the aversion to open air.
 - Like Puls.,  it will prove especially valuable for the diarrhoea of chlorotic women, subject to sick headaches and menstrual irregularities.

 Digitalis purpurea
 - Watery, fecal and mucous; Yellowish-white fecal; Whitish, or ash-gray fecal; Involuntary; Like coffee founds.
 - During jaundice: Afternoon, five to six o'clock (vomiting).
 Before stool
 - Cutting or tearing colic: Chilliness: Fainting: Vomiting.
 During stool
 - Cutting and tearing pains in abdomen.
 After stool
 - Urging in the rectum: Faintness.
 - Pale face, with bluish hue under the pale skin.
 - Yellow color of face and conjunctiva.
 - Tongue coated white.
 - Mouth, tongue and gums sore.
 - Fetid or sweetish ptyalism.
 - Loss of appetite, with clean tongue.
 - Thirst, with desire for sour drinks.
 - Desire for bitter food.
 - Violent nausea, with anguish and great despondency.
 - Violent vomiting of good; of green bile; of mucus.
 - Vomiting is sometimes accompanied by external heat, mingled with chills, and followed by perspiration with chilliness.
 - The nausea is not relieved by vomiting.
 - Tenderness of the liver.
 - Constant desire to urinate, only a small Quantity 7 being passed each time.
 - Great weakness.
 - Feeling of sinking at the stomach, as though one  would die.
 - Weak, slow pulse.
 - Violent beating of the heart, not rapid, but too violent.
 - Chest and bowel symptoms alternate; cough in one fit of sickness and diarrhoea in the next.
 - Digitalis  is chiefly indicated by white stool, with symptoms of jaundice and the sinking at the stomach.

 Dioscorea villosa
 - Deep yellow, thin, fecal; Bilious; Watery; Albuminous; Lumpy;
 - Profuse; Hot; Offensive; White; slimy, jelly-like; alternate constipation and diarrhoea (during pregnancy).
 - By sitting, or lying, or bending double (colic): In the morning, driving one out of bed.
 - By eating.
 - In open air (nausea and general symptoms): By currant-wine, pressure and walking (colic).
 Before stool
 - Colic: Urging: Drawing pains in the sacrum.
 During stool
 - Severe tenesmus: Burning in the rectum: Emission of much offensive flatus.
 After stool
 - Haemorrhoids: Weak, faint feeling in abdomen: The colic continues.
 - Nausea.
 - Vomiting.
 - Eructations.
 - Violent twisting colic, occurring in regular paroxysms, with remissions.
 - Severe, drawing, writhing pains in sacral region and bowels, radiating upward and downward, until the whole body and even the fingers and toes become involved  in spasms, so severe as to elicit  shrieks.
 - Abdominal pains suddenly shift and appear in distant localities, as the fingers or toes.
 - Pains in the legs and knees, relieved by motion and by rubbing.
 - Disposition to paronychia.
 - Diosc.  Has a much narrower range that Colic., but, as in the latter, the colic is the principal indication.
 - It is easily distinguished from  the colic of any other remedy by the above  symptoms.
 - The disposition to felons may be found with the tendency to colic.
 - Whether met with thus or single, Diosc.  Will usually cure whitlow if taken as soon as the pricking in the finger is felt, and greatly relieve and hasten the termination if taken later.

 - Yellowish, greenish, watery: Whitish, watery, with flocculi; White, mucous; Green, mucous; Yellow, mucous; Slimy mucous; Bloody; Bilious; Changeable; Expelled with much force; Dark brown fecal; Involuntary; Undigested;
 - Sour smelling;
 - Frequent; Scanty; Corrosive.
 - After taking cold; When the weather becomes colder: In the summer when the days are hot and the nights cold and damp: During wet and cold weather: At night: During dentition: After cold drinks: After ice-cream: In the  afternoon: In childbed: During pregnancy: In the evening: From going into damp places.
 Before stool
 - Perspiration: Nausea: Griping colic: Cutting in abdomen.
 During stool
 - Colic: Perspiration: Heat: Thirst: Eructations: Vomiting: Prolapse of rectum: Faintness.
 After stool
 - Thirst: Relief, but feeling of weakness: Burning at anus: Tenesmus.
 - Impatience.
 - Languor or restlessness.
 - Pale face.
 - Aphthae.
 - Dry tongue.
 - Spongy gums, with ptyalism of tenacious, soap like saliva.
 - Much thirst for cold drinks.
 - Loss of appetite.
 - Nausea.
 - Vomiting of mucus; of tenacious mucus.
 - Pinching and cutting colic.
 - Dry heat of the skin.
 - General prostration.
 - Dulc. Is seldom required except in cases directly traceable to taking cold or to a change in the weather from warm to cold; but then it becomes the indispensable and often all-sufficient remedy, whether the attacks is diarrhoea or dysentery.
 - It is rarely useful if the attack is painless.
 - In many symptoms it resembles Acon. And Arsen.

 - Frothy, watery: Dull, olive-green discharges; Bilious; Squirting out; Dark green mucous stool, in masses mixed with whitish mucus streaked with blood;
 - Very frequent and copious (watery); Frequent (mucous).
 - After taking cold by standing on damp ground after exertion.
 Before stool
 - Constant urging: Great pain in abdomen.
 During stool
 - Cutting pain in abdomen: Vomiting.
 - Bitter taste.
 - Nausea.
 - Vomiting of watery, greenish, bilious matter, with great weakness.
 - Oppression, stricture and pain in the epigastrium, with difficult breathing.
 - Violent cutting pains in the abdomen.
 - Chilliness, with continued yawning.
 - Great prostration.
 - Violent flatulent colic following an obstinate diarrhoea.

 Ferrum metallicum
 - Watery; Slimy, mucous; Undigested; Corrosive; Involuntary; Painless; Sudden, gushing; Brown; Like rice-water; Flaky mucous; Look like intestinal scrapings; Slimy, bloody;  Odorless; Exhausting.
 - After abuse of Cinchona: While eating or drinking At night: Mornings: During pregnancy: From least motion: Regularly every afternoon: In phthisical subjects.
 Before stool
 - Rarely pain.
 During stool
 - Prolapsus recti (in children): Tenesmus: Burning at anus.
 After stool
 - Cramping pain in rectum: Burning at anus.
 - Rush of blood to the head.
 - Flushed face.
 - Pale face, with red spot on each cheek.
 - Face flushes easily on the least excitement or exertion.
 - Canine hunger, alternating with loss of appetite.
 - Aversion to acids, ale, eggs, meats, which also disagree, particularly meats.
 - Unquenchable thirst, or thirstlessness.
 - Vomiting of food soon after eating; of sour and acrid substances.
 - Feeling of weight in abdominal viscera, as though they would fall down when walking.
 - Abdomen feels sore and bruised to the touch, and when walking.
 - Hard and distended abdomen, with flatulence.
 - Spasmodic pain in back and anus.
 - Peevish, tearful.
 - Emaciation.
 - Debility.
 - Chlorosis.
 - Exhausting sweats.
 - Coldness of surface, with sour sweat.
 - Failing pulse.
 - Vox choleraica.
 - Ferrum  is sometimes required in cases of chronic diarrhoea, in both adults and children, with the above symptoms.
 - Were it not for its excessive abuse by the allopathists, from whom such cases mostly come, it would be more frequently useful.
 - It must also be remembered in cholera and cholerine; especially when the slightest attempt at eating, drinking or moving brings on a stool.

 Fluoricum acidum
 - Watery; Yellowish-brown, fecal;
 - Offensive; Very loose, bright yellow, with mucus; Frothy mucus; Bilious.
 - In the morning: After coffee: On alternate days, a later hour each time.
 - During day: Soon after drinking, especially warm drinks: At night: After rising in morning: 4 a.m. : In old people: In premature old age, with syphilitic-mercurial dyscrasia: Weakly constitutions: After trivial errors of diet.
 Before stool
 - Viscid, tasteless saliva in the mouth: Burning, pinching pain in the stomach and about the navel: Sensation of distension from flatulence: Griping, severe pain the lower part of abdomen.
 During stool
 - Protrusion of haemorrhoids: Prolapsus ani: Pain about the navel: Tenesmus.
 After stool
 - Abdominal pain: Tenesmus.
 - Viscid saliva in the mouth at night on waking.
 - Diminished appetite.
 - Desire for highly-seasoned and piquant things.
 - Aversion to coffee.
 - Feeling of emptiness about the navel, relieved by tightening the clothes.
 - Bilious vomiting after errors in diet.
 - Sensibility to pressure in right hypochondrium.
 - Sallow skin and emaciation.
 - Great loss of memory, much fear and anxiety.
 - Fluoric acid  deserves careful study in chronic diarrhoea, in broken down persons who have had  syphilis and have taken much mercury, and in hard drinkers with bad livers.

 - Thin, yellow, fecal; Watery; Yellowish  or greenish watery, mixed with mucus; Dark yellowish-brown, watery; Bloody, mucous or slimy;  Dark green mucous; Undigested; Like curdled milk;
 - Offensive (dark green mucous stool); Corrosive;
 - Frequent; Quite copious; Odorless (watery mucous);
 - Coming out all at once, with a single, somewhat prolonged effort.
 - Diarrhoea alternating with constipation.
 - Forenoon or during the day: After drinking ale: After taking cold: In children: In hot weather: In old people: Mornings: After eating: At night.
 - From pressing the abdomen (Cutting pains).
 Before stool
 - Sudden urging, with hot pinching throughout the abdomen: Darting stitches in anus: Sensation of fulness in the abdomen: Excessive cutting around navel Constant urging, with colicky pains: Severe pains causing him to draw up limbs and cry out.
 During stool
 - Strong urging, causing the stool to pass quickly: Much flatus: Burning and heat in the anus: Tenesmus: Prolapsus ani: Cutting pain about the navel: Cold sweat on the limbs.
 After stool
 - Feeling of great relief in the abdomen, as though an irritating substance were removed from the intestines: Burning in the anus: Anus sore and excoriated: Sometimes severe pains in lower bowels.
 - Despondency.
 - Sadness.
 - Bitter taste in the mouth.
 - Burning of the tongue.
 - Diminished appetite.
 - There seems to be a good appetite, but a little food satisfies it.
 - Voluptuous itching of the canthi and eyelids; child rubs them often.
 - Aphthae; deep ulcers in the mouth, inner side of the lips and cheeks.
 - Nausea and vomiting, after taking ink or food (with the watery and sometimes the mucous stools).
 - Rumbling; the abdomen.
 - Gurgling, as of a fluid running from a bottle.
 - Pain and sensitiveness to pressure in the ileo-coecal region.
 - Urine smell like onions, scenting the room.
 - Feeling of soreness all over the body.
 - Much lassitude and debility.
 - Emaciation.
 - Gambogia is one of the most important remedies in the treatment of diarrhoea, both acute and chronic, and has also a place in the therapeutics of infantile diarrhoea and of dysentery.
 - It closely resembles Aloe.
 - It may be distinguished, however, by the absence of haemorrhoids, by the rapid expulsion of stool, and by the immediate accompanying symptoms of the stool as italicized  above.
 - When well selected, Gambogia  usually gives a prompt and permanent cure, without subsequent aid from other remedies.

 Gelsemium sempervirens
 - Yellow fecal; Cream-colored fecal; Bilious; Tea green or olive green; Involuntary.
 - From sudden depressing emotions, fright, grief, bad news, excitement; During dentition; In the evening (general condition).
 Before stool
 - Colic: Passage of flatus.
 During stool
 - Difficult passage of stool, as though the sphincter ani were spasmodically closed.
 - Child frantic at times, especially when the gums are examined.
 - Seizes things when carried, as if afraid of falling.
 - Starts up screaming.
 - Desire to be quiet or to be let alone.
 - Feeling of intoxication.
 - Gums swollen and tender.
 - Tongue coated yellowish-white, with fetid breath.
 - Little or no thirst.
 - Pain in the bowels after beginning to walk, relieved by continued walking.
 - Chilliness in the back.
 - Drowsiness.
 - Slight fever, with full, round, soft, flowing pulse.
 - Many persons are seized with diarrhoea whenever subjected to sudden depressing emotions, particularly fear and anxiety.
 - The anticipation of any unusual ordeal-as appearing in public, undergoing an examination, submitting to a surgical operation-is sufficient to excite it.
 - Gels. Removes it, together with the trepidation which caused it.
 - It is a short-acting remedy, and,  although relieving the attacks, will seldom cure the disposition to them; some carefully chosen antipsoric must do that.

 - Brown fluid, mixed with undigested substances, and of an intolerable fetor; Pasty, like mid, adhering to the vessel; Watery.
 - Reddish or white mucous; Knotty, lumps united by stringy mucus.
 - Sour-smelling; Corrosive.
 - At night: After taking cold: After the menses: Night and morning: From drinking.
 Before stool
 - Colic.
 During stool
 - Burning in the rectum: Tenesmus.
 After stool
 - Smarting soreness in the anus: Tender haemorrhoids: Great but transient prostration.
 - Child impertinent, laughs at reprimands.
 - Bitter taste in the mouth.
 - Taste as of rotten eggs in the morning.
 - Sour taste after a meal.
 - Tongue coated.
 - Aversion to salt things,  meat and fish.
 - Sweet things cause nausea and  disgust.
 - Putrid eructations.
 - Desire for drink to cool one's self internally, without thirst.
 - Fulness and hardness of the abdomen.
 - Distended abdomen, even after eating but little, with rush of blood to the head.
 - Urine fetid, sour or turbid, with reddish sediment.
 - Offensive sweat.
 - Lassitude of the whole body.
 - Inclination to stretch, without being able to satisfy it sufficiently.
 - Great itching, as though fecal matter would pass through the skin.
 - Enlarged glands.
 - Emaciation.
 - Chlorosis.
 - Graph. Occupies a subordinate position in the treatment of diarrhoea, but the emphasized symptoms describe a condition sometimes met with, and often chronic, where it proves curative.
 - It is especially adapted to fat, flabby persons, who suffer from constant chilliness, and are subject to eczematous and herpetic eruptions, which crack and ooze a glutinous fluid.
 - These are apt to occur behind the ears or in the bends of the joints, and are associated with marked absence of perspiration.

 Gratiola officinalis
 - Watery; Yellow, green, frothy, watery; Brown fetid mucous.
 - Frequent; Gushing out with force; Involuntary; Painless; Green fluid gradually changing to colorless.
 - In the open air: After drinking too freely of water not very cold.
 - After eating, and by eructations (nausea): By passing flatus (pains).
 Before stool
 - Nausea: Rumbling in the abdomen: Cutting round the umbilicus.
 During stool
 - Nausea: Burning pain in rectum: Soreness in anus: Tenesmus.
 After stool
 - Pressure in the abdomen when walking, disappearing when sitting: Coldness: Shuddering when entering a room: Burning pains in rectum: Burning in anus: Wrenching pains in coccyx: Creeping chills.
 - Accumulation of clear water in the mouth, causing frequent spitting.
 - Appetite for nothing but bread.
 - Aversion to smoking.
 - Violent thirst.
 - Nausea, and inclination to vomit.
 - Vomiting of bitter water or a yellowish substance.
 - Violent vomiting, often accompanied by pains in the head, vomiting first of greenish water, later colorless.
 - Cold feeling of the stomach, as if full of water.
 - Much flatulence.
 - Cold feeling in the abdomen.
 - Severe cramps in abdomen, extending over the whole body.
 - There is reason to believe that Gratiola will prove particularly serviceable in cases of cholera morbus resulting from drinking excessive quantities of water of moderate coolness; the quantity; and not the coldness, being the cause.

 Helleborus niger
 - White, jelli-like, mucous; Pure, tenacious, white mucous;  Colorless mucous; white gelatinous, like frog's  spawn; Watery;
 - Frequent: Involuntary.
 - In children: During dentition: During acute hydrocephalus: From 4 to 8 p.m. : During pregnancy.
 Before stool
 - Nausea: Colic.
 During stool
 - Urging: Tenesmus: Nausea.
 After stool
 - Burning, smarting at the anus: Relief of colic.
 - Taciturnity.
 - Rolling of the head.
 - Head hot.
 - Eyes partly open.
 - Eye-balls rolled upward.
 - Pupils dilated and insensible  to light.
 - Squinting.
 - Sudden shrieks.
 - Face pale, oedematous, hippocratic; forehead wrinkled.
 - Ptyalism, with soreness of the corners of the mouth.
 - Great thirst.
 - Aphthae.
 - Much gagging.
 - Vomiting of green or blackish substances.
 - Urine scanty and dark, with floating black specks, or containing a deposit looking like coffee grounds.
 - Cramps in extremities.
 - Voice weak.
 - Skin cold and clammy.
 - Pulse often intermittent.
 - Automatic motion of one side of the body.
 - Hell. N. brings help sometimes, when, without it help would be hard to find, or be sought in vain.
 - The stool is chiefly characteristic, and is such as sometimes occurs in protracted and dangerous cases of infantile diarrhoea.

 Hepar sulphur
 - Light yellow fecal; Thin or papescent; Green, watery; Black; Undigested; Whitish, sour smelling; Bloody mucous; Green, slimy, fetid; Smelling like rotten cheese;
 - Painless; Expulsion difficult.
 - During the day: After eating: after drinking cold water: After abuse of mercury or cinchona: In dyspeptics.
 - After eating (symptoms of the stomach).
 - Depressed or irritable mood.
 - Disinclination for mental or bodily exertion.
 - Sourish, metallic taste.
 - Bitter taste.
 - Generally good appetite.
 - Desire for acids; wine; tea.
 - Craving for condiments.
 - Much thirst.
 - Hot, sour regurgitation of food.
 - Sour vomiting.
 - Vomiting of green, acrid water.
 - Frequent momentary attacks of nausea.
 - Morning nausea and vomiting.
 - Pressure and pain in the stomach, relieved by eating; by eructation; by passing flatus.
 - Empty, sinking feeling at the stomach.
 - Strong and comfortable feeling after a meal.
 - Frequent desire to loosen the clothing about the stomach, particularly a few hours after a meal.
 - Acrid feeling in the stomach during digestion.
 - Bruised sore feeling of the body, worse from any motion.
 - The child smells sour.
 - Swollen glands.
 - Desire to be covered even in a warm room.
 - Over-sensitiveness to pain.
 - Hepar sul. occupies a leading position in the therapeutics of chronic diarrhoea.
 - The cases calling for it are among the most common.
 - They come often from allopathic treatment, having abuse of mercury or cinchona, and often suppression of scabies in their history.
 - So many of the characteristic symptoms are referred to the stomach, that the cases might be classed under dyspepsia.
 - It most resembles Lycop.
 - The time of aggravation is the most constant distinction.
 - A comfortable feeling after eating is very characteristic.

 - Dark or black fecal, afterward  watery; Fetid.
 - At night: At midnight: In the morning: After drinking water (colic).
 Before stool
 - Sudden urging: Colic.
 During stool
 - Colic: Much discharge of flatus: burning in the stomach and anus: Tenesmus.
 After stool
 - Pulsation in the anus.
 - Violent headache.
 - Dryness of the mouth.
 - Burning in the mouth, not relieved by cold water.
 - Mouth and tongue studded with small vesicles, preventing the taking  of solid nourishment.
 - Bleeding of the mouth.
 - Tongue coated white, with small red spots not coated.
 - Bloody taste.
 - Bitter taste, worse after sleeping.
 - Increased saliva, fetid, yellowish, burning.
 - Thirst for water.
 - Aversion to wine spirits, meat and bread.
 - Violent vomiting of ingesta; bitter; watery; green; of a bitter watery substance, on which float pieces like white, hardened fat.
 - Tympanitis.
 - Drowsiness.
 - Though published over thirty-four years ago, this remedy remains a stranger to most of us.
 - The symptoms are not at all equivocal, and it may well be placed among our reserve forces.

 - Bloody mucous; Bloody; Watery; Profuse.
 - On seeing water, or hearing it run: At night; In morning.
 - By sipping tea.
 During stool
 - Tenesmus.
 After stool
 - Tenesmus; Pain in the rectum and small of back; Nausea.
 - Ill humor.
 - Irritability.
 - Inclination to be rude and abusive, to bite and strike.
 - Aversion to drinking water, but can take small quantities of chocolate.
 - Large quantities of tough saliva in the mouth, with constant spitting.
 - Hydroph. adds an interesting and well-confirmed symptom to our repertory, in the aggravation, which, with the other symptoms, makes it applicable in dysentery.
 - Those who have scruples about using a remedy of this character are at liberty to cure cases having this distinctive  condition with some other remedy if they can.
 - It has been found useful in chronic cramp diarrhoea.

 Hyoscyamus niger
 - Yellow watery: Watery; Mucous;
 - Frequent; Involuntary; In bed without consciousness of it; Painless; Nearly odorless.
 - During  typhoid fever: During pregnancy: In child-bed: When urinating: At night.
 - Muttering delirium.
 - Delirium about usual employments; wants to get up and attend to business or go home.
 - Makes abrupt, short answers to imaginary questions.
 - Raises head from pillow and gazes about.
 - Things seem too large.
 - Frequent looking at the the hands, because they seem too large.
 - Unconsciousness, with no wants except thirst.
 - Fear of being poisoned or sold.
 - When spoken to replies properly, but delirium and unconsciousness immediately return.
 - Desire to uncover or undress, and remain naked.
 - Bright, staring eyes.
 - Dilated pupils.
 - Face flushed.
 - Teeth encrusted with brown mucus.
 - Clean, parched, dry tongue.
 - Much thirst.
 - Hiccough, with spasms and rumbling in the the abdomen and foam at the mouth.
 - Urine scanty or retained, or passed involuntarily in bed, leaving streaks of red sand on the sheets.
 - Sleeplessness from nervous irritation.
 - Subsultus tendinum.
 - Picking at the bed-clothes.
 - Convulsions.
 - Spasms.
 - Attack comes on suddenly without apparent cause.
 - The symptoms of the the stools of Hyos. are sufficiently unlike those of any other remedy to make the choice easy, but the accompanying symptoms make it certain.

 Ignatia amara
 - Yellowish-white, slimy; Thin; Pasty; Mucous; Bloody mucous; Acrid; Sometimes painless; Involuntary (when passing flatus); Alternate diarrhoea and constipation.
 - During dentition: In nervous, hysterical persons: After fright: After eating: At night: When standing (constriction of the anus): After coffee and tobacco and from emotions (general condition).
 Before stool
 - Rumbling: Urging, felt mostly in the middle and upper abdomen.
 During stool
 - Prolapsus recti: Smarting in the anus: Passing much flatus.
 After stool
 - Prolapsus recti: Tenesmus: Constriction of the anus, worse when standing: Great nervous erethism.
 - Suppressed grief, with over-sensitiveness.
 - Alternate laughing and crying.
 - Great timidity.
 - Frequent sighing.
 - Child has much sobbing, sighing and crying.
 - Sobbing and sighing continue long after the crying has ceased.
 - Face pale, clay-colored, sunken, with blue rings around the eyes; or alternately red  and pale; or redness and heat of one cheek and ear.
 - Eructations of bitter fluid or food into the mouth.
 - Hiccough after eating and drinking and after emotions.
 - Nausea, usually without vomiting.
 - Hunger and nausea at the same time.
 - Hunger in the evening prevents sleep.
 - Empty retching, relieved by eating.
 - Aversion to tobacco, warm food, meat and spirituous liquors.
 - Empty, sinking feeling at the stomach, with qualmishness, flat taste and desire to draw a long breath.
 - Urine frequent, watery, profuse.
 - Child awakens from sleep with piercing cries and trembles all over.
 - Frequent flushes of heat, with perspiration.
 - Convulsive jerks of single parts.
 - Spasms from difficulty dentition; preceded by hasty drinking; return at the same hour daily; trembling all over; cries and involuntary laughter.
 - Ignatia is not often indicated in acute diseases of the bowels, but is valuable in certain forms of diarrhoea and dysentery, characterized by great nervous erethism and tenesmus occurring only after stool.
 - The italicized accompaniments are very characteristic, especially the desire to take a deep breath to relieve the sinking at the stomach.

 - Watery, foamy, whitish mucous; Whey-like; Fatty.
 - Bloody, mucous; Thick, mucous; Fecal; Purulent; Copious; Fetid; Alternation of constipation and diarrhoea.
 - In the morning: After milk; After eating (abdominal symptoms): In a warm room (general condition): In old people.
 - After eating (pain in stomach).
 Before stool
 - Severe pain as though being stepped on, in whole abdomen, relieved in no position.
 During stool
 - Cutting pain in the bowels.
 After stool
 - Burning at the anus.
 - Restlessness.
 - Inclination to constantly change position, so that one can neither sit not sleep.
 - Children very irritable, will not allow anyone to approach them.
 - Fear of being touched.
 - Pressive pains in the vertex.
 - Pale, yellowish completion.
 - Aphthae in the mouth, with ptyalism.
 - Thickly coated or dry tongue.
 - Putrid smell from the mouth.
 - Sour taste in the mouth.
 - Much thirst.
 - Eating too often and too much, digestion being rapid, and yet the emaciation goes on.
 - Pains in the stomach, gnawing or corroding, better after eating.
 - Violent and continued vomiting, renewed by eating.
 - Left hypochondrium hard and painful on pressure (enlarged spleen).
 - Cutting in the abdomen.
 - Incarceration of flatus in left abdomen.
 - Pressing and bearing down toward the pelvis.
 - Enlargement of the mesenteric glands.
 - Urine ammoniacal.
 - Palpitation of the heart, worse from the least exertion.
 - Sleeplessness.
 - Emaciation.
 - Prostration and debility.

 - Iodine  is suitable mostly to a chronic diarrhoea of an exhausting character and in persons with dark eyes and hair.
 - The restlessness is a constant desire for change of place, without anguish and tossing, as in Ars.

 - Green mucous, as green as grass; Lumpy, greenish, watery; Lemon-colored; White, mucous; Bloody; blood, mucous; Fermented; Bilious; Dark, almost black, looking like frothy molasses;
 - Putrid; Frequent.
 - At night: In the evening: During dentition: In children: After a cold: From motion (colic): In the autumn: After unripe fruit or vegetables: After eating sour substances: From anger, mortification or vexation, with in dignation: In fat, pale children.
 - From rest (colic).
 Before stool
 - Colic; Nausea: Vomiting.
 During stool
 - Colic: Nausea: Vomiting: Coldness: Paleness: Violent tenesmus (dysenteric stools).
 After stool
 - Lassitude: Tenesmus (dysenteric stools): Twitching of face.
 - Irritability.
 - Impatience.
 - Open fontanelles.
 - Pale face, with blue margins about the eyes, and constant look of nausea.
 - Pupils dilated.
 - Epistaxis, with pale face.
 - Cold sweat on the forehead.
 - Tongue clean.
 - Increased secretion of saliva.
 - Loathing of food.
 - No thirst.
 - Desire for dainties and sweet things.
 - Nausea, proceeding from the stomach, with empty eructations and a flow of saliva, with pale face and suppressed breathing.
 - Immediately after eating; after drinking; of ingesta; of yellow mucus; of bile; of large lumps of fetid mucus; of green, jelly-like mucus; of grass-green mucus; of large quantities of mucus.
 - Excessive, indescribable sick feeling in the region of the stomach.
 - Flatulent colic.
 - Griping, pinching about he umbilicus, as though cool.
 - Oppressed breathing.
 - Suffocative catarrh of the chest.
 - Spasms.
 - Sleep with eyes half open.
 - Drowsiness, with starting and jerking of he muscles during sleep.
 - The continuous nausea is the most constant distinctive symptom of Ipec.
 - The addition of the characteristic vomiting and the violent colic is more rare, and renders the choice more nearly certain.
 - This remedy is seldom suited to cases of long continuance, and is often unable to complete the cure alone.
 - In cholera infantum it may need to be followed by Arsenicum.

 Iris versicolor
 - Brown; Watery; Watery, mixed with mucus;
 - Bloody, mucous; Thin, yellow, fecal; Black; Mushy; Papescent;Greenish; Undigested; Involuntary;Frequent; Profuse; Corrosive; Fetid or coppery-smelling.
 - At night: After supper: At 2 or 3 a.m. : In hot weather: In children (in Spring and Autumn).
 - By bending double (colic) and passing flatus.
 Before stool
 - Rumbling in the abdomen: Cutting in the lower part of the abdomen.
 During stool
 - Cutting: Severe cramp-like pains: Tenesmus: Burning at the anus: Fetid, coppery-smelling flatus.
 After stool
 - Pricking as of points in the anus: Burning of the anus, as though on fire: Prolapse of the rectum.
 - Despondency.
 - Severe headache.
 - Sunken eyes.
 - Flat taste.
 - Bitter or putrid taste.
 - Increase of saliva, which is ropy.
 - Burning from the mouth to the anus.
 - White tongue.
 - Loss of appetite.
 - Empty eructations.
 - Nausea.
 - Vomiting, with burning in mouth, fauces and oesophagus.
 - Violent vomiting of ingesta; of bile; of an extremely sour fluid, which excoriates the throat.
 - Violent efforts to vomit, resulting in enormous forcible eructations.
 - Violent pain with every fit of vomiting.
 - Great burning distress in stomach.
 - Pain in umbilical region, with loud rumbling in the bowels.
 - Tympanitis.
 - Burning in the urethra after micturition.
 - Cramps.
 - Fever, with hot sweat.
 - Much exhaustion and debility from the first.
 - Limbs and body cold.
 - The characteristic symptoms of Iris v. are not among those of most frequent occurrence, but when met with are not difficult to recognize.
 - It will be found applicable mostly to cholera morbus, occurring in the hottest of the season.
 - It is said to have been used successfully in cholera, with icy-cold tongue and general coldness of the surface.

 - Thin, yellow, watery, undigested; Gushing; Painless.
 - During the day (mostly between 6 a.m.  and noon): At noon (headache).
 - By eating (distress in the stomach).
 - Headache.
 - Face flushed, Profuse salivation.
 - Intense thirst.
 - Great nausea and retching, often attended with hiccough and sometimes terminating in vomiting.
 - Eructations.
 - Distress in the stomach, relieved by eating.
 - Empty, gone feeling in the abdomen.
 - Urine dark, scanty or profuse.
 - Rapid pulse, with visible throbbing of the arteries.
 - Profuse sweat.
 - The symptoms of Jaborandi  are so peculiar and striking that this remedy may well be placed among our reserve forces for future study and verification.

 - Watery; Sour-smelling; Bloody.
 - In Infants; At night.
 Before and during stool
 - Cutting colic.
 - Great restlessness and anxiety.
 - Nausea and vomiting.
 - Severe griping, cutting pains in the bowels, worse at night.
 - Child is quiet all day, but screams and tosses about all night.
 - General coldness, with blueness of the face.
 - Jalapa is very valuable for severe nightly colic of infants, with or without diarrhoea.

 Jatropha curcas
 - Watery. Profuse gushing out like a torrent.
 - Apathy. Indifference to pain; or anxiety and anguish.
 - Pale face, blue margins about the eyes.
 - Dryness and burning of the mouth, tongue and throat, or increase of thin saliva.
 - Violent, unquenchable thirst.
 - Eructations.
 - Vomiting of large masses of dark green bile and mucus, of large quantities of watery, albuminous substances.
 - Burning in the stomach.
 - Spasmodically contracting pains in the stomach.
 - Abdomen swollen and tender to the touch.
 - Rumbling and noise as of a bottle of water being emptied in the abdomen, not ceasing after stool.
 - Violent cramps in the legs and feet.
 - Coldness of the body.
 - General cold, clammy perspiration.
 - Those who have used Jatropha in the  treatment of cholera have confirmed the above symptoms, and they are such as give it a prominent place in the treatment of the first stage of that disease, before the period of collapse.
 - The albuminous vomiting is very characteristic.
 - This and the other symptoms are also sometimes met with in cholera morbus.
 - In some respects it resembles Ipec., but may be distinguished from the latter remedy by the burning thirst and violent cramps.
 Kalium bichromicum
 - Blackish, watery; Yellowish, watery; Clay-colored watery and lumpy Brownish, frothy, water; Bloody; Jelly-like; Frequent; Gushing out (watery stools); Involuntary and often painless and odorless.
 - In the morning: Periodically, every year; in the early part of the summer: After rheumatism: From larger beer: In fat, light haired persons.
 Before stool
 - Urgent pressure to stool (waking one in the evening).
 During stool
 - Painful urging: Tenesmus: Gnawing pain about the umbilicus.
 After stool
 - Tenesmus: Burning in the abdomen, with nausea and violent straining to vomit.
 - Ill humor.
 - Sadness.
 - Pale, yellowish complexion.
 - Small scabs on the septum of the nose.
 - Dryness of the mouth and lips, relieved only a short time by taking water.
 - Increase of saliva, which is frothy, viscid, and tastes bitter or salty.
 - Tongue coated thick, brown, like thick, yellow felt at the root, papillae elevated.
 - Large insular patches on the tongue.
 - Tongue dry, red, smooth and cracked.
 - Much thirst.
 - Desire for ale or acid drinks.
 - Nausea, with feeling of heat in the whole body and dizziness.
 - Vomiting of sour, undigested food; of bitter bile; of mucus; of pinkish, stringy, glairy fluid; of blood; accompanied by cold perspiration on the hand.
 - Tympanities.
 - gnawing pain about the umbilicus.
 - Stitches in the right side of the chest and in the left sciatic nerve.
 - Much debility and desire to lie down.
 - Kali bichr. Proves of great service in a variety of cases, but chiefly in dysentery, with the characteristic tongue and gelatinous stools. Sometimes, however, with those stools the tongue has nothing peculiar.
 - The morning aggravation will then decide the choice.
 - After Canth. Has removed stools like scrapings, jelly-like stools will sometimes appear.
 - Kali bichr. will then complete the cure.
 - It is also valuable in chronic  morning diarrhoea and chronic clay-colored diarrhoea.

 Kalium bromatum
 - Watery (like rice-water); Frequent; Green; Bloody; Muco-purulent.;
 - Painless
 During stool
 - Sensation as if the bowels were falling out: Dribbling of urine.
 - Anxiety and restlessness
 - Rolling of head.
 - Hot head.
 - Pale face.
 - Eyes sunken and congested.
 - Pupils dilated.
 - Convulsive motion of eyes and limbs.
 - Eyeballs moving in every direction without taking any notice.
 - Mouth dry.
 - Intense thirst.
 - Thrush in mouth.
 - Internal coldness of the abdomen.
 - Colicky pains in the abdomen.
 - Colicky pains in the abdomen.
 - Sensation as if the bowels were falling out.
 - Violent  abdominal spasms, during which abdomen gets very hard.
 - Urine scanty, dribbling a few drops at the beginning of every stool.
 - Burning in the chest.
 - Pulse rapid and weak, imperceptible.
 - Shaking of the body as if from palsy.
 - Feet and hands blue and cold.
 - Great chilliness, even in a hot room.
 - Emaciation.
 - Night terror during dentition.
 - Starts, jactitations, spasms.
 - Kali brom. Deserves further clinical observation.
 - It has been used successfully in cholera infantum, with great prostration, coldness of the surface and symptoms of hydrocephaloid.

 Kalium carbonicum
 - Light gray, fecal; Yellowish or brown, fecal; Alternating with constipation; Corrosive; Sometimes painless;
 - Profuse; Involuntary (when passing flatus).
 - At night: At 3 or 4 a.m. : During the day: In the evening: Day and night: After milk.
 Before stool
 - Sudden and violent urging: Colic: Pinching deep in the abdomen: Rumbling.
 During stool
 - Colic: Smarting at the anus: Nausea.
 After stool
 - Burning at the anus: Pinching pains.
 - Irritable.
 - Easily startled.
 - Aversion to noise.
 - Hair dry, rapidly falling off, with much dandruff.
 - Face yellow, bloated.
 - Swelling over the upper eyelids in the morning, like a little bag.
 - One cheek hot, the other cold.
 - Bitter taste.
 - Desire for acids or sugar.
 - Aversion to rye bread or brown bread.
 - Sour eructations.
 - Sour vomiting.
 - Stitches in region of liver, with tension across the abdomen.
 - Icterus.
 - Much flatulence.
 - Abdomen hard, bloated and sensitive about the umbilicus, with pain in the back.
 - Stitching pains, extending from the back into the gluteal muscles.
 - Sharp, shooting, stitching pains all over the abdomen.
 - Drowsiness in the daytime and early in the evening.
 - Much weariness.
 - Debility and desire to lie down.
 - Weak pulse.
 - Kali c. is only useful in chronic cases, with the peculiar cachexia revealed by the puffiness under the eyebrow.

 Kalium nitricum
 - Watery; Thin, fecal; Bloody.
 - In the morning: During the day: After eating veal.
 - By emission of flatus (colic and urging).
 Before stool
 - Violent colic; urging.
 During stool
 - Cutting colic in whole intestinal canal: Tenesmus.
 After stool
 - Cutting colic: Tenesmus: Burning and stinging in the anus.
 - Headache.
 - Fetid odor from the mouth.
 - Tongue coated white.
 - Little appetite, with much thirst.
 - Violent  colic, more in the right side of the abdomen.
 - Debility, felt more when siting than during gentle motion.
 - Some persons always have diarrhoea after eating veal.
 - The curability of such cases with Kali nitr. Needs somewhat more confirmation, but no  other remedy has had this symptom so well confirmed as yet.

 - Greenish or chopped; Greenish, watery; Dark brown, watery; Grayish; White; Papescent; Undigested; Fetid; Cadaverous-smelling; Excoriating.
 - In nursing infants: During dentition: From 6 p.m.  until 6 a.m.  (general condition): In tall, delicate, blonde children: In old women.
 - Great irritability.
 - Blueness around the nose, temples and mouth.
 - Very painful dentition.
 - Gums hot, swollen, tender, and look as if infiltrated with a dark, watery fluid.
 - Teeth show dark specks and begin to decay as soon as they appear.
 - Tongue coated white.
 - Craving for smoked meats.
 - Intense thirst, with greedy drinking.
 - Continuous vomiting and straining to vomit.
 - Vomiting of food for several hours after it has been eaten.
 - Vomiting in the evening of all food eaten during the day.
 - Belching and hiccoughing when carried.
 - Griping about the navel.
 - Abdomen distended.
 - Child resists the tightening of anything about the abdomen which increases the restlessness and pain.
 - Dreams that he is urinating, and awakes to find the dream a reality.
 - Hands and feet cold.
 - Very restless, tossing about all night; will only sleep when caressed and fondled; moaning and dozing with half-open eyes.
 - Quick, scarcely perceptible pulse.
 - Exhaustion and rapid emaciation.
 - Although not one of the most frequently indicated remedies, Kreos. Occupies an important place in our therapia.
 - The symptoms of the teeth and gums are especially characteristic.
 - It is followed well by Sulphur.
 - After Carbo veg. it disagrees.

 Lachesis mutus
 - Watery; Light yellow, fecal; Purulent; Thin, pasty; Chocolate-colored; Consisting of decomposed blood looking like charred straw; Bloody water; Bloody and slimy;
 - Very offensive; Cadaverous-smelling; Undigested; Frequent; Corrosive;
 - Involuntary; Alternating with constipation.
 - After eating or drinking: In the spring; In warm weather; In the evening or night: After acids; After fruit: During typhoid fever: After sleep; Before or after menses: In drunkards: During climaxis.
 - By bending forward (colic).
 Before stool
 - Rumbling: Urging.
 During stool
 - Burning at the anus: Tenesmus.
 After stool
 - Burning at the anus: Tenesmus: Protrusion of large haemorrhoidal tumors, with constriction of the anus and continued desire for stool: Throbbing as with little hammers in anus.
 - Loquacity.
 - Anterior half of the tongue red, smooth and shining; cracked at the tip; or tongue black and bloody.
 - Vesicles on the tip of  the tongue.
 - In putting out the tongue it catches on the teeth or under-lip.
 - Much thirst.
 - Desire for wine; for oysters.
 - Desires to loosen the clothing about the waist.
 - Spasmodic colic, relieved by bending forward.
 - Much flatulence.
 - Loud eructations which relieve the stomach.
 - Distension of the abdomen.
 - Cramp-like pains in the abdomen, which feels hot.
 - Tenderness in the left iliac region, with intolerance of the slightest pressure.
 - Frothy urine.
 - Languor.
 - Debility.
 - Exhaustion  as from warm weather.
 - Shivering without coldness.
 - Much distress after sleep.
 - Lach.  Is not often required in the treatment of diarrhoea.
 - In chronic cases, or when occurring in the progress of other acute diseases, it may become indicated by the concomitant symptoms.

 - Green, liquid, mucous; Fecal; Green watery; Yellowish, mushy, undigested; Involuntary.
 - In the afternoon: After cold food: After eating or drinking (pains).
 Before stool
 - Cutting in the abdomen.
 During stool
 - Tenesmus: Loud emission of flatus.
 After stool
 - Burning at the anus.
 - Sunken countenance.
 - Livid, grayish-yellow complexion.
 - Eyes staring, or lightly closed; pupils dilated (sometimes contracted and immovable).
 - White and dry tongue.
 - violent thirst.
 - Entire loss of appetite.
 - Sensation of constriction in the throat when swallowing.
 - Drink rolls audibly through the oesophagus and intestines.
 - Severe pain in the bowels.
 - Stitching pain in the liver.
 - Distension of the region of the liver, which is very tender to the touch.
 - Indurated liver.
 - Suppression or retention of urine.
 - Slow, feeble, moaning or rattling breathing.
 - Irregular action of the heart, with suffocative attacks and great anguish in the cardiac region.
 - Pulse slow, irregular or imperceptible.
 - Skin cold, livid.
 In cholera
 - Absence of vomiting and stools: Asphyxia: Coldness of the body: Pulselessness: Fainting: Tetanic spasms: Staring, fixed look: Dilated pupils; Respiration slow, deep, gasping, difficult and spasmodic, at long intervals.
 - The symptoms of Lauroc.  Remind us at once of a most severe and fatal form of cholera infantum.
 - The rattling of drink as it rolls down the oesophagus is the most characteristic symptom, and one of evil omen.
 - In these cases, the other symptoms corresponding, this remedy will save many otherwise fatal cases.
 - The same remark applies also to cholera and cholera morbus.

 Leptandra virginica
 - Black, fecal fluid, running from the bowels in a stream: Black, papescent, tar-like; Yellowish green; Watery; Watery mucous; Watery, with large quantities of mucus; Greenish, muddy, watery, spouting out like water; Mucous, bilious and bloody; Consisting of pure blood; Profuse; Fetid; Excoriating; Undigested.
 - In the morning after rising and moving about: In the afternoon and evening: From meat or vegetables.
 Before stool
 - Great urging, with inability to retain the stool: Severe colic: Loud rumbling and gurgling in the abdomen as of water.
 After stool
 - Sharp, cutting pains and distress in the umbilical region: Weak feeling in the abdomen and rectum: Faintness: Hunger.
 - Face sallow.
 - Tongue coated yellow along the centre.
 - Nausea, with faintness.
 - Vomiting.
 - Severe and constant distress between the umbilicus and epigastrium, with sharp, cutting pains.
 - Aching, burning sensation in the region of the liver, aggravated by drinking cold water.
 - Brown urine.
 - Much distress.
 - Clinically, little is known of Lept.; but the symptoms derived from provings are peculiar and distinctive, though not such as are often met with in practice.
 - The symptom of the region of the liver is found on the opposite side, under Natr. carb.
 - The griping colic after stool without tenesmus will distinguish Lept. From Merc. Sol.

 Lilium tigrinum
 - Dark brown, semi-liquid fecal; Copious, bilious; Bloody, mucous;
 - Very offensive.
 - In  the morning and forenoon: In the evening until midnight (general condition):
 - When standing (bearing down).
 Before stool
 - Peremptory urging: Constant dragging, bearing down sensation, with pressure in the rectum producing continual desire for stool.
 During stool
 - Tenesmus of the bladder and rectum.
 After stool
 - Acid smarting and burning in the rectum and anus: Severe tenesmus: Exhaustion.
 - Constant hurried feeling as if imperative duties demanded attention, with inability to perform them.
 - Depression of spirits.
 - Apprehension of some approaching disease.
 - Excitement and defiance under restraint.
 - Loss of appetite.
 - Aversion to coffee and bread.
 - Abdomen feels bloated and is tender.
 - Trembling sensation in the abdomen.
 - Frequent desire to urinate, with smarting in the urethra during micturition; urine high-colored and scanty.
 - Pressure downward through the pelvis, as if everything would push out, with desire to press upward on the perineum and vulva.
 - Dragging down sensation extending to the hypogastrium, thorax and shoulders, with aching and dragging in the back.
 - Burning in the pelvis.
 - Stitching pains from ilium to ilium or from pubis to sacrum.
 - Sharp burning pains and stitches in the ovaries, which are swollen and tender, especially during the menses.
 - Sexual  excitement.
 - Hands and feet cold and clammy when excited.
 - The value of Lilium tig.  In morning diarrhoea, associated with, or dependent upon, prolapsus uteri and ovarian irritation, has been confirmed by abundant clinical observation.

 Lithium carbonicum
 - Light, yellow, fecal; Stinging.
 - After fruit: After chocolate: At night: In the morning.
 - Appetite quickly satisfied.
 - Gnawing pains in the stomach, relieved by eating.
 - Emission of much offensive flatus waking one from sleep.
 - Pain in the bladder before and after urination.
 - Strong urging to urinate.
Lycopodium clavatum
 - Thin, brown or pale fecal, mixed with hard lumps; Thin yellow or reddish yellow fluid; Shaggy, reddish mucous; Indigested; Purulent; Bloody; Green; Offensive (green);
 - Painless: Painful (dysenteric stools).
 - At 4 p.m.  and until 8 p.m.  (flatulence, pains and stools): At 1 a.m. , or soon after midnight, or 2 to 3 a.m.  (stools): During pregnancy: After milk: After oysters (?): After a meal (stomach and abdomen): In the morning (stools): After cold food: After suppressed eruption (especially scabies).
 Amelioration (of the stomach symptoms)
 - By eructations: By loosening the clothing about the stomach: By stroking the epigastrium with the hand: By application of cold substances to the epigastrium: After eating.
 Before stool
 - Chilliness in the rectum: Colic.
 During stool
 - Biting at the anus: Burning at the anus: Chilliness: Colic: Distressing pressure in the rectum: Tenesmus.
 After stool
 - Sense of insufficient evacuation (dysenteric stools).
 - Child sad and listless, or nervous, irritable and unmanageable.
 - Earthy color of the face.
 - Flushed face.
 - Blue rings around the eyes.
 - Eyes wide open, fixed, insensible to light.
 - Child does not wink.
 - Bad or putrid smell from the mouth in the morning.
 - Bitter taste.
 - Sour taste in the mouth, and of food.
 - Little or no thirst.
 - Canine hunger.
 - Desire for sweet things.
 - Aversion to bread; to warm, boiled food; to meat; to coffee; to smoking.
 - If the canine hunger be not satisfied, severe headache results, which is relieved after eating.
 - A little food seems to fill the stomach full, and causes fulness and distension of the abdomen.
 - Eructations.
 - Pain, tenderness and swelling of the region of the stomach, relieved by loosening the clothing.
 - Sinking at the stomach.
 - Nausea in the morning.
 - Flatulent distension of the abdomen.
 - Constant sense of fermentation in the abdomen.
 - Abdominal walls so sensitive that laughing is painful.
 - Incarcerated flatulence.
 - Loud rumbling of flatus in the abdomen, especially in the left hypochondrium.
 - Child cries before urinating.
 - Urine deposits red sand on the diaper.
 - Suppression of urine.
 - Fatigue in the thighs, which no position relieves; desire to stretch them apart and then press them together again.
 - Fatigue and weakness is felt more during rest than during motion.
 - Heat between the scapulae.
 - Child sleeps with half-open eyes and throws its head from side to side, with moaning.
 - Sleep disturbed by frequent waking; child springs up terrified and screaming, and is angry and cross, striking, kicking and scratching every one who approaches.
 - Desire to go into the open air.
 - Weakness.
 - Nervous debility.
 - Chlorosis.
 - Emaciation.
 - Feet cold.
 - One foot hot, the other cold.
 - Spasms, with screaming, foaming at the mouth; unconsciousness, throwing the arms about.
 - Lycop.  Is one of the noblest monuments to the genius of Hahnemann, as well as one of the most convincing proofs of the homoeopathic doctrines.
 - This innocent substance is developed by potentizing into one of our most valuable remedies for chronic diarrhoea, as met with in weak, chlorotic, dyspeptic and debilitated persons.
 - The characteristic symptoms are marked, and need no comment.
 - The symptoms of the stool are subordinate.
 - The "chilliness in the rectum," before stool, is a singular but genuine symptom, which further observation may prove to be characteristic.
 - It should be thought of in cholera infantum, with brain symptoms.
 - Before Lyc. Is frequently needed some other, not antipsoric remedy (often Nux vom.).

 Magnesium carbonicum
 - Green, watery, frothy, with green scum like that of a frog-pond; White lumps, like masses of tallow, floating in the green, watery stool; Bloody mucous; Green mucous; Greenish-yellow; slimy, mucous; Brown, fluid;
 - Profuse; Sour-smelling; Undigested (containing curdled milk).
 - In hot weather: During dentition: During the day: After fruit: From artificial food.
 - After eating warm soup (colic).
 Before stool
 - Cutting and pinching in the abdomen: General heat: Rumbling: Emission of flatus.
 During stool
 - Colic: Urging: Tenesmus.
 After stool
 - Tenesmus: Burning at the anus.
 - Anxiety and general feeling of heat.
 - Bitter taste.
 - Sour taste.
 - Tongue coated white.
 - Aphthae.
 - Much thirst for cold water, more in the evening and night; also for acid drinks.
 - Desire for fruit.
 - Little appetite.
 - Milk is refused, or if taken causes pain in the stomach.
 - Sour vomiting.
 - Flatulent distension of the abdomen, with rumbling, and cutting and pinching colic.
 - Sour smell of the whole body.
 - Debility.
 - Much of the ground which should have been occupied by Magn. Carb. Has heretofore been given to Colo. And Merc.
 - A better acquaintance with  the former will prevent this in the future.
 - It is a remedy of the first order in dysentery and infantile diarrhoea.
 - The stools are highly characteristic.
 - The bloody mucus is found mixed with the green, watery stool, sinking to the bottom of the vessel and adhering there; but the watery stool occurs alone.
 - It follows Rheum palmatum well, and is often required after that remedy to complete the cure.

 Mercurius corrosivus
 - Bloody, slimy; Containing shreds of mucous membrane; Offensive; Yellow, green bilious; Great quantity of pure blood; Scanty; Frequent.
 - Day and night: By motion (pains and tenesmus); In the fall: After midnight.
 Before, during and after stool
 - Constant tenesmus and urging to stool; Cutting colic.
 - Cold face and hands, with small, feeble pulse.
 - Astringent, metallic taste/
 - Tongue red and sore.
 - Aphthae.
 - Ptyalism.
 - Unquenchable thirst.
 - Vomiting of albuminous matter, of tough or stringy mucus, of green, bitter substance.
 - Distension and soreness of pit of stomach not permitting least touch, even of the clothing.
 - Abdomen swollen, hard and sensitive to pressure, especially about the umbilicus.
 - Tenesmus vesicae, with intense burning in the urethra, and discharge of mucus and blood, with the urine or after it.
 - Urine scanty, hot, bloody, retained or suppressed.
 - Stitches in the side.
 - Cramps in the calves.
 - Limbs feel bruised.
 - Trembling of the limbs.
 - Faintness, weakness and shuddering.
 - In the absence of any provings except poisonings, the finer shades of Merc. Corr. Are not known.
 - One thing is certain, however, that it is too frequently employed in dysentery, to which it is only applicable when occurring in great intensity and accompanied by the characteristic urinary symptoms, as given above.
 - It follows Acon. Well.

 Mercurius solubilis
 (Mercurius vivus)
 - Dark green, bilious, frothy: Like stirred eggs; Brownish; Greenish-brown; Watery and colorless; black; Yellowish; Grayish; Watery, with greenish scum floating on the surface of the water; White, watery; Reddish, mucous; Green, mucous; Bloody mucous; Green, slimy; Bloody; Blood-streaked; Slimy and fecal; Purulent; Undigested; Frequent; Scanty; Corrosive; Sour-smelling; Black,  tenacious, like pitch; Hot gushing (yellow fluid).
 - From cool evening air: At night: In hot weather: During the day: During dentition: In cold, damp weather: After sweats: While walking.
 - By lying down (colic): By standing still (urging).
 Before stool
 - Sudden urging: Violent and frequent urging: Nausea: Pinching and cutting in the abdomen: Anxiety, anguish, trembling and sweat, either warm or cold: Chilliness: Chilliness mingled with flashes of heat: Trembling of the whole body.
 During stool
 - Violent and frequent urging: Nausea and vomiting: Eructations: Pinching and cutting colic, making one bend double: Burning at the anus: Chilliness: Hot sweat on the forehead: Violent tenesmus: Screaming.
 After stool
 - Violent tenesmus and continued urging: Never-get-done feeling: Cutting and pinching colic: Rawness, burning and itching of the anus and adjacent parts: Sensation of constriction in the rectum  causing faintness: The pains in the rectum sometimes extend to the back: Prolapsus recti, the rectum looking dark and bloody: The warm sweat on the forehead becomes cold: Debility, hiccough, belching.
 - Anxious and restless in the evening, with flushed face and hurried speech.
 - Indifference and stupidity.
 - Stammering, owing to trembling of mouth and tongue.
 - Open fontanelles.
 - Large head.
 - Face pale, earthy, yellow.
 - Eyes dull.
 - Gums swollen, bleeding easily.
 - Tongue  swollen, soft and flabby, taking impressions of the teeth on he edges; coated whitish, yellowish; or dry, hard and black.
 - Aphthae.
 - Increase of saliva, or profuse salivation.
 - Bad smell from the mouth.
 - Teeth feel too long and are sensitive .
 - Taste bitter; putrid.
 - Desire for butter, for fat food.
 - Canine hunger.
 - Desire for milk.
 - Aversion to meat, to greasy food.
 - Violent thirst: for cold drinks; for beer.
 - Nausea, with vertigo, dimness of vision and flashes of heat.
 - Vomiting, but not for some time after eating.
 - Vomiting of bile; of bitter mucus.
 - Cutting, griping, stabbing, doubling-up pains in the abdomen, worse at night.
 - Cutting stitch from right to left in the hypogastrium, aggravated by walking.
 - Abdomen cold to the touch.
 - Region of liver painful and sensitive to contact.
 - Frequent urination.
 - Tenesmus vesicae.
 - Urine scanty and turbid, or too profuse or involuntary.
 - Great debility.
 - Perspiration on the least exertion.
 - Children restless, with frequent drawing up of the feet and whining.
 - Thighs and legs cold and clammy, particularly at night.
 - Rheumatic pains in the limbs, worse at night.
 - Sleeplessness at night, with sleepiness in the daytime.
 - Restless sleep.
 - Oily, offensive or sour-smelling night-sweat, particularly on the head, cold on the forehead.
 - Jaundice.
 - Glands swollen and suppurating.
 - Few remedies require more careful selection than Merc.
 - Its symptoms, though marked and decided, differ more from other remedies in intensity than in quality, and it requires an observing experience to measure this difference.
 - It differs negatively, however, from many other similar remedies, wanting characteristics which they possess.
 - In psoric infants the choice has often to be made between Calc., Sil. and Merc., and must be made with care, as a mistake is not easily rectified.
 - Sil. and Merc.  Do not follow each other well.

 - Watery; Brown, fecal; Fermented; Undigested; Containing small glittering grains; Small; Frequent; Sour; Offensive.
 - In the evening: After suppression of an eruption of thick crusts covering thick pus.
 Before stool
 - Chill: Colic: Passing much fetid flatus.
 During stool
 - Increased urging: Colic: Prolapsus recti: Anus becomes painful and constricted about the fallen rectum.
 After stool
 - Chill: Constriction of the prolapsus: Weakness: Sensitiveness to cold, open air: Painful tenesmus, extending to the perineum and urethra (male).
 - Pale, wretched look.
 - Gray, earthy complexion.
 - Increase of saliva.
 - Tongue coated white or yellow.
 - Bitter taste.
 - Desire for ham fat, coffee, wine.
 - Much colic; cutting for ham fat, coffee, wine.
 - Much colic; cutting; pinching, drawing, relieved by rising, stretching and emission; of flatus.
 - Exhaustion.
 - Debility.
 - In cases of chronic diarrhoea, with a psoric anamnesis, Mez. Will sometimes prove to be the remedy for the whole condition.
 - It resembles Merc. Somewhat, and is useful when Merc. Has been improperly given, and sometimes is needed after Bellad.

 Muriaticum acidum
 - Fecal; Watery: Bloody and slimy, separated; Dark brownish-green, gelatinous; profuse;
 - Involuntary (without desire, while passing urine).
 - Evening and morning: After a meal: From motion: In hot weather: After fruit: From drinking larger beer: During typhoid fever: After abuse  of opium (general condition).
 Before stool
 - Strong urging: Rumbling: Colic.
 During stool
 - Smarting and cutting in the anus: Burning in the anus: Colic: Prolapsus ani: Much flatus.
 After stool
 - Burning in he anus: Intolerable itching, tenderness and soreness of the anus: Protrusion of dark, purple varices, somewhat relieved by application of warm water; much worse from bathing with cold water.
 - Taciturnity or ill-humor.
 - Face suddenly flushing or pale and sunken.
 - Tongue heavy, like lead, preventing talking; Shrivelled and dry, or covered with deep bluish ulcers having black bases.
 - Dryness of the mouth.
 - Aphthous ulcers in the mouth.
 - Fetid breath.
 - Salivary glands tender and swollen.
 - Aversion to meat.
 - Nausea and vomiting.
 - Stomach will neither tolerate nor digest food; this gastric weakness is most marked about to or 11 a.m.  Prolapsus ani during stool and during urination.
 - Sleepiness in the daytime, sleeplessness at night, with bland delirium, and inclination to slide down in the bed.
 - Great debility
 - The lower jaw hangs down.
 - Perspiration during the first sleep before midnight, with desire to uncover.
 - Pulse weak and slow, intermitting every third beat.
 - Muscular weakness after abuse of narcotics, soothing syrups, etc.
 - To delineate Mur. Ac. Further would be to give its full indications in typhoid fever, of which the diarrhoea is only an accompanying symptom.
 - It is also  highly applicable to diarrhoea with protrusion of blue or dark purple haemorrhoids, especially when occurring in feeble children, suffering from gastric atony, muscular debility and threatened marasmus.
 - It follows well after Rhus., or Bry.

 Natrium carbonicum
 - Yellow, fecal; Fecal; Watery or liquid; Thick mucous; Latter part tinged with blood; Expelled with a gush (watery or liquid stool); Sour-smelling.
 - After taking milk: After eating: After taking cold: During a thunder-shower: After vegetables and starchy food (stomach symptoms).
 - After eating (stomach symptoms).
 Before stool
 - Cutting: Strong urging: Severe colic, with rumbling in the abdomen.
 During stool
 - Tenesmus: Burning at the anus.
 After stool
 - Pain in the rectum.
 - Ill-humor.
 - Depression of spirits.
 - Much thirst.
 - Bitter taste of food.
 - Aversion to milk.
 - Sour eructations.
 - Gnawing and pressure in the stomach, with distension and gone, weak feeling about 10 or 11 a.m. ; relieved by eating.
 - Accumulation of wind in the abdomen.
 - Passing much sour or fetid flatus.
 - Griping colic soon after eating.
 - Stitches in the left hypochondrium, worse after drinking very cold water.
 - Weak ankles.
 - Natr. carb. is rarely indicated in the treatment of diarrhoea, but as one of the remedies having an aggravation from milk, it may sometimes be required in chronic cases.
 - The stomach symptoms should also correspond.

 Natrium muriaticum
 - Black, watery; Greenish, watery; Grayish; Like the white of an egg (without faeces); Bloody;
 - Profuse; Gushing; Corrosive; Involuntary; Alternating with constipation.
 - During the day: After farinaceous food: In hot weather: by motion.
 Before stool
 - Rumbling in the abdomen.
 - Wants to pass wind, but knows not whether faeces or wind escapes.
 After stool
 - Weakness.
 - Sad and enjoys the sadness.
 - Angry when consoles.
 - Likes to brood over past troubles.
 - Child is irritable and cross when spoken to.
 - Throbbing headache.
 - Face pale, shining, greasy-looking.
 - Upper lip swollen.
 - Mapped tongue.
 - Vesicles and herpes about the mouth.
 - Corners of mouth sore, cracked and crusty.
 - Aphthae.
 - Scorbutic gums.
 - Child is slow in learning to talk, on account of imperfect development of the muscles of the tongue and larynx.
 - Craving appetite.
 - Aversion to bread; to coffee.
 - Longing for salt, salt-fish, oysters or bitter things.
 - Loss of taste.
 - Violent thirst, with dry, sticky mouth; worse in the evening.
 - Nausea and vomiting.
 - Distress in the stomach, relieved by tightening the clothes.
 - Abdomen distended with flatus or sunken.
 - Urine deposits a reddish sediment; passed involuntarily at night and when coughing, walking or laughing.
 - Severe backache, relieved by pressure and by lying on the back.
 - Drowsiness, with inability to sleep.
 - Sleep restless, disturbed by dreams.
 - Dreams that robbers are in the house.
 - Ankles weak and turn easily.
 - Swelling of the glands.
 - Glands emaciation, most conspicuous about the neck, which is very thin and shrunken.
 - Natrum mur.  Is chiefly useful for chronic diarrhoea of children, but also of older people.
 - The emaciation of the neck, the greasy appearance of the face and the peculiar desires and aversions furnish the leading indications.

 Natrium sulphuricum
 - Thin, yellow fluid; Half liquid; Yellowish-green; Gushing; Spattering all over the vessel; Suddenly expelled; Slimy, light red, or bloody; Involuntary, while passing flatus or urine;
 - Not frequent; Often painless.
 - In the morning (after rising and moving about): Hereditary in old women:
 - During the day: After farinaceous food: After  a protracted spell of damp weather: From living in damp houses: From cold evening air.
 - After breakfast and in the open air (general condition).
 Before stool
 - Contractive pain in the abdomen, extending into the chest: Pinching: Pains in the groins and  hypogastrium: Violent colic and rumbling.
 During stool
 - Slight tenesmus and burning in the anus: Profuse emission of flatus.
 After stool
 - Cheerfulness: Happy mood: Burning at the anus: Relief of colic.
 - Thirst in the evening.
 - Sour risings, with heartburn.
 - Bitter taste.
 - Copious formation of gas, causing distension of abdomen and flatulent colic.
 - Incarceration of flatus at night, causing great pain, especially in right side.
 - Colic is particularly worse before breakfast when the stomach is empty; relieved by kneading the abdomen and by borborygmus.
 - Bruised pain in the intestines.
 - Stitches in the region of the liver, and sensitiveness when walking in the open air.
 - Liver is swollen and sore to the touch or to any jar of the body.
 - Constant uneasiness in the bowels and urging to stool.
 - Passing of large  quantities of flatus, mostly fetid.
 - Constant desire to take a deep, long breath.
 - Panaritium.
 - Inflammation and suppuration around the roots of the nails.
 - The pain is better out of doors.
 - Natr. sulph. is one of the most frequently indicated remedies in cases of chronic diarrhoea, where the loose morning stool is the leading  symptom.
 - The flatulent symptoms are very characteristic, but not necessarily present.
 - The tendency to "run rounds," or  painful suppurations around the finger-nails, is often present, and is a strong confirmatory indication.
 - The morning stool differs from that of Sulph. in occurring later and after rising.

 Niccolum-met + -c (old abbr)
 - Thin, fecal; Yellow, mucous; Coming out with force (yellow mucous).
 - After taking milk: In the morning.
 Before stool
 - Urging: Pinching: Violent cutting in abdomen.
 During stool
 - Violent burning in anus: Stinging in the rectum: Violent urging: Tenesmus.
 After stool
 - Colic: Violent burning in anus as if grains of barley were sticking there: Renewed unsuccessful urging and tenesmus.
 - Hunger, without appetite or any relish for food, but feels better after eating.
 - Much thirst day and night.
 - Nausea, with gulping up of sour water.
 - Distended abdomen.
 - Much flatulence, fetid or inodorous.
 - This  remedy resembles  several others  in the aggravation after milk, but differs from them all in other symptoms.
 - We have had no clinical experience with it as yet.

 Nitricum acidum
 - Mucous; Green mucous; Bloody mucous; Slimy; Flakes of false membranes; Undigested; Yellowish-white, fluid; Putrid; Fetid; Acrid; Sour-smelling.
 - On alternate days: During typhoid fever: After dinner: After milk: After abuse of mercury: In the morning: In dark-complexioned old people.
 - From riding in a carriage (general condition): From moving about and eating (nausea).
 Before stool
 - Colic: Drawing pains: Cuttings: Constant pressing in the rectum.
 During stool
 - Nausea: Colic: Tenesmus: Spasmodic contraction of the anus: Cutting in the anus and rectum.
 After stool
 - Exhaustion: Irritation, anxiety and general uneasiness: Soreness and rawness of the anus: Burning in the anus: Violent cutting and drawing pains in the rectum, continuing for hours.
 - Irritability or despondency.
 - Anxiety about the disease.
 - Vanishing of thought.
 - Dulness of the head.
 - Headache, aggravated by the jar and rattle of carriages on the street.
 - Pale, yellowish complexion.
 - Ulcers in the mouth and fauces.
 - Ulcers and blisters on the lips.
 - Scorbutic gums.
 - Dryness of the throat.
 - Copious flow of saliva.
 - Putrid smell from the mouth.
 - Sour or biter taste after eating.
 - Aversion to boiled meat; to sweet things; to bread.
 - Appetite for herring; fat food; earth, chalk, lime, starch.
 - Much thirst, especially in the morning.
 - Cutting in the abdomen (in the morning in bed).
 - Much flatulence and rumbling.
 - Urine dark, with a strong smell, or sourish smell, like the urine of horses.
 - Cold feet (with colic).
 - Night-sweat.
 - Debility.
 - Intermittent pulse.
 - Emaciation, especially of the upper arms and thighs.
 - Enlargement of the glands.
 - According to the published symptoms, Nitr. Ac. Resembles Alumina, but those symptoms are not confirmed by clinical observation.
 - The appetite for chalk, lime and similar substances obstinately refuses to yield to this remedy, and we are glad to notice that this symptom is not found in Hahnemann's proving.
 - As one of the remedies having green mucous stools, it should be studied in infantile diarrhoea, particularly after abuse of mercury, or in children of syphilitic parents.
 - It has also proved serviceable in dysentery of a typhoid type, with diphtheritic deposit on the  mucous membrane of the intestines.
 - Compare with Hep. and Mezer.  after abuse of Merc.

 Nuphar luteum
 - Yellow, watery; Fetid; Painless.
 - From 4 to 7 a.m. : In the evening (weakness of the limbs): During typhoid fever.
 Before stool
 - Colic (or absence of pain).
 After stool
 - Relief of colic: Smarting and burning in the anus.
 - Great Impatience at the slightest contradiction.
 - Pale face, with discolored eyes.
 - Sweetish taste in the mouth.
 - Pricking pains in the rectum as from needles.
 - Weakness of the sexual organs.
 - Sensation of weakness and loss of power in the limbs, worse in the evening.
 - General exhaustion.
 - Nuphar  is not a remedy of wide range.
 - The early morning stool, the weakness of the limbs and the general exhaustion are the leading symptoms.

 Nux moschata
 - Thin, yellow (like beaten or stirred eggs); Bloody; Undigested; Watery; Slimy; Putrid; Profuse.
 - In children (girls?): In persons who take cold easily : At night: During dentition: From taking cold: From wetting the feet: In cool, damp weather: After milk: After boiled milk: After cold drinks: In the morning: During typhoid fever: During pregnancy.
 - After eating and drinking (colic):
 - When riding (nausea).
 - By application of moist heat (pains): By lying extended on the back.
 Before stool
 - Cuttings.
 During stool
 - Urging.
 After stool
 - Acrid feeling in the anus: Sensation as if more stool would pass: Drowsiness
 - Fitful mood.
 - Inclination to laugh.
 - Sluggish flow of ideas.
 - Mouth very dry.
 - Saliva like cotton.
 - Dryness of the mouth, with taste as after eating strongly salted food.
 - Chalky, or pappy taste.
 - Little or no thirst.
 - Craving hunger, or loss of appetite after a few mouthfuls.
 - Enormous distension of he abdomen after each meal.
 - Feeling as though the food formed itself into lumps with hard surfaces and angles, which cause soreness in the stomach.
 - The dyspeptic symptoms come on while the patient is still at the table.
 - Nausea, more while riding.
 - Colic, worse after taking food or drink, relieved by hot, wet cloths.
 - Urine scanty.
 - Great drowsiness.
 - Torpor.
 - Lethargy.
 - Cool, dry skin.
 - Disposition to faint.
 - Great languor.
 - In the exhausting diarrhoeas of children, accompanied by great sleepiness, and worse at night, Nux mosch. is the remedy.

 Nux vomica
 - Thin, brownish, mucous: Thin, bloody, mucous; Thin, green, mucous; Dark, thin, fecal; Dark, watery; Brown, fluid; Alternating with constipation;
 - Frequent; Small; Corrosive; Offensive; Involuntary.
 - After debauchery: After abuse of alcoholic spirits: After drastic medicines or prolonged drugging: After change of food (infants): After night-watching: During jaundice: After taking cold: In the morning (general condition): After over-exertion of the mind: After anger: After ginger or brandy (pains): During the day.
 Before stool
 - Cutting about he umbilicus: Backache, as if broken: Constant urging (often ineffectual).
 During stool
 - Cutting: Backache: Violent tenesmus.
 After stool
 - Cessation of the pains and tenesmus: Burning at the anus: Sensation as if more stool would pass.
 - Irritability.
 - Over-sensitiveness to external impressions, light, noise, strong smells, jar, etc.
 - Dull headache.
 - Yellowness of the eyes and face.
 - Pale, earthy color of the face.
 - Gums swollen, bleeding.
 - Bad smell from the mouth.
 - Tongue coated thick, dirty yellowish-white.
 - Thirst.
 - Loss of appetite.
 - Aversion to bread, coffee, tobacco, ale.
 - Desire for chalk, brandy, fat food.
 - Putrid, sour or bitter taste.
 - Hiccough.
 - Nausea, in the morning and after dinner.
 - Intolerance of the pressure of the clothing about the hypochondria.
 - Colic: pinching, cutting, contractive, griping.
 - Pain, as if the contents of the abdomen were sore and raw.
 - Much flatulence.
 - painful, ineffectual desire to urinate.
 - Frequent urging to urinate.
 - Drowsiness in the daytime and after eating.
 - Wakes at 2 or 3 a.m.  and lies awake for an hour or two, then falls into a heavy sleep and awakens late in the morning, feeling tired and unrefreshed.
 - Debility.
 - Sinking at the stomach.
 - Desire to sit or lie down.
 - Sensitiveness to open air, or to a slight current of air.
 - Heat, with red face and aversion or uncovering.
 - Emaciation.
 - Chlorosis.
 - Nux vom.  is often of first importance in dysentery, with the characteristic stool and immediate accompaniment.
 - In the  slow fevers, with alternating constipation and diarrhoea, and in chlorosis, as well as jaundice, it holds an important place.
 - In the latter affections the general symptoms, more than the stools, decide for this remedy.
 - Nux must not be overlooked in the treatment of diarrhoea because more often used for constipation.

 - Thin, yellow, fecal; Undigested (food of the previous day); Watery; Sour; Frequent; Scanty; Involuntary  (when emitting flatus).
 - In the morning: In children.
 Before stool
 - Rumbling in the abdomen: Burning in anus.
 After stool
 - Burning in anus.
 - Pale, sunken face in the morning, with blue rings around the eyes.
 - Canine hunger, and hasty eating without appetite.
 - Thirst for cold water.
 - White-coated tongue.
 - Aversion to cheese.
 - Nausea and vomiting; of mucus; of sour, liquid food;  of yellowish green,  bitter water.
 - After vomiting, ravenous hunger and thirst.
 - Rolling and rumbling in the intestines, with emission of much flatulence; of fetid flatulence like rotten eggs.
 - Some children are much troubled with frequent soiling of the clothes when passing flatus.
 - Oleander cures this, and  also more acute attacks of involuntary and of indigested stools, as described above.
 - It has also been found useful in the diarrhoea of tuberculous patients.

 - Watery; Dark, fluid, frothy; Offensive; Involuntary.
 - After fright: After sudden joy.
 - During typhoid fever.
 During stool
 - Burning in the anus: Tenesmus.
 - Drowsiness or sopor.
 - Sopor, without vomiting or stool.
 - Apathy.
 - Stupid, comatose sleep, with rattling, snowing breathing, or slumber with half-open eyes, contracted or sluggish pupils, carphologia, and touching surrounding objects.
 - Muttering delirium.
 - Stupid sleepiness, with frightful visions.
 - Sleepy, but cannot sleep.
 - Face bloated, dark red and hot, or pale, clay-colored and sunken.
 - Dryness of the mouth.
 - Aversion to food.
 - Nausea.
 - Urine scanty, retained or suppressed.
 - Slow, full pulse.
 - Profuse sweat.
 - Convulsions; on entering the fit, loud screams, as from fright; after the fit, sopor.
 - Fainting, worse on rising.
 - Rapid emaciation.
 - Opium  is chiefly useful in diarrhoea during typhoid fever, but also sometimes indicated in the last stage of infantile diarrhoea, with the  characteristic stools and convulsions.

 Oxalicum acidum
 - Muddy, brown, fecal; Watery; Mucous and bloody;
 - Involuntary (a constant discharge, white mucous).
 - After coffee: In the morning: After breakfast: When lying down:
 - From motion: From eating sugar (pains).
 - From rest (pains).
 Before stool
 - Headache: Twisting colic around the navel.
 During stool
 - Colic about the navel: Colicky pains seem to radiate from a small spot.
 - Violent urging: Griping pains in the anus so severe as to cause headache and heat in the head.
 After stool
 - Nausea: Relief of pain in small of back: Dryness of the throat: Cramps in the calves.
 - Thinking of the symptoms aggravates them.
 - Exhilaration.
 - Stomach very sensitive to pressure.
 - Frequent pains and soreness about the navel.
 - Copious urine.

 - Green, odorless, mucous; Profuse; Bloody with bright green flakes.
 - During dentition: In summer.
 - Loss of appetite.
 - Restlessness.
 - Sleeplessness.
 - Although Paullinia has been before the profession over twenty years, since its introduction  by the Vienna provers, the concomitants are still almost  unknown.
 - The peculiar stool, stool, however, has often been verified in practice and must always furnish the leading indication for the use of this remedy in infantile diarrhoea.

 - Yellowish, watery, Brownish-yellow pasty; Brown, watery; Bloody mucous; Watery and bloody, containing scrapings of the intestines:
 - Mucous; Green, slimy;
 - Profuse; Gushing.
 - After deranging the stomach: After saur-kraut: After cabbage: After riding in a carriage: During pregnancy: Waking one in the morning: During stormy weather: Always in the daytime.
 - By bending double (colic): By eating (pains in the stomach).
 Before stool
 - Colic: Cutting and pinching: Sudden urging.


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