by H. C. Allen
The Saliva of a Rabid Dog. (A Nosode.)
Ziemsen suggested Lyssin as a substitute for Hydrophobinum, Encyclopaedia, vol. iii, p 472.
The sight or sound of running water or pouring water aggravates all complaints.
Lyssin has Lyssophobia; fear of becoming mad.
Bluish discoloration of wounds ( Lachesis ).
Complaints resulting from abnormal sexual desire (from abstinence, Conium ).
Mental emotion or mortifying news always makes him worse.
Cannot bear heat of sun ( Gelsemium, Gloninum, Lachesis, Nat. ).
Lyssin Convulsions: from dazzling or reflected light from water or mirror ( Stramonium ); from even thinking of fluids of any kind; from slightest touch or current of air.
Headache: from bites of dogs, whether rabid or not; chronic, from mental emotion or exertion; < by noise of running water or bright light.
Saliva; tough, ropy, viscid, frothy in mouth and throat, with constant spitting ( Hydrastis 0.
Sore throat, constant desire to swallow ( Lac caninum, Mercurius ).
Difficulty in swallowing, even spasm of oesophagus from swallowing liquids; gagging when swallowing water.
Constant desire to urinate on seeing running water ( Cantharis, Sulphur ); urine scanty, cloudy, contains sugar.
Prolapsus uteri; many cases of years’ standing cured.
Sensitiveness of vagina, rendering coition painful.
Lyssin Relations. – Compare: Belladonna, Cantharis, Hyoscyamus, Stramonium, in hydrophobia.
Aggravation. – Sight or sound of water; bright dazzling light ( Stramonium ); carriage-riding ( Cocculus indicus – better from, Acid nitricum ).