by H. C. Allen
Camphora Pain better while thinking of it ( Helleborus – worse, Calcarea p., Helonias, Acid oxalicum ).
Camphora Persons physically and mentally weak and irritable.
Exceedingly sensitive to cold air ( Hepar, [Kali muriaticum], Psorinum ).
Bad effects of shock from injury; surface of body cold, face pale, blue lips livid; profound prostration.
Surface cold to the touch yet cannot bear to be covered; throws off all coverings (Medorrhinum, Secale ).
Entire body painfully sensitive to slightest touch.
Tongue cold, flabby, trembling.
Camphora has Sudden attacks of vomiting and diarrhoea; nose cold and pointed; anxious and restless; skin and breath cold ( Verbascum, Jatropa ).
In first stages of cholera morbus and Asiatic cholera; severe, long-lasting chill ( Verbascum ).
Camphora has Great coldness of the surface with sudden and complete prostration of the vital force; often a remedy in congestive chill; pernicious intermittent ( Verbascum ); pulse weak, externally small, scarcely perceptible.
Measles and scarlatina when eruption does not appear; with pale or cold blue, hippocratic face; child will not be covered ( Secale ).
All sequelae of measles.
Camphora Relations. – Camphor antidotes nearly every vegetable medicine; also tobacco, fruits containing prussic acid, poisonous mushrooms; should not be allowed in the sick room in its crude form;
Compare: Carbo veg., Opium, Veratrum, Secale
Amelioration. – When thinking of existing complaint; warm air; drinking cold water.
Note for thought. – All our progress as a school depends on the right view of the symptoms obtained by proving with Camphor and Opium. – Hering.