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 ).