by H. C. Allen
Hydrochloric Acid. (HCl)
Muratic Acid Adapted to persons with black hair, dark eyes, dark complexion.
Irritable, peevish, disposed to anger and chagrin ( Nux ); restlessness and vertigo.
Diseases of an asthenic type, with moaning, unconsciousness, fretfulness.
Muratic Acid has Ulceration with fungus-like growths and pseudo-like membranous deposits of intestinal tract.
Great debility: as soon as he sits down his eyes close; lower jaw hangs down; slides down in bed.
Mouth and anus are chiefly affected; the tongue and sphincter ani are paralyzed.
Muratic Acid has Malignant affections of mouth; studded with ulcers, deep, perforating; have a black or dark base; offensive, foul breath; intense prostration; diphtheria, scarlatina, cancer.
Cannot bear the thought or sight of meat ( Acid nitricum ).
If the anus be very sensitive either with or without haemorrhoids; anus sore during menses.
Haemorrhoids: swollen, blue, sensitive and painful to touch; appear suddenly in children; too sore to bear least touch, even the sheet is uncomfortable. Prolapse while urinating.
Diarrhoea: stool involuntary while urinating; on passing wind ( Aloe ); cannot urinate without having the bowels move at the same time.
Urine passes slowly; bladder weak, must wait a long time; has to press so that the anus protrudes.
Cannot bear least touch, not even of sheet on genitals ( Murex ).
Muratic Acid has Typhoid or typhus; deep stupid sleep; unconscious while awake; loud moaning or muttering; tongue coated at edges, shrunken, dry, leather-like, paralyzed; involuntary fetid stools while passing urine; sliding down in bed; pulse intermits every third beat.
Palpitation of heart is felt in the face.
Freckles; eczema solaris.
Relations. – Follows well: after, Bryonia, Mercurius, Rhus.
Cures the muscular weakness following excessive use of opium and tobacco.