by H. C. Allen
Mineral Spring Water. (Ottawa, Ill.)
Dread of downward motion ( Borax ).
Sanicula Child headstrong, obstinate, cries and kicks; cross, irritable, quickly alternates with laughter; does not want to be touched.
Constantly changing his occupation.
Head and neck of children sweat profusely during sleep; wets the pillow far around ( Calcarea, Silicea ).
Profuse, scaly dandruff on scalp, eyebrows, in the beard.
Soreness behind ears with discharge of while, gray, viscid fluid ( Graphites, Psorinum ).
Sanicula Tongue: large, flabby; burning, must protrude it to keep it cool; ring-worm on tongue ( Natrum mur. ).
Nausea and vomiting from car or carriage riding.
Sanicula Thirst; drinks little and often; is vomited soon as it reaches the stomach ( Arsenicum, Phosphorus ).
Symptoms constantly changing ( Lac caninum, Pulsatilla ).
Incontinence of urine and faeces; sphincter unreliable ( Aloe ); urging from flatus, must cross legs to prevent faeces from escaping.
Sanicula Constipation: no desire until a large accumulation; after great straining stool partially expelled, recedes ( Silicea, Thuja ); large evacuation of small dry, gray balls, must be removed mechanically ( Selenium ).
Stool: hard, impossible to evacuate; of grayish-white balls, like burnt lime; crumbling from verge of anus ( Magnesia muriatica ); with the odor of limburger cheese.
Sanicula Diarrhoea: changeable in character and color; like scrambled eggs; frothy, grass-green, turns green on standing; like scum of a frog pond; after eating, must hurry from table.
The odor of stool follows despite bathing ( Sulph. ).
Excoriation of skin about anus ( Sulph. ); covering perineum and extending to genitals.
Leucorrhoea with strong odor of fish brine (oozing from rectum smelling like herring brine, Calcarea; fish brine discharge from ear, [Tel.]).
Weakness, bearing down as if contents of pelvis would escape; < walking, misstep, or jar, > by rest, lying down; desire to support parts by placing hand against uvula ( Lilium, Murex ); soreness of uterus.
Foot sweat: between the toes, making them sore; offensive ( Graphites, Psorinum, Silicea ); on soles as if he had stepped in cold water.
Burning of soles of feet; must uncover or put them in a cool place ( Lachesis, Medorrhinum, Sanguinaria, Sulphur ).
Child kicks off clothing even in coldest weather ( Hepar, Sulphur ).
Emaciation, progressive; child looks old, dirty, greasy and brownish; skin about neck wrinkled, hangs in folds ( Abrotanum, Iodium, Natrum mur., Sarsaparilla ).
Sanicula Relations. – Related to: Abrotanum, Alumina, Borax, Calcarea, Graphites, Natrum mur., Silicea, and others of our great antipsorics.