by H. C. Allen
Staphysagria is useful for the mental effects of onanism and sexual excesses.
Very sensitive to slight mental impressions; least action or harmless words offend ( Ignatia ).
Great indignation about things done by others or by himself; Staphysagria grieves about consequences.
Apathetic, indifferent, low-spirited, weak memory from sexual abuses ( Anacardium, Aurum, Natrum, Phosphorus ac. ).
Staphysagria has Ailments from pride, envy or chagrin.
Ill-humored children cry for things which, after receiving, they petulantly push or throw away ( Kreosotum ) [ Cina, Bryonia ].
Was insulted; being too dignified to fight, subdued his wrath and went home sick, trembling and exhausted (the rev. of Nux ).
Sensation of a round ball in forehead sitting firmly there even when shaking the head.
Mechanical injuries from sharp-cutting instruments; post-surgical operations; stinging, smarting, pains, like the cutting of a knife.
Staphysagria For the bad effects of: onanism, sexual excesses, loss of vital fluids; chagrin, mortification, unmerited insults; indignation, with vexation or reserved displeasure ( Aurum ).
Nervous weakness; as if one up after much hard work.
Styes, chalazae on eyelids or upper lids, one after another, leaving hard nodosities in their wake ( Conium, Thuja ).
Staphysagria Toothache: during menses; sound as well as decayed teeth; painful to touch of food or drink; but not from biting or chewing; < drawing cold air into mouth; < from cold drinks and after eating.
Teeth turn black, show dark streaks through them; cannot be kept clean; crumble; decay on edges (at the roots, Mez., Thuja ); scorbutic cachexia.
Craving for tobacco.
Extreme hunger even when stomach is full of food.
Sensation as if stomach and abdomen were hanging down relaxed ( Agaricus, Ipecac., Tabacum ).
Colic: after lithotomy or ovariotomy; attending abdominal section ( Bismuth, Hepar ).
Urging to urinate, has to sit at urinal for hours; in young married women; after coition; after difficult labor ( Opium ); burning in urethra when not urinating; urging and pain after urinating in prostatic troubles of old men; prolapse of bladder.
Painful sensitiveness of sexual organs, vulva so sensitive can scarcely wear a napkin ( Platina ).
Onanism; persistently dwelling on sexual subjects; constantly thinking of sexual pleasures.
Spermatorrhoea: with sunken features; guilty, abashed look; emission followed by headache, weakness; prostration and relaxation or atrophy of sexual organs.
Staphysagria Cough: only in the daytime, or only after dinner, worse after eating meat; after vexation or indignation; excited by cleaning the teeth.
Croupy cough in winter alternating with sciatica in summer; cough excited by tobacco smoke ( Spongia ).
Backache, < at night in bed, and in the morning before rising.
Arthritic nodosities of joints, especially of the fingers ( Caulophyllum, Colchicum, Lycopodium ); inflammation of phalanges with sweating and suppuration.
Sleepy all day, awake all night; body aches all over.
In fever; ravenous hunger for days before attack.
Eczema: yellow, acrid moisture oozes from under crusts; now vesicles form from contact with exudation; by scratching one place itching ceases, but appears in another.
Fig-warts: dry, pediculated, cauliflower-like; after abuse of mercury ( Acid nitricum, Sabina, Thuja ).
Relations. – Compare: Causticum, Colocynthis, Ignatia, Lycopodium, Pulsatilla, Colocynthis and Staphysagria act well after each other; Causticum, Colocynthis, Staphysagria, follow well in order names.
Aggravation. – Mental affections; from anger, indignation, grief, mortification; loss of fluids; tobacco; onanism; sexual excesses; from the least touch on affected parts.
Inimical: Ranunculus bulb., either before or after.