Materia Medica revision – Allen’s keynotes & Boericke

reading4Dr Lizmy MD(Hom)
Lecturer. Govt. HomoeopathicMedicalCollege.Calicut


  • Child cries & whines if any one touches it, will not let you feel the pulse – Ant tart, Ant crud, Sanicula
  • Women esp. widows, children & girls who generally careful becomes awkward & let things fall while handling them – Apis, Bov, Natrum mur
  • Excessively nervous, easily frightened by the slightest noise or an unusual sharp sound, a cough, sneeze, a cry, lighting a match, etc. – Bor, Asar, Calad, Tarent, Nux, Therid
  • Constantly dwelling on suicide – Naja, Aur met; but afraid to die – Nux vom
  • Children fear of falling, grasp the crib or seize the nurse – Borax, Sanic, Gels
  • Chronic blue condition, everything seems so dark that it can grow no darker – Lil tig, Lyc, Puls
  • Assumes strange attitude & positions in bed. –Plummet
  • Afraid of sharp pointed things – Spigelia
  • Faint & weak esp. when going downstairs , can go up well enough – Stannum, Borax, (opp – Calc)
  • Naturally of a sweet disposition, now on the borderland of insanity – Tuber
  • Hereditary tendency to alcoholism – Syphil, Asarum, Psor, Sul, Tub, Sul ac
  • Cannot sleep lying on the back – Acetic acid, Amm c (sleeps better on back – Ars)
  • unrefreshing sleep more tired on rising than when resting – Mag.c, Bry, Con, Hep, Opium, Sulph
  • Cannot get asleep unless legs are crossed – Rhododendron
  • Cannot read what he writes – Lyco (BOERICKE)
  • Feels that death is near & must hurry to settle affair – Petroleum
  • Always washing the hands – Syphilinum (BOERICKE)
  • Ailments : from suppressed grief and terrors of conscience; from duty not done or bad act committed – Cyclamen 


  • Great falling of hair, after chronic headache or at climatric – Sepia
  • Headache as if a tornado in head; as if head had  been  blown  to pieces – Carb an
  • Headache, as if a rubber band were stretched tightly over the forehead, – Carbolic acid, Gels. Plat., Sulph
  • Eating a little too much causes headache – Nux mosch
  • Headache in occiput, which is as heavy as lead – Petroleum
  • Headache of students, teachers and overworked business men – Picric acid
  • Headache always hungry during; > while eating – Anac. psor Kali p
  • Headache from too much thinking, too close application or attention – Sabad, Arg.n
  • Coldness of the vertex with headache – Sepia, Vert alb
  • Heat of vertex, Calc., Graph. Sulph.
  • Headache at sunrise, at its height atnoon, declines till sunset – Spigelia, Nat. m., Tab. Glon, Kalmia
  • Sweat on the face on a mall spot only while eating – Ign
  • At puberty : acne in anaemic girls with vertex headache – Calc phos


  • Eyes burning, biting, smarting as from smoke, must rub  them – Allium cepa
  • Eye  strain  from  sewing – Ruta, Natr mur, Arg nit
  • Sunshine, light & wind are intolerable, cold air or water very pleasant to the eyes. – Asarum
  • Hemiopia;   sees   only the  lower half – Aurum met
  • Hemiopia;   Sees only the left half, Lith. c, Lyc.
  • When reading, the letters seem to turn, go up or down or disappear – Cicuta, Coc
  • Eyes – sensation, as if room were filled with smoke – Crocus
  • Intolerable pain in eyeballs; could not turn the eyes without turning the whole body. – Spigelia – seems as if eyes were too large for the orbits – Actea, Comocladia


  • Hearing confused; cannot tell from what direction a sound comes – Carbo an
  • Eustachian tube closed; catarrhal deafness and otorrhoea in psoric children – Merc duls


  • Epistaxis: when coughing; at night during sleep; hangs in a dark clotted string from the nose, like an icicle – Merc sol
  • All    irritating   things   –   salt,  wine,    vinegar,   pepper    –   immediately    produce   cough – Alumina
  • Cough, during pregnancy – Apoc, Con, Kali brom, Caust, Nux mos
  • Laughing   excites   cough – Arg met, Dros. Phos,  Stan
  • Dyspnoea or asthma, where the patient can only breathe by standing up – Cann sativa
  • With every explosive cough there escapes a volume of pungent, foetid air – Caps
  • Lumps of mucus fly from mouth when coughing – Bad., Chel, Kali carb
  • Want of  breath in those engaged in athletic sports – Coca
  • Cough has a gurgling sound,  as if water was being poured from a bottle – Cuprum met
  • Cough only in the day time – Euphr
  • Cough only in the night – Petroleum
  • Great weakness and loss of breath on going upstairs – Calc.; during the menses – Iodum, Alum, Carbo an, Coc
  • Dyspnoea  > by lying down – Kali bi
  • Dyspnoea worse when lying down – Aral., Lach, Ars, Grindelia
  • Cough deep hollow, like coughing in a barrel – Medr
  • The least thing coming near mouth or nose interferes with breathing; – Lach
  • Dyspnoea and sense of constriction; can inhale with ease, but no power to exhale – Medor, Samb
  • Cough going from warm to cold air – Phos (opp: Bry.)
  • Cough returns every winter – Psorinum
  • Expectoration  profuse, like the white of an egg – Stannum met
  • Expectoration   salty – Kali i., Phos, Stannum, Ambra, Sep.


  • Stammering, slow difficult speech – Bovista, Stram, Kali brom
  • Excessive flow of saliva, it runs out of mouth when sleeping – syphilinum
  • Saliva and all food has a salty taste – Cyclamen
  • Saliva – tough, ropy, viscid, frothy in mouth and throat, with constant spitting – Lyssin, Hydr
  • Continual rising of white froth into the mouth – Mag mur
  • Hay fever squirming sensation in the nostril, as of a small worm; brought on by exposure to hot sun or intense summer heat – Natrum mur 


  • Sensation of lump in throat; descends on swallowing, but returns immediately – Rumex


  • Spine aches from base of brain to coccyx, very sensitive to touch or pressure – Lac can, chin. s., Phos., Zinc
  • Sacrum extreme sensitiveness; cannot bear the slightest touch, even of a soft pillow – lobelia
  • Violent stitches in upper left chest, below the scapula, extending to neck – Theridion, Anis. Myr., Pix, Sulph
  • Great sensitiveness between vertebrae, sits sideways in a chair to avoid pressure against spine – Chin. S, Theridion


  • Sore   and   raw   spots  on   feet, especially   heel,   from  friction – Allium cepa
  • Hamstrings   feel   painfully    short  when  walking;  tension  in  joints  as  from shortening of the muscles – Amm mur, Caust. , Cimex
  • Gout  and  rheumatism, with great  fear  of being  touched  or struck  by  persons coming  near  him – Arn
  • Ulcers : irritable, inflamed, sloughing, varicose; painful as if beaten (Arn.); excessive secretion of pus – Calendula
  • Unsteady walking and easy falling of little children – Causticum
  • The fingers “go to sleep” frequently and easily – Digitalis
  • Affects left shoulder- and right hip-joint – Led pal, Agar.Ant.t., Stram
  • Painful contractions of the hamstrings – Natrum mur, Am. m., Caust. Guaiac
  • Acute inflammatory swelling of joints, wandering from one joint to another; severe at night; < in rest and during rough stormy weather – Rhododendron, Kalm
  • Lameness after sprains, especially of wrists and ankles – Ruta (chronic sprains, Bov. Stron.)
  • Burning of soles of feet; must uncover or put them in a cool place – Sanicula, Lach. Med., Sang., Sulph
  • When singing or using the voice, aching and weakness in deltoid and arms – Stannum met


  • Heart   troubles   from reflex symptoms of uterus or   ovaries – Actea
  • Angina pectoris intense throbbing of heart and carotids – Amy nit,Bell, Glon.
  • Palpitation, worse from least exertion – Iodum, Dig
  • Palpitation, From least mental exertion – Cal. Ars, Lith carb
  • Palpitations violent when lying on left side – Lac can, Tab – go off when turning to right.
  • Sensation as if heart is suspended by a thread – Kali carb, Lach.
  • Sensation of coldness about the heart – Petro, Carbo an., Kali m., Nat. m
  • Irritating, dry, sympathetic cough of organic heart disease – Naja, Spon
  • Pulse suddenly increases and gradually decreases below normal – Vertram viride


  • Belching; eructations; foul, putrid, like rotten eggs – Arn, Ant t, Graph, Psor – (Like Onions – Mag carb)
  • Stomach; pressure as from a load in one spot – Bismuth
  • All-gone sensation in stomach, in tea drinkers – Puls
  • Chronic heartburn,  sour eructations, sets teeth on edge – Sulph acid, Rob
  • Nausea from placing hands in warm water – Phos
  • Pressure   as   from   stone at pit of the  stomach – Bry
  • Eructations,  frequent, of  very little wind, as if stomachs  were full  of  dry food – Caladium
  • Distention, flatulence, excessive tympanitis; meteorism – Terebinth, Colch.
  • Colic  from cucumbers, salads  & over eating –  Allium cepa
  • Colic : < at once by uncovering an arm or leg; with very sour stool – Rheum
  • When passing flatus, sensation as if stool would pass with it – Aloes,Olean. ,Mur. ac.  , Nat.  m.
  • Chronic  eructation  for years – Alumina
  • Vomiting : as soon as he raises head from pillow; from a bright light – Stram
  • Gagging until he vomits the breakfast just eaten – Euphrasia, Bry
  • Swashing sensation in intestines, as from water, before stool – Crot tig (rumbling before stool, Aloe)
  • Stomach:   sensation  of fasting “all gone,” comes  on  only  when stomach is empty and is  >. by eating – Chel. Iod
  • Stomach: feels relaxed,  as if hanging down – Ipecac, Ign, Staph, Tab
  • Better during process of digestion – Anac [rev.  of Bry. , Nux].
  • Better going without regular meals; – Natrum mur
  • Gastric affections; from bread and pastry; acids, esp vinegar; – Anti crud
  • Constant  discharge of flatus, up and down, for  years;  belching – Anti crud
  • Belching accompanies most gastric ailments – Arg nitr
  • At every attempt to eat, colic pains in abdomen – Calc phos
  • Vomiting of drunkards, in pregnancy, cancer; of dark, olive-green fluid – Carbolic acid, Pyr
  • Child vomits : curdled milk, in large lumps; as soon as it has nursed, after mother has been angry – Valeriana, – Convulsion – Cham, Nux vom


  • Urine passes unconsciously day and night – Arg nitr, Caust
  • Enuresis   nocturna   of  delicate children, strong characteristic odour, excess of uric acid  – Benzoic acid
  • Child screams before urine passes – Borax, Lyc, Sanic, and Sars
  • Urine involuntary when coughing, laughing – Caust, Puls, Squil, Ver, Natr mur, Rumex
  • Enuresis diurna et nocturna;  where habit is the only ascertainable cause – Equisetum
  • Urine of a deep orange red color; copious red sediment – Lobelia
  • Constant desire to urinate on seeing running water – Lyssin, Canth, Sulph
  • Enuresis – nocturnal; after catheterization – Mag phos
  • Severe pain (backache) in renal region, > by profuse urination – Medo, Lyc
  • Renal colic with sensation of passing of calculus – Medo, Berb. Lyc., Ocim. c
  • Quantity of urine voided is larger than the amount of water drunk; – Merc
  • Enuresis : from vesical paresis; during full moon, obstinate cases – Psorinum
  • Severe pain at conclusion of urination – Sarsa, Berb. Equis., Med., Thuja, Apis, Natrum mur, Equis.
  • Haematuria : blood thoroughly mixed with the urine; sediment, like coffee-grounds; cloudy, albuminous – Terebinth


  • Constipation : of nursing children, from artificial food; bottlefed babies – Alumina
  • Soft stool requires   great   straining – Alumina, Anac, Plat,  Sil, Ver, Nux mosch
  • Constipation sensation in abdomen as if something tight  would break  if  much effort were used – Apis mel
  • Constipation stool large, hard, great straining, lacerating anus; painful extorting cries – Lac deflor
  • Obstinate constipation, causing retention of the urine; constriction of anus – Cann sativa
  • Constipation:   obstinate;  ineffectual desire;  stools  of  hard, round balls, like  olives – Asterias rub
  • Constipation : with the odor of limburger cheese – Sanicula, Sel
  • Sense of weight or ball in anus, not > by stool – Sepia
  • Obstinate constipation for years; rectum seems tied up with strictures; when enema was used the agony of passage was like labor – Syphi, Lac c, Tub
  • Diarrhoea: watery, brown, gushing out in a violent jet – Asterias rub, Crot. t, Grat. , Gamb, Jatr, Thuja, Phos, Podo
  • Liquid   stools running right through the diaper – Benzoic acid, Pod.
  • Diarrhoea < in morning,  on  moving, even a hand or foot – Bry
  • Diarrhoea : of children with sour smell -Cal., Mag. c.-(child and stool have a sour smell, Rheum); clay-colored stool – Hepar sulph,Cal., Pod
  • Diarrhoea : violent cutting pains after stool,  lasting for hours – Nitric acid, Rat., Sulph.-during and after, Mer.)
  • Diarrhoea : from boiled milk; – Nux mosch
  • Diarrhoea when she urinates – Alumina
  • Diarrhoea as soon as he drinks – Arg nitr, Ars, Crot. t, Throm.
  • Diarrhoea : only, or usually at night; cold food or drinks, ice-cream – Puls
  • Diarrhoea : painless; not debilitating; – Phos acid
  • Diarrhoea : with sago-like particles; – Phos
  • Dysentery; with ischuria, fruitless urging; long interval between the  stools – Arn
  • Sour smell of the whole body; child smells sour, even after washing or bathing – Rheum  Mag. c
  • Early morning diarrhoea; from5to10 A.M.– Rumex, Aloe, Nat. s., Pod., Sulph
  • Piles swollen, pain most severe when sitting – Thuja


  • Discharge of blood from genitals during every stool – Lyco
  • Sensitiveness of vagina, rendering coition painful – Lyssin
  • Coition prevented by extreme sensitiveness of the vagina – Thuja (Plat.-by dryness, Lyc., Lys., Natr.)


  • Amenorrhoea  after fright – Aconite
  • Chorea, hysteria or epilepsy during time of menstrual function  – Actea, Caulo
  • Severe left-sided infra-mammary pains  – Actea, Ust
  • Menses; exhausted physically  and  mentally,  scarcely  able  to  speak – Alumina, Carbo  an. , Coc
  • Amenorrhoea   in young  girls, with bloating or dropsical extension   of   abdomen and  extremities – Apoc
  • Least mental excitement causes profuse return of menstrual flow – Calc carb, Sulph, Tub
  • At puberty : acne in anaemic girls with vertex headache and flatulent dyspepsia, >> by eating – Calc phos
  • Menses : by putting hands in cold water – Conium mac, Lac d
  • Menses : too early; too profuse, black and clotted; membranous (too late, pale, scanty, Puls.); better during flow – Cyclamen (worse, Act., Puls.)
  • Menses : painful, regular,  now lasting only one hour – Euphrasia, Bar
  • Will bring on the menses, when Nat. m., though apparently indicated, fails – Kali carb
  • Menses: flow on lying down – Kreos
  • Menses flow only when moving about – Lil tig, Cactus, Puls, Caust.
  • (on lying down, Kreos., Mag. c.), (Bor, Amm mur – night)
  • At every menstrual nisus, throat and tongue become intolerably dry – Nux mosch, Tarentula
  • Menses : too early, too profuse; sadness before; pain in malar bones, during – Stannum met
  • Menorrhagia, has not been well since her last miscarriage –Sulphur 


  • Itch appears each year, as winter approaches – Aloes, Psor
  • Warts on palms of hands – Anac, Nat. m, Natrum carb, Ruta, – sore to touch – dorsum – Dulcamara
  • Eczema : no itching – Cicuta
  • Intense itching of skin, so tender > by gentle rubbing – Crot tig
  • Ulcers : red edges and vesicles; decubitus; violent pains – Fluoric acid
  • Ulcers, irritable, inflamed, sloughing, varicose painful as if beaten – Calendula, Arnica
  • Urticaria, acute or chronic; over whole body, especially after violent exercise Natrum mur, Apis,Cal., Hep., Sanic., Urt
  • Shingles, vesicles may have a bluish appearance – Ranunculus bulbosus
  • Eczema white bran-like scales; – Tuberculinum


  • Fever paroxysm returns at11amand11pm.– Cactus
  • Fever annually returning, paroxysms every spring – Lach, Carb veg, Sulph
  • Fever paroxysm at7 A.M.  with great loquacity during chill and heat; – Podo 


  • Useful after Nux and Sulph have improved, but failed to cure piles – Actea
  • Useful after Colch fails in gout – Benzoic acid
  • Phos. often cures lasciviousness when Hyos. Fails – Hyos
  • When Rhus seems indicated, but fails to cure in chronic urticaria – Bovista
  • Fever annually returning; paroxysm every spring – Lach (Carbo v., Sulph.),
  • If vertigo and headache be very persistent, or prostration be prolonged after Natrum, Nux will relieve
  • Phos. removes the bad effects of Iodine and excessive use of table salt
  • Sulphurfollows Psorinum well, in mammary cancer
  • Has cured colic afterCol.and Nux had failed – Collinsonia
  • AfterBell. fails in scarlatina – Sang
  • Blatta orientalis has cured bad cases of general dropsy, after Apis, Apoc and Dig failed. For   bad effects  of  vaccination when Thuja fails and   Silicea   is  not indicated – Anti crud
  • As a dynamic remedy for the narcosis of Opium – Sang
    • When Psor., Sulph., or the best selected remedy fails to relieve or permanently  improve; follows Psor. as a constitutional remedy in hay fever, asthma
    • Often removes bad effects of excessive use of alcohol and tobacco


  • Great    prostration:  after injuries, after   surgical    shock;    after anaesthetics – Acetic acid
  • Lack of vital heat in chronic disease – Sepia
  • Lack of vital heat in acute disease – Ledum
  • State of collapse, wants to be fanned all the time, skin cold yet throws off covers – Med, Camph, Secale
  • When   symptoms  reappear  they change  locality or go from one  side of the  body to the  other – Anti crud
  • Extraordinary  craving  for  apples – Anti crud, Aloe
  • Cold air or cold water very  pleasant to  the eyes; sunshine, light and wind are  intolerable – Asar
  • Cancer of mammae acute lancinating pain, drawing pain in breast;  – Asterias rub
  • Mosquito  and  insect  bites  burn  and  itch  intensely – Caladium
  • Stammering children – Bovista, Stram
  • Complaints of drunkards, after abstaining; craving for alcohol – Calc ars, Sar., Sul. ac.)
  • Complaints of fleshy women when approaching the menopause – Calc ars
  • Surface cold to the touch, yet cannot bear to be covered; throws off all coverings – Camph, Med., Sec
  • Sensation as of drops of water falling on or from single parts; on the head, from the anus, stomach, heart – Cann sativa
  • Pains are < by slightest touch, but > by hard pressure –China, Caps., Plumb
  • Sweat day and night,  as soon as one sleeps, or even when closing the eyes – Conium mac, Cinch
  • Should never be given in syphilis; always aggravates the condition – Ferrum met
  • Increased ability to exercise without danger  – Fluoric acid, Coca
  • Cancer; hard, adherent; skin mottled, puckered; pains knifelike – Hydrastis
  • Sweat on the face on a mall spot only while eating – Ignatia
  • Pains as if bones were all torn to pieces – Ipecec (as if broken, Eup)
  • Cannot bear to be touched; starts when touched ever so lightly, esp. on the feet – Kali carb
  • Persons suffering from ulceration of the lungs can scarcely get well without this anti-psoric. – Kali carb
  • Chronic blue condition, every thing seems so dark that it can grow no darker – Lac can, Lyc, Puls)
  • When walking, seems to be walking on air; when lying, does not seem to touch the bed – Lac can, Asar
  • Foetus appears to be turning somersaults – Lyco
  • Hydrothorax, if occurring from heart or liver diseases; dyspnoea, has to sit, cannot lie down – Merc sulph
  • Idiopathic or traumatic tetanus; brought on or < by slightest breath of air from a person passing – Phyostigma, Hyper., Lys., Nux, Strych
  • Want of vital heat, always chilly, even when taking active exercise – Silicea, Led., Sep
  • Chronic alcoholism; dropsy and other ailments of drunkards; “they reform, ” but are continually relapsing –Sulphur, Psor., Tub
  • Sensation as if trembling all over, without real trembling; internal trembling of drunkards – Sulph acid
  • Antidotes, for abuse of tobacco, are :
  • for excessive nausea and vomiting. – Ipec.,
  • for bad effects of tobacco-chewing. – Ars.,
  • for the gastric symptoms next morning after smoking. – Nux,
  • palpitation, tobacco heart, sexual weakness. – Phos.,
  • for annoying hiccough from tobacco chewing. – Ign.,
  • for tobacco toothache. – Clem. or Plant.,
  • neuralgic affections of right side of face; dyspepsia; chronic nervousness,especially in sedentary occupations. – Sep.,
  • for impotence, spasms, cold sweat from excessive smoking. – Lyc.,
  • ·occipital headache and vertigo from excessive use, especially smoking. – Gels.,
  • potentized  to relieve terrible craving when discontinuing use  – Tabacum

2. Boericke’s Materia Medica

  1. Cold shivering as if blood were ice – Abies Can, Aconite
  2. After operation upon chest, a pressing sensation remains – Abrotanum
  3. Stomach feels as swimming in water – Abrotanum
  4. injurious effects of fruits esp. more watery ones – Ars
  5. Reduces the refractive index of blood serum – Ars,China, Ferr phos
  6. Gives quiet & ease to the last moments of life when given in high potency –   Ars
  7. Corresponds to the symptoms of air sickness in Aviators. –Bell
  8. It is a princely remedy for old labourers, esp. gardeners – Bellis
  9. Rachitic enlargement of femur in infants – Calc flour
  10. As a heart stimulant for emergency use, the most satisfactory remedy –     Camphor
  11. Dislocation of patella on going upstairs. –  Cannabis sativa
  12. Hearing confused, cannot tell the direction of sound – Carbo anim
  13. Indicated in persons who have never fully recovered from the effects of  some previous ill-ness – Carbo veg
  14. white mucus in stool like small pieces of popped corn – Cina
  15. In fever, face is cold & hands warm – Cina
  16. Post operative gas pains, no > passing it – Cinchona
  17. Snoring esp. in children. – Cinchona
  18. Vesicular eruption, itches terribly, worse washing in cold water – Clematis
  19. Cough from excessive use of voice, minister’s sore throat. – Collinsonia
  20. the slightest abrasion or ulceration will cause the intense photophobia –      Conium
  21. Diarrhoea after every cup of coffee – Cyclamen
  22. Throbbing pain at the neck of bladder, as if a straw was being thrust back & forth – Digitalis
  23. Headache > by conversation – Dulcamara
  24. During fever want to be held, because he shakes so – Gelsemium
  25. Goitre of puberty & pregnancy – Hydrastis
  26. Backache, must use arms in raising himself from seat – Hydrastis
  27. Wedge like pain from ovary to uterus – Iodum
  28. Dyspnoea, suffocation compels the patient to spring from bed & rush for open window – Lach
  29. Acts esp. well at the beginning & close of menstruation – Lach
  30. Angina pectoris with pain in right arm – Lil tig
  31. Cannot read what he writes – Lyc
  32. Ailments from cutting wisdom teeth – Mag carb
  33. Albuminuria in early pregnancy – Merc cor
  34. Albuminuria in late & full term – Phos
  35. Albuminuria in whole pregnancy – Helonias
  36. Yellow substance like pulp of orange in stool – Natrum carb
  37. Infallible for stopping a cold commencing with sneezing – Natrum mur
  38. Vesicles & burning on tongue, as if there is a hair on it. – Natrum mur, Sil
  39. Feels that death is near & must hurry to settle affairs – Petroleum
  40. Hearing difficult esp. human voice – Phos
  41. Bad effects of eating too much of salt – Phos
  42. Nervous cough provoked by strong odours – Phos
  43. Constipation of travelers who are constantly changing food & water –         Platina
  44. All the symptoms of acute nephritis with amaurosis & cerebral symptoms –            Plummet
  45. Fear of being assassinated – Plum met
  46. Great loquacity during fever – Podo
  47. Very hungry always must have something to eat in the middle of night –     Psorinum
  48. Often indicated after abuse of iron tonics – Puls
  49. Aversion to sweets & ice-cream – Radium brom
  50. Complaints from straining flexor tendons – Ruta
  51. Prolapus ani every time the bowel move – Ruta
  52. Sudden stopping of catarrhal of respiratory tract following diarrhea – Sang
  53. Sleep prevented by pulsation in all vessels – Selenium
  54. Rheumatism in hot season – Rhododendron
  55. Patient will not improve while using coffee – Psorinum
  56. Rotten egg taste when coughing, whopping cough that drags on – Sepia
  57. Fixed ideas, thinks only of pins, fears them, searches & counts them –        Silicea
  58. Child refers to the navel as the most painful part – Spigelia, Granatum,      Nux mosch
  59. Very sensitive as to what others say about her – Staphy
  60.  Very selfish, no regards of others – Sulphur
  61. Talks, jerks & twitches during sleep, cat naps, slightest noise awakens –    Sulphur
  62. Excessive flow of saliva, it runs out of mouth while sleeping – Syphilinum
  63. Asthma in children – Thuja, Natrum sulph
  64. Fear of dogs, animals esp – Tuberculinum
  65. To fatten patients after tuberculosis – Hydrastis
  66. Neuralgia in brachial plexus, arms feels swollen – Vertrum alb
  67. Will raise the opsonic index against diplococcus pneumonia – Vertrum        ver
  68. Dull aching about the last dorsal or 1st lumbar vertebra, worse sitting –       Zinc met
  69. Can be used effectively in gastric & duodenal ulcers & stimulates the growth of        epithelium on ulcerated surface – Symphytum
  70. Tea tasters cough – Kali iod
  71. Sleeps with legs far apart – Platina


  1. In relationship section the first point is mentioned with wrong answer. it is aesculus as mentioned in Allens on pg no. 08

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