THE COMMON INFLUENZA REMEDIES (02)
Drugs produce peculiar symptoms. Where these agree in drug and patient, the ailment is cancelled, and health results. This is most strikingly seen in acute and uncomplicated sickness.
When you give to a patient a remedy that can produce his symptoms, it must be given in small dose to which his sensitive condition will respond without undue aggravation and suffering.
Mouth - very foul (Bapt)
< from sweating / no relief from sweating
Colds - extend to chest.
Drinking - after: immediate shivering and chilliness.
Chilliness - on the
slightest exposure to open air
by the slightest draught of air he gets chilled
he cannot get warm
great coldness not removed by heat of stove, or by bed coverings
Shivering and chilliness for an hour.
Dreads to go into open air.
Attack, as of fever, shivering and drawing in the limbs.
Serious ailments from catching cold are often removed by it.
AFTER INFLUENZA (BADLY RECOVERED FROM)
Cannot get well after flu a few weeks ago.
Temperature 990 C
Not ill: not well.
Chilly with heats and chills.
Weakness and heaviness of limbs and eyelids.
Continued debility, with chilliness.
Anemic, pallid, weak.
Sensitive to touch
< alternate days
Weariness of limbs with desire to stretch
General weakness and gloom.
Fear of death (Acon)
Burnings, > by heat.
Pains - red hot needle pains.
Sensation - ice water running through veins.
boiling water going through blood vessels.
Thirst - for sips of cold water.
Flitting chilliness, chills in spots.
Cold creeps in back.
chilly in warm room.
Profuse morning sweat.
Heat : as if hot water thrown over him.
One-sided chilliness, heat, sweat.
External warmth intolerable. < in a close room.
Palpitation with anxiety, must through off clothes.
> out of doors.
> slow motion (opp. Bry, Eup per,..)
Cough: dry at night
goes on sitting up
returns on lying down again (Hyosc)
Thirstless, no hunger.
Partially recovers and then relapses.
Frequent flushes of heat.
Uneasiness in blood.
Very sensitive to open air : to draughts (opp. to Puls)
< after washing and bath.
Oppression, burning, stitches, congestion of chest.
Heat of crown of head with cold feet.
Soles burn at night, must be put out of bed.
Hungry, starving at 11 a.m.
Drowsy by day, restless nights. Starts from frightful dreams.
Cyprepedium and Scutellaria 30 good in post-influenzal neuroses.