Gratiola officinalis – Constipation Symptoms

– BERNARD H, Stools   Hard, scanty, tenacious, expelled with difficulty.  Before stool   Pressing and ineffectual desire; Repeated tenesmus and rumblings as if diarrhoea would come on.  During stool   Burning pain in rectum; Straining.  After stool   Burning pains in the rectum; Tenesmus; A wrenching pain in the coccyx; Creeping chills.  Generalities   This medicine, says Jahr, is still…

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Stannum metallicum in case of Constipation

–  BERNARD H,  Stools  Chestnut-shaped stools; [Hard, dry, knotty or insufficient; In some cases they may be scanty and of a greenish color, in other cases they may be accompanied by vermiform shreds of mucus, or followed by expulsion of mucus]; Fetid faecal stools.  Before stool   Rectum inactive  During stool   Urging even with soft stool.  [First…

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Staphisagria in Constipation

– BERNARD H, M. Teste gives us the following under this drug : Stools frequent enough, but dry and insufficient; frequent desire for stool, with constipation as from inertia of the rectum; slight diarrhoea alternating with constipation; excoriating pain in the anus.  Boenninghausen and Jahr place this drug among the chief remedies for constipation.  Hering recommends…

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Mineral waters for Constipation

– BERNARD H, Among the mineral waters which have been studied and administered homoeopathically according to the comparison of the known physiological effects with tried similar therapeutic effects, we will mention three, those of Teplitz, Lippspringe and Carlsbad.  The following pathogenetic symptoms are attributed to the Teplitz water by Dr. Perutz; Constipation with pain in the…

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Various classifications have been made by different authors on the subject of constipation

– BERNARD H, Various classifications have been made by different authors on the subject of constipation. We find in the Compendium the following :  1. Constipation resulting from the presence of foreign bodies obstructing the intestinal canal.  2. Constipation from structural lesions of the intestine, which may either diminish the calibre or furnish a cavity for…

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Rheumatism and right sided paralysis

– BENERJEE.P Rheumatism Case 1  Name-Mrs.-  Age-27 or 28 years. Symptoms. Modalities-showing how the symptoms recorded in col. 1, are aggravated and ameliorated. Nature, temperament etc. of the patient as observed by the physician. Also note of results after the use of medicines prescribed. Medicine with potency. Date of using the medicine. 1. Mother of three children….

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