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Materia Medica by Allen



AMMONIUM MURIATICUM

(am-m)

SAL AMMONIAC

Especially adapted to those who are fat and sluggish ; OR BODY LARGE AND FAT, BUT LEGS TOO THIN.

Watery, acrid coryza, corroding the lip (All. c).

During menses: DIARRHOEA AND VOMITING, BLOODY DISCHARGE FROM THE BOWELS (Phos.) ; neuralgic pains in the feet; flow more profuse at night (Bov. — on lying down, Kreos.),

Obstinate constipation accompanied by much flatus.

Hard, crumbling stools require great effort in expulsion; crumble from the verge of anus (Mag. m.) ; vary in color, no two stools alike ( Puls.).

Haemorrhoids: sore and smarting; with burning and stinging in the rectum for hours after stool (Aesc., Sulph.); especially after suppressed leucorrhoea.

Leucorrhoea: like white of egg, preceded by griping pain about the navel; brown, slimy, painless, AFTER EVERY URINATION.

Sensation of coldness in the back, between scapulae (Lachn.).

Hamstrings feel painfully short when walking; tension in joints as from shortening of the muscles (Caust., Cimex.).

Offensive sweat of the feet (Alum., Graph., Psor., Sanic, Sil.).

 

Relation
Followed: by, Ant. c, Phos., Puls., Sanic.