Materia Medica by Allen
(tub)PUS (WITH BACILLI) FROM TUBERCULAR ABSCESS A NOSODE
Adapted to persons of light complexion; blue eyes, blonde in preference to brunette ;.tall, slim, flat, narrow chest; active and precocious mentally, weak physically; the tubercular diathesis.
When with a family history of tubercular affections THE BEST SELECTED REMEDY FAILS TO RELIEVE OR PERMANENTLY IMPROVE, without reference to name of disease.
Symptoms ever changing; ailments affecting one organ, then another—the lungs, brain, kidneys, liver, stomach, nervous system—beginning suddenly, ceasing suddenly.
Takes cold easily without knowing how or where; seems to take cold "every time he takes a breath of fresh air" (Hep.).
Emaciation rapid and pronounced; losing flesh while eating well (Abrot., Calc, Con., Iod., Nat.).
Melancholy, despondent; morose, irritable, fretful, peevish; taciturn, sulky; naturally of a sweet disposition, now on the borderland of insanity.
Everything in the room seemed strange as though in a strange place.
Headache: chronic, tubercular; pain intense, sharp, cutting, from above r. eye to occiput; as of an iron hoop around head (Anac, Sulph.) ; when the best selected remedy only palliates.
School-girl's headache: < by study or even slight mental exertion; when using eyes in close work and glasses fail to >; with a tubercular history.
Acute cerebral or basilar meningitis, with threatened effusion; nocturnal hallucinations; wakes from sleep frightened, screaming; when Apis, Hell., or Sulph., though well selected, fail to improve.
Crops of small boils, intensely painful, successively appear in the nose; GREEN, FOETID PUS (Sec).
Plica polonica; several bad cases permanently cured after Bor. and Psor. failed.
Diarrhoea: early morning, sudden, imperative (Sulph.); emaciating though eating well (Iod., Nat.) ; stool dark, brown, watery, offensive; discharged with great force; great weakness and profuse night sweats.
Menses: too early; too profuse; too long-lasting; tardy in starting; with frightful dysmenorrhoea; in patients with a tuberculous history.
Tubercular deposit begins in apex of lungs, usually the left (Phos., Sulph., Ther.).
Eczema: tubercular over entire body; itching intense, < at night when undressing, from bathing; immense quantities of white bran-like scales; oozing behind the ears, in the hair, in folds of skin with rawness and soreness; fiery red skin. Ringworm.
When Psor., Sulph., or the best selected remedy fails to relieve or permanently improve; follows Psor. as a constitutional remedy in hay fever, asthma.
Belladonna, for acute attacks, congestive or inflammatory, occurring in tubercular diseases.
Hydrastis to fatten patients cured with Tuber.