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MOSCHUS

(mosch)

(Musk) A remedy for hysteria and nervous paroxysms, FAINTING FITS and convulsions, catalepsy, etc. The characteristic condition being aggravation by cold; there is great sensitiveness to air. Much nervous trembling and frequent fainting. Great flatulence. Diseases do not follow a normal course. COLDNESS. Tension in muscles, skin and mind.

Mind
UNCONTROLLABLE LAUGHTER. Scolding. Anxiety, with palpitation; starting as if frightened. Sexual hypochondriasis.

Head
Compressive pain over root of nose. Pressure on top of head. Vertigo on least motion; sensation as if falling from a great height. Scalp sensitive. Sounds in ears as from the report of a cannon.

Stomach
Desire for black coffee, stimulants. Aversion to food. Everything tastes flat. With stomach symptoms, anxiety in chest. Distended. Faints when eating. Abdomen greatly distended. SPASMODIC, NERVOUS HICCOUGH. (HYDROCY. AC.; SULPH. AC; IGNAT.; CAJAP.)

Male
VIOLENT DESIRE; involuntary emissions. Impotence, associated with diabetes. (COCA.) Premature senility. Nausea and vomiting after coition.

Female
Menses too early, too profuse, with disposition to faint. (NUX M.; VERATR.) Sexual desire, with intolerable titillation in parts. Drawing and pushing in the direction of the genitals; sensation as if menses appear. Urine. Profuse urination. DIABETES.

Respiratory
Tightness of chest, is obliged to take a deeper breath. Sudden constriction of larynx and trachea. DIFFICULT RESPIRATION; CHEST OPPRESSED; hysterical spasm of chest; asthma. Spasm of glottis. Impending paralysis of lungs. Asthma, with intense anxiety, fear, and smothering sensation. COUGH CEASES, MUCUS CANNOT BE EXPECTORATED. Globus hystericus.

Heart
Hysterical palpitation. Trembling around heart. Weak pulse and fainting.

Modalities
BETTER, in open air, rubbing. WORSE, cold. The open air is felt very, very cold.

Relationship
Compare: NUX MOSCH.; ASAF.; VALER.; SUMBUL.; IGN.; CASTOR. Compatible: AMBRA. Antidotes: CAMPH.; COFF.

Dose
First to third potency.