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NITRI SPIRITUS DULCIS

(nit-s-d)

(Sweet Spirits of Nitre) SENSORIAL APATHY in low fevers when there is stupor, difficulty of arousing patient, is met by this remedy. Dry skin, nausea, flatulence. Salty taste. ILL-EFFECTS OF SALT (halophagia). (ARS.; PHOS.) Catching cold in stormy weather. Acute nephritis following Scarlet fever. Dropsy. Is an excellent diuretic.

Face
Prosopalgia, with photophobia. Burning in cheeks, AND VOMITING, FOLLOWED BY LASSITUDE. Boring in facial bones; in angles of lower jaw. Very sensitive to cold.

Respiratory
Very rapid breathing by going only a short walk. Painful constriction beneath sternum.

Modalities
WORSE, from mental disturbance, during winter and spring.

Relationship
Increases the action of Digitalis. Compare: PHOS. AC.; LYCOP.

Dose
A few drops of the pure spirits in water every two or threfe hours.