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Gaskin Comparative study on Kent`s materia medica
Comparative study on Kent`s materia medica of A. Gaskin
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The throat appearance itself is not always sufficient to prescribe on.. and hence the acute delirium of BELL is similar to the acute delirium of remittent fever. a low form of semi-conscious ness. he is listless.. 307 CALC is a medicine for CHRONIC SORE THROATS. perhaps little ulcers. Chronic inflammation. does not want to move. in the delirium of the various phases of fever." but in patches. choking feeling... in the throat. or to do anything.. that he takes cold so easily. unintelligible murmuring.. or in insanity. red. which has a continued fever. 325 In BRY the eyes are red and congested. but it is a continued fever. because all of these things are motion. and there are little red patches. because the pace of the disease is similar to the pace of BRY. it has all of this congestion and pressure. but miserable all winter from the coarse rattling in the chest. to see which one would be suitable in a certain case. . not a very active delirium. and as a remedy must in its very nature be adapted to the very nature of the disease... It extends to the roof of the mouth. an octogenarian. but muttering... to speak. and then it settles down into a chronic state... Remember that this is a part of the CALC patient..". it would be useless to follow the many injunctions that are written in our books telling us to give BELL in the acute form of delirium in typhoid fever. which is quite likely. AMMONIACUM will keep him comfortable. tumid... who is pretty comfortable in summer. . 79400 Kandern Tel: 0049 7626 9749700 Except from A. This extends all over.. are efforts and they make him worse.. dry. it has no great amount of fever in it. from every exposure. if we do not know from the delirium itself.. If we want to understand the delirium of BELL and BRY. CALADIUM's fever is a continued fever. we turn to the febrile action of the remedy and see what the nature of that is. So we will see that in BELL there is no continued fever. exhaustive cases of typhoid fever... The throat very painful on swallowing. with a sore tongue and a constant dry choking feeling in the pharynx.. passive and 48 BELLADONNA One of the most important things to decide when we are going into the mental state of a remedy is whether we shall use this remedy in hysteria. hence we will see that BRY is useful in such cases which present symptoms similar to it. but before he gets over it he has taken another cold. But remember BRY is slow.. Perhaps it has been relieved two or three times with BELL. Narayana Verlag. "delirium. a dazed mind .226 mental prostration. cases that are running a very sluggish course. swollen. It may in the beginning be a BELL sore throat. and this engrafts upon him a chronic sore throat. the pace tells us largely what kind of delirium. This remedy is suitable in low. but the complaints in the throat are those that come on in persons taking cold so frequently that the patient ha§ not time to get over one before he goes into another.. and to ascertain this we turn to that part of the proving which gives us the pace of the remedy. we shall see that there is coma and stupor from fever. murmuring.. and from damp weather.. You will see that this is also true in BELL.. sluggish. When getting over a BELL sore throat — about the time he thinks he is over it he takes a new cold. Parts swollen. Now to bring this point to bear. Gaskin: Comparative Study on Kent’s Materia Medica . BELL has intermittent and remittent fever.. very often coma or stupefaction like PHOS AC.. covering the tonsils and extending up into the posterior nares filling them with thick yellow mucus..BARYTA MURIATICA BALLADONNA time in an old person. and there are no other symptoms... The uvula may be puffed. he takes cold from every draught. but BRY has just that condition.
..281 The process of inflammation in BROM is slow...... or the maniacal actions. as a rule. He is covered with a boiling sweat in fevers. like BELL. There is much excitement. Fulness of the neck.. is moderately hot in its fever... HYOS... and hot air hrnp. sometimes none at all.. with its insan ity... 435 COCC — Extreme irritability of the nervous system..... HYOS has a low fever. but without any great rise of temperature.. Head and body hot.... Gaskin: Comparative Study on Kent’s Materia Medica .. but it has these without fever.. It has a fever sometimes in the low form.... murderously violent.. It has fever..... Not so under CACT...... 299 PSOR — Febrile state....... The heat is in the upper part of the body... Intermittents... In STRAM..... There is some burning in CACT..... rapid kind like we find in BELL and MERC ... in its convulsions ...... It is not the dry heat of BELL....... then it changes the order... In CACT it is only a moderate fever. When one comes to take into consider ation the violence of its delirium. That brings you to see that even when associated with those medicines that look most like it. while the upper ones are more active ....ath the covers. 449 Narayana Verlag. it is at the bottom of the list.. and quite like BELL... they are not that violent. fever from a cold... STRAM..... but when HYOS is thought of in relation to the febrile state the intensity of the heat would be in this order: BELL...... but with BELL we have the intense heat of the body. there is convulsive tendency... BELL... The order as to violence of conduct would be: STRAM. You heard in the lecture on BELL that it is violent.... fever heat. when we reach that...... It goes as a passive medicine........... Now. The violent congestion of the brain in BELL will commonly be attended with cramps in the extremities and convulsions of the muscles all over. is expressed in terms of extreme violence........... you will see that his delirium. Violent congestion..... It is a steam. The patient is so hot that the hand under the covers feels as though in a steam bath and the sensation of heat causes one to draw it back... and he burns all over. the patient is immensely hot....BALLAD ONNA BALLADONNA insidious in its approach and progress whereas in BELL the mental symptoms and everything in connection are marked by activity .. (OPIUM has this......... bilious fever..... 79400 Kandern Tel: 0049 7626 9749700 Except from A. So is COCC.. which is not found in CACT........... These three run so close together that something can be brought out by associating them together.... and he goes stupid under it ....... but not to be compared with BELL ..... HYOS.... You have that BELL is worse from ajar....271 HYOS — Now to give you some idea as to the grading of this general type of insanity it should be compared with STRAM and BELL.. its fever most intense.. The least noise or jar is unbearable... .......... an apoplectic condition)... and also in many of 49 those medicines that have this nature of cramping and constricting and contracting of circular fibres..... or in parts... 301 CIC — Head hot and extremities cold... 582 Even early in the disease HELLEBORE lacks the wildness and acute delirium found in STRAMONIUM and BELLADONNA... STRAM is most violent and active. BELL is very hot in its mental states... his insanity........ when you have these pulsations. in the head and neck.. 566 In BELL especially. but it is in a violent congestion to the head. bloating of the neck..... But with BELL......... 656 CACT has the violent congestion of the head found in BELL. yet it is as intense...... Feels as if the head would expand from the pressure of blood in the head.................... COCC is also like BELL in its sleeplessness and other general conditions. When consider ing HYOS in its mental state it is well to realise that it seldom has much fever in its insanity.
. The routine prescriber gives BELL to a child who has hot head........ especially in those children who seem to have an aversion to being touched............ of afterwards. 553 Narayana Verlag...." Those nervous............ may even be consti pated... and throbbing carotids..... It moves from little spasms of the various muscles of the globe of the eye.... it takes cold..or sometimes SULPH....... Provers felt as if the eyes were drawn inward.. which give an added indication of ARN ....... All of these symptoms occur either along with the fever.. Do not forget ARN. "An object looked at jumps... where during the course of a week or ten days there have been from fifteen to fifty convulsions... In most instances where BELL is indicated the child is sluggish and would like to sleep..... APIS lies on back with the head on its side.. but it lies in bed and rolls the head in sleep...... cannot go to sleep. and when it does not help he gives more BELL and increases the size of his dose until the child has a proving... 457 A feature of infancy is the following: Child may not have diarrhoea.. and jerking of the lids....... Complaints of anaemic children during dentition. Sometimes it is true it will appear to you that ACON is capable of coping with all there is in the disease.. sometimes a sucking. a grinding of the teeth in those who are old and have teeth..... 148 HYOS............ BELL will begin at 3 and run on towards midnight. The child goes into convulsions.... and afterwards these eye troubles..... It will quiet the patient and actually favour the growth of the tooth in a painless manner.. strabismus and disturbance of the vision.. returning as it becomes warm.... 30 BRY has 3 pm aggravation...... if you lift the eyelids you will find a strabis mus. hot face.278 GLON — "Bad effects from having the hair cut. 851 Children going into severe attacks of infantile fever may threaten convulsions...... So we have to study the relations of medicines.. and if you strip the child you may observe dusky spots.. BELL and APIS roll head.. Look into the history a little and you will see that this is a soreness.......... Chewing motion of the jaws..... but BRY will begin at 9 pm and run on through the night....... Then again after he recovers from these low forms of disease there is quivering of the lids..... red face........ Toothache during the menstrual period. the head is hot and the body is cold. which has such cold extremities and such a hot head.................. and scream out every time the mother takes 50 hold of the leg or arm." "Bad effects from sunstroke.. 79400 Kandern Tel: 0049 7626 9749700 Except from A. and it may be that the convul sions have been remedied with BELL or CUPRUM or any one of a number of remedies.....BALLADONNA BALLADONNA COFF — "Neuralgic toothache entirely re lieved by holding cold water in the mouth." The letters jump.... jerking of the muscles of the eye so the eyeball is unsteady...... That is the description of a nervous child with many nervous brain and mental troubles.... or has periods of convulsions.... Most physicians will think of BELL...... Very com monly SIL.... excitable children that talk to the mother and the nurse very rapidly with brilliant eyes... "Bad effects from being exposed to the sun's rays. Gaskin: Comparative Study on Kent’s Materia Medica . But there seems to be a lingering something that holds on and such medicines as ARN and BELL and IP and BRY do have to come in to finish up the attack .... 585 After AGON follow well ARN and BELL.... This child is extremely sensitive. rolling the head from side to side... while reading .... With COFF there is excitement ...PODO has cured such a strabismus in congestion of the brain following a sud denly suppressed diarrhoea..."........." BELL is generally thought of for taking cold in the head from having the hair cut. He makes a BELL child out of it when COFF would have cured it.....
face withered and each day looks older. 79400 Kandern Tel: 0049 7626 9749700 Except from A. with two or three relapses ..950 STRAM is useful in mania that has existed for some time... Convulsions in whooping cough. BELL or BRY give ZINC. stupid...... Some cases go slowly and gradually into unconsciousness.. It will go on in this way for a week or two and then will begin to show signs of falling back. involuntary discharges of faeces or urine in the bed.BALLADONNA BALLADONNA You will find some deep seated brain troubles that will try your patience. cold extremities. pupils dilated or contracted (in BELL they are dilated) . rolling of the head for days. paralysis of one hand or one foot. prickling. rigidity of the body. and they have not been sufficiently dwelt upon.. The HELL cases will exhibit but little fever. tingling... but with the onset of the symptoms enumerated above. Tetanus. tubercular meningitis.... followed by paralysis.... or its action will be shown in a copious sweat. for days and nights while this little one is coming back to consciousness.. but this is the beginning of reaction. attacks of mania coming on in Narayana Verlag. much vomiting. throbbing carotids.... can hardly be aroused. frightful spasms affecting the whole of the left side.. hot head. Medicines like BELL are more frequently spoken of in the books and in treatises on spasms.. but a homoeopath can cure some of these cases.. you may be turned out of the house.. These are strong features of IP ECAC. body emaciated. I have carried these severe forms of brain disease through on PHOS which has a picture somewhat like that of ZINC.. You must take the mother aside and inform her what will happen if the child returns to consciousness. Convulsions in pregnancy. yet IPECAC is just as important a remedy to be studied in relation to spasms and its action on the spine . rolling head from side to side.. After scarlet fever and badly treated meningitis.. with flushed redness of the face.... lips also.... but if you antidote the case will return to where it was before. so shrivelled that it looks like leather. ZINC is the only remedy that will cure. 1015 As a convulsive medicine IPECAC is not well enough known... creeping and crawling. purple..... eyes lustreless.. A dose of ZINC will sometimes bring this patient back to life. rolling of the head.... clonic and tonic spasms of children and hysterical women... After 51 the relief from GELS.... unconsciousness.. In a few days after the remedy there will be a jerking and a quivering in the parts that were motionless... Screaming out in pain. but it is astonishing how the little ones can endure the prolonged congestion and inflammation.. You will see this in spinal meningitis. the patient has the appearance of profound intoxication. it needs another dose of ZINC. ameliorated by quiet. Gaskin: Comparative Study on Kent’s Materia Medica .... The BRY case will be docile.... which will again be followed by sweat... There is no record of recovery from tubercular meningi tis... and the remedy is not sufficiently known as having these states so prom inently.. Now. sudden arousing that is alarming. but when the reflexes are abolished ZINC comes in. or it seems that the whole muscular system is paralysed.. A person advanced in years cannot stand such an ordeal... Rugged little fellows who hang on for weeks in this state. sleepy. This suffering is but the awakening to life. though it may take two or three months to go down and come up out of it. The BELL case will have flushed face.. emaciating and uncon scious. for it looks like a threatened sinking. the restoration of sensation in the parts is accompanied with the tormenting formication. flashing eyes. although not so shrilly as in APIS. dilated pupils. The early stage will be that of congestion and BELL may palliate.. tongue dry and parched. tossing of the head.609 STRAM — In cerebral congestions the delirium subsides into unconsciousness... If you do not. vomiting etc. The mother and the father and the neighbours will want something done for it..
.966 RUTA — "Eyes feel hot like balls of fire.466 52 SULPH — Long and tedious right-sided neuralgias.. has fear of water. If upon studying the whole case you find he turns out to be a SULPH patient. and the second exhibition of it would do nothing.. the nosode HYDROPHOBINUM (LYSSIN)..... EUPHRASIA. chronic catarrhs of the pharynx. BELL.. and are accompanied by red face.. such colds as are ameliorated a number of times by BELL or other acute remedies. hot head and great sensitive ness of the part to touch. AGON if after exposure to cold winds there is inflammation with lachrymation.... Gaskin: Comparative Study on Kent’s Materia Medica . But if a woman strains her eyes from long SEWING ON FINE WORK......" That runs through BELL... while those of BELL are on the right......... but some remedies also have that fear of water. 79400 Kandern Tel: 0049 7626 9749700 Except from A.583 COLOC — The faceache is especially impor tant.. with hoarseness. shining objects. settling back into the chronic state again. she needs RUTA..891 SIL is full of throat symptoms but is seldom indicated in acute forms because its pace is too slow..... of course. It competes with NAT MUR in inveterate sore throat ..." To use RUTA for a pure inflammation when the eyes feel hot would be a failure. but painless hoarseness.. Of course.. Not that burning and rawness that we find in BELL and PHOS. CANTH and. appearing with more or less suddenness so that a single attack would look like BELL...." It has cured a chronic diarrhoea when that symptom was present . and the eyes look like raw beef.... . STRAM has the fear of anything that might look like water.... ....... but the history differenti ates. but still continue to settle in the tonsils and in the glands of the neck.BALLADONNA BALLADONNA paroxysms. when the short acting remedies given for the neural gia..... are better from heat. fire. hydrophobia.. . Persistent neuralgias in those that live in a malarial climate.... it comes on after there has been a series of colds. SIL breaks up the tendency.. MAG PHOS and COLOC. from pressure... Fear of things that have in any manner whatsoever the resemblance to fluids.. which is named be cause of that symptom being a striking feature.... They are generally on the left side. In COLOC the pains come in waves. almost a paralytic weakness..... In PHOS it is painful. and the balls feel like fire...... and are caused by cold. HYOS.. The BELL pains are as violent as any.... and are brought on by excitement or vexa tion. There is a catarrhal state in the throat that is roused up by every cold into an increased flux. There are three remedies which are indicated in faceache more often than any others. flashing eyes.. SULPH will permanently cure the neuralgias . such as BELL and NUX-V have only for a short time mitigated the suffering.. "Anxiety on hear in g r u nn ing w at er . The vocal cords are tired and cannot endure strain.. worse if anything during rest. but weakness.. Much irritation in the larynx.... BELL and AGON are used in simple inflam mations from a cold.. HYDROPHOBINUM (LYSSIN) has cured "involuntary urination on hearing running water..... Narayana Verlag.. because COLOC is one of the most frequently indicated remedies for neuralgia of this region.. fear of running water.... MAG PHOS has tearing pains that shoot like lightning along the nerves and are relieved by heat and pres sure. A fear o f water..930 The CALC voice is that of painless hoarseness. and the anti-psorics where the case is chronic.... looking glass... Sometimes a copious flow of mucus from the larynx... BELL would be hardly more than a palliative in the first attack..949 Another thing running through HYOS in insanity and in the delirium of fevers is a fear of water..
. In CHEL he is worse from touch and motion...... I mention all three in this particular way because they have some things in common. red face. milk bloody. but in BELL one cannot touch the right side......BALLAD ONNA in BELL it is very painful.... BELL has cough at 11 pm. some what dwarfish intellectually...... holding himself perfectly still. high inflammation...... throbbing and pain... which may be 11 pm .426 PULS — Most troublesome cases of prolapsus.. it does not come on in a night.. he cannot stir.... SAB) .. 227 CYCL — Desires lemonade (NIT AC. 496 One may not practice long before he will find a CHEL patient... slow to learn BAR-C will cure the enlarged tonsils.... There is a remedy for inflammation of the tonsils where the ear is involved and is ameliorated by heat that very few use...... had a cicatrix left. some have even cured procidentia .... BRY wants to lie on the painful side. has come on slowly and after many days of exposure and there is gradual growth and development.870 SQUIL — Dry cough at 11 pm... 79400 Kandern Tel: 0049 7626 9749700 Except from A.. and he cannot move..... Both are violently worse from motion. It might be mistaken for a BELL inflammation. it is CHAM and it is especially indicated if the patient is irritable. It is not uncommon in children and it is extremely common in adults.. bending forward upon his elbows. worse from cold water and cold air (RUMEX). sore to touch. This patient is sitting with a pain that transfixes him........" The inflammation is not so violent as that which comes on in BELL... and now in the present confinement they have trouble...... GRAPH was the old Narayana Verlag. all of these are remedies with great relaxation.. but it is a very sore throat.. But in CALC he wonders why he has so much trouble with the larynx.. you see. but must lie on the other side.. It competes with SEP. he cannot move without the pain 53 shooting through him like a knife.... worse from uncovering.. bearing down. The next day you will see that his skin is growing yellow. You are not selecting the remedy purely on enlarged tonsils.. BELL and RUMEX have soreness of the larynx....... Women who were confined years before.. for this medicine has as much aggravation from motion as BRY. congestion in head. He cannot speak without pain. But these.. but CHAM cures it permanently. Cannot stand a jar of the bed because of the extreme sensitiveness to motion. All of the pains are extremely aggravated from motion.... it does not go on rapidly to suppuration... NAT MUR.. but the remedies are different ... BELL. If you see him in the beginning CHEL will relieve him and you will prevent that pneumonia. cannot press it..... "Inflammation of the tonsils. The pain is ameliorated by heat and comes on with great violence. Do not get confused with BRY... inflammation in the old cicatrices... but it is of great value.. while that of BELL comes on with great rapidity..942 Until PHYT was known there was but one remedy for the old cicatrices in the mammary gland. 327 BALLAD ONN A PHOS......... ulceration which eats off the lacteal glands or turns the ducts aside and twists them....... BELL has that extremely painful tearing rending of the right lung with pleurisy. HEPAR is also rapid and goes on to suppuration. NUX-V and SEC... BELL......... and with enlarged glands elsewhere.... but the BROM soreness is commonly below the larynx and in the throat pit as well ............ are constitutional symptoms......... sitting up in bed with high fever. Gaskin: Comparative Study on Kent’s Materia Medica . 275 BAR-C — Children with enlarged tonsils....... because he has no feeling in it .. LACH has cough soon after going to sleep.. had abscesses of the breast which were poulticed and lanced.... or wants to lie on the back if the pneumonia is mostly in the posterior part of the right lung.
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