It is called vegetable sulphur. It affects the NUTRITION; DUE TO WEAKNESS OF DIGESTION. Acts upon URINARY ORGANS and most of the symptoms develop on the RIGHT SIDE and go to the left; THROAT; chest, ovary. Ailments develop gradually; weakening the functional power; the function of liver is seriously disturbed. Deep seated progressive chronic diseases. Repeating symptoms or alternating symptoms; chill after chill, flushing then paling; flexion then extension; automatic acts. Relapsing conditions. Prostration of mind and body. It is adapted to old persons; or who become old early, where the skin shows yellowish spots; or to precocious weakly children. Lycopodium patients are intellectually keen but of weak muscular power; lack vital heat; circulation poor; it seems to stand still; with cold, numb extremities, or numbness may appear in spots. Sudden symptoms, pains come and go suddenly; or cause anger, jerking etc. The patient is thin, withered and FULL OF GAS. ACIDITY; sour, taste, eructations etc. Descending symptoms, colds, emaciation etc. Calculi; gall stones, gravel. Dropsy; ascites in liver diseases. Coldness; partial, head, throat etc. Dryness; of palms, soles, vagina, skin etc. Rawness; in folds, anus, nipple etc. Formication of affected limbs. Paralysis. Carcinoma. Inflammation of bones, mostly at ends; softening and caries of bones. Spasms with screaming, foaming at the mouth; throwing the arms about. Oversensitive, to pain; patient is beside himself. Sense of internal paralysis. Lithic acid diathesis. Ill effects of fear, fright, chagrin, anger, anxiety, fevers; overlifting; masturbation; riding in a carriage. Tobacco chewing. Wine. One side of the body hypertrophied at change of life, in women. Atrophy of infants. Haemorrhages; dark blood. Erectile tumours. Boils recurring periodically. Emaciation and debility from loss of fluids.
Take 15 drops in half cup of water 3 times a day or as prescribed by the physician
For persons intellectually keen, but physically weak; upper part of body emaciated, lower part semi-dropsical; predisposed to lung and hepatic affections; especially the extremes of life, children and old people.
Deep-seated, progressive, chronic diseases.
Pains: aching-pressure, drawing; chiefly right sided, worse four to eight P.M.
Affects right side, or pain goes from right to left; throat, chest, abdomen, liver, ovaries.
Children, weak, emaciated; with well-developed head but puny, sickly bodies. Baby cries all day, sleeps all night
Ailments from fright, anger, mortification, or vexation with reserved displeasure
Avaricious, greedy, miserly, malacious, pusillanimous. Irritable; peevish and cross on walking; ugly, kick and scream; easily angered; cannot endure opposition or contradiction; seeks disputes; is beside himself.
Weeps all day, cannot calm herself; very sensitive, even cries when thanked.
Dread of men; of solitude, irritable and melancholy; fear of being alone
Complexion pale, dirty; unhealthy; sallow, with deep furrows, looks older than he is; fan-like motion of the alae nasi
Catarrh: dry, nose stopped at night, must breathe through the mouth; snuffles, child starts from sleep rubbing its nose; of root of nose and frontal sinuses; crusts and elastic plugs
Diphtheria; fauces brownish red, deposit spreads from right tonsil to left, or descends from nose to right tonsil; worse after sleep and from cold drinks
Canine hunger; the more he eats, the more he craves; head aches if does not eat.
Gastric affections; excessive accumulation of flatulence; constant sensation of satiety; good appetite, but a few mouthfuls fill up to the throat, and he feels bloated; fermentation in abdomen, with loud grumbling, croaking, especially lower abdomen; fulness not relieved by belching.
Constipation: since puberty; since last confinement; when away from home; of infants; with ineffectual urging, rectum contracts and protrudes during stool, developing piles.
Red sand in urine, on child's diaper; child cries before urinating; pain in back, relieved by urinating; renal colic, right side.
Impotence: of young men, from onanism or sexual excess; penis small, cold, relaxed; old men, with strong desire but imperfect erections; falls asleep during embrace; premature emissions.
Dryness of vagina; burning in, during and after coition; physometra.
Discharge of blood from genitals during every stool.
Foetus appears to be turning somersaults.
Hernia: right sided, has cured many cases especially in children.
Pneumonia; neglected or maltreated, base of right lung involved especially; to hasten absorption or expectoration.
Cough deep, hollow, even raising mucus in large quantities affords little relief.
One foot hot and the other cold
Waking at night feeling hungry
Digestive troubles from starchy and fermentable food such as cabbage, beans, etc. Increased appetite with dislike to bread and craving for sweet things.
Bloating of abdomen with rumbling noises and fullness.
Soreness and brown spots on the abdomen from liver affections.
Inflammation of the liver with, ascites and shooting pain across the lower abdomen from right to left.
Bad effects: of onions, bread; wine, spiritous liquors; tabacco smoking and chewing
Lyc. is a deep-seated, long-acting remedy, and should rarely be repeated after improvement begins.
Worse: on the right side, 4 to 8 pm, from heat or warm room, hot air, bed, warm applications, except throat and stomach which are better from warm drinks.
Better: by motion, after midnight, from warm food and drink, on getting cold, from uncovering.
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