The action is found in the so called Psoric manifestations, when there is a lack of reaction in chronic diseases; when well related remedies fail to relieve or to permanently improve; also when sulphur seems indicated but fails to relieve. Clears up confused cases. It chiefly affects the SKIN; FOLDS OF; sebaceous glands; EARS; BOWELS; respiration and right side. It is adapted to dirty persons, with filthy smelling body even after a bath; pale, sickly, delicate, unhealthy looking children; who have a disagreeable smell around them; nervous; restless persons who are easily startled. Prostration. Feels sick all over. RECURRENCES. FOUL; discharges; odour of the body, stools, eruptions, sweat, stubborn foot sweat. Secretions thick. Weak, tender and thin. Easily-takes cold; chilled. Clothing seems large or he feels pushed down when walking in the sun. HUNGRY or UNUSUALLY WELL BEFORE AN ATTACK. Wants to wash parts. Weakness; remaining after acute diseases or independent of any organic diseases; after loss of fluids. Feels good and bad by turns. Ill effects of infectious diseases lasting for years; emotions; over-lifting; injuries, blows, sprains, dislocations. Looseness; of joints, of teeth etc. Eruptions disappear in summer, appear in winter. Wears warm clothes even in summer. Washes his hands and feet constantly. Sick babies will not sleep day and night but worry, fret and cry; or good and play all day, troublesome screaming all night. Difficulty in breathing when standing in open air, wants to go home and lie down.
Take 5 drops in half cup of water 3 times a day or as prescribed by the physician OR
Medicate the globules and take 4-6 globules 3 times a day or as prescribed by the physician.
Especially adapted to the psoric constitution. In chronic cases when well selected remedies fail to relieve or permanently improve
Lack of reaction after severe acute diseases.
Appetite will not return.
Children are pale, delicate, sickly. Sick babies will not sleep day or night, but worry, fret cry; child is good, plays all day; restless, troublesome, screaming all night
Great weakness and debility; from loss of animal fluids; remaining after acute diseases; independent of or without any organic lesion, or apparent cause.
Body has a filthy smell, even after bathing. The whole body painful, easily sprained and injured.
Great sensitiveness to cold air or change of weather; wears a fur cap, overcoat or shawl even in hottest summer weather. Stormy weather he feels acutely; feels restless for days before or during a thunderstorm; dry scaly eruptions disappear in summer, return in winter.
Ailments: from suppressed itch or other skin diseases; sever, from even slight emotions.
Feels unusually well day before attack. Extremely psoric patients; nervous, restless, easily startled.
All excretions - diarrhoea, leucorrhoea, menses, perspiration - have a carrion-like odor.
Anxious, full of fear; evil forebodings.
Religious melancholy; very depressed, sad suicidal thoughts; despairs of salvation, of recovery.
Despondent: fears he will die; that he will fail in business; during climaxis; making his own life and that of those about him intolerable.
Driven to despair with excessive itching. Headache: preceded, by flickering before eyes, by dimness of vision or blindness; by spots or rings.
Headache: always hungry during; better while eating; from suppressed eruptions, or suppressed menses; better nosebleed
Scalp: dry, scaly or moist, fetid, suppurating eruptions; oozing a sticky, offensive fluid
Intense photophobia, with inflamed lids; cannot open the eyes; lies with face buried in pillow.
Ears: humid scurfs and soreness on and behind ears; oozing and offensive viscid fluid. Otorrhoea: thin, ichorous, horribly fetid discharge, like decayed meat; chronic, after measles or scarlatina.
Acne: all forms, simplex, rosacea; worse during menses, from coffee, fats, sugar, meat; when the best selected remedy fails or only palliates.
Hungry in the middle of night; must have something to eat
Eructations tasting of rotten eggs
Quinsy, tonsils greatly swollen; difficult, painful swallowing; burns, feels scalded; cutting, tearing, intense pain to ears on swallowing; profuse, offensive saliva; tough mucus in throat, must hawk continually. To not only better acute attack but eradicate the tendency.
Hawks up cheesy balls, size of pea, of disgusting taste and carrion-like odor
Diarrhoea: sudden, imperative; stool watery, dark brown, fetid; smells like carrion; involuntary, worse at night from 1 to 4 a. m.; after severe acute diseases; teething; in children; when weather changes.
Constipation: obstinate, with backache: from inactivity of rectum
Enuresis: from vesical paresis; during full moon, obstinate cases, with a family history of eczema.
Chronic gonorrhoea of year's duration that can neither be suppressed nor cured; the best selected remedy fails.
Leucorrhoea: large, clotted lumps of an intolerable odor; violent pains in sacrum; debility; during climaxis.
During pregnancy: most obstinate vomiting, foetus moves too violently; when the best selected remedy fails to relieve; to correct the psoric diathesis of the unborn.
Profuse perspiration after acute diseases, with relief of all suffering
Asthma, dyspnoea: worse in open air, sitting up better lying down and keeping arms stretched far apart; despondent, thinks he will die.
Cough returns every winter. Hay fever: appearing regularly every year the same day of the month; with an asthmatic, psoric or eczematous history.
Patient should be treated the previous winter to eradicate the diathesis and prevent summer attack.
Cough: after suppressed itch, or eczema; chronic, of years' duration; worse mornings on waking and evenings on lying down; sputa green, yellow or salty mucus; pus-like; coughs a long time before expectorating.
Skin: abnormal tendency to receive skin diseases; eruptions easily suppurate; dry, inactive, rarely sweats; dirty look, as if never washed; coarse, greasy, as if bathed in oil; bad effects from suppression by sulphur and zinc ointments.
Sleepless from intolerable itching, or frightful dreams of robbers, danger, etc
Psorinum should not be given for psora or the psoric diathesis, but like every other remedy, upon a strict individualization - the totality of the symptoms - and then we realize its wonderful work.
Tonsils greatly swollen; painful swallowing, with pain in ears.
Pain in the head as if from blow on head which is more at night. pain is hammering type worse change of weather.
Eczema behind ears. Crusty eruptions all over. Urticaria after every exertion. Pustules near finger-nails.
Sleepless from intolerable itching. Easily startled.
Nose is stopped and dry, mucus drips from posterior nares.
Herpetic eruptions, especially on scalp and bends of joints with itching; worse, from warmth of bed.
Worse: coffee; patient does not improve while using coffee. changes of weather, in hot sunshine, from cold. Dread of least cold air or draft.
Better: heat, warm clothing, even in summer.
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