Homeopathic Materia Medica Keynotes by Dr. Henry C. Allen: Henry C. Allen (1836 – 1909) was an American homeopath. He served as a surgeon in the US army, did medical work in several places in the USA and founded the Hering Medical College and Hospital.
Adapted to pale lean persons with lax, flabby muscles; face pale, waxy (Fer.). Haemorrhage; from every mucous outlet, nose, throat, lungs, stomach, bowels, uterus (Fer., Mill.); metrorrhagia; vicarious; traumatic epistaxis (Arn.). Marasmus and other wasting diseases of children (Abrot., Iod., Sanic., Tub.). Great prostration; after injuries (Sulph. ac.); after surgical shock; after anaesthetics. Thirst; intense, burning, insatiable even for large quantities in dropsy, diabetes, chronic diarrhoea; but no thirst in fever. Sour belching and vomiting of pregnancy, burning water-brash and profuse salivation, day and night (Lac. ac., salivation < at night, Mer. s.). Diarrhoea; copious, exhausting, great thirst; in dropsy, typhus, phthisis; with night sweats. True croup, hissing respiration, cough with inhalation (Spong.); last stages. Inhalation of vapor of cider vinegar has been successfully used in croup and malignant diphtheria. Cannot sleep lying on the back (sleeps better on back, Ars.); sensation of sinking in abdomen causing dyspnoea; rests better lying on belly (Am. c.). Hectic fever, skin dry and hot; red spot on left cheek and drenching night sweats.