The Materia Medica by Dr. Cyrus Maxwell Boger (1861 – 1935) was written in 1915 & he was an American homeopath.
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Mind.– Dull confusion, as of a board before head. Nervous debility. Tearfulness. Anxiety, especially in twilight. Easily frightened. Timidity. Fearful solicitude concerning the future. Despair about shattered health. Self – will and peevishness, especially in children.
Vertigo.– Whirling, with nausea and vomiting, worse stooping, ascending, or looking up. Dizziness with trembling in the early morning, until he has eaten breakfast. Fainting attacks with blindness and coldness.
Head.– Violent congestion and heat in, with a puffy red face. Stupefying ache after three AM, ceasing only in afternoon. Icy coldness on, and in one side of (r.) Beating and hammering in center of brain. Unilateral ache with nausea and belching. Heaviness and fullness in forehead with twitching of eyes or necessity to close them. Boring in forehead and temple (l). Empty feeling in. Cutting in vertex and occiput (r). Fine jerking or tearing stitches on vertex, toward evening. Inward sticking from temple to temple (r). Tensive ache in temples and right side. Stitching, tearing and bursting pains in. Crackling in occiput, then warmth rises from nape into head. Fontanelles remain open too long. Inflammatory swelling of bones with sticking and throbbing, ending in suppuration, better rubbing. Worse: Early on awaking, walking in open air, stooping, external pressure, mental exertion, moving lower jaw, change of weather, during wet weather, spirituous liquors, standing, rising from bed, after dinner, exertion, overlifting. Better: Touch. Lying: Quietly, on back. Closing eyes, raising eyes, warmth.
Scalp: Crampy tearing in, and in muscles of Sore smarting in occiput. Bald swellings and follicular tumors which readily suppurate, and are painful in open air. Painfully sensitive, especially when moving muscles of forehead back and forth. Painful biting, burning and crawling itching, spreading from occiput, scratching better, but causes swelling and bloody eruptions which form thick, dry, foul crusts. Hair dry, falling out from sides and temples down to beard, with yellowish – white dandruff and a cold scalp. Worse: Washing, drafts: open, especially cold damp air, evening, motion, slight touch, warmth of bed. Better: Pressure, rubbing, scratching, after lying down, sitting quietly, dry weather, warm room.
Eyes.– Pressing, burning and cutting in, mostly in evening by artificial light Inflamed, with ulcers and maculate on corners. Bluish, cloudy cornea with health lids. Widely dilated pupils. Lachrymation in open air. Dim vision, as of a mist before eyes when looking intently, before. Blackness before. Suffused with tears in morning, but dry in evening.
Ears.– Throbbing in. Discharge of pus. Aural polypi. Swelling of parotid gland. Difficult hearing.
Nose.– Persistent dryness of. Inflammatory redness and swelling of. Sore, ulcerated nostrils, Diminished sense of smell. Stuffy colds, with retarded nasal discharge. Fluent coryza with sore, ulcerated nostrils, often ends – colic.
Face.– Pale, puffy. Tearing pain in bones of. Moist eruption upon forehead and cheeks. Inflamed and suppurating follicular tumor. Painful swelling of submaxillary glands.
Teeth.– Difficult, and delayed dentition. Drawing sticking, ache, excited by cold or drafts. toothache renewed by either cold or warmth. Dental fistulae.
Mouth.– Stitching pains in hard palate. Roughness in throat. Spasmodic constriction and narrowing of throat. Dry tongue early in morning. Indistinct speech.
Appetite: Frequent ravenous hunger, especially early in morning. Continued intense thirst with complete loss of appetite. Nightly thirst, for cold drinks. Persistent dislike for meat and aversion to tobacco. Insatiable thirst for cold drinks at night but it disagrees with him and the more he yields to it the more violent it becomes.
Taste: Sour, in mouth, as well as to food.
Eructations: Continuous heartburn after every meal.
Nausea, etc. – Qualmishness. Early in morning, after milk. Vomiting of sour tasting ingesta, of food and sweetish mucus.
Stomach.– Pressive spasm in after eating, with vomiting of ingesta. Great weakness of digestion. Swelling and sensitiveness of pit on pressure.
Hypochondriac: Intolerance of tight clothes about stomach. Stitches in liver.
Abdomen.– Cutting in upper. Corroding and gnawing sensations in. Hard and distended. hard, swollen mesenteric glands. Thrusts in. Protrusion of inguinal hernia.
Stool.– Retarded, hard. Angriness before, and weariness after. Chronic looseness of bowels. Sour smelling diarrhoea in children. Constipation.
Rectum.– Prolapsed with burning pains during stool.
Urine.– Acrid and offensive. Too frequent micturition. Haematuria. Burning in urethra during, and independent of urination.
Sexual Organs.– Increased (or diminished) sexual desire.
Female.– Menses: Too early, and too profuse. Bloody discharge in period between in. Itching, during, milky leucorrhoea, before.
Respiration.– Tightness, as from congestion of blood to chest. Frequent inclination to take a deep breath.
Cough.– Violent, dry, in evening and at night. Short paroxysms of few, but frequently repeated coughing fits, excited by a feeling of feather down in throat and trachea, in morning and during day with much mucus or pus like, yellow or grayish, sometimes bloody expectoration mostly sour and stinking. Expectoration, as if from suppuration of lungs. Sequence of whooping cough, worse drinking water.
Larynx, etc.– Chronic hoarseness. Feeling as if something tore loose in. Accumulation of tenacious mucus in trachea, difficult to loosen. Dryness of larynx.
Chest.– Roughness in. Sticking in sides of, during motion. Painful soreness during inspiration. Stoppage (or too profuse) secretion of milk of nursing mothers. Nightly exhausting sweat on. Palpitation after eating.
Back.– Pain in lumbar region and back after overlifting.
Neck: Goitre – like swelling of. Painful swelling of cervical glands. Stiffness and rigidity of nape from overlifting.
Upper Extremities.– Sudden weakness of arms, as if paralysed. Arthritic nodes on wrist and finger joints. Sweaty hands. Deadness of hands ad fingers. Fingers tips are thick are swelled.
Lower Extremities.– Heaviness of legs. Children are slow in learning to walk. Swelling of knees, with stitches. Tension in legs, especially from knees to toes. Inflammatory swelling and ulcers on lower leg. Profuse foot sweat. Coldness and insensibility of feet in evening.
Generalities.– Nervous debility with weariness and want of strength. Great emaciation with a large abdomen and good appetite. Tendency to take cold and sensitive to cold, moist air. Very plethoric. Epileptiform attacks. Easily sprained. Water and washing renew and aggravate the symptoms. Children are heavy, fat, big – headed and big – belled, have sour diarrhoea and profuse head – sweats, more on occiput.
Tissues.– Glands painfully swollen.
Bones.– Swelling and softening of epiphyses (rachitis). curvature of. Caries of.
Skin.– Nettle rash disappearing in cold air. Moist tatters. Follicular tumors recurring every four weeks at full moon. Many small warts, especially on arms and hands. Polypi. Unhealthy, Easily excoriates in children.
Sleep.– Disturbed, at night, on account of heat, apprehension, tightness of chest and restlessness. Wandering and flightiness during, with continuous anxiety upon awaking. Sleepiness early in evening, but late falling to sleep on account of rush of ideas and frightful fantasies.
Fever.– Pulse: Full, and accelerated, often trembling. Much throbbing in blood vessels, and palpitation of heart, Strong ebullitions of blood. Chill: With shuddering, most in evening, but also in forenoon. Internal chilliness in morning after rising. Alternating with heat. Heat: Frequent attacks of overrunning heat, with anxious palpitation. Then chill, and cold hands. Evening in bed, external, with internal chill. After eating. Sweat: From slightest movement, even in cold, open air. In first sleep. Early morning sweat. Most on head and chest. Sticky, exhausting, more on occiput and neck, while legs remain cold.
Relationship.– Allied Remedies: AGAR, Ag-c., Alum., Ambr., Am-c., Anac., Ang., Ars., Aur., Bar – c., BELL., BISM., Bor., Bry., CALC-PH., Cann., Caust., Chel., Chin., Coccl., Cupr., Flu-ac., Graph., Ign., Iod., IP., Kali-n, LYC., Mag-m., Men, Merc., NAT-C., NIT-AC., NUX-V., Petr., Phos., Phos-ac., Puls, Rhus-t., Sabi, SARS., Slain., Sep., Sil., SUL.
Complementary: Hep., Lyc.