Homeopathic Materia Medica by Dr. William Boericke (1849 – 1929) was written in 1901 and he was the compilor and editor of the Pocket Manual of Homoe opathic Materia Medica.
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A Night-blooming Cereus
Mind.–Great desire to work and to be doing something useful.
Head.–Occipital headache and pain through the globe of the eyes and orbits (Cedron; Onos). Pain across the brain from left to right. Pain along right malar bone running to temple.
Chest.–Convulsive pains at the heart; feels as if transfixed. Pain in chest through heart, with pain running toward spleen. Pain in left pectoral muscle and cartilages of left lower ribs. Sensation of a great weight on heart, and pricking pain. Hypertrophy of heart. Difficult, sighing respiration, as from some compression of chest.
Skin.–Itching of skin (Dolich; Sulph).
Extremities.–Pain in neck, back, shoulders, down arms, hands and fingers. Pain in knees and joints of lower extremities.
Relationship.–Compare: Cactus; Spigel; Kalmia; Cereus serpentinus (Very irritable with tendency to swear; wild anger and low morals. Disturbance in speech; in writing leaves off the last syllable. Paralyzed feeling. Pains in heart, and dwindling of sexual organs. Emissions, followed by pain in testicles).
Dose.–Third to sixth attenuation.