The Materia Medica by Dr. Cyrus Maxwell Boger (1861 – 1935) was written in 1915 & he was an American homeopath.
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Mind.– Weakness of understanding and memory. Distraction and absence of ideas. Melancholiac sadness with aversion to exertion. Melancholy, with much weeping, aggravated into violent outbursts of anger by consolation. Awkwardness. Angry irritability, easily flies into a passion. Anxiousness, frightened easily. Hatred towards those that have injured him. Haste and impatience. Concern for the future.
Vertigo.– With jerks in head and want of recollection. Painful dizziness in head.
Head.– Many kinds of headache. Throbbing and hammering, most in forehead, with nausea and vomiting. heaviness of, every day, especially in occiput, it draws the eye shut. Violent ache, as though’ it would burst. Tearing from root of nose into forehead, with darkness of vision. Attacks of gout in, with nausea and vomiting. Painful stitches, which go through head like a jerk. Pain, as if compressed in a vise. Headache, often of an extraordinarily violent sort accompanies most other complaints. Worse: Awaking from sleep: early in morning: motion, cold air, anger, reading, writing, looking fixedly, mental exertion, talking. Better: Sitting or lying quietly, especially with head high, open air, after sweat.
External Head.– Hair falls out when merely grasped, most on bregma and temples, but also on beard and genitals, especially frequent in child bed. Scalp smarts when touched, especially at edges of hair, on temples and forehead. Scalp feels contracted as if in a snare. Takes cold in. Worse: Night and morning, warmth of bed. Better: Sitting up.
Eyes.– Inflamed, with ulcerated lids and glutinous mucus in (external) canthi. Acrid tears. Spasmodic closure of lids in evening. Letters run together when reading. Progressive paralysis of optic nerve. Weak vision.
Ears.– Swelling and heat of external. Purulent discharge from. Roaring in. Difficult hearing.
Nose.– Dryness of internal. Numbness of one side. Painful swelling of one side. Lost smell. Early in morning stuffed (or fluent) coryza, with loss of smell and taste. Ineffectual attempts to sneeze. First right side is affected then the left.
Face.– Glistens as if greasy. Yellowish, earthy complexion. Sweat on, when eating. Lips are cracked and ulcerated. Herpetic eruption about mouth. Swelling of the submaxillary glands.
Teeth.– Very sensitive to air and touch. Drawing ache extending into ears and throat. Swollen gums, with sensitiveness to warmth or cold. Putrescent, easily bleeding gums. Dental fistula.
Mouth.– Burning blisters in mouth and on tongue. Chronic sore throat, with sensation of being compelled to swallow over a lump. Gurgling in throat. Inflamed throat with sticking pains. Hawks up mucus, early in the morning. Numbness of half of tongue. Dry tongue. Numbness of half of tongue. Dry tongue, with constant thirst. Difficulty speech from heaviness of tongue. Sense of a hair on tongue. Salivation
Taste: Lost. Putrid or sour, in mouth. Persistent after taste of sour food.
Stomach.– Pressure, as of a stone in, with qualmishness. Contractive spasm in, with qualmishness. Griping in pit. Sensitiveness of pit, which is swollen. Red spots on pit. Jerks and thrusts in pit.
Hypochondria: Chronic inflammation of liver, with sticking pains.
Appetite: Extraordinary, at noon and in evening. Aversion to bread and fatty food. Desire for bitter food. After effects of sour food or bread. Continuous thirst. Complaints appear after drinking.
Eructations: Sour, after eating. After eating, heartburn and many empty eructations. Water collects in mouth.
Nausea: Qualmishness early in morning. Vomiting, at first food, then bile.
Abdomen.– Distension of. Hypochondriacal discomfort in. Daily cutting and pinching in. Pressure in. Jerks and thrusts in. Disagreeable feeling in.
Flatulence: Incarcerated, with cutting and pinching. Loud grumbling and rumbling in abdomen.
Stool.– Ineffectual urging to. Involuntary. Difficult, with stitches in rectum. Constipation.
Anus.– Burning in, and in rectum during and after stool. Sticking anal hemorrhoids. Herpes at.
Urine.– Violent urging to urinate (day and night), with profuse discharge of urine. Involuntary discharge of, when coughing, sneezing and walking.
Sexual Organs.– Gonorrhea of glans. Gleet. Itching in pudendum. Excessive sexual desire with impotency.
Female.– Menses too early and too profuse (or too late and too scanty) with sterility. Irregular. Suppressed. Delayed appearance of first, in young woman. Headache before, during and after menses. Acrid leucorrhoea with a yellow face.
Respiration.– Tightness of chest when walking rapidly and during manual labor. Suffocative attacks. His breath seems hot to himself.
Larynx.– Soreness and dry feeling in, and in trachea.
Cough.– Long continued, dry c., with rattling in chest. Early in morning. From tickling in throat and epigastrium during day and night. Dry in evening, in morning expectoration of yellow, often blood streaked mucus, generally of a flat, sometimes sourish or more rarely a salty taste. With retching up of bloody mucus. During cough sticking in chest and headache which threatens to burst forehead.
Chest.– Tension and cutting in. Stitches in, and in sides thereof. Violent anxious palpitation, most violent anxious palpitation, most violent when lying upon left side. Snoring and rattling in. Heart beat irregular or frequently intermittent. Fluttering feeling at heart.
Back.– Neck: Pains in cervical glands.
Back: Lame, bruised feeling in and in sacral region. Drawing in.
Upper Extremities.– Weakness and paralytic heaviness of arms. Warts on palms of hands. Sweaty hands. Asleep sensation and crawling in fingers. Numerous hangnails.
Lower Extremities.– Dislocative pain in hip joint. Drawing pain in legs. Painful shortening of hamstrings. Heaviness of lower leg and foot. Stitches in corns.
Generalities.– Great relaxation of all mental and physical powers after exertion. Agg. on 5th day. Every movement excites the circulation exceedingly. Early in morning the limbs feel very weak and as if severely bruised. Extraordinary emaciation. Easily takes cold. Complaints from too much speaking. Bad effects of anger. Shortened tendons. Twitching of muscles and limbs. Paralysis. Hysterical complaints. The nightly pains take away the breath and cause a sort of unilateral paralysis. He is weakest early in the morning when in bed. Symptoms recur at 10 – eleven AM
Skin.– Hives after violent exertion. Boils. Warts. Panaritia and hang – nails.
Sleep.– Insufficient and unrefreshing in morning. Full of vivid fancies. Day sleepiness. Nightly sleeplessness, with ineffectual desire for. Anxious dreams.
Fever.– Pulse: Extremely irregular, often intermittent, especially when lying on left side, with throbbing and distension of blood vessels. Now quick and weak, then full and slow. Pulse – beat shakes the entire body perceptibly. Chill: At eleven AM. Predomination, mostly internal, as if from want of natural vital heat, with icy – cold hands and feet, most in evening. Long continued, from morning to noon. Heat: Overrunning, with the most intolerably violent head pains, often with shuddering over the back, and sweat in arm – pits and on soles of feet. Long continued, in afternoon, with the most extraordinary head pains and insensibility, which gradually disappear during the subsequent sweat. Mostly with violent thirst. Intermittent fever with violent headache, m especially during the heat. Sweat: Profuse, wherein the symptoms cease which appeared during the fever. much during day, and great inclination thereto from every movement. Night and early morning s. Debilitating, somewhat sour smelling s.
Relationship.– Allied Remedies: Ag-c., Alum, Anac., Ars., Bro., Conn., Carb-v., Chin., Gel., Kali-c., Kre., Nat-c., Nat-s. Nux-v., Petr., PULS., Ruta. Spig.