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THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF
PURE MATERIA MEDICA
By TIMOTHY F. ALLEN, A.M., M.D.

 

ARUM TRIPHYLLUM.

Arisæma triphyllum, Torr. (Arum triphyllum, Linn). Nat. order, Araceæ. Common names, Indian turnip, Jack-in-the-pulpit. Preparation, Tincture from the root.

Authorities. Provings, 1, Jeanes, H. Month., 2, 467; 2, Gus. E. Gramm, ibid. (took 3d, 10th, and 30th dils.); 3, Mr. H., ibid. (took 3d dil.); 4, Mrs. M. (3d and 30th dils.), ibid.

MIND. Low spirits, lassitude; sleep at night restless, with heaviness of the head (ten hours), [2]. Irritable disposition (fifth day), [2]. Forgetfulness, [1].

HEAD. Giddiness (first day), [2]. Giddiness (third day), [4]. Dizziness and fulness of the head, with absence of mind, [1]. Head dull and heavy (second day), [4]. Dull, heavy feeling in the head (four hours), [4]. Head dull, full, without pain (fourth day), [4]. [10.] Heavy, dull feeling in the head (sixth day), [3]. Head heavy and dull, in the morning (fourth day), [3]. ► *Headache (ninth day), [4]. ► Violent headache (eighth day), [4]. Sensation as if the head and breast were obstructed and full of mucus, but without expectoration (ninth day), [2]. Pressing headache, worse after drinking hot coffee (fifth day), [2]. Dull headache (first day), [4]. Dull headache (eighth day), [3]. Dull headache in the upper part of the head; the part feels sometimes cold, as if the cranium were open, without covering (fifth day), [5]. Dull, pressing headache, better after dinner (second day), [4]. [20.] Headache better after breakfast (fifth day), [4]. Head better after dinner (first and third day), [4]. Head worse at night (first day), [4]. Heaviness and dulness in the front part of the head in the morning (third day), [3]. Headache in the front part of the right side of the head (first day), [2]. Pressing pain in the right side of the forehead (one and a half hours), [2]. Terrible pressing pain on both sides of the front part of the head, and heaviness of the eyelids (second day), [2]. Tearing pain on the right side of the forehead, in the right temple and ear (third day), [4]. In the evening, shooting headache over the left eye, suddenly repeated, lasting only a few minutes at the time (second day), [3]. Pain in the temples, head, [1]. [30.] Darting pain in the left temple (first day), [4]. Shooting pain in the left temple and over the left eye, lasting about five minutes (four hours), [4]. At 10 P.M., stitches in the left temple (fourth day), [4]. Stitches in the right temple, and down toward the submaxillary bone (four hours), [4]. Painful boring headache on the right side, in the morning, when getting awake (first day), [4]. Shooting pain in the occiput, when turning the eyes upwards, in the morning (third day), [3]. Pain and soreness of the scalp to the touch, on the crown of the head, [1].

EYES. Eyes cloudy (fourth day), [4]. Eyes feel as after shedding many tears (fourth day), [3]. Eyes heavy (fifth day), [3]. [40.] Eyes very heavy (second day), [4]. Eyes always sleepy (sixth day), [3]. The pressing pain in the right eye (second hour), [2]. Smarting of the eyes, [1]. Stitches over the left eye, but soon disappearing (third hour), [4]. ► (*Quivering of the upper eyelids), [°], [1]. In the evening, tension in the lower eyelids, as if swollen (fourth day), [2]. From morning till evening, much water in the eyes, especially in the outer corners, with swelling of the margins of the eyelids (second day), [2]. Dimness of sight, as if a veil were drawn before the eyes, without pain or giddiness; spectacles do not assist the vision, [1]. Obscuration of sight (third day), [4].

EARS. [50.] Burning of the right ear (four hours), [4]. Tearing pain in the left ear (sixth day), [4].

NOSE. ►► *Nose obstructed, compelled to breathe through the mouth (eighth day), [3]. Obstruction of the nose in the morning (third day), [3]. ► *The left side of the nose obstructed (first day), [4]. Sneezing (first day), [4]. Much sneezing (tenth day), [3]. Frequent sneezing (first day), [3]. Sneezing and sleepy, 11 A.M. (second day), [4]. Much sneezing at night, and constriction of the throat (third day), [4]. [60.] Sneezing, and much watery discharge from the nose 4 P.M. (second day), [4]. ► *Much sneezing, with sensation as if he had taken cold, with repeated chills over the whole body, beginning at the vertex, in the afternoon (third day), [3]. ► Nose watery (second, fourth, and fifth days), [4]. Nose moist, but obstructed, in the afternoon (third day), [3]. Watery discharges from the nose (first day), [4]. Much watery discharge from the nose (first day), [4]. ► *Watery discharge from the nose, but at the same time obstructed, especially in the morning (ninth day), [3]. Watery discharge from the nose, right side obstructed (first day), [4]. ► *In the morning, discharge from the nose, with streaks of blood and hardened pieces; during the day, mucus, yellow, thick (fourth day), [2]. [70.] Much discharge of mucus from the nose, tough, yellowish, with sensation of approaching swelling in the soft palate, and pressure (second day), [2]. Nose dry (second day), [3]. Coryza (third day), [4]. Coryza (fifth day), [2]. Fluent coryza (first day), [3]. Profuse fluent coryza (tenth day), [3]. ►► *Nostrils sore (second day), [4]. ►► *Nostrils sore; the left discharges continually (tenth day), [3]. ►► *Nose, lips, and face feel chapped, as if he walked in cold wind (fifth day), [3].

FACE. ► *Heat in the face (ninth day), [3]. [80.] ►► *Great heat in the face and head, afternoons, with fluent coryza (eighth day), [3]. ►► *Lips thick, burning, swollen (second day), [4]. ►► *Lips chapped, mouth dry (eighth day), [3]. Lips better, but dry (third day), [4]. ► *Lips, as if scalded with hot soup or coffee, in the morning (third day), [3]. ►► *Picks lips till they bleed; corners of mouth sore and cracked, [°] (Lippe).

MOUTH. Towards evening, toothache in the left side of the lower jaw, in decayed teeth (eighth day), [3]. Tearing toothache on the left side, but disappearing in about ten minutes (first day), [4]. ► *Cracked tongue, painful, burning (fifth day), [2]. Pain on the left margin of the tongue, [2]. [90.] Smarting of the upper surface of the anterior part of the tongue, without tasting the root, merely from the odor, [1]. ►► *Raw feeling at the root of the tongue, and at the palate, [1]. ► *Mouth dry (tenth day), [3]. ► *Mouth very dry (first day), [4]. ►► *Mouth, lips, and soft palate, sore and burning, in the morning (fourth day), [3]. ► *Soreness of the palate, painful when eating or drinking (fifth day), [2]. ► Mouth watery (fourth hour and third day), [4]. Mouth very watery (first day), [2]. ► *Scanty but constant discharge of tough mucus from the mouth, with burning in the throat (first day), [2].

THROAT. Internal swelling of the throat on the right side, better on the left (second day), [2]. [100.] ►► *Considerable swelling of the submaxillary glands, left side (first day), [2]. Tenacious mucus in the throat (eighth day), [4]. Much mucus in the throat (seventh day), [4]. Much mucus in the throat, with tickling, compelling to cough (fourth day), [4]. Pain in the throat, worse at night; also when coughing (fourth day), [4]. ► *Pain in the joint of the left inferior maxilla, as if sprained, when swallowing (second day), [2]. ► *Burning pain in the throat, all day (second day), [4]. ► Burning in the throat, in the morning, while in bed, better after rising (fourth day), [2]. ► *Burning in the throat, and in the root of the tongue (four hours), [4]. ► Burning and dryness in the throat, before midnight; after midnight and toward morning, much mucus in the throat, which goes deeper and deeper down by swallowing, and is perceived no more in the morning, after rising, [2]. [110.] Considerable internal swelling of the throat, in the region of the larynx, especially on the right side (first day), [2]. ► Constriction in the throat (first and fifth days), [4]. The throat feels very tight (fourth day), [4]. ► *Throat very sore, 4 P.M. (ninth day), [4]. Throat very sore; much coughing, 5 A.M. (sixth day), [4]. Throat sore again, burning (second day), [4]. ► *Throat sore, burning at times, then better (first day), [4]. Scratching in the throat; better after drinking hot coffee (fourth day), [4]. ► *Constant scratching and burning in the throat, with desire to swallow (third day), [4]. Stitches in the left side of the throat (two hours), [4]. [120.] Throat better during the morning until after dinner (fifth day), [4]. Throat somewhat better, after breakfast (sixth day), [4]. ► *Sensation of swelling in the soft palate, when swallowing, in the morning (third day), [3]. Constant desire to swallow (second day), [2]. Much desire to swallow, with stitching in the throat, which is painful to pressure (first day), [2]. Deglutition difficult (fifth day), [3]. Difficult deglutition, without pain, in the morning (third day), [3].

STOMACH. No appetite (third day), [2]. Thirst to drink a little at a time (eighth day), [3].

ABDOMEN. Pain in the region of the liver, first in front, then in the back (fifth day), [2]. [130.] Rolling in the abdomen, with frequent painful urging to stool, in the morning (fourth day), [3]. Slight cutting pain in the abdomen (third day), [2].

STOOL AND ANUS. Burning at the anus (third day), [2]. Urgent desire to go to stool, compelling to rise from the bed; stool watery, dark brown (third day), [2]. Diarrhœa till noon, like mustard (fourth day), [3]. Four diarrhœic discharges from the bowels, each succeeding discharge more watery (from 3 to 8 A.M.), (third day), [2]. Watery diarrhœa (second day), [2]. ► *Watery, brown diarrhœa, with eructation of food (third day), [2]. Stool soft (ninth day), [3]. Stool soft, painless (second day), [2]. [140.] Soft stool toward evening, with much tenesmus (seventh day), [3]. Soft stool, with tenesmus (fifth day), [4]. Soft, thin, yellow stool in the morning (third day), [3].

URINARY ORGANS. Much urination (fifth day), [3]. ► *Discharge of much pale urine (first day), [4]. ► Frequent discharges of pale urine (second day), [4]. Urine yellow till noon, in the afternoon quite clear (fifth day), [3].

SEXUAL ORGANS. From noon till evening, repeatedly sudden tearing pain in the right testicle, sometimes distending in the abdomen, but quickly disappearing (third day), [3]. Cutting pain in the region of the left ovary, lasting about an hour (first day), [4]. The same cutting pain in the region of the left ovary, but lasting not so long (second day), [4]. [150.] Appearance of the menses at the usual time (always too soon) but darker (first day), [4].

RESPIRATORY APPARATUS. Internal swelling of the trachea, first on the right side, afterwards on the left; when pressing against it, painful soreness of the left parotid gland (fifth day), [2]. ►► *Voice hoarse (tenth day), [3]. Much cough (fifth day), [4]. Frequent coughing (seventh day), [4]. Frequent coughing, after getting awake, A.M. (eighth day), [4]. Spasmodic cough (sixth day), [4]. Much coughing, and mucus in the throat (ninth day), [4]. Much coughing; burning in the throat and lungs, 10 P.M. (eighth day), [4]. ► *Expectoration of much mucus (sixth day), [4].

CHEST. [160.] Burning in the lungs, extending to the pit of the stomach (ninth day), [4]. Burning pain in the lungs, when coughing (seventh day), [4]. Sensation of fulness in the thorax; soreness in the left lung and left upper arm, and pressing pain in the forehead (second day), [2]. Stitches in the right lung, and under the right shoulder-blade (ninth day), [4]. ► The lungs feel sore (tenth day), [3].

NECK AND BACK. Neck stiff (ninth day), [3]. Stiffness of the neck (fifth day), [2]. Stiffness of the neck, and intolerable pressing headache (first day), [2]. Pain in the region of the atlas and dentoid vertebra, and extending to the right side, [1].

EXTREMITIES IN GENERAL. Heaviness in all the limbs, especially in the lower extremities (eighth day), [3].

UPPER EXTREMITIES. [170.] The pressing pain in the right shoulder and between the shoulder-blades (two and a half hours), [2]. Both hands swollen and stiff, better about 6 A.M. (first day), [4].

LOWER EXTREMITIES. Pain over the hips (eighth day), [4]. Pain in the right hip under the trochanter, [1]. In the morning, when getting awake, cramps in the right leg (second day), [4]. Cramps in the right leg, after getting awake (third day), [4]. Pain in the middle of the left tibia, where there has been a discolored spot on the skin some years, [1]. Stinging pricking in the soles of the feet, [1]. Tickling in the centre of the sole of the right foot, [1].

SLEEP AND DREAMS. Much yawning, in the afternoon (third day), [3]. [180.] Much yawning, stretching, and sleepiness, particularly in the afternoon (eighth day), [3]. Much yawning, and cold running over the body, at the same hour as the day before (fourth day), [3]. Very sleepy, yawning, sneezing, headache worse, eyes heavy, 11 A.M. (first day), [4]. Very sleepy, so that he fell asleep sitting in a chair, soon after supper (eighth day), [3]. Evening drowsiness, [1].

FEVER. Cold running over the body, at night (first day), [4]. Flushes of heat, at night (sixth day), [4]. Flushes of heat, with burning face, from 4 to 9 P.M. (fifth day), [4].

CONDITIONS. ► Aggravation. (Morning), Head heavy, etc.; heaviness, etc., in front part of head; when getting awake, boring headache on right side; when turning eyes upwards, pain in occiput; obstruction of nose; watery discharge from nose, etc.; discharge from nose, etc.; lips as if scalded; mouth, etc., sore, etc.; while in bed, burning in throat; when swallowing, sensation of swelling in soft palate; difficult deglutition; rolling in abdomen, etc.; stool soft, etc.; when getting awake, cramps in right leg; after getting awake, cramps in right leg. (Afternoon), Water in the eyes; much sneezing, etc.; nose moist, but obstructed; tearing pain in testicle; much yawning; much yawning, etc. (Towards evening), Toothache; soft stool. (Evening), Shooting headache, etc.; tension in lower eyelid; drowsiness. (Night), Head worse; much sneezing, etc.; pain in throat; cold running over body; flushes of heat. (Before midnight), Burning, etc., in throat. (After midnight and toward morning), Much mucus in throat. (3 to 8 A.M.), Four diarrhœic discharges. (5 A.M.), Sore throat. (6 A.M.), After getting awake, frequent coughing. (11 A.M.), Very sleepy, etc. (4 P.M.), Much sneezing; watery discharge from nose; throat sore. (4 to 9 P.M.), Flushes of heat, etc. (10 P.M.), Much coughing; stitches in left temple. (Hot coffee), Pressing headache. (Coughing), Pain in throat; burning in the lungs. (Drinking), Soreness of the palate. (Eating), Soreness of the palate. (Pressure), Soreness of parotid gland. (Swallowing), *Pain in joint of left inferior maxilla. ► Amelioration. (Morning), Until after dinner, throat better. (About 6 A.M.), Hands swollen, etc. (After breakfast), Headache; throat better. (Hot coffee), Scratching in throat. (After dinner), Dull, etc., headache; head better. (After rising), Burning in throat.

 

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