Homeopathic Medicine :: Aurum – Gold

Indicated in ailments from grief, disappointed love, deep mortification; in syphilitic affections and diseases due to abuse of mercury; in diseases of the small bones, with characteristic pain and soreness; in glandular swellings of scrofulous persons; induration of uterus and testicles; foul nasal catarrh, ozaena. Frequently there is present great sexual hyperaesthesia, with mental and sexual excitement, begetting a state, essentially hysterical, in which the patient becomes excessively moody and crushed by a sense of unworthiness and unfitness to live; hence talks about self-destruction as the only means of escape. Acts best in young women of light complexion, inclined to plumpness.

Great mental depression; talks of committing suicide. Often accompanied with cerebral congestion and sexual furor.

Profound depression, followed by sudden, but temporary, cheerfulness.

Hypersensitiveness of special senses.

Great sensitiveness to pain and cold.

Fitful appetite, with tendency to ravenous eating at times.

Violent headache, congestive, with sparkling eyes, flushed face, mental and sexual excitement.

Pain about the eye, in the bony structures, extending from above downward, into the eye-ball. Better from cold applications.

Salivation without tenderness or ulceration of the gums.

Fetid odor, like old cheese, from the mouth; on young girls at puberty.

The headache, eye-symptoms, symptoms in the ear and face, accompanied with characteristic bone pains in the affected regions, with much tenderness to pressure.

Nasal discharge fetid, bloody, purulent, with putrid odor from the nose and boring pains in the nasal bones.

Affections of the mastoid, with fistulous openings and sinuses. External meatus of the ear bathed in pus.

Hard swelling of the inguinal glands, with drawing pains form the groin into the thigh.

Chronic induaration of the testicles.

Hard swelling of the cervical glands, worse from touch.

Violent palpitation of the heart, with rush of blood to head and chest; great anxiety; coldness of hands and feet; rapid, feeble, irregular pulse.

Asthma from congestion in the chest; restlessness and anxiety, starting in the region of the heart, driving him from place to place; cannot stay anywhere.

Aching in stomach and abdomen, with coldness of hands and feet.

Urine looks like butter-milk; decomposes quickly; of ammoniacal odor; more fluid passed than drunk.

Uterus prolapsed and indurated.

Burning-itching in the vagina, inducing self-abuse; parts sensitive.

Uterine affections tending toward induration with drawing, shooting pain.

Worse in the morning; in cold air; in the winter, when obliged to be quiet; from abuse of mercury.

(First Lessons in the Symptomatology of Leading Homoeopathic Remedies by H. R. Arndt, M. D. Philadephia. Boericke and Tafel.)

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