Arnica Montana Keynote

Barbara Seideneck

Excerpted from the book “Keynotes and Characteristics” by H. C. Allen

  • For the bad effects resulting from mechanical injuries; even if received years ago.
  • Especially adapted to those who remain long impressed by even slight mechanical injuries.
  • Sore, lame, bruised feeling all through the body, as if beaten; traumatic affections of muscles.
  • Mechanical injuries, especially with stupor from concussion; involuntary faeces and urine;
  • After injuries with blunt instruments (Symph.).
  • Compound fractures and their profuse suppuration (Calend.).
  • Concussions and contusions, results of shock or injury; with laceration of soft parts; prevents suppuration and septic conditions and promotes absorption.
  • The person is nervous, cannot bear pain; whole body over-sensitive (Cham., Coff., Ign.).
  • Everything on which he lies seems too hard; complains constantly of it and keeps moving from place to place in search of a soft spot (the parts rested upon feel sore and bruised, Bap., Pyr.; must move continually to obtain relief from pain, Rhus).
  • Heat of upper body; coldness of lower.
  • The face or head and face alone is hot, the body cool.
  • Unconsciousness; when spoken to answers correctly but unconsciousness and delirium at once return (falls asleep in the midst of a sentence, Bap.).
  • Says there is nothing the matter with him.
  • Great fear of being touched or struck by persons coming near him.
  • Cannot walk erect on account of a bruised sort of feeling in the pelvic region.
  • Belching; eructations; foul, putrid, like rotten eggs.
  • Soreness of parts after labor; prevents post-partum haemorrhage and puerperal complications.
  • Retention or incontinence of urine after labor (Op.).

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