MURIATICUM ACIDUM [Mur-ac]
Septic states. Ulcerations. Offensiveness. Putridity.
Low fevers with high temperature and great prostration.
Physical debility followed by mental debility.
Lower jaw fallen, slides in bed.
Haemorrhoids-during pregnancy, blue, like a bunch of grapes < slightest touch.
A/F : -Sun
MODALITIES : < Touch 2 > Motion < Wet weather 2 > Warmth 2 < Walking > Lying on left side < Cold drinks < Bathing 2 < Voice < Sun < Before midnight
MIND : -Loud moaning.
-Sad, taciturn, suffers in silence.
-Conscientious about trifles.
-Despondent, cross about everything.
GUIDING INDICATIONS : -Adapted to persons with black hair, dark eyes, dark complexion.
-Great debility, as soon as sits down, eyes close, lower jaw hangs down, slides down in bed.
-Ulceration and fungous little growth and pseudo membranous deposit.
-Vertigo-Worse lying on right side.
-G.I.T.-Mouth and anus are chiefly affected.
-Tongue and sphincter ani are paralysed.
-Sordes on teeth.
-Malignant affections of mouth, studded with ulcers, deep, perforating, having a black or dark base, offensive, foul breath, intense prostration.
-Aversion to meat.
-Haemorrhoids very sensitive, anus sore during menses, swollen, blue, sensitive and painful to touch, appear suddenly in children. Too sore to bear slightest touch, even the touch is uncomfortable > warm water application.
-Prolapse while urinating.
-Diarrhoea-stool involuntary, while urinating, on passing wind. Cannot urinate with having the bowels more at same time.
-Fever-Typhus or Typhoid.
-Tongue coated at edge, shrunken, dry, leathery, like paralyzed.
-Sliding down in bed.
-Pulse intermits every 3rd beat, rapid and feeble.
-Skin-Freckles, due to exposure to sun, Eczema solaris.
KEYNOTES : -Great debility, lower jaw hangs down, patient slides down in bed.
-Aversion to meat.
-Haemorrhoids very sensitive, blue, tender, like bunch of blue grapes, so sensitive cannot bear slightest touch.
Haemorrhoids during pregnancy, with violent stitches.
-Cannot pass urine without bowels being moved.
-Profound weakness during or after a major febrile illness.
-To begin with, there is initially physical debility, later followed by mental debility (opposite -Phos-ac).
NUCLEUS OF REMEDY : -Has affinity for blood, producing septic conditions, decomposition of fluids.
-Restlessness, but physically too weak.
-Paralytic muscular weakness.
-Putridity - ulcerations.
-Extreme sensitiveness - Bluishness - Burning - Bleeding.
CONFIRMATORY SYMPTOMS : -Extreme debility, lower jaw hangs down, patient slides in bed.
-Physical debility followed by mental debility.
-Tongue - dry, parched, leather like, red beef like.
-Extreme sensitiveness to slightest touch especially of haemorrhoids.
CLINICAL : -Haemorrhages, Haemorrhoids, Malignancy, Prostration, Septic states, Typhoid, Ulcers.
-It cures muscular weakness following excessive use of opium and tobacco- Dr.H.C.Allen.
-Useful in the last stage of dropsy from cirrhosis of liver-Dr.Farrington.
REMEDY RELATIONSHIPS : -Compare-Arn, Bapt, Phos-ac.
-Follows well after-Bry, Rhus-t.