TUBERCULINUM BOVINUM KENT [Tub]
Discontented, disobedient, destructive, obstinate.
Romantic, longs for nature. Hyperactivity.
Need for change and travel.
Recurring infectious illnesses in childhood.
Developmental defects, failure to thrive.
SOURCE : A Nosode prepared from pus of Tuberculosis (abscess),or from a glycerine extract of pure cultivation of tubercular bacilli (Phatak).
A/F : -Tubercular heritage.
-Exposure to slightest cold air.
MODALITIES : < Closed room 3 > Cold air < Noise 2 > Open air < Exertion 2 > Motion 2 < Damp, cold air 3 > Mountains, especially in pine forests < Draft < Awaking 2
MIND : -Depressed and melancholic.
-Despondent and morose.
-Mania alternating with melancholia -Insomnia alternating with sopor.
-Fear of-animals especially, dogs, cats.
-Disgust with cats and furred animals.
-Disposition to use foul, filthy language; to curse and swear.
-Sensitive to music.
-Every trifle irritates him.
-Horrid anger, wants to throw things away. Bangs the head when angry.
-malicious behaviour, breaks things, breaks others valuables.
-Obstinate and disobedient child.
-Dissatisfied, always wants a change.
-Compulsive behaviour, ritualism.
-Desire to travel.
-Desire for change and excitement.
-Confusion, everything in the room looks strange.
-Dreams-of shame -frightful.
-Shuddering sensation on falling to sleep.
GUIDING INDICATIONS : -Persons of light complexion, blue eyes, blonde, tall, slim, narrow chest, with fine and long eyelashes.
-Symptoms are constantly changing.
-Takes cold easily, on slightest exposure to cold air, without knowing how and why.
-Susceptible to changes in weather.
-Scrofulous diathesis; enlarged glands adenoids etc.
-Rapid and profound emaciation though eating well [Abrot, Calc-p, Iod, Sil].
-Great weakness with profuse night sweats.
-Longs for open air, wants doors and windows open, or to ride in strong wind.
-Very sensitive, mentally and physically.
-Allergy to milk and cats.
-Head-Especially suited to headache of school going girls.
-Headache, as if iron whoop around head.
-Deep brain headaches.
-Acute, cerebral or basilar meningitis, with threatened effusion, with nocturnal hallucinations.
-Long fine eyelashes.
-Ears-Perforation of membrana tympani with ragged edges.
-G.I.T.-Craves smoked meat, bacon, pork, ham, salami, cold milk, fat, salt, ice-cream.
-Early morning diarrhoea (Aloe, Sulph).
-Emaciation, inspite of eating heavily.
-Respiratory system-Thick, yellow or yellow green sputum.
-Sensation of suffocation, even with plenty of fresh air.
-Tuberculosis begins in apex of lungs, especially left lung (Phos, Sulph).
-Female genitalia-Menses too early, too profuse, too long lasting.
-Benign mammary tumours.
-Dysmenorrhoea with pains increased with establishment of flow.
-Male genitalia-Hyper-sexual. Promiscuity.
-Early or excessive masturbation.
-Back-Dark or long, fine hair on back of children, along the spine.
-Extremities-Acute articular rheumatism.
-Good remedy for bony suppurations.
-Skin-Dry, harsh skin with itching profound.
-Crops of small boils which are intensely foetid, with green foetid pus.
-Eczema with intense itching < night when undressing, bathing.
-White bran like scales; oozing in the folds of skin.
KEYNOTES : -Profound and rapid emaciation, though eating well.
-Crops of small boils with green, foetid pus (Sec).
NUCLEUS OF REMEDY : -Persons of tubercular heritage, when symptoms are ever changing and well selected remedies fail to improve.
-Take cold easily from the slightest exposure.
-Chronic or recurrent illness like diarrhoea, epilepsy, arthritis, boils.
-Craves open air.
-Rapid and pronounced emaciation though eating well.
CONFIRMATORY SYMPTOMS : -History of tubercular affection.
-Takes cold easily even on slightest exposure to cold air.
-Rapid and profound emaciation while eating well.
-Fear of animals especially dogs, cats.
-Always tired, motion causes intense fatigue.
CLINICAL : -Adenopathy, Alopecia, Amenorrhoea, Arthritis, Asthma, Astigmatism, Autism, Behaviour disorders, Bronchitis, Bruxism, Colds, compulsive behaviour, Croup, Enuresis, Hodgkins disease, Hyperactivity, Lymphoma, Malignancy, Meningitis, A-Compare-Phos, Sep, Sulph.
-Complementary-Calc-s, Kali-s, Psor, Sep, Sulph.