Naja Tripudians

or simply Naja

(Virus of the Cobra)

Naja produces a typical bulbar paralysis (L. J. Boyd). Causes no hemorrhage but only edema, hence the victims of this reptile frequently bear very little sign of external injury a small scratch or puncture being the only indication where the fangs have worked their havoc. The tissue lying beneath the wound is colored dark purple, and a large quantity of viscid blood-like… Continue reading

Naphthaline

(A chemical compound from Coal-tar; Tar Camphor)

Coryza, hay-fever, phthisis pulmonalis, also gonorrhea have been influenced favorably by this drug. Pyelonephritis. Irritation of the periphery of the urinary apparatus. Whooping-cough.

Head
Lying as if stupefied by a narcotic. Restless. Face pale yellowish hue.

Eyes
Marked affinity for the eye. It produces detachment of the retina; papillo-retinal infiltration; deposits in patches upon the retina; amblyopia and consecutive amaurosis; sparkling synchisis… Continue reading

Narcissus Pseudonarcissus

or simply Narcissus

(Daffodil)

Symptoms of nausea followed by violent vomiting and diarrhea.

Daffodil bulbs contain an alkaloid the action of which, according to authorities, varies as to whether the alkaloid is extracted from the flowering bulb or from the bulb after flowering. Thus in the former case the alkaloid produces dryness of the mouth, checks cutaneous secretions, dilates the pupil of the eye, quickens the pulse, and slows… Continue reading

Natrum Arsenicum

(Arseniate of Sodium)

A remedy for nasal catarrh, with headache, pain at root of nose, dry and painful eyes. Psoriasis (Ars; Chrysoph ac; Thyroid). Bronchitis of children over seven years. Facilitates the termination of the cold and conserves strength and appetite (Cartier).

Head
Floating sensation on turning head quickly; aching in frontal region and root of nose, over orbits. Headache; worse pressure and tobacco smoke.

Nose
Watery discharge; drops… Continue reading

Natrum Carbonicum

(Carbonate of Sodium)

All the Natrums stimulate cellular activity and increase oxidation and metabolism. Great debility caused by summer heat; chronic effects of sunstroke; exhaustion; anemic; milky, watery skin; very weak ankles, are all peculiar Natrum carbonicum conditions.

Mind
Unable to think; difficult, slow comprehension. Mental weakness and depression; worries; very sensitive to noise; colds, change of weather. Anxious and restless during thunderstorm; worse from music (Ambra). Marked gayety… Continue reading

Natrum Chloratum

Also called Natrum Hypochlorosum

(Labarraque’s Solution)

In congested and atonic states of the uterus and its ligaments, with hepatic disorders. Chronic catarrhal diseases of the middle ear. Flabby, debilitated constitution. Both hands swollen in morning. Phlegmatic. Depressed, faint.

Head
Vertigo, with aching across forehead. Swimming feeling, as if top of head would float off. Bleeding of nose in clots.

Mouth
Sore irritable spots along sides of tongue and throat… Continue reading

Natrum Muriaticum

(Chloride of Sodium, common salt)

The prolonged taking of excessive salt causes profound nutritive changes to take place in the system, and there arise not only the symptoms of salt retention as evidenced by dropsies and edemas, but also an alteration in the blood causing a condition of anemia and leucocytosis. There seems also to be a retention in the tissues of effete materials giving rise to symptoms loosely… Continue reading

Natrum Nitricum

(Nitrate of Sodium)

A Rademacherian remedy for inflammations. Hemoptysis. Hematuria. Purpura hemorrhagica. Hemorrhagic Variola. Drowsiness. Pains of tabes. Influenza. Hemoglobinuria. Uric acid diathesis. Asthma with urine supersaturated with solids. Anemia and hydremia. Exhaustion, must rest frequently when walking.

Head
Dull. Indisposed to mental and bodily exertion. Pressing inward pain. Otalgia. Inward pressing in malar bones. Nosebleed.

Stomach
Sour risings. Aversions to coffee. Flatulence, with pressure in pit of stomach… Continue reading

Natrum Phosphoricum

(Phosphate of Sodium)

Natrum phosphoricum is the remedy for conditions arising from excess of lactic acid, often resulting from too much sugar. Ailments, with excess of acidity. Sour eructations and taste. Sour vomiting. Yellow, creamy coating at the back of the roof of mouth and tongue. Inflammation of any part of the throat, with sensation of a lump in throat. Flatulence, with sour risings. Colic, with symptoms of worms… Continue reading

Natrum Salicylicum

(Salicylate of Sodium)

Has an extensive range of action affecting the head, ear, throat, kidneys and liver and on metabolism. Hemorrhages, especially epistaxis. Produces marked effects upon the internal ear, with vertigo, deafness, noises in ears and loss of bone conduction, hence, its use in Meniere’s disease. One of the best remedies for the prostrating after-effects of influenza. Lassitude, drowsiness, listlessness, tremor. Incipient dementia. Increases the quantity of bile… Continue reading

Natrum Sulphuricum

(Sulphate of Sodium-Glauber’s Salt)

A liver remedy, especially indicated for the so-called hydrogenoid constitution, where the complaints are such as are due to living in damp houses, basements, cellars. They are worse in rainy weather, water in any form. Feels every change from dry to wet; cannot even eat plants growing near water, nor fish. Always feels best in warm, dry air. Clinically, it has been found a valuable… Continue reading

Niccolum

(Metallic Nickel)

Periodical nervous sick headaches, with asthenopia, weak digestion, constipation. Catarrh. Suits debilitated, nervous, literary patients, with frequent headaches, dyspepsia and constipation.

Head
Cracking in cervical vertebre when moving the head. Pain on top as from a nail. Pressure on vertex, in morning; worse till noon and in warm room. Stitches. Objects appear too large. Migraine; first on left side. Twitching of upper lip.

Nose
Violent sneezing; stopped… Continue reading