Paeonia Officinalis

or simply Paeonia

(Peony)

The rectal and anal symptoms are most important. Chronic ulcers on lower parts of body, leg, foot, toe, also breast, rectum.

Head
Rush of blood to head and face. Nervous. Vertigo when moving. Burning in eyes and ringing in ears.

Rectum
Biting, itching in anus; orifice swollen. Burning in anus after stool; then internal chilliness. Fistula ani, diarrhea, with anal burning and internal chilliness. Painful… Continue reading

Palladium

(The Metal)

An ovarian remedy; produces the symptom-complex of chronic Oophoritis. Useful where the parenchyma of the gland is not totally destroyed. Acts also on mind and skin. Motor weakness, averse to exercise.

Mind
Weeping mood. Love of approbation. Pride; easily offended. Inclined to use violent language. Keeps up brightly when in company, much exhausted afterwards, and pains aggravated.

Head
Feels as if swung backward and forward. Temporo-parietal neuralgia… Continue reading

Paraffine

(Purified Paraffin)

Valuable in uterine affections. Particularly serviceable in constipation. Knife-like pains. Pains extend from one part to another, and alternate. Pain in stomach alternates with pain in throat and spine.

Head
Left side of head and face suffer most; pains stinging and twisting. Pain as if a nail were driven in left side of vertex. Twisting in left ear.

Eyes
Vision dim; black specks before. Lids red. Sensation… Continue reading

Pareira Brava

(Virgin-vine)

The urinary symptoms are most important. Useful in renal colic, prostatic affections, and catarrh of bladder. Sensation as if bladder were distended, with pain. Pain going down thigh.

Urinary
Black, bloody, thick mucous urine. Constant urging; great straining; pain down thighs during efforts to urinate. Can emit urine only when he goes on his knees, pressing head firmly against the floor. Feeling of the bladder being distended and… Continue reading

Paris Quadrifolia

(One-berry)

Head symptoms marked and verified. Sensation of expansion and consequent tension. Coldness of right side of body, left hot. Catarrhal complaints, stuffed feeling at root of nose. Disorder of sense of touch.

Mind
Imaginary foul smells. Feels too large. Garrulous, prattling, vivacious.

Head
Sensation as if scalp were contracted and bones scraped. Soreness of top of head; cannot brush hair. Aches, as from pulling a string from eyes… Continue reading

Passiflora Incarnata

or simply Passiflora

(Passion-flower)

An efficient anti-spasmodic. Whooping-cough. Morphine habit. Delirium tremens. Convulsions in children; neuralgia. Has a quieting effect on the nervous system. Insomnia, produces normal sleep, no disturbance of cerebral functions, neuroses of children, worm-fever, teething, spasms. Tetanus. Hysteria; puerperal convulsions. Painful diarrhea. Acute mania. Atonic condition generally present. Asthma, 10-30 gtt every ten minutes for a few doses. Locally, in erysipelas.

Head
Violent ache as if… Continue reading

Penthorum Sedoides and Pertussin

Penthorum Sedoides

or simply Penthorum

(Virginia Stonecrop)

A remedy for coryza, with rawness and wet feeling in nose. Throat feels raw. Chronic disorders of mucous membranes, with irritability. Chronic post-nasal catarrh; chronic pharyngitis, mucous membrane purple and relaxed. Posterior nares feel moist and raw; nose and ears feel full. Aphonia, hoarseness, relaxed vocal cords. Hypersecretion of mucous membranes. Itching of anus and burning in rectum. Trouble in pharyngeal… Continue reading

Petroleum

(Crude Rock-oil)

Strumous diathesis, especially the dark type, who suffer from catarrhal conditions of the mucous membranes, gastric acidity and cutaneous eruptions.

Very marked skin symptoms, acting on sweat and oil glands; Ailments are worse during the winter season. Ailments from riding in cars, carriages, or ships; lingering gastric and lung troubles; chronic diarrhea. Long-lasting complaints follow mental states-fright, vexation, etc. Chlorosis in young girls with or without ulceration… Continue reading

Phaseolus Nanus

or simply Phaseolus

(Dwarf-bean)

Heart symptoms quite pronounced. Diabetes.

Head
Aches chiefly in forehead or orbits from fullness of brain; worse any movement or mental exertion.

Eyes
Pupils dilated, insensible to light. Eyeballs painful to touch.

Chest
Breathing slow and sighing. Pulse rapid. Palpitation. Sick feeling about heart, with weak pulse. Right ribs sore. Dropsical effusion into pleura or pericardium.

Urinary
Diabetic urine.

Heart
Fearful palpitation and feeling that… Continue reading

Phellandrium Aquaticum

or simply Phellandrium

(Water Dropwort)

The respiratory symptoms are most important, and have been frequently verified clinically. A very good remedy for the offensive expectoration and cough in phthisis, bronchitis, and emphysema. Tuberculosis, affecting generally the middle lobes. Everything tastes sweet. Hemoptysis, hectic and colliquative diarrhea.

Head
Weight on vertex; aching and burning in temples and above eyes. Crushing feeling in vertex. Vertigo, dizzy when lying down.

Eyes
Ciliary… Continue reading

Phosphoricum Acidum

or simply Acid Phos

(Phosphoric Acid)

The common acid "debility" is very marked in this remedy, producing a nervous exhaustion. Mental debility first; later physical. A congenial soil for the action of Phos acid is found in young people who grow rapidly, and who are overtaxed, mentally or physically. Whenever the system has been exposed to the ravages of acute disease, excesses, grief, loss of vital fluids, we obtain… Continue reading

Phosphorus

(The Element Phosphorus)

Phosphorus irritates, inflames and degenerates mucous membranes, irritates and inflames serous membranes, inflames spinal cord and nerves, causing paralysis, destroys bone, especially the lower jaw and tibia; disorganizes the blood, causing fatty degeneration of blood vessels and every tissue and organ of the body and thus gives rise to hemorrhages, and hematogenous jaundice.

Produces a picture of destructive metabolism. Causes yellow atrophy of the liver and… Continue reading