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ABDOMEN
cramps, Veratrum 30c
swollen, Carbo veg 30c

ABRASIONS
Ledum 30c, Arnica 30c
 
ABSCESS
amoebic liver, Bryonia 30c
see also breast

ACCIDENTS see relevant entries
Arnica 30c
 
AIRSICKNESS
due to motion, Cocculus 30c
due to altitude, Coca 30c
 
ALTITUDE SICKNESS
Coca 30c
 
ALCOHOL
hangover from, Nux vom 30c
 
 
ALLERGIC REACTIONS
first aid for, Apis 30c
 
AMOEBIC
dysentery, Bryonia 30c, Chelidonium 30c, Merc viv 30c, 
Nux vom 30c 
(seek medical assistance urgently)
liver "abscess", Bryonia 30c
 
ANIMAL BITES
Arnica 30c, Hypericum 30c, Ledum 30c, Staph 30c
 
 
ANXIETY
anticipatory with diarrhoea, Arg nit 30c, Gelsemium 30c
with fever, Aconite 30c, Arsenicum 30c
 
ASPHIXIA
apparent death from, Carbo veg 30c
 
ASSAULTS,
for shock, Arnica 30c
for fear, Aconite 30c
sexual, Staphisagria 30c (first aid treatment)
 
BACILLARY DYSENTERY (SHIGELLOSIS)
China 30c, Eupatorium perf 30c, Ipecac 30c
 
BACK PROBLEMS
after sitting too long, Bellis per 30c
worse slightest movement, Bryonia 30c
 
BELCHING
Carbo veg 30c
 
Bilharziasis
with profound exhaustion, China 30c
 
Bites
animal, Arnica 30c, Hypericum 30c, Ledum 30c,
animal, with shooting nerve pain, Hypericum 30c
insect, Apis 30c, Cantharis 30c, Ledum 30c,
snake, Aconite 30c, Carbo veg 30c, Ledum 30c
red, hot, swollen,better cold applications, Apis 30c
blue, cold, puffy,better cold applications, Ledum 30c
star fish or sea urchin stings (with spines), Silica 30c
see also Staphisagria 30c
 
Black eye
Arnica 30c, Ledum 30c
 
BLOOD BLISTERS
Arnica 30c
 
BLOOD POISONING
Apis 30c, Arnica 30c, Arsenicum 30c, Bryonia 30c, 
Carbo veg 30c, Pulsatilla 30c
 
Boils
Arnica 30c, Arsenicum 30c, Belladonna 30c
 
BREAST FEEDING DIFFICULTIES
hard, engorged, hot, red, Belladonna 30c
hard, engorged, hot, pale, Bryonia 30c
abcess with pus, extremely painful, Hepar sulph 30c
abcess with smelly, corrosive pus, Merc viv 30c
too much milk, Pulsatilla 30c
abcess slow to heal, Silica 30c
baby vomits breast milk, Silica 30c
 
Brucellosis
with bone pain Eup perf 30c
see also Pulsatilla 30c, Rhus tox 30c
 
BRUISES
of soft tissue, Arnica cream externally
(only on unbroken skin)
or Arnica 30c
of deep tissue (contusion of breasts), Bellis per 30c 
 
BURNS
Urtica Urens Cream externally soothes minor burns
for shock, Arnica 30c
if area of injury better cold, Cantharis 30c
if area of injury better hot, Arsenicum 30c
serious burns, seek medical assistance immediately
 
Caterpillar hair irritation
Pulsatilla 30c
 
chagas’ diseaseLedum 30c
 
Chickenpox
Rhus tox 30c
 
CHILLBLAINS
hot, itchy, worse heat, Pulsatilla 30c
dark red inflammation, Rhus tox 30c
Use Calendula Cream / Ointment externally, if they break.
 
Chinese food
allergy to, see msg
 
Cholera
in early stages, Camphor 30c
with cramps,Cuprum 30c
with chills and cold sweat, Veratrum 30c
severe ,final stage, Carbo veg 30c
see also, Arsenicum 30c
 
Claustrophobia
Arg nit 30c
 
COLD SORES
with no other symptoms, Natrum mur 30c
see also Rhus tox 30c
 
Colds
in early stages, Aconite 30c
see also FLU remedies
 
COLIC
better bending forwards, Belladonna 30c
worse slightest movement; better heat and pressure (knees up), Bryonia 30c
comes on after humiliation, Staphisagria 30c
 
Colorado tick fever
Eup perf 30c, Rhus tox 30c
 
Concussion
Arnica 30c
 
CONSTIPATION
constant ineffectual urging, 
unfinished sensation after stool, 
caused by alcohol, over-eating,
pregnancy, Nux vomica 30c
great dryness/thirst, sometimes headache, Bry 30c
"traveller's constipation", Natrum mur 30c
 
Cramps
at night / while swimming, Cupum 30c
 
CUTS see WOUNDS
Cystitis
with burning, Cantharis 30c
"honeymoon" cystitis, Staphisagria 30c
 
Dehydration
China 30c
 
Dengue
with muscle / joint / bone pain, Eup perf 30c
see also Aconite 30c, Belladonna 30c, Carbo veg 30c Staphisagria 30c, Rhus tox 30c
 
DENTAL TREATMENT
before fillings or extractions, Arnica 30c
before if fearful, Aconite 30c
after effects of, Arnica 30c
shooting nerve pain after, Hypericum 30c
flu / cold symptoms after mercury fillings, Merc viv 30c
bleeding gums, after, Arnica 30c
 
DIPTHERIA,
Apis 30c, Arsenicum 30c, Merc viv 30c
 
Diarrhoea see Mini Materia Medica
As this is one of the most common illnesses when travelling abroad more detailed information is given. 
The most important remedies are underlined.
aconite: Diarrhoea from catching cold, with nausea and pespiration before or after.
apis: Diarrhoea: Anus feels permanently open, oozes blood, slightest movement produces stool.
arg nit: Diarrhoea after sweets or immediately after drinking.
arnica: Diarrhoea after injuries.
arsenicum: Diarrhoea from bad food especially meat, with much vomiting and purging.(cf Veratrum)
belladonna: Diarrhoea in children: small, green, frequent stool 
bryonia: Diarrhoea: lumpy, caused by hot weather.
cantharis: Diarrhoea with pain on urination / with cutting pains after stool.
camphor: Diarrhoea - stools like rice water. Cholera.
carbo veg: Diarrhoea caused by bad food / over-indulgence.
chamomilla: Diarrhoea: chopped spinach / watery stools smelling of rotten eggs. Caused by teething / anger (especially useful in children).
chelidonium: Diarrhoea with liver problems, better after eating.
china: Diarrhoea - painless, lots of flatulence with
undigested food. Also useful afterwards to treat
dehydration / exhaustion.
cuprum: Diarrhoea: violent with cramps and retching.Cholera
gelsemium: Diarrhoea from anticipation, fright, grief.
ignatia: Diarrhoea after grief
ipecac: Diarrhoea with stools like fermented yeast.
manganum: Diarrhoea, with constipation.
merc sol :Diarrhoea during jaundice; after sugar.
nux vomica :Diarrhoea after alcohol
pulsatilla: Diarrhoea after acute diseases; change in weather.
podophyllum: Diarrhoea, acute attacks, Stool is profuse, gushing and highly offensive.
rhus tox: Diarrhoea from over-exertion, getting damp or wet
veratrum: Profuse watery diarrhoea. May also have vomiting simultaneously (cf Arsenicum).
 
Drowning
apparent death by, Carbo veg 30c
 
Dysentery see MINI MATERIA MEDICA
amoebic, Bryonia 30c, Chel 30c,Merc viv 30c,
Nux vom 30c
seek medical assistance urgently
bacillary (aka Shigellosis), China 30c, Ipecac 30c,
Podophyllum 30c, Rhus tox 30c

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