Dr. Rajan Sankaran shares his remedy picture of Argentum Nitricum from his book, The Soul of Remedies. Fear of high places, fear of losing control and fear of narrow places are among the keynote rubrics.
It is a mineral remedy belonging to the sycotic, tubercular and cancer miasms. It is a compound silver (Ag), of Argentum whose main theme is performance and Nitrate whose main theme is the feeling of sudden danger. The two come together in Argentum nitricum, whose main theme as “Performance in sudden danger or crisis”.
There is a feeling as if the person will be accepted only if he can perform at the time of crisis. There is a feeling of being neglected and despised if he does not perform at the time of crisis. I call them “Crisis Managers”. They are troubleshooters of the highest degree and see their role as that, feeling very much neglected or isolated, and feeling a failure if they can’t perform in a crisis.
The situational Materia Medica of Argentum nitricum is a situation in which he himself has to struggle and nobody is going to help him; he is trying but not succeeding.
This situation arose from being trapped alone in some circumstance, and trying desperately read more [...]