BAPTISIA TINCTORIA (Bapt.) – بیپٹیشیا ٹنکٹوریا
In Baptisia we see the disintegration of the body and mind.
The high fever and the offensiveness show the decomposition processes that take place internally. On the mental level the patient experiences this disintegration as a delusion that the body is scattered, its parts are separated.
It’s indicated in later stages of serious inflammatory processes.
DISINTEGRATION – OFFENSIVENESS – FEELS THE BODY IS SCATTERED
DELUSIONS HE IS SEPARATED OR SCATTERED (DUALITY).
Delusions-one part of body is talking, conversing to another (toe with thumb, legs).
Falls asleep in mid-sentence in semi-comatose states. Answers and returns to stupor quickly.
Dullness of mind. Great confusion. As if drunk, intoxicated.
Stupid, besotted expression of the face.
Aversion to mental work. Difficult concentration.
HIGH FEVER WITH DELIRIUM.
OFFENSIVE DISCHARGES, foul odor of body, offensive perspiration, urine, mouth etc.
STOOL VERY OFFENSIVE. Diarrhoea. Stool thin, dark, bloody.
PROSTRATION IS RAPID. Sudden weakness.
Dark red discoloration of gums.
Brown strip in center of tongue, feels burnt.
Feeling of soreness, heaviness and aching. Influenza with bruised pains, uncomfortable in any position, the bed feels too hard- yet feels too weak to move, feels sore and bruised.
Ulcers are rapid and painless as if numb without sensation.
Head feels enlarged, heavy, numb.
Tongue is thick, swollen and speech incoherent, difficult.
Painless tonsillitis, sore throat, tonsils dark red, swollen. Putrid, offensive odor of mouth.
Can only swallow liquids. Difficult to swallow solids, food gags.
Sinking feeling in stomach. Thirsty, constant desire for water.
AGG.: lying on painful side, beer.
AMEL.: lying on painless side.