AESCULUS HIPPOCASTANUM (Aesc.)

 

VENOUS CONGESTION – STASIS – SLOWING DOWN OF FUNCTIONS

 

MENTAL

 

MENTAL / EMOTIONAL STAGNATION. DULLNESS, HEAVINESS, CONFUSION.

Concentration difficult – unable to fix his attention. Wakes up in a dazed state, in total confusion, where he does not know where he is.

Irritable, loses temper easily. Fretful.

Sadness, despondency, gloomy during heat.

Attempts to escape from the window.

Desire for rest.

 

PHYSICAL

Everything is SLOWED DOWN (digestion, heart). STASIS OF THE VENOUS SYSTEM, congestion of blood. Varicose veins, veins in pharynx distended (pharynx varicosis).

HAEMORRHOIDS: blind, painful, burning, purplish.

Pain in sacrum or sciatica combined with haemorrhoids.

Stitching pains extend upward, to back and sacroiliac region.

Pain in rectum as if filled with needles, dry feeling.

PAIN IN SACRUM AND HIPS WHILE WALKING (Ign.).

Pain in sacrum when stooping and walking.

Sensation of internal fullness and external heaviness.

Sensation of heat, dryness, in throat, nose, rectum etc.

Wandering pains all over the body especially abdomen and head.

Headache as if head would burst.

Metallic taste.

 

MODALITIES

AGG.: motion of the affected part, walking, stooping, tea.