NUX MOSCHATA (Nux-m.)  – نکس موشکاٹا

 

DRYNESS & SLEEPINESS

 

MENTAL

DULLNESS, CONFUSION AND SLEEPINESS.

STATE AS IF IN A DREAM. Clairvoyance.

Weakness or loss of memory, lack of concentration, abstraction of mind. Confusion when walking in the open air.

Does not recognize, forgets well known streets. Makes mistakes in localities, uses the wrong words. Vanishing thoughts while reading, speaking or writing.

Periodical attacks of short lasting absent-mindedness.

Delusions he’s three persons, of being double, of floating in the air, that everything is strange.

Hysteria. Changeable mood esp. during heat. Weeping alternating with laughter.

Stupefaction < menses, pregnancy.

 

PHYSICAL

GREAT DRYNESS OF MUCOUS MEMBRANES esp. MOUTH, EYES.

Dryness of mouth with thirstlessness <during menses, evening, night.

Tongue so dry that adheres to roof of mouth.

They sip water only to moist the mouth, they can even spit it afterwards. Sensation of dryness when mouth is moist.

Indicated in Sjogren’s syndrome.

OVERPOWERING SLEEPINESS (Op.). Narcolepsy.

Disposition to FAINT from sight of blood, pains, hysteria, during palpitations, during stool etc.

Anxious, accelerated respiration during headache.

Sensation of fullness in stomach during pregnancy.

Irregular, late, copious menses. Menses during pregnancy. Suppressed menses from exertion, from chill, from getting wet.

Constipation, soft but difficult stool, has to help mechanically.

Tendency to abortion.

 

MODALITIES

AGG: change of weather, wet weather, lying on painful side, uncovering, cold (air, becoming), open air.

AMEL.: warm (bed, drinks, stove, weather), lying on painless side, pressure, walking.