THUJA OCCIDENTALIS [Thuj]
Lack of self esteem and confidence, feelings of worthlessness.
Feels unattractive. Depression.
Hiding, secretiveness, deceptiveness, lies. Do not want others to know what they exactly are- feel others wont like them that way.
Fixed ideas, delusions.
Effects of suppressed gonorrhoea, warts and vaccinations.
Growths and tumours. Warts. Condylomatas.
Perspiration-oily, sweet smelling or offensive.
SYNONYM : Arbor Vitae
COMMON NAME : White Cedar
FAMILY : Coniferae
SOURCE : Tincture of fresh green twigs.
A/F : -Vaccination3 [Ant-t, Sil] -Gonorrhoea 3, suppressed gonorrhoea 3 -Sexual excess -Sunstroke -Sulphur, Mercury -Tea, Coffee, Beer, Sweets, Onions.
MODALITIES : < Cold Damp 3 > Warmth 3 < Night > Wrapping up < Heat of bed > Free secretions 2 < 3 a.m. 3 p.m. < During menses > Rubbing < Tea, coffee > Stretching < Sweets > Touch < Sun > Left side < Closing eyes > Crossing legs < Alcohol < After breakfast < Vaccination < Coition
MIND : -Fixed ideas-as if a strange person were at his side -as if soul and body were separated -as if something were alive in the abdomen -as if body were made up of glass -as of being in hands of strong person -Hurried-Talks in a hurry, movements are hurried and very impatient.
-Anger from contradiction.
-Aversion to company. Avoids the sight of people.
-Anxiety abut salivation.
Conscientious about trifles.
-Overexcited, angry or anxious about trifles.
-Fear of strangers.
-Confusion-vanishing of thoughts while speaking, loses way in well known streets.
-Music causes weeping and trembling.
-Insane women, will not be touched or approached.
-Irritable, jealous. Quarrelsome towards husband or mother, control herself among strangers and doctors.
GUIDING INDICATIONS : -Hydrogenoid constitution -extremely sensitive to damp, bathing, getting wet etc. Sycotic Remedy.
-Fleshy person, dark complexion, black hair, unhealthy skin.
-A/F-Bad effects of vaccination, suppressed or maltreated gonorrhoea.
-Left sidedness [Lil-t, Lach, Ther].
-Pains extending from original site, localized in small spots [Anac, Ign, Kali-bi].
-Wart-like excrescences on mucous and cutaneous surface, condylomatas.
-Sweat-staining linen yellow, acrid, sweetish odour especially on scrotum; -on uncovered parts -during sleep.
-Periodicity [Ars, Lach, Sulph] annually or 3 am; 3 p.m.
-Feels as if flesh is beaten.
-Discharges-greenish yellow in colour; bloody at times, foul.
-Rapid emaciation and exhaustion.
-Head-Vertigo on closing eyes (Lach, Ther).
-Left side Headache.
-Sensation as if ( parietal bone) temple was pierced by a nail [Coffea, Ignatia, Nux-v] -
-Eyes-Sensation as if cold stream of air were flowing out through eyes.
-Styes and tarsal tumours [Staph] -Large indolent phlyctenules.
-Thick green mucus, blood and pus from nose.
-Face-Pale waxy greasy skin.
-Shiny face [Nat-m] -Sweat on face, especially on side not lain on.
-Neuralgia from suppressed gonorrhoea.
-Mouth-White blisters on side of tongue, close to root; painfully sore.
-Teeth decay next to gums.
-Ranula with foetid breath [Ambr, Tar-h] -Tongue feels as if burnt.
-G.I.T.-Desires chocolate, cold drinks and food 2, salt, raw onions 2.
-Aversion to fresh meat and potatoes.
-Dyspepsia after tea.
-Distention of abdomen, protruding here and there, with noise in abdomen.
-Sensation of something alive in abdomen.
-Stools-PAINLESS with FLATULENCE (Aloe).
-POP OUT as of water running through a bunghole.
-Constipation-STOOLS RECEDE BACK [Op, Sanic, Sil].
-Fistula in anus, surrounded by warts.
-Pains as if splinters of glass were in anus [Rat].
-Piles, severe - >when sitting.
-Urinary system-Sensation as if urine was trickling in urethra after urinating [Kali-bi, Petr].
-SEVERE CUTTING AT CLOSE OF URINATION [Eques, Sars] -Urination involuntary < laughing, coughing, sneezing.
-Enuresis [Benz-ac, Caust, Cop, Ferr, Phos].
-Urine in forked stream.
-Frequent micturation accompanied with pains.
-Prostatic enlargement [Ferr-pic, Iod, Sabal, Thiosin].
-FOUL SMELLING SEMEN.
-Female genitalia-VAGINA SENSITIVE [Berb, Kreos, Lyssin], prevents coition (Plat).
-Polyps on vagina and wart-like excrescences.
-SEVERE LEFT OVARIAN PAINS [Crocus, Ustiligo] < MENSES.
-ABORTION in 3rd month.
-Respiratory system-ASTHMA IN CHILDREN [Nat-s] < deep inspiration.
-ASTHMA OF SYCOTIC CHILDREN.
-Extremities-Nails-ribbed, crumbling discolored, distorted.
-PAINFUL TENDER SOLES.
-SKIN-SWEAT WHEN HE SLEEPS, stops when he wakes up [Opposite of Samb].
-Dirty brown spots on hands, arms.
-WARTS- PEDUNCULATED on back of hands or fingers or face [Dulc].
-ERUPTIONS ON COVERED PARTS ONLY.
-HERPES [Graph, Kali-hydr, Mez, Sep].
-Sleep-SLEEPLESS -from mental depression.
-Fever-Fever with sweat only on uncovered parts, all over except hand, -During sleep.
KEYNOTES : -Sensation as if something above in the abdomen, as if limbs were made of glass and would break.
-Vertigo when closing the eyes.
-Teeth decay at the roots, crowns remain sound.
-Toothache from tea drinking.
-Eruptions only on covered parts.
-Sweats on uncovered parts.
CONFIRMATORY SYMPTOMS : -A/F-Vaccination, suppressed gonorrhoea.
-Left sided complaints.
-Periodicity < 3 a.m.
-Fixed ideas -Wart-like excrescences in mucous and cutaneous surface.
NUCLEUS OF REMEDY : -It is a remedy for hydrogenoid or lymphatic constitution -susceptible to damp.
-Development of warts, condylomata.
-Bad effects of Vaccination and also in suppressed gonorrhoea, rheumatism, prostatitis etc.
-Chilly patients with a history of Sycosis.
-Great prostration and rapid emaciation.
-A remedy for soft, exuberant, fungoid tissue, polyp, condylomata, warts- pediculated, black, suppressed.
-Neurasthenia, neuralgias and rheumatism.
CLINICAL : -Acne, Arthritis, Asthma, Bulimia, Chronic fatigue syndrome, Condylomata, Depression, Eczema, Gonorrhoea, Herpes, Insomnia, Malignancy, Ovarian cyst, Paronychia, Prostatic hypertrophy, Psoriasis, Rectal fissures, Rheumatism, Scoliosis, Sinusitis, Sycosis, Tinea, Urethral strictures, Urethritis, Uterine polyps and fibroids, Warts.
REMEDY RELATIONSHIPS : -Compare-Anac, Ars, Lyc, Med, Nat-s, Nit-ac, Phos, Staph, Sil.
-Complementary-Ars, Med, Nat-s (Sycosis), Sab, Sil.
-Antidoted by-Camph, Cham (nightly toothache), Cocc (fever), Colch, Merc, Puls, Sulph.
-Antidote to-Iod, Merc, Nux-v, Sulph.