Baryta muriatica [Bar-m.]
The different salts of Baryta are called for in organic lesions of the aged
and dwarfish, both mentally and physically. Arteriosclerosis and cerebral
affections due to this condition. Headaches, but without acute crisis, occurring
in old people; heaviness rather than pain. Vertigo, due to cerebral anaemia and
noises in ears. Acts on lower alimentary canal, especially rectum; on muscles
and joints, giving stiffness and weakness as from over walking. The white blood
corpuscles increased. Hypertension and vascular degeneration. Increased tension
of pulse. Arteriosclerosis (Aurum; Secale) where a high systolic pressure with a
comparatively low diastolic tension is attended by cerebral and cardiac
This remedy has indurated and NARROWING OF THE CARDIAC ORIFICE WITH PAIN,
immediately after eating, and epigastric tenderness, which has been repeatedly
verified, also its use in ANEURISM and chronic hypertrophy of the tonsils.
Nymphomania and satyriasis. Convulsions. In every form of mania when the sexual
desire is increased. ICY COLDNESS OF BODY, WITH PARALYSIS. Multiple sclerosis of
brain and cord. VOLUNTARY MUSCULAR POWER GONE BUT PERFECTLY SENSIBLE. Paresis
after influenza and diphtheria. General feeling of lassitude in the morning,
especially weakness of the legs, with muscular stiffness. Children who go around
with their mouth open and who talk through the nose. Stupid-appearing, hard of
Whizzing and buzzing. Noises on chewing and swallowing, or sneezing. Earache;
better sipping cold water. Parotids swollen. Offensive otorrhoea. Inflates
middle ear on blowing nose.
Difficult swallowing. TONSILS ENLARGED. Paresis of pharynx and eustachian
tubes, with sneezing and noises. Tubes feel too wide open.
BRONCHIAL AFFECTIONS OF OLD PEOPLE with cardiac dilation. FACILITATES
EXPECTORATION. Great accumulation and rattling of mucus with difficult
expectoration. Arteriosclerosis of the lung, thus in senile asthma, modifies the
GONE FEELING AT EPIGASTRIUM a good guiding symptom for it in chronic
affections. Retching and vomiting. Sensation of heat ascending to head.
GREAT INCREASE IN URIC ACID, diminution of chlorides.
Throbbing (Selen.) INDURATION OF pancreas; abdominal aneurism. Inguinal
glands swollen. Spasmodic pain in rectum.
Compare in sclerotic degenerations, especially of spinal cord, liver and
heart. Plumbum met. And Plumb. iod. Also Aurum mur. (which will often accomplish
more in sclerotic and exudative degenerations than other remedies. Multiple
sclerosis, fulgurating pains, tremors, Morvan's disease, hypertrophy of
Third trituration. Bears repetition of dosage well.