Nitri Spiritus Dulcis
|Sweet Spirits of Nitre|
Sensorial apathy in low fevers when there is stupor, difficulty of arousing patient, is met by this remedy. Dry skin, nausea, flatulence. Salty taste. Ill-effects of salt (halophagia) (Ars; Phos). Catching cold in stormy weather. Acute nephritis following Scarlet fever. Dropsy. Is an excellent diuretic.
Face.--Prosopalgia, with photophobia. Burning in cheeks, and vomiting, followed by lassitude. Boring in facial bones; in angles of lower jaw. Very sensitive to cold.
Respiratory.--Very rapid breathing by going only a short walk. Painful constriction beneath sternum.
Modalities.--Worse, from mental disturbance, during winter and spring.
Relationship.--Increases the action of Digitalis.
Compare: Phos ac; Lycop.
Dose.--A few drops of the pure spirits in water every two or three hours.
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