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Coal or Rock Oil Anthracite

Adapted to persons with light hair and skin; irritable, quarrelsome disposition (Nux); easily offended at trifles (Ign., Med.); vexed at everything.

Ailments: from riding in a carriage, railroad car, or in a ship (Coc., Sanic.).

Ailments which are worse before and during a thunderstorm (Nat-c., Phos., Psor.).

Symptoms appear and disappear rapidly (Bell., Mag-p. - reverse of Plat., Stan.).

During sleep or delirium: imagines that one leg is double; that another person lies alongside of him in same bed; that there are two babies in the bed (Val.).

Vertigo on rising (Bry.); in occiput; as if intoxicated; like seasickness (Coc.).

Headache: in occiput, which is as heavy as lead; pressing, pulsating pain; as if everything in the head were alive; numb, bruised, as if made of wood.

Gastralgia: of pregnancy; with pressing, drawing pains; whenever stomach is empty; relieved by constant eating (Anac., Chel., Sep.).

Diarrhoea: yellow, watery, gushing; after cabbage, sour krout; during pregnancy, stormy weather; always in the daytime.

Painful sensitiveness of skin of whole body; all clothing is painful; slight injury suppurates (Hep.).

Skin of hands rough, cracked, tips of fingers rough, cracked, fissured, every winter; tenderness of the feet, which are bathed in foul-smelling sweat (Graph., Sanic., Sil.).

Herpes: of genital organs extending to perineum and thighs; itching, redness; skin cracked, rough, bleeding; dry or moist.

Heat and burning of soles of feet and palms of hands (Sang., Sulph.).

Sweat and moisture of external genitals, both sexes.

Painful, itching chilblains and chapped hands < in cold weather; decubitus.

Sensation of coldness about the heart (Carbo an., Kali m., Nat. m.).

Relations. - One of our best antidotes for lead poisoning.

The skin symptoms are worse in winter, better in summer (Alum.); if suppressed, causes diarrhoea.

Aggravation. - Carriage riding (Coc., Sanic.); during a thunderstorm; in winter (Alum.).

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