Boericke W. Pocket Manual
A very useful remedy in marasmus, especially of lower extremities only, yet with good appetite.
Metastasis, Rheumatism following checked diarrhea, Ill effects of suppressed conditions especially in gouty processes. After operation upon the chest for hydrothorax or empyaemia, a pressing sensation remains. Aggravation of hemorrhoids when rheumatism
improves. Nosebleed and hydrocele in boys.
Great weakness after influenza. Mind depressed, anxious, irritable cross.
Borland Children’s Types Group IV warm blooded.
Abrotanum babies there is not infrequently a delay in the healing of the umbilicus after the cord has dropped off-from lack of vitality and lack of nourishment.
Several cases of pyloric stenosis or spasm, recovered with this remedy. this baby is small and its characteristic comes from a congenital pyloric stenosis. the child is emaciated, with a dehydrated wrinkled skin which when pinched up does not return to its normal state.
has an inordinate appetite, because it is vomiting all its food, and is hungry all the time.
Has big abdomen and spindly legs, it is always cross and peevish as it is being starved. It is usually chilly, sensitive when handled, and it is tender to touch. Older child of Abrotanum is also hungry child, with an inordinate appetite, and again it is a thin child.
tendency to recurring attacks of diarrhea, usually attacks of diarrhea alternating with rheumatic pains and certain amount of incordination, clumsiness, tremor, probably a certain amount of numbness in the hands, feet or legs. peevish and bad tempered, cruel streak in their make up. Chilly, aggravated by cold and damp, and their rheumatic pains a liable to be worse at night than during the day.
Beatriz Hernandez Hill.