Ailanthus Corresponds to conditions characterised by certain livid or purpled appearances of the skin. Rash coming out in patches. Eruptions which are slow in appearing. Low adynamic forms of disease with extreme prostration, torpor, vomiting. Prostration at the outset of a disease is a leading indication for it. The patient is stupid, dull, delirious, weak.
It has proved of signal service in cases of malignant and suppressed scarlatina. The head is burning hot, with piercing pains. The parotid glands are sensitive and enlarged. The attacks are characterised by fulness of head with heat; pains burning, darting in temples and occiput; vertigo and nausea. The rash of Ailanth. often returns annually. A feeling of fulness everywhere, and a sensation of passage of electric current from head into limbs are prominent in the provings. With the low fever of Ailanth. there is stupor or indifference with sighing. There is constant frontal headache of a neuralgic character. Paroxysmal headache with drowsiness during day, confused mind, depression. The throat is severely affected: thick, oedematous, dry, choky feeling. Dry, rough, scrapy, toothache.
It is suited to nervous, sensitive persons. Bilious temperament. Stout and robust.
Anxiety and restlesness.-Low-spirited; continually sighing.-Extreme irritability.-Semi-conscious, cannot comprehend what is said to him.-Stupor, delirium, and insensibility.-Constant muttering delirium, with sleeplessness and restlessness.-Since the poisoning all antecedents are forgotten; or remembered as matters belonging to another, or read about.-Raging delirium with brilliant eyes.
Severe headache, delirium, with fever and anxiety.-Severe headache, with dizziness, and red, hot face; cannot sit up.-Dizzy when rising up.-Dull, heavy pressing in forehead; disinclined to think or act.-Darting through temples and occiput, with confusion of ideas.-Head burning hot with piercing pains.
Eyes suffused and congested; startled look when aroused; pupils dilated and sluggish.-Photophobia.-Conjunctivitis; smarting, aching, lachrymation, purulent discharge.
Pain in ear when swallowing.-Parotid gland sensitive and enlarged.
Copious, thin, ichorous, and bloody discharge from the nose.-Nostrils congested.-Nose dry; secretion suppressed.-Coryza, with rawness in nostrils; sneezing.-Loss of smell.
Face sallow, jaundiced; blue circles round eyes.-Face red and hot, covered with a rash.-Face mahogany-coloured.-Great prostration, and countenance indicative of much distress.-Purplish face.-Irregular spots.-Lips swollen, cracked; ulcers near commissures.
Teeth covered with sordes.-Tearing in teeth (l.) and face walking about, and by external pressure.-Tongue dry, parched, cracked.-Tongue moist; furred white; tip and edges livid.
Throat tender and sore on swallowing, or on admission of air.-Throat sore on swallowing, hawks up a greenish purulent matter.-Diphtheria, with extreme prostration.-Throat livid, almost purple; swollen; tonsils prominent, and studded with many deep, angry-looking ulcers, oozing a scanty, fetid discharge; external neck swollen and sensitive.-Irritability of the throat, and hawking up of mucus; puruloid; hard white lumps.-Thick, oedematous and dry choky feeling in throat.-Throat dry, rough and scrapy;