Astacus fluviatilis

The well-known effects of shell-fish, as well as of other fish, in producing nettle-rash is exemplified in Astacus beyond all other varieties.

The lacquer-workers of the East have discovered in the river-crab the best antidote to the effects of Rhus which they employ in their craft. The liver is markedly affected, and a great characteristic is “nettle-rash with liver complaint.” jaundice of children. Itching of various parts. Crusta lactea, with large lymphatic glands.

Enlarged glands of neck in children and old people. Pain and tenderness of liver, jaundice, stools of pipe-clay colour. Inward chilliness and sensitiveness to air; Toothache at intervals; dull drawing, as if tooth being drawn out.─Toothache in whole lower r. jaw, with cold feeling in an eyetooth.

Canker-spots in mouth; scorbutus.─Fishy taste, followed by nausea spreading through chest.

Fulness and pressure in stomach; burning in epigastrium.─Empty eructations; with sneezing and yawning.─Nausea and vomiting.

Severe pain in duodenum.─Liver inflamed, sensitiveness to pressure.─Jaundice; of little children.─Pressure in region of spleen.─Colicky pain with tenesmus and prostration; > sitting, Restless sleep from strong sexual excitement.─Averse to coition; diminished power; scrotum relaxed.

Dyspnœa, with anxiety and rattling of mucus.─Cough from tickling in larynx Nettle-rash over whole body; with liver complaint.─Itching on various parts.─Jaundice; of children.─Erysipelas, with fever, headache, and increased sweat.

Sensitiveness to air no matter how great the feeling of heat.─Inward chilliness and sensitiveness to air;