Ambra grisea Kind Anhang


[Dr. Srinivasan]

Nervous, impressionable children, worse from music and in crowded places.  Asthma - Paroxysmal cough - Spasms - Hot milk and drinks aggravate.  Acrid smelling urine.



Cannot take part in activities that involve performance in the presence of others (e.g. playing games in the yard. taking part in sports); would rather stay indoors and engage

in activities like computer games. cards. chess. or reading books.

Extremely awkward (Apis. Caps. Nux-v) in movements. personal appearance; always drops things from hands or collides with people or furniture while walking. sitting or doing things.

Physical and emotional problems that arise from shock or grief due to death of parents or grandparents.

Sensitive to music (certain classical and instrumental tunes) which emotionally disturb him. producing sadness and weeping.

Getting punished in school or at home produces complex emotional and physical disorders.

Poor self-confidence and self-image. resulting from timidity. cowardice. and embarrassment.

Slow comprehension while reading or writing (when the mind is focused on subjects like science. physics. mathematics. etc.).

Tendency to blush very easily in young children whenever they are discussed or praised.

Tendency to feel easily embarrassed for any small thing. Avoids being noticed and fells self-conscious about his action and behavior. therefore

avoiding social gatherings. stage performances. and even giving answers in the school.

There is a constant concern in young school-aged children about what others (parents. friends. teachers. and relatives) think about them. This concern leads to a conditional behavior.

whereby every action or word is chosen so as to avoid incurring any negative opinions. The opinions of others always matter the most.

Too timid and shy to stand up for themselves. even in situations of sexual abuse. Shyness and timidity lead to cowardly behavior.


Extrinsic asthma and other upper respiratory tract allergies that arise due to behavioral patterns characterized by timidity. awkwardness. and embarrassment.

Lean. thin. emaciated children who take cold easily.

The child prefers not to visit the wash room in the presence of strangers. relatives. friends. and sometimes also family members. He will wait for an opportunity when nobody

is around. and only then enter the washroom. Feels too shy and embarrassed to be noticed entering the washroom.

Other important symptoms


Biting nails.

Mentally retarded (Calc-p. Cic. Op) children without any organic brain damage. The condition arises chiefly  out of behavioral and personality problems. characterized by poor concentration [for abstract thinking (e.g. geometry). and poor command over language. Must keep reading the same thing over to grasp the information].

Easily excitable and nervous in presence of strangers. producing battery of physical symptoms like cough. awkwardness. etc.

Frightened easily.

Love for animals.

Over-impressionable children. who get easily influenced by others.

Strongly detests people with smiling faces and frivolous attitudes; constantly feels that people are laughing and mocking them.


Early graying of hair in puberty.

Examination findings:

- Milk crust on the scalp (Dulc. Hep.).


Examination findings:

- Distended veins in the sclera of the eye.


Obstructed at night (Am-c. Lyc); has to breathe through mouth.

Constant inclination to blow the nose (Borx. Kali-bi.).

Epistaxis in the morning on washing the face (Ars. Calc-s.).

Examination findings:

- Dryness of the nostrils.

- Grayish discharge from the nose.


Perspiration on one side of the face (Bar-c. Nux-v. Puls.).

Examination findings:

- Clenched jaw (Bell. Oena. Stram) or trismus in newborns

- Left cheek red (Phos.).

- Cracks at the corners of the mouth.

- Embarrassed look on the face.

- Twitching of the facial muscles (lips and masseter muscles)


Sour taste in mouth after drinking milk.

Examination findings:

- Ranula (Calc.).

- Bleeding gums

- Caries of teeth.

- Constantly clenching his teeth together (Hyos. Lyc.).

- Halitosis.


Choking when clearing the throat (Arg-n. Nux-v.).

Constant disposition to hawk.


After nursing or eating. the child coughs and gags (a useful indication for tracheo-esophageal fistula.).

Eructations with or after violent. convulsive cough.


Warm milk causes indigestion (Aeth. Mag-m). sour taste and eructations.

Desires: Salt;


Flatulent distension in the abdomen after every mouthful of food or drink.

Examination findings:

- Distended and tympanic abdomen.

- Liver enlarged and tender on palpation.

- Perspiration on abdomen (Cic. Phos.).


Constipation in children (Calc. Op). (when away from home)

Frequent. ineffectual urging to defecate. which makes the child anxious and embarrassed.

Itching in anus. > rubbing the part.

Examination findings:

- Pinworms and segments of tapeworms in stools.

Urinary organs:

Can pass urine only when alone in the room (Hep. Lyc. Nat-m.).

Frequent micturation at night and in the morning after rising (Phos.).

Urinates more than he drinks (Bell. Coloc. Nux-v.).

Examination findings:

- Stones in the bladder.

Urine: smells sour (Calc. Sep.).

Tendency to develop nephrotic syndrome.

Examination findings:

- Brown or red. coffee-ground sediment left on the diaper. characteristic of alkaptonuria.

- Stones in the bladder.

- Urine: Albumin ++

Male organs:

Intolerable itching of the genitals.

Tendency to masturbate.

Examination findings:

- Lichen simplex chronicus of scrotal skin.

- Tinea cruris.

Respiratory organs:

Asthmatic respiration after emotions (Gels. Ign) or excitement.

Examination findings:

- Stertorous. whistling. or wheezing respiration.


In the presence of company. on listening to music (Kali-c). and when reading aloud (Dros. Phos.).

Only at night (Caust. Petr.).

Eructations excite cough (Lob. Staph.).

Child develops shortness of breath from coughing.

Cough with emaciation.

Expectoration: Bluish-white. salty


Awkwardness (Bov. Ip); stumbling when walking (Agar. Caust. Ip.).

Trembling of the extremities from conversation

Jerking at night (Kali-i.).

Examination findings:

- Icy cold hands (Nux-m. Verat.). especially the left.

- Brittle fingernails.

- Contraction of muscles and tendons.

- Excoriation between the thighs.

- Muscular dystrophy.

- Perspiration between and in the upper part of the thighs.


Anxious and vexatious dreams.

Sleeps with the elbows and knees bent.

Talks in sleep.


Coughing increases the fever.

Fever with a rise of temperature (evening.).


Diabetes insipidus.

Room full of people < all the complaints.

Spasmodic affections and twitches of muscular parts.

<: Warm milk; >: cold food and drinks;.

Weak. peevish. and mentally deficient. thin and emaciated child; looks like a little dried-up old man.



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