Amylenum nitrosum (aml-ns.)

Exercise 25 - EH Analysis

In the following graph, taken from the Encyclopedia Homeopathica (EH) software analysis, each symptom included in the search is represented by a different color. The length of the bar for a particular symptom (represented by a color), indicates how many times this symptom was mentioned in the materia medica for that remedy.

You will notice that, for the most part, only characteristic symptoms were chosen. This allows for easy differentiation of the correct remedy. The first remedy on the left is the correct remedy and the answer to the exercise. Usually, it has the longest bar of the graph, and comprehensively covers all the symptoms.

The EH screenshot is followed by a list of the RADAR Keynotes of that remedy, and a link to a query file that users may download and install into their own EH program in order to duplicate the analysis.

Amylenum nitrosum (aml-ns.)

There are no RADAR Keynotes for Amylenum nitrosum (aml-ns.)
The following notes are taken from classical homeopathic references

From H.C. Allen's Keynotes and Characteristics with Comparisons

Nitrite of Amyl
C10H11O, NO3.

- For nervous, sensitive, plethoric women,
-- during or after the menopause.
- Often palliative in incurable cases;
-- very important as regards euthanasia.
- Rapidly dilates the arteries and accelerates,
-- but later weakens and retards the pulse.
- Intense surging of blood to face and head (Bell., Glon.).
- Face flushes at the slightest emotion (Coca, Fer.).
- Blushing : chronic or acute; sea sickness.
- Hemicrania, especially when afflicted side is pallid.
- Collar seems too tight, must loosen it (Lach.).
- Angina pectoris : tumultuous heart action; intense throbbing of heart and carotids (Glon.).
- Profound and repeated yawning (Kali c.).
- Puerperal convulsions immediately after delivery.
- Relations. Similar : to, Bell., Cac., Coca, Fer., Glon., Lach.
- Aggravation. Mental or physical exertion.
- Acts promptly by inhalation; resuscitates persons sinking under anaesthetics.
- Crude drug chiefly palliative;
-- must be repeated as patient becomes accustomed to it;
-- is curative in the stronger higher potencies.
- The cure more frequently depends upon the strength of the potency
   than many who have not put it to the curative test imagine.

From C. Hering's Guiding Symptoms of our Materia Medica

Nitrite of Amyl
C10H11O, NO3.

Discovered by Ballard in 1844
- proposed as a medicine by Guthrie in 1859,
- introduced into the Materia Medica of Old School in 1866.
Introduced into our School in 1871.
Proved by T. F. Allen and published in his Encyclopedia in 1874.
Again proved by the Boston School and published by C. Wesselhoeft in 1876,
- a first-rate proving, which could not be dispensed with.
There are very few cures on record, mostly palliations of incurable cases;
- but it is of the utmost importance as regards euthanasia

EH Query File

Here is the EH Query file for you to install in your own program.

1. To download the file, right click on this link. Choose "Save File As", "Save Link As", or "Save Target As", depending on your browser.

2. Many browsers will change the file extension to .htm when you download. Be sure that the file name ends with .qry. If your browser has changed the extension, change it back to .qry

3. Open EH, go to the Find Window (F4) and chose the Search pull down menu. Select Recall the Query.

4. Double click on the query file you would like to open. You will then find the same query that was used to create the analysis screenshot for that remedy.

5. To view the analysis in EH, hit the function key (F8) and you will see the analysis for that query.

Note: EH owners who download these queries may get different results, based on the database of books they own. In particular, the Vermeulen books seem to be of great help in answering these exercises.