Aceticum acidum (acet-ac.)

Exercise 50 - 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.

Aceticum acidum (acet-ac.)

RADAR Keynotes for Aceticum acidum (acet-ac.)

* Wasting diseases.

- Anxiety about his declining health; his children.
- Fear something bad will happen (Chin-s.). Fear of people, strangers, water.
- Complaining in a peevish way. Irritable, < with headache.
- < Emotional excitement.
- Tormenting panic-attacks with feeling of suffocation. Sighing.
- Ailments from grief, vexation.
- Weakness of memory. Dull, indifferent.
- Confusion: Does not recognize his children; esp. during fever.
- Children: Peevish, complaining, des. to be carried,
av to be touched on head.

- Remedy for WASTING DISEASES like tuberculosis, pernicious
anemia, ancer, aids; old opium users.
- Anaemia, emaciation, loss of appetite, weakness, cachexia.
- Night-sweat, burning thirst, cough, diarrhea, vomiting, polyuria.
- Face pale, waxy, bluish lips, sunken eyes with dark circles.
- Dropsy. (DD: Apis: thirstless).
- Hectic fever with coughing and night-sweats.
- Effects from chloroform.
- > Lying on abdomen.
- < COLD; sleeping on back.

- Aversion: Cold drinks, salty things.
- < Cold drinks, vegetables.

- Pain from abuse of narcotics, since narcosis.

- Pale, waxy, emaciated, with bluish lips.
Eyes sunken, surrounded by dark rings.

- Cancer. Violent burning followed by coldness and
cold sweat on forehead.
- Severe gastritis.
- Stomach as if full of sour, vinegar (like the remedy).
- EXTREME, burning THIRST.

- Flatulence, distention.
- Colic-like pains.
- Sore to touch.
- Sinking sensation while lying on back.

- Chronic diarrhea.
- Hemorrhage.

- Profuse urination.

- Impotency from weakness.
- Semen passes at stool.

- Menses profuse. Metrorrhagia.

- Croup.

- Chronic hacking cough.

- Hemoptysis.

- Pain > lying on abdomen.

- Weakness and lameness. Paralytic sensations.
- Edema of lower limbs with diarrhea (phtisis).

- Naevi.
- Waxy skin.

- Lying on back impossible.

DD: Agn., Apis., Ars., Carb-ac., Chin., Nit-ac., Phos., Tub.

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.