Ammonium benzoicum

Natural History.
      Benzoate of Ammonia. NH4 C7 H5 O2.
      Solution in distilled water.

Clinical.
      Albuminuria.
      Dropsy.
      Gout.
      Indigestion.
      Ranula.
      Rheumatism.

Characteristics.
      The chief symptoms of this salt (which has been proved) are: Head heavy, stupid.
      Urine scanty, smoky.
      Right kidney sensitive to pressure.
      Gout with fluid in great toe-joint or with lithates.
      The right side is most affected.

Relations.
      It is similar in its action to the Ammonias and to Benzoic acid. Also to Gnaph. (gouty concretions), Caustic., Terebe., Urt-u.

Eyes.
      Feeling of swelling and soreness, apparently in the puncta and saccus lachrymalis.
      Lids swollen.

Taste and Tongue.
      Swelling under tongue, right side, like ranula.

Stomach.
      Eructation of food without acidity, with apparent weakness of digestion, or acid eructations.
      Increased warmth in stomach.

Urinary Organs.
      Sensation of internal soreness on pressure in leaning the back against the cushioned back of a carriage in region of right kidney.
      Bloated face, eyelids swollen, head heavy stupid, urine scanty smoky.
      (Albuminuria.)
      Urine smoky-looking, scanty, strong-smelling.

Respiratory Organs.
      Increased mucus in larynx causes frequent hawking and spitting.

Back.
      Pains across sacrum, with urgency to stool.