Night emission or night fall is a term applied to the involuntary discharge of semen during sleep. Such discharges sometimes occurs during the day also but mostly at night and thus they are also called night discharges.
In the beginning such discharges take place by an amorous and sexual dream and consequently erection is attained fully and semen is discharged. Once this disease is not cured, such discharges take place quite frequently even without dreams and erection. If night emission takes place quite frequently it should not be ignored.
If the discharges take place before twenty years of age and that too at very short intervals, it indicates that the sexual system has gone out of order.
The following precautions are advised to check frequent night emission:
There are following remedies which are helpful in the treatment of night emission:
Cantharis - seminal emission at night, followed by a disagreeable burning heat all over the body, great anxiety, heaviness, inability to sleep for the rest of the night; night emission followed by shivering lasting for an hour or two and sleeplessness for the night; partial blindness for an hour or two after night emission; great despondency, inability to apply himself to work and thus life becomes a burden; frightful satyriasis; violent painful priapism, discharge of blood instead of semen.
Caladium - penis is too flabby after masturbation; nocturnal emission occur with or without dreams. It is indicated in the advanced stages when there are no erections. Emissions occurring without any sexual excitement whatever is a good indication for caladium.
Carbolic acid - sexual organs in an unusually relaxed, weakened state during the day, but at night lewd dreams with seminal emission; intense burning itching of genitals.
Calcaria carb - bad effects of early masturbation; night-sweats followed by weakness of mind and body; increased sexual desire provokes emission, but unusual weakness follows indulgence, and ejaculation is tardy; burning and stinging while semen discharges during coition; pressing pain in head and back’ lassitude and weakness in lower extremities; sweat easily.
Argentum met - effects of onanism; seminal emission; almost every night, without erection, with atrophy of penis.
Phosphoric acid - this remedy corresponds to the chronic effects of loss of seminal fluid, such as emissions on three or four consecutive night, weakening the patient greatly. Under phosphoric acid the whole system is weakened.
Anantherum Mur - Great exaltation of venereal appetite, increasing the oftener coitus is performed; venereal desire with impotency; frequent seminal and prostatic losses night emission, with dreams, and unconscious of them.
Argentum Nitricum - this remedy has thick yellow purulent discharges, soreness and swelling of the urethra and sexual dreams with emissions. It is useful for chordee when the urethra seems drawn up in to knots, worse at night.
Nux Vomica - for the bad effects of early masturbation, Nux is an important remedy. It should be given when the patient suffers from headache, frequent involuntary emissions at night, especially toward morning.
Sulphur - in sexual conditions sulphur us useful when the patient is weak and debilitated, suffers from gastric ailments, and has frequent involuntary night emission, exhausting him greatly. The seminal flow is thin and watery and has lost his characteristic properties. The genital organs are relaxed.
Antim crud - nymphomania from checked catamania by taking a bath, with tenderness over the ovarian region; sexual desire and wakeful-ness; night emission with or without voluptuous dreams.
Bufo - longs for solitude, to give himself up to his vice; quick ejaculation, without thrill, with spasms and painful uneasiness of the limbs; frequent nocturnal emissions, followed by debility; slow emission, or entirely absent; aversion to coitus; impotence imbecility with loss of all decency; masturbation or coitus causes convulsions, simulating those of epilepsy, usually followed by profound sleep; inclination to touch the genitals.