The characteristic symptoms relate mainly to the brain and nervous
system, connected with gastro-intestinal disturbance. Anguish,
crying, and expression of uneasiness and discontent, lead to this
remedy most frequently in disease in children, during dentition,
summer complaint, when, with the diarrhoea, there is Marked inability
to digest milk, and poor circulation. Symptoms set in with Violence.
BETTER in open air and company.
Worse, 3 to 4 A.M. and evenings; warmth, summer.
Compare: Athamanta(confused head, vertigo better lying down, bitter
taste and saliva. Hands and feet icy cold); Antimon.; Calc.; Ars.;
Cicuta. Complementary: Calc.
▲ ▼ MIND (click for more)
Idiocy may alternate with furor and irritability.
Sees rats, cats, dogs, etc
Inability to think, to fix the attention
Restless, Anxious, crying
▲ ▼ HEAD (click for more)
Hair feels pulled
Occipital pain extending down spine;
better lying down and by pressure
Feels bound up, or in a vise
Head symptoms relieved by expelling
flatus ( Sang
.) and by stool
drowsiness, with palpitation; head hot after vertigo ceases.
▲ ▼ EYE (click for more)
Rolling of eyes on
Eyes drawn downward; pupils dilated.
Photophobia; Swelling of meibomian glands
▲ ▼ EAR (click for more)
Sense of something hot from ears
▲ ▼ NOSE (click for more)
Herpetic eruption on tip of
Frequent ineffectual desire to sneeze.
Stopped up with much thick mucus
▲ ▼ FACE (click for more)
Expression anxious, full of pain;
Linea nasalis marked.
face; appearance as if dead (see sunken);
face; expression; anxious;
face; skin; drawn, pulled;
face; skin; out-breaks on skin; cold sores, herpes; nose; ;
PUFFED, red-spotted, collapsed
▲ ▼ MOUTH (click for more)
Burning and pustules in throat,
with difficult swallowing.
Tongue seems too long
▲ ▼ ABDOMEN (click for more)
Cold, internal and external, with aching pain in bowels
Violent vomiting of a white frothy matter
Regurgitation of about an half hour
abdomen; stomach; indigestion; after milk; ;
abdomen; stomach; vomiting;
abdomen; stomach; vomiting; after drinking; after milk; ;
abdomen; stomach; vomiting; milk;
abdomen; stomach; vomiting; milk; curdled;
followed by exhaustion and drowsiness.
Hungry after vomiting
at sight of food
Painful contraction of stomach
Stomach feels turned upside down, with
burning feeling up to the chest
Intolerance of milk; vomiting as soon as swallowed or in large
Tearing pains in the stomach
extending to oesophagus.
sweat and great weakness, accompanied by anguish and distress,
followed by sleepiness
▲ ▼ RECTUM (click for more)
rectum; cholera; in babies; ;
rectum; diarrhoea; in children; ;
▲ ▼ STOOL (click for more)
Cutting pain in bladder, with frequent urging
Undigested, thin, greenish, preceded by colic, with tenesmus,
and followed by exhaustion and drowsiness
Cholera infantum; child
cold, clammy, stupid, with staring eyes and dilated pupils
affections in old age.
constipation; feels as if all bowel action is lost
Pain in kidneys.
▲ ▼ GENITALS (click for more)
Lancinating pains in sexual organs
Pimples; itching when warm
Swelling of mammary glands, with lancinating pains.
▲ ▼ RESPIRATION (click for more)
Sufferings render patient speechless.
Difficult, oppressed, anxious respiration; crampy constriction
▲ ▼ CHEST (click for more)
Pulse rapid, hard and small.
Violent palpitation, with vertigo, headache and restlessness
▲ ▼ BACK (click for more)
Aching in small of back.
Back feels as if in
Want of power to stand up or hold head up
▲ ▼ EXTREMITIES, LIMBS (click for more)
Fingers and thumbs clenched
of hands and feet
Squinting of eyes downward.
Weakness of lower extremities
▲ ▼ SLEEP (click for more)
Disturbed by Violent startling; cold perspiration
vomiting or stool Child is so exhausted, it falls asleep at once.
▲ ▼ FEVER (click for more)
Profuse, cold sweat
Great heat; no thirst
Must be covered during
▲ ▼ SKIN (click for more)
Eruption around joints
Skin of hands dry and shrunken
body covered with clammy sweat
Excoriation of thighs in walking
lymphatic glands swollen
▲ ▼ GENERALITIES (click for more)
generalities; eating and food; milk;
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Entries on a white background are from Boericke's Materia Medica. Entries on a green background are from a reversed Kent's repertory, with some alterations to modernise the language. Uses are based on traditional homeopathic practice and have not been reviewed by the FDA.