On inhaling this drug, it rapidly dilates all arterioles and capillaries,
producing flushings of face, heat, and throbbing in the head.
- Superficial arterial hyperaemia. Palpitation of the heart
and similar conditions are readily cured by it, especially the
flushings and other discomforts at climacteric. Hiccough and yawning.
Often relieves temporarily epileptic convulsions. Seasickness.
Compare: Glonoine, Lachesis.
Antidotes: Cactus, Strychn.; Ergot.
For Palliations. In all conditions where the blood-vessels are
Spasmodically contracted, as in angina pectoris, epileptic seizure,
megrim, accompanied by cold, pallor, etc., also in paroxysms of
▲ ▼ HEAD (click for more)
Anxiety, as if something might happen; Must have fresh air
Flushings, followed by sweat at
of blood to head and face; sensation as if blood would start through
skins, with heat and redness
▲ ▼ FACE (click for more)
face; congestion (see heat);
▲ ▼ THROAT (click for more)
Constriction; collar seems too tight.
▲ ▼ GENITALS (click for more)
headache and flushes of heat, with anxiety and palpitation.
After-pains; hemorrhage associated with facial flushing
▲ ▼ CHEST (click for more)
Pain and constriction around heart
action of the heart
chest; bubbling sensation in blood (see heat flushes);
chest; heart; palpitations;
Dyspnoea and asthmatic feelings
at slightest excitement.
Great oppression and fullness
of chest; spasmodic, suffocative cough
▲ ▼ EXTREMITIES, LIMBS (click for more)
Veins of hands dilated; pulsations
felt in tips of fingers.
Constant stretching for hours
▲ ▼ FEVER (click for more)
Much flushing of heat; sometimes followed by cold and clammy skin
and profuse sweat
Throbbing throughout whole body
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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.