This remedy acts principally upon the brain and circulatory system. Delirium tremens with sleeplessness, coldness, and tremor. Hydrothorax and ascites. Impotence. Sense of lightness and Tightness affecting whole body, especially chest. Seems to be a True galactogogue. Marked action on extremities.
Antidotes: Acet-ac.; Coff.
Compare: Nabalus - Prenanthes Serpentaria - Rattlesnake root - White Lettuce, similar to Lactuca Virosa, (chronic diarrhoea, worse after eating, nights and towards morning. Pain in abdomen and rectum; emaciation. Constipation and somnolence; susceptible to aura of others. Dyspepsia, with acid burning eructation. Craving for acid food. Leucorrhoea with throbbing in uterus); Lach.; Kali-carb.; Spiranthes (galactagogue).
▲ ▼ MIND (click for more)
Stupefaction of sense
▲ ▼ HEAD (click for more)
Dull, heavy, confused, dizzy
Headache, with affections of respiratory organs.
Heat of face and headache, with general coldness
▲ ▼ ABDOMEN (click for more)
Colic in early morning, abdomen tense, relieved somewhat by evacuation and passing of wind.
Sensation of weight, of fullness; borborygmi; abundant emission of wind
▲ ▼ GENITALS (click for more)
Female; Promotes catamenia
▲ ▼ CHEST (click for more)
chest; pain; bursting; on coughing; ;
Constant tickling cough
Incessant, spasmodic cough, as if chest would fly to pieces
Squeezing sensation in lower chest.
Suffocative breathing from dropsy of the chest
▲ ▼ EXTREMITIES, LIMBS (click for more)
Coldness and numbness of feet and legs
Cramps in shin bones, extending to toes and side of leg involving calves.
Lame hip down left side; worse walking
Tremor of hands and arms
▲ ▼ SLEEP (click for more)
Deep, comatose sleep.
Restless; impossible to get to sleep
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