Acts on the nervous system, especially on pneumo-gastric region. Useful in migraine and neuralgia of spermatic cord. Burning pains and stitches. “Pulled upward” and “from behind forward” pains.
BETTER, by rubbing, eructation, open air.
WORSE, after eating, from 2 to 9 p.m.
Compare: Puls.; Ars.; Silic.; Sepia.
Antidotes: Camph.; Op.
Third to thirtieth potency and higher.
▲ ▼ HEAD (click for more)
Itching, burning vesicles; better, friction
Malar bones feel pulled forcibly upward
Migraine with polyuria.
Tearing pain, with sadness and irritability; worse after dinner; relieved by rubbing
▲ ▼ EYE (click for more)
Glistening bodies before eyes
Lachrymation when eating
Smarting in eyes; misty vision
Twitching of lids ( Agar
▲ ▼ NOSE (click for more)
Watery, excoriating discharge; worse in open air.
▲ ▼ FACE (click for more)
Malar bone feels pulled upward
Twitching of lips
Toothache, Better pressing teeth together.
▲ ▼ MOUTH (click for more)
Bites cheek while eating ( Caust
.) Tongue feels sore
Greasy feeling in mouth.
▲ ▼ THROAT (click for more)
Air feels cold.
Sore, dry, constricted
▲ ▼ ABDOMEN (click for more)
Flatulence and rumbling
After stool, bruised pain in abdomen.
Ineffectual urging to stool, with burning in anus
Stomach; Sensation As if water were in stomach; of coldness, of constriction, and of burning; better, eructations.
▲ ▼ URINE (click for more)
Greenish urine, frequent and urgent want to urinate, with tenesmus and scanty emission
Itching in urethra.
▲ ▼ GENITALS (click for more)
Female; Early and scant menstruation; flow black.
Pressure in the perineum
Testicles feel seized and pulled forcibly upward; worse, right
Male; Desire increased; ejaculation too soon
Pain along spermatic cord to testicles
▲ ▼ RESPIRATION (click for more)
Stitches in breast from behind forward.
Asthma from suppressed foot-sweat
Chest feels constricted
▲ ▼ EXTREMITIES, LIMBS (click for more)
Cracking of vertebrae on raising head ( Aloe
Fish-brine odor of sweat of heels.
Rheumatic pain in shoulders
Sprained feeling in small of back
▲ ▼ SKIN (click for more)
skin; itching; gnawing, biting;
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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.