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Aconitum Napellus - Eyes symptoms - T.F. Allen

Aconitinum, Aconite, Aconitum, Monkshood, Aconit napel Acon.

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HPUS indication of Aconitum Napellus: Fear
Common symptoms: Fear, Chills, Colds, Cough, Eye pain, Dizziness.

Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Aconite in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.

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Pupils very much dilated,

Immediately swelling of the lids, great redness, lachrymation etc., of the eye to which it was applied, and also great contraction of the pupil,

Both her eyes became very bloodshot (after a few days),

Eyes fixed,

Very acute burning sensation, redness of the conjunctiva of the lids and eyeball, lachrymation. Pupils at times dilated, at other times contracted; after an hour the dilatation was constant, there was only a rim of Iris Versicolor iris. After twelve hours the dilatation still continued,

Dilatation of the pupils, etc.

Pupil contracted,

Alternate contraction and dilatation of the pupil,

Partial blindness, with dilatation of the pupils.

Pupil dilated (both from internal and local use),

Dimness of vision,

Staring eyes,

Glassy eyes,



Protruding and swollen,

Protruding and fixed,


(Distorted, with gnashing the teeth about midnight, )


The look becomes wandering,

The eyes turn upward, so that only the whites are seen,

Eyes very movable,

Sparkling (19d.).

Dimness of eyes,

Eyes become yellowish,

Eyes dull, encircled by blue rings,

Eyes seem tightly constricted,

(Cold feeling in eyes in open air, )

Burning in eyes, twitching, and vision of sparks,

Burning and itching of the eyes and lids, makes him rub them; the eyes are very sensitive to the air, but not to the light,

Inflammation extremely painful (chemosis),

Burning, and pressure in left eye and over the brow,

Burning, first in one then in other,

Sensation as if eyes were much swollen (5h.),

Pressure in eyes, most felt on looking down or around, with heat in them,

Sensitiveness of eyes,

Sticking and tearing pains around the eyes, especially worse nights,

Lachrymation, more particularly in the evening and at night; *the edges of lids are sore, red, and inflamed (1 d.).

Lachrymation when coughing,

Pricking and biting in lids like beginning coryza, evenings,

Dryness of upper lid; almost causing a pressure in eyes (4h.),

Hard, red swelling of right upper lid, with feeling of tension, especially in the morning,

Slight irritation of the edges of the lids, which were almost raw from the violence of the lachrymation,

Marked pain at right internal canthus, dull and deepseated,

Several times repeated sensations, as if left upper lid was long, heavy, and hung down as if paralyzed (though it looked natural),

Heaviness of lids, they seem too heavy on raising them,

Rough feeling, as of sand in left internal canthus (13h., lasted two minutes),

Lids swollen hard, with tensive sensation, they are red and hot,

Lids convulsively closed as from irresistible sleepiness,

Conjunctiva, especially toward internal canthus, highly injected,

The balls feel enlarged, as if coming out of the orbit, and stretching the lids,

Pain in the interior of the eye, as if it would be pressed out when the lids are opened; the pain extends to the supraorbital region and interior of the brain (21h.),

Sensitiveness of upper part of ball on moving it, as if it were pressed out of the orbit; relieved by stooping; changed to a dull pain on bending the head back,

Pressure on upper lid, and sensation as if the whole ball were pressed into the orbit, which makes the eye pain as if crushed,

Severe pressure, sometimes stinging or burning in the front part of the ball,

Sense of pressure in the right ball,

Fine sticking pains in the right ball during the course of a half hour, momentary (4h.),

Pupils dilated (immediately),

Pupils dilated; right nearly oval, left irregularly polygonal,

Pupils contracted, ,

Photophobia (6-12h.),

Cannot look at strongly lighted objects without blinking,

Sight weak (long lasting),

Eyes dazzled on coming to consciousness,

Sharp vision,

Photomania, desire for bright light (3h.),

Warmth and undulation in eyes with involuntary half closing the lids, and a feeling as if it were too dark to read in a well-lighted room (12 d.),

As though she were removed from a narrow dark room to a light one; after bleeding,

Dimness of vision (several).

Vision as through a veil,

Dim vision with wide-open eyes,

Cloudiness came before vision,

Loss of vision,

Cloudiness of vision with sense of giddiness,

On going out in the evening from a half dark room into the street; flickering before eyes, the lamp-light quivered; he could with difficulty see the passers; he seemed to see worse at a short than at a long distance; he became anxious and dizzy on account of it,

Flickering before eyes,

Black spots floating before the sight,

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