Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Conium Mac in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.
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65, Geo. G. Sigmond, M.D., Lancet, 1836-7 (2), p. 647, Bergius speaks of some children who ate the root; 66, ibid., effects on a man; 67, Dr. Bouchardat, Répertoire de Pharm., August, 1850 (Chemist, London, 1850-51, p. 141), a young woman swallowed a strong dose of the juice; 68, X. Landerer, Pharm. Journ., Third Ser., vol. vi, 1875, p. 496, effect of chewing a small piece of the root; 69, E. W. Berridge. U. S. Med. Invest., New Ser., vol. iv, 1876, p. 574, Mr. --- took 10 drops of tinct. in water (first day); 20 drops (third day).
Intoxication, vertigo, great heat, and pain in the stomach, quickly followed; then convulsions, epilepsy, distortions of the eyes, flowing of blood from the ears, the jaws so shut that no force could open them, efforts to vomit, but nothing thrown up; singultus,
Delirium, with constant heat of the stomach and inextinguishable thirst were of long continuance, followed by an erysipelatous tumor in the neck,
Unconscious; eyelids firmly closed; force was necessary to open them; pupils dilated; respiration, though weak, was performed in a satisfactory manner; pulse small, 82; skin, although not icy, was cold; some slight spasmodic movements in the superior members and in the muscles of the face,
Giddiness; headache; symptoms of amblyopia,
Horrid dreams, from which he woke in fright, about 3 or 4 A.M., with feeling of distension of stomach, relieved by lying on it. A nervous feeling, and slight palpitation of heart, like nightmare (fifth to eighth days),
An alkaloid from Conium maculatum, L.
Formula, C8H15N. (Conicine).
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