Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Ignatia in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.
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Great heaviness of the head, as if it were full of blood.
Cramp-like pressure on the forehead and occiput, with obscuration of sight, redness of the face, and weeping.
Skin across forehead feels drawn, with a lost and drowsy feeling, and thousands of stars float before sight.
Piercing and shooting tearings, deep in the brain and forehead, amel. by lying down.
Trembling of the head.
Throwing of the head backwards (during spasms); amel. by heat.
Pressive headache, esp. above the root of the nose, and often accompanied by inclination to vomit, agg. or amel. by stooping.
Stinging pain, from within to without in the forehead.
Painful sensation of expansion in the head, as if the cranium were going to burst, esp. when conversing, reading, or listening to another.
Pain, as from a bruise in the head, esp. in the morning, on waking.
The headaches are agg. by coffee, brandy, tobacco-smoke, noise, strong smell, from reading and writing; from the sunlight; from moving the eyes; amel. when changing the position and when lying on the painful side.
Headaches with zigzags before the sight.
Headache, as if a nail were driven into the brain; or out through the side of the head; amel. when lying on painful side.
Pressive headache in the forehead and vertex.
Pressive, pulsative headache.
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