Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Macrotinum may help, unprocessed Macrotinum may be best avoided.
Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Macrotinum in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
"Resinoid" from Cimicifuga Racemosa Cimicifuga racemosa.
Authority. Dr. C. P. Seip, Trans. of Penn. Hom. Med. Soc. (eighth and ninth annual sessions), provings with the 3d trit., doses 3 or 4 grains, three times a day, gradually increasing the quantity until 24 grains a day were taken.
The whole muscular system seems exhausted after the least exertion.
Great restlessness; must move about, the mind feels easier but doing so.
Desire to move about constantly, but feels so weak and tired as hardly to be able to get on his feet, yet after walking awhile he feels better, but soon relapses into his previous feeling of weakness.
▲ MODALITIES ETC
(Morning), Pain in occiput; muscae volitantes; early, relieved after stool, pain in umbilical region.
(Evening), Headache; nausea, etc.
(Night), In bed, palpitation of heart.
(Open air), Congestion of eyes.
(Motion), The acute pains; throbbing headache.
(Pressure), Dull headache; pain in small of back.
(Sleep), Dull headache.
(Walking), Feeling of weakness.
Melancholy; at times very irritable; relieved when menstruation sets in.
She feels miserable; words cannot express how badly she feels.
He is constantly troubling himself about something.
Fear of impending danger.
More or less fear; apprehensive; thinks she has some incurable disease.
Suspicious of everybody; thinks she has not told the truth in regard to herself.
Mind is dull, heavy; can't collect her thoughts long enough to write a few lines.
She sits for a long time thoughtless; moving her hands and feet; frequent sighing.
Great forgetfulness, with inability to concentrate her ideas, which makes her very angry.
Headache in the evening, relieved as soon as eructations and nausea set in.
Headache, preceded by lachrymation.
Dull headache, commencing in the occiput, gradually extending to the vertex and forehead; temporarily relieved by pressure; by sleep; next day soreness in the eyeballs, aggravated by pressure.
Severe sharp pain over the left eye, extending through the head to the occipital protuberance.
Throbbing headache in the afternoon, increasing towards evening, worse during motion, must lie perfectly quiet.
Pain in the occiput, in the morning.
Dark circles around the eyes a week before menstruation, which disappear after the menses have set in.
Eyes congested, particularly towards the inner canthus, worse in the open air.
Twitching of the upper eyelids.
Increased lachrymation while reading.
Eyeballs feel enlarged and sensitive to pressure.
Muscae volitantes before the right eye, in the morning.
Face suddenly becomes flushed and hot.
Dry, sticky feeling in the mouth.
Tongue is pale and feels heavy.
Tongue slightly coated, yellowish; sense of taste impaired.
Dryness in throat, causing frequent hawking and coughing.
Darting pains in the chest (both sides), with palpitation of the heart.
Pain in the left side of the chest, extending through to the back.
Sudden sharp pains a little below the left nipple.
The mammae feel sore; heaviness in the extremities before menstruation.
Pain as if it were in the heart, extending down the left arm to the fingers, with palpitation.
Wakes up at night with palpitation of the heart.
Palpitation from the least excitement or exertion.
Frequent palpitation at night in bed.
▲ BACK AND NECK
Sensation in the neck as if the muscles were too short.
Pain in the whole back, as if all of the muscles were bruised.
Pulsating pain in the lumbar region, relieved by supporting the back (in the chair, or by pressure of the hands).
Pulsating pain in small of the back, relieved by pressure, and after menstruation.
Sharp cutting pain in the umbilical region, early in the morning, relieved after stool; large papescent stool.
During menstruation, bearing-down pain, with sensation of tightness around the hips.
Nausea and eructations, in the evening.
Faint feeling in the epigastrium, extending over the whole chest and head, followed immediately by a throbbing sensation over the whole body.
Faintness in the epigastrium, brought on by meeting any person with whom he is acquainted. (This symptom cannot be better described than by stating that it is similar to that produced by a sudden fright).
▲ RECTUM, ANUS, STOOL
Large papescent stool.
Alternate constipation and diarrhoea.
▲ GENITALS ETC
Frequent desire to urinate, but in normal quantity.
Frequent desire, with profuse flow of pale urine.
Dysmenorrhoea; pain not relieved for several hours after the flow has commenced.
Menses scanty and dark; clotted; afterwards increased in quantity.
Suppression of menses for six weeks.
▲ EXTREMITIES, LIMBS
Weakness in both arms, and inability to move them.
Pain in the left shoulder shooting down to the fingers.
Dull pain in the right arm from the elbow to the shoulder.
Heaviness of the legs as if very tired.
Pain in the muscles of the thigh.
Pain in left knee, on inside of patella and right ankle.
The muscles in the calves of the legs feel as if too short.
Sleep and dreams
Sleeplessness till 2 A.M.
Disturbed sleep; dreams much of trouble and danger.
Dreams of being on high places, and is in danger of falling.
When falling asleep, starts up suddenly for fear he will fall, or to avoid danger.