Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Sepia in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.
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Pain on the head of the humerus, on the tendon of the pectoral muscle, on bending back the arm and touching it.
The arms are very tired and go to sleep while at rest.
Stiffness and sensation of coldness in the arm, as if there was no blood in it, but without any externally sensible coldness.
The arm goes to sleep while resting the head upon it.
Paralytic sensation in the left arm, but proper movement in it, as also in the fingers.
Paralytic sensation in the arm, then throbbing therein.
Drawing down in the arms, even into the fingers (aft. 24 h.).
Twitching in the right arm, then trembling of the hand, so that he cannot write.
Tearing in the arm, from the wrist into the top of the shoulder, so that he can hardly move the arm for pain; when he lets the arm hand down, it gets blue and rigid; most pains are at night, less by day at rest.
On the upper arms externally, just under the shoulder-joint, burning on the skin, as from a vesicatory.
Crawling, humming pain in the upper arm, aggravated by motion and by stooping, going off while at rest and while lying in bed; the pain extends to the shoulder-joint and causes restlessness in the arm, for three days (aft. 24 h.).
Muscular twitching in the upper arm.
Severe bruised pain in the left upper arm.
Bruised pain in the right upper arm, also when moving.
Large blister on each one of the upper arms, with violent itching.
Tearing in the left upper arm, on a small spot above the elbow.
Drawing pain first in the one, then in the other upper arm.
In the bend of the elbows, itching.
Tension in the elbows, as if too short.
Stitches in the elbow-joints.
Brown spots, as large as lentils, on the elbows, and around them the skin looks herpetic.
Itching acridity, posteriorly on both elbows.
In the fore-arm, cramp while walking.
Pressive tearing on the left fore-arm, in and about the bend of the elbow.
Humming in the fore-arms.
Drawing tearing in the lower part of the fore-arm.
Tearing, now in the left fore-arm, now in the right, near the wrist-joint.
Tearing drawing from the outer side of the left hand, through the fore-arm, extending into the elbow.
Red swelling on the fore-arm, with pain, as from pressure on a boil.
In the left wrist, shooting tearing (aft. 5 d.).
Drawing pain in the right wrist-joint.
Tearing in the hand.
Numbness or going to sleep of the hand when he holds anything firmly or carries something in it.
Weakness in the muscles of the hand.
Visible twitching and jerking with shooting pain in the inner muscles of the hand.
Heat in the hands by day, with excitement of mind.
Icy coldness of both hands in the warm room, so that they spread a chill all over the body.
A wart seems to form on the outer side of the hand.
Peeling off of the skin of the palm.
A place on the tip of the index, on which a cicatrix had already formed, begins of itself to bleed again.
A roundish, bright-red spot in the ball of the right hand, with intense itching, not removed by scratching, in the evening.
Large blister on the right thumb, with itching.
The thumb is immovably clenched inward, toward the little finger.
Tearing in the posterior phalanx of the right thumb.
Tensive pain in the middle joints of the fingers, especially on closing them.
Drawing and shooting in all the fingers of the left hand.
Shooting in the middle joints of the fingers.
Gouty drawing in the finger-joints.
Crawling in the extreme tip of the little finger (aft. 3 d.).
Numbness of the right fingers, in the evening.
Violent needle-pricks in the tip of the left thumb.
Painful tickling under the nail of the left index.
Almost painful tickling under the nail of the left index.
Tearing under the nail of the right index.
paronychia on the left index, with severe throbbing and shooting therein (aft. 23 d.).
The index is clenched, from early morning; he could not stretch it out.
Tearing in the posterior joint of the right index.
Between the nates, soreness with burning pain.
Intermitting drawing pressure close above the right natis.
Drawing from the right hip down into the soles of the feet all day (aft. 8 d.).
Spasmodic pain in the hip-joint; she had to walk about to relieve it.
Tearing, cramp-like pain on the hip, extending down into the foot, suddenly while walking about, for eight to ten minutes.
Bruised pain in the right hip-joint, only when lying on that side.
Bruised pain and weakness in the hip-joint, worse when rising, from a chair, so that she could not walk of without holding to something; it became better as she continued to walk.
Tearing pressure above the right hip, toward the back.
Pressure in the right hip-joint close to the abdomen, starting slowly, then increasing and finally gradually diminishing.
Burning tearing on the inner border of the left natis.
Pain in the nates, so that he could hardly sit.
Visible, but painless twitching in a natis and thigh (aft. 8 d.).
Something runs up and down in the left lower limb, like a mouse.
The left lower limb twitches up, while siting, in the forenoon (aft. 4 d.).
Twitching in the left lower limb.
The lower limbs go to sleep while sitting down.
Stiffness of the lower limbs, extending into the hip-joint.
After sitting a while, the lower limbs become quite stiff and go to sleep, with formication in them.
Straining in the left thigh and leg, like as if painful from going to sleep, extending into the soles of the feet (aft. 21 d.).
Numbness from going to sleep and sudden sensation of paralysis of one lower limb while standing.
Great restlessness, in the evening, in one lower limb, as it were, a sort of internal, incomplete itching.
Icy coldness of the lower limbs, from the forenoon till going to sleep (aft. 16 d.).
Trembling of the thighs and knees, with twitching of the muscles of the thighs, while she was not chilly.
The femoral bones ache while sitting, she had to continually change her seat (10th d.).
The posterior muscles of the thighs are very painful, while sitting.
Spasmodic twitching of the muscles of the thighs, while walking.
Tearing in the right thigh, when walking, with pain in the spot when touching it.
Drawing in the thighs (aft. 48 h.).
Drawing pain, extending up the long bones of the thighs.
Pressive shooting tearing pain in the groin, extending into the thigh, when striding and walking (4th d.).
Undulating pain in the upper part of the long bone of the thigh.
Cramp in the thighs, while walking.
Cramp on the inner side of the thighs, while walking.
Attacks of formication in the thigh, extending down to the toes, often for a quarter of an hour at times, several days in succession.
Bruised pain of the thighs when touched, with tension therein while walking.
Paralytic tension in the right thigh and in the hip-joint, while walking.
Painful shooting in the left thigh, while walking (aft. 11 d.).
Tearing stitches in the thighs, while walking; these momentarily deprived the lower limbs of all strength, and almost paralyzed them, attended with chilliness.
Tearing stitches, severe enough to cause screaming, in the left thigh while at rest; then ulcerative pain in the same spot.
Brief pain in the right thigh, in the evening after lying down, but so severe, that she had to remain lying down without moving, for sixteen evenings in succession (aft. 2 d.).
Furuncle on the thigh (aft. 17 d.).
In the knees, a drawing pain.
Gouty drawing in the knees.
Severe drawing pain in the knees, on walking and on rising from a seat.
Drawing pain in the knee-joint, in the evening.
Tearing shooting between the patella and the knee-joint.
Tearing in the right knee, as soon as she gets cold; no pain in it when touching the part.
Tearing about the knees and the ankles, only while sitting and lying down.
Tension in the tendons above the knee, on going up stairs.
Tension about the knee.
Tension in the knee, when walking in the open air.
Shooting in the knee.
Shooting and cutting in the hough.
Shooting just below the patella, when walking fast.
Boring pain in the left knee-joint, while at rest.
Cracking in the knee-joint.
Great weakness in the knees.
Cold knees, at night.
Painful swelling of the knee, with straining in the knee, both at rest and in motion.
Soft, painless swelling on the patella; on kneeling down there is rigor and straining in the knee; the swelling feels numb.
In the legs, restlessness, every evening, with formication therein.
Pressure and drawing in the legs, extending from the knees to the toes, more while sitting and lying down, better while walking.
Slight tearing, between the left knee and the calf.
Heaviness of the legs, extending to the knees, as if they would drop off.
Bruised pain of the knees and tibiae, more when sitting than when walking.
Pain in the tibia and fibula, but especially in the ankles, as if the bone was about to be forced asunder.
Bruised pain of the tibia.
Pain in the tibia, as from a blow.
Bruised pain and weariness of the legs; she irresistibly sank into a slumber full of anxious phantasies.
Sore pain on the tibia, but only when moving.
Tearing, sometimes above, sometimes below the right calf (aft. 14 h.).
Tearing anteriorly, just below the right knee (aft. 32 h.).
Drawing pain in the leg, extending to the heel, with stinging therein.
Drawing pain, deep in the right leg, extending down below the ankle.
Burning in the lower half of the legs, at night in bed, she had to uncover herself.
Tensive pain in the calf (aft. 14 d.).
Bruised pain in the muscles of the calves and the tendons of the knee.
Swelling of both legs (aft. 13 d.).
Swelling between the tibia and the calf (aft. 13 d.).
The swelling of the legs augments while sitting and standing, extending up to the knees, it disappears in walking.
Cramp in the calves, at night (after taking cold).
Tension in the calves.
Drawing tension, like cramp in the calves, extending from the ankle to the knee.
Pressive pain on the lower part of the right calf, as if there would be cramp.
Severe cramp of the calf, at night in bed, while stretching the legs, and on the following day constant straining of the calves, as if too short.
Severe itching on the tibia.
Many itching pimples on the legs.
Pointed pimples on the calves, even up to the knee, which cause itching, and where the clothes press upon them, stinging.
A violent, tickling stitch, on the lower part of the right tibia.
Tensive pain in the tendo Achillis.
The ankle-joint is painful after walking in the open air, as if pressed together.
Tensive pain in the dorsum of the left foot, so that she could not walk on the pavement.
Pressure in the left ankle-joint, as if the boot was too tight.
Pain in the tendons of the ankle-joint while walking, as if they were too short.
Tension in the bend of the tarsal joint, as if too short, when walking (the first day).
Pain in the foot, on walking in the open air, as if a tendon in the ankle had been strained.
Swelling of the feet (aft. 27 d.).
The feet are swollen up from much walking.
Heaviness in the feet, extending to the knees, from early morning.
Buzzing in the foot (aft. 4 d.).
Formication in the feet while standing.
The right foot goes to sleep (aft. 2 d.).
The feet go to sleep, frequently while sitting, especially in the morning.
Tearing in the extreme lower part of the right foot (aft. 11 h.).
Perspiration of the lower limbs, so violent by day that the moisture penetrates through the double covering.
Sweating of the feet.
Profuse sweating of the feet, but without smell or soreness.
Sweating of the feet, especially on the toes, for two weeks.
Profuse sweating of the feet with an unbearable smell; the toes become sore.
Burning in the feet at night.
Heat in the feet, by night.
Tendency to cold feet.
Icy cold feet, in the afternoon and evening, while sitting.
Very cold feet in the evening, chiefly in bed; when this passes off, very cold hands.
Icy cold feet, especially in the evening, even for a long time in bed they do not get warm.
Fetor of the feet which usually perspire.
Stinging pain in the sole, also when touched; she can hardly walk.
Stinging in the dorsum of the foot, especially painful when walking on the pavement.
Eruptive pimples on the dorsum of the foot, severely itching, till they bleed from scratching.
Pricking in the soles of the feet, and pain in the corns.
Tingling or pricking stinging in the soles and on the lower side of the toes, more while at rest than when walking (aft. 4 d.).
Shooting in the sole of the left foot, even while sitting.
Frequent shooting in the sole of the right foot (1st d.).
Tearing in the sole of the right foot, close by the toes.
Frequent cramp on the inner margin of the sole of the foot.
Long-continued cramp in the soles of the feet, in the evening in bed.
Itching on the outer side of the sole of the left foot.
Stinging in the heel, only by night (aft. 41 d.).
Stinging in the heel and in the corn, by day.
Burning, shooting and stinging sore pain in the heel, while sitting down.
Cramp-like shooting in the heel, as if the tendons were too short, in the evening, when undressing and stretching out the foot.
Shooting and tearing in the heel, by day and by night, more painful when treading than when at rest; she was pale and cold, and when touched, the parts felt numb.
She readily gets a blister on the heel from walking.
Tearing in the right little toe.
Tearing in the big toe.
Shooting pressure in the left big toe, more when at rest than when walking.
Burning shooting in the extreme tip of the big toe.
Tickling on the tip of the right big toe.
Bone-pain in the ball of the big toe.
First a tickling then a stinging pain in the anterior joint of the left big toe, frequently recurring.
Cutting in the toes as with a knife, at night, most when lying on the back, with redness of the tips of the toes; in the morning the pain has disappeared (aft. 41 d.).
A toe-nail that for years had been crippled, passes into suppuration, and a new, sound one comes in its stead.
Pain on top of the toes, as if sore and erosive.
Itching on the toes.
Cramp in the toes, recurring for several days.
Cramp in the second toe.
Pressive burning pain in the corn, even in large shoes.
Drawing pain in the corn, in the evening.
Shooting in the corns, even when at rest; when knocking against them, stitches causing screaming (aft. 48 h.).
Burning and shooting in the corn.
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