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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Lassitude, with trembling.
The patient is soon fatigued, when walking in the open air.
Strong disposition to sleep during day, and early in evening.
Attacks of coma, returning in a tertian type.
Falling asleep late; complaints preventing sleep; sleeping late in the morning; waking frequently during the night; very sleepy in the morning; sleeplessness before midnight; sleepiness without sleep.
Awakens at 3 a.m. and cannot go to sleep again.
Sleeplessness from over-excitement.
Early waking, and lying awake for a long time.
Frequent waking, without apparent cause.
Agitated sleep, with violent ebullition of blood, continued tossing, fantastic, anxious, frightful dreams, and frequent starts (screaming), with fright.
The sleeper fancies himself called by name.
Unrefreshing sleep; sensation in morning, as from insufficient sleep.
Talking, cries, and jerking of limbs, during sleep.
Wanderings, anguish, feverish heat, and agitation in the body, toothache, colic, cough, and many other sufferings at night.
Shooting and pricking pains in the limbs, and other parts of the body.
Burning pains in different parts of the body.
Pains, which are amel. by external heat.
Pains, by fits, with shuddering.
Wrenching pain, esp. on exerting the parts affected, and also at night, in heat of bed.
Rheumatic pains, with swelling of the parts affected, perspiration easily excited, chilliness or shivering, alternately with heat.
Great disturbance, caused by vexation.
Easy benumbing of the limbs (arms and legs) esp. after manual labour.
Stiffness and want of flexibility in the joints.
Easy dislocation and spraining of the limbs.
Tendency to strain the back.
Commotions and jerks in the limbs night and day.
Jerking in the muscles.
Fits of uneasiness, and of hysterical spasms.
Swelling and suppuration of the glands.
Renewal or agg. of several sufferings, during and immediately after a meal.
The symptoms disappear during violent exercise, except when taken on horseback, and are agg. during repose, also in the evening, at night, in the heat of the bed (and in the forenoon).
Painful sensibility of the whole body.
Violent ebullition of blood, even at night, with pulsation throughout the body.
Great swelling of body, with shortness of breath, without thirst.
Heaviness, and physical indolence.
Paroxysms of weakness, and hysterical or other forms of syncope.
Want of energy, sometimes only on waking.
Great tendency to take cold, and sensibility to cold air, esp. in a north wind.
Feverish shivering, syncope, and afterwards coryza, after getting wet.≡ more ...