1. Children and old people of lax fibre ; fair-complexioned ; also indicated in drunkards.
2. Ailments from fright especially where fear still remains ; fear of impending death.
3. All complaints with great sopor ; no pain, no complaint, no desires.
4. Low types of fever ; mild delirium, constant talking, eyes wide open, face red and puffed ; thinks he is not at home ; later-unconscious, eyes glassy, half closed, pupils contracted, face pale.
5. Cerebral congestions (especially in drunkards) ; heavy, stupid sleep ; bloated, red face ; eyes blood-shot and half closed ; stertorous breathing ; skin covered with hot sweat.
6. Partial or complete local paralysis ; paralysis of brain from sudden retrocession of acute exanthema.
7. Inactivity of all organs especially alimentary tract ; e.g. constipation, no desire for stool ; impacted faeces, incarcerated flatus ; stools hard, round, black ; after long use of purgatives and enemas ; also involuntary. black, offensive stools. Retention of urine with full bladder.
8. No vital reaction ; want of susceptibility to well chosen remedies.
9. Insomnia, bed feels so hot patient cannot lie upon it.
10. Modalities ; < heat ; during and after sleep ; stimulants ; while sweating.
Keynote : inertia.
Dr. AG ClarkeOpium
by Dr. AG Clarke ( Author at Homeopathy Books Online )
Posted on September 11th, 2012 at 11:58 am.
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Keywords: Constipation, Delirium, Exanthema, Fever, Insomnia, Paralysis