Fear: of death; of crowds; of going out. Anything, always fearful. Complaints from exposure to cold, dry cold. Congestions and inflammations, acute, first stage with great anxiety, heat and restlessness; tosses about in agony; throws off covering. Inflammatory fever.
Nervous symptoms, twitchings, spasms, convulsions, neuralgias; chills without shaking < at menstrual period. Muscular rheumatism; stiff neck, drawing head back; …
Sense of fullness and pulsation in various organs and veins (especially plethoric), as if too full of blood. Constant dull …
Is one of our best remedies for vomiting in children. The milk comes up as soon as swallowed, by a great effort, after which the child becomes greatly relaxed and drowsy; or if the milk stays down longer it finally comes up in very sour curds, so large that it would seem almost impossible the child could have ejected them.
Ears, face, nose and skin in general, red and itch as if from chilblains. Twitching in eyelids (especially), face, extremities, even choreaic jerkings, which cease during sleep. Spinal column painful and sensitive to touch, aching extending into the lower limbs.
Coryza with frequent sneezing and profuse acrid discharge, corroding upper lip and nose. Lachrymation also profuse but bland. (Euph. reverse). Cold extends to the bronchi, with profuse secretion of mucus; coughing and much rattling (Chelidon).
Insecurity of rectum; rectum feels full of heavy fluid, which will fall out, and does, if he does not go to stool immediately. Diarrhea. Solid stool, passing (in large balls) away involuntarily and unnoticed. Great fullness and weight in whole abdomen, with feeling of weight in rectum and hæmorrhoids protruding like a bunch of grapes; > by cold water applied.
Inactivity of the rectum; even the soft stool requires great straining. Anæmia in women, who are hungry for starch, chalk, rags, charcoal, cloves and other ridiculous unnatural; things; potatoes disagree, profuse leucorrhœa. Great heaviness in lower limbs, weak, has to sit down; numbness of heels; sense of hot iron thrust through back.
Nose-bleed when washing the face in the morning. Weak, anæmic, flabby women. Weak, no reaction. Addicted to the smelling bottle. Tendency to gangrenous degeneration of glands, as in scarlatina; the parotids.
One symptom of this remedy that has proved to be a valuable keynote for its administration is: “Sensation of coldness in the back, between the shoulders.” It is generally found in chest affections, such as cough or pains in the chest without cough.