It acts upon nerve centres producing twitching, convulsions and pain. Its action upon the brain causes furious excitement and perversion of special senses. Circulation in blood vessels and capillaries becomes active causing congestion, throbbing, and dilatation of arteries. Mucous membranes become dry. Its effects are sudden and violent. BURNING HEAT, BRIGHT REDNESS and DRYNESS are very marked. HOT; body, part, discharges etc. Redness occurs in streaks. SEVERE NEURALGIC PAIN, that comes and goes suddenly. FULLNESS; CONGESTION esp. to head and SWELLING are other characteristic features. PAINS ARE THROBBING; SHARP; CUTTING; SHOOTING; or clawing, of maddening severity; coming and going in repeated attacks. Discharges are hot and scanty. SPASMS; SHOCKS; JERKS and TWITCHING. CONSTRICTIONS occur in parts of the body like throat, vagina etc. or in whole body. Sensitive to LIGHT, NOISE’ JARRING. Epileptic attacks are followed by nausea and vomiting. Convulsions commence in the arm. Spasms are followed by prolonged unconsciousness. Throws body forwards and backwards; chorea. Acts as a prophylactic in scarlet fever. Exophthalmic goitre, with extreme thyroid toxaemia. Hydrophobia. Useful in air-sickness. Its influence is felt more in intelligent and plethoric persons who are jovial and entertaining when well, but violent when sick, therefore a great children’s remedy. Ill effects of hair cutting, head getting wet. Sausages. Sun. Walking in wind or draft. Haemorrhages, hot. Heat in body; parts are hot, swollen, and dry. Right sided symptoms. Great children's remedy. Scarlet fever and also prophylactic.
Adapted to bilious, lymphatic, plethoric constitutions, persons who are lively and entertaining when well, but violent and often delirious when sick.
Great liability to take cold, sensitive to drafts of air especially when uncovering the head, from having a haircut
Quick sensation and motion, eyes snap and move quickly
Pains come suddenly lasts indefinitely and cease suddenly
Imagines he sees ghosts, hideous faces and various insects, black animals, dogs, wolves.
Convulsions during teething with fever, come on suddenly, head hot, feet cold.
Tonsils enlarged; throat feels constricted; difficult deglutition; worse, liquids. Sensation of a lump.
Violent palpitation, reverberating in head, with labored breathing. Palpitation from least exertion. Throbbing all through body. Dichrotism. Heart seemed too large. Rapid but weakened pulse.
Very much sleepy, but cannot sleep.
Boring the head into the pillow.
The transverse colon protudes like a pad,
Dry and hot ; swollen, sensitive; burns scarlet, smooth. Eruption like scarlatina, suddenly spreading. Erythema; pustules on face.
A high feverish state with comparative absence of toxæmia. Burning, pungent, steaming, heat. Feet icy cold. Superficial blood-vessels, distended. Perspiration dry only on head. No thirst with fever.
Boils in first stage before pus formation. There is redness, swelling and heat of the part. Skin shows a uniform, smooth, shining scarlet redness. Skin is dry, hot and burning.
Great children's remedy. Epileptic spasms followed by nausea and vomiting. Goiter swelling of neck with protrusion of eyes.
Throbbing, Hammering, Headache worse temples; worse motion; better letting hair down; laying the hand on head; bending head backwards. Feeling in the brain like swashing of water. It rises and falls in waves.
Worse: Draught. after noon. lying dow., Touch. Company. Pressure. Motion. Hanging down affected part. Afternoon. Lying down. Looking at shining objects or running water. Jar. Noise
Better: semi-erect. Light covering. Bending backward, semi-erect. Rest in bed. Standing. Leaning head against something. Bending or turning the affected part.
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