It affects the NERVES; MIND AND SENSES, producing insensibility of nerves; PAINLESSNESS, depression; drowsy stupor, torpidity and general sluggishness of function and lack of vital reaction; a kind of negative state. Excretions, except of skin are checked. Voluntary motions are lessened. Loss of power; of concentration; self control, and judgement. Paralysis; painless; of brain, tongue, bowels etc. Tremors; twitchings; jerking during sleep. Convulsions; worse heat; of room or bath. Bed seems hot; hunts a cold place. Hot; sweat; hand. Stupid sleep; accompanies all complaints; during spasms; violent chill etc. Epilepsy; in sleep; from approach of strangers (children); from fright; worse glare of light; from anger; insult. Throws limbs or stretches arms at right angle to the body; stupor between spasms. Want of susceptibility to medicines even though indicated. Faints every fifteen minutes. Sensation of bodily well being; great happiness. Painless ulcers. Suppuration. Dropsical swelling of the whole body. Internal dryness. Ill effects of fear, fright, anger, shame, sudden joy; charcoal fumes, sun. Complaints appear with sweat. Complete idiocy from masturbation.
Take 5 drops in half cup of water 3 times a day or as prescribed by the physician OR
Medicate the globules and take 4-6 globules 3 times a day or as prescribed by the physician.
Especially adapted to children and old people; diseases of first and second childhood persons with light hair, lax muscles, and want of bodily irritability.
Want of susceptability to remedies; lack of vital reaction, the well chosen remedy makes no impression
Ailments: with insensibility and partial or complete paralysis; that originate from fright, bad effects of, the fear still remaining; from charcoal vapors; from inhaling gas; of drunkards.
All complaints; with great sopor; painless, complains of nothing; wants nothing.
Spasms: of children, from approach of strangers; from nursing after fright of mother; from crying; eyes half open and upturned. Screaming before or during a spasm
Deep stetorous respiration both on inhalation and exhalation.
Delirium, constantly talking; eyes wide open, face red, puffed; or unconscious, eyes glassy, half-closed, face pale, deep coma; preceded by stupor.
Thinks she is not at home, this is continually in her mind. Picking of bed clothes during sleep.
Delirium tremens: in old emaciated persons; bloated face, stupor, eyes burning, hot, dry; with loud snoring.
Sleep: heavy, stupid; with stetorous breathing, red, face, eyes, half-closed, blood-shot; skin covered with hot sweat; after convulsions. Sleepy, but cannot sleep, sleeplessness with acuteness of hearing, clock striking and cocks crowing at great distance keep her awake.
Loss of breath on falling asleep
Bed feels so hot she cannot lie on it; moves often in search of a cool place; must be uncovered.
Constipation: of children; of corpulent, good-natured women; from inaction or paresis, no desire; from lead poisoning; stool hard, round black balls; faeces protrude and recede
Stool: involuntary, especially after fright; black and offensive; from paralysis of sphincter.
Urine: retained, with bladder full; retention, post-partum or from excessive use of tobacco; in nursing children, after passion of nurse; in fever or acute illness; paralysis of bladder or sphincter.
Opium renders the intestines so sluggish that the most active purgatives lose their power. - Hering.
Persistent diarrhoea in those treated with large doses of the drug. - Lippe.
Sudden retrocession of acute exanthema results in paralysis of brain or convulsions
Marasmus; child with wrinkled skin, looks like a little dried up old man
Vertigo with light headedness which is worse from fright.
Tongue black, paralyzed bloody froth.
Vomiting, with colic and convulsions. Fecal vomiting.
Cough, with dyspnœa and blue face; with bloody expectoration.
Very sleepy, but cannot go to sleep. Distant noise, cocks crowing, etc, keep him awake.
Hot, damp, sweating, Constant desire to uncover. Hot perspiration over whole body except lower limbs.
Fever characterized by stupor, snoring respiration, twitching of limbs, intense thirst and sleepiness. General low temperature with inclination to stupor.
Worse: heat, during and after sleep
Better: cold things, constant walking.
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