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Sep 3, 2014



A remedy for hysteria and nervous paroxysms, fainting fits and convulsions, catalepsy, etc . The characteristic condition being aggravation by cold; there is great sensitiveness to air. Much nervous trembling and frequent fainting. Great flatulence. Diseases do no follow a normal course. Coldness. Tension in muscles, skin and mind.

Mind:- Uncontrollable laughter. Scolding. Anxiety, with palpitation; starting as if frightened. Sexual hypochondriasis.

Head:- Compressive pain over root of nose. Pressure on top of head. Vertigo on least motion; sensation as if falling from a great height. Scalp sensitive. Sounds in ears as from the report of a cannon.

Stomach:- Desire for black coffee, stimulants. Aversion to food. Everything tastes flat. With stomach symptoms, anxiety in chest. Distended. Faints with eating. Abdomen greatly distended. Spasmodic, nervous hiccough. [ Hydr-ac.;Sul-ac.;Ign.;Caj. ]

Urinary:- Profuse urination. Diabetes.

Male:- Violent desire; involuntary emissions. Impotence, associated with diabetes. [Coca.] Premature senility. Nausea and vomiting after coition.

Female:- Menses too early, too profuse, with disposition to faint. [Nux. M.; Verat. ] Sexual desire, with intolerable titillation in parts. Drawing and pushing in the direction of the genitals; sensation as if menses would appear.

Respiratory:- Tightness of chest, is obliged to take deeper breath. Sudden constriction of larynx and trachea. Difficult respiration; chest oppressed; hysterical spasm of chest; asthma. Spasm of glottis. Impending paralysis of lungs. Asthma, with intense anxiety, fear and smothering sensation. Cough ceases, mucus cannot be expectorated. Globus hystericus.

Heart:- Hysterical palpitation. Trembling around heart. Weak pulse and fainting.

 Better, in open air, rubbing.
Worse, cold.
The open air is felt very, very cold.

Compare: Nux m.; Asaf.; Valer.; Sumb.; Ign.; Castm.
Compatible: Ambr.
Antidotes: Camph.; Coff.

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