It acts predominantly on heart when it is affected after rheumatism, influenza or nephritis, where the muscles of the heart are in the stage of fatty degeneration. It regulates the pulse, increases the contracting power of the heart, with increased urinary secretion. It is valuable in cardiac dropsy, hydrothorax; ascites and anasarca. Pains wander from place to place. Arrhythmia. It is not cumulative in action. Compensatory hypertrophy of heart in cardiac stenosis and mitral regurgitation.
Vertigo worse on rising, turning the head quickly or lying down; with palpitation. Aching from occiput around temples to eyes. Scalp feels light.
Tongue sore, feels scalded. No thirst.
Faint feeling in epigastric region with vertigo better out of doors.
Heavy weight; bowels seem as if breaking worse bending.
Urging to urinate. Albuminuria; urine scanty, oily pellicle on urine.
Frequent desire to take a deep breath. Dyspnoea worse touching back. Dry tickling, cardiac cough.
Weak, fatty, arrhythmic. Precordial pain, palpitation and dyspnoea. Pulse rapid, irregular.
Neck and Back
Spine and neck stiff; aching pain with tired feeling.
Sleeplessness with rambling thoughts, or horrible dreams.
Vesicles on the skin.
Conv; Crat; Dig; Strop.
5 to l0 drops of tincture.