Homeopathic remedy Sabadilla drug symptoms and indications from Condensed Materia Medica by Constantine Hering, published in 1877….

      Cebadilla STAPF. Liliaceae.


      No response to questions, loss of consciousness, then he jumps up and runs recklessly through the room.

Imagines: himself sick; parts shrunken.

Delirium, during intermittents.

Mania; rage, quieted only by washing head in cold water.

Melancholy, from deep-seated abdominal irritation.

Anxious sensation, with qualmishness.

Easily frightened.

Thinking produces headache.

Mental exertion aggravates headache and produces sleep.

After fright, hysteric paroxysms.


      Vertigo; things turn black before eyes, sensation of fainting; as if things were turning especially when rising from a seat;; more sitting than walking; felt stupid.

Dullness in head in influenza.

Beclouded, as after intoxication, without vertigo or pains.

Inner Head

      Pressure in head, worse in forehead and both temples. Hay fever.

Stitches in temples.

Headache after a walk; on returning to room, a twisting, screwing pain from right side of head to both temples, and after going to bed, spreading over the whole head; returning daily.

Hemicrania, with taenia.

Headache from much thinking, or too close attention.

Outer Head

      Fine prickling stitches in skin of forehead and scalp, when becoming warm.

Burning, crawling, itching on hairy scalp, better from scratching.


      lachrymation when walking on open air, on looking at night, sneezing coughing, or yawning.

Pressure on balls when looking up.

Margins of eyelids red.

Blue rings around eyes.


      Difficulty of hearing.

Severe stitches in left ear.

Jerking pains, with itching in ear.

Itching of ears, with worms.


      Spasmodic sneezing; hay fever.

Fluent coryza; influenza; hay fever.

One or other nostril stuffed up, inspiration through nose labored, snoring.

Itching in nose; agreeable titillation in alae.


      Face feels hot, as after wine; red face and eyes; hay fever.

Swelling on the face, with spotted eruption.

Lower Face

      Can hardly open mouth from pain in joints and muscles with sore throat.

Lips hot, burn as if scalded.

Dry lips.


      Dull. Troublesome pain in carious teeth,, with sore throat.

Toothache, pain often extends over side of face; hot things, cold food, drink or air, produce or increase the pain.

Gums swollen; bluish.

Tongue etc.

      Taste: bitter; sweet; lost.

Tongue: sore, coated thick yellow; white in centre; moist, during fever;feels sore, as if full of blisters.

Cannot protrude tongue, with sore throat.

Pain in tongue and down throat, deglutition difficult.


      Cannot bear anything hot in mouth.

Anything cold in mouth, pains, during sore throat.

Mouth dry; throat sore.

Saliva: seemingly hot during pyrosis; copious; nausea, vomiting and vomiturition; sweetish, collects in mouth; jelly-like.


      Sensation of a skin hanging loosely in throat must swallow over it.

Much tough phlegm in throat; must hawk.

Hawks bright red blood from posterior nares.

Stitches in throat, only when swallowing; tonsils swollen and inflamed, nearly suppurating; left to right.

Tonsillitis after coryza; suppuration; right tonsil remains somewhat swollen and indurated.

Dryness of fauces.

Constricted feeling deep in throat, as if oesophagus would be closed, as after swallowing an acid drink.

Continual desire to swallow; deeply cutting pains, whole body writhes.

Cannot swallow saliva on account of pain, must spit it out. While swallowing and when not swallowing, feeling in throat of a body which he must swallow down.

Can swallow warm food more easily, in sore throat.

In an epidemic of sore throat, all cases which commenced on the left and extended to the right side.

Desires Aversions

      Disgust; for all food; for meat; for sour things; for coffee.

No relish for food until she takes the first morsel, when she makes a good meal. Pregnancy Canine appetite, especially for sweets, farinaceous food, alternating with disgust for meat, wine and sour things.

No thirst, with moist tongue.

Desires for hot drinks. Angina.

Great thirst. Angina.

Nausea and Vomiting

      Eructations: in intermittents:rancid: sour.

Pyrosis, heat up into throat;copious salivation, saliva seemingly as hot as the body, but it is not.

Nausea:with chilliness; regurgitation, vomiturition in intermittents; and regurgitation of bitter mucus, leaving fatty taste.

Vomiting: of bile; with whooping-cough; of lumbrici or worm; frequent nausea and vomiturition, with feeling of foreign body in oesophagus.


      Coldness in stomach.

Empty feeling in stomach.

Spasm of stomach, with short breath and dry cough.

Troublesome pressing bloatedness of stomach,. with loss of appetite.

Beating in left side of gastric region toward the back.

Burning in oesophagus and stomach, vomiturition, cutting in abdomen, loose stool, nervous debility, twitchings.

Corroding. burning pain in stomach, when walking.


      Stitching pains in hypochondria.


      Turning and twitching through whole abdomen, as from a lump.

Spasmodic contraction of abdominal muscles, left side. with burning pains; he bends over to left side.

Sensation as if a ball of thread was moving and turning rapidly through abdomen.

Cutting in bowels, as with knives.

Burning, boring, whirling in region of navel.

Bloated abdomen.

Sensation as if abdomen was sunken in.

Rumbling in abdomen, as if empty.

Stool etc.

      Violent urging to stool, with croaking as from frogs; sits a long while, then passes immense quantity of flatulence; this is followed by an enormous evacuation; after that burning in abdomen, stool mixed with blood.

Diarrhoea: of brown, fermented stool, swimming on the water; liquid, mixed with blood and slime.

Burning in rectum after stool.

Crawling, itching in anus; ascarides.

Lumbrici; taenia; worm fever.


      Urging to urinate, especially in evening.

Urine dark, muddy, like clay water.

Burning in urethra when urinating.

Male Sexual Organs

      Pollutions, followed by loss of power in extremities.

Lascivious dreams and emissions, with relaxed penis; afterward painful erections and extraordinary lassitude.

Female Sexual Organs

      Nymphomania from ascarides.

Cutting pains, as from knives, in ovary.

Menses: too late, with painful bearing down, a few days previous; decrease, flow by fits and starts and irregularly, sometimes stronger, sometimes weaker.


      Gastric ailments. See.


      While pressing on larynx, throat feels sore.



      Sensation of narrowness in throat.

Shortness of breath, cardialgia, dry cough.

Breathing: heavy; anxious, during heat.

Wheezing in chest.


      Dry, from scratching or roughness in throat; especially in children, with lachrymation; during chill; also during apyrexia.

Hoarse cough, with haemoptoe.

Cough worse; from cold, becoming cold; as soon as he lies down; violent spells recur at same hours, or at new and full moon.

Expectoration of tenacious, yellow mucus, of repulsive sweet taste; or else of bright red blood, especially when lying down; influenza.


      Pain and oppression in chest during apyrexia.

Stitches in side of chest, especially when inspiring or coughing.

Pleuritis, great paralytic debility.

Complains of coldness, with hot flashes intervening, Pleuritis.

Outer Chest

      Red spots on chest.

Neck Back

      Spine affected; after pollutions, excessive weakness shows itself in legs.

Bruised feeling in small of back and spine; also in Sacral region.

Upper Limbs

      Sweat in axillae.

Convulsions of arms.

Trembling of arms and hands.

Stitches in muscles of arms.

Red spots and stripes on arms and hands.

When writing, trembling of hand; old people.

Thick, fissured nails.

Lower Limbs

      Rheumatic pains in hips: severe stitching; worse during rest, better from motion.

Loss of power in legs.

Boring tearing in thighs.

Stitches in muscles of thighs.

Severe burning and inflammation of tibia.

Feet swell, are painful on walking, feels every pebble.

Heaviness of feet.

Thick, inflamed, crippled toe-nails.

Horizontal fissures between and under toes.

Cold feet.

Limbs in General

      Paralytic drawing through all limbs,.

Position etc.

      Mental exertion: Motion : Writing : Walking :,; in open air : Rising : Sitting : Lying : In bed : Rest : Looking up : Bends over : Tosses about :.


      Great debility in intermittents.

Great paralytic weakness, in pleuritis.

Hysteria, after a fright.

Twitchings, convulsive tremblings; or, catalepsy, from worms.

Nervous diseases from worms, and firmly-seated abdominal irritations.


      Sleepy, can hardly overcome the inclination.

Sleepy before chill.

Many ideas occupy mind, prevent sleep, or make it light; evenings.

Sleep restless, tosses about; interrupted by frightful dreams.

Sleeps during heat.


      Morning : Afternoon : Evening :, Daily : Every fourth day : Fixed hours : New and full moon :.

Temperature and Weather

      Warmth : In room : Cold washing : Cold : Open air : Hot or cold things (food, drink or air) :,.

Chill Fever Sweat

      Chill afternoon or evening, returning at the same hour, often without subsequent heat.

Chill predominates; particularly on extremities, with heat of face.

Chills always run from below upward.

C. Hering
Hering got the degree of M. D. from the University of Wuezburg with highest honours. The theme of his thesis was "De'Medicina Futura" (The medicine of future). Hering left Germany for West Indies and finally arrived at Philadelphia in Jan, 1833. He established a homeopathic school at Allentown, Pennsylvania, commonly known as "Allentown Academy". Soon he became very popular as a physician. He is known as the 'Father of Homeopathy' in America.