A grey spider found in Kentucky on old walls. Does not spin a web, *N. O. Arachnida. Tincture.
Debility. Eyes, affections of. Headache.
*Aranea scin. has been proved in 1st and 2nd dilutions. One remarkable symptom noticed was: “Constant twitching of under eyelids, ” which brings this spider into line with the choreic *Mygale. Eyes inflamed, weak, watery, lids swollen. Rather profuse flow of saliva, sweet taste in mouth. Much dull, stupid headache of considerable intensity, especially in postero- superior part of head, unable to rest for it, could not collect thoughts with it. Felt as if he had been drinking. Sleepiness. All symptoms worse in warm room.
*Compare: Spiders generally. Agaricus, Carb-v. ( worse warm room, also Pulsatilla, Apis, Sulphur, etc.).