Common names: (English) Wolfsbane; (german) Wolfseisenhut.
Aconitum lycoctonum, Linn. (A. telyphonum, Reich)..
Natural order: Ranunculaceae.
Instability of ideas.
Dread of work.
Repugnance to business.
Vertigo with nausea.
Lancinating pain in the head, which extends to across the eyes.
Digging sensation in the brain.
Compressive pain in the head.
The head feels heavy, as if a great weight were pressing on the brain.
Sensation as if a nail were driven into the head when moving it.
Pulsations in the head.
Shocks in the forehead.
Pressure on the top of the head.
Hammering pain in the temples.
Pressure in the occiput.
Pulling pain in the scalp when contracting it.
Pain like that of rheumatism in the skin of the head, increased by touching it.
Heat in the eyes.
Lancinating pain in the eyes, going from without inwards.
Boring pain in the eyes.
Painfulness of the lids.
Itching in the eyelids.
Sensation of pressure on the lids.
Difficulty in raising the lids.
Feeling of dryness at the inner canthus.
Smarting in the canthi.
Feeling of roughness in the ears.
Beatings in the ears when in the open air.
Purulent discharge from the ear.
Redness behind the ears.
Itching on the nose.
Sensitiveness of the nose.
Pulling sensation in the nose.
Lancinations in the nose.
Compression at the root of the nose.
The skin of the nose is cracked.
Muco-purulent discharge from the nose.
Coryza from one nostril.
Pain of excoriation around the mouth.
Pain which seems to be in the facial bones.
Tension in the facial muscles.
Bluish circle around the eyes.
Hard tuberculous pimples on the face.
Pimples on the lips.
Sweat on the face.
The skin of the face becomes of a light-brown color.
Numbness of the jaw, like incipient paralysis, relieved by compressing it, and ameliorated by drinking wine.
Burning pain in the upper teeth.
Pressive pain in the teeth.
Tearing pain in the lower teeth when opening the mouth.
Strong relish for dainties, fruits, cabbage.
The relish for tobacco is increased in a smoker.
Dislike for food in general, especially for fatty things and milk; they cause uneasiness.
Keen hunger, but it is very soon satisfied.
Constant thirst, even when drinking.
Thirst at night.
Acid risings, with weight on the stomach.
Risings with rancid taste.
Risings like rotten eggs.
Inclination to vomit, with vertigo.
Vomiting of mucus on getting out of bed.
Yellowish vomiting after drinking.
Vomiting, with copious urination.
Bruised pain in the right hypochondrium.
Tearing pain in the right hypochondrium.
Starting in the hepatic region.
When respiring, both hypochondria feel bruised.
Sensation of compression, which if referred to the diaphragm.
Anxiety in the abdomen.
Beatings in the abdomen.
Simple pain in the abdomen after drinking milk.
Lancinating pain after drinking milk.
Colic, like that caused by hemorrhoids.
Stool and Anus.
The anus feels as if strongly contracted.
Diarrhoea with violent cutting after eating pork.
After stool, pain in the anus as if there was a crack there.
Cramp at the anus.
Tearing pain at the anus.
Itching at the anus.
Shivering after stool.
Tenesmus during the night.
Desire to urinate, with copious emission.
Urging, with ineffectual efforts to urinate.
Desire to urinate, with scanty discharge.
Increased heat of urine.
Turbid urine, depositing a white sediment.
Itching at the vulva.
The menstrual blood is fetid.
Excoriation of the bend of the thigh after the menses.
Slight cough, with watery expectoration.
After a slight chill, cough, leaving a taste of blood in the mouth.
Swelling of the mammary glands.
Neck and Back.
Swelling of the cervical glands.
The neck seems to grow larger.
Swelling of the neck on one side only.
Pressive pain at the nape of the neck.
Shivering in the back.
Jerking in the region of the kidneys.
Swelling of the axillary glands.
Pressure in the shoulder-joints.
Lancinating pain in the shoulder-joints.
Tearing pain in the elbow-joint.
Stiffness in the joints of the elbow and wrist.
A few blotches, like scarlatina, appear on the forearm and hands.
Sensation of fullness in the hands.
Sweat on the hands.
On stretching his legs the muscles of the ham feel as if very much shortened.
Jerking in the legs.
Itching at the ankles in the evening.
Lancinating pain at the instep when standing.
Eruption of hot, red, slightly painful spots, on the legs and toes.
Chilliness of one side only as soon as he is uncovered.
In the morning external coldness with feeling of heat.
Coldness alternating with heat, succeeded by sweat.
During the heat, pale face, strong appetite, thirst; pain in bowels, restlessness.
The sweat continues after the fever.
Drawing pain in the limbs, such as are felt in intermittent fever, with feeling of lassitude during the night, and on getting up in the morning.
Sleep and Dreams.
He sleeps too long.
Aberration of hearing during sleep.
During sleep numbness of the parts he lies on.
The pains are generally felt in the afternoon.
Aggravation from mental exertion.
Aggravation during digestion, especially of pork, onions, and after drinking wine.