HAND BOOK OF MATERIA MEDICA AND HOMOEOPATHIC THERAPEUTICS By T. F. Allen. Common name hemlock or hemlock spruce. Natural order: Coniferae. The fresh bark and young buds are bruised and mixed with double their weight of alcohol.
Weakness, faintness; lies with legs drawn up. Mood irritable. Head light; vertex feels congested. Mouth dry. Hunger, with rumbling in the bowels after eating; craving for meat, pickles and coarse food, with gnawing in the epigastrium. Thirst. coarse food, with gnawing in the epigastrium. Thirst. Belching of wind. Distention of stomach, with burning in it. Weakness in epigastrium. The region of the liver feels hard, with a pain behind the r. scapula. Sick feeling in bowels, with an irritable feeling in the region of the spleen. Constipation. Burning in the rectum. Frequent micturition. Uterus has a soft, weak feeling with soreness of the fundus, relieved by pressure. Respiration labored. Action of heart increased and labored. In sacral region a weak feeling. Night restless, with tossing about. During the day yawning and drowsiness. Cold shivering as if the blood were ice-water. Chills run down the back. Feeling of cold water between the shoulders. Hands cold, shrunken. Skin clammy.
Compare with Abies nigra.