EUROPEAN SNAKE ROOT.
Hyperaesthesia of the senses (Belladonna, Coffea, Nux vomica, Opium Phosphorus) (Bl.).
OVERSENSITIVENESS OF THE NERVES; THE SCRATCHING OF LINEN OR SILK IS INSUPPORTABLE (Ferrum, tarent-C.).
Cold “shivers” from any emotion (A.).
Nervous irritability and exaltation. Asthmatic breathing, worse from odour or cold (B.).
Sensation of tightness in the limbs; when she walks she thinks she is gliding through the air.
When reading, sensation in eyes as if they would be pressed asunder or outward; relieved by bathing them in cold water. (A.).
Great faintness and constant yawning (A.).
Vomiting, with violent retching and anxiety (Arsenicum, Cuprum, Ipecac., Tabacum).
It is of service in gastric derangements, such as mucous colitis, when the patient craves alcoholic stimulants. There is loss of appetite with eructation and vomiting, while the stools consist of undigested food and strings of mucus (Bl.).
Eructations putrid or sour, setting the teeth on edge. “Horrible sensation” of pressing, digging in the stomach when walking in the morning (after a debauch) (A.).
Menses: too early, long lasting; black; with violent pains in small of back (Br.).
Tenacious, yellow leucorrhoea (Hydrastis). (Br.).
Smoking tobacco tastes bitter (G.).
Unconquerable longing for alcohol; a popular remedy in Russia for drunkards (A.).
Chilliness single parts get cold. Easily excited perspiration (Br.).
Prolapsus ani during stool (Podo).
Gelatinous or shreddy mucous stool (B.).
Cold air or cold water very pleasant to the eyes; sunshine, light and wind are intolerable (A.).
In the evening; in cold and dry weather; and from penetrating sounds.
From washing the face in cold water; from wetting the affected part; and from damp, wet weather.
Similar to: Causticum in modalities, and to Aloe., Argentum nitricum, Graphites, Kali bichromicum, Mercurius, Podophyllum, Pulsatilla and Sulph-Ac., in stringy, shreddy stools.