It produces a nervous erethism (over-sensitiveness). All the senses are rendered more acute, and pains are felt intensely (D.).
EXCITED AND OVER-SENSITIVE (Belladonna, Hyoscyamus, Lachesis, Nux vomica, Stramonium).
GREAT SENSITIVENESS TO PAIN (Aconite, Belladonna, Chamomilla, Hepar, Lachesis, Platina, Stramonium); DRIVING TO DESPAIR WITH WEEPING (Pulsatilla).
Great movability of the muscles.
Excessive activity of the vital powers (Cannabis indica, Nux vomica, Piper-M.).
Twitching of the limbs (Belladonna, Hyoscyamus, Ignatia, Mygale, tarent.).
HEADACHE: AS IF A NAIL HAD BEEN DRIVEN INTO THE PARIETAL BONE; WORSE IN THE OPEN AIR (D.).
Hemicrania (Bryonia, Cimic., Iris., Kali bichromicum, Lachesis, Lycopodium, Natrum muriaticum, Pulsatilla, Spigelia, Tabacum) (D.).
BAD EFFECTS FROM OVER-JOY WITH EXALTATION, FROM DRINKING TOO MUCH WINE AND FROM COLD.
Sleepless after labour (G.).
Wide-awake condition; impossible to close the eyes (A.).
Long and vivid dreams (C.).
Insomnia: before or after midnight; from excessive joy; from nursing the sick (Cocc.); and from activity of the mind (Arsenicum, Calcarea, Hepar, Nux vomica, Pulsatilla) (K.).
SLEEPLESSNESS ON ACCOUNT OF EXCESSIVE EXCITABILITY OF THE MIND AND OF THE BODY.
AWAKES AT OR HEARS EVERY SOUND (B.).
THE MIND IS ACTIVE WITH PLANS AND FANCIES (D.).
Aversion to open air (Nux vomica, Psorinum, Silicea).
Weeping from delight (Lachesis, Platina) (A.).
Buoyancy and exaltation of the mind (Piper-M.) (D.).
Now joyous, now gloomy (Ignatia, Pulsatilla) (B.).
Alternate laughing and weeping (Pulsatilla) (A.).
Faints easily (Arsenicum, Asafoetida, Ignatia, Lachesis, Natrum carbonicum, Veratrum) (B.).
ALL THE SENSES ARE MORE ACUTE-SIGHT, HEARING, SMELL, TASTE AND TOUCH (Belladonna, Chamomilla, Nux vomica, Opium) (A.).
ACUTE HEARING; OVERHEARS DISTANT SOUNDS (Belladonna, China, Lachesis, Nux vomica, Opium) (B.).
Incessant cough, especially with measles (Copaiva, Eup-P., Spongia, Squil.) (B.).
Unusual activity of mind and body (A.).
Full of ideas; quick to act; no sleep on this account (A.).
BAD EFFECTS OF SUDDEN EMOTIONS OR PLEASURABLE SURPRISES (A.).
TOOTHACHE, RELIEVED BY ICE WATER (Pulsatilla) (B.).
Intermittent or jerking toothache (A.).
Nightly toothache (Mercurius) (Bt.).
Pains are felt intensely; seem almost insupportable, driving the patient to despair (Aconite, Chamomilla) (A.).
Tossing about in anguish (Aconite, Arsenicum, Chamomilla) (A.).
Hasty eating and drinking (Belladonna, Hepar) (A.).
Is in a complete state of ecstasy (G.).
Headache: from over-mental exertion, thinking, or talking (A.).
Sensation as if the brain were torn or dashed to pieces (A.).
Child cries easily; while crying it suddenly laughs quite heartily, and finally cries again (G.).
Reads fine print easily (Hr.).
Burning, sour eructations (Lycopodium, Sulphur, Sulph-Ac.) (T.).
Violent spasmodic eructations, with rising of the ingesta (T.).
Colic so painful as to drive the patient mad (G.).
Stomach feels over-loaded (Bryonia, China, Kali carb., Lycopodium, Nux-M., Nux vomica, Pulsatilla, Sepia) (B.).
Profuse flow of watery urine (Acet-Ac., Gelsemium, Acid phosphoricum.) (Bt.).
NOCTURNAL EMISSIONS, FOLLOWED BY GREAT LANGUOR AND IRRITABILITY OF TEMPER (Nux- V., Staphysagria, Sulphur) (Bt.).
EXCESSIVE EXCITABILITY OF THE SEXUAL DESIRE (Anan., Bar-M., Calcarea, Calcarea phos., Cannabis indica, Cantharis, Conium, Lycopodium, Lyss., Nux vomica, Phosphorus, Pic-Ac., Platina, Pulsatilla, Silicea, Staphysagria, Tuberculinum, Zincum met.) (Bt.).
Great nervous agitation and restlessness (Arsenicum, Phosphorus) (Br.).
Neuralgia in various parts; always with great nervous excitability and intolerance of pain (Br.).
Violent, irregular palpitation, especially after excessive joy or surprise (Bad., Pulsatilla) (Br.).
Cough and sleeplessness after measles (N.).
Sense of smell more acute (Aconite, Agaricus, Belladonna, Colchicum, Hepar, Lycopodium) (C.).
Feels exhausted after coughing (Bt.).
Spasmodic, dry, hacking cough (Alumina, Belladonna, Cimic., Hyoscyamus) (C.).
Crural neuralgia: worse from motion, in the afternoon and at night; better by pressure (Br.).
Chilliness increased by every movement (Apis, Arnica, Bryonia, Caps., Merc-C., Nux- V., Rhus toxicodendron, Sepia, Silicea, Squil.) (C.).
Internal chilliness with external heat of the face and body.
Increased hunger, with rapid, hurried eating.
Genital organs itch voluptuously, and are very sensitive (Platina) (G.).
Excessive sensitiveness about the vulva, with voluptuous itching; would like to rub or scratch the part, but it is too sensitive (G.).
Labour pains insupportable to her feelings; she feels them intensely; weeps and laments fearfully (G.).
Menses too early and long lasting (Calcarea, Carb-An., Carbo vegetabilis, Ferrum, Kali carb., Natrum muriaticum, Nux vomica, Platina, Rat., Rhus toxicodendron, Sabin.) (Br.).
Excessive excitability of the sexual organs (Nux vomica, Phosphorus, Sulphur) (Bt.).
Measly spots on the skin, with dry heat at night (N.). Prosopalgia extending to molar teeth, ears, forehead, and scalp (Br.).
Convulsions after over-excitement (C.).
In the open air; from drinking wine; from taking cold; at night; from strong odours; from noise; from sudden, pleasurable surprise; from excessive exaltation; and from narcotics.
From cold water; and from lying down.
Compare: Aconite, Arsenicum, Belladonna, Bryonia, Causticum, Chamomilla, China, Cocc., Hyoscyamus, Ignatia, Lycopodium, Magnesia phos., Nux vomica, Opium, Phosphorus, Platina, Pulsatilla, Sepia, Sulphur, Zincum met.
ANTIDOTES: Chamomilla, Ignatia, Nux vomica, and Pulsatilla
Coffea ANTIDOTES: Chamomilla, Coloc., and Nux vomica