Adapted to acute neuralgia, rheumatism and gouty complaints, especially when the heart is involved as a sequel of rheumatism and gout (A.)
Maddening supra-orbital pain (Spigelia) (B.)
Severe stitching pain in the right eye and orbit (left eye – Spigelia); stiffness in muscles, pain worse when turning the eyes (Spigelia); begins at sunrise, aggravates at noon and leaves at sunset (Nat-M). (A.)
Pulse, very slow, weak and tremulous (Gelsemium, Mur-Ac.) (B.)
Scarcely perceptible pulse (Carbo vegetabilis) (A.)
Useful in heart diseases that have developed form rheumatism, or alternate with
Aching, bruised, stiff feeling (Arnica, Bryonia, Eup-P.) (B).
RHEUMATISM: PAINS INTENSE, CHANGE PLACES SUDDENLY; GOING FROM JOINT TO JOINT; JOINT HOT, RED, SWOLLEN; WORSE FROM LEAST MOVEMENT (Kali-S.) (A.)
Changing pains, shot outward along nerves (B.)
Pains sticking, darting, pressing, shooting in a downward direction (Cact.; in an upward direction – Ledum) (A.)
PAINS ARE ATTENDED OR SUCCEEDED BY NUMBNESS OF THE AFFECTED PART (Aconite, Chamomilla, Platina) (A.)
Cardiac hypertrophy and valvular insufficiency (C.).
Difficult and oppressed breathing (Apis, Cact., Cuprum, Lycopodium, Phosphorus) (C.)
Sharp pains about the heart, shooting in the abdomen, which take away breath, and a very slow pulse, with numbness and tingling in the left arm (D.)
Angina pectoris (Amyl. nitrosum, Cact.) (C.)
The face is pale and the extremities are cold (Aconite, Carbo vegetabilis, Veratrum) (Bl.)
Fluttering of the heart (Spigelia) (C.)
Vertigo when stooping, or looking down (Spigelia) (A.)
Tearing pains in the head and neck (Cimic.) (C.)
Rheumatic pains in the limbs from the hips to the feet (N.)
Prosopalgia (or facial neuralgia), mostly on the right side (left side – Spigelia) (C).
Tearing pains down the legs (D.)
Rheumatism shifting from joint to joint, from external applications (D.)
Bright’s disease, with heart symptoms (C.)
When turning the eyes; at noon; from least movement; soon after going to bed; and during early part of the night.
After sun-set; from sitting; or when standing upright.
complementary : Benz-Ac. and Spigelia
Similar to : Aconite, Belladonna, Ferrum, Ledum, Rhododendron, Rhus toxicodendron and Spigelia in rheumatic affections and gout.
ANTIDOTES: Aconite and Belladonna