An excellent compilation of symptoms of homeopathic medicine Aconitum Napellus from the book Pearls of Homeopathy by M.E. Douglass, published in 1903….

Great anxiety and restlessness. Sadness Fear of approaching death, predicting even the fatal day. Nightly raging delirium.Vertigo or fainting on rising up, with paleness.

Great fear and sad anxiety of mind with great nervous excitability; afraid to go into a crowd where there is any excitement or many people, to cross a street. His countenance is expressive of fear, his life is rendered miserable by it.

Headache as if the brain were agitated by boiling water Full, heavy feeling in the head, as if everything in the head, as if everything would come out at the forehead.

Inflammation of of the eyes, extremely painful.

Great sensitiveness to noise.

Sensation of the face growing large.

Dryness of mouth. Burning in throat.

Burning in the umbilical region and abdomen.

Sensitiveness of the abdomen to touch, as from slight peritoneal inflammation.

Great swelling of abdomen, which is painful to touch.

Anxious desire to urinate. Urine hot, dark-colored.

Larynx sensitive to inspired air, and to touch.

Hoarse dry, loud cough. Expectoration of bright-red blood.

Stitches in chest with cough. Anxiety about the heart.

Pulse contracted, full, powerful, febrile, exceeding one hundred beats to the minute.

Coldness of the feet.

Excessive restlessness and tossing about for several hours.

Very fine stinging, or stinging-burning pains in many parts as if seated in the skin.

Anxious dreams, waking with a start.

Redness and heat of one, coldness and paleness of the other cheek.

Towards evening burning heat in the head and face, with redness of the cheeks and out-pressing headache.

Aconite is most frequently indicated in recent cases occurring in young persons, especially girls of a gull plethoric habit, who lead a sedentary life; persons easily affected by atmospheric changes.

Hahnemann says: “Whenever Aconite is chosen homoeopathically, you must above all, observe the moral symptoms, and be careful that it closely resembles them, the anguish of mind and body; the restlessness;the disquiet, not to be allayed.”

In chills, the chill ascends from feet to chest; chilliness on the slightest movement even by lifting the bed-clothes. During fever there is great thirst for large quantities of water; everything else tastes bitter. Must be covered as soon as sweat begins; covered or affected parts sweat most profusely or perspiration only on side on which he lies.

Menstruation too profuse and too protracted. Suppressed menses from fright. Furor or frenzy on the approach of the Menses.

Copious tenacious, yellowish leucorrhoea.

Stools are watery; green, like chopped spinach; bloody, slimy, mucous; small; frequent; worse after getting wet Tenacious.

Melford Eugene Douglass
M.E.Douglass, MD, was a Lecturer of Dermatology in the Southern Homeopathic Medical College of Baltimore. He was the author of - Skin Diseases: Their Description, Etiology, Diagnosis and Treatment; Repertory of Tongue Symptoms; Characteristics of the Homoeopathic Materia Medica.