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

Great melancholy, with sleeplessness. Declares she will go crazy.

Sensation as if a heavy black cloud had settled all over her and enveloped her head.

Imagines strange objects in her room, and on her bed.

Aching pain in head, particularly in occiput, indoors. Feels as if the top of the head would fly off.

Great tenderness on pressure over the uterine region.

Hysterical or epileptical spasms at time of menses.

Rheumatic pain in the muscles of the neck and back; a feeling of stiffness and retraction. Excessive muscular soreness.

Rheumatism affecting the belly of the muscles.

Nervous shuddering; tremor all over the body.

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.