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

In the evening, dryness of the throat, which induces frequent clearing of the throat.

Evacuation of a small quantity of hard faeces, with pressure and a sensation of excoriation in the rectum.

Urine can only be passed with the stool, or must stand up to urinate, and then sit down so defecate.

Great dryness of all the mucous membranes.

Dryness and harshness of skin, with absence of perspiration.

Inactivity of the rectum; even the soft stool requires great straining.

No desire for and no ability to pass stool, until there is a large accumulation.

Stools hard and knotty, like sheep dung; with cutting in the anus followed by blood.

Copious discharge of mucus from the vagina, before the menses.

Acrid leucorrhoea.

Abundant discharge of transparent mucus flowing only in the day-time.

Profuse transparent, acrid leucorrhoea running down to the feet, during day.

Discharge of flesh-colored liquid after the menses.

Leucorrhoea, relieved by cold washes.

Continued dry, hacking cough, with vomiting and arrest of breathing.

Pain in the back as though a hot iron were thrust through the lower vertebrae.

Constriction of the oesophagus; can swallow but small morsels at a time.

Great heaviness in the lower limbs; can scarcely drag them; when walking, staggers, and has to sit down; in the evening.

Great weariness of the legs when sitting.

Excessively faint and tired, must sit down.

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.