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

Hydrogenoid constitution. Dark hair; rigid muscles.

Plethoric; red face.

Especially adapted to those who remain long impressed by even slight mechanical injuries.

Nervous, cannot stand pain; whole body oversensitive; sore bruised feeling all through the body, as if beaten.

Everything on which he lies seems too hard; complaints constantly of it, and keeps moving from place to place in search of a soft spot.

Heat of upper part of body; coldness of lower.

The face, or head and face alone, is hot, while the body is cool.

Diseases of traumatic origin, the muscular fibre being chiefly involved.

Unconscious; when spoken to answers correctly, but unconsciousness and delirium at once return.

Fears being touched or struck by person coming near him.

Cannot walk erect on account of a bruised, sore feeling in pelvic region.

Tendency to small painful boils, one after another; extremely sore.

Excessive sensitiveness of the mind.

Foetid breath from the mouth.

Eructations bitter, and like bad eggs.

Offensive flatus, smelling like rotten eggs.

Diarrhoea resembling brown yeast.

Involuntary stool at night, when asleep.

Menses profuse; discharge bright red color, mixed with coagula.

Cough in children, produced by weeping and lamenting.

Paralytic pain in all the joints, during motion, as if the joints were bruised.

Chill, with pain in muscles of back and extremities as if bruised; aching in bones.

Chilly, with heat and redness of one cheek.

shivering over the whole body and the head; at the same time heat in the head and redness and heat in the face, accompanied by coldness of the hands and a feeling as if the hips, the back and the anterior surface of the arms were being bruised.

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.