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

Adapted to the phlegmatic diathesis: person with light hair; blue eyes, nervous but plethoric habit; lax fibre and weak muscles, awkward, indolent, easily offended.

Children dread the open air, are always chilly, refractory, clumsy, fat, unclean, and disinclined to work or think.

Home-sickness (of the indolent, melancholic), with red cheeks and sleeplessness; hot sensation in fauces.

Lack of reactive force, especially with fat, indolent persons, who are constitutionally opposed to physical exertion.

Desire to be let alone wants to lie down and sleep.

Every stool is followed by thirst and every drink by shuddering.

Every chill is attended with thirst and every drink with shuddering.

Chill with great thirst worse after drinking.

Heat and sweat without thirst.

Chill begins in the back between the scapulae relieved by hot irons or jugs of hot water and lessened by motion.

Headache on coughing, as if the skull would burst.

A swelling on the bone behind the ear painful to touch.

Burning pain in the anus.

Stool small frequent passages, consisting of mucus at times mingled with blood, and causing tenesmus.

The cough expels an offensive breath from the lungs.

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.