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

Best adapted to persons, young or old who have suffered from exhausting diseases.

Ailments; from quinine, especially suppressed intermittents; abuse of mercury, salt meats, or spoiled fish, meats, fats; getting overheated.

Diseases of venous system predominate; symptoms of imperfect oxidation; deficient capillary circulation causes blueness of skin and coldness of extremities; vital powers nearly exhausted; desire to be constantly fanned.

Weak digestion the simplest food disagrees.

Excessive accumulation of gas in stomach and intestines after eating or drinking, sensation as if stomach would burst.

Eructations give temporary relief.

Awakens often from cold limbs especially cold knees.

Dull headache in the occiput.

The hat pressed upon the head like a heavy weight and he continued to feel the sensation even after taking it off, as if the head were bound up with a cloth.

Severe nosebleed several times daily for two weeks with great paleness of the face before and afterwards, every time.

Great paleness of the face.

The gum was painfully sensitive when chewing.

Violent almost constant, eructation.

Contractive cramp in the stomach, even at night extending up into chest, with distention of the abdomen.

Offensive flatus.

Colic from flatulence, abdomen full to bursting; wore from least food better from passing wind up or down.

Stools putrid; cadaverous smelling.

Restlessness and anxiety, worse from 4 to 6 p.m.

Child irritable; strikes bites and kicks.

Greenish color, or great paleness of the face.

Profuse and constant salivation of stringy saliva.

In cholera; attack often begins with haemorrhage from the bowels; collapse without stool; nose, cheeks and fingertips icy cold, lips bluish cold breath and tongue; respiration weak and labored; desire to be fanned; cramps in legs and thighs hiccough at every motion voice hoarse or lost; pulse thready intermittent, scarcely perceptible; consciousness retained, or coma; sopor without vomiting stool or cramps.

Menses premature and profuse. Discharge of pale blood, or it is thick, acrid, corrosive, and has a strong, pungent smell.

Thick leucorrhoea with smarting of the vulva.

Itching burning soreness, and smarting at the vulva and anus.

Leucorrhoea before the menses.

Corrosive thick, or thin, greenish or yellowish-white leucorrhoea.

Obstinate leucorrhoea.

Leucorrhoea flowing only in the morning on rising.

Severe burning in the chest, as from glowing coals; rawness; soreness.

Great roughness in the larynx, with deep rough voice which failed if he exerted it, though without pain in throat.

Sensation of weakness and fatigue of the body and cold breath.

Coldness of the knees even in bed of left arm.

Loquacity during hot stage.

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.