Adapted to diseases of old people; worn-out constitutions, especially from inebriety.
Pains: osteocopic, affecting the back, limbs, head, chest, particularly the wrists as if dislocated, the eye-balls; the more general and severe the better adapted. Like Bryonia they are accompanied by headache, constipation, and pain in hepatic region, but here the similitude ends.
In Eupatorium the sweat is scanty or wanting the pains cause restlessness without any relief from motion and there is entire inability to lie on left side.
Pains as if broken; come quickly and go away as quickly.
Vertigo; sensation as if falling to the left.
Soreness of the eyeballs.
Retching and vomiting of bile.
Vomiting preceded by thirst. Aching pain and soreness, as if from having been beaten, in the arms.
Soreness and aching of the lower limbs.
Calves of the legs feel as if they had been beaten.
Insatiable thirst but drinking causes nausea and vomiting, and hastens the chill.
Sick stomach and thirst night before the paroxysm.
Thirst from one to three hours before the chill.
Chill with intense thirst, but drinking water causes bitter vomiting.
At close of chill nausea and vomiting of bitter fluids and bile.
During heat a swallow of water will make him shiver.
The headache continues for several hours after fever is gone.
Sweat generally scanty, or absent but when there is much perspiration it brings relief of all pains except headache which is increased.
When chill is severe, sweat is light or wanting, and vice versa.