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

Soporous condition of mind.

The eyes are most painful in the evening and night, as from sand, with frequent lachrymation.

During the menses inflammation of the eyes.

Constant burning in the eyes, in the afternoon.

Strong aggravation of the nausea and headache from taking even a small sip of wine.

Stool hard, small, and rather dry.

Weariness in the nape of the neck, in the evening while writing.

Lancinating pains above the joints, always transverse, not lengthwise the limb.

Burning pain on the tibiae.

Feet constantly in motion.

Menses too early and too profuse.

Before menses: distention of the abdomen.

During menses: she feels perfectly well while the flow continues; heaviness of the limbs; sudden oppression at the stomach, obliging her to loosen her dress.

Amenorrhoea; when alternate paleness and redness of the face is a prominent symptom.

Sexual mania, from pruritus vulvae Nausea and vomiting after eating; as soon as the first spoonful reaches the stomach it comes up again.

Pains in the small of the back.

Twitching and jerking in various muscles.

Jerking through the whole body during sleep at night.

Whine aggravates nearly all the symptoms.

Most of the symptoms appear after dinner and towards evening.

Itching in the hollows of the knees.

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.