This is our most efficient remedy; in fact, no remedy stimulates the heart and vaso-motor centers in the medulla so quickly. The indications for its use will be pale face, fixed eyes, white tongue, full, round pulse, labored respiration, cerebral vomiting and sinking at the pit of the stomach. The temperature is high and oftentimes there is unconsciousness. It is also suitable for the after-effects of sunstroke.
**Aconite is useful in sunstroke where the great heat seems to have a paralyzing influence on the circulation.
**Lachesis. The sun’s heat makes the patient dizzy and faint; hot weather greatly fatigues.
This remedy is quite similar to **Glonoine. There is drowsiness, loss of consciousness, whizzing in the ears and constriction of the chest.
**Gelsemium may also be useful in sunstroke, with cerebral congestion, delirium, headache, high temperature and tendency to coma.
Natrum carbonicum. [Nat-c]
This remedy is particularly useful in the chronic effects of sunstroke and in headache which return in hot weather. Natrum carbonicum will sometimes calm very excitable and nervous persons during thunder storms. Remember it, however, in debility and headache from the sun.