Its relation to twitching motions of extremities as also to the female organs, together with simultaneous nervous and vasomotoric hyper-irritation point to chorea, even to the grave organic forms, in which twitchings are also observed during the night.
When lung or kidney pathology is also present with asthmatic symptoms, dry cough and angina pectoris; heart insufficiency and oedema. Is the chief remedy when patient also suffers from neuralgic pains in extremities and when fingers are at times pale and cold with numbness and pain (Raynauds gangrene).
Repeated trial through the hundred years since his time only confirms his results to further establish the laws of drug application in disease. There are others, but his is the outstanding contribution. Details of technique worked out by Hahnemann and others rival that of the marvelous developments in electricity in its many forms. No simple task.
The element has not been well proven. The proving brought a numb sensation in the ears and in other parts of the body, cramp-like contraction of the calves and the sole of the foot, showing the alliance with Plat. It has been used in anaemia and states of weakness is rapidly growing children and old people.
In early practice when accurate records were not kept a music teacher came under my care presenting all the symptoms of phthisis. After a few weeks of treatment herpes circinatus appeared on the neck; the cough, fever and night sweats stopped and she was well. She then said that she had the herpes a long time before the cough, kept it painted with iodine, and when it went away the cough began.