Aesculus glabra, like the Horse-chestnut, has a marked action on the rectum. It produces hard, knotty stools; very painful. Dark purple hemorrhoidal tumours, with lame back and lower limbs.
Hale gives the indication: “Very painful external tumours, dark purple, with constipation and vertigo; weakness of sacrum and lower limbs.”
At the same time there is fulness and heaviness of the head without pain; the sight may be dim or lost; eyes fixed and expressionless. The speech is thick and the tongue as if lame. In cattle it produces wry-neck and paresis of hind limbs. There is a cough produced by sudden irritation of throat, sensation as of a feather tickling the throat, causing hawking and raising of mucus finally streaked with blood.
Confusion, with vertigo, often followed by stupefaction and coma.
Vertigo, with staggering, reeling, unconsciousness.─Vertigo, with full, heavy head, dim sight; thick speech, nausea and vomiting; faintness; towards evening.
Eyes fixed and dead; expressionless.─Sight dim or lost.
Speech thick, and tongue as if lame.
Nausea, with loathing of food and vomiting.─Distension (in cattle).─Full sensation.─Cramp-like pain.
Hard, knotty stools; constipation.─Very painful, dark purple, hæmorrhoidal tumours, with lame back and lower limbs.
Sudden irritation of the throat; a sensation of a feather tickling the throat causing hacking and raising of mucus, finally streaked with blood.
Wry-neck (cattle).─Great lameness and weakness of back.
Trembling of lower limbs.─Hind limbs lame; paralysis.─Strong tendency to contraction of legs.
Spasms and convulsions, followed by lameness.─Trembling.