This remedy is almost specific for the lesser ailments of dentition. Many physicians, however, express themselves as finding it of doubtful value. It is, however, a most useful remedy, and those who use it in the lower potencies are the only ones who are disappointed in its use.
It is a remedy which acts far better in the 6th or 12th potencies than in strengths below these.
Its symptoms are well known; child is peevish and fretful, one cheek is red, the other pale. The head and scalp are bathed in sweat, and a greenish, offensive diarrhoea is present The mental condition of the child will invariably indicate the drug. The gums are red and tender.