Proved by Hahnemann, has a marked action on the skin
hear and nervous system producing and curing paralytic
conditions with cramp-like contractions of upper
extremities, Hemiplegia, difficult articulation
weak memory, slow perception, melancholy, with obstinate
constipation. action on skin especially the scalp.
Rumbling in the abdomen with diarrhea, burning in anus,
worse in the morning in children,
Absence of mind and inattention, confusion when reading, Blackwood A L writes this remedy is indicated in eczemathere is a violent itching, bleeding, oozing eruption.The skin is very sensitive, the slightest friction causessoreness and chapping. While this condition mayappear at any point, it is often at the margin of the hair.It is also useful in paralytic conditions, Hemiplegia,paraplegia, painless paralysis with swelling, burning and stiffness of the fingers.Compare with Conium maculatum, Rhus toxicodendrum,and Lathyrus. Peculiarity of this remedy is betterlooking side wise, wore after suckling, rubbing, undressing.
Boger CM, a Synoptic Key of the M.M. writes Numbing,
paretic effects on limbs and skin, sopor, tremulous
weakness, sense of vibration emptiness in stomach and
chest, after eating amel by brandy.
Sadness with lack of confidence and power, distraction,
slow comprehension, vertigo, numb tongue,
thin, lienteric stool escapes with the flatus,
Moist milk crust, agg. occiput, paresis infantile paralysis.
for Impetigo, and violent itching with smarting after
scratching, scurfy eruptions, the epidermis peels off.
itching pimples, scaly eruptions-humid, scald head,
humid, fetid spots behind the ears,,
red rough herpes before the ear.
By Beatriz Hern├índez Hill, Beatriz H Hill