Generals: Is pre-eminently a woman's remedy. Strong tendency to paralysis, anaesthesia, localized numbness and coldness are shown. Hysterical spasms; pains increase and decrease gradually (Stannum muriaticumStann-m). Tremulousness.
Mind: Irresistible impulse to kill. Self-exaltation; contempt for others. Arrogant, proud. Weary of everything. Everything seems changed. Mental trouble pressed menses. Physical symptoms disappear as mental symptoms develop.
Head: Tense, pressing pain, confined to a small spot. Cramplike, squeezing pain. Constriction about forehead and right temples. Numbness, with headache.
Eyes: Objects look smaller than they are. Twitching of lids (Agaricus muscariusAgar). Eyes feel cold. Cramp-like pain in orbits.
Ears: Feels numb. Cramp-like twinges. Roaring and rumbling.
Face: Prosopalgia, with numb feeling in malar bones, as if the parts were between screws. Pain at root of nose, as if squeezed in a vise. Coldness, creeping, and numbness, in whole right side of face. Pains increase and decrease gradually (Stannum metallicumStann).
Stomach: Fermentation, much flatulence; constriction; ravenous hunger; persistent nausea, with anxiety and weakness.
Abdomen: Painter's colic. Pain in umbilical region; extending through to back. Pressing and bearing down in abdomen; extending into pelvis.
Stool: Retarded; feces scanty; evacuated with difficulty. Adheres to rectum, like soft clay. Sticky stool. Constipation of travelers, who are constantly changing food and water. Stool as if burnt.
Female: Parts hypersensitive. Tingling internally and externally (Kalium bioxalicumKali-biox; Origanum majoranaOrig). Ovaries sensitive and burn. Menses too early, too profuse, dark-clotted, with spasms and painful bearing-down, chilliness, and sensitiveness of parts. Vaginismus. Nymphomania. Excessive sexual development; vaginismus. Pruritus vulvae. Ovaritis with sterility. Abnormal sexual appetite and melancholia.
Extremities: Tightness of thighs, as if too tightly wrapped. Numb and weary sensation. Feel paralyzed.
Sleep: Sleeps with legs far apart (ChamomillaCham).
Modalities: Worse, sitting and standing; evening. Better, walking.
Compare: RhodiumRhodium, Stannum metallicumStann, Valeriana officinalisValer, Sepia officinalisSep. Compare, also: Platinum muriaticumPlatinum muriaticum (this remedy has achieved beneficial results after Iodide of Potash failed to cure in syphilitic affection; violent occipital headaches, dysphagia, and syphilitic throat and bone affections; caries of bones of feet); Plat mur natPlat mur nat (polyuria and salivation); Sedum acreSedum acre (sexual irritability, relieves irritation of nerve centers and gives rest). Antidote: PulsatillaPuls. Platina antidotes the bad effects of lead.
Dose: Sixth trituration to thirtieth potency.