Scutellaria lateriflora (Scut)

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Skullcap

Generals: This is a nervous sedative, where nervous fear predominates. Cardiac irritability.} Chorea.Cardiac irritability. Chorea]. Nervous irritation and spasms of children, during dentition. Twitching of muscles. Nervous weakness after influenza.

Mental: Fear of some calamity. Inability to fix attention (Aethusa cynapiumAeth). Confusion.

Head: Dull, frontal headache. Eyes feel pressed outwards. Flushed face. Restless sleep and frightful dreams. Must move about. Night terrors. Migraine; worse, over right eye; aching in eyeballs. Explosive headaches of school teachers with frequent urination; headaches in front and base of brain. Nervous sick headaches, worse noise, odor light, better night; rest, 5 drops of tincture.

Stomach: Nausea; sour eructations; hiccough; pain and distress.

Abdomen: Gas, fullness and distention, colicky pain and uneasiness. Light colored diarrhoea.

Male: Seminal emissions and impotency, with fear of never being better.

Sleep: Night-terrors; sleeplessness; sudden wakefulness; frightful dreams.

Extremities: Twitchings of muscles; must be moving. Chorea. Tremors. Sharp stinging pains in upper extremities. Nightly restlessness. Weakness and aching.

Relations:

Compare: Cypripedium pubescensCypr, Lycopus virginicusLycps.

Dose: Tincture and lower potencies.