Especially suited to women; ailments during pregnancy, parturition, lactation.
Rheumatism of women, especially of small joints ([Act. s.]); erratic pains changing place every few minutes ( Puls. ); painful stiffness of affected joints.
Pains are intermittent, paroxysmal, spasmodic.
Chorea, hysteria or epilepsy at puberty, during establishment of menstrual function (Actaea).
Leucorrhoea: acrid, exhausting; upper eyelids heavy, has to raise them with fingers ( Gels. ); with “moth spots” on forehead ( Sep. ); in little girls ( Calc. ); preventing pregnancy.
Habitual abortion from uterine debility ([Alet.] – from anaemia with profound melancholy, Helon. );
Spasmodic rigid os, delays labor; needle-like pricking pains in cervix.
Labor pains short, irregular, spasmodic; tormenting, useless pains in beginning of labor ( Act. ); no progress made. Will correct deranged vitality and produce efficient pains, if the symptoms agree.
Haemorrhage, after hasty labor; want of tonicity; passive, after abortion ( Sec. , Thlaspi).
After pains: after long exhausting labor; spasmodic, across lower abdomen; extend into groins (in the shins, Carbo v. , Coc. ).
Lochia protracted; great atony; passive, oozing for days from relaxed vessels ( Sec. ).
Relations. – Similar: to, Act. , Bell. , Lil. , Puls. , Sec. , Thlas. , [Vib.]
Similar: to, labor pains of Puls. , but mental condition opposite.
Similar: to, Sep. , “moth patches” and reflex symptoms from uterine irregularities.