Adapted to diseases of old people; worn-out constitutions, especially from inebriety; cachexia, from prolonged or frequent attacks of bilious or intermittent fevers.
Bruised feeling, as if broken, all over the body ( Arnica , [Bellis], Pyrogen ).
Bone pains affecting back, head, chest, limbs, especially the wrists, as if dislocated. The more general and severe, the better adapted (compare, Bryonia , Mercurius ).
Painful soreness of eyeballs; coryza, aching in every bone; great prostration in epidemic influenza ( Lac caninum ).
Pains come quickly and go quickly and go away quickly ( Belladonna , Magnesium phos. , Eup. pur. ).
Vertigo; sensation as if falling to the left (cannot turn the head to the left for fear of alling, Colocynthis ).
Cough: chronic; loose with hectic; chest sore, must support it with hands ( Bryonia , Natrum carb. ); < at night; following measles or suppressed intermittents.
Fever: chill to 9 a. m. one day, at noon the next day; bitter vomiting at close of chill; drinking hastens chill and causes vomiting; bone pains, before and during chill.
Insatiable thirst before and during chill and fever; knows chill is coming because he cannot drink enough.
Relations. – Is followed well: by, Natrum mur. and Sepia
Compare: Chelidonium , Podophyllum , Lycopodium , in jaundiced conditions.
Bryonia is the nearest analogue, having free sweat, but pains keep patient quiet; while [Eup.] has scanty sweat and pains make patient restless.