Aconitum napellus


Mind.-- Results of vexation combined with anxiety and fright. Great nervous excitement and feverish restlessness. Lively phantasies. Mental instability, Delirium, mostly at night. Anxious impatience. Inconsolable anxiety and piteous wailing. Unappeasable frenzy and agonized tossing about. Very easily frightened. Alternate weeping and laughing or singing. Fear of ghosts. Lamenting with fear of impending death, and doubt of salvation. Fixed premonition of death, she foretells the day or hour (in childbed).

Vertigo.-- With fainting on rising. Giddiness with vanishing of sight on raising up.

Head.-- Congestion: With fullness and throbbing therein, more towards evening, with black vision, roaring in ears and a fiery red face, with external and internal heat. Burning heat as from hot seething water in, with external sweat and a pale face. Fullness, pressure and heaviness in forehead as if brain and eyes would be forced out, with a hot red face. Meningitis. Crackling like tinsel in forehead, temples and nose. Feeling: Of a ball rising in, of backward sticking in, as if brain fluctuated to and fro, of painful pulling at hair of vertex. Worse: Stooping, talking, motion, raising up, evening, night, becoming heated, warm wraps, dry cold winds. Better: rest, uncovering, warmth, sitting erect, open air.

Eyes.-- Inflamed and protruding, with dark red blood vessels and unbearable pains. Sparkling. Inflammatory swelling of lids. Dilated pupils, Photophobia. Lachrymation.

Nose.-- Epistaxis. Extremely sensitive smell. Stuffed coryza.

Face.-- Red, turning deathly pale on raising up. Hot, bloated. Pale. Sweat on side wherein he lies. Sweat on upper lip. Lips, Black, dry, peeling off.

Teeth.-- Throbbing ache after taking cold.

Mouth.-- Dry. Inflammation of, and of fauces, with dark redness and violent fever. Crawling in pharynx. Sticking sore throat when swallowing and coughing. Tongue coated white. Trembling, stammering speech.

Stomach.-- Tensive pressing pain as from a weight in.

Hypochondria: Tensive pressing pain as from a weight in.

Appetite: Aversion to food, Violent unquenchable thirst.

Taste: Bitter: In mouth, of all food and drink except water.

Vomiting: Bloody mucus, fluids.

Abdomen.-- Inflamed, distended and painful to touch. Flatulent colic after taking cold.

Stool.-- Small, soft, with pressure. White, Green. Constipated.

Urine.-- Brown, dark. fiery and infrequent suppressed. Anxious urging to urinate.

Female.-- Menses: Continue too long. Uterine hemorrhage.

Respiration.-- Sighing. Rapid (or slow), with open mouth. Short: As from compression of chest, especially when raising up and during sleep. Offensive breath. Anxious suffocative attacks. Anxiety, which impedes breathing.

Cough.-- From tobacco smoke. Stitches in chest during. Clear ringing or whistling, excited by burning sticking in larynx and trachea, generally dry, rarely in morning and during day expectoration of thick white mucus or of mucus mixed with coagulated blood, blood colored, or of pure blood.

Larynx.-- Inflammation of. Paralysis of epiglottis. Hoarseness.

Chest.-- Congestion of. Inflammation of. Painful stitches in, during exhalation, coughing and motion (also of the arms only). Sticking in sides of, with disposition to complain and weep, slightly when lying on back. Sense of terrible anxiety in. Pain, from taking cold or from fright. Anxious palpitation.

Back.-- Stiffness in nape. Crawling in. Bruised feeling in, and in lumbar region. Lumbar pain when turning over.

Upper Extremities.-- Laming, drawing pain in arms and legs, without swelling. Hot hands with cold feet. Swelling of hands. Crawling in fingers.

Lower Extremities.-- Powerless in hip and knee joints. Stiffness in legs during motion (after taking cold).

Generalities.-- Bruised feeling over entire body and heaviness of all limbs. Cannot lie on painful side. Constant desire to lie down. Painful sensitiveness of body to touch, he will not allow himself to be handled. Unbearable pains. Extra ordinary sudden sinking of strength. When sitting still most complaints disappear, but at night in bed, they are almost unendurable. Swollen feeling in many parts. Takes cold from Exposure to dry cold winds. Results of taking cold. Agg. hot days and cold nights.

Skin.-- Dry, burning heat of. Hot, burning swelling of injured parts. Jaundice Measles. Purpura.

Sleep.-- Starting up in after midnight during sleeplessness, with constant tossing about from anxiety, and flightiness with closed eyes. Somnolency, with anxious delirium and rapid breathing. Drowsiness, with inability to.

Fever.-- Pulse: Mostly very full, hard and accelerated, seldom small and thready or imperceptible, Cold sensation in blood vessels. Chill: At beginning of attacks, most severe evenings after lying down, often with hot cheeks and contracted pupils. From uncovering or from touch. Internal chilliness with dry, hot skin and disposition to uncover. Often internal heat, with anxiety and red cheeks during chill. Shivering extending from feet to chest. Heat : Dry, burning, for the most part, proceeding from head and face, with great thirst for cold drinks. With uncommon excitement restlessness, anxiety and agonized tossing about. Continued external, with inclination to uncover. Burning with cold shiverings running over one at the same time. Sweat: With feverish restlessness and inclination to uncover. Of parts lain on. Long - continued, over whole body, of a somewhat acid odor, Most on covered parts.

Relationship.-- Allied Remedies: Arn., Ars., BELL., BRY., CANTH., CHAM., Coff., Croc., Dulc., Gel., Graph., Lyc., MERC., Millef., Nux-v., Op., Phos., Phos-ac., Puls., RHUS-T., Ruta., SEP., Sul., Valer., Verat - a.