Cina (Semen santonici).
Mind and Disposition.
Piteous complaints and weeping.
Ill-humor ; the child is averse to being caressed and rejects every thing which is offered.
The child will not be touched.
Disposition to be offended by trifling jests.
 The head falls to the side and is jerked backwards, with twitches in the limbs and cold perspiration of the face.
Headache, before and after the epileptic attacks ; after attacks of intermittent fever.
The headache is aggravated by walking in the open ail, and from exertions of the mind.
Cold perspiration on the head (forehead) and on the pale, cold, bloated face, with blueness around the mouth ; twitching of the limbs and sleepiness, worse at night (after attacks of hooping-cough and epilepsy).
Pain in the eyes when using them at night by the candle-light.
 Dilatation of the pupils.
When looking at a thing steadily (reading) he sees it as through a gauze, which is relieved by wiping the eyes.
Weakness of sight (from onanism).
Aversion to, light.
Bleeding of the nose and from the mouth, with burning in the nose.
 Disposition to bore in the nose.
The child rubs the nose constantly, and bores with the fingers in the nose until blood comes out.
Sneezing, violent, with stitches in the temples.
Stoppage of the nose in the evening ; fluent coryza at noon the nose burns.
Paleness of the face, with sickly appearance around the eyes.
 Bloated, pale face, with blueness around the mouth.
Pale, cold face, with cold perspiration.
Pain (tearing) in the zygomata, aggravated or renewed by contact and pressure.
Grinding of the teeth.
Sensitiveness of the teeth to cold air and cold water.
 The teeth feel sore.
Mouth and Tongue.
Sensation of dryness and roughness of the mouth, especially of the palate.
Inability to swallow, especially fluids.
Appetite and Taste.
Canine hunger ; he is hungry soon after a full meal.
The child refuses to take the mother's milk.
 Increased thirst.
Vomiting (and diarrhoea) after drinking.
Vomiting of lumbrici (and ascarides) ; of food and mucus.
Vomiting during the fever, with clean tongue.
Vomiting of the food and of bile.
 Frequent hiccough.
Stomach and Abdomen.
Cutting and pinching pain in the abdomen from worms.
Pain in the pericardial region, oppressing the breathing.
Painful twisting around the navel.
Unpleasant sensation of warmth in the abdomen.
 Bloated abdomen, especially in children.
Feeling of emptiness in the abdomen.
Audible gurgling from the throat into the stomach when drinking.
Stool and Anus.
Involuntary diarrhoeic, white stools.
Discharges of lumbrici and of ascarides.
 Itching of the anus.
Involuntary emission of urine (at night).
Women. Menstruation too early and too profuse.
Haemorrhage from the uterus.
 Labor-like pains in the abdomen, frequently recurring, as if the menses would appear.
Oppression of the chest, as from a cramp-like, contracted sensation in the chest.
Short, interrupted breathing.
Respiration wheezing and panting.
 Hoarseness, with much mucus in the larynx and trachea.
Dry, spasmodic cough, preceded by rigidity of the body and unconsciousness.
Hooping-cough, in violent periodically returning attacks, from a titilating sensation in the throat, as of a feather, and much tough mucus -in the morning without expectoration, in the evening with difficult expectoration of white, occasionally blood-streaked, mucus which is tasteless ; worse in the morning and in the evening ; better during the night ; aggravated by drinking, walking in the open air, pressing on the larynx, when lying on the right side, in the cold air, and when awaking from sleep.
Burning, stitches, and soreness in the chest.
Pain in the small of the back, as if bruised.
 Upper. Twitching of the fingers.
Spasmodic contraction of the hand.
Weakness of the hand ; he can hold nothing with it.
Cramp-like drawing pains in the arms and hands.
Sprained feeling in the wrist-joint.
 Lower. Rigidity of the lower limbs ; spasmodic stretching and twitching of the feet.
Epileptic attacks, especially at night, with or without consciousness, lying on the back ; violent screams and violent jerks of the hands and feet.
The body is stretched out and becomes rigid.
Dull stitches in different parts of the body.
Twitching and distortions of the limbs.
 Sleeplessness, with restlessness, crying and lamentations.
At night, restless, tossing about, and crying (children).
Wakes in the morning, restless and lamenting, in a start.
Pulse small, hard, and rapid.
Chilliness, with shaking or trembling, ascending from the upper part of the body to the head.
 Chill, with coldness of the pale face and heat of, the hands.
Chill, not relieved by external heat, with great paleness of the face, and mostly in the evening.
Heat, mostly in the face and head, often with paleness of the face.
Heat at night, with thirst.
Perspiration, generally cold, on the forehead, around the nose, and on the hands.
 After the perspiration (sometimes before the chill) vomiting of food ; at the same time canine hunger.
Suitable for children, especially when they suffer from worms.
When touched, or when moving, the body feels sore.
External pressure renews or aggravates the suffering.
Bad effects from onanism (eyes).
 Aggravation at night ; on looking fixedly at an object ; from external pressure.