Stramonium (Datura stramonium).

Mind and Disposition.

Mental derangement especially in drunkards.

Loquacious delirium and mania.

Attacks of rage with beating and striking persons.

Desire for company and light.

[5] Very changeable disposition ; alternate ; anticipation of death and rage ; laughable gestures and melancholy deportment ; affected haughtiness and inconsolableness ; loud laughing and groaning.

Mania-a-potu with clonic spasms, with consciousness and desire for light and company.

Insensibility to mental impressions.


Staggering vertigo with obscurations of vision, headache and red face, colicky pain and diarrhoea.

Stupefaction with vanishing of vision and bearing, and convulsive movements of the head.

[10] Fainting with paleness of the face, dryness in the throat, an, subsequent red face.

Congestion of blood to the head, with pulsation in the vertex, loss of sight and hearing, bloated turgid face, total loss of consciousness, and painlessness.

Inflammation of the brain, with beat and pulsation of the vertex, attacks of fainting, loss of sight and bearing, convulsive movements of the head, frequently raising the head up or bending it backward, better while lying still.

Hydrocephalus with convulsive motions of the head, sensation of lightness of the head, and frequently raising the head up.

Painful dark-red swelling of the highly-congested head and turgid face, with convulsive movements, delirium, and desire for light and company.


[15] Red, inflamed, swollen eyes.

Staring, glistening eyes.


Contortion of the eyes and eyelids.

Pupils dilated, insensible.

Blindness (at night), (periodical).

[20] The objects appear blue.

Double vision, the objects appear oblique.


Wind is rushing out of the ears.

Hardness of hearing ; deafness.


Red, swollen, turgid face.

Circumscribed redness of the face.

[25] Stupid distorted countenance.

Anxiety and fear is expressed in the countenance.

Deep furrows and wrinkles in the face.

Distortion of the mouth.

A yellow stripe in the red part of the lip.

Trembling of the lips.

Mouth and Throat.

[30] Grinding of the teeth.

Dryness of the mouth ; dry, sticky lips.

Violent thirst (for large quantities, drinking with avidity).

Fear of water and aversion to all fluids.

Bloody froth before the mouth.

[35] Difficult deglutition from dryness and spasmodic constriction of the throat.

Swelling and paralysis of the tongue.

Stuttering with distortion of the face.


Stomach and Abdomen.

The food tastes like sand or straw, or they have no taste at all.

Violent (spasmodic) hiccough.

[40] Bitter taste in the mouth.

Vomiting of sour mucus or green bile.

Anxiety in the pit of the stomach with dyspnoea.

Abdomen hard, tymphanitic.

Painfulness of the abdomen when moving and to the touch.

[45] Pain in the abdomen as if the navel were pulled out.

Hysterical abdominal spasms.

Stool and Anus.

Constipation ; unsuccessful urging to go to stool.

Putrid smelling diarrhoeic stools.

Discharge of clotted blood through the anus.

Urinary Organs.

[50] Suppressed secretion of urine (in typhus).

Involuntary secretion of urine.

The urine is only discharged in drops with constant painful urging.

Sexual Organs.

Menstrual flow too profuse of black blood in large clots.



During menstruation rank stench of the body.

[55] Too profuse secretion of milk in nursing-women.

Respiratory Organs.

Difficult sighing breathing.

Spasms in the pectoral muscles.

Constriction of the tic chest with dyspnoea.

Constrictions of the larynx.

Fine shrieking voice.

[60] Periodically returning attacks of painless, barking, spasmodic cough, in fine shrieking tone, from constriction of the larynx and chest, without expectoration.


The back is drawn backwards.


Upper. Convulsive movement of the arms over the head.

Trembling of the hands.

The hands are closed to a fist.

[65] The fingers go to sleep.

Lower. Twitching in the limbs.

Trembling of the feet.

The legs give way when he walks ; he falls over his own legs.


Trembling of limbs (also in drunkards).

[70] Tingling in the limbs ; sensation as if the limbs were separated from the body.

Spasms and convulsions, caused whenever he is touched, or from light and glittering objects.

Cataleptic stiffness and immovability of the body.

The body is bent backwards with distorted countenance.

Convulsions (in children) with profuse perspiration, followed by sleep.

[75] St. Vitus' dance ; eclampsia.

Epileptic convulsions with consciousness.

The movement of the muscles subject to the will is easier and increased.

Painlessness with most all ailments.

Suppression of all secretions and excretions.


Deep stupefied sleep with snoring.

[80] He lies on his back with open staring eyes.

Sleep interrupted by screams.

Frightful visions during sleep.


Pulse very irregular, generally full, hard and quick, or small and rapid, at times slow and scarcely perceptible, occasionally intermitting and trembling.

Chill and general coldness with redness of the face and twitches.

[85] General coldness in the afternoon after previous heat of the head and face, followed by general heat.

During the chill great sensitiveness to being uncovered.

Chill running down the back.

Heat over the whole body, with red face and perspiration.

Hot red face with cold hands and feet.

[90] Anxious heat with vomiting.

Profuse perspiration already during the heat with violent thirst.

Greasy, oily, putrid-smelling perspiration.

Cold perspiration over the whole body fever.

Intermittent fever. Chill over the whole body without thirst, followed by heat with anguish ; sleep during the hot stage, and violent thirst after waking up, which causes a stinging in the throat, until he drinks something.


[95] Suppressed eruptions and the consequences from it.


Aggravation after sleep (in the morning) ; during perspiration ; from being touched ; from looking at glistening objects ; in the dark ; when alone.

Amelioration from bright light.