For persons who are wearing out under the physical and mental strain of a busy life; who suffer from exhausted nerves and brains (compare, Fluor. ac.). Melancholy, from nervous exhaustion; bashful, timid, ill at ease in society. Sad, irritable; delights in solitude and obscurity. Longing for alcoholic liquors and tabacco; for the accustomed stimulants. Want of breath: in those engaged in athletic sports; shortness of breath, in old people; in those who use tabacco and whiskey to excess. Haemoptysis, with oppression of chest and dyspnoea. Sleepy, but can find no rest anywhere. Violent palpitation: from incarcerated flatus (Arg. n., Nux); from overexertion; from heart strain (Arn., Bor., Caust.). Bad effects: from mountain climbing or ballooning (Ars.); of stimulants, alcohol, tabacco. Prevents caries of teeth.