Has some reputation as a remedy for epileptic conditions, and convulsive diseases of childhood and girls at puberty. Locally and internally is injurious to eyes. Petit mal. Epilepsy without aura; after fright and other violent emotions and after masturbation. Several convulsions close together. Somnambulism. Gets up at night and works, remembers nothing in the morning (Kali phos).
Head.--Drawn back by spasmodic twitchings. Mouth drawn to left. Congestion of brain.
Eyes.--Colored light produces dizziness. Pain and blurring of vision; better; rubbing; worse, using eyes.
Female.--Profuse menses. Violent uterine contractions. Spasms during menses.
Fever.--Profuse sweat, smelling like garlic.
Relationship.--Compare: Absinth; Cina; Cicuta.
Dose.--First to third potency. Said to act better when given with wine.