Indicated in coughs, chiefly chronic, with abundant expectoration and feeling of great weakness in the throat and chest. In neuralgia (headache about the eyes, intestinal, intercostal); in troubles due to worms, and occasionally in nervous affections with twitching of muscles and paralytic weakness.


Indicated in adynamic conditions with haemorrhagic tendency, sense of general trembling, craving for, and intolerance of stimulants; specially in typhoid fever and in diphtheria with very copious exudation. Valuable in vomiting, particularly of old topers. ?Sour? odor of the breath and of the body of the patient is characteristic.


Indicated in conditions characterized by prominence of urinary symptoms and very great tympanitis; it has with these indications proved valuable in pelvic peritonitis, abdominally dropsy, especially when following some acute disease, renal congestion, cystitis, strangury and typhoid fever.