Indicated in sthenic (overaction; high fever & strong pulse) conditions, inflammations, early effects of cold from draught, getting chilled, suppression of perspiration; effects of fright, menstrual suppression, or of intense excitement.
Hot face with cold hands and feet.
Great tension, anxiety, fear.
Fear of a crowd, of the future, of the seriousness of his illness; feels sure he will die.
Aggressive restlessness; tumbles about in bed, cannot lie still; sudden startings.
Pulse frequent, hard, wiry.
Great sensitiveness to noises of any sort.
Intolerance of pain; pain of a stitching character in various parts of the body.
Tingling and numbness in (left) face and in parts affected (neuralgia).
Everything tastes bitter, except water.
Intense thirst, relieved by drinking copiously of cold water.
Coldness and pressure in abdomen as from a stone.
Stools green, like chopped spinach.
Bruised pain in the back, as though beaten, with stiffness and numbness extending into the legs; the character of the pain makes him fear that his kidneys are affected.
Urine scanty, hot, with urethral burning and vesical tenesmus (ineffectual/ painful training).
Coryza: every inhalation of cold air causes a painful sense of coldness in the brain; pressive pain at root of nose.
Cough, dry, croupy; with labored breathing. Worse from going from warm into cold room.
Taste of blood in the mouth when coughing.
Hot feelings in lungs. Hawking, followed by bloody expectoration.
Burning heat in the body.
Heat and dryness of inflamed parts.
Worse in the warm room; in the evening; at night; from lying on the affected side; from tobacco smoke.
Better in the open air.
(First Lessons in the Symptomatology of Leading Homoeopathic Remedies by H. R. Arndt, M. D. Philadephia. Boericke and Tafel.)