Indicated chiefly in neurasthenia, hypochondriasis, neurotic conditions. Marked impairment of memory, disturbed mental condition, and special expressions of the neurotic state elsewhere, as in the digestion, with sensory disturbances, call for its use.
Impaired memory; forgets everything quickly; is greatly troubled by the loss of memory.
Tendency to use profane and vulgar language on every occasion.
Distrust of everybody; hypochondriasis; mental irresponsibility and fickleness of purpose.
Sensation as of a hoop or band around a part.
Sensation as though a plug were pressing in different parts of the body (head, eyes, ears, chest, abdomen, etc.).
Eats and drinks as though in a great hurry.
Headache, promptly, but only for a time, relieved by eating; better when lying down to go to sleep; worse from effort and motion.
Constipation; feets as though a plug in the rectum were preventing the expulsion of the stool.
Intense itching of the skin, eruption resembling that of poison oak.
Worse from lying on the side; from talking; from hot water; from rubbing and scratching.
Better from eating.
(First Lessons in the Symptomatology of Leading Homoeopathic Remedies by H. R. Arndt, M. D. Philadephia. Boericke and Tafel.)