Indicated in the ailments of scrofulous children, physically and mentally backward, with enlarged tonsils and other expressions of scrofulous tendency. Useful in diseases of men of advanced years, timid, easily tired, giving evidence of commencing physical deterioration. The latter frequently suffer from hypertrophy or induration of the prostate or testicles.
Dwarfed state of body and mind.
Hardness of hearing; the glands about the ears are swollen and painful.
Swelling of the submaxillary glands and parotids.
Enlargement and suppuration of the tonsils worse after every slight cold.
Hard distension of the abdomen; colicky tendency to constipation; stools hard and knotty.
Fetid foot-sweats; cold, clammy feet.
Perspiration of one side.
Worse from washing.
Better from walking in the open air.
(First Lessons in the Symptomatology of Leading Homoeopathic Remedies by H. R. Arndt, M. D. Philadephia. Boericke and Tafel.)