Indicated in affections of the heart and circulatory system, with a sense of painful constriction. Used chiefly in haemorrhages (nose, lungs, stomach, rectum, bladder), headache, menstrual affections, and in neuralgia, angina pectoris, etc.
Congestive headache, with sense of distended blood vessels in the head and a feeling as though the head were compressed in a vise.
Headache with pulsations in the ears.
Sense of constriction in heart, oesophagus, stomach, bladder, uterine region.
Dyspnoea, with sense of constriction about the heart, as though an iron hand were pressing it, or as though an iron hand were grasping it.
Palpitation of the heart, with pain shooting down the left arm; at approach of menses; angina pectoris.
Fear of death.
Dysmenorrhoea, with dark, pitch-like flow, pulsating ovarian and uterine pain, palpitation of the heart, and sense of constriction in the affected parts.
Menstrual flow ceases when lying down.
Worse on the left side; from physical exertion; when going upstairs.
(First Lessons in the Symptomatology of Leading Homoeopathic Remedies by H. R. Arndt, M. D. Philadephia. Boericke and Tafel.)