Indicated in neuralgia of malarial origin and in malarial fevers, with startling regularity in the occurrence of the paroxysms. Also used as a direct local application to cure the bites of insects and snakes.
Chill preceded by mental excitement.
Chill at 6 o?clock p. m., in back and limbs or with cold feet and hands; fever with redness of the face, burning heat in the hands, full and rapid pulse, great thirst for warm drinks. Profuse sweat, with now heat, then coldness here and there or general.
(First Lessons in the Symptomatology of Leading Homoeopathic Remedies by H. R. Arndt, M. D. Philadephia. Boericke and Tafel.)