Indicated in diseases of children, during the period of dentition, with diarrhoea; the characteristics are clear-cut. Here, and in adults, in neuralgic, menstrual and other troubles, the intolerance of pain, aggravation from anger and great mental irritablility are safe guides.
Mental calmness contra-indicates Chamomilla.
Sleepy, but cannot sleep.
Colic brought on by anger.
Toothache, worse from taking anything warm into the mouth.
Gastralgia, with bitter, sour vomiting.
Peevishness, fretfulness, intolerance of pain.
Child only kept quiet by being carried up and down (fondness of passive motion).
Diarrhoea; stools green, watery, hot, corroding, containing white particles; smell like rotten eggs.
Dry, hacking cough, from tickling low down in the trachea; scanty expectoration of bitter taste; stitching pain under the false ribs.
Profuse menstruation of dark, clotted blood, with spasmodic, labor-like pains.
Worse from heat, anger; in the early night.
Better from being carried; in warm, wet weather.
(First Lessons in the Symptomatology of Leading Homoeopathic Remedies by H. R. Arndt, M. D. Philadephia. Boericke and Tafel.)