Indicated chiefly in dysentery; when to the indications of Mercury is added an element of intensity and a tendency to destruction of tissue lacking in the other mercurials.
Diarrhoea, dysentery; stools yellow, green, followed by slime and blood; with severe, cutting, colicky pain; tenesmus almost constant, but especially violent during and for some time after stool; tenesmus almost continuous, with brief intervals; tenesmus extends into the bladder; after stool, burning in the rectum and anus.
Chilliness between the stools.
Urine scanty, suppressed.
Urine contains substance looking like flesh.
(First Lessons in the Symptomatology of Leading Homoeopathic Remedies by H. R. Arndt, M. D. Philadephia. Boericke and Tafel.)