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Has some reputation as a remedy for epileptic conditions, and convulsive diseases of childhood and girls at puberty. Locally and internally is injurious to eyes. Petit mal. Epilepsy without aura; after fright and other violent emotions and after masturbation. Several convulsions close together. Somnambulism. Gets up at night and works, remembers nothing in the morning (Kali phos).
Drawn back by spasmodic twitchings. Mouth drawn to left. Congestion of brain.
Colored light produces dizziness. Pain and blurring of vision; better; rubbing; worse, using eyes.
Profuse menses. Violent uterine contractions. Spasms during menses.
Profuse sweat, smelling like garlic.
Compare: Absinth; Cina; Cicuta.
First to third potency. Said to act better when given with wine.
(Reference: Homeopathic Materia Medica by William Boericke)