As a vermifuge for the expulsion of tapeworm, and homeopathically for the following symptomatic indications. Salivation, with nausea, and vertigo. Spasm of the glottis.
Feels empty. Sunken eyes; pupils dilated; weak sight. Vertigo very persistent.
Constant hunger. Poor digestion. Loses flesh. Vomiting at night.
Pain in stomach and abdomen; worse about umbilicus (Cocc; Nux m; Plumb); ineffectual urging. Itching at anus. Dragging in vaginal region, as if hernia would protrude. Swelling resembling umbilical hernia.
Oppressed, with sighing. Pain between shoulders; even clothing is oppressive.
Itching in palms. Sensation as if pimples would break out. Jaundiced complexion.
Pain around shoulders, as if heavy load had been carried. Pain in all finger-joints. Tearing in knee-joint. Convulsive movements.
Compare: Pelletierine (one of its constituents -an anthelminitic, especially for tapeworm); Cina; Kousso.
First to third potency.
Reference: "Pocket Manual of Homeopathic Materia Medica & Repertory" by William Boericke