Indicated in diseases of the genito-urinary system and in affections of the skin, with tendency to haemorrhage and decomposition, hence putridity of discharges. There is much restlessness and burning pain as from a red hot coal. Used in lupus of the nose and face, with burning pain; in choleraic conditions with fetid bloody stools, great prostration and gastric irritability; cholera infantum.
Also in many diseases of the female genital organs, as inflammations, cervical ulceration, malignant diseases of the uterus, cauliflower excresences, leucorrhoea, pruritus, etc., characterized by burning pain, putridity and tendency to erosion. Also useful in gangrenous conditions.
Cough, with feeling as if the sternum were being crushed in.
Very rapid decay of teeth; they are dark and crumbly, with spongy, bleeding gums.
Diarrhoea; stools undigested, putrid, dark brown; with nausea and vomiting, restlessness and prostration.
Incontinence of urine; dreams he is out of bed, urinating.
Profuse menstruation, black, acrid; flow stops then returns. Followed by corrosive leucorrhoea, dark brown and thick, later yellow. Stitches from abdomen into vagina, better from walking, worse from lying down. Bleeding after sexual intercourse.
Leucorrhoea, thick, staining the linen yellow and stiffening it like starch; with dragging backache and pressure toward the vulva, better from motion, worse from rest. Odor of green corn.
Skin itching; festers, bleeds easily.
Itching eruptions with violent biting and burning pain after scratching.
Worse in the open air; from rest; after menses.
Better from warmth and motion.
(First Lessons in the Symptomatology of Leading Homoeopathic Remedies by H. R. Arndt, M. D. Philadephia. Boericke and Tafel.)