Indicated in coughs, chiefly chronic, with abundant expectoration and feeling of great weakness in the throat and chest. In neuralgia (headache about the eyes, intestinal, intercostal); in troubles due to worms, and occasionally in nervous affections with twitching of muscles and paralytic weakness.
Hopelessly discouraged; extreme mental and bodily exhaustion.
Pain constrictive, as though from a tight band; gradually increases and decreases in the same manner; ?twelve hours comming, twelve hours in going?; (headache, neuralgia).
All-gone feeling in the stomach.
Spasmodic twitching in forearm and hands, making him drop things; paralytic weakness.
Weakness of the legs; they give out.
Cough deep, hoarse, hollow, violent, concussive; excited by the use of the voice; with great weakness in throat and chest; oppressive breathing; pain in the pit of the stomach when coughing.
Copious expectoration, tasting salty or sweetish.
Colic better from hard pressure over chair or table; in children from being carried over the shoulder.
Stools papescent, thin, with creeping chills.
Urging, with passage of worm-like mucous threads.
Worse from using the voice; from lying on the right side; from moving.
Better from coughing and raising; from hard pressure.
(First Lessons in the Symptomatology of Leading Homoeopathic Remedies by H. R. Arndt, M. D. Philadephia. Boericke and Tafel.)