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ABSINTHIUM

(absin)

(Common Wormwood) A perfect picture of epileptiform seizure is produced-by this drug. Nervous tremors precede attack. Sudden and severe giddiness, delirium with hallucinations and loss of consciousness. Nervous excitement and sleeplessness. Cerebral irritation, hysterical and infantile spasms come within range of this remedy. Poisoning by mushrooms. Chorea. TREMOR. Nervousness, excitement, and sleeplessness in children.

Mind
Hallucinations. Frightful visions. Kleptomania. Loss of memory. Forgets what has recently happened. Wants nothing to do with anybody. Brutal.

Head
VERTIGO, WITH TENDENCY TO FALL BACKWARD. General confusion. Wants head low. Pupils dilated unequally. Face blue. SPASMODIC FACIAL TWITCHING. Dull occipital headache. (GELSEM. PICRIC AC. )

Mouth
Jaws fixed. Bites tongue; trembles; feels as if swollen and too large; protruding. Throat. Scalded sensation; as of a lump.

Stomach
Nausea; retching; eructation. Bloated around waist and ABDOMEN. Wind colic. Urine. Constant desire. Very strong odor; deep yellow color. ( KALI PHOS. )

Sexual
Darting pain in right ovary. Spermatorrhoea, with relaxed, enfeebled parts. Premature menopause.

Chest
Sensation of weight on chest. Irregular, tumultuous action of heart can be heard in back.

Extremities
Pain in limbs. Paralytic symptoms.

Relationship
Compare: ALCOHOL; ARTEMISIA; HYDROCY. ACID; CINA; CICUTA.

Dose
First to sixth potency.