Materia Medica by Allen
Spasms and cramps: symptoms disposed to appear periodically and in groups.
Mental and physical exhaustion from over-exertion of mind and LOSS OF SLEEP (Coc, Nux) ; attacks of unconquerable anxiety.
A strong, sweetish, metallic, copper taste in the mouth with flow of saliva (Rhus).
Constant prostration and retraction of the tongue, like a snake (Lach.).
While drinking, the fluid descends with a gurgling sound (Ars., Thuja).
Cholera morbus or Asiatic cholera, with cramps in abdomen and calves of legs.
BAD EFFECTS OF RE-PERCUSSED ERUPTIONS (of non-developed, Zinc.), resulting in brain affections, spasms, convulsions, vomiting; of suppressed foot-sweat (Sil., Zinc).
Convulsions, with blue face and clenched thumbs.
Cramps in the extremities; pains, soles, calves with great weariness of limbs.
Clonic spasms, BEGINNING IN FINGERS AND TOES, and spreading over entire body; during pregnancy; puerperal convulsions; after fright or vexation; from metastasis from other organs to brain (Zinc).
Paralysis of tongue; imperfect, stammering speech.
Epilepsy: aura begins in knees and ascends; < at night during sleep (Bufo) ; about new moon, at regular intervals (menses); from a fall or blow upon the head; from getting wet.
Cough has a GURGLING SOUND, as if water was being poured from a bottle.
Cough, > by drinking cold water (Caust. — < by drinking cold water, Spong.).
Whooping-cough: long-lasting, SUFFOCATING, spasmodic cough; unable to speak; BREATHLESS, BLUE FACE, RIGID, STIFF; THREE ATTACKS successively (Stan.) ; vomiting of solid food after regaining consciousness (Can.) ; cataleptic spasm with each paroxysm.
After pains; severe, distressing, in calves and soles.
Compare: Ars. and Ver. in cholera and cholera morbus; Ipecac, the vegetable analogue.
Ver. follows well in whooping-cough and cholera.
Apis and Zinc, in convulsions from suppressed exanthems.