Author: Henry Allen
Is indicated in strumous, debilitated, haemorrhagic, broken-down constitutions; during zymotic diseases; in inebriates; tendency to carbuncles or blood boils (Anthr.). Diseases caused by a previous low state of the system; low septic typhoid or malarial fever; chronic alcoholism; exhausted vital force; genuine collapse. Apoplexy; apoplectic convulsions in inebriates, haemorrhagic or broken down constitutions. Haemorrhagic diathesis; blood flows from eyes, ears, nose, and every orifice of the body; bloody sweat. Yellow color of conjunctiva; clears up vision after keratitis, or kerato-iritis. Malignant jaundice; haematic rather than hepatic. Purpura haemorrhagica; comes on suddenly from all orifices, skin, nails, gums. Tongue fiery red, smooth and polished (Pyr.); intensely swollen. Malignant diphtheria or scarlatina; oedema or gangrene of fauces or tonsils; pain < from empty swallowing; if vomiting or diarrhoea come on. Prostration of vital force; pulse scarely felt; blood poisoning (Pyr.). Vomiting: bilious, with anxiety and weak pulse; every month after menstruation; cannot lie on right side or back without instantly producing dark, green vomiting; black or coffee grounds, of yellow fever. Diarrhoea; stools black, thin; like coffee-grounds; offense; from noxious effluvia or septic matters in food or drinks; from "high game" (Pyr.); during yellow fever, cholera, typhoid, typhus. Intestinal haemorrhage when occurring in typical septic, or zymotic disease; blood dark, fluid, non-coagulable. Dissecting wounds; insect stings; bad effects of vaccination. Vicarious menstruation; in debilitated constitutions (Dig., Phos.). Menopause: intense flushings and drenching perspirations; faintness and sinking at stomach; prolonged metrorrhagia, dark, fluid, offensive; profound anaemia. Malignant diseases of uterus, great tendency to haemorrhage, blood dark, fluid, offensive.