Author: Henry Allen
Mechanical injuries of spinal cord; bad effects of spinal concussion; pains, after a fall on coccyx. Punctured, incised or lacerated wounds; sore, painful (Led. - contused wounds, Arn., Ham.), especially if of long duration. Injuries: from treading on nails, needles, pins, splinters (Led.); from rat-bites; prevents lock-jaw. Preserves integrity of torn and lacerated members when almost entirely separated from body (Calend.). Injury to parts rich in sentient nerves - fingers, toes, matrices of nails, palms or soles - where the intolerable pains shows nerves are severely involved; of tissues of animal life, as hands and feet. Nervous depression following wounds or surgical operations; removes bad effects of shock, of fright, of mesmerism. Always modifies and sometimes arrests ulceration and sloughing (Calend.). Crushed, mashed finger-tips. Tetanus after traumatic injuries (compare, Phys.). Vertigo: sensation as if head became suddenly elongated; at night, with urging to urinate. Headache: after a fall upon occiput, with sensation as if being lifted up high into the air; great anxiety lest she fall from this height. Spine: after a fall; slightest motion of arms or neck extorts cries; spine very sensitive to touch. Bunions and corns when pain is excruciating, showing nerve involvement. Convulsions; after blows on head or concussion.