(The general condition of the patient must always be considered. Epilepsy will often be removed by medicines homeopathic to
the general conditions when medicine chosen according to the characteristics of the convulsions alone would have no influence.
The following remedies are recommended on the supposition that the convulsions are the only or at any rate
the only serious departure from health.)
Kali Cyan. 3, 8h. Falls insensible, turns blue, violent convulsions; dyspnoea.
Bell. 1x-3, 6h. Recent, in young, sanguine subjects.
Kali. Bro. 30, 8h. Epilepsy with mental habitude; with cerebral congestion, coming on at each menstrual period.
Absinth. 3, 8h. Petit mal.
Cic. V. 3, 6h. Violent convulsions, frightful distortions of eyes and limbs opisthotonus.
Oenanth. Croc. 3x, 6h. Violent convulsions, rigidity, foaming at the mouth.
Ign. 3, 6h. From emotional disturbance.
Stram. 3, 6h. Recent epilepsy caused by freight; in stammerers.
Op. 3, 6h. Fits coming on in sleep, much drowsiness, constipation.
Arg. N. 6, gtt. ii. 8h. Associated with digestive disorder, excessive belching of flatulence. (when the belching is premonitory of a fit, Arg. N. taken every half-hour will prevent it..)
Bufo 6, 8h. In general.
Calc. C. 6, 8h. In pale, lymphatic subjects.
Sil. 6. 8h. Fits during sleep, nervous irritability.
Opium 3, 8h. Fits in sleep, drowsiness, constipation.
Plumb. 30, 8h. Very obstinate constipation, cachexia, malnutrition, unhealthy skin.
Act. R. 1, ˝ h. When the “aura” is a wavy sensation in the brain.
Sulph. 200 at bedtime, Will ward off a fit. In subjects of sulphur type, followed, if necessary, by Pso. 200 at bedtime. Also remedies named above under Recent Epilepsy when the symptoms correspond.
Excitement, Effects Of.-
Acon. 3, 1h. Fever and restlessness.
Bell. 3, 1h. Headache.
Coff. 3, 1h. Sleeplessness.
Cham. 6, 1h. Bilious derangement.