by H. C. Allen
Aethusa Cynapium Especially for children during dentition in hot summer weather; children who cannot bear milk. Great weakness; Aethusa Cynapium children cannot stand; unable to hold up the head (Abrotanum); prostration with sleepiness. Idiocy in children; incapacity to think; confused. An expression of great anxiety and pain, with a drawn condition and well-marked linea nasalia. Features expressive of pain and anxiety. Herpetic eruption on end of the nose. Complete absence of thirst (Apis, Pulsatilla – rev of Arsenicum). Intolerance of milk: cannot bear milk in any form; it is vomited in large curds as soon as taken; then weakness causes drowsiness (compare Magnesia carb.).Aethusa Cynapium has Indigestion of teething children; violent, sudden vomiting of a frothy, milk-white substance; or yellow fluid, followed by curdled milk and cheesy matter. Regurgitation of food and hour or so after eating; copious greenish vomiting. Aethusa Cynapium has Epileptic spasms, with clenched thumbs, red face, eyes turned downwards, pupils fixed and dilated; foam at the mouth, jaws locked; pulse small, hard, quick. In Aethusa Cynapium Weakness and prostration with sleepiness; after vomiting, after stool, after spasm.
Aethusa Cynapium Relationship. – Similar: to Antim crud., Arsenicum, Calcarea, Sanicula
Aggravation. – After eating or drinking; after vomiting; after stool; after spasm.