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Aesculus glabra, like the Horse-chestnut, has a marked action on the rectum. It produces hard, knotty stools; very painful. Dark purple hemorrhoidal tumours, with lame back and lower limbs.

Hale gives the indication: “Very painful external tumours, dark purple, with constipation and vertigo; weakness of sacrum and lower limbs.”

At the same time there is fulness and heaviness of the head without pain; the sight may be dim or lost; eyes fixed and expressionless. The speech is thick and the tongue as if lame. In cattle it produces wry-neck and paresis of hind limbs. There is a cough produced by sudden irritation of throat, sensation as of a feather tickling the throat, causing hawking and raising of mucus finally streaked with blood.


Confusion, with vertigo, often followed by stupefaction and coma.

Vertigo, with staggering, reeling, unconsciousness.─Vertigo, with full, heavy head, dim sight; thick speech, nausea and vomiting; faintness; towards evening.

Eyes fixed and dead; expressionless.─Sight dim or lost.

Speech thick, and tongue as if lame.

Nausea, with loathing of food and vomiting.─Distension (in cattle).─Full sensation.─Cramp-like pain.

Hard, knotty stools; constipation.─Very painful, dark purple, hæmorrhoidal tumours, with lame back and lower limbs.

Sudden irritation of the throat; a sensation of a feather tickling the throat causing hacking and raising of mucus, finally streaked with blood.

Wry-neck (cattle).─Great lameness and weakness of back.

Trembling of lower limbs.─Hind limbs lame; paralysis.─Strong tendency to contraction of legs.

Spasms and convulsions, followed by lameness.─Trembling.

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