Epilepsy, convulsions – constitutional treatment
Epilepsy and epileptoid attacks, muscular twitching.
Mode of action
Belladonna: Cerebrovascular congestion, redness of the face; delirium, petit mal, grand mal seizures; convulsions; twitching or jerking.
Bufo rana: Convulsions, worse at night; petit mal seizures; seizure disorders with progressive weakness.
Cuprum metallicum: Tendency towards convulsion; cramps and spasms in the respiratory, gastrointestinal, musculoskeletal, and nervous system; seizure disorders, epilepsy; aura felt in solar plexus or extremities.
Pulsatilla: Epileptic convulsions, with violent movements of limbs, followed by weakness, nausea, and vomiting; influences the constitution.
Silicea: Epileptic fits which start with distortion of vision, twitching of the lips, stretching, and distortion of the head and limbs; constitutional remedy.
Zincum metallicum: Tremendous excitation of the nervous system which results in restlessness, abnormal or involuntary movements, twitches, and convulsion; this state of overstimulation is followed by a period of collapse – resulting in mental dullness, dissatisfaction, and depression.