Agaricus emeticus

Natural History.
      A small acrid species, found in woods in Europe. N. O. Fungi. Tincture of fresh fungus.


      The symptoms of Agar-em. resemble those of the other Agarics, but they have this characteristic, that while cold water worse the symptoms of Agar. Mus. it speedily and permanently relieves those of Agar-em. Violent burning pains are caused in the stomach.
      There is sudden and violent longing for ice-cold water (during the worst attacks of anxiety), which causes gradual relief, violent vomiting, with anxious sensation, as if the stomach hung on threads which would be momentarily torn in two, with ice-cold sweat of face, and faintness worse by moving head, worse by smelling vinegar, which is unbearable.
      Most marked is the vertigo, which is so severe one must be carried to bed, is not able to sit or stand.

      Anxiety partially better by cold drinks, Acon., Sulph. Worse From vinegar, Ant-c., Ars., Bell., Brom., Ferr., Sep., Sulph.