Carboneum oxygenisatum

Natural History.
      Carbonous Oxide. CO. Solution in water.

Clinical.
      Cramps.
      Headache.
      Herpes zoster.
      Paralysis.
      Pemphigus.
      Sciatica.
      Trismus.

Characteristics.
      The effects of Carb-o. have been noted in persons poisoned by the gas.
      It produces a state like intoxication.
      The person is confused, stupid.
      There is loss of consciousness.
      Anesthesia, but the slightest touch with a hot iron recalls sensibility.
      Convulsions and cramps.
      Great sleepiness lasting for several days, interrupted by cramps in cheeks and toes.
      Great coldness of surface, hands icy cold.
      Marked better of symptoms, especially of chest, in open air.

Relations.
      Compare: Carb-h.

Mind.
      Depressed, stupid, apathetic.
      Anxiety, with desire for air but too paralysed to seek it.

Head.
      Vertigo, inclination to turn in a circle.
      Headache, violent, persistent, with throbbing in temporal arteries.
      Frontal headache which extends over the whole head, but chiefly felt in forehead, which seems pushed out.
      Weight, throbbing, compression, sticking headache.

Eyes.
      Eyes protrude, sight dim with vertigo, and fluttering and flickering before sight.

Ears.
      Roaring in ears.

Face.
      Trismus, jaws firmly clenched.

Mouth.
      Paralysis of tongue.

Stomach.
      Stomach so irritable that everything eaten was immediately vomited.

Stool.
      Involuntary evacuations.

Urinary Organs.
      Paralysis of bladder.
      Urine contains sugar.

Respiratory Organs.
      Rattling of mucus in air-passages.
      Bloody mucus raised.
      Expired air feels cool to back of observer’s hand.
      Breathing stertorous, slow.
      Sense of suffocation.

Heart.
      Intolerable pain in region of heart.
      Violent palpitation.

Back.
      Burning pain at right scapula.

Lower Limbs.
      Shooting pains in right nate and down sciatic nerve to foot, not worse by pressure or movement.

Skin.
      Whole skin covered with large and small vesicles of pemphigus.
      Purple maculation of skin.
      Herpes zoster left side of face along branches of trigeminus.

Sleep.
      Great sleepiness for several days.
      Never slept so long before.
      Sleep deep, prolonged, interrupted by cramps in cheeks and toes.