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Cicuta maculata

Natural History.
      Cicuta maculata.
      Water Hemlock. Spotted Cow-bane. Beaver poison. N. O. Umbelliferæ.
      Tincture of root gathered in summer.

Clinical.
      Epilepsy.
      Tetanus.

Characteristics.
      The effects of the C. maculata are very like those of the Virosa, the most prominent symptom being: Falls unconscious, tetanic or clonic convulsions.
      Body covered with sweat.
      For comparisons see Cic.

Mind.
      Fell on their way, and were picked up unconscious.

Head.
      Dizziness.
      Head hot.

Eyes.
      Astonishing mobility of eyeballs and eyelids with widely dilated pupils.

Face.
      Face bloated like that of a drowned person, deathly pale.
      Face livid, even purple.
      Jaws rigid.

Mouth.
      Bloody foam from nose and mouth.

Throat.
      Spasm of muscles of deglutition on presenting anything to mouth.

Stomach.
      Nausea and vomiting, frothy, glairy fluid.

Abdomen and Stool.
      Pain in bowels, ineffectual desire for stool.

Back and Limbs.
      Falls backward in convulsions.
      Every muscle in the body in powerful clonic spasm.
      Body and extremities cold.

Sleep.
      During intervals of vomiting lay in deep sleep.

Fever.
      Head hot.
      Profuse sweat over whole body.