Delirium; tremens. Mania; suicidal; homicidal. Hernia. Megrim. Nervousness.
Neuralgia. Paralysis. Sleeplessness.
Sensation as if impelled to suicide, to jump out of the window, put her baby in
the boiler with the clothes, cut its throat while cutting bread, throw it
downstairs (from excessive tea-drinking, cured with Thea cm, Fincke)
.Disposition to quarrel at the most harmless speech.
Neuralgic pains in cartilages of ears, with icy coldness; impossible to warm
them; pains extend to malar bones. Hallucinations of hearing; for four nights in
succession waked thinking he heard the door bell distinctly. Roaring in ears.
Nose bleed before menses. Sensation at root of nose as if epistaxis would occur.
Teeth frequently decayed.
Empty feeling, and faintness. Thirst; but every mouthful of cold water affects
the head like a shock. Craves acids; lemons. Nausea; and vomiting after eating.
Vomits bile, never food, when pain at its height. Weakness about stomach; it
seems to hang in the body like an empty bag.
Nervous sleeplessness, heart troubles, palpitation, and dyspepsia of old
tea-drinkers. Produces most of the sick headaches Tabacum antidotal (Allen).
Temporary mental exaltation. Ill-humored. Sick headache radiating from one
point. Sleepless and restless. Hallucinations of hearing. Cold damp feeling at
back of head. Faint, gone feeling (Sep; Hyd; Oleand).
Craves acids. Borborygmi
liability to hernia. Soreness and tenderness in ovaries. Anxious oppression.
Præcordial distress. Palpitation; unable to lie on left side. Sleepy in daytime;
sleepiness at night, with vascular excitement and restlessness, and dry skin.
Horrible dreams cause no horror.Worse, night, on walking in open air, after
meals. Better warmth; warm bath. Antidote: Kali hypophos; Thuja; Ferr; Kali hyd
(Material doses for tea-taster's cough).
Nervous, restless, depressed, ill-tempered state, at about 5 p.m.
All-gone, sinking sensation at the epigastrium.
Excessive tea-drinking is a fruitful source of neuralgia and insomnia.
Persons who have sensitive kidneys can never take tea when they are going
anywhere, because they are compelled to pass water almost immediately after.
Very marked increase of urine. Must pass water immediately after drinking tea.
Suicidal and homicidal mania; impulse to jump out of the window; to cut her
baby's throat and throw it downstairs (Thea cm, Fincke, cured).
Liability to hernia.
Tea-tasters' paralysis, affecting mostly the lower limbs, with loss of sensation
of both upper and lower.
A man after drinking tea had pain in epigastrium going through to back, with
feeling as if he wanted to be sick and could not, > sitting down and stretching
himself out. Thuja 30 cured.
Guernsey gives these as indications for Thea: "Nervous sleeplessness; heart
troubles, &c., of old tea-drinkers; palpitation of the heart, can't lie down."
Peculiar Sensations : As if a foreign body in throat. As if on the verge of
fainting. As if the stomach hung down relaxed in the body like an empty bag. As
if the weight of a sheet on the feet would crush the toes. Cold sensations are
prominent; cold, damp feeling at back of head; with pain spreading thence to
eyes; also dryness; and swelling of mucous membrane. The symptoms are: < At
night; on walking in open air; after meals. > Warmth, external (applying hand or
warm clothes to occiput). < By cold water. > Warm bath.
Antidoted by: Thuj., Fer., Beer. Hering says Coffee-drinkers should drink wine,
tea-drinkers should drink beer. Beer caused in one tea-drinker relaxation of
bowels which was > by Port wine. But Beer relieved in others nausea;
irregularity of pulse; weakness; sleeplessness; nervousness and want of
confidence. Compare: Gone, faint feeling; sick-headache radiating from one point
and pain in left ovary, Sep. Averse to work, especially writing, Hydrast.
Relaxed feeling in stomach, Ipec. Desire for acids, Ver., Sul., Ant. c., Phos.,
Enormous indolent swellings or tumours appear successively on back, thighs,
hands, scrotum and penis, each lasting two days (Teste).Trembling.Epilepsy (in a
child from swallowing a concentrated infusion). Convulsions. Languor. Faintness.
Skin dry. Skin of finger ends peels from excessive dryness.
Sleeplessness. Awoke suddenly as from a struggle of incubus. Nightmare (esp.
from green tea). Horrible dreams, of murdering people; causing me no horror.
Intense coldness passing over whole head. Lowered temperature. Hands and face
cold as marble, and bedewed with clammy perspiration. Excessive internal heat,
with flushes of heat on the surface, coming and going quickly. Disposition to
perspire. Bedewed with chilly moisture.
Thea is useful in: Delirium; tremens.
Mania; suicidal; homicidal. Megrim. Nervousness. Neuralgia. Paralysis.