Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Colocynthis in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.
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Bruise-like pain in the joint of the shoulder, esp. after a fit of passion.
Aching, pressive, and shooting pain in the arms.
Cramp-like pain in the hands, which with difficulty suffers the fingers to be opened; agg. when at rest.
Pulling in the tendons of the thumbs.
Pain in the coxo-femoral joint, as if it were fastened with an iron clasp, the pelvis and sacral region, with pains extending from the lumbar region to the legs.
Tensive lancination, in the lumbar region and of the hips, esp. when lying on the back.
Pain (in the r. thigh) while walking, as if the psoas muscles were too short; on stooping it ceased, but began again when he commenced to walk.
(Spontaneous dislocation of the coxo-femoral joint.).
Want of flexibility in the knee, which prevents the bending of it.
Cramps in the legs.
Shootings in the legs, esp. during repose.
Stitches in the knee-joints.
Sensation of coldness in the knees (in the morning).
Great heaviness and trembling of the legs.
The feet go to sleep (first the l., then the r. foot).
Swelling of the feet.
Tearing in the soles of the feet during repose.≡ more ...