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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Tearing or drawing pains in all limbs.
Swelling and suppuration of the axillary glands.
Drawing, lancinating in left shoulder from the face and neck.
Rheumatic pains through the arms.
Pains in the palms, as if the muscles were contracted.
Tearing in joint of left hand.
Tensive pain in left thumb, impending motion.
Violent drawing pain in left thumb, like in the tendons, beginning in the ball and passing off at the lip.
Crampy pain in the affected hip, as though the parts were screwed in a voice; lies upon the affected side, with knee drawn up.
Drawing, twitching, with dull throbbing in region of left hip, and right loin.
Pain as if the hips were screwed together.
Shooting pain, like lightning, down the whole limb.
Pain in right thigh only when walking, as if the psoas magnus were too short.
Dancing in inner side of left thigh, afternoons.
Drawing pain in right thigh, down to the knee.
Drawing in external condyle of right femur.
Continuous pain left knee-joint, impeding walking.
Cramp in the left calf.
Drawing, aching in the left foot.
Left foot "goes to sleep".≡ more ...