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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Disturbed sleep at night (by dreams).
Sleepiness, alternately with delirium, with the eyes open.
Sleeplessness following a fit of indigestion.
Very wakeful and sleepless.
Lying on the back when asleep, with one hand under the occiput.
Frequent vivid and lascivious dreams.
Painful cramps, and cramp-like contractions, in the internal or external parts.
Sensation as though stones were being ground together in the abdomen, working upon the soft parts.
Contraction of the tendons in some parts only, or throughout the body, with a drawing up of all the limbs.
Twitching of the muscles.
Stiffness in all the joints.
Tearing shootings, traversing the whole body longitudinally.
Physical depression while walking in the open air.
Fainting, with coldness of the external parts.
Swelling of various parts, with oppression of breathing.
Pulsations through the body.
Burning pains.≡ more ...