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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Easy intoxication (from drinking beer).
Congestion in the head.
Heat in the head.
Profuse perspiration on the head, itching, smelling like urine (also on the hands, thighs, and feet); worse at night in bed; relieved after rising and walking in the warm room.
Headache, as from a draught of air, which is dissipated by walking in the open air.
Compressive pain in the sinciput, aggravated by stooping, or lying on the back.
Pressing pain in the forehead and root of the nose, as if a coryza would appear.
Attacks of semi-lateral headache, drawing and cramp like, or pressive, with nausea and vomiting, sometimes daily, towards five o'clock in the afternoon.
Pain in the forehead and in the eyes, as if proceeding from the outside inwards.
Headache with violent pains, which do not permit a recumbent posture, and occasion cries or weeping.
Attacks of headache, followed by suffocation.
Burning pain in the skin of the forehead, and the scalp.≡ more ...