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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Sensation as of a foreign body in the throat, as though he had to swallow over a lump,
Dryness of the throat and hard palate, as though the parts stuck together,
Feeling of dryness in the throat,
Fine sticking in the throat, as from grains of corn, on the upper part of the arch of the palate,
Feeling of rawness in the throat,
Feeling of roughness in the throat,
Scraping in the throat,
Scraping in the throat, which is red in the region of the uvula; swallowing is difficult,
Scraping and burning in the throat, and on the hard palate (as from pepper),
Fauces and Pharynx.
Sensation as of a ball as large as the fist rising up in the pharynx, with oppressed respiration,
Fine biting stitches in the fauces; not noticed when swallowing,
Sensation in the pharynx and soft palate, consisting of roughness and burning, continuing until afternoon,≡ more ...