Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Platinum Metallicum in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.
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Great inclination to violent, almost spasmodic yawning.
Awakes, at night and has difficulty in collecting his senses.
During sleep, lies on back, arms over head, thighs drawn up, and with legs uncovered.
Intense nervous wakefulness.
Nausea and vomiting
Eructations empty, morning.
Continuous nausea, with great weakness, anxiety and trembling sensation, through the whole body.
Eating and drinking
Worse on an empty stomach.
After meals 17.
Trembling through whole body 16.
Dull pushing pains, as from a plug.
Contact, Injuries, etc.
Rubbing 4. Touch 23, 24. Pressure 31. Scratching 46.
Spasmodic affections of hysterical women and of children; tetanic-like spasms, with wild shrieks, alternating with catalepsy; spasms alternating with dyspnoea to suffocation; twitches of single muscles, trembling, shivering; worse at dawn.
Spasms from sexual erethism.
Tonic spasm, without loss of consciousness; face pale, sunken; child, after the spell, lies on its back, kicks off the clothes, and draws up its knees and spreads them apart.
Paralytic weakness, worse at rest; numbness, stiffness and coldness.
Temperature and weather
Open air 3, 40. Uncovered 37. Warm air 40.
Chill, Fever and Sweat.
Chill in evening, with trembling and tremulous feeling through whole body.
Shaking chill when going from room into open, even warm, air.
Chilliness predominates, with irritability, which ceases during the heat.
Heat, with sensation of burning in face, without any visible change in color of face.
Flushes of heat, interrupted by chilliness.
Gradually increasing, and in like manner decreasing heat.
Sweat only during sleep, ceases on wakening.
Pains increase and decrease slowly and gradually.
Right 10. Left 28, 33. Front to back 19. Above downward 31.≡ more ...