This remedy is used mainly for intense sciatic pains alternating with or followed by numbness. Lumbago with numbness and heaviness in the affected area may also be treated, as may joint pains and rheumatic complaints. In addition, foul-smelling diarrhea with colic that is worse in the morning may respond to the remedy, as may scanty periods that are at their most painful on the first day. Symptoms better For sitting in a chair; for flexing the limbs.
Symptoms worse For cold; for damp; for movement; for walking; for stepping up or down; for lying down on the left side.
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