Potassium Cyanide (KALI CYANATUM) – Sudden sinking sensation. Cancer of tongue and agonizing neuralgia have been benefited by this drug. Sick headache; sciatica; epilepsy.
Tongue.–Ulcer of tongue, with indurated edges. Speech difficult. Power of speech lost but intelligence intact.
Face.–Severe neuralgia in temporal region, recurring daily at same hour. Pain in orbital and supra-maxillary region, with screaming and loss of consciousness.
Respiratory.–Cough prevents sleep; respiration weak; cannot take deep breath.
Modalities.–Worse, from 4 am to 4 pm.
Relationship.–Compare: Platin; Stann; Cedron; Mezer; Mur ac.
Dose.–Sixth potency and 200th.
Written by William Boericke (1849 - 1929) and published first in his book "Materia Medica" (1901) William Boericke was an Austrian-born American physician who became a influential exponent of homeopathy. He is also known as an academic writer, publisher, medical school professor and owner of several pharmacies.