Lonicera xylosteum

Natural History.
      Lonicera xylosteum.
      Fly Woodbine. N. O. Caprifoliacee. Trituration or tincture of berries.

Clinical.
      Coma vigil.
      Convulsions.

Characteristics.
      Lon. xylost.
      is known from the effect of poisoning by its berries.
      Vomiting and purging, trembling and jerking of the limbs, convulsions and coma were the chief symptoms.
      Peculiar symptoms were: Contraction of one pupil and dilatation of the other.
      Abdomen retracted especially in umbilical region.
      Slow pulse.

Relations.
      Compare: Dig. (slow pulse).
      Cad. s. and Rhod. (one pupil contracted, the other dilated).
      For botan.
      relations see Lon. peri.

Mind.
      Stupefaction.
      Coma.

Head.
      Great congestion of head and chest.

Eyes.
      Conjunctiva red.
      Pupils dilated.
      Contraction of one pupil, dilatation of the other.
      Everything foggy and indistinct to vision for half an hour.
      Photophobia.

Face.
      Face red.
      Pallor.
      Lips dry.

Mouth.
      Tongue moist, coated with mucus.

Stomach.
      Excessive thirst.
      Profuse vomiting, and purging.

Abdomen.
      Abdomen retracted, especially in umbilical region, soft.
      Violent colic.

Stool.
      Bloody stools.

Respiratory Organs.
      Respiration rapid and deep.

Heart.
      Violent impulse of heart.
      Pulse: slow, small, soft, irregular.

Generalities.
      Frequent jerking of limbs.
      Trembling and jerking of whole body.
      Violent convulsions.
      Seemed neither to hear nor see, unable to make answer.
      When raised from bed, limbs and head fall over as if paralysed.

Sleep.
      Sleepy.
      Constant deep sleep with half-open eyes, red face.

Fever.
      Extremities cold.
      Fever.
      Profuse cold sweat.