Mandrake. A narcotic of the ancients – Restless excitability and bodily weakness. Desire for sleep. Has antiperiodic properties like China and Aranea. Useful in epilepsy and hydrophobia, also Cetonia A. E. Alvine. Hyos. Less fever, more agitation; Stram. More sensorial excitement, frenzy; Must not be confounded with PODOPH. Great desire for sleep; exaggeration of sounds and enlarged vision. Bowels inactive; stools large, white and hard.