Thea

Natural History.
     Tea

General.
     Nervous sleeplessness, heart troubles, palpitation, and dyspepsia of old tea-drinkers. Produces most of the sick headaches Tabacum antidotal (Allen).

Head.
     Temporary mental exaltation. Ill-humored. Sick headache radiating from one point. Sleepless and restless. Hallucinations of hearing. Cold damp feeling at back of head.

Stomach.
     Sinking sensation at epigastrium. FAINT, GONE FEELING. (SEP.; HYD.; OLEAND.) Craves acids. Sudden production of wind in large quantities.

Abdomen.
     Borborygmi. Liability to hernia.

Female.
     Soreness and tenderness in ovaries.

Heart.
     Anxious oppression. Precordial distress. Palpitation; unable to lie on left side. Fluttering. Pulse rapid, irregular, intermittent.

Sleep.
     Sleepy in daytime; sleepiness at night, with vascular excitement and restlessness, and dry skin. Horrible dreams cause no horror.

Aggravation.
     WORSE, night, on walking in open air, after meals.

Amelioration.
     BETTER warmth; warm bath.

Relationship.
     Antidote: KALI-HYPO PHOS.; THUJA.; FERR.; KALI-HYD. (Material doses for tea-taster’s cough.)

Dose.
     Third to thirtieth potency.
     Theine 1/4-1/2 grain hypodermically for sciatica and supraorbital neuralgia.