Zincum Metallicum. 12x or Higher.
In excessive prostration, nervous debility and conditions where there is a lack of nerve force. In acute eruptive diseases where eruptions will not develop on account of marked weakness of patient. In asthma, bronchial affections where patient is too weak to expectorate the accumulating mucus. In females where there is excessive weakness and no menstruation. When the eruption or menses appear patient is relieved; also after expectorating what was raised with difficulty.
Alcoholic beverages cannot be borne by patient, especially wine. Weary feeling in neck, weakness or pain in back easier when moving about. Emission in sexual weakness temporarily makes patient feel better but feels weak afterwards. Fidgety all over, but especially in feet, cannot keep them still. Twitching, trembling or jerking in general or of certain muscles only, which often is the forerunner of paralysis. May be burning along the spine without actual heat. In brain or other troubles with extreme prostration, no matter what the condition, zincum met. is a valuable remedy, if indicated.
The Materia Medica and Clinical Therapeutics, 1905, was written by Fred J. Petersen, M.D.