Suitable for children, especially during dentition.
Sour smell of the whole body; child smells sour, even after washing or bathing (Hep., Mag-c.).
Screaming of children with urging and sour stools.
Children cry and toss about all night (Psor.).
Child impatient, desires many things, and cries; dislikes even favorite playthings (Cina, Staph.).
Sweat of scalp, constant, profuse; whether asleep or awake, quiet or in motion, the hair is always wet; may or may not be sour (Cal., Sanic.).
Difficult dentition; child restless, irritable, peevish, with pale face and sour smell (Kreos., Cham.).
Desires various kinds of food but cannot eat them, become repugnant.
Colic: < at once by uncovering an arm or leg; with every sour stool; < when standing; not > by stool.
Relations. - Complementary: after Magn-c., when milk disagrees and child has sour odor.
Compare: Cham., Col., Hep., Ipec., Magn-c., Pod., Staph., Sulph.
May be given after abuse of Magnesia with or without rhubarb, if stools are sour.
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