This consists of a sense of pain, stricture, or contraction, occurring in paroxysms. The stomach feels as if rolled into a ball, or drawn towards the back. It assumes different degrees of violence, being often exceedingly painful.

TREATMENT. -- It is instantly relieved by a dose of some preparation of wild gum, in combination with a fourth of a grain of gelsemium. External application of the "Herbal Ointment" acts equally aas specifically.