This consists of a sense of contraction, pain, or stricture, 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 relieved by a dose of some preparation of wild gum, in combination with a fourth of a grain of gelsemin. External application of the "Herbal Ointment" acts equally as specifically.