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Cantharis - Mind symptoms

Spanish Fly, Cantharidin


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HPUS label indication: Minor burns

Below are the strongest indications of Cantharis in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.


BETTER, rubbing.
WORSE, from touch, or approach, urinating, drinking cold water or Coffee.
Relationships
Antidotes: Acon.; Camph.; Puls.
Compare: Cantharis - (Glomerular nephritis). The immediate pharmacological action of Cantharidin is irritability of the capillaries, rendering the passage of nutritive fluids through them less difficult. This is most marked in the capillaries of the kidneys. The increase of blood sugar coincident with the glomerular nephritis appears to be a valuable observation. Vesicaria - (Urinary and kidney remedy. Smarting, burning sensation along urethra and in bladder with frequent desire to void urine often with strangury. Cystitis irritable bladder. Tincture 5-10 drop doses). Fuschina coloring substance used in adulteration of wine ( Cortical nephritis with albuminuria, 6th-thirtieth potency Redness of ears, mouth, swollen gums; deep, red urine; red, profuse diarrhoea, with severe abdominal pains). Androsace lactea (urinary troubles, diuretic; dropsy). Apis; Ars.; Merc. Cor.
Complementary: Camph.

MIND


Acute mania, generally of a sexual type; amorous frenzy; fiery sexual desire

Anxious restlessness, ending in rage

Constantly attempts to do something, but accomplishes nothing

Crying, barking; worse touching larynx or drinking water

Furious delirium

Aversions, dislikes; open air

Bed; shuns bed

Behaviour; biting
Behaviour; destructive
Behaviour; disobedience
Behaviour; foolish behaviour
Behaviour; habits; plays with genitals
Behaviour; inclination to sit
Behaviour; makes gestures; of hands; involuntary movements; throwing about
Behaviour; makes noises; barking
Behaviour; nymphomania
Behaviour; nymphomania; when period is suppressed
Behaviour; roving about naked; senseless, insane
Behaviour; runs about (see escape)
Behaviour; scratches with hands; scratches the walls
Behaviour; shrieking
Behaviour; shrieking; before convulsions
Behaviour; striking
Behaviour; striking; at imaginary objects
Behaviour; striking; the wall
Behaviour; tears things

Conversation

Death; presentiment of death

Delirium
Delirium; crying for help
Delirium; erotic
Delirium; evening
Delirium; frightful
Delirium; look fixed on one point staring
Delirium; maniacal
Delirium; night
Delirium; nonsense, with eyes open
Delirium; rabid
Delirium; raging, raving
Delirium; violent
Delirium; wild

Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions
Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; about bed; as if bed were raised
Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; about bed; someone in bed, bouncing them up and down
Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; about bed; someone under bed
Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; about bed; someone under bed; knocking
Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; about self; body; injury; is being injured
Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; about self; identity; as if seized
Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; believes is doing something; doing business
Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; death; sees dead persons
Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; environment and surroundings; carried to a height
Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; floating in air (see vertigo, dizziness)
Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; hand; midnight vision of something taking hand
Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; hand; someone with ice cold hands took her by the throat
Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; hears sounds; footsteps
Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; hears sounds; noise; knocking under bed
Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; illusions of fantasy
Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; paranoia; thinks is about to be choked, night on waking; by icy-cold hands
Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; talking; as with dead people
Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; visions (see visions or presence of phantoms, figures, people)
Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; visions or presence of phantoms, figures, people
Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; visions or presence of phantoms, figures, people; night
Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; visions; night

Desires, wants; sex, lustful

Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; anger (see irritability and quarrelsome)
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; anguish; while walking in open air
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; cheerful, happy
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; cheerful, happy; alternating with other states of mind; sadness
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; contemptuous (see scorn)
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; cowardice
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; defiant
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; impatience; impetuous; heedless
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; impulsive; capriciousness
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; inconstancy
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; indecisive
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; indifference, apathy, etc.; to everything
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; irritability
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; irritability; evening
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; irritability; morning
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; irritability; morning; after rising
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; laughing; alternating with other states; sadness
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; loathing
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; malicious
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; morose
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; morose; afternoon
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; pessimistic; never succeeds
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; quarrelsome, argumentative
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; rage, fury (see insanity, mania, delirium)
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; rage, fury (see insanity, mania, delirium); from shining objects
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; rage, fury (see insanity, mania, delirium); sight of water
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; rage, fury (see insanity, mania, delirium); violent, intense feeling
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; rage, fury (see insanity, mania, delirium); when trying to drink or touching larynx
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; rudeness
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; rudeness; impertinence
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; rudeness; insolent
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; rudeness; insolent; afternoon
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; sensitive, oversensitive
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; sentimental
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; sulky
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; suspicious
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; unhappy; despair
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; unhappy; despair; discouraged
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; unhappy; discontent, displeased, dissatisfied, etc.
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; unhappy; lamenting, regretting
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; unhappy; lamenting, regretting; complaining (see lamenting)
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; unhappy; lamenting, regretting; moaning, groaning
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; unhappy; sadness, mental depression
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; unhappy; sadness, mental depression; after eating
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; unhappy; sadness, mental depression; morning
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; unhappy; sadness, mental depression; noon
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; weeping, crying, tearful mood (lamenting)
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; weeping, crying, tearful mood (lamenting); aggravated by own weeping
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; weeping, crying, tearful mood (lamenting); morning

Excitement
Excitement; convulsive
Excitement; during chill
Excitement; morning

Fantasies; of exaltation
Fantasies; of exaltation; night

Hurry
Hurry; while walking

Hysteria

Insanity
Insanity; mania, madness
Insanity; strength increased

Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; after dinner
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; after eating
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; before stool
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; during fever
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; during period
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; during stool
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; hypochondriac - worrying about imagined illness
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; late morning
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; morning
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; night
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; of conscience (as if guilty of a crime)
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; with fear
Insecure, uncertain, scared; fear; after eating
Insecure, uncertain, scared; fear; after food
Insecure, uncertain, scared; fear; arising from stomach
Insecure, uncertain, scared; fear; hydrophobia (fear of water)
Insecure, uncertain, scared; fear; of death
Insecure, uncertain, scared; fear; of mirrors in room
Insecure, uncertain, scared; fear; of the bed
Insecure, uncertain, scared; fear; of water
Insecure, uncertain, scared; frightened easily
Insecure, uncertain, scared; frightened easily; starting, startled; during sleep
Insecure, uncertain, scared; lacking self confidence
Insecure, uncertain, scared; timidity

Intellectual faculties; bright, intelligent, clear; abundant ideas, clearness of mind
Intellectual faculties; ideas; abundant ideas, clearness of mind
Intellectual faculties; ideas; deficiency of ideas
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; confusion
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; confusion; from mental exertion
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; confusion; morning
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; difficulty concentrating
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; difficulty concentrating; morning
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; dull, sluggish
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; dull, sluggish; morning
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; mistakes; speaking
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; mistakes; using wrong words
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; vanishing of thoughts
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; vanishing of thoughts; on mental exertion

Memory; forgetful

Perception; senses; dull
Perception; senses; vanishing

Preoccupied; absorbed, buried in thought
Preoccupied; absorbed, buried in thought; meditation
Preoccupied; brooding (see anxiety, sadness)
Preoccupied; talks of one subject; talks of business

Restlessness, nervousness
Restlessness, nervousness; anxious, etc.
Restlessness, nervousness; during headache
Restlessness, nervousness; ending in a rage
Restlessness, nervousness; night
Restlessness, nervousness; on waking
Restlessness, nervousness; tossing about in bed

Shameless
Shameless; lewdness

Shining objects

Talking, conversation; bellowing
Talking, conversation; contradicts people
Talking, conversation; contradicts people; afternoon
Talking, conversation; cursing
Talking, conversation; dislike of talking, desire to be silent, taciturn
Talking, conversation; obstinate
Talking, conversation; speech; nonsense
Talking, conversation; speech; wandering
Talking, conversation; talkative
Talking, conversation; talks of one subject; talks of business
Talking, conversation; talks with dead people

Thoughts (see preoccupied); intrude and crowd around each other
Thoughts (see preoccupied); persistent (see delusions)
Thoughts (see preoccupied); thoughtful

Unconsciousness
Unconsciousness; after convulsions (see convulsions)
Unconsciousness; during vertigo, dizziness
Unconsciousness; night; on waking
Unconsciousness; sudden
Unconsciousness; transient
Unconsciousness; while lying down; with outstretched arms, screaming and tossing
Unconsciousness; while walking; in open air
Unconsciousness; with fixed eyes

Wildness

Paroxysms of rage, crying, barking

SUDDEN loss of consciousness with red face.
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Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while the very dilute homeopathic remedy may help, the raw product is often best avoided.

Sources
Entries on a white background are from Boericke's Materia Medica. Entries on a green background are from a reversed Kent's repertory, with some alterations to modernise the language. Uses are based on traditional homeopathic practice and have not been reviewed by the FDA.