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Causticum - Mind symptoms

Hahnemann's Tinctura acris sine Kali, Caustic, Causticum hahnemanni


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HPUS label indication: Hoarseness

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


BETTER, in Damp, wet weather; warmth. Heat of bed.
WORSE, dry, cold winds, in Clear fine weather, Cold air; from motion of carriage.
Relationships
According to the careful investigations of Dr. Wagner of Basel, Causticum corresponds to Ammon. causticum 4X. Causticum does not agree with Phosphorus; the remedies should not be used after each other. Diphtherotoxin follows, causticum in chronic bronchitis.
Antidote: Paralysis from lead-poisoning.
Complementary: Carbo; Petrosel.
Compare: Rhus; Arsenic; Am. Phos ( facial paralysis).

MIND

Sad, hopeless
Ailments from long-lasting grief, sudden emotions
Intensely sympathetic
Child does not want to go to bed alone
Least thing makes it cry

Aversions, dislikes; indolence, aversion to work
Aversions, dislikes; open air

Bed; shuns bed

Behaviour; attempts to escape
Behaviour; disobedience
Behaviour; extravagance
Behaviour; foolish behaviour; before epilepsy
Behaviour; habits; clinch teeth together
Behaviour; inclination to sit
Behaviour; kleptomania
Behaviour; makes gestures; of hands; involuntary movements
Behaviour; shrieking
Behaviour; shrieking; during sleep

Darkness

Dazed
Dazed; after emission

Death; thoughts of death

Delirium; crying
Delirium; on falling asleep

Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions
Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; about criminals
Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; about self; body; that there is empty space, between brain and skull
Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; absurd, ludicrous; figures are present
Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; creatures and animals; insects
Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; death; sees dead persons
Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; desire for open air
Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; illusions of fantasy
Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; things, people, seem large; people seemed too large, during vertigo, dizziness (see enlarged)
Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; things, people, seem large; persons are enlarged
Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; visions or presence of phantoms, figures, people
Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; visions or presence of phantoms, figures, people; black
Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; visions or presence of phantoms, figures, people; faces
Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; visions or presence of phantoms, figures, people; faces; diabolical faces, crowd upon him
Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; visions or presence of phantoms, figures, people; faces; hideous
Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; visions or presence of phantoms, figures, people; faces; on closing eyes
Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; visions or presence of phantoms, figures, people; frightful
Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; visions or presence of phantoms, figures, people; on closing the eyes
Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; visions; horrible
Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; visions; on closing the eyes

Desires, wants; company
Desires, wants; craving for alcohol
Desires, wants; death
Desires, wants; to kill; on waking
Desires, wants; to kill; takes everything in bad part
Desires, wants; to talk to someone
Desires, wants; to talk to someone; late morning

During a thunder storm

Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; abusive
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; anger (see irritability and quarrelsome)
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; anguish
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; boredom, dissatisfaction (see loathing of life); weary of life (see boredom, dissatisfaction, loathing, etc.)
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; cautious
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; cautious; anxiously
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; cheerful, happy
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; cheerful, happy; alternating with other states of mind; sadness
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; cheerful, happy; daytime
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; cheerful, happy; late morning
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; cheerful, happy; morning
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; cheerful, happy; night
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; cowardice
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; defiant
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; excessively religious (see anxiety, despair, fear)
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; feels constantly as if forgotten something
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; haughty
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; impatience; impetuous
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; impatience; impetuous; afternoon
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; impatience; impetuous; heedless
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; indecisive
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; indifference, apathy, etc.
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; irritability
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; irritability; alternating with cheerfulness
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; irritability; before period
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; irritability; daytime
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; irritability; during chill
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; irritability; during heat
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; irritability; during music
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; irritability; during period
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; irritability; from noise
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; irritability; late morning
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; irritability; on waking
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; irritability; takes everything badly
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; laughing
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; laughing; alternating with other states; sadness
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; laughing; convulsions
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; laughing; during sleep
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; laughing; night
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; laughing; sardonic
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; laughing; spasmodic
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; laughing; spasmodic; epilepsy
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; loathing; life (see desires, death)
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; malicious
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; mildness
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; mirth, hilarity, liveliness, etc.
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; mirth, hilarity, liveliness, etc.; alternating with sadness
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; mirth, hilarity, liveliness, etc.; alternating with irritability
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; mirth, hilarity, liveliness, etc.; during sleep
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; mirth, hilarity, liveliness, etc.; night
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; mood; alternating mood
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; mood; changeable, variable mood
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; mood; repulsive, bad mood
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; morose
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; morose; during chill
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; morose; late morning
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; quarrelsome, argumentative
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; rage, fury (see insanity, mania, delirium); violent, intense feeling
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; rage, fury (see insanity, mania, delirium); violent, intense feeling; evening; after siesta
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; remorse
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; reserved
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; sensitive, oversensitive
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; sensitive, oversensitive; easily offended
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; sensitive, oversensitive; to crying of children
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; sensitive, oversensitive; to music
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; sensitive, oversensitive; to noise
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; serious
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; sulky
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; suspicious
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; sympathetic
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; discontent, displeased, dissatisfied, etc.; with himself
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; unhappy; dwells on past disagreeable occurrences; night
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; unhappy; grief
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; before period
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; unhappy; sadness, mental depression; children
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; unhappy; sadness, mental depression; during period
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; unhappy; sadness, mental depression; evening
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; unhappy; sadness, mental depression; morning
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; unhappy; sadness, mental depression; night and day; with weeping
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; unhappy; sadness, mental depression; night
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; unhappy; sadness, mental depression; noon
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; unhappy; wants to injure self; suicidal disposition
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; weeping, crying, tearful mood (lamenting)
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; weeping, crying, tearful mood (lamenting); after convulsions
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; weeping, crying, tearful mood (lamenting); after spasms
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; weeping, crying, tearful mood (lamenting); at things of little importance
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; weeping, crying, tearful mood (lamenting); at things of little importance; at the least worry, in children
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; weeping, crying, tearful mood (lamenting); during period
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; weeping, crying, tearful mood (lamenting); in sleep
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; weeping, crying, tearful mood (lamenting); in sleep
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; weeping, crying, tearful mood (lamenting); in sympathy with others
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; weeping, crying, tearful mood (lamenting); involuntary
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; weeping, crying, tearful mood (lamenting); nervous; all day
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; weeping, crying, tearful mood (lamenting); night

Excitement
Excitement; after walking
Excitement; ailments from emotional excitement
Excitement; during chill
Excitement; during debate

Fantasies; of exaltation
Fantasies; of exaltation; evening
Fantasies; of exaltation; evening; in twilight
Fantasies; of exaltation; frightful
Fantasies; of exaltation; night

Home-sickness (see desires home)

Hurry; while eating

Hysteria

Insanity
Insanity; after suppressed out-breaks on skin

Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; about future
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; about things of little importance
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; after eating
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; after stool
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; before stool
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; daytime
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; during stool
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; evening
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; evening; in bed
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; evening; in the twilight
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; from night watch
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; from noise
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; from the pains
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; from thinking about it
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; full of cares
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; in bed
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; morning
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; morning; on waking
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; night
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; night; before midnight
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; of conscience (as if guilty of a crime)
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; on going to sleep
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; on waking
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; suicidal
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; while sitting
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; while straining at stool
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; with fear
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; with fits
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; with headache
Insecure, uncertain, scared; fear
Insecure, uncertain, scared; fear; after food
Insecure, uncertain, scared; fear; after supper
Insecure, uncertain, scared; fear; dark
Insecure, uncertain, scared; fear; evening
Insecure, uncertain, scared; fear; evening; twilight
Insecure, uncertain, scared; fear; from noise
Insecure, uncertain, scared; fear; from noise; in street
Insecure, uncertain, scared; fear; from noise; night
Insecure, uncertain, scared; fear; in a crowd
Insecure, uncertain, scared; fear; morning
Insecure, uncertain, scared; fear; night
Insecure, uncertain, scared; fear; of animals
Insecure, uncertain, scared; fear; of animals; of dogs
Insecure, uncertain, scared; fear; of being alone (see company); night
Insecure, uncertain, scared; fear; of death
Insecure, uncertain, scared; fear; of eating
Insecure, uncertain, scared; fear; of evil
Insecure, uncertain, scared; fear; of ghosts
Insecure, uncertain, scared; fear; of people; of strangers
Insecure, uncertain, scared; fear; of the bed
Insecure, uncertain, scared; fear; on closing eyes
Insecure, uncertain, scared; fear; something will happen
Insecure, uncertain, scared; fear; something will happen; warmth of bed
Insecure, uncertain, scared; frightened easily
Insecure, uncertain, scared; frightened easily; at things of little importance
Insecure, uncertain, scared; frightened easily; starting, startled
Insecure, uncertain, scared; frightened easily; starting, startled; during sleep
Insecure, uncertain, scared; frightened easily; starting, startled; during sleep; starting from sleep
Insecure, uncertain, scared; frightened easily; starting, startled; from fright
Insecure, uncertain, scared; frightened easily; starting, startled; from noise
Insecure, uncertain, scared; frightened easily; starting, startled; on falling asleep
Insecure, uncertain, scared; frightened easily; starting, startled; while perspiring
Insecure, uncertain, scared; lacking self confidence
Insecure, uncertain, scared; timidity
Insecure, uncertain, scared; timidity; about going to bed
Insecure, uncertain, scared; timidity; night

Intellectual faculties; bright, intelligent, clear; abundant ideas, clearness of mind
Intellectual faculties; bright, intelligent, clear; abundant ideas, clearness of mind; evening; in bed
Intellectual faculties; ideas; abundant ideas, clearness of mind
Intellectual faculties; ideas; abundant ideas, clearness of mind; evening; in bed
Intellectual faculties; ideas; deficiency of ideas
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; absent-minded (see forgetful)
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; confusion
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; confusion; after eating
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; confusion; after eating
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; confusion; after sexual intercourse
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; confusion; from mental exertion
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; confusion; in open air
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; confusion; morning
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; confusion; when stooping
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; confusion; while sitting
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; confusion; while walking; in open air
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; difficulty concentrating
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; difficulty concentrating; while studying, reading, etc.
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; dull, sluggish
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; dull, sluggish; after emission
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; dull, sluggish; after injurious effects of gas light
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; dull, sluggish; before epilepsy
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; dull, sluggish; understands questions only after repetition
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; idiocy; idiotic actions; before epilepsy
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; imbecility
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; imbecility; before epilepsy
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; mistakes; in writing; transposing letters
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; mistakes; speaking
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; mistakes; speaking; wrong syllables
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; mistakes; swaps sounds around
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; mistakes; using wrong words
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; mistakes; words; misplacing
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; mistakes; words; mispronounces
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; mistakes; words; reverses
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; vanishing of thoughts; on mental exertion
Intellectual faculties; thoughts wandering

Memory; forgetful
Memory; forgetful; before epilepsy
Memory; weakness of memory

Mental exertion

Perception; senses; dull
Perception; unobservant

Preoccupied
Preoccupied; absorbed, buried in thought
Preoccupied; absorbed, buried in thought; introspection
Preoccupied; brooding (see anxiety, sadness)
Preoccupied; fanaticism

Quiet, peace (or lack of); feeling of tranquillity

Restlessness, nervousness
Restlessness, nervousness; anxious, etc.
Restlessness, nervousness; evening
Restlessness, nervousness; forcing out of bed
Restlessness, nervousness; night
Restlessness, nervousness; on rising; from a seat
Restlessness, nervousness; tossing about in bed
Restlessness, nervousness; while sitting
Restlessness, nervousness; while walking

Slowness

Symptoms follow intense emotions; ailments from excessive joy
Symptoms follow intense emotions; ailments from grief
Symptoms follow intense emotions; anger
Symptoms follow intense emotions; disappointed love
Symptoms follow intense emotions; fright

Talking, conversation; answers not lucid; refuses to answer
Talking, conversation; answers not lucid; repeats the question first
Talking, conversation; aversion to answering
Talking, conversation; contradicts people
Talking, conversation; contrary (see obstinate, irritable)
Talking, conversation; critical
Talking, conversation; dislike of talking, desire to be silent, taciturn
Talking, conversation; in sleep
Talking, conversation; obstinate
Talking, conversation; obstinate; possessive
Talking, conversation; speech; confused
Talking, conversation; talkative
Talking, conversation; talkative; late morning

Thinking of complaints

Thoughts (see preoccupied); frightful thoughts
Thoughts (see preoccupied); frightful thoughts; evening
Thoughts (see preoccupied); persistent (see delusions)
Thoughts (see preoccupied); persistent (see delusions); evening
Thoughts (see preoccupied); persistent (see delusions); haunted by unpleasant subjects
Thoughts (see preoccupied); persistent (see delusions); while lying
Thoughts (see preoccupied); rapid, quick, etc.
Thoughts (see preoccupied); tormenting (see anxiety, remorse)
Thoughts (see preoccupied); tormenting (see anxiety, remorse); evening

Unconsciousness
Unconsciousness; after eating
Unconsciousness; after emotion
Unconsciousness; after exertion
Unconsciousness; automatic conduct (see mental insensibility)
Unconsciousness; evening
Unconsciousness; while sitting
Unconsciousness; while walking; in open air
Unconsciousness; with fixed eyes

Uncooperative; dictatorial
Uncooperative; refuses to eat

Wearisome, tired

Thinking of complaints, aggravates, especially hemorrhoids.
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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.