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Chelidonium Majus
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Chelidonium Majus

Celandine, Chelidonium, Chelid, Chelid, Chelidon, Chelidonin

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HPUS label indication: Diarrhea

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

A prominent liver remedy, covering many of the direct reflex symptoms of diseased conditions of that organ. The jaundiced skin, and especially the Constant pain under inferior angle of right scapula, are certain indications. Paralytic drawing and lameness in single parts. The great general lethargy and indisposition to make any effort is also marked. Ailments brought on or renewed by change of weather. Serous effusions. hydrocele. bilious complications during gestation.
BETTER, after dinner, from pressure.
Worse, right side, motion, touch, change of weather, very early in morning.
Chelidonium Majus. - (Spasm of smooth muscle everywhere, intestinal colic, uterine colic, bronchial spasm, tachycardia, etc.) Boldo - Boldoa fragrans - (Bladder atony; cholecystitis and biliary calculus. Bitter taste, no appetite; constipation, hypochondriasis languor, congestion of liver, burning weight in liver and stomach. Painful hepatic diseases. Disturbed liver following malaria.) Elemuy Gauteria - (Stone in kidneys and bladder; grain doses of powdered bark in water or 5 drops of tincture. Pellagra).
Sulph. often completes its work.
Complementary: Lycop.; Bryon.
Antidote: Chamomile.
Compare: Nux; Sulph.; Bry.; Lyc.; Opium; Podophyl.; Sanguin.; Ars.

    MIND (click for more)

Aversions, dislikes; aversion to mental work
Aversions, dislikes; indolence, aversion to work


Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; of conscience (as if guilty of a crime)

    VERTIGO, DIZZINESS (click for more)

On closing eyes

On rising; from bed

Perception of objects distorted; seem to turn in a circle

While sitting; sitting up in bed

    HEAD (click for more)

Heavy, lethargic; drowsiness very marked, with general numbness; vertigo, associated with hepatic disturbance

Neuralgia over right eye, right cheek-bone and right ear, with excessive lachrymation, preceded by pain in liver.

Coldness; back of head (occiput)
Coldness; back of head (occiput); rising from neck like cold air

Heaviness (see pain; pressing); back of head (occiput)

Pain, headache; in forehead; above eyes; above right
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); forehead; as from a band
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); forehead; extending to sides of head; right
Pain, headache; stitching, sudden, sharp; forehead; over eyes

Icy coldness of occiput from the nape of neck; Feels heavy as lead

Inclination to fall forward

Right-sided headache down behind ears and shoulder-blade

    EYE (click for more)

Dirty yellow color of whites

Orbital neuralgia of right eye, with profuse lachrymation; pupils contracted, relieved by pressure.

Sore sensation on looking up

Tears fairly gush out

    NOSE (click for more)

Flapping of alae nasi ( Lyc.)

Running or blocked nose (coryza)

    FACE (click for more)

Pain; right
Pain; tearing; right

Skin; discoloration; greenish (see iron deficiency anaemia (greenish-yellow discoloration))
Skin; discoloration; red
Skin; discoloration; sallow
Skin; discoloration; yellow

Wilted skin.

YELLOW; worse nose and cheeks

    MOUTH (click for more)

Discoloration; tongue; red; edges
Discoloration; tongue; yellow

Odour (halitosis, bad breath); offensive

Saliva; bitter
Saliva; mucus, slime
Saliva; thick and sticky

Taste; bitter

Tongue; jagged edge of tongue

    THROAT (click for more)

Pain; pressing; larynx

    ABDOMEN (click for more)

Jaundice due to hepatic and gall-bladder obstruction

Nausea, vomiting; Better, very hot water

Pain through stomach to back and right shoulder-blade

Eating relieves temporarily, especially when accompanied with hepatic symptoms.

Prefers hot food and drink

Constriction; as by a string


Inflammation; liver

Pain; behind lower ribs; extending to other parts; backward
Pain; behind lower ribs; extending to other parts; shoulder blade
Pain; behind lower ribs; right
Pain; behind lower ribs; right; extending to back
Pain; burning; behind lower ribs
Pain; extending across abdomen
Pain; extending to other parts; transversely
Pain; liver
Pain; liver; extending to other parts; back
Pain; navel
Pain; navel; extending to other parts; across abdomen
Pain; navel; region of navel; transversely across
Pain; pressing; liver
Pain; sudden, sharp (sticking, etc.); behind lower ribs; right
Pain; sudden, sharp (sticking, etc.); behind lower ribs; right; extending to back
Pain; sudden, sharp (sticking, etc.); liver
Pain; sudden, sharp (sticking, etc.); liver; extending to back
Pain; with vomiting, blood and mucus in stool (intussusception); pain in region of liver

Stomach; constriction
Stomach; indigestion
Stomach; pain; dinner
Stomach; pain; extending sideways, across body
Stomach; pain; sudden, sharp; extending to other parts; back
Stomach; vomiting; bile; with headache
Stomach; vomiting; green
Stomach; vomiting; in women; during pregnancy

Bad odor from mouth

Constriction across, as by a string


Fermentation and sluggish bowels


Gallstones ( Berberis.)


Liver enlarged

Stomach; Tongue yellow, with imprint of teeth; large and flabby ( Merc.; Hyd.) Taste bitter, pasty

    RECTUM (click for more)

Constipation; alternating with diarrhoea

    STOOL (click for more)

Burning and itching of anus ( Ratanh; Sulph.)

Constipation; stools hard, round balls, like sheep’s dung, bright yellow, pasty; clay-colored, stools float in water; Alternation of diarrhoea and constipation

Knotty, nodular, lumpy


Like balls; like sheep dung

Pasty, mushy

White; milk like

Yellow; normal consistency

    URINE (click for more)

Profuse, foaming, yellow urine, like beer ( Chenop.) Dark, turbid.

Cloudy; soon after passing
Cloudy; when passed
Cloudy; when standing up

Colour; brown
Colour; brown; dark
Colour; brown; like beer
Colour; brown; reddish
Colour; dark
Colour; dark; morning
Colour; yellow; dark


    GENITALS (click for more)

Female; Menses too late and too profuse.

    RESPIRATION (click for more)

Constriction of chest.


Hoarse in afternoon

Pain in RIGHT side of chest and shoulder, with embarrassed respiration


Asthma attack; night

Difficult (dyspnea)

Short, exhausting cough; sensation of dust not relieved by cough

Small lumps of mucus fly from mouth when coughing

Very quick and short inspirations; pain on deep inspiration

Whooping-cough; spasmodic cough; loose, rattling; expectoration difficult

    CHEST (click for more)

Constriction, tension

Inflammation; lungs

Lungs; haemorrhage (see expectoration)

Oppressed feeling; clothing

Pain; sides; breathing in
Pain; sides; on movement
Pain; sides; right
Pain; sore, bruised
Pain; sore, bruised; sides; right
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; sides; lower part of; right
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; sides; right

Skin; out-breaks on skin; rash
Skin; out-breaks on skin; rash; red

    BACK (click for more)

Pain at lower angle of left scapula.

Fixed pain under inner and lower angle of right scapula

Pain; aching; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades; under them
Pain; as though the back would break; lumbar (lower half of back); when stooping
Pain; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades
Pain; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades; morning
Pain; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades; right
Pain; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades; right; under shoulder blade
Pain; pulling; neck
Pain; spine
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp, shooting; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades; right; under
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp, shooting; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades; right; when breathing in
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp, shooting; dorsal (shoulder level); under shoulder blades

Skin; out-breaks on skin; like millet seeds
Skin; out-breaks on skin; rash; neck
Skin; out-breaks on skin; red

Stiffness; neck

Pain in nape

Stiff neck, head drawn to left

    EXTREMITIES, LIMBS (click for more)

Icy coldness of tips of fingers; wrists sore, tearing in metacarpal bones

Coldness; upper limbs; fingers
Coldness; upper limbs; fingers; tips
Coldness; upper limbs; hands

Cramps; fingers

Fullness; hand; veins of hand
Fullness; hand; veins of hand; during chill

Heat; hand

Heaviness; tired limbs

Movements and positions; convulsion; fingers (see clenching)
Movements and positions; convulsion; toes
Movements and positions; trembling
Movements and positions; twitching

Pain; burning; knee
Pain; hip
Pain; knee
Pain; knee; movement
Pain; knee; on walking
Pain; pulling; foot
Pain; pulling; hip
Pain; pulling; leg
Pain; pulling; lower limbs
Pain; pulling; thigh
Pain; rheumatic
Pain; shoulder
Pain; shoulder; right
Pain; sore, bruised
Pain; touch

Skin; itching; lower limbs

Stiffness; ankle

Swollen; foot; fluid accumulation

Feels paralyzed

Pain in arms, shoulders, hands, tips of fingers

Paresis of the lower limbs with rigidity of muscles.

Rheumatic pain in hips and thighs; intolerable pains in heels, as if pinched by too narrow a shoe; worse, right

Whole flesh sore to touch

    SLEEP (click for more)

Sleepiness, tiredness

Sleeplessness, insomnia; night; with sleepiness

Yawning; frequent

    CHILL (click for more)

Chilliness (see also whole body; temperature)

In bed

In the open air; while walking

Shaking, shivering, rigors
Shaking, shivering, rigors; evening

Sides, one-sided; right

Warmth; warm room

    FEVER (click for more)

Burning heat; spreading from the hands over the whole body

    PERSPIRATION (click for more)

During sleep

Night; after midnight; 4 a.m.; during sleep

When waking from sleep

    SKIN (click for more)

Painful red pimples and pustules

Dry heat of skin; itches, Yellow

Old, spreading, offensive ulcers

Sallow, cold, clammy.

Abnormal growths; ulcers; discharges; offensive; putrid
Abnormal growths; ulcers; phagedenic (spreading, obstinate ulceration)
Abnormal growths; ulcers; unhealthy

Discoloration; yellow, jaundice, etc.


Wilted skin

    GENERALITIES (click for more)

Constriction; sensation of a band

Heaviness; internally



Noon; after eating

Pain; pinching; internally
Pain; pulling
Pain; sudden, sharp; internally
Pain; sudden, sharp; outward

Pulse; full
Pulse; hard
Pulse; hard

Symptoms not symmetrical; right

Weakness (see lethargic, weariness)

Weariness (see weakness)
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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.