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Chelidonium Majus
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Chelidonium Majus

Celandine, Chelidonium, Chelid, Chelidon, Chelidonin

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HPUS label indication: Diarrhea

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

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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.

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Worse, right side, motion, touch, change of weather, very early in morning.


BETTER, after dinner, from pressure.

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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.

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Aversions, dislikes; indolence, aversion to work

Aversions, dislikes; aversion to mental work


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

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Vertigo, dizziness

On closing eyes

Perception of objects distorted; seem to turn in a circle

On rising; from bed

While sitting; sitting up in bed

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

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

Inclination to fall forward

Right-sided headache down behind ears and shoulder-blade

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

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Dirty yellow color of whites

Sore sensation on looking up

Tears fairly gush out

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

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Flapping of alae nasi ( Lyc.)

Running or blocked nose (coryza)

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YELLOW; worse nose and cheeks

Wilted skin.

Pain; right

Pain; tearing; right

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

Skin; discoloration; red

Skin; discoloration; sallow

Skin; discoloration; yellow

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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

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Dry heat of skin; itches, Yellow

Painful red pimples and pustules

Old, spreading, offensive ulcers

Wilted skin

Sallow, cold, clammy.

Discoloration; yellow, jaundice, etc.

Abnormal growths; ulcers; discharges; offensive; putrid

Abnormal growths; ulcers; phagedenic (spreading, obstinate ulceration)

Abnormal growths; ulcers; unhealthy


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Pain; pressing; larynx

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Constriction, tension

Inflammation; lungs

Lungs; haemorrhage (see expectoration)

Oppressed feeling; clothing

Pain; sides; right

Pain; sides; breathing in

Pain; sides; on movement

Pain; sore, bruised

Pain; sore, bruised; sides; right

Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; sides; right

Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; sides; lower part of; right

Skin; out-breaks on skin; rash

Skin; out-breaks on skin; rash; red

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Very quick and short inspirations; pain on deep inspiration


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

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

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

Small lumps of mucus fly from mouth when coughing

Hoarse in afternoon

Constriction of chest.


Asthma attack; night

Difficult (dyspnea)

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Pain in nape

Stiff neck, head drawn to left

Fixed pain under inner and lower angle of right scapula

Pain at lower angle of left scapula.

Pain; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades

Pain; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades; right

Pain; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades; right; under shoulder blade

Pain; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades; morning

Pain; spine

Pain; aching; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades; under them

Pain; as though the back would break; lumbar (lower half of back); when stooping

Pain; pulling; neck

Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp, shooting; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades; right; when breathing in

Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp, shooting; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades; right; under

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

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

Bad odor from mouth

Prefers hot food and drink

Nausea, vomiting; Better, very hot water

Pain through stomach to back and right shoulder-blade


Eating relieves temporarily, especially when accompanied with hepatic symptoms.

Jaundice due to hepatic and gall-bladder obstruction



Fermentation and sluggish bowels

Constriction across, as by a string

Liver enlarged

Gallstones ( Berberis.)

Constriction; as by a string


Inflammation; liver

Pain; with vomiting, blood and mucus in stool (intussusception); pain in region of liver

Pain; extending across abdomen

Pain; extending to other parts; transversely

Pain; behind lower ribs; right

Pain; behind lower ribs; right; extending to back

Pain; behind lower ribs; extending to other parts; backward

Pain; behind lower ribs; extending to other parts; shoulder blade

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; burning; behind lower ribs

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

Stomach; constriction

Stomach; indigestion

Stomach; pain; dinner

Stomach; pain; extending sideways, across body

Stomach; pain; sudden, sharp; extending to other parts; back

Stomach; vomiting; in women; during pregnancy

Stomach; vomiting; bile; with headache

Stomach; vomiting; green

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Constipation; alternating with diarrhoea

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

Burning and itching of anus ( Ratanh; Sulph.)

Like balls; like sheep dung

Knotty, nodular, lumpy


Pasty, mushy

White; milk like


Yellow; normal consistency

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


Cloudy; when passed

Cloudy; soon after passing

Cloudy; when standing up

Colour; brown

Colour; brown; like beer

Colour; brown; dark

Colour; brown; reddish

Colour; dark

Colour; dark; morning

Colour; yellow; dark


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Female; Menses too late and too profuse.

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Extremities, limbs

Pain in arms, shoulders, hands, tips of fingers

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

Whole flesh sore to touch

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

Feels paralyzed

Paresis of the lower limbs with rigidity of muscles.

Coldness; upper limbs; hands

Coldness; upper limbs; fingers

Coldness; upper limbs; fingers; tips

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; rheumatic

Pain; touch

Pain; shoulder

Pain; shoulder; right

Pain; hip

Pain; knee

Pain; knee; movement

Pain; knee; on walking

Pain; burning; knee

Pain; pulling; lower limbs

Pain; pulling; hip

Pain; pulling; thigh

Pain; pulling; leg

Pain; pulling; foot

Pain; sore, bruised

Skin; itching; lower limbs


Stiffness; ankle

Swollen; foot; fluid accumulation

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Sleep and dreams

Sleepiness, tiredness

Sleeplessness, insomnia; night; with sleepiness


Yawning; frequent

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Fever and chill

In the open air; while walking

In bed

Chilliness (see also whole body; temperature)

Shaking, shivering, rigors

Shaking, shivering, rigors; evening

Sides, one-sided; right

Warmth; warm room

Burning heat; spreading from the hands over the whole body

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

During sleep

When waking from sleep

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Noon; after eating

Constriction; sensation of a band

Heaviness; internally


Pain; pulling

Pain; pinching; internally

Pain; sudden, sharp; internally

Pain; sudden, sharp; outward

Pulse; full

Pulse; hard

Symptoms not symmetrical; right

Weakness (see lethargic, weariness)

Weariness (see weakness)

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