Cinchona ( China ) OfficinalisChina, Peruvian Bark, Chinchona, China Officinalis, Cinchona Officinalis
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.
Below are the strongest indications (i.e. symptoms) of China in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Debility from exhausting discharges, from loss of vital fluids, together with a Nervous erethism, calls for this remedy. Periodicity is most marked. Sensitive to drafts. Seldom indicated in the earlier stages of acute disease. Chronic gout. Chronic suppurative pyelitis. Post operative gas pains, no relief from passing it.≡ show all authors ...
Worse, slightest touch. Draft of air; every other day; loss of vital fluids; at night; After eating; bending over.
BETTER, bending double; hard pressure; open air; warmth.≡ show all authors ...
Compare: Quinidine - (Paroxysmal tachycardia and Auricular fibrillation. Heart is slowed, and the auriculoventricular conduction time is lengthened. Dose 1/2 grain t.i.d. Cephalanthus - Cephalanthus Occidentalis Button Bush - Intermittent fever, sore throat, rheumatic symptoms, vivid dreams). Arsenicum Album Ars.; Cedron Cedron.; Natrum Sulphurosum Nat-sulph. Cydonia Vulgaris Cydonia Vulgaris - Cydonia Vulgaris Quince (supposed to be of use to strengthen the sexual organs and stomach).
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Apathetic, indifferent, disobedient, taciturn, despondent
Ideas crowd in mind; prevent sleep
Disposition to hurt other peoples’ feelings
Sudden crying and tossing about.
Aversions, dislikes; indolence, aversion to work
aversion to mental work
Behaviour; jumping; out of bed
inclination to sit
Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; paranoia; that is persecuted
visions or presence of phantoms, figures, people; sees people; on closing eyes
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; boredom, dissatisfaction (see loathing of life); weary of life (see boredom, dissatisfaction, loathing, etc.)
indifference, apathy, etc.
loathing; life (see desires, death)
unhappy; wants to injure self; suicidal disposition; but lacks courage
unhappy; sadness, mental depression
Intellectual faculties; bright, intelligent, clear; abundant ideas, clearness of mind
bright, intelligent, clear; abundant ideas, clearness of mind; evening
impaired thinking; dull, sluggish; morning
impaired thinking; mistakes; words; misplacing
impaired thinking; mistakes; using wrong words
ideas; abundant ideas, clearness of mind
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety
anxiety; before chill
fear; of animals
of dogs≡ more ...
As if skull would burst
Spasmodic headache in vertex, with subsequent pain, as if bruised in sides of head
Face flushed after Hemorrhages, or sexual excesses, or loss of vital fluids
Relieved from pressure and warm room
Scalp sensitive; worse combing hair
Aches worse in open air, from temple to temple
Worse by contact, current of air, stepping
Dizzy when walking.
Brain; brain feels loose
brain feels loose; as if brain striking against the skull
pulsating in brain; beating of brain, against skull
pulsating in brain; as of waves
Heaviness (see pain; pressing)
Movements in head
from open air
from cold (including cold parts); from cold air
from emotions; nervous
with high or low temperature; headache during the heat
pressure; hard pressure
warmth; warm room
extending to other parts; teeth
back of head (occiput)
while lying down
after sexual excesses
extending to other parts; to head
pressing (see bursting, pulling)
sensation as if hair were pulled
sore bruised, sensitive to pressure
after mental exertion
stitching, sudden, sharp
temples; extending temple to temple
Skin and scalp; perspiration; scalp
perspiration; scalp; after walking; in open air
temples; on movement
head sensitive to cold air
sensitive to draft of air
Swollen, and feeling swollen; blood vessels≡ more ...
Blue color around eyes
Black specks, bright dazzling illusions; night blindness in anaemic retina
Spots before eyes
Distortion of eyeballs
Intermittent ciliary neuralgia
Pressure in eyes
Amaurosis; scalding lachrymation.
Eye feels hot
burning, smarting, gnawing, biting
in one eye then the other
as from something in eye; like sand in eye
Intolerance of light (photophobia)
Colours and shapes in front of eyes; colours; black; spots; floating (aka muscae volitantes or spiders)
Flickering; during headache
Lost vision, blindness; night
Weak (see eyes, weak)≡ more ...
RINGING in ears
External ear sensitive to touch
Hearing sensitive to noise
Lobules red and swollen.
Noises in ear
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp
Skin; discoloration; redness
Too sensitive≡ more ...
Easily bleeding from nose, especially on rising
Coryza, sneezing, watery discharge
Violent DRY sneezing
Cold sweat about nose.
morning; after rising
clotted, coagulated blood
Discharge from nose; blood
Perspiration; cold perspiration, around nose
Running or blocked nose (coryza); dry
Skin or lining of nose; discoloration; redness
Smell; acute, over sensitive≡ more ...
Face bloated; red.
Heat; on entering room from open air
Appearance as if dead (see sunken)
Lips; cracked lips
Pain; submaxillary gland (gland by neck, under jaw)
Perspiration; cold; around mouth
Skin; discoloration; black
discoloration; bluish; circles around eyes
within definite boundaries
Swelling; parotid gland (gland in front and below ear lobe)
submaxillary gland (gland under jaw, by throat)
Veins swollen≡ more ...
Toothache; better pressing teeth firmly together, and by warmth
Tongue coated thick, dirty; tip burns, succeeded by ptyalism
Food tastes too salty.
Discoloration; tongue; black
tongue; white; morning
Pain; burning, raw and smarting; tongue
burning, raw and smarting; tongue; tip; as from pepper
Salivation; from mercury poisoning
food tastes bitter
tobacco tastes bitter
salty; food tastes salty
Teeth; discoloured; black
deposits on teeth during illness (see mucus)
black≡ more ...
Extreme sensitiveness to touch, but hard pressure Relieves
coldness; much sweat
One hand ice cold, the other warm
Indurated glands; scrofulous ulcers and caries.
Discoloration; yellow, jaundice, etc.
Abnormal growths; warts; withered
Loss of feeling
Becomes sore when lying down
Swelling; fluid in tissues≡ more ...
Pain; swallowing; on swallowing
Swallowing; difficult≡ more ...
Heart; Irregular with weak rapid beats followed by strong, heart beats
Suffocative attacks, syncope; anaemia and dropsy.
palpitations; before chill
palpitations; from exertion
Lungs; haemorrhage (see expectoration)
Pain; sore, bruised
sore, bruised; lying
sore, bruised; percussion
sore, bruised; touch
lung; aged people≡ more ...
While lying down; with head low
lying with head raised
Lying down; lying with head raised
Movement; of chest
Suffocating≡ more ...
Influenza, with debility
Cannot breathe with head low
Labored, slow respiration; constant choking
Suffocative catarrh; rattling in chest; violent, hacking cough After every meal
Hemorrhage from lungs
Dyspnoea, sharp pain in left lung
Asthma; worse damp weather.
Whistling≡ more ...
Sharp pains across kidneys, worse movement and at night
Knife-like pains around back ( D)
Heaviness, weight; sacrum (base of spine)
sacrum (base of spine); like a weight
Pain; lumbar (lower half of back)
lumbar (lower half of back); during movement
cramp-like; lumbar (lower half of back)
as though crushed; lumbar (lower half of back)
sore, bruised, beaten; lumbar (lower half of back)
from slightest movement≡ more ...
Stomach; Tender, cold
Vomiting of undigested food
Weight after eating
Ill effects of Thea Sinensis Tea
Hungry without appetite
Darting pain crosswise in hypogastric region
Hungry longing for food, which lies undigested
Flatulence; belching of bitter fluid or regurgitation of food Gives no relief; worse eating fruit
Bloatedness better by movement.
Much flatulent colic; better bending double
Pain in right hypochondrium
Gallstone colic ( triumfetta semi triloba.) Liver and spleen swollen and enlarged
Internal coldness of stomach and abdomen
Bloated; after drinking
Flatulence; from fruit
Noises from abdomen; rumbling; fermentation
rumbling; fermentation; after eating fruit
Pain; during chill
from catching cold
before passing flatulence
right side, above hip
pressing; before stool
Complaints of spleen
Stomach; appetite; capricious (hunger, but knows not for what, or refuses things when offered)
appetite; easily satisfied
appetite; increased (hunger in general); night
appetite; increased (hunger in general); appetite returns only while eating
appetite; ravenous, excessive; night
appetite; lacking, no appetite; in foggy weather
aversion to certain foods or drinks; beer
aversion to certain foods or drinks; bread
aversion to certain foods or drinks; butter
aversion to certain foods or drinks; fats and rich food
aversion to certain foods or drinks; salt; returns after eating a mouthful
aversion to certain foods or drinks; hot food
aversion to certain foods or drinks; meat
after cold drinks
desires, cravings; cold drinks
desires, cravings; delicacies
desires, cravings; highly seasoned food
desires, cravings; sweets
distended (swollen from inner pressure); after eating
distended (swollen from inner pressure); not relieved by burping, belching
ineffectual and incomplete
tasting like food
sour; after fruit
fermentation; after fruit
fullness; after eating
heaviness, weight, oppression (see fullness); after eating
loathing of food (see nausea)
pain; from dehydration
pain; on movement
pain; pressing; after eating
thirst; before chill
thirst; after chill
thirst; while perspiring
vomiting; after eating
vomiting; bile; during cough
vomiting; bile; while perspiring
vomiting; sour≡ more ...
after certain foods or drinks; fruit
painless; night; only after eating in daytime
periodical, recurring; on alternate days
Sensation of lump (see weight); perineum (between rectum and genitals)≡ more ...
Undigested, frothy, yellow; Painless; worse at night, after meals, during hot weather, from FRUIT, milk, beer
Very weakening, with much flatulence
Food appears to be passed undigested (lientery)
White; milk like≡ more ...
Male; Excited lascivious fancy
Frequent emissions, followed by great weakness
Female; Menses too early
Dark clots and abdominal distention
Profuse menses with pain
Desire too strong
Seems to take the place of the usual menstrual discharge
Painful heaviness in pelvis.
Male; erections; impotency
thick emission from penis
Female; vaginal discharge; bloody
metrorrhagia (non-menstrual bleeding)
dark blood≡ more ...
Pains in limbs and joints, as if sprained; Worse, slight touch; hard pressure relieves
Sensation as of a string around limb
Joints swollen; very sensitive, with dread or open air
Great debility trembling, with numb sensation
Averse to exercise; sensitive to touch
Weariness of joints; worse, mornings and when sitting.
Coldness; upper limbs; hands
lower limbs; foot
leg; as with a garter
Diseased hip-joint (see pain in hip)
Pain; rheumatic; poisoning by mercury
upper limbs; when touched
lower limbs; during chill
sore, bruised; during heat
sore, bruised; joints
upper limbs; jerking
Skin; suppurating (producing pus); hip (see hip joint disease)
Swollen; lower limbs; fluid in tissues≡ more ...
Sleep and dreams
Unrefreshing or constant stupor
Anxious, frightful dreams with confused consciousness on waking, so that the dream cannot be rid of and fear of dream remains
Snoring, especially with children.
Sleeplessness, insomnia≡ more ...
Fever and chill
Intermittent, paroxysms anticipate; return every week
All stages well marked
Chill generally in forenoon, commencing in breast; thirst before chill, and little and often
Free perspiration caused by every little exertion, especially on single parts
Hay fever, watery coryza, pain in temples.
In the open air
In the open air; while walking
From the least draft of air
With fever, but chill predominating
Shaking, shivering, rigors
from a draft of air
When uncovering, undressing
Violent chill; with delirium
Alternating with chills
Burning heat; with swollen blood vessels
with pricking over the whole body
Dry heat; evening
night; swollen veins of arms and hands without thirst
Stages of chill, heat and sweat; chill followed by heat, then sweat
Chilliness from uncovering
Desire to uncover≡ more ...
Cold; clammy sweats with haemorrhage
During slight exertion (see walking)
on covered parts
Single parts; parts lain on
From suppressed complaints
Other symptoms worse after perspiring
While walking (see exertion); in open air≡ more ...
Blood vessels; congestion of blood
veins and arteries swollen from inner pressure, during fever (distended)
veins and arteries swollen from inner pressure
Eating and food; fruit
Emaciated (extremely thin)
Fluid build up; external
Full feeling; internally
Inflammation; indurated (hard from inflammation)
Pain; jerking; internally
as if scraped; around the bone
sore, bruised; externally
sore, bruised; internally
sudden, sharp; internally
sudden, sharp; outward
tearing; muscles; jerking in muscles
Symptoms after perspiration
Symptoms from suppression of perspiration
excessive physical irritability
Symptoms from masturbation
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); cold in general
after becoming cold
Twitching; twitching, involuntary movements (chorea)
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness)
from breast feeding
from perspiration≡ more ...