HPUS label indication: Spasmodic cough
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Below are the strongest indications of Coccus Cacti based on traditional homeopathic usage. Indications have not been reviewed by the FDA. If symptoms persist always consult a medical professional.
The clinical application of the symptoms of this remedy, place it among the medicines for spasmodic and whooping coughs, and catarrhal conditions of the bladder; spasmodic pains in kidneys, with visceral tenesmus. Anuria, anasarca, ascites.
WORSE, left side, after sleep, touch, pressure of clothing, brushing teeth, slightest exertion.
Compare: Canth.; Cact.; Sars.
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Copious; comes on suddenly after each cough
Thick; and sticky
White; albuminous (white, thick)
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Early morning or afternoon, sadness.
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Distress from cinders lodged in eye.
Sensation of a foreign body between upper lid and eyeball
Dull pain over right eye in morning
Headache, worse from lying on back, better with the head high
Suboccipital soreness; worse after sleep and exertion
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Mucus; larynx; after each cough, mucus comes on suddenly
Tickling in the air passages; afternoon; 2 p.m.
Tickling in the air passages; larynx
Tickling in the air passages; night; 11-30 p.m.
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Bloated; night; midnight
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Large clots escape when passing water
Female; Menses too early, profuse, BLACK and thick; Dark clots, with dysuria
Female; period; clotted
Urethra (urinary part of genitals); itching; passage
Intermittent menstruation; flow only in evening and at night
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Chronic bronchitis complicated with gravel; large quantities of albuminous, tenacious mucus, are expectorated
Sensation of a crumb behind larynx, must swallow continually; brushing teeth causes cough
Tickling in larynx
Whooping cough attacks end with vomiting of this tough mucus
Constant hawking from enlarged uvula; coryza, with inflamed fauces; Accumulation of thick viscid mucus, which is expectorated with great difficulty
Fauces very sensitive
Spasmodic morning cough
Suffocative cough; worse, first waking, with tough, white mucus, which strangles
Walking against wind takes breath away.
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Comes on suddenly
Comes on suddenly; followed by copious mucus
Comes on suddenly; night; before midnight; 11-30 p.m.
Hacking cough; from tickling in larynx
Intermittent; night; before midnight; 10-30 p.m.
Night; midnight; 11-30 p.m.
On becoming warm; in a warm room
Sensations in throat and air passages (either from coughing, or causing coughing); from irritation in air passages; in larynx
Tickling; larynx; afternoon; 2 p.m.
Tickling; larynx; night; 11-30 p.m.
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Urging to urinate; Brick-red sediment
Deep-colored, thick urine
Heart; Sensation as if everything were pressed toward the heart.
urinary calculi, Hematuria, URATES, and uric acid; lancinating pains from kidney to bladder
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Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); hot feeling; sensation of heat
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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.