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Cocculus Indicus - Generalities symptoms

Indian Cockle, Cocculus, Coccul

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HPUS label indication: Motion sickness

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

WORSE, eating, after loss of sleep, open air, smoking, riding, swimming, touch, noise, jar; afternoon. Menstrual period. After emotional disturbance.
Antidotes: Coffee, Nux.
Compare: Picrotoxin - alkaloid of Cocculus Indicus - (epilepsy, attacks in the morning on leaving horizontal position, hernia, locomotor ataxia, night-sweats); Symphoricarpus (morning sickness); Petrol.; Puls.; Ignat.


Affects of alcohol

Affects of alcohol; brandy

After sleep

After sleep

After undressing


Anaemia; as from iron deficiency - greenish yellow skin

At beginning of sleep

Aversion to movement

Aversion to open air

Before sleep

Blackness of external parts

Blood vessels; blue discoloration (from lack of oxygen in blood)
Blood vessels; congestion of blood
Blood vessels; excited, rapid blood flow

Catalepsy (dazed, allows others to position limbs)

Constriction; bones
Constriction; externally
Constriction; internally
Constriction; of orifices
Constriction; sensation of a band

Contractions, closing, stenoses, after inflammation

Convulsions; after loss of sleep
Convulsions; children
Convulsions; connected with blindness
Convulsions; continuous contraction
Convulsions; convulsive movements
Convulsions; epileptic
Convulsions; epileptic
Convulsions; hysterical
Convulsions; in women; during period
Convulsions; in women; from childbirth
Convulsions; in women; from suppressed period
Convulsions; internal
Convulsions; morning
Convulsions; movement
Convulsions; night; midnight
Convulsions; rapid muscle spasm
Convulsions; when touched
Convulsions; with falling
Convulsions; with paralysis
Convulsions; with tetanus rigidity
Convulsions; without consciousness


During sleep

Eating and food; after eating
Eating and food; coffee
Eating and food; cold drinks
Eating and food; cold food
Eating and food; eating
Eating and food; smell of all food
Eating and food; symptoms while fasting
Eating and food; while eating

Electric-like shocks

Emaciated (extremely thin)


Extreme emotion

Faintness, fainting
Faintness, fainting; after stool
Faintness, fainting; before period
Faintness, fainting; during palpitation
Faintness, fainting; during period
Faintness, fainting; from pain
Faintness, fainting; from pain; abdomen
Faintness, fainting; from urging stool
Faintness, fainting; hysterical (see hysteria)
Faintness, fainting; morning
Faintness, fainting; morning; on rising
Faintness, fainting; on moving
Faintness, fainting; on physical exertion


Fluid build up; excess of blood, or other fluids

Formication (like insects crawling around); external parts
Formication (like insects crawling around); internally

From loss of sleep

Full feeling; internally

General physical anxiety

Glands; itching, glands

Heaviness; externally
Heaviness; internally

Illusions of touch

In winter

In women; symptoms at beginning of period
In women; symptoms before period
In women; symptoms during period

Inflammation; externally
Inflammation; indurated (hard from inflammation); glands
Inflammation; internally

Insensitive to pain (see irritability)
Insensitive to pain (see irritability); parts affected by disease or injury

Jar, stepping

Jerking; muscles

Lack of irritability

Lack of reaction

Late morning

Lethargic, tired

Lying down; after lying down
Lying down; after lying down
Lying down; inclination to lie down
Lying down; lying down
Lying down; lying down
Lying down; lying in bed
Lying down; lying in bed
Lying down; lying on side



Movement; after
Movement; at beginning of movement
Movement; movement of affected part

Mucous secretions increased

Nervous shuddering

Night; 1 a.m.
Night; after midnight

Numbness; externally
Numbness; internally; in single parts
Numbness; internally; of suffering parts
Numbness; internally; sensation of numbness in glands


On first sitting down

On waking

On waking

Open air

Pain; benumbing
Pain; bones
Pain; boring
Pain; boring; inward
Pain; burning externally
Pain; burning externally; glands
Pain; burning externally; internally
Pain; constricting; externally
Pain; constricting; internally
Pain; cutting; internally
Pain; digging up (burrowing, rooting sensation)
Pain; digging up (burrowing, rooting sensation); bones
Pain; gnawing, biting
Pain; gnawing, biting; internally
Pain; jerking; externally
Pain; jerking; internally
Pain; paralysed parts
Pain; paralytic
Pain; paralytic; bones
Pain; pinching
Pain; pinching; externally
Pain; pinching; internally
Pain; pressing; as from load
Pain; pressing; bones
Pain; pressing; externally
Pain; pressing; from within outward
Pain; pressing; glands
Pain; pressing; glands; inward
Pain; pressing; internally
Pain; pressing; inward
Pain; pressing; muscles
Pain; pressing; together
Pain; sore, bruised; bones
Pain; sore, bruised; externally
Pain; sore, bruised; internally
Pain; sudden, sharp; bones
Pain; sudden, sharp; externally
Pain; sudden, sharp; glands
Pain; sudden, sharp; internally
Pain; sudden, sharp; inward
Pain; sudden, sharp; muscles
Pain; sudden, sharp; muscles; burning in muscles
Pain; sudden, sharp; muscles; jerking
Pain; sudden, sharp; outward
Pain; sudden, sharp; transversely
Pain; tearing; bones
Pain; tearing; bones; paralytic
Pain; tearing; externally
Pain; tearing; glands
Pain; tearing; internally
Pain; tearing; muscles
Pain; tearing; muscles; paralytic in muscles
Pain; tearing; outward
Pain; twinging
Pain; ulcerative; externally
Pain; ulcerative; glands
Pain; ulcerative; internally
Pain; undulating

Paralysis; after diphtheria
Paralysis; internally
Paralysis; of organs
Paralysis; one-sided
Paralysis; one-sided; left
Paralysis; one-sided; with coldness of the paralysed part
Paralysis; painless

Periodic, recurring

Perspiration gives no relief

Perspiration; after perspiration

Physical exertion


Pulsation; internally

Pulse; abnormal
Pulse; frequent, accelerated, elevated, exalted, fast, innumerable, rapid
Pulse; frequent, accelerated, elevated, exalted, fast, innumerable, rapid; and small
Pulse; hard
Pulse; hard
Pulse; imperceptible
Pulse; small
Pulse; soft
Pulse; trembling

Relaxation of muscles



Sensation of coat of skin pulled over inner parts

Sensation of plug; internally

Sensitive; excessive physical irritability
Sensitive; glands
Sensitive; internally
Sensitive; to pain





Straining of muscles and tendons, from lifting

Stretching; night; in bed

Swelling; glands
Swelling; glands; cold
Swelling; glands; hot
Swelling; glands; inflammatory
Swelling; glands; painless
Swelling; in general
Swelling; inflammatory
Swelling; of affected parts
Swelling; puffy
Swelling; swollen sensation

Symptoms after sexual intercourse; symptoms after sexual excesses

Symptoms from masturbation

Symptoms not symmetrical; left
Symptoms not symmetrical; right
Symptoms not symmetrical; symptoms on one side

Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); after becoming cold
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); becoming cold
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); cold air
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); cold feeling; lack of vital heat
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); cold in general
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); from becoming cold
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); heat and cold
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); hot feeling; flushes of heat
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); hot feeling; sensation of heat
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); tendency to catch cold
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); warm bed
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); warm heater
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); warmth
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); warmth; becoming warm in open air
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); warmth; warm air
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); warmth; warm bed
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); warmth; warm heater
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); warmth; warm room

Tension; bones
Tension; externally
Tension; internally



Trembling; after emotions
Trembling; externally
Trembling; from noise
Trembling; from unexpected touch
Trembling; internally
Trembling; on slight physical exertion
Trembling; with the pains

Twitching; here and there
Twitching; twitching, involuntary movements (chorea)
Twitching; twitching, involuntary movements (chorea); one sided
Twitching; twitching, involuntary movements (chorea); spinal






Walking; beginning of walk

Warm bed

Warm heater

Warmth; becoming warm in open air
Warmth; warm air
Warmth; warm bed
Warmth; warm heater
Warmth; warm room

Weakness (see lethargic, weariness)
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); before period
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); during period
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); from heat; from thrills of heat
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); from loss of sleep
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); from movement
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); from nursing the sick
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); from perspiration
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); from riding
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); from slight exertion
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); from talking
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); loss of sleep
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); mental exertion
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); morning; 9 a.m.
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); nervous weakness
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); paralytic
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); sitting
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); trembling
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); walking
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); walking; in open air

Weariness (see weakness)

When asleep long

When kneeling

While sitting

While travelling

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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.