Coffeinum

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Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Coffeinum may help, unprocessed Coffeinum may be best avoided.

Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Coffeinum in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.

  GENERAL

General

GENERAL SYMPTOMS.

Great excitement of the nervous and vascular systems,

Trembling,

Great uneasiness,

First, Coffeine lessens the quantity of Urea urea excreted, to a remarkable degree.

diminution of 14.100 grammes the first week, from 15 centigrammes Coffeine.

of 28.100 grammes, the second week, from 30 centigrammes. This diminution begins from the first day of taking Coffeine. On the subsequent days it is greater than at first, but is not afterwards increased (no cumulative action in the system, as in the case of Digitalin),.

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  MODALITIES ETC

Amelioration

(Vomiting), All symptoms.

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  MIND

Mind

Emotional.

Great excitement, so that he was unable to fix the mind,

Very excited fantasies,

Peculiar intoxicated condition,

Delirium,

Visions,

Intellectual.

Confusion of ideas,

Obscuration of mind,

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  VERTIGO, DIZZINESS

Vertigo

Slight vertigo,

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  HEAD

Pulsation of the arteries on the head and temples very marked,

Head heavy and confused,

Headache

Headache,

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  EYES

Eyes

Vision of sparks,

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  EARS

Ear

Roaring in the ears, ,

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  CHEST

Chest

Oppression of the chest,

Heart and pulse

Palpitation,

Pulse very rapid,

Extremely frequent, irregular, and often intermitting pulse,

Pulse full and hard, rising from 70 to 80, in fifteen minutes,

On considering the changes in the pulse under the action of Coffeine, they are seen to be very similar to those observed after drinking a decoction of raw coffee; only they are, as might be expected, more strongly marked,

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  ABDOMEN

Vomiting

Vomiting, with relief of all the symptoms (after one hour),

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  GENITALS ETC

Urine

Increase of Urea urea during first twenty-four hours,

Urethra.

Constant urging to urinate, but only very scanty discharge,

Micturition.

Amount of urine increased 140 c.c.; Urea urea diminished 2.9 grammes; Acid Phos phosphoric acid diminished 0.2 grammes; sodium chloride diminished 0.9 grammes,

Amount of urine increased 4.84 c.c.; Urea urea diminished 3.1 grammes; Acid Phos phosphoric acid diminished 0.37 grammes; sodium chloride increased 0.1 grammes,

Genitals

Erections,

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  GENERALITIES

Sleep

At last very sound sleep,

Loss of sleep,

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  APPENDIX

Authorities

1, Dr. C. G. Lehman, effects on students of doses of 2 to 10 grains, from Brill's monograph on C.; 2, Dr. Frerichs took 25 grains, from the same; 3, Dr. J. Lehman (see No. 12, under Coffea Tosta Coffea tosta), effects of 4 to 6-grain doses; 4, Eustratiades, Thèse de Paris, 1870, conclusions from series of examinations of urine. (See also sphygmographic tracing, Plate II, Fig. 11 to 22, from 5 Marvaud, Aliments d'Épargne).

Preparation

Alkaloid obtained from Coffea Tosta Coffea Arabica. Formula, C8H10N4O2

Preparation, Triturations.

Supplement

COFFEINUM.

Authority.5, Dr. Kelp, Memorab., 22, 1877 (S. J., 176, 220), a woman took two powders of the citrate, each containing 0.24 gram.

She was seized with remarkable restlessness and dizziness, and could not keep erect. Violent praecordial anxiety, palpitation. Abdominal pulsation. Violent trembling of all the extremities. Grating of the teeth. Features expressive of the greatest anxiety. Feeling of constriction of the neck and throat, recurring periodically every fifteen minutes. Pulse very rapid. This condition lasted three hours, and gradually disappeared,

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