Colocynthinum

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

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

  GENERAL

General

Pain in the right great toe, accompanied by a dull, not easily described feeling, as of heat, on various parts of the right thigh, especially on the posterior side in the course of the sciatic nerve.

at the same time, a similar sensation in the external ball of the little toe of the same side.

after some hours, pressure in the left great toe,.

GENERAL SYMPTOMS.

Great desire to lie down, requiring great exertion to get off the bed,

Great debility,

Unusual debility, towards evening,

All the symptoms were developed when seated, lasted almost two hours, and disappeared entirely on walking,

A cup of black coffee relieved the symptoms, but they did not entirely disappear until I went to bed, which I was glad to do at 7 A.M.,

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  MODALITIES ETC

Aggravation

(Morning), Depression; early, cough.

(Forenoon), Heartburn; weakness of legs.

(Afternoon), All symptoms; towards evening, depression; towards evening, tension in inguinal region; towards evening, debility.

(Evening), All symptoms; depression; pressure on vertex; urging to urinate; heat.

(Night), Dry heat; towards morning sweat.

(Ascending stairs), Tension in inguinal region, etc.

(Bending forwards), Painfulness of head; tension in inguinal region, etc.

(Bowing head), Aching in eyeballs.

(On coughing), Stitches through cerebellum.

(Movement), Pain in nape of neck.

(Moving eyes), Painfulness of head; aching in eyeballs.

(Riding in rail-car), Headache.

(When seated), All symptoms developed.

(Straining the sight), Painfulness of head; aching in eyeballs.

(Heavy head), Stitches through occiput; pain in testicle.

(Walking), Tension in inguinal region, etc.; stitches in groin.

(While writing), Weakness of forearm.

Amelioration

(Bending over), Pain in testicles.

(Black coffee), The symptoms.

(Rest), All symptoms; pain in testicles.

(On walking), All symptoms disappeared.

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  MIND

Mind

Unusually out of humor,

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  VERTIGO, DIZZINESS

Vertigo

Confusion and Vertigo.

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  HEAD

Confusion in the left side of the head, especially in the temporal region,

General Head.

Headache

On coughing, exceedingly painful stitches darting through the cerebellum like lightning,

Vertex

Sides.

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  EYES

Eyes

Lids.

Ball.

Vision

It seemed as though vision were sharper than usual, on going out; looking through the ordinary spectacles was rather straining,

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  EARS

Ear

Tickling in the left external ear, with burning of the tip,

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  FACE

Face

Pressure in the left cheek-bone,

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  MOUTH

Tongue

Tongue.

Taste

Taste.

Prickling and metallic taste on the tip of the tongue,

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  THROAT

Throat

Burning in the posterior wall of the pharynx,

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  CHEST

Chest

Chest somewhat painful and oppressed,

Respiration

Cough excited by the roughness in the throat, caused no pain in either the chest or abdomen, and was accompanied by a whitish-yellow mucus, expectorated without difficulty,

Frequent cough in the early morning, and easy expectoration of a thick, yellow mucus,

Heart and pulse

Heart's Action.

Pulse.

Pulse 100,

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  BACK AND NECK

Neck

Stitches in the region of the lowest dorsal vertebrae,

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  ABDOMEN

Abdomen

Umbilical.

Pinching and movements in the umbilical region,

General Abdomen.

Hypogastrium and Iliac Regions.

When walking, stitches from the small of the back to the groin, and a hard tread caused pain in the right testicle, so that at last I feared to move about; at the same time the left testicle became sensitive also. The pain was much ameliorated by rest, and especially by bending over,

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  MODALITIES ETC

Appetite

Appetite began to increase a little,

Appetite somewhat diminished,

Thirst.

Thirst,

Much thirst,

Heartburn.

Transient heartburn, in the forenoon,

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  RECTUM, ANUS, STOOL

Rectum

Feeling of moisture at the anus,

Strong, irresistible inclination to stool; a scanty brownish-red evacuation, with painful tenesmus, lasting some ten minutes,

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  ABDOMEN

Stomach

Pulsation in the pit of the stomach, accompanied by prickling stitches on the back, in the neighborhood of the middle thoracic vertebrae,

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  RECTUM, ANUS, STOOL

Stool

Towards 11 P.M., a copious, thin, pappy evacuation, easily and rapidly discharged, without tenesmus,

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  GENITALS ETC

Urine

Urethra.

Micturition.

Frequent urination,

Urine fiery; becomes cloudy on standing, but deposits no sediment,

Genitals

A pollution at night, a very unusual occurrence with him,

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  EXTREMITIES, LIMBS

Extremities, limbs

Slight pains here and there in the left leg and arm,

Upper extremities

Cramplike pain in the muscles of the left wrist,

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  FEVER AND CHILL

Fever

Chilliness.

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  GENERALITIES

Sleep and dreams

Uninterrupted, confused dreams,

Perspiration

Profuse sweat, towards morning,

Colocynthinum is not available to buy over the counter.