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Causticum - Head symptoms - T.F. Allen

Hahnemann's Tinctura acris sine Kali, Kali hydr, Kali hyd, Caustic, Causticum hahnemanni Caust.

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HPUS indication of Causticum: Hoarseness

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

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Confusion of the head, the whole day from the morning, as if in a close room where clothes were washed and dried; aggravated by stooping, not relieved by walking in the open air, but on returning into the room,

Confusion of the head in the morning, with coryza,

Confusion and heat of the head (seventh day),

Cloudiness of the head,

Feeling of stupefaction and drunkenness of the head (after twenty-four hour),

Stupid feeling in the head the day after an emission,

The head feels dull and screwed together (after half an hour),

The head feels dull and as if intoxicated, with redness of the face (after half an hour),

Beating and throbbing in the whole vertex, as if everything would be forced out, in the morning after rising, lasting two hours (second day),

Pain in a small spot on the vertex, as if bruised or beaten, only on touch,

Throbbing pain on the right side of the occiput; on rubbing, it extends further upward towards the vertex, where it continues to pain for a long time, as if beaten (after one hour),


A momentary (painful, tensive) confusion of the head; almost like a slight throbbing headache, disappearing after eating,

Sensation of trembling or shaking in the skin of the right temple, which lasts till lying down; a peculiar sensation, but not painful,

Pain in the top of the head, as if the brain were torn or shattered, especially in the morning on waking (after three hours),

Pain on the top of the head, on pressure or touch,

Pressive pain in the right side of the head, extending into the eye,

Pressive pain in the right parietal bone and both temples,

Tearing in the left side of the head, especially in the forehead and temple, which began in the evening and constantly increased with swelling of the painful side (after sixteen days),

Stupefying pain in the forehead, when sitting and reading, which was not relieved on walking or standing,

Headache, as if something were forced in between the frontal bone and the cerebrum, or as if the place behind the frontal bone were hollow,

The whole brain was painful on shaking the head,

Headache, with nausea,

Compressive headache,

A jerking-pinching pain through the head,

Painless digging in the whole head,

Pressive headache from all sides, with pinching in the ear and boring toothache,

Sticking headache, more especially in the orbits, the whole night, not during the day,

Stitchlike headache, in the morning on waking, and almost the whole day,

Burning headache in the forehead, as if the forepart of the brain were inflamed, after returning into the room from the open air,

Tensive and drawing headache between the eyes,

Pressive pain in the right frontal eminence,

Pressive pain from the forehead to the eyes,

Painful pressive cutting in the upper part of the frontal bone immediately on moving the arms violently, while stooping,

A painful drawing pressure in the forepart of the forehead,

Rather sharp frontal headache (after the large flow of urine),

Twitching headache in the right side of the forehead and head,

Tearing pain in the middle of the forehead and in the cervical vertebrae, during the day in a heated room and in tobacco-smoking; and especially at night, when he was unable to sleep on account of it,

A painful pressive throbbing in the forehead, as with a dull point,

Dull painful throbbing of the arteries of the head above the orbits,

Violent drawing pain in the temple, gradually increasing to its highest, and then suddenly disappearing (after twenty-four hours),

Pressive headache on the upper margin of the temporal bone,

Pressive headache in the right temple,

Pressing-out headache in the temples day and night, with nausea amounting to vomiting (ninth day),

Dull stitches in the left temporal bone, which always spreads in a circle, when the pain is relieved or disappears (ninth day),

Painful tearing in the right temple,

Painful tearing in the left temple at 4 P.M.,

Throbbing headache in the right temple, on motion; when quiet it is only a pressive pain,

Sudden pain in the occipital bone while sitting, as if something in the muscles had been displaced,

Drawing pain in the occiput,

Tensive headache arising from the nape of the neck (after twenty-four hours),


Falling out of the hair,

Movement of the scalp towards the forehead (thirteenth day),

Painfulness of the scalp when rubbed,

Tearing-burning in the scalp in front of the vertex, in the evening (thirteenth day),

Itching in the scalp,

Outer head

The skin of the head is tense,

Creeping sensation on the vertex,

Itching on the forehead,

Stinging-itching on various parts of the head, in the right and left parietal bones, on the forehead, the right cheek, behind the left zygoma, extending towards the ear and upward to the temporal bone,


Burning in the vertex (after ten hours),

Frequently repeated cold burning in front of the vertex (after fourteen hours),

Frequent drawing in the left side of the top of the head,

A sudden pressure, as from a sharp stone falling upon it, in the vertex, in the region of the coronal suture,

A sticking-tearing, extending into the left side of the vertex (sixth day),

Throbbing in the vertex, mingled with stitches, by paroxysms,


Tension in the left side of the head,

Stitches in the right side of the head, for half an hour,

Stitches in the left side of the head, several evenings,

Violent tearing in the left side of the head,


Warmth in the head internally, an hour after dinner,

Sensation of internal heat in the head, without external heat (after half an hour),

Sensation in the head as if everything would come out in front, on stooping,

At times a pressure deep in the head, with heaviness of the head,

Screwing in and heaviness of the head, relieved in the open air,

Tension and warmth in the forehead and nose, with slight drawing in the eyes from time to time,

Drawing in the left side of the forehead,

Constrictive pressure in the forehead, in the open air, which constantly became more violent the faster he walked, and suddenly disappeared when stooping low down,

Sharp pressure in the left side of the forehead,

A tensive stitching from the lower portion of the forehead to the upper part of the head (tenth day),

Shifting slow stitches in the left side of the forehead above the eye,

Severe throbbing in the forehead for three days, several afternoons, with tension in the neck (after twelve days),


Burning in the right temple and side of the forehead,

Tension in the right temple and in the eye, as if it were paralyzed,

Stitches in the temples,


Sensation in the occipital bone as if the part were numb, pithy, or dead (after a quarter of an hour),

Drawing pressure in the right side of the occiput and muscles of the neck, which was increased on rapid walking, arising in the open air,

Several stitches in the occiput, for half an hour,

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