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Causticum - Skin 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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Red spot above the upper lip, which seems cracked and causes a burning pain (fifth day),

Large red spot on the penis,

Spotted skin, full of dark-red veins, on the upper and lower legs,

A red painful spot upon the tibia, which extends along the length of the leg, and itches when healing,

Eruptions, Dry.

Old brown liver-spots become elevated, with corrosive itching,

Eruption in the face,

Fine eruption in the face, more felt than seen,

Papulous eruption on various portions of the body, with gnawing corrosive itching, which burns after scratching,

Papulous eruption between the eyebrows, above the nose,

Papulous eruption on the left cheek, with severe itching,

Papulous eruption near the left lip,

Papulous eruption in the left corner of the mouth, with crawling-sticking,

Tetter on the lower lip,

Itching tetter on the back of the ring finger,

Itching tetter on the nates (after six days),

Rash on the neck, between the scapulae, and on the back, with itching,

Severe itching nettlerash, especially of the thighs, just above the knees (after twelve days),

Pimples of the size of a hazelnut under the skin on the right side of the body, on the chest, arm, back, and bend of the elbow, with stitching pain on touch and a sore pain on hard pressure (after twenty-four days); afterwards they are painful, and sting, even when not touched, but are not increased by touch,

A pimple behind the ears,

Eruption of pimples at the root of the nose,

Eruption of pimples on the tip of the nose,

Small pimples beneath the left corner of the mouth, lasting twenty-four hours,

A tensive pimple on the neck,

Small itching pimples on the forearms,

A pimple on the right thumb, without sensation,

An eruption of pimples on the index finger, which become warts,

Eruptions, Moist.

Eruption like chicken-pox in an infant,

An excessively itching and moist tetter on the neck,

Burning vesicles in the face, which, when touched, exude a corrosive water; afterwards they dry up to a scurf,

Vesicular eruption in the right corner of the mouth, which pains when eating,

Vesicles under the prepuce, which become suppurating ulcers,

Excoriated vesicles on the heels, which gradually disappear, with much itching,

Large blisters on the chest and back, with anxiety of the chest and fever, consisting of chill, heat, and sweat,

Large painful blisters on the left side of the chest and back, which become flattened; with great fever, heat, sweat, and anxiety,

A blister on the calf an inch and a half in diameter, almost painless; it discharges water for two days, and the spot heals without suppuration,

Large blisters on the feet from rubbing them somewhat,

Eruptions, Pustular.

Red pimples on the left side of the forehead, the left temple, on the nose, and on the middle of the chin, filled with pus, stinging when touched, and when healing covered with scurf,

Large painful boil near the anus, discharging pus and blood, making one very sick,

On the chin, near the lower lip, a boil, with red areola (after twenty-seven hours),

A boil upon the back,


An ulcer, with burning pain, on the inside of the upper lip,

Ulceration of the tip of the thumb,

The heel was ulcerated,

An ulcer (on the lower leg) is surrounded by a red areola, which is hard, and discharges more blood than pus, of an offensive odor; the pain makes him sleepless at night,

Cutaneous wounds that had almost healed open again and discharge matter,


Creeping in the skin, as from ants,

Itching over the whole body,

Itching over the whole body at night, with dry heat,

Itching over the whole body, with redness like scarlet rash, with many vesicles; the itching is not relieved by scratching,

Itching, especially in the hollow of the right knee (after three days),

Itching in various portions of the body,

Itching in various portions of the body, relieved by scratching,

Itching here and there, especially on the head and in the face,

Stitch like itching over thee skin,

Soreness, as if excoriated, on the thigh, on the upper inner portion near the scrotum, with itching, and, after rubbing, smarting (after forty hours),

Crawling and sticking in the left great toe, as if would go to sleep,

Crawling in the skin of the right forearm, relieved by rubbing,

Tickling of the toes, as if they had been frozen,

Severe tickling in the sole of the right foot, so that she could not scratch it enough,

Itching on the head, on the nose, and on the chin,

Itching above the eyes,

Itching on both eyebrows, on the left malar bone temples, and the ears, relieved by scratching,

Itching on the lobule of the ear, as from a small tetter,

Itching in the nose,

Itching of the tip and wings of the nose,

Much itching on the nose, chin, and throat, below the ears,

Severe itching on the nose,

Burning-itching near the nose,

Itching in the face,

Corrosive itching in the face, with rush of blood to it, with heat and redness, followed by an eruption of many small red pimples,

Itching about the mouth,

Itching in the palms, and after scratching itching vesicles appear,

Itching in both hips,

Itching in the scrotum and on the skin of the penis,

The scrotum itches and sweats,

Severe itching about the breasts,

Itching in the skin of the back (after ten hours),

Itching in the back and some sweat,

Much itching on the back and on the calves,

A fine sticking-itching, as from fleas, that obliges him to scratch, on the back, shoulders, arms, and thighs, but especially on the backs of the fingers,

Itching of the arms,

Itching (sometimes with burning after scratching), and itching pimples and vesicles on the forearms,

Itching in both hands,

Itching on the back of the left hand,

Much itching of the palms,

A stitchlike itching on the index finger,

Itching in the left index finger, and after scratching a burning-itching pimple,

Itching between the fingers,

Itching on the last and middle joints of the fingers of the left hand,

Itching on the nates and back of the thighs,

A sticking-itching on the right nates,

Itching of the thighs,

A sticking-itching of the thigh towards the outer part,

Much itching of the patella,

Itching on the legs,

Severe itching on the back of the foot (after sixteen days),

Much itching on the backs of the feet,

Voluptuous itching of the last joint of the great toe, during rest and motion,

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