Cinchona ( China ) Officinalis

China, Peruvian Bark, Chinchona, China Officinalis, Cinchona Officinalis

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HPUS indication of Cinchona ( China ) Officinalis: Debility
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Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of China in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.

  GENERAL - Cinchona ( China ) Officinalis

General

Debility from exhausting discharges, from loss of vital fluids, together with a Nervous erethism, calls for Cinchona ( China ) Officinalis. Periodicity is most marked. Sensitive to drafts. Seldom indicated in the earlier stages of acute disease. Chronic gout. Chronic suppurative pyelitis. Post operative gas pains, no relief from passing it.

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  MODALITIES ETC - Cinchona ( China ) Officinalis

Worse

Worse, slightest touch. Draft of air; every other day; loss of vital fluids; at night; After eating; bending over.

Better

BETTER, bending double; hard pressure; open air; warmth.

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  RELATIONSHIPS - Cinchona ( China ) Officinalis

Compare

Compare: Quinidine - (Paroxysmal tachycardia and Auricular fibrillation. Heart is slowed, and the auriculoventricular conduction time is lengthened. Dose 1/2 grain t.i.d. Cephalanthus - Cephalanthus Occidentalis Button Bush - Intermittent fever, sore throat, rheumatic symptoms, vivid dreams). Arsenicum Album Ars.; Cedron Cedron.; Natrum Sulphurosum Nat-sulph. Cydonia Vulgaris Cydonia Vulgaris - Cydonia Vulgaris Quince (supposed to be of use to strengthen the sexual organs and stomach).

Complementary

Complementary: Ferrum Met Ferrum; Calc Carb Calc. Phosphorus Phos.

Antidotes

Antidotes: Arnica Arn.; Arsenicum Album Ars.; Nux Vomica Nux; Ipecacuanha Ipec.

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  MIND - Cinchona ( China ) Officinalis

Mind

Apathetic, indifferent, disobedient, taciturn, despondent

Ideas crowd in mind; prevent sleep

Disposition to hurt other peoples’ feelings

Sudden crying and tossing about.

Aversions, dislikes; indolence, aversion to work

aversion to mental work

Behaviour; jumping; out of bed

inclination to sit

Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; paranoia; that is persecuted

visions or presence of phantoms, figures, people; sees people; on closing eyes

Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; boredom, dissatisfaction (see loathing of life); weary of life (see boredom, dissatisfaction, loathing, etc.)

indifference, apathy, etc.

loathing; life (see desires, death)

reproaches; others

sensitive, oversensitive

to noise

unhappy; wants to injure self; suicidal disposition; but lacks courage

unhappy; sadness, mental depression

during chill

Intellectual faculties; bright, intelligent, clear; abundant ideas, clearness of mind

bright, intelligent, clear; abundant ideas, clearness of mind; evening

impaired thinking; dull, sluggish; morning

on waking

impaired thinking; mistakes; words; misplacing

impaired thinking; mistakes; using wrong words

ideas; abundant ideas, clearness of mind

evening

Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety

anxiety; before chill

fear; of animals

of dogs

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  VERTIGO, DIZZINESS - Cinchona ( China ) Officinalis

Vertigo

Dizzy when walking.

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  HEAD - Cinchona ( China ) Officinalis

As if skull would burst

Face flushed after Hemorrhages, or sexual excesses, or loss of vital fluids

Relieved from pressure and warm room

Aches worse in open air, from temple to temple

Worse by contact, current of air, stepping

Brain; brain feels loose

brain feels loose; as if brain striking against the skull

pulsating in brain; beating of brain, against skull

pulsating in brain; as of waves

Movements in head

Pulsating

temples; on movement

Sensitive; brain

head sensitive to cold air

sensitive to draft of air

Swollen, and feeling swollen; blood vessels

Headache

Sensation as if brain were balancing to and fro, and striking against skull, receiving great pain ( Sulphur Sulph.; Sulphuricum Acidum Sulph-ac.) Intense Throbbing of head and carotids

Spasmodic headache in vertex, with subsequent pain, as if bruised in sides of head

Heaviness (see pain; pressing)

Pain, headache

from open air

from cold (including cold parts); from cold air

from emotions; nervous

with high or low temperature; headache during the heat

recurring headache

pressure; hard pressure

pulsating

warmth; warm room

extending to other parts; teeth

bones

back of head (occiput)

while lying down

after sexual excesses

extending to other parts; to head

temples

movement

bursting

pulling

pressing (see bursting, pulling)

apart

sore bruised, sensitive to pressure

after mental exertion

in brain

stitching, sudden, sharp

temples

temples; extending temple to temple

Scalp

Scalp sensitive; worse combing hair

Pain, headache; sensation as if hair were pulled

Skin and scalp; perspiration; scalp

perspiration; scalp; after walking; in open air

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  EYES - Cinchona ( China ) Officinalis

Eyes

Blue color around eyes

Hollow eyes

Yellowish sclerotica

Black specks, bright dazzling illusions; night blindness in anaemic retina

Spots before eyes

Photophobia

Distortion of eyeballs

Intermittent ciliary neuralgia

Pressure in eyes

Amaurosis; scalding lachrymation.

Discoloration; yellow

Eye feels hot

Pain

light

burning, smarting, gnawing, biting

in one eye then the other

as from something in eye; like sand in eye

pressing

Intolerance of light (photophobia)

daylight

sunlight

Pupils; dilated

Sunken

Tears; burning

Vision

Colours and shapes in front of eyes; colours; black; spots; floating (aka muscae volitantes or spiders)

sparks

Dim

night

Flickering; during headache

Foggy

Lost vision, blindness; night

Weak (see eyes, weak)

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  EARS - Cinchona ( China ) Officinalis

Ear

RINGING in ears

External ear sensitive to touch

Hearing sensitive to noise

Lobules red and swollen.

Noises in ear

during headache

buzzing

humming

ringing

during headache

roaring

singing

Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp

tearing in

Skin; discoloration; redness

Hearing

Impaired

Too sensitive

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  FACE - Cinchona ( China ) Officinalis

Face

Sallow complexion

Face bloated; red.

Heat; on entering room from open air

Appearance as if dead (see sunken)

Lips; cracked lips

Pain; submaxillary gland (gland by neck, under jaw)

Perspiration; cold; around mouth

Skin; discoloration; black

discoloration; bluish; circles around eyes

discoloration; earthy

discoloration; greyish

discoloration; pale

discoloration; red

within definite boundaries

during fever

Sunken

Swelling; parotid gland (gland in front and below ear lobe)

submaxillary gland (gland under jaw, by throat)

Veins swollen

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  NOSE - Cinchona ( China ) Officinalis

Nose

Checked catarrh

Easily bleeding from nose, especially on rising

Cold sweat about nose.

Nose bleed

morning; after rising

clotted, coagulated blood

Discharge from nose; blood

In heat

Perspiration; cold perspiration, around nose

Skin or lining of nose; discoloration; redness

Smell; acute, over sensitive

Discharge

Coryza, sneezing, watery discharge

Violent DRY sneezing

Running or blocked nose (coryza); dry

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  MOUTH - Cinchona ( China ) Officinalis

Mouth

Bleeding

Gums and teeth

Toothache; better pressing teeth firmly together, and by warmth

Swelling; gums

Teeth; discoloured; black

pain

molars

upper teeth

while perspiring

pulsating

from touch

deposits on teeth during illness (see mucus)

black

Saliva

Dryness

Salivation; from mercury poisoning

Tongue

Tongue coated thick, dirty; tip burns, succeeded by ptyalism

Discoloration; tongue; black

tongue; dirty

tongue; white; morning

Dryness; tongue

Pain; burning, raw and smarting; tongue

burning, raw and smarting; tongue; tip; as from pepper

Taste

Bitter taste

Food tastes too salty.

Taste; acute

bitter

food tastes bitter

tobacco tastes bitter

salty; food tastes salty

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  THROAT - Cinchona ( China ) Officinalis

Throat

Pain; swallowing; on swallowing

rawness

Roughness

Scraping

Swallowing; difficult

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  CHEST - Cinchona ( China ) Officinalis

Chest

Heart; Irregular with weak rapid beats followed by strong, heart beats

Suffocative attacks, syncope; anaemia and dropsy.

Heart; palpitations

palpitations; anxiety

palpitations; before chill

palpitations; from exertion

Lungs; haemorrhage (see expectoration)

Pain; sore, bruised

sore, bruised; lying

sore, bruised; percussion

sore, bruised; touch

Paralysis; lung

lung; aged people

Respiration

Influenza, with debility

Cannot breathe with head low

Labored, slow respiration; constant choking

Suffocative catarrh; rattling in chest; violent, hacking cough After every meal

Hemorrhage from lungs

Dyspnoea, sharp pain in left lung

Asthma; worse damp weather.

Difficult (dyspnea)

Loud

Rattling

Whistling

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  COUGH - Cinchona ( China ) Officinalis

Cough

Morning

Constant

Dry cough

When laughing

While lying down; with head low

lying with head raised

Lying down; lying with head raised

Movement; of chest

Intermittent

Suffocating

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  EXPECTORATION - Cinchona ( China ) Officinalis

Expectoration

Mucous

Containing pus

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  SKIN - Cinchona ( China ) Officinalis

Skin

Extreme sensitiveness to touch, but hard pressure Relieves

coldness; much sweat

One hand ice cold, the other warm

Anasarca ( Arsenicum Album Ars.; Apis Mel Apis.) Dermatitis; erysipelas

Indurated glands; scrofulous ulcers and caries.

Discoloration; yellow, jaundice, etc.

Dry

Gangrene; moist

Abnormal growths; warts; withered

Loss of feeling

Sensitive

Becomes sore when lying down

Swelling; fluid in tissues

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  BACK AND NECK - Cinchona ( China ) Officinalis

Back and neck

Pain; sore, bruised, beaten; lumbar (lower half of back)

sore, bruised, beaten; lumbar (lower half of back); on movement

Neck

Perspiration; neck

neck; from slightest movement

Back

Sharp pains across kidneys, worse movement and at night

Knife-like pains around back ( D)

MacFarlan.)

Heaviness, weight; sacrum (base of spine)

sacrum (base of spine); like a weight

Pain; lumbar (lower half of back)

lumbar (lower half of back); during movement

cramp-like; lumbar (lower half of back)

during movement

as though crushed; lumbar (lower half of back)

on movement

Perspiration

on movement

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  ABDOMEN - Cinchona ( China ) Officinalis

Abdomen

Stomach; Tender, cold

Slow digestion

Weight after eating

Ill effects of Thea Sinensis Tea

Hungry without appetite

Flat taste

Darting pain crosswise in hypogastric region

Milk disagrees

Hiccough

Bloatedness better by movement.

Much flatulent colic; better bending double

Tympanitic abdomen

Pain in right hypochondrium

Gallstone colic ( triumfetta semi triloba.) Liver and spleen swollen and enlarged

Jaundice

Internal coldness of stomach and abdomen

Gastroduodenal catarrh.

Bloated; after drinking

after eating

trapped wind

Enlarged; liver

spleen

Hard; liver

spleen

Inflammation; spleen

Noises from abdomen; rumbling; fermentation

rumbling; fermentation; after eating fruit

Pain; during chill

from catching cold

right side, above hip

liver

during chill

colic, gall-stones

pressure

when touched

spleen

pressing; before stool

Complaints of spleen

Swelling; liver

spleen

Stomach; appetite; capricious (hunger, but knows not for what, or refuses things when offered)

appetite; easily satisfied

appetite; increased (hunger in general); night

appetite; increased (hunger in general); appetite returns only while eating

appetite; ravenous, excessive; night

appetite; lacking, no appetite; in foggy weather

coldness

after cold drinks

desires, cravings; cold drinks

desires, cravings; delicacies

desires, cravings; sweets

distended (swollen from inner pressure); after eating

distended (swollen from inner pressure); not relieved by burping, belching

disordered

after fruit

burping, belching

ineffectual and incomplete

bitter

sour; after fruit

fermentation; after fruit

fullness; after eating

ery little

heaviness, weight, oppression (see fullness); after eating

indigestion

after milk

pain; from dehydration

pain; on movement

pain; pressing; after eating

small amount

pulsation

thirst; before chill

thirst; after chill

thirst; while perspiring

without thirst

Eating

Vomiting of undigested food

Hungry longing for food, which lies undigested

Flatulence; belching of bitter fluid or regurgitation of food Gives no relief; worse eating fruit

Stomach; aversion to certain foods or drinks; beer

aversion to certain foods or drinks; bread

aversion to certain foods or drinks; butter

aversion to certain foods or drinks; fats and rich food

aversion to certain foods or drinks; salt; returns after eating a mouthful

aversion to certain foods or drinks; hot food

aversion to certain foods or drinks; meat

desires, cravings; highly seasoned food

burping, belching; food (regurgitation)

burping, belching; tasting like food

loathing of food (see nausea)

Flatus

Flatulence; from fruit

obstructed

Pain; before passing flatulence

Vomiting

Stomach; vomiting; after eating

vomiting; frequent

vomiting; bile; during cough

vomiting; bile; while perspiring

vomiting; blood

vomiting; sour

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  RECTUM, ANUS, STOOL - Cinchona ( China ) Officinalis

Rectum

Diarrhoea; afternoon

night

after certain foods or drinks; fruit

after eating

hot weather

painless; night; only after eating in daytime

periodical, recurring; on alternate days

during small-pox

after weaning

Flatulence; without

Sensation of lump (see weight); perineum (between rectum and genitals)

Stool

Undigested, frothy, yellow; Painless; worse at night, after meals, during hot weather, from FRUIT, milk, beer

Very weakening, with much flatulence

Difficult even when soft ( Alumina Alum.; Platinum Metallicum Plat.)

Copious

Food appears to be passed undigested (lientery)

night

after fruit

Light-coloured

White; milk like

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  GENITALS ETC - Cinchona ( China ) Officinalis

Urine

Cloudy

when standing up

Male

Male; thick emission from penis

thick emission from penis; after masturbation

Female

Female; vaginal discharge; bloody

Womb

heaviness; womb

Genitals

Male; Excited lascivious fancy

Frequent emissions, followed by great weakness

Orchitis.

Dark clots and abdominal distention

Desire too strong

Bloody leucorrhoea

Seems to take the place of the usual menstrual discharge

Painful heaviness in pelvis.

Male; erections; impotency

Female; metrorrhagia (non-menstrual bleeding)

metrorrhagia (non-menstrual bleeding); dark blood

Menses

Menses too early

Profuse menses with pain

Female; period; copious

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  EXTREMITIES, LIMBS - Cinchona ( China ) Officinalis

Extremities, limbs

Pains in limbs and joints, as if sprained; Worse, slight touch; hard pressure relieves

Sensation as of a string around limb

Joints swollen; very sensitive, with dread or open air

Great debility trembling, with numb sensation

Averse to exercise; sensitive to touch

Weariness of joints; worse, mornings and when sitting.

Coldness; upper limbs; hands

lower limbs; foot

Constriction; leg

leg; as with a garter

Diseased hip-joint (see pain in hip)

Pain; rheumatic; poisoning by mercury

upper limbs; when touched

lower limbs; during chill

scraping

sore, bruised; during heat

sore, bruised; joints

tearing

during fever

jerking

joints; jerking

upper limbs; jerking

Restlessness

Skin; suppurating (producing pus); hip (see hip joint disease)

Swollen; lower limbs; fluid in tissues

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  FEVER AND CHILL - Cinchona ( China ) Officinalis

Fever and chill

Intermittent, paroxysms anticipate; return every week

All stages well marked

Chill generally in forenoon, commencing in breast; thirst before chill, and little and often

Debilitating night-sweats

Free perspiration caused by every little exertion, especially on single parts

Hay fever, watery coryza, pain in temples.

Daytime

Afternoon

Evening

In the open air

In the open air; while walking

From the least draft of air

In bed

Drinking

Internal

With fever, but chill predominating

Shaking, shivering, rigors

from a draft of air

Touch

When uncovering, undressing

Violent chill; with delirium

Evening

Alternating with chills

Burning heat; with swollen blood vessels

with pricking over the whole body

Continued fever

night

Dry heat; evening

night; swollen veins of arms and hands without thirst

After eating

Movement

Stages of chill, heat and sweat; chill followed by heat, then sweat

Chilliness from uncovering

Desire to uncover

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  GENERALITIES - Cinchona ( China ) Officinalis

Fatigue

Lethargic, tired

Sleep and dreams

Drowsiness

Unrefreshing or constant stupor

Wakens early

Protracted sleeplessness

Anxious, frightful dreams with confused consciousness on waking, so that the dream cannot be rid of and fear of dream remains

Snoring, especially with children.

Restless

Sleepiness, tiredness

afternoon

Sleeplessness, insomnia

Perspiration

During anxiety

Cold

Cold; clammy sweats with haemorrhage

Rapidly exhausting

Covered parts

During slight exertion (see walking)

On movement

Oily

Profuse

on covered parts

Single parts; parts lain on

During sleep

From suppressed complaints

Other symptoms worse after perspiring

While walking (see exertion); in open air

Generalities

Night

Open air

Anaemia

after haemorrhage

Blood vessels; congestion of blood

veins and arteries swollen from inner pressure, during fever (distended)

veins and arteries swollen from inner pressure

Constriction; internally

Dehydration

Eating and food; fruit

milk

Emaciated (extremely thin)

from dehydration

Faintness, fainting

from dehydration

Fluid build up; external

internal

Full feeling; internally

Haemorrhage

Inflammation; indurated (hard from inflammation)

Movement

Pain; jerking; internally

pressing; internally

as if scraped; around the bone

sore, bruised; externally

sore, bruised; internally

sudden, sharp; internally

sudden, sharp; outward

tearing; externally

tearing; bones

jerking

tearing; glands

tearing; muscles; jerking in muscles

Periodic, recurring

Symptoms after perspiration

Symptoms from suppression of perspiration

Pulse; intermittent

irregular

Sensitive; externally

excessive physical irritability

Symptoms from masturbation

Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); cold in general

after becoming cold

Touch

slight touch

Twitching; twitching, involuntary movements (chorea)

Walking

Weakness (see lethargic, weariness)

from diarrhoea

nervous weakness

from breast feeding

from perspiration