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Cinchona ( China ) Officinalis - Head symptoms - T.F. Allen

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HPUS indication of Cinchona ( China ) Officinalis: Debility

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

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Confusion, extending over the whole head, lasting half an hour (after three-quarters of an hour),

Confusion of the head in the forehead,

Confusion of the head like catarrh (after nine days),

Confusion of the head, as after intoxication, with pressure in the temples,

Confusion and emptiness in the head, with indolence of the body, as from night-watching and loss of sleep (after one hour),

The head is very much confused in the morning, as after intoxication, with dryness of the mouth,

General Head.

Blood rises to the head, the forehead is hot, the limbs cold,

Heat somewhat affected (second day),

Stupefaction of the head, with pressure in the forehead (after a quarter of an hour),

Heaviness of the head and weariness of all the limbs, in the morning on waking from sleep,

Heaviness of the head, which is inclined to sink backwards, while sitting,

Headache, so sensitive that it seems as though the skull would burst; the brain beats in waves against the skull,

A kind of pressure, like a congestion in the head, with sweat on the forehead (after half an hour),

The brain seems pressed by much blood,

Single stitches shoot from the inner ear through the brain, as if to pass out through the top of the head,

Tearing in many places in the head, aggravated by walking, or by moving the head,

Sticking-tearing in many places in the head, aggravated by moving the head,

Violent jerking-tearing in several places in the head, aggravated on motion and when walking, relieved when lying (after one hour),

Violent hammering in the head, extending into the temples,


Confusion of the head, with tensive pain in the forehead and orbits,

Headache like a heaviness and heat in it, worse on turning the eyes, together with jerking pains in the temples,


Headache, now in one part, now in another part of the brain,

Headache, alternating with frightful dreams throughout the night,

Headache, weariness, followed by some coldness,

Dull, stupefying headache, in the morning on waking,

Headache, as if the brain were pressed together from both sides and out at the forehead, very much aggravated by walking in the open air,

Headache, as if the brain were gathered into a ball, with excessive excitement of the mind, uneasiness, with excessive and overstrained fantasies,

Headache, first a pressure in the forehead, afterwards extending over the whole head,

Painful pressure and pressing in the head toward the forehead, as if everything in the head were too heavy and would be pressed out, relieved by strong pressure with the hand (after three hours),

Pressive headache, especially in the occiput,

Pressive headache, aggravated in the open air (after nine hours),

Pressive headache half an hour after dinner; it lasts until going to sleep,

Violent pressive headache deep in the brain, and a sensation of constriction, especially in the right side of the forehead and in the occiput, very much worse when walking,

An uninterrupted, dull, cutting pain, extending from both temples and the occiput to the orbits, more sensitive and aggravated on motion and on stooping,

Sticking headache, especially in the left frontal region (after one hour and a half),

Tearing headache from the right occipital bone to the right frontal eminence,

Headache, as if the brain were sore, increased on the slightest touch of the hand on any part of the head, but especially by fixed attention, or by deep thought, or even by talking,

Headache, when walking in the wind, consisting of a bruised and sore sensation,

Contractive pain in a circle on the vertex (after half an hour),

Headache, first like a cramp in the vertex, followed by bruised sensation in the side of the head, aggravated by the slightest motion.

Headache; a digging in the left side of the head, while sitting (after nine hours and a quarter),

Pressive headache in the side to which he inclines himself,

Headache in the left parietal bone, like a throbbing,

Frontal headache,

Headache above the orbits, which begins in the forenoon, is very much aggravated by walking, but disappears after dinner (after eighteen hours),

Burning pain, with hot sweat of the forehead,

Tensive pain in forehead and orbits,

Digging headache in the left side of the forehead, while sitting unoccupied, or when occupied about something in which he is not interested,

Drawing pain in the forehead,

Drawing headache from the occiput to the forehead, as if the whole forehead were drawn together, this ends in the temples as a throbbing; disappears on walking, but returns when sitting or standing, and is relieved by pressure of the hand,

Headache from afternoon till evening, a pressure in the middle of the forehead,

Pressive pain in the right side of the forehead,

Pressive headache in the forehead; on bending backward it changed to the temples, where it becomes worse; while sitting, it was located only in the forehead,

Pressive headache when walking, at first across the forehead, and then in the temples (after six hours),

Sticking headache in the forehead (while sitting),

Pressive-sticking headache in the forehead and in the temple of one side (after four hours),

Headache, like a jerking, towards the forehead, always worse until evening, when it disappears,

If he puts the hand to the forehead he feels a pain moving back and forth,

Headache in the temple,

Headache in the temples like a dry coryza,

Pressive headache in the temples, in the evening,

Sticking headache between the right temple and the forehead, with violent pulsating of the temporal artery (after half an hour),

Tearing headache in the left temple,

Jerking headache in the temple, extending to the upper jaw,

Painful drawing upon the occipital bone,

Painful drawing on the right side of the occiput,

Drawing pain in the left side of the occiput, which disappears on bending the head backward,

Drawing pain in the articulation of the occiput and atlas, when touched, so that he is obliged to bend the head backward,

Drawing headache in the occiput, while sitting,

Pressive headache in the occiput (after three hours),

Pain, as if the skin on the upper portion of the head were grasped by the hand,

Contractive pain on the left side of the occiput in the skin,


Sharp stitches in the left side of the scalp,

The whole scalp is so sensitive to touch that everything on it hurts him; the roots of the hair seem to be especially affected (after thirty-six hours),

Sticking-itching on the scalp (after one hour),



Jerking from both parietal bones down to the throat,


A pressure like a fulness in the head, just above the eyes (after two hours),

Sticking pressure on the forehead above the nose, and on the cheeks (after thirty-two hours),

Sticking pressure in the right frontal eminence, more violent on touch (after ten minutes),

A little weight about forehead in morning, which disappeared about middle of day (second day),

A severe burning stitch between the forehead and vertex,

Jerking-tearing in frontal eminences,


Pressing together in the temples (after five hours),

Pressure in the left temple,

Fine sticking in the left temple,

Continued sticking sensation in the right temple,

Stitches between the forehead and temple of the left side; when touched, he feels a severe throbbing in the arteries of the temples, and the sticking disappears,

Pressive tearing in the temporal region, as if the bones would press out,

Jerking-tearing in the right temporal region, for three days,


A dull sensation in the lower posterior portion of the head, as when waking from sleep,

Severe pressure in the occiput, as if the cerebellum would be pressed out (after five hours and a half),

External Head.

Momentary contraction of the skin of the forehead, as if it were drawn together in one point in the centre (after half an hour),

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