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Cinchona ( China ) Officinalis - Mental (inc. personality) symptoms - T.F. Allen

China, Peruvian Bark, Chinchona, China Officinalis, Cinchona Officinalis Chin.

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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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Excessive excitability, with despondency and intolerance of noise,

Dreadful feeling of excitement,

Lively the whole evening, though with staring eyes,

Uncommonly lively in the forepart of the night until 2 A.M.,

Feels intoxicated; inclined to be jolly,

Slightly intoxicated after each dose,

Slight intoxication (2 ounces),


(Delirium during the fever),

Completely beside himself and in despair; tosses about in bed,

From time to time she falls into a weeping mood without any external cause, brought on by some self-made imaginary whim, for example, fancied need, something that she could not eat to satisfy her appetite, etc. (after twenty hours),

Moaning, complaining, and screaming,

Quiet mood,

He is quiet and will not answer,

Obstinate silence; he will answer nothing,

Silent, ill-humored, disinclined to talk (during the first days),

Earnest mood,

Absence of the usual lively mood; he prefers to be alone,

Sadness, despair,


Gloomy mood; has no desire to live,

What usually appears to him bright and joyous seems now unattractive, unworthy, and shallow,




Anxiety at night, on waking from frightful dreams,

(Excessive anxiety),

Intolerable anxiety (about 8 P.M. and 2 A.M.); he springs out of bed and wishes to take his own life, but does not go near the open window, or take a knife; with heat of the body, without thirst,

Nameless anxiety,

Excessively anxious carefulness,

An excessively anxious solicitude about trifles (after one hour and a half),

In the morning on waking, anxious thoughts and ideas,

Ill-humor, amounting to the most violent wrath, so that he could have stabbed any once,

Caresses increase his ill-humor,

Fretful, taciturn, absorbed in himself,

Fretful, though neither sad nor quarrelsome, but not inclined to rapid thought,

Fretful and irresolute; she is unable to accomplish her aim, and consequently is indignant (after a few hours),

Complaining fretfulness,

Sighing fretfulness,

Internally very fretful,

He is peevish, ill-humored, and easily angered (after four hours),

Peevish when excited, at other times stupid, perplexed, embarrassed,

Extremely inclined to become angry, and to seek every opportunity for being angry; afterwards quarrelsome, and inclined to grieve and reproach others (after two hours),

Morose, inclined to anger,

Discontent; he considers himself unhappy, and thinks he is hindered and tormented by every one (after five hours),

Discontented and sensitive mood, inclined to anger,

He despises everything (after one hour),

Want of docility,


During a cheerful mood, sudden, transient screaming, and tossing about the bed, without any apparent or visible cause,

Indifference to all external impressions, with disinclination to talk,


Desire for work, to red, to write, to reflect; a general, remarkable activity and industriousness,

He has many ideas, a variety of things occupy his mind; he builds castles in the air (after a few hours),

A large number of projects,

He makes many plans for the future,

He makes many plans and reflects upon their execution; many ideas crowd upon him at once,

His head is full of many plans which he would like to execute, in the evening,

No desire for work; he is inactive,

Disinclination for mental labor, with sleepiness,

Disinclination for intellectual and serious business,

Disinclination to think; alternating condition of cheerfulness and gloominess, for three hours (after two hours),

His perception is slow, has great aversion to motion, and is more inclined to sit and lie,

Slow flow of ideas,

He is rapt in thought (as if the flow of ideas stood still), (after three hours),

Periodic stoppage of thought,

If he wakes at night he is unable to collect his senses,

He cannot arrange his thoughts in order; he makes mistakes when writing or speaking, places words in reversed order; the talking of others disturbs him very much (after two hours),


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