Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Cimicifuga Racemosa in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.
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1, Dr. T. S. Garden, effects of "full doses," Amer. Med. Recorder, 1823 (from Wibmer); 2, G. W. Mears, took an ounce of "saturated tincture" in two hours, in divided doses, Hempel's Mat. med., 2, 506; 3, Chas. H. Burr, proving with fluid extract, 10 drops hourly for fourteen hours, then after twenty-four hours, 15 drops hourly for twelve hours, Inaug. Thesis, Hom. Med. Collinsonia Canadensis Coll. of Penn., 1858 (from Hempel's Mat. Med., 2, 507); 4, Dr. H. M. Paine's provings, repeated doses of the tincture, 10 to 40 drops (five different provings), N. Am. J. of Hom., 3, 207; 5, ibid., proving with the 6th dec. dil.; 6, Mr. S., proving with tincture, 5 to 20 drops, ibid.; 7, Mrs. A., proving with daily repeated doses of tincture, 10 to 20 drops, ibid.; 8, Dr. L. B. Wells, proving with 1st dil. (first day 3 drops, third day 3 drops) ibid.; 9, Dr. Luther Wells, proving with tincture, 102 drops in seven days, afterward 178 drops in eight days, afterwards 210 drops in seven days; 10, résumé of provings of Drs. Hill and Douglass, N. Am. J. of Hom., 7, 450, "provings on forty men and six women, medical students, entirely ignorant of what they were taking;" 11, Dr. Bacmeister's proving with half a teaspoonful of the tincture, Trans. Am. Inst. Hom., 1871; 12, Mrs. L. B., ibid.; 13, two girls took repeated doses of the 12th dil., ibid.; 14, Mrs. L. B. took half a teaspoonful of tincture, ibid.; 15, Mr. W. took 10 drops of tincture every four hours, Trans. Am. Inst. of Hom., 1872; 16, Cooper, effects of 1st dec. taken ten days, in a woman of 35, who had not menstruated for fifteen years, M. H. R., 15, 179; 17, Garrison, poisoning of a pregnant woman by 1 drachm of Squibb's fl. ext., Br. and F. Med.-Chir. Rev., 1869; 18, Chapman, effects, Elem. of Therap., 1, 357 (1831); 19, Davis, effects of large doses, Trans. Am. Med. Assoc., 1, 352; 20, Young, effects of a teaspoonful three times a day for chorea, Am. J. of Med. Sc., 9, 313.
Authority.21, Inaug. Thesis, presented to Hom. Med. Collinsonia Canadensis Coll. of Penna., 1853, by Franklin Bigelow.
The tincture used in the following provings was made from the dried root gathered in the spring.
First Prover. Mr. F. B., aged twenty-five years.
Next day no perceptible symptoms remained except a feeling of weakness and languor.
Second Proving. October 7th, 11 A.M. Took 100 drops of the 1st atten. (5 to 95). Great nausea and disposition to vomit for two hours after taking it. Very sleepy during the forepart of the evening. Slept well till 3 o'clock in the morning; very restless the remainder of the night.
Second Prover. Mr. E. H. B., aged twenty-four years.
Third Prover. Mr. E. P. G., aged eighteen years.
September 29th. Took 20 drops of the tincture at 10 A.M. Soon after taking it, burning in the stomach and excessively bitter taste in the mouth Half an hour after, felt a sensation of rawness in the throat, as from excoriation. One hour after, dull pain in the forehead and ears.
Third day, early in the morning, pain in the bowels, with thin, light-brown diarrhoea, which came on in like manner for three or four days. Eruption on the skin like mosquito-bites,≡ more ...