Cimicifuga Racemosa - General symptoms - ClarkeActaea Racemosa, Actaea Racemosa Cimicifuga, Actea, Macrotys, Cimic (actea Racemosa), Macrotin, Cimicif, Cimifuga, Actea racemose, cimicifuga, Cimicifuga, actea racemosa, Cimic.
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Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Cimicifuga Racemosa in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.
Cimicifuga racemosa. Actaea monogynia. C. serpentaria. Macrotys racemosa. Botroflus serpentaria. Black Bothrops Lanceolatus snake root. Black Cohosh. (Canada, Georgia, Western States of America.) N. O. Ranunculaceae. Tincture of the root. Trituration of the resinoid, Macrotyn.
One of the most marked symptoms of Actaea rac. is found in the mental sphere a sense of gloom and dejection, as if there was a black Palladium pall over everything.
agg. slightest motion. Peculiar sensations are as of lifting up of skull.
as if top of head would fly off.
as of a bolt through from base of skull to vertex. Inspired air seems to penetrate skull and into brain, causing a cold sensation. Intense pain in and around eyes (lancinating), agg. moving head or eyes. In cases of tinnitus aurium it has proved curative in old-school practice, in 15 to 30 drops of the tincture, whether due to direct or reflex irritation (L'Art Méd., July, 1898). In the face there is malar neuralgia, ceasing at night. There are many symptoms of disordered digestion, bad taste and breath and coated tongue.
sticky saliva, viscid mucus in throat. Sinking at epigastrium is very marked. The generative organs in the female are particularly affected by Actaea. Uterine and ovarian pains are very marked. Infra-mammary pains. Tenderness of uterine region. Pains fly across hypogastrium, extending from one side to the other. Painful and irregular menstruation. Leucorrhoea, with feeling of weight in uterus. Labour-like pains. Left ovarian pains. Given before term it renders labours easier.
head and neck retracted. There are sharp pains in chest, especially in heart region and down left arm, which is numb (Aco., Pulsatilla Puls., Rhus Tox Rhus) as if bound to the side. Palpitation from least motion. Heart ceases suddenly. A patient who was taking 6-drop doses of the Ø tincture complained of a feeling "as if his heart had stopped." The pains of Act. r. are like electric shocks here and there sharp, lancinating in various parts.
chest and uterine pains shoot from side to side. There is a general bruised feeling all over as if sore.
agg. by touch. Rest amel., motion agg. Cold air seems to penetrate the system.
is very sensitive to it. But headache is amel. in open air.
agg. in warm room. The symptoms are agg. at night (malar neuralgia amel. at night).
in the morning. Pains in arms and tendo Achillis, agg. as evening approaches. agg. During the menses. Eating amel. It is suited to the climacteric period.
to nervous persons. to children during dentition.