CimexAcanthia, Bedbug, Cimex Lectularius, Cimex Lectularis
Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Cimex may help, unprocessed Cimex may be best avoided.
Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Cimex in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Of use in intermittent fever, with weariness and inclination to stretch. Hamstrings feel too short ( Ammonium Benzoicum Ammon. MUR.) Flexors mostly affected. Sensation of retraction of arm tendons. Stretching.
Sixth to two hundredth attenuation.≡ show all authors ...
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; irritability
irritability; during chill
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; confusion
impaired thinking; dull, sluggish
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety
anxiety; during chill
anxiety; after drinking≡ show all authors ...
Great rage; vehement at beginning of chilly stage
Would like to tear everything to pieces
As if lying down uncomfortably; as if lying in uncomfortable position
Violent headache, caused by drinking
Pain under right frontal bone.
Pain, headache; affected by certain foods and drinks (improved, brought on or aggravated); from drinking anything
with high or low temperature; headache after the chill
in forehead; right side
sides; extending to other parts; to arm
pressing (see bursting, pulling); forehead; pressing outward
pressing (see bursting, pulling); forehead; above eyebrows
pressing (see bursting, pulling); top of head (vertex)
stitching, sudden, sharp; side of head; on coughing
stitching, sudden, sharp; side of head; extending to other parts; down arm
stitching, sudden, sharp; top of head (vertex)
Skin and scalp; perspiration; scalp≡ show all authors ...
Pain; pressing; root
Running or blocked nose (coryza)
extending to frontal sinuses (lower forehead)
constant; late morning≡ show all authors ...
Pain; as if burnt
Gums and teeth
gums; with pain after scratching
Pain; gums; when scratched
as if burnt; gums
Saliva; metallic tasting
Discoloration; tongue; white
Pain; burning, raw and smarting; tongue
as if burnt; tongue
Swelling; tongue; sensation of
Pain; burning, raw and smarting; palate (roof of mouth)
as if burnt; palate (roof of mouth)≡ show all authors ...
Pain; pressing; gullet
Spasms, convulsions etc.; gullet
Tickling in the air passages; larynx; during fever≡ show all authors ...
Pain; breast bone; behind
sore, bruised; breast bone; on touch
desire to breathe deeply
gagging in gullet
Interrupted; from drinking
Stomach; hiccup; painful≡ show all authors ...
With or after chill or fever; during chill
Drinking; after drinking
Sensations in throat and air passages (either from coughing, or causing coughing); scraping
scratching; in wind pipe, from coughing
Comes on suddenly
Violent≡ show all authors ...
▲ BACK AND NECK
Back and neck
Pain; sore, bruised, beaten; dorsal (shoulder level); tip of shoulder blades
sore, bruised, beaten; lumbar (lower half of back)
lumbar (lower half of back)
sacrum (base of spine)
forced to lie down
extending to other parts; hips
extending to other parts; down legs
extending to other parts; legs and feet
aching; lumbar (lower half of back)
pulling; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades; below
extending to fingers
Weakness (tired feeling, in spine); lumbar (lower half of back)≡ show all authors ...
Pain; before stool
behind lower ribs; right; on coughing
behind lower ribs; from coughing
sore, bruised, tenderness, etc.; behind lower ribs; when coughing
Tension; behind lower ribs
Bladder; urging to urinate (unhealthy desire); ineffectual
urination; frequent; during fever; after drinking
urination; involuntary, incontinence; night, bed wetting
Stomach; appetite; increased (hunger in general); after fever
appetite; increased (hunger in general); while perspiring
retching; with cough
thirst; during intermission of fever
thirst; during chill
thirst; after chill
yet cannot drink, makes headache unbearable
without thirst; with desire to drink
without thirst; during heat
vomiting; food; after eating; one day after
cramping, griping; from passing flatulence
Stomach; gagging (see nausea); from coughing (see retching)
nausea; after drinking
nausea; during fever
Pain; with vomiting, blood and mucus in stool (intussusception); pain in region of liver
Stomach; vomiting; on coughing
vomiting; during headache
while coughing≡ show all authors ...
▲ RECTUM, ANUS, STOOL
Ulcer of rectum.
Constriction, contraction, closure, etc.
Pain; during stool
White; like chalk≡ show all authors ...
▲ GENITALS ETC
hard to wash off
Male; thick emission from penis
Female; Shooting pain from vagina up towards left ovary.
Male; erections; troublesome; morning
Female; hot≡ show all authors ...
▲ EXTREMITIES, LIMBS
Coldness; lower limbs; knee
lower limbs; knee; as from wind
lower limbs; foot
Contraction of muscles and tendons; during chill
fingers; before chill
hollow of knee
Hands and feet; clenching fingers (see extremities; convulsions, contraction); at beginning of chill
Heaviness; lower limbs
Movements and positions; flexed; limbs feel pulled; upwards; during chill
Numbness (see tingling); hand; during chill
foot; with chill
Pain; during chill
extending to other parts; arm
extending to other parts; arm
tearing; joints; during chill
lower limbs; leg
Skin; discoloration; blotches
discoloration; forearm; blotches
out-break on skin; blotches
out-break on skin; upper limbs; blotches
upper limbs; on stretching
knee; hollow of knee
Weakness≡ show all authors ...
▲ FEVER AND CHILL
Fever and chill
Chilliness of whole body
Sensation as of wind blowing on knees
Pains in all joints, as if tendons were too short, especially knee-joints
Chill; worse lying down
Thirst during apyrexia, but little during chilly stage; still less during hot stage, and none during sweating
Musty, offensive sweat.
Beginning in particular area; feet
Chilliness (see also whole body; temperature)
When drinking; causes cough
makes headache, and all other symptoms unbearable
While lying down
Periodic, recurring; recurring every third day
every fourth day
Shaking, shivering, rigors; maniacal with delirium
Warmth; external warmth
Sensation of cold water; poured over him
As if cold wind were blowing; on the body
Dry heat; night; with spasmodic gagging
Stages of chill, heat and sweat; chill then sweat, without intervening heat≡ show all authors ...
Sleep and dreams
Symptoms during chill
Falling asleep; sitting
morning; while sitting
Night; during intermission of fever
long lasting, musty, night sweats
Sensation as if about to perspire, but no moisture appears
Other symptoms worse while perspiring
Other symptoms relieved while perspiring
Perspiration gives no relief
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); hot feeling; flushes of heat
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness)
Weariness (see weakness)