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Cinchona Boliviana


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Materia medica entries of other remedies mentioning Cinchona Boliviana

Chin > general
Cinchona officinalis. Cinchona calisaya. Peruvian bark. N. O. Rubiaceć. Tincture of the dried bark.

Carb-v > general
chronic ailments from the abuse of cinchona bark.

Sars > general
especially, when the treatment had to be continued for years, as was sometimes the case. It was, as may be seen, not perceived, even in the course of several centuries, that the root, which in itself is very strong, loses almost all its effective parts by boiling. It was therefore no great loss for the patient, when the apothecary mixed in or substituted for the very expensive sarsaparilla root, the similar long and thin roots of the sea-zeed-grass (carex arenaria) which had no medicinal virtures at all, drawing an immense profit from the transaction. For a long time even the physicians supposed that the root of the carex arenaria might with propriety be substituted for the sarsaparilla, because it also was a long, thin root, and probably of similar virtues. This was an arbitrary action of the fabricators of the common , having no foundation in fact, as they also decreed, that the bark of Salix and of Aesculus hippocastanum was of like medicinal virtue as the cinchona bark.

Chion > relationships
Compare: Cinchona; Ceanoth.; Chelidonium.; Carduus; Podoph.; Lept.

Cycl > relationships
Compare: Ambra; Pulsat.; Cinchona; Ferr. Cit. et. chin.

Carb-v > general
symptoms of imperfect oxygenisation of the blood. Carbo veg. antidotes the effects of putrid meats or fish, rancid fats, salt or salt meats, and also the pathogenetic action of Cinchona, Lachesis, and Mercurius. It is suited to conditions where there is lack of reaction (like Opium).

Chin > general
and the one that opened up to his mind the idea of homoeopathy. Cinchona Bark was to Hahnemann what the falling apple was to Newton, and the swinging lamp to Gallileo. Dissatisfied with the explanations of the action of Bark in curing ague that were current in his time, Hahnemann took the powdered Bark himself, being in health, and lo ! an ague attack ensued. A repetition of the experiment produced the same result. Further experiments revealed that action of Bark which is the opposite of "tonic".

Chin > general
In this connection may be mentioned the effect of the tincture of China (Cinchona rubra especially) in removing the craving for alcohol in drunkards who wish to reform.

Gels > general
have a perfect horror of being alone. I find Cinchona an antidote for most of the symptoms, but it leaves me much exhausted, thoroughly tired, and with a wish to be quiet." Dr. Logan adds that he first gave the patient Gels. 2 for insomnia and headache. It produced the symptom "wishing to throw herself from a height" so markedly that he was alarmed lest she should carry it out. A year or two after, wishing to give the remedy again, he gave two pellets of the 30th

Gels > general
" I gave Mr. Dorion, since Dr. Dorion, of St. Paul, five or six, drops of Gelsemium 1st for some ailment the nature of which I fail now to remember. Within a few hours after taking the Gelsemium I was sent for to see Mr. Dorion, who, I was told, was 'insane.' He was brandishing a sword in a threatening manner, and frightening all the occupants of the house. On my arrival at his room I found him in the position of 'shouldering arms' with his sword. I playfully admired his military appearance, and thus secured the dangerous weapon, very much to the relief of his fellow-boarders. It then occurred to me that the symptoms were produced by Gelsemium, and placing him in charge of one of the boarders, I returned to my office in order to procure the antidote, of which I was unaware at the time. I gave Cinchona 30 each half-hour, which, in the course of two or three hours brought him all right again." J. H. Nankivell drank two ounces of tincture of Gelsem. instead of a glass of sherry. He walked a few feet with assistance and in another minute his legs were paralysed. He dragged himself to the bedside with his arms, but they were unable to help him to bed, into which he had to be lifted. As long as he lay quiet there was no trouble, but on the least exertion there were excessive tremors. Vomiting occurred during the next twenty-four hours. Temperature rose to 101.5° F. Heart's action very violent and intermittent (possibly an aggravation of existing disease). All the muscles of the eyes were affected, but of voluntary muscles those of the right side suffered most. Prolonged conversation involved paralysis of upper lip. There was somnolence.

Ilex-a > general
The best-known members of the Ilex genus are the common Holly and the Ilex Paraguayensis, or Paraguay tea, from which the drink called Maté is made. The leaves of Ilex aq. are reputed to be equal to Cinchona in the treatment of intermittent fever. Haller commended the juice of the leaves in jaundice, the berries are purgative and emetic. Hale quotes Rafinesque as saying, "The decoction and wine have been used for cough, pleurisy, colic, gout, and rheumatism." Cooper has cured with it pain in spleen. His keynote indication for it is "Symptoms amel. in winter." He improved with it a bad case of chronic deafness having this peculiarity. A feeling of irritation in urethra with constant dropping from orifice, probably prostatic, in a man about 50, disappeared after a dose of Ø. Hale quotes an article by Dr. Hendricks in A. H. Z. on the effect of Ilex aq. on the eye. With 5-drop doses of the 1x, given four times a day, Dr. Hendricks cured several cases of "rheumatic inflammation of the eye, with periostitis of the frontal bone, which almost always leads to staphylomatous degeneration of the cornea." Hendricks gives this case A girl, 17, had been under the most renowned oculists since her fifth year. She had great infiltration of cornea, staphyloma.

Kous > general
The flowers of Kousso are a favourite remedy for tapeworm with the natives of Abyssinia, and the use of them in European practice for that purpose has led to the observation of the few symptoms recorded, among which thirst, nausea, and vomiting are prominent. In one case miscarriage was caused. The mode of administration as a taenifuge is as follows Take a quarter of an ounce of the dried flowers, boiling distilled water four ounces. Infuse fifteen minutes without straining. The powder is to be taken with the infusion, in the morning, fasting. Two such draughts may be given. It is best to give a purgative before and an hour or two after the draught. A remark by Alexander Milne is significant to homoeopaths "Though Kousso leads to the expulsion of the worm, it seems not to improve the morbid condition which favours its production." (Living taenia placed in an infusion of Kousso mixed with milk were killed in about half an hour.) The prostration caused by the treatment is so great that Milne advises a course of Cinchona and Iron to follow.

Psor > relationships
Compatible Carb. v., Cinchona, Opium, Sul., Tub. (if want of susceptibility to medicinal action).

Led > relationships
Antidoted by Camph. (according to Teste Rhus is the best antidote). It antidotes Effects of alcohol; Apis, Chi. ("Cinchona bark given for the debility produced by Led. is very injurious.")

Cedr > head
Roaring in ears produced by Cinchona

Tax > mouth
Bitter taste, like that of Cinchona.

Pip-m > general
took a dose Cinchona.

Sel > generalities
Cinchona produces extraordinary sufferings, and agg. those which are already in existence to an insupportable degree.

Verat > generalities
Excessive weakness; also after abuse of Cinchona.

Chin > appendix
1, Hahnemann, R. A. M. L., 3; 2, Anton, ibid.; 3, Bachr, ibid.; 4, Becher, ibid.; 5, Clauss, ibid.; 6, Franz, ibid.; 7, Gross, ibid.; 8, Harnish, ibid.; 9, Hartmann, ibid.; 10, Hartung, ibid.; 11, Herrmann, ibid.; 12, Hornburg, ibid.; 13, Langhammer, ibid.; 14, Ch. F. Lehmann, ibid.; 15, J. G. Lehmann, ibid.; 16, Meyer, ibid.; 17, Michler, ibid.; 18, Stapf, ibid.; 19, Teuthorn, ibid.; 20, Wagner, ibid.; 21, Walter, ibid.; 22, Wislicenus, ibid.; 23, to 56, revised by Dr Huges. Alpinius, in Murray's App. Med., "general statement from observation;" 24, Baglivus in Berger, q. v., "results of suppression of intermittents by China;" 25, Baker, Med. Trans, iii, 162, "effects of Cinchona rubra;" 26, Baner, Act. Med. Cur., III, 0, 70, "as Baglivus;" 27, Berger, Diss. de Cinch. ab iniquis judiciis vindicata, 1711, "all S. (save S. 262) mentioned only to reject them;" 28, Bresl. Samuel, 1728, p. 1066, "as Baglivus;" 29, Cartheuser, Diss. de febr. interm. epid. Francof., 1749, "as Baglivus;" 30, Cleghorn, Diseases of Minorca, "effects of China in agues;" 31, Cruger, Misc. Nat. Cur., Dec. III, ann. 3, "as Baglivus;" 32, Ettmuller, diss. de usu et abusu praecip., "as Baglivus;" 33, Fischer, in Hufel. Journ., iv, 652, "as Cleghorn;" 34, Forney, Med. Ephem., 1, 2, "not obtainable;" 35, Fothergill, works, "cannot find any such symptom;" 36, Fiborg, Diss. de usu cort. Peruv., 1773, "physical effects of powder;" 37, Gesner, Samml. v. Beob, I, 244, "not obtainable;" 38, Greding, Ludw. advers., I, 90, "effects of Hyoscyamus" omitted; 39, Hildebrand, Hufel. Journ., xiii, 1, 142, "as Cleghorn;" 40, Juncker et Fritze, Diss. de usu cort. Per., p. 26, "from China given in gangrene of foot, with Alkermes and syrup of Canella;" 40a, Kreysig, Diss. de febr. quart., "not obtainable;" 40b, Koker, "from China given in cold stage of ague;" 41, Lemprecht, Act. Nat. Cur., II, 0, 129, "as Cleghorn;" 42, May, Lond. Med. Journ., 1788, p. 273, "as Fiborg;" 43, Morton, Opera, II, "observed effects of overdosing;" 44, Murray, App. Med., "as Berger;" 45, Pelargus, Obs. I, 1, 72, "as Baglivus;" 46, Percival, Essays, vol. i, "as Fiborg;" 47, Quarin, Method. Med. febr., p. 23, "as Fiborg;" 48, Raulin, Obs. de Méd., Paris, 1754, "not obtainable;" 49, Richard, Recueil d'Obs. de méd., II, 517, "as Baglivu;" 50, Romberg, Misc. Nat. Cur., Dec. III, ann. 9, 10, 0, 109, "as Cleghorn;" 51, Roschin, Ann. de Heilkunde, "not obtainable;" 52, Schlegel, Hufel. Journ., vii, 4, 161, "as Cleghorn;" 53, Stahl, in various works, "as Baglivus;" 54, Sydenham, Works, I, "observed effect of China;" 55, A. Thompson, Med. Essays and Obs., iv, 11, 24, "as Baglivus;" 56, Thos. Thompson, Med. Observ., xxxvi, "as Baglivus;" 57, Waltl, proving with daily doses, increasing from 2 drachms to 1/2 ounce, A. H. Z., 20, 367; 58, Piper, effects of a clyster of 1 ounce of powdered bark, A. H. Z., 19, 202; 59, Goez, effects of a strong infusion on a sound man, Russ. Med. Zeit., 1851 (from Z. f. Hom. Kl, 1, 117) (60 to 69, Jorg's provings, critical essays, No. 2, from B. J. of Hom., 24, 222); 60, Enders took daily doses, 18 to 120 drops of tincture; 61, Hacker, same doses as last; 62, Franthman, same; 63, Meurer, 2 drachms powder twice in one day; 64, Steinback, as last; 65, Kieman, as last; 66, Guntz, as last; 67, Meurer took within twelve hours and a half 16 ounces (in four doses) of tincture, prepared in proportion of one part cortex to six parts spirits vini; 68, Sternback, 6 ounces in four doses, as last; 69, Guntz, as last; 70, Robinson's provings, "a middle-aged female, gl. 1/20th in 8 ounces water, teaspoonful each morning," B. J. of Hom., 25, 323; 71, "a middle-aged female, gtt. 10 θ, in half wine glass of water, at a single dose," ibid.; 72, "a female, pil. 1/30th, night and morning," ibid.; 73, "in a young female, gtt. 5 θ, three times a day in a tablespoonful of water;" 74, Gabalda, effects of half a spoonful of wine of bark daily, in a person after loss of blood, L'Art. Méd., 5, 278; 75, Berridge, proving on a boy, aged 14, with repeated doses of the 30th dilution, N. Am. J. of H., N. S., 3, 500.

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