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Colocynthis - Genitals Etc symptoms - T.F. Allen

Bitter Cucumber, Colocy, Colocynth, Coloc.

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HPUS indication of Colocynthis: Colic-like pain

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Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Colocynthis in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.



Discharge of clear, watery urine during the whole day,

Urine clear, diminished in quantity, dark orange-colored, sp. gr. 1030 (normal 1018); reaction acid, "urophain" and uric acid increased, chlorides diminished, epithelium remarkably increased,

Bright urine, but of a somewhat deep wine-yellow, and containing a transparent cloud,

The urine presents a very striking similarity in appearance to that in dropsy after scarlatina. It is of a faint flesh-color, deposits a light-brown, flocky, unequal, translucent sediment, and upon the vessel, small, hard, and solid reddish crystals, which adhere so strongly that they are not easily removed by water. The urine passed during the day is somewhat lighter colored than that passed towards evening, night and morning,

Urine, immediately, of intolerable odor; on standing it becomes very thick, gelatinous, glutinous, like coagulated albumen,


Violent pressure upon the bladder which was full, suddenly set in, but as suddenly passed off on the expulsion of considerable flatus in rapid succession, which drove before it some mucus fluid; (after half an hour). These flatulent attacks frequently returned in alternation, with other symptoms,

Painful stitches in the bladder, and subsequently alternating in the rectum, disappearing on the discharge of flatulence,


Burning in the urethra, after urinating,

Burning in the orifice of the urethra, on the passage of the last few drops,

Burning in the orifice of the urethra after urinating, lasting an hour,

Pressive pain in the tip of the urethra, as though it were crushed, soon after urinating (after fourteen hours),

Stitches along the urethra,

A stitchlike tearing through the urethra,

Urging to urinate,

Urgency to urinate, with discharge of a great quantity of clear watery urine (returning at nearly hourly intervals), in the forenoon,

Urging to urinate, with pressure in the pubic region (after eight hours),

Urging to urinate, without being able to pass any urine, which generally was very scanty,

Repeated urging to urinate,

Frequent urging to urinate, with scanty emission,

Tenesmus vesicae, frequent, with scanty micturition (after one hour),


Frequent urination,

Frequent urination, with an apparently increased flow,

More frequent urination,

Increased urination,

Increased secretion of urine,

It almost always caused increased passage of urine, with more or less change of the quality of the urine; *it was, however, especially like brown beer, becoming turbid as soon as cold, and depositing a copious sediment,

Urine remarkably increased,

Copious urination,

Copious urine,

Very copious discharge of urine,

Profuse urination,

Secretion of urine diminished,

The urine seems to be scantily secreted,

Urine apparently rather diminished,

Retention of urine,

Retention of urine, with painful retraction of the testes and priapism,


The prepuce was drawn back, and, as it were, slightly constricted behind the glans, at night. Every time he brought it forwards, but found it again drawn back at his next waking,

Complete impotence, the foreskin remained drawn back behind the glans, although he was not entirely averse to sexual intercourse,

Tearing pain in the glans penis,

Prickling in the end of the glans,

Painful drawing up of the testicle,

Severe drawing pain in the left testicle,

Painful twinges in the right testicle,


Great swelling of the labiae, rapidly increasing, with sensation of dragging and increased warmth in the vagina (this swelling of the labiae continued during the remainder of the pregnancy, and was only partially relieved by a palliative),

Her courses, usually regular and copious, have not appeared, although a week over time,



Frequent erections,


Excited sexual desire,

Sexual desire highly excited,

Exceedingly increased sexual desire for several days,

Excessive sexual desire, with erections,

Sexual desire remarkably diminished,

A pollution, two nights in succession,

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