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Dulcamara - Chest symptoms - T.F. Allen

Bitter-sweet, Dulcam, Dulc.

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HPUS indication of Dulcamara: Colds

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

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Tension of the chest on deep inspiration,

Pinching pain in the whole chest, aggravated by inspiration,

Digging pain in the chest, or a sensation as though he had strained himself,

Oppression of the chest,

Oppression of the chest, as after sitting bent over,

Transient cutting and pinching in the chest, as from incarcerated flatus,

Dull, benumbing stitch, extending into the chest, beneath the right clavicle,


Intermitting squeezing in a small spot beneath the upper part of the sternum,

Drawing and tension externally over the forepart of the chest,

Pressure beneath the whole surface of the sternum at intervals,

Sticking pain on the sternum,

Dull stitch, similar to a thrust, on the sternum,

Sticking-tearing pain from the middle of the sternum through to the spine, while sitting, disappearing on rising,

Jerking and drawing beneath the sternum,


Feeling as if something would be forced out of the left side of the chest,

Digging pain in the right side of the chest, disappearing on pressure,

Dull, painful pressure on the left side above the ensiform cartilage, on sitting bent over, afterwards when in an upright position, at intervals, like thrusts penetrating deep into chest,

Surging, tearing-pressing pain drawing through the whole left side of the chest at intervals,

Deeply cutting pain in the left side of the chest, just beneath the clavicle, disappearing on pressure,

Sticking pain in the left side of the chest, as from a dull knife, in the region of the fifth and sixth ribs,

Dull, sticking pain in the right side of the chest, in the region of the third rib, on pressing upon it; thereupon it extended into the small of the back and to between the scapulae, where it became sticking on the margin of the left scapula, on inspiration,

A painful stitch in the right side of the chest, suddenly coming and going,

Dull, slow, intermitting stitches in the left side of the chest,

Some pulsating stitches beneath the left short ribs, while sitting, disappearing on rising,

Around armpit

Intermitting pain in both sides of the chest, beneath the axillae, as if a fist were forcibly thrust in,


Great oppressive pain in the whole chest, especially on breathing,

Heart and pulse

Heart's Action.

Great cardiac excitement,

Palpitation, especially at night, violent and perceptible externally,

Violent palpitation, as if he felt the heart beating outside of the thorax,


Pulse accelerated, moderately full,

Pulse small, very rapid,

Pulse slow, intermitting,

Frequent irregular pulse,

Pulse quiet, but small and rather hard, in the evening,

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