ElateriumSquirting Cucumber, Elaterium Off
Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Elaterium may help, unprocessed Elaterium may be best avoided.
Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Elaterium in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Elaterium is an invaluable remedy in violent vomiting and purging, especially if the evacuations are copious and watery. It is a very efficient remedy in certain forms of dropsy. Much yawning and stretching. Beriberi; choleraic conditions; urticaria and mental disorders coming on as a consequence of suppressed malaria. Irresistible desire to wander from home at night. Effects of damp weather.
Third to thirtieth potency. As a hydragogue cathartic to produce free discharge in dropsies, Elaterin 1-20 of a grain. Palliative only
▲ MODALITIES ETC
Worse, from exposure on damp ground.
Desires, wants; to leave home
Insecure, uncertain, scared; fear; of disaster
Constriction, tension (see also pulling, pressing); forehead
with high or low temperature; headache during the heat
with high or low temperature; headache before the chill
with high or low temperature; headache during the chill
sides; one side
pressing (see bursting, pulling); temples
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; corner; inner
Tears; during chill
Running or blocked nose (coryza); during chill
Discoloration; tongue; brown
Movements in and of chest; spasms of chest
Smarts, stings, and burns
Urticaria from suppressed intermittent
Skin, orange color.
Discoloration; yellow, jaundice, etc.
Out-breaks on skin; like nettle rash
like nettle rash; after chill
▲ BACK AND NECK
Pain; during chill
dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades; under
stitching, sudden, sharp, shooting
lumbar (lower half of back)
Griping pains in bowels.
Pain; before chill
during the heat of fever
liver; during heat
cramping, griping; during fever
Bladder; inflammation; cervix of bladder
pain; burning; cervix
Kidneys; pain; aching; region of kidneys
suppression of urine
burping, belching; like rotten eggs; smelling like rotten eggs
thirst; during heat
nausea; after chill
nausea; with intermittent diseases
Nausea and vomiting, with great weakness
vomiting; late morning
vomiting; during heat
vomiting; during stool
▲ RECTUM, ANUS, STOOL
Cholera; in babies
with vomiting or diarrhoea
Diarrhoea; after certain foods or drinks; from drinking water
after catching cold
after standing on damp ground
after being over-heated
Watery, copious, forceful
squirting diarrhoea; frothy, olive green, with cutting in abdomen.
Forcible, sudden, gushing
▲ GENITALS ETC
Urine heavier than usual
▲ EXTREMITIES, LIMBS
Sharp pains in fingers and thumbs, knees, toes, and instep
Gouty pain in great toes
Pain extends down extremities; pain in hip-joints with diarrhoea
Cramps; leg; during chill
foot; during chill
in intermittent fever
Pain; shoulder; extending to other parts; fingers
lower limbs; sciatica (pain radiating from back along back of thigh)
hip to knee
lower limbs; extending to other parts; downward
knee; extending to other parts; instep
toes; first toe (large toe)
aching; shoulder; extending to fingers
extending to hand
aching; hand; extending to fingers
gnawing, biting; hip
shooting (see stitching, sudden, sharp); shoulder
shooting (see stitching, sudden, sharp); fingers; tips
shooting (see stitching, sudden, sharp); toes
stitching, sudden, sharp
fingers; tips of fingers
Swollen; knee; right
▲ FEVER AND CHILL
Fever and chill
Chill comes on with much Yawning and stretching, lasting all through chill
Pain in extremities, darting into fingers and toes
Chills and fever, with spurting diarrhoea.
Periodic, recurring; recurring daily
recurring daily; twice
recurring every third day
every fourth day
With fever, but chill predominating
At certain time of day or night; from 12 a.m.
from 1 p.m.
Attacks changing; after poisoning by quinine
Sleep and dreams
Other symptoms relieved while perspiring
Pain; cutting; internally
Stretching; during chill
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness)
morning; 7 a.m.
night; 10 p.m.