Rhamnus CalifornicaCalifornia Coffee-tree
Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Rhamnus Californica may help, unprocessed Rhamnus Californica may be best avoided.
Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Rhamnus Californica in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
One of the most positive remedies for rheumatism and Muscular pains. Pleurodynia, lumbago, gastralgia. Vesical tenesmus; Dysmenorrhoea of myalgic origin; pain in head, neck, and face. Inflammatory rheumatism, joints swollen, painful; tendency to metastasis; profuse sweat. Rheumatic heart (Webster).
Provings of students. 2x potency.
Tincture in 15-drop doses every four hours.
▲ MODALITIES ETC
Symptoms worse in evening.
Rhamnus Cathartica N/A OR Rhamnus Frangula Rhamnus Frangula - European Buckthorn - a rheumatic remedy - (abdominal symptoms, colic; diarrhoea; hemorrhoids, especially chronic). Rhamnus Purshiana Rhamnus Purshiana - Cascarilla Cascara Sagrada - (palliative in constipation, as an intestinal tonic, and dyspepsia dependent thereon. 10-15 drops of tincture).
Nervous, restless, irritable
Lassitude; mentally dull and dazed; unable to concentrate mind on studies.
▲ VERTIGO, DIZZINESS
DIZZY full feeling
Heavy bruised sensation; better, from pressure
Bursting feeling with every step
Soreness, especially in occiput and vertex, worse, bending over
Dull aching in frontal region (left), extending backwards and over forehead
Dull pain in left temple
Deep, right-sided frontal headache
Dullness of hearing
Soreness, deep under right tragus on swallowing.
Flushed, hot and glowing
Outward pressure from malar processes.
Canker sore between gums and lips
Tongue coated, with clean, pink, central patch.
Soreness on right side and tonsil.
Heart; Variation of pulse
Tenderness on pressure of right intercostal muscles.
▲ RECTUM, ANUS, STOOL
Bowels; Constipation with some flatus
Tenesmus and dry stool
Tickling in anterior urethra, small morning drop (no previous gonorrhoea).
▲ GENITALS ETC
Female; Sexual desire increased.
▲ EXTREMITIES, LIMBS
Unable to control muscular action
Walked like a drunken man.