Secale Cornutum - Modalities EtcClaviceps Purpurea, Ergot, Secale, Secal, Secale cereale Sec.
Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Secale Cornutum in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.
(Evening), Pressure and dragging in hypogastrium.
(Night), Spasms; pain in flesh.
(After eating bread), Vertigo.
(On appearance of menses), The symptoms.
(During micturition), Burning in urethra.
(On moving), Dizziness of head; in bed, dizziness of vision.
(Moving head), Black before eyes.
(When rising), Dizziness of vision.
(Rising up in bed), Black before eyes.
(On attempting to urinate), Cutting and smarting in urethra.
(Warm air), Prickling in stomach; pains.
(Warmth of bed), Pains.
WORSE, heat, Warm covering.
Loss of fluids
(Open air), Prickling in stomach.
(Extending flexed parts), Pain in arm and hand.
(Stooping), Pain in back.
(Sweat), The symptoms.
BETTER, cold, Uncovering, rubbing, stretching out limbs.
Desires and aversions
Hunger, as from long fasting.
Disgust for food, especially for meat and fatty things.
Thirst, during all stages of fever.
Desire for sour things; lemonade.
Excessive appetite; ate enormously of whatever was given him,
Very great appetite in girls, two, five, and eight years old,
Unusually great appetite,
Unnatural appetite, even when dying from exhausting discharges from the bowels,
Ravenous hunger, with improvement after eating,
Constant ravenous hunger after the spasms, special desire for bread,
A kind of ravenous hunger and mental weakness for a long time,
Extreme greediness, especially for acids,
Patients eat a great deal without being nourished,
Desire to eat through the whole illness,
The appetite is either natural or ravenous,
Ate more than usual (second day),
Appetite moderately increased,
Loss of appetite, , etc.
Anorexia, for two days,
Constant and intense thirst,
Intense thirst, with no abatement by iced water or lemonade (second and third days),
Great thirst, but unable to drink much on account of its causing distress in the stomach (eleventh day),
Great thirst and dryness of the mouth and throat, with burning and tingling of the tongue (seventh day),
Urgent thirst, with a desire for acidulated drinks (first day); loathes everything except sour drinks; desires acids (third day); great thirst and desire for sour drinks (fourth, fifth, and sixth days); thirst (seventh day),
Unquenchable thirst, ,
Excessive thirst, for two days,
Thirst and dryness in the throat,
Eructations and Hiccough.
Eructations having the odor of ergot,
Frequent eructations (after one hour),
Sour eructation, ; (fifth and sixth days),
Eructations, ; (after one hour), ; (after two hours),
Singultus (fifth, seventh, and following days),
At 3 A. M. sinking spells.
At break of day diarrhea.
In morning frequent short evacuations.
During day warmth on tongue; unusual drowsiness; toes drawn up continuously.
During night anus firmly closed; cramps in calves and twitching of limbs; dreamed she was ascending stairs; palpitation, toes drawn up occasionally.
Jerking in limbs; staggered about house with chorea; ulcers worsep
Motion 28, 31, 33. Walking 3. Exertion 31. Stretching the limb out 34. Lies still 16. Lies doubled up 19.
During the day 11. Night 29, 34, 37. 3 A.M. 36.