Cancer where pain and fetor are present. Best when skin is intact. Its use in hemorrhages has abundant clinical verification. Nosebleed. Hemorrhages from bowels, hemoptysis, etc. A strain in loins or false step brings on a profuse flow of bright blood. Post-partum hemorrhage. Flatulency and diarrhea. Feeble patients with languid circulation.

Bearing-down sensation. Menses early, profuse, prolonged, bright red. Sleepy. No desire for anything. Fingers seem swollen. Uterine hemorrhages caused by overlifting, during puerperal state; menorrhagia.

Compare: Ipec; Sil; Trill.

Antidote: Acon.

Tincture to third potency. For cancer, strong decoction, one-half pint in a day. Oil of cinnamon in aqueous solution best local disinfectant. 3-4 drops in two quarts of water as a douche, wherever a germicide and disinfectant is needed. Three drops on sugar for hiccough.

Reference: “Pocket Manual of Homeopathic Materia Medica & Repertory” by William Boericke
(Cinnamomum Zeylanicum and Cinnamomum Cassia. N. O. Lauracee. Tincture.)

Clinical.Ascites. Caries. Constipation. Diarrhoa. Hemorrhages. Headache. Hysteria. Leucorrhoa. Menorrhagia. Metrorrhagia.

Characteristics.A leading feature of Cinnamon is hemorrhage. The hemorrhage is bright red and clear and < by any physical exertion. Cinnam. also causes gastric disturbance and hysterical attacks; pains in bones and in muscles, and great weakness as after loss of fluids. Hysterical attacks, going off with eructations; with nausea or vomiting. The symptoms are < while riding; from exertion; from talking; in afternoon and evening up to midnight. Talking = hysterical attacks. It has been used in large doses by the old school in cases of uterine cancer, and some success has been claimed for it.

Relations.It is antidoted by: Acon. It antidotes: Opium. Compare: Sil., Ipec.


Stomach.Nausea while riding, with gagging and vomiting of mucus.

Stool and Anus.Diarrhoa < after drinking, with acidity.Long-continued constipation; stool in hard balls.Hemorrhage from bowels occurring esp. after any physical exertion; blood, bright red and clear.

Female Sexual Organs.Menorrhagia; in females troubled with itching at nose; blood bright red < after false step or strain; blood bright red.Metrorrhagia.Repeated small hemorrhages during gestation and puerperal state; < on any exertion, lifting, straining, over-stretching arms; false step.

Reference: “A Dictionary Of Practical Materia Medica” By John Henry Clarke