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.
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.
(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.