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Cocainum Hydrochloricum

or simply Cocaina

(An Alkaloid from Erythroxylon Coca)

Besides the great usefulness of Cocaine as a local anesthetic, it has specific homeopathic uses, though the symptoms are mainly clinical only.

Sensation as if small foreign bodies or worms were under the skin.

Mind
Talkative. Constant desire to do something great, to undertake vast feats of strength. Cerebral activity. Frightful persecutory hallucinations; sees and feels bugs and worms. Moral sense blunted. Personal appearance neglected. Thinks he hears unpleasant remarks about himself. Hallucinations of hearing. Irrational jealousy. Insomnia.

Head
Throbbing and bursting sensation. Pupils dilated. Hearing greatly increased. Roaring and noises in head.

Eyes
Glaucoma, increased tension, decreased corneal sensibility. Eyes staring, expressionless.

Throat
Dry, burning, tickling, constricted, paralysis of muscles of deglutition. Speech difficult.

Stomach
Loss of appetite for solid food. Likes sweets. Hemorrhages from bowels, stomach.

Nervous System
Chorea; paralysis agitans; alcoholic tremors and senile trembling. Local sensory paralysis. Formication and numbness in hands and forearms.

Sleep
Restless, cannot sleep for hours after retiring.

Fever
Coldness with intense pallor.

Relationship
Compare: Stovain (an analgesic, a vasomotor dilator). Antidote to disagreeable effects occasionally resulting from injection of cocaine into skin or gums, drop doses of nitroglycer. 1 % sol.

Dose
Lower potencies. As a local application to mucous membranes, 2-4 %.

(Reference: Homeopathic Materia Medica by William Boericke)