Cactus Grandiflorus

or simply Cactus

(Night-blooming Cereus)

Acts on circular muscular fibers, hence constrictions. It is the heart and arteries especially that at once respond to the influence of Cactus, producing very characteristic constrictions as of an iron band. This sensation is found in various places, esophagus, bladder, etc. The mental symptoms produced correspond to those found when there are heart affections, sadness, and melancholy. Hemorrhage, constrictions, periodicity, and spasmodic pains… Continue reading

Cadmium Sulphuratum (Cadmium Sulph)

(Cadmic Sulphate)

Its pathogenesis gives symptoms corresponding to very low forms of disease, as in cholera, yellow fever, where, with exhaustion, vomiting, and extreme prostration, the disease runs deathward. Important gastric symptoms. Carcinoma ventriculi; persistent vomiting.

The attack is upon the stomach more especially. Patients must keep quiet. Chilliness and coldness even when near the fire.

Mind and Head
Unconscious. Vertigo; room and bed seem to spin around. Hammering… Continue reading

Cahinca

(Brazilian Plant – Chiococca)

This remedy has been found of use in dropsical affections. Its urinary symptoms are well marked. Albuminuria, with dyspnea on lying down at night. Ascites and anasarca, with dry skin.

Urinary
Constant desire to urinate. Polyuria while travelling. Urine fiery. Burning pain in urethra, especially glandular portion.

Male
Drawing in of testicles and spermatic cord. Pain worse during passage of pungent smelling urine.

Back
Pain… Continue reading

Cajuputum (Oleum Wittnebianum)

(Cajuput Oil)

Acts like Oil of Cloves. A remedy for flatulence and affections of the tongue. Sense of enlargement. Causes copious diaphoresis. Retrocedent gout. Neuralgic affections not inflammatory. Nervous dyspnea.

Head
Feels much enlarged. As if he could not get himself together (Baptisia).

Mouth
Persistent sensation of choking. Spasmodic stricture of esophagus. Constricted sensation on swallowing solid food. Tongue feels swollen, fills whole mouth.

Stomach
Hiccough, on slightest provocation.… Continue reading

Caladium Seguinum

or simply Caladium

(American Arum)

This remedy has a marked action on the genital organs, and pruritus of this region. Coldness of single parts and inclination to lie down, with aggravation on lying on left side. Slightest noise startles from sleep. Dread from motion. Modifies craving for tobacco. Tobacco heart. Asthmatic complaints.

Head
Headaches and mental states of smokers. Very forgetful, does not know about the occurrences of things… Continue reading

Calcarea Acetica

(Acetate of Lime)

Has had brilliant clinical results in inflammation of mucous membranes characterized by a membranous exudation; otherwise its action and application is like the carbonate. Cancer pains.

Head
Vertigo in open air. Senses obscure while reading. Megrim, with great coldness in head and sour taste.

Female
Membranous dysmenorrhea (Borax).

Respiratory
Rattling expiration. Cough loose, with expectoration of large pieces like casts of bronchial tubes. Breathing difficult; better… Continue reading

Calcarea Arsenica

(Arsenite of Lime)

Epilepsy with rush of blood to the head before attack; aura felt in region of heart; flying sensation. Complaints in fat women around climacteric. Chronic malaria. Infantile enlarged liver and spleen. Nephritis, with great sensitiveness in kidney region. Complaints of drunkards after abstaining (Carbon sulph). Fleshy women at climacteric, slightest emotion causing palpitation. Dyspnea, with feeble heart. Chilliness. Albuminuria. Dropsy. Affections of spleen and mesenteric glands… Continue reading

Calcarea Carbonica – Ostrearum

(Carbonate of Lime)

This great Hahnemannian anti-psoric is a constitutional remedy par excellence. Its chief action is centered in the vegetative sphere, impaired nutrition being the keynote of its action, the glands, skin, and bones, being instrumental in the changes wrought. Increased local and general perspiration, swelling of glands, scrofulous and rachitic conditions generally offer numerous opportunities for the exhibition of Calcarea. Incipient phthisis (Ars jod; Tuberculin). It covers… Continue reading

Calcarea Fluorica – Fluor Spar

(Fluoride of Lime)

A powerful tissue remedy for hard, stony glands, varicose and enlarged veins, and malnutrition of bones. Hard knots in female breast. Goitre. Congenital hereditary syphilis. Induration threatening suppuration. Many cases of cataract have undoubtedly been influenced favorably by it. Congenital syphilis manifesting itself in ulcerating of mouth and throat, caries and necrosis with boring pains and heat in parts. Arterio-sclerosis; threatened apoplexy. Tuberculosis. Used after operations… Continue reading

Calcarea Iodata

(Iodide of Lime)

It is in the treatment of scrofulous affections, especially enlarged glands, tonsils, etc, that this remedy has gained marked beneficial results. Thyroid enlargements about time of puberty. Flabby children subject to colds. Secretions inclined to be profuse and yellow. Adenoids. Uterine fibroids. Croup.

Head
Headache while riding against cold wind. Lightheaded. Catarrh; worse at root of nose; sneezing; very little sensation. Polypi of nose and ear.… Continue reading

Calcarea Phosphorica

or simply Calcarea Phos

(Phosphate of Lime)

One of the most important tissue remedies, and while it has many symptoms in common with Calcarea carb, there are some differences and characteristic features of its own. It is especially indicated in tardy dentition and troubles incident to that period, bone disease non-union of fractured bones, and the anemias after acute diseases and chronic wasting diseases. Anemic children who are peevish… Continue reading

Calcarea Silicata

(Silicate of Lime)

A deep, long acting medicine for complaints which come on slowly and reach their final development after long periods. Hydrogenoid constitution (Nat sulph). Very sensitive to cold. Patient is weak, emaciated, cold and chilly, but worse from being overheated; sensitive generally. Atrophy of children.

Mind
Absent-minded, irritable, irresolute, lacks self-confidence. Fearful.

Head
Vertigo, head cold, especially at vertex; catarrh of nose and posterior nares, discharge thick… Continue reading