Homeopathic Medicine :: Actaea Racemosa – Black Cohosh

Puerperal mania; thinks she is going crazy; tries to injure herself. Mania following disappearance of neuralgia.

Actaea Racemosa

Black Cohosh. Ranunculaceae.

Puerperal mania; thinks she is going crazy (compare, Syph. ); tries to injure herself.

Mania following disappearance of neuralgia.

Sensation as if a heavy, black cloud had settled all over her and enveloped her head so that all is darkness and confusion.

Illusion of a mouse running under her chair ( Lac. c. , Aeth. ).

Ciliary neuralgia; aching or sharp, darting, shooting pains in globes, extending to temples, vertex, occiput, orbit, < going up stairs, > lying down.

Heart troubles from reflex symptoms of uterus or ovaries. Heart’s action ceases suddenly; impending suffocation; palpitation from least motion ( Dig. ).

Menses: irregular; exhausting ( Alum. , Coc. ); delayed or suppressed by mental emotion, from cold, from fever; with chorea, hysteria or mania; increase of mental symptoms during.

Spasms: hysterical or epileptic; reflex from uterine disease; worse during menses; chorea < left side.Severe left-sided infra-mammary pains ( Ust. ).Sharp, lancinating, electric-like pains in various parts, sympathetic with ovarian or uterine irritation; in uterine region, dart from side to side.Pregnancy: nausea; sleeplessness; false labor-like pains; sharp pains across abdomen; abortion at third month ( Sab. ).During labor: “shivers” in first stage; convulsions, from nervous excitement; rigid os; pains severe, spasmodic, tedious, < by least noise.After-pains, worse in the groins.When given during last month of pregnancy, shortens labor, if symptoms correspond ( Caul. , Puls. ).Excessive muscular soreness, after dancing, skating, or other violent muscular exertion.Rheumatic pains in muscles of neck and back; feel stiff, lame, contracted; spine sensitive, from using arms in sewing, type writing, piano playing ( Agar. , Ran. b. ).Rheumatism affecting the bellies of the muscles; pains stitching, cramping.Rheumatic dysmenorrhoea.Relationship. Similar: to, Caul. , and Puls. in uterine and rheumatic affections; to, Agar. , Lil. , Sep.Aggravation. During menstruation; the more profuse the flow the greater the suffering.

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