Homeopathic Medicine :: Causticum

Indicated in chronic cases of rheumatism; paralysis; in catarrh of the respiratory organs. Adapted to persons of psoric taint, of dark, sallow complexion, rigid fiber, and as often in children, subject to chafing and soreness of the skin.

Coryza, with hoarseness; with ulcerative soreness in the nose.

Paralysis of single parts, as larynx, tongue, bladder, rectum, extremities.

Sudden loss of voice from paralysis of laryngeal muscles; aphonia.

Greasy taste.

Stools though; look as though covered with grease; better expelled when standing.

Cough with rawness and soreness of chest; scanty expectoration which is swallowed; better from drinking cold water; worse in warm bed.

Involuntary escape of urine when coughing or sneezing, from excitement.

Skin covered with large, jagged, easily bleeding warts (tips of fingers and nose); intertrigo.

Rheumatic affections, with contraction of flexors and stiffness of joints.

Worse in clear weather; in cold air; from getting wet; from bathing.

Better in damp weather; in warm air.

(First Lessons in the Symptomatology of Leading Homoeopathic Remedies by H. R. Arndt, M. D. Philadephia. Boericke and Tafel.)

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