Homeopathic Medicine :: Cinchona Officinalis (China) – Cinchona Bark

Indicated in diseases due to or accompanied by loss of fluids (bleeding, excessive secretion of milk, spermatorrhoea, diarrhoea, etc. or debility arising from the same cause in moderate degree in especially susceptible persons. Exhaustion of the vital forces from over-indulgence of passions, resulting in great nervous tension. In malarial fevers marked by periodicity. In gastro-intestinal complaints with putridity and much flatulency; also colic (gall-stone colic).

Patient pleased with nothing; depressed; complaints of everything done by him and for him.

Marked periodicity; malarial conditions.

Sticking, tearing, drawing pains in every part of the body, accompanied with lassitude and sort of restlessness compelling him to constant motion. Worse from light tough; better from hard pressure.

Sensitiveness to external influences, as pain, draught of air, touch.

Complexion of yellow, earthy hue.

Thinks with difficulty; cannot arrange thoughts; sudden interruption of ideas.

Sleepiness but sleep does not refresh; worse in early a. m., at 3 o?clock; awakens too early.

Toothache of nursing women.

Roaring and ringing in the ears.

Headache as though the skull would burst; as though brain were loose and striking against the skull; worse in the open air; better in the warm room.

Nasal catarrh with thin fluid discharge and sense of obstruction in the nose.

Suffocative catarrh; rattling in the chest; violent hacking after eating.

Neuralgia from spinal anaemia, periodical; ciliary-.

Distressing intenstinal flatulence, not relieved by eructations.

Colic; periodical, at a certain hour; worse from eating and at night; better from bending double; gall-stone colic.

Diarrhoea, watery, soft, expelled with difficulty, of painless, undigested stools; putrid, flatulent, debilitating.

Fever, with sensation of heat in single parts of the body and coldness elsewhere; chill at 3 p. m., every second day; chill predominates. Hot stage does not follow chill at once, the chill sometimes returning. Heat, at once followed by profuse sweat.

Worse from slight touch; from draught of air; every other day; after eating; from emotion.

Better from pressure; in warm room.

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

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