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Remedy known for CONSTRICTING pains, and disturbance of blood flow.
Cactus
The condition brings on violent pains, "band-like" and may even feel like someone is digging a wire into the affected part (eg. uterus, throat, heart, vagina)
Cactus
Edema of left hand in patient with heart problems
Cactus
Sankaran: "The constricting pain is not a heart pathology but a nervousness."
Cactus
Fear of heart disease. Sadness. Sensitive to light, noise. Closed. Aversion to consolation.
Cactus
Violent, constricting pain, as if caged in thin, tight wires.
Cactus
Hemorrhages, with constriction. Thrombosis.
<11am and 11pm
<lying on left side
>open air
Periodicity
Cactus
Many fears: high places, mice, insects, infection, dogs, cancer, poverty, insanity, dark....Health. They look for protection, security. Needs help. If don't get protection, the fears can be intense!
Calc carb
Aphthae in babies
(2R)
Borax
Calc carb
Obstinate, chilly kid. Big head. Obesity
<cold wet weather. Cold air, exertion, ascending
>full moon, left side
Calc carb
Loves sweets, ice cream, salt, soft boiled eggs, indigestibles.
Hates smoked meat, milk
Calc carb
Mod
<cold, exertion, dentition, pressure of clothes
>dry weather, lying on painful side (Bry), emission of flatus, after rising
Calc carb
State: Need for stabiity and fear of being let down, deserted. Person's source of security or support is unstable and unreliable. Need to protect themselves - so become hard and resistent.
Calc flour
Teeth break, crumbles easily. Looseness. Deficient enamel.
Calc flour
Induration of tissues, glands, tumors. Can be stoney hard. (eg hard goitre, glands, nodules in breast, nodules in tendons)
Calc flour
Mod: Warm-blooded, left sided
<cold wet, begin motion, hot weather, sun, fasting
>continued motion, heat, eating
They are alwasy hungry!
Calc flour
Remedy to consider when patient has loose ligaments. They can overextend their joints. Born acrobat!
Calc flour
A remedy to consider when patient has exotoses of fingers or heels. Can have scoliosis.
Calc flour
State: "I am not loved at the place of security (home) so I should seek love elsewhere (outside) and come home for security." Sankaran. What remedy?
Calc Phos
Discontent. Peevish. Desire for change. Travel. Sensitive. Restless.
Calc Phos
Fear of thunderstorms, dark, animals, being alone. Has inner discontentment.
Calc phos
The child was thin, slow to walk and talk. Low energy. Difficult and slow dentition. Only would eat hot dogs. Intolerant of milk.
Calc phos
Has a strong sense of self-importance, however, grumbles that his value is not recognized by others. Laments. Can be jealous for attention. Fear of birds.
Calc sulph
Mod:
<cold wet weather, draft, mental exertion, puberty, pressure of hat
>summer, warm dry, passing flatus
Calc phos
Known to have purulent discharges; yellow, lumpy. Fistulas, abscesses. Weakness and lack of reaction.
Calc sulph
Mod: Warm-blooded
<warm room, drafts, touch, evening, night
>open air bathing, eating, heat
Likes green, sour fruit and veggies (Med, Ver)
Calc sulph
Mentals of Remedy: Extremely nervous. Sensitive to noise. Easily frightened. Restlessness with great fear that something bad will happen (Caust, Phos). Irritable. Disposition to take cold, esp damp weather
Calendula
A remedy to consider in cancer of uterus, breast cancer, keloids, varicose swellings and ulcers
Calendula
A remedy to consider when hearing impaired from scars on tympanic membrane. Agg wet weather
Calendula
The patient collapsed. His skin is pale and cold but he can't bear to be covered
Camphora
Remedies to consider in cholera epidemic (2R)
Camphora
Arsenicum
Pains with a cold sensation
Camphora
She pointed to her occiput - where her headache was pounding, like a hammer and synchronized with her pulse. She felt a little better thinking/talking about it.
Camphora
Remedy for tetanus, lockjaw. Pains are cramps, convulsions, and/or tetanus.
Camphora
Dermititis after exposure to sunlight. (5R)
Camphora
Belladonna
Nat-carb
Nat-mur
Pulsatilla
State: He feels unequipped to face them directly (threats, dangers) and hence observes the world from within the safe confines of a "glass cage". Sankaran. What remedy?
Cannabis indica
The young man presented with lots of theorizing, ideas, all jumbled together; hard to follow his train of thought. He came for help with his panic attacks.
Cannabis indica
Floating sensation of body parts or of body. Can have out of body experiences. Clairvoyance.
Cannibis indica
This remedy presents as two types of people:
1)sweet, no direction, need support
2)fearful, uptight, suspicious, great anxiety
Cannibis indica
Sensation as if top of head is opening and shutting; as if skull is lifting up
Cannibis indica
Cystitis. Urine dribbles after urination. Profuse, colorless urine. Burning pain.
Cannibis indica
Restlessness, fruitless efforts, restless mind. Anger. Great irritability. Seeks outlet of this tension through sex or aggression.
Cantharsis
Discontented. Intolerance of contradiction. Anger. Then,
A manic-depressive. Fits of rage, crying, howling, frenzy, violence. Hydrophobia.
Then sudden unconsciosness.
Cantharsis
Fear of water, mirrors, shining objects. Two remedies.
Cantharsis
Stramonium
Cystitis with violent burning pains. Intolerable urging. Drops of urine scolds; can have blood. Dances around the room in agony.
Cantharsis
A remedy for 1st and 2nd degree burns
Cantharsis
Violent, rapid inflammation. Intense. Burning, cutting, biting pains. Consider this remedy for meningitis, peritonitis, cystitis.
Cantharsis
Mod
<urinating, drinking, bright objects
>warmth, rest, RUBBING it
Cantharsis
Remedy is RIGHT SIDED. Affects urinary and sexual organs. Burning pains.
Cantharis
Young man presents with burning pains on skin, worse cold applications (Ars). Left sided. Describes local burning with chilliness. <cold, draft, better heat or continued motion. Chilly body temp, a bit flabby. Clumsy, and describes mentals as melancoly.
Capsicum
Young woman with red cheeks describes nostalgia, sleeplessness and depression since she immigranted. She has a red face with dilated blood vessels on face and nose. Homesickness.
Capsicum
Young man presents with a sore throat, burning pain and dark red. Pain agg by coughing. Hoarseness. Hot, pungent air comes up from throat. Coughing tastes bad
Capsicum
Mod: Chilly
<cold, draft
>continued motion
Obstinate, Fear of getting into trouble, being criticized (Merc)
Capsicum
The old man morns missing his old life, the past when things were easier. Modern life is confusing. Feels forsaken since friends have died. Desires solitude. Reflective. Has great anxiety at night, fear of suffocation (worse closing eyes). Fear of dark, fear of high places. Very weak in constitution. Agg by the slightest loss of fluids
Carbo animalis
Cancer affections, esp. of glands and uterus. Develops slowly. Burning pains. Malignancies and Cancer miasm. Foul discharges. Perspires at night. Feeble. Weak digestion.
Carbo animalis
Mod: Chilly, agg by cold
<slight causes, while eating, dry cold air, old age, fat food, milk
>laying hand on part, rubbing eyes, warm room
Mulit-miasm: Cancer, Syphilitic, Sycotic, Tubercular, Psora
Carbo animalis
Collapsed state. Chilly, cold perspiration. Cold breath. But - They crave fresh air - want to be fanned.
Carbo veg
Remedy of great stagnation. Chilliness and air hunger. Weak digestion - bloating, distention, flatulence (worse laying down). Gets shortness of breath when laying down due to bloatedness.
Carbo veg
Mentals: great indifference and apathy. Has harsh, cutting remarks. Very negative. Depressed. Irritable with family. They are not interested in anything. "Unconsciousness. Lies as if dead."
Carbo veg
During the day - they are indifferent, apathetic. In evening/night - fear of being alone, fear of being in bed, ghosts, see frightful images in dark; anxiety when closing eyes.
Carbo veg
Mod: Chilly
<warmth, depletions, exhausting diseases, old age after high living, cold air
>eructations, cool air, elevating feet, flatus, being fanned, loose clothing
Carbo veg
The pregnant woman is in long labor; the contractions stall and she is exhausted. Cervix remains rigid. Pains flying about. What remedy can revive the labor pains?
Caulophyllum
Older woman presents with stiffness and pain in the joints of her fingers. Agg before menses and better when flow starts. Pains change places. Some nodosities.
Caulophyllum
Mod: Generally chilly, agg cold; has "inner trembling"
<cold, >warm clothing
Pains fly about, from place to place; drawing, cramping, shooting pains
"Chorea at puberty"
Caulophyllum
Main Miasm for Caulophyllum?
Sycotic
A remedy of gradual paralysis - slowly becomes rigid (all planes). Has contractions and indurations of tendons. Consider for Dupuytren contracture, carpal tunnel
Causticum
Name 5 remedies to consider for Dupuytren Contracture?
Causticum
Nat-phos
Plumbum
Lycopodium
Ruta
State: They feel they need to take care of the group/family. When facing a threat from outside world, he requires teh whole group should fight together. A threat to the group - is a threat to him (he feels the strongest). Sankaran.
Causticum
Strong anxieties in this remedy:
- Anxious for others
- Fear that something will happpen
Causticum
Sensitive, idealistic, very intense. Sympathetic and strong sense of justice.
Causticum
He feels as if he forgotten something. Must check it. Hurries while eating.
Causticum
Name 4 remedies known for ritualistic behavior
Causticum
Rhus-tox
Tuberculinum
Iodatum
Mod: Chilly, worse from cold
<dry cold wind, weather, suppressed emotions
>wet, damp cloudy days
Causticum
Name 3 remedies that like wet, damp cloudy weather
Causticum
Nux vomica
Hepar Sulph
Older woman presents with MS, degenerative neuro disease paralysis - on right side. What remedy to consider?
Causticum
Loves smoked meats, hot dogs, cheese, salt. Does NOT like sweets.
Causticum
Patient shows the warts around her nails, warts on the tip of her nose (Aeth), She stammers when she gets excited. Hoarseness from overuse, amel by cold drinks
Causticum
Complains of incontinence every time she coughs, sneezes or laughs!
Causticum
Mod: Chilly
<air, drafts, suppression, coffee, 3-4AM evening, entering a warm room from open air
>COLD DRINKS, wahsing, warmth of bed, gentle motion, damp or wet weather.
Causticum
The mom explains how her 1 year old son sleeps with feet uncovered adn his stool is green and smells like rotten eggs. Chief complaint is otitis media in LEFT EAR.
Chamomilla
The child is having difficult teething. Painful. Wants cold drinks to relieve teeth but rest of body wants warmth, to be carried.
Chamomilla
The child was really angry. Capricious. Although she wanted to be carried, she would be stiff and inconsolable in her mom's arms.
Chamomilla
The child would get cramps, spasms and practically convulsions when she did not get her way. Anger.
Chamomilla
Fear of wind. Weeps in sleep. Complaints from anger.
Chamomilla
If child in irritable, shrieking state without cause, consider this remedy
Chamomilla
Mod: Warm-blooded
<wind, night, dentition, 9AM or 9PM
>warm applications (except teeth - want cold drinks)
Chamomilla
Worse the slighest touch - but better hard pressure
China
Ailments from lost fluids. From exhaustion, weakness, GI, anemia, diarrhea.
China
Excessive bloating but eructations don't amel.
China
State: Feeling of being persecuted. Patient feels weak and not good enough. He fantasizes to cover up. Feels angry and hindered. Frustrated - can't achieve his ambition.
China
Has an impulse to kill - even suicidal thoughts because of hopelessness. Lacks the courage.
China
Nervous. Irritable. Touchy. Sensitive and introverted. Can't express feelings. Easily offended. Artistic. Imagination.
China
Mod:
<loss of fluids, touch, jar, PERIODICITY, cold
>hard pressure, loose clothing, bending double, lying down, fasting
China
Consider this remedy if has a family history of malaria.
China
Consider this remedy when woman presents with bloody leucorrhea
China
China is thirsty or thirstless?
Thirstless
State: A patient that has been hurt so deeply and horribly in the past by another human being (esp a man), she/he regresses into a childlike state to shut out world. When approached - becomes violent, convulsive. Sankaran.
Cicuta
Remedy known for nervous system, epilepsy, mental retardation. Spasms. Left sided.
Cicuta
NWS head injury - exhibits childish behavior, retardation.
Cicuta
After the violent convulsion, the child "looked like an angel". Quiet and contented.
Cicuta
Remedy known for spasmodic affections: hiccough, jerks, spasms, tics, tetanus
Cicuta
Convulsions are violent and can be one fit after another.
Cicuta
Convulsion. Beforehand, child shrieks, staring eyes, jerk of eyeballs. During: spasms move downward with shocks throughout body. Grimaces. Opisthotonus. Biting tongue. After: long dullness state, blank, childish behaviour, loss of memory, can last 30 minutes.
Cicuta
Suppurating eruptions on scalp, with burning pains. Thick yellow scabs.
Can also have crusty eczema or eruptions, yellow crusts elsewhere.
Cicuta
The young woman describes her painful state as a "black cloud enveloping her head."
Cimicifuga
Remedy with affinity for muscular system, nervous system, and female genitalia. Pain is typically neuralgia + Rheumatism, sharp and stitching in muscles themselves.
Cimicifuga
A woman presents with horrible dysmennorhea. Gets worse when flow increases - more profuse. Cramping, shooting pains across pelvis, in thighs. Can have ovarian neuralgia.
Cimicifuga
Rheumatic pains, stiffness esp in the neck. Severe cervial pain - almost a neuralgia. Neck spasms. Soreness of muscles along spine.
Cimicifuga
Consider this remedy when patient complaints are related to menses, menopause, post-natal period. Chilly. Lots of sighing and sadness.
Cimicifuga
Extroverted, very loquacious, kind when feeling well. Lively. Then, a polarity of being depressed, morose, changeable moods. Sighing. Strong phobias of fearing insanity, being poisoned, murdered, impending evil. Agg by pregnancy.
Cimicifuga
Delusion of being encaged, caught in wires.
Cimicifuga
Very sensitive to noise during labor. Over-sensitive to pain while in labor.
Cimicifuga
Remdies that has distinctive and/or frequent "sighing".
Ignatia
Calc-phos
Cimicifuga
The woman was so sensitive, serious, introverted, and cares about others. Anxiety for her health. She is agg by loss of sleep. Chief complaint is nausea when riding in a car. When excited, however, she is lively, loquacious, singing, dancing
Cocculus
The young woman has been nursing her father during his long illness. She takes care of him when he he shrieks in his sleep. She looses sleep, checkin in on him at night.
Cocculus
Remedy to consider when a patient presents with MS, ALS, Alzheimer. Weak nervous system; paralysis and slowing down of functions.
Cocculus
Patient shows a slow reaction to a pin prick. What 4 remedies should you consider?
Cocculus
Alumina
Helleborous
Plumbum
Her vertigo was so bad. Room was spining in all directions. The nausea was so bad - she had to lie down to survive it.
Cocculus
Has a weak, paralyzed feeling in low back, worse during menses. Feels neck is too weak to support head.
Cocculus
State: Situation of an unmarried or childless woman, takes on the role of caring and looking after people, suppressing her own feelings and desires. Sankaran.
Cocculus
Mod:
<motion, slight causes, loss of sleep, anxiety, cold
>lying quiet, warm room
Cocculus
Patient has paroxyms of cough; cough from tickling or irritation in the larynx. Cough worse 6AM, 11 or 11:30PM
Better drinking cold drinks.
Coccus cacti
Slow to answer a question. (4R)
Cocculus
Alumina
Helleborus
Phos-ac
With the horrible irritation in her throat, caused her to vomit and retch.
Coccus cacti
Sensation of a crumb in the larnyx. Tickling. Waking at night.
Coccus cacti
Mod:
<winter, cold weather, warm room, sadness 2-3am or pm
>open air
Discharges stringy, thick
Coccus cacti
Patient presents with terrible insomnia. Wakes from the slightest noise. Racing thoughts and activity of mind. Sleeplessness. But, sleepy during day.
Coffea
State: Feels he will be accepted by others only if he is benevolent, doing good things for other people. To be accepted by the group.
Sankaran.
Coffea
Toothache better with ice in the mouth.
Coffea
Mod: Weakness
Increased sensibility of the senses. Neuralgic pains.
<noise, touch, odors, excessive joy, nice surprises
>sleep, warmth (except face and toothache)
Coffea
Excitement of the mind; ecstatic states. Bad effects from joy or surprise. (insomnia, weakness)
Coffea
Wandering pains, such as from arthritis or gout. Name 4 remedies to consider.
Colchicum
Berberis
Kali-sulph
Pulsatilla
Mod: general agg from cold, damp; VERY SENSITIVE TO ODORS
<touch, motion, cold wet weather, chg weather, Fall, spring, evening, night
>warmth, rest, bending double
Colchicum
Sensation of a the chest being squeezed by a tight band.
Colchicum
The pregnant woman had terrible nausea at the sight, thought of food!! Esp, the odor from fish and eggs.
Colchicum
Oversensitive to all external impressions, esp odors. Worse motion, touch, cold, cold and damp. Very chilly and restless
Colchicum
Remedy known for neuralgic pains, colic. Better with pressure.
Colocynthis
The woman was proper, reserved, with strong opinions. Easily offended. Irritable. Gets humiliated by small things. Restlessness and irritable when in pain.
Colocynthis
The pains are violent, neuralgic, cramping, constricting. Amel pressure. Causation: anger, indignation vexation. Restless, weakness
Colocynthis
The woman's nausea and vomiting would be so intense. Violent pains, esp at the pit of her stomach. She felt better by pressing in on her stomach area and bending double. Interestingly, coffee also helped.
Colocynthis
State: Pent-up emotions, esp anger and vexation, leading to physical complaints.
Greatly affected by unjustice
Colocynthis
Mod: Right sided
<emotions, vexation, agner, night, bed, drafts, motion
>bending double, hard pressure, gentle motion, coffee

Pain, followed by numbness
Coloycnthis
Sensation of the hip joint is fastened by iron clamps.
Colocynthis
The old man presents with history of gradual deterioration, gloomy state, indifference, depression. Emotions are weak, paralyzed, estranged from family. Slowness. Forgetful. Shutting down. Approaching senility.
Conium
Remedy of indurations, tumors of glands. Typically after injuries. Cancers (lip, ovaries, breast, testes). Goitre.
Conium
The woman presents with painful swelling in her right breast. Hard nodule, spread to axilla. Tender around menses. History of blunt injury in the breast.
Conium
Gets dizzy while turning over in bed.
Conium
Consider this remedy with ascending paralysis. (MS, ALS, Parkinson).
Conium
Mod:
<seeing moving objects, alcohol, raising arms, injury, night, motion
>letting part down, pressure, fasting, darkness, continued motion
Conium
State: Gradual shutting down. Aversion company. Rigidity about diet and health. Underneath is a strong link to an expressive remedy (eg Phos, Tub). Patient usually had a tumultuous lifestyle. Sankaran.
Conium
State: Usually female, needs to be attractive to a man because they are dependent on them; can be neglected by domineering husband (uses attraction and rage). Sankaran.
Crocus sativus
Hysterical tendency with alternating moods (anger then tenderness, laughing, singing); Singing, dancing.
Affectionate - then irritable. Anger, violence
Crocus sativus
Has hemorrages of dark, stringy, clotted.

Numbness in single parts.
Crocus sativus
Sensation as if something alive, moving in abdomen. As if pregnant. (3R)
Crocus sativus
Thuja
Cyclamen
Metorrhagia is dark, stringy, clotted, Agg least motion, overheating, menopause.
Crocus sativus
Mod: LEFT SIDED
<warm room, left side, motion, puberty, pregnancy
>open air, after breakfast
Crocus sativus
Jumping about as if something alive internally (chest, abdomen, limbs). Chorea
Crocus sativus
Consider this remedy when hemorrhages from any orifice. Passive, dark, UNCLOTTED.
Crotalus horridus
Close resemblance to Lachesis but less intense and less aggressive. Melancholic, sluggish.
Crotalus horridus
Muttering. Talks to himself. Sadness, weepy. Aversion to members of family; sensitive to CERTAIN persons. Delusions of frightful animals. Weakness in memory. Photophobia
Crotalus horridus
Malignant conditions. Sepsis. Sudden weakness. Collapsed states.
<beginning of sleep, sleep
>right side
EG: Retinal hemorrhages, Epitaxis, jaundice, blood decomposition.
Crotalus horridus
A key remedy to consider when there is general disorganization of the blood.
Crotalus horridus
Left sided pharyngitis, tonsilitis, peritonsillar abscess, diptheria. Patient cannot swallow. Looks septic. Tonsils can ooze blood. Gangrene. Inflammation left side. Intolerant of collars.
Crotalus horridus
Remedy with cramps on all levels, spasms. Great tendency to convulsion, seizures, epilepsy. Left sided.
Cuprum
Extremely closed patient. Mental dullness, slowness. Mind is cramped. In adolescence, strong sexual feelings and feels guilty about them. Tries to control, becomes restless and impulsive. Nerves. Need to control. Becomes serious, Very closed. Ideas come to mind and creates a spasm. When they let it go - they relax.
Cuprum
Convulsions are
<night, pregnancy, menses, vexation, excited emotions, during sleep, getting wet
Clenching of thumbs and fingers during convulsion. Cyanotic face and lips
Cuprum
State: Feels being attacked. He has to prepare for a sudden attack and he has to attack back. Feelings comes in paroxysms. Children have a fear of being approached.
Cuprum
Child has convulsions. Behavioral problems: striking, spitting, tricks, imitate everybody. Alt yielding vs headstrong.
Cuprum
This remedy is associated with hyperthyroidism (Vermeulen).
Cuprum
Asthmatic around 3AM. Sudden attacks of suffocation, worse emotions.
Can have a violent, spasmodic cough. Whooping cough, better drinking cold water
Cuprum
Name the remedy considered the "chilly Pulsatilla"?
Cyclamen
She has terrible terrors of conscience! Feels she has neglected her duty, has done something wrong. Delusion has committed a crime. Undemonstrated grief. Aversion to company. Forsaken. Reproaches herself.
Cyclamen
State: situation of a woman that feels she had done something wrong, did not do her duty. Feels solely responsible - like a criminal and MUST KEEP IT SECRET.
Terror of conscience.
Cyclamen
Mod: Chilly, aversion open air
Thirsty, worse evening
<cold, suppression of menses, sitting, standing, fat, pork, night, overheated
>motion, during menses, weeping, copious menses, walking about b/c pain in heels
Cyclamen
Arthritis pain, esp in heels of feet. Sore, painful heels. Worse sitting, standing. Better by walking around
Cyclamen
Woman presents with headache, vision disturbances before or during headache. Typically on waking. Spots before eyes. Better cold water
Cyclamen
Sensation of movements, something alive in abdomen. (3R)
Cyclamen
Crocus sativus
Thuja