Keynotes and Characteristics - H C Allen


Caulophyllum homeopathy medicine, complete details of homeopathic remedy Caulophyllum

Caulophyllum  Especially suited to women; ailments during pregnancy, parturition, lactation.

Rheumatism of women, especially of small joints ([Actea s.]); erratic pains changing place every few minutes ( Pulsatilla ); painful stiffness of affected joints.

Caulophyllum  Pains are intermittent, paroxysmal, spasmodic.

Chorea, hysteria or epilepsy at puberty, during establishment of menstrual function (Actaea).

Caulophyllum  Leucorrhoea: acrid, exhausting; upper eyelids heavy, has to raise them with fingers ( Gelsemium ); with “moth spots” on forehead ( Sepia ); in little girls ( Calcarea ); preventing pregnancy.

Caulophyllum  has Habitual abortion from uterine debility ([Alet.] – from anaemia with profound melancholy, Helonias );

Spasmodic rigid os, delays labor; needle-like pricking pains in cervix.

Labor pains short, irregular, spasmodic; tormenting, useless pains in beginning of labor ( Actea ); no progress made. Will correct deranged vitality and produce efficient pains, if the symptoms agree.

Haemorrhage, after hasty labor; want of tonicity; passive, after abortion ( Secale , Thlaspi).

After pains: after long exhausting labor; spasmodic, across lower abdomen; extend into groins (in the shins, Carbo vegetabilis , Cocculus indicus ).

Lochia protracted; great atony; passive, oozing for days from relaxed vessels ( Secale ).

Caulophyllum  Relations. – Similar: to, Actea , Belladonna , Lilium , Pulsatilla , Secale , Thlas. , [Vib.]

Similar: to, labor pains of Pulsatilla , but mental condition opposite.

Similar: to, Sepia , “moth patches” and reflex symptoms from uterine irregularities.

About the author



Dr. Henry C. Allen, M. D. - Born in Middlesex county, Ont., Oct. 2, 1836. He was Professor of Materia Medica and the Institutes of Medicine and Dean of the faculty of Hahnemann Medical College. He served as editor and publisher of the Medical Advance. He also authored Keynotes of Leading Remedies, Materia Medica of the Nosodes, Therapeutics of Fevers and Therapeutics of Intermittent Fever.

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