CARDUUS MARIANUS – Homeopathic Medicine

Last modified on January 8th, 2019

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CARDUUS MARIANUS homeopathic drug picture symptoms from A Primer of Materia Medica by T.F. Allen, of the homeopathy remedy CARDUUS MARIANUS

General Action

      Its chief (and only prominent) action is on the liver, causing soreness, pain, jaundice, etc.

Generalities

      Clinical. Diseases of miners associated with asthma, despondency, sallow skin, orange urine, yellow stools (disturbed function of liver). Numerous cases of varicose veins have been cured.

Head

      Dull headache; in the forehead, over the eyes; the whole forepart of the head, (>) eating. Contractive feeling above the eyebrows.

Mouth

      Salivation. Tongue coated white, with red tip and edges. Taste bitter, astringent, metallic. Aversion to salt meat.

Throat

      Roughness in the fauces, with dryness and scraping, causing cough.

Stomach

      Appetite lost. Nausea. Retching and vomiting of acid, green fluid. Burning pain in the stomach.

Abdomen

      A feeling of distention. Pain in hepatic region on pressure. Shooting in hepatic region, with moist skin. Pain in right hypochondrium; between right ribs and hip when driving; in hepatic and gastric regions, (<) pressure; tensive pain in right hypochondrium. Full feeling in hypochondrium, (>) after stool. Tension in liver when lying on left side, with pressure.

Clinical. Hyperaemia of the liver, with sluggish action of that organ, with jaundice, constipation, heavy, stupid head, foul tongue, fulness and soreness over the region of the liver, sometimes with cough (Chelidonium, etc.); the tongue is usually furred; there are usually nausea and vomiting of green fluid.

Stool

      Stool hard, brown, knotty. (Constipation alternates with diarrhoea.).

Urinary Organs

      Urine cloudy, golden-colored, acrid.

Chest

      Stitching pains in the lower right ribs when stooping; afterwards the pains spread all over front of chest, and make movement of arms, walking and stooping almost impossible.

Extremities

      Drawing pains; cramp-like pains; bruised pains; stiff feelings, etc.

About the author

TF Allen

TF Allen

Dr. Timothy Field Allen, M.D. ( 1837 - 1902)
Born in 1837in Westminster, Vermont. . He was an orthodox doctor who converted to homeopathy
Dr. Allen compiled the Encyclopedia of Pure Materia Medica over the course of 10 years.
In 1881 Allen published A Critical Revision of the Encyclopedia of Pure Materia Medica.

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