CORNUS CIRCINATA – Homeopathic Medicine

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

Generalities

      Weakness, especially in the morning on waking, with apathy. Indolence and loss of all physical energy.

Clinical. Chronic malarial troubles, with jaundice; tendency to diarrhoea or dysentery, enlarged spleen, etc. General debility, with drowsiness and depression of spirits, unrefreshing sleep, etc.

Mind

      Disinclination to read, to think or work. Depression of spirits. Inability to concentrate the thoughts.

Head

      General heavy headache; (<) walking, stooping or shaking head. Fulness in the brain in the morning on rising; (>) after a very thin evacuation. Stool followed by tenesmus and burning in the anus. Throbbing pain in the temples and sides of the head. Heavy, confused feeling in vertex, with drowsiness. Deep-seated pain in the occiput, almost a pulsation, and in the nape of the neck.

Eyes

      Dull and heavy. Sunken. Surrounded by dark circles. Eyeballs sore and painful. Lids heavy.

Clinical. Scrofulous ophthalmia and herpes of the conjunctiva, with chronic diarrhoea.

Mouth

      Dry. Tongue furred white, yellowish.

Clinical. Nursing sore mouth. Aphthous stomatitis of children.

Stomach

      Pain in the pit of the stomach during dinner, with distention of abdomen from wind, (>) immediately after dinner by loose, windy, dark, bilious stool.

Abdomen

      Many flatulent pains, as if the contents of the abdomen were in motion. A feeling of heaviness in the hypogastrium.

Clinical. Chronic inflammation of liver; jaundice; face yellow, sunken.

Rectum and Stool

      Urging to stool; at 5 A. M., with bearing-down pain in abdomen; early in morning, not (>) discharge of a few slimy lumps, with pressing and smarting at anus; on rising, but discharge of only scanty, dark and slimy fluid and offensive flatus. Loose stool, copious, with pressing-down pain in rectum; loose, large, dark, with griping and tenesmus; and dark, with tenesmus and burning in anus; and bilious, offensive; five hours later, another less loose and less offensive; and scanty, with burning pain in rectum; and scanty, with offensive flatus and burning at anus, also with tenesmus; and scanty, with tenesmus, griping in umbilical region, rumbling and offensive flatus; and scanty, with pressing pain in rectum, smarting at anus after the discharge, dull feeling in head, drowsiness and lassitude. Scanty, bilious, slimy, with flatus and tenesmus during and after the stool, burning pain at anus and a short distance within rectum. Scanty, with burning at anus; scanty and dark, with burning pain at anus; and hard, with pressing in rectum. Dark, copious, with pressing down in rectum.

Clinical. Diarrhoea; dark, bilious, very offensive, with sallow complexion and sunken face. Dysentery, with burning in anus and rectum and great debility.

Fever

      Coldness, then flushes of heat; and sweat; coldness and flushes of heat in alternation, followed by cold sweat. Flushes of heat; then sweat; to head and face. Heat of head and face; in morning on rising; on vertex.

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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