DULCAMARA – Homeopathic Medicine

Last modified on January 8th, 2019

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TF Allen
Written by TF Allen

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

Generalities

      Rheumatic-like pains in the muscles, (<) cold, wet weather. General catarrhal symptoms, with free secretions, (<) cold, wet weather.

Head

      Vertigo in the morning on rising, with trembling and weakness. Headache, (<) motion and stooping, worse in cold, wet weather.

Eyes

      Inflammation (after taking cold). Pupils dilated. Jerkings in the muscles of the eyes.

Nose

      Coryza, with very free secretions in cold, wet weather. Nose- bleed of hot, bright, red blood, with a feeling of oppression over the nose.

Face

      Circumscribed redness of the cheeks, with paleness of the face. Neuralgia of the face, (<) in cold, wet weather.

Mouth

      Salivation. Tongue swollen, dry, with difficult speech, and even frothing. On taking cold, speech becomes difficult from paralysis of the tongue.

Stomach

      General aversion to food. Unquenchable thirst. Vomiting of pale, tenacious mucus.

Abdomen

      Colic, as after taking cold; cutting, especially about the navel.

Stool

      Yellow, watery diarrhoea, preceded by tearing and cutting, as after taking cold. Diarrhoea of green, changeable mucus, at times of a sour odor. Stools bloody.

Urinary Organs

      Burning in the meatus while urinating. Catarrh of the bladder. Urine offensive, depositing a slimy sediment. Micturition involuntary (from paralysis of the neck of the bladder).

Sexual Organs

      Clinical. Menstruation delayed and too short; discharge watery. Menses suppressed from taking cold. Menses preceded by nettlerash over the whole body. Heat and itching in the genitals, with unusual sexual desire; aggravated by cold, wet weather.

Respiratory Organs

      Cough, with copious expectoration of mucus. Cough at times violent, almost like whooping cough; expectoration of bright red blood. Cough always (<) in cold, wet weather, and by lying down, (>) in the cold, open air.

Neck and Back

      Pain in the nape as if the head were lying in an uncomfortable position. Stiffness of the muscles. Pain in the small of the back as after long stooping. Drawing pain in the small of the back; down through the legs during rest; on motion; stitches, (>) pressure.

Extremities

      General shooting or bruised pains. Icy coldness of the extremities. Pains in the legs, drawing and tearing; (>) walking, returning when sitting. Formication in the feet.

Skin

      Nettlerash over the whole body, without fever; with violent itching; coming on in cold weather, (<) exposure to air. Vesicular eruption. Papular eruption, bleeding when scratched, (<) cold weather. The epidermis over the whole body becomes thick.

Fever

      Icy coldness with the pains. Dry heat and burning of the skin. Chilliness, with violent thirst; heat without thirst. Sweat at night over the whole body, often offensive.

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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