Chiococca racemosa. (Brazil.) *N. O. Rubiaceae. Tincture of dried root bark.
Bright’s disease. Cough. Dropsies. Fatigue. Kidneys, pain in. Ophthalmia. Polyuria. Spleen, pain in. Travelling, effects of.
*Cainca is related botanically to *China, *Ipecac., and *Coffea. Clinically it is very like *Apocynum. It has not been used much, but has been given with success in dropsies, especially when associated with dry skin. It removes fatigue from too long riding on horseback. Polyuria while travelling. There is also sensitiveness of the abdomen to touch. Rest better. Motion worse.
*Compare: Apocynum, Bryonia *Antidoted by: Colchicum, Rhus (gastralgia), Veratrum Cainca *follows well: Arsenicum *Similar to: Coffea in relieving effects of fatigue, also Arnica
Inflammation of the eyes with fluent coryza.
Lancinations through spleen region. Abdomen sensitive to touch.
Pain in kidney regions in morning, cannot change position. Polyuria, whilst riding. Copious urination after drinking coffee.
Attacks of cough from 7 pm. till 1 a m., with rattling of phlegm and short breath, accumulation of wind in abdomen, which feels like a pair of bellows set in motion, feels it putting hands there. Cough with weeping.