Twenty tested and safe homeopathic remedies

This is a description of twenty homeopathic remedies for common ailments. See other posts in this blog to view othe remedies. On any particular post search the page for the word describing your ailment, and choose the medicine that appears to be the best fit. Medicines mentioned here do not show any strong reaction. So you can use them without fear.

Location: India

Manasi Swasthya Sansthan, is a voluntary organization, in Indore, to serve the health needs of the poor and needy.

Tuesday, November 07, 2006

Cinchona Officinalis

Cinchona Officinalis (China) – 30

China works very well on weakness due to loss of vital fluids, menstrual problems, digestive disturbances, intermittent fever, arthritis, bleeding and loss of taste for food. It is suited for chronic ailments.

Nature of the patient: People suitable for China tend to be artistic, imaginative and highly-strung. They find it easier to sympathize with nature rather than with people. They are intense and dislike trivial conversation. They have a liking for alcoholic drinks.

Mind: The brain becomes weak over a period of time. The patient is unable to express properly and cannot find the right words. Stays up in bed at night making wild plans. In the morning is surprised by this foolhardy behaviour. After sleep the patient is more clearheaded and able to see things in proper perspective. Tendency to hurt others. Does not listen to any one. Full of thoughts and hence unable to sleep. Starts crying all of a sudden and becomes very sad.
Headache: Severe headache as if the head will burst. Throbbing. The scalp is too sensitive even for a comb. The pain shifts from one temple to the other. It increases in the open air but reduces in a warm room or with application of pressure.

Eyes: Dark circles around the eyes. Eyes have a yellow tinge. The patient suffers from night blindness. There is reduced vision. Eyes feel gritty. Eyes hurt in lighted places. Pressure in the eyes. Black spots or dazzling illusions.

Ears: Sensitive to the slightest sound. There is constant humming, whistling and ringing in the ears. Blood-mixed and foul-smelling discharge or bleeding.

Nose: There is bleeding from the nose upon rising. Cold sweat on the nose. Unable to tolerate the smell of cooking and fruits, particularly of watermelon.

Cold: Checked cold. Sneezing, that may be dry or with watery discharge.

Toothache: The tooth is sensitive to touch but hard pressure with hand or teeth feels good. Pain increases with cold and the teeth feel elongated while chewing.

Appetite: The patient is hungry but has aversion to all food including bread.

Digestion: There is pain and bloating of the abdomen and sour eructation. Despite passing wind the abdomen feels full. There is vomiting of undigested food and the patient has revulsion for milk. Feels worse on consuming fruits. Abdominal pain that increases at midnight. Gall stone colic. Hiccups. Jaundice and the liver is enlarged.

Diarrhoea: The stool is frothy, foul-smelling, watery, yellow and semi-digested. Painless diarrhoea.

Weakness: Bleeding, white discharge, diarrhoea and any other loss of fluids lead to weakness. The face turns pale and the eyes are sunken with dark circles around them. The patient is tired due to overwork.

Post-operative problems: There is bloating of abdomen after surgery.
Extremities: Inflammation and sprain like pain in the joints. They are sensitive to touch but feel better when pressed.

Bleeding: Bleeding anywhere from the body. The blood is bright red in colour. There is so much bleeding that the patient becomes pale.

Angina Pectoris: There is pain in the region of heart that radiates to the left arm and is worst on the elbow joint. The pulse is feeble and irregular. Stitches in the heart.

Skin: Washed out unhealthy complexion and sensitive skin. Sensitive to touch.
Intermittent fever: Fever rises in the forenoon every second or third day. Before the temperature starts to rise the patient feels very thirsty but once the shivering starts the patient stops feeling thirsty. Is again thirsty after the temperature has risen. At night there is perspiration which leaves the patient weak.

Women’s reproductive system: Instead of periods there may be blood-mixed dark coloured leucorrhoea that causes itching and leaves yellow stains on clothes. Frequent periods that are prolonged, painful and heavy. The discharge is clotted. Useful for women in the perimenopausal stage. Heaviness and pain in the pelvic region. Feels weak because of prolonged breastfeeding
Men’s reproductive system: The patient is excited, and lost in sexually exciting thoughts. There is frequent discharge, which makes him weak. Testes are inflamed.

Aggravation: The patient feels worse at night, after eating and on being touched.

Amelioration: The patient is better from warmth, in open air, on being pressed hard on the affected part and on bending forward.


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