Coca is used by the natives of South America as we use Coffee, Tea and Tobacco (C.).
Its principal alkaloid is Cocaine.
The mountaineer’s remedy. Useful in a variety of complaints incidental to mountain climbing, such as palpitation, dyspnoea, anxiety and insomnia (Br.).
Generally called for persons who are wearing out under the physical and mental strain of a busy life, and who suffer from exhausted nerves and brain (Fluor- Ac., Kali-P., Nux vomica) (A.).
Sensation as if a band were stretched over the forehead, from temple to temple (C.).
EMPHYSEMA (Am-C., Ant-Arsenicum, Ant-T., Arsenicum, Bromium, Camph., Carbo vegetabilis, Chlorum, Digitalis, Hepar, Lachesis, Lobelia, Phosphorus, Sulphur) (Br.).
SHORTNESS OF BREATH IN OLD PEOPLE (Bar-C., China, Seneg.) (A.).
Want of breath in those engaged in athletic sports (Arsenicum, Calcarea, Lachesis, Lycopodium, Lycps., Natrum muriaticum, (A.).
Loss of voice (Am-Causticum, Argentum nitricum, Carbo vegetabilis, Causticum, Phosphorus, Stann.) (Br.).
Excited fancies; wonderful visions. (C.)
Melancholy, bashful, timid and ill at else in society (A.).
Sad or irritable (Ignatia, Natrum muriaticum) (A.).
Delights in solitude and obscurity (Ignatia) (Br.).
Sense of impending death (Aconite) (B.).
Headache with vertigo, preceded by flashes of light (Belladonna, Phosphorus) (Br.).
Caries of teeth (Calcarea fluorica., Mercurius, Silicea) (Br.).
Fainting fit from climbing mountains (Agaricus,) (Br.).
Longing for alcoholic liquors and tobacco; for the accustomed stimulants (A.).
Diplopia, while writing (Graphites) (K.).
Haemoptysis, with oppression of the chest and dyspnoea (Aconite, Belladonna, Cact., Ferrum, Ferr-P., Ipecac., Kali-P., Lachesis, Acid nitricum, Phosphorus, Sulphur) (A.).
Diabetes (Acet-Ac., Berberis, Lycopodium, Mercurius, Acid phosphoricum., Sepia, Sulphur) (Br.).
Frequent urination (Gelsemium, Kali-P., Lycopodium, Natrum muriaticum, Acid phosphoricum.) (C.).
Seminal emissions, with voluptuous dreams (Nux vomica, Phosphorus) (C.).
Bad effects from mountain, climbing or ballooning (Arsenicum); of stimulants, alcohol and tobacco (A.).
Singing, roaring and ringing in the ears (China, Mercurius, Pulsatilla) (C.).
Incessant dyspnoea, with desire to take a deep breath (Bryonia, Phosphorus) (C.).
Violent palpitation; from incarcerated flatus (Argentum nitricum, Lycopodium, Nux vomica); from over- exertion (Arsenicum); and from heart strain (Arnica, Borax, Causticum, Rhus toxicodendron) (A.).
Tympanitic distension of the abdomen (Argentum nitricum, Carbo vegetabilis, China, Lycopodium, Terebintha) (Br.).
Loss of appetite (Alumina, Calcarea, Kali-M., Nux vomica, Pulsatilla, Sepia) (C.).
Crawling numbness in the arms (Cocc., Graphites, Rhus toxicodendron) (B.).
Awakes with a shock in the brain (B.).
Sleepy, but can find no rest anywhere (A.).
Nocturnal enuresis (Kreosotum, Mercurius, Natrum phos., Pulsatilla, Rhus toxicodendron, Sepia, Silicea) (Br.).
From ascending; in high altitudes.
From wine; from riding; in open air; and after dinner.
complementary to: Fluor-Ac.
Compare: Arnica, Arsenicum, Belladonna, Causticum, Ferrum, Fluor-P., Kali-P., Lachesis, Nux vomica, Phosphorus, Sepia, Sulphur, Veratrum, Verat-V.