Cocculus Indicus

Cocculus Indicus symptoms of the homeopathy remedy from Keynotes and Red Line Symptoms by Adolph von Lippe. What are the symptoms of Cocculus Indicus? Keynote indications and uses of Cocculus Indicus…




      Within the sphere of action of Cocculus are many spasmodic and paretic affections, notably those affecting one-half of the body (Br.).

Often useful in those who nurse the sick (D.).

Bad effects from anger (Bryonia, Ignatia, Nux vomica, Staphysagria) or from Chamomilla (Coffea, Nux vomica).

Aversion to the open air (warm and cold). (Nux vomica, Psorinum, Silicea).

OF APPROVED VALUATION IN SEA-SICKNESS (Colchicum, Conium, Kreosotum, Nux vomica, Petroleum, Tabacum).

SWIMMING AND GIDDINESS WITH NAUSEA (Aconite, Bryonia, Camph., Carbo vegetabilis, Chin-S., Ferrum, Gloninum, Lobelia, Natrum muriaticum, Petroleum, Phosphorus, Sepia).

Paroxysms of vertigo as from intoxication, with nausea (Nux vomica, Tabacum) (N.).

Violent headache: is unable to lie on back of the head; is forced to lie on the side; unable to bear the least light; noise excites nausea and vomiting (N.).

Emptiness and sensation of hollowness in the abdomen (Ignatia, Sepia, Sulphur) (N.).

Intermittent fever with lameness in the small of the back and colic.

Nausea while riding in a boat, cars, carriage, etc. (N.).

Has been of service in a low type of nervous fever, when there is severe occipital headache, vertigo and nausea present (Bl.).

Aversion to acids (Belladonna, Ferrum, Ignatia, Nux vomica, Acid phosphoricum., Sabad., Sulphur) (K.).

Hard, cold swelling of the glands with stinging pains (Conium, Iodium, Silicea).

AVERSION TO FOOD (Arsenicum, Bryonia, Colchicum, Lycopodium, Pulsatilla, Sepia) (N.).

LOATHING WHEN MERELY LOOKING AT THE FOOD (Ant-T., Colchicum, Kali bichromicum, Kali carb., Lycopodium, Acid phosphoricum., Silicea, Sulphur, Xanth.) (N.).

Desire for cold drinks, especially beer (C.).

Tearing and gnawing in the bones (Am-M., Belladonna, Phosphorus, Ruta, Staphysagria).

Bones feels as if they were broken (Aurum, Bryonia, Cuprum, Eup-P., Hepar, Natrum muriaticum, Ruta, Veratrum, Vip.).

From little exercise he becomes very much fatigued, even to fainting (Arsenicum, Carbo vegetabilis, Sepia, Veratrum).

Discharge of bloody mucus from the uterus during pregnancy (N.).

Hard and difficult evacuations (Bryonia, Nux vomica, Opium, Platina) (C.).

Sensation as though worms were moving in the stomach (C.).

Black spots before the eyes (Cyclamen, Pulsatilla, Sepia).

Perspiration of the affected parts (Ambr., Ant-T., Mercurius, Rhus toxicodendron, Sepia) (K.).

SENSATION IN INNER ORGANS OF EMPTINESS (Phosphorus, Sepia, Stann.), OR CONSTRICTION (Belladonna, Coloc., Lachesis, Plb., Secale).

Weakness of cervical muscles; unable to support the head (Natrum muriaticum) (N.).

Hysterical spasms in the chest, with sighing and moaning.

Paralytic pain in lower back, with weakness of hips, knees and legs (N.).

Stiffness and cracking of the joints (Calcarea, Kali bichromicum, Ledum, Petroleum, Rhus toxicodendron).

Disposition to tremble. (Agaricus, Gelsemium, Kali-Br., Kali-P., Lachesis; Mercurius, Nux vomica, Phosphorus).

Paralysis from the small of the back downward (bladder, rectum and legs) (Alumina, Plb., Opium).


Much paralytic pain in the small of the back, rendering; walking quite difficult and sometimes impossible; numbing feet and hands (N.).

Should be remembered in diarrhoea, that is produced by riding in cars and automobiles (Bl.).

Headache in the back part of the head and nape, with tendency to stretch the head backwards (D.).

Ill effects of loss of sleep from long continued watching (N.).

The sleep is frequently interrupted by waking and starting (Belladonna, Hyoscyamus, Stramonium, Sulphur) (Bl.).

Sensation as if the head were opening and shutting (Cannabis indica, Cimic., Lycopodium) (D.).

Thirst without desire to drink (Ang., Merc-C., Mezer., Natrum muriaticum, Nux vomica) (K.).

Speaks hastily (Belladonna, Hepar, Hyoscyamus, Lachesis, Mercurius, Stramonium (A.).

Dullness and confusion (Bar-C., Kali-P., Nux vomica, Acid phosphoricum.) (R.).

Must read a passage over several times in order to understand it (Agaricus, Alumina, Calcarea, Lycopodium, Natrum muriaticum, Nux-M., Acid phosphoricum.) (R.).

Cannot bear contradiction (A.).

Profound sadness (Arsenicum, Aurum, Causticum, Gelsemium, Ignatia, Natrum muriaticum, Pulsatilla, Sepia) (Br.).

TIME PASSES TOO QUICKLY (Atrop., Coca, Elaps, Opium, Sulphur, Theridion, Thuja) (K.).

Abdomen distended with wind, and feeling as if full of sharp stones when moving (Br.).

Flatulent colic at midnight (Bt.).

She feels too weak to talk aloud (Stann.) (G.).

So weak during menstruation, scarcely able to stand (Alumina, Carb-An., Graphites, Helonias, Kali carb., Phosphorus, Sepia, Veratrum) (Br.).

Convulsion after loss of sleep (K.).

Menstrual colic; the pains are of a spasmodic, irregular character (Caulophyllum, Mag- P., Nux vomica, Sepia) (G.).

Depleting menses; worse from standing on tip toe; replaced by gushes of leucorrhoea (B.).

WHIRLING VERTIGO ON RISING UP IN BED (Bryonia, Chelidonium, Ferrum, Natrum muriaticum, Nux vomica, Phosphorus, Phytolacca, Sepia, Silicea, Stramonium, Sulphur, Verat-V.) (N.).

Metallic taste in the mouth (Mercurius, Natrum carbonicum, Rhus toxicodendron, Seneg.) (K.).

Leucorrhoea; in place of menses, or between the periods (Iodium, Xanth.); like the washings of meat (Alumina, Kreosotum, Lycopodium, Acid nitricum); like serum, ichorous, bloody; during pregnancy (Kreosotum, Murx., Pulsatilla, Sepia) (A.).

Cannot sit up even one or two hours later than usual in the evening without feeling languid and exhausted throughout the entire day following (F.).

Umbilical hernia, with obstinate constipation (A.).


      From loss of sleep; from talking; on riding in a carriage; from smoking tobacco; from laughing; from crying; from walking; from drinking coffee; in the open air; after drinking; on board the ship; on rising from bed; from eating; and from night-watching.


      In a warm room; when lying quiet.


      ANTIDOTES: Camph., Chamomilla, Cuprum, Ignatia, and Nux vomica

Cocculus ANTIDOTES: Alcohol., Chamomilla, Cuprum, Ignatia, Nux vomica

Compare: Alumina, Arsenicum, Belladonna, Bryonia, Coffea, Cuprum, Ferrum, Gelsemium, Ignatia, Ipecac., Kali-P., Lycopodium, Nux vomica, Petroleum, Phosphorus, Plb., Pulsatilla, Sepia, Silicea, Sulphur, Tabacum, Theridion, and Veratrum

Adolph Lippe
Adolph Lippe (born near Goerlitz, Prussia, 11 May 1812; died in Philadelphia, 23 January 1888) was a homeopathic physician who worked in the United States. Adolph got a legal education at Berlin. After completing his legal studies, Lippe became interested in homeopathy, and emigrated to the United States in 1837 to further his study. In 1838, he enrolled in the North American Academy of Homeopathy at Allentown, Pennsylvania, from where he graduated in 1841. He settled in Philadelphia, where from 1863 until 1868 he was professor of materia medica in the Homeopathic College of Pennsylvania. Besides some essays and treatises from the French, German, and Italian which became standards, Lippe was the author of:
Comparative Materia Medica (Philadelphia, 1854)
Text-Book of Materia Medica (1866)