Chelidonium Majus

Chelidonium Majus homeopathy medicine, complete details of homeopathic remedy Chelidonium Majus from Keynotes and Characteristics by H C Allen…

Chelidonium Majus suits for Persons of light complexion, blondes; thin, spare, irritable; subject to hepatic, gastric and abdominal complaints ( Podophyllum ); every age, sex and temperament.

Constant pain under the lower and inner angle of right scapula ( Kali carb., Mercurius – under the left, [Chenop. g.], Sanguinaria ).

Ailments: brought on or renewed by change of weather ( Mercurius ); all lessen after dinner.

Tongue coated thickly yellow, with red edges, showing imprint of teeth ( Podophyllum – large, flabby, with imprint of teeth, Mercurius ).

Desire for very hot drinks, unless almost boiling stomach will not retain them ( Arsenicum, Casc. ).

Periodic orbital neuralgia (right side), with excessive lachrymation; tears fairly gush out ( Rhus ).

Chelidonium Constipation: stool, hard, round balls like sheep’s dung ( Opium, Plumb. ); alternate constipation and diarrhoea.

Chelidonium Diarrhoea: at night; slimy, light-gray; bright-yellowish; brown or white, watery, pasty; involuntary.

Face, forehead, nose, cheeks, remarkably yellow.

Yellow-gray color of the skin; wilted skin; of the palms of hands ( Sepia ).

Hepatic diseases; jaundice, pain in right shoulder.

Pneumonia of right lung, liver complications ( Mercurius ).

Spasmodic cough; small lumps of mucus fly from mouth when coughing ([Bad.], Kali carb. ).

Affects right side most; right eye, right lung, right hypochondrium and abdomen, right hip and leg; right foot cold as ice, left natural ( Lycopodium ).

Old, putrid, spreading ulcers, with a history of liver disease, or of a tubercular diathesis.

Gall-stones, with pain under the right shoulder-blade (terrible attacks of gall-stone colic, [Card. m.]).

Chelidonium Majus Relations. – Chelidonium antidotes the abuse of Bryonia, especially in hepatic complaints.

Compare: Aconite, Bryonia, Lycopodium, Mercurius, Nux, Sanguinaria, Sepia, Sulphur

Arsenicum, Lycopodium, Sulphur follow well, and will often be required to complete the cure.

H. C. Allen
Dr. Henry C. Allen, M. D. - Born in Middlesex county, Ont., Oct. 2, 1836. He was Professor of Materia Medica and the Institutes of Medicine and Dean of the faculty of Hahnemann Medical College. He served as editor and publisher of the Medical Advance. He also authored Keynotes of Leading Remedies, Materia Medica of the Nosodes, Therapeutics of Fevers and Therapeutics of Intermittent Fever.