Cocculus indicus

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

Cocculus indicus suited For women and children with light hair and eyes, who suffer severely during menstruation and pregnancy; unmarried and childless women.

Cocculus indicus Adapted to book-worms; sensitive, romantic girls with irregular menstruation; rakes, onanists and persons debilitated by sexual excesses.

Nausea or vomiting from riding in carriage, boat or railroad car ( Arnica, Nux moschata ), or even looking at at a boat in motion; sea-sickness; car-sickness.

Cocculus Headache: in nape and occiput; extending to the spine; as if tightly bound by a cord; with nausea, as if at sea; at each menstrual period; < lying on back of head.

Sick-headache from carriage, boat or train riding.

Diseases peculiar to drunkards.

Loss of appetite, with metallic taste ( Mercurius ).

Time passes too quickly (too slowly, Argentum nitricum, Cannabis indica ).

Great lassitude of the whole body; it requires exertion to stand firmly; feels too weak to talk loudly.

Bad effects: from loss of sleep, mental excitement and nigh watching; feel weak if they lose but one hour’s sleep; convulsions after loss of sleep; of anger and grief.

Trembling of arms and legs; from excitement, exertion or pain.

Vertigo, as if intoxicated upon rising in bed; or by motion of the carriage ( Bryonia ).

Sensation: in abdomen of cutting and rubbing on every movement, as of sharp stones; of hollowness in head and other parts ( Ignatia ).

During the effort to menstruate she is so weak she is scarcely able to stand from weakness of lower limbs ( Alumina, Carbo animalis ); after each period haemorrhoids.

Leucorrhoea in place of menses, or between periods ( Iodium, [Xan.]); like the washings of meat; like serum, ichorous, bloody; during pregnancy.

Cannot bear contradiction; easily offended; every trifle makes him angry; speaks hastily ( Anacardium ).

When fever assumes a slow, “sneaking,” nervous form, with vertigo; with disposition to anger.

Cocculus Relations. – Compare: Ignatia, Nux, in chorea and paralytic symptoms; Antim tart. in sweat of affected parts.

Has cured umbilical hernia with obstinate constipation after Nux failed.

Aggravation. – Eating, drinking, sleeping, smoking, talking, carriage riding, motion or swing of ship; rising up during pregnancy.

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.