Crocus Sativus

Crocus Sativus Crocus Sativus from Keynotes and Characteristics by H C Allen…

Crocus Sativus suits for Frequent and extreme changes in sensations; sudden, from the greatest hilarity to the deepest despondency ( Ignatia, Nux moschata ).

Excessively happy, affectionate, wants to kiss everybody; next moment in a rage.

Haemorrhage from any part, blood black, viscid, clotted, forming into long black strings hanging from the bleeding surface ([Elaps]).

Crocus Sativus Headache; during climacteric, throbbing, pulsating, < during two or three days of accustomed menstrual flow; nervous or menstrual headache before, during, or after flow ( Lachesis, Lilium, Secale ).

Eyes: sensation, as if room were filled with smoke; as if had been weeping; as of cold wind blowing across the eyes; closing lids tightly gives >.

Crocus Sativus Nosebleed: black, tenacious, stringy, every drop can be turned into a thread; with cold sweat in large drops on forehead (cold sweat, but wants to be fanned; with bright red blood, Carbo veg. ); in children who develop too rapidly ( Calcarea, Phosphorus ).

Dysmenorrhoea: flow black; stringy, clotted ( Ustilago ).

Sensation as if something alive were moving in the stomach, abdomen, uterus, arms or other parts of the body ( Sabina, Thuja, Sulphur ); with nausea and faintness.

Chorea and hysteria with great hilarity, singing and dancing ( Tar. ); alternating with melancholy and rage.

Spasmodic contractions and twitchings of single sets of muscles ( Agaricus, Ignatia, Zincum met. ).

Relation. – Nux, Pulsatilla or Sulph. follow Crocus well in nearly all complaints.

Compare: In menstrual derangements ( Ustilago ).

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.