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

Ipecacuanha  Adapted to cases where the gastric symptoms predominate ( Antim crud., Pulsatilla ); tongue clean or slightly coated.

In all diseases with constant and continual nausea.

Nausea: with profuse saliva; vomiting of white, glairy mucus in large quantities, without relief; sleepy afterwards; worse from stooping; the primary effects of tobacco; of pregnancy.

Stomach: feels relaxed, as if hanging down ( Ignatia, Staphysagria ); clutching, squeezing, griping, as from a hand, each finger sharply pressing into intestines; worse from motion.

Flatulent, cutting colic about umbilicus.

Stool: grassy-green; of white mucus ( Colchicum ); bloody; fermented, foamy, slimy, like frothy molasses.

Autumnal dysentery; cold nights, after hot days ( Colchicum, Mercurius ).

Asiatic cholera, first symptoms, where nausea and vomiting predominate ( Colchicum ).

Haemorrhage: active or passive, bright-red from all the orifices of the body ([Erig.], Millefolium ); uterine, profuse, clotted; heavy, oppressed breathing during; stitches from navel to uterus.

Cutting pains across abdomen from left to right ( Lachesis, – from right to left, Lycopodium ).

Cough: dry spasmodic, constricted, asthmatic.

Difficult breathing from least exercise; violent dyspnoea, with wheezing and anxiety about the stomach.

Whooping-cough: child loses breath, turns pale, stiff and blue; strangling, with gagging and vomiting of mucus; bleeding from nose or mouth ([Ind.]).

Cough, with rattling of mucus in bronchi when inspiring ( Ant. t. ); threatened suffocation from mucus.

Pains as if bones were all torn to pieces (as if broken, [Eup.]).

Intermittent fever: in beginning of irregular cases; with nausea, or from gastric disturbance; after abuse of, or suppression from quinine.

Intermittent dyspepsia, every other day at same hour; fever, with persistent nausea.

Oversensitive to heat and cold.

Ipecacuanha  Relations. РComplementary: Cuprum.

Is followed well: by, [Arsenicum in] influenza, chills, croup, debility, cholera infantum; by Antim tart., in foreign bodies in larynx.

Similar: to, Pulsatilla, Antim crud., in gastric troubles.

Aggravation. – Winter and dry weather; warm, moist, south winds ( Euphrasia ); slightest motion.

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.

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