Secale Cornutum

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

Secale Cornutum Adapted to women of thin, scrawny, feeble, cachectic appearance; irritable, nervous temperament; pale, sunken countenance.

Very old, decrepit, feeble persons.

Women of very lax muscular fibre; everything seems loose and open; no action; vessels flabby; passive haemorrhages, copious flow of thin, black, watery blood; the corpuscles are destroyed.

Haemorrhagic diathesis; the slightest wound causes bleeding for weeks ( Lachesis, Phosphorus ); discharge of sanious liquid blood with a strong tendency to putrescence; tingling in the limbs and great debility, especially when the weakness is not caused by previous loss of fluids.

Leucorrhoea; green, brown, offensive.

Boils: small, painful with green contents, mature very slowly and heal in the same manner; very debilitating.

Face: pale, pinched, ashy, sunken, hippocratic; drawn, with sunken eyes; blue rings around eyes.

Unnatural, ravenous appetite; even with exhausting diarrhoea; craves acids, lemonade.

Secale Cornutum Diarrhoea: profuse, watery, putrid, brown; discharged with great force ([Gambogia], Crot. ); very exhausting; painless, involuntary; anus wide open ( Apis, Phosphorus ).

Enuresis: of old people; urine pale, watery, or bloody; urine suppressed.

Burning; in all parts of the body, as if sparks of fire were falling on the patient ( Arsenicum ).

Gangrene; dry, senile, < from external heat.

Large ecchymosis; blood blisters; often commencement of gangrene.

Collapse in cholera diseases; skin cold, yet cannot bear to be covered ( Camph. ).

The skin feels cold to the touch, yet the patient cannot tolerate covering; icy coldness of extremities.

Secale Cornutum Menses: irregular; copious, dark, fluid; with pressing, labor-like pains in abdomen; continuous discharge of watery blood until next period.

Threatened abortion especially at third month ( Sabina ); prolonged, bearing down, forcing pains.

During labor: pains irregular; too weak; feeble or ceasing; everything seems loose and open but no expulsive action; fainting.

After pains: too long; too painful; hour-glass contraction.

Suppression of milk; in thin, scrawny, exhausted women; the breasts do not properly fill.

Pulse small, rapid, contracted and often intermittent.

Secale Cornutum Relations. – Compare: Cinnamon in post-partum haemorrhage; it increases labor-pains, controls profuse or dangerous flooding, is always safe, while Ergot is always dangerous.

Similar: to, Arsenicum, but cold and heat are opposite.

Resembles Colchicum in cholera morbus.

Aggravation. – Heat; warmth from covering, of all affected parts; in all diseases worse from heat.

Amelioration. – In the cold air; getting cold; uncovering affected parts; rubbing.

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.