CALENDULA OFFICINALIS symptoms from Manual of the Homeopathic Practice by Charles Julius Hempel. What are the uses of the homeopathy remedy CALENDULA OFFICINALIS…


CALEND. Marigold. Stapf’s “Archiv,” XVII., No.3, p. 179.


Arnica, Carb. a., Carb. v., Conium, Ferrum mur, Ledum, Rhus-tox., Ruta, sulph. ac., Symphytum


Rheumatic drawing pains, only during motion. The wound becomes raw and inflamed, is painful in the morning s if beaten, with stinging as if it would suppurate; the parts around the wound become red, with stinging in the wound during the febrile heat. Great tendency to start, with great nervousness and extreme sensitiveness of hearing. Drowsiness, with ill-humor nd delirium; restless night, constant waking, frequent micturition and drinking, and uneasiness in every position.


Almost all the symptoms make their appearance during the chilly stage of the fever, he feels most comfortable when walking or else in a state of perfect rest.


Coldness and great sensitiveness to the open air, the whole morning. Shuddering in the back. Feverish chilliness in the hands and feet, the whole morning, with rheumatic drawing and pressure in the whole body, and pain in the ribs as if pressed together and bruised, after some sitting. Heat in the afternoon, with frequent thirst, chilliness, and shiverings intermixed, particularly after drinking. Heat in the evening, with coldness of the head and hands, intermingled with shivering, and accompanied with aversion to drinks. Great heat the whole morning, with copious perspiration, feeling of qualmishness in the chest, and burning in the axillae.


Dullness of the head, as after a night’s revel. Heaviness of the head in the morning, as after a long illness. Headache, and feeling of heat in the forehead, after a meal. Flushes of heat

on the forehead, in the evening. Inflammation of the white of the eyes, with pressure, at times in the forehead, at times in the temples, only when lying down. The submaxillary glands are painful to the touch, with sensation as if swollen, or actual swelling, and sensation as if ulcerated in the interior. Drawing and tension in the submaxillary glands when moving the head.


Bitter slimy taste in the throat. Boring and digging deep in the umbilical region. Stool in the morning, accompanied with feverish chilliness, preceded by pinching and uneasiness in the abdomen. Frequent micturition, with emission of pale, clear, hot, and even burning urine. Lacerating in the urethra during the chilliness.


Lacerating, with pressure between the scapulae. Pain under the right scapula as if ulcerated and bruised, with pressure. Rheumatic drawing in the right side of the neck, worse when bending the neck over to one side, and when raising the arm. The axillary glands are painful to the touch. Pressure and drawing tension in the hand and in the tarsal joints, during rest. Lacerating burning in the calf, when sitting.

CALENDULA has been found highly beneficial s an external application in wounds and lacerations, with or without loss of substance.

Charles Julius Hempel
Charles Julius Hempel (5 September 1811 Solingen, Prussia - 25 September 1879 Grand Rapids, Michigan) was a German-born translator and homeopathic physician who worked in the United States. While attending medical lectures at the University of New York, where he graduated in 1845, he became associated with several eminent homeopathic practitioners, and soon after his graduation he began to translate some of the more important works relating to homeopathy. He was appointed professor of materia medica and therapeutics in the Hahnemann Medical College of Philadelphia in 1857.