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


ELAT. Memordica, Elaterium, Wild or Squirting Cucumber. See “Transactions of the American Institute of Homoeopathy.”.


Incessant gaping. Sharp, fugitive, or dull aching pains. Pains mostly affecting the left side, but also the right. Chilliness with continued gaping, as if an attack of intermittent fever were approaching.


Depression of spirits. Pains in the temples.


Sticking as of a splinter, in the inner canthus of the eye.


Bitter taste in the mouth. Dull pains in the bowels. Watery discharges from the bowels, of a frothy character. Discharges of dark masses of bilious mucus. Dull olive green discharges. Costiveness. Dull pain in the epigastrium. Feeling of stricture or oppression at the epigastrium. Cutting pains in the bowels, like the griping of medicine. Constant nausea and disposition to vomit. Eructation of flatus. Bleeding of haemorrhoidal tumors.


Pains under the shoulder blade. Pains extending from the shoulder to the ends of the fingers.


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.