Actea racemosa Fever Symptoms

Allen gives the therapeutic indications of the remedy Actea Racemosa in different kinds of fevers like: Continued, Bilious, Intermittent, Malarial, Remittent, Pernicious, Typhoid, Typhus, Septic fever, etc…


Characteristic – Anxious, indifferent, melancholic, taciturn. Sensation as if a heavy black cloud had settled all over her and enveloped her head so that all is darkness and confusion.

Delirium: with nausea, retching, dilated pupils, incessant talking, changing from one subject to another, saw wires encaging him, visions of rats and animals, dreams of Negroes. devils, etc., waking from sleep frightened, fear of death.

Head and neck retracted.

Nervous, intense restlessness.

Menses: irregular, exhausting (Alumina, Cocculus indicus), delayed or suppressed by mental emotion, from cold, from fever, with chorea, hysteria or mania, increase of mental symptoms during, severe left-sided infra-mammary pains (Ustilago).

Spasms: hysterical or epileptic, reflex from uterine disease worse during menses, chorea aggravated left side.

Violent pains in muscles of neck and black, feel stiff, lame, contracted, spine sensitive, from using arms in sewing, typewriting, piano playing (Agaricus, Ranunculusb.).

Rheumatism affecting the bellies of the muscles, pains stitching, cramping. Excessive muscular soreness.

Rheumatic dysmenorrhea.

Sharp, lancinating, electric-like pains in various parts, sympathetic with ovarian or uterine irritation, in uterine region, dart from side to side.

Aggravation: During menstruation: the more profuse the flow the greater the suffering.

Type: Yellow fever, cerebrospinal fever.

Chill: Down the back from 11-12 M. Chill, the heat, then sweat, alternating with dryness of skin, 5 P.M. Chill, cold tremors from the back, hot flushes, then sweat on the abdomen.

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.