Caladium Fever Symptoms

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


Very sensitive to noise, slight noise startles from sleep (Asarum europaeum, Nux vomica, Theridion).

Eructations, frequent, of very little wind, as if stomach were full of dry food.

Impotence: with mental depression, relaxed penis, with sexual desire and excitement (Lycopodium, Selenium).

No erection, even after caresses, no emission, no orgasm during an embrace (Calcarea, Selenium).

Pruritus vaginae: induces onanism (Orig., Zincum met.), during pregnancy, with mucous discharge.

Falls asleep during evening fever and wakes when it stops.

Sweet sweat attracts the flies (Pulsatilla, Sumb., Thuja).

Mosquito and insect bites burn and itch intensely.

Aversion to motion, dreads to move (Bryonia).

Destroys craving for tobacco.

Type: Intermittent, remittent, typhoid, typhus.

Time: Evening fever, or exacerbation.

Chill: Beginning in abdomen and extending to fingers and toes. Coldness of single parts, sometimes with crawling, fingers and feet are icy cold. Chilliness over entire body, with drawing pains in left side finger, that feels as if full and gone to sleep, with a stretched sensation in whole body.

Heat: With thirst, internal with throbbing, rises up to head, with drowsiness, disappears during sleep, heat before midnight, chill after, after midday sleep, then sweat, then chill in open air.

Heat of hands, face, abdomen, with prostration, yawning, sleepiness.

Sweat: scanty, easy, with sweet odor, gentle, with internal heat and prostration, cold, over entire body.

Sweat ameliorated all symptoms (Nat., Psorinum).

Pulse: Hard and full in intermittents, very rapid, scarcely perceptible in typhoid.

After Aconite, Bryonia, Ipecac., Nat., Opium and Stramonium failed in typhoid, Caladium cured completely.

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.