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COLOCYNTHIS [Coloc]


Easily angered and ill effects therefrom.

Intense neuralgias, with chilliness > pressure
Agonising pain in abdomen, causing patient to bend double.

Cramps, contractions, twitching, shortening of muscles.

Sensations-Cutting, twisting, grinding, contracting, bruised, as if clamped with iron bands.

COMMON NAME
: Bitter Cucumber

A/F
: -Anger 3
-Indignation
-Chagrin
-Vexation
-Mortification
-Grief
-Overheated

MODALITIES
: < From anger and indignation > HARD PRESSURE on edge
< Lying on painless side > Heat
< Night > Gentle motion
< In bed > After stool or
< Drafts > Doubling up
< Taking cold
< After eating, cheese
< Before and after urination potato, starchy food flatus
< After eating drinking least amount
< 4-9 p.m.

< Rest

MIND
: -Ailments after anger and silent grief.

-Greatly affected by the misfortunes of others.

-Anger easily, vexed during pain.

-Want of religious feeling.

-Screams with pain; want to walk about, disinclined to talk, to answer.

-Impatient.

-Does not want to meet the friend.

-Morose; becomes offended at everything.

-Irritable; throws things out of his hand.

-Mortification, caused by offense.

-Confusion trom beer; after wine.

-Restlessness before menses.

GUIDING INDICATIONS
: -It is left sided drug, except sciatica which is on right side. All symptoms are 4-9 p.m.

-Suited to easily angered, irritable persons, with tendency to corpulency, to women of sedentary habits, with copious menstruation.

-It is useful in acute affections of digestive tract and intestines but it has a long lasting action on nerves, especially trigeminal, facial, sciatica, spinal nerves.

-Different types of pain > PRESSURE > WARMTH.

-Colicky pain.

-Pains come suddenly, go suddenly.

-Spasmodic
-Crampy, tearing part.

-Neuralgic pains, cutting, pinching, clamping, gnawing or boring.

-Pains with numbness.

-Pains like electric shock.

-Throbbing throughout the whole body.

-Constrictions, cramps and twitchings.

-Vertigo-When quickly turning head, especially to the left, as if he would fall.

-Vertigo from stimulants.

-Head-Lateral cutting headache with nausea, vomiting.

-Pains with soreness of scalp.

-Pain < Stooping, lying on back and moving eyelids.


-Eyes -On stooping feeling as if eyes would fall out.

-Violent pain before development of glaucoma.


-Ears-Sound re-echo in ears.

-Face-Left side affection of face.

-Trigeminal neuralgia.

-Tearing shooting and swelling of face > from pressure.

-Neuralgia with chilliness, teeth seems too long.

-Prosopalgia with eye symptom and chilliness.

-Face distorted cheeks cold.

-G.I.T.-Bitter taste in mouth.

-Agonizing, violent, cutting, cramping, griping, tearing, clutching, or radiating pain, comes in waves. Pain compels patient to cry out and wriggle for relief, or double up and particularly press something hard against abdomen.

-< Least food or drink, except coffee and tobacco smoking.

-Intestines feel squeezed between stones.

-Sensation as of being encircled with an iron band.

-Colic with cramps in calves. Pains are accompanied by nausea vomiting and diuresis.

-Each paroxysm is attended with general agitation and a chill over the cheeks, ascending from the hypogastrium.

-Pressure ameliorates pain in abdomen in acute stage, but when pain remains for a long time, parts become tender, then the pressure aggravates the pain.

-Stools-frothy, watery, shreddy, yellow or gelatinous with flatulence and pain.

-Slippery bubbles escape from anus.

-Dysenteric stool, renewed each time by the least food or drink.

-Jelly-like stool, musty odour.

-During colic, infant lies on abdomen and screams when he is moved slightly.

-Urinary system-Pain on urinating over the whole abdomen.

-Cysto-spasm after operation on the orifices.

-Burning along urethra during stool.

-Urine-viscid, fetid, small quantities with frequent urging.

-Red hard crystal adhering to the vessel.

-Urine milky white coagulates on standing, diabetes.


-Female genitalia-Boring pain in ovary, must draw up double, with great restlessness.

-Ovarian cyst with pain > flexing thigh on pelvis.

-Suppression of menses or lochia from indignation.

-Dysmenorrhoea < eating.

-Menses copious in women with sedentary habits.

-Extremities-Contradiction of muscles. All the limbs are drawn together.

-Sciatica, cramps like, shooting electric-like pain in hip, lies on affected side. Pain from hip to knee.

-Pain < gentle motion > pressure and heat.

-Pain down right thigh, muscles and tendons feel too short, with numbness.

-Stiffness of joints, with shortening of tendons.

-Spontaneous subluxation of the hip joint.

-Perspiration-Urinous odour of perspiration.

KEYNOTES
: 1) Cystospasm after operation of orifices.

2) Urinous odour of perspiration.

NUCLEUS OF REMEDY
: -Useful in irritable persons, easily angered and ill effects therefore.

-Not only is it useful in acute affection of digestive tract and intestines, but it has a long lasting action on nerves especially trifacial, sciatica and spinal.

-In abdomen, produces sudden, atrocious, cramping, griping, tearing pain which makes the patient twist and turn, cry out and bend double.

-Pains are accompanied by nausea and vomiting from intensity of pain.

-Neuralgic pains are cutting, pinching, cramping, gnawing or boring, followed by numbness > pressure.

CONFIRMATORY SYMPTOMS
: -Left sided affection.

-Pain in abdomen < least food < anger, vexation > hard pressure > Doubling up.

-Neuralgia pains- cutting, shooting, electric shock-like, followed by numbness.

-Trigeminal neuralgia alternates with chilliness and colicky pain in abdomen.

-Sciatica pain with contraction of muscles, shortning of muscles and tendens < gentle motion > pressure.

CLINICAL
: -In menstrual colic, Causticum will cure after the failure of Colocynth.

-In the beginning cases of paraphimosis, you may give Colocynth which will sometime relieve the spasm- Dr.Farrington.

-Best antidote to lead poisoning- Boericke.

REMEDY RELATIONSHIPS
: -Compare-Lyc, Mag-p, Staph.

-Lobelia erinus (violent cork-screw like pains in abdomen).

-Complementary-Merc (in dysentery).

-Antidotes-Cham, Coff, Staph.

-Remedies that follow well-Bell, Bry, Cham, Nux-v, Puls, Staph,
-Remedy antidotes-Caust.

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