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About Colocynthis Homeopathy Dilution:
It is prepared from pulp of fruit Citrullus colocynthis also called cucumis colocynthis and bitter apple
It is indicated for menstrual troubles and abdominal complaints with neuralgic pains and cramps, twitching and shortening of muscles and constrictions and contractions of muscles and sphincters.
Stomach: Bitter taste in the mouth. Roughness of tongue as if from sand. Increased appetite with empty feeling in the abdomen.
Abdomen: Cutting pain in abdomen causing the patient to bend double and pressure on the abdomen. Heaviness and distension of the abdomen with bruised feeling of the intestines. Abdominal colic with cramps in calves and cutting in abdomen with pain below the navel. Remission of dysentery from least food or drink with much mucus.
Female: Neuralgic pains in the ovary with great restlessness. Small cysts like growths in ovaries or broad ligaments. Sensation of bearing down in the lower abdomen with want of support.
Urine: Severe burning sensation in the urethra during stool. Inflammation of bladder with thick, albuminous discharge with frequent urging. Cutting pains in the urethra with itching at the opening.
Extremities: Spasms, cramps and contraction of the muscles. Left sided sciatica and pain in right deltoid. Crampy pains in the hip extending to the knee. Dislocation and stiffness of joints with shortening of tendons from contractures. Pain in the right thigh where the muscles and tendons feel too short with numbness.
Modalities: Worse from anger and indignation. Better from doubling up, hard pressure, warmth and lying with head bent forward.
Dosage: Please note that the dosage of single homoeopathic medicines varies from drug to drug depending upon the condition, age, sensitivity and other things. In some cases they are given as regular doses as 3-5 drops 2-3 times a day whereas in other cases they are given only once in a week, month or even in a longer period. We strongly recommend that the medication should be taken as per the physician's advice.
What doctors recommend Colocynthis for?
Dr Gopi recommends Colocyntis 30 as one of the most effective Homeopathic medicines for backache due to lumbar spondylosis where pain from lower back radiates down the left leg. The pain may be cramp-like, shooting, drawing or tearing in nature. He recommends colocynthis 30 for infantile colic if chamomilla 30 fails. He says it is excellent for facial neuralgia for tearing, sticitching type of left side pain. he also recommends it as first choice of medicine for treating righted sciatica pain
Dr Vikas sharma colocynthis as a a great medicine for managing abdomen pain and cramps. For cramping pain in the stomach. pain and marked fullness in epigastrium. Other indications: excessive tenderness on pressure on the upper thoracic vertebra. It is useful when there is pain in the right side thigh. This is worse when standing. It is also worse when walking. For pain from shoulder blades extends to the neck.
What is Colocynthis?
Colocynthis is a Homoeopathic Dilution prepared from the plant Bitter Cucumber and is a frequently used remedy for colic and diarrhea with cramping pains in the abdomen. It is suitable for neuralgic pains and for complaints arising from a sedentary mode of living. It is hence suitable for lifestyle disorders especially in women who suffer from extreme menstrual colic.
What are uses/benefits of Colocynthis?
It is a very useful remedy in pain as it has severe contractions and cramping kind of pains that are made better by bending double. The patient is highly irritable and angry and has an annoyed expression arising from his suffering. The pains are better by warmth and by pressure. Specifically it is helpful in cases of left sided sciatica and ovarian cysts.
How to use Colocynthis?
It is to be taken as an internal medicine. Please note that the dosage of single homoeopathic medicines varies from drug to drug depending upon the condition, age, sensitivity and other things. In some cases they are given as regular doses as 3-5 drops 2-3 times a day whereas in other cases they are given only once a week, month or even in a longer period. We strongly recommend that the medication should be taken as per the physician’s advice.
What are the side effects of Colocynthis?
No known side effects reported.
What precautions to take before using Colocynthis?
How long should I take Colocynthis?
Until the symptoms improve or as per the Physicians prescription.
Is Colocynthis safe for children?
Is it safe to use Colocynthis during pregnancy?