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About Coccus Cacti Mother Tincture Q
Coccus Cactial also known as Dactylopius Coccus.
What is Coccus cacti and why is it expensive?
Coccus cacti is a Homoeopathic mother tincture made from Cochineal, a tiny insect that lives on Cactus plants. It produces carminic acid as a defence against predators and it is this acid which is expensive to produce as very little of it is generated from the insect. The medicine is reported to be useful in asthma, whooping-cough, nephritis, phthisis, backache, etc.
What doctors recommend Coccus Cacti for in Homeopathy?
Dr Gopi recommends Coccus Cacti 30 for Whooping cough with vomiting of thick viscid mucus. Frequent passage of much pale urine with tenesmus
Dr Vikas sharma recommends Coccus cacti for Scanty and Short Duration of Periods in PCOS
He says "The main characteristic that indicates the need for this remedy is a tickling sensation in the larynx which wakes up a person at night. This is followed by an incessant cough ending in vomiting of profuse mucous or food."
Coccus Cacti is useful when a spasmodic cough is worse in the morning. The cough ends with vomiting of viscid mucus.
Dr Adil chimthanwalla says this medicine is useful for mine workers who are exposed to air particulate matter and have long drawn congestive cough
What are uses/benefits of Coccus cacti CH?
It is reported to be useful in for spasmodic and whooping coughs, and catarrhal conditions of the bladder; spasmodic pains in kidneys, with visceral tenesmus, anuria, anasarca and ascites.
How to use Coccus cacti CH?
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 Coccus cacti CH?
No known side effects reported.
What precautions to take before using Coccus cacti CH?
How long should I take Coccus cacti CH?
Until the symptoms improve or as per the Physicians prescription.
Is Coccus cacti CH safe for children?
Is it safe to use Coccus cacti CH during pregnancy?
Coccus Cacti Homeopathy Patient profile
Mind: Sad, gloomy and depressed especially in the early morning and in the afternoon.
Head: Soreness in the nape of the neck which gets worse after sleep and from exertion. Headache gets worse when lying on back and better from lying with the head high. Sensation of foreign body in the eyes.
Respiratory: Inflammation of uvula with constant hemming and hawking. Cough with congestion of larynx and sensation of foreign body behind the tongue with inclination to swallow frequently. Congestion of chest with accumulation of thick, viscid mucus with difficult expectoration and tickling in the larynx. Suffocative cough in the morning on waking up, with tough, white mucus. Spasmodic cough in the morning worse from brushing the teeth. Whooping cough with sensitive throat which ends in vomiting of thick mucus. Chronic inflammation of bronchi with increased production of profuse thick, viscid mucus.
Heart: Oppression of chest with sensation of weight and pressure and weight on heart.
Urinary: Frequent urging to urinate with very scanty urine and brick-red sediment. Formation of stones in the kidneys and bladder. Painful bloody urination with increased levels of urates and uric acid in the urine. Shock like pains radiating from kidney to bladder.
Female: Menses too early, profuse dark and clotted with painful urination. Flow in between the menstruation worse in the evening and at night. Discharge of large clots while urinating.
Modalities: Worse on left side, after sleep, touch, pressure of clothes, brushing teeth and slightest exertion. Better from walking.
Coccus Cacti Homeopathy Mother Tincture is available in SBL, Schwabe, Others (Homeomart, Hahnemann, Similia, Medisynth). When you choose 'Others' one of the 3 brands medicine will be sent subject to availability of these brands. All sealed units.