Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while the very dilute homeopathic remedy may help, the raw product is often best avoided.
Below are the strongest indications of Coccus Cacti in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
The clinical application of the symptoms of this remedy, place it among the medicines for spasmodic and whooping coughs, and catarrhal conditions of the bladder; spasmodic pains in kidneys, with visceral tenesmus. Anuria, anasarca, ascites.
WORSE, left side, after sleep, touch, pressure of clothing, brushing teeth, slightest exertion.
Suboccipital soreness; worse after sleep and exertion
Headache, worse from lying on back, better with the head high
Dull pain over right eye in morning
Sensation of a foreign body between upper lid and eyeball
Distress from cinders lodged in eye.≡ more ...
Mucus; larynx; after each cough, mucus comes on suddenly
Tickling in the air passages; afternoon; 2 p.m.
Tickling in the air passages; night; 11-30 p.m.
Tickling in the air passages; larynx≡ more ...
Heart; Sensation as if everything were pressed toward the heart.
Urging to urinate; Brick-red sediment
urinary calculi, Hematuria, URATES, and uric acid; lancinating pains from kidney to bladder
Deep-colored, thick urine
Dysuria.≡ more ...
Night; midnight; 11-30 p.m.
Hacking cough; from tickling in larynx
Sensations in throat and air passages (either from coughing, or causing coughing); from irritation in air passages; in larynx
Comes on suddenly
Comes on suddenly; night; before midnight; 11-30 p.m.
Comes on suddenly; followed by copious mucus
Intermittent; night; before midnight; 10-30 p.m.
Tickling; larynx; afternoon; 2 p.m.
Tickling; larynx; night; 11-30 p.m.
On becoming warm; in a warm room≡ more ...
White; albuminous (white, thick)
Copious; comes on suddenly after each cough
Thick; and sticky≡ more ...
Constant hawking from enlarged uvula; coryza, with inflamed fauces; Accumulation of thick viscid mucus, which is expectorated with great difficulty
Tickling in larynx
Sensation of a crumb behind larynx, must swallow continually; brushing teeth causes cough
Fauces very sensitive
Suffocative cough; worse, first waking, with tough, white mucus, which strangles
Spasmodic morning cough
Whooping cough attacks end with vomiting of this tough mucus
Chronic bronchitis complicated with gravel; large quantities of albuminous, tenacious mucus, are expectorated
Walking against wind takes breath away.≡ more ...
Female; Menses too early, profuse, BLACK and thick; Dark clots, with dysuria
Intermittent menstruation; flow only in evening and at night
Large clots escape when passing water
Female; period; clotted
Urethra (urinary part of genitals); itching; passage≡ more ...
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); hot feeling; sensation of heat≡ more ...
Uses are based on traditional homeopathic practice and have not been reviewed by the FDA.