Cuprum MetallicumCup, Copper, Cuprum, Cuprum metallicumlicum
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 (i.e. symptoms) of Cuprum Metallicum in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Spasmodic affections, cramps, convulsions, beginning in fingers and toes, violent, contractive, and intermitting pain, are some of the more marked expressions of the action of Cuprum Metallicum; and its curative range therefore includes tonic and clonic spasms, convulsions, and epileptic attacks. Chorea brought on by fright. Nausea greater than in any other remedy. In epilepsy, aura begins at knees, ascends to hypogastrium; then unconsciousness, foaming, and falling. Symptoms disposed to appear periodically and in groups. Complaints begin in left side ( Lachesis Laches.) Tape worm (colloidal Cuprum 3x) Where eruptions strike in, as in scarlet fever, complaints may result, such as excessive vomiting, stupor, convulsions, which come within the sphere of this remedy. The pains are increased by movement and touch.≡ show all authors ...
WORSE, before menses; from vomiting, contact.
BETTER, during perspiration, drinking cold water.≡ show all authors ...
Compare: Cuprum Metallicum. Sulphur Sulph ( Burning at vertex; incessant, spasmodic cough, worse at night; tongue and lips bluish; locally, Cupr. sulph. in 1-3 percent. sol. in inoperable sarcoma). Cupr. cyan ( meningitis basilaris); Cholas terrapina (cramps in calves and feet; rheumatism, with cramp-like pains); Plumbum Metallicum Plumb.; Nux Vomica Nux; Veratr. Cuprum Oxydatum Nigrum Cuprum Oxydatum Nigrum 1x (all kinds of worms, including tape-worms and trichinosis according to Zopfy’s 60 years’ experience).
Antidotes: Belladonna Bell.; Hep Sulph Calc Hepar; Camphora Camph. Cuprum Metallicum is found in Dulcamara Dulcamara., Staphysagria Staphisag., Conium Mac Conium and some other plants. Also in king-crab (Limulus).≡ Show reverse lookup of relationships
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shrieking; before convulsions
Dazed; from suppressed measles-like rash
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; weeping, crying, tearful mood (lamenting); while perspiring
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; weakness of mind
tossing about in bed≡ more ...
Fixed ideas, malicious and morose
Uses words not intended
Purple, red swelling of head, with convulsions
Bruised pain in brain and eyes on turning them
Sensation as if water were poured over head
Giddiness accompanies many ailments, head falls forward on chest.
Congestion (see pulsation)
Pain, headache; in forehead; above root of nose
dull pain; forehead≡ more ...
Aching over eyes
Fixed, starry, sunken, glistening, turned upward
Quick rolling of eyeballs, with closed eyes.
Lids; half open
eyes closed; half open
Pupils; insensitive to light≡ more ...
Sensation of violent congestion of blood to nose ( Melilotus Officinalis Melilot.)
Congestion of blood to the nose≡ more ...
Distorted, Pale bluish, with blue lips
Contraction of jaws, with foam at mouth.
Lips; discoloration; bluish
Skin; discoloration; bluish
discoloration; bluish; in cholera
discoloration; bluish; with convulsions
discoloration; pale≡ more ...
Strong metallic, slimy taste, with flow of saliva
Constant protrusion and retraction of the tongue, like a snake ( Lachesis Lach.) Paralysis of tongue
Froth, foam, from mouth
Taste; sweetish≡ more ...
Ulcers, itching spots, and pimples at the folds of joints
Chronic psoriasis and lepra (Hughes).≡ more ...
Heart; Angina pectoris
Slow pulse; or hard, full and quick
Palpitation, precordial anxiety and pain
Fatty degeneration ( Phytolacca Decandra Phytol.)
Constriction, tension; convulsive
Movements in and of chest; convulsions
Oppressed feeling≡ more ...
With constriction feeling; larynx
Comes on suddenly
consisting of long coughs
attacks of disease are uninterrupted
Violent≡ more ...
Cough has a gurgling sound, better by drinking cold water
Suffocative attacks, worse 3 a.m ( Am)
c.) spasm and constriction of chest; spasmodic asthma, alternating with spasmodic vomiting
Whooping-cough, better, swallow water, with vomiting and spasms and purple face
Spasm of the glottis
Dyspnoea with epigastric uneasiness
Spasmodic dyspnoea before menstruation
Angina with asthmatic symptoms and cramps (Clarke).
Rattling≡ more ...
Pain; extending to other parts; stomach
Spasms; opisthotonos (body bent backward and stiffened)≡ more ...
Stomach; Hiccough preceding the spasms
Vomiting, relieved by drinking cold water; with colic, diarrhoea, spasms
Tense, hot and tender to touch; Contracted
Neuralgia of abdominal viscera
COLIC, violent and intermittent
Abdominal muscles; muscle spasms
Pain; comes on suddenly
pulling; behind lower ribs; left
extending to hip
pulling; behind lower ribs; extending to hip
Bladder; urination; unconscious; in mania
Kidneys; suppression of urine; with convulsion
pain; cramping, griping, constricting; deathly feeling below breast bone
pain; cramping, griping, constricting; people with tendency to get stomach cramps≡ more ...
Black, painful, bloody, with tenesmus and weakness
Cholera; with cramps in abdomen and calves.
Watery; like rice water≡ more ...
Female; Menses too late, protracted
Cramps, extending into chest, before, during, or after suppression of menses
Also, from suppressed foot sweats ( Silicea Sil.) Ebullition of blood; palpitation
Female; period; protracted
pain; pains after giving birth≡ more ...
Jerking, twitching of muscles
Coldness of hands
Cramps in palm
Great weariness of limbs
Cramps in calves and soles
Epilepsy; aura begins in knees
Clonic spasms, beginning in fingers and toes.
lower limbs; foot
fingers; with cholera
fingers; during childbirth
Hands and feet; clenching fingers (see extremities; convulsions, contraction)
clenching fingers (see extremities; convulsions, contraction); thumbs
Movements and positions; convulsion
flexed; limbs feel pulled; inwards; thumbs
flexed; finger (see extremities; hands and feet; clenching)
Skin; out-break on skin; elbow; herpes
Stiffness≡ more ...
Sleep and dreams
Profound, with shocks in body
During sleep constant rumbling in abdomen.
Restless≡ more ...
Blackness of external parts
Blood vessels; blue discoloration (from lack of oxygen in blood)
rapid muscle spasm
when out-breaks on skin fail to break out
Pain; pressing; internally
In women; symptoms before period
frequent, accelerated, elevated, exalted, fast, innumerable, rapid
Twitching; twitching, involuntary movements (chorea)
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); mental exertion≡ more ...