Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Coccus Cacti in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.
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(1 to 28, Austrian provings, Oest. Zeit. f. Hom., 4, 500) 1, Dr. Caspar, aged 30, took the 1st dil., morning and evening, for ten days; 2, Dr. A. F., aged 30, took the "100th dil." (15th cent. dil. of Hahnemann); 3, Dr. Frölich, "100th, 60th, and 30th dils.;" 3b, same prover took "3d and 1st trits.;" 3c, same prover took 10-drop doses of tincture; 4, Theresa Kummer, aged 33, took "60th, 30th, 12th dils. and 3d trit.;" 5, Fr. Gottwald, aged 33, took 3d dec. dil. every other day for ten days, then every three days for three weeks; 6, Dr. Huber took repeated doses of 6th and 4th dec. dil.; 7, the same prover took 3d, 2d, and 1st trits.; 8, Dr. W. Huber took different dils., 30th to 7th; 9, the same prover took triturations, 6th to 1st.; 10, same prover took tincture, 40 drops first day, 50 drops second day; 10b, same prover, 60 to 120 drops tincture; 11, Dr. Lachesis Lach took 5 grains of Cochineal dissolved in hot water, on the third, eighth, eleventh, twelfth, and thirteenth days, and 10 grains on twentieth day; 12, Dr. J. G. M., aged 57, took repeated doses of the "100th dil.;" 13, Dr. Marenzella took "100th, 60th, and 12th dils.;" 14, Dr. J. O. Muller took 100th, 60th, 30th, and 3d dils.; 15, Dr. Schweikofer took tincture, first day 10 drops, doubling dose each day to seventh day (640 drops); 16, same prover took triturations (6th to 1st), doses of 45 to 200 grains; 17, Dr. Schweikofer's wife, aged 42, took 12th, 9th, 6th, 3d, and 1st dils.; 18, same prover took triturations, 6th to 1st; 19, Schweikofer's son, aged 15, took 1 to 30 grains of powdered drug; 20, Dr. Wachtel took 100th to 6th dils.; 21, same prover took 3d to 1st trits.; 22, Theresa N., aged 36, took 100th and 30th dils.; 23, Dr. Wurmb took tincture; 24, Prof. Zlatorovich took 1st dec. trit. daily from 8th of February to 7th of July; 25, Rudolph S., aged 21, took 10 grains of 1st dec.; 26, Eduard K. took 1st dec. trit.; 27, H., medical student, took 1st dec. trit.; 28, Adolph S., aged 25, took 1st dec. trit.; 29, Dr. Reil's provings, Hom. Vierteljahrschrift, 1, 194, having for eight days previously kept accurate records of his urine, took tincture, increasing from 5 to 100 drops daily; 30, Lembke, effects of the powder on point of knife, six doses, A. H. Z., 49, 185.
Coccus cacti, Linn. Class, Insecta; Nat. order, Hemiptera; Common name, Cochineal. Preparation, Tincture and triturations.≡ more ...