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CYCLAMEN

(cycl)

(Sow-bread) Large doses produce violent purging and vomiting; disturbed digestion with very salty saliva. Anaemic and chlorotic conditions. Affections of uterus. Gastro-intestinal and genito-urinary tracts affected, inducing secondary anaemia and various reflexes. SLEEPINESS, MOROSENESS, AND LASSITUDE. Cough at night while asleep without waking, especially in children. (CHAM.; NITR. AC)

Head
Terrors of conscience. Grieves over duty neglected. Depression, with weeping desire to be alone. Aching in morning, with FLICKERING BEFORE EYES; sneezing with itching in ear. Vertigo; things turn in a circle; better in the room; worse, open air. One-sided headache. Frequent sneezing with itching in ears.

Eyes
Dim vision, worse on waking, with spots before eyes. FLICKERING OF VARIOUS COLORS. Convergent strabismus. SEES COUNTLESS STARS. Diplopia. Disturbance of vision, associated with gastric disturbances.

Stomach
SALTY TASTE; hiccough-like eructation worse, fat food. Diarrhoea after every cup of coffee; HICCOUGH. Satiety after a few mouthfuls. Disgust for meat, especially pork. Desire for lemonade. No thirst all day.

Rectum
PAIN ABOUT ANUS AND PERINEUM, as if a spot were suppurating, when walking or sitting.

Female
Menses PROFUSE, BLACK, membranous, CLOTTED, TOO EARLY, WITH LABOR-LIKE PAINS from back to pubes. Flow less when moving about. Menstrual irregularities with megrim and blindness, or fiery spots before eyes. HICCOUGH DURING PREGNANCY. Post-partum haemorrhage, with colicky bearing-down pains, with relief after gush of blood. After menses, swelling of breasts, with milky secretion.

Extremities
Pains in parts where bones lie near surface. Burning, SORE PAIN IN HEELS. Cramp-like contraction of right thumb and index finger. Pains in periosteum. Chilblains.

Skin
Acne in young women, pruritus better scratching and appearance of menses.

Modalities
WORSE, open air, evenings, sitting, standing, and cold water. BETTER, during menstrual flow, by moving about, rubbing parts; in warm room, lemonade.

Relationship
Compare: AMBRA; PULSAT.; CINCHONA; FER. CIT. ET CHIN.

Dose
Third attenuation.