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Materia Medica by Allen



CROCUS SATIVUS

(croc)

SAFFRON IRIDACEAE

Frequent and extreme changes in sensations;SUDDEN, FROM THE GREATEST HILARITY TO THE DEEPEST DE SPONDENCY (Ign., Nux m.).

EXCESSIVELY HAPPY, AFFECTIONATE, WANTS TO KISS EVERYBODY; THE NEXT MOMENT IN A RAGE.

Haemorrhage from any part, blood black, viscid, clotted, forming into long black strings hanging from the bleeding surface (Elaps).

Headache: during climacteric, throbbing, pulsating. < DURING TWO OR THREE DAYS OF ACCUSTOMED MENSTRUAL FLOW; nervous or menstrual headache before, during, or after flow (Lach., Lil., Sec).

Eyes: sensation, as if room were filled with smoke; as if had been weeping; as of cold wind blowing across the eyes; closing lids tightly gives >

Nosebleed: black, tenacious, stringy, every drop can be turned into a thread; with cold sweat in large drops on forehead (cold sweat, but wants to be fanned; with bright red blood, Carbo veg.); in children who develop too rapidly (Cal., Phos.).

Dysmenorrhcea: flow black; stringy, clotted (Ust).

Sensation as if something alive were moving in the stomach, abdomen, uterus, arms or other parts of the body (Sab., Thuja, Sulph.); with nausea and faintness.

Chorea and hysteria with great hilarity, singing and dancing (Tar.) ; alternating with melancholy and rage.

Spasmodic contractions and twitchings of single sets of muscles (Agar., Ign., Zinc).

 

Relation
Nux, Puls, or Sulph. follow Crocus well in nearly all complaints.

Compare: In menstrual derangements (Ust.).