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Caesalpinia bonducella – Schwabe News Apr – Dec 2019 – Schwabe India

Caesalpinia bonducella


Caesalpinia bonducella, also known as Kantkarej in Hindi is used in Indian medicines as antipyretic, ear infection, hydrocele, etc.  The clinical verification was conducted in Φ, 6C, 30C and 200C . The symptoms available in our Materia medicas are verified on a good number of patients. In addition to the matching of symptoms with the homoeopathic literature, it is also found and validated some new symptoms and it is published by Central Council for Research in Homoeopathy, India. The details are published in CCRH Quarterly Bulletin Vol. 25 (1&2), 2003. A combined materia medica from this clinical verification and available literatures is given below.

CAESALPINIA BONDUCELLA

Mind 

Depression. Lack of enthusiasm.

Head

Headache; terrible worse evening, walking, better pressure wrapping.

Eyes 

Terrible pain as if burn before and during invasion of fever, relieved by cold applications.

Nose

Coryza with thin nasal discharge. 

Tongue  

Slight white coating on the tongue; bloodless white moist tongue; thirst for cold water.

Stomach

Thirst for cold water with headache.  Aversion for liquid food. Bilious vomiting. 

Abdomen

Liver enlargement with pain worse pressure.

Rectum

Diarrhoea; loose watery stool with increased thirst. Constipation alternate with diarrhoea.  Stool watery yellow, also hard and difficult. Stool loose mixed with mucus.

Fever

Fever with chill between 8 to 10 a.m. and 2 to 4 p.m., with headache and bodyache better pressure worse morning, mid-day and afternoon 2-4 p.m. and night. Fever with coryza, constipation, dry cough, pain in right side of abdomen, restlessness, anorexia, bodyache, and headache better pressure, without chill. Intermittent fever with chill, with bitter taste in mouth, tongue coated white, liver enlarged and painful. Fever with extreme weakness, enlarged spleen and pain in right hypochondrium. Thirst during heat stage. Fever irregular.

Skin

Reddish eruptions like mosquito bites.

Generalities

Extreme weakness after fever.

Reference: 

  1. Caesalpinia bonducella, CCRH Quarterly Bulletin Vol. 25 (1&2), 2003.
  2. Banerjea S., Fifty homoeopathic Indian Drug, , RadarOpus 1.33 (Homoeopathic Software), Archibel S.A. Rue Fontaine St. Pierre 1E, Zoning Industriel de la Fagne, 5330 Assesse, Belgium. 
  3. Dr. P. N. Varma, Kusum Yadav, Ramachandran Valavan, A Compendium of Rare and Clinically Established Mother Tinctures, 4th Edition, Dr. Willmar Schwabe India Pvt. Ltd., A-36, Sector 60, Noida
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