cuprum aceticum

Materia Medica

Hay-fever, with burning excoriation, paroxysmal cough; tough, tenacious mucus, and fear of suffocation. Protracted labor. Chronic psoriasis and lepra.

Head: Violent throbbing and lancinating pains in forehead. Left-sided brow ague. Brain seems void. Inclined to gape and cry. Loses consciousness; head reels when in high-ceiled room. Constant protrusion and retraction of tongue (Laches). Neuralgia with heaviness of head, burning, stinging and stitching in temples and forehead.

Face: Collapsed, hippocratic. Facial neuralgia in cheek-bone, upper jaw, and behind right ear. Better by chewing, pressure, and external warmth.

Stomach: Violent spasmodic pains in stomach and abdomen. Vomiting. Slimy brown diarrhoea. Violent tenesmus. Cholera.

Respiratory: Attacks of angina pectoris coming on when excited. Violent spasmodic cough. Short, difficult respiration. Spasmodic constriction of chest. Dyspnoea.

Skin: Leprous-like eruption, without itching, over whole body, in spots of various sizes.

Modalities: Worse, mental emotions, touch. Better, chewing, pressure, night, lying on affected side, and warmth.


Acts similarly to Cuprum met but is more violent in action