PHARMACY- Chamomilla or matricaria chamomilla. It is a wild plant growing amongst wheat and paddy, which produces untold miseries, anger and pain to the farmer and so is the remedy.
HISTORY – It is a great anger and pain remedy, specially indicated in children during dentition period then they become irritable and restless. Nick name for chamomilla is ‘cannot bear it’ because it cannot bear anything neither himself nor others. Mental calmness contraindicates chamomilla.
DOSES – 3rd to 30th
CONSTITUTION – It is best suited to the person especially children with light brown hair oversensitive from use or abuse of coffee or narcotics. Child is oversensitive to all impressions, cannot bear anything, irritable, uncivilized and impatient.
-new born and during dentition period.
TEMPERAMENT – Nervous and irritable.
MIND – Oversensitive to pain
- cannot return civil answer
- drive to despair
- Extremely irritable
- Quite only when carried
- Cross and spiteful
- Piteous moaning of children
HEAD- Throbbing headache in one half of brain (migraine), Inclined to bend head backward. Hot, clammy sweat on the forehead and scalp.
EYES – Lids smart (blepharitis), yellow sclera. Spasmodic closing of lids.
EARS – Ringing in the ears. Otalgia with soreness.
NOSE – Sensitive to all smells. Coryza with inability to sleep.
FACE – One cheek red and hot, the other pale and cold.
MOUTH – Toothache if anything warm is taken into the mouth, on entering warm room, in bed, from coffee, during menses or pregnancy.
RESPIRATION – Hoarseness, Hawking, rawness of larynx. Irritable, dry, tickling cough, suffocative tightness of the chest with bitter expectoration during daytime. Rattling of mucus in the child’s chest.
ABDOMEN- Distended, griping in the umbilical region, and pain in the lumbosacral region. Flatulent colic, after anger with red cheeks and hot perspiration.
STOOL- stool green, watery, corroding, like chopped eggs and Spanish, hot, very offensive like rotten eggs.
FEMALE – labor pain, spasmodic, distressing, wants to get away from them, tearing down the legs, press upward.
- Nipples inflamed, tender to touch, infant’s breasts tender to touch.
-Milk runs out in nursing women.
EXTERMITIES – Violent rheumatic pains drive him out of bed at night, compel him to walk about.
-Burning of soles at night, puts feet out of bed.
NERVOUS SYSTEM – Convulsions of children from nursing, after a fit of anger in mother.
MODALITIES – Worse by heat, anger, open air, wind, night, better, from being carried, warm wet weather.
Theory Part by:
Miss. Leena Clement James
4th year student
Narayan Shree Homoeopathic College & Hospital
Picture Part by:
Ijaz Nazer (Jas Naz)
2nd year student
Sivaraj Homoeopathic College,