Coffea Cruda is commonly known as Coffee. This homeopathic medicine is prepared from raw coffee beans. It belongs to the family Rubiaceae. Coffea Cruda was proved homeopathically by Dr.Hahnemann.
The chemical constituents of Coffea Cruda are caffeine, the effects of coffee crude have to be considered separately from that of Coffea Tosta since the roasting converts much of the caffeine into coffee or methylamine, the substance that gives Coffee its aroma, but the effects are less distinguishable.
Coffea Cruda is the most important homeopathic remedy that has seven special centers of action, through the cerebrospinal nervous system; they are the cerebrum, posterior cord, circulation, kidneys, digestive organs, respiratory organs, and genital organs.
Coffea Cruda is a great remedy for sleeplessness and pains there is great sensitivity to pain that drives the patient to despair, tossing about in anguish, is in constant motion.
Coffea Cruda Constitution/Personality
The drinking of coffee over a period in old age causes an in increase production of uric acid, leading to irritation of kidneys; muscle and joint pains, and with the increased susceptibility of old people to the stimulating action of coffee and tea, leading to great nervous agitation and restlessness in aged individuals.
Extreme sensitiveness is an important characteristic of this remedy.
Guiding symptoms of Coffea
Coffea Cruda is an important remedy where most of the complaints arise due to bad effects of sudden emotions, surprises, joy, fear or fright, wine, overfatigue, and long journey, over mental exertion, thinking, and talking. Unusual activity of mind and body causing nervous palpitation
Coffea Cruda is used by many homeopaths to treat sleeplessness and mental stress with the unusual activity of mind if there is excess joy or suppression of pleasurable emotions seen in the patient.
Coffea Cruda is one of the chief remedies for pains of all kinds. There is great sensitivity to pain, which seems almost insupportable, driving the patient to despair wakeful and making the patient be on constant move. Coffea Cruda Patients have pains in the face, toothache, headache; pains in the lower limbs; everywhere the pains are worse by noise.
Coffea Cruda is the remedy used to treat the oversensitiveness of all the senses like sight, hearing, smell, hear, taste, touch become more acute.
Coffea Cruda is the great remedy to relieve toothache, that comes on and off, temporarily relieved by holding ice-water in the mouth but returns when water becomes warm.
Coffea Cruda is also a wonderful remedy for a headache that comes from over-mental exertion, thinking and talking, and worse in the open air. There is hasty eating and drinking with the unusual activity of mind and body.
Coffea Cruda patients are sensitive to emotional excitements, they weep from delight or pleasurable surprises and laugh alternately, easily affected by cold in general.
Coffea Cruda Uses
This article will cover from head to toe all the complaints body. And wherever the symptoms are matched, this medicine can be used-
The Coffea Cruda patient is highly sensitive, there is increased sensitiveness of vision, of hearing, of smell, of touch; sensitiveness to pain.
They get sick from pleasurable news, over mental exertion, talking and thinking and emotional surprises, due to his mental exhalations patient becomes sleepless, the eyes are wide awake all night.
Coffea Cruda patients have intense unusual activity of mind and body, the mind is full of ideas and is active with plans and fancies. The Coffea patient is quick to act and to think, so full of ideas that she lies awake nights making plans, thinking of so many things; utterly unable to stop thinking which floods the mind; the patient can hear the clocks on the distant steeples and this also worsens the pain.
Coffee is one of the great remedies for insomnia, which occurs from over-excitability of mind and body; there is sleeplessness from the excitement of the imagination, from the overflow of ideas, and on seeing fantastic visions when closing eyes.
Coffea is a great remedy for one-sided headaches (migraine) mainly due to over mental exertion, talking, thinking, effects of emotions, especially pleasurable ones.
Coffea is useful in the headache that is as if a nail is driven into the brain as if the brain is torn or dashed to pieces. The headache gets worse by mental exertion, thinking, open-air, and better by warmth.
Coffea is also indicated to treat a headache that occurs when sitting quietly with the heaviness of the head. There is congestion in the head, especially when speaking /talking or after a pleasant surprise.
Coffea Cruda is useful in photophobia the patients are highly sensitive to light, there is sparkling in vision on seeing light,
Coffea is an invaluable remedy for inflammation of eyes they are reddened, look lively with unusually clear sight means increased visual power sometimes eyes appear staring, can read small writing more clearly.
Coffea is a very good remedy for pain and hypersensitivity of the ear and itching in the auditory canal.
Sensitiveness of hearing is so high that sounds are painful and intolerable to coffea patient sensibility of hearing even musical sounds seem to be too loud, and too sharp, also wants everybody in the house to keep still.
All types of nervous disturbances/irritability due to ear sensitivity are found in this medicine, and they are all worse by noise, so much nervous sensitivity is seen that even the opening of the door and the ringing of the doorbell causes great suffering.
Coffea is a great remedy for tinnitus with a hardness of hearing, with a buzzing sound in the ears.
The sensation of smell is more acute pleasant smell also causes allergic sneezing.
The Coffea patient often complains of toothaches better by holding ice-cold water in the mouth but the pain returns when the water becomes warm in the mouth.
Coffea is indicated in dental neuralgia there is intermittent, jerking excessive pain, successive pullings, and sharp pains in the teeth, that cause weeping, nausea, and tossing about in agony. These toothaches are more at night and after a meal.
Coffea is indicated to those patients who are old tea drinkers who suffer from facial neuralgias, there is frequent heat of the face, with redness of the cheeks.
Coffea is an important remedy for neuralgia when the pains are unbearable, driving the patient to despair, moving around in pain and agony with fear of fresh air and the least noise. The neuralgia pain is worse by motion, afternoon and night better by pressure.
Coffea is indicated in sore throat; pharyngitis. with great and painful sensibility, and swelling of the throat, it is inflamed and the tonsils are hard and swollen with small ulcers on them.
There is a feeling as if a lump and soreness in the throat, worse swallowing, and gets worse eating solid foods.
Coffea is given to treat asthma where there are fits of suffocation, there is an oppression of the chest; forcing to take short inspirations; the breathing causes visible heaviness in the chest.
Coffea can be given in night cough, there is a dry cough with great irritation in the larynx, pain, and hypersensitivity that causes anxiousness.
Coffea is indicated in palpitation of heart that is violent and irregular palpitation (rapid heartbeat), causing trembling of limbs.
Coffea is given in nervous palpitations after excessive joy and surprise.
Coffea is an effective remedy for treating stomach pains, there are cramps in the stomach, with, shooting pains, making the patient despair and move around in agony.
Coffea can be given in cases of waterbrash and acid reflux disorders when there is stomach pain followed by vomiting of bile.
There is a taste of hazelnuts, or sweet almonds, in the mouth, tobacco smoke appears to be agreeable.
There is immoderate hunger, with rapid hurried eating also there is increased thirst, especially at night, it wakens him from sleep.
Abdomen and Rectum symptoms
Coffea Cruda is also a great remedy for flatulence from getting easily nervous. There is pressure in the abdomen from incarcerated flatulence.
There is an accumulation of gas causing abdominal pains which induce despair, especially in women.
Coffea is a great remedy for abdominal colic, there is anxiety and oppression in the region of the epigastrium, gaseous distension of the abdomen causing clothes to become tight.
There are frequent colics in the abdomen due to nervous disturbances, as if the stomach had been overloaded, as if the abdomen would burst.
Coffea Cruda is indicated when a large quantity of urine is passed mostly towards midnight making the patient wake up, adding to insomnia.
Coffea can be given in the case of incontinence of urine, the urine passes more frequently than usual with burning micturition in the morning
Coffea patients have increased uric acids irritating kidneys, the urine is lemon yellow and, white sediments in it are visible.
The male patients of Coffea Cruda complain of the great excitement of sexual desire, with flaccidity or strong irritation of the genital parts, without emission of seminal fluid and there is dry heat all over the body.
There is an irresistible desire and excitement as the patient has hypersensitivity of senses.
Coffea is useful in treating female disorders like metrorrhagia and dysmenorrhoea, there is the extreme sensitivity of female genitalia leading to agonizing pain in the abdomen during menses
Coffea has a wonderful action on the genitals of females and helps to cure many female-related disorders, menses are too early and long-lasting.
Coffea is indicted in hypersensitivity of the vulva and vagina, at times with immoderate irritation of the female genital parts with voluptuous itching.
Coffea is indicated for leucorrhea with the great secretion of mucus with agonizing pain in the uterus.
Hand and Leg symptoms
Coffea is a great remedy for cramps of fingers, there is trembling of the hands when writing or holding something in hand, also used in nervous tremors of the hand
Coffea is indicated when there are cramp-like contractions in fingers while grasping anything like a pen pencil or carpenter tools. Coffea Cruda is thus very useful in writers cramp, in carpel tunnel syndrome.
Coffea is indicated when there are cramps in the soles of the feet on bending the instep and under the toes, there is trembling of the feet.
Coffea is a great remedy for cramps of the calf muscles of the leg, and cramps on bending the knees, there is agonizing pain in the legs.
Coffea is indicated in stiffness of the nape of the neck and pain in the back, commonly seen in people with a sedentary lifestyle.
Coffea is indicated to treat cervical spondylosis with painful cramps in the muscles connecting the cervical vertebrae and extreme sensitiveness and pain in the sacrum,
Coffea is indicated for eruptions of measles, there are tiny white spots with bluish-white centers on a red background found inside the mouth on the inner lining of the cheek also called Koplik’s spots.
The skin rash is made of large flat blotches that often flow into one another, with over-excitability and weeping.
Coffea is the remedy for intermittent fever, with peculiar symptoms of excessive pain all over the body.
Coffea is indicated when during fever the patient complains of dry heat in the evening after going to bed, there is nightly dry heat with deliriums.
During the chill stage the chilliness runs down throughout the back with peculiar perspiration on the face, with internal chilliness felt by the patient; the chilliness increases by every movement. There is internal chilliness, with external heat of the face and body.
Modalities are the factors that, increase or decrease the complaints in a patient.
They are categorized as aggravating factors and amelioration factors.
Aggravating factors make the condition of the illness worst, while the amelioration factor makes the condition of the disease better.
It can be time, any part of the day, season, position, or any applications, etc.
The condition of Coffea Cruda gets aggravated at night, by excessive emotions peculiarly joy and pleasant news, and by narcotics.
There is hypersensitivity to strong odors, to open-air, to cold in general.
The conditions of Coffea Cruda get better by warmth, from lying down; to holding ice in the mouth.
Relationship with Other Medicine
This remedy completes the process of cure that is started by the first medicine given.
The remedies complementary to Coffea Cruda are Aconitum Napelus
These remedies have many similarities in action but are different in origin, which means the source from which the medicine is prepared is another.
Remedies similar to Coffea Cruda are Coffea Tosta.
These are the remedies that are suitable to be used together.
Coffea Cruda is compatible with Coffea Tosta
The remedies incompatible with Coffea Cruda are Cantharis, Camphora; Causticum, Cocculus, Ignatia.
The antidote to Coffea Cruda is
Coffea Cruda Dosage & Potencies
The dosage and potency of the medicine depend on the individual case.
Coffea Cruda 30 Uses
Lower potency is given when very few symptoms of the patient match with the medicine and help the doctor only to diagnose the disease condition.
This potency requires frequent repetition, 3-4 times a day, till the expected result is seen.
Coffea Cruda 200 Uses
This is considered as higher potency; they are given when the majority of mental symptoms and physical symptoms of Coffea Cruda
Higher potencies are advisable to be not repeated very often; they act for a long duration of days, so the second dose is repeated every 7-days or every 15-days once.
Coffea Cruda 1M Uses
This is very high potency. One should give it only after careful case analysis, where all medicinal symptoms of Coffea Cruda and that given by the patient match perfectly.
One should not repeat 1 M potency. It is given 30 days once and waiting for symptoms to disappear.
Coffea Cruda Q (Mother Tincture) Uses
The mother tincture of Coffea Cruda is used by many homeopaths to relieve insomnia associated with mental distress, effects of pleasurable news, nervous excitements, and a sedentary lifestyle.
It is mainly used to relieve insomnia caused due to emotional stress, overthinking but should only be given when all the symptoms of Coffea Cruda are matched with the patient’s symptoms.
Take 10 drops of mother tincture in half a cup of water three times a day till the improvement occurs.
Coffea Cruda 3X/6X Uses
This lower potency of Coffea works well to treat the conditions like insomnia and nervous excitement and has a therapeutic effect on patients suffering from hyper-sensitive mental and physical states.
Take 2-3 drops of dilution directly on the tongue thrice a day for 3 months.
Clinical Indication of Coffea Cruda
- Aural(ear) neuralgia.
- Excitement as ill-effects of joy.
- Heart, nervous palpitation
- Labor pains.
- Facial and dental Neuralgia.
Coffea Cruda Side Effects
Homeopathic medicines are prepared by potentization where the dynamic curative power of the medication is aroused, so homeopathic medicines produce negligible side effects.
If any side effects of Coffea Cruda are seen as an increase or aggravation in symptoms or if the patient is allergic to any ingredient of coffee, then it can be antidoted by Tabaccum or Nux-vomica.