Cyclamen is one of the excellent remedies in homeopathy and has a traditional reputation as a remedy for the affections of the uterus and appendages.
It is in many ways analogous to Pulsatilla, from which it differs mainly in having no better from open air; and in not having thirstlessness as so frequent an accompaniment of other conditions.
It is a wonderful remedy from the vegetable kingdom. It is commonly known as sowbread and belongs to the family Primulaceae.
It is an invaluable remedy in the treatment of various female disorders, rheumatism, hemorrhages, and gastrointestinal affections.
The Mother Tincture of Cyclamen is made from the roots and underground stem (rhizome)of the plant.
Mother Tincture and trituration of the roots and underground stem of the plant is prepared and subsequent potencies are made.
It has attained an important position in therapeutic purposes as it is specifically used for diseases of female genitals mostly the uterus and cervix.
Cyclamen Europaeum Constitution Personality
Cyclamen is a remedy, best suited for people with phlegmatic and irritable temperaments.
It is suited to people who are thermally chilly, and who have complaints from suppressed grief, neglect of duty, and suppressed menses.
It is adapted to the person who is blonde leu-co-phlegmatic mostly pale and anemic.
Cyclamen is one of the best remedies for female disorders with deranged menses the woman is pale and chlorotic, and all complaints are attended with headache, vertigo, and dimness of vision.
It has been used clinically mainly in the treatment of menstrual, menses that are too early or profuse, black, and clotted better and during flow.
The special indication for it is an aversion to open air, the patient dreads open air, coryza, and cough relief in the open air.
Cyclamen europaeum is indicated for fever when there is no thirst throughout the day, with thirst occurring in the evening during the fever.
In cases of stomach complaints, this remedy is recommended when there is satiety after consuming only a few mouthfuls of food, leading to nausea. Saliva and all food may taste salty.
For the treatment of joint pain, particularly in areas with pressure and a sensation of tearing or drawing in the parts where bones are less covered, such as the tibia and backs of the hands, Cyclamen europaeum is often utilized by homeopaths.
In the context of eye conditions, this remedy is pertinent when individuals experience flickering before their eyes, seeing various colors, fiery sparks, glittering needles, visions of smoke or fog, often accompanied by a headache or upon waking in the morning.
Cyclamen europaeum is also indicated for sleep disorders, characterized by late sleep in the evening but early awakening, leading to feelings of excessive tiredness and sleepiness. Disturbing, anxious, and frightful dreams may disrupt sleep patterns.
In cases of burning in the soles, especially with burning, sore pain in the heels when sitting, standing, or walking in the open air, Cyclamen europaeum is a relevant treatment option.
Cyclamen Europaeum Uses
This article will cover from head to toe all the complaints body. And wherever the symptoms are matched, this medicine can be used-
Cyclamen is an indicated remedy for mental conditions, the patient is irritable, peevish, morose, and ill-humored, there is great sadness, with a weeping disposition, she desires to be alone and dislikes company.
The patient suffers from changeability of mental symptoms which is the characteristic symptom of the remedy.
There is an alteration of moods such as sadness and cheerfulness, love of labor and indolence, joyous feeling, and irritability.
The memory is alternately weak and quick.
There is one sided headache especially in the forehead and temples, as if the brain were enveloped with a cloth and as if he had a cap on a scalp.
There is a boring, darting, pressing, and bursting headache, on rising in the morning.
The headache is aggravated by lying on the painful side, by motion, in the open air.
There is amelioration by vomiting and cold application.
It is more frequent in anemic patients with flickering eyes and dim vision.
It is indicated when there is vertigo as if the object turns in circles when walking in the open air and better in a room.
It is a great remedy for eye conditions where there is flickering before the eyes, as various colors, fiery sparks, glittering needles, visions of smoke or fog, with a headache, or while getting up from bed in the morning.
The eye conditions are more frequent in anemic patients with flickering eyes, and dim vision.
The eyes are sleepy and difficult to open, lids are heavy.
Cyclamen is a wonderful remedy for pain in the ears there is a drawing in the ears and a diminution of hearing as if the ears were stopped.
Cyclamen is an important remedy in the treatment of increased saliva and bad taste in the mouth. The tongue is loaded with a white coating.
There is a constant sensation of roughness and mucus in the mouth.
There is a Sensation of torpor in the upper lip as if it were hardened.
There is dryness of the lips, without thirst.
The Mouth and throat gets red than usual.
There are Fine stitches on the surface of the tongue, with burning on the tip of the tongue in the evening.
It is indicated In the evening, when there is great dryness in the palate, with hunger and thirst.
The tonsils and palate are shriveled and white.
Cyclamen is indicated in, dryness in the throat. There is a Sensation of painful constriction in the throat. There is severe burning and scraping in the throat, with nausea.
Cyclamen can be given in cases of asthma when in the evening, there is shortness of breath, as from weakness.
There are fits of suffocation and Pressure in the sternum with the oppression of the chest, with the difficulty of respiration.
There is a Sensation of great weakness in the chest as if there was not strength enough to breathe.
There are severe Lancinations, and acute pullings in the chest, with short and difficult respiration.
Cyclamen is a great remedy for stomach disorder where there is frequent risings, empty or acid.
There are risings, with hiccoughs, especially after a meal. It is an indicated remedy for Nausea, with an inclination to vomit, and uneasiness in the region of the epigastrium, as after taking fatty food, especially after dinner and supper.
There is Nausea and fullness in the chest, with unusual hunger in the morning.
There is Nausea caused by eating and drinking; could only drink lemonade without being nauseated.
It is a great remedy for Vomiting of mucus followed by sleep, there is vomiting of blood.
It is also an indicated remedy for water-brash, with nausea, esp. in the evening.
There is frequent gulping of sour, bitter fluid with vertigo; and a tendency to spasmodic vomiting.
Cyclamen can be indicated for abdominal colic. It is indicated when the stool, is soft white with fullness and pressure at the pit of the stomach as if it were overloaded.
There is uneasiness in the abdomen, with nausea. The stomach complaints are due to eating fatty food, pork, coffee, and overheating.
It is a great remedy for Painful sensibility of the abdomen, on the slightest touch.
There are sudden attacks of griping pain in the stomach, with a pinching sensation.
There is a sensation of Stitches in the stomach, in the region of the liver, navel, and abdomen.
There is Borborygmi in the abdomen, immediately after a meal.
This remedy is also indicated for constipation when the evacuations are hard and frequent.
The evacuations are accompanied by vomiting at night.
This remedy can also be used for treatment of bleeding per rectum, there is pressure in the rectum and discharge of blood from the rectum.
There is drawing pressure in the anus, and in the perineum, from subcutaneous ulceration, when, walking or sitting.
Cyclamen has got wonderful action on the urinary organs, there is frequent want to drink water, with abundant emission of whitish urine.
It is a great remedy for cystitis where there is a shooting in the urethra when passing urine, followed by a sudden discharge of dark red urine.
Cyclamen has got a wonderful action on male sexual organs, their impotence due to weakness and debility, and soreness of the organs.
The prepuce and corona glandis feel sore from slight rubbing.
Cyclamen has got a wonderful action on the female sexual system, it is an invaluable remedy in Catamenia too profuse and too frequent.
It is indicated in conditions when before menstruation at night there are labor-like pains in the stomach; the abdomen was bloated and swollen on the previous day; the menstrual blood is black and clotted.
Menses are suppressed.
It is also used for the treatment of suppressed menses from overexertion or being overheated, the menses are too early, prolonged, and very profuse, and the character of menses is black, membranous, clotted, and flowless when moving about.
Cyclamen is also useful for rheumatism with violent rheumatic pains and Pressure, from a hard body, on the arms, as far as the fingers, which hinders writing.
There are tractive pains in the arms, and as far as the fingers.
This remedy is indicated for Cramp-like pain in small joints, there is a slow contraction of the right thumb and index finger, and they have to be extended by force.
It is used for treatment of pains in the bones of forearms, they are bruise-like, aggravated by touch, pressure, and movement.
There is pain, as after being struck, or pain of bruising in the arms. There is Painful traction in the arms and the wrist and contraction of the fingers.
Cyclamen europaeum is indicated for the presence of red vesicles in the joints of the fingers, which are typically preceded by intense itching and tend to subside after scratching.
In cases involving cramp-like pains in the thigh, often accompanied by the appearance of red spots resembling burns, this remedy is recommended. These painful symptoms are frequently accompanied by frequent and severe itching in the calves of the legs, ankle bones, and toes.
For individuals experiencing the sensation of dislocation in the joints of the foot, as if the foot had been sprained, Cyclamen europaeum is a pertinent remedy.
This remedy is also relevant when there is soreness in the heels during walking and the presence of excruciating pain in the toes, especially when walking.
Furthermore, Cyclamen europaeum is indicated when individuals report a sensation of numbness in the toes after walking, often accompanied by a foul-smelling sweat between the toes.
Cyclamen is indicated for the management of cervical spondylitis, where individuals experience severe pain in the neck, back, and limbs.
In cases of rheumatic stiffness affecting the nape of the neck, this remedy is effective. Additionally, it is relevant for severe drawing sensations in the Sterno-cleido-mastoid muscle, causing the head to tilt to the left.
Cyclamen is recommended for addressing rheumatism in the back, particularly when dull pains are felt in the lumbar region.
Individuals experiencing rheumatic pain, drawing pain in muscles, and fleeting pains in various limbs, including the hands, thighs, knees, ankles, feet, and toes, may benefit from this remedy.
Cyclamen is also indicated for severe drawing pain in the wrists and fingers, along with a sensation of cutting in the joints when closing the hands.
For individuals with rheumatism affecting the fingers, leading to stiffness, Cyclamen is a suitable treatment option.
This remedy is known to address joints cracking when attempting to walk or turn.
Cyclamen is among the top-listed remedies for the treatment of paraplegia.
Additionally, it is recommended for individuals experiencing sharp shooting pain in the back, accompanied by a feeling of weight and heaviness in the pelvis.
Moreover, Cyclamen is indicated for back pain that worsens with even slight motion, exposure to open air, and the consumption of coffee.
Cyclamen is a valuable remedy for fever, where the pulse is rapid, with double beats and a hard quality.
Individuals experiencing fever often have episodes of chilliness, which can occur in the morning or evening. During the evening, they may experience chills and exhibit a heightened sensitivity to cold air or uncovered body parts.
The febrile state is characterized by shivering and a sensation of cold, followed by heat. This heat is particularly prominent in the face, resulting in redness.
Temperature changes may occur after a meal. Subsequently, there may be a sense of anxiety, with heat localized in specific body parts, such as the back of the hand and the nape of the neck, while the face remains unaffected.
It is a great remedy for gnawing and itching in several parts of the skin, especially when seated. There is darting and insupportable itching, in the evening in bed.
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 worse, while the amelioration factor improves the condition of the disease.
It can be time, any part of the day, season, position, or any applications, etc.
The condition of Cyclamen gets aggravated when in the open air, cold bathing, cold air, by rest, sitting, standing, at night, before menses.
The rheumatic and gouty pains are all aggravated in the cold and open air.
The conditions of the Cyclamen get better when rubbing the parts, in warm rooms, when indoors, after consuming lemonade, and during menstrual flow by moving about.
This remedy completes the process of cure that is started by the first medicine given.
The remedies complementary to Cyclamen are China, Ferrum, and Pulsatilla in chlorosis and anemic affections.
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 Cyclamen are Agaricus, Causticum, and Phytolacca.
Cyclamen antidotes the ill effects of coffee.
The bad effects of Cyclamen are antidoted by Camphor, Coffee, and Pulsatilla.
The dosage and potency of the medicine depend on the individual case.
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.
It is of great value in the treatment of menstrual disorders, Rheumatism.
This potency requires frequent repetition, 3-4 times a day, till the expected result is seen.
This is considered as higher potency; they are given when the majority of mental symptoms and physical symptoms of Cyclamen match.
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.
This is very high potency. One should give it only after careful case analysis, where all medicinal symptoms of the Cyclamen and that given by the patient match perfectly.
One should not repeat 1 M potencies. It is given 30 days once and waiting for symptoms to disappear.
The mother tincture of Cyclamen is used by many homeopaths to relieve the symptoms associated with chronic respiratory failure.
It is mainly used to relieve symptoms of anemia, and chlorosis and should only be given when all the symptoms of Cyclamen 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.
This lower potency of Cyclamen works well to treat the conditions like dyspepsia, heel pain, and headache and has a therapeutic effect on patients suffering from such conditions.
Take 2-3 drops of dilution directly on the tongue thrice a day for 3 months.
- Bones, pain
- Climacteric sufferings
- Eyes, affections
- Heel, pain
- Menstruation disorders
- Mental derangement
- Pregnancy sickness
- Weaning, complaints after
Cyclamen Europaeum 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 Cyclamen are seen mostly vomiting or skin rash, then it can be antidoted by Camphor.
Remember that homeopathic remedies are prescribed based on individual symptoms and characteristics. It’s crucial to consult with a qualified homeopath for proper evaluation and personalized treatment. Homeopathy focuses on treating the whole person, so a detailed case study is necessary to select the most appropriate remedy.
Homeopathic medicines should be taken only when prescribed by a homeopathic physician. Self-medication may aggravate the original conditions.