Dr.Bernard H views on Causticum benefits for constipation:
Causticum is Homeopathic medicine especially made from Potassium Hydroxide. The character of stools in the case of Causticum patients is light or white-colored. Constipated stools that are Olive-shaped, mixed with mucus and blood, and difficult to expel out. Tough and shining as if greased is most the characteristic feature of stool in Causticum patients with constipation. At first hard and in pieces and then the last soft. knotty, like sheep’s dung; hard and firm is also observed in some cases.
Before, during and after stool – The Caust constipation patient experience:
Before stools, the patient fell frequent but ineffectual desire, with great pain, anxiety, and redness of the face.During stool the Causticum constipated patient experience vertigo and cutting pains in the rectum. The desire for stool rendered useless by spasmodic painful contractions of the anus. Protruding haemorrhoids and bleeding. Stool passes well while standing; burning in the anus with prostration. After stool, Causticum constipated patients feel Palpitations, heat of the face, and sweats.
Attending symptom of Causticum patient with constipation:
Bitter, greasy, foul taste in the mouth with fitful appetite, thirst; diminished taste usually indicates this Homeopathic medicine for constipation. Aversion to sweet things is another important symptom of the Causticum constitution. White coating on the tongue with constipation is needed to use this homeopathy. Pressure in the rectum the whole day and a pressing pain frequently and suddenly darts through the rectum is the symptom often these patients complain. a feeling as if faeces were lodged in it, which should come away is the typical experience of Causticum patient with constipation.
Spasms in the rectum, which make walking impossible; stitches in the lower part of the rectum; excessive itching of the rectum, are in general the exact expression of the patient. Anus and pudendum; soreness of and oozing of humor from the rectum indicate this Homeopathic remedy for constipation. Fissures and fistulas of the anus along with constipation also need Causticum.
General symptom of Causticum patient with constipation:
Constipation of children with enuresis nocturna especially needs Causticum. Pains in the rectum so severe that the children are trying to keep back the evacuations. Dr.Chargé recommends this remedy for the dyspepsia occurring in gouty, rheumatic, and haemorrhoidal constitutions.
Dr.Espanet writes about, Causticum is indicated like Ignatia and Nux Vomica in the affections of the abdomen with nervous accidents. Those having their origin in the solar plexus; only there is more of asthenia and paleness of the tissue in cases calling for Causticum. Obstinate constipation from nervous and nutritive atony, with a pale face, pains, and anxiety, belong to it in the same degree as in chronic diarrhoea. Pruritus ani, palpitations, and anguish accompany both. Furthermore, constipation changes into diarrhoea and the latter is aggravated by the application of cold to the abdomen.