Cocculus indicus as Constipation Remedy

– BERNARD H,  In this pathogenetic résumé of Cocculus, Jahr notes : Constipation with tenesmus; stool hard, difficult. In his Repertory, he classes Cocculus among the first of the remedies indicated for constipation in general, imitating in this respect the example of Boenninghausen, who, besides, italicizes the following symptom : Ineffectual urging at stool from insufficiency…

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Collinsonia canadensis in Constipation Cases

– BERNARD H,  Stools   Large and pale; Lumpy and light colored.  Before stool   Cutting pains in the hypogastrium with desire.  During stool   Absence of marked desire; Straining; Violent effort and dull pain.  After stool   Dull pains in the anus.  Concomitants   Pulsative or painful cephalalgia. Congestion towards the heart and head alternating with haemorrhoidal symptoms. Indigestion arising…

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Gratiola officinalis – Constipation Symptoms

– BERNARD H, Stools   Hard, scanty, tenacious, expelled with difficulty.  Before stool   Pressing and ineffectual desire; Repeated tenesmus and rumblings as if diarrhoea would come on.  During stool   Burning pain in rectum; Straining.  After stool   Burning pains in the rectum; Tenesmus; A wrenching pain in the coccyx; Creeping chills.  Generalities   This medicine, says Jahr, is still…

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Stannum metallicum in case of Constipation

–  BERNARD H,  Stools  Chestnut-shaped stools; [Hard, dry, knotty or insufficient; In some cases they may be scanty and of a greenish color, in other cases they may be accompanied by vermiform shreds of mucus, or followed by expulsion of mucus]; Fetid faecal stools.  Before stool   Rectum inactive  During stool   Urging even with soft stool.  [First…

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