CANTHARIS (Canth.) – کینتھرس – کینتھیرس

 

This is an intense remedy. The idea is of fire esp. in genitourinary system.

The inflammation is so intense that is life-threatening.

The pains are intense, the sexuality is intense, the skin burns are severe.  

 

INTENSITY OF SYMPTOMS ESPECIALLY OF GENITO-URINARY SYSTEM 

 

MENTAL

Adulterous, erotic delirium, lascivious, nymphomania.

Rage esp. on sight of water. Disposition to contradiction, insolent esp. in the afternoon. Delirium with desire to bite. Maniacal delirium.

Fear of mirrors and brilliant objects. Hydrophobia. 

 

PHYSICAL

RAPID, INTENSE AND DESTRUCTIVE symptoms.

BURNING, CUTTING PAINS.

Affects the URINARY AND SEXUAL ORGANS.

Burning, cutting pain in neck of bladder extending through urethra.

Urination is so painful so that he dances around the room in agony.

Frequent, constant urging to urinate, passing a few drops at a time (dribbling), sometimes mixed with blood.

Cystitis with violent burning pain during urination, the burning can be there before and/or after urination. Pain in bladder after few drops pass.

Nephritis. Kidney pain, tearing, cutting and burning. Contracting pain from kidneys down ureters to penis.

BURNS which have caused vesication. Gangrene from burns. Inflammation of the eye from burns.

Strong, excessive erections. Painful erections < at night.

Perspiration has the odor of urine.

Chill 15:00, lasting 12 hours. 

 

MODALITIES

AGG.: coffee, bathing, pressure, touch, olive oil, bright objects, after urination.

AMEL.: lying, alcoholic drinks, perspiration.

 


 

CANTHARIS (Canth.) – Acute (Hussain Kaisrani)

Severe burning of membranes. Intensity in all levels.

 

KEYWORDS: burning, intensity, hot, burns, tenesmus.

ONSET:  the manifestation of the complaints is sudden and intense.

PAINS:   the pains are intensely burning like fire.

URINARY: cystitis with intense, severe burning before, during or even after urination. Urine is hot, burning, passed drop by drop. Bloody urine. The patient screams due to the cutting pains.  Tenesmus, frequent urging to urinate. Dysuria.

Increased sexual desire during cystitis.

SKIN:  erysipelas, burns, eruptions hot and intensely burning. Severe burns with vesication. Inflammation from burns (in eye, gangrene).  Ameliorated by cold applications.

MOUTH: burning in mouth, pharynx and throat. Difficulty in swallowing.

STOMACH: intense burning in stomach. Thirst with aversion to drinks or food.

INTESTINE: dysentery, colitis with burning and severe tenesmus. Burning of the rectum.

THIRST: intense, unquenchable thirst.

MENTAL PICTURE:  the concept of intensity is present in the mental sphere too. The patient may be in rage, delirious.

MODALITIES:

Aggravation: motion, pressure, touch.

Amelioration: pressure, cold applications.