This remedy is derived from a mixture of Caustic lime and bisulfate of potash.
It is a useful remedy in chronic rheumatic arthritis and in paralytic affections.
This remedy is useful when there are drawing pains in the muscular and fibrous tissues with deformities about the joints.
It is useful when there is a progressive loss of power.
It is also useful in Tendonitis and in contractures. It is useful in Torticolis (wry neck).
It is useful when there is local paralysis in the vocal cords, muscles of deglutition, tongue, eyelids, face, bladder and extremities.
The mental state of such patients is usually sad and hopeless; they are intensely sympathetic in nature. The ailments come on from long lasting grief or sudden negative emotions.
It is useful in cataracts, inflammation of the eyelids, ulceration of the cornea with visual impairment, as if a film were before the eyes. This remedy is useful in Ptosis (drooping) of the eyelids.
It is a very useful remedy in chronic middle ear catarrh.
The remedy is also useful when the patient has a greasy taste in the stomach with aversion to sweets and is worse after eating fresh meat.
This remedy is also useful when there is involuntary urination while coughing or sneezing. The involuntary urination is often during the first sleep. This remedy is also useful in retention of urine after surgery.
This remedy is useful for hoarseness of voice with pain in the chest. There may be aphonia, a sore streak down the trachea. This remedy also helps singers and public speakers, who have difficulty in using their voice.
It is also useful in left-sided sciatica with unsteadiness of muscles of the forearm and arm where the tendons may be contracted.
It is useful when there is rheumatism with tearing pains in the limbs and the patient is slow to learn to walk.
It is useful remedy for warts, which are large jagged and bleed easily.
This remedy is useful when the patient is worse in dry cold winds, cold air, movement or motion of the carriage.
The patient is better in damp weather and warmth of the bed.
WHAT HOMEOPATHIC MASTERS SAY ABOUT CAUSTICUM.
CAUSTICUM in the 6th dilution will give immediate relief to pain in cases of burns and scalds. Dr. R. B. Das.
For nursing women, we may use CAUSTICUM when over-exertion or loss of sleep threatens their supply of mild. This makes them very low-spirited and they are apt to have this sallow, sickly complexion, which is characteristic of CAUSTICUM. Dr. E. A. Farrington, M.D.
In menstrual colic, CAUSTICUM will cure after the failure of COLOCYNTHIS.
Dr. Burnett, M.D.
If I could have only one remedy for the prostate, it would be CAUSTICUM.
Dr. T. K. Moore, M.D.
In a case where paralysis has resulted from a combination of Chronic and Quinine, CAUSTICUM will cure both Malaria and paralysis.
Dr. Grimmer, M.D.
Several cases of Cataract have been arrested in their progress by CAUSTICUM, and the sight even improved where before its administration they were rapidly going onto complete blindness.
Dr’s. Allen and Norton.
CAUSTICUM is the remedy par excellence for paralytic affections of the ocular muscles especially if caused by an exposure to cold.
Dr’s Allen and Norton.