Coffea Cruda

by H. C. Allen

Coffee (Rubiaceae)

–Coffea suited for Tall, lean, stooping persons, dark complexion, sanguine choleric temperament.

Coffea Cruda has Oversensitiveness; all the senses more acute, sight, hearing, smell, taste, touch ( Belladonna, Chamomilla, Opium ).

Coffea Cruda has Unusual activity of mind and body.

Full of ideas; quick to act, no sleep on this account.

Coffea Cruda Ailments: the bad effects of sudden emotions or pleasurable surprises ( Causticum – exciting or bad news, Gelsemium ); weeping from delight; alternate laughing and weeping.

Pains are felt intensely; seem almost insupportable, driving patient to despair ( Aconite, Chamomilla ); tossing about in anguish.

Sleepless, wide-awake condition; impossible to close the eyes; physical excitement through mental exaltation. (Compare, [Senecio], for sleeplessness form prolapsus, uterine irritation, during climacteric.).

Coffea Cruda Headache: from over-mental exertion, thinking, talking; one-sided, as from a nail driven into the brain ( Ignatia, Nux ); as if brain were torn or dashed to pieces; worse in open air.

Hasty eating and drinking ( Belladonna, Hepar ).

Toothache: intermittent, jerking, relieved by holding ice-water in the mouth, but returns when water becomes warm ( Bismuth, Bryonia, Pulsatilla, Causticum, Sepia, Natrum sulph. ).

Coffea Cruda Relations. – Compare: Aconite, Chamomilla, Ignatia, Sulphur

Incompatible: Cantharis, Causticum, Cocculus indicus, Ignatia

Aggravation. – Sudden mental emotion; excessive joy; cold, open air; narcotic medicines.