by H. C. Allen
Sow Bread. (Primulaccae.)
Cyclamen Europaeum Best suited for leuco-phlegmatic persons with anaemic or chlorotic conditions; easily fatigued, and in consequence not inclined to any kind of labor; feeble or suspended functions of organs or special senses.
Pale, chlorotic; deranged menses ( Ferrum, Pulsatilla ), accompanied by vertigo, headache, dim vision.
Pains; pressive, drawing or tearing of parts where bone lie near the surface.
Cyclamen Europaeum Ailments: from suppressed grief and terrors of conscience; from duty not done or bad act committed.
Great sadness and peevishness, irritable, morose, ill-humored; inclined to weep; desire for solitude; aversion to open air (rev. of Pulsatilla ).
Headache in anaemic patients, with flickering before eyes or dim vision, on rising in morning.
Flickering before eyes, fiery sparks, as of various colors, glittering needles, dim vision of fog or smoke.
Satiety after a few mouthfuls ( Lycopodium ), food then becomes repugnant, causes nausea in throat and palate.
Saliva and all food has a salty taste; pork disagrees.
Cyclamen Europaeum Menses: too early, too profuse, black and clotted; membranous (too late, pale, scanty, Pulsatilla ); better during the flow (worse, Actea, Pulsatilla ).
Burning sore pain in heels, when sitting, standing or walking in open air ( Agaricus, Causticum, Val., Phytolacca ).
Cyclamen Europaeum Relations. – Compare: Pulsatilla, Cinchona, Ferrum in chlorosis, and anaemic affections; Croc., Thuja as if some thing alive in abdomen.
Aggravation. – Open air; cold water; cold bathing; menses < sitting and lying at night.
Amelioration. – In a warm room; in-doors; menses > waling (leucorrhoea, < sitting, > walking, Cactus grandiflorus, Cocculus indicus ).