by H. C. Allen

Bitter-sweet. (Solanaceae.)

Dulcamara Adapted to persons of phlegmatic scrofulous constitutions; restless, irritable.

Dulcamara has Catarrhal rheumatism or skin affections, brought on or aggravated by exposure to cold, damp, rainy weather, or sudden changes in hot weather ( Bryonia ).

Catarrhal ischuria in grown-up children, with milky urine; from wading with bare feet in cold water; involuntary.

Rash before the menses ( Conium – during profuse menses, Belladonna, Graphites ).

Urticaria over whole body, no fever; itching burns after scratching; < in warmth, > in cold.

Thick, brown-yellow crusts on scalp, face, forehead, temples, chin; with reddish borders, bleeding when scratched.

Warts, fleshy, large, smooth; on face or back of hands and fingers ( Thuja. ).

Relations. – Complementary: to, Baryta carb., Kali sulph.

Incompatible: with, Acid aceticum, Belladonna, Lachesis, should not be used before or after.

Follows well: after, Calcarea, Bryonia, Lycopodium, Rhus, Sepia

Similar: to, Mercurius, in ptyalism, glandular swellings, bronchitis, diarrhoea; susceptibility to weather changes; night pains; to, Kali s. the chemical analogue.

For the bad effects or abuse of Mercury.

Aggravation. – From cold in general; cold air; cold wet weather; suppressed menstruation, eruptions, sweat.

Amelioration. – From moving about ( Ferrum, Rhus ).