Cinnamomum

Natural History.
      Cinnamomum Ceylanicum and Cinnamomum Cassia. N. O. Lauracae. Tincture. Clinical.

Clinical.
      Ascites.
      Caries.
      Constipation.
      Diarrhoea.
      Hemorrhages.
      Headache.
      Hysteria.
      Leucorrhea.
      Menorrhagia.
      Metrorrhagia.

Characteristics.
      A leading feature of Cinnamon is hemorrhage.
      The hemorrhage is bright red and clear and worse by any physical exertion.
      Cinnam. also causes gastric disturbance and hysterical attacks, pains in bones and in muscles, and great weakness as after loss of fluids.
      Hysterical attacks, going off with eructations, with nausea or vomiting.
      The symptoms are worse while riding, from exertion, from talking, in afternoon and evening up to midnight.
      Talking causes hysterical attacks.
      It has been used in large doses by the old school in cases of uterine cancer, and some success has been claimed for it.

Relations.
      It is antidoted by: Acon.
      It antidotes: Opium.
      Compare: Sil., Ip.

Stomach.
      Nausea while riding, with gagging and vomiting of mucus.

Stool and Anus.
      Diarrhoea worse after drinking, with acidity.
      Long continued constipation, stool in hard balls.
      Hemorrhage from bowels occurring especially after any physical exertion, blood, bright red and clear.

Female Sexual Organs.
      Menorrhagia, in females troubled with itching at nose, blood bright red worse after false step or strain, blood bright red.
      Metrorrhagia.
      Repeated small hemorrhages during gestation and puerperal state, worse on any exertion, lifting, straining, over-stretching arms, false step.