Camphor, Camphora




C A M P4 H O A

C – 

  • Cold flabby, trembling – tongue.


  • Attack sudden of vomiting and diarrhoea; nose cold and pointed; anxious and restless; skin and breath cold.


  • Measles and scarlatina when eruption does not appear; with pale or cold blue, Hippocratic face; child will not be covered. (Sec.)


  • Pain better while thinking of it (Hell. – worse, Cal.P., Helon,
  • Physically and mentally weak and irritable. Exceedingly sensitive to cold air.
  • Profound prostration; Bed effect of shock from injury; surface of body cold, face pale, blue, lips livid.
  • Painfully sensitive to slight touch.


  • Hippocratic face.

O – 

  • Often a remedy in congestive chill; pernicious intermittent; pulse weak, extremely small, scarcely perceptible. Great coldness of the surface with sudden and complete prostration of the vital force.

A – 

  • Asiatic cholera and cholera morbus – in first stages – severe, long lasting chill (ver.)


 Camphor antidotes nearly every vegetable medicine; also tobacco, fruits containing prussic acid, poisonous mushrooms; should not be allowed in the sick room in its crud form.

Compare: Carbo veg., Opium,, Verat., Sec.

AMELIORATION – When thinking of existing complaint; warm air; drinking cold water.

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