Affects markedly the muscular tissues, periosteum, and synovial membranes of joints. Has specific power of relieving the gouty paroxysms. It seems to be more beneficial in chronic affections of these parts. The parts are red, hot, swollen. Tearing pains; worse, in the evening and at night and from touch; stubbing the toes hurts exceedingly. There is always great prostration, internal coldness, and tendency to collapse. Effects of night watching and hard study. Shocks as from electricity through one half of body. Bad effects from suppressed sweat. Dreams of mice.
Colchicum autumnale treatment for Head ailments: Headache chiefly frontal and temporal, but also occipital and in nape of neck, worse afternoon and evening.
Colchicum autumnale treatment for Eyes ailments: Pupils unequal; left pupil contracted. Variations in visual acuity. Lachrymation worse in open air; violent tearing pain in eyes. Dim vision after reading. Spots before eyes.
Colchicum autumnale treatment for Ears ailments: Itching in ears; sharp, shooting pains below right tragus.
Colchicum autumnale treatment for Face ailments: Pain in facial muscles, moving about. Tingling and oedematous swelling; cheeks red, hot, sweaty. Very irritable with the pains (Cham). Pain behind angle of right lower jaw.
Colchicum autumnale treatment for Stomach ailments: Dry mouth, tongue burns, gums and teeth pain. Thirst; pain in stomach and flatulence. The smell of food causes nausea even to fainting, especially fish. Profuse salivary secretion. Vomiting of mucus, bile and food; worse, any motion; great coldness in stomach. Craving for various things, but is averse to then when smelling them, seized them with nausea. Gouty gastralgia. Burning or icy coldness in stomach and abdomen. Thirst for effervescent, alcoholic beverages. Pain in transverse colon.
Colchicum autumnale treatment for Abdomen ailments: Distention of abdomen, with gas, inability to stretch out legs. Borborygmi. Pain over liver. Caecum and ascending colon much distended. Fullness and continuous rumbling. Ascites.
Colchicum autumnale treatment for Stool ailments: Painful, scanty, transparent, jelly-like mucus; pain, as if anus were torn open, with prolapse. Autumnal dysentery; stools contain while shreddy particles in large quantities. Ineffectual pressing; feels feces in rectum, but cannot expel them.
Colchicum autumnale treatment for Female ailments: Pruritus of genitals. Cold feeling in thigh after period. Sensation of swelling in vulva and clitoris.
Urine:Dark, scanty or suppressed; bloody, brown, black, inky; contains clots of putrid decomposed blood, albumin, sugar.
Colchicum autumnale treatment for Heart ailments: Anxiety in region of heart. Impulse not felt. Pericarditis, with severe pain, oppression and dyspnoea, pulse threadlike. Sound of heart become weaker, pulse of low tension.
Extremities:Sharp pain down left arm. Tearing in limbs during warm weather, stinging during cold. Pins and needles in hands and wrists, fingertips numb. Pain in front of thigh. Right plantar reflex abolished. Limbs, lame, weak, tingling. Pain worse in evening and warm weather. Joints stiff and feverish; shifting rheumatism; pains worse at night. Inflammation of great toe, gout in heel, cannot bear to have it touched or moved. Tingling in the finger nails. Knees strike together, can hardly walk. Oedematous swelling and coldness of legs and feet.
Colchicum autumnale treatment for Back ailments: Aching in lumbar and lumbo-sacral region. Dull pain across loins. Backache, better, rest and pressure.
Colchicum autumnale treatment for Skin ailments: Blotchy papular rash on face. Pink spots on back, chest and abdomen. Urticaria.
Colchicum autumnale treatment for Modalities ailments: Worse, sundown to sunrise; motion, loss of sleep, smell of food in evening, mental exertion. Better, stooping.
Colchicum autumnale treatment for Relationship ailments: Antidotes: Thuja; Camph; Coccul; Nux; Puls.
Colchicum autumnale treatment for Compare ailments: Colchicine (intestinal catarrh with shreddy membranes; convulsive jerkings of right hand; rheumatic fever, gout, endo and pericarditis, pleurisy, arthritis, deformans in early stages; intense pain of rheumatism 3x trit). Also, Carbo; Arnica; Lilium; Arsen; Verat.
Colchicum autumnale treatment for Dose ailments: Third to thirtieth attenuation.