Incompatible: Camph; Coccul.
Antidotes: Nux; Tabac.
Dose.-30c and higher.
Extreme sensitiveness characterizes this remedy.
Coffea is specially suited to tall, lean, stooping persons with dark complexions, temperament choleric and sanguine.
The drinking of coffee by the aged is likely to increase production of uric acid, causing irritation of kidneys; muscle and joint pains, and with the increased susceptibility of old people to the stimulating action of coffee and tea, their use should be curtailed or carefully watched.
Tossing about in anguish (Acon).
Sensitiveness of hearing accompanied with pain (Nux vom); hears the clocks on the distant steeples, as do Opium, China and Nux vom.
< By noise ( Pains in the face, toothache, headache; pains in the lower limbs-pain in the extremities aggravated by noise is peculiar 'noise disturbs him so that he cannot bear pain'; everywhere aggravated by noise; opening of the door and the ringing of the door-bell produces great suffering; patients are so sensitive that they hear sounds which those in a state of health cannot hear; pains aggravated from voices in another room, or from noise or the sound of children).
Painful sensitiveness of the skin. Intense stinging, burning pains in the skin with the redness and heat with coarse rash coming on suddenly, leaving just as suddenly. The sensitive part is aggravated by cold air, aggravated by any wind or from fanning, from motion, yet aggravated by warmth.
Joy or "pleasant surprise" results in sleeplessness, nervous excitement,
neuralgia, twitching of muscles, toothache, face ache, red face and hot head.
Is sensitive to wine, a small amount of wine intensifies the nervousness, produces sleeplessness, flushed face, feverishness, great excitement, not necessarily intoxication, but nervous excitement.
Patient is extremely sensitive to cold, sensitive to the wind and cold
weather. Complaints come on in the cold weather, from the cold air. Worse from
cold is a general. Aversion to cold air / open air / wind unless it is
very warm and still.
Tight pain, worse from noise, smell, narcotics.
Intolerance of tight clothing.
After wine and liquor.
Sleep disturbed by itching of anus.
Sleeps till 3 am, after which only dozing.
Violent irregular palpitation especially after excessive joy or surprise.
Rapid high tension pulse and urinary suppression.
Crural neuralgia; worse, motion, afternoon and night; better, by
Modalities.--Worse, excessive emotions (joy), narcotics, strong odors, noise, open air, cold, night.
Toothache; temporarily relieved by holding ice-water in the mouth (Mangan opposite).
Crural neuralgia; worse, motion, afternoon and night; better, by pressure.
Modalities.-Better, warmth, from lying down; holding ice in mouth.
Seems as if brain were torn to pieces, as if nail were driven in head. Worse in open air.
Prosopalgia extending to molar teeth, ears, forehead, and scalp.
Mouth-Hasty eating and drinking.
Coffea female has too early and long lasting menses, much pain large black clots of blood discharged. Vulva and vagina are hypersensitive; woman can scarcely wear the napkin during menstruation (Platinum).There is voluptuous itching.
Short, dry cough of measles in nervous, delicate children.
This child is extremely sensitive; it takes cold.
Where Belladonna is indicated the child is sluggish and stupid, and would like to sleep. With Coffea there is excitement.