Caesalpinia sapan = dried powdered heartwood
Repertory: [Dr. Mohamed Muneer]
Mind: Concentration difficult < afternoon.
Euphoria all morning and day/fresh and well feeling in the morning.
Calmness of mind.
Lack of interest in doing anything,
Sympathy for suffering others.
Mental tension by slightest cause.
Mental tension relieves.
Concentration difficult < afternoon fresh in the whole morning and day
Calmness of mind.
Vertigo: < morning/> lying down/< standing
Tendency to fall.
„As if turning in a circle“ > morning/< afternoon/> after food/> lying down.
Heaviness - < waking from sleep/< 5 h./>lying down.
Frontal headache < afternoon till evening/rising from chair/bed/
R. (occipital) headache < reading
Stitching < motion.
Vertex headache < afternoon.
Dull headache < 4 h. till 18 h. – 19 h. > at night
Headache from cold bathing < in the early morning/l. head/l. face of head < evening
Heaviness and sleepiness due to night watching > after sleep.
Headache both temporal (l./< evening)
Eyes: Pain l. (eyelid)
Stitching (< closing the eye).
Pain in (r.) eye „As if protruded“.
Eye opening difficult due to weakness of body.
Ears: Pain in l. ear < empty swallowing
Nose: Pain in l. nostril.
Watery discharge from nose < evening
Sneezing < morning.
„As if stopped“ < morning.
Coryza and nasal obstruction (l.).
Clear jelly like, thick mucus from nose (l./< warm room/> open air).
Face: Pain in face l. < evening/in l. maxillary region (< stooping/< evening/< stooping)
Mouth: Ulcers on the tongue. Bitter taste in mouth < evening.
Teeth: Pain in l. molar tooth < eating/< 7 h.
Toothache < eating/< drawing cold air
Throat: Itching of throat < 12 midnightMust clear the throat constantly.
Mucous glairy clearing/from the throat
Tendency to clear throat constantly
Itching of throat
Stomach: Appetite increased [on waking/during morning/10 h/<12 h./< empty stomach/ravenous (< morning 8 h.)]
Burning in stomach < morning.
Emptiness in stomach at 10 h. (> after eating 1 - 1½ hour after food).
All gone feeling in epigastrium (before noon/before food/without eructation/with palpitation).
Heartburn from slightest mental exertion/< 10 h.
Nausea while waking < 5 h. – 9 h.
Abdomen: Allgone feeling < before food/< before noon/with palpitation.
Pain in abdomen < 4 h. (waking hours).
Colicky pain lasted for about 10 minutes
Pain in l. inguinal region.
Fullness feeling in hypogastrium without pain < after food/> evening
Discomfort and distension of abdomen < after journey/< before food
Rectum: Constipaton/Diarrhoea .
Pain and dryness at the margin of anus < morning/< hard stool.
Stool: Like chopped eggs/hard and dry/watery
Bladder: Frequently full. Has to urinate intermittently
Pain during urination
Female genitals: Menses 3 days early/profuse
Respiration: Breathing difficult < evening/> rest.
Couh: Dry < 22 h.
With itching of throat.
Cough with sensation „As if it would end in a vomit“.
Chest: Palpitation with all gone feeling in abdomen
Back: Pain (bursting/wants to lie on back/> lying/in shoulder ext. to fingertipp)
Extremities: Weakness - < 12 h./< after supper/< after lunch/> after rest.
Pain in l. arm.
Pain in shoulder to finger Tipp/in wrist joint r.
Sleep: Deep at night.
Sleepy: early night/due to weakness
Dozing < early morning/drowsy.
Perspiration: Increased with vertigo/< morning
Skin: Hard and black coloured eruption on forearm and leg. Eruption on forearm and leg
Eruption on forearm and legs turn to black after itching
Generals: Desires: Coffee/Choc;
Modalities: < Morning 10 h./< afternoon/< evening/< before food/< after food
> after food/> lying down
Allerlei: Quelle von Sapanwood
Phytologie: Emmenagogue/astringent and sedative.
Skin diseases (lichen).
Wounds/haemorrhages/disturbance of menstrual functions.
Dysentery and diarrhoea
Ayurvedic: vata/bilious/fever/delirium/ulcer/strangury/urinary concretions/mental disorder;
cures boils/blood complaints; improves the complexion
Yunani System: The wood is bitter; stops bleeding from the chest and lungs; heals wounds, ulcers; improves the complexion; useful in rheuma.
Vertigo associated with hypertension. Reduces blood pressure to 80/50 mm of Hg
Sphere of action: It has prominent action on the gastro intestinal system, eye and head. Other important sites are the nose, throat, urinary system, locomotor system, and respiratory system.
Side affinity: Predominantly Left sided.