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Know Your Remedies: Coffea cruda (Coff.)

Common Names: Raw coffee bean.

General Information

The person needing Coffea cruda (Coff.) is nervous, excitable, quick to act, and mentally and physically overstimulated. They have increased sensitivity to touch and pain, and increased sensitivity of the special senses so that vision, hearing, smell and taste feel sharper and more acute. Eating, drinking and thinking are rapid and ailments such as neuralgia are triggered by joy, surprises and heightened emotion. Those needing Coffea may also dislike open air, or find that symptoms worsen in open air. Drinking coffee can increase nervousness or aggravate physical symptoms. Children needing Coffea suit the above profile and are physically restless or hyperactive.

Mental-Emotional Symptoms

  • Sentimental and easily dominated.
  • Mental overactivity – quick, restless or excitable thoughts.
  • Joyful – sometimes to ecstatic states. Weeping from joy.
  • Witty.
  • Despair from pain.

Head

  • Headache – like a nail in the side of the head.

Dental

  • Toothache which is relieved by holding ice-cold water in mouth.

Chest

  • Palpitations with excitement.

Limbs

  • Sciatic pain or other types of neuralgia – worsened by open air or heightened emotions.

Female

  • Complaints of menopause – flushing, palpitations, faintness, sleeplessness.

Sleep

  • Sleeplessness from racing and active thoughts.
  • Waking from the slightest noise.

Where do I find it?

Coffea cruda (Coff.) is available from our online store as a single remedy in either pills or liquid, and as part of the following Complexes (combination remedies): Insomnia from Overactive Mind; Sensitive Teeth; Toothache.

Important

While above self-limiting or acute complaints are suitable for home treatment, see your healthcare provider if symptoms worsen or fail to improve. Chronic or persistent complaints, which may or may not be mentioned above, require a different treatment and dosage protocol so are best managed by a qualified homeopath for good results.

Dosage Instructions (suitable for babies to adults)

For acute and self-limiting complaints, take one pill or five drops of the remedy every 15 minutes to 4 hours (15 minutes for intense symptoms, 4 hours for milder ones). Once an improvement is noticed, stop dosing and repeat the remedy only if symptoms return. If there is no improvement at all by three doses, choose a different remedy or seek professional guidance. Chronic symptoms or complaints require a course of professional treatment to manage the changes in potencies and remedies that will be required.

Important

While above self-limiting or acute complaints are suitable for home treatment, see your healthcare provider if symptoms worsen or fail to improve. Chronic or persistent complaints, which may or may not be mentioned above, require a different treatment and dosage protocol so are best managed by a qualified homeopath for good results.

Dosage Instructions (suitable for babies to adults)

For acute and self-limiting complaints, take one pill or five drops of the remedy every 15 minutes to 4 hours (15 minutes for intense symptoms, 4 hours for milder ones). Once an improvement is noticed, stop dosing and repeat the remedy only if symptoms return. If there is no improvement at all by three doses, choose a different remedy or seek professional guidance. Chronic symptoms or complaints require a course of professional treatment to manage the changes in potencies and remedies that will be required.

More Information

Guidelines on which potency to use

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