Spasmodic affections, cramps, convulsions, beginning in fingers and toes, violent, contractive, and intermittent pain, are some of the more marked expressions of the action of Cuprum; and its curative range therefore includes tonic and clonic spasms, convulsions, and epileptic attacks. Chorea brought on by fright. Nausea greater than in any other remedy. In epilepsy, aura begins at knees, ascends to hypogastrium; then unconsciousness, foaming, and falling. Symptoms disposed to appear periodically and in groups. Complaints begin in left side (Laches). Tape worm (colloidal Cuprum 3x).
Where eruptions trike in, as in scarlet fever, complaints may result, such as excessive vomiting, stupor, convulsions, which come within the sphere of this remedy. The pains are increased by movement and touch.
Cuprum metallicum treatment for Head ailments: Fixed ideas, malicious and morose. Uses words not intended. Fearful. Empty feeling. Purple, red swelling of head, with convulsions. Bruised pain in brain and eyes on turning them. Meningitis. Sensation as if water were poured over head. Giddiness accompanies many ailments, head falls forward on chest.
Cuprum metallicum treatment for Eyes ailments: Aching over eyes. Fixed, stary, sunken, glistening, turned upward. Crossed. Quick rolling of eyeballs, with closed eyes.
Cuprum metallicum treatment for Face ailments: Distorted, pale bluish, with blue lips. Contraction of jaws, with foam at mouth.
Cuprum metallicum treatment for Nose ailments: Sensation of violent congestion of blood to nose (Melilot).
Cuprum metallicum treatment for Mouth ailments: Strong metallic, slimy taste, with flow of saliva. Constant protrusion and retraction of the tongue, like a snake (Lach). Paralysis of tongue. Stammering speech.
Cuprum metallicum treatment for Stomach ailments: Hiccough preceding the spasms. Nausea. Vomiting, relieved by drinking cold water; with colic, diarrhoea, spasms. Strong metallic taste (Rhus). When drinking, the fluid descends with gurgling sound (Laur). Craves cool drink.
Cuprum metallicum treatment for Abdomen ailments: Tense, hot and tender to touch; contracted. Neuralgia of abdominal viscera. Colic, violent and intermittent. Intussusception.
Cuprum metallicum treatment for Stool ailments: Black, painful, bloody, with tenesmus and weakness. Cholera; with cramps in abdomen and calves.
Cuprum metallicum treatment for Female ailments: Menses too late, protracted. Cramps, extending into chest, before, during, or after suppression of menses. Also, from suppressed foot sweats (Sil). Ebullition of blood; palpitation. Chlorosis. After-pains.
Cuprum metallicum treatment for Heart ailments: Angina pectoris. Slow pulse; or hard, full and quick. Palpitation, praecordial anxiety and pain. Fatty degeneration (Phytol).
Cuprum metallicum treatment for Respiratory ailments: Cough as a gurgling sound, better by drinking cold water. Suffocative attacks, worse 3 am (Am c). Spasm and constriction of chest; spasmodic asthma, alternating with spasmodic vomiting. Whooping-cough, better, swallow water, with vomiting and spasms and purple face. Spasm of the glottis. Dyspnoea with epigastric uneasiness. Spasmodic dyspnoea before menstruation. Angina with asthmatic symptoms and cramps (Clarke).
Extremities:Jerking, twitching of muscles. Coldness of hands. Cramps in palms. Great weariness of limbs. Cramps in calves and soles. Epilepsy; auro begins in knees. Clenched thumbs. Clonic spasms, beginning in fingers and toes.
Cuprum metallicum treatment for Skin ailments: Bluish, marbled. Ulcers, itching spots, and pimples at the folds of joints. Chronic psoriasis and lepra (Hughes).
Cuprum metallicum treatment for Sleep ailments: Profound, with shocks in body. During sleep constant rumbling in abdomen.
Cuprum metallicum treatment for Modalities ailments: Worse, before menses; from vomiting, contact. Better, during perspiration, drinking cold water.
Cuprum metallicum treatment for Relationship ailments: Antidotes: Bell; Hepar; Camph. Copper is found in Dulcam, Staphisag, Conium and some other plants. Also in King-crab (Limulus).
Cuprum metallicum treatment for Compare ailments: Cupr sulph (burning at vertex; incessant, spasmodic cough; worse at night; tongue and lips bluish; locally, Cupr sulph in 1-3 per cent sol in inoperable sarcoma). Cupr cyan (meningitis basilaris); Cholas terrapina (cramps in calves and feet; rheumatism, with cramp-like pains); Plumb; Nux; Veratr. Cuprum oxydatum nigrum 1x (all kinds of worms, including tapeworms and trichinosis according to Zopfy's 60 years' experience).
Cuprum metallicum treatment for Dose ailments: Sixth to thirtieth potency.