Caulophyllum is extensive remedy for female complaints related to menses and delivery. Its prominent characteristic is debility, which is observed mainly in uterus but also in limbs, back, nerves and memory.
There is certain group of remedies accepted as ‘remedies for women’, as there are the so called ‘acute remedies’, ‘children remedies’ etc. Though this demarcation is to some extent conditional, the ‘women’ remedies are more often prescribed to female patients than to male ones. This is due to the physical pathology from one side, and to the particular psycho-emotional pattern of the remedies from the other side. One typical female remedy is Platinum metallicum. In this article the readers’s attention will be drawn up to the particular mental picture of this remedy, and to the pronounced depression it is able to cure.