AluminaOxide of Aluminum, Argilla, Aluminium Oxydatum, Aluminum
Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while the very dilute homeopathic remedy may help, the raw product is often best avoided.
Below are the strongest indications of Alumina in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
A very general condition corresponding to this drug is Dryness of mucous membranes and skin, and Tendency to paretic muscular states. Old people, with lack of vital heat, or prematurely old, with debility. Sluggish functions, heaviness, numbness, and staggering, and the characteristic constipation find an excellent remedy in Alumina. Disposition to colds in the head, and eructations in spare, dry, thin subjects. Delicate children, products of artificial baby foods.≡ show all authors ...
WORSE, periodically; in afternoon; from potatoes. WORSE, in morning on awakening; warm room.
BETTER, in open air; from cold washing; in evening and on alternate days. BETTER, damp weather.≡ show all authors ...
Compare: Aluminum chloridum ( Pains of loco-motor ataxia. Lower
trit. in water. Slag silico-sulphocalcite of Alumina 3x (anal
itching, piles, constipation, flatulent distention); Secale; Lathyr.;Plumb.
Aluminum acetate solution ( Externally a lotion for putrid wounds
and skin infections. Arrests hemorrhage from inertia of uterus.
Parenchymatous hemorrhage from various organs 2-3% solution. Hemorrhage
following tonsillectomy is controlled by rinsing out nasopharynx
with a 10% sol.
Antidotes: Ipecac.; Chamomile.
Low-spirited; fears loss of reason
Confused as to personal identity
Time passes slowly
Better as day advances
Suicidal tendency when seeing knife or blood.
Aversions, dislikes; cannot look at blood, or a knife
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; irritability
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; mood; alternating mood
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; unhappy; sadness, mental depression; morning; on waking
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; confusion; as to own identity
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; weakness of mind; after period
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; of conscience (as if guilty of a crime)
Insecure, uncertain, scared; fear; of evil; evening
Talking, conversation; contrary (see obstinate, irritable)
Talking, conversation; obstinate≡ more ...
Stitching, burning pain in head, with vertigo, worse in morning, but relieved by food
Pressure in forehead as from a tight hat
Inability to walk except with eyes open
Throbbing headache, with constipation
Vertigo, with nausea; better after breakfast
Falling out of hair; scalp itches and is numb.
Pain, headache; affected by certain foods and drinks (improved, brought on or aggravated); after eating
Pain, headache; recurring headache
Pain, headache; sides; one side
Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); forehead; while standing
Pain, headache; stitching, sudden, sharp; brain≡ more ...
Objects look yellow
Eyes feel cold
Lids dry, burn, smart, thickened, aggravated in morning; chronic conjunctivitis
Lids; thickening of lids
Lids; stuck together; night
Inflammation; wounds; conjunctiva (external lining of eye)
Pain; burning, smarting, gnawing, biting
Tears; daytime only
Ulceration; conjunctiva (external lining of eye)
Colours and shapes in front of eyes; colours; yellow; halo around the light≡ more ...
Pain at root of nose
Sense of smell diminished
Point of nose Cracked, nostrils sore, RED; worse touch
Scabs with thick yellow mucus
Oxaena atrophica sicca
Membranes distended and boggy.
Discharge from nose; blood
Skin or lining of nose; cracks; tip
Skin or lining of nose; discoloration; redness≡ more ...
Feels as if albuminous substance had dried on it
Blood-boils and pimples
Twitching of lower jaw
Rush of blood to face after eating.
Lips; chapped≡ more ...
Bad odor from it
Teeth covered with sordes
Gums sore, bleeding
Tensive pain in articulation of jaw when opening mouth or chewing.≡ more ...
Chapped and dry tettery
Intolerable itching when getting warm in bed
Must scratch until it bleeds; then becomes painful
Brittle skin on fingers.
Itching; without visible out-break on skin≡ more ...
DRY, sore; food cannot pass, oesophagus contracted
Feels as if splinter or plug were in throat
Irritable, and relaxed throat
Looks parched and glazed
Clergyman’s sore throat in thin subjects
Thick, tenacious mucus drops from posterior nares
Constant inclination to clear the throat.
Pain; swallowing; on swallowing
Scraping; from dryness
External throat; itching≡ more ...
Dry cough; almost constant
Suffocating≡ more ...
Cough soon after waking in the morning
Hoarse, aphonia, tickling in larynx; wheezing, rattling respiration
Cough on talking or singing, In the morning
Chest feels constricted
Condiments produce cough
Talking aggravates soreness of chest.
Difficult (dyspnea); with cough
Interrupted; coughing≡ more ...
Gnawing pain, as if from hot Iron
Pain along cord, with paralytic weakness.
Pain; dorsal (shoulder level); spine
Pain; sore, bruised, beaten
Pain; sore, bruised, beaten; lumbar (lower half of back); sacrum (base of spine)
Pain; tearing; lumbar (lower half of back)
Skin; itching; neck
Tension; neck (see spasmodic pulling)≡ more ...
Stomach; Abnormal cravings - chalk, Charcoal, dry food, tea-grounds
Heartburn; feels constricted
No desire to eat
Can swallow but small morsels at a time
Constriction of oesophagus.
Colic, like painter’s colic
Pressing in both groins toward sexual organs
Left-sided abdominal complaints.
Pain; from lead poisoning
Bladder; urination; feeble stream (slow)
Bladder; urination; feeble stream (slow); morning on waking
Bladder; urination; delayed, difficult; must press; a long time before able to start
Bladder; urination; delayed, difficult; must press; morning
Stomach; appetite; reduced
Stomach; indigestion; after potatoes
Stomach; vomiting; on coughing≡ more ...
Constipation; difficult stool
Constipation; difficult stool; soft stool
Constipation; inactivity of rectum
Pain; burning; during stool
Pain; soreness; during stool≡ more ...
Hard, dry, knotty; no desire
Rectum sore, dry, inflamed, bleeding
Itching and burning at anus
Even a soft is passed with difficulty
Diarrhoea on urinating
Evacuation preceded by painful urging long before stool, and then straining at stool.
Like balls; like sheep dung
Knotty, nodular, lumpy
Small (see long and narrow)
Thin, liquid≡ more ...
Muscles of bladder paretic, Must strain at stool in order to urinate
Pain in kidneys, with mental confusion
Frequent desire to urinate in old people
Difficult starting.≡ more ...
Male; Excessive desire
Involuntary emissions when straining at stool
Female; Menses too early, short, Scanty, pale, followed by great exhaustion
an.; Coccul.) Leucorrhoea Acrid, profuse, transparent, ROPY, with burning; worse during daytime, and after menses
Relieved by washing with cold water.
Female; vaginal discharge
Female; vaginal discharge; strong and sharp (acrid), wearing away skin
Urethra (urinary part of genitals); discharge; sharp mucous or pus
Urethra (urinary part of genitals); discharge; yellow
Urethra (urinary part of genitals); discharge; yellow; chronic≡ more ...
Pain in arms and fingers, as if hot Iron penetrated
Arms feel paralyzed
Legs feel asleep, Especially when sitting with legs crossed
staggers on walking
heels feel numb
Soles tender; on stepping, feel soft and swollen
Pain in shoulder and upper arm
Gnawing beneath finger nails
Inability to walk, except when eyes are open or in daytime
Spinal degeneration and paralysis of lower limbs.
Hands and feet; corns; stinging
Heaviness; lower limbs
Heaviness; lower limbs; while sitting
Heaviness; leg; while sitting
Movements and positions; incoordination
Movements and positions; incoordination; ataxia
Pain; fingers; nails; under the nails
Pain; gnawing, biting; fingers; under nails
Pain; sore, bruised; foot; sole
Pain; sore, bruised; foot; sole; while walking
Pain; as if sprained; shoulder
Pain; as if sprained; shoulder; raising the arm
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; shoulder
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; hip
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; knee
Pain; tearing; lower limbs
Pain; tearing; thigh
Pain; tearing; knee
Pain; tearing; knee; extending to other parts; downward
Pain; tearing; knee; knee cap
Pain; tearing; leg
Pain; tearing; leg; extending to toes
Skin; skin cracks at bends of joints; hands (see chapping)
Skin; itching; toes; toes that had been frozen
Skin; out-break on skin; foot; herpes
Weakness; lower limbs≡ more ...
Sleep and dreams
Restless; anxious and confused dreams
Sleepy in morning.
Waking; frequent≡ more ...
Fever and chill
Evening; in bed
Perspiration with heat
One-sided; right≡ more ...
Faintness, fainting; while standing
Lying down; inclination to lie down
Pain; pressing; together
Symptoms not symmetrical; symptoms on one side
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); tendency to catch cold
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); warmth
Walking; in open air
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); from talking
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); walking
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); walking; in open air
Weariness (see weakness)
Weariness (see weakness); after talking≡ more ...