AlumenCommon Potash Alum, Alumen Crudum
HPUS label indication: Constipation
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 Alumen based on traditional homeopathic usage. Indications have not been reviewed by the FDA. If symptoms persist always consult a medical professional.
The clinical application of this remedy points to its bowel symptoms, both in obstinate constipation and in hemorrhage from bowels in the course of typhoid - one Phase of the Paralytic weakness of the muscles in all parts of the body. Tendency to Induration is also marked, a low form of tissue-making is favored. Hardening of tissues of tongue, rectum, uterus, etc.; ulcers with indurated base. Adapted to old people, especially bronchial catarrhs. Sensation of dryness and constriction. Mental paresis; dysphagia especially to liquids. Tendency to induration, Scirrhus of the tongue.
WORSE, cold except headache, which is relieved by cold.
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Thick; and sticky
White; albuminous (white, thick)
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Burning pain as if weight on top of head better by pressure of hand
Vertigo, with weakness in pit of stomach
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Discharge from nose; hard, dry
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Burning pain down the oesophagus
Enlarged and indurated tonsils
Constriction of oesophagus.
Every cold settles in throat
Mucous membrane red and swollen
Tendency to throat colds
Tickling in throat
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Pain; from lead poisoning
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Itching after stool
No desire to stool for days
Constipation of the most aggravated kind
Marble-like masses pass, but rectum still feels full
Hemorrhage from bowels.
Itching in anus
Long lasting pain and smarting in rectum after stool; also hemorrhoids
No ability to expel stool
Constipation; difficult stool
Constipation; inactivity of rectum
Violent ineffectual urging to stool
Yellow, like an infant’s
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Knotty, nodular, lumpy
Like balls; black
Like balls; like sheep dung
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) Chronic yellow vaginal discharge
Aphthous patches in vagina ( Caul
.) Menses watery.
Chronic gonorrhoea, yellow with little lumps along urethra
Female; Tendency to induration of neck of uterus and mammary glands ( Carb
Urethra (urinary part of genitals); discharge; sharp mucous or pus
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Copious, ropy morning expectoration in old people
Hemoptysis, great weakness of chest; difficult to expel mucus
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Evening; in bed
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Heart; Palpitation, From lying down on right side.
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Weakness of all muscles, especially arms and legs
Constricted feeling around limbs.
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To be thought of in indurated glands, epithelioma, etc.; veins become varicose and bleed
Ulcers, with indurated base
Alopecia, Scrotal eczema and on back of penis.
Glands inflame and harden
Indurations resulting from long-continued inflammatory irritations
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Entries on a white background are from Boericke's Materia Medica. Entries on a green background are from a reversed Kent's repertory, with some alterations to modernise the language. Uses are based on traditional homeopathic practice and have not been reviewed by the FDA.