Arsenicum MetallicumMetallic Arsenic
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 (i.e. symptoms) of Arsenicum Metallicum in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Behaviour; attempts to escape
Desires, wants; death
Insecure, uncertain, scared; fear; poison; of being poisoned
fear; poison; of being poisoned; night
Memory; weakness of memory; for what was read≡ show all authors ...
Low spirited, memory weak
Desire to be alone
Annoyed by visions, causing her to cry
Head feels too large
Expanded sensation (see swollen); enlarged sensation
Left-sided headache up to eyes and into ears
Headaches worse stooping and lying down Oedematous swelling of forehead.
Pain, headache; sides; extending to other parts; ear
bursting≡ show all authors ...
Cornea (transparent part of eye); triangular growth
when using eyes; when reading
when using eyes; while sewing
burning, smarting, gnawing, biting; on rising≡ show all authors ...
Red, itching, burning and bloated
Eyes swelled and watery, burn with coryza
Eyes weak, day and gas light unpleasant.
Heat; with running nose
burning (see heat); cold water
Skin; discoloration; earthy
Swelling; fluid accumulation
sensation of swelling≡ show all authors ...
Discharge from nose; burning
wearing away skin
morning; 11 a.m.
Running or blocked nose (coryza); blocked
with inflammation larynx
periodical attacks (see also annual); every twenty-one days≡ show all authors ...
Mouth sore and ulcerated.
Growths, blisters, swellings; ulcers; painful; sore, smarting
Growths, blisters, swellings; ulcers; white; left lower lip, inside
Gums and teeth
The tongue coated white, and shows imprint of the teeth
Pain; gums; when touched
as if burnt; gums
Discoloration; tongue; green
Saliva; mucus, slime; collection of mucus on tongue (see sticky)
Tongue; jagged edge of tongue≡ show all authors ...
hoarseness; with running nose≡ show all authors ...
Oppressed feeling; night
Pain; heart; when lying down; could lie only on left side
region of heart
cutting (sudden sharp pain); heart
afternoon, 4 p.m.
stitching, sudden, sharp; heart
Pulsation; breast bone
Accelerated; morning≡ show all authors ...
▲ BACK AND NECK
Weakness (tired feeling, in spine); neck
lumbar (lower half of back)
spine; irritation; dorsal (shoulder level)
aching; lumbar (lower half of back)
burning; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades; between them
Skin; like insects crawling on skin
like insects crawling on skin; morning≡ show all authors ...
Sore pain in liver goes through to shoulders and spine
Pain in spleen down to groin
Pain in breast extends to hip and spleen
Diarrhoea, burning watery stools with relief of pain.
Skin; itching; groin region; extending to knee
Stomach; desires, cravings; alcoholic drinks; brandy
aversion to certain foods or drinks; wine
nausea; morning≡ show all authors ...
▲ RECTUM, ANUS, STOOL
Haemorrhage from anus; during period
Bloody; during period≡ show all authors ...
▲ GENITALS ETC
Male; itching; scrotum
at tip; burning
Female; hot; vagina
pain; vagina; during period
Male; perspiration; offensive
Female; pain; womb (see abdomen, pain); during period
pain; sharp; during period≡ show all authors ...
▲ EXTREMITIES, LIMBS
Coldness; upper limbs; hands; daytime
upper limbs; hands; with heat; with heat of body
Cracking noise in joints; finger joints
finger joints; when closing the hand
Dryness; knee joint
Heat; hand; palm
hand; palm; dry heat
Heaviness; upper limbs
Movements and positions; lameness; hip; while bathing
lameness; hip; after rising from a seat
lameness; hip; while walking
Numbness (see tingling); forearm
Pain; upper arm
hip; when lying on hip
hip; extending to other parts; heel
burning; foot; night
sore, bruised; forearm
stitching, sudden, sharp; upper arm
Pulsation, throbbing; lower limbs
Skin; itching; elbow; point of the elbow
Swollen; not visible
foot; sensation of≡ show all authors ...
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness)
after stool≡ more ...