The most striking fact in the proving of Benzinum seems to be the influence it had on the circulatory system. It caused a slowing of the pulse stream which in the guinea-pigs brought about the formation of infarcts. In the human provers it resulted in a Decrease of the red and increase of white cells ( r. f. Rabe, M.D.)
It ought to be of use in Leucaemia. Eye symptoms striking. Hallucinations - Epileptiform attacks, coma, and anesthesia.
Worse at night. Worse right side.
Compare: Benzin. - Petroleum Ether - not as pure a compound as Benzene (Benzinum). It is the same, but with a mixture of hydrocarbons. It seems to exercise a special influence on the nervous system and on the blood. Oxyhaemoglobinaemia. Physical weakness, cramps, exaggeration of knee jerks, nausea, vomiting, dizziness, Heaviness and coldness of limbs. Tremor of eyelids and tongue. Benzin. dinitricum - D.n.b. - (The most obvious results of poisoning by skin absorption are changes in the red blood corpuscles and liver degeneration in amblyopia, color-blindness, retinitis. Field of vision contracted. Black urine). Benzin. Nitricum. Mir bane ( Dark, black blood, coagulates with difficulty; venous hyperaemia of the brain and general venous engorgement. Burning taste in mouth. Blue lips, tongue, skin, nails and conjunctive. Cold skin, pulse small, weak, breathing slow and irregular, unconsciousness, symptoms of apoplectic coma. Rolling of eyeballs in their vertical axis; pupils dilated. Nystagmus. Respiration very slow, difficult, sighing.) Trinitrotoluene (T.n.t.), Trotyl - is a high explosive, obtained by nitrating toluene - a product of coal tar distillation.
When the skin or hair is exposed to T.N.T. by contact a characteristic yellow or tawny-orange stain is produced, which lasts for some weeks. Indicated in graver forms of anemia (pernicious) and jaundice. Produces fatal toxic jaundice.
▲ ▼ HEAD (click for more)
Frontal headache to root of nose
Pains from below upward
Pressing feeling in head
Right sided headache.
Sense of falling through bed and floor
Tired and nervous.
▲ ▼ EYE (click for more)
Aching in eyes and lids
Failure to react to light, particularly daylight.
Illusion of vision with wide open eyes
Marked dilation of pupils
Photophobia, objects blurred
Twitching of lids
▲ ▼ NOSE (click for more)
Especially in afternoon
Profuse fluent coryza
▲ ▼ GENITALS (click for more)
Itching of scrotum
Male; Swelling of right testicle
Severe pain in testicles
▲ ▼ EXTREMITIES, LIMBS (click for more)
Heavy limbs, cold legs, exaggerated knee-jerk
Pains from below upward.
▲ ▼ SKIN (click for more)
Eruption like measles
Itching all over back.
Perspiration on side not lain upon
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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.