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 Carboneum Chloratum in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
Great muscular lassitude and indisposition to move,
Its primary effects are similar to those of Chloroformium Chloroform, but it takes a longer time to produce the same degree of anaesthesia, and generally a longer time to recover from it,
When the vapor is inhaled it causes so great irritation of the throat, that few can persevere in breathing it for such a length of time as to induce anaesthesia. I have latterly, however, seen it inhaled perseveringly until this state, with all its usual phenomena, followed.
and without excitement of the pulse or subsequent headache. When I myself attempted to inhale the Chloride of hydrocarbon, it produced an extreme degree of acrid irritation in the throat, which did not disappear entirely for many hours afterwards,.≡ show all authors ...
Full pulsation in head and limbs,
Full and hot sensation in head (after one hour and a half),≡ show all authors ...
Since inhaling the vapor, a relaxed condition of the bronchial mucous membrane, with expectoration every morning of three or four lumps of carbonaceous mucus, and some during the day, has altogether disappeared, and the little irritation of the membrane has also gone,
Heart and pulse
The depressing influence upon the heart greater than that of Chloroformium Chloroform,
Failing in the action of the heart, which became weak, and not more than forty-eight per minute, with great lassitude in the limbs (after one hour and a half),
The pulse becomes extremely feeble and weak,
Pulse weak and rapid during the greatest degree of anaesthetic sleep,≡ show all authors ...
Feeling of distension,
Sinking and nausea at the stomach (after one hour and a half),≡ show all authors ...
Sleep and dreams
Sleepiness, with a sort of passive wish to proceed with the inspiration, but as if even this were too much trouble,
Bad night, with little continuous sleep till morning; lay half dreaming, with a hot skin, a swimming feeling in the head, nausea at the stomach, a very dry tongue sticking to the palate, a taste of the Tetrachloride, and a weak pulse, with a feeling like sea-sickness; restlessness, with a disinclination to move,≡ show all authors ...
1, Sir J. Y. Simpson, Pharm. Journ., 24, 416; 2, Nunneley, Brit. Med. Journ., 1867; both are statements of the effects of the vapor.
Authority.3, J. Y. Simpson, M.D., Pharm. Journ., vol. vii, 1848, p. 516.≡ more ...