Carbo AnimalisAnimal Charcoal, Carbo an
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 Carbo Animalis based on traditional homeopathic usage. Indications have not been reviewed by the FDA. If symptoms persist always consult a medical professional.
Seems to be especially adapted to scrofulous and venous constitutions, old people, and after debilitating disease, with feeble circulation and lowered vitality. Glands are indurated, veins distended, skin blue. Stitch remaining after pleurisy. Easily strained from lifting. Weakness of nursing women. Ulceration and decomposition. All its secretions are offensive. Causes local congestions WITHOUT heat.
WORSE, after shaving, loss of animal fluids.
The Carbon group all have putrid discharges and exhalations. All act on the skin, causing intertrigo and excoriations. Glandular enlargements and catarrhal states, flatulency and asphyxiation. Carbon Tetrachloride is said to cause fatty liver ( Phosph.; Rs; Chloroform.) Paralysis of interosseus muscles of feet and hands. Wonderful clinical results in the treatment of Hook worm disease. See Thymol (Relationship).
Complementary: Calc. Phos.
Antidotes: Ars.; Nux.
Compare: Badiaga; Sepia; Sulph.; Plumb. Iod.Anxiety at night, with orgasm of blood.Desire to be alone, sad and reflective, Avoids conversationmind; aversions, dislikes; company;mind; emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; unhappy; sadness, mental depression;mind; home-sickness (see desires home);mind; preoccupied; absorbed, buried in thought; meditation;mind; talking, conversation; dislike of talking, desire to be silent, taciturn;vertigo, dizziness; morning;Bluish cheeks and lipshead; pain, headache; as if torn;head; pain, headache; as if torn; top of head (vertex);head; pain, headache; bursting; top of head (vertex);head; pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); top of head (vertex); outward;head; pain, headache; top of head (vertex);Headache, as if head had been blown to piecesHearing confused; Cannot tell direction of sound.Nose swollen, tip bluish, small tumor on itRush of blood with confusionSensation as if something lay above eyes so that she could not look upVertigo followed by nose-bleedhearing; illusions of where sound comes from; as if tone came from another world;hearing; impaired;hearing; impaired; confusion of sounds;nose; nose bleed; morning;nose; skin or lining of nose; discoloration; redness; tip;face; skin; out-breaks on skin; acne;face; skin; out-breaks on skin; acne; chronic, especially nose and cheeks;face; skin; out-breaks on skin; acne; forehead;face; skin; out-breaks on skin; blisters; nose; in right side;face; skin; out-breaks on skin; coppery;face; skin; out-breaks on skin; pimples;face; skin; spots (see outbreaks);mouth; growths, blisters, swellings; small swellings; tongue;mouth; teeth; looseness;throat; external throat; glands indurated (hard from inflammation);Ptomaine poisoningWeak digestionabdomen; bladder; urination; frequent; night;abdomen; kidneys; pain; cutting; ureters (tubes between kidneys and bladder);abdomen; pain; sudden, sharp (sticking, etc.); groin region;abdomen; stomach; burping, belching; tasting like food;abdomen; stomach; cancer;Burning and gripingflatulencePyrosis.Repugnance to fat foodSour water from mouthStomach; Eating tires patientWeak, empty feeling in stomachrectum; haemorrhoids; large;rectum; haemorrhoids; walking;Cancer of uterus, burning pain down thighs.Darting in breast; Painful indurations in breast, especially rightFemale; Nausea of pregnancy; worse at nightgenitals; female; inflammation; indurated (hard from inflammation); womb; cervix;genitals; female; period; frequent;genitals; female; period; protracted;genitals; female; vaginal discharge;Lochia offensive (Kreos; Rhus; Secale) Menses too early, frequent long lasting, Followed by great exhaustion, so weak, can hardly speak (Cocc)Cough, with discharge of greenish pus.Pleurisy, typhoid character, and remaining stitchUlceration of lung, with feeling of coldness of chestcough; dry cough;cough; dry cough; night;chest; arm pit; indurated (hard from inflammation), glands;chest; breast; indurated (hard from inflammation);chest; inflammation; lung lining;chest; lumps; sensitive nodules;chest; lumps; sensitive nodules; in breast;chest; pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; breast;chest; skin; out-breaks on skin;back; pain; pressing; sacrum (base of spine);back; pain; sacrum (base of spine); during stool;back; tension; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades;Night sweat fetid and profuseAnkles turn easilyEasy discolorationextremities, limbs; hands and feet; corns; sore;extremities, limbs; numbness (see tingling); hand;extremities, limbs; pain; as if sprained; wrist;extremities, limbs; pain; pulling; leg; calf;extremities, limbs; pain; pulling; leg; calf; walking;extremities, limbs; pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; hip;extremities, limbs; pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; hip; left;extremities, limbs; pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; hip; while sitting;extremities, limbs; weakness; ankle;extremities, limbs; weakness; ankle; children learning to walk;Joints weakPain in coccyx; burns when touchedPain in hip joints at nightStraining and over-lifting produce great debilityWrist pain.sleep; dreams; fantastic;chill; after eating;chill; afternoon;chill; in bed;chill; night;chill; night; in bed;perspiration; after eating;perspiration; night;perspiration; odour; offensive;perspiration; odour; offensive; night;perspiration; profuse;perspiration; staining the linen; yellow;perspiration; while eating;Glands indurated, swollen, painful, in neck, axillae, groin, mammae; pains lancinating, cutting, burning ( Con.; MercAcne rosaceaBubo.Chilblains, worse in evening, in bed and from coldflav.) Burning, rawness and fissures; moistureskin; abnormal growths; cauliflower-like fungus; haematodes;skin; abnormal growths; ulcers; discharges; offensive;skin; abnormal growths; ulcers; spongy;skin; discoloration; red; spots; coppery;skin; out-breaks on skin; coppery;Spongy ulcers, copper-colored eruptionVerruca on hands and face of old people, with bluish color of extremitiesgeneralities; cancers;generalities; cancers; fungus haematodes;generalities; cancers; glands;generalities; cancers; hard;generalities; eating and food; while eating;generalities; evening;generalities; inflammation; indurated (hard from inflammation);generalities; inflammation; indurated (hard from inflammation); glands;generalities; lying down; lying on side;generalities; morning;generalities; night;generalities; numbness; internally; in single parts;generalities; straining of muscles and tendons, from lifting;generalities; swelling; glands;generalities; temperature (felt and effects of temperature); cold feeling; lack of vital heat;generalities; weakness (see lethargic, weariness); during period;generalities; weakness (see lethargic, weariness); from lifting;generalities; weakness (see lethargic, weariness); from perspiration;
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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.