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 in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
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.≡ show all authors ...
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.
Desire to be alone, sad and reflective, Avoids conversation
Anxiety at night, with orgasm of blood.
Aversions, dislikes; company
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; unhappy; sadness, mental depression
Home-sickness (see desires home)
Preoccupied; absorbed, buried in thought; meditation
Talking, conversation; dislike of talking, desire to be silent, taciturn≡ more ...
Headache, as if head had been blown to pieces
Rush of blood with confusion
Sensation as if something lay above eyes so that she could not look up
Bluish cheeks and lips
Vertigo followed by nose-bleed
Nose swollen, tip bluish, small tumor on it
Hearing confused; Cannot tell direction of sound.
Pain, headache; top of head (vertex)
bursting; top of head (vertex)
pressing (see bursting, pulling); top of head (vertex); outward
as if torn
top of head (vertex)≡ more ...
Illusions of where sound comes from; as if tone came from another world
confusion of sounds≡ more ...
Skin; out-breaks on skin; acne
out-breaks on skin; acne; chronic, especially nose and cheeks
out-breaks on skin; acne; forehead
out-breaks on skin; coppery
out-breaks on skin; pimples
out-breaks on skin; blisters; nose; in right side
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Spongy ulcers, copper-colored eruption
Chilblains, worse in evening, in bed and from cold
Verruca on hands and face of old people, with bluish color of extremities
flav.) Burning, rawness and fissures; moisture
Discoloration; red; spots; coppery
Abnormal growths; cauliflower-like fungus; haematodes
ulcers; discharges; offensive
Out-breaks on skin; coppery≡ more ...
Arm pit; indurated (hard from inflammation), glands
Breast; indurated (hard from inflammation)
Inflammation; lung lining
Lumps; sensitive nodules
sensitive nodules; in breast
Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp; breast
Skin; out-breaks on skin≡ more ...
Ulceration of lung, with feeling of coldness of chest
Cough, with discharge of greenish pus.≡ more ...
Pain; sacrum (base of spine); during stool
pressing; sacrum (base of spine)
Tension; dorsal (shoulder level); shoulder blades≡ more ...
Stomach; Eating tires patient
Weak, empty feeling in stomach
Burning and griping
Repugnance to fat food
Sour water from mouth
Pain; sudden, sharp (sticking, etc.); groin region
Bladder; urination; frequent; night
Kidneys; pain; cutting; ureters (tubes between kidneys and bladder)
Stomach; burping, belching; tasting like food≡ more ...
Female; Nausea of pregnancy; worse at night
Darting in breast; Painful indurations in breast, especially right
Female; vaginal discharge
inflammation; indurated (hard from inflammation); womb; cervix
period; protracted≡ more ...
Pain in coccyx; burns when touched
Ankles turn easily
Straining and over-lifting produce great debility
Pain in hip joints at night
Night sweat fetid and profuse
Hands and feet; corns; sore
Numbness (see tingling); hand
Pain; pulling; leg; calf
pulling; leg; calf; walking
as if sprained; wrist
stitching, sudden, sharp; hip
ankle; children learning to walk≡ more ...
Staining the linen; yellow≡ more ...
Eating and food; while eating
Inflammation; indurated (hard from inflammation)
indurated (hard from inflammation); glands
Straining of muscles and tendons, from lifting
Lying down; lying on side
Numbness; internally; in single parts
Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); cold feeling; lack of vital heat
Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); from lifting
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