Carbo VegetabilisVegetable Charcoal, Carbo Veg, Carboveg, Charcoal, Carbo-v
Homeopathic remedies are prescribed on the basis that in a tiny dilution like cures like, so while very dilute Carbo Vegetabilis may help, unprocessed Carbo Veg is often best avoided.
Below are the strongest indications (i.e. symptoms) of Carbo Veg in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
WORSE, evening; night and open air; cold; from fat food, butter, Coffea Cruda Coffee, milk, warm damp weather; Wine.
BETTER, from eructation, From fanning, cold.≡ show all authors ...
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Aversion to darkness
Fear of ghosts
Sudden loss of memory.
Delusions, imaginations, hallucinations, illusions; desire for open air
Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; indifference, apathy, etc.
indifference, apathy, etc.; to everything
Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; difficulty concentrating
impaired thinking; confusion
forced to arouse himself
impaired thinking; dull, sluggish
Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety
anxiety; on closing eyes≡ more ...
Aches from any over-indulgence
Hat pressed upon head like a heavy weight
Head feels heavy, constricted
Pimples on forehead and face.
Coldness; from being heated
Congestion (see pulsation)
Constriction, tension (see also pulling, pressing)
as if in love
pressure of hat
like wearing a skull cap
Sensitive; head sensitive to cold air; while walking in cold air
Heaviness (see pain; pressing)
pressing); back of head (occiput)
Pain, headache; from emotions; from becoming heated
while lying down
from certain movements; movement in general
from suppressed perspiration
pressure; from pressure of hat
from warmth; summer
back of head (occiput)
pressure of hat
dull pain; back of head (occiput)
pressing (see bursting, pulling)
back of head (occiput)
top of head (vertex)
tearing, rending; back of head (occiput)
Hair feels sore, Falls off easily; scalp itches when getting warm in bed
Skin and scalp; perspiration; forehead; cold≡ more ...
Vision of black floating spots
Burning in eyes
Pain; burning, smarting, gnawing, biting
Tears; with running nose≡ more ...
Otorrhoea following exanthematous diseases
Malformation of cerumen with exfoliation of dermoid layer of meatus.
Discharges from ear
after scarlet fever
Noises in ear; ringing
after scarlet fever≡ more ...
Pale, hippocratic, cold with cold sweat; blue ( Cup.; Opium N/A .) Mottled cheeks and red nose.
Heat; during anxiety
Appearance as if dead (see sunken)
Inflammation; parotid gland (gland in front and below ear lobe)
Pain; pulling; jaws
Skin; discoloration; bluish
discoloration; greenish (see iron deficiency anaemia (greenish-yellow discoloration))
out-breaks on skin; acne
chronic, especially nose and cheeks
out-breaks on skin; red; erysipelas (inflamed from infection, deep red colour); gangrenous
Twitching; lips; upper lip≡ more ...
Epistaxis in daily attacks, with pale face
Bleeding after straining, with pale face; tip of nose red and scabby, itching around nostrils
Varicose veins on nose
Eruption in corner of alae nasi
dark, black blood
Coryza with cough, especially in moist, warm weather
Ineffectual efforts to sneeze.
Running or blocked nose (coryza)
with inflammation larynx
difficult to sneeze≡ more ...
Odour (halitosis, bad breath); offensive
Gums and teeth
Teeth very sensitive where chewing; gums retracted and bleed easily
Blood oozing from gums when cleaning teeth
gums; when sucking them
Pain; sore; gums
Gums; teeth detached from gums
teeth detached from gums; and bleed easily
teeth detached from gums; scurvy-like
pain; upper teeth
Tongue coated white or yellow brown, Covered with aphthae
Sensation of coldness; tongue
Discoloration; tongue; black
tongue; bluish-white; and bleed easily
Pain; palate (roof of mouth)
pressing; palate (roof of mouth)≡ more ...
larynx; cold air
trachea (wind pipe)
Pain; sore; air passages
Roughness; air passage
with running nose
on physical exertion
rough≡ more ...
Anxiety; region of heart
Heart; palpitations; visible
Lungs; tuberculosis; last stage
Pain; during a cough
sore, bruised; from coughing
morning on waking
Cough with itching in larynx; spasmodic with gagging and vomiting of mucus
Whooping cough, especially in beginning
Deep, rough voice, falling on slight exertion
Hoarseness; worse, evenings, talking; evening oppression of breathing, sore and raw chest
Wheezing and rattling of mucus in chest
Occasional spells of long coughing attacks
Cough, with burning in chest; worse in evening, in open air, after eating and talking
Spasmodic cough, bluish face, offensive expectoration, neglected pneumonia
Breath cold; Must be fanned
Hemorrhage from lungs
Asthma in aged with blue skin.
wants to be fanned
while lying down
Impeded, obstructed; from wind
Wheezing≡ more ...
Night; before midnight
Sensations in throat and air passages (either from coughing, or causing coughing); scraping; from larynx
Comes on suddenly
Whooping≡ more ...
Bloody, spitting of blood (see chest haemorrhage); brown
Greenish≡ more ...
Blue, cold ecchymosed
Marbled with venous over distension
Itching; worse on evening, when warm in bed
Moist skin; Hot perspiration; senile gangrene beginning in toes; bed sores; bleed easily
Falling out of hair, from a general weakened condition
Indolent ulcers, burning pain
Ichorous, offensive discharge; tendency to gangrene of the margins
Abnormal growths; ulcers
ulcers; discharges; greenish
ulcers; discharges; offensive
ulcers; mottled with red circle
ulcers; phagedenic (spreading, obstinate ulceration)
ulcers; surrounded by pimples
Inflammation; skin erysipelas (inflamed from infection, deep red colour); gangrenous
Out-breaks on skin; discharging, moist
discharging, moist; yellow
rash (see granular); scabies≡ more ...
Eructations after eating and drinking
Temporary relief from belching
Rancid, sour, or putrid eructations
Burning in stomach, extending to back and along spine
Contractive pain extending to chest, with distention of abdomen
Faint gone feeling in stomach, not relieved by eating
Crampy pains forcing patient to bend double
Distress comes on a half-hour after eating
Sensitiveness of epigastric region
sour, rancid belching
Aversion to milk, meat, and Fat things
Epigastric region very sensitive.
Cannot bear tight clothing around waist and abdomen
Ailments accompanying intestinal fistulae
Abdomen greatly distended; better, passing wind
Pain in liver.
Stool and Rectum.
Itching, gnawing and burning in rectum
Acrid, corrosive moisture from rectum
a musty, glutinous moisture exudes
Soreness, itching, moisture of perineum at night
Discharge of blood from rectum
Burning at anus, burning varices ( Muriaticum Acidum Mur-ac.) Painful diarrhoea of old people
Frequent, involuntary cadaverous-smelling stools, followed by burning
White hemorrhoids; excoriation of anus
BLUISH, burning piles, PAIN after stool.
Bloated; after eating
Sensation of fullness
Pain; during the heat of fever
extending to other parts; to leg
extending to other parts; to lower limbs
spleen; during heat
Bladder; urging to urinate (unhealthy desire); anxious
Kidneys; suppression of urine
desires, cravings; salt things
distended (swollen from inner pressure)
after eating butter
fullness; after eating
pain; burping, belching
retching; with cough
Digestion slow; food putrefies before it digests
the simplest food distresses
Bloated; after dinner
Stomach; burping, belching; after rich food
Eructations, heaviness, fullness, and sleepiness; tense from flatulence, with pain; worse lying down
Water brash, asthmatic breathing from flatulence
Gastralgia of nursing women, with excessive flatulence
Pain as from lifting a weight; colic from riding in a carriage; excessive discharge of fetid flatus
Flatus hot, moist, offensive
Flatulence; behind lower ribs
Noises from abdomen; rumbling; passing flatulence
Nausea in the morning
Stomach; nausea; morning
vomiting; blood≡ more ...
Skin and lining; excoriated (as if grazed, chaffed)
excoriated (as if grazed, chaffed); must rub anus until raw
fistula (additional hole)
Odour; like a dead body
putrid≡ more ...
Albuminous (white, thick); after alcohol abuse
Itching and moisture at thigh near scrotum.
Vulva swollen; aphthae; varies on pudenda
Female; vaginal discharge; greenish
Male; Discharge of prostatic fluid at stool
Female; metrorrhagia (non-menstrual bleeding); passive
pain; sore, tenderness
Premature and too copious menses; pale blood
Leucorrhoea before menses, thick, greenish, milky, excoriating ( Kreosotum Kreos.) During menstruation, burning in hands and soles.
Female; period; frequent
period; offensive smell
period; protracted≡ more ...
Heavy, stiff; feel paralyzed; Limbs, go to sleep; want of muscular energy; joints weak
Pain in shins
Cramp in soles; feet numb and sweaty
Cold from knees down
Toes red, swollen
Burning pain in bones and limbs.
upper limbs; hands
lower limbs; knee
lower limbs; leg
lower limbs; foot; icy cold
Cramps; foot; sole
Pulling up limbs
Heaviness; lower limbs
lower limbs; while walking
Numbness (see tingling)
while lying down; on limbs
pulling; upper limbs; night
pulling; upper limbs; on the one lain on
pulling; lower limbs
tearing; during fever
Skin; chicken pox (see swelling); lower limbs
chicken pox (see swelling); lower limbs; during pregnancy
chicken pox (see swelling); leg
itching; lower limbs
out-break on skin; hand
ulcers; lower limbs
bluish with red circle
Weakness; after least exertion≡ more ...
Fever and chill
Coldness, with thirst
Chill begins in forearm
Burning in various places
Perspiration on eating
Hectic fever, exhausting sweats.
Chilliness (see also whole body; temperature)
When heated, overheated
Icy coldness of the body
the whole body, with cold breath
Periodic, recurring; annual chill
dazed from fever
External heat; desire to be fanned in place of thirst during the heat
third stage, haemorrhages, with great paleness of face, violent headache, great heaviness of limbs and trembling of the body≡ more ...
Injuries and accidents
Poisoning; poisoning by mercury
poisoning by quinine≡ more ...
Sleep and dreams
Sleeplessness, insomnia; night; from before midnight
Waking; from cold limbs
With difficulty breathing
Night; before midnight
Desire for open air
Blood vessels; blue discoloration (from lack of oxygen in blood)
septicaemia (blood poisoning - chills, fever, must lie down, inflammed lungs, liver, kidneys and other organs)
Eating and food; while eating
Faintness, fainting; morning; on rising
Inflammation; indurated (hard from inflammation)
Lack of irritability
Mucous secretions increased
Pain; gnawing, biting
sudden, sharp; downward
pressing in muscles
Lack of reaction
Wet weather≡ more ...