ChloralumChloral Hydrate, Chloral, Chloralum hydratum
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 Chloralum in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
This drug, used in physiological doses, is a powerful hypnotic and cardiac depressant. It has a marked effect on the skin, producing erythema, ecchymosis, etc., which symptoms have been utilized homeopathically with much success, especially in the treatment of hives. Emotional excitability, hallucinations. Night terrors in children. Muscular prostration.
First trituration in hives, otherwise, higher potencies. Locally, in offensive foot-sweat, bathe with one percent. solution. For its physiological effects, five to twenty grains. Use cautiously.≡ show all authors ...
Antidotes: Ammon.; Atro.; Dig.; Mosch.
Compare: Bell.; Opium; Apis; Verona - (a dangerous drug made by the action of Alcohol upon urea and contains the same radical that alcohol does. Makes a man just as drunk as pure alcohol. Staggers, cannot stand up ( Dr. Barney.) (Confluent, reddish spots; dermatitis, itching of glans and prepuce; circumscribed dermatitis patch on first metacarpal phalangeal joint.) Luminal - (Sleeplessness with skin symptoms in migraine; lethargy like epidemic encephalitis) ( Dr. Royal.)
Morning headache; worse in forehead, also in occiput, on motion; better in open air
Passive cerebral hyperaemia (use 30th)
Feeling as if hot band were drawn from temple to temple
Hears voices.≡ more ...
Eyes blood-shot and watery
Circles of light, black spots
Illusions of sight where eyes are closed or at night
Conjunctivitis, burning in eye and lids; eyeball feels too large; everything looks White.
Swellings≡ more ...
Red blotches, like measles
Urticaria, worse, spirituous liquors, hot drinks
Erythema aggravated by alcoholic drinks, with palpitation; causes pain in tendons and extensors
Surface of body Stone-cold
Wheals come on from a chill; better, warmth
Itching; burning; as from nettles
Out-breaks on skin; like nettle rash≡ more ...
Extreme dyspnoea, with sensation of weight and constriction of chest
Asthma, with sleeplessness.≡ more ...
Skin; out-break on skin; like nettle rash
Skin; out-break on skin; lower limbs; like nettle rash≡ more ...