ChloralumChloral Hydrate, Chloral 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 based on traditional homeopathic usage. Indications have not been reviewed by the FDA. If symptoms persist always consult a medical professional.
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.
WORSE, after hot drinks, stimulants, eating, night.
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.)
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.Feeling as if hot band were drawn from temple to templeHears voices.Morning headache; worse in forehead, also in occiput, on motion; better in open airPassive cerebral hyperaemia (use 30th)Circles of light, black spotsConjunctivitis, burning in eye and lids; eyeball feels too large; everything looks White.Dim visioneye; swellings;Eyes blood-shot and wateryIllusions of sight where eyes are closed or at nightface; skin; out-breaks on skin; like nettle rash;Asthma, with sleeplessness.Extreme dyspnoea, with sensation of weight and constriction of chestextremities, limbs; skin; out-break on skin; like nettle rash;extremities, limbs; skin; out-break on skin; lower limbs; like nettle rash;Insomnia, hallucinations, horrid dreamsSomnolence.Wheals come on from a chill; better, warmthUrticaria, worse, spirituous liquors, hot drinksErythema aggravated by alcoholic drinks, with palpitation; causes pain in tendons and extensorsIntense itchingRed blotches, like measlesskin; itching;skin; itching; burning;skin; itching; burning; as from nettles;skin; itching; night;skin; itching; stinging;skin; out-breaks on skin; like nettle rash;Surface of body Stone-cold
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.