CholesterinumCholesterin-the Proximate Principle. Furnished By The Epithelium Lining Of Gall Bladder And The Larger Ducts
Below are the strongest indications of Cholesterinum in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.
For cancer of the liver. Obstinate hepatic engorgements. Burning pain inside; on walking holds his hand on side, hurts him so. Opacities of the vitreous. Jaundice; gallstones. Cholesterine is the physiological opponent of Lecithin. Both seem to play some unknown part in the growth of tumors. Gallstones and insomnia.
Compare: Taurocholate of soda in Homoeopathy. Dr. I. P. Tessier, in an interesting study of the action of bile and its salts, in hepatic affections, analyses a number of experiments by leading authorities, with the object of determining this action, and concludes that in the Taurocholate of Soda, homeopathy has a useful remedy against certain forms of hypo globular anaemia. The claim that its pathogenesis and toxicology clearly indicated its value, and that it should also serve us as a remedy in cases of hypertrophy of the spleen and ganglia. He calls our attention to the fact, that it produces dyspnoea, the Cheyne-Stokes rhythm, acute pulmonary oedema, and intense exaggeration of the cardiac pulsations, offering a good field for clinical studies and experimentation of great interest, which may give fruitful and important results.
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.
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.