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Below are the strongest indications of Graphites in traditional homeopathic usage, not reviewed by the FDA.

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  MODALITIES ETC

Worse

WORSE, warmth, at night, during and after menstruation.

Better

BETTER, in the dark, from wrapping up.

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  RELATIONSHIPS

Relations

Complementary: Argent. Nit ( follows well in gastric derangements); Caustic.; Hep.; Lycop.; Ars.; Tuberc.
Compare: Petrol.; Sep.; Sulph.; Fluor-ac. The associated constipation with mucus-covered stools and gastric flatulency should be taken into consideration and differentiate it from such remedies as PETOL. and Lycop ( Raue.)
Antidote: Nux.; Acon.; Ars.

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  MIND

Mind

Great tendency to start Timid Unable to decide

Want of disposition to work

Fidgety while sitting at work

Music makes her weep

Apprehensive, despondency, indecision.

Aversions, dislikes; indolence, aversion to work

Behaviour; inclination to sit

Death; thoughts of death

Excitement

Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; irritability

Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; unhappy; sadness, mental depression

Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; weeping, crying, tearful mood (lamenting)

Emotions, feelings, attitude, disposition; weeping, crying, tearful mood (lamenting); from music

Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; difficulty concentrating

Intellectual faculties; impaired thinking; dull, sluggish

Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; morning

Insecure, uncertain, scared; anxiety; morning; on waking

Insecure, uncertain, scared; fear

Insecure, uncertain, scared; frightened easily

Restlessness, nervousness; while sitting; while at work

Restlessness, nervousness; while working

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  HEAD

Head

Rush of blood to head with flushed face also with nose bleed and distention and flatulence

Headache in morning on waking, mostly on one side, with inclination to vomit

Sensation of cobweb on forehead

Feels numb and pithy

Rheumatic pains on one side of head, extending to teeth and neck

Burning on vertex

Humid, itching eruption on hairy scalp, emitting a fetid odor

Cataleptic condition.

Constriction, tension (see also pulling, pressing); like wearing a skull cap

Constriction, tension (see also pulling, pressing); back of head (occiput)

Hair; falling

Hot

Hot; top of head (vertex)

Sensation of numbness

Pain, headache; morning; on waking

Pain, headache; with catarrh

Pain, headache; in women; during period

Pain, headache; burning; top of head (vertex)

Pain, headache; pressing (see bursting, pulling); back of head (occiput)

Pain, headache; stunning

Skin and scalp; powdery flaking skin

Skin and scalp; out-break on skin

Skin and scalp; out-break on skin; crusts, scabs

Skin and scalp; out-break on skin; eczema

Skin and scalp; out-break on skin; moist

Skin and scalp; out-break on skin; moist; sticky, glue-like moisture

Skin and scalp; out-break on skin; painful

Skin and scalp; out-break on skin; scales

Skin and scalp; out-break on skin; scales; washing

Skin and scalp; out-break on skin; dandruf

Skin and scalp; erysipelas (inflamed from infection, deep red colour)

Skin and scalp; itching

Skin and scalp; perspiration; scalp; after washing

Skin and scalp; wens

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  EYE

Eye

Ophthalmia, with intolerance of artificial light

Eyelids red and swollen

Blepharitis

Dryness of the lids

Eczema of lids; fissured.

Lids; granular lids

Lids; opening eyes causes sneezing

Lids; out-breaks on skin

Lids; out-breaks on skin; eczema

Lids; out-breaks on skin; scaly herpes; margins

Lids; stuck together

Lids; stuck together; morning

Lids; stuck together; night

Discoloration; redness; lids; spots; edges of

Eye gum; on lids

Growth, tumour; sty

Inflammation; glandular swellings

Inflammation; wounds; corner; outer

Inflammation; wounds; conjunctiva (external lining of eye); oozing pus (including cornea)

Inflammation; wounds; lids

Inflammation; wounds; lids; edges

Pain; sore, bruised, tender; corner

Intolerance of light (photophobia)

Intolerance of light (photophobia); daylight

Intolerance of light (photophobia); daylight; sunlight

Skin around eyes (see face); cracks in corner

Swellings; glandular swellings

Vision

Flickering

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  EAR

Ear

Dryness of inner ear

Cracking in ears when eating

Moisture and eruptions behind the ears

hears better in noise

Hardness of hearing

Hissing in the ears

Detonation in ear like report of a gun

Thin, white, scaly membrane covering membrana tympani, like exfoliated epithelium

Fissures in and behind the ear.

Discharges from ear

Discharges from ear; gluey, sticky

Dryness

Inflammation; inside

Itching; behind ear

Moisture behind the ears

Noises in ear

Noises in ear; roaring

Noises in ear; roaring; night

Pain; soreness; behind

Pain; stitching, sudden, sharp

Skin; out-breaks on skin; moist

Skin; out-breaks on skin; behind ears

Skin; out-breaks on skin; behind ears; cracks

Skin; out-breaks on skin; behind ears; eczema

Skin; out-breaks on skin; behind ears; wearing away skin

Skin; out-breaks on skin; behind ears; moist

Skin; out-breaks on skin; behind ears; moist; sticky

Skin; out-breaks on skin; behind ears; scabby

Swelling

Hearing

Impaired

Impaired; noise

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  NOSE

Nose

Sore on blowing it; is painful internally

Smell abnormally acute; cannot tolerate flowers

Scabs and fissures in nostrils.

Catarrh

Discharge from nose; crusts, scabs, inside

Discharge from nose; wearing away skin

Discharge from nose; watery

Dryness; inside

Dryness; inside; painful

Pain

Pain; when blowing the nose

Pain; from dryness

Pain; inside

Pain; sore, bruised; externally; on blowing

Pain; sore, bruised; inside

Running or blocked nose (coryza); blocked

Skin or lining of nose; powdery flaking skin nostrils (see discharges)

Smell; acute, over sensitive

Smell; acute, over sensitive; sensitive to the odour of flowers

Smell; acute, over sensitive; sensitive to strong odours

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  FACE

Face

Feels as if cobwebs were on it

Eczema of nose

Itching pimples

Moist eczema around mouth and chin

Erysipelas, burning and stinging.

Sensation of cobwebs

Coldness; left

Heat

Heat; hot flashes

Lips; cracked lips

Lips; cracked lips; corners of mouth

Skin; discoloration; iron deficiency anaemia (greenish-yellow discoloration)

Skin; discoloration; earthy

Skin; discoloration; pale

Skin; discoloration; red; erysipelas (inflamed from infection, deep red colour)

Skin; out-breaks on skin; black head

Skin; out-breaks on skin; crusty, scabby; corners of mouth

Skin; out-breaks on skin; crusty, scabby; around mouth

Skin; out-breaks on skin; crusty, scabby; nose; inside and on nose

Skin; out-breaks on skin; eczema

Skin; out-breaks on skin; eczema; moist

Skin; out-breaks on skin; splits

Skin; out-breaks on skin; moist

Skin; out-breaks on skin; moist; nose

Skin; out-breaks on skin; pimples

Skin; out-breaks on skin; pimples; itching

Skin; out-breaks on skin; pimples; itching; moist after scratching

Skin; out-breaks on skin; red; erysipelas (inflamed from infection, deep red colour)

Skin; out-breaks on skin; red; erysipelas (inflamed from infection, deep red colour); right; to left

Skin; ulcers; corners of mouth

Swelling; fluid accumulation

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  MOUTH

Mouth

Rotten odor from mouth

Breath smells like urine

Burning blisters on tongue, salivation

Sour eructations.

Growths, blisters, swellings; blisters; tongue; tip

Salivation; morning

Salivation; stooping

Swelling; gums

Taste; like rotten eggs; morning

Teeth; pain; night

Teeth; pain; pulling

Teeth; pain; stitching, sudden, sharp, stinging

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  SKIN

Skin

Rough, hard, persistent dryness of portions of skin unaffected by eczema

Early stage of keloid and fibroma

Pimples and acne

Eruptions, oozing out a sticky exudation

Rawness in bends of limbs, groins, neck, behind ears

Unhealthy skin; every little injury suppurates

Ulcers discharging a Glutinous fluid, thin and sticky

Swelling and induration of glands

Gouty nodosities

Cracks in nipples, mouth, between toes, anus

Phlegmonous erysipelas of face; burning and stinging pain

Swelling of feet

WENS

Chronic Poison Oak.

Chapping

Cracks

Discoloration; red

Dry; inability to perspire (see inactivity)

Abnormal growths

Abnormal growths; warts; wens

Inflammation; skin erysipelas (inflamed from infection, deep red colour)

Hard; like callus

Heat without fever; night

Itching

Itching; burning

Itching; must scratch; until it is raw

Itching; stinging

Moisture

Moisture; after scratching

Out-breaks on skin; blotches; itching, oozing

Out-breaks on skin; burning

Out-breaks on skin; crusty

Out-breaks on skin; crusty; moist

Out-breaks on skin; discharging, moist

Out-breaks on skin; discharging, moist; sticky, like glue

Out-breaks on skin; discharging, moist; after scratching

Out-breaks on skin; eczema

Out-breaks on skin; herpetic

Out-breaks on skin; herpetic; corrosive

Out-breaks on skin; herpetic; crusty

Out-breaks on skin; herpetic; moist

Out-breaks on skin; itching

Out-breaks on skin; phagedenic (spreading, obstinate ulceration)

Out-breaks on skin; pimples; itching

Out-breaks on skin; smarting

Out-breaks on skin; generating pus

Pain; excoriated (as if grazed, chaffed)

Pain; excoriated (as if grazed, chaffed); after scratching (must scratch it raw)

Pain; excoriated (as if grazed, chaffed); between skin folds

Pain; ulcerative pain

Becomes sore when lying down

Sticking

Generally unhealthy

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  THROAT

Throat

Spasms, convulsions etc.; on swallowing; forcing to retch

Swallowing; constantly

Swallowing; constantly; from choking

Swallowing; constantly; from contraction in larynx

Swallowing; constantly; from spasm in throat

External throat; swelling; cervical glands (on side of neck)

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  CHEST

Chest

Breast; nipples; cracked nipples

Breast; indurated (hard from inflammation); in scars

Constriction, tension

Perspiration; breast bone

Perspiration; breast bone; morning

Skin; abscess; breast; threatening, on old scars

Skin; old scars in breast

Skin; out-breaks on skin

Skin; out-breaks on skin; eczema

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  COUGH

Cough

Night

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  RESPIRATION

Respiration

Constriction of chest; spasmodic asthmas, suffocative attacks wakes from sleep; must eat something

Pain in middle of chest, with cough, scraping and soreness

Chronic hoarseness with skin affections

Inability to control the vocal chords; hoarseness on beginning to sing and for breaking voice.

Difficult (dyspnea); while lying down

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  BACK

Back

Pain

Pain; jarring

Pain; from lifting

Pain; neck

Pain; neck; on looking up

Pain; lumbar (lower half of back)

Pain; spine; irritation

Pain; spine; jarring

Pain; aching

Pain; aching; spine; from jar of bed

Pain; as if sprained

Strained easily

Weakness (tired feeling, in spine)

Weakness (tired feeling, in spine); lumbar (lower half of back); during thick vaginal discharge (not period)

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  ABDOMEN

Abdomen

Stomach; Aversion to meat

Sweets nauseate

Hot drinks disagree

Nausea and vomiting after each meal

Morning sickness during menstruation

Pressure in stomach

Burning in stomach, causing Hunger

Eructation difficult

Constrictive pain in stomach

Recurrent gastralgia

Flatulence

Stomach pain is temporarily relieved by eating, hot drinks especially milk and lying down.

Nauseous feeling in abdomen

Fullness and hardness in abdomen, as from incarcerated flatulence; Must loosen clothing; presses painfully at abdominal ring

Croaking in abdomen

Inguinal region sensitive, swollen

Pain of gas opposite the side on which he lies

Chronic diarrhoea, stools, brownish, liquid, undigested, Offensive

Very fetid gas preceded by colic.

Hard; liver

Heaviness

Pain; after eating (including certain foods)

Pain; in women; during period

Pain; pressing; lower part of abdomen; during period

Pain; tearing; during period

Skin; out-breaks on skin; herpes; groin region

Bladder; urination; involuntary, incontinence; night, bed wetting

Kidneys; pain; shooting (see sudden, sharp); sore, bruised

Stomach; aversion to certain foods or drinks; fish

Stomach; aversion to certain foods or drinks; warm food

Stomach; aversion to certain foods or drinks; meat

Stomach; aversion to certain foods or drinks; meat; while thinking of it

Stomach; aversion to certain foods or drinks; salty, savoury food

Stomach; aversion to certain foods or drinks; sweets

Stomach; constriction

Stomach; burping, belching

Stomach; burping, belching; ineffectual and incomplete

Stomach; nausea; after eating; sweets

Stomach; pain; after eating

Stomach; pain; while fasting

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  RECTUM

Rectum

Constipation; inactivity of rectum

Constipation; during period

Constipation; stool remains in rectum for a long time with no urging

Haemorrhoids; wiping after stool

Moisture

Moisture; sticky, like glue

Moisture; scratching

Pain; during stool

Pain; burning; in split in rectum

Pain; burning; cracked skin

Pain; soreness

Pain; soreness; after stool

Pain; sticking

Pain; sudden, sharp; during stool

Skin and lining; excoriated (as if grazed, chaffed)

Skin and lining; excoriated (as if grazed, chaffed); must rub anus until raw

Skin and lining; splits in lining of rectum

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  STOOL

Stool

Constipation; large, difficult, knotty stools united by mucus threads

Burning hemorrhoids

Prolapse, diarrhoea; stools of brown fluid, mixed with undigested substance, Very fetid, sour odor

Smarting, sore anus, itching

Lump stool, conjoined with threads of mucus

Varices of the rectum

Fissure of anus ( Ratanhia; Paeonia.)

Dark

Hard

Knotty, nodular, lumpy

Knotty, nodular, lumpy; held together by threads of mucus

Large

Food appears to be passed undigested (lientery)

Mucous, slimy

Odour; offensive

Thin, liquid

Thin, liquid; brown

Thin, liquid; pouring out

Watery; brown

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  URINE

Urine

Turbid, with sediment

Sour smelling.

Cloudy

Cloudy; when standing up

Scanty

Sediment; white

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  GENITALS

Genitals

Female; Menses Too late, with constipation; pale and scanty, with tearing pain in epigastrium, and itching Before

Hoarseness, coryza, cough, sweats and morning sickness during menstruation

Leucorrhoea, PALE, thin, Profuse, white, excoriating, with great weakness in back

Mammae swollen and hard

Induration of ovaries and uterus and mammae

Nipples sore, cracked, and blistered

Decided aversion to coitus.

Male; Sexual debility, with increased desire; aversion to coition; too early or no ejaculation; herpetic eruption on organs.

Male; aversion to sexual intercourse

Male; erections; incomplete

Male; erections; incomplete; during sexual intercourse

Male; out-breaks on skin; moist

Male; out-breaks on skin; scrotum

Male; out-breaks on skin; scrotum; itching

Male; out-breaks on skin; scrotum; moist

Male; itching; scrotum

Male; pain; sore; scrotum; between scrotum and thigh

Male; ejaculation; failing, during sexual intercourse

Male; ejaculation; too soon, premature

Male; thick emission from penis; without erections

Male; sexual passion; diminished

Male; sexual passion; increased; without erection

Male; swelling; fluid in tissues

Male; swelling; scrotum; fluid accumulation

Male; testes and scrotum (balls); scrotum swollen by fluid accumulation

Male; testes and scrotum (balls); scrotum swollen by fluid accumulation; with herpetic out-breaks

Female; vaginal discharge

Female; vaginal discharge; strong and sharp (acrid), wearing away skin

Female; vaginal discharge; copious

Female; vaginal discharge; gushing

Female; vaginal discharge; before period

Female; vaginal discharge; thin, watery

Female; vaginal discharge; white

Female; excoriated (as if grazed, chaffed); perineum (between rectum and genitals)

Female; inflammation; indurated (hard from inflammation); ovaries

Female; irritation; itching; before period

Female; menopause

Female; period; amenorrhoea (suppression or absence of period)

Female; period; first period delayed in girls

Female; period; late

Female; period; pale

Female; period; scanty

Female; period; suppressed

Female; pain; cramping; womb; during period

Female; pain; stitching, sudden, sharp

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  EXTREMITIES, LIMBS

Extremities, limbs

Pain in nape of neck, shoulders and back and limbs

Spinal pains

Pain in small of back with great weakness

Excoriation between thighs

Left hand numbs; arms feel asleep; finger-nails THICK, black, and rough

Matrix inflamed ( Psor.; Fluor-ac.) Oedema of lower limbs

Toe-nails crippled

Stiffness and contraction of toes

Nails brittle and crumbling

Nails deformed, painful, sore, thick, and crippled

Cracks or fissure in ends of fingers

Offensive perspiration of feet.

Arthritic nodules

Arthritic nodules; finger joints

Coldness; upper limbs; forearm

Coldness; upper limbs; hands

Coldness; upper limbs; fingers

Coldness; lower limbs; foot

Coldness; lower limbs; foot; evening; in bed

Constriction; joints

Contraction of muscles and tendons

Cramps; calf

Hands and feet; horny callous; on hands

Hands and feet; chapped hand (see roughness)

Hands and feet; hardness; skin of hands (see callus)

Hands and feet; nails; brittle; finger nails

Hands and feet; nails; crippled; finger nails

Hands and feet; nails; crippled; toe nails

Hands and feet; nails; distorted nails

Hands and feet; nails; distorted nails; toe nails

Hands and feet; nails; flaking off

Hands and feet; nails; ingrown toe nails

Hands and feet; nails; thick nails

Hands and feet; nails; thick nails; finger nails

Movements and positions; twitching; leg; calf

Numbness (see tingling)

Numbness (see tingling); upper limbs

Numbness (see tingling); forearm

Numbness (see tingling); hand

Numbness (see tingling); fingers

Numbness (see tingling); lower limbs

Numbness (see tingling); leg

Numbness (see tingling); foot

Numbness (see tingling); toes

Pain; burning; nails

Pain; pulling; lower limbs

Pain; sore, bruised; thigh; near genitals

Pain; sore, bruised; knee

Pain; sore, bruised; knee; night

Pain; tearing; upper limbs; joints

Paralysis; sensation of paralysis

Perspiration; foot

Perspiration; foot; offensive smelling

Skin; skin cracks at bends of joints

Skin; skin cracks at bends of joints; hands (see chapping)

Skin; skin cracks at bends of joints; fingers; tips of

Skin; excoriated (as if grazed, chaffed); bends of, joints

Skin; excoriated (as if grazed, chaffed); between buttocks

Skin; excoriated (as if grazed, chaffed); between thighs; from walking

Skin; itching; lower limbs

Skin; out-break on skin; joints; bends of

Skin; out-break on skin; joints; bends of; eczema

Skin; out-break on skin; hand

Skin; out-break on skin; hand; crusty and full of cracks

Skin; out-break on skin; hand; eczema

Skin; out-break on skin; hand; back of hand; scaly, itching skin disease (eczema, psoriasis, herpes, etc.); psoriasis (red patches with silvery scales), chronic

Skin; out-break on skin; fingers; herpes

Skin; out-break on skin; lower limbs; herpes

Skin; out-break on skin; knee; hollow of knee

Skin; out-break on skin; knee; hollow of knee; herpes

Skin; out-break on skin; leg; eczema

Skin; ulcers; nails

Swollen; foot; fluid accumulation

Swollen; toes

Tingling, prickling, asleep (see numbness)

Tingling, prickling, asleep (see numbness); upper limbs

Tingling, prickling, asleep (see numbness); lower limbs

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  SLEEP AND DREAMS

Sleep and dreams

Deep

Disturbed

Dreams; accidents

Dreams; anxious

Dreams; frightful

Dreams; of misfortune

Dreams; vexatious, stressful

Dreams; vivid

Restless

Sleepiness, tiredness

Sleepiness, tiredness; morning

Waking; late

Yawning

Yawning; frequent

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  FEVER AND CHILL

Fever and chill

Chilliness (see also whole body; temperature)

Periodic, recurring; recurring daily; twice

Night

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  PERSPIRATION

Perspiration

After sexual intercourse

During slight exertion (see walking)

On movement

Odour; offensive

Staining the linen; yellow

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  GENERALITIES

Generalities

Night

Anaemia

Anaemia; as from iron deficiency - greenish yellow skin

Catalepsy (dazed, allows others to position limbs)

Constriction; externally

Eating and food; from hunger

Emaciated (extremely thin)

Emaciated (extremely thin); parts affected with disease

Fluid build up; external

Lethargic, tired

Straining of muscles and tendons, from lifting

Numbness; externally

Numbness; internally; in single parts

Obesity

Pain; burning externally; internally

Pain; pulling

Pain; pinching; internally

In women; symptoms during period

In women; symptoms after period

Pulsation

Symptoms not symmetrical; left

Swelling; puffy

Swelling; glands

Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); cold feeling; lack of vital heat

Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); cold in general

Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); after becoming cold

Temperature (felt and effects of temperature); warmth; warm room

Trembling; internally

Tumours; cystic (see bony growth (exostosis), polyp)

Warmth; warm room

Weakness (see lethargic, weariness)

Weakness (see lethargic, weariness); sudden

Weariness (see weakness)

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