Its action on skin, mucous membranes, and kidneys is prompt and useful. It is strongly antiparasitic; redness, pain and inflammation; decreases tension. Excellent in winter coughs of old people. Polyarthritis. Chronic rheumatism. Uric acid diathesis. Hay-fever. Chronic hives. tuberculosis, aids nutrition. Alcoholism when nothing will stay on stomach.
Compare: Hepar.; Calc.; Silica; Sulph.; Ars.; Petrol.
Externally, it is used as an ointment, with Lanoline 20 to 50 percent.; for chronic eczema and psoriasis, also acne rosacea and gouty joints. Chilblains, scabies. Rectal suppositories for senile prostate.
▲ ▼ MIND (click for more)
Forgetful, lack of concentration.
Irritable and depressed
▲ ▼ HEAD (click for more)
Dull frontal and supraorbital headache; worse moving eyes, cold air; better, warmth.
Dull, aching; better cold, pressure
▲ ▼ EYE (click for more)
Burn, red; worse, any change of temperature.
▲ ▼ NOSE (click for more)
Bland coryza; stuffed feeling; feels sore inside
Irresistible desire to sneeze.
▲ ▼ FACE (click for more)
Acne on chin.
Skin feels dry and itches
▲ ▼ THROAT (click for more)
Irritated; pain to ears; sore, dry, with hawking and expectoration.
▲ ▼ ABDOMEN (click for more)
Disposition to soft, shapeless stools
Early morning diarrhoea.
Griping in umbilical and left hypogastric region
Stomach; Disagreeable taste, burning sensation, very thirsty
▲ ▼ URINE (click for more)
Burning pain in meatus
Increased in quantity and frequency
Uric acid deposits.
▲ ▼ GENITALS (click for more)
Female; Fullness in lower abdomen
Nausea at time of menses.
▲ ▼ RESPIRATION (click for more)
Bronchiectasis and phthisis
Bronchitis, especially of the aged.
Coryza; Dry, teasing cough
▲ ▼ EXTREMITIES, LIMBS (click for more)
Lameness in right shoulder and right lower extremity.
▲ ▼ SKIN (click for more)
Pruritis of pregnancy
Scaly and itching eczema
Crops of boils
Heat and irritation; Itching
Psoriasis, Acne, rosacea, erysipelas.
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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.